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 kelly pictures 106Albana

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Albana is our owner at De Leonardo Salon & Spa.  She is a Master Stylist with a passion for Hair Design.  Albana is considered an artist.  She sees her work as wearable art, necessary, useful and beautiful.  Her hair designs are elegant, sophisticated, and inspiring. 

Her vision comes from all forms of creativity, fashion, make-up, dance, and architecture.  As most artists, she prefers to let her work speak for itself.  With over 12 years experience in hair mastery, 6 years being exclusive to AVEDA its premise, concern for our environment, and demand for excellence.  Albana excels in all forms of color, its application, and placement. 

She has undergone all the criteria needed to be named In-Salon Coach, continueing her education by recently attending Advanced Runway Styling in New York with Jon Raymon, followed by styling models at New York's 2016 fashion week.  In addition, she is a respected expert, as a Skin Care Specialist and Make-up Artist. Albana has recently completed training from Aveda's New York Advanced Academy under PureFormance Artists Lupe Voss & Geno Chapman. As it has always been her dream to own a Salon & Spa, her interest is in being the very best place to work at and visit!  Her passion energy and intensity are equaled by her devotion to the De Leonardo ideal of superb hair design and superlative customer service. Albana is a Level 5 Master Designer. De Leonardo Where it’s ALL about

 

 

kelly pictures 181Jeffrey

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Jeffrey’s experience spans over 23 years.  His advanced training includes:  Redken, Tony & Guy, Paul Mitchell, Schwarzkopf, and Rusk.  He is also a Network Educator for Bumble & Bumble.  Jeffrey is very passionate about his involvement in photo shoots, and fashion shows.  It can’t go with out mention that Jeffrey has worked as  head hair designer on numerous music videos, and his work has been illustrated on covers such as Bride Magazine.  His area of expertise is vast, specializing in current color techniques, and formal styling such as for Bride and Wedding parties. He has worked in the West Bloomfield and Novi areas, and has recently returned from Miami/Fort Lauderdale to join the De Leonardo Team. Jeffrey is a Level 4 Master Designer. 

Jeffrey supports Albana’s vision of De Leonardo ideal  of superb hair design and superlative customer service .
 

 

 

kelly pictures 027Carrie

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Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Carrie moved to Michigan to attend MSU in 1998.  In the midst of her education she found herself drawn towards Hair Design and the fashion industry.  Consequently, in 2002 she enrolled in the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in East Lansing .  After 11 months she graduated and was immediately hired by the Works Salon and Spa.  By constantly educating herself through advanced training and building her clientele, Carrie moved her way up to Master Stylist and In Salon Educator in 2005.  She currently holds these same positions with De Leonardo Salon and Spa. 

In her many travels to learn from our industries best, she has brought back current, exciting looks for our staff and guests.  She is certified in the Keratin Complex Smoothing System. Carrie excels with her Blonde looks, High and Low lighting techniques, and long layer Hair Design.  Her favorite industry moment was when Horst Rechelbacher (founder of Aveda), personally cut her hair.  Carrie  supports Albana’s vision of the De Leonardo ideal of superb hair design and superlative customer service. Carrie is a Level 4 Master Designer.  

 Nicole

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Nicole has been a cosmetologist for over 8 years with a passion for Aveda products. She loves educating her guests on the benefits of using a pure-plant based line. As a former Aveda makeup coach, she loves doing makeup as well as creative hair designs. She has advanced training in all Aveda Concepts such as cutting, coloring and styling. She is also certified in Wella, Sebastian, Bumble and Bumble, Jane Iredale and Murad products. Nicole has traveled to different cities for education including San Francisco, learning the latest trends. Nicole accommodates her guests by doing everything from men’s cuts to hair color to facial waxing.  Nicole supports  Albana’s vision  of the De Leonardo ideal of  superb hair design and superlative customer service. Nicole is a Level 5 Master Designer.  

 

 

 

 

 

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Alayna has been a stylist with Aveda for over 9 years, and is a level 4 stylist at De Leonardo. From the age of 16, she has expressed the desire to make everyone feel and look beautiful. Alayna enjoys spending time with her clients and having the ability to create a style that best suits them. One of her favorite aspects of her profession is that it doesn't get old or feel like work to her. She continues to be educated with Aveda's new up incoming trends. She has participated in fashion/hair shows, like MAC Viva Glam in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She has had lots of experience in on-site weddings and parties, making your every beauty need come true! Alayna is Level 5 Master Designer.

  

 

 

 

 

Zoe 

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Zoe was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She has had a passion for creating and changing personal imageszoe pic from an early age. She started working as a salon assistant and eyebrow designer when she was 14 years old. At age 19 she achieved her Cosmetology and Barbering license and her career as a hair designer and makeup artist took off, working at a very busy high end salon and freelancing for weddings and special events. She relocated to Michigan in 2002 and continued to follow her love and passion for the beauty industry, expanding her skills and visions doing hair and makeup for local TV and magazine ads like Skyline, Hour and Bridal magazines. She has also worked for years for a well-known Detroit high fashion photographer as the official Hair and makeup artist for several editorial projects.With more than 15 years of experience, almost 10 years with Aveda, Zoe is known for her short pixie cuts and men's tapered cuts. She loves giving her clients shiny rich colors, specializes in curly and textured hair and she masters the art of airbrush makeup and individual eyelashes perfect for weddings and special events...She is a " chica of all trades!" Zoe invites you to come and experience her creativity, style, love for color and fun personality! Zoe is a Level 5 Master Designer

 

 

Ashlei 

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Bio coming soon!