Stylists
Patricia Mendoza
Patricia Mendoza

We are proud to announce the newest addition to our staff, Patricia Mendoza! Patricia is a master hair colorist and is available to take new clients Monday thru Saturday. She is certified by Pravana in Balayage and Guy Tang coloring techniques. She enjoys doing the more complex hair colors that are very popular as well as color corrections that are often a lifesaver! Patricia is also great at the most current trends in Men's haircutting. Through several years of experience at her previous salon she is able to provide individual hairstyle, haircutting and color recommendations to clients based on their physical characteristics and hair condition. Check out her great work on Instagram @pmendozzaa11 and get into her chair!

Salon: 925-829-2515 | Cell: 209-650-5843 | Imessage: pmendozzaa@gmail.com


Kathi Lowe
Kathi Lowe

I am the owner of Hair Emporium along with my husband Greg. I am proud to say that with the support of a great staff and wonderful clients both of whom I have become very close to over the years, it has been a great experience.

Although I have quite a full schedule, I am always happy to try to accommodate new clients. If I am not able to book you, I would be more than happy to personally refer you to one of the other stylists in the salon, doing my best to match you with the stylist who will work best with whatever needs you have. At the same time, we encourage you to feel comfortable in trying any of our stylists and be comfortable in several chairs.

I am available at the salon Tuesday thru Thursday and work late evenings Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you into your new experience at Hair Emporium.


Ali Hanson
Ali Hanson

Ali Hanson is a graduate of well-known Marinello’s Beauty College and a powerhouse hairstylist in a young and petite package. Her passion for our industry along with her expertise in both creative and natural looking hair coloring secured her position here at Hair Emporium several years ago.

Ali is certified in Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatments. She takes advantage of continuing education to consistently learn new techniques in coloring and styling and brings new ideas into the salon regularly.

She is also a makeup artist and both she and her co-worker Jennifer will do hair and makeup for wedding parties either at the salon or on site.

Ali is available Monday thru Saturday doing her best to accommodate clients’ timeframes and is happy to give complimentary consultations. Give her a call atthe salon (925)829-2515. She is looking forward to creating something special for you!


Denise Stevens
Denise Stevens

Denise Stevens began her career at Hair Emporium right out of cosmetology school at the tender age of 17. With our 13 other stylists as her mentors in those earlier days, years later she is still a part of our salon family and an extremely accomplished hairstylist herself. Denise loves to work with her scissors and especially enjoys transitional haircutting helping clients in the transformation from long hair to shorter lengths in flattering and manageable new styles. She is our resident ”Locks of Love” go to girl having done many long to short transformations and donating the lengths of cut hair to that very worthy cause.

Denise is available Tuesday – Thursday at the salon (925) 829-2515 or can be reached at (209) 481-4638 other days for bookings.


Jeff Freitas
Jeff Freitas

Jeff Freitas has been at Hair Emporium his entire time as a hairdresser. Although he has a large male haircutting clientele, his real specialty is in foil highlighting and precision haircutting. Over the years he has built a large clientele who love him and love being some shade of blonde!

Jeff usually leaves by 5:00 p.m. but accommodates his clients with early morning appointments beginning at 7:00 a.m. Tuesdays thru Saturdays.

Because he is always quite booked, please plan ahead in calling the salon at (925) 829-2515 for an appointment with Jeff.

He is worth the wait!


Jennifer Murray
Jennifer Murray

Since 2006 Jennifer Murray has been defining her place in the beauty industry by turning her experiences into beautiful works of art. She has attended the very well known, “San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology; a Paul Mitchell School.” While there, she received extensive education in some of the industry’s most exciting color and cutting techniques.

To further share her creativity, Jennifer also works with local modeling agencies providing the hair and makeup to make their photo shoots stand out above the rest. She is a wonderful necessity to your special wedding day when you want to look and feel your best with beautiful “Red Carpet” hair and makeup.

Jennifer also is very skilled in both corrective and multi-dimensional color using Paul Mitchell’s “vibrant conditioning color“ line. She offers Formaldehyde-free Keratin treatments and loves to create fashion forward precision cuts and styles on all types of hair.

She provides her services Monday,Wednesday-Saturday, she can be reached at her Cell (925) 784-2121 or the salon (925) 829-2515


Jessica Ford
Jessica Ford

Hello, my name is Jessica Ford and I would be happy to accommodate you as a new client in our lovely salon.

I began my career in 1994 and throughout the years have earned advanced certifications and several awards in haircutting.

Since joining the Hair Emporium in 2003 I have continued my passion for creative haircutting and hair coloring processes and I would love to help you find a great new look!

I am available Wednesdays – Saturdays and can be contacted at either the salon (925) 829-2515 or my cell (510) 828-1276


Kim Cornick
Kim Cornick

Hi! I’m Kim Cornick~ I’ve been a licensed Cosmetologist in the Tri-Valley Area for many years and have been blessed to work with wonderful clients and talented staff members here at the Hair Emporium for over half of my career!

