Jessica has been a stylist for eleven years in both Newport Beach and her hometown of San Clemente, specializing in chemical services such as coloring, lightening, color corrections and straightening. She is trained as a color expert with Wella International which gives her the ability and know how to keep her clients’ hair healthy and lustrous while maintaining their beautiful hair color. Jessica strongly believes in the continuing of education and is constantly seeking fresh looks and techniques to keep her at the top of fashion trends in the beauty business.
Jessica is pleased to provide excellent cuts to both men and women with her knowledge of advanced hair cutting. She gives special care to thick, curly, unmanageable hair. She also has the skills in making the thinnest of hair appear full and luxurious with her styling abilities. She holds advance training in NXS, Hotheads hair extensions and custom keratin treatments.
Jessica constantly seeks to improve Salon Bleu to give all clients the best salon experience possible. She has also been delighted to bring further enjoyment to the salon by hosting the works of local artists and well received art shows.
Jessie works Thursday, Friday and Saturday @ Salon Bleu.
*Appointments also available Tuesday and Wednesday call shop for details.
Julietta has been working as a stylist for twenty years starting out in the downtown urban area of Long Beach. After some visits to the tranquil sea village of San Clemente, Julietta realized that was the perfect home for her and her daughter and has been a proud resident for the past 15 years.
Julietta has a passion for her work, specializing in a wide variety of services, such as corrective color, precision cutting, innovative styling, and various methods of hair extensions.
Graduating from Long Beach State’s Arts program, Julietta believes that continuous education is a way of life. She is constantly attending hair shows, classes and seminars to advance her education and keep her styling fresh. Her clients are always excited to experience any new techniques that keep their looks current. As an artist who puts her clients first, you can count on her to keep you well aware of what’s up and coming in the industry while striving for a healthy beautiful look.
Julietta’s passion for her work as a stylist/artist has pushed her to create a business of achieving more in the salon atmosphere. After working successfully as a stylist for many years, she brings her experience and joins Jessica as partner of Salon Bleu. They strive and succeed to create a professional and progressive salon environment. Together they bring the art of hair to San Clemente.
“I’m the lucky one: a career I love and amazing clients!”
Aja’s stylist education started immediately after high school, ten years ago, with an apprenticeship at Jelle Jelle Salon in Monarch Beach. Her passion for hair styling started well before that, with countless hours of hair play on her three younger sisters. Aja’s love of artistic expression in high fashion strongly influences her creative philosophy of beauty and hair. Her ability to provide her clients with the cutting edge hair trends or the most classic of chic sophistication has garnered a loyal clientele. Her wish is to bring that same satisfaction to your styling needs and cordially invites you to Salon Bleu.
Aja’s talents have been honed through intense color classes with Swarzkoph and Redken, training in Human Hair Extension (NXS) and continuing education with specialty up-dos and long hair design. She also has extensive product knowledge with the lines of Alterna, Pureology, Coloure and Enjoy in order to help her clients achieve the best hair health and styling possible at home.
Aja loves living in Southern California where she was born and raised and shares her life here with her husband, Mark, and their “baby,” a boxer named Britain. She enjoys outdoor activities such as snowboarding, surfing and jogging with her dog.
Morgan is a Southern California native with a deep passion for art and beauty. She has been working as a professional hairstylist for six years but has been honing her craft since childhood. Morgan is a detail oriented individual with an artistic background in painting and photography. This artistic edge gives her a keen eye for colors and complimentary hairstyles. She has been well-trained in precision haircutting, coloring, Keratin and Brazilian smoothing techniques as well as various hair extensions techniques. Morgan loves working with all types of hair textures and lengths. She enjoys creating original special event hairstyles and as a MAC trained make-up artist she can give you the flawless photo finished look you desire. Morgan is dedicated to keeping up with new trends as well as maintaining and improving the health of your hair.
As a skilled cosmetologist for the last nine years, Tiara Rupp has been dedicated to serving her hometown community of beautiful San Clemente. Tiara’s hair styling skills were whetted early, being the daughter of a salon owner and barber. She continues the legacy of hairdressing, even bringing her skills to the celebrity clientele of Beverly Hills and Hollywood.
Tiara has great passion for creating beautiful hair designs, each personalized to compliment the individual client, while always upholding the health and integrity of the hair. Some of her customizing styling techniques include: Precision hair cutting for both men and women; Hair coloring; Highlights and lowlights; and Special Occasion Hairstyling and make-up.
Tiara is constantly continuing her education and staying on top of all the latest hair trends. Tiara invites you to come in for that new look that you seek and just relax, with your hair in her hands, and enjoy a great experience at Salon Bleu.
Hope has been doing hair for over 20 years. The experience that gives her a great perspective and knowledge of the hair industry, both present and past. She started doing hair at the age of 20 in San Francisco, and quickly moved down south to Venice Beach. After working at several salons in Los Angeles the area, including John Louis David in Beverly Hills, she and her husband, David decided to open their own salon in Venice, Euphoria Salon. She owned and operated Euphoria Salon for more than 15 years. The success of the salon led to many other enterprises for her and her husband including their current venture DGIII & Associates Real Estate.
After having two children Hope decided to move to the great sea side village of San Clemente. Here they enjoy being a active part of the community. They love volunteering and participating in Pop Warner football and San Clemente little league.
