At Salon Platinum, our team of well established, Master stylists and colorists are dedicated professionals that bring years of talent and experience in the beauty industry. Their advanced education and training include Paul Mitchell, Trevor Sorbie, Vidal Sasson, Irving Rusk, Carita in Paris, and Toni & Guy. Our stylists are dedicated to artistic excellence with an emphasis on client satisfaction. We not only provide a first-class experience, but we also provide the highest quality services in town.
Salon Platinum is a comfortable atmosphere where we give personalized attention to all of our clients. It is our goal to make you look and feel your best. Let us pamper you!
Our stylists feel as passionately about their work as they do about their commitment to give back to the local community. They donate their time and services for the Church of the Palms Day of Hope, the Sarasota South Elks #2495 Toys for Tots collection and fundraiser, and Infinite Wishes Foundation.
Mary Lou Giffin – Serving Sarasota clients for many years in Siesta Village, Mary Lou has brought her creativity and technical ability to Salon Platinum. Her polished work and creative choices for her clients include all phases of hair design including designer perms and custom coloring.
Lisa May – Lisa’s clients appreciate her attention to detail and her advanced education enables her to bring a “cutting edge” to her clients. Her coloring techniques enhance her creative abilities and provide an incredible salon experience.
Rosa Llovio Smith – A graduate of the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Miami, and a champion of advanced training, Rosa’s precision haircuts and finishing techniques create a work of art including color techniques to enhance her personal designs.
Richard Bouchard – After relocating from Siesta Key, Richard moved to the mainland for the convenience of an expanding client base. An alum of Clarita Hair Design; Paris, France, and extensive training in major European cities, Richard brings exciting ideas to his clients and the "Bone Structure Method" of hair cutting along with custom coloring creating an individual personalized experience.
Gillian Ardini - Gillian started her career as a cosmetologist in New York in the late 90s. She's worked in every facet of the beauty industry including her work as a full-service production stylist in live television, film, print and internet campaigns. Her background has also included weddings and pageants that required on-location makeup and hairstyling. Gillian brings years of extensive knowledge and talent to her clients.
Nettie Bruenderman – As an accomplished aesthetician and manicure technician Nettie’s career has evolved into a specialization in natural nails. Her advanced multi-faceted education enables her to recognize nail issues and enables her to prevent continuing complications. Her extensive professional experience provides her clients with a relaxing as well as therapeutic session.