As the former lead hairstylist for The Oprah Winfrey Show, BloOuts owner Vivian Arpino knows how to give her clients the celebrity treatment.
Trusted with the tresses of Jennifer Aniston, Christy Turlington and Drew Barrymore (just to name a few) and with work appearing in Allure and O, The Oprah Winfrey Magazine, she’s an expert at high-end styling while also incorporating personal vision.
Vivian opened BloOuts to share her passion for hair and for helping her clients look and feel their best.
MEET OUR STYLISTS
Alyssa has been playing with hair for as long as she can remember. She has had the privilege of training with some of the best color and style experts in the Chicagoland area, including Pascal Pour Elle, and believes that styling is the most important final touch for every woman.
Madlen developed a passion for hair at a very early age. The youngest of four girls, she was always put in charge of styling everyone’s hair. She’s been in the beauty business for more than 15 years, working at salons including Jacklin K Salon in Evanston and Gina Salon in Skokie. Her personal mission is to make all of her clients look and feel fabulous.
Kathy has been styling hair since she was a little girl. She always loved doing her own, but realized her true passion once she began cutting and styling for others. She dedicates her time to furthering her education, uncovering the latest trends, sharpening her skills and learning new techniques.
Making people feel beautiful is what Janet does best. Whether its clients from top salons on Oak Street where she worked for 25 years, on TV or in print, she makes sure everyone walks away feeling confident and sexy.
Louie has been styling hair for more than a decade. Trained at the best salons in Dubai and Amman, as well as Vidal Sassoon in the US, he’s mastered his cutting and styling skills and always makes sure his clients look their very best.
Sandra’s number-one goal is making her clients feel beautiful! She has loved doing hair since she was a little girl and continues to deepen her passion by regularly educating herself and sharpening her skills.
Meghan is a high-spirited and motivated stylist whose main objective is to send her clients out the door with a smile on their face. After attending Mario Tricoci University, she worked at a variety of salons before coming to BloOuts. Meghan dedicates her free time to staying on top of industry knowledge and trends.
Val is an experienced, fifteen-year industry veteran from St. Petersburg, Russia who brings a unique European perspective. Whether his clients want an elegant up do or a wavy BloOut, his goal is to make them feel proud of and excited about the way they look.
A licensed stylist for more than 10 years, Bori stays at the forefront of the industry by continually educating herself about the latest trends and techniques. Her number-one priority is to understand her clients’ personalities and lifestyles so that she can create the perfect look for each of them.