Kristine has thoroughly enjoyed being in the hair industry since 2002, and a salon owner since 2016. She is a Hairstylist, Hair Extension Specialist and a National Educator for PerfecTress Hair Extensions. Offering services in Men and Women‘s haircutting (including razor cuts), hair coloring, formal styling, Brazilian Blowouts and Hair Extensions (Strand by strand, tape weft and link wefts) and Women’s hair supplement systems. She really takes the time to listen to each of her clients’ individual needs and strives to give every client great customer service and a relaxing hair experience. Continuing Education is very important to her, and she is continually looking into and attending new classes to stay current with the new trends. Since graduating from Scot Lewis School of Cosmetology in 2002, she went on to complete advanced training with Cole’s Salon, has taken classes from UNITE, Lanza, Davines, Aveda, Bumble & Bumble, GHD, Bio Ionic styling, Pivot Point, Wella color, All Nutrient Organic Hair color, Brazilian Blowout, Multiple Hair Extension Brands, Formal Styling, just to name a few. The most important thing to her is that you leave with a style you love that highlights your features, represents who you truly are, and makes you feel good about yourself!
Kelly has the knowledge and skills to create that ideal look for your hair, leaving you feeling confident. From Men‘s, Women’s and Kid’s haircuts to All Over Colors and Foils, Kelly will take great care of you. Kelly has been in the salon industry since 1999, and was previously our very own Salon Coordinator for years. When her boys were young, she stepped away from the chair, but now, with them being older, she is able to be behind the chair again and is so excited to be back with our team after a move to Texas.
Alissa is originally from Detroit lakes, MN. We are lucky she is now in Lakeville. From cutting edge haircuts, colors, formal styles, massage, manicures and pedicures, she has you covered from head to toe! Being dual licensed in Cosmotology and Massage Therapy, there‘s nothing she can’t do. Alissa’s big personality will leave you feeling right at home.
Lisa has been in the hair industry since 2004. She is great with any haircut, color or smoothing treatment, and has become our children’s stylist very popular with the kids. She has gone to many classes over the years and continues to attend them regularly to keep her up to date on all the new hair styles and trends. With her friendly, upbeat personality, you will feel right at home in her chair
A hairstylist for the past 13 years. I have an incredible passion for the total transformation of a cut and color, and helping to improve someone’s confidence. But most of all I love the relationships that I’ve gained within this career behind the chair and salon. Don’t let my passion for women’s cut and color fool you, years of high and tights and fades leaves me confident I can give my gentleman a great haircut and feeling fresh too!
Tina has been a stylist for over 15 years! She is very passionate about what she does and loves making a difference in peoples lives!” Beautifying from the inside out” She enjoys building relationships with her clients and earning their trust with each experience. She loves creating new styles for her guests, including extreme transformations as well as maintaining a fresh look! She is a good listener and has great attention to detail. Many of her clients refer to her as an artist. She would love to be your new stylist!!
Meranda loves to perform a variety of services while using her friendly personality to make sure you feel at ease in her chair. Meranda is great with color and also performs natural nail services, and waxing. She loves spending time on her clients and genuinely gets to know each and every one.
Tami specializes in both hair and natural nails, including manicures, pedicures, gel polish, men‘s and women’s haircuts, foils, colors, smoothing treatments and formal styles. Tami loves to pamper her clients, and takes time to educate them in their home care of both their hair and nails. Her attention to detail, ability to really listen to her clients, and love of her job make her clients feel special and want to come back time and time again.
Connie‘s career as a stylist began in 1991 and isn’t showing any signs of stopping. In 1997, she graduated from the Minneapolis School of Massage as a Massage Therapist so that she could change gears and offer her clients more. She has enjoyed honing in her technical skills as a stylist by taking part in Advanced Purelolgy Training, Oscar Bond with L’Anza Cutting and Coloring, Matrix and Kadus Color Training and Wayne Grund Advanced Razor Cutting. In 1999, the urge to become a business owner was so strong in her that she focused all her “free-time” on opening Studio Bodair. After 8 successful years as an owner, she felt called to hand off that responsibility and re-focus purely on her clients. Connie is multi-talented and feels more passionate than ever before about providing her clients awesome massage, haircuts, colors and texturizing services all with in-depth product prescriptions and advice.
