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See what the best hair salon in Philadelphia has to say about beauty, experts in the field, lifestyle, haircuts, hair color, balayage and what is best for your look!

We have collected the best talent in the area. Having the best hair stylists in Philadelphia is an ongoing commitment to excellence. Andre Richard Salon hosts classes, workshops and keep top of the line products in stock. Our stylists have great yelp reviews and take their work very serious. Take a look at our online reputation. http://www.yelp.com/biz/andr%C3%A9-richard-salon-philadelphia-2

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“Done right, a blunt bob is always flattering. You can have a longer bob with more ways to style it, and the blunt cut creates thickness. But I don’t recommend changing the length of your hair from super long to short overnight. That causes stress and is unnecessary. Additionally, people are embracing their silver/gray hair, and many silver haired clients have opted for a beautiful, rich glaze on their locks to give it shine and bounce.”

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Meet Sam - Master Stylist and Hair Extension Specialist

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Sam is a specialist in custom-colored, hand-tied extensions, SKW hair extensions, whose innovative approach will leave your hair fuller, more natural looking, and more comfortable than ever before. Although Sam's focus is on custom extensions, Sam is a stylist's stylist at heart: Not only has Sam trained under some of the industry's most influential artists--precision cutting with Laara Raynier in New York, "lived in" coloring with Sema Marie in West Hollywood, and seamless extension coloring with DKW Styling in Laguna Beach, to name a few--but Sam returns the favor by training others, having previously served as an educator for Keratin Complex as well as a leading extension brand. For over a decade, Sam has styled the hair of print models, professional athletes, and social media influencers, and having recently arrived in Philadelphia, she can now take care of her most important client: You! Sam has been amazing addition to the ARS family. Book Online or Call 215.735.1590

 

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Meet Joe - Stylist at André Richard Salon

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Joseph started practicing hairdressing while in High School at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology at the age of 15. He graduated from Schwarzkopf Professional Beauty School in 2016. Joseph has successfully completed the ARS intensive training program for hair color and cutting techniques. He is passionate about his work, and loves to create beautiful bombshell looks!  Book Online or Call 215.735.1590

 

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Morgan - Master Stylist-Hair Color-Expert-Hair Color Specialist-Philadelphia

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Morgan has taken advanced training with Redken, Wella, and Kenra hair color and cutting techniques. Along with advanced training in all modern trends for hair color, cutting and makeup application. Morgan has had the opportunity to take part in photo shoots with Inspire Hair Books and has had the opportunity to do hair and makeup for a handful of local runway shows. A perfectionist with her work she strives to make every client feel and look the best they can when leaving her chair! She is absolutely a master stylist, specialist and hair color expert. Morgan has successfully completed the ARS intensive training program for hair color and cutting techniques. Book Online With Morgan or Call 215.735.1590 or head right to her Instagram Page!

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ARS Education Team

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Meet The ARS Education Team

 

 Kate Curran

Lead Stylist, Educator Meet Kate 

 

Ryan Rodgers

Lead Stylist, Educator Meet Ryan

 

 

Being a top salon in Philadelphia doesn't mean that you are #1 on google or cost a fortune to walk in the door. It means that your team is equipped with the tools for success.  layered haircut or quick single process color can mean 1000 different things. So does the color mixture of what goes in that bowl. 

We are a Redken Elite Salon. What does this mean? It means that we use Redken Hair Color, Redken Products and Pureology Hair Care. Having a consistent brand gives us the full line of products we need to give you the best result. 

The ARS Education Team are all Redken Artists. They are certified at The Redken Exchange through intense training and testing and are then qualified to go out into Redken Salons and teach their stylists the right way to use the line. 

Kate Curran and Ryan Rodgers are not only Lead Stylists at ARS but they are ARS Educators and Redken Artists. When they are not in other salons teaching they here at their home salon teaching ARS Stylists what is new and what is here to stay within Redken. of course they are behind their chair making magic for us all. 

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Meet Lead Stylist, ARS Educator and Redken Artist Kate Curran

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Q. What is your name?

A. Kate Curran


Q. Stylist Level?

A. Lead Stylist


Q. Describe your style in 3 words.

A. Accidentally  Sexy  Hair


Q. Describe your first hair memory?

A. I have great memories of cutting my middle school friends hair at my Grammy’s house after school. I would say “I’m going to feather your bangs” lol I had no idea what that meant!  We played around with home box highlighting kits too!


