It was at a very young age that Don discovered his passion for hair design. He spent his time experimenting on his younger sister’s hair, creating styles he copied while accompanying his mother to the salon. He did not fully understand that his curiosity would one day guide him into a thriving career. As time passed, Don realized his love for beauty, fashion, and most of all hair design.
When Don was a senior in high school, he decided to pursue his passion and attended cosmetology school. Cosmetology school proved to be the missing puzzle piece that elevated him to fully leverage his creative mind. After working more than 14 years behind the chair, he has established a proven track record of success. His responsiveness to detail and creativity has fueled a strong and loyal client base. He is a visionary who has traveled the world to learn and observe revolutionary techniques in the hair industry. His exceptional eye for hair design and color allows him to meet the needs of his clients. His techniques rival some of the top hair designers in the industry. Don continues to attend educational classes to allow him to stay fresh and on trend. His innovative thinking allows him to push the limits and set new trends that attract clients from all walks of life. He is a “one of a kind” who uses his knowledge and love for hair to transform his clients each and every time. Each experience with Don is designed to leave you feeling energized, empowered, and most of all beautiful!
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Michelle graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2013 and from there she started in the hair industry in downtown DC. Coming from different salon backgrounds, Michelle likes to connnect with the clientele and make sure that they feel their best. Her area of exterpise is men’s cuts and balayages pronouced ba-lay-aje. She engages with clients wants and lifestyles to make sure she can achieve the best look possible for them.Along the way of her career, Michelle has attended additional classes with Oribe, Kerastase, Loreal, Redken, Deva Curl and many others.
Alejandra Gonzalez (Allie) has been in the hair industry since receiving her cosmetology license in 2011. She has years of experience and continuing education accomplishments. Alejandra has been doing what she loves, which is listening to a client’s image and transforming their hair. Alejandra does this with good communication and understanding clients’ requests. She is certified on balayage boot camp with Lisa Hart-Walker and male cuts with Walh. She has attended many other classes in Northern Virginia. Her innovation is to be continued as the hair industry never stops growing. Alejandra welcomes you to be a part of her journey as a senior stylist at D Rock Salon.
Nikki is an up and coming hair designer who is on the fast track to becoming a hair icon. Graham Webb is were Nikki began her journey within the hair industry. She now has over 6 years of experience and is constantly studying new and improved techniques. She is a color expert that understands the art of hair. She is well traveled and has studied under some of the nation’s leading hair designers. Her ability to listen and understand clients’ needs allows her talents to be fully showcased within her work. Nikki’s broad range of color techniques and her concrete cutting abilities has produced a strong and loyal client base.
You can view Nikki’s work on Instagram @Tran_Nikki
Andrew has been doing hair for a little over 5 years. He started his journey at Paul Mitchell the school in Tyson’s Corner. Before jumping behind the chair Andrew took up training under Sassoon Salon for their classic, creative, and structured cutting techniques. He has since worked around northern Virginia gaining more knowledge and insight in the hair industry. Andrew believes simplicity is the highest form of sophistication and expresses that in many aspects of his life including hair.
Walid has been a hair stylist for 20+ years. He has enjoyed every aspect of being a professional cosmetologist. His skills as a hair colorist, cutter and stylist proves he can offer the knowledge with every type of hair service within his range. He begins every new service with a consultation and considers communication to be the basis on which to build a positive and mutually rewarding relationship with every client. He offers a variety of services from color corrections, balayage, hair cuts and more.
Interested in becoming part of our great team, contact us today to find out how you can have the opportunity.
D-Rock Salon has been designed with modern décor, which creates a welcoming environment with an energetic NYC feel. The architectural design team was very deliberate in their approach to create a salon flow that is friendly and practical for the client and staff. From the wood floors to the stylist chairs and mirrors, all facets of the facility were selected with a purpose. This one purpose is to transform a prime Fairfax location into the newest iconic hair destination in the Metropolitan Washington DC area. D-Rock Salon is a cutting edge salon that strives to set the tone for world class customer service as well as beautiful quality hair.