joshua started his salon training at carsten’s beauty school in tempe, arizona, after which he chose to start his career at mane attraction salon in phoenix, arizona. there he was mentored by kendal long in the ways of vidal sasoon. after graduating their extensive hair program and a couple of years later he was promoted to head cutting instructor and took part in the training of new staff. joshua has also been a part of salon makeovers for channel 12 news.
with a strong cutting background using vidal fundamentals joshua continued his training with business management and cutting at bumble and bumble academy where he traveled to new york over a space of a year in 2007. in 2008, joshua went on to start his own traditions in hair and opened up a salon in the east valley called salon joshua boutique. he built the salon himself with the help of his father. he went on to become a bumble and bumble network salon and was voted a city search top salon in arizona. hungry for more and keeping himself up to date with the latest trends and styles, joshua again traveled to new york to learn from the best in razor cutting at the nick arrojo studios. there he was able to prefect his craft in razor cutting, a lost skill in the hair industry.
joshua has been married to his wife cassi mcrae for _____ years. their romance began in beauty school and now the form a strong hair cutting team at salon joshua. they has 3 amazing children, the oldest hadli is 5, son xander 3, and teagan 1. having the best of both worlds joshua and his wife split time at the salon and home doing what they love. they hope to add at least one more beautiful child soon before they’re done and hope to not only grow their family but their salon family as well.
appointments are available monday – saturday by appointment only. evening appointments available.
we are conveniently located in the vintage salon studios in gilbert, arizona.