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3444 Naamans Rd.

Wilmington, DE 19810-1064

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Fusion Salon Team


Lori Czarnota

Owner/ Stylist

Lori C is the owner and a stylist here at Fusion Salon. She bought the salon back in 2000. Lori C came with the love for all facets of the beauty industry, noting that there is always a way to be creatively challenged. “This is an interactive art… your huge smile and spring in your step are pinnacle.” Lori is a master colorist and enjoys creating the perfect color to make your haircut go from great to amazing. When Lori C is not at the salon, she loves camping, exercising, creating hair jewelry, drawing and sculpting.


“Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? Your playing small does not serve the world!”- Marianne Williamson


Lindsay Cogan


Lindsay is the head of our bridal team here at Fusion. She found her passion for designing hair at the age of 5 years old. Between dancing and doing plays as a young girl, she couldn’t keep her hands away from everyone’s hair, including her own. From updos for special occasions to creating a color that makes you look radiant, Lindsay perfects it all. In color, she specializes in blondes and fantasy colors. Outside of work, Lindsay enjoys her Chihuahua Roxy, traveling, seeing live music and is an avid Philly sports fan, especially the MLS team Philadelphia Union.


“I make hair contact before eye contact!”- Anonymous


Maryssa O’Donnell


Maryssa is a hair stylist and makeup artist here at Fusion. She is a firm believer that when you look good, you feel good, even if it’s not your best day. Making people feel good about themselves is her main goal. Makeup is one of her oldest/ longest obsessions. From bridal, prom, Halloween, to soft natural looks, she can make you look exceptional. Hair comes in a close second, especially balayage and more low- maintenance looks. When Maryssa isn’t perfecting her clients look she is listening to music and watching Netflix. Two of her favorite movies are Star Wars and Lord of the Rings.


“I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love.” – Gandalf


Christi Hall


Christi is a hairstylist here at Fusion. She recalls being fascinated with fashion, hair, and makeup from a very young age between watching her mother get ready for Church and being a performer. It was then that she realized she wanted to make others feel as beautiful as she did on stage. Christi excels in color, whether is it fashion color, hand painting, or any transformation with color. She has become very passionate about oil slick technique, sand art technique and all styles of pops and shades. Clipper cuts is where she started and she says there is nothing more enjoyable then stepping back and seeing a beautiful fade. Christi is a mother of three beautiful children that keep her busy on her time off! When she has a break from their sports and activities, she enjoys listening to Dave Matthews Band (She hasn’t missed a chance to see him in concert.


“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” CoCo Channel 


Alyson Valenti


Alyson is an up and coming stylist here at Fusion Salon. At the age of 13 she found her passion for the industry in coloring her and her friends hair. She has an eye for many styles such as dramatic, Hollywood glam, sci-fi, and natural looks. She enjoys coloring hair, giving a unique cut and experimenting new techniques. Alyson is huge into learning new styles and idea. She is Devacurl certified. On Alyson’s free time, she enjoys sending time with her family, friends, and her beloved 8-month-old Pitbull Stella. You can always find her researching new and innovative techniques that she can’t wait to try out.


“Invest in your hair. It’s the only crown you don’t take off.” – Anonymous


Ashly Skibicki


Ashly is one of our stylists here at Fusion Salon. She has a passion for people and making them happy. Ashly looks forward to learning about their lives and making them feel good about themselves. As a child, she couldn’t keep her hands out of her own hair as well as others. She says “It’s always been fun, yet relaxing.” Ashly is amazing at transformation, whether it be a new cut and style or a fun color change. She is known for excelling at styling and men’s cutting too. In Ashly’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter London and her family. She also finds herself doing more hair for shows and fun events.


“Be your own kind of beautiful!” – Anonymous


Stacey Brandt


Stacey is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. Her inspiration for her career was her uncle. He was a very talented hairdresser that she worked for in highschool. The way he made his clients beautiful and left them feeling good about themselves inspired her to see the industry as more than just a job. One of Stacey’s strengths is foils. Whether it is low lights, high lights or special placement. Outside of work, Stacey enjoys going to the beach, watching the Eagles, and cooking with family and friends.


“No beauty shines brighter than of a good heart.” – Anonymous


Amy Kruzienski


Amy is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. Her passion for the industry resulted from watching movies like Clueless and Pretty in pink, specifically the montage makeover scenes. Amy has since found her calling with blondes whether it be bright blondes, dimensional blondes, or balayage blondes. She also enjoys color formulating gorgeous overlays and seeing true curls shine. When Amy isn’t making bombshell blondes, she loves kayaking, holistic healing, and spending time with friends.


