The John Barrett Salon Team

Members

  • Senior Stylist

    Jerome ObryJerome Obry

    Stylish and intuitive, Jerome has created beautiful hairstyles at John Barrett Salon for 10 years. Having grown up in a fashion family, he studied in Paris and brings his lifelong, worldly sophistication to the salon floor. Always inspired by women in search of a change, he's been named one of Allure's best stylists in New York, and built a reputation as a sought-after wedding hairdresser. One look at his gorgeous chignons, and you'll understand why.

    Jerome Obry
  • Senior Stylist

    marco maranghelloMarco Maranghello

    An Argentinean import, the son of artists, Marco is one of JOHN BARRETT's most well-respected and renowned stylists. He's been with the team for nearly a decade, and has won over celebrities, editors, and “society girls with titles and tiaras” (as per Town & Country Weddings) with exquisite styling work and a fun-loving personality. Every Miss World and Miss Universe has called on him, and his show-stealing hairpieces are flawless.

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    Marco Maranghello
  • Senior Stylist

    toshi sakaToshi Saka

    This uber-talented Japanese import took professional cues from his hairdresser mom, and made it his mission to rid the world of bad hair. He refined his skills in the great style capitols of the world—Tokyo, London, and Paris—and has created sublime hairstyles for 14 years at John Barrett Salon. He loves tapping into and celebrating the individuality of every woman in his chair.

    Toshi Saka
  • Senior Stylist

    Vincenzo SigilloVincenzo Sigillo

    Eschewing trends and devoted to helping women finds the styles that suit them best, Vincenzo possesses a formidable talent for amplifying a client's natural beauty. One of the most hilarious and convivial members of the John Barrett Salon team for 10 years, he hails from Italy and embodies an undeniably European sense of style and élan.

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    Vincenzo Sigillo
  • Senior Stylist

    Juliana DeVuonoGuiliana DeVuono

    One of the leading men's haircutters in New York City, Guiliana embodies all of the warmth and glamour of Italy, her home country. She always makes gentlemen feel comfortable within the John Barrett Salon environment—one that they're not likely used to—and her proficiency with shears has been recognized by top publications such as GQ. Without question, hers are some of the finest men's looks in the city.

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    Juliana DeVuono
  • Senior Stylist

    Troy RevordTroy Revord

    An 11-year member of the John Barrett Salon team, Troy brings inventiveness and sublime technical proficiency to his craft every day. His myriad of boldfaced clients consider him a dear friend, and the most elegant members of New York society call on him to elevate their beauty as only he can. He has a great spirit, and loves making every client feel gorgeous.

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    Troy Revord
  • Stylist

    Steven LaiSteven Lai

    A seven-year member of the team, Steven hails from China and has channeled his lifelong passion for hairstyling into a thriving following at John Barrett Salon. Constantly inspired by pop culture and clients themselves, he inspires confidence in everyone he sees. His calming presence is as soothing as his styling, and his blow-outs are invigorating.

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    Steven Lai
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    Eric WatsonEric Watson

    An integral talent at John Barrett Salon for 11 years, Eric is adored for his positive energy and intuitive approach to creating individualized hairstyles. His devoted clientele—which includes numerous celebrities—trusts his steady hand and vision implicitly. Originally from California, Eric is a world-class painter, and his artistry is evident to all who sit in his chair at the salon.

    Eric Watson
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    Jay ReeJay Ree

    Precise and stylish, yet marvelously approachable, Jay hails from London (like Mr. Barrett), and has been turning out trendsetting styles at John Barrett Salon for nine years. His cuts have earned him an extremely loyal following, while his chic up-do's—not to mention his artistic and intuitive eye—keep him on the crest of what's happening next in hair.

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    Jay Ree
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    Sorina NastaseSorina Nastase

    A stylist since age 16 and a John Barrett Salon star for 11 years, Romania-born Sorina is not only a boundary-pushing hairstylist, she has a particular talent for fixing botched hairdos done at other salons. Cool, confident, and unfazed by perplexing style dilemmas, her technical proficiency is the stuff of legend, and her eye for beauty is inspiring.

    Sorina Nastase
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    Mahogany GraceMahogany Grace

    Mahogany began her training at John Barrett Salon and has been a powerhouse member of the team for eight years. Aside from her visionary cuts—which always deliver an undeniable wow-factor—she does glorious curly blowouts and top-tier straightening sessions, as well as some of the most natural extension work in the city. Many clients wouldn't dream of leaving home without a Mahogany 'do.

