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Janell • Co-owner (call for appointment)
Janell moved to New York from San Francisco 12 years ago and fell into hair while working at Pat Fields roughly 10 years ago. She got her start at a small shop in the East Village where she met her long time friends and business partners to be. They opened twigs in hopes of exploring other dreams and having more vacation time. Shortly after she got involved in another passion of hers; vintage clothing. From there Gypsies Rising Vintage began.  Janell uses Goldwell Color. For an appointment call or text 917.715.3778.

Julie • Co-owner
Julie is an experienced specialist in haircuts, all types of hair color - including her current obsession, hair painting - and Shrink Link hair extensions - the technique that best protects your natural hair from damage. She caters to a unisex clientele as diverse as they are devoted, established over her 17 years working in NYC. Julie is endlessly inspired by and curious about new techniques, products and processes and is dedicated to understanding and mastering each. She loves sharing this ever-expanding skillset with clients, who trust Julie to impart the latest and greatest with precision, care and creativity. Julie works Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Kristiana • Co-owner
Kristiana has been doing hair in the heart of the East Village for 15 years. As part-owner of Twigs Salon, she has been doing custom cut and color for 5 years at this cozy cabin in the heart of NYC. You can see her reviews on Schedule today!

Anne has been working in the beauty industry for 16 years. Besides her excellent work at the salon, she has also been and educator for various product and color companies as well as styling on photo shoots, commercials and videos.

Brandy is a licensed hairstylist and professional make-up artist based in New York City.  With her boundless love for the arts and natural creative eye, she has the ability to create and deliver looks that are a cut above, while maintaining her unique style.  With her fun-loving attitude and laid back personality, she is a perfect fit for any task.  For more information you can visit her on her own website,

After pursuing careers in film and animation, Carla decided about ten years ago that hair was her favorite medium, and has been doing it in New York ever since. With years of training and experience in both cutting and color, Carla can create any look you want. Whether you want classic long layers, subtle highlights, or an asymmetrical bob with violet streaks, she will do it with style. And if you don't know What you want, she loves helping you figure it out.

Kate (microblading only)
Kate moved to NYC from Dallas in 1997 to attend art school. She began working part-time for MAC Cosmetics while attending SVA. Her natural talent and background in visual arts led her into a successful, decade long career working with MAC and eventually into the world of freelance. Kate’s makeup skills range from Runway, TV/Film, Celebrity, and Editorial. 
After a 4-year stint teaching art, Kate has returned full-time to the world of beauty, this time adding Microblading (semi-permanent makeup tattoo) to her toolkit of creativity. Her obsession to perfect her clients' eyebrows led to her certification in this amazing beauty trend. Off-hours Kate can be found on the beach, playing records, hanging with her 2 dogs, or creating art.
For details on Microblading and to make an appointment, visit Kate’s website:

Kumi began her hairstyling career in Tokyo, Japan, over 20 years ago, moving to New York City in 2000. She loves to be creative, has extensive experience both cutting and coloring a wide variety of hairstyles, but has a particular passion for short cuts. Available Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

With a natural penchant for visual art and creativity, MaryAnna is able to craft looks that bring out the best in her clients since 2004. Formally trained at the Aveda Institute NY, she has also received advanced training from the Arrojo Studio and the TIGI Advanced Hairdressing Academy. Her specialties include classic cutting, razor cutting, curly hair and special occasion styling.

Classically trained, specializing in modern textured cuts and custom hair coloring.

Specializing in color transformation, cut & styling. Her experience ranges from runway hair, TV and celebrities to magazine editorials, she mainly works with clientele day to day in the salon. 

Jenna's education began at Aveda Institute and she instantly knew her focus would be color. She spent her formative years learning under incredible mentors at Bumble and bumble with Michael Gordon still at the helm. She then moved on to Dop Dop/soho , followed by Alibi nyc /Soho. Her focus is geared towards natural, livable, low maintenance care, with Balyage as her specialty. Whether you want beachy, sun-kissed highlights or a strong, bolder look, hair painting is the most versatile way to get there. Jenna is available Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Call, text or email for an appointment. 
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