Melinda | Master Stylist, Makeup Artist & Office Manager
Sweetly styling since 2010
Young, sweet and chic, Melinda constantly changes her style to reflect the freshest fashions. With over 7 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. Not only does she work as a stylist she handles administration work. Besides hair she loves anything Disney, animals especially cats and reading books. She has cats named Cherry, Pookie, and Mufasa.
* Specialties: Oil-based highlights & blonding, Balayage, Ombre, Sombre, Juvexin Keratin taming, makeup, precision cutting, tweens, color, and facial waxing.
Gloria | Master Stylist & Master Makeup Artist
Sweetly styling since 2001
By way of Cali, Colombia, Gloria shares 14+ years of cosmetology experience. Gloria was born and raised in Colombia. She arrived in North Carolina more than a decade ago. She obtained her cosmetology license in 2001 International Institute of Hair Design with Nancy. Since then, Gloria has dedicated to study and keep up with the current trends techniques in terms of color, cuts, and products that beautify hair. Gloria is a good listener, which helps her make her clients happy with the end results of hair services. Gloria is also an innate artist and in her spare time, she mixes her dyes to creates her artwork. This hobby actually have help Gloria with her “hairArt”. Gloria loves to provide the latest color and highlights. If you want your hair from curly to straight without using a flat iron, Gloria is the one for you. (English and Spanish)
* Specialties: Oil-based highlights & blonding, Balayage, Ombre, Sombre, Juvexin Keratin taming treatment, Olaplex Treatments, Blow outs, ethnic hair, precision cutting, curly hair, color, perms, organic keratin treatments, bridal/prom/Quinceañera updos, and facial waxing.
Morgan | Master Stylist, Hair Extensions Specialist, & Scruples Color Educator
Morgan launched her career as a graduate of the Paul Mitchel School of Raleigh. She specializes in Hair Extensions, Color Corrections & Oil-Based Highlights as well as in Make-up, Long Hair Cuts, Perms, Keratin Treatments, Olaplex treatments, Ombres, Babylights, Fashion Colors, Oil Slicks, and Blowouts. She is a North Carolina Native that loves being part of the community she lives in. She has participated regularly in local events at Wake Tech, Meredith College, Art to Wear (NC State), and the Carolina Music Awards. She is a mother of a young toddler and spends her free time enjoying motherhood and her family.
Suzi | Master Stylist, Color & Perm Specialist
Sweetly styling since 1987
From California, Nevada and to Raleigh, Suzi brings years of experience in hair cutting, coloring, and up styling. She is our newest addition to the sweet T family. Her wedding and prom hairstyles are perfect for the occasion. Her extensive makeup skills compliment her modern styles. Suzi has decades of experience with all types of men’s cut. From high and tight to long and layered. As a mom, she also loves children’s cuts. She has a son, daughter, two grandchildren and cats named Nova and Luna.
* Specialties: Gray Coverage, Women’s Haircuts- especially Creative Layered Cuts, Perm, Color/Highlights, Balayage, Ombre, Sombre, Men’s haircuts, and Kids’ haircuts
Nancy | Stylist, & 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. 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 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. Since rebranding Classy Cuts to Sweet T, 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 attending Crossroads Fellowship.
Amy | Master Stylist & Director
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+. She was the original owner of the salon. Amy does it all, from natural perms to highlights. Her welcoming personality and accomplished style have earned her a loyal base of customers, many have been coming to her their entire lives. She has two children and three grandchildren. (English and Vietnamese)
* Specialties: Queen of Perms, Oil-based highlights & blonding, precision cutting, curly hair, color, tweens, roller sets, wedding/prom updos, gray coverage, and facial waxing.
Rosa | Master Stylist & 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, organic keratin treatments, and bridal/prom/Quinceañera updos.
Bea | Sweet Strategist & Business Developer
A New York City Native, Beatriz moved to the Raleigh area in 2009 with her husband, child and baby #2 on the way. In NYC, Beatriz had 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 business. In NYC, she had helped several small start-up business owners in creating strategies that help their businesses. Here in N.C. she’s involved in the community by volunteering her time to a local non-profit as business development director. One of Beatriz’s passions is small business which lets her hone her skills in Business Management. At The Sweet T Salon, she brings her knowledge of the customer service world and her attention to the necessities of a small business. Small Business Development and Strategy is her game!
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.