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Christian Gartrell- Master Artist/Manager

Christian has been named VanGar’s Prodigy. He has mastered the art of mid-century hairdressing, from the Art Deco era to the Modern era. “I love to get inspired from A list celebrities and I’m fascinated with their glamorous looks.” His focus is in precision cutting, which he has studied under the best in our industry at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, New York. He also specializes in men’s cutting, and advanced color techniques such as Balayage and the infamous Ombre.“In Hampton Roads you will be pampered like a star from Beverly Hills.” 

VanGar the Salon professionals are continually educated on the latest trends and techniques to transform your look with styles inspired by the fashion runways from around the world. VanGar professionals understand how to listen to your needs and provide you with a thorough consultation so you can be comfortable and confident during your salon experience.

Our professional products allow you to re-create your salon look at home. Made with organic and natural pure flower and plant ingredients, these products are proven to have powerful results, all while protecting and preserving our environment.


Amanda -Owner 

Christian - Master Artist/ Manager

Amanda Garcia-Owner

It's hard to put into words my love for this industry. I have dedicated most of my life to being a hairstylist and now having the privilege to be an owner is a true blessing. owning a salon provides me the opportunity to provide the clients and staff with the best possible environment. At VanGar we are excited to be a part of this incredible new movement in the Organic industry. The products and color that we use permits anyone to receive an amazing service without running the risk of being harmful to their health. This is the place where beauty, health, and wellness combine for the ultimate experience!

Owner of VanGar the salon since March of 2007 and licensed since 1999. Amanda has had extensive training in cuts and advanced color techniques. She has attended the worlds largest color event in Miami, Florida and other educational events in major cities as well as hosting classes in her own salon. Organic Color certified 2013.