Allison, Owner / Artistic Director
Since childhood, I have always had a passion for experimenting with hair styles. I enjoy creating everything from great color and cuts to formal styles. Most of all, I enjoy getting to know our guests and giving them a perfect look that satisfies their lifestyle.
Melanie, Stylist and Extension Specialist
I have been a stylist for 12+ years, and am passionate about continuing the development of my craft. I proactively keep up on the latest styles so I can provide the latest looks for my clients. Formal/ special occasion up-dos are a delight for me as I enjoy trying fabulous new eye-catching looks! Also, men's cuts are a specialty of mine, I enjoy helping my guys look their best.
With 15+ years experience, I know the importance of education and keeping clients aware of the latest trends. Who doesn’t love to show off their hot new look?! Especially when shopping on 3rd street. I pride myself on my ability to deliver a customized service based a client’s look and lifestyle. I am known for my formal styling to be classic and refined. Also, my other strengths are precision cuts accompanied by specialty color to create a polished appearance. I strive above all things to help my clients to feel b-e-a-utiful every day.
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a stylist. I feel blessed that this has been my career for the last 9 years. Along the way I have been fortunate enough to train with some incredible artists such as Sam Villa, Kris Sorbie, Phillip Wilson and Leah Freeman. Additionally, I truly love the relationships I have built with my guests. My specialty is using a variety of cut/color techniques, to create looks that are customized to each individual I see.
As a top graduate of my class over 5 years ago, I chose Geneva as the place where I wanted to develop my career. I’ve worked on 3rd street for a few years now and I love the community and my clients. Color and cuts are a natural strength of mine, and I’ve taken training to perform many varieties. Blow-dry styles / finishing looks are my “forte” and I really enjoy seeing my clients smile as they leave the salon.
Being raised in the industry, hair and beauty have always been my passion. I enjoy the process of creating a “look” to expose a client’s confidence. Continuing my education is essential for me so that I am always able to deliver the latest styles and trends for my clients, but I also have a passion for traveling “back in time” to other eras for inspiration. Having worked in Geneva for the past 6 years, I have fallen in love with the community and I am glad that OS2 is the location that I have chosen in expanding my career.
Growing up around the beauty industry initiated my interest in cosmetology. At school, I worked hard to be the top graduate in my class. Since then, I've pushed myself to spend dedicated time developing specific skills (such as 2 years as a colorist) so that my technical abilities are well established. Looking ahead, I enjoy and am interested in the developing trends within the beauty industry. This is important to understand and deliver what clients will be wanting. What keeps me going the most, is that I love making my guest feel great about themselves and how they look when they leave my chair. While also giving them the knowledge to recreate their look at home.
After 16yrs.+ of experience in the beauty industry, I find that an environment which is fun, passionate and team oriented is where I thrive the most. OS2 Salon has been the perfect place for me. I like to keep my clients looking and feeling great, by providing my personal unique expertise in all aspects of hair services. My strengths are in styling / up-dos and dry cutting. Hope to see you soon!
I have always loved the beauty industry and to be a part of it for 5+ years has been awesome. I absolutely love the personal connections I make with all of my guests. Seeing them leave feeling more beautiful and confident than when they walked in puts a smile on my face. Whether it be a dramatic transformation or just simple upkeep I love it all! I couldn’t be more excited to be continuing my career in this amazing community.
Tanya, Stylist & Makeup Artist
Not long ago, I found myself considering a career change into what has been a long-time passion for cosmetology. With the support of my family, I went in full steam ahead. I quickly became a top graduate from the Tricoci University of Beauty Couture, while also becoming a professional Makeup Artist with Bridal and Editorial certifications. My career ideals have been driven by education and ongoing improvement in all areas of cosmetology, allowing me to bring a versatile approach to each client. My strengths include hair-styling in all aspects, precision cutting, advanced coloring, keratin treatments, as well as personalized makeup application.
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