Gleam Team

Carole Hakoun

Master Hair Stylist / Colorist / Owner

In 2000, Carole Hakoun moved to Miami from France to live her American dream. After 12 years of working in this beautiful city, she opened Gleam Hair Studio in 2013.

Carole was a Master Hair Stylist, Creative Director and Trainer in Paris. She was very active at Paris Fashion Week, working with top designers, models on Runway. Carole is now a consultant and a trainer in Paris where she often travels.

Born and trained in Paris, France, with a roster of notable Parisian hairdressers, Carole has earned over 30 years of not only refined skills in hair cutting and coloring, but also a passion to keep her clients satisfied and happy with their looks!
She is extremely dedicated to her work and has effective results by being present, compassionate and listening to her clients.

Carole Hakoun is known for her famous Balayage Highlight… She was trained in France and after 30 years of performing this art, she has become an expert.

For more than three decades, Carole Hakoun consistently delivered the highest degree of artistry competence to all her clients.

She achieves this through on-going seminars and workshops focusing on techniques, creativity and excellent customer service.

“I like to match the cut and color to each client’s personality, so it is different every time. It looks as if this look was made just for them. I give personal pride for hair cutting and coloring excellence, and a sincere dedication to customer service.”

Carole’s warm and genuine personality will make you feel home.

Tish Reed-Williams

Master Hair Stylist / Colorist

Tish Reed-Williams is originally from Los Angeles, California and always knew she wanted to be part of an industry that allowed her to focus on beauty.

She trained at the Internationally known Aveda Institute. She is dedicated to continuing education and training to stay on top of the latest trends and techniques.

Tish is warm and helpful, taking her time with each guest to customize their style needs and color and teaching them how to go home and recreate the style again and again.

She works with her customers, helps them figure out what works best for them and their personal individual style.

Tish was trained by Carole in the latest techniques for Balayage Highlight and Ombre balayage.She has become an expert, as Carole says “The trainee has surpassed the trainer”.

Tish is specialized in Haircut, Blow dry, Ombré, Balayage, High Lights, Keratin treatments, and custom Hair Extensions.

”I take time to visualize every possible style, and color for my customers and make sure to get the right look for that person’s lifestyle and personality. I consider all the little details in my work and it shows in the end result. I love helping people to look and feel beautiful.”

Nigel Chapman

Master Hair Stylist / Colorist

Nigel Chapman was born in California , raised in South Africa and lived several years in Argentina before moving to Miami. That makes him a citizen of the world. You will like his charming personality and his British manners who never give less than is best.

With more than twenty years of experience Nigel still like to learn and to perfect his color and haircut techniques to always give the best experience to his customer.

Nigel has trained in the best institutes as Aveda, L’Oreal and Swharzkopf . He is constantly trying to challenge himself and improve his skills to be the best hairdresser possible.

Nigel is specialized in Hair cut, Men’s grooming, Coloring, Foiling and Balayage. He is always happy to listen and produce the best possible results for you to enjoy your experience at Gleam.

With his tranquil and unpretentious demeanor, Nigel has proven himself as an industry standard. He is a master hair stylist with classic skills.

“ I enjoy the hair and the fashion industry it is the most rewarding and creative industry!” I love being able to transform woman’s looks and make them feel great about themselves “

Stanley Mc Intyre

Master Hair Stylist / Colorist

Stanley McIntyre is a Miami native. After finishing beauty school he trained
at Toni & Guy in London and New York in different techniques such as Razor
cutting, dry cutting and coloring …
With over 20 years of experience in the industry he has dedicated
himself to his career, always looking for seminars and classes to perfect
his techniques.
When Stanley is not working he is soaking in the world of fashion
and hair. He believes in ongoing education and has studied with Nick Arrojo,
Bumble and Bumble, in their extensive hair cutting training programs.
He became certified in the new Balayage and Ombre techniques.
Stanley has an extensive men’s clientele by giving his guests the edgy-barber and
ultimate salon experience.
He also has over 15 years specializing in Great Length Hair extensions and Keratin Treatments.
When you meet Stanley you will love his gentle and genuine personality.
“I am passionate about my career and I love to share my knowledge with my clients”

