© 2016 by Head Space Salon and Education

8035 McKnight Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Andre Plaza

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MEET OUR TEAM

Head Space Salon and Education is a collection of creative stylists with a focus on delivering a unique and customized experience to every guest that comes through our door.  Our stylists have worked on A-list celebrities and have been featured in educational DVDs. They also hold spots on salon professional education teams who are currently traveling and educating countless stylists in North America for various brands.  


We are set apart from your average hair salon and barber shop due to our constant update in the craft we love. Our ever growing experience and education in hair styling allows us to better deliver the style you have been looking for.

Head Space is a truly unique and welcoming salon with it's main focus on growth of technical skills, hence the name - Education.

Derek Piekarski

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Derek has a diverse background in the world of hair and education.  He has traveled extensively throughout all areas of the country sharing knowledge and techniques of the trade.  Derek has been immersed in all aspects from working with some of the industries greatest icons, to working with top salons and educators, to also providing services for various celebrities and other projects.  He has educated salons, schools, film, and print for currently over 10 years.  Derek trains Wella, Sebastian and Nioxin trainers and educators throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region of the USA.  While not traveling and educating full time for Wella Professionals he is also a salon owner.  Derek provides well rounded education speaking on all aspects of education as a trainer, stylist, and salon owner. Derek has been bestowed Trainer of the Year North America and has also recently been awarded the Franz Stroher Global Master Trainer Award.

Jimmy Norge

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Jimmy is not your typical salon owner. He comes from a construction background but was introduced to barbering over 12 years ago and hasn't stopped cutting hair ever since. Jimmy specializes in all techniques of hair coloring and cutting. Some of his specialties include: Razor cutting, Creative color, Foiling and Hand Painting or "Balayage" which is the art of painting highlights to give a natural sun-kissed appearance.  In addition to being a salon owner, He is also an Educator for Wella, Sebastian and Nioxin. He has the opportunity to travel the Mid-Atlantic region teaching color and cutting classes in some of the areas top salons. Jimmy receives continual education and training in New York City and Los Angeles from many of the industries Top Artists and Professionals and is constantly pushing himself to new limits.

Greg McKenzie

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Eden Seidel

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Eden has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2012. She specializes in color and extensions. Certified in Cinderella Hair, Donna Bella and Academy Pro extensions. She loves working behind the chair and making people feel good about themselves. Eden is constantly trying to further her career as a hairstylist.

Brittany Horrell

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Brittany is a hairstylist, makeup artist and she is the founder and creator of her own make-up line, Worn Cosmetics. Her work has been featured in Print, Media, and Film. Brittany was a finalist in the 2016 regional Wella Trendvision competition.

Ashley Kilkeary

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Ashley has a strong passion for hair, Harley's and Bull Dogs. She is always up for a good color challenge and drastic change. Her favorite part about doing hair is the one on one personal relationship she gets to build with clients. She loves making people feel good about themselves. Ashley is always pushing herself to continue to grow and keep up with the latest trends.

Lauren Redlinger

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Lauren is a proud cancer survivor who enjoys educating women on wearing and styling wigs. As a stylist she specializes in all color trends and short textured women's haircuts. Lauren loves a challenge, learning new things, and doing dramatic transformations. Making people feel beautiful and love their hair is her main goal.

Amanda Steele

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Amanda graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2005. She loves doing dimensional color, cutting hair, and waxing.

Shayna Cesta

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Shayna attended a Paul Mitchell School . She has been passionate about doing hair since she was little simply because her mother shares the same passion. Shayna loves collaborating with her clients and making them feel good about themselves in the process.

Devin Hammon

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Devin found her passion for doing hair stemmed from her passion for art. She feels that every color and cut that leaves her chair is a piece of art that is a representation of the personality of the wearer. Devin has participated in numerous hair and fashion shows and enjoys doing fantasy colors and high fashion trends. She loves cutting hair and specializes in all color techniques.

Sylvia Weise

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Sylvia strongly believes that when you look good you feel good. She enjoys creating all aspects of hair, including all color techniques. She is good with short and long women's hair and trendy men's cuts. She loves to expand her knowledge and attends as many classes and hair shows as possible.

Mara Wick

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Mara is a dog lover and enjoys spending time with her pups. She has a strong cutting background but loves color as well. She thinks you should never stop learning and perfecting your craft!