As an industry expert, serial entrepreneur and leading hair colorist, Jennifer Fontana is co-owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, one of Orange County’s most distinctive luxury salons. Alongside fellow hair extraordinaire and husband, Scott Fontana, Jennifer has helped to transform Cristophe Salon into a premier styling destination, best known for it’s five-star customer service and quality salon products. With more than 15 years of industry experience under her belt, Jennifer stands apart as the colorist dujouramong Newport’s elite and was named one of Riviera magazine’s Most Dynamic Women of Orange County.
Keeping clients in mind who want to maintain that “fresh from the salon” look in between visits, Jennifer launched Hairgloss “Salon Gloss to Go,” a Fontana Brands LLC product. The Hairgloss is expertly formulated to retain color and shine and is available in eight different shades.
Never one to keep still, Jennifer and Scott recently opened a second high-end salon, ONE Beauty Lounge located in Tustin, California. With her unparalleled service to clients and continued success, Jennifer is excited to continue growing Cristophe Salon and the Scott Fontana brand.
Hailing from Vidal Sassoon in Costa Mesa, Alohi has been in the industry for nine years. She joins the Cristophe team as a creative color specialist.
For Alohi, hair coloring is her passion. Specializing in enhancing each of her client's natural beauty, Alohi prides herself on her ability to match skin tone with complimenting color schemes. Alohi's determination to go above and beyond for her clients is unmatched. She loves making each client feel renewed and refreshed after every salon experience.
A pro at natural dimensions, Ashley has a passion for hair color and making clients look their absolute best. Ashley is a great conversationalist and gains clients’ trust by her relatable and fun-loving personality.
After receiving her beauty schooling at Toni & Guy, Ashley worked as an assistant at Robyn’s Nest and a color and extension specialist at Hush Hush Salon. When she’s not working color magic at Cristophe, she enjoys horseback riding and baking.
Bailey, a colorist at Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, has been perfecting her craft for the past eight years. She went to school at Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles, worked at Vidal Sassoon and is excited to now be a part of the Cristophe team. She enjoys all types of coloring and specializes in corrective color.
Besides her passion for hair, Bailey is attending school for a business degree and hopes to one day own her own salon! In her free time, Bailey enjoys reading, baking and cooking and traveling (especially to Paris!)
Cameron is a color enthusiast that specializes in the free hand technique, Balayage. Customers love that she is prompt and always happy to see them!
Cameron received her beauty degree at the Newberry School of Beauty and went on to work as Kim Vo’s assistant before starting with Cristophe Salon 13 years ago. Cameron is passionate about fashion and beauty, and enjoys spending time with her family and kids when she’s not in the salon.
Lauren thrives off making her clients happy. She’s trained in creating the best color for each client who sits in her chair, matching it perfectly to each one’s personal style and complexion.
Prior to her official arrival at Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Lauren studied at Paul Mitchell the School in Costa Mesa, Calif., and upon graduation, apprenticed with a NAHA-nominated (North American Hairstylist Award) colorist and stylist. She traveled across the U.S. working at hair shows and on set for major photo shoots. She then began training under Cristophe Salon Newport Beach’s Jennifer Fontana, owner and expert colorist. Lauren attributes Jennifer as one of her most influential mentors.
Lauren cherishes her relationship with each client. The extra time, care and precision she puts in to each appointment has helped build meaningful, lasting connections. Her passion and desire to learn, keeping up with the latest techniques and trends, makes her an asset to the Cristophe Salon Newport Beach team.
Tanya loves amplifying the natural beauty of her clients by giving them the color that best compliments their skin tone while enhancing their hair style. Every color is uniquely formulated for each client.
Tanya did all of her training with Vidal Sassoon South Coast Plaza and at the Santa Monica Academy. Before bringing her extensive talents to Cristophe of Newport Beach, she worked with Sassoon as a Color Specialist for five years. She has been creating gorgeous hair since 2004.
She enjoys cultivating meaningful, genuine, long term relationships with her clients. Having her clients feel more confident and beautiful walking out of the salon is the goal of every service.