Willie is a National Board Certified Massage Therapist, as well as a Certified Facial Specialist, with hundreds of happy clients in South Florida for over the past 6 years. She graduated 1st in her class for Massage Therapy. she loves to make a difference in the health and wellness of each of her clients. She is a highly gifted therapist with multiple skills including Reiki, Cranial Sacral, lymphatic drainage, ortho-bionomy, hot stones, traditional Chinese modalities, reflexology, tuning forks, deep tissue, Swedish.
Willie will implement these as needed for each client. Her signature treatment is “90 minutes in heaven” which incorporates a customized facial with a hot stone body massage… she loves to hear her clients’ comments on their encounter with “a small touch of heaven”.
With over 15 years of experience, Vicky continues to serve her clients with nothing but the best in nail and foot care. She specializes in acrylics, Shellac/ Gelish manicures, and pedicures. In addition to her nail expertise, Vicky holds a full specialty license in skin care and full body waxing. She is certified in eye lash extensions and the LCN gel nail system. Vicky is hard working, reliable and very accommodating to each and every one of her clients.
Sonia began her career as a nail technician in 1995. Since then, she has worked in fine salons in Miami, Boca Raton, and now at W Salon and Spa. Because of her seasoned skills with manicures, pedicures, acrylics, pink and whites, and nail art, she has earned a wonderful reputation for her artistic nail design. Sonia takes pride in bringing femininity, class and sophistication to her work.
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Natalia is a European-trained spa pedicure specialist with over 30 years experience and has worked in Russia, Germany, and Israel. She has been with W Salon and Spa (formerly Backstreet) since 1997. Natalia believes that a good, deep-cleaning pedicure is as essential as regular teeth-cleaning maintenance. For problems with ingrown toenails, calluses, or corns, Natalia is the professional for you. Additionally, she specializes in the ancient healing art of Reflexology. It is the application of gentle pressure to the reflex points located on all parts of the feet, which benefits the detoxification of the body, improved circulation, and tension relief. Natalia takes pleasure in providing excellent customer service and advising each client in individualized foot care.
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Lisa has been working for Backstreet for 19 yrs and has been a nail technician for 27 yrs. Specializing in manicures, pedicures, Shellac, and making Acrylic nails look natural.
Lauren, a nail designer with over 15 years experience, is a perfectionist. She specializes in pink and white acrylic nails. However, she also shows an eye for detail when she performs manicures, pedicures, acrylics, fiberglass wraps, gel manicures and nail art. Lauren prioritizes professionalism and efficiency when serving her dedicated following.
Aesha has 17 years of experience in the salon industry. She immediately became obsessed with nails after a friend had put a full set of acrylics on her; this led Aesha towards pursuing a profession as a nail technician.
Aesha provides extensive professional nail care to everyone, and she is also regarded as the “pink and white queen”. She loves sculpting nails with acrylics / gels, but also enjoys providing a relaxing manicure and pedicure.
Her number one priority is to provide a great experience for every client and she believes that each appointment should be a new and relaxing experience.
Marina is a European-trained, licensed master esthetician, whom more than 15 years ago she earned an advanced degree in skin care. She is a member of Associated Skin Care Professionals and is a certified specialist in skin biology and chemical peels by PCA Skin. While working with a variety of skin types and conditions, she became skilled at customizing professional treatments and daily skin-care regimens. From chemical peels to microdermabrasion and ultrasonic treatments, Marina believes that with a personalized skin-care regimen and tailored treatments, you will have the results you want as long as you make it a lifestyle routine. Her perfectionism and very detailed style also make her an exceptional waxer. Marina always believed to go for extraordinary! She has been trained by the most prestigious school from the Microblading industry in the world ~PHIBROWS~ Discovering the secrets of Microblading and Phibrows techniques she is making the impossible possible by creating 3D eyebrows and making women happy from all over the world. She also add to her training the PHIREMOVAL, a new NON laser technique of permanent makeup removal (unwanted permanent makeup) that also works on small unwanted tattoo.
“Good skin care is often seen as a luxury when it should be considered a beautiful, healthy lifestyle choice.”
Michelle Is a certified makeup artist and licensed esthetician. She began her career as a makeup artist in New York City, Michelle worked on numerous fashion shoots, video’s and T.V productions. She is an expert in PCA peels, facials, eyebrow shaping, waxing, makeup applications, and other esthetic treatments.
Michelle is both highly skilled in all the technical aspects of esthetics as well as exceptionally creative to provide her clients with unparalleled service and quality. Michelle loves making someone ordinary to extraordinary.
