The stylist leveling system at Michael Richard Salon offers our guests options when it comes to salon services as well as providing a career path for growth and achievement for our salon stylist. Our guests may choose the stylist level that best suits their needs from skill set/experience, to even their budgets.
Junior Stylist Apprentices are fully license cosmetologists that are working in our salons training program. They assist our Master Stylists throughout the day with shampooing, blow-drying, and applying toners. Apprentices are required throughout the week to complete hands-on training by working on "live" models. Once their training is completed, they will advance into a Level 1 Stylist.
Level 1 Stylists have either graduated from our apprenticeship program or have joined Michael Richard Salon early in their career. This level of stylist has successfully exceeded their skills in base coloring, classic highlighting, and hair cutting. Level 1 Stylists are working on building their confidence as the grow and evolve in their career. They may still need assistance in formulating color and the service may take longer to complete, while still providing a quality service. Booking your service with a Level 1 Stylist is a great option for those who seek a quality service at a more cost effective price
Level 2 Stylists are stylists that have mastered our Level 1 position. This level of Stylist has received continuing education, along with extensive training to provide quality services to our guests. This level of stylist is qualified for base coloring, classic highlighting, some balayage techniques, and haircutting. Booking with a Level 2 Stylist is a great opportunity for all guests to receive high quality services at a more cost effective price. This level of stylist works with medium to long hair length.
Level 3 Stylists come with more more experience in a salon setting. This level of stylist can perform services in the salon in a timely fashion while providing superior service. Level 3 Stylist have undergone extensive training and many hours of continuing education to stay up to date on all new trends and techniques. They are masters at advanced services such as haircutting, balayage, all highlighting techniques and color correction services. At this stage, Level 3 begin to take part in mentoring Junior Stylists and Level 1 Stylists.
Level 4 Stylists are Master Stylists. They are established, respected, and carry a reputation for excellence that has earned them this title. Level 4 Stylists are over 90% booked. This level of Stylists has years of advanced education and highest demand for their services.. Booking in advanced is highly recommended. This level of Stylists can perform any type of haircutting/highlighing/coloring services.
The owner of Michael Richard Salon is big on education and staying up to date with modern services. Creating new haircutting, coloring, and highlighting techniques so that all of our salon stylists keep up with the latest trends. Our team actively meets every Tuesday morning so that our stylists continue to succeed in their field, bringing the best of the best techniques for each guests who enters our salon. Michael Richard also well known as Mike, is committed to continuing his education throughout the year so that he may bring back his knowledge to his team. He is also 100% booked of his time behind the chair and highly recommended to book in advanced. He believes in communication of what to expect, when to expect it, how to maintain it, and building relationships with our guests,