“I think the most important thing a woman can have- next to talent, of course- is her hairdresser.” -Joan Crawford

How long have you been at Jenny’s
1 year at Jenny’s (I’m including the wedding work I did before I came on full service).

Specialty
Precision cutting and coloring, as well as bridal styling.

Years in the industry?
10 years

What can clients expect that sets you apart?
Attention to Detail/Perfectionism.

Fun Facts/Favorites/Hobbies
One of my major passions outside of work and family is exercise and hiking in particular. I once backpacked 30 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

Having over a decade of craftsmanship and hair expertise in the Northern Virginia area, Melissa has amassed a wealth of knowledge and honed her craft with advanced color, cut and styling techniques. Specializing in precision cutting and coloring, Melissa excels at formal and bridal hair styling that is both beautiful and sophisticated, taking inspiration from iconic vintage fashions.

Melissa’s artist portfolio includes work that has been published in both Northern Virginia and Virginia Living Magazine. She takes pride in her technical skills and her inspired use of color to achieve natural looking hair with tonal nuances.  Her expertise includes but is not limited to fine color lines such as Keune, Davines, Wella, Schwarzkopf, Redken, Scruples, and Goldwell.  Melissa has participated in formal and sessions styling classes with reputable companies such as Euphora, Unite, Pureology, and Kevin Murphy.

Major Accomplishments:

Schwarzkopf Igora Color Expert Certification
Euphora Elite Team Member and Educator – Precision cutting certification
Advanced Cutting Class (Graham Webb Academy)
Jane Iredale Bridal Makeup Certification