Amy Martinese

Amy Martinese

Owner/Master Stylist

EDUCATION:

  • Blaine school of cosmetology in Boston,MA
  • Completed Master colorists Program
  • Trained in advanced color theory as a Matrix Color Educator

SPECIALTIES:
  • Babylight highlights and dimensional color
  • Base-break blending for blondes
  • Natural looking colors designed to match and enhance skin tones and eye color
  • Corrective colors
  • Custom designed haircuts

FUN FACT:
Amy Martinese has owned salons in downtown Portsmouth since 2002. She opened Redhead Studio in 2016. Redhead was named after her signature long auburn hair.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
My favorite moment in hair was travelling to Toronto Canada for advanced education at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. An incredible week long seminar in color placement and haircutting techniques from the top in our industry.

Leah Terbush

Leah Terbush

Master Stylist

EDUCATION:

  • Portsmouth Cosmetology School
  • L'oreal Professional Institute of color in New York
  • Master Balayage Artist Certified

SPECIALTIES:
  • Balayage and Hair Painting
  • L'oreal Color blending
  • Long layered haircuts
  • Extensions
  • Blowouts and thermal styling

FUN FACT:
Leah is originally from New York and got into the industry after moving here to Portsmouth.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
Leah was chosen to be the featured Balayage Artist for the documentary being filmed at the L'oreal professional Academy in Soho, New York City. There was an entire crew following Leah for a week to make the film!

Erin Elizabeth

Erin Elizabeth

Master Stylist / Updo Designer

EDUCATION:

  • Paul Mitchel Graduate (Capilo Institute)
  • Extensive Product/Color Knowledge in Multiple Companies

SPECIALTIES:
  • Wedding/Updo Designer
  • Balayaging/Ombre
  • Texturized Short Haircuts
  • Diva Curl Cutting

FUN FACT:
Worked behind the scenes at Fashion Shows and V.I.P. Events while living in Sarasota, FL for several years.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
I absolutely love traveling and doing wedding hair. I recently had the opportunity to travel to Vienna, Austria to do the Bridal Parties hair and also attend the wedding.

Sylvie Arseneault

Sylvie Arseneault

Master Stylist

EDUCATION:

  • Aveda Institute of Hair Design
  • Advanced training in Davines Color
  • Certified in Keratin straightening systems

SPECIALTIES:
  • Hair re-texturizing and Keratin straightening
  • Custom designed haircuts
  • Men's haircuts
  • Blonding Highlights
  • Updo's

FUN FACT:
Sylvie is originally from Canada. She also owned her own Day Spa for 8 years.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
Sylvie first started as a salon and spa retail consultant in Colorado where she developed a passion for the industry and decided to become a stylist herself!

Sara Ronaldson

Sara Ronaldson

Stylist

EDUCATION:

  • Portsmouth Cosmetology School
  • Assistant program Newbury Street, Boston, MA
  • Advanced Affinage color training

SPECIALTIES:
  • Balayage and Ombre highlights
  • Soft blended colors
  • Long layered haircuts
  • Hair extensions
  • Braids/wedding Hair
  • Blowouts and thermal styling

FUN FACT:
Sara is an amazing artist, she does all the drawings on our sidewalk signs on State Street! She also does intricate henna tattoos.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
Entering the Braids and Boho contest on line and coming in third place out of thousands of applicants!







Cat Carr

Cat Carr

Master Stylist/Jack of all trades

EDUCATION:

  • Apprenticed 5 years with Master Stylist/Platform Artist Christos Tsiaras
  • Elite training program in Matrix color education
  • Advanced training in multiple Hair Extension Applications
  • Trained in Air brush and contour makeup design

SPECIALTIES:
  • Short textured haircuts
  • Fashion tones
  • Balayage and ombre colors
  • Red expert
  • Hair Extension Guru
  • Updo's/Wedding Hair
  • Makeup Artist

FUN FACT:
Since starting at Redhead Cat has become our resident "Red" expert. She is also our go-to for corrective colors and mermaid hair.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
Getting to transform everyone with hair and makeup design for the Haunted Halloween Bash at Redhead.

Lisa Michelle

Lisa Michelle

Stylist

EDUCATION:

  • Paul Mitchell school of Cosmetology
  • Advanced training in Affinage color
  • Pulp Riot advanced color training

SPECIALTIES:
  • Fashion tones
  • Dimensional color
  • Custom designed haircuts
  • Extensions
  • Updos and Wedding hair
  • Contouring Makeup Application

FUN FACT:
Lisa is originally from California where she trained as a dancer.

FAVORITE HAIR DESIGN STORY:
Lisa previously owned a business in conceptual design and marketing. With this design background she uses her "designer's eye" to create individualized colors, haircuts and styles.