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AR Salon has over 21 years of growth in Hermosa Beach! We are the largest and the most updated salon in the Southbay located right in the the heart of the city overlooking the beach!  We have been voted Best Salon 8 times!   Our beautiful salon consists of an elite team of highly trained stylists, color specialists and makeup artists.  We offer innovative cuts, unique color concepts such ombre & balayage, advanced chemical treatments (Brazilian Blowout and Coppoloa Keratin), and airbrush makeup in a professional and yet relaxed atmosphere.

Our mission is to provide you with healthy, gorgeous and perfect hair that is easy to manage & maintain.  During our personal consultations, we work closely with you to identify the hairstyle and hair color that is perfect for you.


We strive to provide each of our guests with a relaxing & memorable experience every time they visit. Our team of professionals is committed to offering only the best quality of service. We are constantly striving to better our skills through training and advanced education.


ABOUT | AR salon
Arnil Pabalan owner of AR salon Hermosa Beach.


(Owner & Director Stylist)


Arnil is a professional stylist for over 20 years. He graduated from Flavios Beauty School in Carson and soon after started as an apprentice in 1992 and worked his way up until he opened AR Salon doors in 1999. He uses hair as his canvas and bringing exceptional style in each client that suits their look. A master of his craft, he keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene.


Arnil has been awarded “Best Hairdresser in the Southbay” twice (2001 & 2011)! Arnil was also a stylist for the shows "Biggest Loser" for three seasons and "Beauty and Geek" for one season. His clientele include figure skater Michelle Kwan, Olympic Gold Medalist Heather Mitts, Biggest Loser Trainer Kim Lyons, Miss Paraguay 2004 Yanina Gonzalez, Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Wes Welker and Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Matt Cassel.



(Manager & Makeup Artist)


Liz is passionate and dedicated and through her creativity she can create a look for you for any occasion.  She specializes in natural look but can also create that artistic look!  She uses a combination of airbrush and traditional makeup to achieve a flawless look.


Liz professional skills cover bridal, photo shoots, pageantry, fashion show, heads shots, airbrush makeup and HD.  She only uses the best products for her clients including M.A.C, Urban Decay, Dinair, Temptu, Anastasia, and Bobbi Brown).



"Arnil" Best Hairstylist 2011

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Best Women’s Hair Salon 2010 

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Best Women’s Hair Salon 2009 

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"Arnil" Best Hairstylist 2001

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Article About Arnil

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Team AR provided hair and makeup for Masquerade Concert singers Martin Nievera and Lani Misalucha at Pechanga Resort on Oct 29, 2016.

AR salon in Hermosa Beach is a proud sponsor of Miss Philippines USA.

For the second year, AR salon is a proud sponsor of Miss Philippines USA.  We presented the award for Best in Talent 2016 - Danica Camacho. #MPUSA Photo by: Rex

AR salon sponsored "Fashion in Manila" show featuring 3 of Philippines top designers - Edgar San Diego, Edgar Madamba and Richard Papa. Team AR provided hair and makeup for the runway models.

Miss Philippines USA with Cher Calvin and Tony Cabrera

AR salon is a proud sponsor of Miss Philippines USA 2015.  In this picture, we are presenting an award for Miss Photogenic! 

For the third year, AR salon is a proud sponsor of Miss Philippines USA.  We presented the award for 3rd Runner-Up - Angelica Alliana Escandon. #MPUSA Photo by: Joel Hornilla

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