Take a moment to get to know our staff.
AlyssaStylist (Albany location)
Alyssa joined the Albany salon in 2015 as a stylist. A native of Cohoes, she has been working in the beauty industry since 2009. From a very young age, Alyssa knew that she loved making people look and feel beautiful. She graduated from John Paolo’s Xtreme Beauty Institute in Latham and has since taken various classes to continue her education even further. Her experience and training is with Wella, Alterna and Keratherapy keratin treatments. Alyssa especially enjoys the excitement of working with her clients to make major changes to their look! She believes that, as a stylist, it is important to always be open to learning new things and adapt to any changes that come her way.
BaileyStylist (Albany location)
Bailey joined the complexions team in February 2015, a graduate from Paul Mitchell the school in Schenectady, where she quickly realized that doing hair and makeup was her calling. Bailey excels in the art of balayage, all types of hair braiding and giving bouncy blow out styles. She also has a love and passion for makeup artistry, in which she specializes in bridal, everyday and fashion makeup. “I love making people look and feel beautiful, it’s a very rewarding feeling.”
BekahStylist (Albany location)
Bekah joined the Complexions team in April 2015 as a junior stylist, bringing her positive attitude, dedication for excellence and natural talent to the team. Bekah has had a passion for doing hair and making people look and feel beautiful, inside as well as out, ever since middle school where she started practicing on her family and friends. She graduated from the Paul Mitchell school in Schenectady in 2014. Bekah specializes in blow dry styling, formal and bridal makeup applications, and has extensive training in Paul Mitchell and Wella color lines. She loves to learn and is always searching for new opportunities to improve her skills. She also has a keen eye for detail and always listens to each and every client to ensure she gives them best service possible.
BonnieStylist (Saratoga location)
Bonnie is a talented stylist in the salon industry with more than 13 years of experience and knowledge to offer her clientele. She attended Austin Beauty School while also studying to become a licensed cosmetologist. She continuously pursues education and stays current with the latest style, cut and color trends in the industry. Also certified in providing Keratin Complex treatments, Bonnie specializes in cuts, color, ombré, up dos, and makeup applications. What she finds most rewarding is having her clients relax and enjoy their experience, while she creates personal styles to help each client look and feel their best.
ChristopherMaster Stylist (Albany location)
As the Salon Team Manager at the Albany location, Christopher thrives on working closely with the talented and creative salon team at Complexions. He joined the Complexions Hair Design Studio after graduating from Austin’s School of Spa Technology as one of their top students. He began his career as an accomplished makeup artist and theatrical hair designer in both Manhattan and the Capital Region. Christopher’s training includes advanced cutting and color with the Redken Exchange, Rusk, MAC, Sebastian, and the Wella Studio. He is also a Network Educator with Bumble and Bumble serving as a liaison and salon educator. Christopher successfully completed the Master Cutting and Master Styling programs at The House of Bumble in New York City and is excited to bring many of the current trends to Complexions and Upstate New York. Christopher’s versatility in both traditional makeup and airbrush makeup artistry are a winning combination. Additionally, he is a certified extension specialist with SOCAP USA. Christopher is dedicated to customer service and personal attention, and enjoys making each client feel special by matching their personality to their hair and makeup style, and bringing out the true beauty and confidence in each and every client through fun, fashion-forward looks and classic and chic designs.
DanielleSenior Stylist (Albany location)
Danielle brings over twenty years of salon industry experience to the Complexions team. Her advanced educational background includes experience as an Education Director for a professional distributor of salon products. She has trained with some of the industry’s top professionals including Paul Mitchell, Kaaral USA, RUSK, Neuma, Farouk Systems, Matrix and L’oreal. Danielle also worked and trained in New Jersey before relocating to this area. Her areas of expertise include long layering techniques, curly hair cutting, individually customized highlights and foiling techniques. Danielle loves color! Danielle believes that every client deserves to be listened to and, as a client in her chair, you will always receive a thorough and in-depth consultation. She believes in giving not just a great experience and consistent service, but creating and providing each guest with what they need to recreate their salon look.
EmmiStylist Assistant (Albany location)
Emmi is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School in Schenectady, where she excelled as an asset to the School’s accelerated learning program. Emmi is a certified extension specialist for Di Biase Hair and is no stranger to taming long manes. Having received training from Makeup Labs, Emmi is also an accomplished makeup artist, working on set of several photography projects and weddings. She specializes in the art of hair painting, and strives to instill a sense of greater self confidence in every guest that sits in her chair.