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    Justin BlockJustin Block

    An intuitive hair technician with more than 15 years of salon experience—who has headlined his own Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway presentation—Justin offers high-impact yet effortless hairstyles to a long list of devoted clients, from everyday tastemakers to headline-grabbing celebrities. His natural rapport with anyone in his chair allows him to nurture long-lasting relationships, create satisfying connections, and allows for real trust with clients. Equally skilled with men's and women's hair, he loves boosting a client's confidence and watching how the right cut can impact all facets of an individual's personality.

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    Ania RegalaAnia Regala

    Many of New York's society's most celebrated and discerning beauties have entrusted their tresses to Ania, and wouldn't dream of allowing others to work on them. Style icons such as Daphne Guinness swear by her instinctual cuts and forward-thinking styling. John Barrett Salon is all the more glamorous for having Ania around!

    Ania Regala
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    Ricky TamRicky Tam

    A six-year standout at John Barrett Salon who trained on premises, Ricky has an amazing eye, and specializes in offering simple elegance to his clients. He's authentically sweet, knows how to make people immediately comfortable, and has the rare ability to intuit anyone's dream 'do. His flowing layers and longer cuts are flawless.

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    Ricky Tam
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    Antonio VelottaAntonio Velotta

    For five years, Antonio has been a delightful and vital member of the John Barrett Salon staff. Admittedly fashion-obsessed (and yes, he almost fainted upon Madonna's appearance in the salon), he works at every fashion show and photo shoot alongside Mr. Barrett. Most importantly, he is a skilled and soulful stylist who knows how to bring a woman's beauty to the fore.

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    Antonio Velotta
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    Taka AyataTaka Ayata

    In the grand tradition of Japanese hairstylists, Taka is the embodiment of precision and sleek style, specializing in gorgeous up-dos and artistic work with all types of hair. John Barrett Salon clients can't believe the aesthetic transformation Taka facilitates, be it a soft and beautiful look, an edgy and fashion-forward crop, or an effortlessly elegant wash-and-go cut.

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    Takka Ayata
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    Bonny CheungBonny Cheung

    For six years, Bonny has brought her spectacular precision to John Barrett Salon, along with her inimitably bold, wonderful energy. Specializing in men's cuts and up-do's, her fun and inspired hairstyles have a transformative effect on every client, and are always ahead of the curve. It's her great pleasure to make someone feel better about themselves through her work.

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    Bonny Cheung
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    Carter ToddCarter Todd

    With an eye for detail and a passion for his craft, Carter has been transforming hair for over 10 years. Whether he is customizing extensions or changing hair texture with one of his many treatments, Carter creates looks that are playful and sophisticated. Carter's relaxed vibe lends an effortlessness to both his blowouts and precision haircuts. Carter has been with the John Barrett team for five and half years.

    Carter Todd
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    Isabel GuillenIsabel Guillen

    From sophisticated chignons and bouncy blowouts to transformative cuts that take clients' breath away, Isabel possesses undeniable talent. Having trained at John Barrett Salon for three years, this Jersey girl is happiest with shears in her hands and a trusting head of hair before her. She considers hairstyling to be her greatest passion... and judging from her beautiful work, it's her destiny as well.

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    Kayley PakKayleyPak

    Arguably the most skilled and stylish braiding expert in New York City, Kayley is a sensation at Barrett's Braids—hailed in major magazines as the ne plus ultra of fashion-forward braids. Formerly an assistant to Mr. Barrett, Kayley displayed a natural proficiency for braiding, and quickly worked her way up to be the go-to specialist at the salon. While tempting twists are what she's best known for, she is adept at all sorts of hairstyling, and gives one of the city's most dreamy blow-outs. 

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    Kayley Pak
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    Halli BivonaHalli Bivona

    A direct trainee under Mr. Barrett, blonde and beautiful Halli has developed her preternatural gift for delivering bouncy, glamorous blow-outs since coming on as a full-time stylist. Her keratin treatments are in great demand among John Barrett Salon clients, and her skill with shears is absolutely spot-on.

