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Chicago

Evanston

Management

Master Stylist/Co-Owner

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because we have an incredibly talented group of people without a pretentious bone in their body.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love the process of sculpting and the artistry of hairdressing. I am always mesmerized at the transformation - inside and out!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Specialty - geometric, precision, treating hair as sculpture - short highly textured shags, pixies & mod era versions of timeless haircuts: bob, graduated bobs, etc.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A:Precise, inventive, intuitive, fluid, attentive, chic.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Form, texture, my garden, nature, sea glass, and water, my mother, Vidal Sassoon, Trevor Sorbie, explosions of color, painting, converse.

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: When I'm well rested, well read, and centered spiritually.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: The best day of my career was the first day that we opened RED 7 SALON. It was spring, the tree outside the window had blossomed, I was booked for several weeks and I was on a new journey with the love of my life!

Master Colorist/Top Stylist/Make-Up Artist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: For an amazing hair experience with great colorists and stylists who really care about what you want.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Because it is a fun way to change yourself and feel beautiful.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: I love beautiful, shiny hair that moves. I do a lot of multi-dimensional color, especially sun-kissed blondes and caramel highlights.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Classic and feminine. I love heels, dresses and of course anything a little bit sparkly.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Movies and TV! I love to see how style changes from season to season.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: To me feeling beautiful on the inside is when you feel like you really helped someone, which is a great part of our job.... And a great pair of heels always helps!

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Being in the industry for around 12 years now, there are a few, but they all involve feeling like I made someone's day better and left them happier and more beautiful than when they came in.

Cutting Director/Senior Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: You can be yourself here. We want to know you and make you look your best.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Love being able to help people find the confidence in themselves to achieve anything by helping them look the best they can.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Styling hair: updos, special occasion hair and blow-dries. I love Piecey, shattered bobs.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Easy-going, happy, positive, precise, casual, real.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: My go-to's are always red carpet events. I also love using my clients themselves for inspiration, being able to play up their best features with a custom haircut.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Eating right, exercising, getting rest and overall having control and stability in my life thanks to having made responsible choices.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: There are so many! Some of the most special to me have been being with a client on her/his wedding day. Seeing them at their most beautiful on such an important day, it means so much to me. Also, reminiscing with clients about how we've seen each other go through so many life changes over the years together!

Senior Colorist/Make-Up Artist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Group of talented, caring and fun people.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Creating a beautiful image starts from within ourselves. when we feel beautiful on the outside our inner beauty always shines through.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Multi-dimensional blondes and bold multi-dimensional reds.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Innovative, warm, open-to-change, risk-taker, funky, creative.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Colors of nature constantly inspire me from the dimensions of leaves to the flow of water.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: My smile makes me feel beautiful because i know that i feel secure, happy, and confident that i can help someone change their day.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: When a client of mine, after knowing her for a year, wanted to go from a natural brunette to a blonde after seeing what i had done with the previous client in my chair. three years later she thanks me everytime i see her for helping her feel truly beautiful for the first time.

Senior Stylist/Make-Up Director

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because we have created an environment that inspires positivity, creativity and consistency.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love creating a new attitude with beauty. When a client walks out the door I want them to not only look like a million bucks, but feel it as well.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Eyebrows that will change your life.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Eclectic, vivacious, a free-spirit, a chameleon, fun-loving, witty.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Fashion for sure, Marc Jacobs, Betsy Johnson, Alice and Olivia, rockstars and my moods.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Taking time for me to center myself.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: My best days are when the energy is high, people want fresh looks and the conversation is inspiring.

Senior Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Choose RED 7 if you are looking for a salon with no pretense, where the stylists bring out the best in you; both inside and out.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love the hair and beauty industry for its transformative properties.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: My specialty is classic, clean men's haircuts and creative women's cuts.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Edgy, playful, creative, comfortable, current and cute.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Anything European, people on the streets, rock and roll, sculpture and painting.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: I feel beautiful when my skin is clean, moisturized, and slightly flushed after a post-workout shower. Also when I am laughing.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: The best day in this industry is any day that someone sits in my chair feeling drab or stressed or sad and leaves me feeling more than wonderful.