Marisol is an esthetician with the right touch. She is licensed since 1988; however, her interest in skin care actually started earlier when she was a medical assistant for two surgeons in New York City. This was followed by a position as a pharmacy technician, where she learned about pharmaceutical products. Her medical background complemented her esthetic training and influenced her decision to focus on acne-care treatments.
Marisol specializes in treating hormone-related acne, whether it’s juvenile acne or menopausal skin-care issues. Additionally, she offers anti-aging treatments. She is certified with PCA Skin, a cosmeceutical line that offers advanced treatments to address sun damage and hyperpigmentation. Also, she has over 25 years’ experience using Yon-ka Paris, a botanical and holistic skin-care line. With Yon-ka, she utilizes the Dr. Lucas Championnière Atomizer in order to create a more customized treatment for each client.
Additional services Marisol provides are eyebrow design, Brazilian bikini waxing, and body waxing. Consultations are very important to Marisol, as well as providing education and sharing the latest skin-care research to help each client achieve healthy, vibrant skin.
Ysidro is from the Dominican Republic and has been a professional stylist since 1989. He puts his passion into all hair services, from hair coloring to cutting to keratin treatments, and he enjoys adding a “polished touch” to every client. Ysidro believes it is important to listen to each customer’s needs, and he’s happy to make stylish recomendations. He enjoys communicating in English and Spanish.
Valerie loves her craft and is thrilled to be in such a fabulous salon. A former salon owner, she’s been in the business 25 years and counting. Design cutting, razor, texture, sleek styles for men, women, and children. Color correction, vivid colors, cutting edge blonding, and dimensional hair color. Make up artistry, lessons, natural or glam, she will suit your needs!
Other services she offers are: Smoothing Keratin Treatments, Textured Perms, Extensions and Waxing.
W Salon offers the most innovative and cutting edge education which keeps her work fresh and exciting. She enjoys making each client feel beautiful inside and out.
Tina has been working in Coral Springs and the Pompano area for over 30 years. Coloring, shaping and styling hair is her passion. She joined us just 2 short years ago and is happy to be working at the ‘W’ where we offer the finest hair products for her to use in achieving the look that you inspire for. Tina keeps up on all the current trends by taking the many advanced seminars the ‘W’ offers to their staff. Whether your visit is for a new look or just to be pampered for the day, Tina is always pleased to see another guest happy.
Scott is a senior stylist with over 30 years experience, and he has worked for W Salon and Spa (previously Backstreet) since 1992. With an eye for detail, he specializes in hair designing. As a Deva Curl-certified specialist, he takes special care with curly hair. And for those who are frustrated with Florida’s challenging climate, he is meticulous with Keratin Smoothing Treatments. Scott values continuing education and professional customer service — in order help each client achieve her or his own signature style.
Sara is a young and upbeat color and balayage specialist. She has been a licensed hairdresser for 3 years and underwent an intense apprenticeship under one of the W’s top stylists for 15 months to perfect her craft. She is constantly following the latest trends in hair color and styling, and is ready to bring out the best in your hair!
With almost 30 yrs. experience, Sandi has seen trends come and go. By attending many classes and seminars to stay up to date,Sandi has the knowledge to give you the best,up to date style and color to fit your personality and lifestyle ! Looking for a great blowout? Sandi can tame any mane to smooth perfection!
From extra long to short and sassy, Sandi has what it takes to make you look and feel your very best!
Loving her job makes it easy to help you love your new look.
Communication is at the core of a successful relationship and is one of the most important aspects of a visit to the hairdresser. Your input is valuable; René will listen. You can expect an out-of-the box approach to detailed, fine-tuned hair-cutting techniques, matched with highly specialized hair-color to accentuate your personal style.
Decades of experience, beginning early in a family-owned salon, include Fifth Avenue, NYC; and Los Angeles, CA. René is friendly, articulate and professional with expertise in razor and clipper-cutting, photo and special occasion hair, and an excellent choice for all family members.
Rebecca has spent 16 years pursuing the best training possible, both following and shaping current trends and styles. Completing basic technical training and receiving the Florida State License in 1997.
She is a highly talented stylist. Her advanced educational background is extensive. She is constantly working on her own innovative techniques always pushing the boundaries of hair.
As an excellent listener, she takes time to find the style and color best suited for each client’s personality and lifestyle. Not only does she have a positive attitude and is always a pleasure to be around. She is is very enthusiastic and energetic and her work reflects it. She is highly dedicated to her clients and has the steady clientele to prove it.
Rebecca’s mission; To give each client the balance they need and the formula to continue a daily regimen that will provide longevity to each client’s new found transformation. Whether its color, cut, chemical or all of the above, you will leave looking and feeling more confident than ever!
She strives for complete client satisfaction thorough a consultation and above and beyond customer service.
