Hair Salon Servicing Gaithersburg Maryland, Kentlands
Our stylist are dedicated to focusing on you and making sure you receive first class services. Salon Chahine's talented stylist will provide you with a full consultation, creating a customized look that will bring out your best features.
Alex Chahine is a master stylist and the owner of Salon Chahine. He began his career in 1988 as an apprentice at a prestigious salon and has continued with that success by attending many national academies. His advanced educational background includes The Wella Hair Academy in Paris, France and The Martin Parsons Academy in Toronto, Canada where he was awarded “International Best Pick”. He continues to exceed client expectations by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques in the hair industry.
Alex has a passion for creativity. He is a highly skilled and talented artist and specializes in razor cutting, various highlighting techniques and color. He is certified in several color lines to include: Schwarzkopf, Wella and Framesi.
In 2010, he transitioned from being an owner of two large salons to a more intimate boutique salon, Salon Chahine. Alex focuses on attention to detail and has selected exceptional, talented stylists to meet each client’s needs and desires. He also carries several lines of hair care products that can be tailored to each individual.
"After 30 years as a stylist, I still love what I do. I find there is a lot of gratification in helping people look and feel their best. Not only have I served a large color, highlight clientele for over 2 decades I have also studied with some of the industry’s top stylists and colorists including Robert Cromeans, John Shagg, Stephanie Koscielski, Sam Bracato, Jill Turnbull and Nick Arrojo."
Kathy has studied advanced color and color applications with Goldwell, Schwarzkopf and Framesi. and attended numerous cutting and dressing classes with Graham Webb, John Paul Mitchell, TGI, Sexy Hair concepts, Deva Bracato, Roffler, and Redken to name a few.
Kathy believe to be a good stylist, education is the key along with listening skills, vision and a passion for creating. "I have been truly blessed with a wonderful clientele ranging from 13 years old to 70 years young."
Whether you're looking for funky, trendy or classic Kathy's education allows her to deliver. If you are looking for natural color movement, sun kissing, to lighten, brighten a complete color change or to make a statement with your color she would enjoy meeting your needs.
Eve has over 30 years of experience in the beauty and fashion industry. As a hairdresser, she has been a guest artist for hair shows and consumer presentations for Clairol; assisted in new product research; and conducted professional hair color seminars for several leading hair color companies. She was also responsible for several hair-color advertising campaigns,
including the 1998 launch of Clairol Complement in Puerto Rico, High-Lift Blondes, and Infusium 21. In the salon business she has trained assistants to maintain high quality customer service, designed a client consultation format, served as an art director for fashion shows, and organized hair-color benefit promotions.
Eve has created hair designs for televised soap opera actors, news anchors, beauty pageant contestants, and high profile executives. She has written beauty articles for print media, marketing and promotional activities, and has appeared on TV and radio programs discussing hair care and beauty trends.
Eve received her cosmetology education in New York City. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and a Masters Degree in Bilingual Education. She has taught science courses in middle and high school in New York City and Montgomery County, Maryland. She also organized a Fashion and Beauty Club to provide guidance to young people interested in working within those fields. Eve is certified as an image consultant by the International Image Institute of Communication and the London Image Institute.
Eve has attended hair workshops in New York, Paris, and London. Currently she is completing monthly workshops at the John Sahag Academy in New York to specialize in dry cutting. Why dry cutting? It is a technique that creates customized cuts for your hair that allows for natural movement and shape.
"I have been in this industry for 9 years and still have an absolute passion for what I do. I feel so fortunate to be doing what I love everyday!!!" Sandra has had multiple years of continuing education ranging from studying cutting and styling techniques.
She has gone through many educator programs wich includes redken colors, schwarzkkoph, and Paul Mitchell. "I'm a perfectionist and take my time with each client." Sandra is a certified Brazilian Blowout stylist; which conditions, adds shine, and completely takes frizz out of hair.
"I'm a great listener who is able to respect the parameters of her clients’ individuality, while still encouraging them to try new things." Her specialties include customizing haircuts, dimensional color, color corrections, and high fashion styling.