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Sal Marafronte

Sal Marafronte, Mario Russo, Boston

Stylist/Bridal Specialist

Sal is a master stylist who joined the Mario Russo team in 1998. He was named Artistic Director in January of 2011. He specializes in haircuts that emphasize clean lines and gorgeous, sexy styling. Sal believes very strongly in continuing education and has received advanced training in New York at Bumble & Bumble and Shu Uemura, as well as in London at Vidal Sassoon and Tony & Guy. Sal is currently the Associate Director of the Shu Uemura Art of Hair Atelier team, and travels the country educating on cutting and styling. Sal has worked backstage at New York Fashion Week for Suno, Thakoon, Theory and Monique Lhuillier as well as for John Varvatos and Salvatore Ferragamo. He has worked locally for designers Mike & Ton and Daniela Corte. Sal's editorial work has appeared in Teen Vogue, Boston Magazine and Stuff. He has styled six covers of the Improper Bostonian magazine and has worked with celebrities such as musician Lori Mckenna, comedian Mo Rocca, actress Rachel Boston and TV host Clinton Kelly. Sal has also styled hair clothing store Louis website and appeared on the show Ambush Makeover. He was named Boston's Best Blowout by Allure magazine and the Improper Bostonian and was one of Stuff's Players for 2011. Sal is a self-confessed "entertainment and pop-culture junkie" and uses the knowledge of contemporary culture to inspire his hairstyles.

Tatiana Morgan

Tatiana Morgan, Mario Russo, Boston

Stylist/Bridal Specialist

Tatiana's career has extended across both geographic and industry borders, with a degree in business and a flair for fashion design. After she attended the New England School of Hair Design, Tatiana joined the Mario Russo team in the spring of 2005. She trained exclusively with Mario Russo and became skilled in designing and creating beautiful cuts and styles that are suitable for all of her clients' needs. Tatiana also specializes in bridal and special occasion styling. Her clientele includes local TV personalities and news anchors from FOX and CBS. Tatiana has styled hair for Chanel and Salvatore Ferragamo runway shows, and she recently did a photo shoot for Improper Bostonian's "Eligible Bachelor" issue. Tatiana strives to create a look that seamlessly combines her hairstyling skills and fashion knowledge with the client's lifestyle and personality. She also takes advantage of trips to Europe as sources of inspiration to create modern, stylish hair designs.

Elle Proulx

Elle Proulx, Mario Russo, Boston

Colorist/ Stylist

Elle began her career on Newbury Street in 1999 and joined Salon Mario Russo the fall of 2010. Her knowledge and expertise incorporate the many workshops and seminars she has attended. Since 2008 she performs as a member of the Sebastian Professional Design Team. Elle travels the US performing as a platform artist and salon educator inspiring, creating and sharing her craft. Elle is also a member of the education team of Salon Mario Russo coaching and developing the future staff of Salon Mario Russo. Elle's passion extends further with her commitment to editorial work, fashion shows and photo shoots. Her work has appeared in Stuff and OK Magazine to name a few. Elle enjoys working with clients to evolve their look. Her attention to detail with her cut and color always leaves her clients current, vibrant and modern.

Monika Ramizi

Monika Ramizi, Mario Russo, Boston

Colorist/Stylist/Bridal Specialist

Monika joined Salon Mario Russo in 1996 after earning her degree in philosophy. She perfected her craft by working closely with Mario as her mentor. Since beginning her career as a stylist and colorist, Monika has been featured in national and local press. In 2008, she was recognized in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston for "Best Bridal Updo." Monika understands the importance of being a consultant for her clients. She listens carefully and provides styles that match her clients' lifestyles. It is of paramount importance to her that her clients leave the salon not only having had a pleasant experience in the salon, but more importantly, with styles that look great and work in their everday life. Monika's client list includes professionals, TV reporters, and The Herald.

Marialisa Ravasini

Marialisa Ravasini, Mario Russo, Boston

Colorist/Stylist/Bridal Specialist

Marialisa's career path began in 1990 on Newbury St. She trained extensively with both Vidal Sassoon and Toni and Guy, along with Bumble and Bumble in NYC .Marialisa combines her savvy classic styling and love for strong geometric shapes with razor and also dry cutting. Mindful of clients’ personal style, she infuses her attention to detail with her equally strong sensibility with her approach to color. Always searching for inspiration, Marialisa loves researching editorial work - of new and vintage European fashion magazines and films. In addition to cutting and color, ML has great passion for styling, up- dos, and the very classic art of "hairdressing".

Leah Surgrue

Leah Surgrue, Mario Russo, Boston

Stylist/Bridal Specialist

Leah began her education at The Paul Mitchel school and completed advanced training with Paul Mitchell in Miami before joining the Mario Russo team in 2006. At salon Mario Russo she trained as personal assistant to Mario Russo , observing his master work for one year perfecting her finishing technique. Leah continued "in salon" training with mentor and Education Director Gary Croteau for three additional years. As her career progresses, she is dedicated to always continuing her education and keeping up with the latest trends. In her quest for knowledge, Leah immersed herself in developing her love of cutting and styling by attending the Vidal Sassoon Academy in New York City and Miami. She has been hand picked to represent Shu Uemura as a Haigo Artist, traveling the country, inspiring stylists on the Shu Uemura techniques while representing Salon Mario Russo. She has actively participated in many high fashion shows including New York Fall Fashion Week 2011 working with many designers including; Tory Burch, Philip Lim, Thakoon, Theyskens Theory, and Monique Lhuillier. In Boston she has worked on hair for fashion shows including ; Betsy Johnson, Salvatore Ferragamo, Mike and Ton, and Daniela Corte. She has also styled hair for photo shoots including cover shoots for the Improper Bostonian, as well as Boston Magazine. Amoung Leah's skills is also the ability to listen attentively and patiently develop a reppore with her clients. She always brings a creative fresh eye to each of her designs. She enjoys creating looks that leave the client feeling confidant and fashion forward while still comfortable. Leah is an educator for the junior stylists at Salon Mario Russo and holds weekly classes. She is passionate about teaching and giving back to the community.