17 Jewels Salon & Spa - About
17 jewels bios


Julie
Owner & Stylist

 

Julie started her styling career at the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Academy in San Francisco. As the owner of the salon and resident of Temescal, she is a champion for all things in Oakland. Curly hair is her specialty and a passion for her. She has been a licensed hairdresser for 28 years.


 

Lindsey
Front Desk Administrator

Lindsey is a resident of the lovely Temescal District and is very proud to call it her home. She has had almost 10 years of customer service, and as a Certified Massage Therapist, Lindsey feels right at home in a salon and spa setting. She always does her best to accommodate the guests of 17 Jewels, so let her know if there is anything she can do to make your visit most comfortable.

Sylvia
Stylist

Sylvia Gene (the beauty queen) was appointed her name right from the get-go,  due to her involvement with mountains of fashion shows at the beginning of her career in Southern California. Sylvia has background in theater and stage which lead to her joy of hair expressions and make-up art. Sylvia finds great love in creating the latest trends and styles that ring true to her clients. She specializes in Hot Heads Hair Extensions, Kids Cuts, and Fantasy Hair Coloring.



Martha
Stylist
Martha has been in the beauty industry for 5 years. Doing hair has always been her passion. She continually strives to become a master at her craft by attending on going education. She goes above and beyond to ensure that her guests are happy and look their best! She has experience with ALL hair types, hair cutting, color with an emphasis on Balayage, curly hair, and educating her guests on how to maintain their look in between visits!



Jamie Leigh
Stylist

Originally a Southern belle, Jamie now resides in the admirable Oakland, Ca. She is trained and expanded upon the cutting techniques of Vidal Sassoon and continues to grow her skills through furthering education. Jamie enjoys working with clients of all hair types to individualize a style and color that adapts to their hair needs.

"Head shapes and textures are like fingerprints, they are all different. It is my job to shape your hair to fit your head"

 

Mele
Stylist
Mele has been working behind the chair for three decades and has come to realize that it's not about emulating standardized concepts of beauty, its about helping clients find what makes them feel strong and confident in their own rights. When you get up from her chair, you're going to feel sexy. AND that is what it's all about.

 

 

    
(510) 653-1059
4801 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
Hair Cuts, Skin Care, Facials, Waxes, Oakland's Best
17 Jewels Salon & Spa
Kieu
Stylist


“It's rewarding to see the transformation of a client who is satisfied with his or her new look.”

Kieu enjoys a good challenge whether it's a great haircut or a fabulous hair color makeover!

With eight years plus in the beauty industry, she provides excellent customer service with clients through continual education.

Cynthia
Esthetician


“Each service is an opportunity to bring relaxation and balance from your every day stresses”

Cynthia, a licensed Esthetician, has been working in the beauty industry for over 14 years. She has continued her education in Peels, Anti-Aging and Acne Treatments, as well as Microdermabrasion, waxing, and Artistry Make-Up.