Tampa's Top Hair Stylists are at Monaco Salon
When you are looking for a Tampa hair salon, the talent and experience of our hair artists set us apart from the rest. The level of each stylist reflects their experience and demand for their time. All of our artists are skilled and competent.
Krista Abad, Owner
Hair Extensions Specialist
Krista is an award-winning Hair Extension Specialist and Educator with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Her salons have been awarded "Top 200 Fastest Growth Salon" in the country by Modern Salon and consistently ranks in the top of "Best Hair Extensions" year after year.
I am a Paul Mitchell National Educator and when it comes to hair, I enjoy working on all types. Long, short, men, women, blondes, brunettes, redheads or fashion colors! If you are looking for added length or volume, let’s add extensions! When it comes to hair....I love it all!
My passion is all things hair! I really enjoy doing color. My favorite color services are Hand paintings (balayage), dimensional color and blondes! I love completing these looks by adding hair extensions.
My name is Billy. I’ve been a professional hairstylist in the Tampa Bay area for over 10 years. My expertise is precision and textured haircutting and hairstyle design. I also enjoy dimensional hair color and adding highlights and lowlights to blonde hair.
I enjoy everything when it comes to hair art. Some of the services that take up a big part of my career and happiness are hand-painting services, foil highlights, hair extensions, cutting, wedding upstyles, and color corrections. What tops all of these is the smile on a guest’s face after they leave my design center. Peace, Love & Happiness.
I'm a hair extensions specialist and a Monaco Hair Extensions Educator. I specialize in Tape In Hair Extensions and Hand Tied Weft Extensions. I love being able to bring a guest's vision to life. My goal is to provide you with a look that is customized just for you, and to have you leave feeling so happy and beautiful! Can’t wait to see you in my chair!
I am your go to for all wedding and styling services! I love braiding, updos and everything in between. I specialize in lived-in and natural hair colors like balayage and rooted shades. Blondes are also my passion and I love customizing hair color for each individual guest.
My passion is hair and I want to embrace every aspect possible! My favorite hair color is blonde and blonde highlights. I love taking on huge color transformations and personalizing them for each and every person♡
My passion in the hair industry is blonding, hair color transformations and hair extensions. I love working on shoulder length or longer hair that needs lots of highlights and lowlights for lots of extensions!
When I do someone's hair, it's like a blank canvas and I get to work my magic. It's an exciting and creative process and I love every bit of it! From edgy pixies to long layered haircuts, customized balayage to foil highlights and hair color, hair is my true passion. This is the most rewarding job because I make guests feel beautiful inside and out!
Charles was formally trained in New York City and Philadelphia, and graduated from Cut and Know Why in NYC in 2008. He specializes in textured razor cuts where attention to detail is everything. He also specializes in hair color and is trained in all the latest color trends and techniques.
Rebecca has been a professional stylist in the Tampa area for 12 years. She takes pride in making someone love the way they look. By taking her guest's personal vision of style and turning it into a realistic look, she has the ability to create a stronger sense of self within the hearts and minds of each of her guests. What is your vibe? What do you want to look like? Rebecca can help you with that, whether your hair is curly or straight. She is well rounded and experienced in cutting and coloring all hair textures!
My passions when it comes to hair are blondes, balayage or hand paintings, natural colors & lived in hair cuts. I also enjoy working with Tape-In Extensions to enhance and/or transform styles. I work with all hair lengths and textures, my specialty is medium and longer styles with straight or wavy patterns.
My passion as an artist is special event styling, wedding updos, bridesmaids' hair, braids - you name it! I also really love cutting hair whether it be pixie cuts, bobs, lobs, or long layers, but I really love short women's cuts. As a colorist, my favorite service to do is anything blonde related - platinum blonde, subtle babylights, highlights, hand-painting, and foil work are among my favorite services. Most of all, I love connecting with my guests in the chair - no matter the style, it is my goal to make you feel comfortable and love the look we create for you!
I specialize in blonding, natural colors, hair extensions, and long hair cutting. I love finding the perfect hair colors and tones that will work best on you and making your vision a reality!
I enjoy working with all hair textures straight, wavy or curly. I also find great satisfaction in a color transformation utilizing teasy lights and hand-painting techniques.
With a background of fine arts, Laura enjoys exploring living breathing canvases and creating overall lived-in organic looks.Her rigorous attention to detail allows for her guests to achieve low maintenance with high powered impact. Keeping the guests' features in mind, Laura's goal is to celebrate one's true beauty and enhance natural tonalities. Continuing education in both cutting and coloring along with seamless extension and hand tied certification allows for Laura to implore up to date techniques incorporating on trend color palettes. For Laura it isn't just a service, it's an experience.
Domenique has been in the hair and beauty industry for 12 years and is certified in multiple color systems and techniques. She has attended numerous advanced education seminars and enjoys staying up to date on the newest hairstyle trends! She loves being able to deliver results that exceed your expectations.
I love working with all types of hair with cutting or color. My favorite service is highlights because I love the uniformity of it.
When it comes to hair I enjoy everything about it!! I am passionate about blonding, dimensional brunette or anything in between!! When you sit in my chair, my goal is to make you feel just as beautiful on the outside as you are on the inside. When you leave smiling, I know my job is complete!! I enjoy bringing my guests' vision to life and look forward to creating some magic with you!!
Naturally detail oriented, I love the intricate hair color placements that take fashion colors to another level and the relaxing repetitiveness that comes with a platinum card, but nothing compares to the feeling I get when I change someone's day by changing what they see in the mirror.
Originally from Puerto Rico, Luis relocated to South Florida eight years ago and to the Tampa Bay area just recently. With a background in business, performing arts, makeup and hair styling, he is goal oriented and focused on the guest experience. His objective is to create guests for life, assuring guest satisfaction and offering the ultimate experience when visiting Monaco Salon.
Monaco Salon has been my home now for 4 years. I love creating an environment where our team thrives and our guests have amazing experiences! I was educated at Paul Mitchell the School and have been doing consultations for hair extensions for the past few years. I enjoy finding out exactly what our guests need so that I can pair them with the perfect artists to fulfill their hair dreams and create the ultimate guest experience!
We take education seriously and set the benchmark at excellence.
When new Artists join our team fresh out of beauty school, they must complete Monaco Salon's advanced education program, which can take up to a year to complete, before taking on their own clients. Even our more established Artists continue their education with seasonal classes to stay on trend. And because we strive for excellence, we always seek the best in the beauty industry for our advanced training.
Voted Best Hair Salon in Tampa Year After Year
Monaco Salon was recognized by The Best of Tampa as Best Beauty Salon 2015, Best Hair Salon 2016, Best Hair Salon 2018 and recognized as one of the top salons in the US by Salon Today.