Celebrity stylist, philanthropist and all around beauty entrepreneur Ron King is armed with more than two decades in the beauty industry. He gathers inspiration from his world travels, creating his own line of natural-looking cosmetics that complements his cuts and coloring services.
King has also developed his easy wear philosophy and through that has earned the title of “Austin’s curly hair expert”, adding volume and dimension with advanced cutting and color techniques like the natural-looking balayage highlighting application. King has worked with some of the most respected names in the industry, politics and Hollywood alike, having worked with President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Mariska Hargitay, Katy Perry and George Lopez to name a few.
Career Highlights Include:
- Being Named A L’oréal Professionnel Stylist & Spokesperson
- Named Austin’s Number One Highlightist
- Penning A Monthly Style Column In Austin Monthly Magazine
- Hosting Weekly Style Segments On Kvue – ABC Austin
Celebrity stylist, philanthropist and beauty entrepreneur Ron King has had a career in the beauty industry that spans more than two decades. From the small town of Joaquin, Texas, King has been able to fulfill his dream of building a nationally and internationally respected brand through his salon in Austin, Texas, by creating his own line of natural-looking cosmetic through his travels around the world promoting his luxurious Invisi-Tab hair extensions.
King’s easy wear philosophy of adding volume and dimension with advanced cutting and color techniques, like the natural-looking balayage highlighting application, has earned him accolades and an impressive clientele. He has worked with some of the most respected names in industries spanning politics to Hollywood alike, having worked with President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Mariska Hargitay, Katy Perry and George Lopez to name a few.
In 2015, King expanded his brand by helping found The Ron King Academy, a 10,000-square-foot academy that focuses on cosmetology, esthetics and barbering.
King’s ability to overcome personal tragedies by turning them into positives and not being ashamed to share his story and embrace his love of life has been the motivating factor for his success and ability to motivate and help others.
- From San Antonio Texas
- Went to Stephan f Austin and Trinity valley college was scholarship for cheerleading
- Living in Austin for 8 years
- Was featured instyle magazine for having cutting : inside wedding for hair styling :Austin monthly numerous times for styling
- Won kerstase therapist transformation
- 5 yrs in Extention specialist
- Advance balayage
- Brazilian blow out certified
- Loreal Emerson 2013-2014
- Vidal Sassoon trained cutting
Joseph was born in Wisconsin and moved to Austin to be in a city that was full of inspiration. With his nearly five years in this industry, Joseph loves natural beautiful hair and likes to work with his clients on how to style and take care of the look they want to achieve. He has attended Vidal Sassoon cutting classes in Chicago and TIGI and Loreal Professional cutting classes in New York City and believes in always growing as a stylist and staying on trend with what is happening in the industry. Joseph is an Artist with Shu Uemura Art of hair and loves working on photo shoots and editorials. He has been to NYC Fashion Week where he did hair for Jason Wu, Elle magazine and creatures of the wind. His favorite thing he has learned working at the salon is Balayage and other easy wear color techniques.
April has been a part of the beauty industry for 10 years. She began her career as owner of a hair and makeup business that specialized in weddings. Since 2013, April has been a part of the Ron King Salon team. Along with her passion for hair styling and makeup she specializes in balayage and color corrections. April is also an educator for the Invisi-Tab Hair Extension line and a Kerastase Ambassador.
Jai is originally from Denton, TX and is a graduate of The Salon Professional Academy in Dallas. She has extensive knowledge in Redken, Pureology and L’Oreal products. Jai enjoys working with her clients on color and creating the perfect formula for each individual. She prefers to take a natural to subtle approach to color so the outgrowth is a smooth transition. Jai moved to Austin five years ago and enjoys exercise and fitness and has a love for art.
Eddie is a Houston native who moved to Austin as a teenager. He is a graduate of Baldwin Beauty School and gained excellent experience at well-known salons since graduating six years ago. He started his career at Toni & Guy Salon as a colorist. He then moved to Blo and became one of their most requested stylists. For the past two years, Eddie has worked for Ron King Salon where he uses his experience and creativity in color and styling to provide excellent service to his clientele.
Maria is a San Antonio native who moved from Denver to Austin to start her career in the hair industry. After a decade of doing hair and makeup as a hobby, she followed her passion and enrolled in the Aveda Institute in Austin where she was awarded a scholarship after winning the Walk of Water Show and receiving honorable mention for the Beacon Award (part of North American Hairstylist Awards). After graduation, Maria began her career working at Ron King Salon as an associate under Ron King and their top stylists. Maria is now a stylist and makeup artist on the salon floor and provides her clients with beautiful cuts, color and makeup. She excels at working with wedding parties and creating the perfect updo and makeup for any occasion.
José has a passion for hair and a drive to succeed in life. He has been in the hair industry for 8 years and began his career in his home town of College Station. For the past four years, Jose has resided in Austin and has expanded his experience and knowledge through intense training with Redken, Aquage and American Crew. He specializes in hair sculpting for both men and women as well as color and make up. He enjoys sharing his experience and broadening his client’s horizons with not only hair but beauty and style. His philosophy is to be open minded to everything.
In 2015, Tara took a leap of faith, left small town life, and moved to the wonderfully weird city of Austin, Texas. With a passion for everything unique and beautiful, this self-proclaimed “laid back perfectionist” found her home in the beauty industry. She has high expectations for herself and strives to give each guest exactly what they want, and need, for their hair. A makeup artist as well, she loves subtle, dramatic, and everything in between. When Tara isn’t at the salon, she likes to travel, spend time in nature with her husband, and relax at home with their two cats.