Oakland's innovative, boutique salon on Piedmont Avenue specializing in creative, modern hair transformation and enhancing natural textures utilizing technique and experience.
Katya is a Vidal Sassoon trained stylist with over 20 years of experience. She began her professional career at the well-renowned salon, Bravissimo, and also served as a L'Oreal Professional educator. After moving to the Bay Area, Katya joined 77 Salon as one of their first stylists and shared its success through multiple awards for Best of Oakland. She built the cutting education program at 77 Salon and taught for 9 years, bringing up the next generation of Oakland stylists. She moved into entrepreneurship by building her own studio, Tekstura, shortly before the COVID-19 Pandemic and persevered to build a thriving, forward-thinking salon amidst the challenges of uncertain times.
Katya's work has been featured in publications such as Sacramento Magazine and Dark Beauty Fashion Magazine. Her work has appeared in events including both Lamb's and Ed Hardy's fashion shows and live concert shows for Rammstein. Katya specializes in enhancing natural texture, expert hair extension matching + installation, and excels at easy wash + wear styles.