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.


Stevie - Makeup Specialist

Stevie - Makeup Specialist

How long have you been in the hair industry?

I have been working in the industry for 4 years!

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

I apprenticed under Emma Ulland at the beginning of my career. I learned new techniques that improved my color appreciation, my timing and overall salon etiquette. Apprenticing taught me how big the hair world is and that the possibilities are endless.

What do you love about the art of hairdressing?

I love that it's always changing and that there's always something new to learn. Hair has evolved so much from the aqua-net days!

What is your hair specialty?

Makeup is my number one speciality! But when it comes to hair I love working with red heads and long thick hair.

What’s your favorite hair product? Why?

A combo of Elevate and Argan Oil. This amazing combination created weightless volume with a soft shine.

What are you passionate about?

I am extremely passionate about makeup and art. I love to be creative and I love anything with glitter!


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!


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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