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Aron Aron

A hairstylist at Dekko, Aron Dunkle is well known for his creative cuts and his laid back attitude.   

Before coming to Dekko, Aron was a stylist at Architects & Heroes in San Francisco. During his time at Architects & Heroes, Aron was responsible for many of the reputation-building hair styles created by the salon.

Aron graduated from the College of San Mateo and quickly worked his way through an intensive, Vidal Sassoon-based cutting program at Architects & Heroes. He has also styled hair for many of the city's fashion shows, most recently styling for Gen Arts and Obedient Sons.
 
 
 
Jules Jules

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Jules Chan, founder and co-owner of Dekko salon, has more than 20 years as a hairdresser and instructor around the world.

Prior to opening Dekko, Jules was listed as an "Alien with Extraordinary Ability, E1" for entry into the U.S.   Under that listing she worked at one of San Francisco's most prestigious salons, Architects & Heroes, as senior stylist. Jules was listed in Vogue magazine (Sept 2000) as the San Francisco stylist to see for the best funky haircut in the city.  

Jules brings extensive editorial and creative expertise to Dekko. She styled the hair for the Third Eye Blind music video for the hit song, Jumper, as well as photo shoots for San Francisco's top technology magazine, Red Herring working with world-renowned photographer Helmut Newton

Before moving to San Francisco, Jules worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and Los Angeles. In Singapore Jules worked to re-train stylists and teachers for various companies. In L.A. she styled the hair on one of the most successful Asian commercials of 1998 - Ericsson - with Maggie Cheung and Michael Wong. In addition, she worked with MTV Most Wanted around Los Angeles, including U2's "POP" concert held in L.A. Coliseum.

During her time in Hong Kong, Jules served as stylist for MTV, styling the hair for photo sessions and events for MTV, Channel [V] and the Chinese Channel for Star TV. She styled hair for VJ's as well as pop groups such as Take That and singer Chris Isaak. She has also done photo shoots for Hong Kong's Elle and Cosmopolitan.

Jules' has extensive theatrical experience as well, having created wigs for the Hong Kong Ballet on classics such as Swan Lake, Peter Pan, and Cinderella, as well as opera productions such as Turandot.

She served as an instructor in Hong Kong, Taiwan, London, and Singapore. In her role as instructor, Jules helped establish the curriculum for the schools, and taught various courses including hair, make-up and total image concepts.

Trained at Vidal Sassoon in England, Jules became one the the company's busiest stylist. She has done the hair for Mary Quant, Elizabeth Frazer from Cocteau Twins, and Sarah Dallin from Bananarama.

 
 
 
Melissa Melissa

Melissa relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area after receiving her cosmetology license from the Cosmo Factory in Santa Cruz.  She joined the staff at Dekko to further her training as a cutting specialist, working closely with Jules Chan and Jill Tucci. She has styled hair in multiple fashion shows and continues to feed her passion for the industry inspired by the latest trends and techniques.  Melissa also specializes in Keratin Treatments to re-texturize her client’s hair to support her creative haircutting.

When not in the salon, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and recently took up cooking as a new hobby.  Additionally, she adores classic movies, particularly the bad ones.

 
 
 
 
Scott Scott

Prior to his experience at Dekko, Scott Klassen worked at Architects & Heroes, one of San Francisco's most prestigious and well-known salons. After undergoing a rigorous enhancement program, he became one of their top senior stylists.

In 2001, looking to expand his portfolio, Scott became a freelance stylist. As well as his regular clients, Scott travelled to Singapore, assisting in seminars and shows for the Nexxus and Keune product range with a team from San Francisco.

From an early age, Scott had a passion for cutting hair, experimenting on friends and family. In 1995, he enrolled in Gold Coast Education in Santa Barbara. After graduating, he continued his advanced training as well as a Toni & Guy and Vidal Sassoon based cutting technique program to improve his skills.
 
 
 
Heather Heather

Heather English joined the Dekko team in 2007 completing an intensive advanced color training in the Vidal Sassoon technique.

Heather draws creative inspiration from current and classic styles and trends, staying on top of the latest color innovations and techniques. She loves creating individualized multidimensional color combinations, from sun-kissed to platinum beauties or copper to fiery redheads.

Heather also specializes in the revolutionary Brazilian Keratin treatment.

 
 
 
Jodi Jodi

One of the most respected and innovative colorists in the Bay Area, Jodi Ninomiya is a partner at Dekko and the Director of Color Services for the salon.

Jodi began her career as a color specialist training with Vidal Sassoon in San Francisco and London in 1993.

Before coming to Dekko, she served as Director of Color Services for Architects & Heroes Salon in San Francisco. During her tenure at Architects & Heroes, she redeveloped and oversaw the Advanced Education Training Program, as well as the color departments for their two salons.

She has been featured in magazines such as Bazaar as San Francisco's top colorist, as well as national television programs such as E! TV's Fashion Emergency and the Asian Specialty Show M2 .

Since 2000, Jodi has been independently employed working freelance on projects such as teaching color courses in Singapore for the Nexxus Color Line. At Dekko, Jodi offers her clients thermal reconditioning, keratin treatments, in addition to some of the most innovative and creative color treatments in the city.