Senior Stylist/Colorist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because we love what we do.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I fell in love with hair about eight years ago when I cut my first pixie, and with time I realized that I'm not just living through my creativity, but I'm also building one-on-one relationships with people. It has changed my life.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Creating runway-inspired shapes through cutting and styling.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Fun, passionate, honest, fashion-forward, creative, open.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: People watching, fashion, different cultures.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Knowing that i might have had something to do with making someone's day.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: A day of inspiring moments with inspiring people!!

Senior Colorist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: It's a place with a relaxed atmosphere where everyone can be themselves. The salon offers services that are done by highly skilled, compassionate and creative people.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love hair/beauty because it makes me feel good. This industry is always changing and progressing toward the next best thing.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Natural, subtle highlights on brunettes.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Creative, streamlined, open-minded, thoughtful, relaxed, personable.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Ongoing education inspires me.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: I feel most beautiful when surrounded by family and friends.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Being in this industry is very gratifying. Making people look their best helps them feel their best.

Senior Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: We offer sensational service without a pretentious attitude. RED 7 staff is attentive, talented, and focuses on the utmost customer service.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I enjoy and feel blessed to have a talent that makes people feel good about themselves.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Eyebrow creations, Short precision cuts, Big & Sexy hair, Retro/Pin-up styles.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Romantic, modern-vintage, sexy, fun, comical.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Pop Culture, Television, Old Hollywood, Gossip Magazines and my fabulous co-workers.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Knowing that I am a genuine person, and being confident within myself, dressed up or not.

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: My best days are the ones filled with laughter, connecting well with a client, and of course helping someone feel amazing after getting their hair and/or eyebrows done.

Senior Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Specialist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: RED 7 SALON is FULL of people who love what they do. It's a friendly, comfortable, and home-like atmosphere with the perfect amount of salon style added in! A client won't feel like they are in an intimidating salon, but rather a place that's cozy and full of talented employees.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Hair and beauty can always "make" an outfit. You can take a t-shirt and jeans to something fabulous by just rocking an amazing haircut or style! Hair is the fashion constantly on your body. It reinvents itself through different seasons, just like regular fashion and it's so much fun to work with!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: I love nothing more than finding the perfect cut and style for my clients. Hair is so important in expressing who we are! Whether it is a sassy, precision bob or long, big sexy hair...I want my clients to go home and create that same look for themselves. I love to share my salon secrets with my clients.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Inventive, confident, sexy, chic, honest, feminine, and funny.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I look to fashion blogs to see the latest trends for celebrities and the runways shows for funky, edgy updos and styles. I like to take those trends/ideas back to the salon and translate the looks to what fits my clients. I can always find something inspirational about old Hollywood glamour and how it finds its way back time and time again.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Confidence! For me, hair is the most important thing you wear! When my hair looks gorgeous, I feel unstoppable. My goal as a Stylist is to create great hair for my clients so they feel beautiful inside and out all the time, because if they feel good, I feel good!

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: The best days are when a client leaves feeling beautiful, simple as that! Whether its your wedding day or your lunch break, first-time client or regular. I love what I do...HAIR!

Senior Colorist/Senior Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: RED 7 SALON offers all of the modern, up-to-date styles, as well as the classic techniques in cutting, coloring, and styling while letting the client feel relaxed/happy in our cute, eclectic, and warm salon atmosphere.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love hair and beauty because it paints a picture. You can create a totally new look, image, or feeling with a change of hair color/length or even a little swipe of red lipstick. Feeling beautiful on the inside and the outside puts a smile on everyone's face!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Romantic, creative, funky, or beautiful hair styling for wedding, parties, or special events is one of my favorite things. Also, being a native Californian...creating beachy blondes is a favorite!

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Ambitious, loyal, funny, receptive, edgy, and confident.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: My hair and beauty inspiration comes from the 1940's and 50's "Old Hollywood" glamour. Finger waves, soft curls, pill-box hats, gloves, red lipstick, broaches, fishnets, pearls, high heels...love, love all the refined beauty from that era.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: When making a friend laugh, when giving a family member a gift, when seeing a client smile after receiving a make-over. Giving and receiving kindness, gratitude, and love...that's when I feel most beautiful.

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: It's difficult to choose one moment from the past 8 years of my career, but I will have to say that after cutting and coloring and doing trial updos and hearing all about a client's wedding...the final moment when the veil goes on and last bobby pin is placed. That's a great moment for me. The look of excitement and joy on a bride's face is my very favorite moment of being a hair stylist.

