Michelle began her highly successful career with diPietro Todd in 1992. Within a few years of completing her training she had a flourishing clientele and became one of the leaders in her field of color in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a result of her many years of experience, Michelle has recently been named Best Colorist in SF by Allure Magazine (09/2011) and again in 2012 by Refinery 29. Michelle is specifically known for her passion for corrective color work. Her personal goal is to share her skill and knowledge with the hairdressing community at large. Michelle loves to travel and uses any opportunity to visit other salons all over the world to gain inspiration.
At diPietro Todd she has been the Head of the Color Department at Pacific Heights, an Academy teacher and played a significant role in helping put together diPietro Todd’s own in house color training program called “Development”. In addition to her extensive color knowledge, Michelle is widely known for her texture services. In a profession dominated by tints and foils, Michelle sets herself apart by using perms and relaxers to compliment her color. With her years of experience she is able to take these long-forgotten techniques and transform them into cutting edge looks, keeping her at the forefront of this ever-evolving industry.