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Andre Salvadore Gambino

(Hair stylist and co-founder of the Andre Franca Studio.) Andre has been a stylist to the many wonderful people of the Twin Cities for over 4 decades. His early training was here in Minnesota at St.Paul College. He then did advanced studies in Spain, France and England. Andre’s focus is in hair cutting and color. He strives to find both style and ease for his busy clients on the go!

Franca Lipari

(Hair stylist and co-founder of the Andre Franca Studio.) Franca is a very talented stylist with many years of experience. Franca is also an expert in the art of the updo, color and cutting.


Bianca Lipari Johnson

(Hair Stylist)
Bianca had wanted to be a hairstylist since she was a little girl. Growing up watching her family do hair always looked so glamorous to her! After graduation form the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis she went to work with her mother and uncle, the founders of the Andre Franca Studio. Working with family and friends has been an  honor to Bianca. She says that after 25 years, still loving what she does is a true blessing. Bianca considers herself a well-rounded stylist, dealing with all aspects of hair care.

Nell Miller

(Hair Stylist)
Nell is an award winning stylist, colorist & make-up artist. Aveda trained and Sassoon educated, Nell takes a synergistic approach and is sensitive to the desires of her clients. Passionate about her craft, she is an educator and has a fresh approach to style. Learn more at

Angela Martin

(Front Desk Manager)
Angela is the voice of the Andre Franca Studio. As front desk manager, she has great skill at matching new clients with the right stylist. Angela is also very knowledgeable with our extensive line of hair and skin care products.


Scott Nelson

(Hair Stylist)
Scott has been with the Andre Franca Studio for 30 years. He strives to do his best with every client and is known for his attention to detail. Scott specializes in hair cutting and color, having developed  a reputation for great short styles.


Tracy Reese

(Hair Stylist)
Tracy has been at the Andre Franca Studio for the past 25 years. Her focus is on the individual person and how she can help them to look and feel their best! Tracy specializes in color and color correction. She is certified in hair extensions and keratin straightening treatments.