Our Salon Professionals

For a number of years Trendz Hair Salon stylist have been involved in many activities other than their salon work, attending a number of advanced training cources and seminars throughout the world. It is because of the variety of their work that enables them to have a greater understanding about you and your hair needs. let them share their experience with you.

Owner – Raul Grippaldi
Hair Extensions - Hair Color - Hair Cutting

Thank you for visiting our site and taking the time to get to know us better. . .Raul’s career began in Argentina at the age of 12 at his Father’s salon and continued when he arrived here in New Jersey in 1976. He spend his early years in NJ working for salons in Montclair, Livingston and Millburn, and has been part owner for salons in Chatham and Springfield. He moved to Florham Park in 1993 and in 1996 together with with friends, opened Trendz. Now the sole owner of Trendz, he has the vision to mentor others and set the bar for truly personalized, high-quality service, with a divers and talented staff that he is extremely proud to work alongside every day. As a master of his craft in color, cutting and hair extensions with Great Lengths, he has learned from the best, like Jingles International, Vidal Sassoon, Sebastian, Tigi, Llongeras, Wella, Framesi and Schwarzkopf to name a few.

Always appreciative of the opportunities afforded him in the community, Raul is a big believer in giving support to those around who have been supportive of him and his endeavors. He is always being ready and willing to make a donation of products, gift baskets or services to local fund raisers and non-profit organizations throughout Morris County.

 

Susan Graessle
Haircolor - Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist

Sue has cultivated a unique talent over the years in that she has been that rare person that has challenged herself in all areas of the business and has been able to master them all as well. Whether it is a haircut, coloring, or a fancy hairstyle for that special occasion that you seek, Sue brings a lot to the party by offering her sought after opinion of what would be right for the client at that moment. Always looking to create the right look for her clients, whether classic, sporty, sophisticated or trendy, Sue never strays from keeping the individuality of that person at the heart of her inspirations.

Pam Bono
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments

Pam has been a licenced cosmetologist for 15 years, passinate about her profession, received extensive training at Visal Sasson in California.

She specializes in color, cutting and certified for Brazilian Blowout and Marcia Keratin Treatments. She is constantly educating her self in the latest styles and trends.

Michael Perez
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments

Michael has been in the industry for 13 years and is commited to bringing his expertise to every client that he has.

Michael has been trained by Vidal Sasoon and Wella but also brings his own style into his craft. Working with each client to find exantly what they want as well as what they need is how Michael finds balance for what works best.

Maryann Salsano
Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist - Make-Up

Maryann has been working at Trendz for over 8 years. She brings the knowledge and expertise of practicing cosmetology for over 33 years. Studying under worlds most renowned artists such as Paul Mitchell, John Sahag, Adrian Arpel and with the Artistic Teams of Wella, Schwarzkopf and Clairol. She is a skilled colorist and hair designer. As a creative cosmetician, Maryann brings her unique use of color to every special occasion, anywhere from formal weddings to casual affairs.

Always striving for excellence, she continues to broaden her field of knowledge and remains on the cutting edge.

Marissa Safer
Haircoloring - Color Correction - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments

Marissa has always had a passion for hair and styling. Her style reflects the small risks she likes to take to achieve her look. She has been in the hair industry for eight years, specializing in creative color, hair cutting, updos and wedding styles. The first four years of her career were spent focusing on cutting and mastering the Vidal Sasson style. The Vidal style is based on clean lines and precision wet and dry cutting. Marissa feels the most important part of a fabulous hair cut is to have the client go home with no trouble styling it themselves. Her next two years were spent working in Manhattan’s elite Upper East Side community. There she trained under Lauren Viola, the master colorist and balayage professional, and got the color bug and passion for creative color. Marissa feels to do a great cut is too add the most beautiful color to accentuate it. Blending both her skills of precision cutting and creative color to create her own personal style. Her style is creative, high fashion, adventurous and natural with a twist. Marissa feels an in-depth consultation and communication with her clients can achieve their own perfect look.

