Meet Our Stylists


Jose Cruz

Owner/Creative Director

Born in New York raised in Puerto Rico, he grew up in the industry working at his Father's Barber Shop. Wanting to achieve his dream of becoming a successful hair stylist on a higher level, he relocated to New York; there he attended a private hair academy. After a number of years building his reputation as an amazing hair cutter, retexturizing specialist and expert colorist, he relocated to Orlando with plans to start his own beauty empire. Cruz conceived his dream in 1995. He continues to reach for higher levels of achievement and set high standards in the beauty industry. Cruz loves the industry for the pure joy he is able to give his guests by showing them his abilities. His natural awareness of lines and balance together with continual extensive training in all aspects of the industry makes him a true icon.




Luzaida A.

Luzaida has been doing hair for 17 years and has always been ahead of her time, keeping up with every hair style and trend. Her loyal clients absolutely love her because she excels in cutting and coloring hair based upon her clients' complexions, facial shape and features. She has intensely trained in Paul Mitchell Hair Camps for Hair Color as well as Keune Hair Color and has attended several classes specializing in Keratin Copola & GK Keratin Treatments. Her expert color & haircutting techniques keep clients coming back time and time again. She specializes in Hot Heads Hair Extensions as well! Please Call Luzaida for an appointment at: 407-230-3585




Dawn M.

Dawn is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She moved here in 1986 & has been working at Bella Lina Cruz Salon for the last 10 years. She has been doing hair as a licensed cosmetologist for the past 26 years. Dawn has had extensive training in all areas of hair color & design. She has had the privelage to work with artists such as David Stanko & Sam Villa & has mentored under Michael Cole & John Maxwell for great business skills. Dawn works with many color lines such as; Redken, Goldwell, Scruples, Davines, Privana, Matrix, Schwarkoff & Paul Mitchell. She is always furthering her education by searching for new & exciting inspirations from all aspects of life. Learning is a journey not a destination. Please come in for a complimentary consultation whether it is for color, highlights, a new haircut, Keratin Treatment or extensions she will have a custom look just for you that will fit your budget, lifestyle & your personality. Dawn cares for her clients & her greatest thrill is making sure you feel beautiful!




Jessica M.

Jessica has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 20 years. She has extensive training in Haircutting, Color, Relaxers, Up-do's, & Nail Care. She had the privileged for many years to be an educator for Bumble & Bumble and Aveda in haircutting, color and all forms of up-do's. She was able to learn from several different well known educators in the salon industry! She continues to have a passion for the latest styles & trends. Her number one priority is customer service; She wants to make sure her clients feels great on the inside & showing it on the outside by achieving their desired look above & beyond their expectations.




Dodie S.

Dodie has over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry and a passion for hair that spans a lifetime. After working in New York and in the Disney area for a number of years, her desire to be in a salon where relationships could be established with clients and their families led to her becoming a independent stylist.

Her favorite service is hair color transformation, when the right color combines with a fabulous cut to give the client a gorgeous new look. She feels that "it is so rewarding when a client looks in the mirror and loves what they see". Not only does Dodie provide exceptional hair care services but she possesses a wealth of knowledge that includes extensive training in New York city with Bumble and Bumble and  Goldwell. 

Her schedule fills quickly and same day appointments are taken based on availability
Work hours are: Wednesday - Saturday 10am- 8pm  

Please call or Text 407-489-1725 for an appointment!




Mary Ann G.

Hello I'm Mary Ann Geyer, I've been behind the chair as well as on stage and behind the scenes of fashion shows for 30 + years. Educated in NJ and relocating to FL 18 years ago.
Being a hairstylist is a hobby and passion and I believe a talent of mine.
I enjoy continuing education classes year round on coloring, cuts, and product knowledge.I believe your never too old to learn and that you will never know everything.
Change is constant.. and the simplicity of a bang, part change, or a few highlights can change a person's entire look. Hair is the frame of the face of which is the picture to the frame!
I'm the mom of 2 great guys, I enjoy family friends, dining out, traveling, and new experience. Feel free to contact me for a consultation and/ or appt. 407-493-4754




Marie C.

Marie is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She relocated to Florida with her family in 1999. She has been working as an independent hair stylist in the Central Florida area since 2002.
Marie continues to expand her knowledge in the latest hair & color trends by continuing her education, which plays a vital part in her success as a hair stylist. Marie is also a Paul Mitchell National Educator and specializes in multi-cultural hair, color, and styling.
When she started her business she never imagined that she would meet so many beautiful people both inside and out. She loves seeing their transformation through the art of beauty. Guest's satisfaction is her number one goal, through educating them on how to duplicate their style at home and look their best.
Every trend is not for everyone, and she takes great pride in making sure each guest's color & cut suits their personality, individuality and lifestyle.





