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Meet the Stylists


Paula Giammona has been styling hair since 1980 and instructing since 2001. She opened her own salon in 1991.


She was an educator for Schwarzkopf color and is a Helix-certified PHD (Professional Helix Designer).


A creation of the Carole Lyden Smith Academy, the Helix cut uses the revolutionary Helix shear and actually cuts curl and adds volume into the hair. Paula pursues continuing education through international hair shows and local hands-on workshops. She credits her success to the Lord, kind people, and hard work.


Paula can be reached through the salon or on her cell phone at (540) 797-9190.


Misty Gilmer offers Babe hair extensions, as well as hair cutting, coloring, and perming, and facial waxing.


She has 18 years of experience and regularly attends hair shows and classes. Misty also is a Scruples color educator.


Misty can be reached through the salon or on her cell phone at (540) 330-4497.


Joe Jones is a former salon owner with 25 years of experience. He specializes in foiling & color, haircutting, including razor and clipper cuts, as well as perms and weddng & prom up-dos.


Joe also stays current with his classes and hair shows.


Joe can be reached through the salon or on his cell phone at (540) 588-1852.


Denise Robertson is a licensed cosmetologist with 30 years of experience.


She has been a salon owner, educator, and is a master stylist in the Helix cutting technique.


Denise offers services to men, women, and children, including cuts, color/foiling, perms, hair straightening/smoothing and facial waxing.


Denise can be reached by email at, through the salon or on her cell phone at (540) 798-1526.


Jim Rood has been a hairstylist for 48 years.


For 30 years he operated Rood & Co Hair Design, then in August of 2010 joined Paula's Salon in order to take life a little easier.


Many of his clients have been with him since the day he first opened his door. Problem hair? Need color? Jim specializes in color and short contemporary cuts.


Each year he attends at least two hair shows to be educated on the very latest styles, techniques and tools. You can be sure you will always benefit from his years of experience.


He works Tuesday- Thursday and every-other Friday by appointment only.


Jim can be reached on his cell phone at (540) 598-0240.


Linnie Fillinger was educated in D.C., Florida, and California and has spent a lifetime as a cosmetologist.


She enjoys coloring, foiling, perms, hair cutting with scissors or razor, and strives to make her clients feel good about themselves.


Linnie also now offers Brazilian Blowouts.

Linnie can be reached through the salon or by her cell phone at (540) 354-5437.


Ginny Hale has been a hairstylist in the Roanoke Valley for the past 26 years. She also has had her instructor's license for 14 years.


She specializes in cuts, color, foiling, perms, and facial waxing.


She strives to build a professional relationship with each one of her clients and always keeps the line of communication open to achieve what's best for each individual.


Ginny can be reached through the salon or by her cell phone at (540) 392-5069.


Kara has been a hairstylist for the past 4 years.


She loves to keep up with the latest trends and techniques through continuing education.


Kara is certified in Brazilian Blowout and Donna Bella Hair Extensions. She specializes in color, foiling, balayage and ombre'.


She offers her services to women, men and children and strives to give all her clients the individual look and experience that they will enjoy!

Kara can be reached on Instagram @karawilliamshair, through the salon, or on her cell at (540)519-1790.

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