Corto’s Salon and Spa – South Buffalo

820 Abbott Road | Buffalo, NY, 14220 | 716.825.1576 | Book an Appointment

Our original location, the Corto’s of South Buffalo hair experience dates back to 1962, when we began as “Joe Corto’s Unisex”, a barbershop that opened its doors to both men & women. Rich in tradition, Corto’s continues to offer great hair, coloring, waxing, and tanning services to a very loyal customer base in South Buffalo. Renovations were recently completed, giving this location a new urban chic feel. Additionally we have added a refreshments area and expanded our retail and waiting room area! Come check out the new and improved South Buffalo salon!

If you need to book an appointment today, please call 825-1576.
Online appointment requests are not guaranteed if booking the day of service.

 

Corto's South Buffalo Testimonials

Business Hours:

Monday 9am – 8pm
Tuesday 9am – 8pm
Wednesday 9am – 8pm
Thursday 9am – 8pm
Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm
Sunday Closed
South Buffalo Menu of Services

Payments Accepted:

  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover
 

South Buffalo Staff

Katie Barr

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Hair Designer

Biography:
I have been a stylist at Corto's salon in south Buffalo for 16 years . My formal education was with * Potter road Erie 1 Boces Buffalo N.Y. * Wella Institute of hair Boston, Mass. * Iso/Joico Artistic Institute Darien Ct. Continued hands on education for cutting and color techniques with *Iso/Joico *Paul Mitchell *Goldwell/KMS Also have participated in trade shows with Iso/Joico all along the east coast as well as the Buffalo Mercedes Benz fashion week with the Corto's team
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Hobbies:   Art, photography,  volunteering at a horse stable, horse back riding and of coarse taking care of my own menagerie of pets

Justine Bouquin

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Hair Designer and Nail Tech

Biography:
I am here to serve my clients and show them how to be truly all that they can be through the art of hair and nail design. My clients deserve a little pampering and as always improvements to their look will boost their confidence. This is not just a job to me, this is my career and my passion in life. I specialize in color/highlights, cutting, up-do, makeup, permanent waving, Gelish nails, mani/pedi and waxing. My favorite services are up-dos and makeup for weddings as well as color design and cutting design. I love working with people every day; getting to know my staff and my clients so I can bring a little light into their every day life.  I spend a lot of my free time with my parents and my sisters because family is everything to me. I also make time for all of my friends going out and making memories. I hope to see you in my chair and welcome your friends and family.  
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Background:
  • Graduated from Springville Griffith Institute
  • Graduated from Erie Boces 1 for Cosmetology
  • Attended Erie Community College for 2 summer semesters
  • Attended Buffalo State College for 2 years
Advanced Training:
  • Lanza Color class
  • Lanza cutting class
  • Highlighting class
  • Corrective color class
  • Bennifactor cutting class
  • Global Keratin Treatment class
  • full body waxing class
  • up-do and styling lab
  • Mirrabella Makeup class
  • Shellac Nail class
  • Attended hair shows in Baltimore and two in New York city
 

Kayla Boyd

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Hair stylist / Nail tech.

Biography:
Hi, I am Kayla and I love what I  do. My top skills are razor cuts, fades and highlighting.  I also do nails and pedicures and have really grown to love it too. I am excited to build my clients at Cortso's and hope to make many new friends here. When I am not at work I love to hang out with Marley,Kahlua,and Remmi- My dogs! I believe it is important to enjoy the small things in life. For me that is being outdoors, hunting , fishing and just relaxing with my family.

Kristen A Campanella

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Hair Designer

Work 820 Abbott Rd Buffalo, NY 14220 Phone: 825-1576
Biography:
Hi I am Kristen. I have been in the industry for 11 years. I trained at Leon's Studio One and have been working here at CORTO'S  for 10 years! I have a busy life with 3 little kids.  They keep me and my husband on our toes. When I am not home with them I am working every Friday and Saturday. I have the skills to do it all, yet I specialize in Fades. I would love to help you anytime. Please call the salon to book with me.

Elaine Celestino

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Stylist

Shauna Greiner

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Hair Stylist

Biography:
I have been a stylist for 7+ years now, and having worked in a few different places I can say I am super happy to call Corto's my home. Coming here I specialized in men's cuts and through their training I have grown to LOVE color and highlights! We use a great color line called Goldwell and I would love to show you how a new color can make you look. When I am not at work I spend time with my son, and volunteer at as many of his school activities as I can. I hope to see you at Corto's soon!

