For a number of years Trendz Hair Salon stylist have been involved in many activities other than their salon work, attending a number of advanced training cources and seminars throughout the world. It is because of the variety of their work that enables them to have a greater understanding about you and your hair needs. let them share their experience with you.  
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Our Salon Professionals

Owner - Raul Grippaldi
Thank you for visiting our site and taking the time to get to know us better. . .Raul's career began in Argentina at the age of 12 at his Father's salon and continued when he arrived here in New Jersey in 1976. He spend his early years in NJ working for salons in Montclair, Livingston and Millburn, and has been part owner for salons in Chatham and Springfield. He moved to Florham Park in 1993 and in 1996 together with with friends, opened Trendz. Now the sole owner of Trendz, he has the vision to mentor others and set the bar for truly personalized, high-quality service, with a divers and talented staff that he is extremely proud to work alongside every day. As a master of his craft in color, cutting and hair extensions with Great Lengths, he has learned from the best, like Jingles International, Vidal Sassoon, Sebastian, Tigi, Llongeras, Wella, Framesi and Schwarzkopf to name a few. Always appreciative of the opportunities afforded him in the community, Raul is a big believer in giving support to those around who have been supportive of him and his endeavors. He is always being ready and willing to make a donation of products, gift baskets or services to local fund raisers and non-profit organizations throughout Morris County. Raul Grippaldi Portfolio

Maria Grippaldi

Krista DeFazio
Krista has been a hairstylist in the industry for 6 years. In that short time she has built a loyal following due to her ability to understand her client’s hair needs and deliver them efficiently. Her specialty is transforming hair with lived in color. Ombré, balayage, low maintenance livable color, and all other ultra modern techniques of hair coloring are all part of Krista’s repertoire. With a passion for quality products, Krista is constantly perfecting her craft and is always up to date with the latest hair trends to give you that perfect look.

Edward Geldziler
With over 40 years of experience, Eddie is extremely talented well-rounded hairdresser. In Florham park for the last 35 years and a formely salon owner, Eddie has earned a great reputation as a master in transforming women's and men's hair into the perfect combination of color and style.

Alexander Aulisi
Alex is no stranger to the beauty industry. Formely Trendz Salon owner; he has over 40 years of experience, 22 with the Trendz family. A well-rounded hairdresser, he provides his clients with expert work in color and cutting for both women and men. Years of experience have made him a master in transforming women’s hair into the perfect combination of color and style.

Nancy Blanchard
Nancy has been a dedicated member of the Trendz family for 16 years. Her commitment to advanced training and continuing education allows her to stay on the forefront of the latest trends and techniques, while benefitting from extensive knowledge and experience. Classically trained in the fundamentals early in her career by top industry professionals from Sassoon and Clairol, Nancy continues to evolve as a stylist by regularly attending specialized training seminars, most recently presented by Wella World Studio NYC, Kaaral USA, Beth Minardi, Nick Arrojo and George Papanikolas. Nancy is an accomplished, well rounded stylist who has a real passion for hair color. As a master colorist, Nancy is skilled in all aspects of hair color, specializing in corrective color and complex highlighting techniques such as Ombre, Balayage, and blonding with foil. Combining a love of theatre and a desire to give back to her community, Nancy has shared her time and creativity with local high school theatre programs as a volunteer member of their hair and makeup teams on various productions. A professional, caring stylist, Nancy strives to always provide excellent service and values the importance of thorough, honest communication with her loyal client base. She is honored to be a part of their lives, and always welcomes the opportunity to work with new clients. View portfolio for Nancy Blanchard on instagram

Maryann Salsano
Maryann has been working at Trendz for over 8 years. She brings the knowledge and expertise of practicing cosmetology for over 33 years. Studying under worlds most renowned artists such as Paul Mitchell, John Sahag, Adrian Arpel and with the Artistic Teams of Wella, Schwarzkopf and Clairol. She is a skilled colorist and hair designer. As a creative cosmetician, Maryann brings her unique use of color to every special occasion, anywhere from formal weddings to casual affairs. Always striving for excellence, she continues to broaden her field of knowledge and remains on the cutting edge.

