Our Stylist

Carlos Reyes 

Years of experience: 7

Carlos started out in the business as Thomas's Assistant after 4 years , He went to cosmetology and graduated at the top of his class.  He loves doing balayage 

ROQUE SALAZAR 

STYLIST 

Roque has been at Thomas Shelton Hair design since our first day opening the doors.  He has over 16 years of experience. He even owed his own salon in Vera Cruz Mexico before coming to the US. 

RACHEL CASANOVA 

(Shampoo Assistant Manager) 

Rachel has been in the business for over 5 years now.  She enjoys working in the fashion industry 

OUR TEAM MEMBERS ​

HAROLD PLEITEZ

(JR STYLIST & MAKEUP ARTIST ) 

Harold has had a passion for the beauty industry since an early age; Originally from El Salvador, Central America where he finished his high school education, moved to New York at 18 years old where he followed his dream to become a hairdresser, completed beauty school at Hair Design Institute in Manhattan New York. He is not only talented and skilled with hair but also with Make Up going from natural bridal Make up to a bold fun make up. Harold places high value on listening to his clients, understanding their needs and respecting their hair. He looks forward to providing you with the best service you will ever experience.

Our Vision

Thomas Shelton
( Owner & Stylist)

THOMAS SHELTONis known for his trendsetting, extraordinary skills, and has became one of the most sought after hairstylist in Washington DC.  He has been a professional hairstylist since 1999.  Thomas uses the hair as his canvas to bring out each clients unique beauty.
   Thomas realized at an early age that wonderful hair is the key to feeling  great. Mastering skills in Cutting, Coloring, Styling, Updo's, and Keratin (Brazilian treatments). Thomas Shelton can make you look professional, sexy, elegant, conservative, or whatever the occasion may call for.
   Thomas is truly passionate about hair.  He loves to stay on top of the trends by attending classes, competing, and watching fashion shows.  As a Stylist he believes that patience, creativity, open mind to learning techniques and trends come together to produce the best result for each individual client.

WINS FOR THOMAS
HAIR WARS 2003 (FIRST RUNNER UP)
L OREAL COLOR (NOV 2009)
WELLA COLOR CONTEST (FALL 2005)
BEST HAIRSTYLIST OF DC 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (CITY PAPER)

BEST HAIR SALON DC 2016 (City Paper) 


EDITORIAL RECOGNITIONS INCLUDE

STYLE MAGAZINE 2006
WASHINGTONIAN BRIDE & GROOM 2009
KNOT MAGAZINE JAN 2011
FACE MAGAZINE SPRING 2011
WINK MAGAZINE 2005, 2006, 2009


Nadia Garita  (Front End manager) 

Nadia started with Thomas Shelton Hair design from day 1.  

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THOMAS SHELTON HAIR DESIGN

 Our mission is to focus on great hair and superior customer service, and to provide the best experience possible in the salon. Our commitment to continuing education allows us to bring each guest the best services and styles available.