With over 15 years of hair styling experience, Alison is a Master Colorist and Lead Stylist. Always with a smile and laugh, she loves this industry so much, that she doubles as an educator at Long Island Beauty School. Her secret to a happy client is a good, thorough consultation. We are lucky to have her on our team at Salon VaVa New York, where “All things beautiful inside and out” is her motto! Live, love, laugh, Alison…Keep us smiling!
Laurie has been styling hair for over 20 years…what else can we say..? Recently came to us from Design Masters in Islip, she runs the gamut of specializing in EVERYTHING HAIR – cuts, updos, blow outs, men, childern, Brazilian Blowouts, and perms. She is a master colorist and product specialist – so you know any recommendation from Laurie is a good one! You will always get the attention you love and the hair treatment you deserve. We are proud to have her on board at Salon VaVa!
Laurie “Bosco” started her career in hair nearly 20 years ago, and what a career it has been! Travelling all over the United States from California to Maryland for workshops on up-do’s, cuts and advanced techniques at Paul Mitchell, Sebastian, Jingles NYC, and more. Even with all of her experience and expertise, her favorite role is hands on with a personal touch. She will help you reach your full potential of beauty, after all, as she likes to say, ” Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Keep pushing forward, Bosco !
Marie, former owner of Design Masters in Islip has decided to share her talents with our clients here at Salon Vava!
She has been gracing the hair styling industry for 20+ years and continues to wow us with her charm and talent. Thank you, Marie, for calling Salon Vava your new home!
We look forward to many fabulous years of awe inspiring beauty!
Establishing her career in NYC with photoshoots for videos, photographer portfolios and special events, Courtney has returned to her native Long Island with a vengeance. She brings with her a certification from MUD/Makeup designory in SOHO, which includes airbrush, studio and everyday gorgeous makeup application. She is ever learning and growing, using trade shows like IMATS and THE MAKEUP SHOW in NYC to increase her knowledge and experience of 8 years. She loves to be around people and specializes in PROM, SPECIAL OCCASION STYLING, and WEDDINGS. Come celebrate your inner beauty with Courtney! Your Beautiful side is waiting!
Donna comes to us from Jon Joseph Salon, where she spent 15 years beautifying the entire neighborhood..everyone loves her! Her experience and passion includes make-up and up-do’s, and is our resident expert come prom and wedding season. Enjoy a free consultation with Donna, whether it’s for a prom, wedding, or just a walk in your neighborhood… Beauty first!
Ana comes to us from Guatemala, and brings with her an innate sense of management and organization to our front end. She is studying Business Ownership, and we are sure she will rule all of Bay Shore one day! She keeps a well-run schedule, and does her best to prevent clients from waiting. ” A well run salon is key to sharing our creativity.” Ana knows: we all hate to wait.
As a graduate of Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, CJ is truly an asset to our team of creative thinkers. With first-hand experience in the fashion industry and haute couture, her marketing input and design ideas are cutting edge and keeps us ever thinking forward. As she likes to quote CoCo Chanel, “A girl should be two things, classy and fabulous.” …and that we strive for, CJ, as clients and team members of Salon VaVa New York.
A Native of Long Island, Gail has spent many years in Manhattan working and studying in the field of sales and marketing. She is a firm believer in, “When we know better, we do better.” So, as Salon Director and creator of Salon VaVa New York, she is always open to new ideas and ways to better the client experience. Your input is always welcome! Gail’s favorite time is when she is conjuring up a monthly salon special, or planning the next VaVa party! Go, Gail, Go!