Rebecca specializes in Corrective Color, creating Natural Tonal Dimension in Blondes, Rich Brunettes and Vibrant Reds
Patrice is a natural-born artist. While growing up in New Jersey, she always had a passion for the arts and being creative — especially with hair. She has been perfecting her art of hairstyling since 1989, specializing in color, highlighting, cutting and styling, mens cuts and fades, and Keratin treatments. She also has extensive training in Goldwell, Pravana, Matrix Socolor, and Scruples. Having two children has given Patrice the gift of patience, understanding, and the ability to listen to her clients’ needs.
Nancy has over 30 years as a hair stylist in South Florida. As a young stylist Nancy studied under a Vidal Sasson educator for four years. Specializing in cutting edge techniques in color and cutting and beautiful blow dry’s. Whether your looking for straight hair or great curls, Nancy will help you acheive the perfect look. I am looking forward to meeting you. So come in and enjoy the excitement of a fabulous new you.
Michael, has been creating unique hair designs with a modern edge for over 40 years.
Michael began his career in South Jersey where he owned 3 upscale and exclusive salons in the Voorhees – Cherry Hill area just outside of Philadelphia .
While he was growing his business’s, he also enhanced his skills with ongoing education with Sassoon and a Regional performing Artist for Redken. In addition, Michael is a certified educator for Diora Keratherapy , was an educator with great Lengths for 16 years and for the past 7 years been an educator for South Florida based Thicken – It hair extensions.
Michael moved to South Florida in 2016, where he continues to enhance his skills in color, highlights, and Ombré – Balayage techniques. Michael has the skill and experience to give you the look you’ve always dreamed of.
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Mark is a young, energetic stylist always looking to bring creativity and passion to his clients. He trained under two top stylists at Yellow Strawberry Global Salons for 18 months, and has extensive training in Goldwell and Scruples color. He also specializes in many freehand and razor cutting techniques. He has seven years experience working behind his own chair, Mark is always happy to bring out the best in each one of his clients.
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Linda has been in the hair industry for fifty years. Early in her career, she had the opportunity to work with the spouses of high-ranking officials, including members of Congress in Washington, DC, where she excelled at helping women find their personal best. As a color specialist, with an emphasis on blondes and redheads and a very accomplished hair-cutter, Linda loves creating a style for everyday or that special occasion you have planned. She will guide you in improving your current look or help you transform for a total make-over. She has a friendly and vivacious attitude and can communicate with, and service all age groups. She has been in South Florida for 39 years.
Leslie is a senior stylist with W Salon and Spa (formerly Backstreet Salon and Spa) since 1990, and she has been “In love with the beauty business” since 1980. She specializes in Goldwell hair coloring, foil highlighting, Keratin smoothing treatments, Perms, Haircutting, and Deva cutting for curly hair. She is enthusiastic to make her clients look and feel their best.
Kim, originally from Philadelphia, is a licensed stylist since 1980 and has been with W Salon & Spa since 1994. She specializes in Keratin treatments, hair coloring and foil highlights, perms, and hair designing for both women and men. In order to provide the perfect hair color effects, she prefers creating specialized formulas from a variety of color lines, such as Goldwell, Redken, and Kaleidocolors. Because the industry is always changing, Kim is dedicated to attending multiple workshops in the latest hair coloring and cutting techniques, as well as learning about the latest hair-care products because her goal is to offer the best quality service and experience to all of her guests.
Kathy is a talented stylist who has been with us since 2002. She started her career in Chicago working as an apprentice at a high-end salon and learning the art of hair design. When she relocated to South Florida, she took her artistry to the next level by mastering fashionable coloring and cutting – and Keratin smoothing treatments. Her artistic skills keep Kathy in demand, and she is dedicated to keeping her clientele looking their best.
Joanne affectionately known as “Jo” to her family and friends. She has 30 years’ experience in the salon industry. Joanne is Licensed in both New York and Florida. She has worked under many top stylists in NYC, and she also trained at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Joanne continues ongoing education and is very passionate about learning new trends and is versatile in many areas. She enjoys corrective color, keratin treatments, highlighting, men, woman and children’s cuts. Joanne is a very warm and friendly person, she enjoys making every client feel happy comfortable and invigorated with their new look.
Jennifer is a talented hairstylist with 7 years experience. A certified Goldwell colorist, she specializes in creating amazing blondes, sparkling highlights, and rich brunettes. Even more, she has a special touch with covering resistant gray hair to create a youthful look. She has a flare for giving her clients the latest “celebrity looks.” Additionally, she specializes in designing professional men’s cuts with that business, casual, or even trendy edge. Jennifer has her own unique sense of style, and she knows how to provide individualized attention – because her personal motto is “it’s all about the hair.”
