• A Lake Tahoe Hair and Wedding Salon


Our company background

Jon and Judy Wallace have owned Cut Loose for over 14 years and were Paul Mitchell National Educators for over 20 years. Two of the original Paul Mitchell educators, they have traveled extensively all over the country to teach other stylists the Paul Mitchell secrets of beautiful, cutting edge hair styles and hair color.

If you have the chance to visit the salon, stop by and have a chat. The Cut Loose staff is always happy to answer questions about hair styling, extensions, Brazilian Blowouts and Paul Mitchell products.

Our Team



12 years as a stylist She loves changing the fabric of the hair, whether it be a smoothing technique, coloring or edgy haircuts. Her make-up skills for wedding & special occasions are flawless. Mother of 2 active boys Loves living in Tahoe, season changes and learning the latest cuts and colors!

Jon Wallace


Jon has over two decades of experience as a stylist, salon owner and innovator, and he specializes in cuts, colors, perms, hair extensions (100% real human hair that is not glued but weaved in) and hair relaxing (hair straightening) Jon's technique of hair straightening exceeds customers' expectations, especially those who have had poor experiences in the past and have almost given up on having perfectly straight and healthy hair. If you are looking for an alternative to a full day of Japanese hair straightening, ask Jon about his less expensive and healthier hair relaxing technique.

Judy Wallace


Judy has over 40 years of experience as a hair stylist and colorist. She strives to help all her clients to feel relaxed, and to have fun during their visit at the salon. Her specialties are color, cuts, perms, relaxers and updos. A longtime educator for Paul Mitchell she knows how to help clients find the right hair cut and hair style for their shape of face, frame and lifestyle. She is the go-to stylist when a client is thinking of a dramatic or subtle change in hair color. She believes that hair color should have both light and depth and grow-out gracefully.