Emily McKinnon

Emily is a Santa Cruz native and has been doing hair for over 15 years. After finishing school, she started training at Salon Blu in downtown San Jose, mainly focusing on barbering and highlighting techniques before moving to back to Santa Cruz to continue barber training at Pleasure Head in Seabright. She also worked at Faust Downtown building clientele for 8 years before finding forever home at Stranded.

• Color specialist
• Rocks the clippers 🤘
• Extensive training with Bumble & Bumble, Aveda, Oribe, Kerastase, Kevin Murphy, Baxter of California, Balmain, Hot Heads, Hairdreams, Redken, Keune, KM ColorME, Framesi, Pravana, Hattori Hanzo, Olaplex, B3 Bond Rebuilder,
• Traveled to Las Vegas and Seattle for extensive training with SEVEN Haircare
• Certified stylist with Bumble, Aveda
• Certified extensions with Balmain, Hot Heads, Bellami, Hairdreams
• Certified keratin with Keratin Complex, Coppola, Trissola, Cezanne, Brazilian Blowout