Unique Among Professional Hair Salons in Durham NC

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Welcome to our Studio

Culture Hair Studio is focused on being the best hair salon in Durham while taking the craft of hairdressing further for our stylists and guests everyday.  We are dedicated to the art of fashion-forward hair, in terms of hair cuts and professional Wella hair color.  We use Oribe Hair Care Products to protect and enhance your look- luxurious products free of sulphates, sodium chloride, and parabens. We are excited to also carry the R + CO line of hair products as well.  The salon offers a unique and creative atmosphere with a team of stylists focused on discovering your best look. We believe exceptional hair is a big part of what makes our guests come alive!  We desire each guest to experience the difference that professional hair care and professional hair stylists can make. Call us today at 919-680-4779 to book an appointment for your hair cut and color needs. 

Hair cuts

Oribe haircare trained and educated hair stylist will give you a new look and cutting edge style at our salon in Durham, NC.  Our professional hair stylist will consult with you on the look you want focus on being the best hair stylist near you.

Creative styling

Looking to create a new look for a party or holiday event? Look no further than our local salon.  Meet with a hairdresser in our Durham salon and they will give you an up-do, a trendy cutting edge look, or a vintage inspired design .  

hair color

For our colors, the salon uses Wella Professional Hair Color, and owner Katie Manselle is a 2-time winner of the Wella Trendvision North America competition.  We strive to be the best hair coloring salon our guests have experienced, and won't be satisfied until our guests love their hair color.    

Open and creative space in downtown Durham.


The Studio space is full of light and inspiration. It was once a barber school, has formerly bottled Coca-Cola, and is a Historic Building in Durham. We love being located downtown Durham and joining the community with other great hair salons and businesses. Come in to our salon and be inspired for your new hair cut, hair color, and style!


Our Philosophy as an Oribe Hair Salon

We see things a little differently.   We want to be part of a movement that redefines the standard of hair care and helps elevate the craft of hairdressing.  As an Oribe Hair Care Salon we are hair-obsessed and never want to stop learning and improving.

Seating area for our guests.

Color Hair Salon

Katie and our staff continually train with many of the industries leading experts in the field of hair color.  We have a passion to be among the best hair color salons in the south, as well as to help take the industry further.

Wash bowls.

Wella Hair Salons and brilliant color

As a Wella Hair Salon we create the full palette of colors and will work with our guests to achieve the unique hues and tonality that best suits them.

Culture Hair Studio Services Menu

women's cut


men's cut



full color (single process)


partial highlights


full highlights


partial balayage


full balayage


root (up to 1/2 inch)


full color glaze


color gloss


Olaplex Add-on


color correction -- tbd on consultation

If you don't love your hair, please let us know within 7 days so we can make it flawless.