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 apart of the Ted Gibson Artistic Team and on the Ecru Artistic Team. She is constantly working NYFW.

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 apart of the Ted Gibson Artistic Team and on the Ecru Artistic Team. She is constantly working NYFW.

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.

Katie Calrow -STYLIST  Katie is a graduate of Empire Beauty School of Paramus New Jersey. She has a thirst for education and perfecting her craft. She also loves to travel and experience new destinations. Katie has attended Ecru New Yorks Runway Ready class as well as our in house cutting classes.

Katie Calrow -STYLIST

Katie is a graduate of Empire Beauty School of Paramus New Jersey. She has a thirst for education and perfecting her craft. She also loves to travel and experience new destinations. Katie has attended Ecru New Yorks Runway Ready class as well as our in house cutting classes.

Besarta Dedushaj - STYLIST  Besarta hails from Montenegro. She is a devoted wife and mother of two. Besarta is constantly keeping up with her education. She recently got certified in Ecru New York’s Architecture of Haircutting. She is an amazing addition to our creative team!

Besarta Dedushaj - STYLIST

Besarta hails from Montenegro. She is a devoted wife and mother of two. Besarta is constantly keeping up with her education. She recently got certified in Ecru New York’s Architecture of Haircutting. She is an amazing addition to our creative team!

Shirin -THREADING SPECIALIST  Shirin has been using the art of threading since she was a little girl in Turkey. She is passionate in her craft and is in love with seeing transformations of beautiful brows!

Shirin -THREADING SPECIALIST

Shirin has been using the art of threading since she was a little girl in Turkey. She is passionate in her craft and is in love with seeing transformations of beautiful brows!

Chelsea Wallace -Make Up Artist / Front Desk Coordinator  Chelsea finds joy in making others feel their best. She is a graduate of Capri Cosmetology Learning Center, where she received her license in Esthetics. She is a makeup artist that has worked with top brands like Youngblood and Benefit Cosmetics. Chelsea’s passion for enhancing natural beauty keeps her furthering her education and staying on top of the latest trends.

Chelsea Wallace -Make Up Artist / Front Desk Coordinator

Chelsea finds joy in making others feel their best. She is a graduate of Capri Cosmetology Learning Center, where she received her license in Esthetics. She is a makeup artist that has worked with top brands like Youngblood and Benefit Cosmetics. Chelsea’s passion for enhancing natural beauty keeps her furthering her education and staying on top of the latest trends.

Freddie Young  - Make Up Artist / Front Desk Coordinator  Freddie is a Georgia native who relocated to New Jersey in late 2018. He attended Valdosta State University and has an extensive Customer Service/ Administrative background. In addition, Freddie is a seasoned MakeUp Artist with experience in bridal, editorial, video, and special occasions.

Freddie Young -Make Up Artist / Front Desk Coordinator

Freddie is a Georgia native who relocated to New Jersey in late 2018. He attended Valdosta State University and has an extensive Customer Service/ Administrative background. In addition, Freddie is a seasoned MakeUp Artist with experience in bridal, editorial, video, and special occasions.

Alex Chan - SPRAY TAN SPECIALIST  Tanning has always been a part of Alex’s life. Through out high school and college she went tanning as like everyone else. But fast forwarding to 2017 after visiting the dermatologist for the very first time she had a scare and was diagnose with stage one melanoma. This was a result from bed tanning. Alex instantly stopped indoor tanning and started her own business of spray tanning. We are so happy to have Alex as part of our team. She is amazing with giving clients an instant healthy (non orange) glow.

Alex Chan - SPRAY TAN SPECIALIST

Tanning has always been a part of Alex’s life. Through out high school and college she went tanning as like everyone else. But fast forwarding to 2017 after visiting the dermatologist for the very first time she had a scare and was diagnose with stage one melanoma. This was a result from bed tanning. Alex instantly stopped indoor tanning and started her own business of spray tanning. We are so happy to have Alex as part of our team. She is amazing with giving clients an instant healthy (non orange) glow.