Nuance Boutique Salon

Fun, inviting, and always exceptional styling and service

Nuance is proud to announce we are an exclusive Bumble & Bumble salon

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Set in a modern, loft-like space, Nuance  is home to a team of passionate artists, elevating the craft of hairdressing while delivering an original experience.

Our mission: to build deep relationships with our guests and empower them to be the best versions of themselves on the inside and out.

Come visit us. Experience Nuance. We are confident you will love the relaxed and fun atmosphere the minute you walk through the door. More important, you will love the something special we create just for you.

Meet the Nuance Team

Emma Thompson Stylist

More About Emma Thompson

As early as Kindergarten, Emma can remember always putting down “Hairdresser” whenever she was asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?”. It was a lifestyle she was always immersed in. Her mother is a Hair Stylist and Emma would spend most of her free time at the salon. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from The Fashion Institute of Technology and Paul Mitchell The School in Schenectady. While at Paul Mitchell, she became the Manager of Phase 2, an honors based program at the school. Emma is a student at heart and continuing her education as a Stylist is very important to her. She attends classes at Bumble and Bumble University in New York City as well as different trade shows throughout the Northeast and in salon classes. Education keeps her skills fresh and her knowledge of the latest trends up to date for her clients.


My mentor…. I have more than one, but I would say my mom and the girls at the salon. My mom gave me a great foundation on the importance of professionalism and having a great skill-set in the salon. The girls at Nuance keep me going on days when I most need it. They inspire me daily to be a better stylist! If I wasn’t a hair stylist I would be … I would either write book reviews or become a fitness instructor. My other two passions in life are reading and working out! My daily mantra … Kill them with kindness.

Holly Garofano Stylist and Owner

More About Holly Garofano

I am excited to welcome you to Nuance! We have assembled a team of creative artists that share my vision for a salon that will enrich the lives of our clients by providing them with a fun, inviting atmosphere where they will receive exceptional service.

Nuance truly believes in giving back to the community as it is the community that supports our business. I am proud to say we have had the opportunity to help many local organizations including The Helping Hands School and The Brave Will Foundation, To Life! and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

On a personal note, I strive to give my all to my clients every day and am truly passionate about the art of hair styling. I have had the privilege of attending such respected academies as the Redken Exchange in NY, Toni and Guy in Dallas Tx, UNITE Academy in CA and Bumble and Bumble, NY

Stylist Q&A

Best piece of advice I ever got....

What someone else thinks of you is none of your business and The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in service to others. Things I try and remember every day

Beauty Must Have.... Eyeliner!!! I look just sick and awful without this little black pencil

Piece of Clothing I can't live without.... A pair of flats. How else do you get through a 12hour day smiling 🙂

My Daily Mantra....

Strive for simplicity, focus on positivity, value authenticity, be present, hustle

Kelly Pipino Stylist

More About Kelly Pipino

A master at conceptualizing the artistic styles that make clients look and feel amazing, Kelly has been sculpting behind her chair for a decade. She loves balancing her creative eye between creating soft, natural tresses and fierce, edgy styles. Kelly is a specialist in dimensional highlight/coloring, color correction and tension cutting as well as the salon's guru in the Brazilian Blowout. She is always looking at current trends to keep her clients fresh and continuously attends education with respected leaders as Schwartzkopf, Vidal Sassoon, Toni&Guy, Arrojo and Surface.

Stylist Q&A

What inspires you....

My biggest inspiration are my girls at the salon. We all strive to be the best and share our strengths and creativity with one another behind the chair and in our lives

What's your favorite tool....

My mind! It creates beautiful images that I recreate with all the instruments in my tool box

If I wasn't a hairstylist I would be...

An event planner. I love brainstorming ideas and details for someone's special moments

Morgan Pembrook Stylist

More About Morgan Pembrook

One of four sisters, Morgan started experimenting in hair at an early age and truly believes the fashion/beauty industry chose her. Morgan immersed herself in her craft attending The Paul Mitchell School in Schenectady. While there she competed alongside her peers winning a trip to Las Vegas to train with top Paul Mitchell educators. Inspired by our ever changing industry, Morgan continuously hones her skills by attending Bumble and Bumble University and monthly in salon classes. Ambitious and passionate, she is excited to create wearable, fashion forward styles for her clients behind the chair.

Stylist Q&A

My mentor.... My mom! I learn something new from her every single day

AHA moment.... My first day at Paul Mitchell. I knew I was right where I was meant to be.

Guilty pleasure.... Kardashians! Who doesn't love a crazy reality show?!

Daily Mantra.... Keep your head up and your heart open