Once graduated from Arrojo Cosmetology School, Jalen dove head first into the vast industry of hair. Using skills taught to from world renowned artists such as Nick Arrojo himself, Jalen excelled in mastering their techniques while adding her own personal touch. Her love for beauty & fashion emerged at a young age from putting on fashion shows for her family with her eldest sister at her side. Her biggest motivation & inspiration comes from her loved ones, which are far too many to name. Although her skills include hair design, makeup application, extension application & styling, her soft spot lies within the vast category of hair color. Specializing in balayage, blondes & fashion color, Jalen applies color & lightener specifically for each individual client to compliment your features. Whether you're looking for a soft & natural balayage or unicorn hair is your desire, Jalen always aims to achieve your goal, but her biggest happiness comes from helping you feel and look as the best version of yourself. Jalen is a Brooklyn native (& Leo).
Maritza, a Mexico native (& virgo) always had the dream of moving to New York City and pursue a career in the beauty industry. At the age of 7 her family migrated to Arizona. Always being artistically inclined, she studied many mediums such as sewing, photography, drawing and painting. Once she entered her cosmetology program, she found her true calling in hair. Upon her cosmetology graduation Maritza moved to Seattle, where her career grew rapidly. There she completed a rigorous apprenticeship program and was quickly promoted to an advanced stylist and educator position among the industry's finest. Finally realizing her dream, she moved to NYC in the summer of 2015. Maritza specializes in and loves haircuts, balayage, is killer in blowdrys, and loves glamorous updo's. Her passion for hair is expressed through excellent services, with a kind a personable approach. She empowers her clients to embrace their individuality by customizing their hair to bring out their best features. Her mission is to make sure her clients feel great about their hair- not just in her chair but always. Maritza lives in Brooklyn with her Husband and two doggies. *shout out to Crown Heights*.
In her early years, Meg developed her skills in hair styling and makeup for the bridal market. At 27, her skills manifested into Manhattan’s first duo makeup/blowout salon. Her success caught the attention of several beauty & fashion publications such as WWD, Refinery29, and Brides Magazine. As a result, she has contributed as a beauty expert for Self, NYLON, Better Homes and Garden, along with several indie beauty blogs. A 13-year veteran and former salon owner, Meg loves to create soft, wearable looks that reflect her clients’ true self. Meg specializes in all aspects of balayage, which includes her newest obsession chemical-free balayage. This is a technique and look that emulates chemically lightened hair ,but with extensions. Her passion for the growth, enlightenment and learning extends to a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Technical Education and Industry Training from University of Central Florida. Meg, a Scorpio, lives in Brooklyn with her husband Rob and fluffy toy poodle, Scooter.