After 18 years spent helping her clients get the hairstyles of their dreams, Kara Evans was finally able to realize her own lifelong dream of opening her own salon. Since March of 2012, she’s helmed the wheel of Bella Tula Salon, where her scissoring and hair coloring skills are complemented by other aesthetic services such as special occasion makeup. Hair remains her greatest passion, however, so she pulls products by Kuene and Pureology to aid her as she tends to the tresses of both men and women. Beyond custom cuts, her specialties include corrective color and thermal straightening, as well as children’s mohawks, which give kids the extra inches they need to finally ride roller coaters by themselves.
Addison Park Place Salons features numerous styling stations, shampoo stations, hair-setting stations, and a dozen private rooms for in-depth beauty treatments?everything from salon treatments to facials, make-up, and massage. You can find Eve Samples helming one of these stations, teasing, styling, and shaping her client's hair. Eve offers treatments such as blowouts and keratin treatments, which renders hair silky and as straight as a snake afraid to eat its own tail.
Joyce Wilson, a cosmetologist at Legacy Salon, prides herself on being able to craft hairstyles for any member of the family. She cuts integrates layers into long hair or texturizes short hair with equal adeptness, but her favorite part of the job is creating highlights.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Hair color and haircut
Brands Used: Matrix and Redken
For more than two decades, hairstylist André "Dré" Netters has adhered to one beauty goal above all else: to provide clients with hairstyles that can be easily recreated without compromising the integrity of their hair. And as a Toni & Guy graduate, master educator, and childhood-doll hairstylist, the New Orleans native has been able to continually achieve this goal using the latest trends and techniques. Dré sculpts men's and women's manes with services ranging from precision cuts to silk wraps that employ Affirm and Design Essentials products. To customize her services to each customer, Dré also employs specialized services, from hair replacement to treatments for irritated scalps.
For 23 years, Adrienne—owner of Exotic Hair Designs by Adrienne—has trimmed, extended, and shaved hair as both a stylist and a barber. She continues to turn her shears to the hair of men, women, and children, sculpting ladies' hair to fit the latest trends or providing a gentle neck massage after a classic men's cut. With weave and glue, she affixes extensions to hair or eyelashes to create a naturally full look or add color and sparkle to unlikely places. She capably crafts even the most high maintenance styles for clients, including such dos as mohawks and full-neck lions’ manes.
Jerome Hagood loved his job at Hair Art & Co so much that he decided to stay for good. So he and his wife Rhonda bought the business in 2004. Seven years later, they moved to a new location, where they continue to beautify clients just as the salon’s original owner had since 1983. The current team includes hairstylists, aestheticians, and a horde of invisible friends. Together, they keep customers looking sharp with haircuts, mani-pedis, facials, waxing, and more.