BILANCIO MEANS BALANCE
At Bilancio, we strive to create balance with every service we provide. It is our priority to take into consideration every aspect of our guests’ features; their face shape, skin coloring, and personality are all an integral part in achieving their perfect image. With our artistic expertise, and years of continuing education, we are mindful of using the highest quality products and paying attention to detail throughout the experience. We consider ourselves honored to guide you through the creative process and want you to enjoy the journey in achieving the best look for you!
The Bilancio Team
Master Stylist / Owner
Over the past 15 years Nina has continued to strive for excellence in her industry. She has been passionate about hair as long as she can remember. Taking art classes as a young child, she’s moved through different programs, becoming inspired by all mediums. Watercolor, oils, clothing making, and photography to name a few; she has been the most drawn to hair and make-up because of her love of people and connection. Appreciating the delicate balance between colors and shape; image and perception; it’s her pleasure to help guests feel their best, and create in the process. She is known for her honest advice, and believes the best way to help, is to educate her clients about what she sees; their hair, and the range of possibilities.
Nina continues to be motivated to thrive and grow, always willing to learn new techniques and stay humble. Her love of continuing education, and helping other stylists’ find their potential also keeps her inspired.
Founder of: Bilancio Salon, San Rafael 2008
Joel’s appreciation for the beauty industry and talent in Make-Up Artistry started while assisting his Hairstylist sister Nicole in the Coachella Valley. It wasn’t until a couple years later, he discovered his true passion was in Cosmetology. After moving back to the Bay area, Joel took a position at Salon Bilancio and his determination grew his dream into a reality. He decided to pursue the path of becoming an Aveda Hairstylist while training as an Apprentice under the Owner, and Aveda Master Nina Pelfini. For the past four years, he has had an integral part in the overall workings of the salon. From the “Front of House” to the “Back,” he has been able to create the ultimate experience for any Guest that walks in the door. As he continues to nurture his love of the art of hair, he focuses on continued education to hone his skills and work his way toward becoming an established Stylist. He’s inspired by all aspects of the industry; from cutting and color to ongoing education, being creative, building relationships, making people look and feel beautiful, and so much more. He has been an asset to Guests as well as Bilancio.