Stylist

Q: Why would/should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: The RED 7 SALON experience is unlike any other in the industry. It's a fun, welcoming environment where attention is paid to every detail of your service, even after you've left the salon. In short: It's expertise without the attitude.

Q: Why do you love hair/beauty?
A: Hairstyles are the punctuation to people's style in every phase of their lives. I love having a hand in creating their mark; strengthening or redefining their sense of who they are.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Traditional men's cuts and beards, short women's cuts, and cuts with lots of texture and movement.

Q: How would our/your clients describe you/your style?
A: A passionate, charming, conversational, musical, detail-minded, foodie.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I draw literal inspiration from the work of Odile Gilbert, Howard McLaren, and Vidal Sassoon. I really get a kick out of drawing inspirations from less literal sources outside of the beauty industry from the works of Dale Chihuly, Mark Ryden, Gaspar Noe, Greg Nicotero, Chris Cunningham, and Harmony Korine.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful/handsome inside and out?
A: I consider myself a pretty "low maintenance" guy, but over the last few years I've become pretty obsessed with having a well manicured beard. I cut it once a week, trim it almost daily, fade and balance the neckline, and even use conditioner and product.

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: The day I realized that RED 7 SALON was the perfect home for my hairdressing career!

Stylist/Colorist/Make-Up Artist

Q: Why would/should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Red 7 is a place where people can come and be cared for by the best trained professionals in the industry. At Red 7 you will find nothing but positive, talented individuals who want to make you feel beautiful in every way.

Q: Why do you love hair/beauty?
A: I knew I wanted to do hair when I was a child. It was then that I realized I loved the ability to make people feel beautiful inside and out. It is a powerful thing and I get to do it every day!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Highly-textured updos, especially with braids! Funky pixies, classic mens cuts

Q: How would our/your clients describe you/your style?
A: Creative, eclectic, attentive, vintage-modern, crafty, a free-spirit.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Zink magazine, Betsey Johnson, hand-crafted work, painting, musicians, nature-especially fall, every person I encounter.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful/handsome inside and out?
A: Taking care of my body through exercise and diet. Taking time for me whether its relaxing, reading, painting, or sewing.

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: In the past 4 years I have discovered almost every day is the best day of my career. I get to see new and old faces, create hair-dos, and build relationships. What could be better!

Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Specialist

Q: Why would/should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because RED 7 is a salon filled with talented and caring people. You will not just get a great service, but also have a great experience!

Q: Why do you love hair/beauty?
A: I love hair and beauty because if I can make someone's day better or have them feel good about themselves...well, what's not to love about that.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Rich all-over color or finely placed highlights, soft layering with that "bouncy" blow out, and any special occasion hair!

Q: How would our/your clients describe you/your style?
A: Fun-loving, classic with a little sparkle, energetic, and easy going.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Fashion magazines, movies, and my everyday surroundings.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful/handsome inside and out?
A: I feel beautiful when I'm laughing! Nothing can beat the feeling of sharing that with others.

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: My best days are ones where there is high energy, conversation, and great hair being done!!

Senior Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Specialist

Q: Why would/should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: We have a talented group of stylists that enhance the warm and welcoming feeling of the salon.

Q: Why do you love hair/beauty?
A: I love hair and beauty because there is no better feeling than having a hand in making someone feel their best.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Soft razor cuts, hair extensions, multi-dimensional color.

Q: How would our/your clients describe you/your style?
A: Unique, artistic, passionate, positive, outgoing, and FUN!

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Fashion blogs, people watching, film, fashion magazines.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful/handsome inside and out?
A: I feel beautiful inside and out when I get plenty of exercise and eat right. A fresh coat of nail polish is the icing on the cake.

Q: What's the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: I have had so many great days in my 12 years of experience. Most of them include having great conversation and laughing with my clients, as well as meeting new and interesting people and just being inspired by the stylists I work with.

Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Everyone is warm and welcoming.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: It's ever-evolving and I'm able to be as creative as I want!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Classic and edgy men's cuts, pixies, textured updos, fun and funky.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A:Classically modern with a vintage flair, eclectic, free-spirited and open-minded.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I look to street art, classic styles by Vidal Sassoon, Old Hollywood glamour, fashion magazines, different cultures, and music.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Laying in the grass on a hot, summer day soaking in the sun.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Knowing that every client that has left my chair I've made an impact on their lives, whether it be the connection I've made with them or the fabulous hairstyle I have given them.

Senior Stylist/Style Director

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: It's a great place to come, relax and get gorgeous.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I get to make everyone look and feel beautiful. It's the only job I know where you can be creative with everyone, everytime!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Long, beautiful, sexy, flowing hair is my first love, but sexy classic cuts are always on the top of my list!

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Adventurous, witty clients that like to have fun with their hair and their stylist!

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Music inspires me. How I feel and interpret it translates into my style!

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: A strong sense of self and a great t-shirt!

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Taking someone who is "stuck" in their life and changing one thing about him or herself. That one thing opens so many doors and changes their life in ways we could never have guessed!

Senior Colorist/Senior Stylist/Hair Extension Specialist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because it is a place that makes you feel at home while bringing out your most beautiful side.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: It is always evolving and no matter what texture/color/length your hair is, something can be done to make you look your best.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Extensions/long hair and color that looks so flattering and natural, people will think it's your own.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Happy, chic, fun, stylish, preppy and natural.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Anyone who recognizes their goals and tries to actively achieve them... Nothing is more inspiring than seeing a person realize and attain their dream.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Taking my dog for a walk on a sunny day, enjoying my surroundings and being active makes me feel capable and beautiful.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: A day when the service I have given a client changes their life for the better. Maybe it's fixing bad "home highlights" or giving a woman with unruly/wild hair an amazing and straight new style. It makes them feel amazing, and me too!

Senior Stylist/Colorist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: RED 7 is like going to your best friend's house, but better. A cup of tea, warm and friendly conversation and at the end of it all: FABULOUS HAIR!

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: What I love most is that something as seemingly trivial as a new lip gloss or some fresh fringe can perk you up and make you feel like a million bucks. It's about bringing the inside beauty out and looking good and feeling gorgeous!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: I love nothing more than a good blowdry (because let's be honest, no one likes doing it themselves.) But, ask my clients and they'd say bobs. From modern edgy to classic and shoulder grazing, I believe there is a bob for every face, and have the client referrals to prove it!

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: My clients come to me because I'm a rousing conversationalist and a good listener. I hope my friends and clients would describe me as a "modern-day Bea Arthur."

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I find most of my inspiration in listening to music and looking to the streets. My creativity flows when I'm walking along with my ipod and being turned on by what's going on around me.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: There is no hairstyle I've had or beauty product I've used that makes me feel more beautiful than giving back and paying it forward.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Best day ever: a full book with a few of my favorite faces and a sprinkling of new ones that make my day feel fresh and interesting!

Senior Colorist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: We are an awesome salon filled with talented, fun and caring people.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Hair is fun, and I get to help my clients feel amazing everyday!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Both bold and subtle creative color. Beautiful bleach and tones. Dramatic color changes. Editorial color work.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Fun, creative, funny, smart, honest, and talented.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I love being inspired by fashion magazines and blogs, plus vintage films and photography.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Laughing all day with my friends, family and clients...and lipstick!

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Doing a makeover photo shoot for a young mom. She was so excited to have her beautiful new hair color featured in a magazine!

Colorist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: You will always be greeted by friendly faces in a relaxing and fun environment.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Because no matter how your day is going, if your hair looks fabulous...you feel fabulous!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Chocolaty brunettes with intense shine. Versatile blondes.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Sweet, easy-going, classic, loyal, generous, and genuine.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: People around me walking down the street and celebrities from television and movies.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Being surrounded by the people I love and having a good laugh. Also, a great pair of shoes!

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Seeing a new client's face light up after a service with me because they love their hair after having had a bad experience elsewhere.

Senior Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: We are a dynamic mixture of a remarkably high standard of work and a culture of kindness that is strong and deep rooted.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Hair tells a story. To me, there is something about making someone feel beautiful that is exhilarating, alive, and now. I will always want to be a part of that magic.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Feminine, short to mid length. Sculptural cuts. Enduringly crafted men's cuts.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Tailored, strong, self aware, respectful, gentle, and inspired.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Life stories; I find the most inspiration in the in between moments of everyday life. Someone can look just as striking standing in line for Starbucks as they do on the red carpet with hundreds of flashing cameras.

