Joseph Zell and Company warmly welcomes all its clients to a polished setting, which radiates luxury and cutting edge fashion. Custom décor and an impressive art collection set the tone for a high-end experience although it is the friendly, personal and attentive service paired with the highly talented styling team that truly makes Joseph Zell and Company one of a kind.

Combining superior indulgence and subtle sophistication, the ambiance is very much in keeping with the clients and staff at Joseph Zell and Company. Many clients feel very much part of a family after just a few visits. Zell, a former featured stylist with Peter Coppola in New York, handpicked the staff of the salon.

Kenleigh Register Li purchased the salon from the Zell’s in early 2017 after nearly a decade of experience working with Joseph and Eve. Kenleigh’s vision for the salon is to enhance the upscale experience that the salon’s sophisticated clients have received the past 26 years. As the new owner, her ideal is to promote the absolute best in hairdressing skills in a boutique salon with vintage style.

Kenleigh brings professionalism, style, and warmth to her salon. She received her cosmetology license from Miller-Motte College in Wilmington. She is color certified in Pravana and Redken, and specializes in L’anza Healing color and product knowledge. Kenleigh has also had hands on training with L’anza’s creative directors, Oscar and Wendy Bond at their academy in New Jersey, as well as attended L’anza’s Education Connection 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Joseph Zell and Company strives to give all clients a clean, modern look that melds glamour and grace with youth and vitality. Among the services offered are exceptional cuts for men and women, color highlights, glossing, and color to cover gray or for a look that is fresh. The salon uses European hair products by L’anza, one of the world’s preeminent brands. Those interested in having thicker, longer or more voluminous hair can do so with Great Length International hair extensions. They are guaranteed to be made entirely from human hair and when paired with a skillful cut helps to achieve an overall effect of natural beauty. Wedding, prom, or other formal event hairstyles are also a specialty of the salon.

Register specializes in Great Length extensions and color, with emphasis on Balayage and ombre techniques as well as corrective coloring, custom dimensions, fashion tones, and grey coverage. She is also certified in Zuzu makeup, a gluten free, premier product. She a trichology enthusiast believes that “the integrity and health of your hair come first”.

Nicole Smith is a licensed esthetician of 12 years and is an Xtreme Lash stylist. Xtreme lashes produce longer, thicker, more beautiful eyelashes. Developed to mimic natural eyelashes, each eyelash extension is individually applied to a single eyelash, resulting in a gorgeous, natural appearance. Smith also uses Eminence organic products to create a custom facial to rejuvenate the skin. She expertly crafts a facial that will transform a client’s psychological and physiological well being while using authentic products.

Another licensed esthetician, Katie Jackson, who specializes in all body waxing services, brow maintenance including shaping and tinting, as well as event makeup. Katie has become a valuable addition to the Joseph Zell team.

Joseph Zell and Company is located in the Arboretum Center on Oleander Drive. The salon is just over the bridge from Wrightsville Beach and is an easy drive from Figure Eight Island as well as from downtown Wilmington.

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