3016 GUADALUPE ST. Suite b-100 Austin, TX 78705 ph. 512.373.7546
Michael is originally from El Paso, Texas and has been cutting hair for over 20 years. his personality will definitely captivate you, but his hair services will definitely keep you coming back. He has a long line of clients that will follow him wherever he goes and we are proud to say he is the longest running stylist here at Waterstone. His reputation is widely known and he is often revered as one of the best men's haircuts in Austin. We love having him as a part of our waterstone family and we hope you stop by to see Michael and see what everyone is talking about.
Mens Cuts: $70
Womens Cuts: $70
Raised in Southeast Texas, Lauren realized her passion for hair and makeup at a very early age. She gathered inspo from growing up around pagaents and big hair! She works with EVERY hair type and style, from classic and sleek to edgy and textured. Lauren comes to us with 3+ years of specialized training in color with AVEDA. Among being one of the most talented colorists, she also has perfected the art of makeup and up-styling. When she is not practicing her passion, she enjoys time off with her pup Sophia Grace and dancing the night away at her favorite spots.
single process color 75+
partial highlight 100+
full highlight 125+
thibault de monterno
Growing up in the south of France, Thibault trained at Jean Claude Biguine and Jacques Dessange Paris. Moving to New York in '97, he developed an elite clientele while working with Frederic Fekkai on 57th St and Warren Tricomi at the Plaza Hotel. Thibault began traveling to Austin 15 years ago to spend time with family and immediately fell in love with the beautiful countryside and southern hospitality. He started to cut hair for family and friends, but rapidly came into high demand and was requested to come more often. Since then he has traveled to Austin from New York four times a year to service his clients. After 20 years in the city, Thibault now calls Austin his home and we couldn't be more excited to have him join our team here at Waterstone Salon. His technique is based on utilizing the natural texture of hair, sculpture, and the right volume at the right place so the haircut always looks personalized, even and natural .
Women's Haircuts $110
Men's Haircuts $85
Single Process Color $120
sam hamm naoti
With 20 years experience in the industry, Sam specializes in advanced straight razor cutting, highlighting and color techniques, including balayage and ombre. Sam came to us from Chicago where she was a color educator for Sine Qua Non Salon and has trained extensively at Bumble & bumble in NYC. As a working mother she understands the need to be low maintenance while staying up to date with your style. Sam is in touch with current hair trends and is easy to work with. She excels at making clients feel comfortable in a creative salon environment.
Women's Haircut $75
Men's Haircut $60
Working in the industry since 2001, Tina Spears has established herself as a highly accomplished hair color artist and extension specialist who considers hair an artistic expression of personal beauty. She returned to Austin after spending time living in New York City and traveling to London, where she has attended countless classes and advanced training in the art of hair painting. In order to spread her wealth of knowledge of the hair industry, Tina became an Aveda color educator for 10 years.
In addition to being the recipient of Aveda’s prestigious “Hair Color Artist of the Year” award, Spears has trained with some of the industries most influential educators such as David Adams, John Raymen, Ted Gibson and Trevor Sorbie, just to name a few. From editors and executives to models and actresses, clients love Tina’s color for it’s chic and complimentary wearability. Her attention to detail, combined with a naturally artistic eye and an upbeat and positive vibe keep Spears remaining one of the industries most highly respected and sought after hair color and extension experts.
Kristin grew up in Austin, Texas. She started cutting hair at age 9 and coloring when she was 14. Her passion for hair has flourished into her career behind the chair, and she loves it!
At 20 years old Kristin rushed to earn her cosmetology license and began working in one of Austin’s most renowned salons. Kristin found inspiration around every corner from some of the best colorists and haircutters in the field. In 2004 the Aveda Institute recognized her for connecting color, cut, and makeup.
After venturing out on her own, I have consistently kept up with continuing education and current trends. Kristin is a trendsetter and a tastemaker. She believes in constant growth and pushing herself so that she will not only inspire others but also continue to fuel her own fire from within. Kristin has studied in New York City as a Bumble & Bumble network educator and has done work for fashion shows. Her work has been featured in photo shoots and in a Spike Jonze + Arcade Fire music video.
Krsitin's true passion IS the hair industry! She will look at your face shape, eyes, and lifestyle in order to accent your hair accordingly. She will tell you what works, what doesn’t, and believes in the concept of effortlessly looking beautiful. Your hair is Kristin's canvas and she loves to create. All colors and cuts are all custom done so no one client looks the same. She designs all of the shapes so that the grow out is as amazing as the first day.
Kristin specializes in color, highlights and cuts and is formally trained in Balayage, Hot Heads and Perfectress Hair Extensions, Goldwell’s Kerasilk Smoothing Treatment and Arrojo’s American Wave Retexturizing Service.
Kristin loves animals, movies, cooking, scuba, and travel. Come see Kristin today!
" I became an educator and worked with Vidal-Sassoon, Aveda, and Bumble and Bumble. Through sharing I realized that I could help others create the foundation for consistent highest-level results and a better future. I also discovered the privilege that drives the most passionate educators: we gain knowledge as students and develop expertise as teachers.
My artistic canvas is a person--I am conscious of the privilege we are given as stylists. We have the opportunity to change someone’s day, or even change the trajectory of an entire year. The power to impact how someone feels about themselves and how others perceive them raises the stakes and also the reward. I co-create a clear outcome with every client, and once it is understood, I create my art. Even when a client’s view and mine are not fully aligned, I find fulfillment in playing within their boundaries while executing at the highest level and working in my distinctive style. It is through this process that I have built a passionate following of long-term clients. My peers tell me they can recognize one of my clients from across a room because their look is finished, complete, and it fits.
The next stage of my career will find me making a higher level of contribution to others and to myself. Creating a new and better future through educating and sharing what I have been so fortunate to learn with others and then seeing the art and affect multiply is incredibly motivating. I want to share with others the opportunity we have earned, the impact we have on the lives of the people we touch, and the empathy and skill that when combined leave a lasting, if not indelible, impression.
I'm ready, are you?"
Women's Haircut $120 Men's Haircut $80
Leah started off her hair career by training at one of the industry’s most prestigious academies of hair in Santa Monica, CA. She then moved to Austin, TX and was quickly hired by one of Austin’s top salons, where she was employed for ten years. She eventually opened her own hair studio, Lotus Blue, on the famous “Drag” in Austin, across from The University of Texas. Leah was forced to close the doors of her hair salon when she was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive type of breast cancer. Being healthy and taking care of herself was a priority. Leah is now in complete remission, back to living her life to the fullest, doing what she loves to do, and feeling like she has been gifted a new lease on life. She believes that her experiences have further enforced what she already believed–life is truly a gift, and you should not waste it. Surrounding yourself with people you love, doing good, standing up for what you believe in, and doing what you love is Leah’s mission in life. Living that philosophy finally brought Leah to join our team here at Waterstone, where she is reunited with friends and stylists that she loves, and with whom she started her career off with. Leah’s excitement and joy for life and cutting hair is what makes her such a perfect fit!
Women's Haircut $75
Men's Haircut $65
danielle gilbert kizer
Waterstone Salon Owner, Blanca Urano, strives to make Waterstone Salon comfortable, relaxing and chic. She values education and has created a team of stylists that are on the cutting edge of the industry, always learning new techniques to provide the most current and on-trend colors, cuts, and styles to our clients.