Get to Know Us
Creative, Stylish, Personable

Mariposa Salon is a collaboration of Independent Hair Stylist and Manicurist located in beautiful Torrey Hills community of San Diego. Conveniently located close to Sorento Valley, La Jolla, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley and Solana Beach. Mariposa’s creative team brings a fusion of European inspired fashion and progressive American beauty trends to our distinctive clientele.

We welcome you to relax and experience the sophistication and style of the big city, in the warm, personable atmosphere of your neighborhood salon.

Our Team
  • Rebecca Nan Franks
    Rebecca Nan Franks
    Owner
Rebecca Nan Franks
Owner
SKILLS – HAIR EXTENSIONS, CUT, COLOR
Rebecca is known as the master of gorgeous hair extensions. The transformation following this service is quite simply a “wow”! As one of the first designers in 1990 on the west coast to excel with fusion Hair Extension technology, Rebecca has mastered the subtle techniques, from custom color blending, the right cutting technique and extension application that make all the difference in others knowing you have extensions or just admiring your beautiful hair. Rebecca travels with her team of stylists across the country, to learn the latest from nationally and globally renowned stylists, in order to bringing the latest trends and techniques to Mariposa’s distinguished clientele. Book your appointment today!
  • Ariel Sarah Satlow
    Ariel Sarah Satlow
    Stylist
Ariel Sarah Satlow
Stylist
SKILLS – HAIR EXTENSIONS, CUT, COLOR
If healthy, gorgeous, on-trend hair is what you are looking for, Ariel is your go-to stylist. Hailing from Chicago, Ariel’s passion lies with her craft of seamless, undetectable hair extensions that preserve the integrity of your hair. She has worked on the set of Oprah’s make-overs, as well as with Chicago’s elite, drawing guests from as far as London and Hong Kong. Her attention to details and seamless dry-cutting methods will have you feeling gorgeous and looking Au naturale. She mastered the dry cutting method while apprenticing under top Chicago stylist Andreas Zafiriadis, stylist for the Victoria’s Secret Angels fashion show. She continues to perfect her craft by training with industry elites in NYC. Ariel feels “if you’re not constantly learning and refining your craft, you are actually moving backwards”. Her color techniques accentuate the haircut completing the ultimate look for you. From glowing goddess, to bohemian beach babe, to professional urban-classic, Ariel can help you achieve the look you desire.
  • Malena
    Malena
    Hair Extensions
Malena
Hair Extensions

Malena is an extension master!  Certified with Great Lengths for 17 years.  Malena also specializes in Micro Link hair extensions, Halo Couture, and custom fitting clip in extensions.  She can also be booked for on location Photoshoots, Bridal Hair and Makeup in San Diego, L.A. and Temecula California.

  • Lanie Sigler
    Lanie Sigler
    Stylist
Lanie Sigler
Stylist
SKILLS – HAIR CUT, COLOR (WELLA COLORIST)
Raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Lanie began her career in the hair and fashion industry wanting to share her artistry, vision and keen ability to transform how people look and feel. While mastering her techniques and honing her skills, she built a considerable following and was soon asked to show case her up styling ability in Pittsburgh’s Prom and Bridal Fashion Shows. Lanie is a Wella Professional colorist where she studied at the Wella Studio in New York City and has taken private cutting and coloring sessions with The Doves in Santa Monica. Lanie often takes her talents to LA, where to work on fashion shoots creating unique styles
  • Jon Paul Bribeisca
    Jon Paul Bribeisca
    Stylist
Jon Paul Bribeisca
Stylist
SKILLS – HAIR EXTENSIONS, CUT, COLOR
Jon Paul Bribiesca has always had a passion for hair. He began his love affair with the hair industry at the tender age of 13. He began his studies by accompanying his mother to trade shows and seminars whenever possible. He graduated cosmetology school with honors and and passed his state’s board exam in 1990. Once licensed then he began his advanced training. He started as an apprentice at Vickie Lavanty International Academy. Quickly rising through the ranks, he became artistic director in two years. Over the next 13 years he would be a platform artist for four major hair care companies.Joico International, Ice Hair Care, Sebastian International, Enjoy Hair Care. During this period of time he would take it upon himself travel to London to attend the Salon International convention. Starting from the year 1991 until 2003 to further his own education. With over 25 years in the industry Jon Paul is a master in hair cutting, hair coloring, and hair dressing. There is nothing that he cannot do with hair. He is a natural leader and a team player, personable and upbeat with a professional demeanor. Being technically and artistically savvy has helped him assemble and direct artistic teams, coordinate trade shows, perform in class rooms and main stages. Jon Paul has had many accolades throughout his professional career, including being a top 20 finalist in the first season on the Oxygen networks reality show “Hair Battle Spectacular”. He currently resides in Los Angeles California and is the Owner of Creative Artist Industries. A studio space where he works as a freelance artist. Offering services in hair, make up, photography, fashion design and disc jockey and music production. He also is a national educator for LAKME USA. A hair care brand that hails from Barcelona, Spain. If you can dream it, I can do it” —Jon Paul Bribiesca
  • Cristina Aranda
    Cristina Aranda
    Stylist
Cristina Aranda
Stylist

Cristina is a licensed Stylist who loves to remove Hair Extensions!  She is also skilled in Makeup and Bridal Styling.  You will see her helping us around the salon in many different capacities.

  • Deborah Knight
    Deborah Knight
    Stylist
Deborah Knight
Stylist
SKILLS – HAIR CUT, STYLE, COLOR, HIGHLIGHTS
With more than 30 years of experience in some of La Jolla’s top salons, Deborah has built a following, styling many of her clients for over 25 years. Deborah was trained by the best names in the industry andis known as the “Queen of Color,” customizing each color to flatter and compliment her client’s skin tone. Because of this rigorous training, Deborah has been trusted by high-end brands to teach other hairdressers. Deborah’s passion for creating brilliant, rich hair color and healthy, shiny hair for her clients is unrelenting. She is committed to the highest level of consistent, excellent service to her existing clientele and loves the opportunity to share her craft with new clients where she feels she can make the great difference.
  • Nails By Noemi
    Nails By Noemi
    Nail Artist
Nails By Noemi
Nail Artist
Noemi has been in the nail industry over a decade and concentrates on maintaining natural nails with the best quality organic products and her goal is to have the best spa experience. She specializes in shellac manicures and pedicures. With guaranteeing no chipping. Noemi takes pride in maintaining clean and sterilized equipment for use on all clients. Noemi specializes in natural nails, meticulous work in shellac manicures and exclusive pedicures leaving an ultimate experience. (Uses CND OPI, Essie, dazzle dry Vinyl lux , using all organic products) manicures, and soothing pedicures w/spa chair.

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  • Zoe Franks
    Zoe Franks
    Assistant
Zoe Franks
Assistant

Zoe is a student and helps out in the Salon, removing extensions and helping with retail.  She is currently enrolled in Massage Therapist school, and looks forward to bringing a new dimension to the salon.

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