Meet our experts~
Welcome Master Stylists Crystal Hale & Heidi Schontzler!
Crystal Hale ~ Master Stylist
Crystal comes to Salon E with 16 years experience. She has a passion for fashion and is fascinated with the latest trends. Crystal understands that fashion dictates hair trends and understands how to cohesively connect your haircut and haircolor with your personal style and what is trending.
Crystal has lived in Medina for 12+ years, and worked with many of the Salon E team before Salon E even opened. Although Crystal has a business degree from the University of Akron, she is dedicated and devoted to the beauty business. Crystal also has a background in Cosmetics, and is trained in the art of consultation, taking into accord the skin tone, eye color and bone structure for both haircuts & haircolor.
Customized haircolor is one of Crystal’s many strengths, designing a symbiotic haircolor for your lifestyle and age. Crystal achieves dimensional haircolor by utilizing a plethora of customized placement techniques when foiling.
Do you have thick, frizzy, curly or unruly hair? Crystal is Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment certified. She also knows how to texturize and de-bulk thick, unruly hair by manipulating the hair texture by cutting it dry, to see the reaction of each cutting action.
Continuous education and product knowledge have elevated Crystals skills to deliver amazing results in whatever hair service you book with her
. Crystal has even become a Certified Haircolorist through classes in New York City.
Special training sessions: Keratin Complex Certified: Aquage Free Forms & Pure Forms haircutting, Redken 5th Ave Exchange, countless other classes around the country
Heidi Schontzler ~ Master Stylist
With 22 years experience, Heidi is a great addition to our team! Heidi has a meticulous nature that she applies to her craft. She takes her time to make sure each foil is placed correctly, and your haircut looks immaculate before you leave her chair. Heidi utilizes traditional wet haircutting methods and advanced dry cutting techniques that customize the haircut to your growth patterns, texture and natural fall, so your haircut lays just right when dry.
Heidi understands that the beauty business is all about change, so she perpetually attends education events, hands-on classes and seminars to keep up with the latest trends. Being a consummate professional, Heidi is certified in many forms of advanced haircutting and haircoloring, like Pivot Point and Aquage specialized techniques. She was even an educator haircutting and haircolor at one point in her career, training all the new talent for the salon she managed.
Heidi is also certified in Keratin Treatments, that smooth and de-frizz naturally curly, coarse, fuzzy, frizzy hair. Smoothing Treatments cut down on blow drying time, and keep your style from expanding in the humidity. If you suffer from unruly hair, smoothing treatments can seriously change your life!
Special training sessions: Art of Aquage, Keratin Complex Certified, Aquage Free Forms & Pure Forms Haircutting, Redken Exchange NYC, Goldwell Primary & Secondary
SARA- JR. STYLIST
Sara is new to Salon Evangelene, but not to the hair business. She has been a licensed Hairstylist for 3 years, with previous experience working at salons in Parma & Brunswick. Sara attended the prestigious Brown Aveda Institute in Rocky River, OH. The Brown Institute is known for training extremely well talented Stylists, who deliver the highest level of quality service to their clients.
Sara has come to us with amazing abilities and talents, but of course here at Salon Evangelene we still had to evaluate and enhance her skills, to make sure she lives up to the standards our clients are used to. She spent a full month in training sessions learning our system of techniques & customer service with Evangelene, Aquage, Goldwell Professional Haircolor and the Salon E team. Sara is young and hip, yet has a maturity about her that will compliment any age client.
Sara is a well rounded stylist, with great haircutting & hiliting skills. Her passion is big transformations, like giving someone a complete makeover! Sara is not just talented with a hairbrush, she’s also talented with a makeup brush.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Cleveland 2013; Jane Iredale University 2012 ; Eminence Organic Skin Care; Extensive Goldwell Haircolor classes; Art of Aquage
Stylist- has been licensed 4+ years. Completed extensive training with the owner, and other advanced training in haircutting, upstyles and haircolor. Continues extensive training 6x per year.
Jen A.~ Stylist
Jen has been a Stylist for 13 years. She has a great personality that puts you at ease as soon as meet her. She is a creative haircolorist, who loves to give each client her undivided attention. She is talented in many other areas as well- Upstyles, manicures & pedicures, Shellac Hybrid Nailcolor, special occasion makeup and brow waxing.
