Book your salon reservation today and come enjoy a relaxing, drama-free, clean salon environment, where professionals are skilled, licensed and experienced. We offer an extensive service menu to include: relaxed hair, natural hair, keratin straightening, makeup applications, eyelash extensions, brow grooming, photo shoot sessions and more. Give us a call today at 770-813-7718 and we look very forward to servicing you.


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Sugar Salon is a family owned and operated salon in North Atlanta that opened in 2008; we serve the whole family. We offer: natural hair services, relaxers, keratin, amino acid straightening, braids and such, cut/color, mens clipper cuts, weaves/extensions, and we cater to all clients, all hair textures and all walks of life. Book your appointment today by calling 770-813-7718.

Monday, April 11, 2016


Some call them Halo Braids, some call them Crown Browns; whatever you call them, them are trending...... Our Stylists, Kenia and Amaris' beautiful natural hair work is featured in the images below.

Halo Braids are all the rage right now.... They are such a simple unique feminine look in my opinion and I don't think you can go wrong with them. Of course braiding hair can be added to it to make the braid look bigger and fuller.

Please bear in mind that your edges will show with this look, so if you have thinner or thinning edges, you can opt for the double halo braids, which are simply two halo braids, which should cover your edges so that they won't show.

We offer these braids, take a peek at two clients with halo braids done by Sugar Salon; one features the one halo braid and the other feathers two halo braids. To book for halo/crown braids, call us at 770-813-7718.


DOUBLE HALO CROWN BRAIDS (edges do not show)

Sunday, April 3, 2016


This is for all the Naturalista's (chemical free hair wearers) out there who are wearing chemical free hair. I know that wearing your hair natural with no chemicals in it, can some times be a chore. But great hair care is a must and with great hair care comes a maintenance regimen of trimming the hair.

How often should you get your natural hair trimmed? I recommend at least once every 4 months. When/if you ever hair relaxed hair, you should be able to recall that every time you got your relaxer retouch done (every 2 months), your Stylist should have done a maintenance trim on your hair, just a "dusting" of the ends of your hair to remove any split ends.

Now that you are chemical free with no relaxer in your hair, I recommend that you get a maintenance trim at least every 4 months. Now when I say get a trim, I don't mean twisting your ends up and cutting the ends yourself at home, I mean going to a professional Hair Salon, getting your hair pressed out and getting the ends trimmed.

A lot of times I am asked, "do I need to get my hair pressed to get a trim?", the answer is "YES". If you can envision in your mind how it would be impossible to precisely cut hair that is coiled up and not straight. It is really not possible to give an accurate precise professional trim without starting with straight hair. 

Those whose natural hair texture is fine and/or soft, might be able to get away with just a good blow dry, which would straighten their hair, hence making hair that's straight enough to trim. The whole goal is to start off with a straight foundation of hair so that a precision accurate trim can be given.

How can you tell if your ends need trimming? Well, one simple way is to ask yourself how long as it been... If it's been over 4 months then the answer is "yes", you need a trim. 

A lot of times I get clients in my chair who have not had a trim in over a year. The way that you would recognize the negative affect of not getting trims is by the fact that the ends of your hair will be very dry and very brittle. The hair is dry brittle and split, which is why a trim is needed. The ends will also be hard and when you try to brush or comb your hair through the ends, the brush or comb gets stuck right at the ends of your hair and you find it hard to pull the brush or comb through the ends of your hair. That's another way to tell that you are overdue for a professional trim. 

We offer professional natural hair services as well as trims. To book an appointment for your natural hair trim, just give us a call at 770-813-7718, we hope to serve you soon. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Ladies, get booked for "Flawless Friday's starting Friday April 15th we will be offering a 2nd shift of Stylists to serve you on Friday's after work, after you get out of school or before you head out for your date. 

This is a first....  Sugar Salon offering late hours just because of YOU....  We will have all kinds of freebies.... Get a free brow wax, get free strip lashes applied when you bring your own strip lashes, get a free steam hydration (choose one freebie), new clients will get coupons for your return visit and more! 