Lucy Farina
Haircoloring - Highlighting - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments

Lucy’s career started at Saks 5th Avenue under the wings of some of the best stylists. There she grew into management and took with her an experience that led her into a world of styles,color, cuts and treatments beyond anything known. Her 21 years of experience comes with certifications in Deva cuts,Brazilian, Copala Keratin treatments, all colors including the new Inoa and hi-lighting to fit your personal lifestyle. Her spunky personality takes her to places where she is never afraid to take your style to the next level.

Lori Blitzer
Haircoloring - Highlighting - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments

Lori brings her 18 years of cosmetology experience to Trendz. lori worked at the Frederic fekkai salon in New York City, where she was trained directly under Constance Hartnett, the salon’s former color director. She specilizes in balayage highlights, creating natural-looking highlights with a new flair of brightness for brunettes wanting some extra pizzazz and for blondes wanting that sun-kissed look. She also specializes in corrective color. Whatever your desire, Lori’s goal is to make sure all her clients leave with a fresh new attitude, looking (and feeling) great…

Lisa Acton
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Special Ocassion Stylist

Lisa as work in Florham Park for many years.

Kevin Andriola
Colorist - Stylist
Keren La’Or
Manicures - Pedicures
Karen Passero
Haircutting - Haircoloring

Karen has 30 yrs experience. She is very passionate about her work. Has taken advance haircutting and color classes over the years to keep up with the latest trends. Has been with Trendz Salon since they opened their doors in 1996.

Joseph Longo
Colorist - Stylist

The former salon partner of Extravaganza and Joseph Andrews salons in Springfield, as well as Park Salon and Spa in Florham Park, is proud of the long-lasting relationships he has built with his clients over the years and welcomes new ones.

Joseph Burgos
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments

A recognized hairstylist in the area, formely with Salon D & Spa in Florham Park and salon owner for over a decade in East Hanover, Joe brings veteran talents to the beauty industry. He is known in the industry as an accomplished stylist with cutting and coloring skills that have transformed women and men with styles that are at the forefront of innovation and technology. Joe has a love affair with hair which is his inspiration for superior designs and advance techniques that provide his clients with unsurpassed results

John Petrozzino
Joanie Rose
Isolete Chiappetta
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments - Hair Extension

With 26 years of salon experience, Izzy does it all. While a master at hair coloring, hair cutting and styling, she also an expert in hair extensions and keratin treatment. Izzy owned and operated Salon Izzy in Livingston for 5 years. These days Izzy is enjoying her new home at Trendz Salon and is happy to spend her day doing what she does best, servicing her clients. Professional service and fantastic results with an easy gong attitude is what Izzy has to offer. Izzy strives to make your visit to Trendz Salon and Spa a relaxed and pleasant experience.

Grace Orzillo
Gina Baccollo
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Special Ocassion Stylist

Gina has been a licensed cosmetologist for over six years and has an extreme passion for the beauty industry. Throughout Gina’s career she has been educated in all aspects of the field such as cutting, creative color, special occasion hair and makeup. She enjoys being a part of this ever-evolving field of cosmetology.

Eva Betro
Colorist - Stylist
Edward Geldziler
Haircutting - Haircolor - Perms

With over 40 years of experience, Eddie is extremely talented well-rounded hairdresser.

In Florham park for the last 35 years and a formely salon owner, Eddie has earned a great reputation as a master in transforming women’s and men’s hair into the perfect combination of color and style.

Dom Baccollo
Colorist - Stylist
Danielle Freund

Salon Support

Danielle Allen
Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist - Make-Up

Danielle has been with Trendz for 11 years. She started off in the salon as Raul’s personal assistant and has now built up a thriving clientele of her own. She has been to countless cutting, coloring, up-do and make-up classes. Danielle continues to remain focused on increasing her knowledge and ability in the industry.

Brittany Johnson
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments - Make-Up

Brittany is a New Jersey licensed Hairstylist who cuts male and female clients with short, long, layered, straight, and curly hair. In addition to blowouts, she styles using curling or flat irons and conducts color applications. Brittany is also trained in performing the Brazilian Keratin Treatment and the Brazilian Blowout. Brittany received advanced training and is now certified through Vidal Sassoon Training Academy in California and is always educating herself on the latest styles to stay motivated and inspired.