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    Ashley OhmanAshley Ohman

    Fast-track fashion girls can't get enough of Ashley's winning ways with a brush and some color. She's constantly at Martha Stewart's side, creating gorgeous looks for the entertaining doyenne, and has a way of giving those who are "in the know" the looks they'll want today and tomorrow.

    As JOHN BARRETT's resident Treatment Specialist, Ashley is regularly called upon to rejuvenate the tresses of Bergdorf Blondes and brunettes alike.

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    Dhiran MistryDhiran Mistry

    A peaceful and focused hair artist, Dhiran is a stylish and engaging London import who delights every client before him. He possesses an extraordinary, exciting talent beneath his aura of calm, and is always in demand. John Barrett Salon adores having him within its ranks.

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    Dhiran Mistry
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    Sue NonnSue Nonn

    Blessed with a natural sense of style and a sharp eye for beauty, Sue has long worked directly with Mr. Barrett and developed a devoted following. Her clients love her consistency, ease, and confidence, and trust her to give them a lift at each and every appointment. A Philadelphia girl, she takes great inspiration from the forties and fifties, and loves when women embrace their inner glamour.

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    Sue Nonn
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    Katsu NakamuraKatsu Nakamura

    A master of sensational blow-outs and exquisite styling, Katsu is a world-class talent—and a warm, calm, intuitive presence to boot. Katsu, who trained in Japan, has tended to the tresses of astute clients in Tokyo and New York for more than two decades. Boldfaced models, magazine editors, and television stars all swear by his skills. Now, John Barrett Salon’s guests have fallen for his artistry and inspired perspective on beauty.

    Katsu Nakamura
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    Victor KontosVictor Kontos

    A tremendously talented stylist known for his impeccable attention to detail, Victor Kontos has been bringing chic, style-forward energy to John Barrett Salon for four years. From television and film to Broadway shows and fashion magazines, Victor transcends “trend” to deliver exquisite, edgy looks. His modern sensibility and lively, ebullient personality have earned him an ever-growing clientele, many of whom are fashion industry powerhouses and global trendsetters.

    Victor Kontos
  • Color Director

    Parvin KleinParvin Klein

    A favorite of celebrities and social swans—including cast members from Sex and the City and Kathy, Paris, and Nicky Hilton—Parvin has been with John Barrett Salon since day one (14 years ago) and her skills are legendary. Clients marvel at her corrective work (she does in 1.5 hours what others would need a full day for) and she thrives on creating bold and beautiful new looks for those in need of a boost. Not only does Parvin excel in her craft, she is a lovely human being in whom Mr. Barrett holds the highest level of trust. Her gift for creating marvelous blondes is the inspiration for the novel Bergdorf Blondes, in fact, and she's consistently been a forward-thinking, kind-hearted force to be reckoned with in the world of high-end hair.

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  • Senior Colorist

    William HoweWilliam Howe

    Hands-down one of New York City's premier colorists, William boasts a long line of celebrity clients and works on many photo shoots yet adores anyone who entrusts their hair to him. Known for his nerves of steel, he loves creating big change blondes. Once, he had to take Sophie Dahl from light blonde to red for a YSL campaign, then right back to blonde the following week. No small feat, but it's what William does best.

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  • Colorist

    Thomas CollierThomas Collier

    While Thomas' peaceful disposition is far too generous to toot his own horn, it's no small accomplishment to be chosen as one of Allure magazine's top colorists in the city. Thomas can take a head of hair to platinum like few can, and his high-lift highlights are both natural and dramatic.

  • Senior Colorist

    George LemanisGeorge Lemanis

    One of John Barrett Salon's busiest colorists, George has been a part of the team since the very beginning, and has built a devoted clientele of editors, celebrities, and powerhouses-about-town. He's by all means a quiet storm, primarily letting the exquisite hair of his clients do the talking. He takes great inspiration from nature and photography—hence the natural-looking color he creates—and really knows how to bring the brilliance out in a blonde.

  • Senior Colorist

    Jason DolanJason Dolan

    Friendly, tattooed, and incredibly good at what he does, Jason boasts a large and devoted following, including many actors. He brings life and luster to any shade of hair, yet he has a particular talent of giving highlights to black Asian hair that come out caramel, not red. Anyone who knows this conundrum will—and should—be wowed by Jason.