You can start booking now..... Listen to great music, relax and start your weekend off right, with flawless hair and lashes!!!  There will be lots of offers for new clients and later hours for our current clients. 

Services will be provided by: Kenia and Brittney. Lashes and Brow services will be offered by M. Williams. 

Don't wait.... Don't hesitate.... Get booked NOW!!!!

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Monday, December 1, 2014


Ok, so you decided to go natural some time back and now what do you do.... Well being that I own a Hair Salon and being that a lot of women decided to go natural (chemical free) some time back, I see a lot of natural hair. What I can honestly say is that I do see a lot of damaged natural hair. The main three reasons for the damage that I see is (1) natural hair clients not getting their hair trimmed by a professional Stylist every two to three months. Being natural does not mean that you do not need to get a maintenance trim. I recommend you come in for a trim every three months max, do not wait any longer than three months. Also if you are natural nine times out of ten we will need to blow dry and possibly flat iron your hair to be able to give you an adequate precise trim.

Imagine trying to cut a balled up piece of paper straight or even; it's impossible. So it is with natural hair that is curled up, coiled up and/or balled up; we must start with a straight head of hair to give you a precise trim. Whether we can trim you after only a blow dry or whether we have to flat iron your hair to give you a trim is all based on the texture of your hair. (2) Doing a lot of "at home care" and never going into a salon for professional treatment and hair care. I see a lot of damage due to natural hair clients doing their own hair at home. Doing your hair at home is definitely your prerogative, your decision to make, but it makes a huge difference in your hair to go get a professional salon service at least monthly. I believe that women whether natural hair or not, you deserve to pamper yourself, have a "me day" and take get a professional salon service.

We are blessed with "one head of hair" and that's all we get. We get one head of hair.... Lets all take care of our hair that we have so that hairless is not the outcome. I also recommend monthly steam hydration treatments at the salon. We charge only $10 extra for a basic steam hydration, $20 for a MorroccanOil Treatment Steam and $15 for a Damaged Hair Treatment Steam; these prices are an additional price with your service; we do not offer ala carte steam hydration services.

I also recommend women take multivitamins on a daily basis to help the health of your hair. If you hate swallowing big pills like me, just get the chewable or the gummy adult vitamins, so now theirs no excuse to not take vitamins. (3) the third reason that I see a lot of damage in natural hair clients is "over usage of heat", such as flat ironing, silk presses, ceramic iron presses and especially hot comb iron presses. And excessive amount of heat usage could definitely cause the hair to become heat damaged.

How do you tell if you have heat damage? Your hair will look natural and curly when wet, but the ends of your hair will look straight just like it's relaxed hair. If you need more information on your beautiful natural tresses, I would be more than happy to do a FREE Natural Hair Consultation with you to give you more information about your own hair. To book a Consultation, go to www.vagaro.com/sugarsalon and book your online appointment with me, M. Williams. I hope I've helped you a bit with your hair and here's to your "hairs health".

Thursday, November 27, 2014


We offer a plethora of services for dreadloc/loc clients. We offer: loc maintenance, loc care, starter locs, loc styling, loc wrapping, loc repair, loc extensions, interlocking, coloring locs (all over color or ombre color), loc styling, pipe cleaner styling, loc wrapping and more.  Stop driving all the way to Downtown Atlanta or South Atlanta when you can receive your loc services in North Atlanta near where you live, play or work. We offer fair competitive prices, to book for a service or free Consultation, give us a call at 770-813-7718.



Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Crochet Braids or some call it Crochet Weave is all the rage right now! I get call after call of clients booking crochet braids. They are a great protective style for all seasons and it is a "no maintenance" hair style.

M. Williams offers Crochet Braids for $125 which includes: shampoo, condition, install and 3 packs of FREE hair. If you prefer the "big hair look", you can do the four packs of hair for $150.

To book, go to www.vagaro.com/sugarsalon and book with M. Williams; there will be a $25 appointment deposit that must be paid 48 hours after booking your appointment; the $25 will be deducted from the amount owed on the day of your service.

