(562) 694-6581 primarilyhair@aol.com


DONNA STRACHAN
Owner/Hair stylist
YUKO Japanese Straightening
Brazilian Blowout Certified
American Wave
REDKEN Color Specialist


Opened  Primarily Hair on March 19, 1979
Donna knew at the age of 10 she would be a hairdresser.  Now 66, she has never wavered.  Her first job at 14 was in a wig shop, where she worked all through high school, going on to Citrus College Cosmetology. She worked in the salons of Buffum’s and Bullock’s Department Stores until opening Primarily Hair in 1979. Read More


ANDRIA HASTINGS
Hair Stylist/Barber
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Make-Up Artist
Matrix Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 1985
Andria is a barber as well as a hair stylist.  She started her career here many years ago after answering a Pennysaver ad:  She had been cutting hair on a military base but transitioned over to full time at Primarily Hair as soon as she was found the open position.    Read More

ESTHER WILSON


ESTHER WILSON
Hair Stylist
Educator
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Up-Do Queen
Redken Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 1997
Esther is a Cosmetology Instructor at Cerritos College as well as a stylist at Primarily Hair.  She has been teaching since 1978 and has always loved doing hair.  At 16 she earned extra money styling hair pieces.  Her experience as an instructor has provided her the opportunity to learn about new trends. Read More

Roseanna

 

ROSEANNA WHEELER
Customer Relations Manager


Started at Primarily Hair 1993
Roseanna is our Customer Relations Manager.  She began working at Primarily Hair years ago after meeting Donna (owner of Primarily Hair) while working at El Cholo Corporate office.  Her beginning work schedule was limited to Monday.  Read More

Nicole

 

NICOLE WHEATSTONE
Hair Stylist
Alfaparf Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2008
Nicole is a graduate of La Habra High School. She is a creative person and found the beauty industry as the perfect outlet for her artist and creative talent.  Read More

Lauren

 

LAUREN ASHLEE MAYCROFT
Hair Stylist
Extension Specialist
Joico Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2013
Lauren has been doing hair since 2006.  Lauren considers herself an artist because she feels in order to be in the BEAUTY world, having creativity helps her business flourish…..It also helps that she loves her career.  Read More

 

KELLY VANGEL
Hair Stylist
Redken Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2007
Kelly grew up in Whittier and has lived in La Habra since 1993. She has been doing hair since 1984. She previously owned a salon for 10 years of her career and actually worked at Primarily Hair when she was 19 and thrilled to return in 2007.  Read More

Dawn

 

DAWN OWENS
Manicurist/Pedicurist
Custom Nail Art Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 1992
If you think you recognized Dawn from years ago, you did.  She worked at Primarily Hair from 1992 – 2006 and after venturing out, she feels like she is back “home”.  She has been doing nails since 1987…  Read More

Danielle

 

DANIELLE MEDRANO
Hair Stylist

Yumi Lash Specialist
Brazilian Blowout Certified


Started at Primarily Hair 2017
Danielle has been a stylist for since 2003.   She received her Cosmetology license at Fullerton College.  Although Danielle grew up in Whittier, she spent most of her career in the Corona area.  Read More

Cecily

 

CECILY MALDONADO
Hair Stylist
Redken Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2016
Cecily has had a passion for hair since high school when she started the Cosmetology Program through ROP. She got sidetracked with 3 kids, but was able to graduate from Fullerton College for Cosmetology.  Her interests include Read More

PJ

 

 

PAULYNA JANYE ZAMORA (PJ)
Hair Stylist
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Redken Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2012
Her real name is Paulyna but she is known as PJ to clients and friends.  Her passion for this industry was sealed when she did a senior project at La Habra High School on the beauty industry.  Her specialties are Ombre, Read More

Donna StrachanDONNA STRACHAN
Owner/Hair stylist
YUKO Japanese Straightening
Brazilian Blowout certified
American Wave
REDKEN color specialist

Donna knew at the age of 10 she would be a hairdresser.  Now 66, she has never wavered.  Her first job at 14 was in a wig shop, where she worked all through high school, going on to Citrus College Cosmetology.  She worked in the salons of Buffum’s and Bullock’s Department Stores until opening Primarily Hair in 1979.  Her business model of teamwork, advanced training and customer service evolved from the Department Store experience.  She runs her business with the dedication to the client experience, as well as providing her staff with a safe & sure family environment.  Her personal talents include Yuko Permanent Straightening, Brazilian Blowout and The American Wave as well as conventional perming and her color expertise is in gray coverage and corrective color.  Secondary to her client base but not my talent, is highlighting and custom coloring.  If braiding is involved, I’m not your girl!

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ANDRIA HASTINGS
Hair stylist/Barber
Brazilian Blowout certified
Make-Up artist
Matrix color specialist

Started at Primarily Hair 1985
Andria is a barber as well as a hair stylist.  She started her career here many years ago after answering a Pennysaver ad:  She had been cutting hair on a military base but transitioned over to full time at Primarily Hair as soon as she was found the open position.She feels the beauty industry is the best possible career suited to her. She specializes in color and highlighting, cutting and also offers additional services of permanents, Brazilian Blowout and straightening. Andria loves the creative side of being a stylist and when she is not at work she enjoys quilting, hiking and the great outdoors

ESTHER WILSON
Hair Stylist
Educator
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Up-Do Queen
Redken Color Specialist

Started at Primarily Hair 1997
Esther is a Cosmetology Instructor at Cerritos College as well as a stylist at Primarily Hair.  She has been teaching since 1978 and has always loved doing hair.  At 16 she earned extra money styling hair pieces.  Her experience as an instructor has provided her the opportunity to learn about new trends.  Her co-workers have given her the title of “Queen of the Up-Do”.  She enjoys the classic and sleek’ Up-Do’ and shys away from the messy look.  She has also been an Expert Witness for State Board cases.   She is skilled at cutting, coloring, highlighting and Brazilian Blowout.