 
 
 
Jill Jill

Co-owner of Dekko salon, Jill Nishimura Tucci brings more than 16 years of hair dressing experience to her role.

Prior to starting dekko with Jules and Jodi, Jill trained at Architects & Heroes in San Francisco and moved up to become one of the salon's top stylists. Having mastered styling, Jill turned her attention to color processing and embarked on an intensive training program at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica.

Before deciding to pursue a career in the hair dressing industry, Jill trained at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, in fashion design.

She worked as a theatrical costume designer for theaters such as the American Conservatory Theatre in Seattle and in San Francisco at various theatre houses, including the San Francisco Opera House and The Asian American Theatre , as well as the Lamp Lighters Theatre .

Jill is inspired by the beauty of nature and her work reflects this imagery. Her cuts are sexy, clean, classic and tailored. She believes the movement of hair evokes beauty and enhances a person's natural aura. Her color philosophy pays close attention to natural skin tone matching, whether achieved through dimensional one-color process tints or sun kissed highlights.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Beth Beth

Beth Van Bogart started her career in 2005 at a Bumble and Bumble salon in southern California. She continued to heighten her knowledge through the education of Kevin Murphy, Davines, and Rusk. Beth excels at a variety of hair types including curls and natural beachy textures, specializing in razor cutting, color correction, and seamless multidimensional color. Beth desires to transcend above and beyond the ordinary limits for her clients and has a deep love and passion for this industry. She has a keen sense of hair and always strives for originality. She is inspired by Metal and punk music, nature, Elvira, and the art of macabre. When she’s not creating rock star hair at the salon she enjoys drawing, painting, old horror movies, and hanging out with her cat, Bruce Campbell.

 
 
 
 
Ileath Jamie

Jamie brings 19 years of haircut and color experience to Dekko Salon. She received her training using Toni & Guy methodology and terminology as well as, L’Oreal Professional Color Theory. Her haircut and color skills have been refined by over 10 years of teaching both bay area licensed hairdressers and upcoming top stylist. Jamie enjoys working with curly textures, men’s barbering, and dry cutting all lengths. Her specialty is color matching, creative color and she’s always up for a color correction challenge.

 
 
 
 
Ileath Ileath

After completing an intensive training program in styling, cutting, and coloring at Peter Thomas Hair in Berkeley, Ileath soon became their Style Educator for new talent, as well as, seasoned stylists. She is a firm believer that knowledge is power, there is always room to grow, and things to learn. Ileath continues to expand her knowledge with advanced training from a variety of talented artists and educators including Bumble & Bumble, Di Pietro Todd, and Renee Furterer.

Ileath excels in cutting hair to showcase the color and perfectly suit the face and style of her clients. She loves styling for weddings, enhancing the bride’s beauty for her special day. Additionally, Ileath styles hair for various bay area events including The Hop SF, Bardot A go-go, and Seduction Feroce, specializing in inspiration from the 30’s through the 60’s, as well as, session work for Lucky Mule clothing and music videos.

When Ileath is not working, she loves travelling, vintage cars, motorcycles, and dabbling in welding.

 
 
 
 
Lana Lana

Lana’s passion for the hair and beauty industry began as a teenager growing up in Soviet Latvia. Her passion has led her through extensive training at the renowned academies of Bumble and Bumble, Tony and Guy, Goldwell Color, and Dolores.

Lana’s specializations are haircutting, coloring that includes balayage and free hand painting, and special event hair styling.

Lana keeps up on the latest trends, artistic techniques, and product developments by actively participating in top fashion conferences and communities across Europe, Russia, and the United States ­­ from New York to Las Vegas, Chicago to Los Angeles and of course, San Francisco.

Lana Orca values her clients ­­ always striving to understand their needs and respecting their hair, with an emphasis on achieving an individualized look. She considers herself fortunate to work in a profession that she loves. Every client is special to her and she always does her best to make sure they know it.

 
 
 
 
amy Amy

Amy has been involved in the beauty industry since the 80’s and she became a licensed Manicurist at the young age of 16. Amy worked full-time in a salon while finishing high school and then continued on to higher education.

Amy has a love for customer service and problem solving, but her main focus is client’s satisfaction. In two years, as spa manager at her previous company, she transformed her location into the top in productivity and customer service statewide.

Outside of the salon, Amy enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her beloved two bulldogs.

 
 
 
dax Dax

Dax is the man behind the scenes though he may be the one who shampoos your hair, which is lucky for you because he gives great head massages. When he is not at the salon, he likes to spend his time creating music, which is the real reason he moved to San Francisco. If someday he becomes famous, we can all say we knew him first.

 
 
 
Violet Violet

After Violet completed cosmetology school and received her license, she joined the Dekko Salon family. While working as Salon Support, she also attended SFSU to receive her BA degree. Violet is now Dekko’s Salon Manager and brings her multi-tasking skills and energetic pace to keep everything running smoothly.

Violet is a San Francisco native and likes spending time with her family. Her interests are in hair, fashion, education, and business.

 
 

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