The Sweet T Team

Melinda | Master Stylist, Scruples Elite Colorist, Makeup Artist & C.A.R.E. Manager

Sweetly styling since 2010

Young, sweet and chic, Melinda constantly changes her style to reflect the freshest fashions. With almost 10 years of experience doing hair, she continually goes to hair shows and classes to keep learning the newest trends. Melinda uses her cutting-edge fashion sense to design masterpieces that don’t just keep up with new trends– they set them. Besides her love for doing hair she loves animals, Disney and enjoys being a homebody when she is not at the salon; snuggled up with a book and her cats or watching Netflix.

* Specialties: Haircuts for Men and Women, Oil-based highlights & blonding, Balayage, Ombre, Fashion colors, Juvexin Keratin taming, updos, precision cutting, tweens, color, and facial waxing.

Suzi | Master Stylist, Scruples Elite Colorist, Highlights/Color, Perm, Bridal Hair/Makeup Specialist

Sweetly styling since 1987

From California, Nevada, Arizona, to Raleigh, Suzi brings years of experience in cutting, coloring, and special occasion hair. Her extensive makeup skills compliment her modern styles. Suzi has decades of experience with all types of men’s and women’s hair. Her favorite hair color line is Scruples High Definition. She has a son, daughter, two grandchildren and cats named Nova and Luna.

Specialties: Men and Women’s Haircuts, Creative Layered Cuts, Perms, Color/Highlights, Long Hair, Balayage, Ombre, & Sombre.

Nancy | Master Stylist, Scruples Elite Colorist, Fine/Short Hair Specialist & Pageant Coach

Sweetly styling since 2001

As a Southern gal raised on grits, Nancy is proud of her Raleigh roots. This Enloe Eagle and NC State Wolfpack loves helping others feel their best with the latest cuts and colors. She learned the art of hair care at the International Institute of Hair Design while completing her degree in Spanish. After finishing her MBA in Chicago, she rebranded Classy Cuts created Sweet T to celebrate a Southern upbringing and Raleigh today. She has coached many successful pageant gals and has judged in the Miss America and Miss USA systems. Her goal is to create a “home sweet home” for everyone to feel loved and welcomed. When not at the salon, she enjoys her two little girls, serving for the Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Organization and for Kindergarteners at Crossroads Fellowship.

Specialties: Oil-based highlights, haircuts and color, Fine/short hair, pixies, Bridal hair, and Pageant Coaching.

Amy | Master Stylist, Scruples Elite Colorist, Perm and Color Specialist

Sweetly styling since 1987

Nancy’s mom, Amy – a devoted ballroom dancer and expert stylist – was the original owner. She has lived in Raleigh for 30+ years and practiced cosmetology in the area for 20+. Amy loves designing perms and doing color/highlights. Her welcoming personality and accomplished style has earned her a loyal base of customers, many have been coming to her their entire lives. She has two children and three grandchildren.

Specialties: Perms, Oil-based highlights & blonding, precision cutting, curly hair, color, tweens, roller sets, wedding/prom updos, gray coverage, and facial waxing.

Rosa | Master Stylist, Scruples Elite Colorist, Long Hair Specialist & Master Makeup Artist

Sweetly styling since 1996

A former beauty school instructor, Rosa is a master of her craft and prides herself on creating designs that perfectly match her clients’ individual styles. She has one son at Millbrook High School and another who was honored with Wake County Schools’ Spotlight on Students Award. With school-aged children, Rosa is intrinsically connected with the Raleigh community she serves so avidly. She has three boys and a bird named Perry. (English and Spanish)

Specialties: Blowout Queen, Oil-based highlights & blonding, Juvexin Keratin taming, precision cutting, curly hair, color, Balayage, Ombre, Sombre, Fashion Colors, Olaplex Treatments, eyebrow waxing/relaxing, perms, keratin treatments, and bridal/prom/Quinceañera updos.

Amanda | Sweet Stylist

Sweetly Styling Since 2001

By way of Pittsburg PA, Amanda has absolutely fallen in love with North Carolina. She has a family of four amazing children and a wonderful hubby. She loves outdoor activities and reading. Since graduating from Penn State Cosmetology, she loves keeping up with the latest trends. In fact, Amanda is a former Make-up Artist for the North Carolina Movie Industry.

Specialties: Men’s and kids haircuts, perms, color, women’s cuts and styles, blow-outs, beard shaping, edge-ups, updos and make-up.

Bea | Sweet Strategist & Business Developer

In NYC, Beatriz graduated from Adelphi University with a Business Management Degree concentrating on Finance. Her career years in NY encompassed being a NASDAQ Securities Trader for a Boutique Brokerage Firm. Later, she worked at TD Waterhouse and E*Trade as an Account Executive. When she became a Mom, she decided to take a break from her career to raise her children, but as a career woman at heart, she still involved herself on several endeavours that helped her raise her children and still be involved in creating strategies that help small businesses. Bea volunteers her at a local non-profit as business development director. At The Sweet T Salon, she brings her knowledge of the customer service world and her attention to the necessities of small business Development and Strategy.

Melissa | Sweet Administrative Assistant|Certified Wedding Planner

Bio: Southern girl with Cajun roots, born and raised in Raleigh NC. Some of her best friends today she has grown up with right here in Raleigh and even met her husband at one of their weddings! Melissa went to Appalachian State University but moved back shortly after and loves still living in her hometown. This country music loving girlie girl currently lives back in North Raleigh about 15 minutes from the home she grew up in and had a little poodle named Sweet Pea. Melissa is a proud new mom of a beautiful baby boy, the Godmommy of an adorable Godson, a certified wedding planner as well as Thirty One consultant. She is involved in her community both through her church and her Saturdays working at the AE Finley YMCA. Melissa has a crafty mind, loves crafting of any sort and has recently really gotten into sewing, particularly sweet baby items. Sweet T Salon did her hair and makeup for her wedding before she even started working here.

Derek | Client Relations Manager

Derek graduated from the University of Mt. Olive Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration and Organizational Development and Wilson Technical Community College with an Associate in Fire Protection Technology. He loves the Sweet T clients and teammates and ensures that the quality of service is superior. He has two daughters and a tuxedo cat named Lucy.

Sang | IT and Administration Manager

While working in the IT field, learning, communicating, and applying will always be a continuous cycle. During those years, Sang worked with both B2C and B2B models to find out what their problems are and provide technical solutions. He tries to understand the person while understanding their problem in order to apply knowledge in the most effective way. He believes there’s always room to learn. Sang and his wife have two dogs named Bella and Stella and a baby boy named Sullivan.

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