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Our Professional Team



Oanh, a mother of three, has been a certified nail technician for 10 years. She specializes in removal of any ingrown nails as well as dip manicures, gel, manicures and pedicures, as well as acrylic. She enjoys helping her clients to relax and have beautiful nails!



James was born in Taiwan and has been living in the Bay Area for 25 years. He graduated from Vidal Sassoon from downtown Santa Monica. He's been specializing in cuts as his passion for 14 years. He's a very easy-going man in the salon who likes to help his clients get hair shapes that suit them and solve their daily hair issues. By picking him as your designer, he will give his best to you and make sure you enjoy your results after the service.



Melissa has been licensed since 2015 after attending Hilltop Beauty School in Daly City. After taking a break to focus on her family, she returned to the world of beauty and has been working on building her own clientele. She has been assisting Yvonne at Y Salon since Spring of 2021 and recently started taking clients in her own chair as well. Her love of color and passion for hair has kept her going to pursue new techniques and broaden her skillset. In her spare time, she likes going to the park with her sons and playing the guitar.



Lorénz started his career In 2014 assisting and training with Multiple Master Stylists at one of the top Hair Salons in San Francisco.  He's currently a certified Aveda, Wella, Pravanna colorist, and Brazilian Blowout specialist. Having also received additional training with Goldwell, Matrix, Redken & Schwarzkopf, he specializes in:

  • Highlighting

  • Balayage/Hair Painting

  • Blonding

  • Brazilian Blowout ™

  • Keratin Treatments

  • Creative Color



Victoria has been in the beauty and fashion industry for over 21 years and 18 years of that has been specializing as a Master Colorist. Previously, she was co-owner of Salon Kavi in San Mateo for 12 years. She takes pride in her work and is meticulous with detail. Her specialty is creating a look that is customized for each individual client. She loves to do soft, natural, lived-in looks, vibrant multi-color mermaid hair, grey blending and so much more.  In her spare time, she loves outings with her family and two fur babies, cooking, working out, and trying out new restaurants. Feel free to book a complimentary consultation with her.



Andrea is a full-time criminal justice major at CSM. She always has to have her nails and lashes done to feel complete, but it's rare you'll catch her in a full face of makeup! She's part of our lovely front desk team and is ready to help you with any questions or concerns you may have.



Sam joined the Y Salon team as a receptionist in June of 2021. She is currently in cosmetology school at the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology and is set to graduate and be licensed by the Fall of 2022. She currently is the spa’s personal barista but looks to use her talents toward her love of hair color in the near future. In her spare time, she enjoys playing video games and sketching on her iPad.



Sara graduated from CSM's Cosmetology program back in 2019. She came to Y Salon in November of 2021 and has been assisting Yvonne in order to prepare for taking clients of her own. She not only has a passion for hair but skin too. Her gentle touch is relaxing and calming for her facial clients. In the future, she wants to be able to provide eyelash services as well as work to hone her skills in color and extensions.



Susan is a hairstylist and makeup artist. She has been in the beauty industry for 5+ years. She studied and graduated from the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology. Her education didn't end there. She has continued her education over the years and always keeps up with new techniques and trends. Has a history of being onset on multiple styling events. She finds pure joy in helping others feel and look their best! She can’t wait to meet you.



Noa has been doing lashes for 5 years as well as microblading more recently and always leaves her clients feeling confident and loving the results.
She has been doing nails for over 10 years and specializes in acrylic. Noa entered this industry to pursue her passion for making her clients happy and feel even more beautiful.



Vivian's obtained her Cosmetology  Certification from Phagan's Beauty School of Hair Design in 1999. Her skills include a cutting technique with an intuitive understanding of texture, balance, color, and geometry. She has worked and trained with some amazing Hair Artists. Vivian’s specialty includes:

  • Balayage

  • Hair color/ Highlights

  • Hair cut

  • Ombre

  • Brazilian Blowout

  • Keratin Treatment

  • Asian hair.



Tracy has been doing Massage and Nails for 17 years and Facials for 5 years. The best part of working in the salon is that she is able to help her clients to relax and feel refreshed and renewed. Tracy loves that her clients are happy, relaxed, and glowing after service with her.

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