Meet our team-
Candace Harker- Owner/ Master Hairdresser
Candace Harker is the proud owner of Prodigy Hairdressing in the heart of downtown Petaluma. Candace was born and raised in Petaluma, had moved away for many years to further her career in the beauty industry, and is so glad to be living back in Petaluma. The community inspires her in everything that she does, from raising her two young children to owning and operating a business. Her specialties behind the chair include Hair Color, Corrective Color,Blonding/Highlighting, Precision Hair-cutting and Brazilian Blowouts.
Shelby Wallace- Master Hairdresser/Extension Specialist
Shelby has been in the beauty business for over 10 years. The appearance and health of her guests hair is her number one priority. She uses her talent, up-to-date skills, and abilities to do so. She is passionate about keeping the integrity of the hair and achieving above and beyond her guests expectations. Shelby is a Color Expert that specializes in Blonding. She exceeds client's expectations in precision cutting, custom Hot Heads Extensions, and straightening/smoothing treatments ( Brazilian Blowouts). Shelby's expertise also includes facial waxing, makeup, and up styles/braids. Guests' wants and desires come first to Shelby, and she always finishes them with a bombshell blowout.
Eliana Torres- Master Hairdresser/ Hair cutting Specialist
Eliana's passion for the beauty industry truly shows in her ability to make her guests wants and desires come to life when they sit in her chair. After a thorough consultation, Eliana will have you looking and feeling your best through out your entire salon experience. With many years experience, Eliana specializes in a variety of services, including Brazilian Blowouts, Hot Heads Extensions, Hair cutting ( long, short and curly hair). Whatever it is you are looking for in a Hair dresser/ salon, Eliana has it for you!
Angie Allino- Master Hairdresser/ Color Specialist
With over a decade of hands-on experience, Angie brings style and innovation to each and every guest. Her inspiration comes from her attendance to continued education which allows her to keep her guests looking current. Angie's talent not only lies in Coloring and Haircutting, she also specialized in Color Corrections, Hair Extensions, and Balayage. Angie is excepting new guests, and would love to meet you.
Melanie Lane- Master Hairdresser/Salon Manager
Melanie is a passionate Hairdresser with a deep admiration for Hair Color, as well as Hair Cutting. Her love for hair color truly began when she won the first place prize for young colorists in the Bay Area in 2013. Now with over five years of experience, Melanie enjoys the challenge of corrective color and is equally passionate about highlighting/blonding. She is inspired by the natural highlights sun creates, and loves recreating the look with different Hair Painting and Balayage techniques. Melanie also is talented with facial waxing, extensions, and bridal styles. Melanie is thrilled to be a part of the talented Team at Prodigy Hairdressing, and is currently accepting new guests!
Shannon Langdon- Master Hairdresser
Shannon has had a passion for the beauty industry since a young age. The Petaluma native moved to Santa Barbara for her training , and now, with five years experience, specializes in color corrections and balayage. She loves all aspects of hairdressing, and also has expertise in makeup artistry, extension application, and waxing .
Shannon gets a thrill out of seeing her guests leave the salon feeling beautiful and polished, and takes extreme pride in her work. She is currently accepting new guests for all services , and looks forward to meeting you !
Katie Tavres- Highlighting Specialist/ Master Hairdresser
Katie is a new resident to the North Bay and is so excited to have a fresh start at Prodigy Hairdressing. She has been in the industry for 7 years and is passionate about making people feel their best. Katie specializes in multi-dimensional hair coloring such as highlighting and balayage, tape in extensions, hair cutting and smoothing treatments. She is eager to have new guests in her chair!