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Bella Bethesda Salon is more than a salon – it’s a philosophy and an experience. We’re committed to delivering modern, sophisticated hair utilizing the latest and greatest industry techniques. Our stylists are constantly honing their skills with advanced training in order to guarantee you receive the best cut or color.

Our Team

Meet Our Stylists
Demetrios
Owner, Level 5 Stylist

Demetrios

Boy
Level 6 Stylist

Boy

Ngoc
Level 5 Stylist

Ngoc

Rebecca
Level 5 Stylist, Educator, Bella Bridal Team Member

Rebecca

Kathryn
Level 5 Stylist, Educator

Kathryn

Jamie
Level 5 Stylist

Jamie

Cintia
Level 4 Colorist

Cintia

MaryAnn
Level 4 Stylist

Mary Ann

Katelyn
Level 4 Stylist

Katelyn

Christa
Level 4 Stylist

Christa

McKendry
Level 4 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

McKendry

SeeSee
Level 4 Stylist

SeeSee

Gloria
Level 4 Stylist

Gloria

Nicole
Level 3 Stylist, Redken Artist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Nicole

Nataly
Level 3 Stylist

Nataly

Alex
Level 3 Stylist

Alex

Jessica
Level 3 Stylist

Jessica

Marea
Level 2 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Marea

Julia
Level 2 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Julia

Kal
Level 1 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Kal

Consuelo
Level 1 Stylist

Consuelo

Rebeca
Level 1 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Beca

Kara
Level 1 Stylist

Kara

May
Level 1 Stylist

May

Roger
Level 1 Stylist

Roger

Sunnie
Level 1 Stylist

Sunnie

Owner, Level 5 Stylist

Demetrios

Hair Expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partner School 2002

 

I always admired the industry growing up; especially since my brother-in-law is a hair stylist and salon owner in Greece. I am a Redken-certified colorist and specialize in balayage, dimensional color, short trendy women’s cuts, and men’s cuts.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Redken Cut & Know Why, Redken Color & Know Why, Color Correction, Fulls on Curls, Redken Cut & Know Why 2, Creative Cut & Color, Toni & Guy Back to Basics, Vidal Sassoon ABC Cutting, Vidal Sassoon Creative Cutting, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Cutting with Sam Villa, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 6 Stylist

Boy

V. Farrell Cosmetology (1987)

 

I am passionate about all things artistic and creative and have a love for problem solving and working with people. I am very driven, hard-working, and extremely fun-loving. I specialize in color and highlights.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Wella Color, Vidal Sassoon Cutting, Vidal Sassoon Creative Cutting and Color, Redken Color Formulation, Redken Coloring Out of Your Mind, Deva Cutting Lab, Redken Color Correction, Schwarzkopf Color, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Cutting with Sam Villa, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 5 Stylist

Ngoc

Apprentice (1994)

 

Art has always been my strength and doing hair allows me to express that. Having many friends in the hair industry, the opportunity fell into my lap and I never looked back. I specialize in precision cuts, balayage, and highlights.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Advanced Training, Vidal Sassoon, Tony & Guy, Aveda, Redken, Editorial/Smashbox LA, Vivian McKinder Style, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 5 Stylist, Educator, Bella Bridal Team Member

Rebecca

Career Studies Center (1998)

 

My inspiration for the hair industry began with a braiding book that my mom bought me when I was 10. I am drawn to the vintage styles and glamour found in movies from the 40s and 50s. My specialties include special occasion styling, curly hair, cutting, and retexturizing and smoothing, short haircuts, and educating.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Tearsheet Photofinish, Vidal Sassoon Mens Cutting, Great Lengths Extensions, Redken Exchange Color & Know Why, Vidal Sassoon ABC, Wella Master Color Certified, Graham Webb Cutting, Liscio Thermal Reconditioning, Keratin Complex Certified, Thermafuse 450, Eufora Mens Cutting, Eufora Updo Styling, DEVA Cutting, Hairtalk Extension Certified, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Cutting with Sam Villa, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 5 Stylist, Educator

Kathryn

Hair Expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2004)

 

I always knew that I wanted to do hair since I was a little girl. My specialties include textured haircuts, precision haircuts, balayage, and dimensional color.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Color & Cut Education under Redken Platform Artists, Trained under celebrity colorist Beth Minardi and celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Cutting, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 5 Stylist

Jamie

Hair Expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2014)

 

I love working with my hands and giving clients the ability to express themselves through my work. My specialties include Keratin smoothing services and balayage/dimensional color.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Keratin Complex Certified, Babe Hair Extensions certified, Bella Associate Program, Vidal Sassoon ABC Cutting, Redken Cut & Know Why, Liscio Japanese Certified, Redken Pin Pals, Babe Wax Certified, Hairtalk Extension Certified, Thermafuse, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, HairTalk Extension certified, Cutting with Sam Villa, Redken Color, Know Why, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 4 Colorist

Cintia

Apprenticeship through Bella Bethesda (2008)

 

I enjoy bringing happiness to others, as I find this industry to be very rewarding. I specialize in color and highlights.

