Where Beauty Begins

Visions Styl’n Chic is an award-winning hair and beauty salon in Gansbaai. At Visions Styl’n Chic, you will feel welcomed by a friendly team ready to please, with a unique blend of the latest international trends and timeless beauty classics. From edgy cuts, creative colouring, and Brazilian blow-outs to your seasonal trim and colour correction, Melody Dean and her assistant Gail will keep your hair looking great! Nail and beauty therapist Elsa will pamper your hands and feet with manicures, acrylic and gel nail applications, and pedicures. Skincare treatments include everything from rejuvenating facials to professional chemical peels that will leave you looking well-rested. Helping you look your very best, Visions Styl’n Chic offers bridal packages, makeup and styling for events, and makeup tutorials. For your convenience, Visions Style’n Chic has an online booking link with a pre-appointment reminder from front-of-house receptionist Elandré.

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Visions Styl’n Chic made quite a name in Gansbaai’s beauty and wellness industry since Melody Dean took ownership of the salon in 2016. 

Over the years, the salon has won numerous international and local hair and beauty competitions.

Going the extra mile to make clients feel good about themselves is at the heart of everything the team at Visions does. 

When they aren’t pampering clients, Melody, Gail, Elsa and Elandré share their passion for their community by being involved in fundraising incentives that enrich the lives of others. 

Melody & Her Dream Team

Melody & Her Dream Team

Introducing the dream team at Visions Styl’n Chic, Melody Dean, Gail Gibson, Elsa Le Roux and Elandré Hans.

Melody Dean - Owner, Award-Winning Hairstylist, Master Colour Expert & Makeup Artist

Melody inherited her love for hair and beauty from her mother, who was a hairstylist. She followed in her mom’s footsteps, qualifying at Cape Town College in 1997.

Melody lives out her passion for hair, colour and creativity by using her clients’ hair as an artistic canvas. She lists working with the Wella crew at the AFI Fashion Week in 2020 as a standout moment in her career. Qualifying as a Wella Master Colour Expert in 2023 is a lifetime achievement, as the award is the highest hair accolade at an international level.

Qualifications & Course Accreditations:

  • Wella Master Colour Expert - 2023
  • Makeup Artistry - 2023
  • Goldwell Master Colour Course - 2021
  • Certified Olaplex Professional - 2020
  • Colour Craft Essential Certification - 2020
  • Colour Craft Highlights Certificate - 2020
  • Colour Craft Correction Certificate - 2020
  • Personalize Blow Out Smoothing Treatment (KeratinComplex) - 2020
  • KCMAX Maximum Keratin Smoothing System - 2020
  • Pure Superior Colour from Nature - 2020
  • Awaken (stimulate & revitalise thinning hair) - 2020
  • Express Blow Out Smoothing Treatment - 2020
  • @aarongreniahair Midlength Dry Texture Cut (BTC University) - 2020
  • American Crew Men’s Long Razor Haircut (BTC University) - 2020
  • GKHair Keratin Smoothing Treatment (BTC University) - 2020
  • BlondMe (BTC University) - 2020
  • Pravana Vivids Everlasting E-Certification (BTC University) - 2020
  • Pravana Online Colour Certification (BTC University) - 2020
  • Virtue Labs ® ColorKick™ Certified (BTC University) - 2020
  • Modern Shag Haircut with @phillipdowning7 (BTC University) - 2020
  • Diffusion Glow Technique (BTC University) - 2020
  • Imagination Booster Certified Kids Haircut Specialist - 2020
  • Infection Control - 2020
  • Barbicide - 2020
  • Hand Hygiene - 2020
  • Revlon Makeup Course - 1997
  • Hairstylist (Cape Town College) - 1997
Gail Gibson - Personal Assistant to Melody

Gail Gibson has over a decades-worth of hands-on hairdressing experience and works closely with Melody as her assistant.

From hair washes and head massages to colour and treatment applications, Gail’s magic touch will leave you looking and feeling great.

In-House Training & Accreditations: 

  • Mycro Keratin Treatment
  • Brazilian Treatment
  • Colour Application
  • Deep Wash & Head Massage
Elsa Le Roux - Nail & Beauty Therapist

Elsa Le Roux qualified as a nail technician and beauty therapist in 1985. Since then, she has continued to add to her qualifications to ensure she remains a specialist in her field. She is an international professional educator in all areas of nail technology.

