872 Highway 36

Leonardo, NJ 07737

732.291.0556

About Us

History

For over 40 years now, Sebastian’s Hair-em & Day Spa has been a landmark in Leonardo, New Jersey. The history of Sebastian’s goes back to when Anne Muratore, built a small five chair salon for her three daughters. Today, Sebastians Hair-em & Day Spa employs 20 fully trained specialists, making them the only salon in the area to offer a Day Spa in addition to creating modern hair for men, women and children. Sebastian’s Hair-em & Day Spa caters to everyone in your family.

Sebastian's Salon

About Our Employees

At Sebastian’s we are committed to learning the latest styles, trends and techniques available because we want our clients to look their best. Our extensive education program consists of classes from every aspect of the beauty industry.

Stylists

Cheryl

Place of birth: Long Branch NJ.

Schooling: Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: Movement and color, any type of change inspires me. I love working with fine hair long or short. It is a challenge and very rewarding to show someone how to make their less than perfect hair look good.

Length of time at Sebastian’s: I have been in this profession for 40+ years

Products: I’ve worked with so many products over the years, but my Favorite is Paul Mitchell that is why we are now a Paul Mitchell Focus salon.

Interests: Shopping, painting, and being a volunteer for the Look Good Feel Better program.

Donna

Place of birth: Long Branch, NJ

Schooling: Middletown High school North and Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: From hair shows, in salon classes and magazines

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 40+ years

Favorite Products: Paul Mitchell …all of them I can’t pick just one!

Interests: cooking, traveling, grand children, working out and entertaining

Lynda

Place of birth: Red Bank, NJ.

Schooling: Red Bank Catholic and Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: Making people happy, it gives me a great sense of accomplishment.

Length of time at Sebastian’s: Over 30+ years

Favorite Products: The entire Awapuhi Wild Ginger line, it is amazing!

Interests: Spending time with family and friends. I enjoy cooking, sports and traveling with my husband and children.

Sue

Place of birth: Red Bank, NJ

Schooling: Middletown High School and Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: I always wanted to make a difference in the way people can look their best and have a positive feeling when they visit our salon.

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 35+ years and still loving it!!

Favorite Products: PM Volumizing products and Awapuhi Wild Ginger line

Interests: My Family, gardening, reading and the beach!

Paige

Place of birth: Red Bank, NJ.

Schooling: Middletown High School South and Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: The entire industry, especially magazines and reality TV

Length of time at Sebastian’s: Over 18+ years

Favorite Products: Awapuhi Wild Ginger Styling Treatment Oil

Interests: Shopping and spending time with family and friends

Sheri

Place of birth: Long Branch NJ.

Schooling: Monmouth County Vocational School and Institute of Therapeutic Massage Favorite

Inspiration: I love being able to work with the hair and create works of art for people to wear to all types of special occasions. Making people look good on the outside, helps them feel good on the inside.

Length of time at Sebastian’s: Over 20+ years

Favorite Products: Fast Form and Extra Body Finishing Spray
Interests: Spending time with my family, reading, shopping and baking

Tonja

Place of birth: Long Branch NJ.

Schooling:Monmouth County Vocational School and Middletown High School North

Inspiration: Helping people feel good about themselves!

Length of time at Sebastian’s: Over 10+ years

Favorite Products: Awapuhi Wild Ginger Treatment Oil, Soft Spray and Mitch Clean Cut Styling

Interests: Spending time with my family and friends, plus health and wellness

Caryn

Place of birth: Middletown, NJ

Schooling: Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: Making people feel good both inside and out

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 6+ years

Favorite Products: AWG Texturizing Sea Spray and Super Strong Strength Spray
Interests: Going to the beach, running, spending time with friends and family

Tammy

Place of birth: Red Bank, NJ.

Schooling: Monmouth County Vocational School, Middletown High School North, and graduate of Georgian Court University

Inspiration: I Love my career: making people look and feel beautiful is my passion.
“If You Want A Change, YOU Need To Be The Change.”

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 9+ years
Favorite Products: Awapuhi Wild Ginger Styling Treatment Oil and Super Skinny Serum
Interests: My husband & kids are my world!

Katie

Place of birth: Red Bank
Schooling: Middletown HS South, Southern Connecticut State University and Paul Mitchel The School- Jersey Shore
Inspiration: I loved doing hair and make-up since a very young age. I love allowing people to see their inner and outer beauty after I have given them a haircut or new color. I can’t get enough education, I find myself always wanting more!
Length of time at Sebastian’s: 3+ years
Favorite Products: Extra Body Shampoo and Conditioner, Forever Blonde Spray and Super Skinny Serum to cut back on the drying time.
Interests: Spending time with my family, thrift store shopping and antiquing. I also love interior decorating.

Assistants

Christine

Place of birth: Jersey City, New Jersey

Schooling: Raritan High School & Monmouth County Vocational School – Hazlet

Inspiration: Life, simply living inspires me. My family, friends and all the things I love influence me & support me.

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 25 years

Products: I could not live without Paul Mitchell’s Super Strong Liquid Treatment & Hot Off The Press.

Interests: Baking and having fun with my family.

Teri

Place of birth: Red Bank NJ

Schooling: Asbury Park Vocational

Inspiration: My children…my life

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 25+ years

Products: Lemon Sage Thickening Spray and PM Thicken Up

Interests: Staying very involved in all of my kids’ lives, antiques, reading and cooking

Nail Technicians

Tara

Place of birth: Red Bank, NJ

Schooling: Middletown High School South and Monmouth County Vocational School

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 23+ years

Favorite Products: for my skin, Repechage Pore Perfecting Serum for my hands Many Many Mani cream by Essie

Interests: Cooking, reading and spending time with my family

Jessica

Place of Birth: Red Bank, NJ

Schooling: Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: Helping people to grow their nails after years of biting them

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 20+ years

Favorite Products: OPI Gel Polish

Interests: Her family and friends and reading a good book

Bridget

Place of birth: Red Bank, NJ

Schooling: Monmouth County Vocational School

Inspiration: I love learning new things

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 15 years

Products: For my hair I love the Super Skinny Line and for my nails I use solar oil to keep my cuticles from cracking

Interests: Spending time with family and friends, the beach, any fun activities that my kids enjoy and I am always up for a road trip!

Spa Staff

Gerri

Place of birth: Jersey City
Schooling inspiration: Middletown High School, Brookdale Community College, Choice Holistic Massage School, Princeton NJ
Length of time at Sebastian’s: 15+ years
Products:Biotone creams, coconout oil, and young living essential oils rain drop therapy
Interests: Faith, Family, Friends

Tiffany

Place of birth: Long Branch, NJ
Schooling inspiration: Henry Hudson, Monmouth County Vocational School and Center for Therapeutic Massage
Length of time at Sebastian’s: 3+ years
Products: Aromatherapy Oils and coconut oil
Interests: I love spending time with my family, especially my two daughters, and camping with friends. I have recently gotten more into working out and taking care of myself.

Guest Relations

Colleen

Place of Birth: New York, New York
School: I went to Mater Dei High School and York College of Pennsylvania

Inspiration: My children John and Ava, they inspire everything I do. They inspire me to be a better mom, wife and all around a better person!

Length of time at Sebastian’s: 7+ years

Products:I love the extra body shampoo and conditioner, then the extra body mousse.

Interests: I love hanging out with my family and friends, going out to eat and having a good cocktail! Nothing fancy, but I love it!!!