Chachi's passion for hair began at a very young age. His first unofficial client being his niece, giving her an A-Line Bob with clippers. Being good at it, the word spread and soon after Chachi became the neighborhood stylist before the age of 13. At 17, he enrolled at College of Hair and Design to further his education. Upon graduation Chachi traveled to New York where he discovered the world of Redken, then, becoming a certified Redken hair colorist / designer he turned a hobby into a career. Now as a Redken Artist he teaches all over the country to inspire his industry.
After starting her professional career as a teacher, Sarah decided to take the leap and pursue her passion for the hair and beauty industry. She has since become one of our most requested stylists specializing in blonding and balayage. Sarah's background in education makes her passionate about continued personal growth, most recently spending a week in New York City at The Redken Exchange learning from industry leaders. “If you want to be original, be ready to be copied.” - Coco Chanel. Lets create some hair envy!
Dakota's interest in the beauty industry started at an early age and since she has relentlessly pursued her dream of becoming an accomplished professional stylist. Leaving her small town home and taking her values, she moved to portland for exceptional education. Now she's studied under some of the industries greats in Las Vegas and New York. “A girl knows her limits but a wise girl knows she has none.” - Marilyn Monroe
Nikki's sense of humor and constant smile radiates at Chachi Hair, where she joined the team in October of 2011. Her vast scope in styling began at an early age, having sisters to practice on. Her love for hair stying led to her being a freelance hair stylist working with esteemed phtographer, Cully Wright which landed her the past three covers and spread for Oregon Bride Magazine.
Isabel started at Summit Salon Academy Portland at the age of 17. As a recent graduate, she is continuing her advances training under Chachi as an associate.
Amanda Leigh is a fiery Midwesterner who's been in the industry since 2012. She studied Marketing Communications in college but always had a passion for hair. She is a Certified Redken Specialist, Certified Store Educator, and is currently training to become a Redken Artist. Some of her specialities include texture & curls, color corrections, short cuts and dry cutting. She thrives on making every individual who sits in her chair feel like a million bucks. When she's not in the salon, she loves to be active, catch up on sleep, and spend quality time with her girlfriend and their Boston Terrier son, Lolli.
SherriAnn raised her family before jumping with both feet into the beauty world. She has traveled and studied in New York, Seattle and Las Vegas, totally immersing herself in knowledge. Each year SherriAnn attends Redken classes, as there is always something new in the hair world. Keeping up on the latest color and cutting trends is a must in her opinion. As a child she played “beauty parlor” when her other friends where playing “house”. She practiced on her friends, cousins and her mother, as her mother was also a stylist. She also enjoys traveling with her husband, as well as cooking and baking, which she says is another first love. Never stop learning, as knowledge is power, and power is the strength that will get you where you want to be. She will be at the next Redken event!