Amy has had a passion for the beauty industry ever since she was a little girl. She quotes, "I just love making people feel good about themselves, everyone should feel beautiful inside and out!" Amy graduated from Capri Institute in 2004 and since then she has taken every opportunity possible to further her skills in this trade. With many different certifications and advanced training classes, some of which were taken at The Redken Exchange School in NYC, she believes it is important to stay on top of new trends. This industry is always changing and there is always something new to learn. Her passion lies not only in management but in all areas of color including color correction and color melding. Amy has always had a drive for organization and management. With her outgoing bubbly personality, she has always had that take charge attitude. She has worked in the salon industry for 13 years now and management field for 9 years. Amy joined our team at Elegant Image Salon in November 2015.
(Salon manager, senior stylist)
(Owner, master stylist)
Alexis graduated from cosmetology school in September of 2016. She has worked in the hair and makeup industry for 6 years with extensive training certifications in extensions, foil placement, and fashion colors. She has so much drive and ambition to learn! We are ecstatic to have her as a part of our growing team.
Claudia has been working in the beauty industry for nineteen years starting at the age of 17, she just knew this is what she was meant to do. She started her cosmetology training while in high school and graduated with her license in 1997. Motivated by her love of the beauty industry she decided to open Elegant Image Salon in 2003. Claudia is certified in many different fields including Thermafuse F450 Treatment,Brocato Smoothing Treatment, and Great Lengths hair extensions. She is also certified as a credited Brocato color educator. On top of her many achievements she strives to provide our guests with a high quality, top of the line service and experience in our salon. Claudia loves her clients and accredits them for constantly encouraging and supporting her career.
Amanda also known as Mandee has been a licensed stylist for over 10 years. With extensive training in color formulating and color correction she is also a certified Scruples educator and extension specialist. Mandee is constantly attending different classes to further her knowledge in this rapidly growing industry. She believes the most important thing for her is client consultation because that's where it all starts. She strives to make her clients happy as well as keeping their hair in a healthy state.
Crystal has had a passion for the hair and beauty industry for most of her life as a second- generation hairdresser. She started a two year program for cosmetology while in high school and graduated with her license in June 2004. She has worked at three other salons before finding herself at Elegant Image Salon in May 2008. Crystal has mastered a wide range of hair techniques within the 13 years of her craft. Her specialty and passion however lies in dry cutting, cutting edge color techniques, ombre, highlighting, special occasion formal hair styling and corrective coloring. Crystal has attended many advanced education classes to stay on the for front of her field. Some of these classes include an advanced cutting class with Sam Brocato in New York City at the Brocato Academy. She is certified in La Brasilian, Brocato Curl Interrupted, and Thermafuse F450 smoothing treatments. Crystal places high value on listening to her clients needs, wants, and keeping their hair at its best integrity.
For the past thirteen years, Amanda has been working in the Salon and Day Spa industry. Starting out as a coordinator for one of New Jersey's best Day Spa's, she gained a great appreciation for customer service and the importance of customer relations. Throughout the past decade she has been certified in many different techniques this industry has to offer, specializing in Thermafuse F450 Smoothing Treatment, hair extensions, and all aspects of color, highlighting, and design styling. Amanda has been a part of our growing team since October of 2008, and has been a delight to work with.
Growing up Hillary always had the passion of wanting to create beautiful hair styles. While attending the Salon Professional Academy, Hillary attended extensive classes and training to help master her skills in the hair industry. Hillary worked as a hair designer at New York City's Fashion week as well as attended the Hair Symposium in Las Vegas, where she took hands on classes in hair cutting, design, style and color techniques. She is certified in Hair extensions; Compression, Keratin Fusion Bonds and Tape in Extensions. She is trained in Brocato color, products, and the Thermasfuse F450 Hair Smoothing Treatment along with specializing in hair cutting, color, and special occasion styling. Hillary's creatively leaves clients feeling refreshed and satisfied as she listens to the wants and needs of her clients while educating them on how to maintain long lasting color, style and beautiful healthy hair.