***Be sure to ask for JEN, since we also have a JENNY!***
Special training sessions: Jane Iredale University 2011 Bridal & Runway; Eminence Organic Skincare; Goldwell Color Zoom 2011 & 2012, Aquage Bespoke Pure Form & Free Form (dry cutting)
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Cleveland 2013; Jane Iredale University 2011 & 2012; Eminence Organic Skin Care; Extensive Goldwell Haircolor classes; Art of Aquage, Aquage PureForms & Free Forms haircutting
Rachel ~ Stylist
Rachel has been licensed for 6 years, and after being trained by Angel herself, and top members of the Salon E team, she is wowing every client that leaves her chair. She has fierce talent and a passion for her craft that is unequalled in stylists of her era. As an expert in creative hair color, especially hilites and lolites, she is the perfect stylist to see if you are ready for a big change or full makeover! Her haircuts are always precise and customized by texturing after the blow dry, to make sure your hair is the most manageable for you. And speaking of manageable… Rachel will show you how to recreate your style, so you can make your hair look just as fabulous, as it did when you left the salon. Got fine hair? Rachel knows all the tricks to volumize your little wimpy hairs!
In addition to her amazing hair talents, Rachel is also an accomplished Jane Iredale make-up artist, trained to create looks for all ages- from soft & natural to high fashion dramatic. She also provides pampering Pedicures, so remember to set up an appointment to spiff up your tootsies too.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Chicago 2009 & Cleveland 2012; Intercoiffure Atelier, New York City; Jane Iredale University 2009 & 2011 Bridal & Runway: Prestige Au Courant featuring Orlando Pita, Extensive Goldwell Haircolor classes.
Susan has over 9 years behind the chair experience. As a multi-talented stylist with advanced skills in all aspects of hairdressing, she is especially adept at creating customized haircolor for grey coverage with multi-dimensional hilites, for a more natural look. Her specialities also include personalized dry haircutting, textured layers on long hair, and precision mens haircuts (many local executives are clients) . Susan has an upbeat, enthusiastic personality that you will enjoy while receiving top notch services in her chair.
Special training sessions: Intercoiffure Atelier, New York City; Goldwell Color Zoom 2011 & 2012; Aquage Bespoke, Free Form dry cutting, Aquage Master Class hands-on Academy, Cleveland, 2012
Master Stylist- has been licensed 8+ years, has completed extensive training by the top Hair Educators in the business. Continues extensive training at least 4x per year.
Nikki ~ Master Stylist
Nikki has been a stylist for 19 years. If you like a stylist who is talented, but speedy, she will make you look great, in a short amount of time! Nikki’s talent for creating no fuss hairstyles, low maintenance haircolor & hilites is why she is a little hard to get an appointment with- and she works part-time since she has TWIN TODDLERS! As a busy mom, she understands the importance of looking great- without a lot of fuss.
Nikki is also the original Upstyle Queen. She puts hair up elegantly and expeditiously, and has brides booking months in advance to lock-in their appointment with Nikki. Call as soon as you get the date for your Homecoming or Prom, because Nikki has many loyal teens who count on her to make them look amazing for their formal dances.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Cleveland 2013: Extensive Goldwell Haircolor classes; Art of Aquage, Countless Aquage haircutting and upstyle classes
Sherrie ~ Master Stylist
Sherrie has been a hairstylist for 26 years. No, that’s not a type-o, 26 years. And, 10 years of those 26 have been at Salon E. Obviously she is a master haircolorist and haircutter, yet very up to date with her skills. Taking the time for a thorough consultation is a step methodically carried out with each client, listening to their needs, and making expert suggestions throughout the consult.
Sherrie’s knowledge is ever expanding and encapsulates many facets of beauty skills, like makeup artistry, custom blending and balancing haircolor and advanced design haircutting. She has a structured and systematic way of creating haircuts that are easy for you to style. Her meticulous nature ensures quality in every service she provides. Sherrie’s vast knowledge of makeup application can help you enhance a new haircolor or update & refresh your current look. Her Bridal & special occasion makeup techniques are exceptional, showing off your best features, (and camouflaging the not so best ones!) leaving you with a soft, natural yet chic look.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Cleveland 2012; Jane Iredale University 2009 & 2011 Bridal; Eminence Organic Skin Care; Extensive Goldwell Haircolor classes; Art of Aquage
Rebecca ~ Master Stylist
Rebecca has over 14 years behind the chair experience, and has been with Salon Evangelene since it’s inception in 2001. Rebecca is Salon Evangelene’s most popular stylist. An expert at formulating shiny, custom, multi-dimensional haircolor that covers grey, yet looks youthful & natural is her forte. Hilites and lolites, enhance her amazing haircuts with perfectly placed haircolor accents. Her ability to tailor the cut for the color, and color for the cut is just one of the many things that sets Rebecca apart from other stylists. Rebecca also creates beautiful classic up-styles that are works of art. She designs elegant, chic bridal styles and cool, trendy prom & special occasion styles.
