Nicole Totorello has a huge passion for hair and the beauty industry, and has ALWAYS known her place was behind the chair. Nicole has become the first professional at Beyond the Fringe to complete our Associate Program, shadowing and learning from our senior stylists. Aside from the knowledge she gained through vocational training, Nicole furthered her skills at the world-renowned Redken Exchange in New York City. She has also trained with Pureology for cutting and finishing and attended many advanced color workshops. Nicole is one of our Redken Certified Colorists as well.
Stacey has been a licensed Cosmetologist since 2008 and joined the Beyond the Fringe team in 2008. She attended the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in Philadelphia where she styled hair for the 2008 Drexel Fashion Show. She has attended the Emiliani beauty shows in Atlantic City in 2007 and 2008, and taken classes at the Redken Exchange in New York City. Her courses include Men's Cutting, Redken New Color Techniques, and Farouk Cutting and Coloring. Stacey is also a Redken Certified Colorist. She is one of our makeup artists and a member of our Wedding Team.
Darlene has been a licensed cosmetologist for 29 years. She has formal training with Redken, Pureology, Goldwell, Organics, Matrix, Paul Mitchel, and Coppola. Although she enjoys all aspects of hairdressing, her passion is highlighting and dimensional coloring. She has trained with industry greats such as Ray Peters, the Chadwicks, Beth Minardi, and Kim Vo. Darlene is certified in Brazillian Blowout and Keratin Complex Smoothing treatments. She has been told that she has the patience of a saint and believes that continuing education is a must.
Jess has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2016, earning her license from Raritan Valley Community college. Jess originally started in our associate shadowing program. Immediately after earning her license she became a member of our salon. Through the program, she was able to study under our senior staff while also learning the ins and out of the salon. Because of her steady drive and eagerness to learn, Jess won the 2016 Professional Beauty Association Beacon award where she was given the opportunity to attend a conference geared toward success in the beauty industry. Jess is certified in Brazilian Blowouts and is a certified Pureologist. In addition to hair, Jess is also one of our on/off site bareMinerals makeup artist.
Kate began as an associate at our salon in 2016. She attended The Salon Professional Academy and became licensed in 2017. Kate continues her education by taking Redken and Pureology classes. She is certified in Brazilian Blowouts and is also a Redken Certified Colorist. Kate attended the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, taking several classes taught by celebrity hair artists. Behind the chair, she enjoys doing color and highlighting services most. When she isn’t working behind the chair she loves enjoying the outdoors and hiking, as well as spending time with her family.
Heather is one of our newer stylists here at Beyond the Fringe. She graduated from RVCC's Cosmetology program in 2017 and joined our Associate program, training under seasoned stylists for 10 months. She was drawn to this industry by her passion for makeup and hair. She truly believes in self-care and enjoys helping clients look and feel their best.
Committed to constant growth and learning, Heather attends many classes and educational seminars. She received an Honorable Mention and attended the Professional Beauty Association's National Beacon Program in 2018. She also recently attended the 2019 Redken Symposium.
In her free time, Heather enjoys hiking, working out, traveling to new places, or relaxing at home with her pets.
Meet our associate, Laura she recently graduated from Bridgewater-Raritan Highschool and Somerset County Vocational and technical school where she received her Cosmetology license. She is also about to start her fall semester at RVCC. She has already taken advanced education classes on hair extensions and balayage. Eventually, she would like to be Redken certified and own her own salon one day. She has a cat named Max and during her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Tues: 9am-2pm ▪︎ Wed: 1-7pm ▪︎ Thurs: 10am-2pm
Gladys is one of our seasoned stylists having joined the Beyond the Fringe team in 2008 with lots of prior experience. She is a Redken Certified Colorist and has studied with some of the most talented in the industry. She has trained with Chadwicks of NY, John DeLaria of Boston, Trevor Sorbie, Chris Sorbie, Roy Peters, Beth Minardi, Beauty Focus, Martin Parsons, Altieri Brothers and Graham Webb. She has attended many Redken Symposiums in Las Vegas, Color USA in Florida and continuously takes classes at the Redken Exchange Academy in New York City. With many years of experience in the business, Gladys has experience in all aspects of hairdressing.
Laurie is a stylist with over 25 years of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the hair industry. She has received advanced training from Goldwell, Redken, Beth Minardi, Martin Parsons, Jingles, Vidal Sasson, Loreal, Paul Mitchell, and Institut Esthederm. Skilled in cultivating positive and enduring relationships, Laurie welcomes a diverse client base and loves the challenge of totally making over your look!
Kristin has been a licensed cosmetologist since May of 2014 and has been part of the Beyond The Fringe team since April 2014. She started as part of our Associate Program shadowing and learning from our senior stylists. She has attended classes at the Wella World Studio in NYC along with several Redken coloring, cutting, foiling, and technique classes to advance her education. Kristin is also one of our Bare Minerals makeup artists.