Heidi is the proud owner of Fringe Salon. She has been in the hair industry for over 30 years. She has worked at salons in Saratoga and Los Gatos and is excited to have opened her own salon in Scotts Valley. Heidi specializes in every aspect of cutting, and coloring hair. She excels at styling hair for special occasions. She has a real passion for hair and loves to help people find their best look.
Practically born with a pair of shears in her hand, Nicola changed from a career in dressmaking to one in hair design 14 years ago. Trained in the precision and razor-cutting schools of Sassoon, Toni and Guy and Bumble and Bumble, Nicola worked initially in Cinta Salon, then moved on to the cut, style and color award winning Cowboys and Angels Salon in Union Square. There she became well-versed in all hair types and textures including African American and Asian hair. After eight years of working downtown San Francisco she re-located to a smaller salon in the trendy Mission/Castro district of the City, Colorbox Salon, where she still works, dividing her time between SF and Scotts Valley. At the end of 2008 Nicola moved to the Santa Cruz area, worked for a year at Aveda Salon "Monet" in Scotts Valley until it's closure and then came over to Fringe in April of 2010.
Meghan's passion for the beauty industry began before she can remember. She started her career in Hollywood doing make-up at MKCBeauty Academy. After conquering the make-up field, she moved onto hair and skin at the Redken Academy for Salon Professional. Meghan is a Redken Color Specialist and also excels in cutting, styling and updos. If you are looking for a fresh new look, Meghan is your girl! Not only is she young and fun, she is also always attending new classes to stay up with recent trends and up to par with product knowledge.
Jacklyn strives to succeed in all that she does and enjoys using her creativity to help her clients feel good about themselves. She enjoys providing services for a diverse clientele. She specializes in natural and dimensional hair color, men's haircuts, keratin treatments and waxing. Jacklyn loves attending classes to learn new color and cutting edge techniques. Her flexible schedule and willingness to listen to her clients needs make every visit personal and enjoyable.
After spending every weekend of her childhood in the salon with her mom, Carly was ecstatic to receive her cosmetology license five years ago and has been cutting and coloring hair since. She always current with the new on trend styles and colors and loves to create beautiful up-dos for special occasions.
Tara Bong became a hairstylist in 1995. Her education consists of studies from Golden West College along with individual instruction from Joseph Aguay. Joseph took Tara under his wing and introduced her to Toni any Guy precision cutting, there she continued her education and training with emphasis on Redken hair color philosophy. Tara's experience also includes 15 years at James Craig salon in Saratoga where she also advanced her techniques under supervision for Denise Kimura Johnson. Tara passionately perfected her stills working with Asian hair, although Tara is versatile in all textures of hair. Tara keeps current as her passion for hair color and design only continues to grow. Keeping up with the latest trends, Tara also specializes in styles for weddings, proms, and all those special occasions. Talented, positive and skilled are only a few of the many attributes Tara adds to Fringe.
Chilean Air Traffic Controller, changed her career when she moved to Santa Cruz, discovering her artistic side and connecting with her passion for dance and the beauty industry. She loves to give her clients an experience of relaxation especially in the shampoo bowl. Her attention for detail shows in her work. She enjoys providing a special service for every client and specializes in hair cutting, make-up or styling.