Salon Red reflects the diversity that is the hallmark of our nation’s capital. Our team of talented professionals come from across the country and the globe. They have brought with them varied techniques, approaches and styles. In addition, each of them have unique hairdresser, hair stylist and/or beauty expertise. We are always adding to our repertoire of know-how and unique salon and spa services. This attention to staff recruitment, staff development and continued excellence sets us apart from other hair salons, spas, and beauty providers.
Meet the Salon Red Team
The Salon Red team consists of hair designers, colorists, and an aesthetician. These diverse experts are talented and well trained in their specialties. Below, we introduce you to each of our unique staff members. We invite you to come in to our Kentlands salon and spa to meet each of our staff members in person.
Morty is the owner of Salon Red. A stylist who loves his craft, Morty spends much of his time making sure clients are enthusiastic about their time at Salon Red, staff are passionate about their clients, and the salon supports all client and staff needs. Morty’s favorite moments are when he hears someone say, “That was wonderful!” or “Thank-you so much. I feel/look so much better!” He tends to be a very content person after a day’s work at Salon Red.
Amanda began her career as a hairstylist when she attended The Temple: A Paul Mitchell Partner School. Since graduating she has found joy in performing color, cutting, and finishing services. Aside from attending hair shows in New York, Richmond, and Chicago, she has also taken classes under world-renowned stylists such as Jason Gribbin and the Redken team. Amanda is a talented artist, having been featured on multiple websites for her drawings. The raw talent that she possesses in art has been a positive influence on her work behind the chair and has sculpted her into an incredibly talented stylist.
Barbara has been in the industry since 1991 and employed at Salon Red since July 2003. Her advanced learning has come from industry leaders such as Ouidad, Redken, Pureology, Aveda, Bumble and Bumble, John Sahag, Goldwell, and many others. She is a certified hair extensionist and Ouidad designer. Barbara is a mentor in our salon and a founding member of our in-house education program. Her specialties include fine hair, curly hair, and special occasion hair.
Brooke comes to Salon Red from The Temple, A Paul Mitchell Partner School where she finished school in 2008. She did further education here at the salon including certification in Keratin Complex by Coppola. She has gone to the Redken Exchange in New York City for cutting classes. She enjoys dimensional color work and finishing. Her specialties include fine hair and special occasion hair. Brooke is also certified in HotHeads & Ouidad!
Christie graduated from The Temple, A Paul Mitchell Partner School in 2006, but her education did not stop there. Christie has trained with Toni and Guy, Nick Arrojo, Ouidad for curly hair, Redken, Keratin Complex by Coppola, Brazilian Blowout to just name a few. She is certified in TiGi foundation cutting and teaching. She is a part of our education training staff here at the salon. She is always eager to learn more and loves coloring and cutting hair to make you look and feel beautiful. Christie is a great listener and will help you achieve the look you are going for!
Kate graduated from Paul Mitchell Partner School in Rockville. She moved to Maryland from New York in 2009. She is a very passionate stylist who loves the beauty industry. She is certified in Ouidad and Keratin treatments. She specializes in color and cuts. Kate stays updated on all the latest trends so that she can give you the look that you want!
Kym graduated from The Temple: A Paul Mitchell Partner School in 2009. She has been a certified Quidad stylist since 2011 and has focused her passion in this area. Kym is also certified to perform Keratin services and has attended the Redken Exchange in New York City several times.
Megan graduated from The Temple: A Paul Mitchell Partner School in September of 2012. Shortly thereafter, she joined the Salon Red team and has continued to grow her business since. Megan enjoys letting her creativity flourish through her cutting, color, and special occasion services. She has used the skill she has obtained not only in the salon, but also traveled to Cambodia whilst in school to teach a group of women how to cut and style hair. When not in the salon, she enjoys expanding her techniques with ongoing education, including certification in Ouidad and Brazilian Blowout, and a trip to the Toni and Guy Academy in London, England. She also has taken many classes and is very profound in balayage.
Megan M has been with Salon Red since 2009. She is Redken Certified Haircolorist. Megan regularly travels to NYC to continue her education and pursue her passion for hair color. In addition, she is an expert on treatments – including Keratin by Coppola. Megan is also a Ouidad Certified Curl Expert. From color to treatments to cutting, Megan is dedicated to giving clients their dream look from start to finish.
Morgan is a highly trained hairstylist. She gives a great consultation and is proficient in color formulating, Keratin & Brazilian Services and Hair Extensions. She specializes in new and edgy color and cutting techniques. Working backstage with Redken artists at hair shows, Morgan has gained extensive knowledge in the latest styles. She is also certified in Ouidad cutting and styling for curly hair. She loves texturizing and creating seamless cuts in both fine and thick hair.
Samantha has been doing hair since she graduated from Graham Webb Academy in 2008. She always keeps up with the latest styles and techniques and loves the opportunity to give a guest a new look. She loves doing color and following up with a great cut to show it off. She is also Keratin certified!