At Stage 1 Salon we have spared no expense to bring Durham NC the very best stylists available. Each member of our salon has extensive training in the latest techniques and many have trained internationally with some of the biggest names in the business.
See below for more about our stylists and then contact us right away for an appointment.
Gerald served on the Educational Committee of North Carolina for 20 years and served as Styles Director for North Carolina for two terms.
Gerald has won many state, national and international hair competition awards. After bringing home the 1st Place trophy at the “Worlds Supreme” competition in NYC, he became a trainer of many champion stylists.
He specializes in cut and color for men and women and still gets the biggest thrill of all from making people feel great about themselves. He is also proud to say he has staffed his salon with some of the best stylists the hair industry has to offer!
Barbara is a master colorist, specializing in designing the perfect color for her clients. Continuing education is first and foremost for Barbara; as is satisfying her clients.
Want a great hair experience, give her a call!
She specializes in Ombré techniques as well as formal styling. Abby accommodates her brides and their wedding parties by offering to go on site when she is needed.
Abby was trained at Mitchell’s academy in Cary. She has a keen sense of humor, an eye for knowing what people need, and works effortlessly and efficiently to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.
Jill has been a stylist/colorist for 23 years. She graduated from Atlantic Beauty College and was trained by Joico in advanced coloring techniques. In addition she trained with Robert Cromeans of Paul Mitchell, Aveda and Rusk. She specializes in creating new cuts and color for long hair.
Jill has also won awards both male and female haircutting competitions and has advanced training in corrective color.
If you are looking for new trendy style give her a call and she will create one that will make you look and feel beautiful.
Terese uses Matrix Color System which provides natural looking color for all types of hair. She specifically works with blending gray and bringing out natural warmth and luster to otherwise dull hair.
Terese enjoys doing hair as much as meeting new people and helping them feel at home in her chair. A good haircut is crucial to a good hair day.
Lauren is a stylist/colorist with 20 years experience. She has had extensive training throughout her career, countless shows, classes, workshops, including dry cutting with Karg of Switzerland, Roy Peters, and Beth Minardi in haircolor.
On various occasions, the honor was bestowed on Lauren as the
stylist/colorist for the News and Observer’s “Refresh Your Style”
Let Lauren help you find a look that’s right for you and your complexion.
One of her specialties is natural looking, beautiful haircolor. “If you need someone to hold your hand through this process and help you decide, then I’m your girl”.
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Kim has a Master Stylist diploma from the Redkin Exchange in New York City.
She absolutely loves the hair industry and takes great pleasure in creating new looks for her clients. Looking for something different? Give Kim a call.
Eddie, a Master Stylist/Colorist with 19 years of experience offers a large range of special hair services for a multicultural clientele.
He is skillful in the use of Framesi hair color, which is gentle on the hair and skin and is excellent for total coverage of gray hair.
His specialties include advanced color techniques, bridal styling, children’s cuts, etc. Eddie takes extensive continuing education and training classes, enabling him to offer his clients the best possible experience. Looking for something new and different…give him a call.
Cindy also attended the Vidal Sassoon School in London twice learning advanced hair cutting techniques. She has won several hair cutting competitions.
She is certified in the Keratin Smoothing systems. Using the Hotheads, human hair tape extensions Cindy can add extensions to all lengths of hair. Looking for that certain style, color, or something new give Cindy a call.
She specializes in up – do’s, extensions, keratin treatments and perms.
Brittany loves working with all types of hair (male and female) and welcomes clients who are looking for something new in a hair style, color, etc. Ready for that great hair experience…give her a call.
Joico afforded her an education in color techniques and precision hair cutting which has become her passion. Meredith is constantly looking for new and innovative looks she can share with her new and existing clients.
Mariya, born in Bulgaria, entered the beauty business with Wella. She graduated from the Aveda Institute specializing in hair design and color. She has a remarkable eye for creating new hair styles that would best suit her clientele. Mariya works with all types of hair and prides herself in her ability to create natural looking hair color.
Her personality and work ethic draw people to her. Call Mariya for a one of a kind experience.
Beckette started a career in cosmetology in 1980; working in a mall salon where she became a senior, master stylist. In 1995 she opened up her own salon at Erwin Square near Duke University where she enjoyed a diverse clientele of Duke professionals and students. After 18 years of successfully managing a business, she decided to concentrate on what she loved most; creative styling, coloring and hair cutting.
She has been to numerous hair shows and is familiar with all aspects of coloring and highlighting. She likes to consult with clients to create a style that is most practical and suitable for the them.
Beckette, the internationally trained senior master stylist specializes in Asian and Indian hair. She is able to create texture and design on most hair. Upon meeting Beckette you will find her personable and attentive to all your hair needs.
Orlando has been an outstanding nail technician for 12 years. Once you step in to his SPA you are in for a rare and relaxing treat. He uses only the top rated vegan and organic products. His manicures and pedicures are outstanding. His specialties include Shellac nails, acrylics, and gels.
His pedicures are unique and his nail art is exquisite. Orlando welcomes new clients and promises everyone a relaxing experience.
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Suzanne has been in the skin care industry for 8 years. She is a master waxer and certified in Advanced Esthetics. Suzanne likes to focus on natural but effective skin and body care products and procedures to help her clients meet their goals. She is also certified in aroma touch. This technique using touch with essential oils to balance the mind and body. The technique was created to combat four systemic constants: stress, toxic insult, inflammation, and autonomic imbalance
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