Rebecca Faye is the heart and soul of Hello Beautiful. Since opening in 1999, Rebecca has been putting one heel in front of the other, styling rockstars, models, hipsters, and fashionistas alike. Rebecca began her modeling career in New York City at age 19, landing her a backstage pass to fashion and hair shows. She went on to become a hair stylist and has worked for some of NYC's hottest salons, including Patricia Field. While working closely with Patricia, Rebecca began building her celebrity clientele. With her inherent love for fashion styling and her obvious confidence, Rebecca used her talents and passion to build the bricks of her successful career. In 1999, Rebecca decided to take those bricks and build her own salon, Hello Beautiful.
Justin has been a stylist at Hello Beautiful since the beginning. For the last decade, he has worked closely with Rebecca to make the salon what it is today. Not only is he a master hair stylist, he is also a make up artist. He worked for MAC for years and uses his talents to do make overs for everyone from brides to drag queens.
Kristina has been a stylist at Hello Beautiful since 2012. Born and raised in New Jersey, she started her hair styling career for friends and family as a teenager. She attended Parisian Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell School, where she gained a specialized advanced education as part of the Phase II Honors Program. Kristina began her professional career styling hair for rock bands, fashion shows and photo shoots. When she decided to move to NYC, she landed at Hello Beautiful Salon where she specializes in color correction and creative color.
Jessica Tong is true creative trifecta as a Nail Professional, Fashion Designer and Artist. Born and raised in California she studied creative arts throughout her time there eventually leading her to study Product Design & Color Theory at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where she graduated 2006 with honors and a BID. She went straight into New York’s fashion and beauty industries where she designed for brands like Lancome, Estee Lauder, Escada, Guerlain, etc. and eventually found her next calling. Combining her love for the theatrical drama of high fashion and the glamour of beauty, she learned Japanese Nail Art at the Calgel Center, and later became a Nail Professional at New York City’s American Beauty Institute.
Jessica divides her time between being the resident Nail Artist at the world famous Hello Beautiful Salon in Williamsburg Brooklyn, and doing photo shoots mostly in editorial fashion, but also music videos, look books, fashion shows, special events etc. In just the last few years you may have seen her work grace the pages of magazines like Nylon, Marie Claire, Vogue Russia and Galore, as well as designer Campaigns like A-morir, Zana Bayne x Marc Jacobs, Chris Habana, & Bond Hardware. Through all the immense exposure her following has reached young Hollywood trendsetters like Zendaya, Vanessa Hudgens, Gigi Hadid and Jillian of Lion Babe. Stay tuned there's a lot more to come, she's winning the world over one nail at a time.