Karyn Arizumi is a triple threat Stylist specializing in hair, makeup, and wardrobe. She has worked with clients such as Nike, Levis, W&K, Burton and countless others.  Originally from Washington she has lived in Colorado and Los Angeles where she snowboarded and studied her craft. Karyn now resides in Portland Oregon with her husband James Arizumi and daughter. Karyn is a nine time marathoner, a yogi, and a creative that is always searching for new adventures in fashion, art, photography and most importantly  life. 



Le Nalu Noir

September 2014 - Present

Owner / Stylist

Portland, Oregon

Full service, private, by appointment only Salon


Gold + Arrow


September 2011 – September 2014 (3 years)

Portland, Oregon

Training from the Paul Mitchell Academy, Vidal Sassoon education, Vivienne Mackinder, and Wella Academy.  Specializing in hair cutting and color design. Using shapes, depth, and hue to mold movement in to the hair. As a stylist for 8 years working in the greater Los Angeles area working heavily with blondes it has become a noted skill to her craft. Giving common knowledge of how to style the hair to make people look and feel great is what Karyn loves about hairdressing. Today's works also include creative events such as editorial styling, catalogs, film, and fashion shows.

Karyn Arizumi

Freelance Stylist

January 2003 – Present (11 years 8 months)

I am available for styling hair, makeup, or wardrobe for commercial, editorial, high fashion, and print.

220 Salon


September 2009 – August 2011 (2 years)

Portland, Oregon

Hairstylist, makeup artist, training at the Bumble and Bumble Academy New York, Client building relation skills, Self marketing, software usage of Salon Pro

AG Hair Cosmetics

Artistic educator

March 2005 – December 2010 (5 years 10 months)

Burnaby, British Colombia

Responsible for brand awareness, visual merchandising, and establishing relationships with retailers to generate sales. Management of cutting and product training courses for large groups. Successful budgeting and accountability for travel and training expenses.

The Parlour


August 2005 – August 2009 (4 years 1 month)

Boulder, Colorado

Strong client building relations, color educator for salon stylists, reached education level goals, successful completion of apprenticeship, Dale Carnegie public speaking seminar completion