“Game Changer” … “Mecca for Curls” … “A Place Just for Us!” … “Now I Love my Curls!”

I’m sure you have been awaiting this moment for your entire life… for a salon which exclusively specializes in naturally textured curly hair. 

Here at Ambushed, we embrace the unique natural beauty of you and your curls. As Ohio’s only exclusively curly hair salon, we are dedicated to sharing our passion for curls with you and providing our clients with a customized experience, different than anything you’ve ever had before. Every service begins with a personalized assessment based upon the 4 Pillars: our foundation to giving you the curls you’ve always wanted. The philosophy behind the 4 Pillars to Beautiful Curls were created and perfected through a collection of personal experiences and education by myself, Amy Bush…
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Hair Shaping

Shaping your curls to your natural curl pattern


Styling your curls to be fabulous


Color to to enhance your curls


Conditioning & TLC comes with great service


Your appointment includes a personal assessment


Carefully chosen for curl types & textures



Ambushed Salon, 16 West Poplar Avenue Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-824-2067
Email: ambushedsalon@gmail.com



Sometimes parking can be a little rough here in the Short North, so we ask that you please give yourself a few extra minutes to find parking, especially for night and weekend appointments. Metered parking is available on our street, West Poplar Avenue, as well as all surrounding streets. There’s also a garage on Russell Street, just about a block north of the salon. Meters accept change and credit cards. No quarters in your pocket? No worries, we can make change for you. If your meter is about to run out, just let us know and we will be more than happy to feed your meter.  There are also several valet services offered by local restaurants for appointments after 4pm such as Eleven, Marcella’s and Hyde Park.


If you are constrained for time on your day of appointment please let us know when you arrive.


Please give us a courtesy call to let us know if you are going to be late.
Please note, if you are more than 15 minutes late, we may have to reschedule.


If you aren’t able to keep your appointment, we would greatly appreciate a 24-hour notice so we can accommodate as many clients as possible.


Book your next appointment with our convenient online booking tool.
You will select your stylist, service, date & time.
Note each stylist has their own individual service fees –
To view your stylist’s service fees, visit our Team page >

Book Your Appointment

Or call to book: 614-824-2067
We’ll email you a confirmation & reminder!


Each team member has their own pricing system based upon their level of experience and dedication to mastering the art of curly hair. See each Curl Specialist’s page for their individual service fees.

Amy Bush

Mandi Gage

Hilary Rogers

Sarah Turville

Mary Musser

Madison Miles

Andrea Schupbach

Hannah Conley