Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Steven has been in the hair industry for more than 30 years. He started out training in Corpus Christi and has taken advanced cutting, coloring and business classes from Toni & Guy, Aveda, Bumble and bumble and Wella. Steven's career and training spans the globe, from New York to London, Prague, Russia, and Paris. Steven loves that everyday is different; that he can make people look and feel better about themselves all in a matter of minutes. Steven has certainly earned, as he likes to say, his PhD (Pretty Hair Doctor)—hair is his life!
Steven enjoys his time away from the salon, too. He likes to go for power walks and spends time working in his yard. He is very close to his family and time spent with them brings him much happiness.
Born in Tuscan, Arizona, Raquel moved to Texas when she was 8 and has lived in Austin most of her life. She attended Baldwin Beauty in Austin and has been styling hair for more than 13 years.
Raquel loves continuing education and has attended classes from Wella, Schwartzkopf, Redkin, Lanza Oribe, R&Co, to name a few. She has traveled to Las Vegas and Dallas for classes and shows and won first place in a nationwide contest for Oribe.
Raquel loves being able to make people feel beautiful as she works her magic with their hair. She loves doing all things hair and feels color is her strongest skill. She loves blow drying the hair and seeing her work come alive. She also loves the challenge of blowing out curly hair to make it straight and the creative freedom of doing updos.
When not in the salon, Raquel’s time is spent with her family. She and her partner Richard have two children, Heaven, 15 and Reign, 4. They love to cook, grill fish, and be outside or in the water. Raquel also considers herself a softball mom and she is obsessed with sunglasses!