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About Us

Our Commitment

About Cutting Loose Salon

In the world of beauty, we are driven by our commitment to caring for others and giving back, creating a positive impact on lives and reshaping how the beauty industry is received. You can always count on us to be there, supporting you passionately and patiently, holding you accountable and standing up for you. We will never betray your trust. Our business is built on ethics and customer service, providing you with a level of service that goes beyond expectations. When you do business with us, you receive not just a service but an all-encompassing experience, from our welcoming concierge to our top-notch facilities, amenities, and perks. Doing business with us means receiving joy, hope, security, and confidence. But our impact extends beyond just our guests; we aim to inspire others in the industry, making them want to be part of our community. We want to spread joy, security, and a sense of pride throughout the beauty industry.

Our History

Coral Pleas is the founder of Cutting Loose, a leading top 200 salon in the United States. Over her 40+ year career, Coral has gone from stylist to 7-figure entrepreneur as she’s started multiple salons, mentored hundreds of stylists, and served thousands of guests. Her achievements have been recognized in Female Entrepreneur magazine and as the cover of Salon Today and West Coast Woman magazines. In addition, she was recognized as the “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2015. As a thought leader in the beauty industry, Coral speaks internationally to thousands of stylists and salon owners through her partnerships with leading organizations such as Intercoiffure, Oribe, Paul Mitchell, and Qnity to name a few. 

Our Awards

  • Best Salon in Sarasota
  • Top 200 Salon in America, Salon Today Magazine
  • Best of the Best, Sarasota Magazine
  • Best of SRQ Local, SRQ Magazine
  • Voted “Young Business of the Year” by The Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Best Hair Salon, Living on the Suncoast

Our Success

Coral is proud to serve on the Board of Directors. Intercoiffure American/Canada, is one of forty sections (countries) within a global organization, Intercoiffure Mondial. As hairdressers from across the world, we are united together by this organization and diversity is at our core. Each member is a leader in their own community working to uphold fairness, equality, professionalism, and changes for the best of everyone. Our logo is a star with five points that stand for: Honesty, Reason, Justice, Reconciliation, and Diligence which represent the core values for a better world. Dedicated to mastery of her craft and running a successful multi-salon business, as well as elevating the industry, Coral honed the formula for success that she shares with other owners and stylists at The Academy (coming soon!)

E2: Exceeding expectations and Excellence through education


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Our Involvement

Our community giving back initiatives are united under the theme, Helping Women and Girls Cut Loose. This includes girls empowerment, cancer prevention and coping, and stopping abuse and domestic violence.