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Christopher

Master 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.

Frederic

Master Stylist – Saratoga Location

Frederic Moine developed a passion for hair at a young age in France. Starting as an apprentice, he quickly progressed studying the techniques of Vidal Sassoon and Tony and Guy, and moved to Paris to expand his curiosity and creativity. There, He collaborated with renowned hairstylist Jean Louis Deforges, first as a stylist then assuming the role of artistic director for the company. In 1999, driven by the desire to further hone his skills, he moved to NYC, worked at prestigious salons, and joined the Paul Labrecque team in 2005 as senior stylist and rising to Salon Director 5 years ago.

Today, clients travel from all over the world to have Frederic cut their hair because of this exceptional expertise and precision technique that is tailored to each individual client. Each appointment starts with a consultation and diagnosis of the hair and the client’s lifestyle and is followed by a customized approach utilizing a whole arsenal of skills. Celebrities, CEO’s, socialites and normal people all seek this personalized approach and return to him year after year.

Ueda - Complexions Salon Hair Stylist

Ueda

Senior Stylist – 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!

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Michelle

Senior Stylist – Albany Location

Michelle was born and raised in Columbia County and graduated from the Austin School of Spa Technology in 2011. She continues her education by taking classes to keep up on the latest techniques and trends, to ensure that she can meet all of her clients needs. Michelle has now been doing hair for eight years, and loves making clients feel special and welcomed at every visit. Michelle takes her time with every single client, and strives to make sure her clients leaves happy. Michelle’s skills range from textured haircuts to blunt bobs, men’s hair cutting, precision highlighting and coloring, blowouts, and updos for all occasions.

Elisabeth

Stylist – Albany Location

Elisabeth has been in the beauty industry for over a decade and loves trying new techniques. While behind the chair, Elisabeth is completely focused on making her client happy—whether that means traditional foils, cuts, or a blowout that lasts for days. In years past, Elisabeth also focused on special occasion hair and continues to love upstyling today. She has recently begun concentrating on learning to master curly hair and using different straightening techniques. Elisabeth’s specialties include men’s cuts, asymmetrical bobs, lobs, and pixies.  Each cut is personalized based on the clients’ needs, lifestyle and personal beauty regimen.

Rachael

Stylist – Albany Location

Rachael graduated from Europa Beauty School in 2001. She is a precision cutting expert with an impeccable eye for detail. Rachael also carries a strong background in hair coloring. Some highlights of her career have been working under Vidal Sassoon/Paul Mitchell platform artist, Joseph Tullio, and apprenticing under master barber, James Hafensteiner. She has also taught many learning seminars at local beauty schools to help students become more confident behind the chair. She prides herself in listening to her clients hair needs, and always providing them with a five star salon experience.

Giuseppe

Master 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.

Jan

Hair Stylist – Saratoga Location

Jan is joining the Complexions team with over 30 years of experience. She is passionate about meeting new people and making them feel their best. Her specialties are color, haircuts, specials occasion styles, and hair extensions.

Desiree

Hair Stylist – Albany Location

Raised in the Capital Region, Desiree began her professional hairstylist career in 2014. She is passionate about all aspects of the art of hair and beauty, adores it all from precision haircuts to dimensional color, up-styles, hair treatments and makeup application. She is always continuing her education in order to keep up on the latest techniques, trends and styles.  With her broad skill set, Desiree aims to not only help clients realize their own hair goals but also pass on her own knowledge of styling and techniques. She will listen deeply to insure she’s delivering the look you request making you feel exuberant, uplifted and stress-free in high spirits. Desiree places a high value on listening, consulting and respecting her clients. Focusing on the clients needs is the key to her success.

Morgan

Hair Stylist – Saratoga Location

Morgan graduated from Orlo School of Cosmetology and Hair Design and has now been in the hair industry for 3 years. She specializes and enjoys working with blondes, balayage, and fashion colors. In her free time Morgan enjoys hiking and camping in the Adirondacks, traveling, and learning about other cultures.

Hannah

Hair Stylist – Albany Location

Hannah has been in the salon industry for over 10 years in multiple roles including Stylist, Salon Management, Cosmetology Instructor and as a Salon Educator. She is dedicated to helping her clients look and feel their absolute best by taking the time to get to know their individual needs and style. She is passionate about continuing her education and regularly attends classes to stay up to date on trends and new techniques. Hannah specializes in all aspects of hair coloring and cutting, waxing, make up, and special occasion styling.

McKenna

Junior Hair Stylist – Saratoga Location

McKenna is a Jr. Stylist who recently graduated from beauty school, and does hair and nails. She can’t wait to create beautiful styles that you’ll love!

Britney

Junior Hair Stylist – Albany Location

Britney has been in the beauty industry since 2018 , and working with hair has been her dream since she was a small child. She is a strong believer that hair is a form of art and shares a passion for doing color services such as highlights, balayage, and complete color transformations while keeping the hair as healthy as it can be. She is actively continuing her education and learning new techniques to achieve her main goal; To make sure every client that sits in her chair walks out of the salon feeling pampered with hair that turns heads, and with the knowledge needed to achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful hair at home.

Mae

Junior Hair Stylist – Albany Location

Mae joined Complexions Spa with a dual license in esthetics and cosmetology. She specializes in both men’s and women’s cuts, and loves to create personalized color services, especially with blondes and balayages. Mae attends as many classes as she can to continue her never-ending education and to perfect all of the latest hair trends. Her number one goal is for her clients to feel heard and comfortable in her chair. She aspires for each and every client to leave Complexions feeling confident and beautiful inside and out.

Kristina

Barber – Albany Location

Kristina is a licensed Cosmetologist who specializes in men’s haircutting and barbering services. She grew up in Colonie and has 12 years experience as a stylist and has been doing men’s barbering for over 8 years.

Shellani

Stylist – Albany Location

Shellani graduated from The Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology in 2005. Shellani has had a passion for creating beautiful hair and make up styles since a young age. She is dedicated to making her clients feel special and strives to see her client leave with a smile on their face. Shellani continues to keep up with continued education and new trends and techniques for the ultimate hair styles. She specializes in hair color, foils, balayage and haircuts and make up application.