Stylists

Nicole Obert
Creative Director

Born in Philadelphia, raised in Texas, Nicole Obert brings a little bit of that southern charm to the industry. After chasing her dream to New York City in 2007, Nicole spent 5 years mastering her craft with world renown stylist Nick Arrojo. Now, with over 9 years in the business Nicole has traveled the world cutting hair and sharing trends on some of the industry’s biggest stages. Whether it’s razor cutting, men’s cuts, curly hair, or bobs; when asked what she specializes in, Nicole replies “hair is hair, I specialize in it all.” Nicole’s accomplishments include a third, second, and first place finish in the Wella Trend Vision Awards; which led her to represent the United States at Trend Vision International. Nicole was runner up on Bravo’s Shear Genius: Season 2. In 2009 she was nominated for the Fashion Forward category of NAHA and International Hairstylist of the Year for the Canadian Mirror Awards in 2010. In 2012, She became a member of the Wella Artistic Design Team.  Nicole is also an editorial stylist and has been seen styling hair during New York’s Fashion Week for labels such as Blanc De Chine, St. John, and Nanette LePore.

When she’s not behind the chair, or teaching other hairstylists, Nicole enjoys grabbing a drink with friends, and maybe even a little karaoke. Her most favorite place in the world is the beach and she tries to get there as often as she can. Nicole lives in Verona NJ with her husband Jaime, a fashion and beauty photographer, and their dog Kevin.


Dina Scirica
Senior Stylist

Dina Graduated from Capri Institute of Cosmetology in 1988. She worked at LeShoppe in West Orange and trained with the owner Anthony Novello for 2 ½ years as his personal assistant. She continued her career at Deici in Livington (formerly LeShoppe). She trained assistants in both hair salons. She also worked at Melandre in Nutley. She has a Certificate in training from Salon DaDa in N.Y.C., is certified in the GKhair Taming system, has had classes with Oribe of NYC and Kim Vo of LA, and various other classes in hair cutting, hair styling and hair color. When she is not working in the hair salon, she enjoys spending time with her children, exercising, cooking, decorating, and exploring her creativity.


Lisa Cannizo
Senior Stylist

At a young age she had passion for doing hair. Her dolls had a wide variety of styles. After high school, when it came to career choice, hair was no doubt Lisa’s first choice with psychology her second choice. As hair designer she discovered psychology automatically included in the cosmetology field. To advance herself in her field she has trained with Toni & Guy, Redken, Sassoon, Wella, Matrix and many more.
As a highly acclaimed master hair extensionist, Lisa has a passion for helping woman with a variety of hair thinning problems and/or giving someone long luxurious hair they always wanted. Lisa can give you the most natural look desired.
Her first choice of extensions is Great Lengths the 2012 winner of the Stylish Choice Awards. Great Lengths uses 100% human hair with a patented process of quality that goes way beyond all other extensions.
Lisa is certified in the Micro Dot, Blending Strand and other integration processes that can give you an unlimited styling potential. Her work has been seen on the cover of Modern Salon Magazine and on television’s Split Ends. She has done hair extensions for MTV Awards and runway models.
With over 25 years experience in precision hair cutting, styling skills and hair color design, Lisa pushes the boundaries of creativity beyond your expectations. From salon manager to educator to platform artist and eyelash extensions… and much more, Lisa has a fuel for passion to create what you never knew possible.
Lisa has notably made her way through New York City and now has made a home at the Anthony Robert Salon. You too can experience her unique technique and her commitment and dedication to each client. At the end of the day, Lisa jumps on her Harley, goes home to her family and calls it a day!


Lori Borino, Senior Stylist

As a veteran in the beauty industry my passion for hair cutting and hair coloring continues to be fueled by ever changing styles, techniques, tools and products.
I continuously educate myself always staying on the forefront of my chosen career. I look forward to exceeding the expectations of each and every client. I believe when you love what you do such as I do, it really shouldn’t be considered work at all.

 

Kristen Okaly
Stylist

Kristen’s passion and specialties are color, extensions, and formal styling. She trained for 3 years at Depasquale The Spa in Morris Plains, NJ. She has extended her cutting, color and high-lighting techniques with Lakme, Goldwell, and Framesi. She is also certified in Aqua and Hair Treat Extensions, Bio Ionic Permanent Retexturizing and GKhair Taming system. When not in the hair salon creating, Kristen enjoys quality time with family and friends.


 

Rose Blake
Senior Stylist

Rose graduated Concord Cosmetology and trained at Bangz in-house training program for 3 years. She successfully completed courses in Sexy Hair Concept Knowledge in 2006; Wella fundamental 2006; Geno Stampora’s Retailing seminar 2007; Logics fundamental 2007; Framesi fundamental 2007; Balayage Hair Painting 2008; Artego Color Knowledge 2009; Keratin Complex Hair certification 2010; Brazilian Blow Out certification 2010; Intermediate Cutting certification 2010; Foundation Cutting certification 2010; Chi Enviro certification 2011; GK Keratin certification 2012.
She loves participating in Volunteer events and programs, such as the MS Cut-a-thon April 2008, Men’s Confidential Evening June 2008, and a variety of AIDS programs and charities. She is an outgoing, spontaneous person, who enjoys life to the fullest. Rose enjoys spending time with her family, as well as going to the gym.


Deniz Tekeoglu
Stylist

Deniz graduated from Capri Institute and trained at an upscale hair salon in Westchester NY. For two years Deniz took advanced education classes while watching stylists and learning every angle and technique of cutting. Deniz finished her training at Anthony Robert Salon while continuing to get more education with LAKME, Wella, and GK Taming system. Deniz also carries certifications in Academy pro and Donna Bella fusion hair extensions. Deniz’ specialty is making thin hair appear thicker with proper layering, and taming thick unruly hair. Having worked at MBFW and doing photoshoots for the NJ Devils dancers Deniz loves making people feel good about themselves. Which is why she chose this field. After a long day Deniz likes to kick back with good food and a good movie.


Marissa Lijoi
Assistant


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