Sirens Artistic Team

Sirens Artistic Team


Emma Bargas Ulland - Owner and Boss Lady

Emma Bargas Ulland - Owner and Boss Lady

Tell us more about yourself.

I just love the freedom of being creative, owning my own business, and being a mentor to younger hair dressers. I hold my artist to the highest standards of hair dressing and professionalism. I want to lead them to a greater success in our industry.


Karla- Balayage Specialist & Ombre Expert

Karla- Balayage Specialist & Ombre Expert

How long have you been in the hair industry?

I began my hair journey back in 2005, when I graduated from The Paul Mitchell Academy. Ever since then, I’ve found myself happily at Sirens Salon for seven years.

Did you apprentice under anyone and what knowledge did you gain from that experience?

I apprenticed under the wonderful Emma Bargas-Ulland. She showed me how to accommodate many clients at a time, work diligently with my time, and make clients feel fabulous!

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

I feel that being able to express yourself through any art form is amazing. In this case, I use the art of hairdressing to show off my passion and dedication.

What is your hair specialty?

As a lover of thick, natural hair, I believe that long hair would be my specialty. Retraining the length of an individual’s hair by adding layers and texturizing is really amazing and beautiful.

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

I choose using Unite products to create a smooth, voluminous look. My favorite cocktail to create a glossy, soft, touchable finish would be combining LAZER Straight, BOOSTA Spray, and SHINA drops.

What are you passionate about?

My goal is to make everyone that walks through my door feel and exude confidence and sexiness. By making a client feel that way, I have accomplished what I am passionate about doing: hair.


Raven- Color Correction Expert & Makeup Artist

Raven- Color Correction Expert & Makeup Artist

How long have you been in the hair industry?

I have been in the hair industry for 5 years. I attended Baldwin Beauty School and now I am a stylist at Sirens Salon.

Did you apprentice under anyone and what knowledge did you gain from that experience?

I apprenticed under all the stylists at Sirens; they are all fabulous teachers showing me their favorite tricks of the trade and really pushing me to grow as a stylist.

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

I love that it is wearable, movable and changeable art that is totally unique to each individual.

What is your hair specialty?

My faves are retro hair styles, updos and makeup

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

Session Whip and Expanda Dust. They give the hair tons of volume, yet still allowing the hair to be touchable.

What are you passionate about?

Teamwork! Everyone pulling together to make it all work. When that happens everyone can really sparkle!


Stevie - Apprentice / New Stylist

Stevie - Apprentice / New Stylist

How long have you been in the hair industry?

I graduated from Baldwin Beauty School 3 years ago, and immediately started working here at Sirens Salon.

Did you apprentice under anyone and what knowledge did you gain from that experience?

I am currently apprenticing under Emma Ulland & Kathryn Esquivel at Sirens Salon. I've learned how to be quick on my feet, and how to handle my clients with the up-most professionalism.

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

The art of hair dressing allows me to express my artistic & creative side, while making clients look and feel fabulous.

What is your hair specialty?

I specialize in make up artistry and love creating unique looks through up-dos, whether is be soft and flowy or sharp and edgy.

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

My favorite product is Tricky Spray by Unite. It adds the perfect combination of texture, hold and shine to create a voluptuous look with my curls.

What are you passionate about?

I'm passionate about furthering my education and staying updated with all the trends in hair fashion so that I may utilize that knowledge with all my current clients.


Gina Loid

Gina Loid

How long have you been in the hair industry?

I have been in the industry for 7 years.

Did you apprentice under anyone and what knowledge did you gain from that experience?

I did a six month apprenticeship with Grace Watson at Transformation Salon and I also did a three month training with Christina Szabo at Salon Szabo.

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

I love being able to use my art to show someones beauty changing and transforming.

What is your hair specialty?

My specialties are pixies, bobs and creative color.

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

Elevate and Argan Oil. I love this cocktail because it gives the perfect blowout, adds height, shine and style all day long.

What are you passionate about?

I am passionate about product knowledge. I love being able to teach my guest so that they can achieve amazing hair outside of the salon. I believe knowledge is power so ongoing education is key to growing as a stylist.


Jess - Customer Service Rep

Jess - Customer Service Rep

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

I love the freedom of expression and the ability to change not only ones appearance but their over all confidence with the right hair cut and color. It's great helping people match how they feel on the inside with how they look on the outside.

What is your hair specialty?

Fantasy hair and punk coloring.

What are you passionate about?

I'm passionate about all things creative and expressive. From hair to music, art and beauty and everything in-between.


Kirk- Certified Barber

Kirk- Certified Barber

How long have you been in the hair industry?

Since 1993.

Did you apprentice under anyone and what knowledge did you gain from that experience?

At Anne Kelso under Lisa Stoloff Gilian and Rudolph Guerro. Aside from refining basic techniques, I learned the ins-and-outs of the industry and building client/stylist relations.

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

Every day is new and different. Each day brings different people with fresh challenges.

What is your hair specialty?

Structured hair cutting, putting clients in looks that are flattering and that grow out well.

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

Anything that creates malleable hold and gives texture.

What are you passionate about?

l’m passionate about bringing out your inner beauty!


Kathryn- Curly Hair Specialist & Makeup Artist

Kathryn- Curly Hair Specialist & Makeup Artist

How long have you been in the hair industry?

30+ Years!

Did you apprentice under anyone and what knowledge did you gain from that experience?

During that time there were no apprenticeships. However, over the extent of my career I have gained advance certifications with Sebastian International, Aquage and Trevor Sorbie. I have also had the opportunity to study with Jeanne Braa and Irvine Rusk and Rita Rusk.

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

I love the creativity of hair dressing and the fact that it is continuously changing. I love the feeling I get once I have found my inspiration for new looks.

What is your hair specialty?

I was named ringlet reformer by Austin Monthly in 2004. My specialty is curly and wavy hair and I love it!

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

Unite's Boing product is amazing for curly hair.

What are you passionate about?

A large passion of mine is hair, but beyond that I am passionate about anything creative. A big goal of mine is to live life through story telling. Right now I am making a documentary called Making Samba. I have a large background in acting and performing, and this is my way to do it behind the camera.


Susan- Customer Service Rep

Susan- Customer Service Rep

Tell us more about yourself.

I have been a Salon Reservationist for Sirens since it’s begining. As salon coordinator I aspire to make sure that each of our clients receive the quality and great customer service they deserve.


Christie- Customer Service Rep

Christie- Customer Service Rep

Tell us more about yourself.

I have been a Salon Reservationist at Sirens for just over 9 years and I have loved every minute of it. Part of working at Sirens is taking care of our clients and the sylists. I enjoy being part of our “Wow” experience while clients recieve their services. The best part of working at Sirens is working with a great group of people and, most of all, having fun.


Shelby

Shelby

Tell us more about yourself.

As Sirens Salon's marketing director my goal is to shine light on all these lovely stylist and the salon as a whole! I love working in the beauty and fashion industry, and being able to learn the ins-and-outs of such an amazing salon.


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