Mercedes is a Redken certified hair colorist currently training to be a Redken Artist. She has been in the industry since 2007 and still loves her career as much as she did the day she started. Mercedes finds inspiration in the beauty of the Earth when working with her clients and thinks that the diversity of urban living has an impact on her life and styles. Mercedes has attended Redken symposiums in Vegas, the Redken exchange in New York, and also many in-salon trainings. She says that one of her main inspirations comes from educating herself and staying current with today’s latest trends. Mercedes specializes in hair color, color correction, Balayage, fashion colors, and hair cutting design. Ask her about the hair industry, and Mercedes will tell you, “The love of beauty is taste; the creation of beauty is art.”
When she is not cutting, styling or coloring, Mercedes can be found hiking and admiring Mother Nature; exploring the streets of neighboring cities such as San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland; and people-watching.