The bellezza team

Looking for the best hair stylist in Miami? The hair salon at Bellezza offers everything from haircuts and styling to superb highlights and coloring. Our stylist team continuously explores fresh ideas and new techniques for hair treatments and styling.

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Nancy Torres

Master Hair Designer, Makeup Artist, Educator

Nancy Torres has been in the beauty business for over thirty years. Born and raised in New York of Puerto Rican descent, she was heavily influenced by her mother’s creativity. It was from her that Nancy first learned to understand and appreciate fashion and beauty. Spending time as a military wife has allowed her to work in and learn from locations all over the world. Being a multicultural hairstylist, she enjoys working on all textures of hair. Nancy enjoys learning about the newest products and techniques to remain at the forefront of the industry and also has a passion for sharing her craft with others.

As a Ouidad Brand Ambassador and Curly Hair Specialist, Nancy has extensive expertise in all types of curly hair. This expertise allows her to carry out the Ouidad mission of helping you embrace and express your beautiful curls. Ouidad is devoted entirely to the specific needs of curly hair and offers comprehensive, curl-focused approaches to evaluating, cutting, styling, and caring for your exact type of curl.
As an Avlon Industries Educator and Hair Texture Specialist, she has traveled the world to learn and give classes about the specific needs of a wide range of hair textures.
As a Redken Artist and Certified Redken Colorist, she is part of an elite group of hair color, design, and finishing experts. Her advanced technical skills allow her to provide exceptional service to her clients.
As a certified Motives Makeup Artist, she has training and experience with exclusive, cutting-edge cosmetics.
Other areas of expertise include Bridal Hair, Tape Extensions, and Designer and Razor Haircutting.

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Michael Zaccaria

Hair Stylist

Michael was born in Southern Italy to a family dedicated to fashion and style. He is a third generation hair stylist who developed his talent at an early age by observing and assisting his father – a master barber. He began his professional training in the beauty industry at age 15 and opened his first salon by age 18. Michael created his first concept salon in Toronto which quickly became established for the most progressive hair styles. He has since sold his salon to join the Bellezza team in Miami to focus solely on his artistic interests to develop new trends. Michael strongly believes in the trans-formative nature of beauty and chooses to develop an individual’s beauty from the inside out.

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Gabriel Beldorati

Hair Stylist

Gabriel is originally from Buenos Aries, Argentina and has been an integral member of the Bellezza team for over 12 years.

He is fascinated with color formulation and began his apprenticeship with Master Colorist Jack Mahoney soon after joining the team.  Gaberiel is deeply committed to education and regularly attends advanced training programs with Wella, Schwarzkopf, and Redkin just to name a few.

Gabriel has become renown for his precision color applications and legendary scalp massages which have earned him a fiercely loyal following.  His favorite products are Kerastase and Moroccanoil.

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Marjan Naseri

Hair Stylist

Marjan was born in Iran and has traveled the world fueled by her passion for experiencing foreign cultures.  She was immediately drawn to Miami’s vibrant multi-cultural lifestyle where she chose to pursue her dreams of working in the beauty industry.  Marjan joined the Bellezza Team in 2011 after twenty years of honing her craft in the industry. She trained both with Peter of London and at the Robert Morgan School and loves all aspects of hair and beauty.

Marjan specializes in color, highlights/low-lights and Keratin treatments.Marjan is also available for full make-overs, taking the stress out of the special occasion, wedding or prom.  She also uses the technique of threading for hair removal and eye brow shaping.

For hair: Marjan regularly uses Moroccan Oil Moisture Repair Shampoo and Conditioner. She’s a huge fan of Moroccan Oil products as well as the Bumble & Bumble Modeling Paste.  Her favorite makeup line is Jane Iredale due to its enhanced mineral composition which is used almost exclusively for all of her makeovers.

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Jack Mahoney

Hair Stylist

Jack is an expert when it comes to color with an extremely dedicated clientele who appreciate his skills and expert knowledge. With 25 years in the business, and over 10 of them at Bellezza, he perfects the art and science of coloring.

