Jen: Owner, Master Hair Stylist, Make-Up Artist
Working her way up in the beauty industry for the past nineteen years has allowed Jen to continue her education with her network of the business’ biggest national and international talents. Jen’s unique experiences and training opportunities inspire her excellence with precision haircutting and truly exceptional knowledge of color and style. Jen’s passion for music and fashion are her inspiration; having hairstyling as her greatest talent and creative outlet is one of the greatest gifts Jen has received. Jen could not be more proud to be the owner of Crimson Hair Studio and is thankful for the continuing inspiration of her talented, creative staff!
Buddy: Master Hair Stylist
A featured stylist in Allure magazine, Buddy has been a master of his craft for over twenty years. A Center City resident and native of the area, Buddy has received, among others, advanced training through Vidal Sassoon and Toni & Guy in London. Buddy has been an Educator and Creative Director for the past fifteen years, and brings his talent, creativity & straightforward attitude to Crimson. His haircuts are a one-of-a-kind experience, part of the reason he has a cult-like following among his clients.
Danielle: Master Hair Stylist
Danielle has been a professional hair stylist and colorist for almost twenty years. She has gained Vidal Sassoon training and is also equipped in other techniques that suit a variety of hair textures. She excels in bayalage coloring and enjoys a challenging cut. Danielle has a unique and fun personality and is determined to make every client feel welcome and comfortable; she respects everyone’s personal lifestyle and has a clientele of all ages.
Laura: Hair Stylist, Make-Up Artist
Laura is Crimson Hair Studio’s Bumble & Bumble Network Educator and she enjoys the opportunity to teach Crimson’s staff everything new to the product line. Heavily influenced by the fashion industry, Laura keeps up with the all of the hottest trends through blogs and magazines, and is especially inspired by the originality of styling in runway and editorial. Laura has a love for detailed work; she favors short hairstyles, curly cuts, men’s cuts, and color, especially highlighting! She loves the transformative nature of adding depth and brightness to hair through color and applying the right technique for each client’s style inspiration; highlights can be: subtle (balayage), natural (sombre), or dramatic (fashion color). Laura’s main goal as a hair stylist is to create a customized look that best suits each client and she enjoys the endless possibilities presented in hairstyling.
Francesca: Hair Stylist
Francesca’s goal as a hair stylist is to transform her clients with a beautiful haircut and an exquisite hair color to enhance their natural beauty. After graduating from Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in 2009, Francesca has gained experience training with multiple brands within the hair industry. By using Vidal Sassoon precision cutting techniques, Goldwell and Baco color, and Bumble & Bumble and Kevin Murphy styling products, she is able to provide all the tools and tips to build the ultimate finished look. Francesca continues to further her education while keeping up with all the seasonal trends.
Becky: Hair Stylist, Make-Up Artist
Since a very young age, Becky has had a passion for styling hair but initially chose a different path. After graduating from Temple University and securing a full-time job, she felt creatively stifled and decided to pursue her dream of becoming a hair stylist. Inspired by current trends and fashion, Becky is always interested in what the next popular cut, color or style will be. She strives to create unique yet functional styles that suit each client’s needs.
Jeanne: Hair Stylist
Jeanne knew from a young age that hairstyling was her future. To further her career she received her bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship from Temple University. Her love for creativity and fashion inspires her to continue her education and grow as a stylist.
Sarah: Hair Stylist
Sarah has a passion for creating new and inspired styles to inspire confidence in her clients. She worked for over seven years in the fashion industry creating visual displays & handling in-store music & events in stores across the country. After extensive travelling, Sarah decided to return to her true passion, helping people feel their best about themselves and their hair. After studying at Jean Madeline Ayurveda, Sarah enrolled and was accepted at Vidal Sassoon in London where she learned precision cut and coloring techniques. After working at Salon Mario Russo in Boston, Sarah returned to the city she loves and joined the talented staff at Crimson.
Sherry: Master Stylist, Eye Brow Expert
With over 25 years in the industry, Sherry is a professional with a masterful, fun, & comprehensive approach to beauty & style. Her career has included many accolades, including, thanks to her outstanding clients who nominated & voted, the 2017 South Philly Review Reader’s Choice Award! Sherry gives outstanding cuts, is a brilliant colorist, & enjoys giving extensions; she is also an eyebrow shaping & tinting specialist & looks forward to enhancing Crimson’s brow services. Sherry believes that healthy hair is beautiful hair & looks forward to welcoming her familiar clients & meeting new faces!
Lisa: Salon Coordinator
Lisa’s strong management skills and passion for beauty, style and hospitality make her a perfect fit as Crimson’s salon coordinator. Lisa is always willing to do whatever it takes to ensure your every visit to Crimson is a great one. Give her a call today!
Born & raised in Philadelphia, Em Bres started her career in hair in 2010. Em has worked at a handful of salons in the city, mentoring under multiple stylists during the course of her apprenticeship. Em is a social butterfly and has a way to making people feel comfortable. Over the years, she has built a clientele base through word-of-mouth, creating somewhat of a low-key hair club culture that feels more like a book of friends rather then “clients.” While Em is sought out for both color correction and “party color” hair work, she also loves using her straight blade razor to create effortless textured cuts and loves doing tape in hair extensions for her babe’s who desire longer, fuller hair. To see more of her work, creep her Instagram @emmybres and click the hashtag #EmBresHair
Since graduating from Jean Madeline 20 years ago, Lana has worked in the finest salons! She continued her education with the Classic Course at Vidal Sassoon in Toronto, as well as a series of cut & color expertise enhancing courses with Redken. Lana is very passionate about her career & clients; she’s all about communication. Expect a clear consultation, as well as styling & maintenance tips to maintain your cut & color, all of which are key to achieving a happy, confident client! She loves creating the classics: an exquisite bob or a clean men’s cut, as well as the excitement of a big change such as the process of platinum blonde or cutting the perfect pixie. Lana is certified in Brazilian Blow Out, Hot Heads Extensions, & recently studied Color Essential at the NYC Wella Academy. Follow Lana on Insta
After earning her degree in dance, Brooke studied at the Paul Mitchell School, then began her career at an upscale salon in Vero Beach, Florida. A true hair professional, Brooke loves the opportunity to continue her stylist education through being at the forefront of color & cut trends in the beauty field. Brooke is a makeup artist who has onsite television experience with celebrity MUA Patricia Longo; she even had the opportunity to work with Philadelphia Phillies Ryan Howard! Brooke is trained in the Benefit Brow technique so is an expert at shaping & coloring brows! She prides herself on her ability to create customized looks to compliment complexions & lifestyles to help everyone look & feel their best.
Samantha loves creating all types of dimensional color & especially lived-in blonde looks! Samantha has been in the hair industry since 2013, & completed the Crimson Style Program! Samantha loves chatting with her amazing clients about delicious foods & yoga. Check out her work on Insta @_sammyyymac_hair.
Ryan, Formal Style & Make-Up Artist
Ryan is a star player for Crimson’s Glamour Squad! Count on his make-up skills to make you perfect for any editorial shoot – this includes the most highly photographed day of your life, your wedding.
Learn more about the Crimson Hair Studio Staff: Crimson Confidential