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Known as one of the most innovative stylists in upstate New York, owner, artistic director and all-around boss, Shannon Ramirez, exceeds the limits of the trade in the region and well beyond. With 20 years of industry experience, Shannon has shaped an unrivaled reputation as the area’s most magnetic stylist and hair influencer.

Meet Luxury Hair Artist Shannon Ramirez

From her beginnings in New York City to becoming one of the most sought after colorists in upstate New York, Shannon continues to reinvent herself creating a program and network for sharing trend-setting industry knowledge.

The journey of an artist


Shannon opens Sanctuary Salon! Located in downtown Saratoga Springs, New York, the exclusive salon provides her with the opportunity to introduce the Capital Region to new, innovative methods, trends, products, and technology.


Shannon launches Power of a Stylist, a network and program that embraces her love for the business, passion for the craft and her desire to share knowledge on how to bring together digital marketing with photography and other industry know-how.


Specializing in the method of balayage, Shannon becomes a certified balayage artist training regularly with fellow celebrity and influencer stylists. Persistent with keeping continuing education a priority and staying well-informed of the latest industry trends, Shannon frequently hosts in-salon training for herself and staff, bringing in other top artists from around the country.


Over the years, Shannon’s passion and eye for color lead her to become one of the most in-demand colorists in upstate New York. It is during this time that her affinity for luxury hair begins.


After graduating cosmetology school, Shannon continues her education in NYC at the Redken Exchange and completes both coloring and cutting classes.


Shannon’s passion for content creation is taken to the next level. Having produced dozens of editorial photography shoots, investing in quality content to showcase her work behind the chair becomes more and more imperative as she starts to see the needle move as a result.