Monday, October 21, 2013


Have you ever wanted to do your own photo session and didn't know how, didn't want to spend tons of money and wasn't sure who to book? Well, at Sugar Salon we want the women of Atlanta to "shine".... We offer very competitively priced photo shoot sessions for: you, your family, couples, bridal and more!

Don't worry about what to wear, how to wear your hair, your makeup or your poses, we got you on that. Our shoot sessions start at $75 and up and you can get all "dolled up" and come out with some gorgeous images. We also offer bridal/wedding, couples, pregnancy and more! Give us a call or email info@sugarsalon.net for more info or to book yours today!

Sunday, February 24, 2013


Ladies, we know that it can be a nightmare trying to find great hair at a great price! We sell high grade Brazilian & Mongolian Virgin Bundles. This hair is tangle free, will not mat or tangle when shampooed and can be colored and bleached. The hair only comes in its natural color of 1b/2. We keep: straight, body wave & curly hair in stock! We also sell lace closures for $75 for 12 inch lace closures. To inquire call 770-813-7718 or email info@sugarsalon.net

Thursday, May 17, 2012


If you are looking for an alternative to the GK "The Best" Keratin, you can get the Design Essentials Amino Acid Straightener; it contains NO FORMALDEHYDE.

It is NOT a chemical and is SAFE for kids and adults!!! For more info or to schedule a consultation or appointment, call 770-813-7718.

Monday, January 9, 2012


Wigs are now some times "all the rage". A wig is a quick healthy way to change up your look for: an event, an outing, a special occasion or other. At Sugar Salon, we can make whatever kind of custom wig you want based on: length, color, texture; whatever you want, we can make it especially for you. These wigs last 6 months or longer depending on your own personal upkeep of the wigs. Interested in a custom wig? Give us a call at 770 813-7718. See some of our custom wigs made at Sugar Salon below.




Tuesday, December 13, 2011


Tuesday 10am-2pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 10am-7pm
Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 8am-4pm
Sunday 9am-2pm

Monday, December 5, 2011


Weaves, wigs and extensions are an excellent way to "put your hair away", this will allow your hair to hibernate and take a break from daily wear and tear and from heat and excessive combing and/or brushing the hair.

Weaves are a very healthy alternative if done right. I as the Owner of Sugar Salon will give you my first hand opinion on what's healthy and what's not with weave wear. I have seen so many unhealthy weaves which can cause lots of damage to the hair and to the hairline. If you desire weaves or extensions "the healthy way"..... Call 770-813-7718 and set up a FREE weave consultation with M. Williams today.

Sunday, December 4, 2011


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Wouldn't you prefer to get paid when you refer new clients to salons? Well we feel that you should be rewarded too! Sign up for our "Referral Program" and start referring! Simply pick up some "referral coupons", give them to friends, family and co-workers, put your name on them and ask your guest arrive and cash them in, they will get $10 off or a free steam hydration, and after they cash theirs in, you will save $10 on your next visit as well; there is no limit to how many you can use. You can pick some up from the salon or call the salon at 770-813-7718 and we will be more than happy to mail you out some. Happy Savings!!!!

Saturday, October 22, 2011


Wow natural hair has made a HUGE comeback and it's beautiful! Women are standing loud and proud and wearing their natural beautiful natural hair. It's been a long time coming and the day is at hand. Now that you have natural/chemical-free hair, do you know the healthy way to care for it? One key thing about natural hair is that it's usually craving moisture.... So the solution is steam hydration! Natural hair tends to feel dry, brittle and hard, but we at Sugar Salon have the resolution for you and we offer steam hydration. Steaming will make your hair: soft, silky, moisturized, healthy and most importantly, it will be hydrated. It is recommended to do steam hydration on a monthly basis and if you plan to do the straight look a lot as opposed to the natural or kinky look, then keratin straightening is recommended so that heat damage does not occur. I am the Owner of Sugar Salon and I too have natural hair and I wear it loudly and proudly!!! We have some fabulous Natural Hair Stylists at the salon and Kenia and Shavonne look forward to servicing you. www.sugarsalon.net

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Hairloss, Why Me???????

