BEX is nestled in the beautiful Stockade historic district. We pride ourselves on offering quality beauty services and products. We provide a relaxing atmosphere for guests to indulge with a wash room dedicated to the art of the head massage. Our beauty experts are trained in-house which plays a big role in the quality of the services provided. We celebrate the history of Schenectady with a blow dry menu that showcases different styling options with excerpts on women that have made a difference. BEX is a certified Green Circle Salon and we carry the best in the industry with Kevin Murphy products, packaged with Ocean Waste Plastic. ​Upstate NY can expect beauty excellence from their experience at BEX.

REBECCA “BEX” CLEARY,
CEO & BEAUTY EXPERT

CEO & co- founder Bex began her career at PMTS Schenectady & then went on to earn her specialty in haircutting at NYC’s mizu salon. From there Bex went on to build a successful beauty business in Austin, TX. Bex was inspired by the rejuvenation of Schenectady and felt the community would benefit from high quality hair services. Bex therefore decided it was time to stand apart from traditional salons and raise the market bar with beauty expertise! Bex is a professional beauty expert that loves making others feel like a better version of themselves.

Pronouns: She/Her

Star sign: Scorpio 

As well as a nickname for the founder, BEX also serves an acronym for“Beauty Experience” performed by a “Beauty Expert.”

OLIVIA, BEAUTY EXPERT

Olivia’s passion for hair began in 2014 as a future professional at Paul Mitchell the School in Schenectady.  As a professional, she remained local and grew a clientele. Her love for hair grew as she was able to join her values of comradery and positivity. Olivia’s love for teaching and learning led Olivia back to her roots at PMTS Schenectady to become a Learning Leader in Cosmetology. Olivia joined the BEX team in September of 2019. She continues to grow as a beauty expert under the direction of Bex Cleary. She is specializes in styling and haircutting.

Pronouns: She/her/them/they

Star Sign: Scorpio

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PEADAR, PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-founder, CMO & photographer Peadar began his love for photography while living in Austin, TX. He was surrounded by creatives and soon realized that cameras would be his creative outlet. Peadar keeps his finger on the pulse of the industry through his sales and marketing background. He loves street and lifestyle photography, he feels beautiful pictures should represent a moment in time.

Pronouns: He/him 

Star sign: Leo 

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GENEVIEVE, APPRENTICE
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MICHAEL, COLORIST

Hailing from Massachusetts, Michael has been in the industry upwards of 5 years. Michael began his professional career at Paul Mitchell The School Schenectady, where he learned about the facets of the industry and flourished under his like minded mentors. Michael has worked and grown his craft locally in the Capital Region, he began his career by completing an intensive color apprenticeship where he fell in love with corrective color, blonding, balayage, extensions, and fashion colors. Michael is passionate about color, he believes it’s where science and art come together to create magic. Michael also has a background in Psychology and Business management, and truly values the guest experience. Michael agrees with 99% of the population that the shampoo is the best part!

Pronouns: He/him/them/they

Star sign: Gemini

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