About us

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Lynda and Gordon Hall, owners of Green Ginger Hair Design are convinced there is no place in the world like St. Armands Circle. Only 2 minutes from Downtown Sarasota,  and only a short drive from Siesta Key winner of  “Best Beach in America 2011.” It is easily accessed with plenty of free parking.

Located at 369 St. Armands Circle, the salon has always been a favorite  with residents from Lido, Sarasota, Longboat Key and Bradenton.  Green Ginger has a highly skilled staff, some of whom have been together for 25+ years. With constant training and education, the staff is able to offer new and improved services.

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The staff’s love of the salon and their clients makes for a warm, friendly environment in a modern vibrant setting. Green Ginger Hair Design offers free consultations on all our services. If you have questions on Hair Cutting, Coloring, Perms/Straightening, Highlighting, Shellac, Manicure, Pedicure, Permanent Makeup, Up-do’s,  Hair Removal, Lash & Hair Extensions  call or  visit our salon to discuss your needs with our expert staff.

Wedding Hair has always been a specialty of ours. With some of the most beautiful white beaches, so popular for romantic weddings on our doorstep, we have gained a wealth of experience over many years in making your special day, truly special !!

Owner of Green Ginger Hair Design. Lynda, originally from the North East of England, has worked in the beauty business since she took her first part time job while still at school. It takes five years to train as an cosmetologist in the UK, then two more years as an “improver” in a salon before working behind the chair as a stylist. A career stylist and owner of two UK salons, she comes to Sarasota via France. Having lived there for a number of years. We like to think she brings that little bit of European flair to the salon !! Lynda looks after the day to day running of our busy salon, she will guide you and look after you from booking your appointment to checking you out!!

Lynda Hall

Previously working as a hairstylist and esthetician in Pheonix and Dallas, Lana has been in Sarasota for 20 years.  With 25 years as a Redken colorist, she can help with all of your color and highlighting needs.  Cutting and styling techniques are enhanced by her advanced training for men and women.  Providing fun and easy to maintain styles as well as custom facials, Lana will answer all your beauty needs.  She loves helping her clients look and feel gorgeous through the complete facial and skin-care process. When not in the salon, Lana spends her days playing tennis,  walking and fishing.

Lana Hayes

Hair Stylist, Colorist & Esthetician
Rose, like many here, moved to Sarasota from New York. A lifetime Master Colorist and Stylist, she owned her own salon for 25 years and loves a challenge ! She will guide you on all aspects of coloring, precision cuts for men and women, manicure and pedicure, waxing and all important makeup for that special occasion or weddings. When not working, Rose loves to cook, walk on the beach and enjoy nature. But above all she loves to keep learning and growing in this exciting business. Come and sit in her chair and enjoy the experience !!  You won’t regret it !

Rose Hyman

Hair Stylist, Colorist & Manicurist
A career stylist and former salon owner, Van now resides here in Sarasota. An exceptional and expert colorist and specialist in all the latest and traditional trends in color, highlighting, perms and cutting. He will create the perfect hair design for you, his mantra is “No one leaves the salon until your completely satisfied”  Take advantage of a complimentary consultation with him, he’ll listen to you and guide you to exactly what you require for that special event or just looking great all the time!! Ladies, gentlemen and children will all be made welcome.

Van Kirby

Hair Stylist & Colorist
Originally from Kalamazoo, MI. Denise comes from a long line of family hair designers. Her mother, a Cosmetology Instructor and trainer, has helped make hair design a natural talent.  Denise is married with 2 sons.  She loves spending her free time gardening, walking on the beach and with family & friends.  Roy Peters is her inspiration, an excellent designer and creative colorist and an Icon in the beauty business.

Denise Mason

Hair Stylist & Colorist
Both Hairstylist and manicurist, (both natural and acrylic) Lesley believes there is nothing better than doing someone’s hair and making them feel happy! This reflects in how busy she is, with constant recommendations from existing clients. The absolute best form of advertising !!  Lesley enjoys the art of precision cutting and hair color as the possibilities are endless and can change a person’s look dramatically. She is also an expert nail technician. She enjoys spending time with her family and 2 dogs that she loves dearly and feels blessed to have.  Lesley also loves to sew & cook and started college as a Home Economics major which helped her realize her talented artistic side that lead to a career in hair design.

Lesley Lechner

Hair Stylist, Colorist & Manicurist
Robin has been a permanent makeup artist for over 10 years and has made a significant name for herself in the permanent cosmetics industry. She has that incredible eye for detail that few can replicate. If you want the very best, licensed, insured and certified technician for your new look you MUST call and see her. Robin has been trained at the AVEDA INSTITUTE  in their Esthiology program and can also offer incredible facials and the most beautiful makeup for any special event, weddings, proms, dinner dates, she CAN create the look you need. Her consultations are FREE, please call and seek her advice, she will be more than happy to guide you !!!

Robin Soles

Permanent Makeup & Esthetician
A resident of Sarasota for many years, he has satisfied his regular clients week in and week out. Formerly a salon owner from California, he has worked as a stylist all his life, and has been here in Sarasota for many years. His personal passion, apart from his work, is painting. He has amassed a considerable collection of paintings and frequently exhibits in local art shows and gallery’s in the Sarasota area.

John-Norman Tuck

Hair Stylist & Colorist
As a master stylist she loves color & cuts and believes they are services that changes an image and are satisfying to both her clients and herself. Razor cutting is just one of Becki’s specialties, believing it can add incredible texture to a style !! catering to both men and women, she will do everything she can to create a style you love and find easy to maintain.  When she’s not styling hair, Becky spends her time playing golf with the EWGA, fishing, card making and scrapbooking.  Becki is a Bradenton native, beach lover and major local sports teams fan! (Go Bucs, Rays & Pirates!!)  A lover of life, she makes sure to relax and enjoy the moment, everyday’s a new  day, be happy in it !!

Becki Westbrook

Hair Stylist & Colorist