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Our Team 

Sone Ryuichi
Founder/Creative Director/Top Stylist

Having known for his versatility & dedication in helping clients discover their own style, Sone’s talent has inspired a deep connection with his loyal clientele, allowing him to establish salon Room and Nook, with a distinctive concept and philosophy of his own.

With nearly 20 years of experience, Sone is highly skilled in all aspects of hairdressing. He is particularly well-versed in creating special high tone colours and has a flair for layer cuts. Having developed his own unique colouring techniques such as the trending Shadow Roots, Sone is often invited as a guest lecturer by top-tier hair salons to share current trend insights and skills. He is currently also the exclusive Brand Educator for a Japanese hair colour brand.

Whether you're looking for that perfect brown hair colour that matches your skin tone, or wanting to step out of the box with a creative colour, have a chat with Sone and you’ll always find surprise!

Bleach Hair Colours (Shadow Roots, 3D Hair Colour, Highlights, Balayage) Non-Bleach Colours, Layer Cuts


nook hair sone
nook hair misa


Teeming with youthful energy, Misa’s love for hair has her in constant pursuit of upgrading her skills. While considering the latest hair trends, she loves working with customers to achieve their desired look; adapting their ideato suit their unique profile.

The wave of each trend sees Misa adding to her repertoire of hairstyling techniques, specialising in haircuts and trending hair colours. Whether it's standing out with a beautiful caramel balayage colour or sneaking in a little inner colour, Misa will find the right colour to suit your skin tone.

While being well-versed in adapting Western aesthetics to suit Asian textures, Misa's also great at Korean hairstyles, having worked at a renowned Korean salon. From Korean pixie cuts to Korean perms, if you’re looking to try something different and fun from your usual style, Misa’s the one for you! 

Korean Haircuts (Korean layer cut, butterfly cut, wolf cut men), 
Creative colours (Bleach hair colour, bleach balayage,  bleach highlight)
Perm (Korean perm men, down perm)

Treatmentologist Hairstylist

While no stranger to Asian hair, Russian-born Daria brings her expertise in handling Caucasian hair to Nook, with many expats in Singapore visiting her for salon treatments to repair hair.
Specialising in gentle hair straightening treatments, Daria fixes hair damage and frizzy hair without compromising further on hair integrity. Consider her Nanoplastia treatment. Popular in Europe, it is designed to restore hair with natural ingredients such as amino acids and collagen, smoothening hair and eliminating curls. Or hair botox; a non-chemical, deep conditioning hair treatment chockfull of ceramides to repair damaged and broken hair.

Recently accredited in single hair colour, she is excited to finally reap the fruits of her labour and transform her customer's hair to an even greater height. Either way, Daria will leave your hair feeling soft, silky and lustrous!

Daria treatmentologist hairstylist nook hair and nail design

Hair treatment for Frizzy Hair, Hair Straightening Treatment, Keratin Hair Treatment (Hair Botox, Nanoplastia Hair Treatment), Single colour

nook hair and nail salon, stylist billy


With his friendly and polite persona, Billy is a hair stylist with 11 years of experience in the hairdressing line. Originally from Malaysia, he underwent advanced training in Toni & Guy Singapore and is known for his precision and meticulousness 


Customers under Billy’s care are in great hands as he takes pride in ensuring customer’s comfort in the salon. He is proficient in doing perm and rebonding as he believes a good change of hairstyle can boost one’s self confidence 


Billy believes in the importance of a thorough consultation to find out the customer's lifestyle and preferences in order to recommend the best suited hairstyle. Client’s satisfaction is his ultimate motivation 

Specialities : Perm and Rebond



Bursting with creativity, Kaori is always eager to begin her day with hair transformations. She is constantly experimenting with high tones in the search for the next best colour - be it a blended grey hair, bleached hair colour or short, edgy haircuts.


Having worked for eight years in a fast paced environment at a highly sought after salon in Japan, Tokyo (PEEK-A-BOO), Kaori’s haircut skills are impeccable and has since turned into a go-to for short haired customers. Always in search for new quest like the adventurer she is, she has decided to move to Singapore in pursuit for a wider variety of experience in hair textures 


Equipped with her skills acquired from over the years, she aims to mitigate her customer’s flaws & bring out the best in them by recommending the best suited style based on one’s face shape, style, demeanor and built 


Kaori strongly believes having a good low maintenance hairstyle leads to a high productivity lifestyle and reduces daily “stress” to ensure good looking hair 


Specialities: Bleach hair colours, High tone colour (grey hair blending) , Short Haircut (Bob, modes, edgy style)

Nook Hair and nail salon stylist kaori
nook hair and nail salon, nail technician midori

Nail Technician

Midori is a Japanese 1st class nailist & nail technician hygiene manager. She is born in Hyogo Prefecture, recently moved to Singapore to be with her family and a mighty mother of three 

She has 13 years of experience namely in Motomachi, Kobe City, Sannomiya as well as home salon management. With a natural flair for nail art, Midori is highly skilled in fill ins, classic and creative designs

Starting afresh in a foreign country is indeed no small feat but given her meticulous & gentle character, she aims to soar high and provide only the best craft for her customers 

Midori brings together the best of both world, the allure of the city and sanctuary of home in Nook.

Specialities: Fill-ins, Classic Nail Art, Creative Nail Art

Eyelash Technician

A deeply passionate lash stylist trained in the Japanese lashing technique, Esther takes pride in working with her mind and hands to enhance the natural beauty of her clients. 

Over the course of her dynamic career, her exposure to comprehensive disciplines and creative roles within the evolving service and beauty industry has greatly contributed to her growth as a make up artist, lash stylist and trainer. 

Since her introduction to the world of beauty eight years ago, she strives to understand consumers and deliver products and services that they can be excited about. She believes that lash design is not just a way of expressing one’s personality and confidence but also the key to a fuss-free, efficient daily routine.

Whether clients are looking for a natural or more glamorous look, Esther can create the ideal lash design for them. Through customizing styles to suit their eye shape and lifestyle, her goal is to make clients feel beautiful and comfortable with their lashes while providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience. 

Specialities: Single-strand lash extensions, keratin lash lift, colored lash extensions.

nook hair and nail salon, salon manager Alicia

Salon Manager

With her calm demeanour, Alicia manages Nook’s daily salon operations.


Experienced in wellness and spa management, Alicia always strives to ensure that everyone has a relaxing time here. If there is any way to make your visit more comfortable, do not hesitate to approach her!

Having started off as a hair assistant, Alicia also continues to assist the stylists in realising their customers’ ideal hairstyle. 

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