East Village Salon Team
Our talented team of hair stylists at our East Village location are dedicated to helping you look and feel your best. Please read the stylist bios, view their work on our Instagram page, and book an appointment with the stylist of your choosing. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call or email the salon and we will be happy to assist you and pair you with the stylist that best suits your needs.
Stylists Level 4
Precision & Textured Cuts, Women’s Short and Men’s Cuts, Textured & Curly Hair, Balayage Highlights, Event Styling
Erik began his career in the quiet suburbs of Upstate NY, after deciding to set his sights in a different direction from previous studies of architectural design. Always having a passion for creating beautiful and interesting shapes, hair was the perfect medium to express that in a tangible way on a day-to-day basis.
Natural Blondes, Balayage Highlights, Bold and Natural Reds, Lived-in Color
Ash graduated from IBS Cosmetology school in 2007, and worked as a personal assistant in the editorial world prior to joining Shampoo Avenue B in 2012. Since joining the team Ash has served as lead assistant, personal assistant, and now a sought after colorist with a talented eye for Balayage Highlights.
Color Correction, Custom Blondes, Bold Reds, Brunettes, Traditional Highlights
Born and raised in New York, Jen began working in salon at the early age of 16. At 19 she decided to focus on color and trained throughout the city for a few years. All of her colors are designed to compliment each individual’s natural skin tone.
Balayage, Dimensional Reds, Brunettes, Long Layered Cuts, Tape In Extensions
Born and raised in the glamorous city of Las Vegas, Angela’s passion for all things beautiful led her to cosmetology in 2011. She began her professional career in an award winning salon under a talented and education driven team. She then decided to follow her dreams in NYC where creativity and inspiration is free flowing.
Color Specialist, Balayage, Highlights, Women’s And Men’s Precision Haircuts, Natural & Curly Hair Specialist, Bridal Styling, Keratin
Michael is a native New Yorker who has been captivated by the art of hair styling and fashion since an early age. With over 25 years of experience, he is well versed in working with a variety of hair textures and shapes. Michael’s expertise can be accredited to his training from Vidal Sassoon and Deva Curl.
Moe K. has a passionate eye for Hair and making someone feel great. Moe originates from South Florida where he owned and operated his own studio, has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years and loves every minute of it. His line of work has crossed NYFW, ad campaigns and print work.
Balayage, Ombre, Super Blonding, Short Cuts
Kate started her career in Russia and continued her professional education in England and France. Her passion for style led to several international hair competitions while her experience working with diverse ethnic backgrounds strengthened her skills in unique styles.
Natural Lived in Hair Color, Creative Hair Color with Natural Tones, Balayage, Women’s Short Haircut, Long Layer Haircuts, Precision Haircuts, Keratin Treatments
Patty Preston has been a force within the hair industry for over 30 years. She specializes in a variety of cut and coloring techniques. Patty was an esteemed member and educator on the Ted Gibson Artistic Team.
Stylists Level 3
Lived in color, Dimensional blonding, Balayage
Yulia’s passion for art, beauty and hairstyling began at an early age. Her journey started in 2019 when she attended Arrojo, one of New York’s best cosmetology schools. After graduating in March of 2020 and acquiring her cosmetology license, she began her career as an assistant at Shampoo Avenue B.
Corrective Color, Blonding of all Types, Highlights
Jennifer Graduated from Carsten Institute NYC in 2005. Since graduating she has worked in NYC, Arizona and Northern NJ. Specializing in corrective color, big transformations, blonding of all types and grey coverage, Jennifer enjoys making you feel your best.
Balayage, Babylights, Natural Blondes, Lived-In Color, Rich Brunettes, Custom Fashion Color, Extensions, Women’s French Hair Cutting
Savannah has spent the last 14 years dedicated to the beauty industry and is best known for her work as a hair color specialist. She spent 3 years as a brand educator for the hair color company Wella and absolutely loves formulating the perfect custom colors for her clients.
Stylists Level 2
Foilyage, Traditional Highlights, Balayage, Long Layered Cuts
Lissette graduated from Empire Beauty School here in New York, starting her training at Da Nio salon where she assisted Goldwell master colorists for 2 years. Lissette continued her education at Shampoo Avenue B under the direction of our senior stylists, blossoming into a talented stylist.
