Specialties : Haircuts customized to facial features and long lasting blowdrys, hair design, and hair planning for long term results.
Interests : Traveling, Design, and I love finding the hidden gems in the city for great food.
Bio: Agnes has been cutting hair professionally for nearly 20 years. Throughout that time her commitment to the client experience has formed the foundation of Agnes’ style, career, and most recently, her salon. The high caliber of work and exceptional client experience is apparent in everything she does – from her individual, undivided attention she gives each client to the high degree of mentoring she provides to each Agnes O. team member. It’s no wonder that Agnes O. Hair Design & Derma Spa is a sought after destination. Agnes has created a team that supports her ever-evolving vision governed by the belief that customer service should be held above all else.
Specialties : Luxury blowdrys, finishing details, hair tutorials, and long term hair planning.
Interests : I enjoy riding horses- I wish I had more time for that. I love basketball even though I am not the best player and I really enjoy traveling with my son.
Bio : A native of Poland, Sylwia’s passion for hair has been a driving force to pursue her dream. She continues her education within the beauty industry and has developed a remarkable understanding for the details and intricacies that take a good blowout to a great one, and a new style to become your new signature style. Throughout the past 8 years, Sylwia has studied in Chicago and had the opportunity to train under Agnes Orseno. Her many years of knowledge and experience make her an excellent addition to Agnes O. team. Sylwia doesn’t just work with hair, she designs hair down to the place of each strand. Her focus and dedication is evident in every session.
Specialties : I love a sexy natural, but elegant style. I love to cut and style short or long hair customized the perfect look for the individual. There is no limitation in style or length, as long as you look and feel beautiful!
Interests: I am also a fashion editor for the French Elle magazine. When I am not working or with friends and family, I love to sculpt and paint.
Autobiography: I have been working in the industry for about 30 years. Originally from Paris, I came to New York to open a franchise of French salons by Jacque Dessange and Frederic Fekkai. During this time I was doing some freelance hairstyling for runway and fashion magazine. I had the pleasure of working with Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Jennifer Connelly and many more celebrities. After commuting between New York and Chicago for fifteen years, I finally made Chicago my home.
Specialties : I specialize in long hair, long layers, Victoria Secret Blowdry, soft styles, feminine blowouts, Brazilian Blowout treatments, and tape-in extensions Hair Talk (Hot Heads).
Interests : I have two children, they are my interests. They take up all my potential hobby time 🙂
Bio : I been working in the industry for 15+ years. From a young age I had multiple friends in the beauty industry, so I have always been surrounded by it. The moment this industry became my calling was really when I felt the rush from putting the finishing touches on a makeover haircut. You can really boost someone’s mood, change their day, and give someone a ton of confidence from a killer blowout or new haircut. From that moment on I was hooked. I am constantly learning, re-inventing, and educating myself on new styles, trends, and techniques. I pride myself on creating a completely unique look for each of my clients.
Specialties : I work with women’s and men’s hair, creating modern natural styles that you can easily recreate at home. I love detailed work to achieve the perfect color and cut. I continually learn and find inspiration to keep my skill and creativity at its highest level. If you’re looking for someone with a strong foundation of technical skill and an artistic eye to make sure you look your best, then look no further.
Interests : I enjoy traveling as much as I can- exploring a new city on foot is always a good way to find something unexpected! Both cooking and culinary experiences are definitely on my favorites list too, and closer to home, yoga and running keep me balanced and active.
Bio : Corinne trained at one of the leading salons in Chicago and has been in the Gold Coast salon community since 2002. She has been recognized for her work in several national publications, including Allure and W magazines. Corinne focuses on developing a personal connection with each of her clients. She works in both color and cut, which gives her the unique opportunity to create the entire look and bring to life complete designs that work with your style, look, and lifestyle. Corinne has a bachelor’s degree in Textile and Apparel Marketing, was a flight attendant for several years, and came full circleback to her passion in the beauty industry. She sees hair as another side of fashion — the accessory you never take off.
Specialties: I specialize in creating a sexy, flowing look or a clean structured look. I’m confident and knowledgeable working with all hair types. Whether you’re looking for classic color with subtle Balayage, or something out of the box with edge look no further.
