Julie Acosta is a premier hair artist and colorist located in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Julie Acosta has served Bay Area women and men for over eighteen years now, with results worth boasting about. Her mission is to provide you with excellent service and a comfortable environment by offering a varied selection of services.
Julie strives to be on the cutting edge of coloring and cutting techniques and strongly believes in continually educating and pushing herself to be at the forefront of the beauty industry.
Julie is an artistic spirit who loves what she does and likes to think of hairdressing as an expressive art form. Originally from the San Jose area, Julie has been working in the Salon industry for over 18 years. She graduated from California Cosmetology College in 1998. Her roots first began at Progressions Salon, located in South San Jose at Oakridge Mall. After 3 years there she decided it was time for a change and moved to Salon Palais in the Camden area. She stayed there for just over 5 years, until it finally closed in Spring 2006.
Shortly after the closing of Salon Palais, Julie joined Diva's Salon in April of 2006. Although working at Diva's was a fun experience, she decided to join the Hairchitects team in August of 2007 with familiar face and salon owner Michelle Arellano, with whom she worked with while at Salon Palais.
In October, 2016 she established Color Me Gorgeous, her own studio located within Sola Salon Studios in the heart of San Jose. The studio is gorgeous, offering one on one time and complete privacy.
Constantly staying current with the trends, Julie is always furthering her education by attending the latest hair shows and contemporary classes. She strives to be a good listener to her clients and really find what works best for them. Some of her specialties include cutting, color correction, extensions, highlighting, up-do's and wedding/formal styles. She has training with bonded hair extensions and has been doing them for 4 years. She is a master at edgy cuts and A-line bobs.
In November 2011, Julie participated in the Redken Exchange program and became a Certified Redken Haircolorist. Julie is available for in-salon appointments as well as on-sight services such as photo shoots and weddings. Please feel free to call her anytime if you have any questions or would like to make a consultation or service appointment. In September 2013, Julie and a team of stylists placed 2nd in Eufora SOYA (Stylist of the Year Awards) in the team category as Make-Up Artist!