Ironically, Darcy began her education across the street at West University Elementary School. After graduating from Lamar High School, she achieved her Associates Degree from San Jacinto College. Darcy became an outstanding stylist at the Michael Thomas Salon in Palm Desert, California. She returned to Houston to continue her career at Beautique Day Spa in the Rice Village. She became a recognized educator for Goldwell Color. She is currently enrolled in the Master Colorist program for Goldwell. Darcy received an exclusive L’Oreal Balayage Certification in 2016. Darcy is always challenging herself and the other stylists in the salon to strive to be the best they can. Education is always on her mind and she is constantly learning and growing. In fact, she is currently enrolled in the Goldwell Master Colorist program.
Darcy’s dream of creating an innovative, upscale hair salon became a reality in June of 2006 when the doors opened at Studio 3. She continues to maintain an inviting environment for her clients, as well as, inspire Houston’s upcoming talent in the hair industry through a state of the art Apprentice Program. Darcy loves Houston and the Beauty Industry, and there is no better place to see a reflection of her talent than at Studio 3.


Caitlyn is our excellent Front Desk Supervisor. She is here to make sure you get the best service possible. You will find her to be extremely professional, friendly and helpful. She cares about our clients, and she knows how to get things done!
Caitlyn is a Native Houstonian and a wife and mother of two young boys. She also has two dogs, one named J.J. for her favorite Houston Texan football player.


Lexy first realized she was good at styling hair in high school. Her friends were always asking her to fix their hair for team competitions and special events. She graduated from the Aveda Institute and then completed a year long apprenticeship with Darcy. Lexy has been trained in Goldwell, Kerastase, Shu Uemura, Pravana', and L'oreal.
You will find she has a passion for color and loves creating the style you are looking for. Lexy loves her dog Tucker and has a great compassion for all animals. She loves to entertain as Lexy is great at planning special events.
You will enjoy talking to Lexy and find her energetic and full of life.


Angie attended WCJC Cosmetology. She has trained with famous stylists such as Nick Arrojo, Jo Blackwell, Shawna Parvin, and Christopher and Sonya Dove. Angie has also attended the Goldwell Trend Zoom Hair Show in Cancun, Mexico and received education from KMS in California, and Bumble & bumble of New York.
Angie uses her training to create “the perfect look” for each client. Her personal sense of style inspires beauty and translates into amazing looks that continue to make her clients extremely happy. Angie loves to be adventurous. She and her husband love to travel and are always looking for their next destination to explore. Already bi-lingual in Spanish and English, and is learning Italian.



Laura comes to Studio 3 from Austin, Texas. As a singer/songwriter, she brings that eclectic, music city style. She is edgy and classy at the same time. This is her gift to you as she expresses her creative side through hair and make-up. Laura's beautiful Up styles can be simple or elaborate as she is certified in Dream catcher extensions. Her make-up application is exceptional and can be tailored to any occasion.

Laura describes her life as living her childhood dream. Laura and her wife, Jackie, have a young daughter. They love spending time together as a family exploring the outdoors alongside their two dogs!


Sarah is a native Houstonian and a graduate of Memorial Private High school. She graduated from Olge School of Cosmetology and is currently working as our front desk receptionist. She always has a smile and is willing to help!
She loves music, reading biographies, and watching documentaries. She is an animal advocate and spends her free time helping rescue dogs.


Caroline was attending the University of Houston studying Business and Photography before she decided to study Cosmetology. She began working at Studio 3 as a part-time receptionist and eventually became Darcy’s apprentice. She has attended many classes and hair shows including training given by Nick Arrojo.
Caroline has literally grown up in the salon! Her friendly, easy going personality has endeared her to so many people. From being Sasha, the U of H mascot(GO COOGS), to traveling to Central America on a mission trip, Caroline is constantly focusing her life on forming lasting relationships. In fact, she recently got married!


