SALON TEAM | MEET OUR SALON TEAM
OWNER - HAIR / MASTER STYLIST | XAVIER MERAT
With 25 years of experience Xavier brings to us the French flare for style and sophistication and his passion
for hair. Xavier's artistry, depth of knowledge and skill has garnered him the trust and loyalty of a discerning,
sophisticated clientele ranging from style-setters, CEOs, socialites and celebrities to a devoted local following.
Xavier's vision has always been about making his clients feel and look sensational with service and professionalism of utmost importance. With his expert color techniques and transformative haircutting, Xavier's attention to detail and his creativity make for beautiful results.
SALON MANAGER | NATALIE CERVERA
HAIR / MASTER STYLIST | MARC ZOWINE
We are thrilled to have Marc join our team! He is in house Thursdays and Fridays.
One of the top stylists in New York City, Palm Beach and the Hamptons, Marc Zowine finds creative ways to bring out the unique beauty in his clients’ hair, complementing them with an unforgettable look to suit their lifestyles and interests. With more than two decades of experience, Marc Zowine discovered his passion for hairstyling following a period as an accounts manager for NBC television. After an encouraging conversation with designer Michael Kors, Zowine enrolled at Wilfred Beauty Academy and subsequently trained under master stylists John D’Orazio and Frederic Fekkai. In 1993, Zowine founded his own salon and quickly gained recognition for his specialized approach to hairstyling, blending an innate understanding of proportion and color with a fluency in the latest trends in hair design.
HAIR / SENIOR STYLIST | ANNA HAGEN
Anna Hagen is a senior stylist with over 18 years experience including being a stylist with Frederic Fekkai. Anna's calm nature and precision styling have garnered her a large following. Color, cuts, updos and weddings are just some of the areas that Anna shines.
HAIR / SENIOR STYLIST | SHERYL MENDOLA
Sheryl cares very much for her clients and aims to make them happy! Her years of experience together with her artistic skillfulness make her a client favorite. Sheryl specilaizes in haircutting, color, Brazilian Blowouts and extensions. She is precise and fast. If there is any service you need, but don't have much time to spend in the salon you must see Sheryl. And if you would rather, Sheryl will come to you!
HAIR / SENIOR STYLIST | SUSAN MENDOLA
HAIR / SENIOR STYLIST | RENE ELIZABETH
Renes career as a Hair Stylist/Colorist has taken her from Manhattan and California to The Hamptons. She has owned her own hair studios and salon. Her philosophy on hair is simple... start with a healthy well conditioned head of hair and a beautifully crafted haircut. Add shiney, vibrant hair color. Show the person what to use to keep their hair in optimum condition and what tools work best; as well as a variety of styling options. She always starts with a consultaion to examine the hair and determine the persons desires and concerns, and what look to create. She is passionate about cutting hair... short to very long, classy to "edgy", curly, wavy, or straight!
HAIR / SENIOR STYLIST | MARYANN CAMPO
Maryann Campo joins salon Xavier after an extensive career working on Madison Ave in NYC at some of the avenues top salons.
In recent years Maryann was both Owner and top Stylist at M Salon in Easthampton where she styled the likes of, to name a few Donna Karen, Candice Bergen, and Hilary Clinton.
Maryann loves the Hamptons and her and her sweer puppy Peanuts are thrilled to be back in Sag Harbor.
HAIR / MASTER COLORIST | MICHAEL LYNCH
Colorist Michael Lynch joins us with a 25+ year career that began with assisting Master Colorist Louis Licari. "I find that I get my inspiration from observing fashion trends and seeing what my younger clients are attracted to. Whether it is chunky highlights, subtle variations in tone or taking someone from dark to light, I really try to understand my clients needs and lifestyle."
"The direction of hair color changes each season but I am into simplicity. Natural looks that stay closer to the original base color of the hair. I want my clients to have as little maintenance as possible." From working with many of televisions top news woman, to the social elites of Madison ave, Michaels clients always leave satisfied.
NAIL TECHNICIAN / WAXING | FANG HOFFMAN
Fang's attention to precision and detail make her one of the most sought after nail
techs and waxers on the East End. Award winner year after year, Fang was originally a nurse in
China before immigrating to the US. She brings to us 25 years of experience as a nail
technician and waxer.
NAIL TECHNICIAN / WAXING | ILIANA PERALTA
Iliana's warm personality and excellent skills make her a favorite among clients. She is known for her luxurious SPA manicures and pedicures that leave her clients looking great and feeling pampered and blissed-out! She also does excellent shellac manicures and pedicures and waxing.
NAIL TECHNICIAN / WAXING | MONICA ZUNIGA
Monica has been working as a Nail Technician & Waxing Specialist in the Hamptons for the past ten years.
We are very pleased to have Monica join our team offering manicures, pedicures, Shellac nails & all body waxing to our guests.
NAIL TECHNICIAN / WAXING / MASSAGE THERAPIST | NANCY HOFFMAN
MASTER ESTHETICIAN / WELLNESS EDUCATOR | ERICA LEOPOLD
With over 27 years of practice in both medical and spa settings, Master Esthetician, Erica Leopold, has developed her own special brand of nurturing the beauty and wellbeing of her clients. Her facials far surpass the classic approach to skin care, partly due to her specific tools and techniques, which include: state-of-the-art anti-aging technologies, healing touch, and intuition, as well as a breadth of understanding about internal body systems, cosmetic chemistry, nutrition and healthy lifestyle practices. This combination of art and science has earned Erica a fiercely dedicated following who have come to depend on her to help them look and feel their best at every age and stage of life. Warm, enthusiastic and caring, Erica strives to bring her clients to their relaxed and radiant best.
Although Erica has been visiting the Hamptons for close to 50 years, she comes to us from the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, where she maintains a private practice in Integrative Skincare. Before going out on her own, Erica was the Director of Aesthetics and Wellness Programing for the “Inglis Wellness Clinic,” a Functional Medicine practice, where she provided Aesthetic Laser Treatments, directed the HCG Rapid Weight Loss Program, and worked in partnership with the doctor to correct skin conditions. Prior to working in a medical setting, Erica was the Spa Creator & Director of “Le Petite Spa” at the exclusive Garden Gables Inn in Lenox, MA. Before moving to the Berkshires in 2004, Erica owned and operated “Charisma Advanced Laser and Skincare” in Boston.
Erica is a graduate of The Catherine Hinds Schools of Esthetics and the Massage Institute of New England, both in Boston; she also holds a BA from Hamilton College, in Clinton, NY.
“It’s hard to take your eyes off of someone with vibrancy and confidence. This is real beauty – and it’s ageless. Witnessing this metamorphosis in my customers is what gets me out of bed in the morning!” Erica
MAKEUP / EYEBROW DESIGN | PAULO SIQUEIRA
Brazilian born Paulo Siqueira, who has performed his magic on the famous faces of Giselle Bundchen, Naomi Campbell, Michelle Alves and Alegra Versace Beck to name a few, has earned the undisputed title of "Eyebrow Designer" for his artfully designed brows. Paulos work has become part of the craze for a mini face lift in the blinkof an eye. His skillful hands deftly design for numerous clients everyday. His artistry is not limited to eyebrows. Paulo can transform a face with makeup, and define woman into a glowing beauty.
He can bring out the inner beauty of any woamn with his decades of experienc.
FRONT DESK / RECEPTION | JACKIE MCMAHON
Jackie brings over 10 years of "local" Front Desk Reception salon experienceto Salon Xavier. Jackies favortite part of her job is client interaction and she prides herself on creating a top-notch experience to all clients who visit. She welcomes your input on how we can further your time here at Salon Xavier.