Katie's fifteen year career started right after high school when she moved to Santa Monica to attend the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Academy. After graduating from the program, she moved to San Francisco where she began her internship at the well-known Cowboys and Angels Salon in Union Square. Katie has been voted best colorist in San Francisco by Allure magazine two years in a row. Ask anyone who sees her for color and they will tell you Katie has a talent for knowing what color best suits you. Having followed her dream of owning her own salon, she hopes to continue to grow and be inspired by the world and the people around her. Katie's book is currently closed to new clients.
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Born and raised in San Francisco's Mission district, Marie was always sought after by friends and family for color. Encouraged by her grandmother to pursue a career in hair, Marie soon found her true calling. After a brief stint in a smaller salon, she found her way to Cowboys and Angels Salon. Studying under the talented Atis Zulgis, Marie was able to perfect her talent for buttery blondes and rich brunettes. Working in Union Square since 1993, she has continued to take advanced training classes at the Bumble and Bumble Academy in New York and the Vidal Sassoon school in Santa Monica. Marie is a mentor to many young colorists and is looking forward to creating a community of talented stylists with Katie Casey at Harper Paige.
Timmory began her career as a shampoo girl in her native Phoenix, AZ while still in high school. In 2003 she moved to San Francisco to pursue her love of art and ended up in beauty school, where she first knew that color would be her path and passion. Timmory followed her formal education with an apprenticeship under Harper Paige owners and master colorists Katie Casey and Marie Warden. The fusion of art and science has always inspired Timmory and empowers her to do great color. Her experience includes top boutique salons in San Francisco and New Orleans, where she learned from and worked alongside a slew of talented cutters and colorists. Timmory specializes in balayage and soft, dimensional highlights. She has a devoted following and considers it an honor to help her clients feel and look their best. When Timmory is not doing color, you can find her in her studio making functional stoneware pottery and cuddling her son, August.
Dakota Blue Reyes
As a Bay Area native, Dakota Blue Reyes' style exudes the effortless cool of Northern California. After attending the Aveda Institute in San Francisco, Dakota began her career with an apprenticeship at Harper Paige Salon. She studied under owners Katie Casey and Marie Warden, quickly proving herself as an asset to the entire team of color educators at Harper Paige as she honed her technique. Now a color specialist in her own right, Dakota loves creating sun-kissed balayage, rich chocolate browns, and everything in between. In her free time, Dakota loves cooking, hanging out with her family, and seeking out new inspiration in the ever-changing Bay Area. Dakota is a proud Slytherin and would love oshow you pictures of her new puppy, Baloo.
Jodi began her career as a Color Specialist in 1993 while training with Vidal Sassoon in both San Francisco and London. In 1997, Jodi served as the Director of Color Services for Architects & Heroes Salon in San Francisco. During her tenure, she redeveloped the Advanced Education Training Program, as well as, oversaw the color departments for their two salons.
In 2002, Jodi became a partner in ownership of Dekko Salon in San Francisco. She spent 14 years at Dekko providing her clients with innovative techniques, creative colors, and keratin treatments. In 2017, Jodi joined the Harper Paige and Harper Paige East team to continue her work as a Color Specialist.
Misty's free spirit and passion to learn has resulted in her modern and creative approach to hair. Her love for all things hair, especially working with natural texture and curls, set her out on a journey to work with her hair heroes. Starting her education as a precision based stylist in SF, she followed her dreams to assist her mentors in NYC. There she spent three transformational years training with some of New York's hair masters. Having the opportunity to go to fashion week, work on numerous editorial fashion and creative shoots, and styling the main wig for a broadway play were highlights of her time spent there. Excited to return to SF, bringing back some east coast love, Misty joined Harper Paige in 2015. Being part of a team is what inspires her to keep learning everyday. She enjoys teaching her clients how to make their natural texture work best for them while keeping true to their own sense of style. Something she thinks everyoneshould embrace.
