Arlene is a Master Stylist with over 20 years' experience, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the salon. It has been a longtime goal of Arlene's to one day own a salon.
Owner & Stylist
Her vision is to provide exceptional service in a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. She values the connection Olive Hill has with the community and the salon's reputation for excellence. For Arlene, the key elements to Olive Hill's success are having a talented team of stylists and quality Aveda and Kerastase products. Arlene's passion for hair design is evident in her work and her work ethic. She is known for precision haircuts and rich custom color formulations. Arlene particularly loves specialty and trending hair techniques like balayage, and she excels at haircuts for fine or thinning hair and curly hair. The ever-changing nature of the beauty industry pushes Arlene to grow as an artist, and to inspire her team to do the same. Arlene's ability to connect with clients is the basis for her success. It is through these connections that she has built an impeccable reputation as a stylist. As owner and stylist, Arlene takes pride in the satisfaction of each client and she motivates her team to exceed your expectations!
Growing up in Texas, Jes loves big, blond beautiful hair. From beach blond highlights to platinum blond, she enjoys taking each client’s natural beauty to the next level.
Jes is inspired by the latest styles and enjoys the creative aspects of the world of hair design. Her goal is to keep styles current by offering subtle updates to create a look that’s just right for each client. After completing her cosmetology program and apprenticeship, Jes continues her education with advanced courses, including eyelash extensions and highlighting techniques. She is also highly proficient at haircutting and her favorites include long layers, textured bobs and pixie cuts. Clients enjoy her fun, positive energy and instantly feel like her new best friend. Her talent and pride really show in her work and making her clients happy is the best part of her day!
Check out her work and keep up with Jes through Instagram: @blondme.jes
A lover of fashion and beauty, Jennifer was destined to find herself in the hair industry. For Jennifer, hair is the accessory we wear every day and one of the most defining elements of our appearance. She
strives to create styles that are fresh, natural and easy to maintain. Jennifer views the client relationship as a collaborative process and the consultation is key to designing the perfect look. Nothing gives Jennifer more gratification than making her clients happy, beautiful and confident. After completing her cosmetology training at College of San Mateo, Jennifer pursued advanced training courses in cut, color and product knowledge and she especially loves working with Aveda. She appreciates the emphasis on natural botanical elements and the infinite range of color possibilities Aveda has to offer. Jennifer’s attention to detail and creativity are apparent in her work and some of her favorites include long layers and sun-kissed balayage. Jennifer’s goal is to provide each client with the very best salon experience. Whether your looking for a new style, or simply want to feel refreshed, put your trust in Jennifer and she’ll make your hair dreams come true!
Ashley loves all things hair and has an eye for creating flattering styles for each guest. Even at a young age, her talent was apparent when she began styling friends and family members' hair for proms and
parties. Ashley attended Chico State where she majored in nutrition and wellness and continued her interest in hairstyling, offering freelance hair services to friends. Ashley decided to pursue her passion to become a professional stylist and enrolled in the Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School. She has never looked back and couldn’t be happier working at Olive Hill where her enthusiasm and dedication have grown. Ashley is always eager to learn new techniques and has pursued advanced professional training; most recently courses in balayage and men’s cuts. Her warm smile, calm demeanor and attentiveness allow Ashley’s clients to feel relaxed and confident while she creates beautiful results. Ashley believes health, wellness and beauty are closely associated and she strives to make you look and feel your best!
James is a beauty and style expert with over two decades of experience in the hair industry. He is well-versed in all aspects of hair design, including precision cuts, custom color,
highlighting, balayage and special occasion styling. He began his career in Minneapolis where he attended the Scott Lewis Cosmetology School and completed advanced training at the Aveda Academy. After years as a salon stylist, James began designing hair for photo shoots, hair shows and fashion shows, including New York Fashion Week, the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants. James has a keen eye for style and loves the ever-changing world of fashion and beauty. His ability to create a custom design for each client that accentuates their hair type, features and personal style is at the heart of his success. James is also skilled at integrating the entire look and has worked closely with clients as an image consultant. His passion, skill and creativity are apparent in his work. He is known for exceptional, personalized service and clients appreciate his fun, easy-going personality. Whether you’re looking for a subtle update or a completely new look, James delivers amazing results!
Check out his work and keep up with James through Instagram: @james4days