1125 18TH Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

(202) 210-0973

Multicultural Hairstylist and Makeup Artist Cristophe Salon


Hairstylist and Makeup Artist

Norah Critzos

Hairstylist and Makeup Artist

 Veteran Hair Designer Norah Critzos is a creative force, her  friendly style and deep professional expertise have earned her a wide following -- one that includes TV personalities, diplomats and numerous persons. Norah's ability to identify the hair needs of each individual is what sets her apart as a multicultural hairstylist-- focusing not only on the style of the hair, but the health of the hair as well. She has developed a singular approach that allows her to work with multicultural hair of a wide range of ethnicities. She is sought after by hotels and event planners in and around Washington DC for special events, official receptions, weddings and more. Her work has been published in numerous hair styling magazines and she is available to focus all of her talents on you, in and out of the hair salon -- to make your hair as healthy, and as beautiful as it can be. 


About Norah Critzos


Norah Critzos is an Emmy Award winning hairstylist recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2017) and makeup artist in the Washington, DC area voted one of the best by Washingtonian magazine for multicultural hair.

Industry Experience

Norah’s unique ability to identify the hair and scalp needs of each guest along with their makeup concerns sets her apart in the industry for over three decades. Norah is credited for her work with multiple TV personalities on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, CNBC and local Public Broadcasting stations. Her special requests include Washington’s elite hotel clients, Lifestyle TV shows and cast, movie stars and Miss D.C. and Miss World pageant finalists. The referrals throughout her career have resulted in her providing services as a traveling stylist and makeup artist to dignitaries, heads of state, ambassadors and politicians.

Norah’s time as both a former member of the DC Board of Barber and  Cosmetology and the Chairman of the Practitioners Forum Committee has given her insight on the licensing and regulation of the salon and salon services performed on the consumers. Norah continues to educate herself by attending multiple courses throughout the year to keep abreast of the latest techniques and styles.

Community Service

In recent years Norah has chosen to use her talents by giving back to her community by being a certified facilitator of the Look Good Feel Better Foundation working with cancer patients on image, makeup, skincare, wig and scarf uses. She guides cancer patients on how to cope with appearance related side effects of their treatments to regain their sense of confidence and self-esteem.

Award Shows & Special Events

  • Emmy Award Recipient (2016-2017)

  • Inaugurations (2001, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017)

  • Kennedy Center Honor Awards (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Miss World Pageant (2017)

  • Vetty Awards (2018)