Tara E.

Tara is originally from Tallahassee, she has been a licensed hairdresser for over 16 years! She moved to Orlando in 2000, she has always loved doing hair even as a child. Tara is Keratin & BioIonic Certified for all types of Hair Straighting. She continues her education by attending classes on all the latest trends in Hair Coloring & All types of Razor cuts as well as scissor cuts. She does all types of facial waxing & eyelash/eyebrow tinting. Tara is trained in Hair Extensions, Haircolor, Highlites, Perms, Straightners & Block Coloring!




Casey A.

Casey fell in love with this industry when her career began in 2012. Casey is an honored graduate of the Aveda Institute of hair styling and cosmetics, one of the nations most prestigious institutes of cosmetology and hair design. Casey specializes in the latest hair coloring trends and is called for frequently by clients looking for the latest ideas in hair fashions. Casey has had extensive training in Global Keratin, Aveda, Scruples, and Bumble and Bumble. She is a master of cosmetology, and with her bubbly personality and desire to please clients she creates the perfect relationship that delivers the most sought after hair styling achievements.




Alicia P. 



"Alicia has trained extensively with both AVEDA and Paul Mitchell Systems since 2011.  She has since had a successful career rin an AVEDA concept salon in Colorado Springs as a senior stylist, team lead and in-house make-up educator.  Alicia has taken advantage of multiple opportunities to gain advanced education in hair coloring effects and cutting.  These advances in her career have lead to opportunities in television, having styled a number of Colorados FOXNews anchors and televison reality stars.  Upon returning to her hometown in 2016, Alicia briefly worked in a private salon suite which allowed her to venture outside of her box and gain experience with Wella, Pravana, Pulp Riot and Keratin Complex.  Alicia brings her passion to Bella Lina Cruz Salon and specializes in (but not limited to) dimensional color and creative cutting.  She ensures each guest feels understood while conveying their desired results and maps out customized plans to help acheive #hairgoals.  Have a seat in her chair at Bella Lina Cruz Salon and leave feeling Beautiful from the inside out." 


Sarah P.

Sarah specializes in precision cutting and highlighting. She has a artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail. She enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. A master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. She received her training from the prestigious Aveda Institute of Hair and cosmetology. She has continued training with Global Keratin, Aveda, Scruples, and Bumble and Bumble. She is very happy to be with Bella Lina Cruz Salon and the whole team. Whether you want a contemporary classic cut or a funky avant-garde style, you are sure to be pleased with the experience you have with Sarah as well as the result. Sarah's number one priority is achieving her clients’ hair care needs and is dedicated to exceeding their expectations.




                                                             Anne Marie F.

Anne Marie, grew up in upstate New York where she graduated high school with her license in cosmetology in 1996. Later moving and becoming licensed in the state of Maryland where she worked for 12 years in a multi cultural salon. During that period, she worked with and trained along side several Paul Mitchell and Mazzini platform artists. She attended the Graham Webb Academy for continuing education classes. She has competed in many hair show competitions and won several in areas such as cutting and formal evening looks. Anne Marie moved here to Florida with her family in 2011. Her specialities include cutting all textures of hair, hi lites and updos which are her absolute favorite. She  has specialized training in lines such as Schwarzkopf, Paul Mitchell, Redken, and Unite. Anne Marie loves to create styles that make each of her clients leave feeling as beautiful as they are.

                                                                         Jennifer R.

Jennifer is originally from Port Saint Lucie, Florida. She earned her Cosmetology license from Indian River Community College in 1991. After working with industry leaders  Matrix, Aveda, Scruples, and Schwarzkopf and a variety of salons, Jennifer decided to bring her award-winning experience for precision cuts and passion for approaching hair color like a chemist to Bella Lina Cruz Salon.


                                                                Bianca F.

Bianca Filippone has been a licensed hair stylist since 2010. Bianca is trained in all aspects and textures of hair. From modern to classic hair cuts and color, along with down styling and formal updos, she has a few tricks up her sleeve. Bianca has trained along side prestigious stylists and crafted techniques to customize each clients needs. Bianca is keratin certifed and loves working with Unite and Bumble products, always putting your hair's best interest into each and every unique design choice. Bianca has attended color and cut  classes in New York city and loves taking new classes and expanding her knowledge of hair every opportunity she gets. With all of Bianca's techniques and passion combined you will be leaving feeling and looking great!

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