New Canaan Artists

At Jaafar Tazi Salon we specialize in making people feel and look beautiful. You are our number one priority. From classic to trendy, we will create “styles without limits” just for you! Stop in or call today to find out more about our talent and to schedule an appointment!

  • Julia
    Julia
    Master Colorist
  • Lea Leavitt-Arpell
    Lea Leavitt-Arpell
    Color Director
  • Kate Kralic
    Kate Kralic
    Stylist & Makeup Artist
  • Erin
    Erin
    Hair Colorist
Julia
Master Colorist

Julia started her career at a young age in her native Greece. Her passion, professionalism and drive brought her to practice her craft in the USA. Julia has built a successful career in the highly competitive NYC and Fairfield County areas
. Julia has worked at a top salon in Darien for 11 years
 and subsequently moved to a world-renowned salon in NYC to master her craft, working alongside with 
top rated stylists and colorists, and serving many high profile clients and celebrities. Given her experience, Julia has been able to identify unmet customer needs, as well as weaknesses of
the salons that she has worked at and the competition

Lea Leavitt-Arpell
Color Director

Lea is a Master Colorist with a unique ability for bringing out the beauty in every guest she encounters. Lea is a true artist whose systematic approach of placing color enables her to maintain the optimum condition and integrity of the hair. With a gift for matching the perfect shades and subtle nuances to an individuals skin tone and eye color, she is able to enhance their features, which in turn accentuates their natural beauty.

Kate Kralic
Stylist & Makeup Artist

Kate has been in the hair,fashion and makeup industry for over 7 years. Kate prides herself on cutting edge teqniques in both precision cutting and freestyle cuts as well as dry cutting .With a background in fine art and design, Kate can customize any style her clients want. Kate also specializes in formal styles as well including bridal. My priority is the client listening to there wants and needs and creating something beautiful, fresh and unique every time they leave the salon.

Erin
Hair Colorist

Erin Crowley, a native New Yorker, is a versatile colorist that specializes in radiant blondes. She is also dedicated to achieving the most effervescent colors with different shades.  Erin began her career working at the world’s most renowned salon Vidal Sasson in New York City. She then furthered her career under the tutelage of Rita Hazan at the Rita Hazan Salon, Senior Colorist William Simon, George Reus and Creative Director Brad Johns at Red Door Spa. Erin also worked as a senior colorist for Warren Tricomi and still continues her passion as a top colorist for her clientele at Jaafar Tazi Salon. Erin is also an educator, training salons on color efficiency and performing on stage at Intercoiffure. She also worked alongside the Michleb’s Creative Team doing photo shoots, NYC Bridal Week, and perform on the Main Stage at the Jacob Javitts IBS show. Erin has been featured in press such as American Salon Magazine, The New York Post & Westchester Magazine.