Owner and Stylist
Sandra’s career as a hairstylist spans more than 10 years. Sandra trained with Rusk, Vidal Sassoon, Tearsheet, and Goldwell in New York, Miami, California, and Baltimore. Sandra has worked to perfect her skills as a Stylist and Colorist by staying on top of the latest cuts, color, and fashion trends by traveling and meeting with other stylists throughout the year. Her passion for hair shines through in every style she creates. Sandra takes pride in being part of the Riccio Salon team and looks forward to the new challenges presented to her every day. “When clients leave my chair looking and feeling gorgeous, I know I’ve done my Job” – Sandra.
Fiona has styled hair for almost 30 years and she still has great passion for what she does. Fiona feels blessed to have worked in the area for many years, because she has gained a wonderful clientele. She enjoys coloring and cutting hair, bringing both principals together to create a look that is traditional, contemporary, or trendy depending on the individual. Her goal is to please and to give her professional opinion. Fiona continues her education as exemplified by her attendance at classes, such as those offered by Scott Cole (Vidal Sassoon), Irivuin Rusk, Goldwell, Tocco Magico, Renbow, Wella, Schwartzkoff. Her philosophy for hair styling is to have a great silhouette accompanied by a fabulous color.
Diana has 22 years’ experience specializing in precision cutting and color techniques. Diana trained under industry leaders such as Vidal Sassoon, Nick Arrojo, Beth Minardi, Rusk, Goldwell, Wella, DevaShon, Tocco Magico, and Logics. Her most recent accomplishments include certifications for Keratin treatments, Perfectress, and Hairdreams hair extensions. Diana’s strength is combining clients’ requests with the latest industry trends by using her continuing education to expand her knowledge of the most updated and innovative hairstyles.
Nicole has spent most of her career working in NYC, but has been at Riccio Salon in NJ, for the past seven years. Nicole’s main objective is to create NJ hair with the excellence of NY style. Hair color and cutting have become second nature to Nicole and she prides herself on the appearance of all who leave her chair. She loves what she does and is very proud of the talent that she is surrounded by at Riccio. “Our main goal at Riccio Salon is to have the client enjoy their experience. I hope that one day we can meet and I can give you the Riccio experience first hand. Thank you to all.”
Jennifer has more than 20 years’ experience in the hair and beauty industry. Since she is detail- oriented, she takes great pleasure and pride in understanding the needs and desires of her clients, and fulfilling those needs and desires are Jennifer’s top priority. She specializes in color, haircutting, and up-dos. Jennifer’s goals and objectives are to give her clients an experience and services unlike any other salon.
Mallory graduated from Capri Institute of Cosmetology and has worked as a hair stylist since September of 2008. From an early age, Mallory knew she wanted to be in the beauty industry. Mallory enjoys continuing her education through classes held by some of the best leaders of the industry as well as studying the latest trends. As part of the Riccio Salon family, Mallory has the opportunity to learn from every stylist’s unique creativity. She loves creating color for clients as each color is one of a kind and one part science, one part art. Mallory combines her talented coloring skills and distinctive styling talents to create each client’s desired look. “I enjoy making people feel good about themselves and putting a smile on their face.” – Mallory
Moraima is a Capri Institute graduate with eight years of hairstyling experience and five of those years have been with Riccio. With her experience in retail, Moraima understands the clients image is very important, from the sophisticated classic look to the young and fashionable. Classes at Goldwell and Rusk in cutting and coloring have allowed Moraima to stay current with the latest trends and skills. Passion is what moves her to give her clients the fabulous, fun, and easy look that is for the everyday, stay at home, or on the go client. “Come to Riccio and ask for me!” – Moraima
Paulina joined the Riccio family in September 2012 after graduating from the Empire Beauty School. She is currently training under Nicola Autore in cutting, styling, and color. Paulina brings enthusiasm to the team with her strong desire to learn. She believes that hair is a very important part of whom we are and how we feel; therefore, she likes to pay close attention to every detail of the client’s needs. Paulina’s work is based on her passion to make people feel great about themselves. In addition to striving for perfection in every category of hair, she also has passion for make-up and special occasion hairstyles.
With over 10 years of experience and classic European training, Mireta looks forward to bringing out the best in her clients. She specializes in color, up-do’s, and haircutting. She is a graduate of the Capri Institute. When Mireta is not working on her client’s hair, she loves to cook, interior decorate, and she is an avid gardener. Mireta wants her clients to look beautiful, so she takes her time to perfect the look you desire.