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Cosmo Dischino - founder - owner and master stylist.
Although he began his iconic career opening his first salon with his sister on Boston’s ultra-fashionable Newbury Street, it is in the Palm Beaches that Cosmo DiSchino secured his unparalleled reputation, opening Cosmo & Company in 1989 and making him one of downtown West Palm Beach’s true pioneers. His reputation as an amazing stylist who both listens to and intuits what is best for his clients is matched by his reputation as a salon owner dedicated to building a staff of excellence.
Vincent DiDomenico - full stylist
Vincent DiDomenico has been creating different looks for a diverse group of clients for the past 22 years. He specializes in different methods of color services, hair relaxers (including the Peter Coppola Keratin Hair Strengthening Treatment), and precision cutting. He created looks for an array of well-known local celebrities like news anchors Shannon Cake and Merris Badcock, to more widely known celebrities such as Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, and Mary Tyler Moore.
Melaney Strittmatter-Costa - full stylist
Melaney’s love and passion for the beauty business allows her to create styles that make people look, and most importantly feel, their inner best. She has traveled the world for education and also taught other professionals in her field. Her classic to trendy styles always keep evolving and stay current with the fashion industry. She’s fashion-forward all the way and her approach to hair techniques is modern with an artistic flare.
Qibrije Bea Berisha - full stylist - cosmo and company
Bea specializes in bridal, special occasion styling, hair cutting, color, balayage and hair extensions. She has trained with Wella, L'Oreal, Oribé and Redken. Bea joined Cosmo and Co.'s talented team in 2014 continuing to learn everyday with passion from the very best this industry has to offer. Bea mixes her unique experience from bridal shows, photo shoots and fashion shows with an innovative perspective. She is also a makeup artist.
Jason De La Torre - Hair Stylist - Cosmo and Company
An Artist. An Educator. A Creative Visionary. Jason has inspired at countless classes, shows, events and fashion weeks for top brands Toni & Guy and Wella Professionals. He strives to create beautiful looks for his clientele, aligning it with their likes and the latest trends. Jason believes influencing a cut with color, in vise versa, gives you the ultimate finished look.
Peter Martinez - hair stylist
Peter is an award winning stylist who brings both seasoned experience and the most up to date fashion trends. A former managing partner of a salonin New York, Peter's clients have included fashion models and movie stars. Peter holds impressive credentials ifrom Paul Mitchell, Vidal Sassoon, John Dellaria, Tony & Guy, and many more as a platform artist. Peter brings to each client the philosophy of style that endures.
Cynthia Martinez - full stylist
Cynthia has been educated and trained in the best academies in New York and Boston. This has enabled her to create modern and sophisticated customized styles for all her clients. In quest of being the best stylist she can be , Cynthia is passionate about continuing education and staying ahead of the latest trends. Her love for the industry is demonstrated in her creative approach with each client. Cynthia has extensive expertise in cutting, styling, color, runway up-work and hair extensions.
Stacey Adkins - Hair Designer
A native of South Florida, Stacey has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 22 years. With the love for art, style and fashion, Stacey has had a successful career as a stylist and colorist. She has furthered her education by attending the Redken Exchange in NYC for Cutting and Coloring classes, Haircolor USA and Goldwell TrendZoom. She has been certified as a Sebastian Advocate and holds a Schwarzkopf Master Color Certification. Her training at Bumble & Bumble.
Wendy Ramirez - full stylist and special occasion hair expert
Wendy, a creative artist for over 20 years, graduated from New York International Beauty School. She's trained with L'Oreal, Kerastasse and Wella. Wendy's talent and passion for the beauty industry is evident in her exceptional work. Specializing in hair extensions, keratin straightening treatment, up-do's and bridal hair, Wendy loves to create and customize hair styles for her clients. Always learning and participating in new classes.