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: I feel my best when I am expressing myself creatively and surrounded by genuine, talented peers, which is why I'm in exactly the right place at RED 7 SALON.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Any day I get to cut hair. There's not a day that I'm not grateful I get to do what I love, all the while getting the chance to make someone feel like a million bucks!

Colorist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Award winning hair, comfortable environment and surrounded by creative people. It's a salon where it's safe to be yourself.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I've always loved art and I've always loved the feeling of looking beautiful. To me, hair and beauty is like art. I get to be creative and artistic with every client.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: I love redheads, blondes, and creative color. Due to the fact that I'm a redhead, I feel like I have the eye for red; whether you want strawberry blonde or a fierce, bright red. I love blondes too because I understand the difference from being platinum blonde to golden blonde. Finally, I enjoy a rich ombre effect.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: My clients come to me because I have high energy and I'm a great listener. My friends would describe me as bubbly and social. I love talking about anything and everything!

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I get my inspiration from everything around me. I find a lot of inspiration in music and the celebrity world. Fashion also plays a big part - Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, and Betsy Johnson.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Knowing that I am ME. Never trying to be anyone else.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: The best beauty day for me is feeling that I have listened and learned something from each and every client!

Stylist/Natural Hair Care Specialist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Well trained professionals that prioritize the client's desires.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Because no matter the situation having great hair brightens anyone's day. I love sharing in that with clients.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: I love creating classic and transitional looks. Pixies, Layer cuts, Updo's and hair with lots of texture are my specialties. I most enjoy giving clients the look they want and showing them how to recreate it at home.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Modern, Passionate, Receptive, Sincere, Innovative, Energetic

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I like to couple the past with the present. Retro movies, fashion and hair designs and anything that is happing now by accident is inspiring. Some of the best creations come from failing to make something else.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: Having great interactions throughout my day and feeling I had a positive effect on others.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career look like?
A: In my 3 years in this industry my best day was 4 years ago. I realized doing hair brought me a happiness I couldn't find elsewhere and that I would pursue it full force.

Stylist

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: RED 7 SALON is a place where you can really let your hair down, and let true artists do their work!

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love styling hair because I absolutely adore helping someone feel confident! The connection with clients and the creative outlet through my work make this industry perfect for me!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Classic men's cuts, feminine pixies, textured bobs, sexy waves & romantic updos.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Confident, modern, imaginative, dreamy, open minded, understanding, innovative, patient

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Inspiration happens for me in a wide array of ways. Everything from Alexander McQueen, the way the sun shines through moving trees, laughing girls, Vidal Sassoon, street fashion, and music inspire me! Inspiration comes to me in the moments when I'm happiest.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: I feel the most beautiful when I have wind tousled hair and rosy cheeks from a day spent entirely outdoors.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career look like?
A: My best day is when every single client has left my chair with a mighty grin and some extra pep in their step. Those are the days that I know I have done every thing I could to impact someone's day for the best, those are my favorite days.

Colorist

Q: Why would/should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: I love RED 7 SALON because the atmosphere is so inviting and relaxing. It's a place where you can be yourself, have a great conversation and then leave with some BEAUTIFUL hair!

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: When you have a great hair day, you feel confident and beautiful. I think it's amazing that I can be a part of making someone feel beautiful inside and out, that's why I love hair!

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: I love enhancing and embracing natural tones. Multi-dimensional brunettes, golden blondes, vibrant reds, playful ombres, corrective color, sun-kissed highlights, multi-dimensional highlights.

Q: How would our/your clients describe you and your style?
A: One of a kind, caring, compassionate, muy bonita, trendy, fashionable, vibrant, lively, focused, determined.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: I find inspiration in anything from Vogue to Fashion Week, walking down the streets in Chicago, the Grammy's to a flower blooming for the first time in spring. Inspiration can come from any place as long as you have an open mind to it.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: When my hair falls in its natural wavy form with a bold lipstick walking to work like its my own personal fashion show, that is one of the moments I feel most beautiful!

