The Team


Meet Tina

Tina Levielle-Briscoe Owner, Senior Master Stylist, Make Up Artist. Tina specializes in haircutting and design on all hair types. She has been in the Salon Industry for over 25 years. Education and artistic approach are the foundation of her passion. She began her career as an educator/platform artist for Sebastian International, training fellow Stylist/Make up Artists across the Northeast. She has spent the last 20 years bringing her passion to her clients from behind the chair. Her extensive training includes Sebastian Intl, Tocco Magico Italian hair color, Goldwell systems, Salonlife, Las Vegas, Haircolour USA, Miami, Dada academy, NY and Paul Digriglio academy. Tina has worked along side some of the best hairstylists in the industry. She is a Certified Elite team member for Eufora International, and she is an expert in all aspects of the Eufora line. Intuitive and interactive hair design is her specialty. Tina is also a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner.

Meet Sahn

Sahn R. Briscoe Owner, Senior Master Stylist. Sahn has been in the Hair industry for over 20 years. He trained in the prestigious Vidal Sasson School, in Los Angeles. Sahn has extensive knowledge of Tocco Magico Color, as well as Goldwell Color. He has attended COLOR USA in Miami, and Salonlife, Las Vegas. He truly enjoys learning new techniques and trends. Sahn is a certified Elite Team Member for Eufora International. He brings a warm personal approach to “you” the client.

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Meet Melissa

Melissa Calzada, Senior Master Stylist, and Makeup Artist. Melissa has 15 years experience as a hair stylist. She has a genuine passion for the art of hair color design and believes that everyone needs color in their lives. Melissa thrives on new ideas and truly enjoys all salon work, from updo’s to blowouts. She specializes in color, making the most of dimensional color, face framing and color placement to enhance your individual cut and style. Melissa attended the Orlo School, in Albany NY. She has extensive education, and training in Tocco Magico Color, she attended COLOR USA, in Miami with the world’s top colorists. Melissa is Simplicity’s Keratin Smoothing expert. She is certified in Brazilian Blowout Systems, Simply Smooth Keratin Services and is a perm specialist trained on the newest trends. Melissa is a certified Eufora Elite Team Member, and a Eufora color expert. She is certified in Dream Catcher, Indique, and many other types of hair extensions. She is always attending new shows and classes to continually grow her knowledge and skill.

Meet Liza

Master Stylist, Makeup Artist. Liza Vaughn is passionate about her career at Simplicity A Salon. She believes in keeping education a top priority. She is continually growing as a stylist, bringing back ideas and techniques from the hair shows and classes she attends. Liza is a certified Eufora Elite Team Member, and a Eufora color expert. She has been trained in Goldwell color and has also been certified in Simply Smooth Keratin Services. Liza would love to give you a new look that’s current and fresh! Giving you style that makes you feel good inside and out.

Meet Natyssa

Natyssa Taras, Senior Stylist, Makeup Artist. Natyssa has been a Regional Educator with Eufora International since 2012. She travels frequently, educating other salon professionals on Eufora’s Systems. While living in Los Angeles, Natyssa worked on many photo shoots, red carpets and productions. Her work has been published nationally as well as internationally in Maxim Magazine, FHM, Skinnie Magazine, and Playboy. She is a certified Eufora Color Specialist and has a true talent for seeing prismatic color through hair. She is always staying current on the latest trends and styles. Natyssa’s true passion comes from making others feel beautiful.

1013293_10153114473745072_1776415073_nMeet Maureen

Senior Stylist, Make Up Artist. Maureen has been in the industry for 20 years. She is a Colonna graduate, and is always looking to further her education even more. Which includes Jingles, NYC, Sebastian Institute of technology, and a trained Goldwell color specialist. She has a love for updos and is a true make-up artist. Simplicity A Salon is Maureen’s satellite studio. Maureen is certified in many types of hair extension systems.  She loves it all! The beauty, the texture, the movement and shine of hair, you name it! It’s all about creating…

1013293_10153114473745072_1776415073_nMeet Annie

Senior Stylist. Annie has been in the industry for 25 years. She is a Colonna graduate and previously owned a salon in Albany. She has been a team member with Simplicity for over two years and is a Eufora Elite Salon Member. She is also trained in the application and maintenance of hair extensions.  Additionally, she has certifications in Eufora Color systems and corrective color,  as well as Eufora foundations training in haircutting (Sassoon-based). She has gained a great deal of knowledge and experience working side by side with the Simplicity team. Annie loves being creative and artistic. She is also the designer of Annie’s Originals, a line of hand-made accessories.

1013293_10153114473745072_1776415073_nMeet Kayla

Stylist. Kayla is our newest stylist to join the Simplicity team. She is a natural talent and a true example of “finding your calling.” She has Eufora Foundations training in Haircutting, which is Sassoon-based. She has Eufora color training in blondes, reds, and corrective color, as well as baylayage, ombre and different dimensional techniques. She is also trained in the application and maintenance of extensions. She is so excited to meet with you and create your personal style! Book now.