Shelly might as well have come into this world with a brush in one hand and shears in the other. A love for beauty at a young age, she spent most of her time reinventing Barbies haircut and untangling round brushes from her own hair.
Schooled in her native Sacramento Shelly sought out the education of Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy and studied razor-cutting and advanced styling techniques at Bumble & Bumble University in New York. In 2013 Shelly left the city of trees for the city by the bay. There she joined BARROW Salon in SF where she elevated her craft specializing in creating effortless texture, grey blending and hair painting. She joined the impeccable team at Pony Studios in 2019.
Shelly is the Co owner of THE CO.TE.RIE A collaborative hair salon of highly skilled hairstylists, colorists and educators. She is the creator of FLORA, which offers hair styling for weddings, events and bridal up-styling education for hairdressers.
She continues education in advanced hair cutting and coloring. And pursues her passion in education and styling. Her work has been seen on celebrity goop guru Gwyneth Paltrow and Magazines such as Vogue Japan, Vogue Italia, Brit+Co, Refinery29, People, Moose Spain, DHC, and Destination.
With her strong attention to detail and effortless approach to hair, she continues to push the limits of styling while elevating her cuts with beautiful color.