GiuseppeMaster Barber (Albany location)
Giuseppe Silvestro brings old world Italian charm to the Barber Spa at Complexions. Silvestro, from Sicily, moved to the United States in 2010. He attended Austin’s School of Spa Technology in Albany where he received his Master Barber license. Silvestro also obtained a certification through the CHI Environmental School Program, which focuses on environmentally safe hair care products. Silvestro has the skills to tackle all hair styling and grooming needs for men and provides the latest tricks and techniques to help his clients look good and feel confident.
JennaMaster Stylist (Albany location)
Jenna started working at Complexions Salon and Spa as an associate/apprentice and excelled through the training program. She began working under the senior stylists in the Hair Design Studio at Complexions and attending classes with Redken’s Salon Professionals Academy as well as Rene Furterer. Jenna continues to embrace her drive for extended education and competes to stay on top of the latest trends and styles in order to learn and inspire. In the pursuit to further advance her skills, Jenna has taken in-salon classes with Wella Salon Professionals and has also traveled for various training classes with Bumble and Bumble, Wella and Redken. She has gained popularity with Complexions clients due to her extremely creative eye, which has also led to her work being published in print and displayed on television. Jenna takes great pride in her friendly attitude; she brings a true sense of “fun” to the Salon/Spa for clients and co-workers alike. She values her ability to make people look and feel their best and honors the relationships built with her clients. Jenna strives to provide everyone with a truly one-of-a-kind experience that keeps them coming back.
KevinStylist (Albany location)
Originally from Long Island, Kevin joined the Complexions team in May of 2015 as an assistant/junior stylist. Prior to Complexions, he had freelanced, doing hair both in Albany and Long Island for 2 years. Kevin has always enjoyed working with people, and providing them with an enriching experience. After college, he attended The Long Island Beauty School, where he realized that hair and beauty were the perfect platforms for his passion of art and customer service to mix. Since school Kevin has continued to hone his skills, and keep on top of the latest trends. He appreciates many aesthetics, both timeless and edgy, and has a soft spot for bridal hair and makeup. Kevin specializes in Balayage (Hair Painting), Creative Color, and Custom Cutting. He has a passion for learning, and continue to pursue classes and seminars related to beauty. It’s not uncommon to see him in the staff room looking up technical videos and reading up on new products we carry in the salon. Kevin has studied Goldwell and Wella color, as well as René Furterer, Bumble & Bumble, and Angel Extensions. It’s with this knowledge, and love for the industry, that he provides his clients with not only a look, but the tools and education to maintain their new style. “I want my guests to know that, in my chair, they are receiving an experience uniquely tailored to them.”
NicoleStylist Assistant (Albany location)
Nicole, a recent addition to our team, is a graduate of The Paul Mitchell School. She was born and raised in Cohoes, NY where she still resides. Nicole currently works in our Albany salon and brings fresh and exciting ideas to the team. She has loved doing hair since she was a little girl and her favorite part about working in the hair industry is that she fulfills that dream every day. Nicole loves that her work has the ability to boost someone’s confidence and make them happy! “I’m excited to grow and learn from some of the best!”
PaigeStylist (Albany location)
With three years of experience in the beauty industry, Paige specializes in precision haircutting, blow dry styling and braiding. She has a passion for personalizing the style to each individual’s lifestyle. Paige loves to stay up to date with new and current trends and has enhanced her education by taking courses with Redken, Eufora, and Wella. “I enjoy helping people achieve the same results they get in the salon, by educating them on the appropriate products for their hair, and how to use them at home”.
ReggieSenior Stylist (Albany location)
We first realized Reggie’s talents as a hairstylist and colorist when he worked with us, beginning in 1987, in our original location. He left the Capitol Region fifteen years ago, and was a top stylist in the resort town of Provincetown on Cape Cod for ten years. While there, he applied his skills and built a clientele that included a number of high profile celebrities. Most recently, he traveled to the Midwest, where he honed his skills even further through extensive training in the latest trends and techniques of cutting and coloring. His attention to detail, sharp eye for the design and execution of formal and bridal styling, always produces classic elegance suitable for any special event. He returns to Complexions, bringing with him, an impressive resume that includes many examples of his artistry which have appeared in numerous media, including stage, screen and television and print. His artistic vision, high standard of work ethic combined with his warm and friendly manner guarantees not only a high rate of client satisfaction, but an enjoyable salon experience as well.