Josie Faria

Master stylist and colorist, Josie Maria Faria brings a sophisticated, international sensibility to her clientele. Originally from Portugal, Josie is well-traveled with a great eye for style, learning her techniques in both cut and color from the very best in the hair industry.

In 1994, Josie joined the Sassoon brand, which is renowned for its perfectionist approach to design, cut, and in particular, shape. It was with that training, Josie mastered the art of styling to bring out the best in every client. As a result, she cuts, colors and styles to suit the individual and never to merely follow a trend.

Josie next went onboard with Wella, in order to add mastery of the nuances of color to her slate. She truly found her métier as a colorist. She took her skills to the next level to become a certified Wella educator. She is an incredibly gifted colorist, which requires her to be not only an artist, but also a chemist. Josie knows how to adapt her technique to suit the individual client, whether they want subtle blonde highlights or flaming reds. She is adept at covering grey hair while delivering incredible shine and luster. Combining a flattering cut with stunning color is her gift, and all who schedule with her leave the salon feeling beautiful.

For the past 25 years, Josie has been styling hair at the top salons of Back Bay’s famed Newbury Street. She has won numerous awards for her achievements in both cut and color. Josie continues to take master classes and workshops to keep abreast of evolving techniques in her field and to maintain her high-level talents. It’s no wonder her clients remain loyal to Josie and trust their beautiful hair to no one else!