Marcela Suaza

Marcela Suaza

Co-Founder/Manager

Growing up in Miami, Marcela spent her childhood surrounded by family and close friends in their salon. After high school, she pursued a career as an esthetician and professional makeup artist, eventually working with Bobbi Brown as a TV and movie makeup artist across the country. This experience allowed her to hone her skills and enjoy a successful, rewarding career.

In 2001, Marcela and her family relocated to Bluffton, where she focused on raising her two children and continuing her work as a makeup artist. When the family salon moved to the Lowcountry, Marcela became a business partner and makeup artist. Her talent and business acumen ensure that Bluffton Hair Lounge remains at the forefront of the industry, while her commitment to ongoing training and high-quality products keeps the staff well-equipped and up-to-date.

Jose Cristancho

Jose Cristancho

Co-Founder/Head Stylist

Jose immigrated to the US from Colombia in 1990, eager to expand and share his skills in the hair industry. After owning a highly successful salon in Miami, Jose and his family relocated to the Lowcountry in 2006, embracing the charms of Bluffton. With over 30 years of experience, Jose’s extensive client list attests to his remarkable talent. Often nicknamed “Edward Scissorhands” by clients, they marvel at the speed and precision of his work, ensuring satisfaction and smiles with every style.

In his free time, Jose cherishes moments with his family and beloved cat, Toby. He also attends hair shows across the country, staying informed on the latest products and styles to continually elevate his clients’ experiences.

Alyssa Riviccio

Alyssa Riviccio

Master Stylist

I’m Alyssa, a New York stylist now based in beautiful Bluffton. With nearly a decade of experience, I specialize in balayage, creative color, and perfecting haircuts for long hair that showcase movement. I also love working with extensions to help you improve your look or add some wow factor.

Whether you want a subtle change or a bold transformation, I’m here to collaborate and make the magic happen. In my chair, we’ll create a personalized experience tailored to your individual needs and desires, unleashing your inner confidence and leaving you feeling fabulous. If you’re ready to embark on a hair journey like no other, come see me, and let’s create something spectacular together. I can’t wait to meet you!

Angela DiVello

Angela DiVello

Master Stylist

Launching her styling career in 2015 in New York City, Angela DiVello honed a diverse and extensive skill set as a stylist. In 2021, she relocated to the Low Country, continuing to refine her expertise and serve her clientele with passion. Angela specializes in dimensional highlights, corrective color, and texturized cuts, ensuring a well-rounded repertoire to cater to her clients’ diverse needs and preferences.

In addition to her technical skills, Angela’s creativity and dedication to providing exceptional customer experiences consistently result in flattering colors and cuts, expertly tailored to each individual. With a keen understanding of the latest trends and techniques, Angela remains committed to offering top-notch services. Her primary goal is to provide clients with an outstanding experience, making them look and feel amazing while under her expert care, and ensuring their satisfaction with every visit.

Betsy Marroquin

Betsy Marroquin

Master Stylist

Boasting over 18 years of experience in the hair industry, Betsy Marroquin is deeply passionate about channeling her creativity into crafting exquisite colors and hairstyles that leave her clients in awe. As a skilled and seasoned professional, Betsy takes pride in her ability to showcase her expertise in the field, ensuring that her clients are consistently satisfied with her work.

Betsy’s specialization lies in highlights and color, which allows her to create personalized, striking looks for each individual who entrusts their hair to her capable hands. She believes in the importance of understanding her clients’ unique needs and preferences, and she tailors her approach accordingly to bring their visions to life. In addition to her expertise in color and highlights, Betsy stays up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques, ensuring that her clients always receive the best possible service. 

Ladonna Branch

Ladonna Branch

Master Stylist

Ladonna Branch moved to the Lowcountry with her family in 2016 and has fully embraced the lifestyle ever since. Beginning her career sixteen years ago in an award-winning, multimillion-dollar salon, she quickly rose to the rank of Master Stylist. In 2017, Ladonna joined the Bluffton Hair Lounge, where she continues to excel in her field and cultivate a loyal clientele.

Certified in Keratin treatments, Ladonna specializes in foil highlights and color, specifically tailored for mature women, ensuring a beautiful, natural-looking finish. Her passion for creating personalized, stunning looks is evident in her dedication to her clients and her craft. Ladonna’s commitment to excellence has not gone unnoticed, as she has been honored as a finalist in the Best of Bluffton competition for four consecutive years, from 2018 to 2021. 

Jenni Martinez

Jenni Martinez

Master Stylist

Jenni Martinez is a remarkable addition to our team, seamlessly blending her passion for art and creativity into her work as a stylist. Drawing inspiration from her love of painting on canvas, she channels her artistic prowess into crafting stunning hair masterpieces for her clients on a daily basis, transforming their looks with skill and precision.

Specializing in balayage, dimensional blonding, and vivid colors, Jenni is adept at creating a wide range of striking, customized looks that accentuate each client’s individual beauty. Her keen eye for detail and unwavering commitment to excellence make her an exceptional stylist. Jenni Martinez is not only dedicated to providing a memorable and transformative experience for everyone who sits in her chair, but she also strives to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and techniques to ensure her clients always receive the best possible service.

Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark

Master Stylist

Nancy Clark, hailing from sunny California, has been an accomplished stylist in the hair industry for over 25 years. Her extensive experience in customer service complements her incredible ability to create the ideal look for her clients, ensuring their satisfaction every time.

Specializing in dimensional and color correction highlighting, as well as precision cutting, Nancy consistently delivers outstanding results that showcase her clients’ unique beauty. Dedicated to staying informed about the latest hair trends, she seamlessly incorporates contemporary styles and techniques into her work. Clients can anticipate a meticulously crafted look that embodies their uniqueness, while also enjoying the expertise of a dedicated professional who attentively listens to their preferences and guarantees they leave the salon feeling poised and radiant.

Taylor Burrows

Taylor Burrows

Master Stylist

Born and raised in Bluffton, SC, Taylor Burrows was captivated by the beauty industry from a young age, inspired by her grandmother and mother’s careers in the field. Taylor’s greatest joy comes from enhancing her clients’ existing beauty and witnessing their delight upon revealing a customized style or color.

Taylor specializes in dimensional highlights, balayage, and foilayage techniques, vivid hair color, haircuts, blowouts, and updos. She is passionate about all aspects of hair and beauty. Outside the salon, Taylor relishes time spent with family and her fiancé, engaging in activities such as shopping, thrifting, exploring beauty trends, and enjoying the outdoors. Eager to connect with her clients, Taylor invites them to book an appointment and share their interests while she crafts a personalized style just for them.

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102 Buckwalter Pkwy Suite 3P
Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
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