Jack was given the opportunity to apprentice under a colorist and hasn’t looked back. He qualified in Boston and regularly attends color directed courses and spends much time researching new products. His in-depth knowledge of hair and color treatments helps to achieve the best possible color results every time.
His favorite products include Schwarzkopf Igora Royal and Viviance, Color Touch by Wella, along with Redken Shades E.Q. and L’Oreal Platinum.
Jack is ‘All About Color’ from shade shifting, grey blending and high lights and low lights, to dimensional coloring, Balayage, glossing and toning. He can advise what is best for your hair!
Jack is committed to getting the color right for the customer and promoting customer satisfaction. Jack’s bright and happy personality keeps everyone smiling throughout the day!

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Leyanee Amador

Nail Specialist

As a highly creative individual with a passion for art, it’s no surprise that the beauty industry was a perfect fit for Cuban American Leyanee Amador. She has been in the industry for 22 years and joined the Bellezza team 6 years ago.
Leyanee’s performs all nail services but is best known for her Pink & White acrylics. The creation and molding of natural looking nail extensions is her trademark.
Leyanee’s products of choice are CND’s complete acrylic and the Moforis Matcha Green Tea scrub.

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Patricia Lash

Hair Stylist

Pat is originally from Chicago and knew from a young age she was interested in a career that allowed her to be creative. Having been in the industry for 30 years, and at Bellezza for 11 years, Pat still loves what she does. She is loved by all her clients, who appreciate her warm and caring nature as well as her skills as a stylist.

Pat trained in Chicago and Miami, with Pivot Point, Aveda, and Vidal Sassoon and focuses 100% on cutting and creating!

Pat relies on the entire Moroccanoil product line as well as the Bumble & Bumble Modeling Paste.

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Blanca Hernandez

Spa Specialist

Blanca is a native of Puerto Rico and has been in the industry for 15 years. She joined the Bellezza staff in 2002 as an esthetician and massage therapist.  She is truly passionate about skin care and enjoys working with her guests to restore their natural beauty.

Blanca graduated from the LaBelle School of Technology and has completed post graduate courses with Sothys, Guinot, Skinceuticals,  and Obagi.

She preforms all massage and skin care services but specializes in non-surgical face lift treatments created in France by the famed Guinot company.

Blanca’s gentile nature and soft handed approach has been rewarded with an extremely loyal guest following.

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Andrea Argenal

Nail Specialist

Andrea has been with Bellezza since 2006 and loves being part of the beauty industry.
Andrea started out on a path in the fashion industry in New York but found her passion as she was interested in the cleansing of hands and feet. She was fully trained at Bellezza and has been here ever since.

Andrea is masterfully trained in shellac and nail art.

Her favorite products are solar oil and solar speed spray as well as Poshe Top Coat and Shellac. She also enjoys using raw earth pedicure products.

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Roya Mirilavasani

Nail Specialist

Roya, a native of Tehran, Iran, began her career in Dubai in 2005.
Roya was drawn to all things related to beauty from a very early age, has a passion for learning, and regularly attends advanced training seminars. She closely follows the latest fashion trends and draws inspiration for her nail art from the runway.

Roya enjoys performing shellac and nail art services, but as a perfectionist, she specializes in pedicures for those experiencing foot pain due to calluses and other ailments.

Her favorite products are CND and the luxury Moforis line.

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Toshiko Poston

Assistants

Toshiko is originally from Japan, and has been with the Bellezza Team for over 7 years. With more than 20 years in the industry, Toshiko loved every part of her training in Miami and knew becoming a color specialist and dealing with hair conditioning that her day would always vary.

Toshiko is always in demand and kept very busy by her clients.

Her favorite products are Rene Furterer and Moroccanoil.

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Aileen Hernandez

Nail Specialist

Aileen has been in the industry for 10 years and joined the Bellezza team 8 years ago.
Aileen has always had a passion for the care of skin and nails. She is inspired by color and enjoys incorporating the latest hues in her work. Aileen believes “learning is the key to success” and regularly attends advanced education.

Aileen enjoys all nail services but is paticularly sought after for her nail art and sheilac services due to her perfectionism.

Aileen’s favorite product line is the Moforis line.

