Category Archives: Meet the JF Team

How to prepare for a marathon by Massage Therapist Gregory Pike

by Taisa Veras
Apr 14 2016

As running season approaches it is a must to prepare your body for especially if you’re a long distance runner. We asked Gregory Pike, a massage therapist at Julien Farel Restore Salon & Spa, and author of Sports Massage for Peak Performance, to share tips on how to train for marathons. 1. What are the…

Meet Color Lead & Thrill-Seeker Marris Ambrose

by Daniela Richani
Sep 30 2015

  This week, we interview Color Department Lead, Marris Ambrose, the dare devil who has made a name for herself in the hair color industry.   1. What is your favorite hair trend right now? I love the modern take on the shag.  I think its fun to revisit something from the past and make…

Davis Feliz Talks Frizz, Style & Sports

by Daniela Richani
Sep 23 2015

We get to know Davis Feliz, a baseball player turned hairdresser and recently promoted to a Senior Stylist. 1. What’s your favorite part of working at Julien Farel? I love everything about working at Julien Farel. Julien is very hands on when it comes to his business.  He is in the salon 6 days a…

Jackson Simmonds Talks Creativity, Sleek Hairstyles and Hair Comebacks!

by Daniela Richani
Aug 19 2015

This #WisdomWednesday learn about comeback hair trends, sleek hairstyles and blowouts from one of Julien Farel’s advanced stylists, Jackson Simmonds.   1. What is your favorite hair trend right now? My favorite hair trend right now is the disconnected cuts for men, which are short on the side and long on the top. It reminds…

Master Trainer Christine de Almeida Gives Nutrition Tips & Workout Advice!

by Daniela Richani
Aug 12 2015

This #WisdomWednesday get workout advice and nutrition tips from master trainer Christine de Almeida, your not-so-average French fitness fanatic. 1. What is your favorite workout trend right now?  I believe in implementing variety of training while working the body 360 degree. The key to a successful workout is gaining strength, endurance, flexibility and eating the right nutrients in…

Master Barber Jeffrey Yabut Talks Men’s Grooming

by Daniela Richani
Jul 29 2015

This #WisdomWednesday we introduce JF Men Master Barber and Men’s Specialist, Jeffrey Yabut. Read about his favorite men hairstyles, haircare advice and his fascinating career path! 1. What is your favorite hair trend right now? The undercut is making a great comeback! It is a very trendy and fashionable style that works with every occasion….

Irena “Red” Sandker Talks Red Hair Maintenance & Eyebrow Tips!

by Julie Kim
Jul 22 2015

This #WisdomWednesday, we interview eyebrow extraordinaire and nail technician, Irena “Red” Sandker. Red was deemed her nickname due to her vivacious red hair color and even more lively personality. She shares her eyebrow tips, favorite nail trends and must-have products.  1. What is on trend for eyebrows? I love eyebrows that are full and arched….

Gynna Cayambe Talks Balayage, Inspiration and Social Media

by Daniela Richani
Jul 15 2015

This #WisdomWednesday learn about color trends, hair fixes and career advice from one Julien Farel Restore Salon & Spa colorist, Gynna Cayambe, named as one of 18 NYC Colorists Who Will Change Your Hair Forever by Refinery 29.   1. What is your favorite hair trend right now? My favorite trend for the summer is…