2401 PGA Blvd., Ste 185 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
12020 South Shore Blvd., Ste 300 Wellington FL 33414
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Experienced Salon Experts in Wellington, FL



Rachel Ciavattone - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Derna Lopez

Born and raised in New York, Derna was blessed with the gift of helping people to discover their true inner beauty and confidence by showing them how to perfect their outer beauty. At age 8 she gave her Barbie mannequin the Dorothy Hamil haircut, at 13 she started sweeping hair at her aunt's salon, by 15 she was cutting and styling, and at 20-years-old she opened her first salon in New York. Derna has over 30 years of experience and education. Her creativity and talent are clearly shown through her beautiful colors and styles. Derna enjoys meeting new people every day and making them look and feel beautiful.

Joy Wishlade - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Joy Wishlade

Joy originally from Chester, England, began her career as an assistant at the young age of 16 and has enjoyed being in the beauty industry ever since. Joy relocated to south Florida in 2000. She has great passion in creating the right haircut to enhance your facial features and the perfect color to bring out your natural beauty. Joy takes great pride in her work and frequently attends color seminars, hair shows and cutting classes to stay up to date with the latest trends and innovative technology.

Viviana Maida - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Viviana Maida

Exposed to the hair industry since 1995, Viviana has a deep love for hair and a desire for perfection. She has been gracefully serving the Wellington community for over a decade and has an unsurpassed dedication for the beauty industry and enjoys keeping up-to-date with the latest hair trends. Viviana specializes in highlighting with multicolor techniques, haircutting and razor cuts.

Alfredo Van Deventer - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Alfredo Van Deventer

With over 30 years' experience, Alfredo Van Deventer made his debut with hairdressing in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina; then Rio de Janiero, Brazil. After working in Brazil for many years, Alfredo decided to move to Italy where he worked as an educator for AlfaParf Milano. He was then offered a position in Germany as an educator for Wella. Shortly thereafter, he relocated to London, England, "the mecca of hair styling." It was here that he learned the "Geometric Techniques" of the prestigious Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy. Following many years of engaging and educating in Europe, Alfredo moved to Manhattan teaching for Toni & Guy Academy before settling at his residence here in Palm Beach County. Alfredo has attended numerous fashion shows, hair shows and seminars for a multitude of hair academies around the world. We are proud he has chosen Edmund James Salon as his first choice to actively engage his talent in.

Ashley Miller - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Ashley Miller

As a native Floridian, Ashley has had a passion for the hair industry her entire life. She began as a sales rep/distributor selling salon products to all of South Florida. As her love for the industry grew, she decided to become a cosmetologist and graduated top of her class in 2010. Ashley takes her continuing education seriously and it shows; she is Great Lengths Certified, Keratin Certified, Ouidad Curl Expert Certified, Hotheads Certified, a Master Colorist and Color Correction Specialist. Ashley has also mastered a wide range of hair techniques including long hair cutting and up-dos; however, her specialty and passion is color and extensions. Ashley uses a wide range of Wella, Goldwell, Aquage, Brazilian Blowout, Unite, and Kerasilk products. Ashley is a firm believer in a personalized approach to each client in order to create total beauty. Her customized methods are an extension of her personal dedication to each and every one of her clients and feels with every female client, there is the opportunity to make her love her hair more than she ever has before.

Linda Harder - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Linda Harder

Linda, a former New York Salon owner, has 25+ years' experience as a stylist. Her greatest gift is understanding and listening to her clients and suggesting styles to enhance their beauty; "I believe in maximizing the best of what each person has and to help them achieve their ultimate look and style throughout all stages of their lives. I believe it is good to update your style as you grow and your life changes. Hair design requires me to be a strong listener and have the ability to help guide clients to the best possible solution for their complete hair care needs. I enjoy helping my clients maximize their style as they journey through life and build long lasting relationships along the way." Linda has lived and worked in Wellington for the past 14 years. She specializes in cuts, color, highlighting and up-dos for that special occasion.

Steven Hampton - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Steven Hampton

Steven Hampton comes to us with over 50 years' experience in the beauty industry. He is a Master Colorist, Stylist and Keratin Specialist. Steven's creative energy, his extreme passion for hair, and his commitment to his clients has made him the successful hair stylist he is today.

Samantha Sansone - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Samantha Sansone

Graduating from the Aveda Institute back in 2009, Samantha's passion for the beauty industry started at the ripe age of 17 when she attended cosmetology school. Samantha specializes in seamless hair extensions. She loves to take short hair to very long hair and to use extensions to add body or any trending fun color to the hair while maintaining the integrity and health of the hair as well. Samantha also specializes in haircutting and color. She enjoys educating her clients on the newest products best suited for their hair and the available methods to transform the health of the hair. She loves the relationship she has with her clients, wherein they can envision a new style, cut or color and watch it come to life. Her goal is to have every client who sits in her hair love who they see in the mirror.

Teresa Curniffe - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Teresa Curniffe

For Teresa being a hairstylist is not just a career, it's a passion. Born and raised in the beautiful island of Jamaica, Teresa began her tenure in the beauty world as a nail technician for 7 years before realizing in 2011 she could put her creativity in hairstyling. Teresa has attended numerous continuing education classes and has had extensive training in Goldwell, the most popular color line in the world. She specializes in hair cutting, styling, color, keratin treatments and relaxers. Teresa is talented in so many aspects of cosmetology and she loves making her clients look and feel beautiful. She is excited to be a part of the Edmund James Salon team.