Making people feel better about their hair is her mission- she will share her tips and techniques to teach you how to style your own hair! Rebecca truly enjoys what she does- and it shows in her work, and how you will look and feel when you leave her chair- (FABULOUS!)
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Chicago; Intercoiffure Atelier, New York; many Aquage styling & Goldwell color classes, Goldwell Color Zoom 2010, 2011 & 2012
Debbie ~ Master Stylist
With over 17 years experience, and 10 of those years at Salon Evangelene, Debbie is an expert at precision haircutting. Patient, meticulous, focused- these are just a few ways to describe her penchant for perfection. Great with current or classic styles, Debbie is a master colorist who artistically, yet methodically places each hilite, for the perfect haircolor enhancement. She does a technique called color blending, which covers grey and makes hair appear youthful and naturally colored- and healthy. Debbie has a quiet nature, yet fierce, skills. You will never feel rushed out of her chair, and will appreciate her devotion to making your hair look amazing.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Miami 2009 & Cleveland 2012; Intercoiffure Atelier, New York City, Goldwell Color Zoom 2011 & 2012, Joico upstyles and braiding class, 2013
Julie ~ Master Stylist
Julie has 16 years experience. She started her career by training at the prestigious Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Columbus. Her upbeat personality is infectious, and she loves connecting with her clients by making them look and feel great!
Julie is a master haircolorist and always keeps the integrity of the hair in mind- she only wants healthy, shiny hair leaving her chair! Her multi-dimensional coloring & hiliting techniques are fashion forward and chic. She is passionate about the quality of the haircut, making sure it works not only esthetically, but with your lifestyle and personality.
*Please plan on booking your color services at least 6-8 weeks ahead with Julie- especially if you need evenings or weekends.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-On Academy, Cleveland 2012; Goldwell Master Hands-on, Chicago; Intercoiffure Atelier, New York City, Goldwell Color Zoom 2011 & 2012
Carol ~ Master Stylist
Carol has been a Hairstylist for over 25 years! (she started when she was 5, lol). She keeps up with all the latest styles, techniques and trends by immersing herself in education constantly. Carol attends every class, show and academy that’s offered, so combined with her plethora of experience, she is a great stylist!
Carol is one of the few hairstylists around who can give a great perm. She is an expert at natural looking grey coverage while keeping the hair shiny and dimensional. Carol is one of nicest people you will meet- she’s always happy! She cares about her clients and always takes the time to listen to their needs.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Miami; Goldwell Color Zoom 2011, Multiple in-salon, hands-on Aquage & Goldwell classes per year and just about every hairshow or class that comes around!
Amy ~ Master Stylist
Amy has 14 years behind the chair experience. She has an easy- going personality and is a very versatile stylist. Amy personalizes and tailors each haircut- perfect if you want a precision blunt cut, shattered texture or a combination of both . She creates customized colors, hilites & lolites to enhance each haircut, and is especially talented with short hair! Have trouble getting that perfect graduated (stacked) bob? Well, Amy is a master at fluidly creating graduation and inversion in her bobs. Amy has a way of putting structure and shape into the hair so that it styles easily, and leaves you looking great in between visits.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Chicago; Goldwell Color Zoom 2011: multiple Aquage hands-on cutting classes.
Jenny ~ Master Stylist
Jenny has over 10 years experience. She started her salon career at Salon E, right out of beauty school. She the first stylist to make it through Angel’s Apprenticeship Program. Jenny is laid back, down to earth, but very hardworking. She always goes the extra mile for her clients, and loves the friendships she has formed with them. She’s a feisty natural red-head and a genuinely nice person.
Jenny’s talents are multi-faceted, as she provides manicures, pedicures and brow waxing in addition to being one of the salon’s busiest hairstylists. Her speciality is natural looking, shiny, healthy haircolor with just a few micro hilites. Jenny has amazing Upstyle skills. She really knows how to make a Bridal, Bridesmaid or Prom Upstyle look simple & effortless yet elegant & chic.
Special training sessions: Aquage Master Class Hands-on Academy, Chicago; Goldwell Color Zoom 2011 & 2012; Aquage Flow, Pure & Free Form hands-on haircutting classes.
