Ali always knew that her calling was in the world of beauty. She has been practicing hair color ever since she began experimenting on her sisters & babysitters at age 10. She has practiced her craft professionally for the past 7 years. After graduating with a business degree from San Diego State University, she pursued her true passion at Paul Mitchell's San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology.
She is well-versed in a wide variety of color techniques and chooses the best application to accommodate each clients' specific needs. Ali is an expert when it comes to creating beautiful, natural-looking hair color. She specializes in balayage, custom blending, highlights, lowlights, and color corrections using L'Oreal Professionel color. Ali is also certified in Keratin smoothing, an amazing treatment that smoothes and defrizzes hair, leaving it silky and shiny.
Ali mastered her hair coloring skills through extended training at the Paul Mitchell Academy, diPietro Todd, and Mercer Street Salon. She has been devoted to training others in the assistant program at Mercer Street Salon for 4 years and has a meticulous eye for detail.
Her passion for fashion in all of its incarnations has led her to participate in many fashion shows, community events, and photo shoots. Ali also looks to the runways and her favorite designers’ upcoming collections for inspiration. She has worked with celebrity hairstylist & platform artists such as; Vivienne Mackinder, Robert Cromeans, Stephanie Kocielski, Linda Yodice, Scott Cole, Takashi Kitamura, Ruth Roche, Dj Muldoon, Angus Mitchell, Winn Claybaugh, and Dean Banowitz. With her finger on the pulse of the constantly evolving fashion world, she has attracted celebrity clients like Ali Fedotowsky and best selling author, Kjerstin Gruys.
Ali enjoys treating all of her clients like family, giving them excellent service and her undivided attention. She is devoted to her clients and customizes color to suit every individual's unique style and flair. Call or book online today!
Ali's work mug (usually filled with pink lemonade).
As a fashion and art enthusiast, Dayna has found a way to harmonize her passions in life: Cutting and styling hair.
Dayna re-located from Southern California to San Francisco (cosmetology license in hand!) to pursue her degree in Fashion Design and Art at San Francisco State University. After receiving her degree, Dayna perfected her craft at Mercer Street Salon. While there, she completed their two year, advanced education program. During her 5 years at Mercer Street, Dayna focused her time on mastering cutting principles and styling techniques.
Dayna has since decided to expand her opportunities by re-locating nearby to Lyon Street Salon. She continues to delight her clients with her cut and styling expertise. She specializes in men and women's cuts, styling, and specialty/event styling. Her creative eye and developed aesthetic come to life with each personalized look that she creates for her customers.
Dayna prides herself on continuing to evolve as an artist, both creatively and professionally, and looks forward to every opportunity for growth and artistic expression.
Some of Dayna's session work come to life
Dayna is a stylist on set at Brit & Co ... pretty rad.
Dayna's work mug (coffee, black, thanks).
Our "fine artist-in-residence" brushing up on Warhol.
A San Francisco native, Jenn began her artistic career as a makeup artist for Bobbi Brown. She has a natural eye for providing her clients with the perfect look to match their lifestyle. Jenn is a strong believer in on-going education and is constantly pushing to learn new techniques and trends. She most recently spent her days at Sublime after working for 5 years at Renaissance Salon as a stylist and senior educator for their apprenticeship program. At Lyon Street Salon, she continues to create updated looks using modern color techniques and timeless haircuts.
Jenn's work cup (always hydrating with good old fashioned water).
Lori Hurley Lafferty, a native San Franciscan, has been a professional stylist since 2002. With her keen vision and attention to detail, she enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their personality. Lori has mastered her skills in cutting, coloring, styling and extensions. Lori is certified in the Keratin Complex Smoothing System as well as the Brazilian Blowout.
Lori began her career Joseph Cozza, followed by Renaissance Salon before joining the team at Sublime. Now, Lyon Street Salon is excited to share her expertise and years of experience with you. Lori continues to improve her skills through ongoing training.
Michelle has been a fixture in the neighborhood since 2005. She has an eye for color and specializes in transforming the overdone and out-of-date into soft and sophisticated modern looks. She is a Bay Area native whose credentials include a B.A. from UCLA, a cosmetology license from Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica and a Mathematics Teaching Credential from NDNU in Belmont.
Michelle uses her passion for learning to inspire her work as a stylist. She has attended master's courses in cutting and color at Bumble & Bumble University in New York City and at Goldwell Academies throughout California. She will make sure you leave with hair that fits your lifestyle and makes you feel as fabulous as you look.
Miche's work mug (tea all day, every day).
Gave her something a little more rock and roll ...