Top Philly Hairstylists

2014


Artur Kirsh

Artur Kirsh, Studio CL

Artur Kirsh, who has worked with beauty powerhouse John Sahag in New York City, has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s premier stylists, not only for his expert technique precise cuts and color, but also for his unique vision and skill.  In addition to styling some of Philadelphia’s finest;  Kirsh has also had the opportunity to work with such celebrities as: Celine Dion, Kathy Griffin and Patricia Wexler, M.D., who People Magazine refers to as “the secret weapon for celebrities and socialities.”  Throughout his career, Kirsh has continued to follow his mission, which is not to follow the trend, but to lead by example.  To help grow, change and make a difference in someone’s overall self image.

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Dana Morrison, Heads & Tails Beauty Boutique

Dana Morrison is co-­founder and stylist at Heads & Tails Beauty Boutique. Before becoming a licensed cosmetologist, she graduated from Drexel University with a degree in Corporate Communications. After realizing hair is her true passion, she spent time working at two of the top salons in Philadelphia. During that time, Dana decided an innovative approach to hair maintenance was necessary. Now that passion for hair is her reality at Heads & Tails Beauty Boutique!  Heads & Tails Beautiy Boutique is Philadelphia’s first Blowout Bar.  Dana has won Philadelphia Style Magazine has named her “Best Blowout 2014”  and has had several mentions in Allure Magazine.  H &T also boasts 5 out of 5 stars on Yelp.

Edmondo Blando

Edmondo Blando, Salon Vanity

Owner of Salon Vanity, Edmondo Blando is an internationally-trained stylist known for his dry hair cutting and specialty color treatments. A passionate hair dresser, Edmondo continues to see clients and those lucky enough to get an appointment with Edmondo experience his renowned ‘brush-set’ blowout.

Edmondo believes that a cut, color or style should enhance a person’s best features and natural beauty.

Edmondo prides himself on providing only the best products for his customers and personally selects only the most innovative and high quality hair products. As a team member of internationally renowned stylists KARG, Edmondo travels to Europe twice a year for insight on cutting edge hair trends and the newest product offerings. Vanity is a L’Oreal Professionel Salon and is typically the first salon in Philadelphia to receive the latest products. In addition, Edmondo grooms new talent through an exclusive apprentice program where stylists work under his direction and learn from the best in the business.

Nationally recognized for his ability to stay ahead of trends, Edmondo has been quoted in leading style publications such asElleFitnessAllure and Philadelphia magazines. Edmondo has been recognized as the ‘Best of Philly’ hairstylist and ‘Best of Philly’ blowout by Philadelphia Magazine, ‘Best Women’s Salon’ and ‘Best Haircut’ from Philadelphia Style and was named a ‘Rising Star’ by Allure magazine.

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Jason Sparks, Owner of Jason Matthew Salon

With over 15 years in the industry, Jason Sparks is in the forefront of offering new trends and techniques with an exceptional talent for paying attention to detail that makes his clients look and feel beautiful.

Some of his education and accomplishments include: Bumble & Bumble (New York), Goldwell (Baltimore), Redken 5th Avenue (New York), Wella (New York), Great Lengths® certification, L’Oreal Professional Masters Program certification, Coppola Keratin Complex hair therapy certification, Brazilian Blowout certification, Red Carpet hair specialist, Recognized in Philadelphia magazine’s annual Best of Philly list, Named to Elle magazine’s Top 100 Salons list, Experienced in doing commercials, web models and runway work, Member of Intercoiffure

Jason’s passion for his craft and his incredible way of combining professionalism with an easy client-friendly approach have kept him in the forefront of the industry.

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Christopher Hill, Hairstylist & Great Length Specialist, Head House Salon

WHAT IS YOUR CAREER PHILOSOPHYI try to live by the Woody Allen quote, “80% of success is showing up.” FAVORITE STYLE ICON Nick Wooster is my style icon. He is rugged and pays attention to detail at the same time. ONE HAIR PRODUCT/TOOL YOU CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT  Product  – Hairspray is most valuable to me. Whether it be light or a freeze spray, you can use it for anything. Tool – Flat iron would be my favorite tool. You can manipulate hair anyway with a flatiron. FAVORITE QUOTE “Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.” William James (an American Philosopher) BEST PART ABOUT BEING A HAIRSTYLIST Sounds cliché, but making people feel and look great! Connecting with people and having great conversation.  SERVICES OFFERED Cutting and Color Services, Formal Styling and Great Lengths Extensions.

