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About Us

Privi is the upscale
modern, sophisticated salon
located in the heart of Wellesley, MA

Privi - The ultimate experience in luxury hair care

Privi has the very best in state-of-the-art, modern salon luxuries. From our plush seating and hanging blowdryers to our deluxe shampoo area, we offer cutting edge hair indulgence.

It is our mission to offer the ultimate experience in luxury haircare, tailored to suit every clients personal needs and goals.

Privi is redefining the art of hair by providing clients with the very best in traditional services as well as the latest and greatest in coloring and cutting technologies.

Whether you crave beachy balayage, fun ombréd ends or just soft grey coverage, our talented stylists will help you achieve your best look possible.

Our Services + Treatments

Haircuts and Design

Cut + style
Shampoo + style
Bridal updo: Upon consultation

Hair Color

Single process color
Partial highlight
Full highlight


Keratin Complex
Keratin Blowout
Kérastase Treatment

Meet The Team

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Karen Ricci

Owner and Master Stylist

Karen, our fearless leader, is the brains and talent behind Privi. An accomplished master colorist and stylist with over 15 years as a certified color educator and over 30 years in our industry under her belt, she has never met a color challenge that she couldn't fix. Opening Privi in 2015 was brought on through the desire for a standard of excellence in the beauty industry. Because of her passion for continuous education, she is at the forefront of innovative hair trends and techniques. Her clients flock to her, and for good reason. She is creative, passionate and meticulous. Her vision and motivation helps to commit all the stylists at Privi to providing the highest level of care, creativity and inspiration to our clients. When she is not behind the chair working on her latest masterpiece, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family.

Jennifer Raymond

Lead Stylist and Color Specialist

Jenn brings a chic and artistic flair to her work here at Privi. A perfectionist at heart, she loves taking the time to create original, fresh, wearable looks for her guests. With over a decade in the industry, an easygoing charisma and an artist’s eye, her signature is her attention to detail and her inherent creativity. She is truly passionate about our industry; with its ability to help people look good and feel better, and continuously pursues ways to ensure her work behind the chair is of the highest caliber. She could spend hours perfecting a look, which her guests love her for. As Privi's in-house Kérastase brand Ambassador, she's the go-to girl for real answers on what works for your hair and what doesn't. An avid reader, yoga enthusiast, and lover of all things beautiful, she won't steer you wrong.

Instagram: @mane.dame

Tara O'Brien

Stylist and Color Specialist

Having been in the industry for almost 15 years, Tara brings loads of experience to us here at Privi. As a talented colorist, she has a knack for creating beautiful, dimensional blondes and can give you the icy cool blonde or that perfect mocha glow you crave. She is passionate about remaining on top of the latest trends and holds tons of various certifications, having attended intensive classes and trainings over the years. Tara loves nothing more that trying out a new style on someone looking for a change and believes in creating the look you want but one that also works for your lifestyle. A careful listener, she will help you find a style you love that is easy for you to maintain at home, and back in the salon. As a busy stylist and a busy mother of three boys; she somehow manages to keep the balance in life, and in your hair.

Instagram: @colored_bytara

Robin Carman

Stylist and Color Specialist

Robin has been behind the chair for over 30 fun-filled years, with a passion for creative consistency. A former educator with Dellaria Salons, her specialties range from precision point cutting, color, highlighting, men’s cutting and styling to beachy wave perms. Robin is always working with the latest trends and continues to stay on top of education. She builds long-lasting, trusting relationships with her guests, as listening has always been a vital key to her continued success. Robin is upbeat, full of energy, and gifted with a down-to-earth demeanor and fun-loving sense of humor. She works with various charities and fundraisers in her community. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Instagram: @robincarmanhair

Joan Blair


Joan is a young talented stylist who has been inspired by beauty and fashion from an early age. She got her start at Privi in 2017 and since completing her intensive associate program training she has obtained various certifications; including ones for Keratin Complex smoothing treatments and balayage. State licensed since 2016, she is ambitious and determined to advance her education within our industry to improve her already impressive and fast-growing skill set. She has a knack for enhancing natural beauty and is focused on learning new techniques to stay ahead in the highly competitive world of hair. When not behind the chair, Joan loves to nourish her creative tendencies through painting, thrift shopping and traveling. We expect more great things from her as she continues her career.

Instagram: @joanhairstylist

Hannah Arrandale


Hannah is a wonderful addition to our team, having recently launched onto the floor as a new stylist. Hannah began her career at Privi in 2017 and took on our intensive stylist training program, learning and working directly with owner Karen Ricci. With various certifications already under her belt, Hannah is hungry to expand her existing skills, constantly learning how to create the fun, modern and unique styles she loves. She has a good eye for those edgy fashion colors and trending looks. We know her fashion forward vibe and fun, upbeat outlook will continue to be a valuable asset to the Privi team.

Instagram: @han.thehairwitch


Contact Info

Privi Salon
555 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482
P: 781.23.SALON or 781.237.2566