Gilda Santiago and Christine DiBenedetto, two girls with curls, met over a decade ago and decided they had an idea for a salon whose time had come. A place where the educated stylist wants to continue learning and the educated client wants to be served, included, and heard. Wink is the result. 

Since opening the doors in 2005, Wink has been awarded one of the BEST OF in Mountain Xpress' Readers Poll from 2005 to 2015 - every single year.

The Wink mission is attached to core values, but can be summarized in 4 powerful words:


You'll see and experience at least one if not all 4 of these when you visit the salon. To create, elevate, educate and love are the lynchpins of Wink's daily operations and absolutely behind its success.