Co owner of FORM Salon and Hair Education, Whitney Haynes has in the past 9 years produced, directed, and worked fashion shows and many photo shoots. In 2013 she was awarded one of the top 10 hairstylist in North America through Davines WWHT, Paris. She has taught blow-drying, creative styling classes, and basic, intermediate, and advanced hair cutting, and in the process became the Director of Education of a premier salon in Dallas, Tx.
Whitney has also had the pleasure of learning from many talented hair dressers and educational companies which include, but are not limited to: Vidal Sassoon London, Allilon Education, Toni&Guy, Ramona Eschbauch- Editorial Stylist, Ronnie Stam- Editorial Stylist, PropagandaHair (based in London and Paris), Ion Studio (NYC), Davines, Shu Uemura, Oribe, Orlando Pita, and Tim Hartley.
Co owner of FORM Salon and Hair Education and founder of BalayageDallas.com Leighanne Shelton has been named by the beauty industries best as the “go to expert” for Balayage hair color and corrective color work. Its with no suprise that Leighanne, who hails from New York City’s landmark John Frieda Salon, has turned many traditional foil highlight clients on to the more natural looking Balayage highlight and Ombre application.
Starting her education at Antoine du Chez Hairdressing Academy in 2007, Leighanne had a natural talent for color formulations and started gravitating towards color services. She sought out new techniques for color application by taking advanced color training classes at the Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon and the Marie Robinson Salon. During her time working in New York Leighanne trained with the renouned Nancy Braun at Loreal’s Professional Institute and with Renee Patronik, named by the New York Times as the best colorist for brunettes. She has recently teamed up with Whitney Haynes, formerly of Osgood Oneil salon and L.A.R.C. salon, who is most well known in the industry for her cutting edge techniques and passion for education. They have combined their talents and efforts to integrate Whitney’s current business and passion-FORM hair education, into a high end salon, FORM Salon.
For the past 12 years, Mattie Michelle has transformed countless imitation colors into trademark tresses. These one-of-a-kind color formulas come from years of studying under the biggest names in the biz. See if you recognize any of her mentors: the folks at Paul Mitchell®, Toni & Guy®, Wella, Davines, 3DeLuxe Professional, Goldwell, Cut Color USA and more. In 2012 Mattie was a finalist representing North America at Davines- WWHT World Style Contest.
Mattie also draws influence from her around-the-world travels. Whether Australia or London, New Zealand or Nigeria, you can’t miss the global vibe in her work.She originally pursued a career in broadcasting and, through a few life turns, ended up on a different path … one that led straight to her being a colorist for some of Dallas' most beautiful women.
Interests: Now Mattie Michelle spends her days customizing color ‘dos for the hippest clients in the city. She also has a blossomingsinging/song writingcareer. Mattie lives between Dallas and is constantly looking for fresh inspiration for new color concoctions.
Christina 'Dani' Reis has been cutting and styling hair in Dallas for the last 14 years. She trained with Toni and Guy before entering the assisting program at Osgood Oneil, where she worked for nearly 10 years. She has taken classes with and learned from artists such as Tim Hartley, Vaughn 76, Orlando Pita, Hairstory, and Propaganda Hair-Paris. Dani loves playing with hair, her family, her husband, her cats, and yoga.
Charleigh graduated from Toni and Guy Academy in Ft Worth Tx and was imediately drawn to color. For the past 4 years she has trained as a master colorist under many of the industries best. Charleigh began her Balayage training with owner, Leighanne, and continues perfecting the technique. She enjoys creating anything from natural, soft looks to creative and fun colors.
Sylvia has been styling hair since 2000. She is Aveda trained, continuing her education and styling hair with Avalon salon for seven years. In that seven years she has participated in countless fashion shows, charity vents, and also worked with Latina magazine. She then went independent working with Anderson Cox and company at Stanley Korshak for three years. She has worked at Halo Salon for four years and is currently working as a hairstylist at Form salon and Hair Education.
Coming from a large family in Grapevine, TX she had the chance to practice hair long before she even went to cosmetology school. Her customer service background makes her one of the friendliest and most approachable colorists. Licensed from Ogle Ft Worth since 2009, Jessiy is eager and excited to be a part of FORM Salon.
Jessiy has spent the past two years at Halo, where she was doing both color and cuts. She was able to observe and learn from some of the best stylists in the biz during her time at Halo. Passionate about customizing complete looks for her loyal clients, Jessiy also spent part of her time at Drybar. She says she especially loves highlighting blondes from the most natural ashy blondes to the lightest platinum Dallas beauties. Her balayage training comes from Lo'Real balayage specialist Chad Gunn, as well as working along side the talented Leigh Anne Shelton of Balayage Dallas. Jessiy also enjoys working with Pravana and vibrant, fun colors with her more daring clients.
Upon joining FORM Salon, Jessiy decided to special in color, continue extensive education and become the best. No signature look because she just loves them all!
Tiffany Grogan joined the FORM Salon team in January 2015. She has worked as a Davines Color Specialist in the Dallas area for more than 11 years. Tiffany has spent much of her career educating her peers while also learning from some of the industries greatest influences such as Tim Hartley, Orlando Pita and Propoganda Hair Group.
Heather Stout has been a colorist in the industry for 13 years. She joined the tribe here at Form on its opening day!! As a colorist she has enjoyed being an advanced color educator. Along the way she has also educated herself from coast-to-coast with people and companies such as Davines, Shu umera , Vidal Sassoon , Annie Humphreys, Tim Hartley , Orlando Pita and many more!
