(Nail Technician. Eyelash Technician, &) Waxing Specialist

Amanda Leigh

(Senior Stylist)

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.

Amy Lynn

(Salon manager, Master stylist)

(Senior Stylist)

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 14 years now and management field for 9 years. Amy joined our team at Elegant Image Salon in November 2015.

Frederika Valian

Crystal Preziosi

(Master Stylist)

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.

Joanna has been working in the beauty industry for over 20 years. She received her Nail Technician license from Joseph Paternos in 1997 and in 2000 received her Esthetician license from Capri Institute. She enjoys continuing her education in the industry and loves learning new services she can provide to her loyal following. She recently expanded her certifications by her completion of Shavasana lash extensions in 2014. Her perfection and knowledge in her craft is astonishing. She takes pride in her work and always has a satisfied customer. Joanna offers a wide variety of services as well as specializes in natural nails, gel manicures, LCN nails, waxing, and special event airbrush makeup. We are so pleased she joined our team of talented stylists!!

Phyllis Weiner

(Senior Stylist)

(Designer Stylist)

Phyllis is an experienced and talented artist in the world of cosmetology with over 25 years of experience. She prides herself on connecting with her clients on a personal level and uses her creativity to help her clients feel their very best. Phyllis is certified in many different smoothing treatments including Peter Coppola, Thermafuse F450, and Brazilian Blowout.That is only one of her many certifications. She also has advanced color certifications including training  at the Redken Academy in NYC.

Let us introduce to you Frederika aka Freddie. She has always had a passion for the hair industry. Not only to make people look fabulous but to make people feel fabulous. Education is very important to her and Frederika strives on new exciting and innovating challenges. She has many advanced educational certifications some of which include, Peter Coppola and Thermafuse F450 smoothing treatments, Graham Webb Academy for precision cutting, advanced color education at Goldwell Academy, Redken Exchange Program, Paul Mitchell Academy, and Schwartzkopf Professional. Frederika is not only a talented artist, she is a great listener! She is aware and sensitive to peoples concerns and is able to provide professional solutions all while keeping the integrity and health of someone hair. Her goal is to make your time with her a pleasant and relaxing experience.

(Senior Stylist)

Dina Cruz

Claudia Cruz

(Owner, Master stylist)

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.

Erica is the newest addition to our salon family and we are so pleased to add such great talent. She has had an interest in the industry since she was a little girl. Graduating from Union County Vocational School in early 2015 that was only the start of her advanced education. She is certified in many different smoothing treatments some of which are,... Thermafuse F450, Brazilian Blow out, Peter Coppola, and Lasio. Erica is also certified in Donna Bella, Bellami, and Great lengths tape in and keratin tip hair extensions. Erica has taken many advanced coloring and cutting classes with Arrojo and continues to challenge herself and learn as much as she can. 

Erica Vetter


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Jayleen Cruz

(Makeup Artist, Designer Stylist, & Salon Assistant)

Jayleen is our newest rising star. Graduating from the Salon Professional Academy in late 2017 she is anything but new. Beauty runs in her blood! She is not only a fast learner, she is adamant about taking as many advanced classes as possible to enhance her craft.

Her work speaks for itself.