Encore Color Studio

Our Team

Sue Dorna


With a fresh perspective and a plethora of experience, Sue Dorna is passionate about hair color. Master Color Certified, she specializes in all facets of color, including dimensional, corrective and color retention. Through in-depth consultations with clients, Sue’s dedicated clientele speaks to the quality of her work, which far surpasses industry standards. The opening of her newest venture, Encore Color Studio, is the culmination of years of experience and training united with her mission of developing exceptional new stylists.

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” – Aristotle

Cindy Hamilton


Originally from Panama, Cindy Hamilton joins Encore’s elite creative team with a host of skills. Master Colorist and stylist extraordinaire, Cindy enjoys highlighting, coloring, straightening, cutting and styling all types of hair. She communicates well with her clients and gives each one her undivided time and attention so each one leaves with fantastic results they love.

“A woman’s hair is her crown.” – Shon Stoker

Simin Masoom


With inspirations from an engineering background, Simi Masoom adds a flavor of angular art and design to each service she provides. From soft combinations of haircuts and colors to styles with a pop, she really knows her stuff with over 10 years’ experience. Originally from Iran, Simi joins Encore’s eclectic team as another high energy colorist and stylist.

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer everyone else up.” – Mark Twain

Joyce Chang


Joyce Chang offers over 20 years of excellent service in the field of cosmetology. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, along with years of experience in America, Joyce is well capable of applying her specialized techniques to create styles from all ages and genders. Her skills include makeovers from natural to theatrical including extension addition and care. Come with confidence and you will leave with satisfaction with Joyce’s head-turning styling results on your hair.

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Kahlil Gibran

Hedieh Bahmaei


Our local trend-setter, originally from Iran, Hedieh Bahmaei joins Encore with a flair of chicness! With 10 years’ experience, she brings a fresh perspective on color and long hair styling. She can take any drab do, a couple of foils, and make a hit sensational style. Hedieh is a specialist of current hair colors and styles.

“If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library?” – Lily Tomlin

Fernanda Reyes


Originally from El Salvador, Fernanda Reyes joins our team with over 11 years’ experience. She loves turning your average curly girl into a sleek, straight, and sexy lady. Her skills not only include straight hair but also beautiful color, highlights, and blowouts. Fernanda is a color expert excited to jump on the color train at Encore.

“I’d love to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.” – Bette Davis

Myrna Alcantara


Joining Encore’s growing family is Myrna Alcantara. She is originally from El Salvador and has over 10 years’ experience as a hair stylist. She works wonders for heavy highlighted blondes and those looking for a splash of purple, pink, or whatever they think! She enjoys working with fine hair and of course loves color as much as each of our other stylists!

“While my body might say, “I’m small and vulnerable,” my hair warns, “DON’T MESS WITH ME.” – Lindsey Stirling

Sanaz Hashtroody

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Our newest stylist, also from Iran, is Sanaz Hashtroody. She has over 10 years of experience in the cosmetology field with over 4 years managing a salon in fast-paced Tyson’s Corner. She loves all aspects of hair but especially playing with color. From a hobby of portrait drawing and painting she also shows great skill with natural tones too.

“She was the most beautiful creature on Earth – her hair said so in that language only hair can speak.” – Gabriel Bá, Daytripper

Melissa Caskey


As Salon Director, Melissa Caskey enjoys all facets of the industry from the front desk receptionist to the shampoo assistants to the technical skills of the stylists. She strives to know her stylists inside and out to be able to pair new clients, or current clients looking for a change, with a stylist who sees eye-to-eye to ensure fantastic results. Melissa is one of Encore’s product gurus and also a licensed stylist although she joins our team in a supporting staff position.

“Some days you live in pajamas, and your hair kind-of has that Albert Einstein look.” – A.D. Posey, Coffee Chatter

Alma Chavez


Originally from Nicaragua, Alma Chavez joins Encore with several years’ experience in the supporting staff position. With head massages that could put a baby or grown man to sleep, we are excited to add her expertise to the team! So along with your stylist’s technical skills you’ll be in good hands!

“I think the most important thing a woman can have – next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser.” – Joan Crawford

Tevon Ramos


Tevon Ramos is our newest receptionist and team member but she isn’t new to the industry. As a licensed stylist she is able to understand the needs and concerns of each client looking to set an appointment to make each experience a great one from start to finish. She also likes to jump back and help behind the scene so don’t be surprised if you get a wonderful shampoo from her!

“A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” – Coco Chanel

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