level 2 stylist - cutting/styling

Born and raised in Flushing, Queens Melissa set off to Binghamton University to study optometry. However she quickly realized that she wanted a career that allowed her to better express her creativity. Melissa set her sights on ARROJO Cosmetology School and never looked back. Impressed by ARROJO’s focus on razor craft and ability to make a mundane cosmetology curriculum creative & inspiring, she graduated and immediately became part of the Studio team. Her credits include New York Fashion Week and assisting in ARROJO Expo photo shoots. “The best feeling in the world is helping someone look and feel like the best version of themselves,” she says. “Hairdressing allows me the freedom to do something I enjoy doing, combining creativity and inspiration with technical skill.”