Our Team of Stylists


Maria Valazquez

Master Stylist, Master Barber


Maria is both a Master Stylist and Master Barber who received her training and began her career in New York City. With over three decades of experience, Maria has worked in some of the best salons in the Boston Metrowest area. A high energy and intuitive stylist, Maria offers the full range of salon services for both men and women. She is also bilingual, English/Spanish. 

Stephanie Cucinelli,

Salon Owner and Master Stylist


Not only does Stephanie have over forty years experience in the hair industry, she also grew up in a family of stylists and barbers. After a formal education at Kenneth's School of Hair Design and an apprenticeship at John Dellaria's, where she was schooled in the parimetrics technique of precision hair cutting, Stephanie went on to work at many of the best salons in Framingham and Ashland. For a time, she even took her career to sea, working for Carnival Cruise Lines as salon manager. Traveling throughout the Caribbean, sometimes working as a backstage stylist for the ship's stage performances and fashion shows, Stephanie enjoyed the travel and loved the opportunity to meet people from all over the world.


The culmination of Stephanie's rich lifetime of working with hair came in 2012 when she finally opened Stephanie's Place Hair Salon, where she has succeed at blending the professionalism of a top notch salon with the deeply welcoming vibe of an Italian mother's kitchen. When the door is open, you know you're always welcome, and you can be sure, too, that something beautiful is going to happen.