Her career has taken her abroad, including a nine-month stint as a nail and beauty therapist on a luxury cruise liner where she pampered elite clientele. 

Qualifications & Course Accreditations:

  • Shaded Liner (Cherry Ink) - 2018
  • Social Media Business - 2017
  • Microblading (Yvonne) - 2016
  • Lashes (Professional Beauty Academy) - 2014
  • Medical Skin Treatments (Regima) -2012
  • Skincare (RVB) - 2009
  • Assessment (Assessment College of SA) - 2006
  • Professional Educator (Nailstudio) - 2005
  • Circuit Training Level 11 (OPI) - 2002
  • Makeup & Skincare (Anything but Basic) - 2001
  • Natural Essence & Aromatherapy (Natural Essence) - 1997
  • Permanent Makeup Clinic (Yvonne) - 1991
  • Glass Glazing (Backscratchers) - 1990
  • Nail Design (Art of Nails) - 1989
  • Glass Glazing (Wondernail) - 1988
  • Acrylic Nail Sculpting (Nails by Gail) - 1986
  • Beauty Therapy (Intec) - 1985
  • Beauty Therapy (La Belle) - 1985
Elandré Hans - Receptionist

Elandré Hans is the first friendly face you will see on arrival at the salon. Being a bubbly people-person, she strives to make clients feel welcome the minute they walk through the door. 

Elandré has won various accolades and awards as Melody’s model in top local and international hair and beauty competitions. 

Visions Hair

Visions Hair

Melody and her Visions Styl’n Chic assistant Gail are highly skilled and will listen to your needs. The two are always ready to give you sound advice on styling and different haircuts that will look great on you. 

Wash, Cut, Blow & Treatments
  • Ladies Cut
  • Men’s Cut 
  • Men’s Grooming (beard & moustache)
  • Kiddies Cut
  • Cut & Blow
  • Hair & Scalp Treatments
  • Colour (permanent and semi-permanent)
  • Root Touch-Ups
  • Creative Colouring
  • Colour Transformation
  • Highlights
  • Lowlights
  • Balayage
  • Ombre 
  • Grey, Silver & Platinum Transformations
  • Colour Correction
Curling, Straightening & Extensions
  • Perms
  • Brazilian Blowout
  • Hair Botox
  • Extensions
Events Styling
  • Updos
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Visions Nails

Visions Nails

Elsa will make sure you put your best foot, and hand, forward at Visions Styl’n Chic.

Nail Menu:

  • Manicures 
  • Pedicures
  • Acrylic Sculpting
  • Acrylic Overlay
  • Acrylic Dip
  • Acrigel
  • Gel Applications
  • Nail Art 
Visions Beauty

Visions Beauty

Elsa invites you to lay back and relax while she pampers you with one of her rejuvenating Visions Styl’n Chic beauty and skincare services.

  • Rejuvenating Facials 
  • Micro Needling
  • Eyelash Tinting
  • Brow Tinting
  • Permanent Make-Up
  • Lash Extensions (initial set, fills & removals)
  • Facial Waxing
  • Body Waxing 
  • Lamelle
  • Retinol
  • Lactic Acid
  • Alpha
  • Beta
  • Farradic Padding (muscle toning)
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Makeup & Makeover Services

Makeup & Makeover Services

Visions Styl’n Chic offers exclusive makeup and makeover services.

Melody and Elsa wave their magic wands and turn you from being beautiful to exquisitely beautiful. 

Makeup Menu
  • Bridal 
  • Events
  • Airbrush Tattoos (semi-permanent)
  • Hair, Make-up & Nail Combo
  • Makeup Tutorials (tips & advice)
  • Clothing & Wardrobe Planning
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Bridal Packages

Bridal Packages

Visions Styl’n Chic prepared you for your first date and glammed you up for your engagement party. So, it makes perfect sense that your favourite hair and beauty specialists are by your side to prepare you for the biggest day of your life, your wedding day. 

Bridal Services
  • Bridal Packages
  • Bridal Party Packages
  • Bridesmaid & Flower Girl Packages
  • Groom Packages
  • Mother-of-the-Bride Packages
  • Mother-of-the Groom Packages
  • Customised Satin Bridal Gowns (colour chart available)



Shop for hair, beauty and fashion products at Visions Styl’n Chic. 

