Owner / Stylist
John having graduated hairdressing school in November of 1976, has been at the salon since December 1976 and became owner in October 1997. As well as basic hairdressing school he has attended more advanced classes at sassoon, paul mitchell, jingles, wella, clairol and redken, just to name a few. Cutting and coloring are his favorite but enjoys all aspects of the business. He also loves meeting new clients and seeing the smiles on their faces when he is done giving them a new look. Also the salon is named after his grandson Michael Robert.
Specializing in cut and color, Gary considers himself a perfectionist. His work is his signature, and he takes pride in his integrity and professionalism. Some of Gary’s other interests outside of work: member of a classic rock band ‘The Force’ and head instructor of Fei Lung Martial Arts. Certified in Brazilian Blowouts and all Keratin treatments.
Alice started at Michael Robert salon in January 2010 as a part-time receptionist. She quickly made her way to being the salon manager. In addition to helping John run the salon she is responsible for bringing all the boutique items in and organizing all the promotions. She is an integral part of the salon!
Donna is a senior colorist at Michael Roberts Salon who has been specializing in color for over 20 years. She has continued her education with advanced color classes at the L’Oreal Academy, Beth Minardi Salon, and TIGI etc. She is certified in Brazilian Blowout treatment. She is also certified for cold hair extensions by So-Cap. In order to stay on top of today’s techniques and trends, she has been employed at our salon for the past 17+ years and believes the most important factor before anything is the integrity of her clients hair. She is straightforward with her clientele from the beginning and that is what creates a long lasting relationship/bond between them. From traditional highlighting to bayalage, from golden tones to gorgeous brunettes and lets not forget copper fiery red, she can make it all happen and loves a challenge as long as its within reach. Color is her passion but she also specializes in keratin treatments. Donna is always looking to improve her skills by furthering her training through continuing education.
Where do we begin? To know her is to love her. Her main goal is to make you look and feel your best!
She recognizes how important the basics are in beauty. Skin tone. face contour and hair texture are the keys to your new look. This previous salon owner has many years of experience with being a color specialist and giving great razor cuts. She is a true image maker! Certified in microblading/tattooing
Sr. Colorist / Stylist
Jen has been following her passion for hair with Michael Robert salon since 2005, believing “Healthy hair is beautiful hair.” She places high value on listening and understanding her clients personal needs to customize her techniques for a look that suits their lifestyle. Jen enjoys all areas of hair color and cutting and is continuously taking classes to keep up to date with the newest fashions. Whether it’s a subtle change or a complete transformation she will make it happen!
Stylist / Colorist
Jennifer has been a Colorist & stylist for over 20 years. Her passion & talents are listening to her Clients & putting a smile on there faces. She specializes in color , highlights,hair cuts ,up-do’s & Make-up. She continues to educate herself because she understands this profession is a constant evolution & innovation!
“Always put your best face forward”
Deborah’s philosophy is based on the knowledge that many factors, both internal and external, contribute to the health and appearance of the skin. A balanced diet, smart lifestyle choice, and proper management of daily stresses in life are essential to achieve a glowing complexion. Each treatment is tailored specifically to his or her own individual needs. With the right combination of professional treatments and proper home care you can always put your best face forward…
Deborah is known for her thorough, yet relaxing, facial treatments.
Services offered: Specialty facials
Scheduled Days: Friday & Saturday
Silvia is passionate about beauty. She loves working with clients to find the best possible hair do for each individual. She customizes haircuts and colors that bring out the best in their looks. She has over 7 years of experience in the beauty industry. She uses new and different techniques with highlights, (Bayalage, Ombre) and lowlights for individualized look.
Silvia is also a makeup artist who enjoys helping people that need a light touch up or more serious make-up such as weddings, sweet sixteen’s, school proms, etc.
Silvia just spent 6 weeks at Sasoon for advanced hair cutting class.
Among some of her other talents are: Brazilian blowout, keratin smoothing, color corrections, eyebrow design and body wax.
Receptionist / Esthetician / Waxing
I’ve been working at Michael Roberts Salon since I was 15 years old. I started off as an assistant and when I was 20 years old I became a licensed Esthetician, doing facials, waxing, and makeup at the salon. I was also am educator for the aesthetic program at Capri Cosmetology for 2 years. I am the receptionist on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays! Oh, and did I mention Michael Robert happens to be the name of my sweet little boy :).
Hair Extension Specialist
Sabrina is an accomplished stylist with over 20 years of experience. Her work is published in Passion Magazine, which highlights her classic and imaginative talent. Sabrina had the honor of working with Nicholas French at the International Beauty Show. She worked on stage and trained with some of the best color experts in the industry. Sabrina’s strengths and expertise include styling all hair textures. She is certified in and an educator for She So.cap Hair Extensions. Sabrina remains current with beauty trends by constantly continuing her education classes in the industry, and attending beauty shows.
Talia joined Michael Robert Salon in May 2018 as an assistant to the stylists. She is a NYS licensed cosmetologist and her goal is to become a full-time stylist. Talia is always willing to help others and has a very friendly and welcoming attitude. She is very passionate about her profession and would like to continue her education with the most up to date courses to hone her craft. She is especially interested in specializing in color.
Gigi has been pursuing her passion for over 30 years. Listening closely is key when consulting with her clients with their hair expectations. In order to provide them with the up-most satisfaction and achieve the look they desire. Her “Brush Blow” styling is Aces for any special events or weekend away!
Highlights, Baylage, and Keratins are among the many services she excels in.
Continuing education is very important to her in order to keep up with current trends. The smile on each of her clients faces when they leave her chair is what makes her job so fulfilling!