While studying on the East and West coasts under some of the most prestigious hair stylists in the industry, SF Salon owner Sara Fraraccio had one goal in mind: to master her craft.
More than a decade ago, she returned to her hometown of Akron, OH and opened the reputable SF Salon. The company’s mission is to be a beauty haven for upscale professionals who know what they want & expect perfection. Sara is committed to staffing only the top hairstylists, recognized for their creativity and expertise in the hairdressing industry. She believes hairdressing is an art – to see the unseen and bring out the unique beauty in each individual.
To Sara, hairdressing is an art: to see the unseen and bring out that unique beauty in everyone. Sara Fraraccio began her career with the intention to master her craft. She did so by studiing on the East and West coast with some of the most prestigious hair stylists in the industry. Over a decade ago she moved back to her hometown of Akron and opened the reputable SF Salon. Her salon company’s mission is to be a beauty haven for fashionable people and upscale professionals who know what they want and expect perfection. Sara is committed to having an exclusive team of top hairstylists who are recognized for their creativity and expertise in the field of professional hairdressing.
Alivia became apart of the SF Salon Team In spring of 2018. She loves all things beauty and is very passionate about giving all guests a great experience.
In her free time she enjoys kayaking, arcade games with friends, and playing with her dog on her three acres of land.
Rachel has been at SF salon for 10 years, starting as front desk, then becoming a stylist shortly after. In January 2020, Rachel became SF Salon’s first shareholder! Rachel’s favorite thing to do behind the chair is extensions. She loves the immediate confidence boost all of her extension guests feel when they see their new hair for the first time! Since Rachel has spent the entirety of her career at SF, she has worked exclusively with Kerastase products and has recently become a Kerastase Brand Ambassador. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, Benny & Leo!
Emily Carlier has been at the SF Salon since 2014, and is currently a level 5 stylist. Emily attended school in Las Vegas, Nevada and returned home to Akron, Ohio to pursue her career in her beloved hometown. Emily became a Kerastase ambassador in 2017, which propelled her into being chosen to represent Kerastase as an artist educator. Emily is passionate about healthy hair, and giving her clients a one of a kind experience. Emily specializes in color, and continues her education on a monthly basis to deliver the most on trend and high demand techniques. Emily focuses on personalized color applications and cutting techniques to create a look that best suits each individual. Emily also enjoys working in the bridal industry with Today’s Bride magazine, and traveling on behalf of L’Oréal’s Kerastase to continue mastering her craft!
With over twelve years of experience, Emily B is a master at her craft. As a level six stylist, not only does she have a passion for the industries most advanced blonding services, Emily has also been an associate trainer for the last five years sharing her knowledge with the future of our SF company. Early on she traveled to New York and also to Los Angeles to the Vidal Sassoon academy to further study her craft. Her clients appreciate her in depth consultations and attentiveness to their hair needs along with her pure passion for this industry.
Chelsea graduated from The Ohio Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School in Twinsburg.
As long as she can remember she has always had a passion for all forms of creativity and thinking outside of the box.
Chelsea shows great leadership skills, excels at in-depth consultation to get a true personal feel for each guest as an individual and is a hard working achiever. She has a passion for the industry and could not see herself doing anything else.
Krista started her hair journey attending the Paul Mitchell cosmetology school in Twinsburg. Early on in learning she knew this was the industry for her being inspired by every class and opportunity she was given. After school Krista began her career at the SF Salon and has loved every moment since. She has a true passion for creating the perfect look for her clients. She is always learning and continuously going after her goals behind the chair.
In her spare time Krista enjoys being around her loved ones, working out, drinking wine and studying Shu Uemura for her artist training.
Desirae has been a stylist at the salon since 2015. She started out as the salon front desk coordinator and has a strong background of outstanding customer service. Her clients love her confident skill and touch. Her love for hair started when she was a little girl and her love for the beauty industry grew the moment she saw the impact she could make on someone by doing their hair. One of her favorite specialties are extension and blonding services! Outside of the salon she enjoys spending time with her daughter and is always on the lookout for a new out of state class to enhance her skills.
Rachel has had a passion for the beauty industry from a young age. She started her career in New York City studying Makeup Artistry at Make-Up Designery. She has recently continued her education at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Chicago. Rachel specializes in creating custom cuts and dimensional color as well as beautiful makeup transformations. In her free time she enjoys watching Anime and spending time with her friends and family.
Kaitlyn has been in the beauty industry since 2017 and has a true passion for all things beauty. She doesn’t shy away from a challenge and is well known for her color correction transformations, blonding techniques, and extension services. Kaitlyn can be described as compassionate, hard-working, and team oriented. She loves her career, the beach, decorating, snuggling up in a blanket, and has a slight obsession with the candles.
It’s not just hair to Kaitlyn. It’s the opportunity to connect with others and help them feel good about themselves! She looks forward to serving you soon at SF Salon.
Joani, a previous salon owner, has over 14 years in the beauty industry. From photo shoots to brand artistry, she’s tried it all, but her true passion remains the same; serving guests behind the chair.
Joani specializes in precision cutting, specifically dry-cutting. She understands different hair types/textures (She’s naturally curly!) and how the hair grows. Her haircuts can last up to 12 weeks and grow “into” a new style rather than simply growing “out.” Joani also excels in creating custom colors that enhance her guest’s skin, eyes, and natural beauty. She believes less is more and to work with what you got!
Joani loves her biblical community, fashion, decorating, cleaning (yep, cleaning!), and hosting gatherings. She resides in Copley with her husband and family. She looks forward to serving you at SF!
Katy has been a stylist at The SF Salon now for 4 years. Her absolute favorite thing to do behind the chair is dimensional blondes and men’s cuts. She loves how creative she gets to be when it comes to colors. When she’s not at work you can find her and her husband chasing their toddler, Brooks, around the house. They’re also expecting their second baby in July!
Kylie has been in this industry for a little over a year now. She completed beauty school at Portage Lakes Career Center in the adult cosmetology program in June 2020. Kylie is currently finishing up her associate program where she works under a top-level stylist three days a week and sees her own guests two days a week! One thing Kylie loves about this industry is that it’s always changing. She loves following beauty trends and then creating them on her guests! Kylie loves doing big transformations, as well as creating custom color, from reverse balayage to highlights, for her guests. Outside of the salon you can find her shopping or spending time with her friends or fiancé, she recently got engaged so a lot of her time has gone to wedding planning! Kylie has a passion for this industry and couldn’t see herself doing anything else!
Alyssa has been working at SF Salon since 2018. She enjoys providing color and blonding services to her guests and enjoys using her knowledge of hair color to provide an excellent hair service experience. Alyssa went into the beauty industry because she believes that there is something special about making others feel great about themselves, and sometimes that means a great hair color or style! Something unique about her is that when she is not at the salon, you will likely find her working with horses. Alyssa has been riding horses since she was 6 years old and learned how to braid hair on them. Now she is the go-to girl for braids at horse shows!
Emily E is one of our newest stylists. She has been furthering her education by completing our associate program alongside Emily B and Sara! She has a true passion for blonding and color services and is always trying something fun and new! Emily E is ready to create the perfect look for her guests!
Ellissa has been in the beauty industry for 4 years. Her passion for hair started early as she was apart of the cosmetology program at Barberton High School. She joined the SF salon in November of 2021. In Ellissa’s free time she enjoys going to church, walking and spending time with her sister.