Team Brush

Maureen Scafuri

Style Extraordinaire and owner of Brush Salon.

Over thirteen years of experience in color and cutting has earned Maureen Scafuri an accomplished reputation as one of Orange County’s premier stylists. Educated at the international icon of hair, Toni & Guy North America, Maureen has worked with numerous top stylists and salons. After her 2001 graduation, she launched her career to establishing strong clientele and an art to precision cutting and coloring.

Maureen is recognized as one of Orange County’s most esteemed stylists. With such talents and creative vision, opening her own salon was the next step. Maureen’s expert technique and the understanding of clients needs is Brush’s spectacular example of success.

“Beauty is adapting to the ever-changing lifestyles of clients. The best thing you can do is listen,” expresses Maureen.
DIRECT 949.525.5072

Mucio Vidales

Artistic Director

For over a decade, Mucio has impacted the industry of beauty. As an aesthete and an innovator of cuts and color, Mucio specializes in creating a personal style for each individual. Educated at international icons Toni & Guy and L’Oreal, Mucio mastered the craft of creating and maintaining great hair.

Mucio’s dedication to the luxury hair experience drives him to continually be educated in the latest technology and techniques. He is a tireless educator with L’Oreal Professionel.

Mucio cuts, styles, and creates elaborate hair for fashion shows, photo shoots, red carpet events such as the Oscars, the Grammy’s, film festivals, amongst other high profile events.

Mucio’s philosophy focuses on beautiful, healthy hair to the individual client. His love for beauty inspires and challenges him everyday.

Carly Forsse

Stylist at Brush Salon.

Carly, a Southern California native is the go-to for cut and color. After graduating from San Clemente High School in 1999 she pursued her passion for style and creativity by continuing her education in styling. By assisting in a salon in Dana Point, she perfected her craft of hairdressing. She has been trained extensively in all methodology of cutting and color.

Carly is dedicated to the changing needs of her clients. She enjoys the relationships and she has built with her clientele and co-workers at Brush salon. Carly is constantly updating her skills by continuing her education. The freedom of the business allows her spend quality time with her family, especially her daughter.
DIRECT 949.774.9300

Marie Sears

Stylist / Make-Up / Hair Extension Specialist

Through her passion, skills and attention to detail, Marie takes great care when listening to her clients wants and needs, insuring that they leave looking and feeling their best. Marie specializes in color and cutting as well as updo styles and makeup for special events. Marie is Master Certified in Hair Extensions, trained to do several different application techniques specific to fit the clients hair type and lifestyle. Marie herself struggled for years with fine hair until she added hair extensions to fill in her areas that are especially fine. She points out that hair extensions aren’t just for the younger crowd who want to add length but can be a confidence boost for someone, young or old struggling with fine or thinning hair. She is also trained and certified in Eyelash Extensions as well as being trained and certified in the Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment. Marie loves being creative and is dedicated to continous education.

Jenny Turley

Stylist at Brush

Jenny has worked in the industry for over ten years and has loved every minute. She started her career with Paul Mitchell the School. After graduation, she trained and worked for five years as a precision cutter at Toni and Guy. Having the desire to master coloring and other services as well, Jenny decided to move on to opportunities that allow her to better meet the needs of her clients. She continues to further her education by continually taking classes and keeping up with new trends. She also specializes in all types of hair extensions. Jenny believes in listening to individual client requests and then personalizing services that will fit the client’s wishes and lifestyle.

Direct 714-916-6436

Briana Cardoza

Stylist at Brush Salon

Briana has been pursuing her passion for hairstyling for over 5 years. Initial instruction began at Golden West Cosmetology from there she continued her education with the extensive training of Toni and Guy. With this multitude of experience she has acquired the fundamentals of cut and color as well as numerous advanced techniques. She has also obtained ample experience with up-styling while working on location for artistic photo shoots, fashion shows, weddings, and special events. Briana enjoys the creativity the industry allows.

Jessica Ferraro

Stylist at Brush Salon.

Jessica graduated from Paul Mitchell the School in 2008. She continued her education with Toni and Guy training and specializes in cutting and coloring. She is also trained and certified in the Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment as well as 17th and Glam Hair Extensions.

Jessica is committed to staying up to date with the latest techniques through ongoing participation in continuing education and professional development programs. She takes into account the amount of time that her clients want to spend maintaining their hair, their personal grooming habits, and lifestyle. She devotes ample time for each and every client and their specific needs. Client satisfaction is her highest priority.

