Rieko was born and raised in Japan. After studying at a beauty college in Tokyo, she wanted to live outside of Japan so she received a National Certification in Cosmetology and began her life abroad first in Toronto, Canada. After Toronto she returned for a time to Tokyo and then decided to move to Vancouver, but of course for anyone interested in furthering their beauty career, eventually she moved to New York in 2006.
Rieko specializes in giving her customers a “natural” looking style that is long-lasting and very low maintenance. She believes in strong conditioning for long term healthy hair. She really enjoys spending time with her clients, making them feel comfortable and welcome. Whether you want a cut, color or highlights, Rieko will make you feel naturally beautiful. She also specializes in Japanese “straightening” and perms.