Melissa began her career in hairstyling in NYC at John Masters Organics Salon and the Aveda Institute of New York. She has continued her education with advanced classes by Goldwell, KMS, Redken and Davines. She has done editorial work for a variety of clients on set and behind the scenes.

Before attending the Aveda Institute, Melissa studied Graphic Design and Photography.  She has translated her knowledge of color, design and movement into her work, individually tailoring styles to each of her clients.