Originally from San Luis Obispo, CA, Marissa attended cosmetology school in Northern California. In 2011, she relocated to San Diego, launching her career as a hair stylist. She began assisting world renowned color educators in La Jolla, CA which is has now become her specialty. Since then, her talent, work ethic and desire to continue educating herself led her to becoming an exclusive artists at Salon Elle La Jolla. The salon's top shelf environment has been perfect match for Marissa's personality and continued development into a top hair stylist.

Marissa specializes in Balayage; a hair coloring technique executed by free-hand painting the hair. Balayage is used to create a more natural, personalized color for each client. This technique requires a high level of creativity and an acute attention to detail to meet the expectations of each client. Marissa consistently accomplishes the look clients want this through Balayage, creating lasting client relationships.

“I have been so blessed to have had the opportunity to be trained and work with some of the most amazing hair stylists in San Diego. I have learned so much in my journey with hair and love sharing every moment of it.”