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.

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.

Amanda Amos


A Graham Webb Academy graduate, Amanda has spent nearly 10 years in the beauty industry and she has worked under Irma and Justin for over 5 years. Amanda is a creative colorist, focusing on soft and breathtaking ombres, and hand painted balayage, as well as, bright pops of color.  She is a specialist with Goldwell’s high performance color collection – Elumen. She takes pride in bringing new light into long hair to keep your look fresh and polished. Amanda is also an incredibly talented men's stylist, and a Jane Iredale makeup artist bringing the latest trends in the makeup industry, so you’re sure to turn heads when you leave her chair.


William Brown


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

Megan Torr


Ohio native, Megan brings a fresh take on natural style. She may be the newest addition to the Illusions team, but she’s no newbie in the salon world. She’s worked as a stylist in Ohio and San Francisco before moving to DC. Megan’s passion is in subtle natural texture and color, creating the perfect styles for those looking for the soft, polished look.  She’s worked back stage for Aveda runway events, and her bridal styles are breathtaking. She also specializes as a makeup artist and classic men’s styles.


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