Owner of Swoop Salon / Colorist
Jeff has been a colorist in Seattle for 25 years. Many of Jeff's
accomplishments include being a salon leader, a creative team
member, and an educator. Jeff's many talents and specialties
include Balayage, hair extensions and many forms of
retexturizing such as keratin blowouts and thermal
reconditioning. Jeff prides himself on maintaining a consistent
and well balanced color while keeping hair healthy and shiny.
Specializing in Haircutting and Coloring
Experience: Kim Fuchs has been in the business for over
thirty years. Kim has extensive training in advanced
haircutting. Her advance training began at The Gene Juarez
Salons where she worked for thirteen years. While working at
this company, Kim taught advanced haircutting and was the design
leader of her Salon. Kim fronted a continuing education program
at her salon and continued teaching in the program. During this
time Kim learned the teachings and philosophy's behind the
French haircutting techniques from the best teachers in the
business; she became proficient enough to teach it for not only
Gene Juarez, but other companies as well.
Kim lived in
Minneapolis, Minnesota for four years attending the University
of Minnesota where she earned a bachelor of science degree in
psychology and social work. While attending College, Kim also
worked for the Horst Salons. Horst was the founder of Aveda.
During this period, Kim continued with her advanced training in
haircutting along with learning hair color techniques.
graduated from College, she moved back to Seattle where she
continued in the hair industry. During this time Kim learned how
to do hair extensions from an internationally known teacher
based in L.A. and in Amsterdam. Kim worked for The Cristy Carner
Salon in Freemont as a sole-proprietor before she found her
perfect location for her own salon - Swoop! While at Swoop, Kim earned accolades
from Seattle Magazine and Allure Magazine for her haircuts and
After over 10 years, Kim sold the Salon to current owner, Jeff
Cunningham who has worked at Swoop for over a decade. Kim
continues to work at Swoop and gets to devote all of her
attention to her clientele.
Philosophy: Kim believes that hair should be fun, not
scary or intimidating. Hair not only changes with the fashion
seasons, it is something that can change daily depending on the
individual's mood, clothing, and even the weather. Kim takes a
natural approach to hair; it is not enough to keep clients
current with styles that enhance their features, but their hair
also needs to be manageable enough to go with daily changes. Kim
teaches her clients to embrace their hair, and then play with
Designer for over 30 years
Roxanne has been devoted to her career as a Designer for over 30
years. The majority of Roxanne's tenure as a Stylist has been at
the Gene Juarez Salons where she worked behind the chair,
created with the Artistic Team, and taught advanced training.
One of Roxanne's biggest accomplishments come from molding the
advanced haircutting program. ...and then running and teaching
it at the Advanced Training Center! Roxanne continues to teach
advanced haircutting, but now also gets to share her skills with
clients at Swoop!
Tuesday and Thursdays 12:00 - 7:00pm