Owner, Senior Stylist

Known as the Hair Guru, Carlos brings passion to his craft and a keen sense of how to achieve the looks his clients want. He makes sure every bētrū client leaves the salon with a positive memorable experience. Since 1996, his salon team regularly participates in education programs at the highest levels in the hair styling industry. Carlos brings over 30 years of experience to his salon.

Elizabeth “Liz”
Owner, Senior Stylist

Liz puts the client experience first. She strives to ensure each client’s bētrū experience is unforgettable. As senior stylist, she continuously educates the salon staff and provides training for future stylists. Liz enjoys sharing her knowledge about hair products, skincare, and make-up from cutting edge industry events with clients. With over 25 years of industry experience, Liz began her education at the Graham Webb Academy in Arlington, VA. She offers women and men’s haircuts, and her specialities include short hair cuts and color.

Senior Stylist
Christy pursued her dreams of styling the stars of Hollywood when she moved to California at age 23. While she enjoyed styling clothes and make-up, the experience clarified her passion for transforming clients through cutting and coloring hair. At bētrū salon, Christy works with clients so they can maintain their new looks at home. She teaches clients how to use the latest and most effective styling products she personally selects for each hair type. She first trained at West Valley Orange County, Los Angeles, CA. She offers women and men’s haircuts, color, highlights, corrective color, and hair straightening.

Senior Stylist
Interested in hair styling from a young age, Megan translated her passion into a fulltime career of more than 10 years. At bētrū salon, she continually strives to exceed each client’s expectations. Clients feel comfortable in her chair and leave the salon knowing how to work with and maintain their new styles. Megan began her education at Paul Mitchell in Rockville, MD. She offers women’s haircuts, color, highlights, corrective color, and hair straightening.

Amir prioritizes helping his clients feel and look their best. He enjoys giving clients tips on how to properly use hair products and keep their hair healthy. With 11 years in the industry, Amir started his education at American Beauty in Silver Spring, Maryland. He offers men and women’s haircuts, color, highlights, ombré color, corrective color, and hair straightening.

Malanie’s goal is to make the world more beautiful one person at a time. She achieves that by sharing her strong passion for self-care and striving to help each client feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin.  Malanie keeps up with the latest trends in the beauty industry and never shies away from a hair challenge. She started her career in New York City, styling for the elite modeling world at Lingerie Fashion Week. Malanie graduated from Paul Mitchell cosmetology school in Frederick, Maryland with honors. She offers women and men’s haircuts, and specializes in balayage and sun-kissed color.

Breann “Bre”
Born and raised in New Jersey, Breann helps her clients bring their visions of beauty to life. She is a hard working, passionate, and edgy stylist who keeps up with new trends and techniques. Breann is an American Board Certified Hair Colorist who has been part of the salon industry for 10 years. She was licensed at Sussex County Technical School and trained in Orlando, Los Angeles, and West Palm Beach. Bre specializes in balayage and multidimensional coloring, as well as women and men’s styling.

Junior Stylist
Franky’s passion and unique style for barbering show in his expert work. He started his professional career as a Maryland Licensed Barber after graduating the Academy of Professional Barbers and Stylists, in Silver Spring, MD. He continues to add to his skill set through photography and ongoing training at bētrū salon. He offers men’s haircuts, specialty clippers haircuts, and barbershop services.

Ty believes that beauty is being the best possible version of yourself, on the inside and out. She is very excited to be working and learning as an apprentice at bētrū salon. When she is not at the salon, Ty complements her hair styling work as a make-up artist for weddings and special events. She recently graduated from the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

bētrū salon stylists continue professional studies throughout the year at top industry institutions such as Bumble and Bumble University, Toni & Guy, Schwarzkopf, Redken New York, Graham Webb, and Master Barber Shop.