Lynn has been preparing for a career in the beauty industry since she was a student at Deer Park High School. After graduating from San Jacinto College, she became a Goldwell Color Ambassador. Lynn believes that continuing education is extremely important. She has attended hair shows in Paris and Las Vegas and has traveled to Toronto for Intensive Color Training Classes. Lynn is embarking on becoming a Master Goldwell Colorist.
Lynn loves a challenge! She can do almost anything with hair. When a client wants a change, she is able to make it her own creative moment. “I like making someone feel like a new person, and they leave smiling from ear to ear.”
Lynn, her husband, and young daughter enjoy the beach, the country and outdoor life.


Melanie is a graduate of Cy-Falls High School with an Associate's Degree in Art and cosmetology license from Aveda. She lived and worked in San Antonio where she met her husband, Doug. They moved back to Houston where they enjoy outdoor activities like running and playing with their dogs.
Melanie is a wonderful addition to the Studio 3 team. She has a creative eye that helps her envision transformative looks, as well as, finding the most natural style for each individual. Melanie leads a healthy lifestyle and enjoys the happy environment she has created for herself.


Rhonda was educated in Port Arthur at the Stillwell Technical Center. After school, she was with the Regis Corporation. She has received continuing education from Jo Blackwell of New York and apprenticed under Darcy. She is trained in the Goldwell and L’Oreal color lines.
Rhonda has been with the salon since the day it opened. She has perfected her skills as a stylist. As the mother of two adult daughters, she has also learned to be a great listener. She is also excited to be a grandmother!

"Sometimes you are more than just a stylist.” Rhonda loves creating beauty inside and out.


Kayla is a graduate of Olge School of Cosmetology. She is currently a salon assistant with plans to apprentice under Darcy. You will always find her helping the stylists throughout the salon. Kayla loves animals! She has dogs and the cutest bunny!


Elaine is a multi-generational Houstonian. She graduated from College of the Mainland. She is currently a salon assistant. Elaine enjoys watching movies and playing video games with her husband. All of their pets are rescue animals! Elaine is also an avid reader, hockey and performing arts lover. She is a self-proclaimed GEEK!


Jahnisha is originally from Brooklyn, New York She received her training at the Austin Beauty School in Albany, New York. Jahni is currently Darcy’s assistant, and is excited about her new career in Texas! Jahni is also a songwriter who loves music and ministry. She is so optimistic and is always seeking to make others happy.


Alicia is a graduate of San Jacinto College. After working for Visible Changes in the Galleria for seven years, she decided to work in a smaller, more intimate setting. She loves learning new things and keeping up with the latest trends. Alicia enjoys how the beauty industry is constantly changing. Her clients benefit from her knowledge, creativity, and love for what she does. Alicia is the proud mother of three children! They keep her young and outgoing, especially since two are under the age of five. One of Alicia’s favorite things to do is designing T-shirts!


Laura is a graduate of Baylor University. She is a multi-generational Texan and native Houstonian. This is her second business venture with Jennifer. They owned and ran a private preschool--The Children’s Greenhouse in the West U-Rice University area. After closing The Greenhouse and enjoying a short retirement in Pennsylvania, Laura and her husband returned to Houston. She joined the Studio 3 team and helped complete plans for the new salon.
Combined with Darcy’s artistic talent and Jennifer’s management style, Laura’s business skills complete the three in Studio 3.


Jennifer is proud to be a multi generational Texan and Houstonian, she manages the daily operations of Studio 3. She is well known in the community as she is a native Houstonian and previously co-owned The Children’s Greenhouse in the West U-Rice University area. She attended Lamar High School and the University of Houston. Jennifer is dedicated to excellent customer service. As co-owner, she is committed to creating an inviting atmosphere and an outstanding experience for each client, as well as, each member of the Studio 3 team. Her love for the community, patrons of the salon, and the Studio 3 staff is apparent in everything she does. Jennifer’s devotion to excellence continues to make Studio 3 a premier salon.


Monday10:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday9:00AM - 7:00PM
Wednesday9:00AM - 7:00PM
Thursday10:00AM - 7:00PM
Friday9:00AM - 7:00PM
Saturday8:00AM - 5:00PM


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Studio 3 - The Salon

3642 University Blvd,

Houston, TX 77005

Phone. 713-668-0333