Nevin Yetisal

Stylist at Brush

Nevin started her path to becoming a well rounded hairstylist and make up artist over 5 years ago. After graduating top of her class and recieving her licencse she began her apprenticeship under some of the most expierenced and leading educators.

Toni and Guy trained in cut and color, Temptu certified in air brush makeup ,and masters certificate in hair extentions, she always stays up to date on the latest hairstyles and techniques.

Meticulous and detail oriented Nevin takes pride in listening to her clients needs and helps craft the look they are searching for. Nevin is a people person who considers her clients her second family and welcomes the chance to put a smile on their face.

Sarah Dyer

Stylist at Brush

Bio coming soon…

Gia Almassi

Stylist at Brush

After graduating from Paul Mitchell, The School in 2005, Gia continued her education through Toni & Guy, where she studied through their intensive cut and color programs. This blend of training from the top schools in the nation ensured that she received a cutting-edge industry education and allows her to adapt to a variety of client needs with the utmost precision and quality.

In addition to her skills as a hairdresser and colorist, she is also certified in the Keratin Complex smoothing treatment, Brazilian Blowout, and Yuko straightening and is particularly talented when working with thick or curly hair. Gia has a strong passion for fashion and beauty and strives to always stay current in the latest trends and techniques. She enjoys the innovative outlet that creative color provides and also specializes in Balayage on all hair types and textures!

Michelle McQueen

Stylist at Brush

Michelle McQueen is passionate about delivering an exceptional cut and color experience by taking the time and care to actively listen to a client’s wants and needs and doing a thorough consultation. Clients benefit from Michelle’s 20 years of salon experience combined with a broad base of cut and coloring education that includes hundreds of hours in training with industry leading brands Toni & Guy, TiGi, Kerastase, and L’Oreal.

Julianne McLaughlan


Julianne McLaughlan began her career with a mentorship by world renowned master stylist James Morrison and brought her expertise to the prestigious Brush Salon. She is extremely passionate about hair, and the integrity of performing exceptional salon services. She is classicly trained by L’Oreal Professional and has worked with numerous high profile artist perfecting her craft.  Now a sought after stylist she specializes in natural looking highlights, balayage  customized all over color,  specialty updos and complementing hair cuts. Schedule your next color, cutting or styling session with Julianne today.

Michaela Becker

Stylist/ Make-up Artist

Michaela has always had a passion and empathy for people. She initially started her education at Concordia University Irvine as a Psychology major, and graduated in 2012. Shortly after, she decided to pursue her other passion, hair and makeup. She received her cosmetology license at Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa. Specializing in color, cut, and makeup, she loves to transform her clients into their most confident selves. She always puts her clients first and truly values their relationship. Michaela has a passion for learning new techniques and is constantly pursuing further education in the beauty industry.

Danielle Strohm

Danielle is a dual-licensed stylist in cosmetology and barbering. After receiving formal training with Bellus Academy, she actively pursued advanced training in Toni and Guy techniques for cutting and color. She stays up to date by continuing her education with classes routinely and closely following the latest trends. Danielle has been able to participate in Fashion Week San Diego, and mentored by top stylists in brands such as L’Oréal, Toni and Guy, Wella, and Nioxin. Her attention to detail and ability to listen to her client’s needs gives each session a personalized and valued experience. Danielle specializes in Barbering but has a creative passion for customized hair color and blonding techniques.

AnnRae Novak

Board Certified Esthetician at Brush Salon.

Ann Rae specializes in medical-grade skin care techniques to improve your self-esteem and confidence. Ann Rae’s five year service to the San Juan Capistrano location has earned her a loyal following. Her customized individual treatments and exceptional results has made her the “sought-out” skin care expert of Orange County.

Her treatment experience and education includes: Acne Care, Physicians Strength Glycolic Peels; Dermaplaning; Vitalize Peels; B-Lift Peels; and Microdermabrasion. Ann Rae has certificates from La Roche Posay-Biomedic, Obagi, Lucrece Physicians’ Aesthetic Research, Mesoestetic USA Laboratories, and Bella Derma Microdermabrasion.

Anne Rae has over 15 years of Beauty and Nutrition Industry experience, her goal is to enhance your beauty by offering treatments that bring results. She is committed to your comfort, well-being, and privacy. Ann Rae and her family have lived locally for over 20 years, and she enjoys exercise, gardening and the beach.

Annmarie Morahan

Salon Coordinator at Brush Salon.

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