Meet Team Bella

Darlene Youngs

Owner

Elite Stylist

 

Education/Certifications

JH Thompson

Goldwell Color Systems

Eufora Business Educator 2005-2010

Eson Erie Chapter Lead 2005-2011

Eufora Revolution Tour & Boot Camp

Global Connection in San Diego

Aquage Master Academy

Sassoon Academy

Trained under industry leaders; Martin Parsons, Frederic Fekkai - Hair & Beyond

 

Hours

Monday 10am-6pm

Wednesday 1pm-8pm

Cheryl Phillips

Owner

Elite Stylist

 

Education/Certifications

Aquage Educator

Aquage Master Academy

Sassoon Academy

Trained with industry leaders; Martin Parsons, Frederic Fekkai- Hair & Beyond

Brazilian Blowout

Goldwell Color Systems


Hours

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Wednesday 11am-6pm

Thursday 12pm-8pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-1pm

Stephanie Dowd

Owner

Elite Stylist

Waxer

Electrolysis

 

Experience

Stephanie joined Team Bella in 2002 and by 2006 joined Bella's founders, Cheryl Phillips and Darlene Youngs, as a business partner. Her natural talent and extensive training has led her to become a master stylist in the true sense of the word. Stephanie plays a key role in the day to day business operations at Bella, along with working behind the chair. Stephanie has trained with some of the top stylists in the nation and has also shared her talents with other stylists across the country working at national hair shows and educational events.

 

Education/Certifications

New York State Boces

Associates Degree from Pittsburgh Beauty Academy

Aquage Master Academy

Eufora Revolution Tour and Boot Camp

Goldwell Color Systems

 

Hours

Wednesday 10am-8pm

Thursday 10am-8pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm 

 

"The key to happiness is having dreams, the key to success is making your dreams come true."                                 -unknown

Stacey Harris

Guest Service Manager

Makeup Artist

 

Experience

Stacey joined Team Bella in 2003 and has proven to be a key team player. Stacey's focus is to ensure your journey at Bella is enjoyable from start to finish. She plays a key role in management and is responsible for all social media and review sites, weekly specials e-mail and website content. As our Special Events Coordinator, she accepts reservations for bridal and spa parties.

 

 

Education/Certification

Associates degree from Mercyhurst University

QC Makeup Academy

 

Hours

Monday 3pm-8pm

Tuesday 4pm-8pm

Wednesday 4pm-8pm

Thursday 9am-4pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm

 

"All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move."            -Benjamin Franklin

 

Lori Hess

Elite Stylist

Nail Tech

 

Experience

Lori joined Team Bella in 2004 and quickly became one of our most requested stylists. As a master stylist in both cutting and hair color, Lori possess a true talent for making the world a more beautiful place, one person at a time.

 

Lori continues to update her skills through attending hair shows and classes. Lori also performs waxing services, manicures and pedicures.

 

Education/Certifications

Toni and Guy Academy

Aquage Master Academy

Eufora Men's Cutting

Eufora Hair Styling

Goldwell Color Systems

 

Hours

Tuesday 9am-8pm

Thursday 9am-8pm

Saturday 9am-4pm (the first of each month)

 

"All we want is peace on Earth and really cute shoes."            -Allyson Jones

Erin Adam

Elite Stylist

Waxer

 

Experience

Erin joined Team Bella in 2008. With her extensive background and education she was immediately promoted to Elite Stylist. Being a lead stylist in hair extensions, Erin also holds extraordinary talent in haircutting, coloring and styling and is known for her amazing shampoos! Aside from hair services, Erin also does body waxing.

 

Education/Certifications

Tri-State Academy of Cosmetology

Vidal Sassoon Academy

Eufora Revolution Tour and Boot Camp

Eufora Haircutting

Aquage Master Academy

Goldwell Color Systems

Cinderella Hair Extensions

 

Hours

Tuesday 11am-8pm

Wednesday 9am-7pm

Friday 9am-4pm

select Saturdays from 9am-4pm

Jennifer Cowser

Elite Stylist

Esthetician

Licensed Massage Therapist

Nail Tech

 

Experience

Jen joined Team Bella in 2006. In addition to being one of the most likeable, she is also one of our most versatile team members. Jen's talents include, beautiful updo's, along with cutting, coloring and perming. You can also experience her soothing touch while getting a manicure, pedicure, massage, body wrap or facial.

 

Education/Certifications

Erie County VoTech Costmetology

Great Lakes Institute of Technology-massage

Aveda Skincare Systems

Aquage Haircutting and Styling

Goldwell Color Systems

Eufora Haircutting

OPI-manicures and pedicures

 

 

Hours

Monday 10am-4pm

Wednesday 10am-8pm

Saturday (every other) 9am-4pm

 

"Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself, inside and out."  -unknown

Julia Orloff

Elite Stylist

Esthetician

Nail Tech

Makeup Artist

 

Experience

Julia joined Team Bella in 2008. With both her talent and her ability to do a great consultation, she always manages to customize each individual style to enhance her clients best features.

 

Julia continues her education by attending many classes and hairshows. Julia's talents aren't limited to hair only, she excels in many areas such as facials, make up, waxing, manicures and pedicures.