“Beauty is the opposite of perfection- it’s about confidence, charisma, and character.” Anonymous


Dawne Holloway


Dawne is one of our stylist here at Fusion Salon. Her love for doing hair came naturally at a young age, from cutting her brothers hair in elementary school to creating braids and updos on her friends and herself in highschool. What really made Dawne fall in love with the industry was learning that she could build a career which would allow her to express her passion and creativity through the art of hair. Dawne loves working with color, highlighting, Balayage, and updos. It is important to her to keep up with the constant evolving trends and styles through educational classes. She is certified in Devacurl cutting. As a curly haired girl herself, Dawne enjoys helping people embrace and feel confident in their natural curl. When Dawne isn’t at the salon or taking another educational class, she loves spending time with her family and two kids.


“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m Possible.” – Audrey Hepburn


Joan Becker


Joan is one of our stylists here at Fusion Salon. Before being behind the chair, Joan worked in corporate America with computers and trained thoroughbred race horses, all the while doing people’s hair for special occasion, cuts for men, etc. She finally decided to follow her dreams of becoming a stylist as a career at the age of 38. Joan now loves seeing the change a beautiful cut and color can bring to one of her clients. She also loves making someone look radiant for their special occasion with a unique updo. After a long day at the salon, Joan enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, family and friends.  Being involved with the community and doing something new activities brings extra joy to her.


“The glass is definitely half full.” – Joan Becker


Amy Thomas


Amy is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. Growing up in the 1980’s, her biggest influence into the beauty industry was television. After MTV debuted, her fascination with hair color and style grew, as she was inspired by the diversity of musical styles. Now, Amy’s technique at natural looking color to enhance someone’s look is what brings her great pleasure. She is also Devacurl certified, helping curly haired women like herself be able to embrace their natural look with confidence. Amy’s passions outside of work include being outdoors in nature, whether it be in the woods or at the beach. She also has a creative green thumb for her gardens at home.


“The world is but a canvas to our imagination.” – Henry David Thoreau


Sue Shockley


Sue is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. She came into the beauty industry because learning and trying new things are core values that she implements in her life constantly. Sue is one of our experts at perms. She also enjoys coloring and cutting a beautiful new look. She is also our facial and waxing guru. Outside of work, Sue enjoys taking care of herself and family through diet and exercise. She also loves those getaways to the beach, mountains, or even cruises.


“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” - Reinhold Niebuhr


Tiffany Wilkosz


Tiffany is one of our stylists here at Fusion Salon. Tiffany’s inspiration into the beauty industry sparked for the creative aspect of making someone feel amazing about their unique look. To Tiffany, the satisfaction of know she brightened someone’s day by a new look or style is the greatest accomplishment of all. Tiffany is phenomenal at all aspects of the industry. From coloring and highlighting, to an innovated cut and style, she has the eye to make your dreams into reality. Lots of her new age styles come from her two beautiful children. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two children and watching their creative minds work.


“If you don’t enjoy what you are doing, you will never be good at it.” – Anonymous


Lori Lord


Lori L is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. As a child, she would accompany her mother to the salon for her weekly appointment. Being surrounded by all the glamourous women getting their beauty treatments done sparked an interest in the lifestyle. Lori L is known for her highlighting, color corrections and wedding hair and makeup. She enjoys making people look good for their everyday life and special occasions. “When they look in the mirror and go, WOW! it lights up my heart”. Lori enjoys social events such as bowling, dinner parties, and board game nights with her family and friends.


“When you look your best, you feel confident that you can handle anything that comes your way!” – Anonymous


Stephanie Gioffre


Stephanie is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. She believes doing someones hair is a “personal journey”, everyone is so individual. Stephanie enjoys learning new techniques is this ever-changing industry and executing them behind the chair. She can take that frustrated feeling away with her beautiful coloring or highlighting techniques. Stephanie also enjoys formal looks as a fun way to show the clients personal style. Educating her clients on how to replicate the style that she created with certain products, lets the client know how important different products work. In Stephanie’s spare time, she enjoys helping a good cause, meeting new people, and most importantly enjoying life.


“Compassion and strength are the true marks of character.” – Anonymous


Maureen Frankel


Maureen is a stylist here at Fusion Salon. She started in this industry for the creativity and the gratification of bringing joy to others. Maureen is skilled at adding special touches such as a vibrant new color and a refreshing cut or style to make an event of experience memorable. Outside of work, Maureen loves seeing things grow such as her garden or herself.


“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”- Anonymous


Jennifer Mangesian


Jen has been in the industry for over 12 years. She is talented in many services such as color, haircuts for men, women, and children, makeup and waxing. She learned how to barber when she lived by Camp Lejeune. That being said, she is always honored to cut any service member! BONUS: Some of her work has been published in Hair N Motion by Dominique Magazine. On Jen’s personal time she enjoys traveling places such as the beach and appreciating the little things.


“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe