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Emmily Bright


Hairstylist and Head Operator

Emmily Studied cosmetology at the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, a Paul Mitchell Partner School.

She thrives off of inspiration, as well as amazing connections found from art, nature and health.  Education is a very important aspect of staying up on the trends and techniques in the beauty business.  Regular attendance of advanced educational opportunities is a common aspect of her professional life.

Emmily is an advanced DevaCurl, aka curly hair expert, specializing in cutting and coloring.  Emmily believes that all hair is equal in it's beauty and ability to be healthy and defined.  She is anything but shy, so don’t be afraid to reach out and make an appointment.

(510) 676-7757 ext. 1

Ana Krotova



Anastasia has had a creative passion her whole life.  After exploring different avenues, and obtaining a bachelors degree, she felt that the beauty industry was her true calling.  She has worked hard to master a wide range of techniques as well as build and become a well rounded stylist.

In addition to being an educator for Rene Furterer, a well known product line, her strength and emphasis in hair color have proven supurb.  Anastasia has trained with Wella and Goldwell color and prides herself on her balayage techniques.  Anastasia places great importance on listening to the individual needs of her guests and always strives for unsurpassed results.

(510) 676-7757 ext. 5

Heather Dean



Heather is a Bay Area native and has spent the better part of the last 16 years living in San Francisco and Oakland.

She has a passion for all things art. She received her formal cosmetology education at SFIEC located in San Francisco  and has been practicing hair magic for 8+ years behind the chair and styling for photoshoots and bridal parties.  Heather has advanced education in razor cutting, balayage and creative color through Davines and Bumble and Bumble. She loves full makeovers and especially enjoys short bobs, razored shags, and cute little pixies. When not working her magic on hair, Heather enjoys working on her art, revamping furniture and putting her former fashion design education in use.

(510) 676-7757 ext. 6

Holly Heysek


Skin Therapist & Waxing Specialist

First and foremost, Holly believes in holistic beauty and being conscious of what we use on our skin.  The skin shows everything.  As an experienced esthetician with over 15 years of experience in skin care, she have seen it all.  Holly started out with a passion for waxing and learned how to do Brazilians before it was even popular.  One client dubbed her “the Porsche of waxers.”  Now, after working with so many different skin care lines and watching trends rise and fall, she feels more than confident in her skills as a skin therapist.  Holly's regular clients love her thoroughness and attention to detail. You will leave the treatment room post facial feeling softer than ever and glowing.  No need to worry about post facial break out or injuries to your skin.


Holly keeps an open mind about anything that may come her way, in life and work.  When doing services, she never judges a person’s beliefs and always welcomes people from all different backgrounds.  She has lived in Oakland since 2003 and loves that she will be working in the lovely Laurel District with all of the fabulous women at Hype.


Come see her for a complimentary skin analysis and allow her to help you get on track to a life of beautiful skin!


@Wax_Skin_Ritual on IG

(510) 676-7757 ext. 2
(415) 577-3528

Joaquima Dyer


Hair Cutting Specialist


Joaquima studied cosmetology at Mixed Institute of Cosmetology, a school that specializes in textured hair care.

She has a passion for healthy hair. First and foremost, Joaquima focuses on maintaining the health and integrity of every client's hair as if it were her own. She sees herself as a lifelong student of hair, and believes that one always has something new to learn, no matter how long he or she has been in the beauty business.

Joaquima is a cutting and natural styling specialist, and nothing makes her happier than helping each head of hair to reach its full potential.  She LOVES people, so make an appointment today and see what she can do for your lovely locks!
(510) 676-7757 ext. 4

Myra Sobejana


New Talent/Assistant

Myra graduated from the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, a Paul Mitchell Partner School.  She has always had a keen interest in the beauty industry and began her journey as a professional by becoming a certified make-up artist.  When she attended cosmetology school, her passion about hair was born. She believes in the saying "Your hair is the crown you never take off."  She enjoys the artistry and unique way each guest brings on a new challenge, whether it's a great haircut or amazing hair color.  She loves meeting new people and helping them achieve their beauty goals and providing them with the best regimen and healthy hair suggestions. She keeps up with the latest trends in the industry, and continues her education in hairstyling, hair coloring and haircutting along side with Emmily Bright, head stylist of Hype salon.

(510) 676-7757 ext. 3