PINNOKIOS HAIR STUDIO HAS MOVED TO 34 WEST COURT STREET, DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI, 45202
WE ARE OPEN! CALL (513) 541-4668 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY!
Bettina (Tina) Myers was born in Frankfort, West Germany and spent her early years in Aschaffenburg, West Germany. Tina grew up in a U.S. Military family, moving to the U.S. at age six, and living all over the states, from Tennessee to California to Missouri. She attended Pat Goings Beauty School in Ruston, Louisiana and graduated in 1988 with a Cosmetology License and a Manager’s License.
After graduating, Tina moved to Cincinnati in 1989 and worked for several salons until May 21, 1997, when she opened her first hair salon, Pinnokio’s Hair Design, in Clifton on Short Vine. In September of 2000 Tina changed the name to Pinnokio’s Hair Studio and relocated the shop to Northside, during the initial re-development of the neighborhood. At the time of the move there were few other businesses open and operating on the 4100 block of Hamilton. Pinnokio’s Hair Studio has been in operation for 17 years surviving both the 2001 riots and the economic downturn.
Tina provides traditional techniques and specializes in razor cuts and up-do’s.. As a versatile stylist, she takes pride in continually educating herself on new hair techniques and is always excited to try new styles. Tina also served as an instructor at a cosmetology school in Fairfield, Ohio from 2006-2007, working closely with and overseeing the graduating seniors.
Currently, Tina works with her daughter Megan Hanna as a team at Pinnokio's. With their combined experience they are always able to fulfill their client’s requests. Tina's main goal for the shop is to make clients feel comfortable, like they walked into their own living room.
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While attending cosmetology school, Megan worked as an assistant makeup artist and hair stylist under Tom Vindatelli for the Dayton Opera Association. After graduation in 2008, Megan moved to Columbus and worked at Sin City Hair, Ink - a salon & tattoo parlor. In 2010, Megan moved back to Cincinnati and began working at Pinnokio’s Hair Studio. Currently she is also a student of the University of Cincinnati, studying Human Evolution/ Biological Anthropology.
Megan offers a variety of services from haircuts and color to facial waxing. She also provides services for weddings (hairstyling and makeup). While working at Sin City, Megan had the unique opportunity to do special effects makeup for the Columbus Zombie Walk.
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Morgan graduated from International Academy of Hair Design in 2001. She got her start at a salon in Fairfield before moving to Nashville, TN. She worked at one of the best salons in the city for 8 years. This is also where she got into editorial work and runway hair.
Morgan moved back to Cincinnati to be near her family. She worked as an independent contractor at a couple of salons before coming to Pinnokios. Morgan keeps up with the latest trends by staying educated. She offers a variety of services such as haircolor, haircutting, updo and facial waxing.
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An eclectic hair salon located in downtown Cincinnati, OH. Our talented team of stylists keep up with the latest hair trends to offer our clients their ideal cut, color and style. Many of our cuts are done with a razor and finishing work is completed on dry hair. It is important to us that a client's wait time for their appointment is minimal or no wait at all. Your time is important to you as ours is to us.
"Stuffy" salon setting with dress codes is not in our vocabulary. Getting your hair done should be fun and comfortable, not intimidating.
In our studio, we value our client's opinion because we believe our clients know their own hair. We strive to exceed each individual's expectations so they leave our place feeling satisfied about their new style.