Throughout his 30-year career, Scott Fontana has worked with the hair industry’s leading icons – frequently traveling the country to style the entertainment world’s biggest names for photo shoots, music videos, TV and fashion shows. As co-owner of one of Orange County’s most exclusive hair salons, Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Scott and his wife Jennifer have transformed the industry by delivering five-star service and unparalleled amenities. With the recent addition of med-spa services, Cristophe Newport Beach continues to be a premier luxury beauty destination for those seeking the latest trends and styles.
As a leading entrepreneur within the hair styling industry, Scott released his own line of hair care called Scott Fontana Collection, a high quality Fontana Brands LLC product line that includes shampoo, conditioner, pomade and other hair care essentials. Outside of the salon, Scott is the creator and producer of the annual Making the Cut Live Hair Show competition and co-founder of the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Yachts for Tots.
Always looking for his next venture, Scott has opened his second high-end salon, ONE Beauty Lounge located in Tustin, California. In true Cristophe Newport Beach fashion, ONE Beauty Lounge will also provide clients with stellar services from the industry’s top stylists.
Cristophe is a world-renowned stylist who has been styling the locks of beautiful women and men, rock and celebrity royalty, and politicians alike for over twenty years. Cristophe is known for individualizing every hairstyle to the client's own distinct personality.
Andie is a multi-faceted and talented hair stylist, who specializes in creative and flattering haircuts. With a keen attention to detail and an impressive client roster, Andie is a valuable member of the Cristophe Salon Newport Beach team.
After moving to Los Angeles, she became the assistant to Laurent Dufourg, Jose Eber’s previous partner and now owner of Privé Salon, before going on to working for Jose Eber. Andie freelances in Los Angeles, as well as joining the Cristophe Salon Newport Beach team. Her work can be seen in television, films, magazines and videos such as AVATAR: Creating the World of Pandora, Titanic: the Final Word with James Cameron, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Vanity Fair. Her list of clients has included James Cameron, Bill Paxton, Tricia Leigh Fisher, Jeff Young, Arnold Vosloo, to name a few.
Outside of the salon, Andie participates in a church choir and writes children’s picture books. In addition, she currently has a black belt in kempo karate.
Born and raised in Orange County, Dora has joined Cristophe Salon Newport Beach as a cutting specialist. Hailing from Crew Salon, she has a special passion for creative cutting and enjoys tackling any challenge. In addition to her passion for hair, Dora is an expert makeup artist.
When she’s not in the salon, Dora enjoys dancing, cooking with her husband and participating in aquatic sports, like surfing. Dora also volunteers once a month at ‘Look Good Feel Better’ – an American Cancer Association program where she visits different hospitals and helps women going through chemo style wigs and learn new makeup techniques.
Drea is one of those rare, multi-talented artists who can do it all. She’s an expert stylist with the ability to give the most naturally soft, and complimenting cuts to her clients, or a more edgy, fashion-forward look that will turn heads.
At Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Drea is known as the go-to bridal expert. She specializes in making brides and their bridal parties feel beautiful on that special day.
Originally from Scottsdale, Arizona, Drea studied at the Scott Cole Academy. For the past 15 years, Drea's body of work has grown to a well-rounded portfolio. She has extensive makeup training from her work with multiple cosmetic companies. Prior to joining the team at Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Drea worked at salons in Montecito and Beverly Hills, Calif.
Drea transforms hair into a style that moves with and frames each client. She loves making her clients feel their best for any occasion.
Originally from Ukraine, Elena specializes in precision cutting. With her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail, she enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs.
A master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. She is constantly working on her own innovative techniques always pushing the boundaries of hair. Elena has expanded upon her numerous cutting techniques over her 15 years experience.
Elena attended 4 years of college in Ukraine specializing in cosmetology with a focus on hair styling for both men and women. She continues to improve her skills through international training with elite educators throughout the trade. Elena has been a stylist at high end salons both on the East Coast and West Coast including Christophe Salon for several years. She regularly styles hair for Corporate Professionals, fashion shows and photo shoots and enjoys doing styles special occasions.
