Katy Ryan has become known to her clients as a curly hair expert and master colorist, specializing in creating color with beautiful eye popping natural effects. While maintaining the hair’s integrity, she has mastered seamless color correction, fixing “color gone wrong,” resulting in absolutely stunning before and afters.

As a curly hair expert, she prefers dry cutting to truly shape the hair, utilizing it’s natural movement. In this realm, she is also a certified Lasio Keratin specialist. Through this treatment, she is versed on eliminating frizz and can manipulate the usage of formulas to attain varying levels of wavy to straighter hair.


Since childhood, Katy was always an artist and learned that she wanted to use her talent for her favorite palette — people. She studied at the prestigious Aveda Institute in SoHo, New York City. Within weeks of graduating, she was recruited by The Marie Robinson Salon, studying color under celebrity colorists Marie Robinson and Bryan Thompson-DiPalma. Working closely with them, she had the privilege of working on celebrities such as Bette Midler, Tory Burch, Mary Louise-Parker and Joan Allen, just to name a few.

From there, Katy went on to become the head colorist for Lasio Stusios. While becoming an expert in their Keratin treatments, she revamped their color bar, becoming the salons color educator. In addition to defining her color expertise, she stood out as certified in curly hair cutting and styling. In the September 2012 issue of Vogue, Katy’s talent was displayed on designer Lisa Mayock’s wedding day feature.

Katy’s expertise continues as she has also been an editorial make-up artist for over 13 years. Her artistry focuses on accentuating features for her clients, as to avoid clouding their look with an overabundance of makeup. She has done makeup for Vena Cava for several of their lookbooks, and had her work in WWD with various designers.

Katy Ryan Studios came about through Katy’s desire to create a personal, down to earth, and comfortable space for her clients. She found this in the form of NYC’s premiere Sola Salons. Situated in Murray Hill, it is the perfect one stop shop for of her client’s needs. Her space allows each client dedicated, complete and private one-on-one attention. A great vibe to go with some great hair!


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(646) 467 - 0503
222 East 34th Street
btwn 2nd & 3rd Avenue
Suite 17

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Friday 9am - 6pm
Every other Saturday 9am - 1pm

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