As a young girl in Palm Springs, it was obvious that Brandie was destined to do hair. Brandie was never shy about cutting her own hair if it wasn't right and she frequently practicing on her cousins. At 12 she discovered Vogue and fell in love with the hair and costumes used to create the stories. Brandie moved to San Francisco to be near her favorite aunt, a well known local business owner. Shortly after arriving in the city she got a job at the S.F. Opera in the costume department. During her time at the opera she found herself gravitating toward the hair more then the costumes, and decided to go to beauty school. She began her training at the prestigious Cowboys and Angels salon under Michelle Snyder and Marcy Harmon. Since beginning her journey more than a decade ago Brandie has always been a dedicated teacher and now is the head of education at Harper Paige salon. Brandie's style is a mix of gypsy Stevie Knicks meets California casual. She has a cult following of people ranging from hipsters to housewives, CEO'S to college students. She draws her inspiration from Pattie Smith, Anita Pallenberg, and Diane Keaton (circa 1970). When Brandie is not doing hair, she enjoys making custom natural perfumes and exploring the natural beauty the bay area has to offer.
Lizabeth Jones is a colorist from Los Angeles. Liz moved to San Francisco in 1997, where she first realized her calling to the world of color and began her career at Architects and Heroes Salon. Since then, Liz has perfected her skills at top Bay Area salons, including Kim Vo Salon and Moxie Parlour. Passionate about continuing education, Liz is literate in numerous color lines such as Wella, Goldwell, Schwarzkopf, and L'Oreal Professional. She's received special certifications in Goldwell color and trained at Arrojo Studio NYC to receive certification in the American Wave texturizing treatment. Using American Wave, Liz creates soft, natural-looking permanent waves and curl patterns on today's style-conscious clients - a welcome departure from the frizzy ringlets of old-school perms. Most recently, Liz has enjoyed continuing education classes at Ramirez Tran Salon in Los Angeles and Suite Caroline in New York. Liz loves passing on her knowledge and experience to future colorists and is an educator at Harper Paige, training our apprentices in the latest color science and techniques. Her work has been featured in top industry publications, most recently BehindTheChair.com . Liz excels at all kinds of color, everything from blonding to vivid fashion colors, pastels, and color corrections. In her free time Liz enjoys urban homesteading, traveling, and taking adorable pictures of her bunny and chickens.
Born and raised in San Francisco proper, Jay studied cosmetology at the local Cinta Aveda Institute. She spent a couple years learning aside industry great Johne baretta and eventually found her way to Harper Paige Salon.
Prior to this, Jay graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Interior Architecture and moved back to her beloved San Francisco and attended graduate school at California College of the Art for Architecture. Feeling artistically confined by the limits of technology she decided to switch her focus to her longtime interest of hair. She is now thrilled to be immersed in a hands-on creative setting.
Jay appreciates the detail of short womens and men's cuts and the finesse behind long cuts. She loves discovering new angles and geometry with each style and enjoys applying her architectural background to the craft. Her energetic personality comes through with every client she engages with.
Brigid Jean Howse
Specializes in hair cutting and extensions. She grew up in Gilroy, California and attended UC Santa Cruz before before moving to the Bay Area. Brigid came to Harper Paige after completing an apprenticeship under Michelle Snyder and Marcy Harmon at San Francisco's Barrow Salon. Since then, Brigid has continued her education with luminaries like James Pecis and Dennis Lanni, and she has taken part in classes at Pony Salon and White Rose Collective. Passionate about the transformative power of hairstyling, Brigid loves helping her clients look the way they've always wanted. Brigid knows great style and sources her inspiration from vintage photography, 60's girl groups,surfers, the French New Wave, and contemporary street fashion. In her spare time Brigid enjoys taking walks with her chihuahuas, going to the beach, and watching indie movies at Alamo Drafthouse.
Samantha Dale is a veteran hairstylist, beginning her career as a teenager in Los Angeles. From there, Samantha expanded into editorial styling for runway shows, ad campaigns, and magazines. Her work has appeared in InStyle magazine, Echo’s, and Refinery29, as well as Este Lauder and Ford ad campaigns. Samantha has also worked in New York and Las Vegas, and enjoys using this range of experience to help her clients discover their inner and outer beauty. She’s been committed to continuing education throughout her career, giving her a strong foundation in classic shapes and textures with a keen eye for new trends. Samantha has completed advanced education with Vidal Sassoon, Oribe, Sally Rogerson, Sharon Blain, and Candy Shaw. Samantha also is experienced in multiple color lines including Davines, Wella, and L’Oreal Professional. Her experience with textured hair and her cutting skills have earned Samantha a loyal following at Harper Paige.