Danielle Bouchlas - hair stylist
From a very young age, Danielle developed a passion for style and hair. Upon graduating from school she trained under her aunt and inspiration, Master Stylist, Carole Mazza, for years before joining the Cosmo & Co team. Her liveliness, attention to detail and proficiency in listening to what people want has led her to excel in accommodating her clients. Danielle offers every type of hair service, including formaldehyde-free keratin treatments. She specializes in color of all ranges.
Lily Dorsa - medical esthetician - advanced permanent makeup specialist
Lily Dorsa is specialist in clinical therapeutic skincare, brow design, permanent makeup, and paramedical micropigmentation. A certified Medical Aesthetician, she is also a make-up artist, certified eyelash extensionist, and one of the top permanent make up technicians in the nation. Lily takes pride in using only top-of-the-line products and treatments for her services, such as Novalash© pharmaceutical-grade bonding for her precision lash application and hypo-allergenic vegetable-based pigments
May Valdez - nail technician
May has been doing nails for over 14 years. She returned to Cosmo & Company in 2014, after owning her own business, to embrace the freedom of doing what she loves to do: nails! Her extensive talents are derived from the belief that her guests nails should not only look beautiful and perfect, but should feel healthy and comfortable. May's meticulous manicure's and pedicure's will leave you looking and feeling wonderful! Her detail with sculpting nails is as effortless as it is flawless.
Carolina Posada - nail technician
Carolina Posada has over 12 years experience in performing manicures and pedicures and is a licensed esthetician. She also specializes in the Shellac and Gellish system manicures and pedicures for the most long-lasting results. Carolina customizes every service to each individual client, giving you the manicure and pedicure services that best compliment your unique nail shapes and your lifestyle. Carolina has been passionate about skincare and beauty from a young age. Come see her today.
Ilene Portnov - nail technician
Ilene is our nail tech extraordinaire. Ilene has been a licensed nail technician for 30 years starting her illustrious career in West Hampton Beach, New York. Licensed in two states, New York and Florida, Ilene specializes in manicures, pedicures, acrylic and gel nails. Her abilities are complimented by her warm personality. Ilene believes that making her clients feel relaxed, comfortable and happy is what keeps them coming back. Being a previous Salon owner herself gives her that extra edge.
Nadia Dischino-Yazinka - Salon Director
Originally from Boston, Nadia is a big city girl with a keen fashion sense. She has worked in prestigious beauty salons on Boston’s notable Newbury Street, after earning a degree in Human Development & Family Studies at Lesley College. Since joining the Cosmo & Company family in 2003, she handles a wide variety of responsibilities. From social networking and marketing to organizing in-salon events and continuing education for the staff, to client hospitality.
Kathy Silver - Floor Manager - Cosmo
For more than 20 years, Kathy Silver has worked in the salon industry to become the “guru” of impeccable customer service. It that capacity, every experience you have, from her enthusiastic yet professional “welcome” at the door to the moment the valet returns your car, is carefully choreographed for your comfort and convenience. Kathy keeps the salon organized, schedules appointments, focuses on both clients’ and employees’ needs, and constantly strives to make the “Cosmo & Company” the best.
Cosmo, a master stylist, and visionary of 38 years has continuously been on the cutting edge of beauty and fashion. His Italian heritage is reflected in his philosophy of always treating clients like family, and his commitment to the beauty industry is legendary. Cosmo, the mastermind of the salon, opened Cosmo & Co in the early 1970s and earned icon status in both Boston and West Palm Beach. Cosmo & Co. caters to a diverse clientele of all ages including celebrities, brides, professionals and local families from all generations. Cosmo’s flair for design, beauty, and fashion will guarantee clients a 360-degree experience.
His dedication to their individual successes has only added a richer flavor to the success of Cosmo & Company, where loyalty is simply a given. A man who works just as hard as any member of his staff, Cosmo’s work ethic is legendary. With his motto, “the client comes first,” he is honored to have you in his chair, make a real connection with you, and capture your essence through an amazing style! You are sure to leave his chair at Cosmo & Company feeling beautiful inside and out.
"Nothing is more gratifying than when a woman sees herself for the first time after I am done with her hair."
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