I do complete hair care for the entire family. I also enjoy those clients who have fine and/or thin hair. This is a challenge I have with my own hair and feel I do very well with that hair type. My goal is to maintain the integrity of your hair while providing you with the color or style you’re looking for and teach you how to maintain them at home with the right products for your hair.

I use Redken Color Gels, Chromatics, Shades EQ and use many different techniques of Highlighting and Lo-lighting to achieve your one of a kind color.

I look forward to meeting you! I work Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Please feel free to call or text me for a free consultation or appointment. 925-980-8589


Lynn Bosch
Lynn Bosch

Lynn Bosch is another permanent fixture here at Hair Emporium. She’s been a part of our family since 1987. As a lifetime resident of Livermore, she attended school and graduated Beauty College locally. Offering salon services such as color and cuts, her multi-dimensional highlights are the talk of the town! Lynn knows her stuff when it comes to matching her clientele with the most current styles and colors for any occasion.

She has a busy schedule maintaining a workweek from Tues-Sat usually from 8am–7pm. Although her hours are lengthy, her days fill up fast. So don’t put your appointment off any longer. Call Lynn today at the salon (925)829-2515.

Reserve the time and pamper yourself!


Monica Frayer
Monica Frayer

I'm Monica Frayer and my expertise is with Goldwell Color Systems. Since the beginning of my career in 2003 and joining the Hair Emporium staff in 2005, I have been keeping up on my knowledge with both regularly attending classes and on the job experience.

I love hair coloring processes and my experience and classes have propelled me towards my expertise with corrective color projects and knowing what color tones work best with your skin tones. I can also help guide you towards products to use that will preserve your beautiful color with shine and great condition.

I would love to help you achieve fun, fabulous hair transformations!

I'm accepting appointments for Monday, Tuesday and Saturdays. I can be reached at the Salon (925) 829-2515 or cell (925) 980-7068


Pedro Rangel
Pedro Rangel

Pedro Rangel is a wonderful local artist who has carried his artistry into hairdressing. After working in several salons in the Bay Area for several years, he found his niche at Hair Emporium. His large clientele enjoys the benefits of his forward thinking style and artistic talents with creative hair coloring and hair cutting. Pedro’s talent and rare “old world” style of gentlemanly charm and professionalism keep his clients coming back for more.

He is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays generally starting his days at 10:00 a.m. and works evenings by appointment except Saturdays.

Reach him at the salon at (925) 829-2515. As Pedro is very busy, please plan ahead and he will be happy to meet you.


Sandy DiFiglia
Sandy DiFiglia

Sandy DiFiglia joined our staff originally for several years and after a brief move out of state, has been a welcome return to Hair Emporium. She is an excellent hairdresser with an always-smiling personality that brightens any room. She would also love to brighten your hair with her foil highlighting expertise although she enjoys all aspects of hairstyling. Sandy has an extensive male clientele and is very comfortable with both scissors and clipper cutting.

She is available Wednesday thru Friday. Call soon for an appointment at the salon (925) 829-2515 or her cell (925) 960-3688, she looks forward to meeting you!


Shelley Lichtenberger
Shelley Lichtenberger

Prior to working at Hair Emporium, I was co-owner of Odyssey Designs Beauty Salons, one in Castro valley, the other located in Dublin. After 5 successful years as a business owner, I sold Odyssey Designs and relocated as an independent contractor at the Hair Emporium joining the original staff after our first year in business. I have advanced training and expertise with hair coloring and am exceptional in corrective hair coloring techniques. I enjoy creating new makeovers and include instruction of new styling techniques and use of products to maintain the new look.

I work Tuesday through Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., offering early morning appointments for clients, many of them male, on their way to work. I schedule my last chemical appointment at 4:00 p.m. and my last haircut appointment at 5:00 p.m.

If you’re looking for the experienced professional, call Hair Emporium and ask for Shelley.

I hope to see you soon!


Tracie Thorne
Tracie Thorne

Tracie graduated into the hair industry to apply her own mix of creativity in 1996. She attended the Redken Education Center in New York to further her skills and has also performed her artistry on the platform for several Bay Area hair shows. After settling into her craft, she had an opportunity to join the “ well established and proven to be successful Hair Emporium family”. Although she is well skilled with both razor and scissor cutting, her forte is in Highlighting and Color. She applies her knowledge of the Joico color line and Scruples Highlighting system to create the look you desire and deserve.

She currently works her magic on Thursdays and in most cases, advanced bookings are necessary. If you’d like to create a new look or simply just maintain the one you already love, please give Tracie a call and reserve your appointment today!

Call her directly at (925) 785-5242 to get your appointment scheduled right away!

Or email her at: throwingscissors@me.com


Trish Slabaugh
Trish Slabaugh

Trish says “Treat your hair as your most valued accessory. Just making a few changes can give you a whole new look in creating your unique fashion”. Her exceptional creativity is immediately apparent in her own sense of style and flair that she carries over into her hair styling talents. Trish may have a new hairstyle or color for herself from day to day and would love to give you a change too. Visit Trish and let her give you a more conservative look for the office or send you home with a special flair of your own!

She is available at the salon Tuesday thru Thursday from 1 p.m. into the evening hours (925) 829- 2515