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Our Approach

Our Story

HairTech the Salon was conceived in the spring of 2009 by Darnell and Eretta Shields to meet the growing industry demand for providing quality beauty care services with a personal touch. HairTech the Salon works with each client to develop and provide styling solutions that are customized to their needs. At HairTech the Salon, service is designed to be an experience of modern and innovative beauty care.

Our Approach

HairTech the Salon is dedicated to providing the ultimate salon experience. Our comfortable and upscale environment attracts traditional and novel clients, while our professionalism inspires trust and satisfaction.

Our #1 goal is to provide clients with individualized care in an environment aligned with today’s growing demand for modernized amenities with expected services.

Our Story

Meet the Team


Eretta Shields

Co-Owner & Master Stylist

Eretta brings 15 years of expertise to HairTech the Salon. She attended Pivot Point International Academy for Hair Design, and Canella School of Hair Design, graduating with a diploma in cosmetology. Prior to owning HairTech the Salon, Eretta served as a lead stylist at Shear Elegance Beauty Salon for 5 years and 4 years of apprenticeship under senior cosmetologist and HairTech the Salon Founder, Rochelle Shields. Eretta also has 7 years of professional experience in the retail industry.

Civic Leadership Academy Fellow Darnell Shields in the studio at Edelstone Center Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, on the University of Chicago campus.    (Robert Kozloff/The University of Chicago)

Darnell Shields

Co-Owner & Master Barber

Darnell brings 17 years of expertise to HairTech the Salon. Representing the beauty and entertainment industry as an award winning barber stylist, professional model and performer since 1993, Darnell is a recipient of the 2002 Master Barber of the Year Award and numerous national modeling campaigns for L’Oreal USA, Harley Davidson, and American Family Insurance.


Towanna Amos

Master Stylist

Towanna is a hairstyling professional with over 30 years of experience. Specializing in precision haircutting and haircoloring, Towanna's artistic vision is timeless.

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