About The Black Swan

The Black Swan is a hair and skin care boutique located in Vero Beach, Florida. We offer hair and skin focused services ranging from cut, color and weddings to custom skin services, gentlemen shaves and chemical peels. Our staff delivers the highest possible professional care in a cozy and intimate environment. 

Justina Gioia


Justina Gioia is the owner of The Black Swan and has been a professional stylist for 8 years. She began her career by apprenticing at some of New York City's most exclusive salons. After several years of learning from Celebrity Stylists, she moved back to Vero Beach and in May 2012 she opened The Black Swan. Her favorite clients to work on are those that say "I can't find anyone who can do my hair right!" She is an expert cutter and colorist. 

​"If you want your hair exactly the way you envision it, Justina is the right hair stylist for you. I have been going to her for 3 years and I have never been disappointed. How many women can say that!"

Tara N. Sebastian,fl

Kathy P. Vero Beach, FL


Valeri DiGloria


Valeri has been a stylist for over 7 years. She started her career by apprenticing at Daniel David Day Spa, one of the finest salons in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. She perfected her skills while working as a hairstylist & make-up artist for The Florida Grand Opera in downtown Miami, as well as several independent films in Miami Beach. She relocated to Sebastian in 2011 and started working at the Black Swan in 2013. Her passion is to bring current style, color and vitality to all her clients, while exceeding their expectations. 

"I have been going to Valeri for over a year now and you won't catch me going to anyone else! She knows just the right color and style for me and I'm always thrilled with the results! She is also very flexible and willing to work around my busy schedule. I would definitely recommend her to anyone!"


                                                      -Danielle S.

The Owner


Cindy Hodgson

Cindy is our wonderful assistant and apprentice. She works our front desk, shampoos our lovely clients, and is learning to do hair professionally. She is orignally from Miami and moved to Vero in 1998. She finished cosmetology school in june 2013, and looks foward to making a career as a stylist. 

Acacia Clark


Acacia is a certified professional makeup artist. She was born in New York State and has lived in Florida for 13 years. She became a makeup artist because she wanted to pursue what she truly loves, accentuating a woman’s natural beauty. She has a passion for making women feel gorgeous and to make you feel your absolute prettiest no matter what the occasion. She enjoys the challenge of accommodating each of her client’s specific needs and concerns and achieving her goal of highlighting each woman’s gorgeous features. While we come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, she believe every woman is naturally Alluring! As a freelance makeup artist, she has worked on women of various age groups with different skin types, tones and needs. Acacia's experience is multidimensional. As an artist she is flexible and accommodating; her clients always come first. Her goal is to achieve the look they love. "I love makeup that is both glamorous and natural. I enjoy teaching clients the best way to achieve their desired results at home, so they can look fresh and fabulous every day!"


Leah Bennett

Leah is our amazing esthetician. She was born and raised in Florida and studied at Space Coast Massage Health Institute. Leah specializes in anti-aging skin care and loves working on acneic skin. She creates a relaxing environment and intensely focuses on the needs of her clients. Her favorite service is our "Elemental" facial. It allows her to concentrate on creating custom techniques to best  improve your skin and also allowing you to relax and feel refreshed. "As an admirer of the actresses of the past, age-less beauty and porcelain skin has inspired me to help my clients achieve Hollywood worthy skin!"


Becky Bazyler

Becky Bazyler comes to The Black Swan Salon with 30 years of comprehensive expertise in the cosmetology field as both a stylist and previous local salon owner. Her dedication to continuing education has led her to become a master colorist and stylist with extensive training in foil highlights, corrective coloring, extensions and keratin treatments. She also specializes in working with clients who have very fine hair. Becky's clients know "they don't leave my chair until they are beyond satisfied!" 


Kat Kruse

Kat has been a stylist for 5 years, after interning at a prestigious beachside salon she ventured to a high volume, high-paced salon floor of a corporate company. With a thirst for knowledge and a desire to perfect her craft she continues to expand her skills. Specializing in cutting and color, Kat is also a licensed Barber.

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