Mane Society was established in 2019 by founders and owners Kat Martinez and Lacey Weinberger. Together both Kat and Lacey’s journey into the industry began in Downtown Pleasanton, a combined of 28 years ago. Their bond is one like no other. They both began their career together and dove into the fundamentals of the industry. Being influenced by the leaders of the hair world like Bumble & Bumble and Oribe to name a few. Both worked as a team for 6 years where they implemented the salons Color and Cutting Education program for all future junior stylist. After being in a large team-based salon for more than 7 years; their journey to independence began and has continued to grow 12+ years later. Kat and Lacey’s unique experiences together have played a huge role into the stylist, salon owners, and women they have become today.
Mane Society is cultivated by a group of passionate an progressive artists that support the same set of principles Kat and Lacey follow. We can’t wait to show support, strength, and inspiration to other fellow hairstylist
“When you get to certain age, you gotta go gangster”
THE MANE SOCIETY TEAM
BOOK WITH KARLA
KARLA is a breath of fresh air! You can often find her in the salon vibing off of other stylists. She finds herself inspired by other artist’s work and their story. It’s a healthy competitive drive to see how far other stylist’s have come with their pure talent, hard work, and dedication to in return push herself. Karla has a passion and eye for color, she may be a little bias to blondes but loves it all. “Creating custom colors for each one of my clients is magical.” She loves seeing a vision through, it’s intriguing to see how with an open-minded client the creative options are endless. In Karla’s free time you can find her loving on friends and family. Being outdoors hiking in nature puts her in her happy place!
BOOK WITH SHERI
SHERI is a master stylist with over 30 years of experience in the hair industry. Sheri prides herself in providing clients with a comprehensive hair care menu. Some of her specialities include all methods of hair extensions, custom coloring, certified smoothing treatments, special event hair and more. She attended the Bumble and Bumble Academy in New York and is always staying up to date on the latest hair industry trends and styling techniques. Each and every client is special to her and she strives to make everyone look and feel their best. Sheri is always will to go above and beyond for her clients because she is passionate about the creativity and personalization of your hair. Outside of the salon, you can find Sheri spending time with her family, gardening her infamous roses, cooking up a storm, and breaking a sweat at aBarre Class or on her beloved Pelaton.
BOOK WITH JOANI
JOANI’S passion for hair has driven her to have a successful career as a hairstylist for over 30 years. Joani has been able to see the industry evolve through both the eyes of a hairstylist and salon owners prescriptive, letting her value the salon in every facet. She began her training at Ponce Beauty College in Santa Clara, Ca where she found her love for precision haircutting techniques. In the salon she specializes in haircuts, color and a fabulous blowout. Outside of the salon you will find her snuggling with her two doggies, spending time with her family and heading for the sun down to Palm Springs.
BOOK WITH JOANNA
JOANNA has been in the industry going on 13 years, her knowledge and love for hair-color is deeply rooted! Her foundation comes from an immense amount of training with Goldwell. Joanna loves to get her hands on a rich brunette or a bright blonde. She often finds that her inspiration comes from her fellow co-workers. Seeing how they interpret their clients wants and needs to create beautiful looks pushes and excites her. Outside of the salon, you can find her at a Barre class, cooking something yummy, or spending time with her beautiful family.
BOOK WITH LACEY
LACEY, Co-Founder and Owner of Mane Society has been is the hair industry going on 13 plus years. Lacey prides herself in pampering and catering to her loyal clientele and ensuring each experience feels like their first one. Lacey’s journey into the industry began with a strong passion for hair color and Men's haircuts. Education is something she holds dear to her heart! You'll often find her taking advanced technique classes and passing what she's learned onto others. Lacey's motto is "being in a place of discomfort is where the magic happens". Aside from being a hairstylist and salon owner, she's a wife and mama to a handsome little boy. In her spare time you can find her soaking up her little man, out on motorcycle ride with her hubby, or an occasional music festival.
BOOK WITH KAT
KAT, Co-Founder and Owner to Mane Society has been a stylist for over 13 years. She prides herself on getting to know the client on a deeper level while aiming to deliver their “dream hair.” Kat knows the industry is saturated with hairstylist and now a days everyone is a specialist; so she never takes each client that’s in her chair for granted. She knows that “coasting” in a small span of time eventually leads to complacency in her craft and there is no room for that! Education is a passion of hers and if permitted she would be in several classes each quarter; but that’s where her own little family keeps her grounded. She’s a strong headed wife, mom to a crazy little boy, and loves being surrounded by her extended family. Being an owner and hairstylist is her “ish” and wouldn’t trade it for a thing!