KAZUMI MORTON, PRINCIPAL Kazumi is a Master Colorist, she opened Salon Kazumi in Beverly Hills early 2016. She travels to San Francisco and New York on a regular basis.  Nicknamed the “brunette master” by Allure magazine, Kazumi expertly marries her decades of experiential know how with her keen eye for hair coloring to deliver rich, textured and complexion-enhancing highlights and shades to each of her dedicated clients across the US. Also a pioneer of hair straightening and hair extensions.  She specializes in applying and custom coloring the new hair extension technology system created by Hair Lingerie.  Always inspired and passionate about hair, Kazumi’s career began when she moved from her home in Japan to Los Angeles to train at the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Academy. Upon graduating, she was mentored by world-renowned colorist Stuart Gavert at the Gavert Atelier Salon in Beverly Hills. Throughout her career she has worked tirelessly in LA, New York, and Tokyo with clients including Zooey Deschanel, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Christina Applegate. As a solution to her clients’ request to find a roots & grays touch up colorant that will carry them over from one appointment to the next, Kazumi paired up with KIWABI, Inc. to design a product that provided the radiance, nutrients and color that her clients demanded — and banished the typical hassles associated with wash-off touch up tools and colorants. Kiwabi’s researchers, dermatologists, hair care experts and chemists worked closely with Kazumi to create ROOT VANISH by Kazumi,  a formula that met her high standards for hair color and scalp and hair health. 

KAZUMI MORTON, PRINCIPAL

Kazumi is a Master Colorist, she opened Salon Kazumi in Beverly Hills early 2016.

She travels to San Francisco and New York on a regular basis.  Nicknamed the “brunette master” by Allure magazine, Kazumi expertly marries her decades of experiential know how with her keen eye for hair coloring to deliver rich, textured and complexion-enhancing highlights and shades to each of her dedicated clients across the US. Also a pioneer of hair straightening and hair extensions.  She specializes in applying and custom coloring the new hair extension technology system created by Hair Lingerie. 

Always inspired and passionate about hair, Kazumi’s career began when she moved from her home in Japan to Los Angeles to train at the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Academy. Upon graduating, she was mentored by world-renowned colorist Stuart Gavert at the Gavert Atelier Salon in Beverly Hills. Throughout her career she has worked tirelessly in LA, New York, and Tokyo with clients including Zooey Deschanel, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Christina Applegate.

As a solution to her clients’ request to find a roots & grays touch up colorant that will carry them over from one appointment to the next, Kazumi paired up with KIWABI, Inc. to design a product that provided the radiance, nutrients and color that her clients demanded — and banished the typical hassles associated with wash-off touch up tools and colorants. Kiwabi’s researchers, dermatologists, hair care experts and chemists worked closely with Kazumi to create ROOT VANISH by Kazumi,  a formula that met her high standards for hair color and scalp and hair health. 

 

COLORISTS

LOGAN JACKSON Logan grew up surrounded by nature in a Colorado which gave him the appreciation for subtly, natural beauty that became the core of his work today. After moving to LA he began his education at Vidal Sassoon Academy. Immediately following his training he became an apprentice at the famous Neil George salon in Beverly Hills, working with top colorist in the industry and meeting his inspirational mentor, Master Colorist - Kazumi Morton. He trained under her leadership for 3 years before making the move to Salon Benjamin. Jackson travels every 8 weeks to Prive by Laurent D in NYC.  Logan's interest in the chemical makeup behind hair color has lead him to master the natural, effortless California Blonde, a blonde master. He has a meticulous way of pushing the envelope to create looks both creative or natural, modern or classic, while always making sure that his clients leave the salon looking ready for the runway, even if your runway is just walking into your home at the end of the day.

LOGAN JACKSON

Logan grew up surrounded by nature in a Colorado which gave him the appreciation for subtly, natural beauty that became the core of his work today. After moving to LA he began his education at Vidal Sassoon Academy. Immediately following his training he became an apprentice at the famous Neil George salon in Beverly Hills, working with top colorist in the industry and meeting his inspirational mentor, Master Colorist - Kazumi Morton. He trained under her leadership for 3 years before making the move to Salon Benjamin. Jackson travels every 8 weeks to Prive by Laurent D in NYC.  Logan's interest in the chemical makeup behind hair color has lead him to master the natural, effortless California Blonde, a blonde master. He has a meticulous way of pushing the envelope to create looks both creative or natural, modern or classic, while always making sure that his clients leave the salon looking ready for the runway, even if your runway is just walking into your home at the end of the day.

