With over 15 years of experience in the hair industry, Richard has changed how Melbourne does hair. At Salon Aloka / The Curl Sanctuary, he and his team provide a space for clients different from the everyday experience. Richard is all about passion, and teaching individuals about their curls is just that. Richard takes his time with clients to help coach them for long-lasting maintenance of their heat-free, natural hair.
He has advanced certification through DevaCurl and Rëzo. For many years, he has dedicated himself to educating himself and those around him about proper techniques for curly hair. Richard transforms unmanageable, lifeless, and frizzy hair into natural, beautiful, and healthy curls that will make you the envy of all your curl-friends.
Custom Dry Cutting, Deva Curl Lvl II, Pintura, RezoCut, RezoLites, Great Lengths Hair Extensions, Hand-tied Wefts, Curl Coaching
Marlon is one of our triple-threat stylists whose love for uplifting individuals led him to open Salon Aloka / The Curl Sanctuary in Melbourne, FL.
In addition to specializing in curls, he also has a great passion for eyelash extensions and permanent makeup artistry. He has advanced certifications in PMU, Microblading, and Eyelash Extensions and can transform brows and lashes into the perfect face frame. Clients can book Marlon for professionally done permanent eyeliner or lip color.
With meticulous standards gained from his years in the Army, Marlon continues to polish his training with DevaCurl and Rëzo. Once in Marlon's chair, he can transform your everyday hair into beautiful natural curls.
Custom Dry Cutting, Deva Curl Lvl II, Pintura, RezoCut, RezoLites, Curl Coaching,
Alexandra’s personal and professional curl journey has opened to a passion for education accessibility, texture, and the science behind curls. Her drive to provide bespoke service for anyone who’s ever been told they have difficult hair has brought her to Salon Aloka / The Curl Sanctuary after five years in corporate salons. Determined to shape both your hair and your opinion of your natural hair texture, Alexandra focuses on custom cutting, education, and care regimes for your crown so it, and you, can shine.
As a dynamic stylist and classically trained artist, Alexandra’s passion for hair extends to creative and specialized color. Whether your truth is bright statement blonde or rich varied rainbow tones, keep your hair healthy for the journey with a process that’s respectful to your length and to you.
Specialties: Natural Hair, Curl Cutting and Styling, Blonding, Fashion Colors, DevaCurl
Joelis's positivity and zest for life are just a small part of what makes her an amazing Curl Specialist who is also certified in Quidad cutting.
Joelis is originally from the Dominican Republic and grew up with a big family. She's lived in New York and LA but recently moved to Brevard County from Charlotte to be closer to her family. Joelis is most proud of her family and it shows.
Specialties: Curly Hair Cutting, Curl Education, Curl Blonding, Hair Integrity, Quidad Cut
Born and raised in New Jersey, Lisa moved to Florida in 2021. She’s been in the hair industry for over 12 years. Having been told for years by family and friends that the hairstylists in Florida don’t do hair the way she does, Lisa was more than happy to find her new hair home at
Having natural curls herself and having a very curly-haired
daughter, she was thrilled to learn “The Curl Experience.” Lisa came to
Florida, like so many other Northerners looking for a spacious place that
would allow her three children to grow and allow her and her husband to spend more time with their family. They are looking forward to more sunny days and temperatures that allow them to be more active outdoors with their family.
Lisa is happy to bring some of her Northern NJ-style to the
area. She has a passion for hair color transformations, fantasy
colors, and highlights. She is experienced in men’s, women’s, and
Specialties: Multi Dimensional Color, Fashion Colors, Hand-tied Extensions, Short Hair Cuts, Blow Outs, Curl Coaching
HI! I’m Taylor/Tay, I’m a blonding/lived in color specialist. I also specialize in extensions & color corrections! I’m in love with my pup, his name is Binks Wayne. I travel ALOT & my boyfriend races dirtbikes professionally so my days are spent outside/traveling the country. I’m originally from Delaware & 99% of the time I’d rather be at the beach!
Blonding/Lived In Color Specialist, Extensions Specialist, Color Corrections
Hey y'all! My name is Devon and it's an absolute pleasure to be here; just a little about me I have a daughter named Violet and a dog named Sheba they are my whole world ! Outside of that I've always had a passion to do hair, I would always be that girl at the sleepover like listen Hayley let me braid your hair it need help 🤣🥴 Im a constantly honing my craft to be a color and curl specialist. I trying my hand at stand up comedy, so if you want to see me embarrass myself or just want to get to know a little too much about me, I'll be doing that a few Tuesdays here and there at Pineapples ! 🍍