Rachid Ait Belhaj
Master stylist/master colorist/halo extensions/artistic director/owner
A native of France, Rachid is a balayage specialist trained in Paris and behind the chair since 2000. A master stylist for over a decade, rachid’s haircutting and color work is legendary. Working with Dessange Paris, L’Oréal Paris, Toni&Guy London, and Redken 5th Avenue have given Rachid a diverse skill set that truly qualifies him as a world class master stylist/colorist. And for the guys, don't be fooled by the pedigree, Rachid is an amazing barber/stylist. Certified specialist in Balayage, keratin treatments, hothead extensions, Halopro extensions.
Level three master stylist/makeup artist/DEVA curl certified.
A wry sense of humor and a warm heart are the beginning of your experience with Christina. Her technical cutting skills are flawless and her colors, especially blonds, are masterful. Christina is warm and down to earth, more likely to demand a hug than a tip (but please tip her too). We know Christina's clients are extremely loyal based on the number of years they've been in her chair. Christina is also certified from Vidal Sassoon, and is a certified master colorist. we feel very lucky to have Christina on our team.
Level two stylist/colorist/mommie.
Kensey embodies the best of what we strive to achieve within the house. She is warm and gracious with an approachable nature and ability to roll with almost any situation. Stand out talents include free-hand highlighting, long layered cuts and a loose curl finish. Her ability to create amazing fashion color looks is spellbinding. Check out her instagram ! Kensey sees clients on wednesday and saturday.
Anthony’s cosmetology career spans 13 years which began in New Jersey where he worked in New Jersey at the David Michael hair studio for five consecutive years. During this time he underwent extensive training at Bumble and Bumble in New York City, the Redken exchange, and the Arrojo Academy. Anthony is well-versed with balayage, precision hair cutting and coloring, razor hair cutting techniques, formal event styling, hair extensions, and Keratin treatments. Anthony’s favorite creations vary from timeless hairstyles to texturized organic looks. Anthony took a brief hiatus from the cosmetology industry and joined the Submarine Force in the United States Navy, where on the side he was able to perfect his men’s haircutting. Upon his honorable discharge, Anthony brought his cosmetology knowledge to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which upon licensing, became part owner and Master Barber and Cosmetologist at the Joe Grooming lounge and Atlas Hair Company, which was awarded the accolade of Best Men’s hair of 2017 in Philadelphia Magazine.
Master barber / Stylist.
Rob developed his career in Philly through the dichotomy of barbering and hairdressing. When he’s not trading options or studying the markets. He spends his days creating styles and perfecting the trends. Before graduating Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in 2016, he began his career as an apprentice for a barber. Now as a master of barbering, he creates progressive work with a conservative approach. As a Stylist, precision cutting gives this artist his meticulous eye for detail. From highlights and keratin treatments to classic skin fades and layered men’s cuts. His nature element is behind the chair.