About Us

Angie - Stylist / Color Specialist / Co-owner

 

As  a little girl, while styling my Barbie dolls hair, I had no idea I  would turn out to be one of the most in-demand Hair Stylists. My  background in arts tuned my advantageous natural artistic sense into an  eye for detail. Everyone that leaves my station turns into a piece of  fine art, like my paintings.

I complemented my  education at Vidal Sassoon, Altiery, and Sebastian. I specialize in  everything, but my true love is long hair, hair color design, bridal,  and make-up. After working in a major Santa Monica salon, I now provide  my skills in San Luis Obispo.

As co-owner of  Shift, I strive for perfection in not only my personal business, but  also making sure everyone entering Shift has a great experience

Roberto - Stylist / Color Specialist / Co-owner

 

Born  and raised in Italy, I moved to Paris with a fresh Hairdressing  license. I realized my first ambition working for the famous Jean Louis  David, in the opinion of many, the best Hairdresser in the world. My  talents were immediately recognized by my mentor and became his personal  assistant.

Gravitating in a world of models,  show business, international hair shows and designing techniques, the  J.L.David franchise grew, and I climbed every step of the ladder to  become the Artistic Director / Manager of the J.L.David school, and  owned a salon in France.

After 17 years in  France, and affluent in Italian and French, I started a new adventure  via New York, Fort Lauderdale and now co-owning Shift here in San Luis  Obispo, providing superior individual qualities directly to my clients.

Vicki - Stylist / Color Specialist / Co-owner

 

I  have been a Hair Stylist and love my work since 1989. In addition to my  full time "behind the chair" achievements, I spent 10 years as an  Artistic Advisor for L'oreal Professional, teaching color classes and  working at hair shows through-out the US as well as San Luis Obispo  County.

I strongly believe in continuing my education to keep current with new products and trends and my travels around the world.

Being  a co-owner of Shift has made me appreciate the level of skill needed to  be a top salon, and I work hard at making it successful.

Mark - Stylist / Color Specialist / Co-owner

After  double majoring in Chemistry and Biology, and owning an Optical Design  company, I decided to switch to artistic side of my brain. This is where  I realized that my previous studies and work applied to my new love,  Hair Styling. I have an excellent understanding of the chemical side of  the business due to my previous education and cutting and creating  hairstyles come natural.

I love to create a look  from beggining to end and both personal and styling education is very  important to me. The continuing education I receive with professionals  like Kerastase, Sebastian, Shu Uemura, Farouk Systems, and Brazilian  Blowout assures up-to-date techniques and styles. I work in all facets  of hair styling including thermal reconditioning (Japanese  straightening) and Brazilian Blowouts.

As a  co-owner of Shift Hair, my expectations for client satisfaction is very  high. I love to have fun with my clients and fellow stylist,and I end my  day by reviewing everything I learned from them.

Tara - Stylist / Color Specialist

 

If  you are looking for the perfect hairstyle to compliment your face shape  or skin tone, my experience and education will find it for you. I love  to see the smiles on my clients faces when they walk out the door.

From  natural coloring and hi-lites to a more modern / contemporary fashion  colors, my coloring techniques are are well planned out. I love to  create a haircut that flows with your personality. Together your total  color/cut experience will be very satisfying.

Annette - Stylist / Color Specialist

 

I  moved from Germany and started my career as stylist in California. More  than 17 years I specialized in precision cutting, color, and all facets  of the hair industry. My artistic vision and impeccable attention to  detail aids me in coming up with styles individualized to my clients  needs.

I am a Certified Goldwell, Italy, and  Wella Color specialist, and my talent is creating natural looking color  and highlights, and fabulous haircuts! I trained and expanded upon the  techniques of Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy, and Pivot Point in Germany,  and continue to improve my skills training with elite educators.  Affluent in German, I have a contemporary vision, and dedicated to make  sure each has the best service, and leaves feeling great!

No matter what style you are looking for, from classic to avant-guard, you will be very satisfied with your results.

Lauren- Stylist / Color Specialist

 

After  coming to San Luis Obispo over ten years ago on a weeks vacation, I  quickly realized this was my new home. With a suite case in hand and a  cosmetology license, I saw no reason to ever leave. Beginning assisting  and furthering my education through Paul Mitchell, focusing on color and  chemical services, my passion in hair. As one of the younger stylists  at Shift, I bring great energy and enthusiasm.

I  truly love everything the industry and Shift Hair has to offer, and it  shows in my work and the smiles on my satisfied clients.

Lisa

With the loss of Lisa, we lost a family member...But she is here in our hearts and in spirt

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