ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Laura Dulay

Owner

Laura has been in the beauty industry since graduating high school. She moved from New Jersey to Orlando, Florida to work as a freelance hair and makeup artist for television and photography. She has traveled the world performing her craft and has done hair and makeup for companies like Home Shopping Network, Miller Brewing Company, Wella® and Sally Beauty Supply. She also worked in the salon at the Ritz-Carlton, where she specialized in making brides radiant. Laura has her team live by the core values that were instilled in her at the Ritz-Carlton, providing each guest with a warm and relaxed experience in an upscale and professional atmosphere. Laura graduated from the Aveda Institute and has attended continuing education classes from Vidal Sassoon and Aveda. Even though Laura does not work behind the chair anymore, her passion now lies in giving her team the most current education monthly and watching their skills grow. Laura is here to ensure that your hair and makeup experience for your wedding will run smoothly and that we meet and exceed your expectations.

Marissa

Wedding Coordinator

Marissa is originally from Seattle, Washington and moved to Florida in 2015. Prior to joining the Salon Dulay team, Marissa graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Social Science and Communication. She has worked in the customer service industry for the past three years and is passionate about making sure guests are provided with the best experience possible. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

marissa@salondulay.com

Tabitha O

Stylist and Makeup Artist

Tabby was raised in Orlando and is an Aveda Institute graduate. She loves learning new techniques and loves giving guests a beautiful look. She has been doing special event makeup and updos since her teens. Tabby loves working with brides and anyone going to a special event to give them a customized, beautiful look!

Melanie M

Makeup Artist

Melanie is originally from Connecticut, but has lived in Orlando for most of her life. Her passion for hair and makeup started at a very early age. Ever since she can remember, she was always asked by her family and friends to do their hair and makeup. She graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2013. Melanie loves styling and specializes in makeup. She has always had a strong passion for making people look and feel their best!

Cleo C

Stylist and Makeup Artist

Cleo has been with Salon Dulay since January of 2014. She was Aveda’s 2013 full tuition Scholarship winner and she continues to challenge herself daily to master and perfect her skills. With a love for change she has become Salon Dulays’ Extension educator and has made hair extensions her specialty. Creating change and helping her guest achieve their dream look is what drives her passion. She is constantly learning and keeping up with the latest trends but most importantly her goal is to offer insight to her guests about how to properly care for their hair so that they are able to achieve their desired results. Her love for beauty extends to makeup, bridal styles and much more. She is caring and gentle and will always listen to her guests allowing her to deliver optimal results and make her guests visions come to life.

Lauren

Stylist

Lauren’s passions include education, fashion, and making her guests feel warm and beautiful. Born and raised in Ohio, she attended the University of Cincinnati prior to moving to Orlando and graduating from the Aveda Institute. She has worked with many fashion designers from across the globe at New York and London Fashion Weeks, including Oscar de la Renta, Naeem Khan, Nike, Nicopanda, Levi’s, among many more. Lauren is one of the cut and style educators at Salon Dulay, and loves working together with her guests in not only achieving their desired results, but in educating them how to re-create the look at home.

Vanessa

Stylist

Vanessa is an Aveda graduate that believed strongly in Aveda’s mission, which includes giving back to society and making environmentally friendly decisions. Because of her customer service background, Vanessa takes excellent care of her guests and loves making them feel welcomed and pampered. Vanessa has a great eye for art and beauty that translates into amazing styles for her guests. Vanessa enjoys the artistry of updo styling and makeup for weddings and special events, while also specializing in extensions. Delivering a look that makes her bride look and feel stunning on their special day is Vanessa’s goal each time.

Christy S.

Stylist

Christy is excited to join the Salon Dulay team! She has recently moved from NYC, where she attended the Aveda Institute of New York. Having been a dancer and performer for years, Christy has always had a passion for makeup and hair styling. She went back to school for cosmetology and her journey has been an exciting new adventure. Her passions are cutting, styling and weddings. She has devoted a lot of time to her education to give her clients beautiful cuts suited for their face and lifestyle.

Pilar G.

Makeup Artist

Pilar has always had a passion for the beauty world since she could remember. After graduating from Aveda Institute Masters program in Orlando, she has jumped into furthering her education at Salon Dulay. Pilar has an art background for instance, one thing you may not know about Pilar is that her makeup techniques exceed normal standards because of her extensive knowledge of special effects makeup. Overall, being able to bring art to hair and makeup is what drives Pilar to keep inspiring her guests and herself.