Cynthia (Cindy)- Senior Cosmetologist,
Master Hairstylist, Master Colorist.
Originally from Kent County, Maryland, “Cindy’s” career has spanned three decades in the beauty industry. She is a three time salon owner and Master Cosmetologist. Cindy may be familiar as the former owner of a Chestertown's Primary Colours, that she established in the Historic District. Most recently, she was co-founder of Salon Atelier LLC on Kent Island, which still thrives today. A graduate of Annapolis Beauty Academy, and a recognized name in the industry for excellence in the art of hair color. She has a passion for performance. She has won awards in New York, Chicago, and Atlanta for superior skill through the International Beauty Shows and the Mid-West Beauty Shows. Her work has been showcased in “Modern Salon Magazine”, a trade publication that instructs and gives insights to professionals in the industry of beauty. Cindy was certified at the Redken Academy in New York City as a Certified Hair Color Artist. Additional mentors were Tom Dispenza (Chemist and Master Colorist in Soho, New York City) and Irvine Rusk (Rusk International). She has advanced her career by continuously seeking the newest techniques in all aspects of hair care. Most recent education was with Eufora International, Kevin Murphy, Aveda, Living Proof, Color Proof, and Davines. She acknowledges and recognizes all the many stylists of influence along the way. She most respectfully gives credit to the renowned, Samuel Boyle of the former Samuel’s Hair Salon in Galena, where she worked for many years. It was there that she planted her roots that gave her insight into the passion she enjoys today. Cindy states, “The most beautiful thing about my work, is sharing the gifts that I have received in this industry with my guests, and sharing my knowledge with aspiring stylists that I feel are gifted”.
Beth - Salon Assistant and Nail Technician
Julie - Advanced Stylist
Susan - Licensed Massage Therapist
Lisa Grande- Salon Owner, Salon Coordinator and Director Of Operations. Lisa is the former owner of Bombay Tanning and Tantalizing Salon & Nails in Jackson, NJ. Lisa is involved in the daily operations of the salon from scheduling to front desk duties, marketing & customer relations!
Lisa had been introduced to the industry at an early age as her grandmother was a stylist in a prominent NJ Salon. She attended Nail School in 1998 and opened her own salon shortly after. " I've always had a passion for this industry and enjoy watching people reflect on their inner beauty as well as helping them perfect their outer beauty."
Originally from Kent county, Md. Julie has been a licensed cosmetologist for 15 years. Julie grew up in a salon environment and learned a great deal of knowledge over the years from her mother, and fellow stylist, Cindy Newsome. Julie began her career as an apprentice at Samuels hair salon (formerly in Galena, Md) where she assisted renowned stylist Samuel Boyle. She continued her career as a lead stylist and nail technician at Primary Colours (formerly of Chestertown, Md) although she did leave the field for a few years, she remained current in her education, styling techniques and trends. Julie specializes in hair color and has a creative flair for both subtle and bold looks. Julie is meticulous about her work, has a friendly demeanor and enjoys making people smile while making them feel beautiful, inside and out!
Experienced, Motivated Stylists always welcome to apply. All inquiries are held in strict confidence.
Susan is a Licensed Massage Therapist with over 15 Years Experience! Susan is trained in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy and Myofascial release. Treat yourself to a relaxing massage today!
Beth is currently an Honor Roll Student at Queen Anne's County High school. She is a senior and has been in the school's Cosmetology Program for three years and will graduate in May 2018. She has a great passion for the beauty industry as seen in her work both in and out of school. It is a pleasure to have her on board!
Colleen - Advanced Stylist, Nail Technician
Colleen is an experienced stylist who has spent her career in the Kent Island/Annapolis area.
She graduated from The partner school of Paul Mitchell in Dover, Delaware in 2010. Colleen is a hair color artist and enjoys experimenting with custom color placement. She has an excellent eye for color and detail. Experienced in precision cutting, she spent a year in annapolis to expand her service menu to include barbering and fades as performed on many Naval Academy gentlemen.
Colleen offers Nail Services, is certified in CND Shellac Application and Waxing. Additionally, she holds a certification in DreamCatchers hair extensions, "The world's best hair extensions!"
Colleen has received education in our "A Natural Difference" skin care line and performs an amazing facial!
Colleen describes herself as a person who is very passionate about her career and specifically about making people feel wonderful about themselves!