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career look like?
A: For a client to share a story and allow you to put your artistic ability to work is a remarkable feeling. I love the days when a client walks out with a little extra POW! in their step, it's truly inspirational!

Stylist

Q: Why would/should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because we are a group of extremely talented and well trained individuals who love what we do!

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: I love that this industry, and what we do, is always evolving. It's one of the only jobs where you come to work not knowing exactly what's in store for the day. I love that the connections I make with people can make them look and feel their most beautiful.

Q: What's your beauty specialty/niche?
A: Fun, weightless, creative cuts. Romantic, textured and edgy updos. Big, sexy hair. Sculpted bobs.

Q: How would our/your clients describe you and your style?
A: Funny, confident, chic, passionate, inventive and playful.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: For general inspiration I look to fashion blogs of the younger generations, and to designers like Rachel Zoe, Karl Lagerfeld, and Marc Jacobs. However, I can find inspiration when watching an old movie, or watching someone strut down the sidewalk, or walking through a park.

Q: What makes you feel beautiful inside and out?
A: I feel beautiful when i'm in good company sharing new experiences. Pair that with some good hair, a bold lipstick and a fresh manicure and i feel invincible. That's how I strive to make my clients feel every time they leave my chair.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career look like?
A: The best days of my career are when I can let my creativity flow and create something breathtaking. There's nothing better than seeing your work on display- whether it be a bride at the alter, a musician on stage or a model in a magazine.

Managing Director/Co-Owner

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: I always describe it as the CHEERS! of the salon world. We love having long-term relationships with our clients - it enriches our own lives.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: It's healing. It's interesting. It's creative. It's a great conversation starter. It's in and on EVERYONE.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Playful, colorful, detailed, approachable, comfortable and professional.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: Fashion websites, my imagination and the world of theatre.

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: A fresh haircut, eating healthy, trying something new and positive people surrounding me.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Hearing transformational stories about clients from the people I work with and feeling pride for what we've all accomplished together.

General Manager

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Because we are here for you - to make you look and feel confident.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Because beauty has many faces and when you feel beautiful and attractive, the sun shines, birds sing and life is yours for the living.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Approachable, dressy, casual, comfortable, confident and professional.

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: When I see people using their natural talents it inspires me to use mine. Music, cities, great actors/singers/dancers/artists - they all inspire me to create. Also, striking images and powerful words.

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: Awesome hair days, performing, applause and artistic praise.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Days when senses of humor are being used, my stupid jokes are laughed at, and I'm busy but not swamped.

Assistant Manager

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: Forward thinking stylists with a laid back attitude.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Beauty has the power to transform your mood, your day, your life. Great hair can be like your favorite pair of shoes, and can put that bounce in your step.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Colorful, Professional, Eclectic, Modern, Laid-back, Fun

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: People that embrace their own style inspire me. Fashion forward with a hint of tongue-in-cheek! I think people should do and wear and be what makes them feel good.

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: Great hair, gorgeous weather, and just a bit of bling make me feel fantastic! The right shoes, cute shades, and sunshine can make me stomp the sidewalk like a runway.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: Days where I can read everyone's mind are the best. I love being able to anticipate needs before they are even known. I also love it when it seems like I've grown an extra hand or 2!

Company Advocate

Q: Why should someone choose RED 7 SALON?
A: We are a team of leading professionals who are passionate in the art of making someone beautiful and feeling fabulous.

Q: Why do you love hair and beauty?
A: Hair is versatile and I love the idea of playing around with different "looks." You could be 70's vintage one day or sleek and classic the next. It's all about variety.

Q: How would your clients describe you and your style?
A: Vibrant, Determined, Dependable, Approachable, Confident, Classic, Dapper

Q: Who/what do you look to for inspiration?
A: People who are determined to go for what they want in life. There's nothing more inspiring than the enthusiasm and tenacity of the human spirit. Everyone has something to offer the world.

Q: What makes you feel handsome inside and out?
A: What makes me feel handsome inside and out is a nice pair of hard soled wing tip shoes to strut around in on the streets of Chicago enjoying the sights and sounds of an incredible city.

Q: What does the best day of your hair/beauty career looked like?
A: My best day was the first day I arrived at RED 7 SALON. The culture and talent is undeniable and I had my first truly wonderful haircut. I had never felt more handsome in my entire life.

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