Mike has over 20 years of international experience doing hair all over the world. He has trained with top hair experts; Toni and Guy, L'Oreal, TIGI, Goldwell, and Wella. Mike has an eye for knowing what you want in a haircut or color, even if you have trouble explaining it. No matter what your hair need is, Mike has got you covered. He is a gifted host, and his clients always leave feeling loved.
Coming to us from Australia, this mate has 12 years of experience and his specialties include balayage, blondes, and full hair makeovers. If you are looking for a big hair change, but not sure exactly what, Tom is your guy. Tom loves doing creative color and if you give him the green light, he will create an amazing color that you will love even more than you imagined you would.
Coming to us from Venezuela, Claudia has 12 years of experience in the beauty industry and specializes in balayage, razor haircuts and bridal makeup. She is meticulous in her craft and takes great care in explaining different cutting and coloring options during consultation. She is your go-to-girl if you are nervous about cutting or coloring, as she will provide every option under the sun.
Originally from Italy, Dee trained as a hairdresser in Berlin before he started his career in New York City. He specializes in hair extensions, wigs, upstyling, layered bobs and ashy blondes. If you are feeling daring and need something new, Dee is full of ideas.
Born and raised in NYC, Tony has 13 years of experience in the industry. He previously taught at a cosmetology school, mentoring students who wanted to enter the beauty world. He specializes in women's haircuts, styling, and men’s cuts. Tony's favorite hairstyles to create are up-dos and braided looks.
Katherine is the business manager and bridal expert at Salon Riz. She specializes in Advertising and Public Relations, always executing Mike’s next big idea. Known as a jack of all trades, she is your go to for any salon question.
Lina comes to us from California and loves everything related to color-highlights, lowlights, balayage etc. She specializes in California blondes, color corrections and updos. She was Vidal Sassoon trained with over 10 years of experience in the industry.