Lead Hair Stylists

Arif Lofgren

Master Artist

Arif has been in the business for over 18 years, and he is one of the area's top stylists. He started his career at Northern Westchester Cosmetology Academy, and then worked at two of the top salons in Dutchess County before opening Salon Arjé in 2005. He also furthered his development by attending educational seminars with leading hair companies such as L'Oreal Soho Academy in NYC, Redken 5th Avenue, Paul Mitchell, Wella Studio and Vidal Sassoon in NYC.

Arif has also done education work with some of the leading hair care companies, such as Rusk, Graham Webb and Joico. These companies have not only been the leading hair care companies for the last decade, but they also start most of the trends you see today. His educational background has given Arif a unique perspective of the hair care industry. He specializes in fusing color and precise cutting to create the best look for everyone.

Samantha Okeefe

Samantha Okeefe

Stylist

Samantha has loved the art of hair styling since growing up and spending a lot of time in her aunt's salon. Starting her education while still in high school through BOCES, she was ready to begin her career soon after. It began on Eastern Long Island at age 15 as a receptionist working her way up to a high-end salon in the Hamptons as senior stylist. Working with a variety of different people from a young age has made her very sociable and educated on several hair types. She recently came to the Hudson Valley for a change, eager to further her education and share her love for the art. So come see her for your own change, whether it be a new cut, highlights for the summer or an entirely new look just because! With her help, together you can achieve the fresh, new look perfect for you!

Erika

Erika

Stylist

Starting as an assistant in 1999, Erika has been intrigued with the beauty and wellness industry. Upon graduating both high school and cosmetology school in 2003, she set out in pursuit of her professional career. Traveling the East Coast and residing in cities such as Miami and Virginia Beach has helped Erica develop her technical skills as well as a dynamic insight into the chemistry of hair color. Her talent stems from educational training, her amazing mentors, peers and a diverse list of clientele over the years.

Structural components of the hair, as well as the personal style and unique characteristics of an individual, play an important role in Erika's assessment and execution of her haircuts, colors and styles. Her extensive resume includes a background in holistic health, advanced hair care and managerial experience. Before returning to her native city of Beacon, Erika not only served as a master stylist and color specialist, but a brand ambassador and manager in a top Aveda Salon and Spa.

Erika's mission is to provide you with a customized full hair service fused with a therapeutic touch.