  • Redken
  • Eleven
  • Kadus
  • Wella
  • Argan
  • Goldwell
  • Lemelle (skincare, correcting and anti-ageing products)
  • Arcaya  (cosmetics)
  • Bio Sculpture® 
  • Crystal Clawz
  • Fantasy Gel Polish
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Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers

Visions Styl’n Chic gift vouchers can be customised to suit the lucky lady (or gent) you are spoiling.  

Voucher Ideas
  • One Voucher (amount of your choice towards any product or service)
  • Hair Voucher
  • Nail Voucher
  • Skincare Treatment Voucher
  • Makeup Tutorial Voucher
  • Package Deal (combos, monthly, seasonal)
  • Product Voucher

Speak to Melody, Elsa, Gail and Elandré about purchasing vouchers and advice on great combo ideas.

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Online Booking

Online Booking 

The Visions Styl’n Chic team offers a convenient online booking service!

Online Booking Link



Led by Melody Dean, Visions Styl’n Chic has amassed the following awards:

  • Goldwell Global Creative Awards - Colourist of the Year (Top 5) - 2023
  • Eohcb National Grand Award (1st) - 2022
  • Goldwell Global Creative Awards - Colourist of the Year (Top 5) - 2022
  • Eohcb National Bridal Category (3rd) - 2021
  • TrendVision National People's Choice Awards (1st) - 2021


“Melody at Visions Styl’n Chic is an excellent hair stylist. Her staff are friendly and professional. The salon is clean and stylish. Highly recommended!”  Susan Wilding
“The best haircut experience in Gansbaai is at Visions Styl’n Chic!”  Marais Nel
“Visions Styl'n Chic has a great ambience. They always do their best to accommodate you if you need a last-minute appointment! Sunny salon with friendly staff!”  Marthani Fick
“We were attending a wedding and booked a blow-dry for the five of us. We receive friendly, professional service at Visions Styl’n Chic. Our hair looked stunning!”  Suna-Joy Pretorious
“Melody Dean @ Visions Styl'n Chic is the best!”  Alida Bothma
“What an awesome hair salon. I drive from Cape Town to have my hair done at Visions Styl’n Chic and always walk out looking great.”  Claudette Barnard
“I’ve been supporting Visions Styl’n Chic for many years. I travel from Paarl because I know I can just go there, sit and relax, and have a few good laughs. I always leave the salon like I am walking on the red carpet. Great atmosphere and awesome people.”  Anni VC
“Baie dankie dat jul spesiaal Saterdag vir my kom oop maak het om my hare te krul. Ek was mal daaroor en het klomp komplimente gekry! Sal Visions Styl’n Chic beslis aanbeveel.” Saskia Le Roux
“Fantastic service, very professional, and a heck-of-a-lot of patience with my 93-year-old mom too. Mel is the best!”  Merle Serrao
“After eight years of growing my wild-frizzy hair, Visions Styl’n Chic let me leave the salon with a wash-and-go hairstyle I love. The team was so in-sync and gave me such pampering it felt as if I was walking on air by the time I left.” Thanks, gals!  Anni-Jan Van Coppenhagen
“Visions Styl’n Chic - Arrive as a customer, leave as a friend!”  Avozha Rathbone
“The Visions Styl’n Chic team is professional. I received the best head massage ever!”  Janine Taylor
“Jy sal ver gaan om n beter haarsalon te kry as Visions Styl’n Chic. Die stilis, Melody, ken haar werk en jy kan maar haar raad aanvaar. Gail is baie meer as die gewone "sjampoogirl". Sy is 'n assistent per excellence en Melody se sterk regterhand. Dan is daar Elsa met haar mooi glimlag en sagte hande wat jou laat voel of jy in die sewende hemel is as jy deur haar gepamperlang is. Dis nou wat mens n 10-ster salon noem.”  Mareth Geldenhuys
“Amazing service and skill. I got the stunning blonde colour I wanted at Visions Styl’n Chic!”  Catherine Edwards
“I received great service at Visions Styl’n Chic. I am happy with my nails.”  Jeanette Stoop
“The team is the best at what they do! Hair and nails, Visions Styl’n Chic does it well!”  Jacolene Bothma



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