A veteran stylist, Tracey has extensive training in coloring and foiling to keep your hair looking natural yet fund. Her expertise in razor cutting compliments her scissor cuts to achieve today’s trendy styles. A master in formal styles, Tracey is highly sought after for proms and wedding parties.
Abby has been in the industry for 20+ years enjoyed every day. She’s experienced the many facets of styles that have come and gone in the fashion world. She has always enjoyed learning and acclimating with “the NEW”.
In 2007 she began certifying herself in the Artistry of hair extension. From bonded, I tip, and tape-ins too. She loves them all. “It is amazing to give someone their dream hair in a matter of few hours!!”
In 2009 keratin-mania came about (and about time). She went head-on with education. Three different certifications of course including the Brazilian Keratin Treatment (the Blow-out).
Some 2010 eyelash extensions were introduced and Abby found everything about them fascinating. She has been taken to customizing the perfect effect to complement everyone size shape and desired outcome. (Natural to Dramatic).
In conclusion; since day one in Beauty School to present day Abby has embraced everything that has come in her path. She could never see her self do any other profession and more importantly doesn’t want to. She truly feels she has “Never worked a day in her life!” She has simply been pursuing her passion!
Janette has been a stylist in the Lakeville area for 25 years. Her cosmotology education was completed in IL in 1989. Since then she has continued to learn and develop her skills by attending additional classes and shows. She carries a managers license and from 2009 to 2013 owned a salon. She has attended classes in coloring, cutting, natural curl, smoothing treatments and latest trends. One of the many areas of hair she enjoys working with is naturally curly hair. Since having natural curl herself, she feels she is able to provide an understanding of the struggles and also ease of natural curl.
It is important to her to help clients feel comfortable and educated when they are looking for a new look, color, styling products, or concerns with thier own hair, She believes in taking the time to listen and hear what s important to each client and to help them achieve a look that is just for them and also their lifestyle. Janette truly loves what she does and strives to have that passion show in each client that she works with,
Our Resident barber. She has 30 years of haircutting experience and enjoys classic perming as well. She‘ll tell you that the men’s cuts are her favorites. Her positive attitude will help you to forget about any problems you had before you sat down in her chair
Hannah has been a licensed esthetician for 2 years and recently relocated to Minnesota from South Dakota. She loves every aspect of the beauty industry!
Hannah’s passion started when she was a child, she enjoyed giving her family at home facials. As she grew older, she realized how much she loved makeup. When she was 18, she moved to Manhattan to attend a six month master makeup artistry program. After she became a certified makeup artist, she moved back home to South Dakota and began esthetician schooling.
Hannah strives to make every client feel comfortable and cared for. She loves making personal connections with her clients to make their experience above and beyond expectations. She enjoys educating her clients on skincare so they can go home with confidence on how to achieve the best version of their skin. She is so excited to be a part of Parlour 9!
Mellesa started her journey as a Cosmetologist in 2017. To continue to expand her services, she became an AP Esthetician shortly after. Finding her spot in the beauty world, she specialized in lashes and facials, as well as offering natural nail services.
She loves to enhance the look of your eyes with eyelash extensions, she offers Classic, Hybrid and Volume options. Customizing the perfect shape and length to create a beautiful set of lashes. As for facials, Dermaplane facials incorporate goal oriented results while also offering relaxation and pampering.
Mellesa is passionate about lash and esthetic and helping others to love the skin their in! Check out her page at @beautybymellesa
LaRissa’s caring and calm demeanor helps to establish and build a trusting relationship between her and her patients. LaRissa understands each patient is unique thus providing each patient with a customized, safe, and effective aesthetic treatment plan. LaRissa is passionate about making her patients feel beautiful and refreshed, as well as educated about the benefits of preserving and maintaining their natural beauty.
Prior to her advancement in aesthetic medicine, LaRissa has an extensive background in inpatient obstetric nursing and clinical nursing. This all exemplifies her vision of assessing her patient as a whole. LaRissa is a wife and busy mother of 3, living in her hometown of New Prague. LaRissa graduated with her degree from St. Cloud State University.
Helping folks with relief of their physical aches and pains or stress from the daily grind thru massage therapy has always been Neesai’s passion.
She is a certified massage therapist and professionally trained with over 10 years of experience. Her areas of expertise include: Deep Tissue massage, Relaxation massage, Combination massage and Swedish massage.
Neesai looks forward to how she can help you revitalize and rejuvenate your mind and body with one of our massage selections at Parlour 9 Salon & Spa.