Meet Our Team
Sally perez-monterrosa | OWNER, HAIR + Bridal ARTIST
Sally is an established hairstylist who has been in the industry for over 17 years, and her loyal following is proof that she is worth traveling from near and far for an appointment. Clients fall in love with her effortless, long lasting hair cuts, and obsess over her beautiful blends of Balayage highlights and coloring that she customizes for each and ever hair type. Sally specifically specializes in giving her blonde girls, beautiful California sun kissed shades of blonde, and giving her brunettes perfect tones of chestnut and caramel, and are always finished with a high shine voluminous blow out or soft beach waves. Giving you the perfect "lived in" styled hair. While working in New York City for over 8 years, Sally’s bridal work developed a high reputation in the bridal industry all over New York and New Jersey. She has been featured on several occasions in wedding blogs such as Style me Pretty and The Knot. With her long list of loyal standing clientele in NYC, Sally still travels by appointment to a studio in Chelsea. With her warm, positive, and friendly personality, she always finds ways to connect and create unique relationships with each client. Sally is urban chic with boho style, and is excited about life and making everyone look and feel amazing. Her inspirations come from the love of her family, her two little girls, singing and performing music with her husband's band, fashion, and world travels.
Zodiac // Sagittarius
Fun Fact // Can cook some seriously delicious puerto rican style vegan dishes.
Soundtrack // "Go Your Own Way " by Fleetwood Mac
JOSUÉ PEREZ | HAIR ARTIST
New York City celebrity hair stylist Josué, began his career styling behind the chair in a NJ salon. Upon a chance meeting with a well-established hair stylist who invited him to assist a photo shoot with Stella McCartney, it instantly provided Josué the opportunity to personally work with actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Since then Josue has been requested to work with A-listers such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Prianka Chopra, Rosario Dawson, Debra Messing, and Laura Prepon, to name a few. He has been an ambassador for Rowenta Beauty and the Johnson & Johnson “No More Tangles” campaign. His work has been featured in magazines such as Glamour, In Style, and Latina. When Josue is not busy on a photo shoot, on set for a movie, or behind the scenes of your favorite TV show, you can find him by appointment only, giving you his famous hair waves and flawless hair cuts. His charm and charisma will undeniably make you feel like a star.
Fun Fact: Can play a mean game of paintball.
Soundtrack: " No New Friends" By Drake
CHELSEA BRUNO | HAIR ARTIST / Bridal Stylist
As an experienced stylist for over 14 years, Chelsea is an artistic soul who at an early age became inspired by the salon life. After working as a stylist in Red Bank for almost 9 years, She is excited to bring her creativity to Asbury Park, where her husband Shane also owns the coolest new barber shop in town, "Swagger and Blade". She is deeply inspired by creative color techniques, short fun haircuts, innovative styling and soft timeless wedding hair. Her Priority is to listen to your hair goals and make you feel completely comfortable. As a busy mother and wife, she understands the importance of feeling good and wishes to pamper her clients with the ultimate hair experience. When Chelsea is not behind the chair, you can find her in her other favorite place; in her kitchen behind the stove cooking deliciousness for her family, trying new restaurants and spending time with her kids.
Fun Fact: Spent two years living in Spain while in High School.
Soundtrack: "Meant to be", by Rebelution
JANET HERNANDEZ | HAIR ARTIST / Bridal Stylist
As a stylist for over 13 years, Janet is sought out for her beautiful flawless blonde and brunette balayage hair coloring techniques, single process colors and haircut trends. Her soft romantic Bridal and Event styles make her clients feel beautiful for any occasion. Janet is certified in Keratip and Tape- In extensions, and her hair applications will keep you coming back for more. Her warm personality is inviting, and all agree that her smile is infectious. She listens carefully to her clients, and works together with them to always choose the best look that makes them shine. Outside the salon, you can find Janet enjoying life with her family, traveling and dancing the night away.
Fun Fact: Loves indulging in all things "DIY"
Soundtrack: " Love Never Felt So Good" By Michael Jackson
MATILDA LORENZO | ESTHETICIAN /MAKE-UP ARTIST/ Wellness coach
A graduate of the Capri Institute, Matilda is an accomplished and experienced esthetician and make-up artist for 17 years. She loves making women look and feel their best. Wether it is perfecting your eye-brow shape, rejuvenating and pampering your skin or applying make-up for your special day or a night out, or creating a tailored skin care and wellness plan for you, Matilda’s attention to detail and her zen like qualities make you feel beautiful from the inside out. Her essence is calming, peaceful & honest. When she is not in the salon creating individualized treatments for your facials, or giving you a custom eye-brow shaping appointment you can find her soul searching, enjoying photography, and being crafty.
Fun Fact: She can dance salsa like nobody’s business
Soundtrack: " Murder She Wrote" by Chaka Demus
CHRISTINA PINELLI | Stylist ASSISTANT / Apprentice
With a degree in nutrition from Rutgers University, Christina always felt the importance of wellness in our lives. Her love for hair started at an early age. She developed her experience styling her friends for events over the past few years, which created a passion for hair and made her eager to learn more. Her sweet, honest and positive nature will make you feel comfortable and at home. She excels at working hands-on with our stylist to create perfect blow outs and soft waves. Christina is super excited to be on our team, and helping our clients feel beautiful from the inside out.
Fun Fact: Took impersonating " The Little Mermaid" as a child so seriously, she has a scar on her lip to prove it.
Soundtrack: "You Look Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton
ASHLEY BURK | FRONT DESK Adimin/ WEDDINGS + EVENTS COORDINATOR
Ashley is a jane of all trades. With a formal background in the pastry arts and independently owned fiber art and sign painting business she is not only defined by one trait, but to be described simply as someone who admires child-like curiosity, appreciates hard working women, and ardently loves to create.
Fun Fact: Ashley is also the face behind Steady Hand Creative, the studio that created all the macrame in the salon! :)
Soundtrack: Anything and everything Robyn