Graduated from Paul Mitchell the School in Costa Mesa, California. Trained under a master colorist and then became a balayage and color specialist at cristophe salon newport beach. A hard working, enthusiastic and accomplished hairstylist with the ability to create high quality color, and provide exceptional service. Over 4 years of experience in Balayage, coloring and styling. Well-versed with all current techniques and trends, and passionate about continually exploring the market to find new styles and ideas to ensure client satisfaction. Love giving my clients a fresh natural look that will best compliment their personality and skin tones.
Nikki, a native of southern IL who graduated from Aveda Fredric's Institute of Indianapolis, has been working in the industry for 3 years! She just recently moved from Arlington where she worked as a stylist for over 2 years at a reputable salon called Daireds Salon & Spa. Nikki is a down to earth person who genuinely cares about making her clients happy. She is always attentive & tries her best to achieve the overall look each person desires. Nikki is also very eager to explore new looks & cutting techniques while consistently providing a service that would make anyone feel special!!
Ashley has been a licensed hair stylist since 1998 and since that time has worked at some of the top salons in Dallas. She was selected by D Magazine as the Best Trendsetting Stylist in 2004, which propelled her career and inevitably brought her to Form Salon.
Known for her transformational stylings, Ashley's passion is working with people who want to completely change their look, showing them just how beautiful change can be to anyone who sits in her chair.
Ashley's areas of specialty include: women's cuts and styles, Brazilian Blowouts, women's short haircuts and a wide variety of hair extensions. She is committed to continuing education in the industry, staying current on the newest trends and styles.
Christen is a stylist with over 12 years experience in the salon industry. She has traveled to Paris, France, for intense cutting courses as well as to San Francisco, LA, NYC and all over Texas to keep up with the changing trends and continuously furthering her knowledge of the hair industry. Her passion to focus on each client is sure to satisfy and maximize your total beauty potential.
Thoroughly consulting with each individual client by listening, analyzing face shape, offering professional opinion, and reviewing daily maintenance requirements and personal style to reach a complete understanding of the final look before touching the shears.
Women's precision Cutting through analyzing how the hair falls before the shampoo, perfecting the perimeter of the hair cut while client is at eye level, texturizing based on the individual texture of each individual clients hair, and dry cutting the final result only when necessary.
Men's precision cutting through using scissor techniques only, texturizing when necessary, and straight razoring a precise yet natural neckline.
Wedding and special occasion hair is a passion, and on-site services is an option most most ladies opt for due to the connivence factor and overall luxury experience. These services include trials, bridal portraits, bridesmaids, mother of the bride/groom, all hair and make-up applications.
Christen is also a go to expert for Keratin smoothing treatments. She utilizes both the original and the express treatments.
She has also done runway shows, photo shoots and her work has been published in wedding magazines and advertisements for local boutiques.
Tiffani is a Color Specialist. She has learned from some of the greatest leaders in her field. Tiffani has traveled to West Hollywood, Miami and Las Vegas to stay ahead of the curve and color techniques. Studying under Nine Zero One salon in Hollywood and most recently taking a class in Dallas with celebrity color specialist Tracy Cunningham. Tiffani specializes in blondes and natural Sun-kissed color. Her friendly, upbeat and genuine spirit will make you comfortable and confident as she creates a look to make you feel your best!
With over 25 years working in the beauty industry, Kim has worked with the best in her field. Her passion lies in an overall image appearance, specializing in skincare and eyebrow shaping. She has become a true strategist to the symmetry and form of ones face. Trained by the Anastasia brow technique, and worked exclusively in the Anastasia Beverly Hills Salon she has had the opportunity to transform the best of brows. With her expertise she has helped build iconic brands and continues to offer her keen knowledge and support when needed.
Chris is a color specialist that has been coloring hair in the Dallas area for 7 years. A Georgia native, Alabama trained, he knows how to speak the language of the "Dallas Blonde." Specializing in Foil highlighting as well as many other color techniques allows him to provide guest with dimensional color. Born in Maryland, he also knows how to keep Brunette's turning heads. Chris is happy to have recently celebrated his 14th year in the industry and is passionate about growing and learning new skills to provide exceptional color service to his guests.
Katie graduated from Paul Mitchell The School in Fayetteville, AR in 2013. With a passion for learning and studying the latest trends, she has traveled the country to train under the best in the industry; including Nine Zero One, Keune, Oribe, Schwarzkopf, American Crew, Kett Airbrush and Redkin. Katie is a determined, hard-working stylist with great attention to detail. Specializing in color, she loves everything from subtle balayage to bright blondes.
Jermaine has been licensed for 8 years, receiving his education in San Antonio at Paul Mitchell, the school. He became in instructor a year later and spent 2 years in a close friend's salon. Jermaine moved to DFW, after receiving his educators license, to teach at PMTS Arlington.
After 7 years with Paul Mitchell, Jermaine was offered an opportunity he couldn't refuse. As a stylist and educator at Form, Jermaine's dream of educating salon professionals and clients has come true.
Francesca is a multifaceted makeup artist who specializes in wedding and special event makeup. She has extensive experience working with published photographers as well as multiple fashion events. She is always searching for innovative ways to expand her knowledge and experience to perfect her craft.
In addition to being well-versed in cosmetics, she is an Aveda trained Esthetician, who is passionate about skincare and all things beauty related including full body waxing, lash extensions, brow shaping, tinting, and facial services.