Hush Hush Bang Bang

801 BAKER ST, STE. D//COSTA MESA, CA 92626//714.486.1403


OWNER//HAIRCUT, COLOR & EXTENSION
SPECIALIST . . .

Kara has been a hairstylist since 2001. She opened Hush Hush Bang Bang in 2008, and was dubbed Orange County's first Eco friendly salon, by Environmental Magazine, as well as Riviera Magazine. In 2012, the salon had outgrown their space, so she relocated into a space 3x's larger, but still maintained her Eco friendly integrity.  Kara specializes in cuts, color, color correction and extensions. Kara believes that continuing education is key to staying current on trends, as well as staying focused on what is important; client satisfaction! Kara feels extremely blessed to have such amazing and talented stylists on the Hush Hush team.” It truly feels like family here, which is what the clients love the most.”


“Live beautifully, dream passionately, and love completely”

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Allison began styling hair on her friends as far back as Jr high, but she met her mentor in high school. Inspired by this amazing stylist, Allison began her career in 2001. She likes to keep with current trends by leafing through magazines and following social media. To learn new techniques, Allison continuously takes classes. She feels lucky to have willing clients to try her newly learned techniques. Allison specializes in color, cuts, extensions and wedding hair. Her goal as a hairstylist is to make her clients happy and “like a whole new person!”, when they leave the salon.


"Invest in your hair, for it is the crown you never take off!" 

COLOR//EXTENSION & MAKEUP SPECIALIST. . .

Amanda has been working in the hair and make-up industry since 2010, but has had a passion for it since she was in high school, getting all of her friends ready for school dances and football games. She graduated in  cosmetology from Goldenwest College, but continued to train with some of Orange County's top stylists before becoming an independent hair and make up artist. Amanda makes it a priority to continue educating herself by taking 1-2 classes per month to stay up on all the current trends in the ever-changing beauty industry. When she's not working behind the chair, she is on set doing photoshoots, commercial shoots, or a fabulous wedding! Amanda specializes in both special occasion and bridal make up as well as hair color, updos, and extensions. As a stylist, her clients are her main priority. She makes sure to listen carefully and take the time to find the best way to meet her clients needs. Her goal is to have every client feel as beautiful and confident as possible when they leave her chair. Nothing makes Amanda happier than helping people see their inner beauty shine on the outside! 

Follow Amanda on Instagram!  @missamandacristine


"It always seems impossible until it's done"
   - Nelson Mandela

 

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Andrea has been in the hair industry since 2002. Andrea has worked and trained with some of the industries most talented stylist. In 2009 Andrea shared her passion and talent by becoming an extension educator, teaching stylist the artistry of hair extensions. Andrea's extension expertise focus in Keratin Tips, Micro beads, and Sew-in Wefts. Andrea also excels Blowouts, Styling, Men and Women's Haircuts, Keratin Treatments, and Color Techniques. Andrea prides herself on making sure each client leaves her chair looking and feeling amazing! 

Follow Andrea on Instagram! @LacysLocks


MAKEUP//COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Britney is absolutely in love with the beauty industry. She started her career in 2007 and enjoys being apart of making people feel special and beautiful. She finds inspiration in unusual places, including art and nature.  She is also inspired by what she sees from other stylists and the entertainment industry.  Brittany continues to educate herself by continually taking classes to learning new techniques and keep with current trends. She loves challenging herself. She specializes in color, balayage, color corrections, extensions and cutting. In addition, Brittany has an expertise in wedding and photoshoot styling and makeup, including special effects. Her goal as a stylist is to make her clients feel like the best version of themselves. So, whether you are coming in for a touch up or a whole new look, she wants you to be excited and feel beautiful and confident when you leave her chair!


“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself”

 - Coco Chanel 

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Cathy loves the freedom to create and express art through hair. She officially started her career in 1999, but it really began in high school when she would do all her friends hair in her kitchen for school dances. Cathy continues to grow as a stylist by taking classes to learn new techniques and by capturing inspiration from other stylist and Pinterest. As a trend follower, she specializing in color, cutting and extensions, but truly LOVES color!  Her goal as a stylist is to earn a clients trust and make them feel comfortable so she can create the perfect look/style that they will love. Cathy also wants to equip them with the right products and skills it takes to recreate that same look so they feel confident and beautiful when they leave her chair. 

Follow Cathy on Instagram! @cat_ponsford


“Higher the hair, closer to God….love me some Dolly!”

“Higher the hair, closer to God….love me some Dolly!”

