Desirae Futel

CEO, Stylist

Desirae is the proud owner of Designerae LLC, a salon that focuses on healthy hair and locs. Founded in 2015, The Designerae brand has become synonymous with quality and integrity. Using nothing but the best in natural products, and providing quality personal service.

Desirae’s personal mission is to serve, educate, and empower others to reach their destiny—which aligns with everything she does. This mission starts at home, as she is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters, Natasha and Kamara. Desirae’s goal as a stylist is to educate and inform clients about the uniqueness of their own hair.

Desirae is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. She holds an artist diploma in Costume Design from The School for Creative and Performing Arts. After high school, Desirae relocated to Chicago, Illinois. There she studied at Loyola University Chicago earning dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Entrepreneurship and Black World Studies. Immediately following her academic success at Loyola, Desirae attended Pivot Point International where she studied Cosmetology.

Upon her return to Cincinnati, she immediately became involved in the community. She now serves as Vice President of Voter Services for The League of Women Voters Cincinnati Area. Desirae is passionate about educating the community about voting and empowering voters to advocate for their wants and needs.