Since acquiring his cosmetology degree from the Gene Juarez Academy in 2007, Anton Sloboda has fueled his passion as a dedicated artist by continually advancing his style and coloring skills through specialized training with some of the best industry leaders in cosmetology. With advanced technique courses from the likes of Bumble & Bumble, Oribe, Wella, Goldwell, KMS, and Baxter barbering, you can expect to receive exceptional quality in service and performance under the care of Anton’s skilled hands.
And still, it is Anton’s inherent talent of discernment that brings client and stylist together in his chair. He has the ear and eye for detail to get a full understanding of the style you envision. It is this particular gift that produces the best cosmetology results; the ability and passion to bring your vision into reality.
Anton’s desire to help improve the quality of life for others extends to his missionary and volunteer work overseas in non-profit organizations working with youth and the underprivileged. His passion for helping others feel good started from a very young age. Since his immigration from Minsk, Belarus to Seattle with his family in 1998, Anton has taken up community service work, playing the drums at his local church, and professional modeling to grow his outreach and offer positive reinforcement. In everything he commits to, he is consistent in his strategy to start, improve, reach excellence, and share in his success.
Larry probably couldn't have gotten out of doing hair even if he wanted to. It's in his blood. His mother has over 15 hair stylist on her side of the family. Larry's substantial, successful and experienced career started in Austin,Texas where he trained with the top USA iconic figures in the hairstyling world of the time. Even though he's a master of his craft, he still continues to attend educational classes and seminars with the top educators of today, to keep his knowledge and perceptive fresh and current to today's trends. He loves working with people and his greatest aim is for the client to be totally happy and satisfied with their hair. He loves to hear them say, "I love my hair!" Larry has been married for as long has he's been doing hair and has three wonderful children has well as one grand child. Guess what? One of his kids is doing hair, go figure 🙂 When he's not doing hair, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He's got a thing for football and baseball , so you'll find him sharing in great food, watching his games, and enjoying the fellowship of his friends and family. AVAILABLE: TUESDAY - FRIDAY (BELLEVUE LOCATION) SATURDAY (FEDERAL WAY LOCATION) Back
Cathy was born and raised in Maui, Hawaii. She moved to Bellevue in 95' where she started her passionate styling career. She enjoys making people happy and feeling good about themselves. She strives to always give someone that personal feel to an appointment, its never just cut, color, and go. People are her passion. She trained at Gene Juarez Academy in Northgate. Advanced training over the years have been with companies such as Bumble and Bumble, Goldwell, Redken, Paul Mitchell, American Crew, KMS, and so on. She enjoys working with both color and cutting techniques in all lengths of hair short, medium, or long. One of her favorite cutting tools is the razor, but its not the only tool in her arsenal, and her favorite cutting technique is dry cutting. AVAILABLE: TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY (BELLEVUE LOCATION ONLY)=
Homeira has 12 yrs of professional experience in the hair design and salon industry. She specializes in Haircuts for men, women and children; Coloring; Special Event Styling; Extensions; Perms and Straight Perms. "Cutting and coloring hair is a creative outlet for me", says Homeira. She enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. Master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. Homeira is regularly asked to style for weddings and other special occasions. "Helping people feel and look their best truly inspires me", exclaims Homeira. "My coworkers are also a huge inspiration. We bounce ideas off of each other, share techniques, and ask for each other's thoughts and opinions". She believes the similar thoughts shared on beautiful healthy hair, allows her and her coworkers to create a unique, yet professional environment. "Clients can walk in feeling at ease and comfortable, but most importantly confident with their hairdresser", says Homeira. Whether you want a contemporary classic cut, or a funky avant-garde style, you are sure to be pleased with Homeira's experience and results. AVAILABLE: TUESDAY-SATURDAY (BELLEVUE LOCATION ONLY)
Oana became interested in the beauty industry through her mom's work as a hairdresser, before she was able to write. After years of practice and education, she realized her passion was no different then her mom's. In 2006 she started the cosmetology program at Gene Juarez, and successfully graduated a year later. In the following months she acquired more skills and knowledge though Bella Sirena Salon's advance training, working with L'oreal products. Shortly after, the salon became an Aveda concept salon and she was exposed to more product diversity and techniques. Oana worked for one other salon before moving to this location in early 2010. She has great communication skills with people from all backgrounds, outstanding memory and patience. Her goal is to give her clients a style that is not only current, but easy to work with. She is also the stylist what will teach you by demonstrating and also by offering tips in how to create the same look at home.She believes any length can look modern with an updated cut and color. On her free time she enjoys skiing, biking and running. Nature is her best friend and also her inspiration. AVAILABLE: THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY (BELLVUE LOCATION ONLY
Stan Parente has been doing hair since he was in high school and has been a salon owner since 1985. He is passionate about doing great hair and helping his stylists be their best. He specializes in cuts, balayage corrective colors, custom hair pieces, extensions, Brazilian blowouts, special occasion, photo shoots, wavy textured hair and making people laugh. Throughout his career Stan has stayed on top of the trends and partnered with top brands like Bumble & Bumble, Wella, and Oribe for continuing education for himself and stylists. To sum it all up Stan says “I want to be the best and I want my stylists to be the best!” But he also will say the he is only competing with himself, always trying to do better, and he loves to watch other great stylists for inspiration and believes many of those are right there in the Stan Parente salons.
