We believe you are here to look and feel your best. Our job is to provide the best you. We pride ourselves on creating a comfortable, luxurious and enjoyable experience. The foundation of our success is built around our devotion to continuing education and a true love of being expert hair stylists.
OWNER & STYLIST
As a young salon owner I had a vision that I knew I could attain, that being a salon experience that ensures style and fashion through communication. We pride ourselves on creating a positive atmosphere that inspires trust and creativity while working with all our clients. Passion coupled with knowledge, integrity and ethics guarantee your experience as Sassafrass will be second to none.
New England native Tiffany Spelko holds the belief that constantly educating oneself is the key to her success. With 15 years of experience her vast training provides her with both skill and inspiration to keep your hairstyle fresh. Tiffany greatly enjoys her time spent in the salon and the relationship she builds with each guest. Straight razor cutting, keratin treatments and hair extension are a few of the specialty services she offers. She has a passion for travel and is available for Wedding and On Location hair services working along side each bride to curate their perfect look
Her goal is to create a relaxing atmosphere to help you feel beautiful and restored.
"Passion changes everything." After achieving a bachelors degree in English from Rhode Island college, Daria pursued her real dream in the beauty industry. Things fell into place for her when she found Sassafrass. Daria had the privilege of starting as a receptionist and make up artist while attending Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences. She has extensive make up application training and experience. She also had the opportunity to assist on the floor for the rest of her time in school, and then became a stylist behind the chair. Daria has had advanced training in Goldwell hair color. She specializes in hair cutting, color, balayage hair painting, and styling. She is also certified and specializes in Hot Heads Hair Extensions as well as Keratin Complex hair treatments. She continues to improve her skills by frequently attending cutting, styling, and color classes. "I love my job, because it never feels like work," she says.
Jessica graduated from Paul Mitchell the School of RI in May 2008. But her education didn't stop there. She continuously educates herself by taking numerous courses in the latest trends and products. Whether it's in-salon education, traveling into the city or following Instagram idols to surrounding salons.
Jessica specializes in Wella coloring, foiling and balayage techniques along with Sebastain haircutting trends. She also holds a Master Certification with Brazilian Blowout, Temptu Airbrush Makeup, an advanced razor cutting course and a Hotheads Tape-In Hair Extension class.
Kimberly has been a hair stylist for 9 years. She attended one of the most reputable cosmetology Academy's in the region, Toni & Guy. Her excitement and artistic passion for her craft is seen through her work. Kimberly has received advanced training in Balayage and Razor cutting. She continues to improve her skills through extensive training with elite educators throughout the country. Whether it's a gorgeous dimensional Balayage or an amazing cut and style she believes that making her clients leave with a smile and more confidence is most rewarding.
STYLIST & MAKEUP ARTIST
Sengdara has been doing freelance makeup for the last nine years. She has a passion for makeup and loves making her clients feel and look beautiful, she has a true talent for bringing out the best in every face that she works on. She has partnered with Makeup Creations to offer professional makeup services for bridal parties, special events, photo shoots, fashion shows, and promotional productions. Sengdara knows how important it is to be reliable and professional and has proven her ability to do just that. She truly strives to be the best at what she loves to do, constantly pushing her limitations and staying current on industry trends.
In addition to doing makeup she is also a hairstylist. She obtained her cosmetology license at Empire Beauty in 2014 and has been doing hair for the lash 5 years. Services that she offers include haircutting, hair color, balayage hair painting, foilyage techniques, keratin smoothing treatment and styling.
After graduating from Euphoria Institute of Beauty in 2015, Kayla enjoys keeping up with the latest trends and styles by attending as many classes as she can. After her advanced training and Goldwell hair color she proceeded to extend her knowledge by becoming certified in Keratin smoothing treatments along with Brazilian blowouts. “As stylist we’re ground shakers and day makers. Setting trends while fostering that interconnection between a persons inner and outer self.” The most rewarding thing Kayla can get from her job is to make you look good and feel good about yourself. The key to her success is the willingness to listen to her clients and re-create what they ask for while adding in tips she thinks will be the best look for each individual. Her love for this profession will give you an enjoyable and satisfying salon experience with a big smile on your face!
After graduating from Bryant University and working in the corporate world for many years, Liz realized her true passion was skin care. For the past 15 years, she has been a clinical esthetician and studied with leading dermatologists, celebrity estheticians and eyebrow experts. Liz uses the latest technology, such as, DermaSound Elite which is a state-of-the-art ultrasound skin treatment system which incorporates environmentally safe water with low frequency sound waves for superior results. Liz also performs SkinCeutical Peels for see-to-believe skin. She works to improve all of her clients skin concerns, such as, hyper-pigmentation, anti-aging (wrinkles, lines, etc,) acne and rosacea, acheiving supurb skin improvement. Liz's education, passion and knowledge for skin has led her to become one of New Englands leading estheticians.