Meet the Stylists

• Carlos–Senior Stylist/Owner

Hair School: Speciality Apprentice Program
Years in Industry: 28
With Betru since: 1996
Services:
 Men & Women’s haircut’s, color, highlights, corrective color, and hair straightening.
Additional Training: Bumble & Bumble University, Redken, Toni & Guy Texas, Global Nano Keratin, and Schwarzkopf. I have been a licensed Senior Stylist for 17 years.
About Me: I am the ” Hair Guru”. I have a keen sense of what clients are looking for and I love helping them achieve that. All I need is great music to set the tone. I have such a passion for what I do, I continuously attend classes to better myself, my team, and my salon. I want to be sure that when you leave Betru you’ve left with the best and most memorable experience!

• Elizabeth “Liz”–Senior Stylist/ Co-Owner

Hair School: Graham Webb Academy, Arlington, VA
Years in Industry: 22
With Betru since: 2000
Services: Men & Women’s haircut’s, color, highlights, corrective color, hair straightening, and formal styling.
Additional Training: Bumble & Bumble University,
Redken New York, Toni & Guy in Texas and California, Schwarzkopf, Graham Webb and Global Keratin. I have been a licensed Senior Stylisy for 17 years.
About Me: I am all about the client experience, I love meeting new people and catching up with my clients. I strive to make sure your experience here , at Betru is unforgettable. I could spend hours talking about hair, products, skincare, make-up and food. I enjoy teaching my staff and clients everything I learn from my continuous training.

• Christy

Hair School: West Valley OC, Los Angles, CA
Years in Industry: 19
With Betru since: 2008
Services: Men & Women’s haircut’s, color, highlights, corrective color, and hair straightening.
Additional Training: Bumble & Bumble, Toni & Guy in California, Redken, Schwarzkopf, and Master Barber shop class.
About Me: At 23, I moved to California to pursue my dreams of doing hair in the entertainment industry. I quickly discovered my passion for transforming clients through not only styling and make-up, but cutting and coloring their hair. My main goal is to help my clients achieve their hair styles at home and teach them my vast knowledge of products.

• Megan

Hair School: Paul Mitchell, Rockville, MD
Years in Industry: 9
With Betru since: 2009
Services: Women’s haircuts, color, highlights, corrective color, and hair straightening.
Additional Training: Bumble & Bumble, Redken, Graham Webb, Master Barber shop class, Global Nano Keratin, Schwarzkopf color and assisted for salon owner Carlos.
About Me: I knew I wanted to do hair at a young age. Once I attended college, I decided to go into hair school and learn my real passion. I am constantly striving to exceed my client’s expectations while making them feel comfortable in my chair. I make it a point to show my clients how to maintain their hair before leaving my chair.

• Amir

Hair School: American Beauty, Silver Spring, MD
Years in Industry: 11
With Betru since: 2014
Services: Men & Women’s haircut’s, color, highlights, corrective color, Ombré and hair straightening.
Additional Training: Elizabeth Arden cuts, Wella color, Schwarzkopf and Redken color.
About Me: I am passionate about helping people. Not only do I love to style hair, I am also a respiratory techician. My goal is to have every client in my chair feel their best and understand how to take of their hair.

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• Malanie

Hair School: Paul Mitchell, Fredrick, MD
Years in Industry: 
5
With Betru since:
 2014
Services: Women & Men’s haircuts, color, highlights, Balayage & Ombre color, corrective color, and hair straightening.
Additional Training: Bumble & Bumble, Schwarzkopf, Certified in Balayage Color, Global Nano Keratin, Paul Mitchell Color, Paul Mitchell Haircuts, and Master Barber shop class.
About Me: I graduated from cosmetology school with the honors program and started my career off by styling for the elite modeling world for New York City’s Lingerie Fashion week. I have a strong passion for keeping up with the latest trends in the beauty industry. I will never shy away from a hair challenge and strive to fully please every client.

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• Dustin

Hair School: Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Years in Industry: 12
With Betru since:
 2016
Services: Men & Women’s haircuts, color, highlights,  Balayage & Ombre color, corrective color, and hair straightening.
Additional Training: Certified in Balayage Color, Sebastian, Wella Color, Deva Curl, Schwarzkopf, Bumble & Bumble and Elizabeth Arden Master Cuts.
About Me: I am a master at my craft, specializing in enhancing natural beauty through coloring and cutting with over 10 years of experience. From the tender age of 15, I took the initiative to learn the cosmetic arts. My passion for this industry shows in my work and I provide an experience that will have you coming back for more. I enjoy creating a custom look just for you! My love and passion for the industry is apparent and I love to serve in giving you the ultimate experience.

• Franky–Speciality Barber

Hair School: Academy Professional Barbers & Stylists, Silver Spring, MD
Years in Industry: 
8
With Betru since:
 2016
Services: Men’s haircuts, Specialty Clippers haircuts, and Barbershop services.
About Me: I started my professional career as a Maryland Licensed Barber in 2012.
I bring a unique twist to my barbering techniques, as well as a Barber’s expertise that is second to none. My passion for Barbering shows in my work and I enjoying adding to my skillset.

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• Ty

Hair School: Speciality Apprentice Program
With Betru since:
 2016
About Me: I am currently apprenticing under Elizabeth and Carlos, the salon owners. I am so excited to further my education in the world of beauty, a world I have always been fascinated with. Along with learning through Elizabeth and Carlos, I recently graduated from Robert H. Smith School of business, with a bachelors degree in Management. In my free time I work as make-up artist for weddings and special events, to me “Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself, on the inside and out.

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• Erika

With Betru since: 2014
Services: Salon Coordinator & Manager.
About Me: My goal is to make sure that you feel relaxed and welcomed from the moment you walk in the door here at, Betru by Salon Prive. I strive to make sure that your experience here is exceptional.