Do you ever ask yourself why is my hair shedding, breaking and suchlike? There could be a number of reasons, but if you regularly have your hair done by a professional licensed Hair Stylist, then you can definitely inquire of him or her. But if you doing your own relaxers and permanent hair color, then that could be one of the reasons.

Some lay people don't understand the chemistry behind the chemicals that are used in a professional salon. For instance, most women think that no-lye "box perms" as they are non-professionally preferred to are milder than regular relaxers used in a salon. They think oh it's gotta be mild, because I can buy it in the Beauty Supply Store and don't have to have a license. This is a misnomer. This is not true at all and couldn't be the furthest thing from the truth. The truth is that no-lye relaxer sold in a box, with a bottle of liquid that you pour in, mix together and use actually have more of a drying effect on hair, hence more breakage.

We all know that ethnic hair needs more moisture, not less. Therefore if you use the no-lye relaxers, which are calcium hydroxide relaxers, you are going to actually experience more damage, more breakage, more dryness etc.... You are going to be wondering why in the world is my hair breaking and shedding if you are using a so called milder relaxer. Well, it's because of #1 you probably applied it at home yourself, which causes overlapping, resulting in overprocessing, resulting in shedding, breaking etc. And #2 you probably used no-lye relaxer, which definately means damage and breakage.

Hairloss can also be caused by: genetics/heredity, taking prescription medications, low iron (amenia), smoking, not taking multivitamins, autoimmune diseases such as Lupus, not eating nutricious meals and a plethera of other reasons. But if you are doing your own chemicals at home such as relaxers and hair color, you are more than likely overprocessing your own hair, which will definiately cause breakage. For more information or to have a one on one FREE consultation with Mrs. Williams, Owner of Sugar Salon, please call 770-813-7718, mention this blog and book your free consultation to sit down and discuss your own personal hair care needs.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


I like to call Keratin Straightening the "Chemical Free Alternative", simply because if you are natural, you can wear the straight look in a healthy way. Keratin is NOT a chemical, it is a protein our hair already has keratin in it, so it's simply adding something back to your hair that depletes over time and that will make your hair healthy, make it thicker and make it longer. I am the Owner of Sugar Salon and I have had three keratin treatments done and my hair has grown and I love it. We of GK "The Best' Keratin, as well as Design Essentials Amino Acid Straightener.

For more info or a free consultation please give us a call at 770-813-7718. Keratin Straightening lasts 3 to 5 months depending on your own upkeep and after care. Our clients who have it always see: hair growth, hair get fuller/thicker, ease of styling and less time to blow out and flat iron and they love being able to go from a straight look to a natural look with just a shampoo. Need more information? Just give us a call.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Relaxers... Sodium Hydroxide -vs- Calcium Hydroxide/No-Lye

Many clients want to know the difference between sodium hydroxide relaxers and no-lye (calcium hydroxide) relaxers. Well, the difference is the chemical makeup of the two. The sodium hydroxide relaxers are the more commonly used in professional salons. Sodium Hydroxide is the main chemical ingredient that straightens the hair, these relaxers have a less drying effect on the hair and they are usually only sold to licensed professionals. Although they are less drying on the hair, they do tend to irritate the scalp a bit more, causing the scalp to itch and burn faster than the calcium hydroxide (no lye) relaxers.

The No Lye Relaxers contain Calcium Hydroxide and are less irritating on the scalp, causing less itching and burning during the relaxer process. Most Stylist's use no lye relaxers if a client informs them that they have a "sensitive scalp". I am personally not a fan of using no lye relaxers and do not offer them to my clients because the Calcium Hydroxide causes a build up on the hair shaft, which causes a drying effect on the hair and make the hair dryer and dryer and dryer, depleting much needed moisture from the hair, which eventually causes breakage, brittle hair and damage; the build up is ever present and can not be removed. Our hair needs moisture, just like a plant needs water.... When a plant goes a long time without being watered, it will become brittle and will eventually break and die. The same happens with hair.