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Charity became a hairstylist in 1990, inspired by her love of fashion. She enjoys working alongside other talented stylist, where she can continue to learn by observing their techniques and creative results. Charity specializes in hair extensions and styling that can create a new you! Her goal is to make her clients feel good about their looks so they can leave the salon with a new attitude.


"I'm lucky to be part of a team who make me look good, and they deserve as much of the credit for my success as I do for all the hard work we have put in."  

COLOR & HAIRCUT SPECIALIST . . .

Chelsea became a stylist in 2010 because she wanted to make people feel as great as she did when she left the salon after getting her own hair done! She values staying current with her profession by continuing her education every year and training with top stylists in both Los Angeles and New York. She draws her inspiration from fashion, magazines, blogs, celebrities, and her fellow stylists. Chelsea is a color specialist at heart! She specifically specializes in corrective color, balayage, blonding, and fashion colors. Her goal is to have every client leave her chair feeling confident and renewed, the same way she feels every time she gets her own hair done!

Follow Chelsea on Instagram! @chelsea_thestylist


“Work hard and be nice to people!” 

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Chrissy passion for hair styling developed at the age of eleven and was realized in 2006. In the salon, she was further inspired by all the hard working stylist that surrounded her station. She keeps up to date with current trends by taking classes and watching Vlogs by famous stylists.  Her specialties are blowouts, styles, balayage, ombre’, sun kissed color, extensions and textured long hair. Chrissy’s goal as a stylist is for every client to have an amazing experience and to leave the salon feeling beautiful and in love with their hair!


     “Invest in your hair, you wear it everyday!” 

COLOR & HAIRCUT SPECIALIST . . .

Clover has always had a passion for creativity. From a young age, she knew she wanted to be in a creative ‘hands on’ industry. She started her career as a hairstylist in early 2007.  Clover believes in continual education and strives to stay on the forefront of her field by attending quarterly product and styling seminars lead by the industries top artist. Her inspiration comes from her fellow peers and leading artists, as well as current/past trends and styles. Clover has mastered basic techniques such as cuts for men and women and styling, but her specialty is in color where she utilizes a variety of palates to create vivids, natural, and highlights on her clients. She also specializes in long hair and extensions, using tape in, sew in, and individuals techniques. Clover prides herself on making sure every client leaves the salon relaxed, happy and excited to return! 


MAKE UP//COLOR// HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Courtney has had a passion for hair and makeup since the days of cutting her own bangs as a toddler and giving her Barbie's makeovers with markers. In 2007 she officially embarked on an official career in hair and makeup. Courtney continually takes classes to stay current in trends. She finds her inspiration from people's unique natural beauty and her hope is to enhance and help you embrace yourself. Courtney specializes in numerous areas such as: balayage, color correction, blondes, precision cutting, updos and braids, tape in extensions, bridal makeup, and high fashion makeup. She works both behind the chair and on location. As a stylist Courtney's goal everyday is for her clients to feel confident and beautiful when they look in the mirror. Courtney strives to boost your confidence and make sure you leave the salon with love and happiness. Be kind to yourself and others.

Follow Courtney on Instagram! @hairaupair


COLOR & HAIRCUT SPECIALIST . . .

Elizabeth turned her teenage hobby into a life long career in 2012.  She gets her inspiration from beautiful, bodacious bombshells like Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot.  She likes observing other stylist and is obsessed with pinterest and instagram, using social media to explore current trends, learn new techniques and to become familiar with the latest products. Elizabeth’s true love is color, boosting blonde bombshells and rainbows galore! “It’s where I can be most creative”. Her goal is to make her client’s look and feel their absolute best and not just in her chair, but everyday.  Elizabeth prides herself on teaching her clients styling techniques and how to use products so they feel like they stepped out of salon everyday.


“The best colour in the world is the one that looks good on you!”      Coco Chanel

“The best colour in the world is the one that looks good on you!”

     Coco Chanel

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Eunice began her styling career in 2000, after attending college for 4 years studying to be an RN. However, her heart was in making people feel good about themselves, and she always embraced creativity. So after great contemplation, she decided to end her nursing career and pursue cosmetology. She is inspired by her clients, listening to their ideas and adding her touch of creativity to achieve their desired look. Eunice says “staying current in this industry is a must!” She keeps up with pop culture and tracking what styles are evolving as well as keeping current on color and extension trends. She takes classes to learn trendy techniques to achieve requests desired by her clients. Eunice specializes in color and extensions.  Her client goal is to always keep a good line of communication and goes the extra mile to make their experience the very best experience possible.


   “There is no cosmetic beauty like happiness” 

ESTHETICIAN . . . 