Whether you want a contemporary classic cut or a funky avant-garde style, you are sure to be pleased with the experience you have with Elena as well as the result. European Style with American service!
An avid promoter of Locks of Love, stylist Jennie specializes in texture and shine, and cares greatly about the health and quality of her clients’ hair. She loves traveling, movies and cooking, and is a great listener to anyone that sits in her chair.
Before joining the Cristophe team, Jennie attended the James Albert School of Cosmetology, where she found her own go-to style as Californian Boho-Chic. When she’s not at work, Jennie involves herself in charity fashion shows to give into her love of makeup and fashion.
Between traveling, snowboarding and speaking Mandarin Chinese, this girl does it all. Lindsey specializes in trendy volume and texture, and her attentive, down to earth personality makes her a go-to stylist at Cristophe.
Lindsey studied Business Marketing before jumping over to Beauty, where she received her education at the Paul Mitchell School. Prior to working at Cristophe, Lindsey honed in on her skills working at Tease Salon as an extension specialist.
When she’s not in the salon or traveling, Lindsey enjoys volunteering for Plate by Plate, national volunteer organization of social entrepreneurs that serves Asian American non-profits in need by raising public awareness, volunteerism, and capital.
Mikael grew-up around fashion in Paris where he decided very early to become a hairstylist. He studied French hair style working at many fashion and classic salons in Paris. He worked with different couturiers. He also worked for two hair style magazines: “Metamorphose” and “Privilege."
Furthermore, he did a lot of hair shows in ‘Mondial de la coiffure’ in Paris. In 1989, he won a recognition prize for new talent hair stylist. Then he created his first hair salon in 1994 and a second one in 2007 both in Paris. He was also teaching to hair stylists during this period. In 2012, he moved to Orange County with his family and joined Cristophe Salon Newport Beach in 2014. With more than 25 years of experience, Mikael loves to create new styles either modern or classic and the most important for him is to find harmony between shaping the face and the style of the women.
When he’s not styling hair, Mikael enjoys doing art, sculpture, painting and hiking with his sons and dog. He also loves to travel around the world and meet people from different cultures.
Monica is thrilled to be one of Cristophe’s stylists, specializing in precision cutting and making sure every hair is balanced and suitable for the person. Beginning her craft at Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles, Monica also worked at Vidal Sassoon before joining the Cristophe team.
Monica has many outside hobbies, including yoga, salsa dancing and baking. She enjoys trying new recipes with unique ingredients and takes inspiration from her travels, especially her favorite city- Paris, France.
Rhys is an expert stylist at Cristophe Salon Newport Beach who enjoys changing up her style every so often with a fresh hair cut or the addition of bangs. Her attention to detail and ability to listen allows her to create and design a style to suit whatever a client is looking for.
After receiving her beauty education at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Rhys went on to work for Vidal Sassoon as well as teach beauty to eager students in London.
When she’s not styling her clients, Rhys enjoys volunteering for her son’s preschool, as well as traveling, listening to various types of music and spending time cooking with her family.
Stephanie has enjoyed styling hair sine 1999. Her extensive training was through Toni & Guy and rocks at long layers and men's cuts.
She loves helping her clients to look and feel amazing. She has enjoyed being a part of the Cristophe team of cutters since 2001 and looks forward to meeting new clients everyday!
Specializing in “fabulous French” style, Thierry’s witty sense of humor, knowledge and style set him apart from others. He has been recognized in Orange Coast Magazine for his incredible wedding hair, and has had the privilege of styling OCTV reporters’ hair for the Grammy’s and Oscars!
Thierry gained experience as a stylist working at an apprenticeship in France, where he gained most of his French influence. After working at Mod’s Hair in France for a few more years, he returned to the states and kept perfecting his technique at Vidal Sassoon and Jose Eber Salon before joining the Cristophe team.
Thierry loves to travel, enjoys spending quality time with friends and is a big foodie, always looking to try new cuisines and dishes!