Learn more about our team, or see our jobs section below if you’re interested in joining our team.

Lisa Cardillo
Lisa CardilloPresident of Salon Operations
Lisa is a co-owner, the Lead Stylist, and the inspiration behind Tough Love Salon. Aside from her experience, certifications, and ongoing education, she has also earned a Senior Cosmetologist license. She takes great pride in leading her team to maintain consistent professional quality, excellent service, and to always be learning and sharing to help others and to help the industry.
Ray Cardillo
Ray CardilloPresident of Business Operations
Ray is a co-owner, Lisa’s husband, and leads all business operations. He is an accomplished professional Software Engineer and Technical Leader who became interested in the salon industry as a result of Lisa’s infectious passion for her craft. In fact, rumor has it that he knows as much about hair science than most cosmetology school graduates.

Our Amazing Team Members

Tori is a graduate of The Temple in Annapolis and her cheery attitude makes her such a joy to be around! She’s a reliable team member, a great performer, and represents our core values well. Her education and skills are well rounded, and she’s always staying up to date, so you’re sure to have a great experience with her!
Alexa is Lisa’s daughter and was her apprentice for several years before obtaining her own license. She has a great attention to detail, always stays current with modern techniques and trends, and excels with modern styling and updos. Since she was formally trained by Lisa, you can be confident that any service Alexa performs will be to the same standards of excellence that Lisa demands for herself.
Now Hiring
Now HiringAmazing Stylists
See our JOBS section below for more details. If you want to learn more about us, then we want to learn more about you!!

Job Opportunities

Hair Stylist / Commission / Booth Rental
Severna Park, Full-time, Part-time, Contractor, Chair Rental
We are seeking hair stylists with existing clients, good skills, and a great personality. We're willing to be flexible for stylists that fit well.