Amber Grzechowiak

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Hair Designer

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Biography:
Amber is a stylist who can do all that South Buffalo Corto’s offers. Her specialties are formal updo styling, color and corrective color services, and spray tanning, along with being highly trained in all that Corto's offers. Years Licensed: 11 yrs Years working at Corto's: 2 1/2 yrs Formal Training: Erie 2 BOCES @ WD Ormsby Center, Hands on KMS cutting with Robin Sweeney, KMS product education, Hands on Goldwell training in coloring, cutting, and products, Aveda training in color, cutting, and products, Gelish gel nail application training, Paul Mitchell products, Corto’s hair and continuing education classes. Hobbies/Interests: Being a mother to my two children and pets, making people look beautiful, hanging out with my family and friends, enjoying warm weather, and relaxing when I get a moment. What makes you unique: I love my field of work! Knowing that I can make my clients feel and look better makes me feel better. I take pride in my work and am always eager to please. I value my clients by truly listening to their wants/needs and making them happen giving them the satisfaction they are looking for! I love the artistic nature of color, and love to give my clients that want a new style the cut and the Product knowledge to upkeep the same look at home!
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Work Samples: 

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Elisabeth Loeffler

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Hair Stylist

Biography:
I have always loved hair and have a passion to learn. Through Cortos and Goldwell I have learned some amazing techniques with color. With my attention to detail and keen sence of color, your hair will look fabulous with me. In my spare time I paint, play drums, yoga, and being with my loved ones. I have even strated getting inspired on pintrest! I would love to help you create that new look you have been dying to try.

Judy McGuire

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Hair Designer

Phone: 825-1576
Biography:
I graduated from Piccalo School of Hair Design 24 years ago. Much of that time working at Corto's. During my 15 years here I have had the opportunity to take many classes to advance my technique. I attended the Aveda Institute of Technology for cutting classes. Training from Paul Mitchel and Rusk. I've taken advanced classes in color from Goldwell, the color line we use here at Corto's. I love what I do ! I also love to give back. On my time off I enjoy spending time with my family and volunteering with children with Autism.      

Alyssa O'Mara

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Hair Designer

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Biography:
I have been a stylist at Corto's South Buffalo since 2010. I have taken several classes on new styles, techniques, trends, cuts, and colors since the start of my career. I love being able to be creative with every client that sits in my chair and making them feel great when they leave. I specialize in cutting, color, texture services, facial waxing, manicures, make-up, and spray tanning. Please feel free to call 716-825-1576 to book your appointment today! Outside of work I teach dance classes at two studios, one located in South Buffalo and the other in Cheektowaga. I have been dancing for 12 years now and love every minute of it! I'm currently teaching hip hop, modern/contemporary, jazz at the studios. I am also a graduate of Mount Mercy Academy (2006) and went to Buffalo State College for Graphic Design (2009) and studied Cosmetology at Continental School of Beauty in West Seneca (2009).

Ashley Parry

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Hair Designer, Makeup artist

Anniversary: June 8th
Biography:
Graduate of continental beauty school 2009. I have only been at Corto's a short while but I already feel like I'm home. I love being great at every aspect of my job & creating one of a kind looks from color, cut, style, & makeup. I'm a trained technician in Goldwell color, color correction & red colors.  Come & see me for your everyday elegant looks, to something fun & funky! I'm here tuesday through saturday!  

Lynn Polichetti

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Hair Designer

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Biography:
graduated in 1985 from Peter Piccolo School of Hair Design. started my career at Hair Crafters where I worked for 6 years, came to Cortos Salon in 1991. continuous education with goldwell, KMS,  always learning new techniques. specializing in men and woman's cutting and styling, coloring and texture services, waxing and spray tanning.

Jenny Pollina

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Hair Designer

Biography:
Hi, I am Jenny. I have been a stylist for 3 years now and I love what I do! I graduated from Continental 3 years ago and came right to Corto's. I knew I always wanted to work here. They have helped me expand all my talents. I can now offer services beyond hair cuts...I can spray tan, corrective color, tinsel, make up, manicures  and more! In my free time I love to look at the fashion ,hair & makeup trends. I have to keep up to date. What I do best is Color and Blow-outs. I listen and take the time with each client to really get to know what they are looking for. I love to see them smile with the finished product. I would love to help you too.

Anna Roe

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Hair Designer

Biography:
I am a graduate of Continental Beauty School. I have been a stylist for 11 years and worked at Corto's for all of the 11. I am also a Goldwell color specialist. I feel my strengths and skills are bio ionic hair straighteners, color, updos, spray tanning, facial waxing, textures and tinsel. What I am most proud of is being a Mom. I am here Monday -Wednesday and would love to see you.

Bushra Saleh

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Hair Designer

Biography:
I'd like to introduce myself my name is Bushra Saleh and I'm a Senior Stylist at Cortos Salon. I have been in the beauty industry for 12 years now! I'm a graduate of Erie 1 Boces Class of 2000. My passion is to make people look and feel beautiful. I'm highly trained in all aspects of color, cutting, waxing, special occasion styles, spray tanning, makeup, chemical straightening, hair extensions, and keratin treatments. Also I'm known for my blowouts, I can smooth out any type of hair texture. Come see me and you will leave with a bouncy voluminous blowout! From 2002-2005 I worked as a team member for ISO/Joico working alongside many platform artists in the beauty industry. I have also taken extensive training classes in Goldwell & KMS products. I have participated in No Shave November for Family and Child Services. For the past two years, I have had the opportunity to work Mercedez Benz Fashion Week and recently I had the honor of styling reality tv star Alexis Bellino from the House Wives of Orange County.   The beauty industry is my passion, and you'll leave with no regrets. Bushra Saleh