Ebony Selima Peterson-Dease, the “southern girl in the North,” is a hardworking stylist in one of the hardest and competitive industry. At the age of 7, she was taught to sew-in extensions from her oldest sister and that’s where her love for creating styles began.
Ebony Selima Peterson-Dease continued doing hair throughout high school and later continued her education at Denmark Technical College where she graduated with a cosmetology degree in 2000.
Ebony had many mentors throughout her career and continued to increase her knowledge in the hair industry. She is know for healthy hair and cuts. Many of her clients calls her “blessed hands" based on her ability to take hair to another level from weddings to photo shoots.
She opened up her first salon in 2009 in South Carolina and her empire continued to grow. She later moved to New Haven, CT and co-owned Beatific Image LLC.
Ebony is currently relaunching Salon E'Selim and provide services such as color, cuts, extensions, wigs, etc. She strives to make every woman feel and look beautiful.
Shontee Cole, 23-year-old stylist from New Haven, CT, specializes in sew-Ins, closure installs, wigs, Bobs, versatile installs and more.
Shontee has the ability to mentor and counsel clients while providing creative styles. She strives to sisterhood with each of her clients to make each feel more like family.
With being a new mom, Shontee has a passion for servicing children.
Salon E'Selim Welcomes such a talent stylist as Shontee.
Israel M. White aka “Izzy The Stylist" is a creative artist, who entered the hair industry in 2015. Israel obtained his training at Academy Di Capelli in East Hartford. He currently specializes in luxurious blowouts, silk pressing, and aspiring cut and colorist.
He is always learning and educating himself on new techniques. He is currently certified L’Oreal, Goldwell, and Wella color lines. He is a firm believer in healthy hair first. He is a true perfectionist to his craft and will not let you leave his chair until you are fully satisfied.
Yahaira Harris, a native of Hartford, CT, received her cosmetology license at the International Institute of cosmetology in Plainville, CT. With just a year under her belt, Yahira is passionate, energetic, focus and dedicated! She’s very open to learning new techniques and working with all hair types and textures, there’s no bias with Yahaira!
In her own words, “I want every woman, man and child to leave my chair feeling refreshed and vibrant. If you look good you feel good!”
Because of Yahira’s love for the beauty industry, she aspires to bring out her clients best qualities through hard work and dedication!