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Albie Mulcahy:

Hairdresser – Editorial / Commercial Stylist – Educator
Moving to St Petersburg after working with John Sahag @ his Madison Ave salon in NYC Albie brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his new clients in his new adopted town.
“I came to St Pete because it felt right. Crossing the bridge home from Tampa Airport, it always feels like i’m going from Kansas to OZ. Its a great town with lots of potential.”

In his 35+ years in the hair and fashion industry Albie has worked in over 35 country’s Throughout South America, From one end of Canada to the other All of Mexico the UK and Europe Every country in southeast Asia and more. “One of the most memorable Experience’s for me was in Bangkok Thailand. I did a fashion show working with some of Thailand’s most notable hairdressers, Models and TV personality’s for the Prime Minister and his wife. It was an experience I will never forget.” If that’s not enough! Albie has had the pleasure and honor of being one of the few American hairdresser’s to be invited to work at the very Prestige Alternative Hair Show In London England. Not once but twice to raise money for  Leukemia Research. To his knowledge he is the only hairdresser in Tampa bay to have done so.
It has always been one of Albie’s passions to continue to help children in need when ever necessary. Albie is also personal friends and has worked side by side with some of the Hair industry’s most accomplished artists. With this accusation he has an in-depth knowledge of any haircutting method be it wet or dry.

Albie has lived and worked in the Fashion Capitals of the United States New York, Boston, Los Angels,Atlanta and Miami. To this day he continue’s to travel to each one of these city’s to take care of his “Special” clients as well as going to Columbia SC, Charleston SC Savannah GA and Detroit Mi. on a 8 week basis. Always coming back to his home in St Petersburg to share with his clients that he loves so much. It is his wish that with his world wide experience’s and knowledge under his belt that you will allow him or his hand picked staff to give a true VLVT experience.

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Valerie Halick

We are excited to welcome to the VLVT Salon family Valerie Halick. This Southern beauty comes to us from Atlanta Georgia where she worked with some of the most acclaimed hair dressers in the city. Valerie graduated from the Toni & Guy Institute in 2012, and has never slowed down, going to work side by side with NYC stylist Nick Arrojo from (What Not to Wear) as well as attending advanced makeup courses at Ryder Make Up Labs. She is your go to gal for wedding makeup and hair needs.

 

Need More? Valerie is a brilliant color technician in all ways from Balayage, Ombre and simple high lines. Having worked with all the hot color lines in the industry she is now focused on the high end color ranges AlterEgo Italy at VLVT Salon. Always on the search for the next wave, Valerie is also certified in the amazing Balmain Extensions range. Book with her and see for yourself!

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Ashley Marury:

We are excited to welcome Ashley Marury to the VLVT family. Ashley was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida and has always had a passion for the beauty industry since she was a young girl. She graduated from Sunstate Academy and has extensive knowledge, training in Balayage, highlighting techniques, traditional coloring, fashion colors, All treatments, as well as men’s and women’s hair cutting & styling and is a big believer in continuing education having trained with world renowned educators in the industry. She truly enjoys finding out your individual needs and wants to help keep the integrity and overall health of your hair all while achieving the look you desire. Versatile and innovative in cutting and coloring while paying attention to detail and giving everything she has to make sure you leave happy, refreshed and in love with your new sense of style!

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Leah Stevens:

We are thrilled to have Leah Stevens as a member of the ever growing creative team at VLVT Salon!

Originally from Gloucester, MA. Leah moved to the Tampa Bay area fresh out of high school and quickly desired to be a hair dresser. In 1994 she started working at one of St. Petersburg top salons and she quickly became a master in specializing in all aspects of colors as well as current trends in hair cutting. After 16 years of making people look and feel their best and being the mother of 2 teenagers Leah has that special knack of being a good listener and communicator.

 

She also has the great ability to recommend the correct home maintenance systems for her clients to take home in order to maintain the beautiful cut and color that clients invest in. One of the features that sets Leah apart is that she believes in nonstop continuing education to stay current in the latest fashion forecasts in hair. Let Leah suggest the right look to fit your personality

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Kristin Elliott

Kristin strives to create an environment in which her clients are at ease to express themselves and their ideas. She specializes in cuts and color for men, women and children. Her passion with every client is to find a unique, personalized style that is a true fit for their hair type. She is a graduate of Sheridan Technical College and strongly believes continuing education and staying up to date on the newest trends is important. She regularly attends classes and seminars related to hair design and color.

Kristin has incredible experience and was honored to have worked as a makeup artist and hair stylist for Betsy Johnson at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel. She has extensive knowledge and has a creative, modern touch in “formal Styles” for evening events. She regularly works with models and bridal parties.

In addition, Kristin has worked with television anchors in Jacksonville and also has done charity work for the Dreams Come True Foundation. Kristin’s loves highlighting hair and specializes in advanced “balyage” techniques. Her goal is to give her clients the look they desire, and have them walk out with a whole new confidence. When not at VLVT Salon Kristin also works part-time as a hair stylist and make-up artist for the prestigious Home Shopping Network (HSN) in St. Petersburg.
VLVT salon is proud to have Kristin as a part of the of the VLVT family.