The founder, owner and master stylist of Posh Hair Studio, Irina is an expert in color techniques with a specialization in corrective color. She believes that there is no such thing as a bad hair day and loves working with people to create the perfect style to empower her clients.
The beauty industry has been Irina's passion for as long as she can remember, and for the past quarter century she has shared that passion with the world, training in her native Uzbekistan before bringing her talents and drive to the Kew Gardens and Forest Hills neighborhood. She loves that every day at Posh presents an opportunity to work with and educate her clients, using the personal warmth and innovative techniques that are synonymous with the Posh name to deliver premium results.
Irina's certifications include Matrix Color & Cutting, ColorDesign, Paul Mitchell Cutting Systems, Goldwell Color and Dreamcatchers Extensions.
A self-starter and career-learner, Crossette is a specialist in formal and bridal work, along with makeup artistry and haircutting. As a graduate of the Capri Institute in Paramus, New Jersey, she has a strong skillset in cutting, styling, and makeup. Her goals are not to make someone beautiful, but to magnify the beauty that already exists and she loves interacting with people of all different backgrounds while pushing herself as an artist.
Over the last decade, Crossette has honed her skills in a various areas of beauty and styling. She never stops learning because on-going education and continuous training are the only way to properly serve her clientele and to strengthen her skills as an artist. She enjoys coming to work each day because of the dynamic, warm environment and the friendly and personable clientele she gets to work with.
Crossette's certifications include Martin Parsons Formal Styling, Brazilian Blowout Smoothing System, Redken Color, Unite Styling, Goldwell, ColorDesign, Kevin Murphy Cutting & Styling, Motives Makeup Artistry and Lasio & Coppola Keratin Systems. She is in the studio Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and every other Sunday.
Young and ambitious, Ashley specializes in "ombre", "balayage highlights", cuts and blow-dry styling.
As a graduate of the Empire Beauty School in New York City, Ashley continues to realize her childhood dream of working in beauty and fashion and helping people feel beautiful when they leave her chair. Her warm and hospitable personality is why her clients love seeing her on a regular basis. She loves being able to express herself as an artist and to help others find the look that defines them.
Ashley loves every aspect of working at Posh, especially the upbeat environment and the dedication to customer service from every member of the staff. She believes that a stylist's work is reflected by their mood and always aims to be as happy as possible.
She holds certifications in ColorDesign color, Brazilian Blowout, "ombre" and "balayage highlights", innovative coloring techniques, Keratin systems, blow-dry, makeup, and all types of hair extensions.
Ashley is in the studio Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
With over 10 years' experience in the industry Karisa can easily move from contemporary to avant-garde hairstyles. An artist at heart she views every guest as a canvas. At the very young age of 16 Karisa knew her calling and she started assisting at one of the top 200 salons in the country. She attended Empire Beauty School in Reading, Pennsylvania and very soon after graduation she earned her own salon chair as a junior stylist. As the years progressed she continued developing her craft with on the job training encouraged by several master stylists who saw in Karisa the passion she embraces for her artistry. Karisa believes that as a stylist and colorist she cannot stop learning from the best and the brightest in the industry and as a result she has continued her professional training by attending seminars and advanced classes. Wanting to branch out and grow in her experiences Karisa then moved to NYC in January of 2015.
Karisa is certified in Matrix and ColorDesign and has completed color and product classes for Redken and Pureology as well as Up-do and Styling Course by Randy Rick and advanced cutting classes by Unite and Eufora.
She is in the salon Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Adrianna has been working in the salon industry for the past five years, following in her grandfather’s footsteps, a stylist who taught Adrianna the tricks of the trade from age nine. She furthered her education at the Paul Mitchell Academy and made the move from New Hampshire to New York City to work with the best in the styling industry. Adrianna specializes in shorter hairstyles for both men and women.
She loves every aspect of her job, from the family atmosphere at Posh Hair Studio, to meeting new people and sharing new ideas each day with her talented co-workers. Adrianna believes that true beauty can come out through a great style.
Adrianna is certified in "Eufora" advanced cutting, "Brazilian Blowout" and "Invisi-Tab" Hair Extension. She is in the salon Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Aliya has been working as a hostess and guest relation manager for the past two years, following her lifelong passion for beauty. She believes the salon atmosphere is like no other and enjoys walking through the door everyday to work with people that she loves.
She never has a dull day at Posh, learning firsthand the newest styles and techniques from her teammates and their amazing personalities. Aliya loves developing relationships with clients to make sure that they always have their needs met and constantly leave satisfied with their salon experience.
Aliya is certified in PCA Skin to perform chemical peels and is in the studio Thursday, Friday and Saturday.