Regina and Alissa, co owners of Salon Six Eight Five, first met as assistants in the beginning of their careers which they soon realized they both had the same work ethic, which included passion for hair and drive for success. After two decades of being behind the chair and a full clientele, it was time to embark on a new adventure together. Regina and Alissa decided New Jersey would be the perfect place to cater to their clients that had moved out of the New York area to enjoy a more suburban life in beautiful New Jersey. With the love for the Shrewsbury, Red Bank area and all it’s charm they found the perfect location, 685 Broad Street, which soon became the name and home of their first salon. They shared the vision of a sophisticated and chic, yet home-y environment to work and provide a luxurious salon experience for clients.
Regina Tuzzo is a colorist / stylist and co-owner of salon six eight five for the past 20 years she has used her expertise and hair care to provide quality service to her clientele. Regina’s passion is fueled by staying in the know of all the latest styles, continuously educating herself and perfecting her talent working with many companies such as Wella, Redken, and Unite, just to name a few.
Regina has also worked on a freelance basis for Ford Modeling Agency creating hairstyles for fashion shows and photo shoot’s/ She’s a certified extension specialist for great length and Dream Catchers for 10 years. Regina has a love for doing bridal hair creating timeless brides and bridal parties for their special day.
Since opening her own salon, Regina has hosted multiple talks in training sessions for students in beauty school. Her goal is to empower stylist to launch their own careers and to promote quality training for professionals in the industry in her own professional practice. Regina aims to provide her clients with a welcoming experience and hairstyles that leave them glowing with confidence.
Prominent hair artist and salon co-owner, Alissa Rose, has always believed that working in a positive, warm and welcoming environment helps contribute to an amazing end result. Alissa believes in creating a team that can give each client their own personalized experience and look. Throughout the course of 20 years behind the chair she has traveled for professional training at the Sebastian headquarters and is well versed with in global brands, such as Schwartzcopf , Wella, and Peter Coppala.
Alissa loves challenging herself at Salon Six Eight Five. Her fun loving manner creates a comfortable environment, while her dedication to her craft is unsurpassed. Alissa takes into consideration the latest fashion trends, clients skin tone, and eye color so she can create a look that is specific for the individual as not all styles are right for everyone. Alissa’s trustworthy and honest persona translates to every aspect in her life, which in turn brings a fresh and authentic vibe to Salon Six Eight Five. Education is a constant for staff as well as clients. Alissa believes In building an environment that educates clients on hair care and new techniques to increase their knowledge so they can maximize on their individual look.