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Amp Studios is a collaborative community of Hair Artists who inspire each other’s craft and take truly exceptional care of their guests.

 

In the spirit of making our guests beautiful, we also want to ensure that we are doing our best to contribute to make our world more beautiful too. We are a GREEN CIRCLE certified studio recycling 90% of our salon waste. If you would like more information on our products, please click here.

 

Beauty without Compromise.

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The Story of Amp Studios

Anna Michelle Jackson-Petry grew up in the hair salon. With her mother Margaret as a stylist in Ireland, and later in Connecticut, as a child and teenager she accompanied her mom to work. Through watching her mom work, she fell in love with the idea of being a hairdresser. Not only did she want to make people feel beautiful and renewed by their hair services, she was also interested in the education aspect of the industry. Early on in her own career, passion burning, she became an educator. She had a goal of changing the industry.

 

She wanted to create a place that combined the luxurious salon experience with the knowledge of highly trained stylists. And AMP studios does just that. A salon that opened in November 2021, AMP has already established itself as a salon like no other. Coming from owning a full service spa and salon for the past 15 years, Anna Michelle knew she wanted to do something different with the new studio. She strived to keep that high end, glamorous environment of a private salon, from the second you walk in the door, all the way back to the shampoo bowl, back over to the stylist’s stations, and all the way until you walk back out feeling like a million bucks. 

 

AMP Studio is a collaboration of seasoned stylists, who work together to support each other to create some of the most beautiful hair in Loudoun County, while still valuing and uplifting the experience of the guest. Our stylists can combine their extensive education with state-of-the-art technology to really amplify their services. AMP studios is a place for women and men to come and feel relaxed, beautiful, edgy, empowered, confident, sexy and everything in between. The salon is chic, yet still is comfortable and welcoming. It just feels like going over to your best girlfriend’s house to chat over a glass of wine or cup of tea. All the perks of a high-end salon, with the warm environment of a familiar place. 

Award-Winning Stylists

We are proud to announce that our Master Artist, Melanie Markham, was named Stylist of the Year by Eufora®. Melanie is pictured alongside her winning looks.

 

Melanie is a precision hair cutter and loves to do short hair detailing. She loves to work on mid-length and short hair. Melanie enjoys the challenge of a complete hair makeover, including color and cut. She has a talent for fashion and punk-rock coloring.

MELANIE MARKHAM EUFORA STYLIST OF THE YEAR

Meet Our Team

Anna Michelle Jackson Petry
Owner, Principal Stylist

Anna Michelle Jackson-Petry

Caitlin Davis
Master Designer

Caitlin Davis

Carol
Director

Carol Hancock

Kami
Director

Kami Brodie

Margaret
Master Stylist

Margaret Murphy

Melanie
Master Designer

Melanie Markham

Nurcan
Designer Stylist

Nurcan Metin

Pear
Master Designer

Pear Bishop

Jamie Bishop, Master Designer
Master Designer

Jamie Bishop

Owner, Principal Stylist

Anna Michelle Jackson-Petry

Anna Michelle loves to work with multi-textured hair. She creates a complete look for her guests and works hard to insure that they understand how to recreate their style at home.

 

Anna Michelle is the owner and Principal Stylist at AMP Studios. She is absolutely the backbone of AMP Studios, with 31+ years of experience behind the chair. Anna Michelle works with salons all over the East Coast, as a part of the Eufora business team. She has styled for fashion shows, photo shoots and styled over 350 brides. Her work has been published in Inspire and Sophisticate Hair Magazine.

 

Anna Michelle is experienced in multiple types of hair replacement techniques, including wig fitting, styling and care, hair-piece integration, and hair extensions. She has worked with many clients to grow new hair, for most types of female hair loss. Anna Michelle is passionate about educating, which is why she created the Modern Concepts Salon apprenticeship program. She has mentored countless young hair artists to earn their cosmetology license and develop their skills.

 

Credentials

Holds numerous color and cutting certifications to include Eufora Color, Perfectress Extensions, Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatments, Sherri Renee Alternative Hair Specialist, Jamison Shaw French Hair Cutting, and VIA Hair Cutting.

