CRYSTAL LAKE

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Specializes in

  • Razor cuts on wavy, curly, thick hair

  • Understated, edgy haircuts

Crystal wants your hair to be effortless AND stylish. Your cut and color should evolve as they are worn and even get better over a period of time. It is Crystal’s deep passion for healing practices which sets her apart; Crystal is a certified practitioner of Reiki, the Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation and the promotion of healing which is administered by the laying of hands, in Crystal’s case, on her wonderful clients. For years, Crystal has known the benefits of such therapies, and deeply believes in the application of Reiki during experiences as intimate as hair services. Crystal’s extensive education, training, and time spent working in New York City has kept her ahead of the curve when it comes to trends in hair. She has trained with Davines, and the Aveda Institute, along with Redken cut and color classes, and balayage education with Nancy Braun of L’Oreal Pro and Lena Ott, of Suite Caroline in NYC.  For three years, Crystal worked on hair and makeup for Fashion Week with ION Studio NYC. She has had a variety of her work featured in editorial and commercial shoots, and has worked next to amazing artists such as Damian Monzillo, Riad Azar, Alex Brownsell of BLEACH London, and Jayne Matthews of Edo Salon. Over the years, Crystal has found her love in implementing razor cutting techniques on wavy, curly, and thick hair, as well as working with balayage and giving you the most perfect, understated, but still edgy cut. Her talent for haircutting is utilized through Crystal educating her peers and coworkers on various techniques; she is known as the haircutting guru of NVBL. Crystal’s attention to detail and extensive consultation process ensure that when you sit down in her chair, you know you are being heard and prioritized, her care, attention and intention are felt in everything she does; she offers 90-minutes for her luxury cuts, to guarantee that you are both on the same page, receiving the perfect haircut of your dreams and even have time for Reiki. Crystal revels in the opportunity to combine and augment her two passions: healing and hair.