Kharisma Hair Studio
2800 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056
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Kharisma Hair Studio’s Artistic Team
Eric is the proud owner of Kharisma Hair Studio in Houston, Texas. Throughout his career he has worked in some of the best salons in Dallas, New York, Los Angeles and Paris. For fifteen years he has worked as a L’Oréal educator and portfolio artist, bringing an unparalleled skill and a great sense of humor to every class he teaches. Eric specializes in Balayage, color and color correction. His work has been featured in Modern Salon, American Salon, Allure, and Lucky Magazine, and he has recently worked at New York Fashion Week as one of the Top Artists with Wella. Eric has worked with a long list of celebrities such as Alyssa Milano, Carrie Fisher and Rita Wilson.
Laura is the Color Director, serves as a national portfolio artist and is the Director for Kharisma Academy. Trained internationally and having worked as a L’Oréal Professionnel educator for over a decade, she specializes in Balayage, Color, Color Correction, Brazilian Blowout, and Hair Straightening.
His “Realism Style” makes him an expert in taking one’s natural attributes and perfecting them with his keen eye for enhancing natural beauty. James Fojt started his 20+ year career in Paris, France, where he developed the love for the “French Haircutting Technique. James’ extensive career has taken him around the globe. His relentless search for artistic inspiration is never ending. “If you are inspired by beauty and you know where to look, you will find it.” says James.
James Fojt’s color, cuts, and master styling are a staple in the fashion industry, working shoulder to shoulder with the amazing Odile Gilbert in fashion week New York, Los Angeles and Houston.
Fojt’s talents have caught the eye of some of the world’s most sought after fashion designers. James Wu and Creatures of the Wild, recently collaborated with Fojt to produce career making shows and collections. Fashion power houses Monique Lhuillier, Thakoon, Theory and Suno, to name a few, draw on James’ vast talent and expertise to highlight today’s fashion trends to triumphs.
Fojts’ Hollywood connection “The Rachel Zoe Project,” “American Idol,” and the Learning Channel’s reality television show “Make Over Story” have gained him international recognition, as well as a loyal clientele list that grows like his larger than life persona.
Chris is a rising star in the Kharisma team. Formally trained by internationally renowned artists, Chris has developed his own style to create amazing color through precision and technique. Blessed with the natural ability to master current trends, his talents also extend towards staying true to classic styles. With an expertise in color and Balayage, his specialties also include Japanese Straightening and Brazilian Blowouts.
Courtney has over 17 years of experience in hair design. Inspired by European art, Courtney considers hair styling as a form of canvas and sculpture, incorporating this philosophy into her work. Courtney specializes in hair styling, color, color correction, and highlights.
Brandy has over a decade of experience and has trained with both national and international artists. She possesses expertise in Great Lengths hair extensions, precision cutting, hair styling, updos, and perms.
Liliana’s rigorous L’Oréal training shows in her work. Liliana specializes in color, color correction, highlights, Balayage, and Brazilian Blowout treatments, and styling.
Dan, an internationally trained stylist and colorist, has a styling background from New York’s runways, all the way to styling hair for the silver screen. Dan is an avid philanthropist, helping raise money for organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House and Susan G. Komen. His passion for the industry comes through in his work and his relationships with his clients.
Andrea is a formally trained colorist who has worked with renowned balayage masters. Andrea specializes in brazilian blowouts, color, color correction and balayage, as a colorist Andrea is on a constant search for inspiration.
Connie has been in the industry for 15 years. She studied and trained under internationally known hair styling artists, focusing in French technique. Trained in Milan, Italy, for extended styling experience with a European flare, her specialties are hair cuts and styling, color , Keratin treatments and relaxers.
Naz has been styling and coloring hair since 1980, and has worked for top salons around the world in Tehran, Paris, Los Angeles and Houston. Trained extensively in Paris, Los Angeles and New York, Naz specializes in styling, cuts, razor cuts, and is certified in Brazilian Blowout treatments. Naz is highly adept at unique color application and highlights thanks to her broad experience and deep knowledge of hair color ‘trade secrets.’
Aleyda’s talent originates from her French Training. With more than 16 years of experience in precision cutting, color, Balayage, and Brazilian Blowout services, she is constantly seeking education to advance her skills. Trained by internationally and nationally known L’Oreal Professionnel artists, her technique elevates beauty by enhancing the stronger features that are unique to every man and woman while catering to their desired look.
Specializing in the technique of French Haircutting, Balayage, and Uphair, Sarah brings her artistic background to life while creating something unique and timeless for each client. She is a true artist in all facets, when she is not producing paintings for local art shows; she is creating art on her clients, using hair as her medium. Sarah also enjoys stepping out into the fashion world and styling for runway and doing editorial work. She has worked with Versace, Betsey Johnson, and Converse.
Mark began his stylist career 25 years ago in Boston Massachusetts. During his six years as Style Director at one of Boston’s Top Salons, Mark studied with Rusk, Toni & Guy , and was featured in fashion and style shows. Mark moved to Houston in 1993 and spent 17 years as a top stylist at Tova’s Day Spa. Mark specializes in short hair, and introduced perfect “Clipper over Comb” cuts for women. Mark is passionate about his art, and considers his greatest reward “helping clients achieve their potential by changing their styles.”
Jenny brings a decade of experience from one of Houston’s finest luxury spas and salons to Kharisma. Jenny is highly regarded and sought after for her expertise in color, corrective color, highlights, innovative cuts, styling, and updos. Jenny is certified in premium-quality Hairlocs hair extensions, and both Keratin and Brazilian blowout treatments. You can have the utmost confidence that you will always look current, stylish, and your absolute best reflection of yourself when Jenny is in charge of your hair.
Melina has three decades of industry experience, specializing in color, highlights, perms, and curly hair. She trained and worked with Vidal Sassoon and Bruno Dessange and worked in London, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo. Melina specializes in Japanese thermo reconditioning and was the first to provide this specialty in Houston. Past clients include celebrities like Rachel Welch, Barbara Hershey, Carol Burnett, Jane Alexander and Jessica Lang.