Changing Heads
Changing Heads
a couture salon
BOB PRESS- Artistic Director Bob Press picked up his first pair of shears in 1976 and hasn’t put them down ever since.  Early on in his career he was given the opportunity to train with Maurice Tidy, Max Pappais, Annie Humphries, and a host of others at Sassoon in the UK. Those experiences and influences led him into a positive direction for his career! He was a platform artist for Paul Mitchell Advance Academy for seven years. Bob has been featured in Vogue, Harper Bazaar, Modern Salon, American Salon, New Jersey Savvy, New Jersey Magazine, Hook Magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine, Rivertown Magazine, and Rockland Journal Newspaper. He has also had the opportunity to work on well known celebrities such as Ellen Burstyn, Lorraine Bracco, Elizabeth Bracco, Aiden Quinn, William Hurt, Stephen Baldwin, Mikhail Barynshnikov, and many more!  Bob has also done hair for a couple of episodes of Laguna Beach on MTV. Education and giving back to the community holds a heavy heart for Bob Press. He recently had the honor to be inducted into Intercoiffure NA, the top and most prestigious organization in the hair community.  

BOB PRESS- Artistic Director

Bob Press picked up his first pair of shears in 1976 and hasn’t put them down ever since.  Early on in his career he was given the opportunity to train with Maurice Tidy, Max Pappais, Annie Humphries, and a host of others at Sassoon in the UK. Those experiences and influences led him into a positive direction for his career! He was a platform artist for Paul Mitchell Advance Academy for seven years. Bob has been featured in Vogue, Harper Bazaar, Modern Salon, American Salon, New Jersey Savvy, New Jersey Magazine, Hook Magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine, Rivertown Magazine, and Rockland Journal Newspaper. He has also had the opportunity to work on well known celebrities such as Ellen Burstyn, Lorraine Bracco, Elizabeth Bracco, Aiden Quinn, William Hurt, Stephen Baldwin, Mikhail Barynshnikov, and many more!  Bob has also done hair for a couple of episodes of Laguna Beach on MTV. Education and giving back to the community holds a heavy heart for Bob Press. He recently had the honor to be inducted into Intercoiffure NA, the top and most prestigious organization in the hair community.

 

KAYLA PRESS- Senior Stylist Kayla is constantly furthering her education, which has involved studying at ARROJO Cosmetology School in New York City and tutelage under numerous stylist and educators- including Nick Arrojo, Gerard Scarpici, Beth Minardi, Kris Sorbie, Tracey Cunningham, Gary Baker, and Master Stylist Nicole Leal at Nine Zero One Academy. This passion for education has opened a number of doors for her and led to opportunities such as becoming an UNITE Hair educator, working directly with Vivenne Mackinder at the International Beauty Show, assisting UNITE Hair Artistic Director Gary Baker and Global Session Artist David Fletcher at Paramount Beauty Show, working behind the scenes of Jenny Packham NYC Bridal Fashion Week show, styling hair for Modern Salon Magazine, which was photographed by well known photographer Roberto Ligresti. Kayla was recently selected to be apart of the Ted Gibson Artistic Team!      

KAYLA PRESS- Senior Stylist

Kayla is constantly furthering her education, which has involved studying at ARROJO Cosmetology School in New York City and tutelage under numerous stylist and educators- including Nick Arrojo, Gerard Scarpici, Beth Minardi, Kris Sorbie, Tracey Cunningham, Gary Baker, and Master Stylist Nicole Leal at Nine Zero One Academy. This passion for education has opened a number of doors for her and led to opportunities such as becoming an UNITE Hair educator, working directly with Vivenne Mackinder at the International Beauty Show, assisting UNITE Hair Artistic Director Gary Baker and Global Session Artist David Fletcher at Paramount Beauty Show, working behind the scenes of Jenny Packham NYC Bridal Fashion Week show, styling hair for Modern Salon Magazine, which was photographed by well known photographer Roberto Ligresti. Kayla was recently selected to be apart of the Ted Gibson Artistic Team!

 

 

 

    COLLEEN VILBIG- Senior Stylist When it comes to being a perfectionist, Colleen cuts no corners! She brings more than 35 years of experience and is always looking for new ways of inspiration. Colleen is constantly attending many workshops and has worked beside the best in the industry. She has trained with educators from Paul Mitchell, Unite Hair, Arrojo, Wella, Redken, Loreal Professionals, and many more. Colleen enjoys working with all hair types whether it is creating exciting trending looks for women or bringing her perfection to men's styling. Her work has appeared in Rivertown Magazine, Hook Magazine, NJ Savvy Magazine, and Hudson Valley Magazine.  

