Charlene Nessi

Hair Stylist


Professional since 1988

Stylist at The Salon since 1988


Education & Experience

Charlene studied and graduated from College of San Mateo Cosmetology with a license in cosmetology. The same year she graduated, she opened up her own salon, Images of Woodside. Charlene owned Images of Woodside for 17 years. Charlene continues to further her education by taking color classes, product knowledge classes, and technique classes.


Stylist Bio

Along with spending time at The Salon, Charlene enjoys being with her family. She also loves cooking, walking, reading, traveling, and tending to her flowers.


Top 4 Services




Blow Dry Style

Gina Colangelo
Hair Stylist
Make-Up Artist

Professional since 1988
Stylist at The Salon since 1998

Education & Experience
Gina graduated from Vidal Sassoon where she completed her full 1600 hours specializing in color and straightening. She also studied and graduated from the Joe Balasco Film Make-Up School. Along with proficiency in Framesi coloring, Gina is certified in Brazilian Blowout and Japanese thermal straightening.

Throughout her career, Gina has worked between San Francisco and LA in the film and entertainment industry doing hair and makeup.

Stylist Bio
Gina is the mother of a wonderful 8 year old daughter. They both love sporting events... Go Giants! In Gina's spare time, she enjoys visiting friends in LA and lounging at her house in Lake Tahoe.

Top 4 Services
Brazilian Blowout
Full Highlight
Haircut with Blow Dry Style
Heather Hunt
Hair Stylist

Professional since 2002
Stylist at The Salon since 2010

Education & Experience
Heather has 2100 hours of training at Capri Cosmetology School in Davenport, Iowa. After graduating, she worked at J. Michael's Salon as an assistant to the owner, who was a Paul Mitchell Educator. As an assistant, Heather learned about dimensional color, haircuts, and ethics. After moving to California, she worked at a salon in Palo Alto and eventually found her place at The Salon of Woodside. Heather has enjoyed working in her previous salons and had great experiences. 

"When it comes to hair, there is always something new. Styles change, people change, seasons change. I'm learning something new everyday and I love it!"

Stylist Bio
Born in Iowa, Heather's family raised her to work hard, be independent, and follow her dreams... which is what she did! She moved to California in 2007, which was one of her big dreams. 

Heather has always loved art, painting, ceramics, and glass art. Doing hair is an artistic way to express her passion. If you are looking for something fresh and new, please call and make an appointment with Heather.

Top 4 Services
Dimensional Color
Haircut Blow Dry Style
Men's Haircut
Keratin Treatment

Patty Copley
Hair Stylist

Professional since 1983
Stylist at The Salon since 2005

Education & Experience
Patty graduated from Model College of Hair Design in St.Cloud, Minnesota. She worked at Isa's Hair Studio in San Francisco while continuing to take hair education classes. Patty also received a certificate for a training course at Gary Gerard's Advanced Hair Cutting Academy in San Francisco.

Stylist Bio
Originally from Minnesota, Patty loves traveling back home to visit her family and friends. She enjoys fishing, boating, and the outdoors. For her first 20 years in California, she enjoyed living and working in San Francisco.

Now living in La Honda, Patty loves hiking, gardening, and the beautiful view of the coast.

Top 4 Services
Women's Haircut with Blow Dry $55
Men's Haircut
Tint Touch Up
Full Highlight

Carrie Everheart
Hair Stylist

Professional since 2000

At the Salon of Woodside Since 2018

Education & Experience:

Carrie received her education from Kenneth’s Collage of hairstyling and California School of Cosmology.  My specialties are color and cuts. I am also certified in extensions, Brazilian blow out,  Diva cuts and styles. I like to stay current with hair techniques by taking classes to add to my expertise.

“My job is to help add to your sexy”

Stylist Bio:

Carrie is Bay area native who loves to spend time with her family and friends. Loves travel and learn new things.

Top 4 Services:


-Brazilian Blowout

-Man/Woman Haircuts

-Diva Cut

Rachel Nevius

Hair Stylist

Cut & Color for Men and Women

Professional since 1992

The Salon since March 2018

Career began in Ithaca, New York

Rachel’s career has lead her into three specialties:

Aveda Cutting

Color, with particular focus on believable grey coverage

Formal/ Bridal Up Styling

Since moving to California, Rachel has been teaching 3 days a week at the Cinta Aveda Institute in San Fransisco where she’s inspired by new students enthusiasm for the industry.

When not behind the chair or teaching she is OUTSIDE.

Hiking, kayaking or riding her horse, Wylee.

Once her energy has been exhausted there she just likes to curl up with a book,

eat some good food and SLEEP.

Rachel has always been a family friendly stylist- YES - your childrens' hair can be cut here!!

Aundrea Cozzolino
Hair Stylist

Professional since 2014
Stylist at The Salon since 2018

Education & Experience
Aundrea attended cosmetology school at the College of San Mateo. She was trained with Aveda and has worked with Aveda for 4 years. Aundrea established her career in Woodside and has been in the area for two years. She has now created her nest at The Salon of Woodside!

Stylist Bio
Aundrea was born and raised in Half Moon Bay. Growing up with both sides of her family in the agricultural community, Aundrea has found her love for the outdoors. 

Top Four Services
Adult Haircuts 
Lily Valencia

Professional since 2013
Stylist at The Salon since 2019

Education & Experience
Lily attended the cosmetology program at the College of San Mateo. She was trained by 
Aveda and worked with Aveda for three years. Lily continues to further her education by 
taking color and cutting classes. She is also certified in Brazilian BlowOut and Hot Head 
hair extensions.

Stylist Bio
Lily loves spending her free time outdoors with her two year old son. She also likes to read, 
cook, travel, hike and keep up with Netflix shows. 

Top Four Services:
Brazilian BlowOut
Hair Extensions

Gaby Arreola

Professional since 1997
Manicurist at The Salon since 1999

Education & Experience
Gaby studied and graduated from San Mateo City College with a license in cosmetology. 

Stylist Bio
Gaby enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys involving herself and her family to better the community by volunteering at her church in the soup kitchen, groceries drives, and clothing drives.

Top 4 Services

Veronica Lutz

Professional Since 2005
The Salon Since 2018

Education: Veronica received her training from Miss Marty's School of Esthetics with a C.I.D.E.S.C.O certification and Esthetician License in 2005.  She has been in the beauty and wellness industry for over 10 years, from retailing, Spa Concierge, technician, management and owner.

Stylist Bio:  Veronica enjoys spending her free time outdoors and camping with her family including her bulldog. When she's not pampering people, she likes baking, reading, hanging out with friends and just relaxing.

Top 4 Services:
Oxygen Infusion Facial $175
Diamond Peel Micro  $155
Lipomassage             $120
Signature Facial        $115