A professional stylist for over 20 years, Sally Nguyen uses hair as her canvas, bringing a distinctive aesthetic and fresh approach to draw out each client's unique beauty. "Cutting and styling hair is my art and I love the process of transforming someone from start to finish." Nguyen understood from an early age that hair is not just an accessory; that great hair is the key to feeling beautiful. Mastering skills in coloring, cutting, hair extensions, keratin treatment and styling, her distinct sensibility got industry insiders to quickly recognize her unique ability to blend innovation with classic designs. Her work has been featured on local NBC news segments and hair shows across the country. Truly passionate about her chosen career, Nguyen is always on top of the trends. It's her personal goal to continue to grow and excel in her craft and to ultimately share all that she learns.
"I love the creativity of cutting and styling hair and feel incredibly blessed that I've found a career that resonates with me so perfectly. As a stylist I believe my creativity, patience, and honesty function together to produce a beautiful end result for my clients."
I've worked in the hair industry for almost 20 years and I still feel very lucky to say that I still love what I do. The satisfaction of making a difference for my clients with how they look and feel with every appointment has driven me to open POSH Hair Spa and Waxing.
Fresh from Stockholm where she worked in of one of Sweden’s top media and fashion related salons, Valeska brings her European style to the DC area. With over 15 years of experience catering to both men and women, Valeska is an exceptional hairstylist, colorist and certified makeup artist. Her primary goal with every client is to meet their needs and exceed their expectations.
Knowledgeable in both classic and contemporary hair styles, Valeska is known for her precision cutting of long and short hair, as well as skill with extensions, blowouts, and styling. An exceptional colorist, she is often sought after for subtle and dramatic color changes as well as to repair hair color disasters. She takes pride in her dedication to high standards, professionalism, and excellent customer service. Valeska excels at special occasion hair and makeup, including weddings where she focuses on the client consultation in order to achieve the bride’s goals. She also possesses extensive media and fashion experience, including television programs, fashion shows, photo shoots. She not only believes in continued education for herself but she also believes in keeping her clients educated and informed. Valeska places a high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs and respecting their hair. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Swedish.
Being a previous owner of his own salon, Gaston has now joined our team & is an expert when it comes to designing hair. His clientele ranges from women, men & children. He has worked in Europe & is very familiar with the European way of styling & coloring hair.
Junior Hair Stylist
Susana has always had a passion for hair since she was a little girl. Her favorite thing about doing hair Is that she gets be creative with each individual client and create a custom look. Susana feel's It's her job to keep her client's up to date with the new trend and customizing It to fit them and their lifestyle. She has been working with Aveda for five years and she is now ready to be in the city and expand her inspiration . Her specialty Is In color , cuts and updos.
Senior Hair Stylist
“Love your job and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Anonymous. Describes how I feel every day I am in the salon. With 40 years of experience as a stylist and former salon owner, I am passionate about shiny, healthy hair as this is the building block to showcasing a beautifully sculpted cut. I can show you how to have beautiful healthy hair and grow it longer even if you color, highlight or texturize!
My second passion is listening to you and discussing your wants and needs and showing you how to achieve the vision you have in mind with realistic regard with your styling ability and shapes that flatters your features. I want you to be able to make your hair look good when YOU style it.
Making the most of fine hair is one of my specialties.
I am multi-certified, have advanced training and love to test new products in order to give you the benefit of my experience.
Senior Hair Stylist
Patricia is a Graham Webb Academy graduate, Patricia has been a stylist for over a decade and has grown up in the beauty industry. She has worked for upscale salons like Illusions of Georgetown DC and Saint Germain in Downtown DC. Her passion for perfection is what keeps her clients coming back. Patricia is a creative colorist focusing on soft and breathtaking painted Balayage and Brazilian or Keratin treatments. She also specializes in amazing highlights and luxurious haircuts.
NAGHMEH YAZDAN FAR
Naghmeh has been a Licensed Esthetician and Cosmetologist for over 25 years. Her skills has been internationally recognized as she received “Cosmetic Award” in Dubai in 1990, and Kuwait in 1995 from the finest salons. She also continued her profession in Istanbul, Turkey and Vienna, Austria and remained as a skillful star. Naghmeh started her profession in the D.C. area since 2005 in the finest and busiest Spa. Her specialties are in the European way of skin care, facials and waxing services. Her waxing services include brow shaping, Brazilian, and full body. Her clients are very happy with her meticulousness and amazed by her fast, timely and gentle services.
Junior Hair Stylist
NI have been in this industry and community for over 25 years. I enjoy furthering my education with as many classes as I can attend. I quickly realized that the thing I enjoy the most is getting to know my clients. Understanding my client's personality and lifestyle helps to create the best look for each individual. Along with hair extensions I have been trained under all areas of precision cutting, multi-dimensional color and highlighting. I am fortunate to be part of such an exciting and fast paced industry. I enjoy the opportunity to apply my experience, education, and love of this profession to give you an enjoyable and satisfying salon experience.
“There is a feeling of accomplishment that comes in knowing that your client completely trusts you and looks forward to their time in the salon.” -Eliana
NCathy Nguyen is a Master Nail Technician through Creative Nail Designs.
Cathy thoroughly enjoys all aspects of this industry from Nails Art design to classic mani and spa pedi to eyelashes lift and tint. Her number one priority is to providing clients with a great experience. She is always ready to have fun and laugh with her clients, making each and every appointment a new experience. The relationships she has built with her clients and coworkers through the years are priceless in the success of poshsalondc.