Carroll Gardens Stylists
Melissa is the founder and owner of Soon Beauty Lab and has been working and living in NYC for 17 years. After exploring her field on arrival in the city, she soon realized that being in the salon was what really inspired and made her happy. Bringing fashion and art to people through their hair was and is what Melissa loves to do. READ MORE....
Bruna's love for hair and makeup stems for her passion for design, fashion and all things "aesthetically pleasing". As a Native New Yorker, Bruna loves embracing and studying the latest trends and techniques, while also customizing them to her clients' natural texture and color for an approachable and wearable style. She is just as confident executing a big change, as she is giving advice to maintain your style that you already love. When she's not in the salon, you will probably find her cuddling with her menagerie of animals, eating delicious food, or spending hours watching beauty gurus on YouTube. Some of her favorite hair projects include bridal styling, blonding and precision cuts.
Bruna has been dubbed "Best Blonde Colorist in Brooklyn" by Refinery 29
An artist in and out of the salon, Megan’s creativity and precision work together to create gorgeous styles full of movement and shine. She defines her styling aesthetic as classically current, striving to create stunning looks whether styled or left to the element of chance. An Ivy League graduate, Megan can talk about hair as easily as social theory and contemporary art. When asked about her draw to the profession, she describes hair as sculptural material, and her love for sharing time and conversation with her clients.
Igor has been drawn to hair styling for as long as he can remember. A quintessential hairdresser, he is endlessly inspired by the ultra-glamorous looks of the 1920s and 1960s.
A former professional ballroom dancer, Igor has been taking the beauty industry by storm for over a decade, and has a fiery passion for hair color and styling. A perfect cut to compliment the style is the cherry on top. As one of our Master stylists, Igor is a mentor to his colleagues, and he is always willing to share the wealth of knowledge that he has acquired over the years. He is well versed in hair care and styling products, and he strives to share the appropriate tools needed to achieve the most beautiful hair in and out of the salon.
A native New Yorker, Christian has spent a lot of time traveling the East Coast. With over 7 years in the beauty industry, Christian draws inspiration from fashion, cinema, and most importantly, music. His broad musical tastes—everything from Motown to punk and hardcore—influence his aesthetic in making versatile styles for a wide range of clients. He is equally skilled in creating soft, feminine looks or precise clipper cuts. In his free time, Christian enjoys noshing on vegan cuisine, riding his bike, or spending time with his pups, Oliver and Ava.
Sarah is a warm presence whose adoration of people is what initially drew her to the industry. A Florida native, she's been in New York City for a few years and relishing every facet. Sarah is Paul Mitchell educated, and appreciates the constant continuing education that the industry encourages. It comes as no surprise that she draws inspiration from street style, architecture, music, and film; similarly ever-changing facets of culture. When she's not in the salon, Sarah is touching noses with her pitbull Edi or frolicking around Fort Greene.
In salon, Sarah encourages her clients to embrace their hair in it's natural state. She also thoroughly enjoys an elaborate, purposeful style, and always aims to make her clients feel their best, whatever the occasion. It is a top priority to educate everyone who sits in her chair about at-home care and styling so that the style achieved in salon can be re-created at home. Sarah has a passion for both cutting and colour, and prefers to introduce clients to changes in an informative, exciting, yet stress-free way; she takes pride in her attention to clients' needs and lifestyle when considering colour and cut.
Always drawn to fashion, art and design, Selvi discovered her passion for hair styling at age 18 while assisting her aunt in Stockholm, Sweden. She spent the next twenty years honing her skills and absorbing as much knowledge and training as possible while working at reputable salons such as Jose Eber, Warren Tricomi, Mark Garrison and Bumble & Bumble. Selvi is very comfortable on set, and has styled hair for NYFW presentations, countless celebrities, TV spots, and music videos; she continues to collaborate regularly with renowned photographer Fadil Berisha. She has found her second home at Soon Beauty Lab in Brooklyn, and finds that the most rewarding part of hairdressing is corrective color overhauls and substantial transformations. She likes minimal, clean shapes with beautiful, visible texture. Selvi takes pride in customising each client with her vision and energy regardless of trends. The only things she loves more than her career is hugging and and eating hot dogs.
Rain’s playful curiosity and warmth allows clients to feel relaxed in her chair and able to really talk through the cut, color, and style they desire. Her skill and expertise coupled with inherent artistic nature allow for a personalized expression suited to each clients needs.
During her 15+ years in the industry, Rain has trained under some of San Francisco’s hair pioneers as well as leading industry innovators like Goldwell, Bumble and Bumble, Kerastase, Oribe and Kevin Murphy. Her love of learning, versatility and knowledge allow her to offer clients new approaches in achieving their desired look. Rain draws inspiration from very diverse areas like new landscapes, bold street styles, fashion, and nature. From subtle balayage techniques and precision cuts to spunky fashion color statements, braids and updos, undercuts with lines or “hair tattoo designs”.
To see her work, check out her Instagram @rain.is.my.hairninja