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Katie Seoane

Nail Specialist

Prior to joining the beauty industry, Katie was a social worker with the United Way. As with Social Work she believes that a person’s self image is pivotal in their overall happiness.
Katie has been in the beauty industry for 28 years and a member of the Bellezza staff for 6 years. She is deeply committed and enjoys the daily interaction with your guest.

Katie’s favorite service is the Shellac manicure and her product lines of choice are CND and Moforis.

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Diana Canet

Hair Stylist

Diana, a native of Miami, has been a licensed stylist for 9 years and joined the Bellezza Team 2 years ago.
Drawn to the industry from a very early age, Diana entered the Hollywood Institute at the age of 18 and never looked back. She has an unquenchable thirst for education and has attended advanced educational programs with Wella, Bumble & Bumble, Schwarzkopf, and Kerastase just to name a few.

Diana’s outgoing personality instantly puts clients at ease, and her outstanding work ensures their return. She enjoys all aspects of cutting, styling, color and Keratin treatments, and her blow dries are legendary.

She believes great cuts and color are best maintained with quality products. Her favorites are Kerastase and Moroccanoil.

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Maureen Junor

Hair Stylist

Maureen is originally from Jamaica and joined Bellezza Spa 12 years ago.  With 20 years in the industry, Maureen is passionate about cutting and loves the end result, ensuring her clients have the look they want. With a dedicated following of clients, Maureen is warm and professional and delivers the right style every time. Maureen trained at Robert Morgan, but feels she trains everyday alongside the other talented professionals at Bellezza.

The products she relies on are Bumble and Bumble Thickening Spray and Leave-in Conditioner, as well as the Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream, essential for sun-damaged or dry hair.

After 20 years, Maureen still loves what she does and is happy creating long styles, highlighting, and coloring.

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Allyn Washington

Hair Stylist

Allyn has been with Bellezza for over 6 years and has over 25 years in the industry. His appreciation for art and wanting to be an artist guided him into the world of hair design and managing his own salon for many years.

Allyn, originally from Washington D.C., trained under Joseph La Puma (La Puma Salon) in Miami (for the Miss USA pageant 1990) and also attended Bumble and Bumble University in NYC.

Allyn is popular with clients and is happy cutting long or short styles. He states his favorite products are Bumble and Bumble Tonic and Moroccanoil Treatment.

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Camilo Rubio

Hair Stylist

Camilo was born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in Chicago and Miami.  He has been in the industry for 30 years and over 10 years with Bellezza. He became inspired by the industry as a hair and color model, eventually graduating and receiving his license from the Pivot Point Academy.  From there Camilo continued on to the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Chicago for 3 years in the salon and to continue with training.

He is extremely dedicated to training and has received many additional certifications from Clairol, L’Oreal and Wella, and holds a Schwarzkopf Master Colorist certificate.  He is also Chi-Relaxing Systems Certified and Coppola Keratin Certified. He enjoys all aspects of cutting and styling and specializes in highlights, modern cuts, and multi-dimensional color.  Camilo also has knowledge of cutting techniques of texture including razor, slithering, multi-texturing and point cutting.

Camilo’s clients say, ‘He is simply awesome. Professional, informative, and efficient with our time. My hair looked amazing’.

With 30 years in the industry he still looks forward to the smile from the customer at the end of the service!

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Jeannie Gauthier

Hair Stylist

Jeannie is originally from Boston, MA, and has been with Bellezza for over 9 years. With 34 years in the industry, Jeannie was introduced early to life in a salon with a family member owning and operating a salon. Qualifying at the Boston Institute of Design and Esthetics, Jeannie found herself in Miami and started on her path to a very successful career and her position at Bellezza. Jeannie is a master of all styles and is happy creating everything from up-do’s to extensions, specializing in long hair for bride or a runway!

Jeannie lights up the salon with her smile and is always happy, ensuring her clients have the best experience and leave the salon already looking forward to their next visit. Jeannie has extremely loyal clientele.

She states her favorite products are Styling Lotion, Spray De Mode, and Glimmer Shine Spray by Bumble and Bumble as well as Moroccanoil Treatment.