Master Designer

Caitlin Davis

Caitlin exceeds in creating texture and fullness including beach wave permanents and a curled finished blowout. Her favorite styles include updos, men’s trend cut and fades, and Balayage.

 

Caitlin has vast experience at creating texture and fullness and beach wave blowout. Caitlin is extremely skilled with hair extensions for all hair types.

 

Caitlin is Master Designer at AMP Studios. Her kindness and positive energy, combined with a passion for hair design is a huge part of what makes Caitlin an amazing hair artist. An avid learner, Caitlin takes advantage of every educational opportunity so that she can further enhance her guests’ experience.

 

Caitlin is a huge encouragement to both her coworkers & clients. She specializes in highlighting, grey coverage and men’s edgy barber haircutting. Caitlin enjoyed working Fashion Week in NYC 2012 & 2013. Caitlin has multiple level certifications with Aqua Hair Extensions including Master Extension Specialist.

 

Credentials

Numerous color and cutting certifications including Eufora’s Foundations 1&2, Eufora Color, Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment, Japanese Straightening, Extensions, Balayage and Babylights with Candy Shaw, and VIA Hair Cutting.

Director

Carol Hancock

Carol is a precision hair cutter specializing in short and medium lengths. Carol loves dimensional hair color in the cool tones and does masterful work with textured hair, making it smooth or adding more curl.

 

Carol is a precision hair cutter, specializing in short and medium lengths. Carol loves dimensional hair color in the cool tones and does masterful work with textured hair, making it smooth or adding more curl.

 

Carol is a Master Artist at AMP Studios and has been a stylist for 20+ years. She is constantly advancing her skills through education. Her passion for growth inspires our entire team to push outside of our comfort zone in order to raise the bar of excellence.

 

Carol gives each person who sits in her chair an incredible guest experience. She takes time to listen during her consultations, and she offers her clients individualized education regarding products that fit their hair & scalp needs. Carol is our resident straightening expert. She is certified in Japanese Straightening and Keratin Complex.

 

Credentials

Numerous color and cutting certifications including Graham Webb, Affinage, and Eufora Color. She serves as the Resident Japanese Straightening Expert and is trained in Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatments.

Director

Kami Brodie

Kami loves to cut medium length hair and is known for her amazing bob cut and work with fine hair. She is well-versed in blonde color and foil highlighting. She strives to give each client an exceptional experience.

 

Kami is skilled at cutting medium length hair, at creating amazing bob cuts, and especially skilled at working with fine hair. She is experienced in creating stunning blonde color and foil highlighting.

 

Kami is a Director at AMP Studios. Her passion and love for hairstyling led her to pursue a career in the beauty industry at Paul Mitchell The School, in 2012.

 

Kami is a dimensional color and foiling specialist. Kami gives her undivided attention to each client she styles. Her undivided attention is given to each hair transformation. Chitchatting and small talk is not something Kami allows as a distraction from her process of cutting, coloring & styling each client.

 

Kami educates her guests & helps them determine the best home regimen. She is phenomenal at empowering her clients on how they can have great hair everyday.

 

Credentials

Numerous color and cutting certifications including Eufora Color, Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment. VIA Hair Cutting, and Eufora Elite Team.

Master Stylist

Margaret Murphy

Margaret is a master of Razor Cutting and Texture Waving. She is well known for her excellence in men’s haircutting and classic gray coverage hair coloring.

 

Margaret is skilled and experienced at razor cutting, texture waving, and works exceptionally with wigs and hair replacement. She is known for her talent at creating high quality men’s haircuts and at classic gray coverage hair coloring She is our go to source for gorgeous permanent waving.

 

Margaret is a Master Stylist at AMP Studios. Margaret was internationally trained in Ireland and has a wealth of knowledge due to 40+ years in the beauty industry. Margaret’s work has been featured in Inspire Magazine. Her talents & skills as a hair artist have positioned her as one of the most revered stylists in the salon.

 

Margaret is always willing to share her vast hair knowledge and provide guidance to our Junior Stylists.

 

Credentials

Numerous color and cutting certifications including Eufora Color, Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatments, Jameson Shaw French Hair Cutting, and VIA Hair Cutting.