So called "organic relaxers" such as Phytospecific, claim to be organic, which is very misleading to the lay person (non stylist), because although the Phyto relaxer has soy and egg in it, it still contains a chemical which is needed to get hair straight; egg and soy definitely will not straighten hair. Therefore Calcium Hydroxide is present and contained in the Phytospecific Relaxer. Any time you have to open a bottle of liquid "activator" and pour it into the relaxer and stir it up, that means you are using a Calcium Hydroxide Relaxer (no lye) and those types of relaxers can be purchased by non-licensed people. Due to that fact, women tend to think that no lye relaxers are less damaging, when in fact that is the opposite. I definitely recommend sodium hydroxide relaxers over calcium hydoxide (no lye) relaxers any day. And whenever my clients inform me that they have sensitive, easy to burn or easy to irritate scalp, I simply base their scalp heavily with a protectant and/or have them to base their own scalp the day prior to their relaxer and I will base it again with a scalp protector when they arrive for their service. Do you have questions??? If so, email your questions to info@sugarsalon.net. I will respond with answers. Thank you for reading!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Going From Relaxed To Natural.....

At Sugar Salon, we know that "transitioning" is the new trend! A lot of women are coming out of relaxers and go straight into wearing their hair natural and chemical-free. It's our duty to be up on the latest trends and to know the "goings on's of the industry". We want you to be in "the know" about the hottest trends and want you to look hot!!!!!

With that in mind, we offer "chemical-free" transitioning. When you are coming out of a relaxer, you are initially going to experience breakage, dryness and more. You hair is going through a phase where it doesn't know what's going on. In that phase, it's very important to get the professional salon care that you need. We offer "top of the line" hair care, hair products and hair services. We offer: deep conditioning treatments, dandruff treatments, steam hydration therapy and more. To book a salon reservation go to our salon website and click on the BOOK NOW button. We hope to service you soon! The Sugar Design Team.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Steam Hydration At Sugar Salon

We value our clients and the condition of their hair and therefore, we offer "Steam Hydration Therapy" .  We have three steamers, because our clients love it so much. And unlike more salons in Atlanta, we do not charge $25 for a steam hydration treatment, we charge $10 to $20 depending on what kind of treatment you get with it. This service is used to infuse moist heat into the hair , which will infuse protein, oils and more nurturing products into your hair to stop: breakage, flaky/itchy scalp shedding, dry hair and more. The steam moisturizes and relaxes the skin and tissues.Steam Therapy is a deep conditioning treatment using water/steam, which is changed into vapor/steam form when heat is applied. The molecular size molecule penetrates the hair fibers and releases moisture into the hair.

The benefits to using Steam Hydration Therapy are:
  • Improve elasticity of the hair - This is the ability of the hair strand to be stretched without breaking. If the hair has no elasticity, it is easy to break and split. Steam Hydration Therapy helps to resolve this.
  • Healthy Cuticle - The hair cuticle is a thin outer layer of the hair. After the Steam Hydration Treatment, the hydrated hair strand will cause the hair to be silky smooth, shiny and have body and not lay limp.
  • The Hairs Integrity - The integrity is the way in which the hair behaves. The moisture that will be infused into the hair by Steam Hydration Therapy, will cause your hair to be more managable and well behaved. Dry hair will always be brittle and not behave as well as hydrated hair.
  • Environmental Changes: Changes in our environment and the world around us means that we must change the way we care for our hair and our scalp. Constant exposure to our elements and harsh products, chemicals, stress and medications can cause damage to our hair.
If you are experiencing:
  • Dry Hair
  • Breakage
  • Color Treated Hair
  • Dull Hair
  • Natural Hair
  • Relaxed or Permed Hair
  • Hair Strengtheners
  • Brittle Hair
  • Itchy or Flaky Scalp
Steam Hyrdration Therapy will definately benefit every client. We strongly recommend these treatments for clients experiencing any of the item's indicated above. These treatments will improve the appearance and condition of your hair and scalp. Sign up in our GuestBook via the salon website at www.sugarsalon.net for more information.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Professional Products That We Use

We use and retail a variety of product lines for all hair types and all ethnicites. A lot of times we are asked "what professional products do you use and retail?", so here is a list of some of the products that we use; these products are retailed at Sugar Salon:

  • Paul Mitchell
  • Design Essentials
  • KeraCare
  • Mizani
  • MoroccanOil
  • Nirobi
  • Hair Rules
  • Jane Carter
  • Mixed Chicks
  • Nioxin
  • Wave Noveau
  • Carefree Curl
  • And more..........
For more information on the usage or the retail sells of products, please call Sugar Salon at 770 813-7718 and ask for M. Williams.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Seven tips for healthy hair!

