Thee Beauty Salon Mastering the Art of Cosmetology Circa 1988

Evolution of Byutie

Joseph Gurley has been mastering the artistry of cosmetology since 1988. After the tutelage of education courses, mentors and employment opportunities in the cosmetology field where he acquired a large client following and exposure to many multi-faceted arenas requesting his expertise; it is was a natural inclination and process to develop Byutie (pronounced Beauty).  Byutie was established in 2007 and is located at 707 Twinridge Lane in Richmond, Virginia; directly off of Midlothian Turnpike and Providence Road in the Twin Ridge Office Park, surrounded by a well developed and protected community consisting of the Chesterfield Police Department, all-inclusive retirement residences and multitude of businesses; all tucked in a welcoming environment for all to commune.


The neighborhood invokes the atmosphere of harmony, wellness and solitude, which are staples of Byutie's message of overall Beauty!

MEET:  Owner | Hair Stylist | Makeup Artist | State Examiner-State of VA Cosmetology Licensing Board
Joseph Gurley (Joe)


The Owner of Byutie Hair Salon, Joseph Gurley is a much sought after artist with a reputation for providing
specialized and individualized services for the care, maintenance and development of his clients hair and
unparalleled artistry in hair styling and make up enhancements.


The work of Joseph affectionately known as Joe can be described as nothing short of incredible. Originating
from and educated in New York; in the Richmond Public Schools system and the Flair Beauty Institute, his
unparalleled artistry in both hairstylings’ and make up enhancements have been utilized by the world
renowned Luster Products hair care products line as one of their Platform Artists and Regional Trainers. 


A believer in education and excellence and recognized for his expertise, Joe has provided training for upcoming
artists at Mr. J’s Hair in Motion in Richmond, Virginia where he taught hair cutting classes, Romell Duresseau in
New York where he did training in applying make up to enhance beauty, Luster Products in Chicago, Illinois  where he provided training for new and upcoming platform artists.  Joe is a Certified State Examiner for the State of Virginia Cosmetology Licensing Board and has many cosmetologist credits that are documented on the
Media and Publications page. 
VIEW "Joseph's Portfolio"  

MEET:  Cosmetologist:  Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist
Carlette Jefferson

Native of South Carolina, Carlette Jefferson is licensed as a cosmetologist with a decade plus years of experience
beginning with her education at Empire Beauty School  in Richmond, Virginia.  Following her educational
academia, she has honed her skills and artistry at familiar businesses such as JCPenney Salon, DC Artistry
and Salon's Chesterfield.


Beauty is identified in the eye of the beholder and as nature would have it, Carlette also possess the skills
to collaborate and incorporate her cosmetology skills with the fusion of Fashion Apparel, Weddings, Proms
and Photography Shoots. 


Carlette's visions are boundless, where at Byutie she strives to be on the cutting edge of trends, styles and
transformation for the clients who grace her with their presence from simple to spectacular.  Along with the 
cosmetology skills, Carlette exemplifies the abilities and aptitudes for great communication, consultation skills, creative
bend for good-looking design and the recommendation for product regimens to enhance and maintain ones essence. Carlette's chair awaits the next satisfied customer!  VIEW
"Carlette's Portfolio" 


(pronounced Beauty)