Jandee Taylor – Owner and Stylist

Jandee Taylor began working as a stylist in August  2000 after completing an apprenticeship for a salon owner with over 30 years of experience.  She spent 2 years working as a performing artist for Redken, traveling to salons and teaching classes on Redken color.  She previously worked at two other local salons before opening J. Alex Salon in June of 2010 with her business partner, Alex Bui.  Her goal with clients is to find the best style that works with hair color, texture, face and lifestyle, leaving your hair looking great when you leave and continue looking great as you style it at home.

Alex Bui – Owner and Stylist

Alex Bui has over 23 years of experience as a stylist.  Her love of hair styling led her to cosmetology school where she received her certification as a licensed cosmetologist at one of the area’s top cosmetology schools.  Following her certification, she worked at two different local salons prior to opening J. Alex Salon with her friend and partner, Jandee Taylor.  Over the past 23 years, Alex has perfected the art of hands on cutting techniques, and continues to offer her clients the most current and trendy looks available.

Erica Swartz – Hair Stylist

After receiving her cosmetology certification, Erica Swartz completed a six month apprenticeship under a seasoned salon owner in Champaign.  She continued to work as a stylist at this salon for 4 years prior to joining our J. Alex Salon team in September of 2010.   She specializes in many different hair coloring techniques, cutting and formal occasion styles.  Erica continues to perfect her techniques by educating herself on the newest trends and styles in the industry on a regular basis.