SQUAD

ALYSON SHEA

COLORIST / CREATIVE

DIRECTOR

SPECIALTIES: BLONDING + BALAYAGE

Shea has spent her decade-long career traversing the country (Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and now Denver) in pursuit of knowledge, sharpening her skills at prestigious New York salons; training under color greats in Manhattan, and overseeing the color department at renown Junior & Hatter in Miami. Now, she endeavors to inspire both clients and the next generation of hairdressers, bringing her vision to light with Sage + Serpent.

molly scher

stylist

SPECIALTIES: CUTS, CURLS + FANTASY COLORS

Born and raised in Colorado, Molly grew up in the mountains right outside of Boulder before moving to Denver in 2016. Naturally creative, she saw hair and makeup as another medium to work with.

Among her many accomplishments, Molly has done hair for London fashion week in addition to getting both her makeup work published in multiple magazines.

 

JENNIFER

MOLINA

 

stylist

SPECIALTIES: CUT + COLOR

From California to Denver to California and now back to Denver, Jen is a creative and versatile cutter and colorist with a decade of experience behind the chair.

Passionate about connecting and helping people with their hair needs and does her best to make you feel heard and comfortable when sitting in her chair. She also has a passion for keeping up with new techniques and trends and attends classes in her spare time.

When she’s not behind the chair, Jen loves to spend her time with her husband, dog named Luna, her family, play Apex Legends, dance, travel, and be outside exploring nature.

 

SARAH BREANNE

STYLIST

Creative, versatile, and passionate, Sarah fell in love with doing hair at a young age. Beginning her career as an apprentice in high-end salons such as Toni & Guy, becoming an imaginative freelance artist for Austin Fashion Week, and countless editorial shoots and wedding portfolios.

Being a well-seasoned stylist, her personal growth and experience have brought her to the realization… she loves working behind the chair, helping clients find and develop their personal style.

FREYA CERNY

BARBER / STYLIST

SPECIALTIES: RAZOR CUTS + FANTASY COLORS

Freya was born in Arizona, raised in Oakland, CA and moved to Colorado in 2014. With a lack of hairdressers willing to do the unconventional cuts and colors her and her friends wanted, she started doing it herself, and the rest is history.

Freya graduated from the Barbering Program at Emily Griffith in 2020 and attended razor cutting classes from Jayne Matthews of Edo Salon in San Francisco and at Pony Studios in Oakland.

Freya’s favorite hair services are creative and interesting razor cuts and colors for any gender, and her primary goal is to give each of her clients a hairstyle that helps them express their personal aesthetic and can be styled easily with their natural texture.

When she’s not behind the chair, Freya loves collecting plants, tattoos, and vintage clothing and furniture.

WHITNEY MARTIN

BARBER

SPECIALTIES: SHORT HAIR + FADES

With a career behind the chair for 20 years, Whitney is dual-licensed in both Barbering and Cosmetology. She is best known for giving consistent cuts that have longevity. Her signature cuts are highly personalized, with lots of texture and Fades with a razor lineup to perfect the details.

CIERA UMBRIACO

BARBER + STYLIST

SPECIALTIES: RAZOR CUTS + FADES

A Denver native, Ciera is both a licensed Barber + Stylist with over a decade of industry experience. Her specialties are edgy, textured haircuts and Bald Fades.

Ciera’s main goal behind the chair is to provide a comfortable environment with a thorough and thoughtful hair service that fits your needs, aesthetic and lifestyle.

When she’s not behind the chair, Ciera is either practicing yoga, working towards her degree in Psychology, or outside in nature soaking up all her native state has to offer.

AMBER TALARICO

STYLIST

SPECIALTIES: MEN’S GROOMING + STYLING

Amber Talarico recently moved to Denver from Los Angeles, CA, where she lived for ten years working in the film and television industry. Her expertise is in men’s grooming, beach waves, and soft beauty. 

In her 13 years of working as a hair and makeup artist, she developed a talent for creating lived-in haircuts and styles for curly/wavy hair and men’s hair cuts. 

Her experience and talents have allowed her to work with Actors such as Vince Vaughn, Christian Slater, Josh Duhamel, and Matt Bomer. 

When she’s not working in the salon, she is still working on ad campaigns and celebrity clientele, represented by Exclusive Artists Management.

MADISON GILLIOM

SHOP MANAGER

Madison is from Santa Rosa, CA, and is a third-generation cosmetologist. Growing up around hair and makeup, she knew this was her calling and went to the Aveda Institute for her cosmetology license.

Madison loves all haircuts and fun colors and also loves a drastic hair transformation. Her goal is to make her clients feel beautiful and more like themselves, leaving the chair feeling like the new person they were meant to be.