1512 B West Alabama
Houston, Texas 77006
Joel Quinones   |   owner and artistic director
Joel has remained at the forefront of innovation since entering the world of beauty in 1987 and is well know for his extraordinary skill and trendsetting techniques with hair color/styling and his artist’s eye in makeup application.

He honed his skills in makeup application and artistry while working runway shows for leading fashion designers and national retailers such as Macy’s and Foley’s. Once he turned his attention to hair, Joel was an in-demand platform artist for Clairol, Matrix and Logics, where he taught the latest color and cutting techniques. As a stylist and makeup artist Joel has had the opportunity to work with many celebrities, including Olivia Newton John, Cindy Crawford, Clint Black, Tommy Tune, Ellen Burstyn, makeup maven Trish McEvoy, Real Housewife of NYC Carol Radziwill, Vogue Editor Anna Wintour and icon Liza Minnelli. Joel’s work has graced national fashion magazines such as Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vogue – just to name a few.

Brad Brandt   |   aesthetician  
For over 15 years, Brad has been committed to the highest level of client care, by improving their health and appearance through the latest in facial aesthetics. He began his career under the tutelage of Erica Miller, the “Mother of Aesthetics in the U.S.” and received specialized training in Medical Aesthetics. Brad’s thirst for knowledge keeps him up to date on the latest in skin care regimens and techniques. His approach is one that encompasses all of his technical knowledge with a relaxing and soothing touch. He is a master at all things such as facials, chemical peels, waxing, body scrubs, microdermabrasion and more.
Nenette Pescion   |   stylist
Nenette has an intuitive understanding of texture and balance and has learned the art of merging design and color into her craft –keeping her clients looking good and feeling amazing. Like fashion, the Art of Styling is always changing. Nenette believes there is always something to learn and someone to learn from.
Amy Holt   |   stylist
After receiving her business degree from Sam Houston State University, Amy went on to the Paul Mitchell The School Houston and that’s when she learned to love the artistry of hair. She prides herself on client satisfaction and has never met a stranger in her life. She loves every aspect of the game from color and cutting to styling and extensions. Although she may seem young, she stays up to date with what’s on trend and clients always leave her chair with a smile on their face.
Christopher Michael   |   stylist
Christopher Michael brings his passion for hair and beauty to life by providing a unique experience for every client. After graduating from the Vidal Sassoon Academy where he learned precision haircutting and became Sassoon-certified, Christopher Michael was trained and mentored by celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson in New York City. His broad experience includes working New York Fashion Week, national conferences and behind the scenes makeovers on “The Today Show” with the Ted Gibson Artistic Team and editorial work with some of the nation’s top designers and photographers. Behind the chair, Christopher Michael is an expert in Balayage hair painting and color correction. His clients love his playful, edgy and feminine approach to his unique haircutting and color. Christopher Michael prides himself on creating and individualizing his haircuts and color for each client’s desires.
Rees Anderson   |   stylist
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in visual design from University of Houston, Rees decided to follow his passion for beauty. He approaches each client from an artistic perspective. He has worked behind the scenes at NewYork fashion week, as well as on location for several local magazines. He brings an editorial edge to everyday hair. He has a real penchant for color, balayage, cutting, make up, and special event styling. His philosophy on hair is that it should look naturally effortless and healthy at any age.
Ashlie Shears   |   stylist
A recent graduate of the Aveda Institute, Ashlie loves working in an industry that allows her to express her creativity and make people look and feel their best. She has a passion for precision cuts, luxurious color and a strong drive for continuing education. Ashlie knows this is the industry for her and is excited to join the team.
Jason Whatley   |   client services  
Our clients know they are in good hands when they hear Jason's friendly voice on the phone or see his smile from behind the desk. Jason's desire to make each and every client have a great experience is what makes him the best at what he does. His attention to detail and 12+ years of experience help him know exactly how to make each client feel special. He is only happy when clients leave feeling better about themselves – from the inside out. Jason makes sure that everyone has the perfect Q [the salon] experience, from start to finish.