stylist for 8 years

book an appointment with Nica


meet Nica!

specialties: dimensional color, asian/dark hair blonding, vivids/fantasy colors, balayage, seamless layers, transformational hair

I was born in the Philippines and raised in Hawaii. i've been nomadic since 2020 until I felt called to settle down in this lovely mountain town in may  2023. I've been passionate about hair since I was 12 years old and chose to pursue it as a career in 2015. I'm very purpose driven, a big nature lover, and aim to add value whenever I can.

what makes your hair brain sing? I love empowering others through conscious beauty by creating curated styles that make each individual feel like the highest and best version of themself. I also aim to create sustainable looks that are easy to maintain and continue looking lovely as they grow out. 

go-to davines product: this is a sea salt spray, it creates a lightweight textured effortless look.

what you love about ananda: I love how intentional ananda is with everything we do. ananda genuinely wants to leave a positive impact on the community and the world. I admire that the we go above and beyond to ensure we’re reducing as much waste as we can and creating a sustainable career for the team ensuring a good work life balance.

fun fact about me: I’m a certified spiritual life coach

Nica’s bookable skills

  • Bangs
  • Bobs
  • Curly
  • Lived-In
  • Long Hair
  • Mullets
  • Razor
  • Shags
  • Short Hair
  • Textured
  • Transformational
  • Balayage
  • Blonding
  • Dimensional
  • Foiling
  • Gray Coverage
  • Highlights
  • Lived-In
  • Reds
  • Root Coverage
  • Silver/Gray Transformation
  • Transformational
  • Vivids
  • Blow outs
  • Extensions
  • Gender Affirming
  • Hot Tools
  • Silent Appointments

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booking with ananda hair salons supports fair living wages and sustainable, eco-friendly hair care. book directly with Nica below.
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