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Meet The Team Member

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Ruby Devine

Owner/Stylist/International Educator

Ruby Devine has been in the beauty industry since 2000. Some of Ruby's most notable and recent accomplishments include traveling internationally representing herself as an independent educator and now representing one of the industry's leading color lines, Pulp Riot.


Now as the proud owner of The LABoratory, she leads her dynamic team of stylists daily to help bring the ultimate beauty services and experiences to the DMV area.


The LABoratory is considered an "all around" service salon. We take on clients ranging from ages 4-84. Ruby Devine and her team specialize in dynamic color services such as blonding, balayage, and fashion color.

Josselyn Silva

Level 3 Stylist

Josselyn Silva is a DMV native raised in Arlington VA. She has been a part of the beauty industry since 2014. She is passionate, creative and focused! She loves blonding, balayage, and a variety of fashion color techniques as well as the challenges of corrective color.  She especially loves  when hair looks natural and seamless all the while looking effortlessly "lived in". The other part that is so dear to her is the opportunity to make connections with clients. Being able to bring their desires to fruition is her real joy. The creative freedom, challenge and the fact that there is always room for improvement is the other parts she enjoys so much about this dynamic industry.

As a member of the team at The Lab, she gets to explore all of these facets and grow daily ensuring that her daily work is fulfilling and rewarding not only to her, but to all of her loving an loyal clients. 

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Alexis Olerta

Level 3 stylist , operations manager and in house education coordinator

Alexis Hall has been in the beauty industry almost all of her life. First assisting as a little girl in her grandmothers salon, her love for hair and salon relationships grew.

A native of VA from Springfield, Alexis has been working in the industry since 2015. Within those years she's already traveled the world helping put on shows with product lines like Antidot pro, Malibu C and Pulp Riot.

She really enjoys creating colorful fashion colors and dimensional blondes. Her favorite thing about working at The LAB is being around such creative and talented people that she can bounce ideas off of. 

Molly Genovese

Level 2 Stylist 

Molly is new to the DMV by way of Massachusetts. She's been a licensed stylist since 2011 and has a BA in business administration. 


​Molly is an American Board Certified Hair Colorist. She enjoys staying up to date with all hair color and cutting trends for all textures and has a special passion for balayage and lived-in looks that help enhance someone's natural hue.


​As the newest member to the team at the LABoratory, she brings over a decade of experience. She's excited to develop a new clientele and provide high quality services to everyone that comes in.

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Sofia Alzerecca 

Level 1 Stylist

Sofia is a DMV native who's been in the hair industry since 2016. She knew as soon as soon as she finished high school that she wanted to go into cosmetology. Sofia found home within the industry and has been loving and learning every step of the way. Her passions include haircutting and color ranging from traditional color works to transformative blonding, balayage and fashion colors. She especially loves creating a personalized journey for any of your hair goals, in color, health, and ideal cut for the cherry on top of your new look.

Sonya Keefer 


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Lauren Ibanez


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April Fernandez 


...Bio coming soon

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Our Services

Quality Services for Dashing Results

Please Note: all services are subject to change based off the length, density, and difficulty of the desired end result.
***A 48 hour notice is required to change or cancel an appointment. Failure to do so will result in a charge equal to half the amount of the starting price of scheduled appointment. 
***All services are a la carte, meaning chemical and conditioning services do not include blowout/styled finishes.
***Please disclose if length, density or texture may require extra time to complete service.
*** Please do not bring companions or children to a service if they're not receiving a service. Any additional guest that arrive without an appointment will be asked to wait outside of studio, or your service will be rescheduled for a later date and be subject to our late cancel charge. NO EXCEPTIONS!


stand alone service

This is perfect to add shine or tone out unwanted hues typically for blondes and balayage, but also great to add richness and shine to any color canvas


T-zone color retouch

Retouching the first inch or less of new growth around the front of the hairline and down your part line to give you more time in between your color services. (Think “T” shaped subsection of hair)


Root retouch

Coloring from scalp to one inch or less out covering only new growth


Full color

One shade of color applied from scalp to ends of hair


Full Bleach (blonde/platinum)

**Consultation Required

This is for our full blonde or "bleach and tone" clients. 


Bleach retouch

**Consult required

This is for all full blonde retouches ( retouching only the first inch or less of new growth). This is for clients with not more than 4-6 weeks of new growth. More than that is considered a "color correction"


"Money piece" 

This is a perfect "in between" service for all of our dynamic blondes and balayage clients. This is to give that pop of lightness back around the face.

"Halo highlight"

Perfect for those looking for a little Devine Intervention. This highlight service sits between a "money piece" service and a "partial highlight" in terms of coverage and is ideal for in between balayage or babylight service.     

Partial highlight/lowlight

Traditional partial foil highlight or lowlight placement. Outlining the whole hairline and the "mohawk" section

Full highlight/lowlight

A full head of foiled highlights or lowlights to add dimension to the hair

Partial balayage or balayage retouch

Hand painted highlights within the interior or the hair from the bottom of the crown and up to the front hairline 


Full balayage

A full head of hand painted highlights. Balayage is designed to give not more than 2-4 levels of lift and a gradient highlighted effect.

Partial Babylight

perfect for those in-between full baby light or to break up the new growth on a balayage but maintain optimum blonde tone


Full babylight

Full head of tightly weaved foiled highlights to give the ultimate blonde with minimum dimension.


"The Full Monty" Babylights/balayage/highlight/shadow root and tone

**Consult required

This is blonding service uses 4 different techniques all wrapped up in one to create the most optimal blonde with slight dimension (Think Pinterest bonding)

Fashion color

**Consult required

Fashion color appointments apply to those who want any color of the rainbow that doesn't occur naturally in hair color. This does NOT include color corrective fashion color (going from one side of the color wheel to the other) or those wanting silver, grey or pastels (those requiring blonding of more than 4 levels lighter would be categorized as "corrective color") . 

***NOTE: Fashion color MUST be done on pre lightened ("bleached") hair. Price increase for intricate placement or multiple color melting


Fashion color touchup

**Consult required

Fashion color touch up appointments apply to those who want any color not occurring in natural hair colors. Wanting to just reapply over what is already existing canvas and within  the same color family, etc. Pinks-purples, blues-greens, oranges-reds. This service does NOT include relightening your new growth


Fashion color that lives in the interior of the hair making it concealable and convertible. 

A term and technique created by Ruby Devine herself.

Color Correction

consultation required

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