Leif 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 1973 and will be celebrating 50 years in 2023. The business has been a 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 has taught Cosmetology at The Aveda Institute Houston.
Leif has attended the Vidal Sassoon Academy.
Our strength at Leif’s lies in our apprenticeship training. Every stylist goes through a rigorous training program and is continually working on skill certifications.
Leif's hobbies are anything outdoors such as hiking, fishing, kayaking and golf.
Nicole is a 25 year veteran hairstylist and has spent all 25 years at Leif’s perfecting her trade. Nicole is our Creative Director and education instructor and handles the staff training. She wrote our apprenticeship curriculum and is constantly working on new coloring and cutting ideas. Nicole also works closely with Leif when creating our collections for spring and fall every year. Nicole is passionate about the industry and loves all of her clients.
Nicole is certified in balayage, keratin treatments, Bellami Hair Extensions, Redken and Schwarzkopf color. She attended the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London in 2010.
Nicole's hobbies include tending to her animals and spending time with her family.
Dina is a veteran front desk specialist and client adviser with 20 Years experience in the Salon Business. She is also our team leader and handles human resources. Dina is your go-to person if you ever need an issue to be resolved.
Dina's hobbies include marathon running, movies and her animals.
Jocelyn has 10 years of experience under her belt. Jocelyn has been at Leif's for 5 years. She is an Aveda Institute Houston graduate and completed her apprenticeship at Leif's. Her skill sets include balayage, precision haircutting and red heads. You'll have a great time in her chair with lots of laughs!
She is certified in balayage, keratin treatments and Schwarzkopf color.
Jocelyn's hobbies include spending time with her children, karaoke and shopping
Hailey has 7 years of experience. She graduated from Aveda Institute Houston and completed her apprenticeship at Leif's. She is our Social Media Coordinator and loves getting the perfect shot. Hailey has passions for livid-in color and precision haircutting, but she can bring any idea to life.
Hailey is certified in balayage, keratin treatments, Bellami Hair Extensions and Schwarzkopf color.
Hailey spends her time teaching her skills at the local cosmetology schools with Ash.
Hailey's hobbies include being with her husband and daughter, reading and tending to her plants.
Ash has 4 years of experience. Ash has spent her entire career working under Leif. She graduated from Aveda Institute Houston and completed her apprenticeship at Leif's. Ash loves haircutting and vivid hair color, but is amazing at what she does and you'll be laughing the whole time!
Ash is certified in balayage, keratin treatments, Bellami Hair Extensions and Schwarzkopf color.
Ash spends her time teaching her skills at the local cosmetology schools with Hailey.
Ash's hobbies include going to concerts, reading and spending time with her family.