OWNER | After working in the Chicago salon scene for 5 years, Alex was ready to settle down in her hometown with her fabulous husband to start a family. Soon after moving back to TC, she met her business partners and now great friends Risha and Bethany. Together they opened Salon 804. Alex now has 3 beautiful daughters and balances her time between her artistic passion behind the chair and spending quality time with her family. She always makes time for continuing education, traveling for hair shows and makeup classes. She's hip to the latest trends and beauty secrets and gladly shares them with her clientele.
OWNER | Risha is a graduate of Elk Rapids High school. Following graduation in 2003 from Traverse Bay Area Cosmetology, Risha began her career at Signature Salon. Seven years of experience, practice, and understanding shaped her into the artist she is today. Her enthusiasm, creativity, and love for hair make her a superior stylist. December, 2009, Risha decided to fulfill her dream and open Salon 804. Risha offers precision hair cutting, color, styling, and facial waxing. She continues her education yearly, attending seminars in Grand Rapids and Chicago, keeping in touch with today’s up to date modern styles.
OWNER | Bethany is a native of Traverse City although her passion for hair moved her to Boca Raton, FL for Boca Beauty College. After her training, she moved home and graduated from Traverse Bay Area Cosmetology followed by her time at Signature Salon. After 7 amazing years, Bethany's passion and creativity for hair design led her to opening Salon 804. Her enthusiasm, precision in hair cutting and color aptitude helps all of Bethany's clients look and feel their best. She specializes in hair cutting, coloring and facial waxing.
Angie graduated from Traverse Bay Area Cosmetology in 1995. She began her career at JcPenny Styling Salon where she was employed for 10 years. During this time she had received monthly training with hair cutting, perming, color tinting, highlighting and product knowledge. In 2005 she became self-employed and still continues her education to this day. Over the years Angie has learned many master stylist skills, she has learned that consulting first with her clients is priority one. She can also read what the client needs, wants or definitely doesn't want. She highly enjoys her career and the people she works with. She especially loves color tinting, highlighting, haircuts, perms and facial waxing.
Sharon graduated from Sharps Academy of Grand Blanc, MI in 1995. She continued her education for the next two years at Somerset Salon and Day Spa in Flint, MI. As an assistant to the owners and several accomplished hairstylists, Sharon was able to learn many different cutting and coloring techniques. In January 1997, she moved to Traverse City where she has spent the last 15 years growing clientele. She enjoys building personal relationships with her clients to create the perfect look for each individual. Specializing in precision-and-point sculpture, dimensional highlighting, color and facial waxing, Sharon keeps current on the latest styles and technique by attending classes and hair shows around the region. She believes everyone's greatest accessory is hair and loves bringing out the very best in her clients.
Tracey graduated from Traverse Bay Area School of Cosmetology in Traverse City in 2007. Since graduation, Tracey has sharpened her skills through continued professional development (hair shows & assisting). Tracey is very passionate about her work and loves to create "new looks" for her clients. Her close attention to detail and creativity makes for innovate perspectives on hair. Tracey believes that the key to a great haircut starts before they shampoo! She specializes in hair sculpting, formal updo's, multi-dimensional highlighting, color tinting, facial waxing, pedicures and manicures.
Renee graduate from Traverse City Beauty College. She loves to try and find the perfect cut for her clients and teach them how to style their hair. When Renee isn't working, she loves to be outside enjoying every season. The services she offers are cutting/sculpting hair, hi lites & color, waxing and nails. Hope to see you in my chair soon!
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Emily graduated from Douglas J Aveda Institute in East Lansing in 2008. Here she learned the importance of providing each of her clients with a superior technical and professional experience. She spent her first few years in TC at Salon De Capelli, growing her wonderful clientele and experience. She continues to pursue professional development opportunities, forever exploring new products, services and techniques from around the country.
With 30+ years of experience in the hair industry, Nancy knows that listening to her clients is key to creating the perfect new look, as well as acquiring an understanding of their personal wellness and beauty needs.
She continually learns from her trade by working closely with color specialists and internationally acclaimed artists as her mentors. Nancy's caring, fun and high energy personality is infused into each cut, color and style, ensuring that you will LOVE the your new look!
Amanda graduated from Hair Force Academy in 2005. She worked in Saginaw, MI for one year before moving to beautiful Traverse City in 2007.
Amanda specializes in multi-dimensional color, ombre and updos for all occasions. She takes her time, listens intently to her clients needs and wants and ensures that the end result is spot-on. Her goal is to have you leaving her chair with bright smile, gorgeous hair and glowing confidence in your new look!
Devon is a graduate from Traverse City Beauty College. She enjoys continuing her education and attending annual hair shows to keep up with the latest trends. She has a passion for highlights, color, and updos for all occasions. Devon has a strong commitment to building trust with her clients and creating a style for you. She is confident that when you walk out of the salon you will be feeling gorgeous.
Mackenzie has two passions in life. After graduating Victory Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma she moved to Traverse City to begin her work as the children’s director for City Church. Later, she found herself helping people match their outer beauty with their inner beauty. Mackenzie graduated from Traverse Beauty College, specializing in ombres, balayage, color services and makeup. In addition to traditional styles and cuts she excels in bold approaches to current trends.
Jill is thrilled to join Salon 804 as their new Nail Tech, bringing a wealth of experience, style and sass to your fingertips.
Salon 804 | 805 W. Front Street | Traverse City, MI 49684