AnnaMarie Jacobelli
Haircutting - Haircoloring

AnnaMarie has worked in the beauty field for over a decade. She is well experienced in the art of hair cutting, styling, and coloring. She has attended many classes in and out of state in order to advance her technique and knowledge of hair and related products.

Alan Gaulin
Haircutting - Haircoloring

Alan splits his schedule between Trendz and the posh Pierre Michel Salon in Manhattan, offering clients a very unique and personal approach to beauty. Always driven to create natural colors and styles that are utterly suitable to his clients individual looks, needs and lifestyles, Alan has a keen eye for what it takes to enhance and make the most of what one has, while keeping daily maintenance and upkeep to a minimum. His clientele here at Trendz value his no nonsense approach, confidence and expertise, acquired by 35 years of experience in both New York and New jersey.

Maria Grippaldi
Haircolor - Haircutting
Katherine Candelo

Katherine Candelo has over 16 years experience as a NJ and NY licensed Esthetician, Make Up Artist, and Eye Brow Designer.  She honed her skills working for Christian Dior, Elizabeth Arden, and Channel, among other top beauty companies.  Her success lead her to start her own full service salon, Salon M&D, at the ripe age of 24.  She later sold the business to focus on raising her two kids in Madison, NJ.

Aurora Appice
Wax Specilaist - Full Face & Body Waxing

Aurora was educated at the Capri Institute. Having been in the industry for 15 years Aurora has an excellent eye for detail. She performs all types of body waxing. Aurora has been told she has that gentle touch. She strives to make every experience a pleasant one whether it is shaping an eyebrow or a brazilian bikini wax. She is a proud mother of 2 young boys whom she enjoys spending most of her time with. She is also has a big heart for animals of all kinds. fluent in Romanian

Olga Rush
Facials - Body Waxing

Olga Rush is our skin care professional, licensed in NY and NJ.From Europe she brings her extensive knoledge, exceptional technique and expertise.
Olga has over 20 years of hands-on work experience and her results speak for themselves with great success. She graduated medical school back in Russia and always have been passionate for skin care industry.

Her credentials and experience guarantee your facials, body treatments, and especially the eyebrow repairs (waxing, tweezing, tinting) will make you fall in love with yourself again!

Working for the top Manhattan Salons, holding many professional certificates, constantly perfecting the skills in the beaty and skin care industry and waxing for Men and Women around the globe – all this makes Olga one of the best professionals in the field, who is always in great demand.

Olga demonstrates great professional ethics, yet she is very kind, gentle and fun-loving person.

Scott Smith
Manicures - Pedicures
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
Teresa Sacchi
Manicures - Pedicures
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
Dat Do
Manicures - Pedicures - Waxing

Dat has been manicurist for Raul for most of her 23 years in the beauty industry. A seasoned nail technician, Dat knows the importance of providing her clients with high quality service. She is available for booking traditional manicures and pedicures, specializing in silk gels by Light Concept Nails, as well as Trendz Spa Manicure and Pedicure, and paraffin treatments.

Paul Germano
Wig Designs

Wig Designs by Paul Germanofrom design to execution, Paul Germano reaps the benefit of over 40 years as a hair enhancement and replacement expert. Every replacement is specifically customized to fit the individual lifestyle and complement in every way.For many years, Paul Germano creative skills and design expertise adorned the stages of Paper Mill Playhouse and the Gateway Playhouse Productions.

Alexandra Nguyen
Manicures - Pedicures
Chris Oliveira
Bella Olivera
Joannie Rose
Cynthia Longo
Haircolor - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments - Bridal Services

Cynthia has worked locally as a hairstylist for the past 11 years. She has specialized training in hair cutting, color care, and other treatments, such as Keratin Complex Hair Therapy and Rejuvenol Brazilian Keratin Treatment. Cynthia is passionate about her career and is excited about joining Trendz Salon.

