Patty Hardy- Salon Owner/Hair Stylist
Patty has been at The Best Little Hair House for 25 years and has owned the salon for 14 years. Her favorite part of hair styling is color and haircuts. She loves making people look beautiful and feel special. Patty has enjoyed each and every one of her clients over the years and has made a real connection with them. She believes in “paying it forward” and volunteers at Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House cutting and shaving heads when the need arrives. She also does free haircuts for Locks Of Love and sells Godiva Secret Wigs for those ladies who need a little help on top or just for fun. Helping people who are less fortunate gives her a sense of gratitude. She loves working at the salon and the gals who work here with her, together they have created many happy memories.
Experience: 30+ Years
Favorite Hairstyle: Mine!
Rachel Schalkx – Receptionist
Rachel has been a long time client of The Best Little Hair House. Coming from a family in the Beauty industry she has had her finger on the pulse of the latest and timeless hair, makeup and nails. She has joined our team to help make your experience flawless from the moment you walk in.
Joyce Murphy- Receptionist/Salon Manager
Joyce has been at the salon for 4 years. She is a busy girl who also juggles two other jobs. One as a Mary Kay beauty consultant and the other as a personal assistant at Bridal Premiere. Prior to the Salon, she was in the medical field for 12 years and finds the salon a fun and inviting place to work.
Lorraine Langlois- Hair Stylist
Lorraine has been a hair dresser for 14 years, 11 of them at spent working at The Best Little Hair House. She is a certified Redken hair colorist and stylist. Lorraine also works at the Simi Valley Adult School of Cosmetology as an instructor teaching our future hairdressers the art of hair. Her favorite part of hairdressing is the connection and relationships she gets to make with her clients. She’s constantly staying up to date by taking advance education classes in the latest hair techniques.
Experience: 16 yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Classic Contemporary!
Chris Garinger- Hair Stylist
Chris specializes in fine limp hair, precision haircuts, color, weaves, and permanent makeup. She has been in the industry for 30 years. Her favorite part of her job is making clients happy with change. It’s nice to wake up beautiful and Chris is able to make that happen with permanent makeup!!
Experience: 30+ yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Anything to do with hair- except my own ;)!
Loretta Gavin- Hair Stylist
Loretta was originally licensed in England and transferred her cosmetologist license to America. She has been doing hair for 30+ years. Her favorite part about her job is people, people, people. She loves getting to meet different types of people, different ethnicities and religions. She says getting to work with the same people everyday would bore her, she loves that it is something new everyday. Loretta enjoys being her own boss. She is our resident artist and has a love for art which transfers into being very color creative.
Experience : 26 yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Short and funky and artsy!
Jen Babcock- Hair Stylist
Jen Babcock has been in the hair business for 20+ years. She specializes in weaves, highlights, and color. Jen has flexible hours on Thursdays and Fridays- she also works on Sundays for your convenience.
Experience : 25 yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Highlights and lowlights!
Brianna Van Sloten- Hair Stylist
Hair has always been Brianna’s passion. She specializes in a variety of services including; haircuts for women, men, and children, color, highlights, ombre, balayage, color corrections as well as Up-Dos for those special occasions. Not to mention the best blow-dry around! With her bubbly personality, Brianna always makes people feel comfortable. Her greatest satisfaction is making someone feel good about themselves, and seeing them walk out with a smile on their face.
Experience: 7 years
Favorite Hairstyle: Beachy hair!
Sherryee Torres- Hair Stylist
Sherryee’s love of people and helping them feel good about themselves on the inside and out has inspired her devotion to the hair styling business for 30+ years….27 of them at The Best Little Hair House. While she’s not working- you can find her on her yoga mat or volunteering with special needs.
Experience : 30+ yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Short and sassy!
Carolyn Neary- Hair Stylist
Carolyn Neary has been behind the chair making her clients hair beautiful for over 18 years she specializes in hair colour including high lights,ombres & funky colours. She is well versed in hair cuts,clipper cuts and fades. She can also create a beautiful updo for your special event (prom or weddings). Carolyn has a passion for doing hair and making people happy.
Experience: 20+ years
Favorite Hairstyle: I like them all!
Sharon Zimmer- Hair Stylist
Sharon Zimmer has been a staple at The Best Little Hair House for over 25 years. She refers to her clients as friends and loves the instant gratification of making them look and feel beautiful! She is the resident actress, so although she loves it, she splits her time between both worlds- Her motto- ” Only Those Who Reach Can a Touch The Stars!
Experience : Over 25 yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Soft and natural!
Linzy Gasper- Hair Stylist
Linzy has had a passion for hair for as long as she can remember. She loves making her clients feel number one! Linzy is interested in giving you exactly what you want and educating her clients whenever possible. She loves all aspects of the beauty industry-specializing in blowouts and extensions. She is constantly keeping herself educated on the next big thing! Linzy is Brazilian Blowout Certified and excel’s at color corrections. Health of your hair comes first, always, but she’s not afraid to make your hair goals a reality. The relationship with her clients is why she continues to do what she does with so much passion after 8+ years.
Experience: 8+ yrs
Favorite Hairstyle : Big Volume Body Curls!
Tori Thimian – Hair Stylist
Tori is a third generation cosmetologist from her family, she has been around the beauty industry her whole life. She specializes in color; anything ranging from balayage, highlights, color melts and especially funky colors! Tori is certified with Pravana as well as Hot Head extensions. She has an eye for detail and is ready to give you the hair of your dreams!
Favorite Hairstyle: Funky colors
Celeste Primo-Johnston- Manicurist
Celeste’s favorite part about this job is the relationships she’s developed throughout the years with her clients. She loves getting to know them and their families…her clients become good friends. Celeste has been at The Best Little Hair House for 9 years and she has been a manicurist for 35 whole years! She specializes in pedicures, manicures, gel nails, and acrylics. If you want to come to a salon where you can have a good relationship with your manicurist and want to sit down and relax for your full service- this is the place for you!
Experience : 35+ yrs