Laura has been in the beauty industry since graduating high school. She moved from NJ to Orlando to work as a freelance hair and makeup artist for television and photography. She has travelled the world performing her craft and has done hair and makeup for companies like Home Shopping Network, Miller Brewing Company, Wella and Sally Beauty. She also worked in the salon at the Ritz Carlton, where she specialized in making brides radiant. Laura graduated from the Aveda Institute and has attended continuing education classes from Vidal Sassoon and Aveda. Laura is passionate about making sure every guest to Salon Dulay has a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and loves their hair!
Originally from Ohio, Shelly relocated to Orlando with her family in 2013 after spending the previous 12 years in Charlotte, NC. She has spent most of her life in retail management, and has worked with brands such as Starbucks, The Walt Disney Co., and most recently Margaritaville at Universal Orlando. Having previous salon experience, Shelly is excited to bring her passion for customer service to Salon Dulay. Shelly resides in Windermere with her husband of 24 years and has been with Salon Dulay since 2016
Moriah was a military brat who was born in Germany and moved to Orlando in 2010 with her husband and two sons. She has been a part of the Aveda network for 10 years and is passionate about the Aveda mission and creating incredible experiences for every guest.
Customer Service/Brow Artist
Jeanette is originally from Philly and came to Florida to pursue her beauty dreams and gained her esthetician license in 2019. She has mastered her craft in brows including brow mapping, brow tinting, makeup services, and waxing services. While working at Salon Dulay as a front desk team member she realized she wanted to expand her passion for all things beauty and will be going back to school for hair. She loves challenging herself in order to learn everything possible to make not only herself happy, but her clients happy!
Level 5 Stylist
Melanie is from Orlando and graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2013. She provides facial waxing, makeup services and is very passionate about cutting and styling to enhance natural waves and curls. She is a certified stylist in the Deva Curl technique. She loves doing beautiful blow-dries and has always had a strong passion for making people look and feel their best!
Level 4 Stylist
Jen started her journey in the beauty industry back in 2004 when she moved from her hometown in South Florida to Orlando to attend cosmetology school. After graduating, Jen worked behind the chair with various professional brands and taking advanced education classes regularly. In 2009, Jen decided to take her career to a new level and became a cosmetology educator for the Aveda Institute. She found a love for sharing her knowledge with others and helping them grow. Jen has a passion for continuing education. She has taken various advanced courses over the years and has also had the opportunity to work with top Aveda Master Stylists. Jen has a passion for detail work. She loves haircutting, especially corrective cutting, and styling. She is also a certified hair extension artist, specializing in K-tip, tape-in, I-tip/microbead and sew in. Her ultimate goal is to ensure her guests are in love with their look.
Level 4 Stylist
Born and raised in New York City, Filomena, lovingly known by all as Filo, graduated from Arrojo Cosmetology School in 2017. She began her career at the Red Door Salon on 5th Avenue where she refined her skills as a cutting specialist alongside some of New York’s greatest hairstylists. In September 2020, Filo traded her skyscrapers for palm trees and moved down to sunny Orlando with her fiance, Chris and their two dogs, Moe and Zoey. Filo enjoys working with all textures and has an affinity for bobs and curls. She also specializes in men’s cuts as she is a licensed barber. Filo aspires to create a warm and memorable experience for all of her guests at Salon Dulay!
Level 4 Stylist, Level 3 Colorist
Lauren is passionate about making each and every guest feel welcome, rejuvenated and confident after each visit. She began her career as a stylist at the Aveda institute in Clearwater when she was 18. After working at an Aveda salon in Tampa she relocated to Orlando to further her career and pursue her bachelors degree. Lauren has worked with many local photographers, designers, and bridal crews on shoots and fashion shows and even attended New York Fashion Week. She has a passion for education and mentorship in her salon and helped lead Rizzieri Orlando’s Assistant Program. Lauren specializes in blonding services, trend cuts, keratin treatments, extensions, and bridal updos. She treats every guest like family and makes sure all of her clients feel beautiful, both inside and out.
Level 2.5 stylist
Angel was born in Honolulu, HI and raised in Orlando, FL. She has enjoyed doing hair since she was 10 years old and always did friends’ and family members’ hair while growing up. In 2013 Angel moved to Las Vegas and attended beauty school. She gained a passion for barbering, precision haircutting, Brazilian Blowouts and hairstyling. She has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2015 and still works hard to grow, learn new trends and perfect her craft. Angel always provides her clients with the best possible service!
Level 1 Stylist
Tori graduated with a degree in Cosmetology from the Career Technology Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania. After graduating, Tori continued her education by studying makeup at the M.U.D (Makeup Designory) Institution in Manhattan, New York and worked for an Aveda salon in Pennsylvania. She is now following her passions for hair and Disney in the Sunshine State!
Level 1 Stylist
Kayla feels as if the missing chapter of her life has been her passion for the true understanding and knowledge of cosmetology. As she has gotten older she has realized that doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. When people go to the salon they are looking for change and she wants to be part of that change. Whether it be chopping off 12 inches of their hair due to a life change, getting that “I’m feeling myself” cut and color for your best friend’s wedding, or it’s just time to break that mold everyone else seems to polish, Kayla is your girl! Her hair is her attitude, pride, and persona.
Level 4 Colorist
Nicole was born and raised in central Florida, and has worked at Salon Dulay for almost ten years specializing in Aveda hair color. They have been working with Aveda since 2008. She uses she/they pronouns interchangeably, and is gender-fluid. Androgynous looks are her favorite, and welcomes all LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming guests for a safe place to play with their hair color. Nicole enjoys spending quality time with loved ones, including her dog Daphne.
Level 1 Stylist
Michelle was born and raised in Florida and has had a passion for hair ever since elementary school. She started working for Salon Dulay immediately after graduating from Paul Mitchell the School. Michelle is very excited to be learning and experiencing new techniques in her classes at Salon Dulay. She has a lot of experience and a passion for customer service. Michelle loves making people just feel good about themselves and boosting their confidence!
Level 1 Colorist
Reina was born and raised in Central Florida. She graduated high school a year early to attend Aveda Institute in Orlando to follow her dreams to become a cosmetologist. She is really looking forward to learning many new things and becoming better at her craft within Salon Dulay. Reina tells herself everyday “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better -Maya Angelou.” Away from the salon Reina enjoys spending time at the beach with her family and friends.
Devon was born in Maryland, but has lived most of their life in Orlando. They have always had a love of the theater which brought them into the drag industry for four years. Wanting to expand from wigs to actual hair, they attended the Aveda Institute Orlando and graduated in 2021. This is where they found their passion for color and extensions. They are excited to bring everyone’s inner beauty to the outside- one smile at a time!
Ilianiz was born in Middletown, CT and raised in Central Florida. She has always had a passion for the beauty industry. After graduating high school in 2020, she attended and graduated from the Aveda Institute Orlando. She is following her dreams of becoming a professional hair stylist and colorist. Ilianiz is excited to be taking classes at Salon Dulay to learn the latest techniques for all hair textures. Since working at Salon Dulay, she says, “It doesn’t feel like work here, it feels like a family coming together to do what we love and are extremely passionate about.”
Alissa was raised in Chicago and moved to Orlando in 2021. In 2020, she received her cosmetology license and started training to pursue her passion in color services. She worked for Disney and gained exceptional customer service training and learned she loved to create magic for others. Being a colorist allows Alissa to express her creative side while helping others be their most confident. Alissa is excited about furthering her education with Aveda and the Salon Dulay team.