Our Team

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MONICA LAI

Level 5, Owner Monica discovered her passion and talent for Hair and beauty at a very young age. She began her career in the beauty industry at the age of 17, when she graduated from one of the most advanced Cosmetology schools in the Philadelphia area, Jean Madeline Aveda Institute. In the earlier years of Monica’s career she worked in some of the most sought after salons in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs. Monica has spent many years working towards perfecting her skills in many areas of her craft. She since has ventured outside of Philadelphia and advanced her education even further by working along side and learning from world renowned names in the business such as Nick Arrojo and Ted Gibson. Monica holds many outstanding certifications from a wide variety of specialty training classes. She has taken her passion for learning  across the country and has attended many classes in places such as New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Tampa.  Monica is proud to be a part of the L’Oreal Professional Expert Network which has allowed her to advance her knowledge in hair color even further. One of the greatest talents Monica has to offer to her clients is the ability to customize each and every haircut and color application to her individual client. She takes great pride in assuring that each color and style will compliment her clients fully by taking in many different factors such as, face shape, skin tone, and personal preferences. Monica specializes in a broad range of services from Balayage and dimensional color to cuts and hair extensions. Monica also loves to work with brides and has mastered many bridal looks over the years.  Her knowledge of technique and products allows her to be able to give her clients the necessary tools and skills to master their own looks and re- create their style at home.

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HEATHER LAI

Owner, Makeup Artist Heather Lai has been in the beauty industry for over a decade. Most recently, Heather’s passion took a diversion to solely focusing on the art of make up. She has learned and perfected her skills with her acceptance to one of the most sought after, and prestigious make up school’s in the USA, Bosso Intensive Makeup School Beverly Hills. Heather acquired many of her skills by working under world renowned celebrity makeup artist Kimberley Bosso herself. Heather’s exclusive training has led her to master the art of both traditional and airbrush makeup, with her main focus being bridal and prom looks. Heather enjoys working with her clients to customize a look that works best for them, whether it is a red carpet look, bridal, a simple day or evening look, she will be sure to use her top notch skills, and create just what you envisioned.

Get in Touch!

Web : vagaro.com/PrivSalonandStyleBar

Phone : 610-356-6565

Email : privesalonandstylebar@gmail.com

4893 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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MEGAN DECARLO

Manager, Makeup Artist Megan has received her professional certification from one of the most sought-after makeup schools in the world, Bosso Intensive Los Angeles Makeup School, located in Beverly Hills, CA. Under the instruction of world renowned celebrity make-up artist, Kimberley Bosso, Megan has received both Traditional make-up and Airbrush make-up certifications, as well as studied the Theory side of this industry. She has mastered trends in flawless natural looks to gorgeous extreme to radiant airbrushing and will continue her education on the latest and upcoming trends. She strives to leave her clients with a look they will not only love, but a look that will be personal and specific to the requests of the client, as well as applying her education on proper application for specific face and eye shapes. Wether it be a Girl’s Night Out, a Wedding or just wanting to be “Dolled up”, Megan will listen to your needs and will strive to leave you feeling as beautiful as you imagined.

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DAYNA CASTELLI

Level 5, Stylist Dayna has been in the beauty and fashion industry for over 10 years. In that time she has mastered a wide range of hair techniques including cutting edge color, foil highlights , color correction, gray reduction , modern cuts, razor cuts, men and women’s cutting, long hair cutting, and up-dos. However, her specialty and passion is color. Dayna uses a wide range of L’Oreal color products, including the new revolutionary hair color system, INOA.

Dayna believes in continual education and has been mastering her skill by being trained under some of the best in the industry. She has attended Vidal Sassoon in Canada , Arrojo Institute for razor cutting, H.O.P.E. beauty academy and is a certified color educator . She has had her work published in passion magazine and and strives to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clientele. She stays updated on all the latest trends so that she can give you the look you want.