Pablo Gadea

Master Hair Stylist – Colorist
Pablo Gadea was born in Uruguay. At eighteen Pablo discovered his passion for hair. He was trained in one of the best salons in the country,  However Pablo had bigger dreams and ambition.
At the age of 21 he decided to move to the United States to live the American dream. While working in NJ he came to Miami for vacation and never left. He fell in love with our amazing city!
Pablo believes in the importance of continuing education and strives to stay at the forefront of the industry with his knowledge of new products and services.
Pablo has a big heart and his mission is to ensure everyone leaves feeling better. “ I like to visualize the transformation on a client and make it happen. “ 
His number one priority is always to make sure his client’s experience is superior and that he is delivering the best quality hair possible.
Pablo specializes in women cuts, pixie cuts, color, and mens grooming.

Tristan Sauvan

Master Hair Stylist / Colorist

Tristan Sauvan arrived in Miami in 2018. He started his career in Paris, France, becoming a well-know hair stylist by winning various national trophies such as , “meilleur ouvrier de France,” which opened many doors for him.

Tristan discovered his passion by working with the best hairstylists in the industry, including Tony and Guy in Paris and London.

Later on in his career, he integrated an artistic team which allowed him to work with celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival. He also worked in the fashion industry, working in several Fashion Week events in London, Italy and Paris.

Before settling in Miami, Tristan had the chance to travel and work in prestigious salons located in glamorous destinations, such as Saint-Tropez, Monaco and Morocco.

Tristan’s special gift is his ability to define a style – whether short or long, for both ladies and gentlemen.

“I like to mix the different techniques in order to perfectly meet the desires of my customers and the different nature and texture of the hair.”

Liz Mello

Hair Stylist / Colorist

Liz Mello was born and raised in Lincoln, Rhode Island, even though this is the smallest state, she comes with a big personality. She recently moved to Miami in 2021. As a native New Englander, she brings with her a hardworking, enthusiastic and creative work ethic.

Graduated from Tony and Guy Liz quickly learned her love and passion for the art of balayage and hair extensions.
Liz believes continuing education is the key to success.
Her continuation of perfecting her technique has led her to where she is today. Liz is specializes in blonding, balayage, color correction and hair extensions. She is also certified in Keratin Smoothing Treatment and Brazilian Blowout.

“It is important to me to thoroughly listen to my clients and create a relationship with them so I can fully understand their vision. I strive to make all of my clients hair dreams a reality, all while keeping the integrity and strength of their hair.”

Nikki Enriquez

Hair Stylist- Colorist

Nikki is a born and raised Miami native, who developed a love and passion for hair after growing up in the performing arts industry always doing everyone’s hair and make-up. Although styling everyone’s hair is a fun way to be creative, she realized she enjoyed transforming clients’ hair for their everyday look. 

Nikki loves blonding techniques such as balayage and highlights but also has a love for giving clients the hair color they desire, whether that be pops of fun color or more of a natural look. She is certified in Brazilian Blowout giving clients the manageable hair they deserve to have. 

“ I really enjoy talking with my clients and getting to know them so I can thoroughly understand what they want and make sure I deliver to the best of my abilities. To me, there’s nothing better than seeing the smile on my client’s face at the end of the service and how good their hair makes them feel. “

Gina Montoto

Salon Manager

With more than 25 years of managerial experience, Gina is the consummate professional. She is dedicated in ensuring that every aspect of your visit is superb. In her world everyone is uniquely beautiful! Gina will provide the best customer service that our clients have experienced by making them feel welcome and at home.
” I am grateful to have found such a fabulous second family here at Gleam, and truly enjoys interacting with our clients. Your decision to visit Gleam is a choice that we deeply appreciate.”