Friends Professional Stylist
Rhon Friend is a celebrated hair stylist and beauty expert. For over 25 years, he has attracted a following with unparalleled devotion. At Friends the Salon, Rhon and his team offer fresh looks, technique, and advice, receiving accolades from women of all backgrounds and lifestyles. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Rhon Friend, Owner and Master Stylist has over twenty-five years of experience in the industry. After graduating from Jewel's Beauty Academy at the top of his class in 1982, Rhon set out to develop a style uniquely his own and gained prominence in Baltimore and surrounding areas, even garnering an audience with Patti LaBelle for his "knock-off" hair do and super marketing. Cultivating and continuing education are essential to Rhon’s philosophy as a salon owner. He has created, maintained, and manages an in-house education program. Working closely with his team on a daily basis, he encourages his staff to develop and refine their talents in order to achieve their professional best.
Hi I'm Trenton Bellamy a native of Baltimore Md. Been in the hair industry for 30 years untill recently changed my career to esthetics and massage therapy where I specialize in European deep cleansing facials, waxing, and therapeutic body work where my goal is to create beauty from the inside out. I became interested in this field because of the therapeutic value of my work and I enjoy making people feel good about themselves. Massage relaxes the mind body and spirit.
Cosmetologist Gigi Waters is a licensed cosmetologist in Pennsylvania who currently brings the art of hair braiding and natural hair styling to Friends the International Salon. With such a high demand for new looks for natural hair, Gigi has carved out a unique niche at Friends. Her responsibilities also include loc starting and loc maintenance, styling, cutting, coloring and sew-ins. Gigi is also proficient in styles for both the young and older clients. Experience Gigi has been braiding hair for 17 years and has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2010. Prior to working at Friends the International Salon, Gigi was a part time employee at Salon Dechene in Hershey PA, doing what she loves creating a masterpiece with hair. Gigi is a full time mother of five.