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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.