Leif’s started his journey in his home country of Denmark where he worked a four year apprenticeship to learn his trade. After graduating he served his country in The Royal Danish Navy for two years. He then spent two years working as a master stylist in Denmark before immigrating to The United States in 1970.
After working in the Memorial area for four years Leif opened Leif’s Hair Studio in the 1960 area and have been the driving force in the industry ever since.
Leif became a citizen in 1988 and was appointed to the Texas Cosmetology Commission by Governor Rick Perry and served the State for 3 years in the capacity of State Commissioner.
Leif also holds a Texas Cosmetology Instructors License and have taught Cosmetology at The Aveda Institute Houston.
Our strength at Leif’s lies in our Apprenticeship training. Every stylist goes through a rigorous training program established by Leif and continually work on Skill Certifications. Leif's hobbies are anything outdoors, Hiking, Fishing, Kayaking and Golf.
Nicole is an 23 Year veteran hairdresser and has spent all 23 years at Leif’s perfecting her trade. Nicole is our Creative Director/Instructor and handles most of the Staff Training. She wrote our Apprenticeship Curriculum and is constantly working on new coloring and cutting ideas. Nicole also works close with Leif when creating our Collections for Spring and fall every year. Nicoles hobbies- tending to her animals.
Dina is a veteran Front desk Specialist and Client Adviser with 17 Years experience in the Salon Business. She is also our Team leader and handles most Human Resources. Dina is your go-to person if you ever had an issue to be resolved. Dina's hobbies are Marathon running, movies and her animals.
Jocelyn is going on 9 years of experience under her belt. Jocelyn have been at Leif's for 5 years. Jocelyn is an Aveda graduate and completed her apprenticeship at Leif's. Jocelyn is currently a Master Stylist and working on Skills Certification for the next level. Jocelyn is also certified in Balayage color and Keratin Treaments. Jocelyn's hobbies include karaoke and shopping.
Hailey has been doing hair for almost 5 years now. She graduated from The Aveda Institute Houston back in 2017 and has completed her apprenticeship under Leif. Hailey is working on her skill sets for the next level here at Leif’s. Hailey's skill sets include livid-in color, short haircuts and keratin treatments. Also, her hobbies include traveling, reading and plants.
Ashlee is an Aveda graduate and is going on her second year as a hairdresser. She is currently working on her certification for the next level. Ashlee is also certified in Balayage color and Keratin Treaments.