Cesare Ruffo has that unmistakable Italian flair with hair. Upon completion of his training, Cesare styled hair in his hometown of Venice - Italy. He relocated to Beverly Hills in the mid-nineties and joined our team soon after. Cesare can morph any woman’s hair, to breathtakingly beautiful and healthy-looking. He specializes in feminine cuts, sexy styles and sophisticated up-do’s. You will leave looking and feeling pretty… like an Italian Goddess!
Dusty Fleming is Beverly Hills' hairdressing royalty. His celebrated career spans over thirty-five years. Maintaining an impressive “who’s who” clientele, including celebrity icons such as Janis Joplin, Diana Ross, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges, Raquel Welch, Natalie Wood, Patty Hearst, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Jessica Lange, Nick Nolte. Dusty has been a beloved member of the JosephMartin team since 2012.
Heidi Wu has international training and a superb eye that makes every haircut a precise and flattering style. Her creativity with hair, makes each visit with her a special occasion. Heidi listens to your ideas and turns them into a unique reality for every client.
James Kendall, under his father’s tutelage, began cutting and styling hair at age fourteen. The result… one of the most sought-after hairdressers in Beverly Hills. James has been trained by the best of the best, from London to Los Angeles. His skills exude panache and fashion forwardness. James can be found taming the tresses of Hollywood's elite, from early morning to late at night. James is sincere and honest, making you feel right at home in his chair… you will leave feeling beautiful!
Joseph Kendall began his career in London at Vidal Sassoon in London. At nineteen, he opened his first salon in Central London, while also consulting on hair for the BBC. Joseph later moved to L.A. where he met Martin Fassnidge, and together they formed JosephMartin Hair and Beauty in Beverly Hills, becoming an instant success with the entertainment industry and Beverly Hills socialites.
Lily Wong trained at Vidal Sassoon in L.A. She specializes in both men’s and women's haircuts and styling. Lily is an accomplished stylist, who started with JosephMartin almost three decades ago, at their first salon. She has also spent considerable time over the years doing TV work hairstyling at CBS.
Mark Wade leads with his philosophy “with good communication and solid skills, any client’s vision is possible”. For English-born hairstylist, London was where he learned the craft of hair coloring, cutting and styling. He then went on to become a master teaching instructor in haircutting techniques for UK hairdressing giants such as Vidal Sassoon, Tony & Guy and Jingles Group.
Martin Fassnidge began styling hair at the age of fourteen in the heart of London’s West End. Moving to L.A. in 1978, Martin established himself as a formidable force in the Beverly Hills hair world. He then met Joseph Kendall in 1981 and they formed JosephMartin Hair and Beauty, which has long-since stood as a beacon of excellence in Beverly Hills.
Pablo Gualle, a college graduate, left Ecuador for Beverly Hills in 1997, where he embarked on an apprenticeship with Joseph Kendall. Pablo has a passion for hairdressing and excels in cutting and styling hair of all types, and enjoys the creativity involved in transforming a client’s vision into a reality. Bringing out the best with his young-looking and modern styles.
Samuel McWongaheybegan his journey in his teens as a true hair artist at Vidal Sassoon on Rodeo Drive, later becoming an educator specializing in creative cutting, Keratin treatments, chignons and up-dos. Samuel works regularly on awards shows, such as Oscars, Golden Globes, VMA, Grammys, AMA, Emmys, Billboard, Teen Choice, not forgetting countless movie premieres, weddings and events.
Chris Wang had extensive haircutting training at Vidal Sassoon. We’re glad he has been an important part the JosephMartin team since 2007. In over a decade of cutting experience, Chris has honed his techniques precision in cutting and blow-drying both male and female clients. His philosophy is simply to bring the beauty out of each individual client.
Anival Morales has combined his teachings from world-known hair icons, to establish himself as a successful and sought-after colorist. His specialty is balayage, where he creates very natural sun-kissed highlights; hand painting strokes of color with the flow of the hair. This intricate technique works equally well for blondes, brunettes, and redheads. Anival is a true expert in his field.
Ernie Ramos, L.A. native, garnered tremendous experience mentoring under two stellar Vidal Sassoon educators. With over twenty years of experience in color and Keratin straightening treatments, Ernie is a master at classic looking color and highlights. He excels at all manner of color transformations, while never loosing sight of his goal... always keep hair quality and hair integrity the number one priority.
Jane Paddon has the ability to create most beautiful colors that are perfect for each and every client. Trained by top colorists in London, and with many years of experience, Jane has a very creative talent and a detailed eye. Jane has a very dedicated and loyal following because she loves what she does and takes the time to perfect her work.
Jovina Baker is a native Californian. Her passion for enhancing natural beauty and aesthetics came at an early age. She dedicated three years to studying under top colorists in the industry. Jovina prides herself on her vast knowledge of hair color, specializing in balayage and natural looking low-maintenance color. Jovina has made a name for herself in the hair industry through hard work, willingness to take on a hair challenge and staying inspired with the goal of creating something new and unforgettable.