Interests: I love to travel the world to keep up with/find the latest fashion trends. I also love to cook and enjoy anything related to fashion
Bio: I come from a family of hairdressers – my two sisters, who live in the Netherlands, are also hair dressers. Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve wanted to do hair. I’ve been working in Chicago as a professional hair dresser for over 22 years. Previously I worked for a Gold Coast salon for 22 years and Harpo Studios for 14 years. While at Harpo, I provided both employees and guests of the Oprah Winfrey Show color and cuts in their spa.
Specialties: Crisp modern styles for men and women, curly hair, and Keratin Treatments. I have certifications in Keratin Complex, Keratherapy, and Cezzane (Formaldehyde-free).
Interests: I am certified in landscape design, so when I’m not at work or spending time with family or friends, you’ll find me in my garden.
Bio: My love of design led me to the realization that I enjoyed making others look and feel good about themselves. As a result, I have spent the last twenty-five years in salons throughout the Gold Coast, delivering great haircuts and making lasting connections with my clients. My style is based on my formal training in both the Jacque Dessange and Vidal Sassonmethodologies as well as techniques crafted throughout my career.
Specialties : Balayage, Rich Brunettes, multi dimensional Blondes, and Redheads.
Interests : My family, DIY projects, fitness, working with my hands, having a great time with my clients, and creating beautiful color.
Beliefs: Having worked in a rang of multi cultural salons, with heavy French influences, I believe in beautiful natural hair colors achieved with low to no ammonia hair color to help maintain the integrity of the hair and scalp.
Bio : I’ve been behind the chair for 22 years. I’ve had a lot of classic French hair dressing influences over those years, which allowed me to add my own modern style to the colors I create
Specialties : Corrective Color, Balayage, Ombre color, the more creative and more detail oriented the better.
Interests : I enjoy taking art classes to further my creative awareness, I focus a lot of my free time on my woodworking, and I love to get lost in a good book.
Bio : Banker to beautician, beautician to manager, manager to creative colorist. Her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail is unquestionable. She understands everyone’s individuality, at the same time she knows how important team work is. The unique approach she takes to hair is greatly influenced by her hunger to learn. She specializes in corrective color and loves to reveal amazing transformations made possible by her elite skills. In her free time she continues to educate herself by not only attending business courses, but also classes at The School of Art Institute in Chicago. This full spectrum of education allows her to approach every situation with an out of the box mentality which makes her a perfect fit at Agnes O.
Biography: MyLinh is a color and balayage expert who has been creating gorgeous hair in the Gold Coast for over 15 years. She is also the first stylist to specialize in lash extensions in Chicago, receiving her certification from Xtreme Lashes over ten years ago. Mylinh has trained with top hairstylists Nancy Braun, Eva Scrivo and Candy Shaw, however she enjoys attending new and innovative seminars in New York City and Los Angeles.
Specialties : Anti-aging skincare treatments, Guniot treatments, Hydradermine skincare techniques, facial and body Waxing, oily skin correction, problematic skin, and hyper-pigmentation correction.
Interests : I am interested in all things good for the mind and body, I love to take care of myself from the inside out so I can speak to my clients about what is healthy from personal experience.
Bio : With more than 20 years of international experience and exceptional knowledge in skincare, Ewa is more than just an esthetician…she is the “Beauty Doctor.” Whether you want to turn back the clock on wrinkles, reduce fine lines, minimize dark spots, or just add that glow to your complexion, Ewa will design an individual treatment plan that corresponds to your personal beauty goals. Also known for her exceptional waxing skills, she can take a rather unpleasant experience- and create an enjoyable one. She uses a natural beeswax imported from Europe; you won’t find this specialty product just anywhere. This unique wax doesn’t cause irritation or ingrown hairs. Ewa never stops educating herself and constantly introduces new and existing treatments. We are fortunate to have Ewa at Agnes O.
Ewa proudly uses and sells Guniot skincare. Known the world over as an industry leader, Guinot has consistently led the charge in skincare, from game-changing technology and techniques, to maintaining the most stringently high standards in the development and manufacturing of their products.