KRISTINA TABB Kristina was born and raised in sunny San Diego, California.  Kristina was always inspired by natural sun kissed beach color. This influenced her to move to Los Angeles and pursue her career as a colorist, where she learned from LA's “Best of the Best”. Kristina has worked with one of the top colorist in the industry; trained by celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham (owner of Meche Salon), Kristina learned the ins and outs to beautiful color. Kristina specializes in fine-tuned highlights, Ombre and the Balayage technique. Kristina Tabb prides herself on her ability to listen, providing clients with natural, beautiful, healthy hair they deserve.

KRISTINA TABB

Kristina was born and raised in sunny San Diego, California.  Kristina was always inspired by natural sun kissed beach color. This influenced her to move to Los Angeles and pursue her career as a colorist, where she learned from LA's “Best of the Best”.

Kristina has worked with one of the top colorist in the industry; trained by celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham (owner of Meche Salon), Kristina learned the ins and outs to beautiful color. Kristina specializes in fine-tuned highlights, Ombre and the Balayage technique. Kristina Tabb prides herself on her ability to listen, providing clients with natural, beautiful, healthy hair they deserve.

MIKEY GIOVANNI Mikey Giovanni’s career began when he moved to San Francisco to train at the prestigious San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology. Upon graduating, Mikey was mentored by “brunette master” colorist Kazumi Morton at Jonathan and George Salon in Beverly Hills. Mikey’s reputation and endless passion for hair is obvious everyday he is in the salon, as he creates a variety of vibrant reds, rich chocolate brunettes, as well as beautiful sun-kissed shades of blonde. Through the start of his career Mikey has worked with A-list celebrities. His goal with every client is to create beautiful, natural-looking color while maintaining the hair’s integrity and complementing their skin tone. 

MIKEY GIOVANNI

Mikey Giovanni’s career began when he moved to San Francisco to train at the prestigious San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology. Upon graduating, Mikey was mentored by “brunette master” colorist Kazumi Morton at Jonathan and George Salon in Beverly Hills.

Mikey’s reputation and endless passion for hair is obvious everyday he is in the salon, as he creates a variety of vibrant reds, rich chocolate brunettes, as well as beautiful sun-kissed shades of blonde. Through the start of his career Mikey has worked with A-list celebrities. His goal with every client is to create beautiful, natural-looking color while maintaining the hair’s integrity and complementing their skin tone. 

TORU Toru is a multi-talented hair artist. Born and raised in Japan he was exposed to the trendy fashion scene at an early age. What started off as an interest in the hair industry quickly became his passion. Toru trained in Tokyo's top salon for 5 years perfecting his skill. In hopes of exploring his creativity elsewhere he came to LA in 2012 and has found his signature style. From beautiful dry cutting that doesn't acquire a lot of attention to trendsetting color, including California sun-kissed blonde to beautiful brunette. Toru helps his clients achieve the look they want through communication and pride in his work. 

TORU

Toru is a multi-talented hair artist. Born and raised in Japan he was exposed to the trendy fashion scene at an early age. What started off as an interest in the hair industry quickly became his passion. Toru trained in Tokyo's top salon for 5 years perfecting his skill.

In hopes of exploring his creativity elsewhere he came to LA in 2012 and has found his signature style. From beautiful dry cutting that doesn't acquire a lot of attention to trendsetting color, including California sun-kissed blonde to beautiful brunette. Toru helps his clients achieve the look they want through communication and pride in his work. 

STYLIST

KASAI Katsumi Kasai is a highly sought after stylist who specializes in 'Long Lasting Low Maintenance' Haircuts.  He began his career in Tokyo, Japan and then spent the next fifteen years working out of New York City's top salons including Momotaro, Frederic Fekkai and Warren Tricomi. Shortly after, Kasai’s high demand brought him to Los Angeles where he worked out of the Frederic Fekkai salon in Beverly Hills, followed by Kim Vo Salon and Meche Salon of Beverly Hills.  Joining Salon Kazumi in March, he still travels regularly to New York to see his long term clients.

KASAI

Katsumi Kasai is a highly sought after stylist who specializes in 'Long Lasting Low Maintenance' Haircuts.  He began his career in Tokyo, Japan and then spent the next fifteen years working out of New York City's top salons including Momotaro, Frederic Fekkai and Warren Tricomi. Shortly after, Kasai’s high demand brought him to Los Angeles where he worked out of the Frederic Fekkai salon in Beverly Hills, followed by Kim Vo Salon and Meche Salon of Beverly Hills.  Joining Salon Kazumi in March, he still travels regularly to New York to see his long term clients.

