Kharisma Hair Studio
2800 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056
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Kharisma Hair Studio’s Artistic Team
Claudia is a 20 year veteran hair stylist practicing precision hair cutting and barbering — and with a specialized knowledge in color. A native Houstonian, Claudia began her career training and working in some of the top salons in the Houston area. Claudia’s background includes training from Bumble & Bumble, Aveda Institution, Wella Master Colorist/Balayage, and L’Oreal Professionals. Claudia is adept in all highlight techniques from foil, balayage and Ombre, to color correction. In addition to offering the latest in modern hair styling, Claudia regularly provides blowouts and conditioning treatments, including Keratin. Claudia conducts personalized client consultations and strives to achieve looks that leave you feeling amazing — and confesses a love for the “Pretty with an Edge” look. Claudia helps clients find what compliments their own personal style, and teaches them the tricks and techniques to recreate their look at home. Finally, Claudia welcomes weddings and special occasion up-do’s, and looks forward to seeing you in the salon soon!
Cindie Buno’s talent was apparent at a very early age. She began her career at Norris Hair styling of Houston and has remained at the forefront of the industry, including owning and operating one of the most successful salons in Houston. She has received numerous awards, placing her as one of Houston’s leading hair care professionals. Cindie specializes in cutting, designing and styling men’s hair, and is known for exceptional customer service — and always going above and beyond to accommodate her clients. Cindie has a very personable style — she refers to her clients as friends — and we are proud to welcome Cindie to the Kharisma team.
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.
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.’
Karla’s training began when she apprenticed as an Aquage platform artist — where she quickly acquired top-notch styling skills. She received certification from Wella international color and has trained at many cutting and design academies in the U.S. Karla is passionate about her work, particularly for special-occasion hair styles and up-dos. Karla is dedicated to client satisfaction — and has the patience and abilities to bring out the best looks for her clients.
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.
Kimberly has 30 years experience in creative , cutting, styling and custom hair color. Kimberly received extensive education from some of the finest industry teachers, and trained in New York with Wella international color and Joe Black, Loreal color USA, and many others. She brings to the table countless hours spent one-on-one in Rusk precision cuts, her experience with Toni and Guy in advanced cutting, and skills obtained at Aquage international cutting academy. Her passion and love for her clients motivates her and facilitates her true gift: helping others discover exciting hair styles that bring out their best looks.
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.