Arthur Ferrara

Owner Salon A Hairstudio

Arthur Ferrara has been in the hair industry for over 30 years. He has trained with Vidal Sassoon, Jingles, Toni and Guy, John and Susan Chadwick from London to name a few.

Arthur opened his first salon with 2 partners in 1984 with a team of over 20 talented hair stylists. He had a different vision for his career so he parted ways with his partners and opened his own salon in 2010 and named it Salon A Hairstudio. His creativity and personality shines through with every client he comes in contact with.

Arthur continues his education specializing in cuts and color throughout New York City with various artists including Nick Arrojo.

Experience: 30+ Years

Rafael Morales

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Rafael Morales is a master colorist with 20+ years of experience. He is advanced trained by Wella professional USA, Rusk advanced hair cutting & color, and Arrojo USA advance training cut & color. Rafael has also been a Sebastian educator.

Rafael specializes in hair color

Experience: 20+ Years

Julian Amezquita

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Julian Amezquita has been in the industry for over 30 years. He graduated from Capri Cosmetology School and worked as a freelancer for Zotos perm. Julian was also an educator and master designer with Rusk for 10 years. He traveled as an educator throughout Central and South America bringing his expertise to Salon A Hai Studio.

Julian specializes in cuts, color, Keratin treatments, and Japenese Relaxers.

Experience: 30+ Years

Sheila Sarao

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Sheila began her career as a professional hairdresser over 20 years ago and since has gained exceptional all around experience in the industry. She has come to be well respected among peers, specializing in color, cut, perming, and uniques braiding styles. Having started her career at Lord & Taylor, she realized her passion for hair and continues to strive to be the best she can be, constantly educating herself on the latest trends and techniques. Throughout her career she has worked with a number of top product lines and developed her distinctive talent recognizing what makes a client look and feel good. Her achievements and successes are a result of her own hard work and also a result of working alongside so many outstanding and talented people.

Sheila, a Bergen County native, still lives in the area with her husband Michael and bunny Sal. She loves to cook, entertain, and spend time with the family.

Experience: 20+ Years

Motto: Smile and people will smile back!

Erena La Barck

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Erana has been doing hair for over 30 years. She graduated from Roman Academy and continued advance education with Paul Mitchell, Vidal Sassoon, Jingles, and Chadwick. She started in 1974 working for Total Concept Salon until Arthur Ferrara opened Salon A Hairstudio in 2010.

Erana specializes in hair cutting and Keratin hair treatments.

Experience: 30+ Years

Maria Norcia

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Maria is a graduate of Reman Academy of Cosmotology and currently attends continuing education classes with all the updated trends. She has worked for Regis Salon and First Class Hair Designers as a master stylist and manager. She also freelances for special occasions. Her love of hair is shown through her artistic ability to create romantic and special occasion hairstyles. She also specializes in enhancing the beauty of a style with the use of hair color and straightening techniques.

Experience: 20+ Years

Dominick Perrino

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Dominick is a highly talented stylist who has been perfecting his skills in the industry for over 30 years, many of them at a salon under his direction and ownership. Dom attended the Parisian Beauty Academy, where he won many awards, among them the Clairol Hair Fashion Award for Styling and color. He is certified in many color lines, and currently works with Koleston and Wella Color Perfect.

He also attended the cutting school at Franklin Simon in Manhattan. Dom’s passion and commitment are evident as he is on trend, and continually learning the latest techniques.

Dom has mastered the art of cutting and styling to create volume in finer heads of hair.

Experience: 30+ Years

Motto: Dom believes that every client deserves to be listened to and, as a client in his chair, you will always receive a thorough and in depth consultation where he will work with you to create a style that meets your needs

Angela Becker

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Angela is a highly multi-talented Hair Stylist who has been practicing for over twenty years. Angela is excellent with all hair types and styles for both men and women. She gets great pleasure out of getting to use her creativity and is consistently striving to exceed the customer’s expectation. The passion, energy, and enthusiasm she conveys is what her clients truly admire with every salon visit. She is a hardworking, self driven professional who keeps updated on the latest trends and techniques. She finds her job very rewarding and it makes her feel great to help others look and feel their very best.

Certified in Keratin relaxers, perms, and high/low lights.

Experience: 20+ Years

Motto: Beauty shines from the inside out!

Richard Schoeneberg

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Richard started as Style director for Glemby/Regis salons. During this time he Lecturer at Berkley College. Throughout his career he has performed hair and grooming makeovers for style magazines, runway and catalogs

Richard specializes in haircutting, color & Keratin treatment

Experience: 35+ Years

Valerie DiBari

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Valeria DiBari has been in the industry for over 20 years. Her upbeat cheerful personality along with her great work keeps clients coming back.

Valeri specializes in hair color and cuts.

Experience: 20+ Years

Kelly Watson

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Kelly Watson is a Hair Stylist & colorist with 20+ years of experience. She has had hairsylist training with Capri Institute of hair design, and Jingles advanced hair cutting. As well as, Master colorist training with Wella Master Colorist and Clairol color classes. Kelly continues to attend educational classes several times a year.

Kelly specializes in hair styling & hair color

Experience: 20+ Years

Maryann Totaro-Diaz

Hair Stylist, Colorist

A hair stylist for over 20 years, Maryann Totaro-Diaz got her start attended Vocational School for cosmetology where she took 2nd place in the state hair competition. She continues to create updated looks by furthering her educations and staying on top of industry trends.

Maryann loves that she chose this profession because she has always been a very creative person which is why she specializes in cutting and color. She is known for her great techniques with short haircuts.

Maryann specializes in cutting and coloring

Experience: 20+ Years

Motto: Image is very important; if you look beautiful you feel beautiful.


Nail Technician

Gina has been a nail technician for over 20 years. Her expertise shows in her loyal clientele and her passion for learning the new fun trends for nails and toes.

Gina also provides waxing services for all ares of the body.

Experience: 20+ Years

Lisa Pettineo

Hair Stylysist, Colorist

Lisa Pettineo has been in the industry for over 20 years. She has a very loyal clientele due to her creativity and warm laidback personality.

Lisa specializes in haircolor, cutting, and hair extensions

Experience: 20+ Years

Maria Aranov

Hait Stylist, Colorist

Martia Aranov studied cosmetology in Russia 30+ years ago winning numerous awards in hair competitions.

Maria specializes in cut, color and speciality hairstyling and updos.

Experience: 30+ Years

Rick Valido

Hair Stylist, Colorist

Rick Valido has over 30 years of experience in all phases of hair color and hair cutting with a foundness towards long hair. Color correction is also part of my his portfolio.

Come in and see what else Rick Valido can do to make your hair look great!

Experience: 30+ Years

Sandy Gomes

Assistant, Hair Stylist

While young in the industry Sandy has a natural talent for understanding what it takes to please clients. She is vibrant, positive, and eager to learn from her talented peers. She makes it a point to be on the cutting edge of beauty and grow in her education every day. Sandy keeps her solid base of knowledge for hair at her finger tips so her new clients are able to trust her immediatley.

Sandy has won several awards in school and already has certifications with Joico and Pravana.

Experience: 2 Years

Motto: Fall down seven times. stand up 8!