yalingYaling, a San Clemente native, has been a professional hairdresser since 1995. She started her career at Walter Claudio Salon Spa in Santa Barbara where she was thoroughly trained in Vidal Sassoon precision cutting, razor cutting techniques and had an apprenticeship with the salon’s top colorist. Shortly thereafter, she added makeup artistry to her skill set and began doing work with fashion shows and photo shoots. In 1999, Yaling returned to her hometown of San Clemente where she joined Salon Jessarine – the former incarnation of Salon Bleu. In 2000, she moved to Toba Salon where she spent 12 years fine tuning all of her skills and growing her wonderful clientele.

Yaling is thrilled to join the Salon Bleu team and providing a serene setting for her much loved clientele.Yaling’s passion in styling lies with incorporating texture into haircuts for both men and woman through her very skilled razor cutting techniques. This mastery provides flexibility and softness to the hair which in turn creates beautiful beachy hairstyles that can be easily managed by the client. Her expertise in color services has her creating some of the most beautiful blondes in town. She loves to provide clients with multidimensional color and creative color placement. She prides herself in taking a more natural approach to hairstyling and chemical services, seeking out the use of environmentally friendly and organic hair care products.Yaling’s creative endeavors extend beyond the salon; she creates original works of art in exciting mediums for both sale and personal enjoyment.

Also on the home front, she loves cooking for her family and friends and staying fit and centered with running and exercising. She and her husband are thrilled to raise four beautiful children in San Clemente, arguably the best beach town in California, watching them blossom as she did in its tight knit community.