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 22 Year veteran hairdresser and has spent all 22 years at Leif’s perfecting her trade. Nicole is our Creative Directer/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.
Jocelyn joined our team with four years of experience already under her belt. Jocelyn have been at Leif's for over three years. Jocelyn is an Aveda graduate and has completed her apprenticeship at Leif's. Jocelyn is currently 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 is an Aveda graduate and is going on her fourth year as a hairdresser. She is currently working on her certification for the next level, as well as being part of our Leadership Team. Hailey is also certified in Balayage color and Keratin Treaments. Haileys hobbies include traveling, being with family and playing with her dogs.
Stephanie is an Aveda graduate and is going on her third year as a hairdresser. She is currently working on her certification for the next level. Stephanie is also certified in Balayage color and Keratin Treaments.
Ellie is a graduate of Klein Oak Cosmetology and have gone thru the Apprentice program at Leif's. She has completed the annual Hair Cutting Bootcamp for further certification at Leif's. Ellie is also certified in Balayage color and Keratin Treament's. Ellies hobbies- Movies, Painting and playing with her Cats.
Dina is a veteran Front desk Specialist and Client Adviser with 15 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.