The Stylists at Salon In The Tower are committed to on-going training to achieve and maintain the highest levels of professional work and decorum. We take pride in offering our stylists educational classes through our vendor partners including Bumble n’ Bumble, Lanza, Schwarzkopf and other recognized industry names. In addition, each stylist is cross trained in all techniques, meaning that you can expect the same high quality and consistent results regardless of who provides your service.
We guarantee your satisfaction and our goal is that every guest comes away feeling touched in a personal and positive way!
A Buffalo resident, Laura graduated from Cheektowaga Central High School where she completed the Erie 1 Boces Cosmetology program in 2005. She has been Lead Stylist since Day 1 of Salon in the Tower’s creation. Education is her passion and she has traveled to the prestigious Bumble & Bumble University over five times to pursue this passion. In addition, she has taken over twenty local classes with other high-end lines such as Schwarzopf, Lanza, & Redken. She loves imparting this knowledge to her clients and helping them to achieve their beauty goals. Her specialty is working with curly/textured hair types, as well as multi-dimensional color. At the end of the day, Laura loves making her clients happy! Her favorite aspect of being a stylist at Salon in the Tower is the fact that everyone works together in harmony as a team. Laura is a big fan of Indian cuisine, sushi, and spending time with her family!
A Buffalo native, Elena graduated high school from Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts as a Visual Arts major before obtaining her Cosmetology License at Erie 1 Boces in 2006. Since then, she has traveled to NYC four times for advanced training at Bumble & Bumble University, as well as participated in countless local education. One of her favorite hair services to perform are soft, natural highlights called “babylights.” She loves using hair artistry as an outlet for her artistic ability and an opportunity to meet new people! It’s Elena’s goal to make clients feel good about themselves and she thrives in a social environment. In her free time, she enjoys camping, horses, hosting friends, and caring for her three little ones!
Born in Buffalo, raised in both Michigan & Buffalo, Jessica is a Lancaster High School graduate. Upon graduation, she earned her Cosmetology License, as well as her Esthetics License at Continental School of Beauty in 2009. Jess has participated in several advanced trainings at Bumble & Bumble University, as well as Balayage Boot Camp. Her favorite service to perform is anything related to hair-color! She loves talking to people every day, changing their looks, and constantly following and trying new trends!
Emily was born and raised in the Buffalo area and has been a licensed stylist since 2009. She finished hair school in 2008 after attending Erie 1 BOCES during high school. She loves the opportunity to grow and continue her education through attending various local classes. Emily has also traveled to Minnesota and New Jersey to attend hair color academies, as well as the International Beauty show to teach hairdressers and students about a cleansing conditioning system called the E-Cure Treatment. According to Emily, the best part about her job is the opportunity to make people look and feel beautiful when they look in the mirror. She also believes in teaching her clients about the importance of maintaining their hair at home and recreating their in-salon look. Keratin Treatments are one of her specialties; they're a service that smooths the hair and takes away the extra effort that clients with curly, frizzy hair face. A couple of little known facts about Emily are that she is a singer and has played the piano since she was 8! In addition to creating fabulous hair, she also loves cooking & baking!
A graduate of Depew High School, Alyssa furthered her education by earning her Cosmetology License through Erie 1 Boces in 2016 and joined Salon in the Tower shortly thereafter. She has launched herself into the hair industry with fervor; taking various local cutting & coloring classes by Lanza, Redken, Goldwell and more! Her love for meeting new people & making them feel good about themselves keeps her motivated and inspired every day. Of the myriad of services she provides, hair extensions and balayage are her absolute forte! When she’s not busy making her clients look fabulous, she is bonding with her “son,” a black cat named Oscar!
Born in Syracuse, raised in East Amherst, Alexandria graduated from Williamsville East High School where she also earned her Cosmetology License through Erie 1 Boces in 2017. She is committed to bettering herself by taking continuous local education to further elevate her craft. She thrives on making people feel & look beautiful so they can build up a confidence they didn’t know they had! Alexandria’s feels most creative when she’s performing her favorite hair services: up-styling and braiding. Family is important to Alexandria and she loves spending time with her close-knit clan, especially her twin sister!
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Born and raised in Medina, Emily graduated from Medina High School, followed by the Continental School of Beauty where she obtained her Cosmetology License in 2013. She has been beautifying clients since then, specializing in wide range of services including: manicures, pedicures, skin care, eyelash extensions, and makeup applications. Emily loves making someone’s day better by helping them feel beautiful; she appreciates meeting fun and interesting people every day at the Salon! In her free time, she cares for her rescued Coon Hound mix, Daisy Duke, & her 14-year old cat, Kovu. To relax, she enjoys knitting & needlepoint!
Stephanie hails from Buffalo, where she completed her schooling at Lancaster High School & graduated from Erie 1 Boces at Harkness with her Cosmetology License in 2017. Since graduating, her enthusiasm for growth is inspiring; she has thrown herself into furthering her education by taking countless local classes. Stephanie started at Salon in the Tower as a receptionist, where she has truly excelled; she is a joy to have in the Salon for both clients and co-workers. She flourishes on social interaction and making others feel & look their-best, especially by providing highlighting, braiding, and men’s haircuts. Stephanie comes from a BIG family and loves spending time with them and her dog, Bruno!
One of our rock-star receptionists, Lindsay was born & raised in North Tonawanda. She has worked with Salon in the Tower since 2014 and if you call for an appointment, you may get the pleasure of speaking to her on the phone! She loves interacting with clients and helping them feel relaxed and comfortable. When she’s not at work, Lindsay adores being a stay-at-home mommy to her son, Alex. A creative genius, Lindsay enjoys sewing, scrapbooking, and anything else she can find on Pinterest!
Born in Hamburg, raised in both Pennsylvania & Lockport, Emma is our newest receptionist to join the Salon team! She is a Depew High School graduate and plans to attend Cosmetology School in the fall. Communication is one of her many skills, as she loves meeting new people & interacting with them. When she’s not at the Salon helping clients, Emma is most likely doing one of her favorites: golfing, shopping, or spending time with her family!
A former Rochesterian, Chrissy found her love for the Buffalo area when she attended University at Buffalo to study English & Photography. With her passion for providing an outstanding customer experience and motivating her team, she helped open the Salon in the Tower back in 2009. Even today you can find her smiling at the Tower, and doing anything & everything to make sure her team and the Tower clients are taken care of. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time on the lake on her boat, & hanging out with her one-eared cat named Eddie.