Kelly has been immersed in the industry since the age of seventeen, and spent years traveling the world teaching advanced education and styling runway and editorial shoots. Over the course of his career, Kelly has been recognized as an elite stylist by countless magazines, including Lucky, InStyle, and Allure. Kelly has managed and owned several of D.C.'s top salons, while running the best assistant training program in the city. Kelly's cuts are known for their loose, natural feel and soft, effortless shapes.
From the small screen to the catwalks of high fashion, Johnny Wright has helped create trendsetting and cutting edge hairstyles for the country's most stylish and influential celebrities. Topping that list is Michelle Obama, Johnny's best known devoted client. Johnny has worked in elite salons from coast to coast and is Artistic Style Director for Soft Sheen-Carson Inc. and Brand Ambassador for Corioliss America. His work has been featured in numerous magazines, including the fashion bible: Vogue Italia.
With praiseful write-ups in numerous magazines, Kerry has established herself nationally as a prominent colorist who specializes in creating beautiful blondes and brilliant, dimensional color. Her most recent national accolades come from Allure magazine, in which she was featured in the "Top Colorists from New York to San Francisco" & "Best of Beauty." Kerry is also the Head of our Color Department, educating in and out of house. She has extensive knowledge of color theory and is an expert in color corrections.
Ashley's work is deeply rooted in film and photography styling. She has a knack for short, innovative cuts and enjoys working with all hair types. Her work is creative and edgy and includes a modern but feminine touch. Ashley has appeared in numerous national press and in the iconic Italian Vogue.
Over the past decade Liana has distinguished herself as one of DC's top stylists by creating tailored looks that compliment guest's features with "lived in" shapes. Through her advanced training in New York, she has mastered the art of the straight razor, which produces a soft, flawless texture.
Jen has built a reputation as one of D.C.'s top colorists by customizing color that enhances guests' features and fits into their lifestyles. Through her training in New York, she mastered the sought after balayage technique, which achieves a natural, sun-kissed beach feel.
Those seeking change can feel confident with Barbara's ability to work in tandem with the guest and help them navigate fashionable colors from season to season. Barbara has a reputation for bringing a personalized approach to her craft, garnered over more than two decades in the industry. She specializes in well-curated colors and tones to suit one's lifestyle, achieving "born with" looks. Washingtonian magazine recognizes her as a top colorist in the area and one of the best the industry has to offer.
Erin specializes in dimensional blondes, creating bold, livable colors well-suited to her guests' lifestyles. Those seeking creative colors will also find a kindred spirit in Erin, who is well-versed in fantasy coloring.
Kim is sought after for her hair painting and dimensional balayage techniques. Her expertise in color placement provides a continued 'fresh out of the salon' feel. She is also our in-house Brazilian Blowout specialist, a keratin based treatment that leaves hair shiny and smooth.
Lauren's editorial work has been published from the local to international level. She enjoys creating personalized shapes that can easily transition from effortless daytime looks to chic, polished styles.
Leigh specializes in creating elegant, long shapes and is equally adept in styling wearable short shapes. Her attention to detail has led to a reputation as a go-to for haircut fixes. Her proficiency and versatility has earned her a place on the in-house education team, training up-and-coming stylists in the craft.
Cherise complements our signature lived-in style. Creating short edgy looks and classic pixies, she has a serious knack for short hair. Cherise also brings fine hair to life by adding volume and texture without compromising the shape. Her overall goal is to leave you with a manageable and efficient at home routine that caters to your hair and lifestyle.
Lex enjoys creating soft, flexible shapes, no matter the length. Her commitment to educations keeps her current and inspired, while her outgoing personality enables her to connect with each guest on a personal level. As an in-house product specialist, her cuts come with useful product knowledge and tips for at-home styling.
Whether it be long fluid layers or a more textured short shape, Masha brings an attention to detail and personalized approach that will leave the guest feeling effortlessly beautiful. In recent years, Masha has built a strong reputation as a fashion braider and event stylist. Her diverse skill set has earned her a varied portfolio and has perfected her ability to translate each guest’s vision into a style that works for the guest’s goals and everyday life.
Zari creates dimensional and edgy colors for those guests interested in evolving their looks. A fearless colorist, she is one of the few who can make progressive hair coloring fit the guest's life in a city all too often known for its conservative approach to style and fashion. While Zari firmly believes “anyone can rock anything,” she strives to keep the guest within her comfort zone.
Melanie enjoys creating natural, effortless color and is sought after for her wearable, flowing highlights. She has honed her skill through focused professionalism, with clear results: a strong coloring technique that has earned her recognition in local press.
Passionate about hair painting, Justine creates captivating dimensional hues and vibrant fantasy colors. Strong in working with all lengths and textures of hair, she delivers a meticulously personalized look.
Njeri began our in-house cutting education program with several years of previous styling experience. Her versatile skill set enables her to mix traditional and modern techniques, while always remaining fashion forward. Under the mentorship of renowned hairstylist Johnny Wright, Njeri honed her expertise and developed her own loyal following. Among her respected clients are both of the First Daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama.
Khoa's goal is to maintain the hair's integrity while creating dynamic color. Whether through foils or the latest hand-painting techniques, Khoa enjoys creating organic, youthful-looking hair. He's versatile and can deliver a vibrant purple to an icy blonde, and everything in between.