Anthony Chacon
Haircolor - Haircutting - Hair Texturizing - Bridal Services

With over a decade in the industry, Tony is a versatile, accomplished stylist with an impressive portfolio of editorial work that includes styling photo shoots for fashion publications, fashion shows for top designers, and celebrity styling assignments. Inspired by the creative aspects of the industry, Tony is also a master educator who spends a great deal of his time outside of the salon traveling the country teaching and inspiring professional stylists with the latest cutting and color techniques. Tony is Sassoon trained, certified as a Framesi and Wella colorist, a TIGI Art team member, and an original educator for Japanese Bio Ionic straightening system. Tony prides himself as an all-around artist, but he specializes in special occasion styling, bridal styles, evening styles, wig cutting and styling.
Tony is a sports enthusiast and spends his time out of the salon with his family, playing baseball, and coaching elite youth soccer and baseball teams.

Karen Passero
Haircutting - Haircoloring

Karen has 30 yrs experience. She is very passionate about her work. Has taken advance haircutting and color classes over the years to keep up with the latest trends. Has been with Trendz Salon since they opened their doors in 1996.

Natalia Staff
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Special Ocassion Stylist

Natalia, a talented young stylist, has been with Trendz for two of the four years she has been in the beauty industry. Her ability to listen to what her clientele desires and to create that look through cutting and color is what makes her an excellent stylist.

Danielle Isaacs
Haircutting - Bridal Services / Special Occasions - Hair Extensions - Hair Color

Danielle has been a licensed cosmologist for 8 years. She graduated from Artistic Academy and Vidal Sassoon.She continues taking classes to keep up with the latest trends.

Danielle is excited about joining Trendz Salon and will continue making her clients feel and look beautiful!

Lucy Farina
Haircoloring - Highlighting - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments

Lucy’s career started at Saks 5th Avenue under the wings of some of the best stylists. There she grew into management and took with her an experience that led her into a world of styles,color, cuts and treatments beyond anything known. Her 21 years of experience comes with certifications in Deva cuts,Brazilian, Copala Keratin treatments, all colors including the new Inoa and hi-lighting to fit your personal lifestyle. Her spunky personality takes her to places where she is never afraid to take your style to the next level.

Shauna Lodato
Hair Coloring - Haircutting - Kerating Treatment - Eye Lash Extensions

Formerly from Livingston.

Joanne Longo
Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist
  • Haircutting
  • Haircolor
  • Special Occasion Stylist
Nancy Blanchard
Hair color-Highlighting - Corrective Color - Haircutting - Braiding Specialist-Special Occasion Stylist - Keratin Treatments

Nancy has been a dedicated member of the Trendz family for 16 years. Her commitment to advanced training and continuing education allows her to stay on the forefront of the latest trends and techniques, while benefitting from extensive knowledge and experience. Classically trained in the fundamentals early in her career by top industry professionals from Sassoon and Clairol, Nancy continues to evolve as a stylist by regularly attending specialized training seminars, most recently presented by Wella World Studio NYC, Kaaral USA, Beth Minardi, Nick Arrojo and George Papanikolas.
Nancy is an accomplished, well rounded stylist who has a real passion for hair color. As a master colorist, Nancy is skilled in all aspects of hair color, specializing in corrective color and complex highlighting techniques such as Ombre, Balayage, and blonding with foil. Combining a love of theatre and a desire to give back to her community, Nancy has shared her time and creativity with local high school theatre programs as a volunteer member of their hair and makeup teams on various productions.
A professional, caring stylist, Nancy strives to always provide excellent service and values the importance of thorough, honest communication with her loyal client base. She is honored to be a part of their lives, and always welcomes the opportunity to work with new clients.
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Alexander Aulisi
Haircutting - Haircoloring

Alex is no stranger to the beauty industry. Formely Trendz Salon owner; he has over 40 years of experience, 22 with the Trendz family. A well-rounded hairdresser, he provides his clients with expert work in color and cutting for both women and men. Years of experience have made him a master in transforming women’s hair into the perfect combination of color and style.

Teresa Gomes
Haircutting
Moire Chambon
Colorist - Stylist

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