Client satisfaction and service are Jeff’s hallmark for maintaining a large and diverse client base. With over 26 years in the salon industry, Jeff has demonstrated his love of the craft and attention to detail.
Jeff began his career in West Virginia and then later moved to Coral Springs and has spent the past 24 years locally. Jeff is a creative colorist and master stylist.He believes each client is an individual and designs the style to bring out the best attributes of each person who sits in his chair.
“I LOVE WHAT I DO!”, is what you can expect to hear from Jeff whenever asked about his career. If satisfaction and personal attention is what you are looking for, then look no further. Jeff is always willing to create the special, DO FOR YOU!
Hilda takes pride in customer satisfaction. She’s a senior stylist, who got her start in the Northeast. In fact, she and her husband owned and operated three salons in New York over the course of nearly 25 years before relocating to the Sunshine State.
She is a master colorist with extensive training in Goldwell. Additionally, Hilda has special certification in the Ouidad Method of cutting and styling. This original technique, developed in the 70s, was specifically designed for wavy and curly hair. She is also a master barber.
Hilda feels lucky to be involved with this industry with its changing trends and says that’s what truly motivates her.
Working in Salons since she was 15 years old – Heidi has more than 25 years experience. After spending her 1st decade in New York she relocated to South Carolina and then to South Florida 2 years later in 1999.
Now at the PEEK of her career – Heidi holds amazing artistry; enthusiasm; and experience.
When it comes to color experience: Heidi delivers gorgeous, vibrant reds; natural and cool toned blondes: meticulous, perfect highlighting: Whether Ombre or at the root; exceptional grey coverage with the perfect match to your skin tone.
When it comes to cutting and styling – Heidi creates fabulous looks every time from sculpted short haircuts to sensuous smooth long lengths. She listens to your needs and delivers a style that best suits you.
You will leave with healthier hair than you came in with.
Absorb it! For Heidi will teach you how to care for your hair at home.
If you’re wanting to look and feel your very best then Debbi is the hairstylist for you. With her specialty in color and hair cutting you will not be disappointed. Her technique with razor cutting and texturizing are flawless. Becoming a stylist, has always been a first love for Debbi. Fun, personable and talented describes her. She will listen to you and make sure you have a unique experience. Debbi services people of all age and gender. She has worked in Coral Springs for 30 years.
With continuing education Debbi is on top of all the latest hairstyles and color. The most important thing is that she loves what she does and you will too.
Danielle is an experienced hairstylist/colorist of 14 years. Born and raised in Coral Springs, Florida. She specializes in corrective color, variations of color and highlighting. Trained in all the latest cuts and styles. She excels in listening to the clients needs in order to achieve the look they want. Come see her for a free consultation.
Christina has been in the beauty industry for over 16 years. She has kept up with the latest trends and styles by making a commitment to regularly continue her education. She has a talent for creating a unique style for every individual, as well as teaching you how to maintain your style at home. From amazing haircuts and color, hair extensions, keratin treatments and formal up- styles for prom and weddings. Christina is passionate about everything she does.
Cecilia is our “curl whisperer” with 20+ years of experience in hairstyling and make-up artistry. Born a curly haired Latina, she has made it her life’s passion to master the art of cutting and styling curly hair. Cecilia is trained in the Deva Curl cutting technique, up do’s, formal styles, hair coloring, highlighting, body waves, and specializes in “bombshell blowdries”.
Cecilia also specializes in flawless make-up application and will teach you how to re-create your look, whether you want a red carpet formal look, or a “5 minute face” for busy moms and career women. Call now and get the look you’ve always wanted.
Barbara loves the beauty industry and has been staying at the forefront of the latest trends and techniques since becoming a stylist in 1995. Her career training began in New York, where she worked alongside some of the most talented individuals in the industry. However, she eventually chose to build her busy career in South Florida. She enjoys all aspects of hair designing, she is a Goldwell color specialist, and is truly passionate about formal and event styling. Barbara embraces ongoing education and prioritizes helping each client achieve their best look.
Master Stylist / Color Specialist
An imported talent from the Middle East with 16 year’s experience as a master colorist and stylist, Anas has been trained in one of the top hair salons in Jerusalem. Specializing in the latest fashion trends due to his appetite for continuing education, he takes it upon himself to insure each and every one of his clients leaves his chair feeling pampered, rejuvenated and confident.
Stylist / Colorist
No matter the day, you will always catch her with a smile. Allison has a passion for making people feel their best. She uses her talents in creative color, balayage, and cutting, to make her clients feel more confident leaving her chair than they did when they walked in. She enjoys continuing her education and is always advancing her skills. She is always looking out for the integrity of her clients’ hair and loves what she does.