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    Jason Dolan
  • Senior Colorist

    Jennifer CostaJennifer Costa

    As vibrant and bright as the dimensional blondes she creates in her chair, Jennifer is a top-tier colorist, bringing great warmth to John Barrett Salon. Her talent has earned her a following among the young, glam set, who adore the way their new color garners them show-stopping attention.

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    Jennifer Costa
  • Senior Colorist

    Christopher CilioneChristopher Cilione

    A phenomenal and professional colorist for 20 years, Christopher is renowned for delivering rich, lively, healthy color to some of the most discriminating clients in New York City, be they buttery blondes, sumptuous brunettes, or ravishing redheads. He’s been heralded in the media—publications such as Vogue and Allure–as one of the nation’s finest hair talents, and his celebrity clientele would agree. (Think: Britney Spears, Ashlee Simpson, Tori Praver, Rachael Ray, Gretchen Mol, Sienna Miller, Elizabeth Vargas, and Kevin Bacon.) Christopher's exacting standards continue to exemplify the professionalism that clients know they’ll find at John Barrett Salon.

    Christopher Cilione
  • Colorist

    Allison GandolfoAllison Gandolfo

    With over a decade of experience as a colorist, Allison Gandolfo prides herself a natural and healthy look for each of her clients. Allison is known for her vision, creativity and dedication to each client. With outstanding skills in corrective color, Allison is also known for her beautiful brunettes and stunning blondes. Allison’s work has included sessions with many of New York’s finest.

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    Allison Gandolfo
  • Colorist

    Christoph GhirardoChristoph Ghirardo

    Trained in Paris, Christoph is an amazing, instinctual colorist who has a particular flair for correcting the mistakes of other salons. Thanks to an artistry that comes from within, and a skill-level honed to a top-form level, Christoph is adored at John Barrett Salon by clients and coworkers alike.

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    Ross RingoRoss Ringo

    Trained at John Barrett Salon and a vibrant member of the team for nine years, Ross is an amazing colorist with a huge following. Clients consider him to be a friend and confidante, not to mention their hair's best friend. Unilaterally dazzling with blondes, brunettes, and redheads, he believes a person's hair says a lot about how they feel, and therefore should be unique and beautiful.

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    Cruz MosqueaCruz Mosquea

    Few things are more effective at building someone's self esteem than a vibrant new shade of hair. Cruz, who trained at John Barrett Salon and has been part of the staff for seven years, is adored by the discerning clientele—not only for her top-tier level of skill, but for her ebullient, joyful personality. As talented with blondes as she is with brunettes and highlights, Cruz never fails to make her clients feel their very best.

  • Colorist

    Jose MunizJose Muniz

    An incredible addition to the John Barrett Salon team, Jose is a California native and a gifted colorist—as proficient with brunettes as he is with sun-kissed blondes (who, logically, are near and dear to his heart). His devoted clientele includes a handful of boldfaced names, and he wins over everyone he comes across with his million-dollar smile and calm, warm disposition.

    Jose Muniz
  • Colorist

    Meaghan KleinMeaghan Klein

    Meaghan started out as an incredible trainee at John Barrett Salon, and has been a standout member of the staff for the past four years. As comfortable with blondes as she is with brunettes, Meaghan gets her greatest thrills by offering clients a significantly new look. In addition to her natural skill, she's booked time and again for her efficiency and charm. Indeed, she's a delightful and integral presence within John Barrett Salon.

    Meaghan Klein
  • Colorist

    Luis PerezLuis Perez

    Following several years of intensive training by John Barrett’s top colorists, Luis brings a passionate, holistic approach to the salon’s clientele. Instinctive on one hand, cerebral on the other, Luis artfully customizes clients’ color based on hair texture, skin tone, eye color, and personality. His goal, every day, is to make sure that clients leave his chair feeling confident and gorgeous.

    Luis Perez
  • Specialist

    Irina KrupnikIrina Krupnik

    Nothing is more dramatic or alluring than a perfectly sculpted brow. They command respect, engender confidence, create youth, and draw beautiful opportunities near. It's no coincidence that Irina is constantly at Vogue House, doing the brows and makeup for special events. She is one of the best makeup artists out there, and a standout at John Barrett Salon.

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    Mercedes FernandezMercedes Fernandez

    A 12-year standout at John Barrett Salon, Mercedes possesses an extraordinary talent of getting famous brows camera-ready. In fact, she's earned a reputation as the expert to the experts. Many of the top editors from titles such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle wouldn't dream of entrusting their brows to anyone else. At the same time, she's extremely approachable, and loves bringing her special talent to everyday people, as well.

