MEET THE H.O.D. TEAM
Founder & Style Artist
Lewis DeCicco is one of the most sought-after hair stylists in the tri-state area and is the owner of popular hair salon House of DeCicco in Ridgewood, NJ. It offers high-quality service while perfecting a balance between a luxurious NY and LA atmosphere. DeCicco has trained at prestigious academies such as Vidal Sassoon Academies in NYC and Beverly Hills, and achieved master class there in both cutting and coloring. His amazing work and unprecedented experience led him to being offered a position on the L'Oreal Professional Education Team, and is on track towards becoming a national artist in 2019.
After graduating Parisian Beauty Academy John’s natural flair for hair led him right to DeCicco. John prides himself in his educational background. Not only did John go through the intern program at HoD ,shortly after becoming a full time hairstylist, he extended his training and studied at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles. John keeps up with is education in-salon and NYC with brands such as Paul Mitchel, Bumble & Bumble, Wella & Arrojo. Classic highlighting and precision haircuts make his day fly by, but his passion lies in effect highlighting. He loves cutting long hair just as much as short hair, but specializes in Hair Talk Hair Extensions. John looks forward to meeting you and leading you to beautiful, healthy, happy hair!
A leading industry artist for the past 17 years. Susan was a graduate of the European Hair Academy In Lebanon. She is extremely proud to be bringing her unique approach to hair styling to House of DeCicco. Susan is a perfectionist to say the least. Her haircuts are stylist, modern & customized to every client. Susan has become well known in the area for her unique and creative updo’s. With her vast experience it’s no surprise that when it comes to any wedding, prom or special occasion, Susan is in high demand.
Throughout her years as a hairstylist, Michelle has found that her clients are what drive her to be the best she can be. Michelle has a passion for fashion. Keeping up with trends and the latest styles, Michelle is at the top of the hair styling world. Working on photo shoots and private events comes naturally for her since she is our lead “Bridal Expert” for hair and makeup. Training with the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles & constantly taking classes in NYC with Wella & Arrojo naturally earn Michelle the title of, Salon Educator. If your looking for anything from a complete makeover to a special event or wedding – Michelle would love to give you your best you.
Malinda has been in the Beauty Industry for over 25 years. Malinda started off her career in beauty at the Jingles Academy of New York City. Continuing her education at Redkin NYC. Malinda, is passionate about making people feel the best about themselves! Her specialties include; Mens Haircutting, Corrective Color & Perms. Malinda has participated in numerous cut-a-thon’s over the years and has worked with Locks of Love for Saint Jude’s. “It’s the best feeling in the world when you get to see someone smile. I love being able to give back” — Malinda
Rosie’s 22-year career began when she studied at prestigious academies such as Redken and Goldwell. Since then, she has trained with Bumble and Bumble, Arrojo, L’Oreal, Wella, and Hot Heads Extensions, to name a few. Through these experiences, she has been able to specialize in various hair styling methods including, but not limited to, women and men’s haircutting, coloring, special occasion styling, editorial hair styling, and extensions.
She was inspired at a young age to explore the beauty industry, seeing as her mom was also a hair stylist. Now, Rosie's devoted clientele travel from all parts of the country to experience her masterful haircare expertise. In the future, she plans on expanding her career as a L’Oreal pro artist.
Gina began her career with House of DeCicco in 2013 after graduating from Empire Beauty School. Training under owner and Creative Director Lewis DeCicco, she is sure to please any beauty expectation. Gina specializes in balyage, natural highlighting, precision haircutting, and up-dos . She is also a talented makeup artist and available for all special events.