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The humans you’ll find here are exceptionally talented, understanding, and intuitive creatures who are here to guide you into your next state of being wether that be a completely new you or just a polishing of your already poppin’ top. Gaze through and find your new do guru.

MARTHA ELLEN

SHE | HER
FOUNDER

Martha Ellen, yes both, is the creator of the brand you have come to know as Headchop. Coexisting with her passion of building a studio that connects humans to hair curators and artists alike, her work spans a wide spectrum of hair and cosmetic tattooing. Hair specialties in her arsenal include, but are not limited to, natural curl pruning, uber texturized hair sculpting, bangs, lived-in blonding, and transitions from permanent color to natural silver grow out. FACE TATTOOS! Martha Ellen now provides cosmetic tattooing services of eyebrow microblading and freckle tattooing. A whole new approach to beauty provided at our quaint studio in Williamsburg.

On location Martha Ellen provides styling for weddings, headshots, video work, and shoot production. Inquiries accepted by emailing hello@headchop.com

-Booking new & return clients for freckle tattooing, brow microblading, and brow lamination.

Her exterior interests include holding hands with her pup Rudy, interior design, costume / fashion styling, planning extravagant parties, ceramics, dabbles on the keyboard, and operating on an elevated level of communication outside of the social norm

Studio availability_______ Booking for hair with Martha Ellen are currently closed as she evaluates her schedule moving forward after undergoing chemotherapy treatments earlier this year.  For updates on booking with Martha Ellen you are welcome to sign up for Headchop’s Newsletter located at the bottom of our homepage.

DOMINIKA

SHE | HER
ARTIST 

Dominika spent her childhood in Poland where her journey began with the styling of her Barbie dolls (with undoubted success) as well as her own hair. At the age of 19 she made her transition from dolls to all her “true friends”. Following her graduation from artistic hairstyling school and a year mastering her shtick, she moved to New York City to continue developing and elevating her skills. Brooklyn became her home and for the last 18 years she’s found meaning in helping her clients look and feel beautiful by pouring all her craft and heart into her creations. Through her journey Dominika has found her way to Headchop drawn by inspiration of curly / textured hair. Her natural approach to hair combined with the training received in-house with us shines through in the beautiful work she is creating. Her carefully sculpted work will keep bring you and your hair joy.

Studio availability_______ Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Outside of work Dominika is a mom to two amazing kids and 3 fluffy cats. Being out in nature, hiking, and camping with family and friends (cats stay at home) is her secondary passion. Most all free moments are spent getting lost in the forest.

STEPHANIE

SHE | HER

ARTIST

Long Island born and raised, Stephanie was licensed to do hair at a young age, head starting her career working in New York City salons. Her love for creativity drew her to the hair industry and continues to shape her work. She is known for her beachy waves and loves effortless boho, natural texture. She’s master of the elegantly disheveled look.

Stephanie is always searching for creative growth, and educating herself in all aspects of beauty and fashion. She’s driven by the ability to inspire her clients, making them excited about their chosen look.

Studio availability_______ Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday |  Friday | Saturday

MAGGIE

SHE | HER
ARTIST

Maggie is an artist in the visual and audio arts, taking most joy in hair sculpting, utilizing cut and color to create awesome hair. Originating in Los Angeles, she is a true Cali girl who loves fashion, skincare, and being her most authentic self! She has always viewed hair as an art, and our guests fabrics are pieces to be handled with care and enthusiasm.
Her experiences in fashion have inspired her salon work. She has worked with stylists and designers to create looks for runways and campaigns, having her work featured in NYFW and Paper magazine.

She loves to create vintage shapes with texture, create bouncy moisturized curls and give flattering shapes with personality.
Although she is spunky, she can also create tame, shapely and refined cuts and styles. Her idea of the “perfect” haircut, is the one that’s most suitable for you!

Studio availability_______ Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Saturday

CHRISTINA

SHE | HER
ARTIST

Christina is a nomadic soul, at heart, who has found her place in NYC. Before settling here, she lived in Maryland, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Chicago, and LA. She arrived in New York four years ago and was captured by the endless opportunities the city had to offer. Christina is a classically trained ballerina turned pole dancer. She fills her free time with studio sessions and jamming on her apartment pole! This blend of classic and unconventional is a great example of her approach to hair and all things artistic. She loves structure and prides herself on holding space for her personal touch with everything she creates. She has a passion for curls, customized shapes, and guiding curly humans to the hair of their dreams through education. Connecting with people is what drives her career in this industry, and she can’t wait to meet and collaborate with you!

Studio availability_______ Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

MEL

SHE | HER
ARTIST

With her personal appreciation for communication, Mel approaches her cut, color, and style to fit the needs of her clients day-to-day routines. Whether you want a lived-in wash and wear look or a highly intricate customized color she’s got you covered. Known as a blowout queen, Mel loves to sculpt and shape ALL textures of hair. She is certified in multiple forms of extensions and would love the opportunity to further customize your look. Additionally, she is excited to offer hair styling and makeup services both on and off-site!

A native Hawaiian born on Oahu, Mel spent the majority of the first 20 years of her life singing, dancing and ice skating on a competitive level. Shaping her into the artistic, Driven, green haired sponge she is today. In 2006 Mel embarked on her beauty industry career in Denver CO. Focusing primarily on beauty makeup for events and editorials. In 2014 Mel attended The Aveda Institute Denver for Cosmetology and the last 7yrs she has traveled on average 38 weekends a year. She says “If it’s possible, I think I was a cloud in a past life”. She has provided hair and makeup services for 11 seasons of NYFW, dozens of published Editorials/Advertorials, Fitness competitions, Television, Pageants, hundreds of Weddings and Events. Now freshly relocated to NYC with her hubby Mack and their 3 Maine Coons she is ecstatic to cut back to weekend travel and throw some roots down at Headchop!

Studio availability_______ Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

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