New York City based Stylist Jason j Dougherty has worked at Butterfly Studio Salon for the last 5 years. He is now ready to spread his wings and move onto new endeavors. His work has been featured in over 30 beauty and fashion publications to date including US Weekly, Lucky Magazine, Glamour, Redbook Mag, POPSugar, Hairbrained, Domino, Behind the Chair and Modern Salon. He is skilled in Cezanne Smoothing, Milbon Liscio Smoothing and Hot Head Extensions. Jason’s technical discipline and creative eye stem from his 15-year long career as a professional dancer. As a member of the entertainment industry, performing in every epicenter the world over, he has a comprehensive understanding of beauty and its many points of view. To grow this knowledge and evolve his vision, Jason pursued expert training from the award-winning Arrojo Cosmetology School followed by a mentorship under renowned stylist Kattia Solano. These combined industry skills lend him a unique approach to each haircut, mastering the precision-based method while blending his personal freehand technique to create beautiful, wearable, fashionable hair. Jason's extensive visual style bank translates and transcends into all walks of life, from the everyday get-up-and-go options to high fashion and editorial looks. Taking inspiration from Guido Palau, Orlando Pita, John Sahag, and Oribe, he continues the endless search for beauty around every corner. For the energy and spiritually minded, Jason also has the title of master Reiki practitioner under his belt. He loves to combine the healing properties that can be achieved through the spiritual tune-up of a Reiki session with the confidence following a fresh haircut to provide clients with a positive shift in energy that flows from the inside out.