Trina-ReneeRenee & Trina

Owners / Stylists

Owners, Renee Smietanowski (right) and Trina Scherer (left), met at Pittsburgh Beauty Academy in 1986. They have worked together in the North Hills for quite a few years. They started indigenous hair designs in 2008. Offering clients exceptional customer service and high quality color and cutting techniques. They are very proud of the staff and business they have built. It would not have been possible without the support of our loyal clients.

Patti, Stylist, Indigenous Hair DesignsPatti

Stylist

What inspires you?

The biggest inspiration I get is when a client smiles and says they love it! Making a client feel good about themselves.

What are your favorite fashion trends?

Boho chic styles and beachy waves.

What are your hobbies or interests?

I enjoy watching football and baseball. My favorite pastimes are bowling golf and winning at the casino!

SueAnn, Manicurist, Indigenous Hair DesignsSueann

Manicurist  / Pedicurist

What inspires you?

My will to want to always do better.

What are your favorite fashion trends?

High heels and pencil skirts.

What do you like most about working at indigenous?

The girls, because we are a family and have good times together.

What do you do to unwind?

Take my dog for a long walk every night and listen to music.

Angela, Manicurist, Indigenous Hair DesignsAngela

Stylist

What is your specialty in the salon?

My specialty is cutting and coloring. It really allows me to be creative and also helps the client to feel great about themselves.

What are your hobbies or interests?

My hobbies and interests are definitely art and design. When I’m not exercising that at work, I’m doing that at home with remodeling projects.

What do you like most about working at indigenous?

What I love most about working at indigenous is that we all work so well together and are like a family. It’s a true team here and we all help each other.

Monica, Stylist, Indigenous Hair DesignsMonica

Stylist

What is your specialty in the salon?

Coloring and Cutting

What are your hobbies or interests?

Gardening, cooking, decorating

What do you like most about working at indigenous?

The easygoing atmosphere and the kindness of the owners to allow you to make your own schedule!

What do you do to unwind?

Walking

Debbie, Stylist, Indigenous Hair Designs, North Hills Pittsburgh Hair SalonDebbie

Stylist

What inspires you?

My clients inspire me and allow me to express myself artistically. It gives me a sense of pride and satisfaction to know that they are pleased with the work I do.

What is your specialty in the salon?

Color/corrective color and hair extensions

What do you like most about working at indigenous?

It’s a warm professional and friendly atmosphere with each guest being greeted by name. It is clean, organized and efficient. It’s also a pleasure working side by side with other talented stylists who all have mutual respect for one another.

Lauren, Stylist, Indigenous Hair DesignsLauren

Stylist

What is your specialty in the salon?

Avant garde color and waxing.

What do you like most about working at Indigenous?

The people. I like both the staff and clients. It’s a positive and relaxing vibe.

What are your hobbies or interests?

Crossfit and DIY projects that require power tools!

Cara, Assistant, Indigenous Hair Designs - North Hills, Pittsburgh PACara

Stylist

Cara joined our Indigenous team in 2012. Her friendly outgoing demeanor has been a true asset to our team. She is a talented makeup artist and hairstylist. She enjoys sketching and crafts in her free time.