 

Education/Certifications

Tri-State Academy of Cosmetology

Tri-State Academy of Cosmetology of Teaching Program

Aquage Master Academy

Jane Iredale Advanced Make Up Techniques

Goldwell Color Systems

Aveda Skin Care Systems

Eufora Business, Haircutting, Styling and Up-do classes

 

Hours

Tuesday 12pm-8pm

Thursday 12pm-8pm

Saturday 9am-4pm

 

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

- Elenor Roosevelt

Emily Burchick

Elite Stylist

Esthetician

Nail Tech

Makeup Artist

 

Experience

Emily joined Team Bella in 2009 and has proven to be a great addition to our team. She has trained extensively in the art of makeup and heads our make up department at Bella. She also works as a freelance make up artist doing both print and TV commericals. But, her talents aren't just with make up, she is also talented in hair, facials, manicures and pedicures.

 

Education/Certifications

Bridal-Specialty-Theatrical and Photography Makeup

Academy of Cosmotology

Goldwell Color Systems

Aquage Haircutting

Aveda Skincare Systems

Accupressure Facial

Jane Iredale Advanced Makeup Application

Eufora

 

Hours

Monday 10am-8pm

Tuesday 9am-8pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm 

 

"Beauty to me is about being comfortable in your own skin, that, or a kick ass red lipstick."                   -Gweneth Paltrow

Michelle LaGrandeur

Elite Stylist

Esthetician

Nail Tech

Waxer

 

Experience

Michelle joined Team Bella in 2009. She currently is head of our facial department and has trained extensively in all aspects of skin. She is an expert in her field and loves to share her knowledge. Michelle also is a talented hair stylist specializing in hair color. She possess many talents including hair cutting, waxing, manicure and pedicures.

 

Education/Certifications

Institute DerMed- Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels

Lyle's School of Hair Design- Nashville, Tennessee

Goldwell Color Systems

Aquage Haircutting

Eufora- Haircutting, Styling and Updo's

Jane Iredale Advanced Makeup

Aveda Skincare Systems

 

Hours

Monday 11am-8pm

Tuesday 11am-8pm

Thursday 9am-4pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-1pm 

 

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."                   -Marilyn Monroe

Barb Hamels

Guest Services

Nail Tech

 

Experience

Barb joined Team Bella in 2008 as a guest service specialist. She is always eager to ensure your visit at Bella exceeds your expectations. If pampering is what your looking for, Barb specialized in manicures and pedicures.

 

Education/Certifications

Raphael's School of Beauty Academy

 

Hours

Wednesday 9am-4pm

Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm

 

"If today was perfect there would be no need for tomorrow."                         -unknown

Britney Jurkiewicz

Advanced Stylist

Nail Tech

Waxer

 

Experience

Britney joined Team Bella in 2011. She possess a true talent in the art of hair styling. From beautiful formal styles to the latest trends in haircutting and coloring, Britney can design a style perfect for you. Other services she performs are manicures and pedicures.

 

Education/Certification

Goldwell Color Systems

Toni and Guy Academy

Aquage Haircutting and Styling

 

Hours

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Wednesday 10am-8pm

Thursday 10am-8pm

Saturday (every other) 9am-4pm

 

"Life is a dream; realize it!"             -unknown

Angie Devitto

Advanced Stylist

Nail Tech

Waxer

Spray Tan

Makeup Artist

Esthetician

 

Experience

Angie joined our Team in 2013. She comes to us with industry experience and a very talented hand. In addtion to her amazing skills in the salon, Angie does amazing manicure and pedicure services!

 

Education/Certification

Tri-State Academy of Cosmetology

 

Hours

Wednesday 9am-8pm

Thursday 9am-8pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm

Kaitlyn Hillerby

Massage Therapist

 

Experience

Kaitlyn joined Team Bella in 2013. Since then, she has steadily built her clientele with her amazing talent, technique and knowledge of massage therapy. As head of the massage department, Kaitlyn has created some of our signature body wraps and body scrubs which have turned out to be client favorites!

 

Education/Certification

Great Lakes Institute of Technology

 

Hours

Tuesday 12pm-8pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm

Debbie Johnson

Guest Services

 

Experience

Debbie joined our team in 2013. She has proved herself to be a valuable asset to our team. She strives to ensure each guest's experience is one of a kind. She also has a hand in our social media sites and partakes in continuing education to keep up on the lastest in the industry.

 

Hours

Monday 10am-4pm

Tuesday 9am-4pm

Friday 10am-5pm

 

"Remember the little things for one day you might look back and realize they were the big things."          -unknown

 

Julie Swanson

Advanced Stylist

Esthetician

Nail Tech

Waxer

 

Experience

Julie joined Team Bella in 2014. Her true talent lies in the salon with her haircutting, styling techniques and beautiful formal styles. Julie also specializes in facials, manicures, pedicures and waxing.

 

Education/Certifications

Tri-State Academy of Cosmetology 

 

Hours 

Monday (every other) 11am-3pm

Tuesday 9am-8pm

Thursday 9am-8pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday (every other) 9am-4pm

Alex Gregory

Advanced Stylist

Nail Tech

Makeup Artist

 

Experience

Alex joined Team Bella in 2014 as a Stylist. Her true natural talent and fun, outgoing personality has landed her a main spot in the salon. In addition to haircutting, she creates stunning formal styles and performs Brazilian blowouts, make up, manicures and pedicures.

 

Education/Certification

Toni & Guy Academy

 

Hours

Monday 10am-8pm

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm

 

Tara Boardman

Licensed Massage Therapist

 

Experience

Since Tara has joined Team Bella her talents haven't gone unnoticed! Whether you're looking for a relaxation massage or have chronic tension and pain you want to alleviate, or indulge in a body wrap, her experience and knowledge in this field is a step above!

 

Education

Great Lakes Institute of Technology

 

Hours

Monday 10am-6pm

Tuesday 12pm-8pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-4pm