Staff


Jodi Wilson / Stylist

Jodi is a master stylist with the Ultima. She will work with you to create the best hair color and cut that best fit’s your facial shape and life style. Her specialties are:
    • Gray coverage/Gray blending
    • Multi dimensional highlights
    • Creative cutting
    • Razor cutting
    • Men’s clipper cuts and coloring
    • Formal Styling (Bridal and special occasions)
    • Chemical curl formation  

 

 

 

 

 

Kiersten Morrison / Stylist

IMG_0348Some of Kiersten’s recent travels have brought her to styling hair in New York Fashion Week, touring around the country teaching, and also styling hair for some of NYC top photographers. She is a photo trained sessions artist, Redken Artist , and Tearsheet Artist. Planning your wedding day? As a photo trained sessions artist Kiersten is your go to girl for onsite and on location bridal styling. She has the knowledge to make sure your hair is perfect both in person and in photo! 
 
Kiersten not only has a passion for styling but also color! Her knowledge of color will take your look to the next level! Whether your looking for a trendy ombré technique or some simple face framing highlights, Kiersten has the knowledge to transform any hair color! 
 
Whether its to work on a look for your big day, add length , or transform your color Kiersten invites you to come in and schedule your complimentary consultation! 
 

 

Shana / Stylist

1008151253Shana has been with Ultima for 15+ years. She is a certified Redken colorist who loves to share her passion for color and color correction. Shana also specializes in men’s styling, over all change and takes great pride in her Bridal work. She also loves to do make up and up styling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suzy Miller / Stylist

IMG_5180I am REDKEN obsessed and love to provide my guests work with my guest to plan a hair care routine that best works for them! I am a REDKEN certified colorist and have had the pleasure to train with Ruth Roche. Curly hair is especially a favorite of mine whether you want to enhance or smooth your locks I can help!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viktoriya O’Sullivan / Stylist

IMG_20140410_164515Victoria has studied closely under prestigious names in the industry including Oribe, Bumble & Bumble, Tony & Guy. Attended multiple classes in New York city. Her creative vision, advanced training has give her technical ability to keep up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. Victoria is a well-rounded stylist who specializes in precision cuts, multidimensional colors, highlighting, special occasions styles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alishia O’Donnel / Nail Technician

AlishaA Graduate of The Cutting Edge academy of Ledge wood, NJ in June 2012.  Since graduating Alisha has continued growing her skills in manicure and pedicure as well as Shellac and Nail Harmony Gelish Products Manicures. When It comes to nail art her mind goes exploring. You can think of anything and she will learn it until she tops it off better. In Addition to her Hot Stone Foot and Leg Massage and reflexology is a huge interest to her. Alisha is a team player with always has a helping hand. She is attentive and always eager to continue learning and expanding her education to provide clients the most desirable and diligent nail care services.

 

 

 

Nichole Hofmann

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Nichole is a graduate of artistic academy as of 2014. From early on she knew this career path was the choice for her! Since graduation Nichole has attended various classes to further her education including; The Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, The Tearsheet Editorial Workshop, multiple cut & color classes, not to mention upstyling classes and those are just a few. Nichole excels well in balayage, highlighting, women & men’s haircutting  as well as special occasion styles. Need help choosing the perfect at home hair care and styling prodcuts? No worries, she will be sure to choose what is best for you by using her excellent knowledge of our Redken and Pureology products!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Taylor Philhower

Taylor is a young ambitious stylist that prides herself on her desire to constantly grow as an artist by contuintng to educate herself,  Taylors excitement for learning drives her passion for coloring , cutting and styling hair. Taylor has attended  many educational classes including classes at the redken exchange and the redken symposium in Las Vegas and finishing classes with Tearsheet which allowed her to be able to style hair on set behind the camera! Taylor specializes in balayage techniques, ombre techniques, dimensional colors and vibrant colors. She also loves doing extension services on guest that can correct or change their whole look! Taylor also has a great passion for make-up which gives her the knowledge to be able to compliment hair color to your skin tone ensuring you get the best color for your complexion.   Her artistry is complimented by her passion for keeping up with the latest trends and techniques. Taylors outgoing personality not only makes her guest feel comfortable but excited about their salon visit. Taylor’s favorite part about her job is helping people look and feel beautiful! For Taylor being a stylist and make-up artist is not just a profession but a passion! You can follow Taylor on her Instagram or Facebook to check out all her latest work! 

 

 

 

 

Nykki Gannon / Hairstylist

NykkiI am so thankful to have found a career that allows me to share my passion and creativity with others! I am a 2007 graduate of Artistic Academy, and continued my education with Depasquale Salon Systems, Keratin Complex, Hot Heads hair extensions, Framesi, Goldwell, Keune, and various cutting, styling, and color classes.  Expanding my knowledge and skills within the industry is extremely important to me because it allows me to stay up to date on the latest trends.  I also look forward to working together with my guests to find a look that is personalized to their features, needs, and lifestyle.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheryl DeDiminicantanio / Nail Technician


image1Sheryl comes to us as a graduate of Capri Institute of Cosmetology and has been working throughout Northern New Jersey for almost thirty years.  Although a fully licensed Cosmetologist, her passion and focus has been providing relaxing and enjoyable manicures and pedicures. She is certified in cnd and OPI gel manicures. She was introduced to the spa industry in 2010 and has incorporated health & wellness into her services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaylynn

20160202_205146-1Kaylynn has a huge passion for the beauty industry and really focuses on giving her guest exactly what they are looking for. She is a graduate from Artistic Academy in Morris Plains and has continued her education with Redken 5th Ave and Purology. A few of her favorite talents are creative up styling, highlighting/balayage, creative cuts and finishing, and adding extensions for length and body. But that’s not all! Strongly believing in continuing her education and staying up to date on the latest trends, she’s eager to work with you and give you the latest look!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Smith

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Jess is passionate about all things beauty and is always staying up to date on the latest trends! She graduated from Cutting Edge Academy in Ledgewood in 2015. She has taken multiple color classes since graduating, including a Redken Balayage class and a Redken Creative Color class, and she is so excited to continue taking classes to further her education! She loves balayage, corrective color, women’s hair cutting, extensions, and also has a passion for makeup. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Jones

IMG_0985Melissa graduated from Artistic Academy in 2015. She enjoys doing both hair and nails. One of her favorite services are blow dry and finishing. Having previously worked in a blow dry salon, they are second nature to her. She is very eager to work with the latest trends and cater to our guests wants and needs. She is also looking forward to furthering her education with Redken and Pureology with Ultima.