Creative Director and Owner of Artistex Salon & Spa. Odete is a stylist and coloring expert, proficient in all aspects of coloring. With over 25yrs of experience, Odete has developed a formulation system that she shares with her salon team to achieve accurate consistent results with every visit. She is extremely passionate about anything art related. She supports many forms of art within the salon as a gallery and is committed to being an innovated influence within the beauty industry. Her industry accomplishments include her roles as a NYC Goldwell Academy Artist, an editorial hair stylist and a lead hairstylist of NY fashion week.
A Senior Stylist & Master Colorist. Specializing in hair painting, balayage and foilayage techniques.
Balayage Hair Painting Specialist Tim is a Goldwell Master Colorist from New York specializing in balayage highlights and dimensional color. He comes from the world of makeup where he was a professional makeup artist for over 10 years and first learned how to master the color palette. Skills that have since helped him escalate his love for color and the creative process. Tim’s philosophy for hair is that it should be beautiful and natural but most importantly complement the person wearing it. Making his clients look and feel beautiful. Tim currently resides in Westport with his family.
Master Barber joins the Artistex Team! From the age of 14, Paul learned the fundamentals that would help him master his skills in cutting and crafting hair. Having worked in many creative settings such as photo shoots, television studios, and barbershop salons, have all prepared him as a master cutter in all hair textures for both men and women styles. Now, with over 20 years in the business, he comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in cutting, shaving and styling. We are pleased he has chosen Artistex Salon & Spa as his new home. If you have been searching for that haircut that is a step above the rest and grows out as well as it is cut, Paul is the barber & stylist to see. Paul resides in Weston with his family.
With over 15 years of experience as an esthetician. Afftin brings an impressive portfolio of knowledge and experience to the team. She utilizes a variety of techniques when designing the best treatment plan for her clients. Often customizes her treatments with light therapy to improve skin conditions.
Amanda entered the world of esthetics motivated by her own challenges with skin. Understanding all to well the role skin can play in self esteem and confidence. She is dedicated to helping those battling with skin challenges to find solutions and feel more confidence in how they face the world. Amanda specializes in teen acne and skin sensitivity solutions.
Graduating from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport in 2014 through their Clinical Massage program, I started my career at Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and continued since. It is my sincere belief that massage is one of the best ways to combat the negative effects of stress. My objective is to use my background and knowledge to customize every session to the client, together we can determine your health and wellness goals and help you reach those goals by making every session count.
Once a corporate sales employee and now turned massage therapist for the last 12 years. Leo is well versed in the everyday stress of struggling to achieve a work life balance. He decided to leave his very stressful corporate job and dedicate himself to helping his clients find a sense of balance in their life thru massage therapy. Leo a popular therapist at Artistex since our expansion, utilizes various techniques to customize each massage to the needs of his clients allowing them to rebalance.
Stefania is known for greeting clients with a big smile as they visit thru the weekends and is a spa events concierge. In addition, she organizes the art gallery. Scouting local artists, scheduling the artists, planning the exhibits, artist cocktail hour invites and promoting the gallery to benefit local artists. If you are interested in displaying your work, email info and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org attention Stefania.
Natalie opens the doors just about every morning and with her super friendly personality has everyone ready to start the day right. She handles all of our social media posts and promotions. She works closely with the team to help promote their work and share whats happening at Artistex. Share your handles with us and look out for Natalie's next post on your social. She gets creative and posts some fun stuff!
Ashley is often on our front desk at the end of the day. Her bubbly personality helps keep energy levels up, as everyone starts to wind down for the day. Ashley has a strong passion for giving back to the community and started her own charity chapter helping the homeless. She has begun to organize our charity efforts that will begin to take place this autumn season. In addition, if you are planning a special event in our spa or networking event, Ashley is most likely your concierge host, helping you to plan your event.