Our People

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Hairstylist / Colorist / Owner

Renee has been involved in the beauty world for over 25 years. In 2012 she opened the doors as the owner of Headdress Beauty Lounge with a vision to create a space that provides a sense of community for both clients and stylists. Renee's philosophy is to help clients restore and uncover the beauty that is already within them. Her approach is to understand a client's lifestyle including their morning routine and budget and then to enhance their inner beauty through her products and techniques. Headdress Beauty Lounge and the the Davines products provide a nurturing and sustainable environment and Renee's personal style comes through as you enter the door to the Beauty Lounge.

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Hairstylist / Colorist

Elicia is a "do what makes you happy" person with an avid love for helping others feel beautiful on the inside and out. She has been in the industry for a decade traveling from South Dakota to Okinawa, to NY with a few stops in between doing what she loves. Elicia strives to make clients feel comfortable and provide them with a look that will suit their specific needs. Everyone is different!

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Kathy is happy to be part of the Headdress team! When not at the salon she can be found at the East Granby Public Library where she is the Youth Services Librarian or teaching yoga to children & teens.

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Hairstylist / Colorist

Sarah is a trained Davines color specialist and educator who comes to us with extensive training and years of working in top salons in Denver and New York City. Her philosophy revolves around making her clients feel comfortable yet excited about their overall look. Sarah believes hair should look and feel effortless while being harmonious with one’s lifestyle and aesthetic. Drawing inspiration from music, fashion and the city, she specializes in personalized hair color and providing cuts and styles that work well with her client’s natural texture.

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Massage Therapist

Pulling from experiences learned through yoga, Reiki, and finally massage school, Todd performs each massage with a unique approach that is customized to the client’s needs. Whether the issue is chronic tension, physical emotional buildup, or recovery from injury, Todd will work with you to best facilitate returning you to a place of comfort where your body can best heal itself.

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Hairstylist / Colorist

Amy has been extensively training in the beauty industry throughout her entire career.  She prides herself on being a good listener and carefully consults with each client to ensure that they are feeling their best when they leave the salon. During her time at Headdress, Amy has been exploring all the branches of the Davines line. She truly values the vision of the brand and appreciates the effectiveness of its products. Amy is also a member of the Simsbury community and you can often find her at Crossfit or enjoying the outdoors in all seasons.

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Lash Artist

Lori, of Hello Lovely, is a Pro MUA and Lash Extension Artist native to the Farmington Valley. Her certifications and education are through the International Institute of Cosmetology, Xtreme Lashes and Temptu (Airbrushing). You will find her to be smart, savvy and patient. She loves helping women and young ladies discover and enhance their best features. Favorite Verse: “You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.”