ARTISTS IN BLONDI'S AMSTERDAM

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JIE SHOR

Colorist/Stylist

Jie joined the Blondi's team in 2009 after over 15 years of experience as a stylist and colorist. She has been part of Fashion TV Asia in both Hong Kong and Philippines, MTV and ShodaVision productions in New York. Formerly the owner of the Jie Salon in Shanghai, Jie’s American and international experience gives her a multi-cultural view of life and beauty. She is an expert colorist and stylist with a seasoned expertise in both Japanese and Keratin hair straightening. With her impressive credentials, her talent and skills in the Big Apple has allowed her to build a substantial amount of clientele. Jie’s consistent color results and styling skills have kept her in high demand. She sees each client: both men and women, in high fashion or in daily motion, as citizens of a world with no boundaries.Her expertise exceed her expectations by always creating signature looks for the clients.

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MICHAEL JOSEPH

Stylist/Colorist

Michael-Joseph has been a Colorist and Stylist for over two decades. He has trained under and educated for some of the largest names in the beauty industry, Sassoon, J.P.M.S, RUSK and more. His specialties are in color and corrective color services. Michael loves to take his client’s needs and lifestyle into consideration when formulating the perfect hue and/or precision cut. He believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of his field with his knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to his clientele. He also specializes in cutting edge coloring techniques of balayage/ombré, gray reduction, fashion cuts, styling, and texture services. He loves what he does and gets to know each and every one of his clients so he can customize a look just for them.

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BOUCHRA BARKAOUI

Stylist/Colorist

Bouchra studied under Paul Mitchell and has been with Blondi’s Hai Salon for over two years. She is a true Hair Artist. Bouchra specializes in color and highlights where she always creates the perfect painting to compliment the client’s features. She is also available for women’s haircuts, blow-outs, and up-dos.

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ALLISON SMITH

Stylist/Colorist/ Keratin Specialist

Allison has been a hair stylist in New York City for over 15 years and she truly loves what she does. She specializes in Japanese Straightening, Brazilian Keratin Treatments, Relaxers, and Perms, while also being a true artist when it comes to color, highlights, dreadlocks, haircuts for men and women. She is passionate and loves her profession.

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ALMA PACARAMI

Colorist/Stylist

At 17 years old, Lucie started her career in Albania becoming well-known by achieving several awards in hair competitions. This was a great beginning and open many doors for her. In 2010 she joined Blondi’s Hair Salon. She began giving clients her haircutting and styling skills by in many talented and creative ways. Alma has a specialty in color and updo's. With an edgy style and a loyal client base, she is paving her own way in haircare industry.

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YVELISSE O’CONNOR

Stylist/Colorist/Make-Up Artist

Yvelisse has been with Blondi’s Hair Salon for over a year. Before coming to join our team. A woman with multiple talent in the hairstyle world. She attended Escuela Internacional Vocacional de las Fuerzas Armada 1996-1997 where she learned the basic of cosmetology. She has been working on the field for the last 19 years. She kept studying because she understood this profession is a constant evolution and innovation. The love and the passion she feels for this career is so strong she was motivate to study more like techniques of color, cuts, eyelash extensions, professional hair extensions, among others. Her beginnings were so productive in the world of beauty that it was easy for her to open her own chain of salon by the name D’ Ive salon in different part of the city. Her desire to continue growing and the desire to continue to innovate brought her to NYC. Yvelisse specializes in long thick curly hair, color and Keratin Treatments. Yvelisse is a talented make-up artist for any occasion. She is fluent in Spanish.

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SILVANA ARRINAJ

Stylist/Make-up Artist

Silvia brings twenty years of experience to Blondi’s Hair Salon. In Albania she had her own salon business where mostly she was focused on bridal updo’s and make-up. She strives for complete client satisfaction by moderate results and great customer service. Silvia’s areas of expertise include up do’s and make-up for any occasion. She is passionate and enjoys making the clients beautiful and exclusively on their special day.

