Our Team

Nikki

STYLIST
Bio:
Trained at Capri Institute
18 yrs at Blu Salon
Hobbies: Family, Camping, Mom of 2 Girls
Pets: 2 cats, 2 fish, a bearded dragon
Inspired by: Positive Energy, The Sun

Lisette

STYLIST
Bio:
Trained at Capri Institute
16 yrs at Blu Salon
Hobbies: Thrift Shopping
Pets: Dogs, Libby & Jack
Interesting Places Traveled: Universal Studios
Inspired by: Short Hair
Social Channels: lissettehair@instagram.com

Catt

COLORIST/STYLIST

Catt has been transforming clients with her unique coloring and styling techniques at Blu Salon for over eleven years. From the very young age of twelve, Catt knew her career was going to involve hair styling and coloring. Knowing this was her passion, she worked extremely hard perfecting her craft to become one of the premier stylists and colorists here at Blu Salon.

She is inspired by runway looks and utilizes her creative talent to transform each of and every client by making them feel better about themselves. You can follow her on her Instagram@CattNu_Hair

 

Drita

STYLIST
Bio:
28 yrs in the hair industry
6 yrs at Blu Salon
Hobbies: Fashion
Interesting Places Traveled: Greece
Inspired by: Architecture, Vidal Sassoon
Social Channels: Hair By Drita

Marissa

STYLIST
Bio
: Trained at Parisian Paul Mitchell Partner School, 8 yrs in the industry, 5 yrs at Blu Salon
Certification:
*  Cut & Know Why from Redken Exchange
*  Redken Exchange, Boys Club
*  Pravana Balayage
*  Pravana Mane Mastery
Hobbies: Adventure, Food, Shopping, Sleeping, Binge-Watching TV, Relaxing w/mybf
Pets: All black cat, Shiloh
Interesting Places Traveled: Vegas
Social Channels: Instagram beautyparlor_blonde

tina

STYLIST
Bio:
Parisian Beauty Academy, 
Redken course in NYC 
Hobbies: Outdoors, travel
Pets: Mommy to a beautiful Bichon dog, unfortunately after 14 years he passed away.
Interesting Places Traveled: Iceland, Thailand, Italy, France, Mexico, Caribbean.
Inspired by: I love making my clients happy and working together with my colleagues. 
Social channel: Instagram @Hairstyles_by_Tina_ 

Diana

STYLIST
Bio:
Trained at Beauty Academy in Israel. Hairstyling & Color at Vidal Sassoon Academy in London, Hairstylist over 20 yrs. Continue to learn techniques, follow the latest trends and sharpen my craft.
Hobbies: Fitness, Nature
Interesting Places Traveled: Europe
Inspired by: Nature & all beautiful in everyday life
Social channels: Instagram, diana_Svechin

Gil

STYLIST
Bio:
Trained at Vidal Sassoon & the Wein Studio NYC. Specializes in precision haircuts & color backed with 30 yrs experience. 5 yrs at Blu Salon
Hobbies: Guitar, writing, sun chaser, fitness, beach bum
Pets: Lewis & Chaser
Interesting Places Traveled: US, Canada, Mexico, Aruba
Inspired by: Mentors in the hair industry/music/photography
Social channels: Facebook & Instagram, Gilmax3

Isabela

STYLIST
Bio:
College, beauty school, hairstyling classes. 7 yrs. experience. 4 yrs. at Blu Salon
Hobbies: My job, cooking, traveling
Pets: none, but I love them.
Interesting Places Traveled: Poland, Barbados, Dominican Republic
Inspired by: People, places, and my mom
Social channels: @beautyby_bella

Lisa

WAXER/MICROBLADE SPECIALIST
Bio:
 30+ yrs experience, specializing in hair removal, eyelash lift, eyelash tint & microblading. Certified in all of the above.
Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, family, beach, traveling
Pets: My 2 little boys, Wolfe & Bear
Interesting Places Traveled: Portugal, Spain, Luxembourg
Inspired by: Nurturing my children & making my clients happy.
Social channels: theperfectbrow_Lisa

Tanya

STYLIST
Bio
: Parisian Beauty Academy, Classes @Redken in NY. 14 yrs at Blu Salon.
Certifications:
* Keratin Complex
* Great Length’s Hair Extension
Hobbies: Shopping, making memories with my 2 children Aidan 9 & Alessandra 5, cooking for my kids & gardening.
Interesting Places Traveled: Croatia on an island called Olib, Keywest FL, Mexico, Playa Del Carmen, Love the NJ shore beaches including Long Branch & my favorite Spring Lake.
Inspired by: Clients who want a transformation and have trust and confidence in me. Doing hair extensions on a woman who is lacking hair density or got a bad haircut at another salon and they leave happy.
Social Channels: Instagram,  Misstanyahair

Jeff

COLORIST
Bio: 
Color Specialist for over 25 years. Studied with top master colorists from all over the world. Participated in the Hair Color USA International Show numerous times. Educator, consultant, and platform artist for hair color manufacturers.
Hobbies:  Auto racing, musician, spiritual adviser, traveling
Pets: cats
Interesting Places Traveled:  London, Germany, France, Italy
Inspired by: Empowering and inspiring people to grow and reach their full potential. Creating an individual, specialized color for my clients based on their skin tone, eye color, and natural hair color.
Social Channels:  Facebook, Instagram

Melanie Eve James, A.K.A. Melina

PROPRIETOR
Bio
: 35 yrs in the industry. 18 yrs. at Blu Salon
Certifications:
* Vidal Sassoon, London & NY
* Tony & Guy, L.A. California
Achievements/Career: Specialist in all facets of hairstyling, cutting & color.
Sole owner: Blu Salon, 18 yrs.
Worked at: Fashion Week / Spring & Fall Collection  alongside designers, Carmen Marc Valvo & Essi Brand
What Are Your Priorities? To be the best salon in NJ and the Tri-state area while providing the ultimate experience. My goal is to groom and train new talent so they become long term stylists at Blu Salon.
What Are You Passionate About? I want to make sure that everyone who walks through our doors has the “ultimate” salon experience by providing the highest level of customer service so that they leave feeling good about themselves.
What Inspires You? Passion inspires me. Seeing someone who is passionate about their life and helping them to achieve their goals brings me the most inspiration.
Social Channels: Instagram, @blusalon, Facebook, Blusalon

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