Mai joined the Luxe family as a stylist back in November of 2015. Here at Luxe, she has gained great knowledge and skill sets from her fellow luxe family as well as her clients. Growing up in a house full of strong independent women, has inspired her to become not just better everyday, but greater. She has always been deeply passionate about the beauty and fashion industry. Hairdressing is her art that she gets to have fun with everyday, while making others look and feel great. Education, new techniques and keeping up with the latest trend is what ignites her. Mai is devoted and well rounded in her skills from hair cutting, color, and styling. She has trained with Toni and Guy, Vidal Sassoon, and Oribe Education. She has worked and trained with Goldwell, Wella, Redken and Schwarzkopf. Her other passion aside from hairdressing is her family. Her youngest client is her son, Declan. Like Mom, he loves to meet new people and dress some hair!
With well over a decade of experience Deborah joined Luxe Salon in 2010, and she has become a pillar of the brand. As our Creative Director of Color she steers our artistic attitude. She has done hair and make up for television, commercials, runway, wedding, and photography for the last five years. Offering her guests an insider’s view of fashion, trends, and styles, as well as fabulous hair. Deborah’s work in the salon is revered. As an educator, Deborah mentors young talent working with them to help them blossom.
Emma graduated from Paul Mitchell The School Dallas in 2011, and has been in the industry ever since. Her favorite part of being behind the chair is the relationship she gets to build with each and every guest. With over 7 years of experience, Emma loves to further her education and stay current on the latest trends and techniques. Going to a special event? Emma also specializes in makeup! Check out her Instagram @msemmaann.
Amy is a master level hairstylist/colorist with 20 years behind the chair. She started her career by training under a platform artist and educator for Rusk in the mid 90’s. Amy continued to work for and with numerous successful and talented hairdressers and kept her mind and eyes open and learned everything she could from them. Amy continually goes to numerous trainings and classes because she really loves this industry and learning energizes her. Amy has attended and received advanced certifications in color, hair cutting and balayage, to name a few. Art is her world and she brings her love and understanding of the fine arts behind the chair. When Amy was four years old she knew she was going to be an artist, like her Mom, but at the time she didn’t realize hair would be her canvas.
With 13+ years of experience, Deanna has built her clientele being a caring and compassionate person who loves helping you feel and look your best. She takes heart in each person and loves building relationships with everyone. Deanna started her training with Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas as a Haircut Specialist. Always striving to continue her education, Deanna has been to New York City to specialize in color mastery with GOLDWELL. She has also trained with Loreal Professional and Business of Balayage specializing in hand-painting techniques and customizing color to your hair needs. She is also a Rene Furter trained scalp specialist. Deanna has worked with various product lines such as Keratase, Oribe, Bumble and Bumble, Davines, Rene Furturer, Wella, Loreal, and Redken color lines. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two corgis. She also enjoys serving in the marriage ministry at her local church.
Marissa joins the Luxe team with 20 plus years of experience in the hair industry. She not only has the skills and passion to create a look that best fits the client, she teaches them how to recreate the look at home. Marissa has spent over 5 years in the television industry doing hair and makeup for on camera talent. Marissa has had the opportunity to work on celebrities such as Larry Hagman and Linda Gray from the hit show “Dallas” as well as local and national news talent. Throughout her career, Marissa has enjoyed making bride’s look and feel beautiful for their special day. Marissa has had extensive training in hair coloring and techniques as well as haircutting and styling with names like, Aveda, Redken and Wella to name a few. Marissa is very detail oriented and takes great pride in her ability to listen to and be honest with her clients about their goals for their overall look. Her craftsmanship and uplifting, yet sometimes comical character, has successfully enabled her to continue doing what she believes she was destined to do. Making people happy is what Marissa believes it’s all about.
Bernadette Garcia is a 20-year veteran of the beauty industry specializing in men’s and women’s cuts, color, highlights, Balayage techniques, hair extensions and makeup application. She emphasizes the importance of incorporating her master skills with creativity, to satisfy the most discerning clients. Her hairstyles are created with meticulous precision and is personalized for each individual’s style. When crafting a client’s hair, Bernadette likes to create a look that is classic and refined with symmetry or create a modern and artful look with cutting edge texture through her proficiency of range. Bernadette’s work has been featured through several TV appearances as a live makeover stylist on Great Day San Antonio and San Antonio Living. She has studied and trained with Oribe himself and entered the Oribe Avant Garde Runway Hair and Makeup Show in Las Vegas. In addition, she has competed in the annual Toni & Guy National Hair Show and has completed advanced hair cutting classes at Fred Segal in Santa Monica, CA. She loves to nurture her passion and inspiration for beauty.