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ALISCIA ADORNO

Level 4A, Stylist

Aliscia has been practicing the art of styling hair for 10 years. She studied cosmetology in Philadelphia at the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute. She has been trained extensively over the years in multiple color, and product lines to reassure a customized experience at Privé Salon and Style Bar. She became a stylist because it has been her life-long passion! Her dedication and commitment to each client’s personal needs, ensures that you will leave satisfied, and will look forward to your next visit.

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LINDSAY GALLAGHER

Level 4A, Stylist

Lindsay has been in the salon business since 2003. She started her career at Jean Madeline Aveda Institute and has been immersed in the industry ever since! She has been trained by world renowned stylists and educators and has traveled throughout the country to master her art in color, cut and product knowledge. Staying current and educated is imperative to Lindsay. She specializes in balayage, thick hair and Keratin smoothing treatments. Lindsay strives for each client, at each appointment, to feel relaxed, educated and beautiful. She loves her craft and her clients and can’t wait to see you at Privè Salon and Style Bar!

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Alexis Paterson

Level 4, Stylist

Alexis began her career by attending Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in 2006. Early on, she realized her true passion was in the art of hair coloring and cutting. Over the next few years, Alexis worked as a salon manger and then took her skills to a Main Line Salon where she became a color specialist. She also began to advance her knowledge by attending not only local events, but traveling all over the United States. She has attended extensive color and cutting classes in New York, LA and Miami at some of the most prestigious academies including Tony & Guy and Vidal Sassoon. Alexis also specializes in blow out styling. She has perfected her techniques by attending Blowpro courses in New York and an Oribe educational event in Nashville. Alexis is committed to keeping up with the latest techniques and also acts as an in salon educator by sharing her knowledge with younger talent.

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ZOE LOCKLEAR

Level 4, Stylist, Makeup Artist

Zoe has been a licensed hair stylist and makeup artist since 2010. Her passion for hair began in 2001; creating updos and styling for formal events. She studied at Venus Academy and is constantly continuing education in and outside of the salon, including training by industry greats Phillip Wilson, Raphael Perrier and Tabatha Coffey.  Zoe has specialized education in Keratin treatments, balayage, dry cutting, wig cutting, extensions and formal styling.  Highlights of her young career include a certification in cutting at Vidal Sassoon Academy NYC and the opportunity to style hair for Runway shows at New York Fashion Week. She has also worked on set doing hair and makeup for QVC as well as several infomercial shoots. Zoe’s Bachelor’s degree from Moore College of Art and Design has also contributed to broadening her understanding of color, balance, shape and form to create and maintain signature looks for her clients.

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BREANA PATRONE

Level 2, Stylist

Breana’s passion for hair styling began at a very young age. She made it a profession by attending Pulse Beauty Academy in 2007. She has worked in high- end salons for the past 7 years and has experience with several different color lines including L’Oreal Professionnel, Redken and Eugene Perma. Breana specializes in hair color and feels as if color should compliment each individual to their specific wants and needs. By attending many extensive educational events, she has knowledge in several different highlighting techniques such as balayage, ombre and color melting. Breana also specializes in formal styling, keratin treatments and waxings. With her passion for the industry and her desire to make others feel beautiful, she can offer you an unforgettable experience at Privé.

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DANIELLE MORROW

Level 2, Stylist

Danielle has been a licensed hair stylist for 5 years. She studied cosmetology at Pulse, a Paul Mitchell partner school. She continuously takes extended classes in and outside of the salon, including training in NYC by Nick Arrojo, a prominent name in the industry. Danielle is certified in smoothing treatments and extensions. She excels in coloring, dry cutting, and styling. Danielle is always on top of the latest trends, but also listens to and understands her clients’ concerns, creating a unique experience for each visit to Privé Salon and Style Bar.

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JEN SMACK

Level 2, Stylist, Makeup Artist

Jen has had an undying passion for the hair and beauty industry for the last 8 years and has been actively pursuing her dream as a stylist for the past 4. She attended Pulse Beauty Academy, and has continued her training under some of the most renowned names in the industry. Jen specializes in women and men’s haircutting, styling, color, highlight and balayage, facial waxing, and makeup application. She has a keen eye for creativity and is always up to date with the latest styles and trends. Customer service and client satisfaction are of the utmost importance within her work, along with giving you an astounding look that you’ll be sure to fall in love with.

