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600 G Ohio Street, Oshkosh WI 54902

Your desires can be your reality. We are full service salon, with one desire, to help you achieve yours. To provide superior customer service in a clean, relaxing atmosphere of friendly elegance &
always with a smile.

About the Master Stylist


     Maria has over 20 years experience in hair and beauty both as an educator and stylist in the salon. She had advance training at the Aveda Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota, Chicago and Milwaukee and at me.jpgEducation Centers with Paul Mitchell, L'anza, Wahl, Matrix and OPI to mention a few. She started her career winning first place in a Men’s Hair Cutting Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While working at a previous salon she continued to work with Aveda and educate the staff ensuring that all their new staff members were trained to meet the same high expectations.  She has attended the hair show in Las Vegas, the Midwest Beauty Show in Chicago and the Presage Technology Class. She became certified in the Presage treatment in June of 2007.  She has completed the second level of training with the Presage Company. In 2011, she trained with the L’anza color team to learn the latest in color dimension.

    Maria received a great invitation to work with the Style. Network in 2009. Style was doing a promotional tour across the US. Style. Network is the home of the TV shows, Clean House, How do I Look? Split Ends and Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane to name a few. To promote the Style network, the "Style" staff did complimentary hairstyles, polish changes and make up applications on patrons from Appleton to Milwaukee. Afterward the mobile salon was heading East. The mobile salon was a RV remodeled to service six clients at a time. It was an experience she will not forget soon!

    Maria is an artist when it comes to nail enhancements. She has the ability to make any nail look the way you desire; short, long, squoval, square, oval, round and always natural looking.  Maria is passionate about hair color and you can count on her to create a custom color to fit your look!  Maria is most concerned with developing a complete understanding of her clients needs so that she can match their style to their personality, coloring and lifestyle.

      Maria's nurturing nature explains the latest addition to their service menu. The salon now carries It Works products that help a client's overall wellness and enhance their outer beauty. When you feel good inside, you look great on the outside.


About Us 

Company history

     The Hairport Salon started on the second floor of Independent Beauty, June of 2000. July of 2001 we moved to our current location at 600 G Ohio Street. Many still remember it as Beaner's Bar from the "good ole days". Maria started the Hairport Salon with the intentions to create a relaxing experience that the client would feel the minute they walked through the door. 
      Over the years we have donated our time at the Back to School Fair, Bridal Shows, Zoolloween Boo, the Family Wellness Fair, Sen
ior Day at the YMCA and many contributions to community fundraisers.

      We have been volunteering at the Zoollooween Boo held at the Menominee Park in Oshkosh since 2003. Over past years we did the 80s, Grandmas in rollers (we even made the Oshkosh Northwestern that year), Three Blind Mice and Scary sea creatures, a medieval family; I had a lot of kids asking if I was really a man. The year of the sea creatures we scared a few too many kids so we won't do scary again. In 2009, we did the Cat and the Hat and in 2010 my daughter and her friends were Little Red Riding Hood, the Big Bad Wolf and Granny. I have to say we had the best reviews from parents and children with the Cat in the Hat, so we might have to do that one again. 2011 and 2012 we did a witches theme with a big pot of candy and all the ingredients we used to make the candy displayed. Some of those ingredients were hair of a naughty child, dog’s breath, bloody eyeballs, kidney stones, shrunken skulls and spiders.  2013 we changed things up a bit and did a winter wonderland theme. That was wonderful because it was cold and rainy and I got to dress warm. For 2014 my daughter helped me out and we were the Big Bad Wolf/Granny and Little Red Riding Hood. I'm always looking for ideas, so feel free to make suggestions for next year. 

       We have participated in many events like Pink hair extensions for Breast Cancer awareness for the month of October and Purple hair extensions for Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness for the month of February.  The Boys and Girls club put on a Tea Party for the girls 6 to teenage , which was fun helping transform them from pretty girls to princesses. Lukie's Legacy is a cause that's close to my heart and I always look forward to helping at that event. Last year we sprayed fun colors in the kids hair. The "kids" came in all ages!


Customer testimonials

The following are testimonials that were found on the web! Thank you for patronage. I feel truly blessed to get to meet so many people and work with them.

Carissa P., 

This review is for: Hairport Salon

When I first started going to Maria almost 6 years ago, my hair was a nightmare. I think it took her almost an hour to comb it out the first time, but Maria always treated with respect. Now my hair is much heathier and I wouldn't go to anyone else. She's great with color, cuts, nails...everything! Just a couple weeks ago she cut my "picky" 8-year old son's hair and he was thrilled - She's awesome! The salon has a perfect balance of classy and comfortable.

 Lynn R., 

This review is for: Hairport Salon

I have gone to Maria for a very long time. Whether it's a haircut, color or style or getting my nails done or anything else that is provided by Hairport Salon, I have always been very satisfied and happy with the results. She not only is a great hairdresser, nail technician, pedicurist but a good friend who takes care of me and pampers me whenever I am there.

From Facebook on the Hairport Salon page

Hairport is an amazing salon, they really know how to pamper you. I have had several haircut/color/styles that i am very happy with. And having a facial done is the best treat you can give yourself!


Thank you again for my wonderful haircut yesterday Maria! I am so glad I found your salon when I moved up here - it's so hard to find someone who can cut my hair just the way I like it, and you ALWAYS do! If I ever move I want you to know that you have to come with me!

January 17 2013


Whenever I visit my mom in WI, I always go to the Hairport salon to get my hair cut and styled. Because of my hubby's job, we move around a lot, and a good stylist is hard to find. When I go to see Maria, I know I'm going to have exactly the haircut I hope for! I wish I could visit more often. Maria, you always do an awesome job. Thank you

January 23 2013