Your Local Salon
Established in 2003, J Gregory Salon is a premiere hair salon in Colorado Springs providing guests with luxury salon services and the best-in-the-industry products. We strive to employ the most educated and current professionals in Colorado Springs, and to continually educate our stylists with all the new developments and trends in the industry in order to provide the premiere salon experience.
We love our local Colorado Springs area and continue to be involved in events and outreach programs throughout our community, while also supporting such wonderful causes as Newborn Hope, Breast Cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Multiple Sclerosis and Aids Research.
All The Beauty Products You Need
We carry elite beauty product lines for our clients and can help you pick out the perfect shade or product to compliment the new look! We are the exclusive carrier in Colorado Springs of the hair-obsessed, restorative, luxury line Oribe and Oribe Beauty and also feature Framesi color from Italy. We even carry extensions and ready-to-wear hair from Balmain Hair of Paris.
Even guys can get help with items like the art-inspired R+Co and the men’s line, V76.
Full Line of Salon Services
Though primarily a hair salon studio, we are pleased to offer other beauty enhancement services like eyelash extensions, hair extensions, waxing, makeup application, natural and chrome nail services.
We provide high quality salon services for the whole family and are sure to find the perfect stylist for your beauty needs. From cuts to coloring and everything in between, J Gregory Salon will make sure you get just the look you want!
Meet The Team!
The team at J Gregory Salon is comprised of the finest hair stylists in the industry. These specialists strive to enhance their level of expertise through in-house classes and attendance at professional training sessions nationwide. This continued education affords our guests the opportunity to enjoy the latest styles and trends.
Elizabeth (Lisa) Backstrom - Owner
Owner and CEO of J Gregory Salon, Elizabeth was a court reporter and deposition owner for 21 years. Enjoying a 25-plus year friendship and stylist relationship with Greg Chavez, Elizabeth became a silent investor inJ Gregory Salon in 2007. Because of Elizabeth’s passion for the beauty industry and her investment in the salon, she took over full-time management of J Gregory Salon in January of 2016. Elizabeth has fashion-styling experience and training that she utilized in California before relocating back to Colorado Springs. Her past business experience and work in the beauty industry, in which she is zealous and dedicated to, has prepared her for co-ownership and management of J Gregory Salon.
Desi Foster - Hairstylist
Lynnea Standley - Guest Relations
Being a social butterfly, guest relations allows Lynnea to exercise that gift. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at Doherty High School helping with the Poms Program. Lynnea is a valued addition to the J Gregory Team.
Kasey Esclavon - Hairstylist
Kasey has lived in Colorado for nine years. She graduated with honors from the Toni and Guy Academy. Kasey has had a passion for the salon industry since the age of seven, always aspiring to be a stylist. Passionate about the industry, Kasey loves to give the client the look that they desire. The J Gregory Team is excited to have Kasey as part of our salon family. Kasey is joyfully looking forward to continuing her education and all the advanced training that J Gregory Salon has to offer.
Kandis Rich - Hairstylist
Kandis Rich was born and raised in central California and recently moved to Colorado Springs summer of 2018. Kandis has been doing hair for over five years. She loves making every client feel beautiful inside and out. She says it is her goal and desire to have every guest walk out with the biggest smile on their face. In Kandis’ spare time, she enjoys the great Colorado outdoor with her pit bull puppy Harper. J Gregory Salon is pleased to have Kandis as part of our team!
Whitney Rhodes - Hair & Makeup Stylist
Katie Todd - Hair Colorist
Katie is known as “Katie the Colorist”. Katie is a strong believer in doing what you’re passionate about, which is why she solely a hair colorist. Katie graduated in 2008 from The Lab, a New Jersey Paul Mitchell Partner School, and shortly after moved to Westchester, NY to further her career opportunities. As she continued to hone her craft, she discovered her true love of hair color while working at New York's very first "color only" salon. Six years later, Katie moved to the Springs, and we are excited and passionate about having Katie as a J Gregory colorist. She specializing only in hair color, whether is be fashion, corrective or every-day color. She also specializes in Cezanne Smoothing treatments.
Andrea Perrett - Hairstylist
Andrea has deep love of classic structure and a keen sense of a contemporary flare, Andrea has been in the industry since 2003. To maintain her edge and style, education remains on the forefront of her priorities. Andrea continually furthers her own skills through education. She strives to create a strong and comfortable rapport with all of her guests and can achieve a fresh look with the least bit of direction.
Lisa Ortiz - Front Desk Manager
Lisa Ortiz joined the J Gregory Team in 2012. She is a licensed stylist but her love of people brought her to our front desk. Her talents and people skills have propelled her to front desk manager. Lisa has four adult children, three grandchildren. Lisa’s love for the beauty industry makes her an invaluable front desk manager of J Gregory Salon.