Kristin Maddox, Stylist & Owner
Kristin attended the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology in 2006. After completing her courses there, she went directly into an assistant training program at The Red Chair Salon, specializing in cutting. The program was based on techniques and philosophy of Vidal Sassoon. During her apprenticeship, Kristin learned the importance of tailoring each haircut to the individual client.
Even as a full-time practicing stylist, she continues to educate herself and has taken courses at Vidal Sasson in San Francisco, and Bumble and bumble. in New York and Toni and Guy in London. Kristin specializes in haircutting, the popular Brazilian Blowout treatment, Hairdreams hair-extensions, and uses products by Kérastase, and Goldwell.
Heather DeFranco, Stylist & Colorist
Originally from Washington DC, Heather attended the Graham Webb Academy in 2005. After finishing school, she assisted the senior stylist in a reputable salon in DC. During that time she found her love for cutting curly hair, and meticulous highlights.
In 2011, Heather took the plunge and moved to San Francisco and explore what our city has to offer! Since starting at the Red Chair Salon in January, she has already built a strong and loyal clientele. She is always continuing to take advanced training programs to refine her skills and push herself further in her profession. Heather specializes in products by Redken, Goldwell, Kérastase, Brazilian Blowout and Deva Curl.
Stefani Fletcher, Stylist & Colorist
After completing her education at the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, Stefani began her career in 2006 as a stylist working in Santa Rosa. During that time, she continued to excel in her craft by taking numerous advanced courses in cutting, color, and styling. In 2010, she began teaching part time as a color specialist at Paul Mitchell's East Bay school, where she educates the next generation of talented stylists.
As the newest stylist on staff at The Red Chair Salon, Stefani offers custom tailored haircutting, styling and precision color services, as well as styling for weddings and other special events. Stefani specializes in Goldwell, Paul Mitchell, Wella, Kérastase, and Brazilian Blowout products.
Louize Borras, Colorist
Louize grew up in a salon, and the decision to become a hairstylist was never really a question in her mind. In 2006, she went to the Paul Mitchell school in Costa Mesa, California. After finishing her training there, she went into a rigorous assisting program at a top Beverly Hills salon, where she learned to specialize in color techniques.
After working in Beverly Hills, it was time to try something new; in 2009, she moved to San Francisco where she continues to grow and excel as a hair stylist. Travel is one of Louize's passions, which she satisfies with her other job as a part time In Flight team member with Virgin America airlines. Louize specializes in products by Goldwell, Brazilian Blowout, and Kérastase.