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ALYSSA FALCONE

Level 1, Stylist

Alyssa began her career in 2012 by attending Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in Philadelphia. Upon graduating she worked in several prestigious salons on the Main Line and Rittenhouse areas. Alyssa has experience with several different color lines including Goldwell, Wella, and L’Oreal Professionel. She specializes in coloring, cutting, styling, formal updos, and facial waxing. Alyssa believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forfront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clientele! Alyssa’s first priority is achieving her clients hair care needs and wants while dedicating herself to exceed their expectations!

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SAMANTHA MATTUCCI

Level 1, Stylist

Samantha has been apart of the beauty industry from a very young age but she began her career when she attended Jean Madeline Aveda Institute about 5 years ago. She has experience with several color lines such as Redken, Baco, and L’Oreal Professionnel. Samantha specializes in color, highlighting techniques, women’s/men’s cuts and keratin treatments. She is passionate about keeping up with the latest trends and is constantly furthering her education. Sam is consistently attending intense classes and workshops to help perfect her skills such as balayage and up styling and she also attended the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas in 2015. Always striving for perfection, Sam’s goal as a stylist is to make each of her clients feel better about themselves and always leave feeling beautiful.

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JILLIAN DUDEK

Level 1, Makeup

Graduating from the prestigious school of cosmetology, Jean Madeline Aveda Institute was only the kickstart to Jillians career in the beauty industry. Jillian has studied many different aspects of Cosmetology which has helped to advance her knowledge and growth as a stylist, as well as an esthetician. However, Jillians main passion and focus is hair and makeup. She continues to grow her experience on the salon floor by constantly staying up on all of the latest fashion and trends, and by participating in many of the fine classes this industry offers. Jillian has completed and is certified by the L’Oreal Professionel Expert Program. Jillian loves to work with color and will implement many different techniques which will allow her to achieve the perfect look for her individual clients. Balayage, highlighting, low lighting, woman’s and men’s cuts as well as children’s cuts are just a few of Jillians talents. Jillian also provides a wide array of blowout styles, waxing services, and professional makeup applications for her clients. This young stylist is very well rounded, and uses all of her talents to create the perfect look for every client that sits in her chair.

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CASSIDY TRENT

Level 1

Cassidy has come from a long line of hair stylists and officially began her career in 2014. She attended Jean Madeline Aveda Institute and has been with Prive since we opened in 2014. She completed and excelled in the Loreal Professional Expert Program. She has also attended multiple classes throughout the area to further her knowledge in balayage, classic cuts and blowouts. While she loves every aspect of hairdressing, Cassidy specializes in color, cutting textured hair and styling. Her passion and drive for the industry always keeps her up to date and educated with the latest trends but her number one goal is to make you look and feel your absolute best!

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LINDSAY RUMFORD

Associate Director/Junior Stylist

Lindsay graduated from Venus beauty academy in 2014, and has been in the industry for over 5 years. She has worked vigorously to expand her knowledge in various aspects of hairdressing. She completed the Loreal Professional Expert program, advancing her techniques and color formulations, as well as product knowledge. Lindsay completed the advanced blow pro course, improving both her blow dries and finished styles. Along with these classes, Lindsay has completed several courses on balayage, corrective color, and blondes.

Lindsay has suffered from autoimmune hair loss disorder, Alopecia Areata, and is extremely passionate about helping others with hair loss and making them feel comfortable, as hair loss for both men and women can be traumatic. Finding ways to cover thin or bald spots on her own hair for 15 years has helped her develop her own techniques in covering troubled areas and making hair appear fuller. She has traveled to New York City studying celebrity wig maker Amanda Miller’s unique hand tied wig process. In addition to this Lindsay is certified in both Babe and Hairtalk hair extensions. Because Lindsay is constantly studying new products and treatments in addition to having vast knowledge of hair extensions and wigs, knowing which is best for your particular look is her specialty.