Every woman desires to have healthy, brilliant, shiny hair! Who wants damaged, broken, unhealthy hair? The answer is "nobody". There are at least 7-tips to acheiving healthy hair and if you follow them, you are on the way to having healthy hair:

(1) Find a professional licensed Hair Stylist who specializes in more than just trendy cuts, trendy color and trendy styles. Find a Stylist who knows hair care, attend classes on a regular basis, if you don't have a Stylist, find one in your area and go for a free consultation and sit down and chat with him or her about your hair care concerns prior to choosing the professional.

(2) Please don't go to a Stylist who does hair in their house or is unlicensed, just to save $5 or $10. You want the best car. the best house, the best Doctor and you should also want the best Hair Stylist and you deserve to go to a salon and not have your hair services done in someone's kitchen.

(3) Cut back on eating out for lunch and "brown bag it" and use the extra money saved for bi-weekly salon visits. I recommend bi-weekly salon visits. There's nothing better than having your tresses (hair) bathed in professional hair products that only a licensed professional can purchase.

(4) Don't buy so called professional products ie. Paul Mitchell, Kera Care, Design Essential, Redken or other professional salon products in a beauty supply store. Reason being is that the products could be tampered with and on most professional products you will find a clause or statement indicating that the authenticity is not guaranteed unless purchased from a Product Distributor or Hair Salon. You can safely purchase authentic products at Sugar Salon. Support an American-Owned business by purchasing your products at Sugar Salon.

(5) Never do your own relaxers or hair color. Damage is going to occur in most cases when a non-stylist does their own chemical service.

(6) Don't over do it with braided hair styles. This can result in severe hairloss around the temples and more. I see women with traction alopecia because they have worn tightly braided hair styles for too long.

(7) Found a good Stylist? Stick with him or her, stop jumping from chair to chair. Stay faithful to your Stylist, stop shop hopping. It will only result in hairloss.

There are even more tips, but seven is enough to start with. Start with these tips and see your hair improve.

Curly Perms: The Saga Continues..........

Wow, I never knew that when I was in Cosmetology School the curly perm was going to make a comeback. Everyone remembers the rage of the Jheri Curl "back in the day". Those glorious wet dripping curls. That trend came in and fazed out, but only after being popular for way too long. But Wave Nouveau has a moisturizing mouse that will keep your hair moisturized without having the "wet look", but with the dry look.

Curly Perms has made a HUGE comeback because a lot of women have gone natural, but find that natural hair is a lot of upkeep. Therefore a lot of women are opting to have the curly perm process done. And in doing so, they are aiming to have hair that looks naturally curly and dry, not wet. They obtain this look by getting the curly perm done with larger sized rods and using the Wave Nouveau Moisture Mouse, which leaves the hair dry, not wet. Everyone will look at your hair and think that you have natural hair, when all the while you are werking a curly perm.

Whether it be Wave Nouveau, Care Free Curl or any of the other professional curly perm products, they all contain the same chemical ingredient and you definitely CAN NOT get a curly perm process done if you have relaxed hair. And in doing so, all of your hair will fall out, which is why you should only consult a licensed Stylist when considering a curly perm. There are not a lot of Stylists who know how to perform this process, so choose wisely. I have been doing curly perms on clients since the early 80's and hope to do yours. I love doing curly perms. Do you need a curly perm and can't find a Stylist? Give me a call, I'll be honored to service you. Just call Sugar Salon in Duluth Georgia at 770 813-7718 and ask for M. Williams and let me work my wonders. My fav curly perm product to use is Carefree Curl; it's "tried and true" and has been out for many years, I used in it in the early 80's and it's still being used and manufactured.