Born in Brooklyn, New York, Janene grew up in a large Italian family.  Her Mother, several aunts and cousins, were all stylists running successful salons.  Janene has always been entrenched in the cutting edge of the beauty and wellness industry, as well as personally being licensed in Scottsdale, Albuquerque, Dallas, and Orange County for over two decades.  Her clientele has included Hollywood personalities, jet-setters, and countless loyal clients that have come from near and far to see her.  Janene uses her intuitive ability to capture every client's natural beauty and expand upon it.  She takes the time to know her clients to better to analyze each clients personality, bone structure, and lifestyle before collaborating the best look for them.

Janene has been featured numerous times as a featured stylist for Rolfs Salon (named busiest salon in United States- 2000) on Arizona's Monday Morning Makeovers channel 3 live television segment and many Expo main stages as a platform artist.

Janene has trailblazed our industry working as lead stylist for numerous runway shows for Badgley Mischka, Nicole Miller, Carolina Herrera, Nordstroms, and Neiman Marcus, to name a few. 

Janene currently specializes in Hot Heads Extensions.  She will book hair or makeup services by special request only.


Charity work has always been a huge part of Janene's life, and as former Mrs New Mexico America 2010 she has dedicated many hours to support great causes such as Susan G. Komen for the cure, Fresh Start, A New Day, The United Way, Locks of Love, Denver Children's Hospital, Make a Wish, and Joy Junction. She continues this effort through Gisova, supporting local causes such as Oceana and Freedom Ride, making a positive difference in her community. 

Janene is happily engaged to international vocalist/ entertainer, Mark Verabian, (co-owner of Gisova) and has two teenage daughters and two soon to be step daughters. Janene resides in Orange County.


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