Our Team

Our staff possesses diverse and highly developed skill sets.  The range in experience and talent could only converge in a town like LA, and we are truly an LA story! Gamine has brought together great beauty talent from film and fashion as well as stylists trained in the best salons on both coasts.  Our roster includes artists that have spent their lives behind the chair perfecting the art of cutting as well as stylists born and raised in Los Angeles immersed in LA’s punk scene!!  Each team member has a unique take on individual style.  It is our delight to listen to what that means to YOU, our guest, resulting in looks that bring confidence and joy.

Jennifer Cunningham

Haircutter, Colorist, & Professional Makeup Artist

Major street cred. Jennifer’s work has graced the pages of Vogue, Vanity Fair and Glamour magazines to name a few. She has also worked on national advertising campaigns such as Armani, Nike, Rebecca Minkoff and Samsung. Otherwise known as a beauty tour de force, she is a consummate professional with an uncanny ability to coax the unique style and personal beauty from every individual.

Specialties: Hairdressing to include weddings, red carpet events, and production. Jennifer is a triple threat with over 20 years experience as a Haircutter, Colorist and Professional Makeup Artist. Her career as a highly sought after makeup artist has brought meticulous Brow Shaping and gorgeous Makeup Applications to our service offerings.

Favorite things: Decoupage. Fashion and literally everything related to beauty and fashion…then turning into decoupage.

Give up some Instalove: @jennifercunninghambeauty #GamineAF

 

Sterling Riley

Senior Haircutter

Sterling is our resident rocker and bad boy with a heart of gold. He is also known as the Hair #CutCreator because he is able to create brilliant structure keeping movement in his tailored silhouettes. Trained in Vidal Sassoon tradition, his keen attention to detail leaves your hair flawless.

Specialties: The most METICULOUS precision cutting one will ever experience. Expertise in short haircuts such as bobs and pixies, blunt cuts as well as asymmetrical shapes. He also provides expert handling of men’s haircuts.

Favorite things: Underground punk bands, bizarre biographies and obscure documentaries.

Give up some Instalove: @sterling_gamine #CutCreator

Eduardo Uribe

Senior Colorist

Eduardo is as skilled in color as in hosting your experience at Gamine Beauty. His training at Bumble and Bumble NYC fueled his esthetic. Time spent with Eduardo and his perfected technique of Ombre and Balayage will leave you feeling and looking like you’ve recently returned from vacation.

Specialties: Otherwise known as the #KingofBalayage …long may he reign. Sun kissed hair and a serious blow out is what he lives for.

Favorite things: 90’s R&B, especially Mary J, and making every woman feel beautiful.

Give up some Instalove: @xmaned #KingofBalayage

 

Robby Kiwan

Stylist/Colorist

With a background in Fine Arts, Robby approaches his work with an organic mindset. He has dedicated himself to the craft with extensive training under Aveda plus education in Sassoon cutting. With 6+ years of experience in the industry working behind the chair as well as editorial and conceptual collaborations, he continues to fuse ideas of painting and sculpting with hair color and cutting. He is inspired by fashion’s “Greats”- hair stylist Guido Palau and visionaries Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, and Rick Owens. His dark surrealistic nature keeps him pushing the envelope of what beauty is and does as he strives to empower people one head at a time.

Specialties: Textured and Alternative hair. Creative Cut & Style. Bleach & Tones. Short Hair. Low Maintenance Hair.

Favorite thingsArt, Music, Philosophy, Subculture, Film, Fashion.

Give up some Instalove: @rkiwan #ArtHairMagick