Urban Style Lab | Washington DC Hair Salon


Melanie Smith Jones, Owner and Stylist
After a fashion and hair obsessed childhood, Melanie followed her passion for style and opened Urban Style Lab in 2004. Locally raised, educated, and trained, Melanie's devotion to practicing her craft led the salon to quickly became an epicenter of style and creativity in the heart of Dupont Circle. Assembling the top talent in the city, Melanie built a staff to inspire and deliver the best of the best in cut and color in Washington. With years of experience under her belt, Melanie is especially adept at bringing out the best in each client's natural texture to create wearable, modern styles.

Tim Felton, Stylist
From Elegant and Chic to Rock'n'Roll Grit, Tim is influenced as a hairstylist and musician by contemporary street style and old Hollywood. An under-the-radar stylist who caters to in-the-know fashionistas, Tim can transform even the most basic shape to a next-level knockout.

Amy Putens, Stylist
After launching her career in editorial & television styling in London, Amy brought her knack for epic transformations to her native DC and Urban Style Lab. She can transform the skinniest of strands into a deceptively full updo for any special event, and specializes cutting fine hair. Amy's gentlemen clients flock to her for precision cuts and fashion-forward shapes.

Tricia Bennett, Stylist/Colorist
Tricia is the go-to gal for modern textured cuts and fresh vibrant color for DC's artists and politicos alike. Drawing inspiration from a childhood in Austin, TX spent among artists and antique collectors, Tricia is a style visionary with an edge. Tricia is a sought after editorial stylist, with her work featured in national and local publications.

Tyler Larish, Stylist/Colorist/Creative Director
An artist who has been the driving creative force behind national editorial campaigns and events, Tyler thrives first and foremost behind the chair. He specializes in creating a full look - from cut to color, styling to finishing.Tyler is committed to creating wearable styles from classic to avant-garde, and everything in between.

Angie Dalio, Stylist/Colorist
Bio coming soon.

Urban Style Lab is open Tuesday through Friday from 11am to 8pm, and Saturdays from 9am to 6pm.
Please call us at (202) 223-2066 to make your appointment today!