Koki Yamasaki, who joined JosephMartin in 2000, is a color specialist who particularly enjoys the balayage method of ombre and highlighting. He is also an early adopter and keen expert in the field of Keratin treatments. Koki thoroughly loves and enjoys his work; he is particularly attentive and cares a great deal about clients' happiness.
Saori Watanabe has been part of the JosephMartin team since 2000. Her specialties lie in coloring both brunettes and blondes. Saori has a great love for the fine art of balayage. She also excels in the field of hair straightening, using the Keratin and the Japanese methods.
Marcus Georgiou trained at L’Oreal, in his home-city of London. Central London is also where Marcus then established himself as a colorist before he came to L.A. to be with JosephMartin in 1990. “Consistent” looking hair color is his forte. Marcus also prides himself in color-changes and corrective work, which he achieves by using only the gentlest color products possible.
Tracy Hill excels in corrective coloring and problem-hair-color solutions. A former International Training Director for beauty industry giants such as Redken, L’Oreal and Vidal Sassoon. Tracy’s stellar client list has included Lily Tomlin, Marcia Cross and Kelly Rutherford, to name a few. Tracy’s name and work achievements have often been published in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and all professional publications.
Cindia Beckering has been styling hair in Beverly Hills for an impressive two decades. She studied with Vidal Sassoon in London and formerly owned her own Beverly Hills salon. We are pleased to now have Cindia included in the JosephMartin team. She specializes in all forms of coloring and cutting.
David Miramontes has been in the business of hair for over thirty years and specializes in color and cutting makeovers. His extensive experience in hairdressing includes accomplishments such as being the owner of his own Beverly Hills salon. Nothing is too challenging for David and his philosophy is that “it's all in the details”.
Julie Corcoran was born into hairdressing. She embarked on beauty school training while still in tenth grade, and then on to Vidal Sassoon in L.A. and L'Oreal in N.Y. Julie joined JosephMartin in 2011, she is multi-talented in creating overall looks for her clients with haircutting and coloring. With a “less is more” approach she specializes in creating soft, beautiful, clean, sexy hair.
Olga Mozolyuk hails from Ukraine. She started her hairdressing career in 1998 and began transforming hair in Beverly Hills in 2001. Specializing in creative cutting for both men and women. With great communication skills, Olga delivers beautiful hairstyles and understands the individuality of each client. Passionate about color, she uses balayage and foil highlight techniques, creating glamorous, natural-looking blondes and vibrant reds and browns. Olga believes every client should feel welcome and leave feeling special.
Ramon Suarez, originating from Cuba, has been hairdressing in Beverly Hills for well over twenty years. During which time he has been honing his craft in both men’s and women’s styling. Having a keen eye for detail, Ramon specializes in cutting and is also a master at achieving believable blondes and natural looking highlights.
Shelee Maeda, hails from Japan and is a leading expert in the many aspects of haircutting, coloring, consulting and extension work. Since 1991, her reputation has made Shelee an industry-name in Tokyo, London and Beverly Hills. Hair wellness is what drives Shelee, this true passion stems from her lifelong desire to educate her clients on the importance of haircare. Shelee believes that no matter what — if your hair looks beautiful and healthy with a silky shine, you feel inner confidence and beauty.
Tats Ito completed his hairdressing training in Tokyo. Having over thirty years of hair experience in Beverly Hills, many of which at JosephMartin, Tats reigns supreme in cutting and coloring. With his formidable styling of hair and his stunning blonde color work. Tats is also a hair-straightening technician and a master at placing and maintaining natural looking hair-extensions.
Zak Taylor’s career began at the original Vidal Sassoon salon in London. An integral part of the JosephMartin team for many years, Zak excels in the art of up-dos and works magic on short or fine hair. Additionally he has consistently worked with major celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Collins, Barbara Eden, Dinah Shore, Diana Ross, Shirley Bassey, Lena Horne, Larry King.
Marie Meher has accumulated many years of experience in makeup, both in L.A. and N.Y. Working with the Hollywood elite male or female, editorials, and an extensive list of weddings. Marie is a detail-oriented artist, who knows exactly how to bring out any woman's most beautiful look, whether shaping the perfect brow, or applying “natural looking” makeup.
Thomas Kolarek has expertise as a beauty expert that spans over thirty years. Highlighting a remarkable career that includes local events, film/television, celebrity red carpet and international press. He specializes in beautiful eyebrow shaping, eyelash tinting and professional makeup applications, to enhance beauty and confidence to complement any occasion.
Anne Sung has well over three decades of experience in the field of manicuring and pedicures. She specializes in paper and silk wrap. Having “healthy nails” is just one of the many reasons that Anne’s clients “keep coming back”. She takes great pride in her work, tending to an impressive client-list.