ROSEANNA WHEELER
Customer Relations Manager

 

 

Started at Primarily Hair 1993
Roseanna is our Customer Relations Manager.  She began working at Primarily Hair years ago after meeting Donna (owner of Primarily Hair) while working at El Cholo Corporate office.  Her beginning work schedule was limited to Monday:  Throughout the years, Roseanna has grown into a full time position and is the voice the clients love to hear.  Customer service skills are her specialty and she takes great pride in her work.  All clients are made to feel welcome and leave feeling fabulous!  Roseanna is also involved with all of the salon’s community efforts including chamber of commerce activities, fundraisers and special events, all which she thoroughly enjoys!

Nicole
NICOLE WHEATSTONE
Hair Stylist
Alfaparf color specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2008
Nicole is a graduate of La Habra High School. She is a creative person and found the beauty industry as the perfect outlet for her artist and creative talent.  She enjoys cutting hair for men, woman and kids. Nicole loves color, so bring her any color corrections, gray coverage, highlights, or a custom project!  Her own long hair helped make her a great braider and she incorporates braids with many of her special occasion hair styles.

Lauren ALAUREN ASHLEE MAYCROFT
Hair Stylist
Extension Specialist
Joico Color Specialist

 

Started at Primarily Hair 2013
Lauren has been doing hair since 2006.  Lauren considers herself an artist because she feels in order to be in the BEAUTY world, having creativity helps her business flourish…..It also helps that she loves her career.  She enjoys being creative in everyday life.  “If my clients are not happy, I’m not happy.” Lauren is glad, as she is HAPPY all the time.

KELLY VANGELKELLY VANGEL
Hair Stylist
Redken Color Specialist

 


Started at Primarily Hair 2007

Kelly grew up in Whittier and has lived in La Habra since 1993. She has been doing hair since 1984. She previously owned a salon for 10 years of her career and actually worked at Primarily Hair when she was 19 and thrilled to return in 2007.  Due to her longevity in business, she is skilled at permanent waving, colors, highlights, cuts and more.  She feels customer service is very important and has a mission to make all of her clients feel like family with a one-of-a-kind hair experience.

Dawn
DAWN OWENS
Manicurist/Pedicurist
Custom Nail Art Specialist

 

Started at Primarily Hair 1992
If you think you recognized Dawn from years ago, you did.  She worked at Primarily Hair from 1992 – 2006 and after venturing out, she feels like she is back “home”.  She has been doing nails since 1987 and enjoys colored acrylics, pink & whites and a variety of custom nail art…..from colorful stones to custom hand painted designs.  You can count on me to run on time, Tuesday through Saturday and Monday mornings by appointment.

DANIELLE MEDRANO Hair StylistDANIELLE MEDRANO
Hair Stylist
Yumi Lash Specialist
Brazilian Blowout Certified

 

Started at Primarily Hair 2017
Danielle has been a stylist for since 2003.   She received her Cosmetology license at Fullerton College.  Although Danielle grew up in Whittier, she spent most of her career in the Corona area.  She recently moved back to La Habra and is excited to build a new clientele in the community she calls “home”. Danielle loves making clients look and feel their best. She continues to ensure her skills; knowledge and training are maintained in order to ensure her clients are 100% satisfied.  Along with being a stylist, Danielle is also a Certified YUMILashes technician.  YUMI Lashes is an innovative eyelash lift technique that gives natural lashes length, height and volume that lasts up to 3 months.  She is also a Certified Brazilian Blowout stylist.  Danielle feels blessed she can call her career, her passion.

CECILY MALDONADO Hair Stylist

CECILY MALDONADO
Hair Stylist
Redken Color Specialist

 

Started at Primarily Hair 2016
Cecily has had a passion for hair since high school when she started the Cosmetology Program through ROP. She got sidetracked with 3 kids, but was able to graduate from Fullerton College for Cosmetology.  Her interests include color, cuts and styles for women, children’s cuts and men’s clipper cuts.   She feels there is always something new to learn and always ready to jump in.  She likes Balayage, Ombre and trendy and punky colors…..so she could be your girl!

PJPAULYNA JANYE ZAMORA (PJ)
Hair Stylist
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Redken Color Specialist

 

Started at Primarily Hair 2012
Her real name is Paulyna but she is known as PJ to clients and friends.  Her passion for this industry was sealed when she did a senior project at La Habra High School on the beauty industry.  Her specialties are Ombre, Balayage, fashion colors, men’s, women’s and kid’s cuts, hair color for everyday wear and Brazilian Blowout. She loves seeing the transformation that hair can make for someone physically and mentally.  Many of her classmates became a great building block to her client base.