A licensed stylist since 1997, Alicia specializes in corrective or creative hair coloring along with her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail. As proprietor of Hair @ Alicia’s in Montclair, NJ, she enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. A master of her craft with passion for color, Alicia keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. Alicia does fantastic with dramatic color changes & funky colors. She excels in cutting long hair & short bobs. Any project that seems remotely challenging, she tackles it head on! She is constantly working on her own techniques and always pushing the boundaries of hair. She continues to improve her skills through in continuous education. She organizes classes for the salon staff & herself frequently. For four years Alicia was a color educator, visiting salons and stylists throughout the tri-state area sharing her skills and knowledge.
Dates and Times for salon appointments: Mon. 10am-6pm, Tues. 10am-8pm,Thurs 11am-8pm Fri. 9am-6pm, Sun. 11am-5pm.
Partner with his wife Alicia, Joe is a Montclair high school alumni and has resided in Montclair ever since. With a BA degree from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Joe entered the corporate world building his sales and management experience before venturing into self employment. As highly motivated entrepreneurs and business owners, Joe and Alicia decided to combine there artistic and business skills to create their first hair salon formally known as Alicia’s Hair Design. With the help of a great team and staff the move to “Hair 491” at the vault at 491 Bloomfield Ave was a natural transition and growth path for their successful hair salon.
Nick’s training began in 2004 at the Artistic Academy where he won numerous awards for his skills and creativity. He specializes in hair cutting and all aspects of color/highlighting, balayage/ombré techniques, and special event styling. He has training in Donna Bella hair extensions, Coppola keratin, bio ionic, and Alphapar keratin smoothing treatments. He has taken many advanced classes for color lines such as Joico, Wella, Artigo, Rusk and hair cutting through Sexy Hair Concepts, Toni & Guy, and Acadamia courses. His goal is to bring your inner beauty out. Hair is very important to him and to have the opportunity to make someone feel great with a new look, brings him joy. He enjoys having the capability to capture someone’s vision.
Dates and Times for salon appointments: Tues. 1pm-8pm, Thurs. 11am-6pm, Fri. 11am-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm.
Kim has been a hairstylist in the industry since 2001 & has been with the hair team for 6+ years! She graduated from Union County Vocational Tech. where she recieved an award for her outstanding performance in cosmotology. She comes from a long generation of hairstylists : grandmother’s, mother and aunts. She specializes in creative cuts and color for both men and women. Kim is also certified in numerous Keratin Treatments. Her clients are always put to ease with her effortless confidence in her work. The worthwhile aspect of her career is knowing that the client will leave her chair overjoyed with the results. Along with the team, she aims to continue her education with all different kinds of classes. She strives to do the best of her ability and provide an excellent experience for all her clients.
Dates and times for salon appointments: Wed 10am-6pm, Thurs. 10am-9pm, Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm
Kim’s devotion to hair started very early for her. She jumped right in after graduating from Paul Mitchell’s Parisian academy at age 20. She assisted for a couple years and in total has been behind a chair for 6 years thus far! She has been trained & certified in Paul Mitchell cuts, coloring & hairstyles going from retro to modern. Kim loves trying out new styles and always keeps herself up to date with all the changes in the industry. She has made a wonderful reputation & following for herself within the Montclair community. Her Clients always leave overjoyed with her work and she lives for that! She always pays close attention to the needs & wants of her clientele and it pays off! Kim does exceptional work with event hairstyles & creative color styles. She’s a passionate individual and totally invested in making your vision come to life!
Dates and times for salon appointments: Tuesday 9am-3pm, Wednesday 10am-6pm, Thursday 12pm-9pm, saturday 9am-5pm
Natalie has had a passion for hair most of her life. She has been with the hair team for 9 years and a stylist for 11. Natalie is one of the best for corrective & creative color. Her clients forever praise her on her cuts & styling. Her high energy and positive attitude always puts her client at ease. She places a high value on listening to her clients,understanding their individual hair needs and respecting their hair. She also takes the time to explain every move she makes with her clients, in turn making them feel well informed & comfortable. Natalie looks forward to giving you a salon experience that will leave you feeling beautiful both on the inside and out
Dates and times for salon appointments: Monday 10am-5pm, Thursday 12pm-9pm, Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm