Meet Our Team
Michelle is the owner and heart of Sunset Styling Studio. She has been using her passion and talent since 1984. Not only with her guests but shares her knowledge with each stylist that joins the Sunset team. Continuing education and being a mentor is her top priority for the company. Now stepping away from behind the chair to give more availability to the salon company.
Charissa (CJ) Manglona
As the salon manager, CJ has established herself as the anchor to Sunset Styling Studio. She joined the Sunset team in January 2018 and has worked side-by-side with Michelle helping to develop systems, refine procedures, and ensure that the team functions as one healthy unit. With over 20 years of experience in HR management, business management, and general administrative responsibilities, CJ has a great base of knowledge and resourcefulness to help the salon company continue to grow.
Alyssa has been doing hair since November of 2016. She has an old and spunky soul and has amazing talent in hair! Alyssa was drawn to a career in hairstyling because of the strong relationships that come from the work. She is continually building her network of friends through her guests and other stylists in the community. Overall, Alyssa just loves people. Whether giving them a fun hair transformation or sharing a laugh, anytime with Alyssa is guaranteed to be a great salon experience. Check out her Instagram @alyssas_hair__beauty.
Linzee was born to do hair! Linzee, who is a new mom of 2, has limited hours behind the chair but you can guarantee that she will become not only your favorite stylist but one of your best friends! From balayage to braids or a sleek ponytail, she enjoys it all. Check out her Instagram @lovinfromzee
Janie is enthusiastic about hair and loves color! As a former educator for L’Oreal Professional, Janie still enjoys sharing her craft with other stylists. Her passion shows through her talents, bringing happiness to others with her creativity, sense of humor, and positive energy. Being a fulltime mom, Janie has learned creative scheduling in the salon company @sunsetstyling.
In 2019, Jordy became a certified lash extension technician with JB Lashes. As a makeup artist, she has always been interested in skincare. During the pandemic, she began education on skincare and expanded her lashing knowledge and skills. Jordy balances her time between spa services and hair design. She strives to create a memorable experience for everyone who sits in her chair or enjoys the spa environment. Check out her Instagram @jordannicolestyling.
Mariela (Lita) Portillo
Mariela, also known as Lita around the salon, loves staying up-to-date with all the new hair trends! She is certified in Brazilian Blowout and Handtied extension services. Always excited for the opportunity to balayage, or any type of blonding service, you can find examples of her amazing work and find insights on her work life by following her on Instagram at @hairby.Mariela
Devin has lived in Bremerton 3 years now. She moved here from the Oregon Coast, in a small fishing town called Newport. She enjoys concerts, standup comedy, and relaxing with her son in her pastime. It has been an exhilarating journey for her to make becoming a stylist her reality. Devin's love lies in lightening services and she craves bringing your blonde to life in order to feel your absolute best. In this busy world we live in and considering time is valuable, she cannot wait for the opportunity of spending it with her community and the Sunset team. Follow her work on Instagram at @devin.sunsetstyling