Master Hairstylist Noël specializes in the art of total image enhancement by maximizing individual beauty, brilliance, and style. Noël’s mission is to encourage self-confidence and self-appreciation starting with hair.
Known industry wide for Alicia Keys’ transformation from her signature braids to a more chic style; Noël has created key looks for Chrisette Michelle and Ciara, and has worked with numerous actors including Nia Long, Nicole Beharie, Phylicia Rashad, Ruby Dee, Denise Vasi, and Yara Shahidi to name a few. Noël’s styling can be seen in numerous publications and online. Vanity Fair, Essence, Lucky, Vogue, and Glamour are just a few publications in which you can see her work in company with the industry’s leading photographers including Patrick Demarchelier, Warwick Saint, Diego Uchitel, and Kwaku Alston. Noël’s creative influence can be seen across multiple media platforms, including television via ABC’s hit show Extreme Makeover, The Couch, What’s Happening Live, and BET’s Black Girls Rock, in addition to red carpet styling for numerous award shows.
As a Hair Extension Expert, in February of 2010, Noël launched a clip-in hair extension line, Noël New York Clip-in’s; her mission, to give every woman access to one of the industry’s hottest styling secrets. Allowing her clients to have the same freedom and ability to add length and highlights without the commitment, as she had done for many of her celebrity and editorial clientele inspiring looks for Gabrielle Union, Gabby Douglas and Nicole Beharie. In September 2011, Noël opened her first salon bearing the brand's name located in trendy Brooklyn, New York. Noël New York Salon and Boutique offers full salon and concierge services. In September 2014, Noël launched the flagship location for Noël New York Salon and Boutique, also located in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn.
Working professionally for more than twelve years, Noël has aggressively built a signature brand with a discerning ear and the innate ability to forecast the trends. With an emphasis on healthy hair and education, she teaches each of her clients individualized hair care techniques. Her experience includes styling in some of New York’s top salons such as Warren Tricomi, Kevin Mancuso, and John Barrett Salon located inside the legendary Bergdorf Goodman.
Whether she’s working with a celebrity, on a television set or at the salon, Noël encourages every client to unleash the superstar within. “When they leave my chair, they’re already standing taller,” she states. Noël believes that maintaining an honorable relationship delivers results and empowers everyone.