Five years ago, after living in New York, Paris, and Munich, Myka Barbato returned to her native Atlanta and opened the posh waxing salon Wax and brow bar Blink. In 2012 the Spelman and Parsons School of Design grad added a sleek nail salon, Buff, to her little beauty empire in Studioplex in the Old Fourth Ward. Her adopted European sensibility shows at her nearby loft, where she spills her latest obsessions.
This article originally appeared in our July 2014 issue.
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