Was a small idea that grew into a great success. Our passion for hair brought us together and inspired us to create a salon where ideas and techniques are openly exchanged. Our staff shows great enthusiasm, and is dedicated to our guests. We love helping clients reach their hairs best potential. Our devotion to exploring new ways to use color technology to transform beautiful hair has gotten us where we are today. We are professional, talented and very devoted to the world of hair design.
Paula Zering has spent 20 years perfecting her art of hairstyling and coloring. Paula has extensive experience as a hairstylist and colorist, as well as working as an educator for Schwarzkopf Professional color. Being an educator has opened many doors in the hair industry, allowing her to experience different levels of coloring cutting and styling. Paula uses her knowledge to create the best possible color for her clients by specially designing each haircut and color to compliment your individual face shape, hair texture, skin tone and life style.
Lindy Morin has 15 years experience as a stylist, 9 years as a salon owner, and 2 years educating for Unite Eurotherapy. Educating for Unite has given Lindy the opportunity to travel coast-to-coast keeping her skills fresh and modern. As a client consultation expert, Lindy tailors each cut and color service to match the client’s needs and expectations. She takes great pride in her work and strives to give her guests excellent customer care. Lindy excels at color correction, muti-dementional color, and precision cutting.
Alyssa Casey graduated from Digrigoli School of Cosmetology in 2006 and has been at Hairworks Salon ever since. From the beginning of her journey in to the beauty industry, Alyssa has constantly attended classes to further her education. She has attended the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, the IBS shows in New York City, as well as local in-salon classes all year round. Specializing in cutting, coloring and foiling techniques, she applies what she learns in to her every day work. Alyssa has a strong passion for making each guest who sits in her chair feel beautiful and confident when they leave the salon. Her enthusiasm for the work she creates is present each time she meets with a guest, making sure she is giving them all they need to recreate their style at home. Alyssa has also worked with the Hairworks Team volunteering over the years for events such as Southwick Tolland Regional High School's drama club plays, raising money for "Katelynn's Ride", providing pink hair extensions for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Westfield Colleen Contest.
Her passion and hard work are also important outside of the salon as well. She has been a member of the Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee since 2010, and is an active member of the Sons of Erin in Westfield. Alyssa is always welcoming new clients to visit her and hopes to see you soon!
Kristine Bodman graduated from the STCC cosmetology program in May 2009 and has been a member of the Hairworks family ever since. She assisted for two years then shortly after started to build her clientele. One thing that is very important to her is listening to her clients to make sure they get exactly what they ask for. Education is key in this industry so she keeps up with it by attending conventions in NYC and RI. She also attends local in salon classes and constantly watches trending videos. She is very patient, friendly, and understanding to her clients wants and needs. She will teach her clients how to recreate there desired look with tips and product recommendations. Her passion is creating her own canvas to work on so every client has a unique style when they leave her chair. Her love for doing hair makes her personality and creativity shine!
Christine Larriu has been a stylist for 25 years. She has worked at Hairworks Salon since 2008 and has been a Master Stylist for 15 years. She has been trained with a variety of highly valued product lines including, Schwarzkopf, Thermafuse, Wella, and Redken. Christine attends classes in NYC once a year. She has most recently been educated for an extensive 2 day period at the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has currently been trained on the latest trends in color, dimensional color, ombre, sombre, color melts, haircutting, hair extentions, and customized blow-outs, to name a few. She is certified by Global Keratin Straightening Systems and Pro-Hair Academy Hair Extensions. Education is of most importance to Christine. She feels there is never a time in your career you have learned enough. Currently, Christine is licensed as a Cosmetology Instructor. She has worked at Kay Harvey Hairdressing Academy and is now instructing and educating at Dean Technical high school while maintaining her career behind the chair. “Teaching has renewed a passion for my field. It is so rewarding to see the light and excitement in my students who are just beginning to see what I already know, beautifying people is a wonderful and gratifying way to make a living”
Jessica Zering In 2011 Jessica became a part of the Hairworks team as our receptionist. In April 2013 she graduated from Marinello Schools of beauty, and continued her hairdressing career as an assistant. She is now working behind the chair and building her clientele. Jess has a passion for fashion and design, and is constantly keeping up with the latest trends, styles, and products. As a stylist she is eager to learn all there is to know about this artistic career, as everything continuously changes in the beauty industry. She is constantly watching educational videos, and taking classes. In return providing her clients with stylish looks that they can recreated at home. She believes every person should look and feel their best, and enjoys providing services to make them happy.
Brittany Cormier graduated from Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy in 2009. Aside from continuing her education through classes and motivational seminars, she attended The Redken Exchange in New York for Precision Cutting and Styling. Through the years, she also gained her certifications in Makeup Artistry, Keratin Smoothing Therapy, and Hair Treats Extensions. It's the look of a satisfied client leaving her chair that makes this career so fulfilling and rewarding for Brittany. With a strong artistic streak that fuels her passion for creative color and balayage, she is able to deliver any style from classy and sophisticated to the funky and avante-garde.
Chantal Nadeau is a master hairstylist from Quebec Canada. She has been in the industry since 1993. By using her creativity, she pulls out the personality of every client that sits in her chair. She goes to classes and conventions to stay updated with the new trends and loves learning new techniques. Chantal’s approach to cutting hair is unique because she uses advanced texturizing techniques that work with the hair's natural fall. She is also masters in color placement that suits your haircut and style. Chantal’s winning personality makes her a joy to work with because she is very down to earth, a great listener, and will provide you with your hair expectations!
Karen Stone has been a Master stylist for over 25 years. She specializes in coloring, custom blending, and highlights. She mastered her hairstyling skills through extended training with David Whitman and Redken Academy in New York City. Her devotion to her clients over the years has allowed her to develop a special bond with each and every one. Karen treats all her clients like family, where they receive great service and attention.
During her down time, her passion for fitness and nutrition has led her to the Love of triathlons and marathon, and has been in the sport for over twenty years. She is nationally ranked in Xterra off road triathlon and ironman competition.
Valentina Glushchik, In the year 2001, Valentina started the beauty industry. She finds it very rewarding to her to make people look and feel good about themselves. Valentina enjoys a great challenge, whether it’s a great haircut or a fabulous hair color makeover. The best compliment is when someone else praises her work. Valentina also attends regular training classes to keep up with the latest trends. She has wonderful long term clients who she loves and looks forward to meeting new people who are in need of a personable and talented stylist.
Reanna Gary joined the Hairworks team as the Front Desk Coordinator, in the fall of 2012. She is a local resident with three beautiful children. Reanna has a passion for working with the public and recently returned to college to further her education. She strives to make every client feel welcome with a warm smile and friendly hello.