Lived-in Color, Highlights, Long Layered Cuts, Keratin Treatments
Sarah, a Queens native, attended and graduated from Arrojo Cosmetology School in SoHo. She began her training at Arrojo Studio and moved her way to Mark Garrison’s Salon on the Upper East Side, where she worked side-by-side with Mark Garrison himself.
Lived-in Blondes, Foils, Balayage, Haircuts
Like art, Robert believes that a person’s hairstyle should say what is essential about them. Whether it’s an effortless beach style, a precision hair style, or perfectly coiffed hair, Robert does it all.
Highlights, Haircuts, Styling
With over 16 years of experience in hairstyling, Shari is a highly skilled professional with expertise in styling, men’s haircuts, balayage, lived-in color, easy-to-manage haircuts, grey coverage and blending, event styling, blow-outs, curly and textured hair, foliage, and color correction.
Haircuts, Keratin Treatments
Alexandra is an editorial stylist here in NYC. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Schön Magazine, The New York Times, and The Robb Report, to name a few. Alexandra’s work has also been featured in designer campaigns for brands such as LUAR and Candamill.
Balayage, Blonding, Curls, Razor Cuts, Textured Cuts
Gabby is originally from San Francisco but moved to Los Angeles in 2010. Her hair career started in LA at the Aveda Institute, and she has been doing hair for over 9 years. Gabby enjoys balayage, blonding, curls, dry cuts, razor cuts and texturizing hair that reflects her client’s style and how they move day to day.
Balayage, Short Cuts, Men’s Cuts, Curly Hair
Cristina was born with a thirst to learn as much as possible about hair and beauty! When she was little and staying with her grandmother, who was a hairdresser, she admired her so much when she cut her guest’s hair and started doing the same thing with her dolls.
Precision Cuts, Bobs, Balayage, Foilyage
Gracie has more than 15 years experience behind the chair. Specializing in Precision Haircuts for both men and women, Bobs, Pixie Cuts, Long Cuts and Razor Cuts, she’s capable of achieving any look. When it comes to color, Gracie excels in Foilyage, Balayage, Tradition Foils, as well as Keratin Treatments.
Stylists Level 1
Rich Colors, Brunettes, Lived in Color, Balayage, Highlights, Keratins
Born and raised in the NYC, Alex has always loved the ability to transform one’s look with hair and makeup. After graduating from Empire beauty school, she started her hairstylist career at Shampoo Avenue B as an assistant and is now a sought after colorist.
Christopher started their career in the salon at the age of nineteen. After assisting in top salons across the state of NY and attending school for barbering they moved their way to NYC to seek inspiration and growth.
Anna is from a small town in Michigan and has always had big dreams of relocating to NYC. She was fortunate enough to graduate from a nationally accredited cosmetology school partnered with Sam Villa.
Vivids & Natural Balayages, Long Layered Haircuts, Classic Bobs, Keratin Treatments
Realizing her passion for painting, vibrant art and creative expressions, Monica (otherwise known as Momo) attended and graduated from Arrojo Cosmetology School in Lower Manhattan.
Janet was born and raised in Queens, New York! She loves everything that’s beauty related and cosmetology was her calling. Janet graduated from Aveda arts and science institute in Tribeca
Elsa is from Boston, Massachusetts and moved to New York to start her career in the beauty industry. She graduated from Arrojo cosmetology school, working alongside Nick Arrojo and Paul Merrit.
Olivia was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. Once she graduated from the Aveda Institute of Denver, she packed her bags and moved to New York City, working in salons and honing her craft ever since.
Sophia was born in Staten Island where she fell in love with make up before going to cosmetology school. She graduated from Paul Mitchell: The Academy in 2017.
Originally from Los Angeles, Marilyn has been working with Shampoo Avenue B since 2008, and has seen the salon mature from a small 6 chair shop to what it is today. Graduating from beauty school at 16, she decided to return to school and complete a BA in psychology before moving to New York at 23; Marilyn has called Shampoo Avenue B her home ever since.