MEET THE TEAM AND OUR STORY

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JAJA JONES
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR



Jaja has been creating art behind the chair since 2003. She began her career with 
the UK franchise Toni & Guy Manila before moving to Dubai in 2007.
Jaja is always grateful that she been given opportunities to work with other creative artists, editorial magazines,
tv personalities and most importantly great mentors who helped her developed her once young artist era.

She specializes in all colour aspects particularly natural blondes, seamless perfect blends and colour corrections. She continues to educate herself and loves sharing her techniques with the team. 

Besides hair, her passion are spirituality, fitness routines like boxing, yoga and pilates reform. It's also no secret that she is a lover of the sun, sands and sea. Jaja loves genuine soul connections, a weird obsession with real life documentaries and stand-up comedies.

Jaja's work has been featured in The Beauty World wall of fame and Timeout Magazine in 2018. Opening The Den Salon in 2019 with her husband Davey Jones has been one of her biggest achievements but her first love is being a mum of 2 girls named Lilly and Summer. She continues to use her platform to empower and bring love to the hair industry. 

JESSICA CRAWFORD
TOP ARTIST 


Jess is our Top Stylist from Liverpool UK. She started her hairdressing career at the early age of 16. She has worked in salons ever since, continuing to grow to this day. She is committed in learning new techniques and keeping up with the new trends.

In January 2020 she decided to take a leap and moved to Dubai and became one of the pioneering members of The Den Salon. Jess is your go to hairstylist for lived-in balayage & blondes. She enjoys connecting with her clients and colleagues. She believes in the importance of building meaningful relationships.
 
Since joining The Den Salon, she has maintained a loyal growing clientele following throughout Dubai. 

Jess loves being productive on her free time doing her favorite things like soaking up under the sun, dining out and spending time with the people she loves.  She appreciates the simple things and her heart always gravitates towards a place of gratitude and a positive outlook in life. 

JANET BARRERA
SENIOR BEAUTICIAN 


Janet is from the world known Palawan islands in the Philippines. She is the sweetest person you will ever meet. She is an experienced beautician in Philippines before relocating in Malaysia. She worked there for 8 years before making her way to Dubai. 

Janet is one of the pioneering members of The Den Salon. She is a much requested beautician offering a wide array of service from nails, lashes, brows, waxing and body massage. She believes the key to a good health and beauty is a balance of a happy mind and a well-maintained body. This is what she strives to help her clients achieve  whilst in her care.

She is always upto date with trainings and always committed in advancing her skills. The Den salon celebrates her talent, perfectionism and mostly her lovely persona. 

JULIE TALAGTAG
SENIOR BEAUTICIAN

Julie is orginally from Bicol Philippines. She was initially a salon assistant in the beginning of her salon career. Later on, she then switched in focusing more on the beauty services as her new found passion.

Her Dubai adventures began in 2017. There was alot of challenges moving to a new country, however those circumstances has taught her determination and be a better individual. She is grateful to have been part  of reputable beauty salons in Dubai, these opportunities have equipped and advanced her career even further.

Julie offers her expertise in nail care specialising in acrylic extensions, nail art, nail repair, waxing, threading, lash lift and brow lamination. Her joyful energy is a great addition to our growing team. 

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TIN CALAGOS

JUNIOR ASSISTANT STYLIST

Tin took her cosmetology course in Manila. From 2014 she has worked in reputable salons in Dubai as a salon assistant. Since joining The Den Salon she has attended numerous educational trainings to help equip her grow in the hair industry. 

The Den Salon is training her as a protege and one day to be a promising well experienced Hairstylist.

Please support her growing skills by booking an appointment with her services such us Olaplex or Redken Treatments, Protein Keratin treatment, root color and blowdries.

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RACHELLE CANICOSA
SALON RECEPTIONIST & COORDINATOR


Rachelle is the warm smile that will first greet you at our reception area. As a Salon Coordinator, she handles all phones calls and assist your queries on our social media platforms. 

Rachelle is the newest addition to our growing family and we are all excited to welcome her at The Den Salon.