Bravo's Team

Indulge yourself with a truly extraordinary salon experience with our stylists at Bravo Salon. Highly experienced and trained professionals in Scottsdale, our stylists are talented with all manner of hair color, including balayage, ombre, corrective color, and multi-dimensional effects, highlights, lowlights, going back to grey or silver colored hair. Incredible chocolate hues, stunning reds and radiant blondes–as well as the occasional purple and blue Mermaid Ombre–are all the amazing results our creative staff envisions and achieves. The staff at Bravo Salon is passionately creative and maintains skills diligently in point cutting, razor cuts, texturizing, and precision styles. Our stylists are certified by the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Brazilian Blowout, Global Keratin, and select stylists are certified with Milbon-USA for Thermal Straightening treatments.

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  • Alicia Shannon Bravo
    Owner/Director Stylist
    Alicia Shannon Bravo the owner of Bravo Salon, a Creative Director Master Stylist, and Brazilian Master certified specialist. Alicia has a true passion and vocation for transforming and enhancing your style to help you be a more confident, vivacious, and successful you! Regardless of your desires for rich, beautiful color, a sharp, trendy hairstyle, a timeless, classic look, or a serious need for repair and conditioning, Alicia is an award-winning stylist, educator, and recognized expert universally qualified for virtually anything you may want and need for your hair. Additionally, Alicia is one of a handful of stylists in the Phoenix area trained to perform the Japanese Thermal Straightening procedure. She is Toni & Guy Hair Cutting specialist and was a Sebastian International educator for 8 years. Alicia has attended an Aquage Mastery Cutting Training Program. Alicia is married with three children, and is a Phoenix native. She has spent her entire professional career of thirty years in the Valley both as a stylist and a small business owner. She is committed to honoring and serving the community, her clients, her employees, and her family.
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  • Theo
    Director Stylist
    A highly experienced professional director stylist new to Scottsdale from New York, Theo is talented with all forms of color, including balayage, ombre, and multi-dimensional effects. She is passionately creative, and maintains her skills diligently in point cutting, razor cuts, texturizing, and precision styles. Theo is certified to perform Brazilian Blowouts, Global Keratin smoothing treatments, and Japanese Thermal Straightening. Theo is really great at showing you what new styles are great for you and recommending color and shapes that would be right for your face.
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  • Trudy Van Dusen
    Salon Manager
    Trudy Van Dusen, is our Salon Manager. Trudy has been a client of Bravo! Salon for nearly ten years. When the opportunity came along to work for her favorite hair salon, she just couldn’t refuse! When you call the salon as a new client, Trudy will take the time to discover your expectations and desires for your style or treatments, as well as a little “personality match-up” with our stylists.
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  • Jessica Sagaser
    Master Stylist
    Jessica is a Master Stylist here at Bravo Salon. She graduated from the award-winning Penrose (Kohler) Academy in Scottsdale where she was selected for a study-abroad program in London. She is an intuitive colorist and an attentive stylist who consistently provides excellent customer service and skilled, reliable results. Jessica’s ongoing pursuit of professional education indicates she is always learning new techniques and upcoming trends. Jessica excels in ombre highlights, corrective color, glorious reds and bombshell blondes using the best the industry has to offer from Goldwell, Schwarzkopf, and Matrix. Talented with styling and special occasion curls, Jessica has the perfect solution for smashing date-night looks! She has attended the Aquage Masters Academy and is certified by the Vidal Sassoon Academy for Advanced Cutting Techniques, Brazilian Blowout, and Global Keratin.
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  • Breanna Hobbs
    Master Stylist
    Breanna is an Arizona native and a graduate of Classic Beauty College in Phoenix. Talented in creating fabulous blondes, rich, deep reds and chocolate browns, fun fashion shades and stop-in-your tracks highlights, Breanna holds certifications from the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Advanced Hair Cutting Techniques, Brazilian Blowout, Global Keratin, and Goldwell and Schwarzkopf Color lines. In addition to her extensive training in cutting and chemical treatments, Breanna specializes in hair extensions and holds multiple certifications in their application and techniques. A highly detail-oriented stylist, Breanna is attentive to her clients’ needs and concerns and offers honest and expert advice on the most flattering color and styles available.
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  • Kimberly Gilmore
    Associate Stylist
    A graduate of the prestigious Penrose (formerly Kohler) Academy in Scottsdale, Kimberly is an aspiring stylist solidly skilled at color, highlights, blow dry styles, and children’s haircuts. She is certified by the Vidal Sassoon Academy for Advanced Haircutting Techniques, Brazilian Blowout, Global Keratin, Moroccan Oil Blow Dry Styling. Kim embraces challenges with a smile and an open mind, and an eager willingness to please.
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  • Kristen VanDerGinst
    Master Stylist
    Kristen is a graduate of the Avalon School of Cosmetology in Mesa and another Arizona native here at Bravo Salon from South Scottsdale. With a warm, friendly and engaging personality, she dedicates herself to hearing her clients’ concerns and desires to achieve results that keep them coming back. Great with blondes and corrective color, Kristen is certified by Brazilian Blowout, Global Keratin, Schwarzkopf Hair Color, and the Vidal Sassoon Academy for Advanced Haircutting Techniques.
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New Talent Disclaimer: In Bravo Salon's New Talent Salon are licensed stylists who have nearly completed or have recently completed the rigorous advanced education and training program required to be a stylist in our salon. They perform hair services for you at an affordable rate as they refine their skills and perfect their timing while giving you an extraordinary Bravo Salon experience. All New Talent stylists have a senior level stylist adviser available to them to offer assistance if needed. If you are unhappy with your service for any reason, the New Talent Stylist you have seen will be happy to adjust those services for you at no additional cost. If you wish to see another member of our team for your service adjustment, an additional charge equal to the difference in price will apply.



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