ché bella salon
Elisa has always had a love for the beauty industry. Even as a young girl, she was always trying to get her hands in someone's hair to braid or style. It was her passion for helping make people feel and look beautiful that inspired her to open Ché Bella Salon. Elisa graduated from Excel Cosmetology in 2009 and since then trained at the SOHO L'Oréal Academy in New York City, Vidal Sassoon, and numerous classes with platform artists from around the country learning new techniques in cutting, color, and styling. She specializes in bridal updos and styling, color, balayage and cutting.
Amanda is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School. Upon graduating she assisted for Voula Isakov. Now as a full time stylist she enjoys bringing the cuts and colors that her clients have envisioned to life. While making her clients feel and look beautiful, she always keeps hair integrity her top priority. Amanda's inspiration comes from the latest runway trends. She has a hunger for knowledge and continues to further her education at advanced academies in Chicago and NYC. Taking her craft to the next level, Amanda has had the opportunity to train with top educators like Vivvienne McKinder, Pepper Pastor, and Shelley Mohr. As Amanda increases her clientele, her passion for the industry helps her grow as an experienced stylist.
Gina is a graduate of the Douglas J. Aveda Institute. Following graduation, Gina moved directly into an extensive training program with Voula Isakov. Gina is constantly staying on top of the latest color and cutting trends, and has trained with the top educators in the industry, such as Pepper Pastor. Gina's fulfillment comes from helping her clients be the best version of themselves they can be, and with her infectious laugh and amazing personality... you will never want to leave her chair! From precise cuts, to color corrections, and to her all time favorite, dimensional blondes, Gina embraces challenges and is extraordinary in all aspects of her craft.
With over 13 years in the industry, Erika brings her expertise in extensions, updos, color and cut to Ché Bella Salon. Erika was trained and mentored at the most prestigious salons in Birmingham, MI until recently joining Ché Bella salon. Erika specializes in hair extensions and was trained and mentored by the inventors of klix hair extensions. She is one of the most experienced hair extension specialists in this method. Her klix experience also includes styling their national ad campaign. Erika was also a platform artist and educator for klix. In addition to extensions, her experience includes editorial, bridal, commercials, and music video. Erika loves being able to provide her clients with natural looking extensions, glam updos, and modern color and cuts!
Lindsay is an aspiring artist of all things beauty; a beauty entrepreneur if you will. She is an experienced licensed hairdresser, certified eyelash extension tech and airbrush makeup artist. She has been in the industry for 10+ years. She has worked Avant Garde hair awards and hair shows, one of which was assisting Denisa Cito for the 2007 Tiffany nailco awards. She also has been doing bridal hair and makeup for 6 years. Lindsay has contagious, passionate energy and will meet the clients needs, whatever their venture might be.
Olivia has had an amazing passion for the hair industry ever since she was a little girl. Her drive, motivation and creativity come from her mother who also did hair. Olivia attended Paul Mitchell and had the honor of being trained by some of the best in the industry including, Robert Cromeans and Takashi at the 2012 Caper Event in Las Vegas. She has also had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Beauty Show in Chicago where she had the privilege of observing classes by Sam Villa and Tabatha Coffey. Olivia is always continuing her industry education to stay up to date with all of the latest trends in hair and make up. Her bubbly personality makes every appointment with her a blast!
Makeup Artist/Eyebrow Specialist
With fifteen years of experience, and working for major cosmetic companies like Procter & Gamble, Francesca knows the beauty industry inside and out. She is so excited to share her expertise with you. Francesca offers eyebrow shaping, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, facial waxing, makeup touchups, and full makeup services. She is also more than happy to offer makeup application lessons and consultations. Francesca knows no two clients are alike and she is more than happy to go above and beyond to meet the needs of each individual. Her ultimate goal is to make you feel comfortable and confident with your look. She is sure to have you feeling and looking your absolute best. A Rochester native for over fifteen years, Francesca is a familiar face around town, so feel free to stop in and say hello.