Pavlova Salon | Best Hair Salon in St. James & Wading River, NY
Pavlova has been considered the best salon on Long Island, with two great locations in St. James and Wading River, NY. We serve Smithtown and all areas.
THE ART OF HAIR

Saint James, New York Staff

Bio

Each member of the staff at Pavlova Salon is dedicated to continually improving their expertise and are committed to your ultimate personal satisfaction. Read a little more about each of our hair stylists, color experts, and other beauty experts and staff at the location nearest you below. Make an appointment with the stylist you feel most comfortable with that can meet your needs and matches your personality.

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Ginger

Starting her career at the young age of 16 as an assistant with owner Rick Scappatura at his original location in St. James, NY, Ginger has been a hair stylist now for over 21 years. After five years learning her craft at Pavlova, Ginger relocated from Suffolk to Nassau County, where she continued to refine her art and hair styling techniques and education. In 2000, Ginger moved back to Suffolk County and was welcomed back into the Pavlova family. When she’s not working with Rick at Pavlova Salon in Saint James, NY, or continuing to develop her hair styling talents with educational classes and seminars, Ginger continues to nurture her creative side with photography and her emotional side with her dog, Luigi, and boyfriend, Gary.

 


Anna V.

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Anna has been bringing her Master Colorist talents to the overjoyed clients of Pavlova Salon in Saint James, NY for over 11 years. Anna has a passion for hair color and is dedicated to her client’s hair wellness. Anna’s passion for hair color has her constantly attending numerous classes at the Wella Studio in Manhattan, New York, which keeps her on the cutting edge of the latest trends and techniques. Anna has earned a nearly a dozen certificates in all aspects of hair care from International Hair Color to Blond and Dimensional Hair Coloring, including the prestigious Master Colorist certificate. Anna’s creative talents and commitment to continuing to grow and nurture her abilities have earned her a very loyal clientele at Pavlova Salon. When she’s not spending her time with her clients at Pavlova in St. James, NY, Anna enjoys relaxing at a nearby Long Island beach and spending time with her cat, Draco.


Angela

As a stylist for over 30 years and the Master Stylist at Pavlova Salon in Saint James, NY, for 14, Angela prides herself on setting the tone for the salon’s warm and friendly atmosphere. This stylist possesses the vision and ability to personalize each cut for the individual client that sits in her chair. Angela’s hair cutting and styling experience, combined with her ongoing education and personal career development, ensures she stays on the cutting edge of hair styling trends and techniques. Angela leads an active life away from the salon that includes boating on the nearby Long Island waters and cooking and spending quality time with her family.


Noelle

Noelle has loved her job at Pavlova Salon in Saint James, NY for over seven years. A colorist and stylist at a number of salons for over 15 years, Noelle has a real passion for her career and it shows in her work. A creative person by nature, Noelle finds cutting, styling and coloring hair is the best outlet for her creative talents. A graduate of many continuing education courses with the Vidal Sasson Academy, Devachan Training, Wella Institute and many more, Noelle specializes in Deva cuts and all types of hair straightenings. Noelle finds creative inspiration with her coworkers at Pavlova Salon. She says she loves the camaraderie and open atmosphere that allows them to share ideas and techniques so that every day is an exciting experience of collaboration. Noelle enjoys spending her free time away from Pavlova with her husband and two sons attending their favorite sporting events.


Anna

Anna has been an outstanding nail technician for over 23 years, bringing her considerable talents to the Pavlova Salon in Saint James, NY 10 years ago. Anna has developed a considerable array of specialized skills and certifications in her career, including Forever French with UV CND Brisa Gel, Silk Wraps, Color Gel Manicure with CND Shellack and Gelish, Manicures and Spa Pedicures and Facial Waxing. A U.S. citizen who was born in South Korea, Anna has been married for 21 years and has two children: a 19-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter. When she is not delighting her clients at Pavlova, she enjoys her time with her family, playing golf and gardening.


Caterina

Caterina was born with a passion for fashion and styling. She began her career volunteering for celebrity stylist Yves Durif and has continued to grow her skills and experience working with high profile clientele. Caterina’s specialties are glamorous, red carpet looks as well as soft, elegant looks. She says her personal and professional style is a reflection of her Italian culture. Caterina specializes in bridal hair & makeup and has been recognized with numerous awards for her elegant up-do’s. Caterina has continued to expand her education and skills and has become certified in So-Cap hair extensions and Keratin treatments. An exceptionally well-rounded stylist, Caterina also excels in hair coloring, bringing out her client’s beauty through high & low lights. In her time away from the salon, Caterina pursues a second passion for singing and she enjoys spending her free time with her family & friends and her three puppies: Baby, Hunny and Cocco.


Donna

Donna Pavlova Salon Saint James NYDonna has been in the hair care industry for over a decade, learning the trade from the ground up. She started as a salon assistant and worked her way up to stylist by learning from some of the top stylists and educators in the beauty business. Donna specializes in the most up-to-date and cutting edge hair cutting techniques as well as elegant up-do styling and trendy color. She has a true passion for hair extensions and is certified in all types, include Socap Individual and Tape in Pieces. Donna regularly attends continuing education courses to ensure her skills remain cutting edge and she is at the top of her game for her clients. Donna has a true passion for the business and loves to make her clients feel amazing about themselves every day. Donna and her husband Steve live in Mount Sinai with the love of their lives, their dog Bella. Donna also loves to stay healthy and in shape by kickboxing five times per week.

 

Ali

AliProfileAli started out as a make up artist for Benefit Cosmetics and bridal consultant. Being passionate about the beauty and customer service industry, she enrolled into Mitchells Hairstyling academy in Raleigh, NC, where she became certified in cosmetology. She then worked under Vidal Sassoon artists and became very consumed with color. Ali then decided to go back to her roots and move to New York where she can immerse herself in all the education Manhattan has to offer, especially the Wella World studio in Soho where she is working on her Master Colorist certification as well as many others. When she is not at a class she is on her phone studying new ways to innovate herself. She has now been practicing the art for 6 years, and her specialties include her natural hand painted color and beach wave styling