 

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Jen Eberwein, Owner, Hair Stylist and Make-up Artist

Spending the last fifteen years in the salon industry has allowed Jen to network with many talented people and gain the most unique experience. Her background in precision haircutting and education, along with the training she has received with various artists both nationally and internationally, has allowed Jen the ability to perfect her techniques. Throughout the years, she has picked up a few “tricks of the trade” that she thinks no one should live without. Jen’s love of music and fashion also inspire her each and every day! Her ability to do hair is one of the greatest gifts she could receive. Jen could not be more proud to be the owner of Crimson Hair Studio as well as the creative staff that makes it up!

Josh DeMarco

Josh DeMarco, Jason Mathew Salon

“Hair is the first thing I notice about a person; to me it’s the ultimate fashion accessory. It just seemed logical for me to get into the business of making hair a client’s best feature.”

Giovanni & Pileggi was Josh’s first stop after graduating from Jean Madeline Aveda Institute. He was accepted into Giovanni & Pileggi’s training program where he worked for a couple years before moving to Jason Mathew Salon where he  is currently a stylist.  With Josh’s former background in fashion, his expert eye for styling in both clothing and in hair allow him to give his clients looks that take them to the next level.

Josh has also attended advanced classes by Redkin and Wella but credits his passion for continuing education in hair for helping him develop and maintain his passion.  Josh is well known in the Philadelphia area for his expert cuts and color.  Josh is also an editorial stylist having worked on runway shows, music videos and photo-shoots.  For a full look into Josh visit his website www.joshdemarco.com or visit his gallery.

Tonia Day

Tonia Day, Studio CL

Tonia Day is a master stylist at the studio, who is known for her passion, creativity, discipline, and ambition. A composite role model, she influences the success of those around her by providing them with the tools, confidence, and real-world expertise that keeps her craft on the cutting edge of the salon industry. Tonia joined the Studio CL team in 2005, where she had the opportunity to train under Artur Kirsh. Her work has been featured in magazines, television, and on the runway.

Kelly Hursh, Mirror and Mantle Philly Best Hair

Kelly Hursh, Hair Stylist, Mirror and Mantle

Kelly Hursh, a Harrisburg native, moved to Philadelphia after graduating high school to attend the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute.?After apprenticing in the city, Kelly worked as a stylist at HeadArea salon for the last six years. Over the course of that time she continued her education at both Wella’s Color Studio and Bumble & Bumble University. In addition to working with new stylists on cutting and styling technique, Kelly also had her work featured in the salon community resource Hairbrained.
Kelly is enamored with the casual, cool hair of the 1950’s-1970’s. She couples straight razor techniques with the precision of scissor cuts to create soft and balanced hair. Kelly’s favorite color technique is freehand painting highlights to give the effect of those that naturally happen from being in the sun. And she believes that every woman should have short hair once in her life!

Kaylyn

KAYLYN

Master Colorist/ Senior Stylist/ In Studio Educator

Kaylyn has always had a deep connection with art and style. That connection expresses itself not only through her personal style, but also in her approach to hair styling. Kaylyn refined her skills working along side Master stylists at lakshmi and attending intensive education. She has even taken her certification overseas, as she expanded and broadened her styling abilities while attending classes at Vidal Sassoon in London. She has been educated by Nick Arrojo and is a certified Wella Master Colorist. She is also certified in the Coppola Keratin Treatment.

With her passion for education prevalent, she is a cutting instructor at lakshmi. Although she is well versed in the artistic world, her passion for hair comes through while transforming hair into natural beautiful shapes and shades.

Kaylyn listens closely to her clients’ lifestyle and desires to ensure that she shapes the hair to reflect their personalities.

 

4 Responses to “Top Philly Hairstylists”

  • I’m glad the world is discovering the greatest hairstylist! Congrats to you Tonia! Love, Deb

  • So Proud to see one of our own, Christopher Hill, as top Stylist in Philly. There is no denying Christopher’s effortless talent. He’s passion for the craft along with his humbled personality make him the absolute best. We could not be happier to have such an amazing talent on our team. Xoxo

  • I love Josh! Good for him he deserves it!

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