Gina is the Waxing Guru- She is so amazing trained and experienced, people drive from all over Ohio to get their eyebrows waxed! Seriously she is the Brow Arch Queen! Gina is one of the most cautious, meticulous, skilled Estheticians.
Gina has extensive skin knowledge since she has trained in Medical Esthetics and has worked with world class Dermatologists. So, prepare to be pampered, while have all of your skin issues addressed during one of her incredible Eminence Organic Skincare Facials. Gina goes the extra mile to give shoulder, upper back, arm & hand massages with her facials. You will leave with a deep sense of relaxation and glowing skin.
Gina is one of the few Brazilian Bikini Waxing experts in the area. She is the local expert at body waxing. Gina uses a Soy based, anti-microbial waxing system that is only heated to 98.6 degrees (the same temperature as the body) so there’s no heat burns and a lot less redness. Her perfectionist nature makes very thorough in all aspects of her services, yet her 11 years experience allows her to wax in an expeditious manner.
Every Wednesday evening Gina hosts “Open Wax Nite” It’s all the same great waxing services and prices- without having to make an appoinment. Just stop by between 3p-8p, sign in for what you need waxed, and Gina right with you. She’s super fast at waxing, so the wait is rarely more than 15 minutes.
Specialized Training- Personalized Eminence Skincare & Massage Techniques training with Boldijarre Koronczay, Master Trainer hailing from Budapest, Hungary, (Boldijarre is a dedicated trainer, lecturer, herbalist and master of European esthetics and massage) Chicago, 2012: Ongoing quarterly hands-on training sessions with Eminence Organic Skincare.
Karen ~ Master Massage Therapist
Karen loves her job! She delights in helping her clients relax, and feel better through massage. Karen is passionate about learning new massage techniques to incorporate into her already artful repertoire.
In her 10 years of being Licensed as a Massage Therapist, Karen has studied and practiced Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu Massage, Swedish Massage, Loami-Loami, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Therapy Massage & Warm Thai Bamboo Massage Techniques.
Even her “basic” Relaxation Massage is Therapeutic. And it’s a full 60 minutes, not just 45-50 minutes like most large scale spas! Her Relaxation Massage incorporates all of her training in Shiatsu & Swedish Massage, Facilitated Stretching and Reiki. Karen has big, strong hands, so let’s just say- you won’t ever get a wimpy massage from this lady!
Many of the Salon E Team are regular clients of Karen’s- our favorite massages are Warm Thai Bamboo, Hot Stone Therapy & Deep Tissue.
Diane ~ Master Nail Technician
Diane is super fun, always smiling, and enjoys making her clients feel special. She is perpetually in a good mood, and makes the time you spend getting your nails done with her, that much more enjoyable.
With 17 years experience, Diane pays extra attention to detail while providing amazing hour long pedicures, 45 minute long manicures along with Shellac & OPI GelColor Hybrid nail color applications. She has strict sanitation techniques she adheres to, making your experience safe and enjoyable. We use fresh nail files & buffers for each client, giving you the choice to dispose of them, or take them home with you.
Diane uses Qtica’s Smart Spa System, allowing you to choose from 8 different scents, that incorporate the intoxicating fragrance throughout your entire pedicure experience. Diane’s pedicures luxuriously include a jetted spa soak, nail trimming, cuticle care, callous care, exfoliating sugar scrub, moisturizing masque with hot towel (amazing!), moisture lotion massage, and your choice of over 50 genuine OPI Nail Lacquers topped with an Extending Top Coat & Half-Time Polish Dry drops. Your tootsies are slipped into disposable pedi-flops & toe separators before you leave.
Barb~ Master Nail Technician
We are so excited and proud to have Barb on our Nail Team! She is just wonderful. Barb’s 2 favorite services to do are OPI Gelcolor manicures and our luxurious Classic Pedicures. OPI GelColor is a 100% gel color which means it wears and protects like a gel, and stays shinier longer than any other gel available yet allows for safe & fast removal. GelColor will last Two-plus weeks, depending on the condition of the client’s nails and how she uses her hands (e.g., exposure to chemicals, typing, housework, picking, etc.).
Barb loves to jazz up OPI GelColor with shimmery irredescent and sparkly additives. She can layer multiple colors, and even do an ombre’ effect with GelColor. Check out our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Salon-Evangelene/128765372881?ref=hl or our Pinterest Page http://www.pinterest.com/1evangelene/boards/ to see examples of her fun and chic GelColor upgrades.