FOUNDER + OWNER
LIVED IN COLOR + BLONDING SPECIALIST
Allyson, owner of Citrine Salon, has a natural passion for all things hair.
Known throughout the Hudson Valley Area for her blondes, lived in color looks and beachy waves.
Allyson specializes in blondes, lived in color, balayage and dimensional color.
You will notice that Allyson stays on top of the newest trends, and takes prides in customizing her clients hair to their lifestyle + needs.
Her loyal following is proof that she is worth traveling from near and far for an appointment.
Allyson has been featured multiple times on industries largest platforms, including Behind the Chair, American Salon, Modern Salon, Best of Balayage, Masters of Balayage + more! Published in Beauty LaunchPad magazine for 30 under 30 top colorists 2021, Published in Modern Salon magazine for Top 100 Stylists 2022 and won Best of Hudson Valley hairstylist!
She has taken trainings with some of industry’s leading educators and is an independent educator herself.
Her desire to constantly perfect her craft in this ever evolving industry + share her knowledge with clients + stylists is what fuels her passion.
Behind the chair for 15 years, Allyson’s dream was always to create a space for her clients that would feel like home. A place to go and feel relaxed, be pampered and the energy is high vibe!
She prides herself in this hair home she has created for her current + future clients and stylists alike.
A place to grow + evolve and leave looking and feeling great!
When Allyson isn’t behind the chair or in her office working on the back end of Citrine, she is spending time with her husband, Cheech, son Ridge + 3 dogs! She loves a trip to home goods (or target), a cup of coffee + a good read on her kindle!
BRIDAL HAIR SPECIALIST
As an experienced stylist of ten years, Brianna specializes in creating lived in brunette looks, short haircuts and great laughs behind the chair. Brianna was naturally born into the beauty industry by growing up with her mama doing hair. She has a love for all aspects of hair, from cutting to coloring and up styling!
Brianna prides herself in helping her clients feel as good as they look!
Staying on top of trends, her love for hair is fueled by attending classes with the team!
Brianna’s work has been featured on Modern Salon, as well as locally recognized through Paul Mitchell!
Brianna will make you feel comfortable and at home, while her knowledge + expertise will help you receive the hair of your dreams!
FUN FACT: Brianna LOVES the Nightmare Before Christmas + all things Halloween!
When Brianna isn’t behind the chair, she is hanging with her dog Sadie, coaching crew for Arlington High School, or hanging with her family!
Kailee is a graduate of Capri Cosmetology, and has a great passion for this industry! She has found a love for creating blondes, lived in brunettes, and bouncy blowouts, BUT her true talent is in reds! Known as our red hair specialist at Citrine, she can take any red trend and make it happen!
Kailee loves to create a safe space for her clients to express themselves, and enjoys giving them a relaxing experience. You will notice her energy is chill, and she loves to make her clients not only look good but feel good too. She has great knowledge in advising you with an at home hair care routine, and loves when her clients invest in products to prolong her work!
When Kailee isn't in the salon, she is hanging with her boyfriend and 2 dogs! You can also find her thrifting rollerskating or relaxing watching True Crime or Comedies.
FUN FACT: Kailee is a big fan of astrology.
FRONT DESK COORDINATOR
Amanda is our front desk coordinator at Citrine! She recently moved back to the Hudson Valley from Nashville, and is excited to be apart of the Citrine team and get to know everyone! She is the friendly voice you will hear over the phone, taking care of all scheduling, client relations and making sure you all feel welcomed and relaxed in our space!
Amanda is a gemini and cat mom of 2 [Kairi + Juniper] and has experience in the beauty industry, being a cruelty free makeup artist. Outside of all the things beauty, on her days off you can find Amanda vintage/antique shopping, traveling, and collecting new tattoos!
Esmeralda is the newest addition to the Citrine team! A graduate of Empire Beauty School in Peekskill, NY. You will see her working alongside, Allyson 1 on 1, assisting and learning! She believes that client experience is top priority, and is eager to continue to grow and learn at Citrine. If you have met Esmeralda, her warm, welcoming vibe and beautiful smile will make you feel at ease.
When Esmeralda isn't in the salon, she loves to further her education through online classes and is a big fan of sports!
Esmeralda is Rezo Academy Certified- and is growing her skill set in curly color and cutting techniques!