 

 

COLLEEN VILBIG- Senior Stylist

When it comes to being a perfectionist, Colleen cuts no corners! She brings more than 35 years of experience and is always looking for new ways of inspiration. Colleen is constantly attending many workshops and has worked beside the best in the industry. She has trained with educators from Paul Mitchell, Unite Hair, Arrojo, Wella, Redken, Loreal Professionals, and many more. Colleen enjoys working with all hair types whether it is creating exciting trending looks for women or bringing her perfection to men's styling. Her work has appeared in Rivertown Magazine, Hook Magazine, NJ Savvy Magazine, and Hudson Valley Magazine.

 

SELENA PIAZZA- Senior Stylist Selena brings more than 30 years of experience and is a former salon owner. She is constantly expanding her education with attending workshops and training with well-known industry leaders. Selena has attended classes for Unite Hair, Arrojo, Redken, Wella, and many more. She brings an edgy and fun approach to haircutting and coloring that just makes you fall in love. Her work has also been featured on TLC’s A Wedding Story.

SELENA PIAZZA- Senior Stylist

Selena brings more than 30 years of experience and is a former salon owner. She is constantly expanding her education with attending workshops and training with well-known industry leaders. Selena has attended classes for Unite Hair, Arrojo, Redken, Wella, and many more. She brings an edgy and fun approach to haircutting and coloring that just makes you fall in love. Her work has also been featured on TLC’s A Wedding Story.

FATIMA SANKAR - Stylist/ Makeup Artist Fatima graduated from Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School and is also a Certified MAC Makeup Artist. She is truly passionate about her work, her love for people and love for art combined, which has inspired her to do both hair and makeup. Fatima feels everyone has a unique style and personality which allows her to use her creativity to achieve the looks her clients desire.To ensure she is keeping up with the newest trends, she continues her education by attending various classes for both hair and makeup. Fatima has attended classes with Wella, Redken, Unite Hair and many more. Her main goal is for everyone to feel comfortable during their visit and leave feeling utterly happy and radiant!  

FATIMA SANKAR - Stylist/ Makeup Artist

Fatima graduated from Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School and is also a Certified MAC Makeup Artist. She is truly passionate about her work, her love for people and love for art combined, which has inspired her to do both hair and makeup. Fatima feels everyone has a unique style and personality which allows her to use her creativity to achieve the looks her clients desire.To ensure she is keeping up with the newest trends, she continues her education by attending various classes for both hair and makeup. Fatima has attended classes with Wella, Redken, Unite Hair and many more. Her main goal is for everyone to feel comfortable during their visit and leave feeling utterly happy and radiant!

 

ERICA MICHELLE HERNANDEZ - New Talent Erica never grew out of her childhood love and obsession with Grease The Musical. She incorporates 40’s & 50’s vintage style with some modern flair to her everyday masterpieces. Erica is a graduate from Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School. She has attended workshops with iconic artists in the industry such as; Stephanie Kocielski, Colin Caruso, Wynn Claybough, Vivenne Mackinder, and that’s just naming a few!

ERICA MICHELLE HERNANDEZ - New Talent

Erica never grew out of her childhood love and obsession with Grease The Musical. She incorporates 40’s & 50’s vintage style with some modern flair to her everyday masterpieces. Erica is a graduate from Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School. She has attended workshops with iconic artists in the industry such as; Stephanie Kocielski, Colin Caruso, Wynn Claybough, Vivenne Mackinder, and that’s just naming a few!

JAIN LEE - New Talent Jain is a graduate from Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School. She loves working in an industry that is constantly changing, evolving, and creating. Her passion for hair stems from being creative with color and symmetry. Jain has had the opportunity to attend hand on class experiences with artist such as; Stephanie Kocielski, Sam Burns, and Wynn Claybough. As long as attending classes for Redken, Dermologica, and Unite Hair.

JAIN LEE - New Talent

Jain is a graduate from Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School. She loves working in an industry that is constantly changing, evolving, and creating. Her passion for hair stems from being creative with color and symmetry. Jain has had the opportunity to attend hand on class experiences with artist such as; Stephanie Kocielski, Sam Burns, and Wynn Claybough. As long as attending classes for Redken, Dermologica, and Unite Hair.