Our talented Salon staff brings a combined total of over 100 years of experience to our intimate, boutique salon!! An environment of relaxation and excellence awaits you…Please ask about our new client special promotions.
Stephanie Ruggierie Bedusa ~ Stylist
Beginning her career in 1993, Stephanie has completed advanced training with Aveda, Redken and Wella, specializing in coloring, highlighting, haircutting and is certified as a Keratin Complex Therapy technician. Stephanie joined Dream in 2004. With a natural ability to interpret client's needs, she can customize both color and haircut to compliment each individuals taste and lifestyle. She is a strong advocate of positive change and a "less is more" approach. Working in an intimate atmosphere like Dream, she is able to give her clients genuine attention for a truly personalized experience.
Ron Ahrens ~ Master Colorist and Baliage expert
Ron has been working as a hair colorist for twenty four years. His career began in Connecticut and then took him to New York City for ten years. During that time he worked in several premiere hair salons, such as Suga, Saks Fifth Avenue and Oribe, where he enjoyed a diverse and fast paced career. Ron's specialty is creating very natural looking color with highlights and single process colors and working with subtle to vibrant reds.
Susan Schwartz ~ Stylist
Born and raised in Great Britain, Susan began her career in England after completing her London's City and Guilds, basic and advanced, along with an art degree and teachers training. She believes strongly in continuing education to find a fresh perspective in all aspects of hairdressing, cutting, styling, color with feeling and passion. Working closely with clients to marry their hairstyle and color, with their life style and styling abilities. Susan has worked frequently with women going through chemo, and has been involved running programs for the Look Good Feel Better for 10 years. She combines vision, knowledge, and creativity with a fierce technical precision that keeps clients coming back for 25 years plus.
Nektarios Kanakis ~ Stylist
Nektarios has been a hairstylist for 18 years. His training started locally and has continued from NYC to Los Angeles with Vidal Sassoon to Bumble and Bumble. Nektarios was an educator for Paul Mitchell for a number of years. His specialty is listening to his clients needs and lifestyle. Nektarios feels that if the client can't replicate the look at home, then his job was not done well. He works with long hair, short hair and everything in between. Curly, thick hair is his specialty, blowing it out straight or enhancing the natural curl. He also teaches blow dry classes. Nektarios's consultation is complimentary, so please call for an appointment and he will gladly make time for you.
Spring Frimpter ~ Texture Specialist
Spring has been working in the Westport area for more than fifteen years. Friendly, warm and personable, her knowledge and specialization in hair straightening and texturizing treatments lend to a wonderful experience. Spring is extensively trained in Kerastase product and treatment rituals.