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Modify the Hair Art Studio


1701 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146  /  (215) 545-5505
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Located at the corner of 17th & Christian Streets
in the "Graduate Hospital" neighborhood.

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Modify the Hair Art Studio


1701 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146  /  (215) 545-5505
Get Directions

Located at the corner of 17th & Christian Streets
in the "Graduate Hospital" neighborhood.

Modify: The Hair Art Studio goes beyond a full service hair salon. It is where art is created, where inner thought becomes outer expression, and where clients find confidence in their style. We believe in creating and promoting an open inspirational environment for all, no matter a client's needs or challenges.

With exceptional customer service and dedication to creating unique hair art, Modify welcomes everyone who is just looking for great hair.

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Our Services


Our Services


Salon Menu
 


$50.00+

Women's Haircut

$30.00

Men's Haircut


$17.00+

Children's Haircut

$10.00+

Bang Trim


$35.00+

Blowdry Style

$50.00+

Wash, Blowdry, Curl


$65.00+

Up-Do/Event Styling

$65.00+

Relaxer


$65.00+

Single Process Color

$100.00+

Double Process Color


$80.00+

Partial Highlights

$125.00+

Full Highlights


$25.00+

Olaplaex Treatment

$25.00+

Toner/Glaze


Conditioning Treatment

$20.00+


$15.00

Eyebrow Wax

$10.00

Lip, Chin or Sideburn Wax


Consultation Corrective Color, Consultation Balayage
Consultation Extensions (Individually Bonded, Glue-In, Sew-In)
Consultation Keratin Treatment


 

PRODUCTS

 

Our stylists are trained to provide exceptional hair art as well as customer service and education. The tools, products, and techniques used are what our stylists believe is the best available for their clients.

 

KEVIN.MURPHY

KEVIN.MURPHY is a fashion focused range of salon only, professional, hair care products created by Kevin to meet his needs as an editorial hairstylist. Unsatisfied with the performance of mainstream hair products, Kevin recognized the need for weightless products that provided performance, strength and longevity to support today's ever changing looks. Born from the same philosophy as skin care and inspired by nature's best, the KEVIN.MURPHY range of shampoos, conditioners, treatments and styling aids, is an indulgence of runway looks and natural aromatherapy catered for every hair type.

The products are made from renewable and sustainable resources whenever possible, using pure essential oils, plant extracts and natural antioxidants. All KEVIN.MURPHY hair products are sulphate and paraben free.

 

Pai-Shau

Our Signature Exotic Tea Complex is an exclusive blend of steeped teas from around the world that work in unison to provide powerful rejuvenating properties that strengthen, nourish and protect the hair. Potent antioxidants, panthenol, vitamins B, C and E are infused into every Pai-Shau product to add body and shine. Our luxury collection includes our Biphasic Infusion, Replenishing Hair Cleanser, Replenishing Cream Conditioner, Supreme Revitalizing Hair Mask and Style Soufflé.

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Our Team


Our Team


Cofounders Audrey & Diane met at a Philadelphia salon in 2002, finding in each other a partnership that propels them both to the top of their fields. They believe that diversity in talent & style helps create an atmosphere for true expression & learning.

 
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Audrey Traum

Owner & Stylist

As a professional stylist for over 12 years, Audrey helps clients envision and develop their unique style. From a conservative bob to an outrageous mohawk, she does it all. When not at Modify, she styles for photo shoots, resulting in an unique forward portfolio. She has a keen ability to understand the producer's vision and interpret it into strong visual elements. Street fashion, runway trends, and music are critical sources of inspiration in her development as an artist.

 

Diane Precht

Owner & Stylist

Philadelphia native Diane Precht brings an artistic vibe to her work as a master stylist and co-owner of Modify: The Hair Art Studio.  Diane launched her career in hair and beauty over 10 years ago, with a strong focus in theater as a production stylist for the Academy of Music, Forrest and Merriam Theaters in Philadelphia. 

In addition to a theater career, Diane's experience spans from platform artistry to salon management to trend stylist.  Her talent as a beauty and fashion professional helps clients explore their beauty through her expertise in luxurious hair extensions and the latest celebrity styles.

Diane received her Cosmetology Teacher's License from Paul Mitchell Academy and also studied at the Wella Institute and the Fashion Institute of Design in Los Angeles, California.  Diane currently lives in Philadelphia with her husband Greg and their two Children.

 

Linde May

Manager & Stylist

Linde started her career in the hair industry 9 years ago. She considers herself a sculptor at heart and enjoys the technical and artistic aspects of haircutting. She believes communication and education are key to getting a good haircut and enjoys working closely with her clients to achieve their goals. She is a firm believer that hair is best maintained by client education. Linde is thrilled to join the team at Modify so she can continue her education, expand her service repertoire and service her clientele in a more intimate and fun environment. Linde's haircutting services include; men's professional, fades, scissor cuts, dry cuts, razor cuts, curly hair, women's cuts.

 
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Kat Knepp

Stylist

Kat Knepp brings 6 years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist to Modify. During this time, she has focused on continuing education and a professional work ethic, making her a trend setting, precise, and popular stylist. She has filled salons with her bright spirit from Davis, CA to New Orleans, LA. In NOLA, she helped grow the Rocket Science Beauty Bar from a small speakeasy-type salon to a full service bustling business catering to a diverse on trend clientele. Her speed and precision in hair cutting, paired with the creativity and passion found in NOLA, has molded her into a talented and artistic hairdresser. She recently relocated to Philadelphia in search of new professional challenges and a community of open-minded artists. If you like cats, science fiction, and freakin' great hair, she is the hairdresser for you!

 

genevieve scoleri

Hair & Makeup

From enhancing natural beauty to complete transformations, Genevieve has a fascination for all types of makeup artistry. Since 2002, she has taken various Professional Makeup Artistry courses in New York and Philadelphia including Tobi Britton’s Makeup Bootcamp, Evolve, Your Name Professional Brands, MAC, and Airbrush Makeup by Temptu. She also obtained her cosmetology license and hair artistry skills from attending the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in South Philadelphia. She is always seeking more education in order to continue to better her craft, grow as an artist, and be able to provide the best service and makeup knowledge for her clients.

Whatever your reason for wanting a professional makeup application Genevieve wants to work with you to find the perfect look for you no matter how natural or dramatic. It is her mission to combine your style preferences with her expertise to find the perfect look for you.

Genevieve has been a Freelance Makeup Artist since 2006 pursuing opportunities in Bridal/Special Occasion Makeup, Film/TV and Photo Shoots. With her experience working with her own bridal parties, she is very excited to join the Modify Team not only as their Key Makeup Artist, but as their Wedding Coordinator which enables us to provide the best service we can for all of our Wedding Parties.