Though she would go on to study at a professional cosmetology school, Paige Ryder learned some of her most important beauty lessons from her mother—a dedicated stylist who helmed a salon of her own. Paige follows in her mother's footsteps in the sleek, bright Euphoria "The" Salon, where she transforms hair with cuts, extensions, and Brazilian blowouts. She also colors hair with Paul Mitchell products and flatters features with skilled makeup applications.
Bree Edgell—the "B.E." in B.E Gorgeous Hair—became a hairstylist for one reason: to make people look and feel beautiful. Although Bree is particularly deft at styling men's hair and performing women's coloring treatments, she's also well-versed in a variety of other styling techniques. She escorts outmoded coiffures into the 21st century by shearing away long tresses for the punk pixie look, or by filling beehive hairdos with remote-control bees.
Brittany Rose Brard draws on eight years of experience when she cuts, colors, and styles hair at Bella Gente. She specializes in all techniques of hair coloring—from ombre highlights to single-process color—as well as smoothing keratin treatments, which help make manes more manageable. Her favorite part of her job, however, is snipping strands and sweeping them back into classic updos for special occasions.
At Beauty By Trina, the stylists tend to hair and nails for new, lovely looks. Haircuts go to the next level with included conditioning treatments and blow-outs. Highlights and full color turn heads, and hands will be dying to be part of parade waves after nailcare services.
Vidal Sassoon–trained Valerie Lopez turns manes into displays of art while working inside Cleo Hair Salon. Goldwell products help her bestow heads with new hues in the form of highlights, all-over color, or stenciled stars. She tames unruly strands with a Brazilian blowout formula—one of her specialties—and instantly adds length with partial weave services.
At Drybar, a pair of scissors or hair-coloring foil is nowhere to be found. That’s because the business’s founder, Alli Webb, opened the shop strictly for blowouts after her in-home business skyrocketed. Featured extensively in the media, each of the more than 25 white-hued, airy shops revolves around a center bar where customers sit for around 45 minutes as stylists blow-dry, straighten, and curl their hair. From a menu booklet, clients select a cocktail-themed hairstyle, such as The Mai Tai, which imparts beachy waves, and The Manhattan, which streamlines locks with a sleek finish that mimics the straight lines of downtown New York and can be outfitted with a tiny doorman who hails cabs for you. The staff at Drybar also crafts updos, travels on location for an additional fee, offers high-end products and tools available for purchase, and tallies bar tabs so that customers can pay for multiple blowouts at once.