Nyree Laboy

Nyree is a graduate of Schenectady High school currently attending Cosmetology school at Paul Mitchell School in Schenectady, NY. Besides hair, Nyree has a passion for teaching liturgical dance at her church as well as singing in her church choir. She works very well with children and would like to specialize in braiding and natural hair. She hopes to excel and learn more as she gain experience here at Jades.

Arielle Roberts

After graduating with a dual Bachelors of Arts in English and African Studies, a Master of Science and a certificate of advanced study in Educational Administration and Policy studies from the University at Albany; Arielle always knew she had an underlying passion for hair. She went on to pursue her education in hair at the Orlo School of Hair Design in Albany, NY where she graduated in 2016. She also owns her own hair extension line called 'Hair By Arie', in which she started in 2015. Arielle's future goals here at Jades Hair Envy are to continue to further her educational hair knowledge, while ensuring that she is meeting all of her clients needs. She loves to make sure that everyone who walks into Jades Hair Envy is getting the best experience from her, whether she is assisting, shampooing or doing their hair. Her specialty is in hair care, colors, cuts, and natural hair straightening.

Maiya Boykin

Maiya is our ball of energy at the shop. Her spunky personality makes her a great asset to Jades Hair Envy. Maiya is a graduate of Austin's Beauty School in Albany, NY. She prides herself on her up to date color trends as well as her round-brush techniques.

Karen Mergel

Karen has always been passionate for helping others. She previously worked as a CNA for 10 years. While working as a CNA, she came to realize her true passion for being a stylist. She began to pursue her dream and graduated from the Equal Opportunity Center (EOC) in Troy, NY on January of 2017. She specializes in kids styles and braids and is very eager to learn new techniques.