Q. How did you get your start in the beauty Industry?

A. I worked as a receptionist at a high end salon and spa on the mainline and got the bug.


Q. What's your approach before you first start cutting or coloring someone?

A. It’s all about listening. I try to get a feel for who they are and what moment they are going through. I love when clients are open to change and transformation!


Q. What's the most fun part of your job?

A. Making it possible for my clients to see something in themselves that maybe they didn’t before


Q. Most challenging?

A. In the age of Pinterest and photoshopped hair pics, it’s challenge managing clients expectations and creating realistic ideas of what’s possible in one session.


Q. Favorite Food?

A. Fried chicken 🍗


Q. Favorite Super Hero?

A. Underdog

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Meet Lead Stylist, ARS Educator and Redken Artist Ryan Rodgers

 

 

Q. What is your name?
A. Ryan


Q. Stylist Level?
A. Lead Stylist


Q. Describe your style in 3 words
A. Modern twisted classic.  


Q. Describe your first hair memory?
A. Blow drying my Mom’s hair on Friday nights when I was a teenage boy.  


Q. How did you get your start in the beauty Industry?
A. I started in the beauty industry at the age of 22 after not having success with college. I decided it was time to follow the passion that teenage boy had when he was blowing his moms hair dry at the age of 13.  



Q. What's your approach before you first start cutting or coloring someone?
A. Having a thorough consultation to make sure the outcome is desirable then listening to the hair and seeing what it naturally wants to do.  


Q. What's the most fun part of your job?
A. Interacting with guests who sit in my chair & seeing their smile at the end of our time together.  


Q. Most challenging?
A. I like a good challenge. And solving my guests hair struggles. So I guess my biggest challenge would be not satisfying my guests hair needs.



Q. Favorite Food?
A. Plain Cheese Pizza!  


Q. Favorite Super Hero?
A. Captain America  

 

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Meet Master Stylist and Salon Owner, Dréa Richard

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Q. What is your name?

A. Dréa Richard


Q. Stylist Level?

A. Master Stylist, Makeup Artist, Owner


 Q. Describe your style in 3 words.

A. Fun, Comfortable, I like to dress to create my mood


 

Q. Describe your first hair memory?

A. I was probably 6 years old and I saw the movie Grease. I loved the guys hair so much that I went into the bathroom and used a jar of vaseline to "Grease" my hair. I succeeded and copied the styles. Getting the vaseline out of my hair was a different story.


 

Q. How did you get your start in the beauty Industry?

A. After beauty school I worked at a $10 walk in salon on South Street. The first salon service I did was a red mohawk.


Q. What's your approach before you first start cutting or coloring someone?

A. I want to know who they are. Their lifestyle, their likes and dislikes about their hair and their look. What has worked for them in the past and how far they want to go with maintaining what we do to their hair.


Q. What's the most fun part of your job?

A. Results. Watching a client light up and love how they look. We all want to feel good. Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. The other side of my job is growing and maintaining a team of stylist. Setting goals, creating education programs and watching their dreams come true is very rewarding. 


Q. Most challenging?

A. I am my own worst critic, It is a constant journey to learn and conquer ones weakness in the industry. Remaining open minded to learning and growing is sometimes a challenge


Q. Favorite Food?

A. Carbs! lol


Q. Favorite Super Hero?

A. Wonder Woman!

 

 

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ARS School Is In Session

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We went back to school early! Yes, ARS launched its official training program for 2017-2018. The program starts stylists from the ground up and will continue monthly on-going.  The program will consist of barbering techniques, fantasy/fashion hair coloring, curly hair workshops, long hair cutting and more. If you would like to be considered as a hair model for a workshop please complete this form

 

Ryan Rodgers,  Master Stylist at ARS and Redken Artist is in salons on a weekly basis teaching the Redken products to other salon professionals. This class he covered proper consultations (so we know how to hear our clients needs) and also covered the basic theory of Redken hair color formulation.

 

Stylist level and master stylists were at the class because WE NEVER STOP LEARNING.

We are proud to say that every hair stylist at Andre Richard Salon Philadelphia is top trained in their field. Book Online with any of these top stylists!

 

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Dréa - Master Stylist

b2ap3_thumbnail_Drea-Richard-best-hair-salon-Philadelphia.jpgWith more than 20 years of experience, Dréa continues her passion for the craft and artistry of beauty and grooming for both men and women. Award winning and top rated in her field she has earned credits from local television for hair and makeup work along with editorial placement.  Dréa is also an in house makeup artist and will paint the bride, the model or give a makeup lesson.  

 Book an appointment with Dréa

 

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