Dana always knew she would be putting her artistic vision to use professionally since childhood. Upon completing high school, she received a scholarship to Paul Mitchell: The Vision Academy in Allentown, PA. After receiving her cosmetology license, she began her career as a hair stylist and makeup artist. While developing a clientele at a local salon in Pennsylvania, she attended a beauty and special effects makeup program at Make-Up Designory in SoHo, NY.
The name, Studio Six-Twelve has personal meaning to Dana. At 22 years of age on June 12th 2012; Annapolis, MD came next in her adventure. She worked at an elite salon cultivating an entirely new clientele from zero and now has branched out to having her own studio here at Symmetry.
“Being able to transform people in such an artistic way has always fascinated me” says Dana. She is inspired by the world of beauty both in and out of the salon, and has always taken pride in continuing education and keeping up on the latest trends and product knowledge.
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I have been in the hair industry since 2006, loving every day of it! I started my career at Zoe Salon, working there for 8 years.
I was at Salon First for quite some time thereafter until I decided to venture out on my own. For me, keeping up with the trends and continued education is SUPER important-it motivates and excites me.
New colors/products/techniques means that I have more options for you. And most importantly, my following trusts me enough to know what they will love.
I love the combination of Art and Science. There is so much room to “play” and be creative, I love color for that reason!
Ashley is an advanced stylist with over 10 years experience. She is passionate about giving men and women the latest trends in hair as well as making the service experience as comfortable and convenient as possible.
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Kerry has been in the beauty industry for 11 years in O’Hair Salon and Spa as both a stylist and manager.
Since 2005, I have been working in the cosmetology industry. I’m a color specialist who designs and creates my own techniques and patterns to give my clients an experience like no other. I always keep myself up to date with the newest trends and looks. I have also been a mentor and private educator, teaching the newest color techniques and hair designs.
My specialty is in hair and coloring. You’ll see I’m also available for many other services. I’m licensed and certified to create your look in hair, skin care, threading, full body wax, makeup, and to get you ready for your special occasions.
Here are just a few of the licenses I hold and brands I’m associated with: America’s Color Specialist (ABCH), Carlton Hair Designs, Dermalogica, and Peter Coppola.
My clients have included models and actresses like Selena Gomez, Alicia Coppola, Ashley Tisdale, Bella Thorne, and Eva Marcille Pigford. I’ve been interviewed on International Korean news channel JTBC, and my work has been featured in Italian Vogue, OK! Magazine, American national television, The LA Times, Korean and Vietnamese newspapers, ESPN, reality TV shows, and Hollywood Ex’s.
Tania has been a professional hair stylist for 17 years. She graduated from Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology in 2000.
She was quickly employed at Cahra Salon and Spa and soon became a senior stylist.
In 2004, she trained at Bumble and Bumble in New York City to become a Bumble and Bumble specialist and specializes in razor cutting techniques, hair design, and color correction.
Tania has a passion to educate her clients on how to style their hair and how to use the right product for the texture for their hair. She specializes in weddings, proms and many other special events, giving her clients a personal expierence.
In 2017 she decided to open up her own hair studio at Symmetry Salon Studios in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Samantha Elias is considered a very well-rounded hairstylist by performing many different services.
She specializes in balayage and bridal hairstyling by regularly continuing her education to become an expert in these services.
Since the minute she stepped foot into cosmetology school, she found her calling. She has been a hairstylist since 2009. Since 2009, she has gained invaluable experience working for Bubbles Salons at multiple locations in the DC/MD area, and also Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa in the upscale Kentlands, Gaithersburg. She worked for Bubbles as a hairstylist, a salon manager, and travelled to different locations to train new receptionists.
While in cosmetology school, she received rigorous training as an assistant for 2 years at O’Hair Salon + Spa in Gaithersburg. In August of 2017, she took a leap by opening her own hair studio, Hair by Samantha Ann. She is thriving thanks to her many clients and is always seeking to learn new hair trends and new techniques.
Born and raised in New York I spent my teenage years cutting and styling my friends and family’s hair. I attended Long Island Beauty School and worked in two full service salons. After moving to Maryland in 1996 I started teaching for MCPS, but I always kept my hands in the beauty business.
Returning to the salon full time in 2007 I worked in a full service salon in Derwood. Wanting to further my career and obtain some of my dreams and long term goals I found Symmetry Salon Studios.
Hair has been my passion for as far back as I can remember and I love creating for each individual that sits in my chair. After 31 years in the business I can honestly say it is never work. Hair for everyday wear, it should work for you at home, not just look good when you walk out the salon door.