Susan Graessle
Sue has cultivated a unique talent over the years in that she has been that rare person that has challenged herself in all areas of the business and has been able to master them all as well. Whether it is a haircut, coloring, or a fancy hairstyle for that special occasion that you seek, Sue brings a lot to the party by offering her sought after opinion of what would be right for the client at that moment. Always looking to create the right look for her clients, whether classic, sporty, sophisticated or trendy, Sue never strays from keeping the individuality of that person at the heart of her inspirations.

Alan Gaulin
Alan splits his schedule between Trendz and the posh Pierre Michel Salon in Manhattan, offering clients a very unique and personal approach to beauty. Always driven to create natural colors and styles that are utterly suitable to his clients individual looks, needs and lifestyles, Alan has a keen eye for what it takes to enhance and make the most of what one has, while keeping daily maintenance and upkeep to a minimum. His clientele here at Trendz value his no nonsense approach, confidence and expertise, acquired by 35 years of experience in both New York and New jersey.

AnnaMarie has worked in the beauty field for over a decade. She is well experienced in the art of hair cutting, styling, and coloring. She has attended many classes in and out of state in order to advance her technique and knowledge of hair and related products.

Joanne Longo

Lisa Acton

Izzi Chiappetta
With 26 years of salon experience, Izzy does it all. While a master at hair coloring, hair cutting and styling, she also an expert in hair extensions and keratin treatment. Izzy owned and operated Salon Izzy in Livingston for 5 years. These days Izzy is enjoying her new home at Trendz Salon and is happy to spend her day doing what she does best, servicing her clients. Professional service and fantastic results with an easy gong attitude is what Izzy has to offer. Izzy strives to make your visit to Trendz Salon and Spa a relaxed and pleasant experience.

Lori Blitzer
Lori brings her 18 years of cosmetology experience to Trendz. lori worked at the Frederic fekkai salon in New York City, where she was trained directly under Constance Hartnett, the salon's former color director. She specilizes in balayage highlights, creating natural-looking highlights with a new flair of brightness for brunettes wanting some extra pizzazz and for blondes wanting that sun-kissed look. She also specializes in corrective color. Whatever your desire, Lori's goal is to make sure all her clients leave with a fresh new attitude, looking (and feeling) great...

Marissa Safer

Danielle Isaacs
Danielle has been a licensed cosmologist for 8 years. She graduated from Artistic Academy and Vidal Sassoon.She continues taking classes to keep up with the latest trends. Danielle is excited about joining Trendz Salon and will continue making her clients feel and look beautiful!

Natalia Staff
Natalia, a talented young stylist, has been with Trendz for two of the four years she has been in the beauty industry. Her ability to listen to what her clientele desires and to create that look through cutting and color is what makes her an excellent stylist.

Karen Passero
Karen has 30 yrs experience. She is very passionate about her work. Has taken advance haircutting and color classes over the years to keep up with the latest trends. Has been with Trendz Salon since they opened their doors in 1996.

Joe Burgos
A recognized hairstylist in the area, formely with Salon D & Spa in Florham Park and salon owner for over a decade in East Hanover, Joe brings veteran talents to the beauty industry. He is known in the industry as an accomplished stylist with cutting and coloring skills that have transformed women and men with styles that are at the forefront of innovation and technology. Joe has a love affair with hair which is his inspiration for superior designs and advance techniques that provide his clients with unsurpassed results

Anthony Chacon
With over a decade in the industry, Tony is a versatile, accomplished stylist with an impressive portfolio of editorial work that includes styling photo shoots for fashion publications, fashion shows for top designers, and celebrity styling assignments. Inspired by the creative aspects of the industry, Tony is also a master educator who spends a great deal of his time outside of the salon traveling the country teaching and inspiring professional stylists with the latest cutting and color techniques.Tony is Sassoon trained, certified as a Framesi and Wella colorist, a TIGI Art team member, and an original educator for Japanese Bio Ionic straightening system. Tony prides himself as an all-around artist, but he specializes in special occasion styling, bridal styles, evening styles, wig cutting and styling.Tony is a sports enthusiast and spends his time out of the salon with his family, playing baseball, and coaching elite youth soccer and baseball teams.

