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.
Korina is originally from San Francisco, CA. With 10 years of experience working and training in Union Square, she has become an expert with all textures of hair and has a strong background in makeup which has lead her to several international wedding destinations throughout her career. She is a passionate artist that understands and values the expression of individuality and the reflection of beauty from the inside out. She is incredibly dedicated to her work and has an amazing way of connecting with people.
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.