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.
Hair Stylist specializing in Creative Styles
Sonja has been a hairstylist for over 20
years in the industry. Working with clients behind the chair as
well as working with celebrities throughout her career creating
unique looks that best reflects your personal self image and
enhancing the natural beauty. Sonja has accomplished local,
national and international awards in hair cuts, color, updo and
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
Mark has been a hairdresser in the Seattle area for
over 30 years. He was born and raised in Detroit where he
started his career in the hair industry. He has had the honor of
rubbing shoulders and studying with numerous top artists in the
beauty and fashion industries. Master stylist Bruno Pittini has
strongly influenced Mark with his philosophy and techniques.
Mark believes hair should be an extension of the person;
accentuating their features and personality. Hair should be
healthy, easy to maintain and lifestyle- suitable. Mark listens
intently to his clients to insure positive and desirable results
with the ultimate goal of making his client feel comfortable,
confident and excited about their hair.
As an educator Mark has both trained and been
trained by some of the brightest local stars in the industry.
His experience has made him adept at all hair types and he truly
enjoys working with the many variety of hair types that are out
there. If you think you have a difficult hair type, Mark is your
Skincare / Waxing Specialist
Please Welcome Destiny to the Swoop Salon
She will be offering customized facials as well as adding to the
waxing element, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays starting
She is currently offering a great special. Get a facial and give
one to gift for the holidays for free! Whoo!
Be sure to stop by and say hello. We are excited to have her.