Joseph Longo
Joseph has had a love affair with beauty and style all of his life. He brings over 40 years of natural instinct, professionalism, and technical expertise to each client by recognizing their individual needs and providing the specific color, cut and styling services required to achieve the maximum finished effect. The former salon partner of Extravaganza and Joseph Andrews salons in Springfield, as well as Park Salon and Spa in Florham Park, is proud of the long-lasting relationships he has built with his clients over the years and welcomes new ones.

Kevin Andriola

Moire Chambon

Joann Rullo
Joann is passionate about her work. She has trained by world renowned masters such as Vidal Sassoon, Paul Mitchell, Arroyo, Toni and Guy to name a few. She is proficient in her trade, and loves her work, from cuts color hair painting foils and perms. She always strives to make each client feel like family and achieve the result they are looking for.

Tina Ilardi
Tina is passionate about hair, style and exceptional service. She pays close attention to the needs of her clients and has the ability to guide and enhance their personal style.In her 30+ years of experience, Tina has made it her personal mission to evolve and grow her passion and technique to accommodate the ever changing style of her clients. She has trained and studied with some of the world’s most renowned industry leaders, including John Sahag, Wella, Tigi, Davines, Schwarzkopf & Altieri Brothers.Tina Specializes in highlights, complex color applications, relaxing treatments, Chocolate Brazilian Keratin Treatments, and razor cutting. Her precise and detail oriented work has gained her a loyal following and her edgy yet contemporary/classic style makes her a standout favorite. Tina specializes in color, cutting and Keratin Treatments.

Dat Do
Dat has been manicurist for Raul for most of her 23 years in the beauty industry. A seasoned nail technician, Dat knows the importance of providing her clients with high quality service. She is available for booking traditional manicures and pedicures, specializing in silk gels by Light Concept Nails, as well as Trendz Spa Manicure and Pedicure, and paraffin treatments.

Keren La'Or

Teresa Sacchi

Olga Rush
Olga Rush is our skin care professional, licensed in NY and NJ.From Europe she brings her extensive knoledge, exceptional technique and expertise. Olga has over 20 years of hands-on work experience and her results speak for themselves with great success. She graduated medical school back in Russia and always have been passionate for skin care industry. Her credentials and experience guarantee your facials, body treatments, and especially the eyebrow repairs (waxing, tweezing, tinting) will make you fall in love with yourself again! Working for the top Manhattan Salons, holding many professional certificates, constantly perfecting the skills in the beaty and skin care industry and waxing for Men and Women around the globe - all this makes Olga one of the best professionals in the field, who is always in great demand. Olga demonstrates great professional ethics, yet she is very kind, gentle and fun-loving person.

Aurora Appice
Aurora was educated at the Capri Institute. Having been in the industry for 15 years Aurora has an excellent eye for detail. She performs all types of body waxing. Aurora has been told she has that gentle touch. She strives to make every experience a pleasant one whether it is shaping an eyebrow or a brazilian bikini wax. She is a proud mother of 2 young boys whom she enjoys spending most of her time with. She is also has a big heart for animals of all kinds. fluent in Romanian

Eva Betro

Dominick Baccollo
Dominick has been a licensed hairstylist for over 16 years, and over the years he has mastered his artistic techniques in cutting and coloring. He is one of those stylists that think outside the box when dealing with his clients . His gifted talent and his love for the industry truly shows through his work.

Grace Orzillo

Bella Olivera
Bela has been a color technician for 23 years. She worked at top salons in New Jersey like Salon Di Short Hills and Park Salon and Spa. She and her expertise have joined forces with Trendz Salon, where she's been for the past 3 years.

Chris Olivera
Chris has been a color technician for 23 years. She worked at top salons in New Jersey like Salon Di Short Hills and Park Salon and Spa. She and her expertise have joined forces with Trendz Salon, where she's been for the past 3 years.

Sandra Maldonado
Sandra has been styling hair since 2005. Her passion for color and chemistry has driven her to master advanced and specialized techniques, such as Balayage and Keratin. Her love for the industry empowers her to participate in hair shows and engage in continuing education where she constantly grasps new techniques for superior results. Her energy and creative personality allow Sandra to connect with her clients on a personal and professional level. With over a decade of experience and extensive training, Sandra has developed a devotion for the art of hair.