The Touch of Tori Girls
Color Specialist - Cuts - Custom Hair Extensions
Tori is the beauty and brains behind the Touch of Tori shop. She's been a permanent fixture on Plains Road since birth and has built her life and business in the area she loves, around the people she loves.
After earning her cosmetology license in 2012, Tori opened up her first shop in 2014. After years of building relationships with clients and perfecting her techniques, Tori opened up a brand new shop off Lake Osiris Road on June 22, 2020.
Tori perfects every aspect of color using her keen eye to match your eyes and skin tone, along with giving you the perfect cut for your hair texture and face shape. She has been IBE certified in hand-tied extensions for 4 years and loves giving women the hair of their dreams.
Every client is treated like family, she knows your story and she shares hers. Rumor has it, you can hear Tori'd giggly, high pitched squeel miles down this ole' country road.
From perfecting every shade of blonde to giving clients the hair of the dreams with high-quality extensions, Tori has evolved her brand into something we all know and love across the 845. Everyone needs a little Touch of Tori to brighten their day!
Lauryn, also know as Lo, was born and raised right here on Lake Osiris in Walden, New York. She's always found joy in creating art - from painting, drawing, and photography to hair and makeup.
After high school, she attended college as a biology major. Lo realized her love of science and art could be combined into the cosmetology field. She enrolled in Capri Cosmetology, graduated and is loving all aspects of this industry. Lauryn specializes in blowouts, curls, styling, root touch ups, and more. She's our in-house tinsel and hair feather queen. Lauryn is trained in Eminence Organic Skincare, offering mini and full anti-aging, hydrating facials, amongst many more.
Lauryn's soft, sweet soul and gentle and caring touch makes her an asset to the Touch Of Tori team. She's a joy to have in the shop!
Stylist - Lash Tech
Rachel grew up in Montgomery, NY and now lives a few miles from the shop in Walden. She has always loved beautifying others. After dabbling in the dental industry, she made the choice to enroll in Cosmetology School to peruse hair as a career.
Rachel graduated Capri Cosmetology in 2021and knew her salon of choice to work for was Touch of Tori. After interviewing Rachel, we all knew she found her hair home.
Rachel specializes in all aspects of hair design: full color, keratin treatments, cuts, and is a master with her perfected sleek blowouts. She's also a certified in lash extensions - creating a natural classic lash or a hybrid lash look.
We are so lucky to have our always smiling and happy Rachel on our team at Touch of Tori. Her passion and excitement for our industry shines through. She's such a phenomenal team player in the shop.
Violet is one of our stylists here at Touch of Tori and specializes in updos. Growing up in Albania and working in her family's salon, Violet has always had an interest in cosmetology. 6 months after moving to the United States, Violet enrolled in Capri Cosmetology School to enhance her education and earn her license in 2020.
Vo specializes in updo's, being our lead wedding and special event stylist. You'll feel confident knowing from your hair wedding trial until your big day, Vo will make you feel at ease planning your desired wedding day look. Her attention to detail is unmatched. She also offers women's, men's and kids cuts, along with hair color services, makeup services, and her va-Vo-voom blowouts are the talk of the town.
We are thrilled that Vo and her fun, spunky attitude are part of the Touch of Tori team.
Roberta has lived in the Hudson Valley her entire life. She started in the salon and spa industry in 2012 as manager of an upscale salon in Woodstock, and later purchased the salon. Her creative vision for her new salon brought her to the pages of Marie Claire Magazine.
Ro's love of the salon and spa business brought her back to school in 2019 where she acquired her cosmetology license. She wanted to be behind the chair - not just behind the desk. Ro is perfecting her skills in the hair industry, soon to be offering single process coloring, toning and TOT style blowouts.
When not on the floor, you can find Ro behind the desk dotting our I's, crossing our T's, and organizing our team. Her bubbly personality and excitement is an asset to the Touch of Tori team.
Lea grew up in the Hudson Valley and lives in Wallkill. She went to Morrisville College for Equine Science, and in 2022, Lea decided to become a certified lash artist and graduated in 2023 from Capri Cosmetology.
Lea specializes in hybrid and volume lash extensions. Her favorite lashes are full volume, giving every client that va-va volume dramatic look.
Clients are coming from all over to get the Lea Lash. Her attention to detail is unmatched. When not lashing, Lea is enjoying this beautiful area outdoors hiking and playing with her best friend, Hazel, her rescue pup.
With over seven years of experience within the beautician industry, Brittany is dedicated to maintaining the highest standard of cosmetology. She is determined to enhance her skills and keep up with the latest trends in order to fulfill every client’s specifically tailored needs.
Brittany puts her relationships with her client’s first by recognizing that their satisfaction is her top priority. From services ranging from blonding to formal styling, lash extensions and makeup application, Brittney offers a diverse skillset to showcase her love for making women feel the best they possibly can.