Our Team 

Sone Ryuichi
Founder/Creative Director/Top Stylist

Known for his versatility & dedication to helping clients find their own style, Sone’s talent has inspired a deep connection with his loyal clientele, allowing him to open Room and Nook.

With over 17 years of experience, Sone is highly skilled in all aspects of hairdressing. He is particularly well-versed in creating special hair colours such as purple ash, grey ash ombre, silver blue hair & more. Having developed his own unique colouring techniques, Sone is often invited as
a guest lecturer by top-tier hair salons. 

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, Sone will not disappoint!

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Specialities:
Bleach Hair Colours, Non-Bleach Hair Colours (3D Hair Colour, Highlights, Bayalage, Ombre) 

Nook Hair Salon Hairstylist Wallace

Wallace Sum
Freelance Stylist

After years as a director stylist at a top Japanese hair salon in Singapore, Malaysian-born stylist Wallace decided to step out of his comfort zone by joining Nook as a freelance stylist, hoping to gain fresh inspiration from his beloved trade. 

Skilled in both classic & creative styles, his greatest joy lies in creating #waterhaircolours; cascading locks of shiny & clear colours reminiscent of
a beautiful waterfall.

Wallace believes that communication is key to ensuring customers are fully satisfied, & is often described as friendly, humble & understanding of personal preferences by his regulars.

The joy he feels in his daily life  is also reflected in his hobby, as he loves recording & sharing his work with his customers. ​

​Specialities:
Hair colouring (Water hair colours), Tokio Inkarami Treatment

Elin Chang 
Freelance Stylist

Elin first joined the hair industry in Taiwan at the tender age of 15, and what started off as curious interest quickly blossomed into an unwavering passion that now spans over 16 years. Her competency and skills has helped her to realise her clients’ vision of beautiful hair, manifesting her belief that beautiful hair can be a transformative experience to boost one’s self esteem and confidence. 

 

While an all-rounder, Elin is especially great at cut and perms. Always in search of new challenges, Elin joined Nook to widen her knowledge and skill-set, with her current focus in refining her skills further in short haircuts for women and rebonding. 

 

If you are looking for a relaxing time or simply to perk up your day, Elin is your go-to. She is chirpy and bubbly, just the right person to brighten up your day. Elin is determined to provide the best experience for her customers as she values the importance of great customer service. 

 

Specialities: 

Short Hairstyles for Women (Bob Hair Cuts for women, pixie cut) 

Hair Perm (Digital Perm, Cold Perm, Beach Wave Perm, straight perm), Hair Rebonding

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Daria
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.
 
Whether you’re up for a chat or wanting to relax quietly, Daria will make you feel right at home with her friendly nature! Reflective of her nurturing personality, Daria prioritises healthy hair, swearing by organic hair treatments as much as possible.
 
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!

​Specialities:
Hair treatment for Frizzy Hair, Hair Straightening Treatment, Keratin Hair Treatment
(Hair Botox, Nanoplastia Hair Treatment) 
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Rene Lew
Hair Colourist 

Rene first started out in the fashion industry when she was 19. For many years, she was a backstage creative stylist for fashion shows held in KL 

She also has 6 years of experience as an image consultant, and was also part of MediaCorp Malaysia’s hair and makeup team

Always in pursuit for new challenges, she found a liking to creative hair colour while being an assistant in Japanese hair salon for 3 years shadowing behind masters of colours. As a new colourist, her dream is to provide her customers the trendiest hair colouring techniques and colours

Rene is always seen to be giving hair care tips to customers as she strongly believes that post-salon maintenance at home is of utmost importance for better hair & scalp growth as well as lasting colour retention 

Specialities : Highlights, Bleaching, Cool-Tone Colour, Scalp & Hair Care
 

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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

Nook Hair Salon Manager Alicia

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.