DIANNA SAYPHRARATH has spent over 10 years as an artistic designer. Her experience touches on every aspect of the beauty industry. With her specialization in color, expertise throughout the hair and make-up realm, love of people, and exceptional attention to detail, Dianna is able to achieve that perfect look her clients have come to expect. She remains excited about the future of education in the beauty industry -- a challenge which keeps inspiring her growth through personal inroads into the art of beauty. "My goal is to exceed the expectations of every person I meet."
Owner | Stylist
As a little girl in Kyrgyzstan, OKSANA KOSMYNINA always dreamed of becoming a hair stylist. She also dreamed of America and in 2002, with only a few dollars in her pocket, emigrated with her husband, daughter, and grandmother to seek a better life. Hard work, creativity and love for people made it possible for her to exceed her dreams by becoming not only a successful visionary stylist, but a creative leader and an Educator presence in the industry for the past 10 years. Her spirit and passion are limitless, and can be seen in her evolving design through new cuts, shapes and styles which push the boundaries of hair as far as possible. Oksana believes "Hair is like a beautiful fabric which gives inspiration with its limitless possibilities. Both can be manipulated into new and vibrant forms."
Colorist | Educator
ERIN REILLY has worked for 17 years in the beauty industry with a primary focus on color techniques. While perfecting her craft behind the chair, she has also been educating future specialists. Teaching keeps her abreast of the newest trends in hair and constantly challenges her to think of new ways of creating beautiful hair. Not only does she love teaching but also continuing to keep up with hair trends and new ways of creating beautiful hair. “I love making people feel great about themselves. You can turn their day around, make them feel beautiful and build life long relationships along the way”.
Stylist | Educator
BRUNO PAJARES, a Vital Sasoon-trained stylist, has been working in the industry for the past 10 years, both in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. While his specialty is precision cutting, for Bruno, suitability for a client's individual needs makes his detail-oriented approach the perfect combination. As an Educator, Bruno prides himself on his continued education, taking advantage of every opportunity to attend symposiums, keeping current on today's top styles and trends.
Colorist | Make-up Artist | Kerastase Ambassador
Danny's holistic approach to the art of hair coloring is grounded in his foundation as a skin care specialist. Having worked for Keihl's before beginning his 5-year journey as a MAC makeup artist, Danny's view of the art of hair starts with hair health and color longevity for his clients. Being able to strike a balance between clients hair needs and their hair desires is a craft Danny has been mastering for years. Healthy, natural, blended color is his forte that translates into lasting, vibrant color for his clients. Also known for his beautifully sculpted blow-outs, whoever is in his chair leaves the salon feeling fresh, beautiful, and confident.
Colorist | Educator
A young Nashville native, Devon Huntsman is a professional hair stylist who moved out to the Bay Area in 2011 to pursue a career in cosmetology. After attending school at the Cinta Aveda Institute of San Francisco, she completed an apprenticeship program specializing in hair color. She was one of D&O Salon's first hair colorists and has become an educator for the hair color apprenticeship program. With a main focus in hair color, she also specializes in smoothing treatments and hair extensions. In working with her clients, Devon seeks to express her passion for hair in coordination with each individual's desired look by implementing a variety of artistic techniques and treatments.
Colorist | Stylist
Alexa started her journey as an artist at Aveda Cosmetology School in San Francisco. She then began her career by completing an extensive cut and color apprenticeship program by working alongside some of the best in the industry. With Alexa's years of experience, she guarantees exceptional quality while still maintaining the integrity of the hair. She believes the best approach to beauty is to enhance each individual's existing features and to customize a style that will also fit your lifestyle. Alexa draws inspiration from current trends and is always educating herself about new techniques and products to improve her work and her clients experience.
Erika Pelayo has been working behind the chair for over 7 years. She is Vidal Sassoon trained and also holds a dual license for cosmetology and barbering. 5 years ago she discovered her passion for men's haircutting and grooming and spent 3 years perfecting her skills at Barber Lane in Larkspur. She decided to apply for a work visa and move to Australia, where she spent six months doing the two things she loves most, cutting hair and exploring the world. Erika is a Bay Area native and grew up in Point Reyes. She loves the ocean, hiking, camping, photography, and traveling the world!