Gina has a love for the beauty and skincare industry. For as long as she can remember, she enjoyed working on her friend’s makeup and giving them skincare advice. Gina knew from a young age that she wanted to be in the beauty and skincare business and in 1982 she received her Esthetician license.  Inspired everyday by her job and her clients, Gina’s goal is to make people feel good in their own skin. “I never get tired of people loving how their skin feels after a facial or watching them look at themselves in the mirror after lash extensions-- it's a guaranteed smile!  Gina constantly explores new techniques and the best skin care products to suit her clients. She specializes in facials, brow waxing and shaping, threading/tweezing, eyelash extensions, spray tan and ear piercing. Gina thrives to make sure each client leaves her room feeling confident and more beautiful than they already are. 

Follow Gina on Instagram! @lashesandbrows_byginap


“Change it up! You'll never know if you love it or hate it, if you don't try it!”

COLOR & HAIRCUT SPECIALIST . . .

Jackie became a stylist because she was enamored with how her mom could transform herself with make-up and hair and she wanted to be the person that made people look and feel amazing. She started her beauty career in 1997, upon graduating from Cosmetology at Golden West College. Jackie is inspired to stay current by music, fashion, confident girls and continued education. She specializes in color, cuts, and make-up (everyday, photoshoots and on camera). Jackie’s goal is to bring her clients visions to life and make it even better than they imagine.

Follow Jackie on Instagram! @sparklefaced


“DREAM IT. BELIEVE IT. ACHIEVE IT!!”

“DREAM IT. BELIEVE IT. ACHIEVE IT!!”

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Jaclyn became a stylist in 2001 because she loved to make people feel beautiful. “When someone looks good they feel good” and that's what it's all about for her.  She gets her inspiration from new trends. She stays up to date by taking classes on all the latest techniques and follows social media. She specializes in color, ombré, extensions (all methods) and haircuts. Her goal as a stylist is to be the best in the industry. She wants to be able to transform her clients hair into exactly what they envisioned.  


"Self confidence is the foundation of all great success and achievement"

COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Originating from New Jersey with 12 strong years working in the hair business, Kate understands the number one priority is making her clients feel beautiful, while treating them with the utmost professional care, service, and respect. With a relentless desire to learn new and innovative ways of hairstyling, from coloring to cutting, and highlighting to styling, Kate's passion for hair is unquestionable. Keeping up on the latest haircutting styles and trends is not part of her job, it's part of her life. Her appreciation and enthusiasm for the art of hairstyling shows in her work everyday, and when her clients leave the chair, smiling from ear-to-ear, it reminds her of why she became a hairstylist in the first place.  

Follow Kat on Instagram @katdoesradhair


“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life!!!”

MEN'S HAIRCUT//COLOR, HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Katrina began her career in 2001 when she found the need to combine her passion with family life. She is inspired by all of her clients and she strives to be a better stylist everyday through continuous education. She attended barbering school in 2014. Her specialties include men's haircuts and women's color. Her goal as a stylist is to help her clients feel beautiful and comfortable in her chair. She enjoys seeing her clients leaving happy and confident with themselves.


COLOR//HAIRCUT & EXTENSION SPECIALIST . . .

Lisa became a stylist in 2003 because she loved the creative and free atmosphere of a salon. She had a passion to make people feel good about themselves through their hair. She is inspired by multiple sources, social media, magazines, her clients and the world around her. She specializes in color, extensions and haircuts. Her goal as a stylist is to make her client feel happy and confident when they walk out the door.


“Even the darkest of nights have their dawns. Life is short, so smile while you still have teeth.” 

“Even the darkest of nights have their dawns. Life is short, so smile while you still have teeth.” 

COLOR & HAIRCUT SPECIALIST . . .

As a kid, Melissa always loved the "make over" scenes in movies, and always wanted to be the person behind the transformation. She says “it gives me a sense of fulfillment when I get to change the way someone feels about them selves.” She has been a stylist since 2010 and is still loving every single day. Making people feel better about themselves is the inspiration for her to come to work every day. She loves staying updated with current the trends, taking classes and watching YouTube/Instagram videos to ensure that when you sit in her chair she can be confident giving you the hair of your dreams. Melissa’s forte is extensions, Individual i-tip extensions and tape in hair extensions (her favorite method). She also specializes in color, Balayage, highlights, fashion colors, even combining these techniques to give you an amazing custom color. Melissa challenges you to get a blow dry from her. She gives a great head massage and blow dry that will make you feel like you can get 2 husbands to boss around. Some of her goals include gaining an open minded clientele that let's her get super creative with their hair.