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Lillian Segui

Hair Stylist

Lilly, originally from Honduras, has been a member of the Bellezza team for over 12 Years.  With 25 years in the industry, Lilly was always passionate about hair and from a very early age knew she wanted to be in a role that allowed her to be creative!

Lilly has an extensive list of professional qualifications.  After graduating from Wilfred Beauty Academy, she trained at La Puma Salon and went on to color training at The Exchange Academy of Redken in New York.  She has continued with her training, attending programs at the World Studio of Wella and the Bumble & Bumble University also in New York, in addition to working with celebrity stylists Nick Arroyo and Kris Sorbie, to ensure her skills are kept up to date. Lilly is the consummate professional, creating long and short cutting-edge hair styles, and specializes in razor cuts and Balayage; a French freestyle technique of creating natural, hand-painted highlights, in addition to Keratin and color treatments.

When asked about her favorite products, while she has extensive knowledge of all products, she states Redken Chromatics and Wella Kolston Colors, along with Bumble and Bumble Straight Series are the ones she relies on for her creations.

Lilly has a wonderfully warm character and takes great care of all her clients, getting to know them all and understanding their needs!  She remains on the go the whole day and is passionate about keeping fit and trains regularly!

Feedback received from Lilly’s clients include, ‘Awesome – Lilly is the best!’

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Lynne Bauer

Hair Stylist

Lynne is originally from England and has an impressive 50 years in the industry with 10 years at Bellezza.  Growing up, Lynne loved everything related to the fashion industry and soon found herself on the path to becoming a Master Stylist.

Lynne trained as an apprentice in England becoming a hairdresser at the age of 21, and the rest, as they say, is history.  Keeping up to date with new techniques is extremely important and Lynne recently attended the World Studio of Wella in New York. Lynne is an excellent stylist and loves everything from short razor cuts to classic styling and coloring and is a true professional.

When asked about her favorite products, she relies on the new ‘Straight’ line by Bumble and Bumble and Volumea by Rene Furterer for her creations.

Based on her many reviews, Lynne is truly loved by her clients!

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Paul Stravinskas

Hair Stylist

Paul came to Miami from his home town in Boston and has spent 11 of his 20 years in the industry at Bellezza.
Paul enjoys the creative and artistic benefits to being a stylist and wants to make his clients completely happy with his creations and ideas for a complete look or a new one!

He has trained extensively in Boston, New York, and Miami, attending programs at Bumble & Bumble, Paul Mitchell, and Schwarzkopf. Paul is trained and certified for Chi Relaxers and Keratin services.
Paul enjoys all aspects of cutting and coloring and is an expert with men’s cuts, long and short styles, and up-do’s for any occasion. He can also offer texturing, razor, and pivot point cutting.

Paul’s favorite products are Bumble and Bumble thickening spray and Anti Frizz Gel by Rene Furterer.
Paul is a great member of the Bellezza Team and is always in great demand by his clients.

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Yesenia Rondon

Nail Specialist

Yesenia has been a Nail Technician for 14 years and joined the Bellezza staff 4 years ago.
A native of Cuba, Yesenia enjoys the outdoors and is inspired by nature. She has a passion for learning and has several advanced certifications under her belt.
Yesenia is a well rounded professional with extensive experience performing all nail services including Acrylic.

Her favorite product lines are Sothys and CND.

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Fran Guerra

Hair Stylist

As a multimedia artist with a passion for drawing, sculpture, bronze casting, and metal work, Fran is drawn to all things that inspire her creativity. She entered the industry 30 years ago and exemplifies all that is possible for those truly dedicated to their craft.
Her education began in Miami and continued in NY, LA, and London. Her experience as a Hair and Makeup artist for film and commercials, in addition to her background as an educator for several of the industry’s top color lines, earned her the prestigious title of Master Stylist and her passion only continues to grow.

Due to her popularity, her fiercely loyal clients schedule their appointments a year in advance!

Fran enjoys all aspects of hairdressing but loves the challenge of corrective color best of all. Her favorite go-to products are Bumble and Bumble’s Styling Lotion and Shaper.

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