AARON COLEMAN Aaron is a versatile stylist with an eye for precision and edge. Born in Los Angeles, he has always had a passion for art and thinking outside the box.  He started his hair journey seven years ago in Santa Monica.  He trained under celebrity stylist Anh Co Tran and was inspired to work with the top in the hair industry.  He then assisted at Neil George and Andy Lecompte Salon, before moving on to freelance endeavors.  He has done many photoshoots, music videos and red carpet events.  Aaron prides himself on quality styling and building a lasting relationship with his clients.

AARON COLEMAN

Aaron is a versatile stylist with an eye for precision and edge. Born in Los Angeles, he has always had a passion for art and thinking outside the box.  He started his hair journey seven years ago in Santa Monica.  He trained under celebrity stylist Anh Co Tran and was inspired to work with the top in the hair industry.  He then assisted at Neil George and Andy Lecompte Salon, before moving on to freelance endeavors.  He has done many photoshoots, music videos and red carpet events.  Aaron prides himself on quality styling and building a lasting relationship with his clients.

SAYURI TSUCHITANI Sayuri is an international stylist that traveled from Japan to New York City in 1998 to attended Vidal Sassoon Academy, where she trained to master hair cutting and coloring. She worked in NYC until 2005, when she took an opportunity to work at a salon in Shanghai, China. Her American style infused with her Japanese work ethic, led her to work in London for quite some time before returning to NYC in 2010. Hawaii was next on her list and she worked there for several years before landing in Los Angeles and building her reputation in Beverly Hills. Sayuri regularly travels to New York and Hawaii to accommodate her long standing clients around the country. 

SAYURI TSUCHITANI

Sayuri is an international stylist that traveled from Japan to New York City in 1998 to attended Vidal Sassoon Academy, where she trained to master hair cutting and coloring. She worked in NYC until 2005, when she took an opportunity to work at a salon in Shanghai, China. Her American style infused with her Japanese work ethic, led her to work in London for quite some time before returning to NYC in 2010. Hawaii was next on her list and she worked there for several years before landing in Los Angeles and building her reputation in Beverly Hills. Sayuri regularly travels to New York and Hawaii to accommodate her long standing clients around the country. 

YUKARI YOSHIZAWA In a culture where it seems like trends come and go daily, Yukari has stayed true to one guiding principle: "Regardless of what's popular, your hair should always reflect who you are." With a career that spans across the Pacific, Yukari has honed her skills at the renowned Vidal Sassoon Academy. Her journey is reflected in her craft by pulling techniques from both Japan and Los Angeles, creating her own unique style. Yakuza's work showcases a timelessness that is a testament to her global sensibility and unique ability to capture and elevate her client's ideas. Yukari specializes in Japanese straightening, digital perm, cut and coloring for men and women. She aims to provide an individualized world-class beauty experience for every one of her clients.

YUKARI YOSHIZAWA

In a culture where it seems like trends come and go daily, Yukari has stayed true to one guiding principle: "Regardless of what's popular, your hair should always reflect who you are." With a career that spans across the Pacific, Yukari has honed her skills at the renowned Vidal Sassoon Academy. Her journey is reflected in her craft by pulling techniques from both Japan and Los Angeles, creating her own unique style. Yakuza's work showcases a timelessness that is a testament to her global sensibility and unique ability to capture and elevate her client's ideas. Yukari specializes in Japanese straightening, digital perm, cut and coloring for men and women. She aims to provide an individualized world-class beauty experience for every one of her clients.

 

MAKEUP ARTIST

DIANE BUZZETTA

Known for her elegant precision and artistic intuition, Diane has earned recognition in the make-up industry over the past decade. Her talent combined with her postive energy has been ackowledged by local clients such as Paris Hilton, Holly Madison & Michaele Schon. 

Bron in Brooklyn, NY Diane grew up fascinated by the billboards and publications throughout NYC. In her early teens she turned her school desk into a make-up vanity and her notebooks into sketch pads. Diane's passion for art and creativity  came into fruition.....  ...us. Cras tempus tincidunt purus, eu vehicula ante. Duis cursus vestibulum lorem.

EXTENSIONS

KIARA BAILEY

Kiara made her entrance into the beauty business at 16, working with her mother in a salon they would eventually co-own. Her desire to excel fueled her move to Los Angeles to work in the hub of the fashion and beauty industry. 

Kiara first gained recognition at famed salons: Joseph Martin and Prive. The biggest opportunity then came from her three years on Bravo TV’s worldwide hit show BLOWOUT, in which she played an integral role as a Hair Extensions Expert at Jonathan Salon.After the show’s final season, she sought out a out more private atmosphere to focus on her clientele and her new venture, Hair Lingerie.  It was her love for and innovative application ofHair Extensions that led her to launch this industry changing product.

 

RECEPTIONIST

 
JENNIFER CARMODY

JENNIFER CARMODY