John Michael - Hair Professional
John Michael Whitman is an accomplished and highly creative hairdresser that has been in the hair industry for 25+ years. His passion is to do 'great hair' and keep abreast of all the latest trends in hair fashions, be educated in the most current styling products and most importantly, to meet the needs of the client while remaining on the 'edgy' side. For appointment call/text 512-736-2987
Anna - Hair Professional
Anna has over 15 years of experience in the hair industry, and brings with her a passion and high standard of hair care to the Austin area. Born and raised in Eastern Europe, Anna's styling techniques include the perfect blend of modern, European artistry, allowing her to create flattering cuts, flawlessly tailored for each one of her clients. Anna excels in natural color, Keratin treatments, and she specializes in creating looks for special occasions.
Zosia - Hair Professional
Zosia jumped into the hair industry when she realized she wanted to take her creative energy and turn it into a career. She has taken her passion for art and translated it into a uniquely creative approach to hair styling, including an eye for aesthetics, detail, and precision. After graduating from an Aveda institute in Arizona and spending some time in the industry there, Zosia moved on to (literally) greener pastures in Austin with her family (most of whom are pets). She loves cuts and traditional color but has a real knack for creative colors including balayage and fashion colors. Wedding and event hair are also a specialty of Zosia's, and she can make your dream updo a reality.
In 2005, Alison began her career as a hairstylist. She built up her clientele, many of whom she still sees today, under the guidance of her mentor and friend, John Michael Whitman. Alison works exclusively with Redken Color and knows the line inside and out. With an eye for detail and a knack for perfection, her approach is to enhance natural beauty while keeping color and styles low maintenance.
Kool-Arrows is a booth rental business located inside of Ryli Blue Salon. Frankie has over 14 years of experience in mastering the techniques of cutting, balayage, hair extensions, and special occasion styling, just to name a few of his popular bookings. He is certified in Hot Heads, Glam Seamless, Babe, Halo, Keratin Complex, and Brazilian Blowout services. “I believe there are lots of things in life that make you more confident, it starts with coffee and a hairstylist.” – Frankie Olivares *This salon carries R+Co, Kevin Murphy, Keratin Complex, and Color Wow products* For appointments, follow link above or call/text 512-366-0598
Crystal - Hair Professional
Michael - Hair Professional
Michael started his career in New York City in the early 90s. In 1994, he moved to Austin to start working with Toni & Guy Salons as a regional director and educational director. Eventually, opening the Toni & Guy salon in Charlotte, North Carolina as a partner with the great experience of performing platform work between Charlotte, Atlanta, and Austin. Michael's specialties are color, balayage, Brazilian Blowouts and Precision cutting. For appointments call/text 512-709-2567
Coco - Hair Professional
Colleen/Coco has over 30 years of experience as a professional hairstylist. She moved from Madison, Wisconsin to Austin, Texas, where she built a strong clientele after working for Visible Changes for 20 years. She went solo in 2013, launching "Cuts By Coco" as an independent hair stylist. Her services include haircuts, colors, perms, Brazilian Blowouts and tape-in extensions. She is excited to be a part of the Ryli Blue team and looks forward to putting a smile on your face! For appointments call/text 512-699-0351
David - Hair Professional
David is a stylist of 26 years and has had opportunities of a lifetime working with leaders in the industry apprenticing under American Salon’s 1997 Haircolorist of the Year Rowena Cutruzzola. David spent the first 5 years of his career specializing in hair color with Toni & Guy where he provided color services to over 2000 clients in one year giving him the experience he has today. He worked in both Management and as an Artistic Director with Toni & Guy.
David has been a high profile stylist on Austin for many years working along with Mix 94.7’s Happy Hour Co-hosts, Bridget and Carey formed the Makeover 911 Glam Squad, Continuing Education in his profession with Celebrity Stylist Billy Yamagucci at the Lake Austin Spa & Resort. David expansive experience and knowledge will give you the result you are looking for. For appointments call/text 512-658-1983
In Austin by the way of West Texas, Crystal is excited to jump into the hair scene in a new city. She graduated from Odessa College in 2008. Her specialties include balayage techniques, vivid colors, ombre, blowouts and color correcting. She is also trained and certified in eyelash extensions, microbead, tape-in, and Halo Couture Extensions.
Rose - Hair Professional
Rose started her hair career in Southern California in 1996. Rose decided to transport her talents South, where she established her roots in Texas. After living in Taylor for 11 years, she moved to Austin where she built most of her clientele at Envy Salon. Rose then moved to The Beauty Store in North Austin. Her specialties include foil highlights, natural color, and women's cuts.
In her spare time, Rose likes attending hair shows, walking outdoors to local vegetarian restaurants, and spending time with her three cats. For appointments call/text 512-731-6047
Charles Hall - Barber
Charles Hall has been a Master Licensed Barber since 1996 after graduating from barber college. He is qualified not only to cut and style men’s hair, but to fully shave and groom his clients with the techniques of precision hair coloring and men's razor services. Throughout his career, he has expanded his skills and knowledge to serve all types of clientele.
Alison - Hair Professional
About Our Salon
Ryli Blue was a concept created by owners Ryan and Kelli Puschman. Kelli is a 19 year veteran of the hair industry and has established clientele from Dallas to Hollywood, servicing several well-known celebrities. Their vision was to launch a fresh new salon style, while maintain a traditional personal experience. They have acquired an unsurpassed team of talented professionals capable of a broad range of services. Scroll up on Our Team page to read individual bios of our amazing stylists.
Ryli Blue Salon in Austin is your ultimate destination for the perfect look you have been searching for. Unmatched dedication is evident in every detail that makes the Ryli Blue experience truly unique. The philosophy at Ryli Blue is keep a top quality products, expert stylists, and unparalleled customer service complete with a high-end setting to give you a full and rich experience. At Ryli Blue, only the best matters!
Katie - Hair Professional
Katie has been in the hair artistry industry for 13 years. She started her career apprenticing under well know hair stylist, Albert Luis, in Houston. She worked under him for a year, and then independent within the salon for another 5 years. Katie opened her own business, Gaga Salon and has been very successful. She recently moved to Austin to start a life with her fiancé and is looking to be established in Austin! Her passion is everything hair, but specializes in blondes and short women’s cuts. Katie enjoys making her clients feel and look great! In her free time she rescues dogs, eats anything with cheese, and loves the outdoors, and movies. Text for a appointment at 281-777-4775 or book online!
Chasidy Mauldin - Hair Professional
An original "Austinite", Chasidy is dedicated to her clients and remains focused on the ever-changing trends in her industry. With over 10 years of color, highlight, cutting, styling, and make-up technique and education from various conventions around the country, Chasidy has been able to further enhance her skill and knowledge for her clients. Whether it be for work, fun or any special occasion, Chasidy is excited to have you in her chair!