Paula
Owner

Paula has owned A Cut Above Hair Design since 1990. Paula is always looking for new and improved ways to educate her clients and staff by bringing Wella Professional Educators into the salon. Her education in Wella dimensional color and foil placement is the key to a great new look for all her clients. Paula’s love of hair and dressing it has never diminished. She enjoys creating new up styles for The Bridal Runway Show and for brides who seek out the best in up styles. She has gone to numerous classes by Aquage, a company known for their formal hairstyling products and techniques. Paula has also continued her education with Yves Durif in New York, Wella, Moroccanoil, and is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts.

OUR TEAM

The A Cut Above Hair Design team of hair stylists in Waterford, CT.

Devin
DevinStylist
Devin joins A Cut Above Hair Design from St. Mary’s, Georgia. Devin has a unique eye for style and fashion. She believes beauty starts on the inside.
Jessica
JessicaStylist
Jessica is trained in Wella and Sebastian products. She has an eye for dimensional color and foiling. Jessica enjoys doing upstyles for weddings and special occasions, including working on our Bridal Runway Show.
Kris
KrisManager/Stylist
Kris has been a stylist for over 9 years and has been with A Cut Above Hair Design for over 7 years. Kris has extensive training in Wella color correction and dimensional foiling techniques. She is also certified in Keratin Complex straightening System.
Megan
MeganStylist
Megan joins A Cut Above Hair Design as a confident and passionate stylist who is proficient in cutting, coloring, and styling hair. She is a firm believer in furthering her education to keep her skills sharp and current with the ever changing trends. She is Brazilian Blowout certified and her favorite services that she offers are, but not limited to, balayage and texturized razor cutting.
Melissa
MelissaStylist
Melissa has trained in the newest balayage / ombre techniques and has a strong background with the Wella color line and Sebastian product line and is a certified brazilian blowout stylist. She is also a very proficient in event styling, updo’s, cuts, and colors. Melissa has been with A Cut Above since September 2014.
Nicole
NicoleStylist
Nicole graduated from the Marinello Cosmetology School. She is certified in Brazilian Blowouts and GK treatments. She also trained in Wella, Sebastian, Aquage, and Moroccanoil. Nicole’s specialties include cuts, colors, updos and ombre techniques.
Noreen
NoreenStylist
Noreen has over 17 years of experience with A Cut Above Hair Design. Noreen’s personality reflects in the hairstyles and colors of her clients. She is always looking to update and educate her clients in the newest and most flattering looks and products available. Noreen has attended many Redken Color, Cutting, and Dimensional Designing classes over the years.
Renee
ReneeStylist
Renee recently joined A Cut Above Hair Design with almost 10 years salon experience.
Raven
RavenStylist
Raven joins A Cut Above as a talented stylist/colorist. She has a passion for creating the perfect color from beautiful highlights to hip hair painting for every personality.
Shannon
ShannonStylist
Shannon joined A Cut Above Hair Design in September 2015 . Shannon has a passion for hair-color, and is well trained in the Wella color line. She has also attended training in balayage and ombre techniques. Shannon graduated from Marinello Beauty School in 2014. She loves styling and updos, and she believes a spa shampoo and a great blow dry can change your whole day!