MEET THE ARTISTS
Our attentive team of experts are committed to giving you the look you want.
This Bronx chick has had a flair for hair since grade school. Alysha attended Empire School of Beauty in Manhattan and had the opportunity to train under the legendary Keith Campbell and Akilah Abrams. She has rapidly excelled in the hair industry, specializing in precision haircuts, flawless weave installations and her in-demand blow-dry technique. Alysha continues to wow clients with her skills. In the past she has worked her magic on celebrity clients such as Chrisette Michelle, Nicole Ari Parker, and Bridget Kelly just to name a few. During her career Alysha has joined forces on teams at the Essence Winter Photo Shoot, as well as Harlem Spring Fashion Week. Since January 2016 she has become a valuable member of Honey Salon’s elite team of stylists.
Helen the “Dominican Doll” was the first stylist to set foot in Honey Salon six years ago and she can do a roller brush blow dry like no other. If transforming your naturally, curly coils into silky, straight, strands of perfection, then Helen is your girl. She is known for blow drying naturally curly hair into bone straight styles without chemicals and customizing beautiful hair colors. Hailing from the Dominican Republic where she completed her training at Nacided Beauty School. Now after 18 years of perfecting her craft Helen has made a name for herself in the United States, with her unique style of making clients look photo-shoot ready. Honey Salon found a multicultural gem when she joined the team six years ago and never looked back.
Shawn Walton, an avid hair enthusiast, discovered his love for hair at a young age and enrolled in The Beauty College of Georgia. Upon completion of cosmetology school, Shawn immediately went on to work as a stylist. After 10 years of styling and living out his life’s dream, Shawn was spotted by celebrity hairstylist Kiyah Wright, while filming Sunday Best for BET. She was impressed with the quality of Shawn’s work and immediately hired him as her assistant. Eventually, Shawn relocated to Los Angeles, CA. where he began working at Warren Tricomi Salon on Melrose. Further developing his skills as a professional stylist Shawn headed for the Big Apple in search of a new high-end salon experience. Fortunately, he found his way to Honey Salon where he is in constantly in demand and booked to capacity.
This "Hair Diva" is from the sunny state of California, where she has been creating fabulous hairstyles for almost 30 years. Nicole found her passion when she was in high school and was trained at Federico’s Cosmetology School in Sacramento. She has continued to master her craft as a hairstylist and an educator by teaching certified weaving and hair cutting classes. Although she has excellent hair-cutting skills, in the Bay area, her salon was the go to spot for hair weaves and extensions. Nicole has recently relocated to New York City bringing her mastery of hair styling and design to Honey Salon.
Brenda the Island Beauty, attended the American Beauty School in the Bronx. She has been successfully styling hair for 16 years working with high profile celebrity clients such as Judge Glenda Hatchett to Lil Kim, in addition to fashion shows and print ads. Brenda infuses her chic pizzazz into her holistic approach to hair care when transitioning processed hair to healthy natural hair, silk press blow outs and weave designs. She makes her clients look and feel amazing when they leave her chair, better than when they came in. Her experience and expertise allow her to combine her skills and passion by working on exciting shows like Mommy and Me Makeovers and giving her time to the Egypt Foundation. Naturally, she became an important part of the styling team at Honey Salon since 2015.
Michelle is known as “The Hair Maven”, an original uptown girl who has been slaying hair in Harlem for over twenty years. At the young age of 18, she attended Jon Louise Beauty School to eventually owning two salons of her own. For over five years, Michelle has been a member of the elite styling team at Honey Salon. Her wide range of hair styling skills go from short to long, natural blow outs and she specializes in natural looking hair extensions, with techniques that promote healthy hair and continued hair growth.
20 years ago: Lady ‘C’ landed from the Dominican Republic Roller Brush in hand and a homegrown talent for hair styling. ‘Cynthia’, is known as the Straightening Queen, her talent and expertise when it comes Natural Hair is unmatched. Its like the Roller Brush is like an extension of arm when she transforms curly coils into super straight and fine strands of hair. A.K.A. the ‘Brazilian Blow Out’. Cynthia is also known for her Gala ready Up-Do styling and performing magic with Color, Flexi Rod Twists and much much more. This talent born stylist has been a touch of Honey since 2015. New York City and Honey Salon Harlem are Greater for having her.
This Sweetheart from Santa Domingo has designed hair for 6 years in the Dominican Republic under the education and tutelage of Ms.Kay. She then transitioned herself and her talent to the U.S. landing in New York City. Yurberka’s claim to fame is her vast knowledge of hair care and hair health. She can diagnose a hair issue and provide the correct prescription for a woman by explaining whats wrong, what is gonna take to fix it and how long to her clients. Yuberka’s expertise in the Dominican Blow Out, Expert Color Application and Natural Hair Care to name a few. She joined the amazing team at Honey four years ago. And has been our secret weapon every since.