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kim Litavec mcallen master stylist
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Level 4 Stylist

After landing in the RGV from Austin just a few years ago, Kim Litavec discovered she was bringing some really needed specialty training to the area for years working, managing, and teaching at many salons in the big city. Since living here, she frequently travels to continue to study, learn the latest techniques, and bring them back home. She holds many different hair coloring and hair cutting certifications, and is always working to be better each day. She has held herself to the highest standards and has been driven to be the best for the last 20 years.


Kim enjoys living in Edinburg with her husband, Eddie, and their Akita, Sumo. They try to do as many dog friendly activities and often frequent South Padre Island. They enjoy grilling food on the sand while soaking up the ocean air. Kim’s passions include jogging, yoga, travel, wine, and eating healthy (well sometimes). Her biggest passion is teaching her team and sharing everything she knows with them, because the art of hair is her biggest joy. 


Cut Certified

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Cut Certified

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Cut Certified


I appreciated the attention to detail at my first cut at this salon, from the observation of tilt of my head, where I parted my hair, how my hair dried naturally, where my hair was more wavy at the bottom versus the top, etc. Wow! Appreciated the care and attention that Kim showed, and love my new haircut!

Loving my new cut and color! Kim just gets my hair. She has a great eye for what will work well with my face shape and hair texture and always makes great recommendations. She even went the extra mile and showed me how to style it myself at home.

Oscar Guzman stylist creative color mcallen texas



Level 2 Stylist

Oscar Guzman is a highly experienced stylist from Atlanta Georgia with over nine years in the industry. He specializes in bright blonde and creative color and loves working with curls. He is CurlLove certified studying under a master. In order to keep up with creating the latest trending techniques, Oscar takes many national advanced educational courses every year. Positive and outgoing, he uses his extensive knowledge to give you the style you want with your maintenance needs in mind. He shines a light with his joy-filled personality wherever he goes.

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Every other stylist in the RGV really struggled with my curls. Oscar exceeded my expectations. Finally, I found my stylist!

Oscar is so easygoing and amiable! So patient when catering to your needs and takes your specifications seriously. I got a really bad haircut from a different salon a while back, and he was able to work his magic, and shape my hair so beautifully without losing any length. He deserves way more credit for his work! 10/10.



Level 1 Stylist

RGV native, America Coles recently returned from Fort Worth where she spent four years enjoying big city life and spending quality time with family. After graduating cosmetology school, she took a few years to focus on raising her three young daughters. 

Returning to her home, the RGV, she is ready to return to her career life and passion for working with the very latest in hair care trends. America enjoys inspiring others to find their inner beauty and enhance it in their own unique ways. She loves teaching women to embrace their natural curls. Coming from a mixed family, she has years of organic experience with many textures.

It is attention to detail and her love to create beauty, expression, and provoke emotion that distinguishes her from other stylists. She pours her heart into anything she does and won’t settle for less than a smile. America is excited to be here to help you with feeling your absolute best.

America Coles stylist mcallen curly cuts hair makeup
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She was amazing and she went out of her way to give me the look I wanted.

Just got my hair cut and styled with Kim and America. I loved the attention to detail and the care taken to do a real consultation about my desired look. The salon looks amazing and they're still updating the decor to create a beautiful, welcoming space. America was great at showing me the best technique to style my curls. I really appreciate being able to book appointments online! You'll get text and email reminders about your appointment. Love the service here and I'll definitely be back.

Leah Cantu stylist updos color hair extensions
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Level 2 Stylist

Leah Cantu is passionate about her work. She loves doing transformations because of the satisfaction of seeing you happy with the creativity that flows from her hands. She is technical and scientific in her methods. Succeeding in extreme challenges of making new hair visions a reality brings her a feeling of deep gratitude. Her specialties include vivid coloring & layered hair cutting. She has 2 and a half years experience behind the chair and is now a highly sought after in demand stylist.

Highlighting and Balayage
Tape-in extensions
Hair cutting, up-dos and makeup


I absolutely love the way Leah took time with my hair and how she styled it. She answered my questions on how I could style it at home including what tools and products I should use. She was kind and patient with me and I look forward to coming back to see her for my color soon!



Elisa Garcia studied journalism at UT Austin and while she was discovering her love of writing and creativity. Her passion has always been beauty, and after five years in the communication industry, her heart pulled her in the direction of her dreams. Currently our apprentice, Elisa does a terrific job at making you feel at home. She is available for last minute blow-outs, smoothing treatments, deep conditioning treatments, root retouches, and all over color appointments.

Elisa Garcia apprentice blowouts, treatments, retouches color
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