Jessica graduated in 2011 from the Charleston Cosmetology Institute and has not stopped doing fabulous hair since. She moved to Washington in 2014.
Jessica specializes in naturally curly & textured hair cutting, styling and blowout techniques. She is exceptional when it comes to highlighting and blonding. Jessica is also well versed in the wide spectrum of hair styles for men and women.
Aleida brings a lot to the table at Ella & Oz. She received extensive education at Gene Juarez Academy and graduated in 2013 where she was lauded with an award commemorating her expertise and team involvement. She then went on to complete a comprehensive apprenticeship with a master stylist.
Aleida is inspired and dedicated to her craft. She revels in opportunities to create unique haircut styles, fashion-forward coloring, gorgeous updos and bleach & tones. She is a Pacific Northwest native who relishes her role in assisting men and women to discover new levels to their attractiveness and beauty.
Coral Graduated from Toni & Guy in October 2016. She has participated in multiple Aveda professional classes to continue to learn techniques that enhance her versatility behind the chair and stay up to date with the latest trends.
Coral’s passions are two-fold – color and makeup – ranging from sun-kissed balayages to the most extreme fashion colors and designs. She loves combining unique haircuts and full-force color to provide a style to her guests that are one-of-a-kind. Additionally, she provides makeup applications to look as fresh-faced and glowing or as fierce as your ambition.
Xania grew up in the industry watching her Mom style hair. Because of her passion, Xania attended the Gene Juarez Academy, graduating in November of 2016. Xania is meticulous, exacting, and eager to build her clientele.
Having recently graduated, Xania is up on trends! She loves creating looks individually tailored to each client. She is versatile and incorporates a wide variety of looks ranging from dramatic to natural. Xania has received advanced training in balayage, cutting, and blowout techniques.
Alia has always been driven to create, so when she started experimenting with her own hair, it felt very natural. Once she started playing with her friends hair, she fell in love with the experience. In 2011, Alia completed Bates cosmetology program and immediately began working in the salon industry. She continues to educate herself by taking various classes for new haircut and color techniques.
Alia loves catering to everyone in an individualized way to further enhance and accentuate who they are by helping them craft their own distinctive style. When it comes to haircuts, her skills range from short and precise clipper cuts to lovely, long hair with flowy layers. Alia loves creating all-encompassing color looks as well – from beautiful sun-kissed or glamorous highlights to daringly vivid color. She fondly awaits to meet those who sit in her chair and to let the magic of doing hair unfold.
Taylor was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL and began her journey with AVEDA in 2011. She attended the spa program at AVEDA Institute Tallahassee and after graduating, immediately starting working as a Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician in a salon and spa for 3 years before moving across the country to Seattle. Once she started at Ella & Oz Salon in 2015 as a Guest Service Member, she immediately fell in love with the salon industry, the stylists’, the guests’ and environment here at Ella & Oz Salon. She loves to encourage and inspire others and believes learning never ends. She is continuously eager to learn more and regularly attends business classes and seminars for the salon industry. If you don’t catch her running around the salon like a busy bee; she’s probably home with her cat or rummaging around an antique store or farmer’s market in West Seattle.