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Master Hair Stylists and Colorists

Terms like master hair stylists and colorist are often used but few know their origin as the beauty industry has become so vast. Vidal Sassoon was the first 20th style century influencer. He was an iconic master hair stylist who owned elite international salons and believed hair style is had in the foundation of a haircut. So cut skills should be prioritized. We agree, because blended extensions, complimenting color and healthy hair all start with a good haircut, 

Master Hair Stylists Mentor

Beauty schools prep graduates on basics to pass a decades old State Board test required for a license. Once graduates are in a salon, services differ from what they learned because our industry is trend driven.  Cosmetology schools encourage grads to seek salons with a mentor program, but few salons offer them. Hair salon overhead is expensive, so few owners want to invest the extra time, work, and costs, that come with select training. 

As a result, classic skills like basic haircutting has decreased over time. If you’ve left a salon not hating your hair, you likely felt it was a “good” visit. Which is why terms like master hair stylist or colorist specialist can lose their meaning. 

 Mentors Versus Influencers

Online content everywhere has caused a saturation of conflicting salon terms. But before social media, booth rental, and chain salons, stylists developed skill from salon mentors. A master stylist should be versed in cutting & color equally, with advanced education in human biology, head anatomy and hair chemistry. Studio 39 owner was mentored this way & we continue that training to cultivate skill and communication early to be a  true master hair stylist and colorist.

“Only one who devotes all to a cause with their whole soul and strength can be a true master.”

Albert Einstein

Physicist and Super Genius


  • Associate Hair Stylists:   Within our salon program and is available for classic services.
  • Advanced Hair Stylists: 3+ years with advanced cut & colorist training.
  • Senior Hair Stylists:  skilled in all classic services & multiple specialty skills, a salon mentor and part of leadership team.
  • Master Stylists:  5+ years here with established expert skills and core to mentor leadership.
  • S39 Expert: versed veteran stylist who has spent their career at Studio 39

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Meet The Studio 39 Team

Owner, Master Stylist & Colorist

Master Stylist & General Manager

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Master Stylist

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Senior Stylist

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