Salon & Spa Staff
The Focal Point Salon & Spa Staff
Have you had the pleasure of a truly wonderful and relaxing salon visit? At Focal Point Salon & Spa, we value our clients greatly. Therefore, we select our staff carefully to ensure you will have the highest treatment possible. Our experienced professionals have the talent, skill, and education necessary to give you the best hair look on a consistent basis. Your new stylist will soon become your trusted advisor. If you feel you may benefit from some hair treatments, we can offer advice and suggestions, using professional-grade products on your hair at all times.
Dr. Taghizadeh-MD FACS
Hello there, I’m Dr. Taghizadeh, but my staff and most of my patients refer to me as Dr. T. I’m glad that you’ve chosen our practice to take care of your medical esthetics needs. I’ve come to Phoenix with the goal of providing exceptional care to all guests. When you entrust our practice with your needs, rest assured that our entire team is dedicated to providing the proper course of treatment for your needs. We also take pride in offering the latest procedures and techniques available in the medical cosmetic industry. I’m constantly interfacing with some of the country’s most prominent cosmetic device and product manufacturers to stay on top of the newest devices and treatments on the market and find new, innovative ways to help guests look their best.
Hair Health Expert/Stylist
Arora graduated from the East Valley Institute of Technology at the same time as she graduated High School, can you say “overachiever” :). She also completed an extensive year-long apprenticeship program. Her love for the industry was driven from prior self-image issues and she wanted to have the ability to provide an outlet of beauty to her guests. Arora’s expertise is in doing creative color, updos, highlights, balayage, and platinum hair. Arora believes in working with her guests to educate them on all possible options and developing a bond for great results and a great relationship.
Samie is an Arizona native and a third generation Cave Creeker. Her goal is to make everyone fall in love with their hair upon leaving her chair. With her lively personality, it’s hard to be in her presence without smiling! Samie is a certified master of hair extensions and specializes in all extension methods. Since getting her license in 2011, she has been able to specialize in men’s cuts, women’s cuts & trendy colors & styles, and make-up. Looking to find that confidence back in yourself? Schedule your next appointment with Samie and let this little country girl give you some big city hair love!
As an Arizona native, Riley grew up in Cave Creek and has always had a passion for skin and helping others live their best self. After graduating from Penrose Academy with an aesthetics license and getting her Laser Certification in 2014 at National Laser Institute, she jumped into the aesthetics world with both feet. She specializes in skin care and strives to help guests feel beautiful and confidant in their skin.
Riley enjoys working out, hiking, and spending time with her family when she’s not making the world more beautiful!
Allyson is a 2018 graduate of Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics (SWINA). She received her aesthetician license & became a certified laser technician because of her love for making people look & feel their best & to help them achieve the best aesthetic results. Her biggest reward is when she can provide a solution to her guests that make them leave with a smile on their face! Ally looks forward to diagnosing & treating concerns of all her guests!
As a Native Arizonan, growing up & continuing to reside in picturesque Fountain Hills, in her free time she enjoys being outdoors, sitting next to a campfire with family & friends, kayaking, camping, shooting, & boating.
Guest Relations Manager
Cassie is an Arizona native, wife, & mom who has always been involved in the beauty industry. With a Bachelor’s of Social Theory from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN, people are her specialty. After graduation she moved back to Arizona & pursued endeavors within the health & fitness community. On the weekends you can almost always find her on the softball field playing or coaching. With all of her passions coming together in one place, she is excited to be the next asset of Focal Point!
Michael is a Texas native but has called Arizona home since 2018. He brings extensive knowledge from the world of health, fitness, sales, marketing, and leadership. Although he is new to our industry, he has been an entrepreneur his whole life, owning several businesses in various industries. These experiences provided him with what he is known best for: his ambition, no quit attitude, and encouraging people to put their best self forward. Michael is looking forward to making connections, building relationships, and helping provide a roadmap to help you live the best version of yourself.