Your descriptions seems pretty close to useless to me; could you please post a screenshot taken at View > 100% and with the pertinent Panels (Layers, Channels, Options Bar, …) visible?
What is the image’s Color Mode?
Should the Hue/Saturation Layer affect the lowermost Layer?
To limit the effect on an Adjustment Layer to one Layer one can
• Clipping Mask it to that Layer or
• put both Layers in a Group and change the Group’s Blend Mode to something else than »Pass through«