Meet our Team

Eraka

Owner

Stylist

(Level 5)

Eraka is the owner of Salon Joy which she opened in July of 2016. She feels blessed everyday to have the opportunity to create fabulous hair-styles and to share this knowledge with the team. She has over 20 years of experience working with a variety of clients ranging from young children to television personalities. Her passion is to ensure an awesome experience at Salon Joy for every guest. When not leading her team, Eraka is a passionate basketball fan and enjoys raising her six children.

Level 1

Gabrielle started at Salon Joy in April of 2019, and she loves working with a smart team like the one at Salon Joy. Gabrielle provides a full list of salon services and especially enjoys providing fabulous balayage and textured lobs. When not working at Salon Joy, Gabrielle enjoys singing barbershop or eating at trendy restaurants in St. Louis. She is accepting new clients and would love to see you in her chair to grant your hair dreams!

Level 3

Julie started her hair journey at Salon Joy December 2016. She knew she wanted to work at Salon Joy as soon as she heard about it, because of the family like environment. She loves to spread love and hope to everyone she meets as well as making them feel very beautiful. Julie excels in balayage, bo-ho styles for weddings, proms, and special events. She also specializes in tape-in extensions to create volume and/or length for her clients. When Julie is not at the salon you can find her outdoors with her family/friends, walking her dog Riley, or watching Friends. She also loves to write blogs and runs an online blog on the side! She is so excited to meet you and make your beauty goals come true! 

Level 4

Halia joined Salon Joy in November of 2016! She began her hair career as a way to be creative and to bring love, joy and confidence into peoples lives! She loves the barber shop atmosphere that Salon Joy has created and appreciates working with the team that’s been created here! Halia specializes in many services but her favorites to create are balayage, dimension color and blending. She also loves cutting and specializes in razor haircuts and texturizing thick hair. Another service she provides is tape-in weft extensions to create volume and/or add length! Outside of the salon Halia loves to sing and play music, hike, spend time with her family and serve in ministries sharing the love of God with others! 

Stylist

Level 1

Bailey joined the Salon Joy family February 2019. She loves working beside all of the talented stylists who are able to work as a very strong team. Bailey provides a full service list, however she is most passionate about balayage/dimensional color, textured haircuts, and blonding. Outside of Salon Joy Bailey enjoys spending time with family and friends. Bailey is accepting new clients and would love to help you achieve all of your hair goals!

Level 1

Shannon joined the Salon Joy family in September of 2018. She knew it was the place for her as soon as she met the team of kind, encouraging, and thriving stylists. Shannon is most passionate about balayage, vivid colors, creative hair cutting, and transformative color. When Shannon is not at the salon, you can find her spending time with her family and dog, attending a music concert, or continuing her education within the industry. She enjoys meeting new people and would love to make your hair dreams a reality! 

Level 1

Sabrina started at Salon Joy October of 2016 and loves being a part of a team that learns from each other and helps wherever needed. Sabrina provides a full list of salon services and especially enjoys balayage, blonding, and vivid color! When she isn’t creating hair art, Sabrina enjoys spending time with family and watching the latest hair coloring technique videos! She is accepting new clients and would love to have you in her chair to create your hair goals!

Level 1

Aliyah joined the Salon Joy in September 2018. She loves the team work and the continuing education of the salon joy. Aliyah provides a full service list and specializes in balayage, highlight, coloring and cutting! When Aliyah is not at the salon, she loves cooking and spending time with her boyfriend and his family. She enjoys to go to the Blues games! She is accepting new client and would love to see familiar face in her chair! 

Stylist

Level 2

Madeline started at Salon Joy in February of 2018 and she loves the location of Salon Joy, being 15-20mins away from anywhere in STL. Shes proud and brags about how talented her co workers are, and constantly is watching and learning from her friends in the salon! Maddie specializes in cutting and coloring specifically balayage, blondes, and face framing! When shes not at the salon, Madeline enjoys family time, shopping, and laying by the pool. Most of Maddies clients say “do whatever you want” and she always does a fabulous job!

Stylist

Level 1

Megan started at Salon Joy March of 2019 and loves the team work and continued education that the salon offers! Megan provides a full list of salon services and specializes in blonding and balayages. When Megan is not in the salon; she enjoys spending time with family, playing the piano, and going on hikes. She is accepting new clients and can’t wait to meet you! 

Stylist

Level 1

Alexandra began her journey with Salon Joy in January of 2019. She loves the positive and welcoming atmosphere of salon joy and all the teamwork and education the salon offers. Alexandra provides a full list of salon services from cutting, color, and extensions, but excels in blonding and balayage services, as well as updo and makeup services, and men’s haircuts. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and pets, going to the gym and playing volleyball with friends. She is always accepting new clients in her chair and would love to get to know you, and make all your hair goals happen! 

Level 1

Mackenzie started at Salon Joy in May of 2019, and loves the welcoming environment Salon Joy offers. Mackenzie provides a full list of salon services, but excels in balayage and blonding services. Outside of Salon Joy, Mackenzie likes to spend time with her family. She enjoys going on morning runs, and outdoor activities. She is accepting new clients and would love to see you in her chair to achieve your hair goals! 

Stylist

Level 1

Abby joined the Salon Joy family October 2019. The continuing education and team togetherness are a few qualities that drew her to the salon. Abby provides a full service list, however she is most passionate about balayage/dimensional color, blonding, extensions, and special occasion makeup. Outside of Salon Joy Abby enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as anything outdoors. She enjoys meeting new friends and would love to help you achieve all of your hair and makeup goals! 

Level 1

Nicole started at Salon Joy in September of 2018 and loves the family-like atmosphere and supportive nature of her co-workers. She knew Salon Joy was where she belonged from the first time she walked through the door! Nicole provides a full service list but particularly enjoys foiling and balayage and has a passion for all types of red hair! When she is not in the salon, you can find her spending time with her son and other family and friends. She also enjoys being outdoors and staying active with her dog, Apollo. Nicole is currently accepting new clients and would love to have you in to bring your hair goals to life!