Meet Our Stylists

Amanda Kilcran- Lead Stylist

A2 Salon is owned and operated by Amanda Kilcran. Amanda prides herself on providing a warm, friendly and hip environment for people from all walks of life. She makes every effort to greet guests with a relaxing ambiance and the highest quality of salon services. Kilcran says, “her greatest success is having an amazing team of employees and moving forward with love and support of family, friends, and clients who encourage her to transcend all boundaries.” Amanda Kilcran has worked in the beauty industry for over a decade and been an active stylist for nine years. After graduating top of her class at Paul Mitchell, Amanda always knew she had a love for hair; however she never imagined that she would be the owner of a high-end salon in her own hometown. In addition to regular continuing education, Amanda has always been a self-taught learner both professionally and personally. These very characteristics have molded Amanda into a leader in her industry. 

Melanie Taylor- Master Stylist

Melanie Taylor, talented stylist, graduated from Ricci's Academy 8-years ago. Melanie joined A2 Salon just short of two years ago, after closely working with Amanda Kilcran. Melanie then soon realized that their friendship would foster a harmonious working relationship . Melanie always knew she loved hair and helping guests reach a new level of satisfaction. 

Diana- Design Stylist

Diana joined our team in September 2017. She is a well-rounded full-time stylist who puts her clients first.  She has held a cosmetologist license in New York since 1999 and in Connecticut since 2001.  She started her career in the Ridgefield area 13 years ago.  Recently she was with Ciao Bella Salon for 10 years.  During those years, she developed many relationships with herclients and has made many life-long friends.  Diana’s motto over the years has been to listen closely to her client’s needs and to make certain they always leave with a smile.  

Lori- Aesthetician

Lori is our dedicated Assistant/ Receptionist who wears many hats and has worked in the salon industry for years.  She joined our team at A2 Salon when our doors opened in Ridgefield in 2016 to help make sure your salon experience is flawless.  Lori’s attention to detail will ensure that you are taken care of from the moment you call until you walk out the door looking and feeling fabulous!  Lori has also perfected the craft of waxing. She has built her skill set and technique tremendously over the past year. Her experience with waxing and makeup exceed the past decade.  At A2 Salon we use only the finest wax, which removes hair at the root, leaving your skin smooth for weeks. Our wax is tailored to ease sensitive skin during and after your service. We maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, so that your experience is as pleasant and stress-free as possible.