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Christopher Kempisty, a Philadelphia native, has been cutting, coloring, and styling hair since 2000. He is co-owner of Christopher Markus The Lion's Mane, which was opened in June 2003 with his business partner, Markus Aman. Their professional relationship began several years prior to the opening.
Christopher knows just what to do with those unruly curls, can give you the perfect highlights, and can perform color correction. Let him help you abandon your inhibitions with special effects coloring and recommend the best styling products to keep your color vibrant. Christopher knows product. He closely follows coloring and other styling products, and is up to date on how to use them. If you need a blowout to go with your style he can give you the perfect blowout, from beach waves to glamour gal.
He is always open to new ways of honing his skills whether by sharing his ideas with colleagues or by staying current through presentations on new styling techniques. In addition to women's services, Christopher also offers men's cutting and styling services, to include eyebrow and beard trimming.
Teeny, a South Philadelphia native, has 30 years of experience, cutting, highlighting and styling hair. She has a dedicated and loyal following. Many of her clients have been with her so many years she considers them her friends. Teeny is patient and she loves to give full service to her clients.
Although she can do a syle in a matter of minutes, She enjoys taking her time to find just the right look. Whether it's highlights or lowlights, color or a new style, Teeny can accommodate. And, she can finish off your cut with a fabulous blowout. In addition to hair services for both men and women, she also does eyebrow and lip waxing.
Teeny has been at the Lion's Main for 7 years. She enjoys working at a salon where she feels there is an atmosphere that understands and respects the balance of life. She appreciates the fact that Markus and Christopher encourage the sharing of clients between stylists, as well as the skills they learn in their own work, and that the client always comes first.
Markus Aman born in Germany has been cutting, coloring and styling hair for 27 years. His dedication to hair is shown by his attention to detail, and through his commitment to keeping up with latest techniques, products and trends.
He finds color correction an exciting challenge, is expert on special effects coloring and has a way with curly hair. Have Markus help you find a fun updo for your next special occasion. He offers full service for men to include beard and eyebrow trimming.
Styling weddings is one of his specialties. He closely works with the client from start to finish to insure a perfect hairstyle for the big day. Markus' wedding services include salon consultations, pre-event hair styling and on-site day of event services for both the bride and the bridal party.
Markus opened Christopher Markus The Lion's Mane with his business partner, Christopher Kempisty, in June 2003, with whom he has had a close working relationship for over 17 years.
Born in Amsterdam Alette moved to Paris and lived there for 16 years. There she worked in a governmental position managing meetings and conferences. Interacting with delegates and diplomats from various countries, she developed her skills of organizing, ensuring people's needs were met, and engaging with people of various backgrounds and cultures.
Having moved to Philadelphia in 2017, she discovered the Lion's Mane and realized it would be a perfect fit to practice her expertise in managing, scheduling and attending to clients' many needs. She loves the bustling and spontaneous atmosphere of the salon and enjoys making each client feel welcome..