Brandon Kline | Co-Founder of Relle Organic Salon. Master Hair Designer, and Certified Organic Colorist. Brandon is at the forefront of the organic movement in hair care which led him in 2012 to consciously and meticulously create an eco-friendly, clean and green salon environment, while offering a healthy, relaxing, and incredible salon experience. He has created a salon by using repurpose materials well before it’s popularity and many years of research to find organic, bio-dynamic, and farm to chair products that he can proudly and confidently stand behind. He also attended the Sassoon Academy in Toronto and Chicago and has mastered the world-renowned Sassoon cutting techniques. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge of organic products and the truth about the health and beauty industry to his clients, so they can make a better and healthier choice for themselves.
Angel Diaz | Salon Manager and Master Hair Designer and Certified Colorist. Angel is an accomplished and seasoned stylist, with many years of experience. He is the first in the salon and usually the last one out. He has been certified as an organic colorist for Organic Color Systems and Organic Way. He attends cutting and coloring educational classes to stay on top of the latest trends. Angel has been making those who sit in his chair look stunning and feel incredible. A lengthy list of regulars can attest to Diaz’s masterful cutting and coloring abilities. The constant stream of clients and referrals, speak to his years of experience, talent, great sense of humor, and impeccable chair-side manner. If you can book with Angel, both the experience in the chair and the service will last well beyond the trip to the salon.
Tanesha Dupree | Hair Designer & Certified Curly Hair Specialist. Creative Coordinator for Weddings & Special Occasions. Tanesha has trained and worked with several of the hair industry giants such as the “Curly Hair Queen” Lorraine Massey, author of Girly Girl, and the “Curly Hair King”, Anthony Dickey, owner of Hair Rules Curly Salon. With her knowledge and curl techniques she is able to not only listen to her client but the curl itself in order to create beautifully customized cuts and looks. She is deemed the “Curl Whisperer” of the salon. Along with her travels she’s had the incredible opportunity of working with celebrity planner Mindy Weiss whose client list boasts such names as Ellen DeGeneres and Heidi Klum to name a few. Styling hair to Tanesha is an artistic medium like sculpting or painting and hair is the canvas that she gets to create beautiful things with. But even more fulfilling to her is helping someone’s dream come true and that’s what she gets to do every time she works with a bride. Aside from her mastery up-do’s, Tanesha always has a smile on her face and genuinely cares about all her clients.
Carly Smith | Hair Designer and Certified Organic Colorist. Carly is especially skilled in pixie and razor cuts. She graduated from The Salon Professional Academy in 2009 and her career began immediately in upscale salons. Carly who is a vegan and a yoga guru decided she wanted to be in a healthier and cleaner salon not only for herself but for her clients, leading her to Relle. She has received training and practical applications in cutting techniques, various color classes in ombre and balayage, as well as up-do and finishing classes from top educators in the area and across the country. She has attended the Organic Color Systems and Organic Way certified color classes. Her passion comes from helping people walk away happy and feeling better than when they came in. She has enjoyed participating in events like Bald For Bucks, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, Buffalo State Fashion Show, and Stars and Stripes event for WNY Heroes. Outside of doing hair, she enjoys spending time with her family, the outdoors, animals, and health and fitness. Her Vegan lifestyle translates into our belief that what you put on your body is as important as what goes into it. Carly not only talks the talk but she walks the walk. She is truly an inspiration.
Samantha Stack | Hair Designer and Creative Designer for Weddings and Special Occasions. She is also, a Certified Organic Colorist. Samantha began styling hair after graduating from The Salon Professional academy in 2009. She sees hairstyling as a creative outlet, an art form. Within her first year in the industry, she worked alongside top stylists at New York Fashion Week for designers including Betsy Johnson, Chris Benz, and Badgley Mischka. Since then she has become enraptured with the alternative holistic lifestyle. Samantha was set on finding a salon that believed in the ingredients and the source of their products from a quality and health-conscious standpoint. She was absolutely thrilled to find a salon who’s compassion towards a holistic lifestyle matched her own. Nowadays you can also find Samantha teaching yoga when she’s not at the salon. She prides herself on making her clients look and feel beautiful inside and out!
Cynthia Vogel | Hair Designer & Certified Organic Colorist & Special Occasion Designer.
Originally from Utica, NY, Cynthia relocated and graduated from Buffalo State College with her B.F.A. in Sculpture. She continues her creative career here in the heart of Elmwood Village with a commitment toward the environment and a passion for promoting the art of self-care. Cynthia has over 6 years of experience in the hair industry, and continued to build her mastery with training through Aveda, Goldwell, and Matrix, and continues her techniques and product knowledge through Organic Way and Simply Organic Beauty.
She has also designed hair for Roadless Theater Productions in local shows like “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” and styled for local designers in Queen City Fashion Week 2017. Cynthia specializes in contemporary color and focuses on modern techniques like balayage. Her craft combines elements of holistic color, and design to create beauty. She is committed to educating clients about clean and ethically sound products, a non-toxic approach to hair care, and healthy living.
Sara Ann | Hair Designer, Certified Organic Colorist, Wax Specialist & Nail Technician.
Sara’s hair career started in 2008 where her journey has taken her behind the chair in both Buffalo and Nashville. She has also done hair and make up for special occasions, weddings and professional photoshoots for the past 11 years. Sara has very thorough consultations with her clients and pays close attention to detail taking the time & steps necessary to execute the desired look. She is especially skilled with highlights and balayage all while keeping the integrity of the hair. Her cutting & layering techniques leave hair feeling lighter and more manageable, giving great movement and style. This is especially loved by her thick haired clients.
When Sara is not in the salon she enjoys spending time with her husband and her two dogs and enjoys outdoor adventures. She is a Holistic Life Coach specializing in health and essential oils. It was important for Sara to find a salon that falls in line with her core beliefs and holistic lifestyle, and Relle certainly does that. If there is a way to help a client, she always does her best to make them feel special, cared for and provide all the knowledge, tools and options, to look and feel their best