Nicole has been a stylist for the past 17 years and is the owner of Pure A Salon.

Throughout the years she has travelled the country attending education classes and obtaining certifications in all the industry has to offer. This has enabled Nicole to specialize in dimensional highlighting, hand blended vibrant coloring, and precision cutting.

Nicole says “I’ve always had a passion for people and making them feel special.” The friendships and relationships she has developed throughout the years has made opening Pure A Salon possible.


Alyssa has worked in the industry for the past 9 years. She has evolved into a highly trained, skilled, and sought after colorist and stylist.

Alyssa attends classes and seminars every chance she gets. She feels this allows her to continue to give her clients the latest in trends and techniques.

Nicole says “She has one of the best personalities you will ever meet in our profession.”


Katie has been in the hair industry for 7 years, starting her training in Shadyside and continuing her career with the team at Pure A Salon. She focuses on her passion for inner and outer beauty in people. She loves the relationships she has formed with every one of her clients, and looks forward to many more to come!

The excitement she exudes for her work shows in every cut, color, and style she achieves. Katie keeps up with the ever changing industry by continuing her education with classes and certifications.


Emily has been working in the hair industry for three years. She enjoys creating a relaxing and enjoyable experience for each of her clients. She specializes in color, cuts, and styles. Emily looks forward to continuing her education on the upcoming trends to make her guests feel bold and beautiful. She strives to exceed every client’s expectation and would love to transform your hair.


Rainie has seven years experience in this industry and has worked in several salons throughout the city. She is a creative and ambitious stylist who enjoys being challenged.

Rainie has a strong passion for learning and making others feel and look amazing! She has the knowledge and hands-on experience with design cutting, color and styling. Rainie has extended education in color and specialized product knowledge.

Rainie loves serving guests, accommodating their every need and exceeding expectations.


Tory is one of our seasonal receptionists here at Pure A Salon. Her youthful energy and enthusiasm is contagious! Tory will be attending Penn State, University Park this fall. But, she will be back!