About Us


Strands The Hair Salon is locally owned and operated. Located in Westvale, a suburb of Syracuse, New York, we have been serving our community for over 20 years. We are dedicated to provide professional and courteous service in a relaxing environment. We look forward to the opportunity for you to experience Strands...the Hair Salon.   

Donna Curtin - Owner
Offers years of experience and advanced training. She believes that communication is most important when building a good relationship with clients. Continuing education with the focus on offering organic and natural product options reflects her passion for her craft including staying current with the newest trends and offering healthy products to her clients.

* Martin Parsons Design School , Toronto  

* Matrix Global Academy, New York City

* Destination Education, LasVegas

* Ongoing seasonal education on technique, colour and cutting with Educators from Affinage and Holistix.

Specializing in - Haircutting, Razor cutting, Hair Colour, Highlighting and Curly hair. 

​Suzanne Dishaw
 has also been a part of the Strands family since day one. She offers years of experience and expertise in catering to her client's needs. She feels customer service and customer experience are both extremely important. She also teaches her clients on how to maintain their desired look on a daily basis by offering suggestions on techniques. Her educational experience includes:
Martin Parsons Design School-Toronto
Certified in The Peter Coppola Keratin Concept Treatment 
Ongoing education in cutting and color techniques

Meghan Domick 
relocated to Syracuse and joined the staff at Strands in 2009. Originally from the Lake George, NY area, she completed her formal training at the Adirondack Beauty School in Queensbury, NY in 2004. With her mother a hairstylist and having a salon in their home, the art of hairstyling has been her passion since childhood. Meghan took every opportunity to learn and work with her mother. 

2004 - 2008 Worked in the salon at the Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing, NY​

Styled models from America's Next Top Model for a runway show in Saratoga, N.Y.

Has worked styling hair for professional photo shoots.
Attends on-going seasonal education. Whether  you are looking for a new cut, color, or attending a formal event, Meghan looks forward to working with you!

Check out some of Meg's work!

Lisa Fiesinger 
originally from South Carolina, Lisa Fiesinger relocated to Syracuse in 2010. Lisa is one of the few  American Board Certified Hair Colorists in the Central  New York area. She specializes in sophisticated hair color, color corrections, haircuts and styling for men and women. In her twenty-five years in the industry, she has been a salon owner and has become an educator for SYR Beauty and Retro, Holistix hair products. During her career, she has continued her education by traveling to Orlando FL, New York City and Los Angeles CA where she has studied under recognized celebrity stylists in the areas of coloring and hair cutting techniques and styles.

*American Board Certified Colorist
*Siggers Balayage Highlights
*Karg dry haircutting
*Arrojo razor haircutting
*Retro up styling and haircutting
*Keratin straightening

To see some of Lisa's work, click here.

Anne M. Halpin
is a new member of the Strands family. She is a graduate from the OCM BOCES Adult Education Cosmetology program under the direction of Cynthia Foran. Prior to joining Strands, Anne worked at Fringe Salon and Spa in Fayetteville, NY. Anne attends ongoing seasonal education for hair cutting, coloring, styling, makeup, and nails. Before beginning her career as a stylist, Anne earned her Master’s Degree in Music Theory from the University at Buffalo. Anne worked as a Music Educator in a public school setting and as a tutor for OCC’s Music Education program.

Aveda Up-styling Class 2018

Assistant: Syracuse Blowout 2018

Assistant: Syracuse Fashion Week 2018

Attended the Aquage hair styling and cutting class at the International Beauty Show NYC 2018 

All our stylists are self-employed under NYS booth renter licenses so prices and products may vary based on stylist preferences​.