Armineh Gharakhani - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Aleya Mathews

Starting at a very young age, Aleya has had a passion for the hair and beauty industry. Licensed since 2005, Aleya has mastered a wide range of hair techniques including long hair cutting, hair extensions and keratin treatments, with a special interest and enjoyment in corrective color. Aleya believes in continuing education and strives to remain at the forefront of her field with her implementation and product knowledge. Specializing in trending coloring techniques, color correction, balayage, ombre', free hand technique, foil highlights, lowlights, and precision haircuts, Aleya stays on top of the beauty world's latest trends assuring you will leave her chair with the look you want. Placing high value on what the client has to say, Aleya understands your needs and promises to always respect the integrity of your hair while striving for unlimited creativity.


Armineh Gharakhani - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Armineh Gharakhani

Armineh has been an esthetician in Wellington for over 25 years and has been labeled the Eyebrow Queen! She is well-known in the area for her superb threading and waxing abilities creating the perfect eyebrow shape and arching. Armineh is also a laser specialist and can treat unwanted hair growth, wrinkles, and scaring. She is qualified in all facial therapies. Additional services include microdermabrasion, spot removal, chemical peels, advanced skin care technology and eyelash tinting.

Wendy Madden - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Wendy Madden

Esthetician/Massage Therapist

Wendy has worked in the Equestrian Community and the Palm Beach area for several years. She has many regular trusted clients that include international celebrities. She is a caring and experienced massage therapist who truly enjoys helping others on their path to wellness. Throughout her massage career, Wendy has become adept at using various techniques to best fit the needs of her clients. Her many modalities include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Pregnancy and Reflexology massage. Wendy is also a trusted skin care specialist who has been helping men, women and teens of all ages attain clear and healthy skin. Wendy's facials include a personalized skin analysis allowing every client's facial to be customized for their skin type. Her passion for skin care and drive for continued education keeps her up to date with the most current products and techniques. She is a Florida licensed Massage Therapist, Esthetician and Cosmetologist. Wendy's skin care services include customized facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and waxing. Wendy has worked with many skin care lines and specializes in PCA and Image products.

Vivian Garakani - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Vivian Garakani


As an experienced licensed esthetician since 1999, Vivian is sure to exceed the expectations of every client. Vivian is a perfectionist. Her eye for detail significantly enhances her specialization in eyebrow shaping and/or correcting. She uses both wax & thread to flawlessly customize each client's eyebrows to be most aesthetically pleasing according to their facial features & bone structure. Vivian finds it extremely important to educate her clients to the best of her ability, she explains every step of the process.
Vivian also specializes in Microblading, the most natural semi-permanent/permanent alternative method to eyebrow tattooing. With her skill, knowledge & passion combined, she is exactly what you hope for in a skin care professional & eyebrow specialist.

Michelle Milstein - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Michelle Milstein


Michelle was born in Israel and has been in the skin care profession since 1991. She started her career being licensed under the board of medicine as an electrologist where her interest grew in becoming an esthetician. Michelle's strongest ability in the skincare field is teenage acne and anti-aging techniques. In 2004 Michelle graduated and successfully completed a laser hair removal course. She loves making all her clients feel better about themselves. Her specialties are facials, peels, waxing, eyebrow & eyelash tinting, eyebrow shaping and eyelash extensions.

Maria Plesca - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Maria Plesca

Maria started her career in skin care over 30 years ago in Europe. Her passion is to help improve your appearance. She truly understands the wants and needs of her guests and understands that beauty and wellness comes from the inside, but also realizes when you look better, you actually feel better. Maria specializes in PCA/TCA medical-grade skin peels, permanent make-up, eyebrow waxing and threading.


Natalie Roe - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Natalie Roe

Natalie specializes in natural looking acrylics, gel manicures, specialty manicures and pedicures. With over 25 years' experience in the nail industry, it's no wonder her reputation for excellence and perfection has not only earned her the respect of her colleagues, but has also led to a loyal client following. Natalie's personality and dedication for a meticulous job done is what draws her clients. Each experience is personal and the goal is to make all her clients feel special and excited for their next experience.

Liat Bruck - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Liat Bruck

Liat started her nail tech career at Edmund James Salon in the Gardens and joined the Wellington team after moving to Wellington and having her second child. Liat is an exceptional nail technician, loved by many of her loyal clients. Liat specializes in all types of nail enhancements, including acrylic gels, pink and white gels, gel manicures and pedicures.


Wendy Madden - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Wendy Madden

Make Up Artist

Wendy has also worked in the beauty industry for many years. As a licensed cosmetologist and esthetician, Wendy's camouflaging and color blending techniques has made her a Master Make-up Artist. Wendy specializes in Bridal and Glamour looks.


Cynthia Murray - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Cynthia Murray

Salon Manager

Cynthia's journey in the Salon & Spa Industry began in 1977. She has worked for some of the finest Salon & Spa's in the United States. She settled in Florida in 2003. Cynthia opened and managed the Edmund James Salon in Palm Beach Gardens. With the excitement of opening in Wellington, Florida, Cynthia could only say, "Yes!" Cynthia feels it's important to have a place where people can come in and have a luxury experience but also a lot of fun. "I get so much excitement from the energy of working in the salon," Cynthia says. "I love my role within the Edmund James Salon because I am the first person to make sure our clients are happy with their salon experience. It's so nice to hear how happy they are to come in and have their services done and to see us."

Lillian Soriero - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Lillian Soriero

Co-Owner/Back Office Manager

Lillian began her journey with the beauty industry in 2009 when she assisted her husband Eddie and partner Kevin design and renovate the PGA salon from the ground up. Since then she has handled various areas of the salon business; from staff payroll, accounts payable and receivable to answering Web mail, handling advertising/marketing campaigns, social media, and scheduling staff education courses. She also enjoys personally interacting with clients.

Laura Murray - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Laura Murray


Amanda Jaramilo - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Amanda Jaramilo


Brianna Soriero - Wellington in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Brianna Soriero

Front Desk/Receptionist
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