Master Designer

Melanie Markham

Melanie is a precision hair cutter and she loves to do short hair detailing. She loves to work on mid-length and short hair. Melanie enjoys the challenge of a complete hair makeover including color and cut and has a talent for fashion and punk rock coloring.

 

Melanie was named Eufora’s Stylist of the year, in 2022. We are proud of her hard work and commitment to training & education.

 

Melanie is a precision hair cutter and she loves to do short hair detailing. She excels at working on mid-length and short hair. Melanie enjoys the challenge of a complete hair makeover including color and cut and has a talent for fashion and punk rock coloring.

 

Melanie is a Master Artist at AMP Studios. She has a talent for precision haircutting and dimensional color. Melanie loves learning about new skills and attends every class that is available to her.

 

Melanie has a lot of experience at helping guests whose hair needs to be repaired from chemical or mechanical damage. She creates the perfect hair repair cocktails to restore damaged hair and recommends the best take home regimen. Melanie takes great pride in creating an exceptional guest experience every visit. Melanie is certified in Aqua Hand Tied Extensions and Keratin Complex.

 

Credentials

Melanie has earned numerous Certifications including Eufora Color and Cutting, Keratin Complex Smoothing System, and Aqua Hair Extensions.

Designer Stylist

Nurcan Metin

Nurcan loves playing with dimension through base color and highlights.

 

Nurcan (pronounced Nur-john) is a Designer Level Stylist at amp Studios. Nurcan is a highly skilled hairstylist with a successful career spanning two decades. Her passion is making each guest feel extraordinary and confident by crafting stunning and personalized hair transformations and providing a calm relaxing space.

 

Nurcan specializes in blonding and balayage. She loves to create color that is low maintenance. She excels in cutting bobs and layered haircuts. She is one of our strongest male hair cutters, from clipper to longer textured styles. Finishing hair with a fabulous blowout or creating a glamorous party look is her sweet spot.

 

Cretification Redken, Inoa & Eufora Color. Keratin Complex smoothing certification. Multiple in market classes with Eufora Color, Style & Cut.

 

Credentials

Numerous color and cutting certifications including Eufora Color and Keratin Complex Express Blow Out.

Master Designer

Pear Bishop

Pear excels at curly hair cutting and coloring. Foil highlighting, fashion colors, short pixie cuts, and beautiful commercial hair are among her favorite styles to create.

 

Pear is our Curly Girl Specialist, she excels at curly hair cutting and coloring. Pear has amazing intuition about specifically what a client’s curls need. She shares her wealth one experience with her guests about how to get the best from their curls. Highlighting, fashion colors, short pixie cuts, and beautiful commercial hair are among her favorite styles to create.

 

Pear is a Master Designer at AMP Studios. Her optimistic energy shines through when she engages with her guests, which creates an incredible guest experience.

 

Pear’s curly hair cutting and coloring techniques truly are groundbreaking. Pear created our Signature Men’s Haircut offering which includes a hot towel treatment, which has quickly become a favorite. Pear has trained with Deva Curl stylists and Eufora Curl In techniques. Her passion for curls has eveolved into her own unique approach to curly hair. She is our curl whisperer.

 

Credentials

Numerous color and cutting certifications including Eufora Color, Keratin Complex Smoothing Systems, Eufora Curl, and VIA Hair Cutting.

Master Designer

Jamie Bishop

Jamie specializes in balayage. She is meticulous about creating beautiful lived in color that looks luxurious yet wears easily. Keratin straightening, precision hair cutting, and short pixie cuts are also on her favorites list. She has a passion for color, and her goal is to always work with guests to make sure they go back out into the world with the confidence that comes with expressing their own authentic style.

 

Credentials

Jamie has been a licensed colorist/stylist for over 15 years attending classes in NYC at Bumble & Bumble, Redken Exchange, and Wella Studio. She has also completed a 12-week program to become a Certified Balayage Master and is certified in Keratin and Brazilian Blowout. Knowing the importance of education in our industry, Jamie regularly attends cut and coloring classes to stay current with the hottest trends. Most recently working with Joanne Rempel, the creator of Eufora Color.

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