About Us


Sophi is a sibling of the successful Phia Salon in the Short North Arts District, and is a boutique style salon studio and salt spa. Sophi houses a collective of skilled, synergistic individuals, who are focused on health, advanced training, and integrity. We believe that beauty lives at the intersection of wisdom and wellness, and we’re committed to excellence in the client experience.

Our clients and staff say it all. Their happiness has proven the success of the Phia Salon concept. We’ve blended the excitement, support, and development potential of larger companies and salons, with an entrepreneurial spirit of a small, locally-owned company. The result has been consistently recognized nationally among Salon Today's Salon 200.

We are proud to partner with Davines for both color and retail. We love their extraordinary quality, unbending commitment to the environment, and B-Corp status. Davines color is infused with plant pigments, palm oil and quinoa proteins, and the products are second-to-none. In the rare instance where there is a result that cannot be obtained with Davines color or retail product, we are pleased to have access to Pulp Riot and Pravana.

PROMISE TO our guests

We look forward to providing the best customer service, technical expertise, and products to help you achieve your vision. We want you to know what to expect before, during, and after your visit. The following standards outline our promise to you as our client.

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Greetings & Communication


You’ll be welcomed into our upscale, yet down-to-earth salon environment. Your stylists will be in contact with you before, during, and after your visit to ensure you’ve received the best experience and service.


Before coming into the salon, your stylist will be in communication with you about your goals for your service, and the salon will send you a virtual appointment confirmation (unless you choose to opt out).

When you arrive, you’ll receive a thorough consultation where you can be completely candid, outlining your budget, time constraints, goals, or concerns. You’ll then be given a written plan including expected outcomes, time estimates, and price. This plan forms the agreement for your service.

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Service & Experience


Inspire us! Bring in photos or anything that you draw inspiration from, to share with your stylist and spark creativity.


We respect your time. Please let us know if your service begins more than 5 minutes after your scheduled time, or we need to meet a specific time frame.


We guarantee our work. We guarantee our work. Receive a complimentary adjustment within 10 days of service if the expected outcome is not delivered. Please contact us immediately if anything is not perfect.

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Education & Booking


Enhance your new look! Our staff is knowledgeable on which tools and products to use in order to care for your new cut and/or color. We can recommend specific products that will work best for you, or we will help you with the products you have at home.


Pre-book. You can book your next visit at the time of your service. If you’d like a specific day, time, or stylist, pre-booking helps ensure that we are able to accommodate your preference. You are welcome to modify, or cancel your appointment without a fee for up to 72 hours prior to your appointment.

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Reviews & Feedback


Find your perfect match. Our goal is for you to find your perfect match within our salon. Our Open Stylist Policy gives you the option to book with different stylists until you find the right one for you.


Leave us feedback! Please leave any thoughts or suggestions about your experience after your visit. We love online reviews and you can reach us at: guestservices@phiaconcepts.com.

** Please let us know if we have not met any of our Client Service Mission points.


Our team-oriented staff encourages guests to experiment with different service providers to find the perfect fit without the usual awkwardness or discomfort.



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