Our Team


About Belissimo
Salon & Day Spa — Our Team

Meet our friendly and experienced team!


Kim,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Kim has over 30 years of industry experience and is the owner of Belissimo. She is a cosmetologist who is dedicated to staying educated and on the cutting edge. She enjoys providing hair and skin care services to her clients. Kim has stayed up to date with several advanced training courses over the years and recently received advanced training in:

Special Interests:

  • Hair Color with Redken, Goldwell, Balayage Hair Color (Candy Shaw, Oligo Blacklight)
  • Hair Color with O&M, Hair Color with Guy Tang
  • Hair Color with Alfaparf - Milano Italy
  • Hair Color with Pravana Certified
  • I-Tip, Fusion, and Tape in Hair Extensions
  • Keratin Complex Straightening Certified
  • Haircutting - AG, Aveda, Eufora, Kevin Murphy, Andis
  • Customized Organic Facials from Eminence - Certified Skin Care Specialist - Eminence
  • KETT Airbrush Makeup, Infinity Sun Airbrush Tanning
  • Clean Beauty Enthusiast. Shop Beautycounter with Kim
Kim

Kim enjoys meeting new clients and providing them with a new look that they can duplicate at home.


Casey,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Casey has several years of industry experience, including a background in cosmetology education.

She enjoys combining her unique experience and ideas with each client's individual needs to create stunning results. She is passionate about giving every client a look that will make them feel absolutely beautiful.

Casey particularly enjoys hair coloring and haircutting, with extensive experience cutting men's hair.

Casey

Deb,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Deb is a 1998 graduate of the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis and has worked in the salon industry ever since. She has an extensive list of advanced training and continuing education training.

Training:

  • Advanced Cutting
  • Coloring
  • Up-Dos
  • Makeup
  • Facial Waxing
  • Babe Hair Extensions
  • Great Lengths Hair Extensions

Continuing Education:

  • Advanced Education, Goldwell Color
  • Advanced Education, Paul Mitchell Color & Products

Certified In:

  • Airbrush Makeup
  • Keratin Complex
Deb

Deb R,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Deb has been in the beauty industry for more than 30 years. She began working in salons and moved up to licensing three residential studios of her own. Her experience has given her a unique understanding of her clients' wishes when creating their desired look. Deb keeps up to date through continuing education and has had the privilege to receive training from industry specialists, including Nick Arrojo, Candy Shaw, Andis, Logics, Matrix, and Wella. She is also certified for Babe extensions and more.

As a stylist, Deb is passionate about the client experience and connecting with her clients. It's important to her that everyone leaves feeling confident and comfortable.

Special Interests:

  • Hair Color, Hair Foiling & Specialty Coloring
  • Haircutting - Women, Men & Children
  • Facial Waxing
  • Special Occasion Up-Dos & Makeup
Deb R.

Outside of work, Deb is passionate about health and wellness. She enjoys taking Pure Barre classes that incorporate the mind-body connection, as well as total body workout movements that lift, tone, and strengthen. Deb has just reached a milestone of 500 classes in three years! Additionally, she enjoys riding her Harley Davidson V-Rod motorcycle.


Jamie,
Licensed Esthetician

Jamie grew up in Hudson, Wisconsin, and loves to exercise, craft, and travel. After work, you'll find her spending time with her husband, family, friends, and dog, Diesel. She believes in quality skin care and is passionate about helping people improve their skin and embrace their beauty. She loves bringing out her clients' natural beauty by using the right skin care products and treatments. Jamie stays up to date on all of the latest advances in skin care, allowing her to offer customized treatments and formulas.

Jamie has a lifetime of makeup experience and has offered professional services for over six years. Her goal with every makeup application is to meet and exceed her clients' unique requests—all while highlighting their inner and outer beauty. Many brides also depend on her for spa services leading up to their special day!

Jamie

Studio Services:

  • All of the Above
  • Custom Facials
  • Lash Extensions
  • Lash Lift & Tinting
  • Henna Brow Tinting
  • Face & Full Body Waxing
  • Custom Spray Tanning
  • In-Home Skin Care

On-Site Services:

  • Airbrush Makeup
  • Traditional Makeup
  • Faux Lash Applications

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Kristina,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Kristina has over 20 years of experience in the industry. She loves meeting new people and giving them a look that they will love. She has been trained in multiple color lines and has stayed educated to give you exceptional styles that suit your individuality.

Special Interests: Hair coloring, haircutting (women, men, and children), highlights, perms, special event updos, bridal updos, and facial waxing.

Kristina

Samantha,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Samantha enjoys blending her passion and creativity with her clients' vision to create a beautiful result. She believes that every client deserves the look that they desire and takes special care to meet their individual needs.

Samantha uses her bubbly and fun personality along with excellent customer service skills and professionalism to make clients feel welcomed, comfortable, and at home in her chair. She loves to take her time with each of her clients and make them feel like the only person in the room.

She is passionate about keeping up on current trends and techniques and enjoys every opportunity she gets to further her education.

Special Interests:

  • Special Occasion Makeup (Traditional & Photoshoot Ready Airbrush Makeup)
  • Hair Color
  • Haircutting (Women, Men, & Children)
Samantha

Shawna,
LICENSED COSMETOLOGIST

Shawna is a cosmetologist who strives to make sure each and every guest has an unforgettable experience.

One of Shawna's major strengths is her creativity, which she uses to enhance her guests' best features. It is very important to Shawna that everyone who sits in her chair leaves the salon feeling beautiful and confident - as she puts it, "everyone deserves to look and feel amazing!"

Shawna is very passionate about her craft and feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to spend every day doing what she loves.

Training:

  • Special Occasion Up-Do's
  • Special Occasion Makeup (Traditional & Photoshoot Ready Airbrush Makeup)
  • Hair Color
  • Spray Tanning

Training:

  •  Keratin Complex™ Hair Therapy by Coppola®
  • Airbrush Academy Makeup Artist-Chicago
Shawna

Stephanie,
Licensed Cosmetologist

Stephanie has several years of experience, has received advanced training in hair coloring and cutting techniques, and has been trained in multiple color lines, including Matrix, Redken, TIGI, and Goldwell. She loves being creative and being able to work with clients to come up with the best look that suits them. Her number one goal is to make everyone that leaves feeling good about themselves and looking fabulous.

Special Interests:

  • Hair Color, Hair Foiling
  • Haircutting (Women, Men, & Children)
  • Organic Skin Care
  • Special Occasion Hair and Makeup
Stephanie

Reception Team


Courtney, Reception Team Lead & Wedding Coordinator

Courtney is happy to be a part of the Belissimo team. She loves helping every customer have the best experience while at Belissimo. Customers love that she makes them feel welcomed, relaxed, and comfortable.


Join Our Team — Career Opportunities

Belissimo Salon & Day Spa is the place to come to if you're looking for a rewarding career! Apply for available positions by submitting your resume to:

Belissimo Salon & Day Spa, LLC
Attn: Kimberly Bell
6939 Pine Arbor Drive S, Suite 110
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Benefits:

  • Independence/Flex Scheduling
  • Continuing Education
  • Multi-Level Pricing
  • Retail Product Earnings

Positions:

  • Cosmetologist
  • Esthetician
  • Receptionist

*Positions listed are not necessarily open at this time.