Every since I was a little girl, beauty and hair has been my passion. At age 16 I was overwhelmed by all the options of career fields and got a degree in Business Administration, then shortly after that realized that I should have kept at my passion. So I finished beauty school in 2015 following immediately with an apprenticeship program at Seven Salon which provided hands on experience and advanced training in haircutting, and Wella color. I am proud to now further my passion here at Stan Parente Salon. Whether it’s a haircut, a color, a balayage or a style, I’m determined to create an image to compliment the client's skin tone, bone structure and eyes. I also strive to make my clients feel comfortable and leave the salon looking even more beautiful than they came in. I look forward to meeting you in person!
Kaitlyn started her career in 2012 after graduating from Gary Manuel Institute in Seattle, she decided to further her education at Seven Salon with their advanced training program, through numerous classes and continued education she found that she loves the creativity of balayage and has really focused on mastering the technique. If you’re looking for that beachy texture and effortless looking hair she is the stylist you've been searching for. In her spare time her passion is traveling and spending time with family and loved ones and of course her 2 boxers Benji and Jax.
I’ve always had a passion for art and bonding with people so doing hair was a great career choice for me! I graduated in 2012 from Gary Manuel Aveda. After starting my career at Gene Juarez as a colorist, I grew to love the industry even more and decided to branch out and work for Stan. Having the ability to give someone a custom color and cut is my main goal. I’ve had training from Aveda, Loreal, Wella, and worked with product like Oribe, Kerastase, Bumble and Bumble, R+Co Brazlian Blow out and more. On my off time I love having brunch, listening to music, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Front Desk Manager
I LOVE this industry! I have been in this business for 18 years and I love the fact that I get to interact with so many different, amazing people in such a fun, energetic environment. My goal in the salon is to make sure everyone who walks in the door has the best experience possible, it's great to see such a transformation in people in such a short time, not just in appearance but in their whole attitude.
Hi, I’m Polly. I grew up in Thailand. I moved to Seattle in 2005. I love doing hair ever since I was a kid, but I’d never realized to become a hair stylist until I finished my interior design degree from Bellevue College. After graduating from college, I decided to continue my education at Gene Juarez Academy in Mountlake Terrace. I graduated from there in January 2014. And Stan Parente Salon was my first salon choice to work at. I started working here as an apprentice in May 2014. Beyond my training at the salon I also have attended Sassoon advanced cutting class and Wella color classes. In my spare time I love cooking, shopping, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends. It’s kind of a challenging career for me. I’ve learned something new everyday from both clients and co-workers. I have to work on my magic to make people beautiful in the way they wanted. I’m very serious and very precise about my work. My clients are like my master art pieces, I have to make sure that they look fabulous before they leave the salon.
Maryam has been an esthetician for over 20 years. When she started her esthetics practice, she had thought how wonderful would it be to help people feel good inside and out, as well as looking their best. This led her to her interest in skin care. She believes so many of the simplest things bring an inner sense of well being.
Maryam has been a business owner for many years and is performing a variety of skin care and waxing services. She is extremely well acquainted with the latest and most productive treatments in this field. Maryam wishes to bring her high level of experience, enthusiasm, and great communication skills to her clients.
She also feel blessed to have a career in which she gets to do what she loves and make her clients look and feel fabulous.
After attending college in Alaska and Illinois, Carrie realized that her childhood desire to be a professional designer in the hair industry was still alive and well. She moved to Seattle where she received her license in 1993 and has been doing what she loves ever since. Her passion for hair continues to grow daily. "It is very important to me to make my clients feel comfortable and confident. I assess bone structure, skin tone and lifestyle before making my recommendations as to what would best enhance my client's over all look", says Carrie. Carrie takes great pride in making someone look and feel their best while building a trusting relationship with each and every client. "I'm a fun and energetic person who likes to laugh, all the while keeping my focus on you", she exclaims. I have assurance in myself, experience and education... in many varied styles, and can give my clients exactly what they want. Even when they aren't sure what they are looking for"! Carrie enjoys cutting as well as color, dimensional color, re-texturizing, and smoothing treatments. She especially enjoys the challenge of cutting natural curl. "Creativity is a great outlet and I am very blessed to have a career in which I get to do what I love and at the same time making my clients look and feel fabulous" says Carrie. As a testament to her skills, Carrie has clients returning to see her from Boston, Manhattan, L.A., Cancun as well as various part of Washington State. "I look forward to meeting you", Carrie says enthusiastically! AVAILABLE: TUESDAY-SATURDAY (BELLEVUE LOCATION ONLY)
Carissa started her career in 2014 after graduating from Gary Manuel Aveda Institute in Seattle. She decided to further her education by attending Rudy's Barbershop's advanced training program. Next Carissa joined the apprenticeship program at Stan Parente Salon and has perfected her skills in highlights and balayage making them a personal favorite. Throughout her time as a stylist she has been trained in a multitude of products such as Aveda, Oribe, Wella, Bumble and bumble, Kevin Murphy, Purology, Redken, and Living Proof to name a few. Carissa really enjoys helping her clients find the perfect cut and color leaving them feeling refreshed and beautiful. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, listening to music and hanging with friends