Master Designer

Today, so many of Hope's dreams have come true - working for Gina Khan and before that for Yosh Toya, being part of the Logics (Matrix/Loreal) team, traveling, taking part in Intercoiffure, seeing her work on the cover of Haircolor & Design magazine. She is a Master Designer in Cutting and has been in the industry for 23 years, specializing in curly hair and up-do's. Hope continues to be an inspiration to her peers in the industry! She has a wonderful sense of humor & continues to do what she's always done so beautifully - HAIR - and loving every minute of it!


Master Designer

Caroline has mentored with Yosh Toya as a stylist and has been with Gina Khan for over 28 years. Caroline is a very experienced, talented & dedicated stylist to her clients. She also specializes in re texturizing (smoothing) hair chemically. She has a wonderful team spirit, is a great listener & is proud of the many long term relationships she has built with her clients! You will always leave feeling & looking good & with a lesson on taking care of your hair at home!


Master colorist

Chelsea began her career as a color specialist at Gina Khan Salon in 2006. She frequently travels around the U S & Canada to teach hair color; she also attends educational classes, taking every opportunity to learn and further master her craft. Chelsea is extremely passionate about coloring hair, which shows in the quality, detailed nature of her work and the care that she takes with each individual client. An artist at heart, Chelsea views her work as an opportunity to design and create a look that her clients will love.


Master Colorist

Lisa has been specializing in hair color with Gina Khan for the last 15 years. As a Master Colorist, Lisa has a strong affinity for her craft. She enjoys many aspects of her career including it's creativity, a lively work environment and most of all, her close relationships with her clientele. Lisa has been sharing her knowledge as a teacher for the apprenticeship program for the past 10 years.


Senior Designer

Passionate about hair and beauty, Hanabi is Salon Nine’s Senior Designer. In her many years of experience, Hanabi has mastered a wide range of style techniques including cutting, makeup, and eyelash extensions. Hanabi enjoys listening to her clients, understanding their needs, and giving them the look they want. She always stays updated on all the latest trends and is also knowledgeable of new products and services available. Come see Hanabi and leave feeling brand new and rejuvenated! Hanabi resides in San Francisco and enjoys traveling, exploring new places, and culinary experiences.


Senior Designer

Melinda is one of the many talented stylists in the salon. She has been with us for 11 years and continues to grow her love for the industry. Simplicity is key with this gal, because she knows the importance of maintenance and the lifestyle of each of her clients. Whether you have the time to do your hair, or you're a low maintenance type of person, Melinda can achieve a look that works and looks best on you. But don't be afraid to try something new, being fun and creative is definitely encouraged.


Senior Artistic Designer

A San Francisco native, Sandy's been a stylist in the industry's for 15 years and an educator for 7, inspiring a new wave of talent. She creates looks that are both classic and edgy. She specializes in everything from free flowing long layers to effortless short cuts. She loves to play with texture and create blueprints for total transformations. With a passion for hair, Sandy works closely with her clients to achieve a look that will not only have them looking their best, but feeling extraordinary.


Senior Artistic Designer

Mia has been specializing in cutting with Gina Khan for the last 14 years. As an Artistic Designer, Mia has been sharing her passion as a teacher for the apprenticeship program. As a client in her chair, you can easily feel her confidence, caring and loving nature and high level of expertise.



Born and raised in San Francisco, Vivian has been with Gina Khan for two years. She has established a growing clientele through her great sense of style and a unique eye for color. She specializes in balayage and ombres ranging from different shades of eccentric colors to natural, glamorous looks. Her personality and great customer care builds wonderful relationships with her clients and team members.



Kaela has realized her childhood dream of being a professional artist!
After completing an intensive training she is now a rising star at salon 9.
Confident in her skill, she does both classic & trendy color & is a phenomenal artist!
Kaela specializes in corrective color, balayage/ hair-painting & will thoroughly evaluate your hair & complexion to give you a look that is both suitable & modern.
Kaela continues to grow her skill by taking advanced color education to keep up with exciting new trends & techniques! Kaela has a kind & gentle personality & prides herself with wonderful customer care.



Shannon is passionate about her craft. She graduated from an intensive training program in hair design & is one of our rising stars at Salon Nine.
She takes great pride in giving you a thorough consultation & creating a look just for you.... be it classic or trendy.... keeping in mind your lifestyle as well as coaching you on maintaining your look when you style your hair at home.
Shannon has also trained in tape-in hair-extensions & is very skilled at giving her guests a beautiful full head of extensions for that luscious full but natural look !
Shannon has a warm & welcoming personality & pays great attention to detail, to give you great confidence in your new look.