Hope specializes in color being a Redkin laboratories educator. She loves the challenge of any color correction.
Hope is at the salon Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays and is available for evenings by appointment only. Offering a 50% off any color service, with a regular priced haircut. For new clients only. Must mention offer when booking appointment.
Mike is a cutting specialist, focused on the art of precision hairstyles. Prior to his eight years of experience in the hair industry, Mike was a focused graphic designer and fine artist. He graduated from the school of Paul Mitchell in 2003 and then assisted at Cristophe’s in Newport Beach. At Cristophe’s he mastered classic cutting and big sexy blowouts. From there he tore through the Toni & Guy academy in only 5 months, working at the Fashion Island salon for a year.
With his highly developed understanding of what the scissors can do, Mike approaches each client with custom solution for their hair needs. His attention to detail and precision sets him apart from other stylists. Mike’s longhair cuts and styles are impeccable, but his passion for shorter cuts has him approaching each style as though they are his newest piece of art.
Mike’s ability to take the average men’s cut and bring it into the 21st century while still keeping it approachable, has not only shown his male clients what a quality cut truly is, but it has made many wives happy as well.
In addition to his cutting talents Mike is known for gorgeous and sexy blowouts and is certified in Brazilian Blowouts. When not cutting hair, Mike continues working on his art and fronts a rock band playing all over Orange County.
Mike takes appointments at Salon Bleu on Saturdays. Appointments also available Wednesday through Friday at other location. Call 949-291-6056 to make appointment.
Amber is a California native, born in Laguna Beach. She has always had a passion for self-expression and all things creative, and becoming a stylist was a lifetime dream realized.
She completed her cosmetology training at the renowned Paul Mitchell The School in 2004. She was a stylist in the Bay Area for three years at a Bumble and Bumble network salon that was voted “Best of Oakland.” Amber always strives to complement her natural gift for hair with continuing education. She went to New York and completed the Bumble & Bumble Advanced cutting class, and also has participated in charity Cut-O-Thons, and feels it’s important to give back to the community. With a keen understanding for curly hair, Amber has an appreciation for the wide spectrum of textures that her clients have to work with. She loves nothing better than to be able listen and best interpret the ultimate needs of her clients.
Amber loves spending her free time with her six year old son Jack, enjoying nature and looking for new adventures.
Although Nicole has spent most of her life as a So Cal resident, she has newly returned to orange county after having been away for the last 10 years. Nicole is excited to establish her life in San Clemente and feels there is no better place to be.
Ever since Nicole was a little girl she dreamed of becoming a hairstylist. It didn’t matter what she could get her hands on, from barbie dolls to girlfriends she was always pleased at the creative styles she made. Styling, and anything artistic, has always been second nature for her. She continued to seek higher education after high school, and got a Bachelor of Arts from SDSU, with an emphasis on graphic design. Following in her parents footsteps as artists, she grew her knowledge and perfected her craft in many different mediums. Artistry flows in her blood, but she always knew her passions were in the beauty industry.
From dream to reality, as a California state licensed cosmetologist, Nicole is tickled to be living out her childhood dreams. There is no doubt that she loves going to work and being in the salon environment where skill, artistry and brilliance happens everyday. She believes that you can transform a client by giving them a cut, color and style that makes them feel like their best version of self.
Nicole is passionate about hairstyling and continues to educate herself by learning new ways to cut, color, texturize, and shape the hair through attending hair shows and cutting edge classes. She has also been trained by some of the best in makeup artistry and specializes in corrective, editorial, and special events makeup.
When Nicole is not creating, she is a wife to a San Clemente native, and mother of 2 beautiful boys. She also enjoys traveling, anything athletic, cruising in her classic Lincoln Continental, music, arts, and building friendships.
For all your hair and makeup needs, Nicole invites you to come get beautified at Salon Bleu!
Offering 50% off haircut with full price color for first time clients only, must mention discount when booking appointment.
British Born Hair Stylist Joanna Locke Dobson has been inspired by beauty from a young age. One of four sisters, she honed her own style through the combined inspiration of her siblings. It is this creativity towards beauty and style that guide Joanna in her craft.After completing cosmetology school 1990,Joanna immediately set out to train with one of the top European stylists. It is here that Joanna qualified to be a Principle Senior Stylist and Color Expert. Joanna has built a background on experience in Runway, Fashion, and Make-up Artistry. She has had the honor of working with the best in the Industry and has styled and consulted high-profile runway shows, photo-shoots and special events, including The Oscars and The Golden Globes.Today, Joanna is well known for her color techniques that center around being very gentle on the hair. Joanna maintains the philosophy that inspiration comes from her clients. “The color has to work with their cut and spirit”.Joanna is also active in helping those with Trichotillomania, a control disorder associated with noticeable hair loss. Outside of the salon, Joanna has been a contributing writer for LIVE OC Magazine and The Green Beauty. Joanna is a mother to three sons and resides in south Orange County.
Claire is originally from London, England and after several years in Corporate America she decided to change her career path. She pursued her cosmetology license by attending the renowned Paul Mitchell The School. She has been doing hair for 4 years and keeps updated by attending advanced color and cutting classes.
Her number one goal as a stylist is to make the client feel fabulous and that their hair experience with her is a happy one!