AmandaSenior Stylist, Saratoga Location
Amanda brings twenty-two years of experience to our salon. Having a passion for education, she has completed countless hours in certification classes in cutting, coloring, formal styling and classic makeup. Amanda is certified in both Great Length hair extensions and Global Keratin smoothing systems. Her favorite part about being a hair stylist is not only making every guest look beautiful, but making them feel truly cared for during every visit.
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.
DanielleMaster 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.
ReggieMaster 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.
AmandaStylist, Saratoga Location
Amanda recently graduated top of her class at Paul Mitchell the School in Schenectady, with honors in cutting, color and texture. Always up for a challenge, Amanda stays up-to-date with all the latest color and hair trends. She prides herself on making her clients feel and look amazing with one-of-a-kind looks.
UedaStylist, Albany Location
Ueda graduated from Orlo School of Hair Design. While there, she attended as many extra classes as she could to gain extensive knowledge in both Wella and Paul Mitchell. Ueda enjoys getting to know each and every one of her clients, since understanding their personality and lifestyle helps create the best personalized cut and color specific to them! Along with cutting and coloring, Ueda loves updo’s and special occasion styling to show off her creativity and expertise!
BrittanyStylist, Albany Location
Brittany Piechota is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School Schenectady class of 2016. Before beginning a career in the beauty industry, she graduated with an A.A.S in Fine Arts from Hudson Valley Community College. She has extensive knowlegde in both Paul Mitchell and Goldwell Color, and she constantly seeks ways to expand and improve her education and craft. Brittany’s favorite coloring techniques are balayage and Mermaid Hair.
ElizabethStylist, Albany Location
Elizabeth has been in the beauty industry for over a decade and loves trying new techniques. While behind the chair, Elizabeth is completely focused on making her client happy—whether that means correcting color, doing a perfectly blended balayage or traditional foils. She has recently begun concentrating on learning to master curly hair and using different straightening techniques. Each cut is personalized based on the clients’ needs, lifestyle and personal beauty regimen.
EmmiSenior Stylist, Albany Location
Emmi is a graduate of Paul Mitchell Schenectady, where she excelled through the academy’s accelerated learning program. She is well read on color theory, having been trained extensively in Wella, Paul Mitchell, and Goldwell. The science behind finding the perfect shade is what Emmi finds most fascinating, which has made color ventures such as balayage hair painting, or any hair lightening process, her favorite projects. She is also an established makeup artist, having worked on set for multiple motion pictures, including feature films. Her ultimate mission is to master her craft and ensure clients leave the salon chair feeling confident in themselves from there on out.
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.
KevinSenior Stylist, 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.”
NatalieMake-Up Artist, Albany + Saratoga Locations
Natalie brings her makeup artistry skills from Los Angeles, California all the way to us here at Complexions Spa! She attended Burbank California’s Makeup Designory and graduated with a Multimedia Makeup Artistry Program certification. In the past 5 years Natalie has showcased her talents on many films, photo shoots and fashion shows in both California and the Capital Region! She specializes in bridal, prom, special occasion, airbrush makeup and airbrush tanning. Natalie not only enjoys creating gorgeous, long lasting makeup looks, but strives to create a look that her client will feel comfortable in all night long.
PatrickStylist, Saratoga Location
Patrick joined the Complexions team as a stylist, having graduated from Southern Adirondack BOCES with a license in cosmetology. He has worked in fashion, retail and photography, and also has an A.A.S. degree in media arts with a concentration in photography. Patrick is passionate about creating the perfect look for his clients without sacrificing style or technique, and looks forward to helping each Complexions guest find a fresh new hairstyle that works for them. Patrick is certified in the Brazilian Blowout, and the loves the frizz-free, sleek results is gives his clients.
SiobhainStylist, Saratoga Location
As a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School, Siobhain exudes confidence and control in her ability to create the perfect style for her guests. Expressing interest in hair and makeup artistry since a young age, she is ready to face any challenge with an open mind. Siobhain has a deep passion for learning and applying current color and cutting trends. With her vibrant personality and a tenacity for growth, you are sure to leave with style that is perfect for you.