Ricky T's Salon    

1 Northfield Plaza
560 Frontage Rd. Suite 101A
Northfield, IL 60093


About Ricky....

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A seasoned stylist of over 28 years, Ricky Strauss consistently delivers the highest degree of skill and artistry to all his clients, and always with just the right touch of flare.  A master of color, texture and line, he can create an overall look that compliments the best of you -- your color, your style.  He likes infusing shape and texture with a splash of fun to create a look that's fresh and exciting.  Ricky also has cultivated a devoted following for his precision scissor and razor cuts for men including beard trims and shaping. 

Growing up in the Chicago area, Ricky completed Pivot Point Cosmetology School in 1984 and quickly joined stylist Terry Burns on Oak Street as Assistant.  At the age of 22, Ricky opened his own salon, The Hair Depot and had a large and successful business in Vernon Hills for 18 years.  Ricky's next move was to create a totally new environment for his clients where he can give his full attention and skill in a more intimate setting - thus creating Ricky T's Salon, now in its new location in Northfield.

"For me, the client's comfort and trust in me come first.  I want them to know I'm hearing their wishes and want to be a part of making their vision a reality”.  Ricky has spent years perfecting his skills through hard work and continued education while cultivating his own sense of style and aesthetic.  “The best classroom for me is the world around me. I'm constantly inspired by the styles I see everyday whether its some adventurous woman sporting beautiful streaks of color or the latest trends from a specific region - like the great asymmetric cuts I recently saw in Barcelona.”

And the T in the name?  Terrific, Thoughtful, Talented, Tremendous, Truthful, Trusting come to mind.  There may just be another answer but you'll have to ask Ricky in person.