Samantha - Salon Owner
Samantha has been a makeup artist for 11 years and has been a Master stylist for 7 years. Realizing how important the relationship is between hair and makeup, she loves complimenting new makeup tips with the ideal color and/or cut for you. Her experience with precision haircuts allows her to cut your hair "to style" making it easy and quick for for you to achieve your desired goal. She shows her true creativity when working with Brides. She knows how important hair and makeup is on a wedding day, and loves perfecting each brides look.
When she is not in the salon she is constantly doing hair and makeup for photo shoots around the country. Traveling to places such as New York, Washington D.C., Arizona, Alaska, Utah, Hawaii, and Los Angeles allows her to see newest trends and different cultures.
Her other passion is working with animals. In addition to her pets, she loves volunteering and working with the animals at the Manchester Animal Shelter. She believes it is important to give back and looks forward to helping homeless animals find their forever homes.
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Jaci- Makeup Artist / Stylist
Jaci Lee is a talented Makeup Artist and Stylist and has been in the beauty industry for about 4 years. Jaci has a strong passion for makeup, and has had professional training in the mineral makeup line, Youngblood Cosmetics and advance certification with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. She has always enjoyed the arts, and was a ballet dancer for 12 years, where she discovered her love for the beauty industry. All of the elegantly painted faces of her fellow ballerinas struck her eye. Jaci's attention to detail and her ability to create a unique look that compliments each clients individuality is what motivates her. She specializes in wedding and special event hair styling and makeup.
When she is not at the salon she is exploring her creative abilities. She loves studying art and its relationship to the newest fashion styles and trends.
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Jason- Master Barber
Jason has been cutting mens hair for over 11 years, and has been a Master Barber for over 9 years. He was apprenticed by Norm Longval, an accomplished barber who has been in the business for over 40 years. Learning from some legends in the field, Jason has taken those core teaching and adapted his old school barbering tequniques into the modern world. His attention to detail and his ability to listen, along with his cutting edge knowledge are the skills that set him apart from other barbers. Many a man has fallen asleep in his chair while getting a calming hot shave or a relaxing haircut. Jason is continuously looking forward in furthering his education , and keeping up with todays modern styles. He loves traveling and likes to see the current styles from different parts of the world. He recently travels to Africa to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, surrounding himself with the amazing people and culture.
Outside the barbershop his passion is music. He often combines the two having a small setup in his barbering area. He has been playing music for 22 years and is the leader of a Drumline called "Bazooka Blanks". Thats not all, he also put on laser light show dance parties with his Electric New wave Band called "Electronique" and ties it all together with his solo project "J the barber". You can often catch him preforming in local Manchester Bars!
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Amanda- Master Stylist
Amanda has been in the beauty industry for over 8 years. It was never any question this is exactly what she wanted to peruse for a career. Her main goal is to have her guests looking and feeling their very best. She is great at listening and understanding what the client is asking for. Not only does she do things like enhancing hair with pops of color or extensions, to lifestyle matching haircuts, or killer blowouts she values most the relationship she builds with each person. If it was not enough to get an amazing color and/or cut she will also give you the ultimate experience with one of her mind melting Shampoo massages!
When she is not at the salon she loves spending time with her friends and family. She is an avid yoga girl, eating healthy, and learning new recipes. She knows the importance diet has on the hair and skin, and stays knowledgeable to help guests promote optimal hair integrity and growth. In addition she, like most girls, loves shopping. She is continuously keeping up with fashion trends and staying educated on how the relationship fashion has on hair. She sets her guests up for success by showing them how to style their at home and shows them the most complimentary products to use on their hair for optimal styling.
Jill's makeup journey started about 2 1/2 years ago. She has always had a love for the arts! In high school she was very focused on the arts, after graduation she wanted to put her artistic talents toward a career she could be passionate about. That is when she turned to makeup. She began her journey starting with several social media platforms. She was self taught and used the advantage of social media to build a strong following. With over 45,000 followers on Instagram and her one youtube channel, there is no stopping this talented girl. She loves sharing her knowledge to help educate others how to achieve different looks. You can check out her channel at; Youtube.com/jilltilton
In addition to social media, she has also expanded her makeup talents for weddings and events. From scary halloween looks to glamourous smokey eyes for brides, there is no look Jill can't accomplish. She knows how to make each creepy creature makeup come alive and focuses on the little details that others will overlook. As for weddings, she has come to master the bridal look leaving the bride and bridal party sparkling and glowing for the entire night. She has also recently became a MAC artist.
Aside from makeup, She loves to shop and spend quality time with the ones she loves the most. Although she is so busy with all of her makeup ventures, it doesn't stop her from having fun! She turns to Starbucks to give her the boost of energy she needs to fit so many great things into each day!
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Sasha has been in the hair industry since 2004. She than took her passion a step further getting her aesthetics license in 2005 and continued her education at the Dermal institute of International Skin Care in 2006.
The beauty world changed in 2007 with the sudden demand for Eyelash extensions. Sasha knew how important it was to gain this skill and has now been certified for 10 years and specializes in lash extensions. She offers many other services including three types of extension (Keratin Fusion, Beaded Bonded, and Tape ins), Keratin straightening, and Hair Body Waving.
Having 3 boys doesn't slow this woman down. She is always looking for knowledge and continuing her education every year. All of her furthering education has brought her to work with people such as Michael Chan, who is the photographer for Americas Next Top Model, and worked for different events such as the Baystate Fashion show in Boston Mass.