Illusions of Georgetown | Salon | Washington DC

Salon of Georgetown


1629 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20007

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Irma Wheeler


With over 30 years of experience, Irma is a jewel in the beauty industry. She built her first salon, Illusions of Shirlington, from the ground up over 20 years ago. She takes pride in educating her team and creating a salon environment that is fun, relaxing, and inviting to all. Her passion is working with short, fine hair, taking mediocre styles to red carpet ready in record time. Irma’s passion and enthusiasm for the business is evident in everything she does, whether she’s creating new hairstyles, planning salon events, refreshing tired makeup, or teaching guests the latest trends in the beauty industry. Find Irma on Instagram!

Meet your Illusions Stylists

Justin Wheeler


Justin has been a stylist for over a decade and has grown up in the beauty industry. His team is like family and his passion for perfection keep his clients coming back. Whether you’re looking for that perfect Washingtonian bob, amazing highlights, or long and luxurious layers, Justin’s creative touch is sure to impress. He’s also brilliant with his scissor-over-comb techniques, giving meticulous men’s cuts, and his infectious personality is guaranteed to make your day.




With 30 years’ of experience as a stylist and nearly 10 years’ experience in Capitol Hill, William Brown is a mainstay for the classic style. He’s worked as a stylist for “Christmas in Washington” for 8 years, and is a certified “Look Good, Feel Good” stylist. He focused on helping patients transition their hairstyle during treatments like chemotherapy. Whether you’re searching for your new hair color, a dapper men’s cut, or something a little edgy, William knows how to mix it up and create hair transformations! Find him on Instagram!




A Paul Mitchell graduate, Josh specializes in long haircuts, men’s cuts, highlights, balayage, and treatments such as Brazilian Blowout. When it comes to any special occasion, Josh is a perfectionist and master with braids, twist and details. If you’re looking for an elegant bridal hair and an event up-do, Josh is your guy! Josh is a perfect balance between modern and classic hair! Check out Josh on Instagram and see his amazing work!

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Gorkem/ Jon


Gorkem, aka “ Jon”, is from Turkey with over 10 years of experience in the salon industry working and learning unique hair techniques in his father's hair salon back home. Growing up in the salon industry, he is always up-to-date with the latest hair trends and specializes in blondes, balayage, color corrections, fine-to-thick hair, short-to-long haircuts, men’s cuts & fades, braids, updo's, treatments such as Brazilian Blowouts, and more! Jon is very charismatic and your go-to guy for your hair needs! He is only here Wednesdays and full time at our sister salon Illusions of Shirlington! Check out his beautiful hair magic on Instagram!

@gorkem.illusions @irma.illusions