5215 Wellington Avenue, Ste 200

Wellington Plaza, Ventnor, NJ 08406


email: dajahairsalon@gmail.com

business hours:

Mon - Sat, 10 am to 6 pm

extended hours by appt

Daja Hair Salon WINNER

Best Salon in South Jersey 2017

Best of the Best Awards 2016


Barber (Gold) / Salon (Silver)

in South Jersey 2016

5 Star Rated Salon

5 Star Rated Reviews


our promise

to you...

We are committed to having each and every valuable client leave Daja Hair Salon having been treated with talent, respect, extraordinary customer service and artistry. Our Daja Salon team members are trained with educators in the most advanced techniques and products. We promise to constantly maintain and upgrade our services as to better serve you, promoting trust and loyal patronage.


James Armanini

Daja Salon Owner

professional stylist schedule

david velasco* ~ tuesday thru saturday

ashley gillian* ~ tuesday thru saturday

christian scott ~ monday thru friday, appointment suggested 

katie reese ~ monday, thursday, friday & saturday

                   appointment suggested

sadia mita ~ on call

* stylist requires advanced appointment

** stylist schedule is subject to change with out notice

our staff

James Armanini


David Velasco

Manager, Master Stylist / Colorist

Linda Armanini

Salon Operations Manager

Ashley Gillian

Professional Stylist

Sadia Mita

Professional Stylist

Katie J. Reese

Professional Stylist

Christian Scott

Professional Stylist

Daja Hair Salon:     phone: 609.822.1652    email: dajahairsalon@gmail.com    address: 5215 Wellington Avenue, Ste 200, Ventnor, NJ 08406    

business hours:  Monday - Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm, extended hours by appt     facebook: www.facebook.com/daja.hair

Christian graduated from Pramus Catholic High School, then attended Ramapo College, for Art and Chemistry. Afterwards, he graduated from Jolie Health and Beauty Academy. Working at various salons to learn the industry, Christian found his home at Daja, bringing his meticulous skills and experience to our salon.

Graduated from Buena Regional High School and began a 20 year career in Food & Beverage / Customer Service Management for Trump Resorts. In 2006 he teamed up with his husband of  years, Master Colorist / Stylist David Velasco to create and open Daja Hair Salon, hence the name Da ( David ) & Ja ( James ). Daja has become one of the top salons in South Jersey and is now entering its 13th year.

David graduated from Atlantic City High School and began his schooling for cosmetology at Atlantic County Institute of Technology. David worked in various salons mastering the art and in 2002 he became an Educator for Cosmetology training everywhere from New York City to Seattle.  In 2006 David went to Paris were he received his title of Master Color Educator. Now in 2018 David is one the most sought out hair colorist / stylists in New Jersey


                         Master Colorist / Master Stylist / Japanese Thermal Certified                

                                       Hair Extension Certified / Ethnic Hair Certified

Linda had a very long and successful career in customer service management and retired in 2013. After intense Salon Management education, she joined Daja as the front desk manager.  Linda has earned several awards in Customer Service and Management in her career. Joining Daja in 2013, she became a huge asset to the company with her exceptional customer service experience.

Ashley graduated from Absegami High School then went to ACC and received a Business Management degree. Soon after, she attended Cape May Technical School for her cosmetology license. In 2010 she attended the prestigious Sassoon Hair Dressing Academy in Boston.

After joining Daja, she  has quickly earned her spot as one of the areas top stylist.

                               Straight Edge Razor & Barber Certified / Hair Extension Certified

Bio coming soon.

Katie graduated from Atlantic City High School, where she had already started Beauty school in her junior year at Atlantic County Institute of Technology. Katie has had continuous education in cosmetology and has become one of the areas top stylist.

                       Lash Extension Certified / Make Up Artist / Hair Extension Certified