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    Mauricio RamosMauricio Ramos

    One of New York society's secret weapons, Mauricio—a six-year member of John Barrett Salon—is known for creating the sexiest, smokiest eyes. He regularly assists Mr. Barrett on photo shoots and fashion shows, and has become one of Manhattan's foremost brow artists. Mauricio believes that everyone has something beautiful to present to the world, and loves to tap into clients' inner glamour.

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  • Specialist

    Essie LojaJulia Haaland

    Creating some of the most elegant brows, luxurious lashes, and exquisite beauty transformations in the city, Julia is a true artist. In fact, she studied art before venturing into the makeup industry, and this training gives her an intelligent, multidimensional view of what beauty can be. She's adored by her clients—particularly for her brow work—and boasts numerous tricks to make women look much younger.

  • Specialist

    Sandra LamarreSandra Lamarre

    An artist in the truest sense of the word, Sandra boasts an impeccable reputation for fresh yet highly elegant make-up effects, and loves the rush of building a client's esteem through her work. Few aesthetic professionals are able to transform a client's look while using so light a hand as she. John Barrett Salon is thrilled to offer her services to its clients.

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    Irina KrupnikLiz George

    An in-demand manicurist at John Barrett Salon for many years, Liz is, without a doubt, one of the top manicurists in New York City. Indeed, any of her clients will attest to the fact that she's engaging, proficient, caring, soothing, and even healing. Don't shake anyone's hands without a visit to Liz!

  • Specialist

    Luda ZuranLhuda Zuhran

    If anyone were ever to send you to heaven with a pedicure, it would be Luda. Highly educated and engaging, Luda has long been a fixture within John Barrett Salon. Many clients getting their color done don't feel the experience is complete without the ravishing nails effects she orchestrates.

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    Lyudmila SmolyanskayaLyudmila Smolyanskaya

    Fun, plucky, and beloved by all who book a session with her, Lyudmila has been with John Barrett Salon since day one. Show-stopping nails, the kind of timeless, fashionable nails one expects of golden age movie stars, are her specialty and she delivers them with great ease and style.

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    Essie LojaEssie Del Valle

    Understated yet wildly gifted, Essie specializes in precision manicures, creating the kind of perfect hands one loves to kiss, hold, and slip a ring onto. She takes great pride in the good work she does, and John Barrett Salon is thrilled to have her on the team.

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    Essie LojaJoan Wong Chang

    Not only does Joan possess an impeccable fashion sense—she's famous for wearing a plethora of bangles every day—she is a wildly talented manicurist and a hilarious, warm presence within John Barrett Salon. Her nail work is easily some of the finest in Manhattan.

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Choose A Team Member

  • Jerome Obry
  • Marco Maranghello
  • Toshi Saka
  • Vincenzo Sigillo
  • Guiliana DeVuono
  • Troy Revord
  • Steven Lai
  • Eric Watson
  • Jay Ree
  • Sorina Nastase
  • Mahogany Grace
  • Justin Block
  • Ania Regala
  • Ricky Tam
  • Antonio Velotta
  • Taka Ayata
  • Bonny Cheung
  • Carter Todd
  • Isabel Guillen
  • Kayley Pak
  • Halli Bivona
  • Ashley Ohman
  • Dhiran Mistry
  • Sue Nonn
  • Katsu Nakamura
  • Victor Kontos
  • Parvin Klein
  • William Howe
  • Thomas Collier
  • George Lemanis
  • Jason Dolan
  • Jennifer Costa
  • Christopher Cilione
  • Allison Gandolfo
  • Christoph Ghirardo
  • Ross Ringo
  • Cruz Mosquea
  • Jose Muniz
  • Meaghan Klein
  • Luis Perez
  • Irina Krupnik
  • Mercedes Fernandez
  • Mauricio Ramos
  • Julia Haaland
  • Sandra Lamarre
  • Liz George
  • Luda Zuran
  • Lyudmila Smolyanskaya
  • Essie DelValle
  • Joan Wong Chang

Expert Stylists, Colorists & Specialists

The Salon features a team of beauty professionals, renown for their vision, leadership and expertise in their fields. Meet the John Barrett Salon team.