ARTISTS IN BLONDI'S BROADWAY

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HUEY NGUYEN

Colorist/Stylist

Huey is a true artist. He has joined Blondis Hair Salon in 2009 bringing with him his artistic talent. Before he joined our team he worked as a master stylist and colorist in Bellagio Las Vegas where he worked directly with several celebrities. He has mastered wide range of hair techniques including long hair and up-dos. He has a specialty and passion for color. Huey attended Vidal Sasoon Academy and Aveda Academy where he learned the art for hair. He specializes on cutting edge color techniques, foil highlights, low lights, bailage, ombre, color correction, modern cuts, razor cuts, extensions and special occasion hair dressing. He stays updated on the latest trends so that he can give the clients the look they desire.

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MURAD ALZIBI

Colorist/Stylist/Make-up Artist

A Lebanese Native, with 25 years of experience training at the most advanced hair academies around the world, including Vidal Sassoon and Toni & Guy, Murad has brought his expertise to Manhattan as a stylist and colorist. His desire for artistry started at a very young age when he began his career. Murad uses a wide range of colors such as L’oreal, Wella, and Alfaparf products to give the clients the best results. As a professional he is committed to consistently providing his clients with excellent customer service. He is passionate and loves what he does. In addition to his color and style expertise, Murad is a professional with up- dos and make-up. As an artist he was part of several runway shows for top designers.

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EFFY MAIMON

Colorist/Stylist

With over 25 years of experience as a professional, Israeli native Effy Maimon, comes to Blondi’s after being an ambassador for Loreal Paris. His unique way of looking at the world allows him to create shapes and dimension, exploring his artistic side through cuts and color into which he funnels his creative energy. In order to broaden his knowledge of hair color and to perfect techniques of natural highlights and edgy color techniques, he sought advanced color education at Toni &Guy Academy. Effy is certified Brazilian smoothing treatment, an amazing treatment that smoothes and defrizzes hair, leaving it silky and shiny. He is also well known for his talent and charming personality. Truly passionate about his chosen career, Effy is always on top of the trends.

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GUIDO SPACAGNA

Stylist/Colorist

Guido is a master colorist and stylist at Blondi’s Hair Salon. He comes from successful high end salons in Italy and Austria. Guido has trained with the Vidal Sassoon Academy as well as in the method of Metodo Rossano Feretti. Hair colorist and color correction expert Guido Spacagna produces color work that is both beautiful and sophisticated. He also specializes in a range of tecniques, from foil highlighting to balayage and ombre. While in Italy, Guido worked on a number of hair shows, including Miss Italia, and while in Austria he was able to work on a photoshoot with Madonna. Guido is fluent in English as well as Italian, German, and Spanish. He is detailed on giving each client a unique color and style.

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OLGA MENDEL

Colorist/Stylist

Guido is a master colorist and stylist at Blondi’s Hair Salon. He comes from successful high end salons in Italy and Austria. Guido has trained with the Vidal Sassoon Academy as well as in the method of Metodo Rossano Feretti. Hair colorist and color correction expert Guido Spacagna produces color work that is both beautiful and sophisticated. He also specializes in a range of tecniques, from foil highlighting to balayage and ombre. While in Italy, Guido worked on a number of hair shows, including Miss Italia, and while in Austria he was able to work on a photoshoot with Madonna. Guido is fluent in English as well as Italian, German, and Spanish. He is detailed on giving each client a unique color and style.

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SANDRA BAKYTOVA

Colorist/Stylist

Sandra was born in Slovakia. Since 2007 Sandra has lived in Dublin, London, and her favorite place, New York City. In 2010 Sandra decided to continue her education and retrained in the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London. Sandra believes that education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Early in 2012 Sandra began to work freelance, assisting with runway shows, editorials, and exhibitions. She recently acted as an assistant to Johnnie Sapong for the Martine Rose Menswear show. Her main influence is taken from the streets and fashion and she finds inspiration from movies and art. Sandra is following icons such as Eugene Souleiman, Johnnie Sapong, and Angelo Seminara.

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MATHEW OZYURT

Stylist

Mathew was trained by the top educators in Europe. He uses his tools to create outstanding works of art. Moving to the US gave him the opportunity to expand his styling techniques and after years of training and experience he joined Blondi’s Hair Salon which has given him an even greater passion for his chosen profession. Mathew specializes in men’s haircuts, giving them a modern and clean look. Mathew places high value on listening to his clients, understanding their needs, and respecting their hair as he strives for unlimited creativity. It’s his personal goal to continue to grow and excel in his craft and to ultimately share all that he learns.