As a son of hairstylists, Shannon grew up with a love and passion for the hair. Now an internationally known Platform Artist and Education/Creative Director, his talents have allowed him to lead a team of 1600 educators supporting 57 countries while leading trainings and stage shows in countries like England, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Jamaica, Trinidad, Korea, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Jamaica, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, China, Brazil, Bali and Singapore. Shannon’s appeared on the Oprah show doing make-overs and enjoys working backstage each season at New York Fashion Week.
Rondeann is a learner for life! Whether it’s on the runway at New York Fashion Week, at the Keune HairCosmetics Academy where she is an Academy Color Trainer or with the team at Hair & Co BKLYN she’s continuously educating herself to stay on trend for her clients. Rondeann believes beauty is in the eye of the beholder and when you sit in her chair she’s committed to giving her clients that little extra so you leave feeling like a star.
Chad Taber is a veteran in the salon and has spent over a decade working as a highly requested contract artist and Certified Colorist for Keune Haircosmetics. He thrives by sharing his experience and knowledge with other salon professionals, including his role as the Color Coach in Prospect Heights. Chad has worked with the Keune International Team back stage at New York Fashion Week and at Keune Evolution events, and he enjoys special event styling and working on set for editorials. He relocated to Brooklyn in 2015 to join the Hair & Co BKLYN team and he brings a fresh eye to the Brooklyn hair scene, inspired by fluid color, geometric shapes and a lived-in aesthetic. Experimental color techniques and avant garde cuts, styles and construction also feed his creative vibes.
Melinda has over 15 years of experience in both cutting an styling, the past nine of which have been in NYC and most recently, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. As both an Aveda and Wella trained artist she has also participated with her past team(s) in NYC Fashion Week, as a featured stylist for Showtime's Californication and MTV Makeover for The VH1 Video Music Awards. Ultimately though, she most enjoys educating and being inspired behind the chair connecting with her clients. Melinda is a gutsy haircutter and artistic colorist but listens then sets to task creating an individual style that translates into beautiful and wearable looks that guests can replicate at home, on their own!
Christine Sanchez is a L.A. native who began her career under the wing of a Vidal Sassoon disciple master hairdresser. Now with 20 years of experience, her bi-coastal clientele enjoys simple, beautiful wearable hair. Christine is known for signature colors and effortless haircuts focusing on the art and beauty of the face shape and fabric of the hair.
Accumulating information from Chicago, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Boston and Paris his experience in communication and hairdressing stands noticeably next to his drive and charm. Now seven years in the salon industry Irmen has worked alongside international educators, session and salon stylists, and clients uncovering simple and cohesive ways to share his knowledge.
Mary Kathryn is a new york native who always wanted to do hair and is elated to live her dream daily. Specializing in balayage, beachy blondes, natural brunettes, Mary also loves a good barber cut. Mary likes to give her clients low maintance, easy to wear styles. "The morning struggle is real for everyone and I get it!” She attended the Aveda Institute in New York and apprenticed under an Allure rated colorist and Goldwell Educator. When Mary isnt doing hair you can find her and her dog searching for an undiscovered beach.
Coming to Brooklyn by way of Seattle, Nathalie produces a natural look for her clients. Her style replicates that of Seattle's old grunge scene; easy, wash and go cuts and fun, low maintenance hair color. Proficient in dry cutting and styling of natural curls/waves as well as hair painting, she is sure to work with you to get the effortless hairstyle you've always desired.
Nathalie was a lead colorist and color educator while working at a Top 200 Salon back in Seattle. She has trained with the likes of Ian Michael Black, Jon Reyman, Derek Hook, Lisa Vann and William Edge. At NYFW she styled hair for designers such as Nicholas K, Yohanix, Chris Gelinas, Louis Verdad, Chiara Boni, Cynthia & Xiao, and Vivianne Tam. Her work has been published in Guiseppina Magazine, and she was nominated for New Comer of the Year for the Northwest Hairstyling Awards.
Auralis is a New York Metro area based artist. She has known her whole life that the beauty industry was her calling and has dedicated the last 19 years to honing her gifts and sharpening her skills. Auralis has a strong concentration in editorial and bridal beauty but also a loyal clientele as a hair colorist and stylist. Passionate about providing the absolute best service matched with exceptional work, she is constantly learning the technical applications of the latest trends and traveling near and far to accommodate her client’s busy schedules creating beautiful work and mentoring the future stars of our industry
Hailing from San Francisco, Emmi has called Brooklyn home for the last 7 years. With an Aveda education, she began her career in salons and as a private hairstylist for clients in the Meatpacking and Chelsea neighborhoods of Manhattan. Before joining our Hair and Co family, she freelanced doing everything from weddings and bridal week at Kleinfelds, to Victoria Secret, WeTV network and on set for music videos & editorial. Emmi brings her haute urban style to her chair and at once makes you feel at ease and stylish.
Stacy Ann is a Jersey Girl. She travels across the river to bring her years of color knowledge and behind the chair experience to the eclectic residence of Brooklyn. A long-time educator with Keune Haircosmetics, she was nominated for Artist of the Year, completed Keune's Master of the Craft Series and was among the first to be Keune Color Certified. Though she is color strong, Stacy Ann can cut, style and make any guest feel comfortable.