As early as junior high, Damien had a curiosity and knack for hairstyling. From painstakingly brushing in highlights for his mom to experimenting with his own trendsetting looks, by high school he had a reputation as the go-to guy for all the young fashionistas.
When he was ready for college it only seemed natural that he attend Frederick & Charles Beauty College to acquire the skills and techniques to achieve his ever evolving vision. He began his career at the Amadeus Salon and Spa in Pasadena, where he soaked in real life experience and continued to strive to become the best at his craft. It inspired him to be one of the few Pasadena-based stylists to achieve the title of Master Colorist, as certified by the American Board of Hair Colorists, by gaining extensive knowledge of a wide-range of color lines and theories. This led him to begin work for the Wella color line as an educator and representative which in turn gained him access to exclusive hair shows and classes where he had the opportunity to work alongside industry-renowned hair stylists such as Josh Banks and Christopher and Sonya Dove.
But even then, Damien knew that without a constant thirst for knowledge his skill set would become stagnant, which is why he’s never stopped attending courses at schools such as Tony & Guy Hairdressing Academy and Vidal Sassoon. With classes like Creative Haircutting and Color he is prepared to keep you up to date with all the latest fashions.
Damien’s passion welcomes each client to his chair—whether you’re interested in giving yourself a fresh look, highlights so natural you could fool your mother, or experiencing an emergency after your roommate decided to give you a “make-over”, you will feel the scope of his full attention as he works tirelessly to ensure you leave with perfect hair.
His commitment is to achieve your desired look while maintaining healthy, balanced hair. Be it from Keratin treatments, to organic hair dyes for sensitive scalps, to gently worked color corrections, his knowledge is extensive and his patience unparalleled. Nothing is ever rushed, no corner ever cut, to ensure that he never breaks the precious trust you bestow upon him by entering his salon.