Danny Jelaca is the founder of the brand new million dollar Danny Jelaca Salon in Miami’s South Beach. Danny is a Master Stylist with more than 20 years of experience and is known for his precision dry cuts and expert styling, attracting a celebrity clientele and national magazine and television coverage. In high demand, Jelaca regularly appears on national television and travels internationally to meet his client’s needs. Danny attracts the best stylists and colorists in Miami, recently acquiring the senior staff of Oribe to Danny Jelaca Salon. In addition to regular national magazine coverage, Allure and InStyle magazines cite Danny Jelaca as the top beauty expert and salon destination in Miami.
Davian has been with the Danny Jelaca team for over 6 years. Originally Aveda trained, he brings his expertise in cutting and styling focusing on finishing work and intricate mens cuts. Being that he is a long hair specialist he not only is known for his long hair cuts but also for his placement and expertise in blending extensions to give you a natural looking long hair.
Robert L Ditacchio specializes in cutting and styling.
He has been in the industry for over 20 years.
He was the Creative director for Sebastian Intl. for 12yrs creating seasonal hair concepts and many editorial shoots.
He Worked for Jose Eber, Beverly Hills. He also collaborated with designers during fashion weeks including; B-Rude, Guess, Shelly Stefee, Al la Disposition, and Agent provocateur.
Celebrity clients include:
Kelly Osbourne, Naomi Campbell, Paris Hilton, and Gwen Stefani
Steven Schmidt joins Danny Jelaca Salon as Senior Hair Stylist from Oribe where he was the first National Educator for Oribe Hair Care. As an acolyte of Oribe, Steven’s speciality is customized hair cuts and expert blow-outs for big beautiful hair. Steven has unparalleled business acumen in the salon world, having worked side by side with Oribe to develop the Oribe salon product line including formulation and testing. Oribe Hair Care is recognized as the number one selling salon brand internationally. Steven also has a devoted celebrity clientele and years of experience working backstage with Oribe at Fashion Week couture shows in New York, Paris and Milan for Armani, Ferragamo and others. Steven was regularly called backstage with Oribe for the Victoria Secret Fashion Show as well as Swim Week here in Miami.
James is a technically astute hair-cutting artist and a true professional.
Hailing from Brazil with over 15 years in the industry, he has built a great name for himself here in Miami. He is highly praised for his outstanding customer service.
He studied methodology from Vidal Sassoon, Fernando Alves Academy, and Thiago Ximenes among others.
He has an impeccable flair for bringing the most suitable and desired cut to his clients.
James is up-to-date, modern, and always reinventing himself by attending to new trends.
David Gonzalez brings his color expertise & training to Danny Jelaca Salon clients and staff. David was Director of Color Services at Oribe Salons in New York and Miami for more than 20 years, hand picked by Oribe to work alongside renowned colorist Brad Johns. He is a master of color and color correction with a huge portfolio of celebrity clients as well as years backstage at Fashion Week shows in New York, London, Paris, Milan and here at Miami’s Swim Week, booked alongside Danny for Sports Illustrated shoots and shows. His celebrity following includes the “supers” Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell and other luminaries.
Deborah Sabella , Senior of Color Services ,brings a new way of working by aligning your coloring techniques with your knowledge as a hair therapist, bringing the desired color without harming the health of the hair.
Formed by the Loreal Academy in the course of Master Coiffeur L’Oréal
She worked at the beauty salon of Copacabana Palace a five star luxury hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
She seeks to customize the care for each client, harmonizing skin tones with hair tones and using the most appropriate technologies for each one.
Specializing in extensions, she has created her own line of extensions “Sabella Extensions” she have the ability to customize hair color to the extension color to create a look as natural as possible.
Dari Correa was professionally trained at Wella World Studio in Darmstadt, Germany. He has worked under brands such as Bertram K in Austria, Camile Albane In Paris, Vidal Sassoon In London, Redken Academy in Argentina, and L’Oréal Professional. Dari has been part of the Kadus Professional team of Ambassadors for the Wella Group as of the last few years. He is originally from Brazil and started his color career as a technical educator for Grife’s professional division under the brand Wella. He was later invited by L’Oréal Professional to act in the department of educations as Senior Hair Educator. His ultra blended highlighting and shadow roots technique is sought after from clients globally.
Being a color specialist Dari has expanded his gifts in the industry to expand his career becoming a renowned Makeup artist.
With over 9 years of experience in the hair industry, Caio began his career in Miami, where he quickly found his passion for hair color becoming a brand educator and teaching seminars all over the country for Wella and Clairol Professional (2017 Best Educator Nominee). His work has been featured in the brand publicity campaigns for beauty stores such as Sally’s Beauty, video tutorials for Refinery29 and page spread for the French magazine Paris Match. He has worked as a platform artist for major hair shows such as Premiere Orlando, San Juan Beauty Show and Cosmoprof Vegas. Also under his sleeve he carries backstage work for Miami Fashion Week, Miami Swim Week and Miss Hispanic International Beauty Pageant. His work is defined as sophisticated, fresh and bold, staying up to date with contemporary highlight techniques and creative coloring. High profile clients includes the heiress Ariana Rockefeller, Barbara Alba and Marcy Richardson.
Samin is a blonde/balayage specialist. She brings her craft to Miami from NYC. She has worked with some of the best names including Frederic Fekkai, Oscar Blandi, Bumble and Bumble, and Redken. She creates amazing Foil/Balayage looks and is very experienced in Color Correction, incorporating
hair tape-in extensions technique to complete the look.
Natalia is an esthetician with a wide range of skills and training including, skin care, eyelash extensions, Microneedling, permanent makeup, eyebrow pigmentations. She has continued her education into the anti-aging category to include skin resurfacing, and plasma fibroblast skin tightening treatments. Natalia has a devoted clientele of locals and celebrities. Her work ethic is nothing short of impeccable
Martina brings her talents and expertise of 40 years experience in the industry to Danny Jelaca Salon & Spa. She is an ambassador to Repechage and Circadia. She has earned accolades including international diplomas from Germany and the U.S. She has owned and operated spas in Europe, Bahamas, and here in the US. Martina has a magical touch and has developed the Danny Jelaca red carpet facial that is certain to take you into a new stratosphere!