Hi, I'm Loni

My specialties include:

First and foremost: EDUCATING my clients. My goal is to make sure that my clients can go home and achieve beautiful hair on their own. 

Plant based ingredient educator. I believe it is very important to know what ingredients are in the products we use and how they can affect our hair, skin and body. I pride myself on educating clients on chemicals and scientific terms for the every day products we use. I use all organic styling products to achieve the best and healthiest hair possible. 

Educating my clients on HEALTHY, HAPPY hair! I want to make sure my clients have the right knowledge on what is good and bad for their hair and how to achieve healthy hair. 

Enhancing Natural Curl: Specializing in enhancing natural curl, cutting and coloring. All my natural curl services come with a curl lesson and product knowledge to help everyday curly hair guests. My goal is to help my clients achieve beautiful, healthy and obtainable natural curly hair and to educate them on the art of natural curly hair.

Balayage highlights: A natural way to have amazing dimensional colors or highlights with out the "stripe-y" look. Looks beautiful months and months later. Ideal for clients who don't visit the salon as often but love dimension. 

Superior Grey Coverage: I use only the best hair color line to target and cover grey hair while keeping the integrity and looking natural.

Hydration Lessons: Using moisturizing, proper products, I help natural curly hair guests eliminate frizz, embrace luscious curls and splurge on all my tips and tricks for styling and achieving the best first, second and third day natural curly hair.


Educator/Brand Ambassador for Innersense Organic Beauty including teaching classes in Portland, OR, Phoenix, AZ, Maui, HI, CA, NV.  Green beauty advocate and aspiring life coach. A.R.T Academy Ramirez Tran 1 day cut and color class, LA. American Board of Certified Haircolorists 2 day 2017 Energizing Summit, LA.  


Education has been my main priority this year. My educational adventures this year have been Advanced Balayage color and technique theory, (CHA) Curly Hair Artistry for a intense 3 day symposium perfecting the art of natural curly hair and educational classes on chemical/ingredient lists. I became an educator/brand ambassador for an organic product line called Innersense Organic Beauty and I travel to different states to teach and demonstrate green beauty and natural curly hair.  


Continuing education is my number one goal. Whether I'm practicing something new, perfecting a new technique or keeping up with the latest trends, I am always striving for more education. My latest educational adventures include Keune Color Class, Balayage/baby lights Technique Class and the honor of attending Curly Hair Symposium (CHA) 2015 for a 3 day intensive class where I increased my knowledge on the Art of Curly Hair in Washington D.C. Please feel free to visit their website where my information will be located on at curlyhairartistry.com . 

12/2013- 2014 - Mentoring

I was in an intensive mentoring program with Colorist, Natural Curly Hair Artist, Carleen Sanchez for the past year learning color, cut and techniques. Three days a week, 9+ hours a day I shadowed under her, where I styled 10+ clients a day, having intense color classes, marketing meetings, goal oriented vision boards and natural curly hair cut, color and style lessons. 


  • Cut It Kinky Certified 2018
  • Natural Curly Hair Artistry Symposium 2015, 2016
  • Redken Color                                                  
  • Beth Minardi Color                                       
  • Joico Color
  • Deva Curl Products 
  • Cutting Techniques Straight/Curly Hair
  • Advanced Balayage Techniques
  • Advanced Highlighting Techniques 
  • Advanced Curly Hair Coloring Techniques 
  • Advanced Extensions
  • Mens Barbering Cuts
  • Photography/ Video hair/makeup
  • Keune Color
  • Hydrating Natural Curly Hair Ethnic/swavy/wavy/spiral
  • Business in/out of the salon
  • Wet/Dry Natural Curly Hair Cutting Techniques
  • A.R.T Academy Ramirez Trans 2017
  • American Certified Board of Hair Colorists 2017
  • CHA International Curly Hair Artistry


Price Points

  • Now offering Curly Extensions using Natural Beaded Rows Method - all based on phone consultation and application***

  • Desert Curls signature Natural Curly haircut 1st time visit with hands on curl coaching $200

  • Desert Curls signature Natural Curly haircut repeat client $120

  • Desert Curls signature Natural Curly dry cut with no wash (for repeat clients only) $80

  • Desert Curls signature Natural Curly or straight hair highlights and cut +$250

  • Desert Curls signature Custom natural curly Cut and Glaze with style +$185

  • Desert Curls signature Custom Balayage Meltaway, natural curly/straight +$250

  • Color corrections +$450

  • Olaplex/ Hydration Treatment added to service $30 .

  • Cost of extensions based on customers needs + consultation.

  • Extra fees apply to longer hair*

  • Bang trims and hot aroma therapy towel treatments FREE


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