OWNER | Alexandra attended Cosmetology School at Pivot Point in Evanston, IL. Then worked and gained great experience behind the chair as a hairdresser in Chicago. When She and her husband were both ready to start a family they moved home, closer to family. She started Salon 804 with Risha and Bethany. Alex now has 4 beautiful children and lives on Old Mission Peninsula. She enjoys traveling to advanced classes to learn the latest techniques for color and haircuts. Who wants to spend time fussing with your hair when we live in Northern Michigan!? She believes we should use the texture we have in our hair and create the best shape and style we can with what we have.
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.
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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 women, men and children haircuts, multi-dimensional color, highlight/lowlight, and ombre/balayage techniques. 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 their new look!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Bridgette graduated from TBA Career Tech Center Cosmetology program in 1997. She began her career learning from master stylists at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in her home town of Traverse City. She grew her business for 10 years before marrying her Coast Guard husband. This took her on a new adventure of traveling the country and raising babies. Now with a middle school son and a high school senior, she is ready to dive back into her love and passion for hair. Bridgette specializes in cutting, coloring, highlighting, and formal updos.
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Alyse has a passion and artistry for hair and making her clients feel truly beautiful, inside and out! She spent over a decade cultivating close relationships with her strong and loyal following in St. Charles, IL, until she decided to follow her adventurous heart to Michigan. Now a Traverse City local, Alyse continues to listen intently to the desires of her diverse clientele. She specializes in helping clients with color correction, transforming their look, or maintaining their unique style and vision. Alyse is inspired by everything from summery blondes and rich brunettes to cascading curls and sleek straight hair- there isn't anything she isn't comfortable doing! People love Alyse's bright soul, radiating charisma, and her uncanny ability to make conversation fun and easy, as if talking to a best friend. Outside of the salon, she finds the most joy in being outside. From hiking, kayaking, biking or yoga, you can always find Alyse immersed in nature and enjoying the great outdoors with a cup of joe and yoga mat nearby.
Salon 804 | 805 W. Front Street | Traverse City, MI 49684