 

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Redken Color Formulation, Creative Color Correct, Redken Coloring Out of Your Mind, Redken Color 911, Redken Color & Know Why, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 4 Stylist

Mary Ann

Apprenticeship (2009)

 

I’ve always been artsy but never knew my passion was hair until I started my apprenticeship. The relationship between connecting someone’s outer appearance with their inner beauty has been my favorite. I specialize in precision cuts, pixie styles, blondes and highlights.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Vidal Sassoon ABC Cutting, Vidal Sassoon Creative Cuts, Embeautyment, Deva-Inspired, Cutting with Sam Villa, Redken Color, Know Why, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 4 Stylist

Katelyn

Apprenticeship through Bella Bethesda (2014)

 

I have been interested in doing hair since a young age. I enjoy the creativity that it brings out in myself. My specialties include straightening and smoothing treatments, highlights, and long layer cuts.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Graham Webb Classic Cutting, Vidal Sassoon ABC Cutting, Milbon/Liscio Straightening, Graham Webb ABC Cutting, Front Desk Doctor, Redken Finishing with Jason Gribbin, Redken Mens Cutting with Brian Washburn, Redken Color & Know Why, Keratin and AGSS Certified, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Cutting with Sam Villa, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 4 Stylist

Christa

David Pressley Beauty School, Royal Oak, MI (2008)

 

My sister is a hairstylist and huge inspiration to me. I love the creativity it brings out in myself and working with people to help them feel their best. I specialize in balayage.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Vidal Sasson ABC Cutting, Redken Exchange Color & Know Why, Keratin & AGSS Certified, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Cutting with Sam Villa, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 4 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

McKendry

The Temple Frederick, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2016)

 

I always loved how I felt after doing my own hair and makeup. That creativity is what I wanted to use to make others feel the same way. My goal is to make every client that sits in my chair feel like the best version of themselves! My specialties include blonding, medium-longer length hair and thick hair.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Redken Color Specialist, Redken Men’s Cutting with Brian Washburn, Updos with Sam Villa, Redken Balayage with Sean Godard, Keratin Complex Certified, Business of Balayage (Creative Placement & Absolute Balayage Certification), Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Freedom Project with Peter Mahoney

Level 4 Stylist

SeeSee

Hair Expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2015)

 

I was inspired to begin my career by the vast creativity and potential growth in the hair industry. I love the opportunity to positively impact someone else’s life by doing their hair and making them feel good. I specialize in balayage, fashion color, perms, Japanese straightening and Keratin treatments.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Associate Program, Front Desk Doctor, Redken Finishing with Jason Gribbin, Redken Color & Know Why, Liscio Japanese Certified, Redken Pin Pals, Hairtalk Extension Certified, Keratin Complex Treatments Certified, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 4 Stylist

Gloria

Apprenticeship through Bella Bethesda (2018)

 

My love for the industry started at a young age. Having grown up in a hair salon around fabulous stylists, made me fall in love with the magic of the beauty industry. I love that I empower my clients through their image so that they can go out and conquer the world. I specialize in balayage, highlights, and medium/long haircuts.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Associate Program, Front Desk Doctor, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Redken Color and Know Why, Balayage with Sean Godard, Cutting with Sam Villa, Keratin Complex, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Freedom Project with Peter Mahoney, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 3 Stylist, Redken Artist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Nicole

Paul Mitchell: The Temple (2011)

 

I went to college for elementary education and enjoy teaching, but not in a school system. I always loved the industry and doing hair for my friends. I enjoy being social and making people feel beautiful. I aspire to continue learning and to help others do the same. I specialize in special occasion styling and color.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Redken Color and Cut, Phyto Cutting, Coppola Keratin Certified, Bella Associate Program, Techniques of Balayage, Front Desk Doctor, Redken Finishing with Jason Gribbin, Redken Mens Cutting with Brian Washburn, Hairtalk Extension Certified, Pureology updo classes, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 3 Stylist

Nataly

Aveda Arts Institute, Houston, TX (2017)

 

As a Professional Cosmetologist I have the freedom of creativity with my art, and the ability to help people see themselves as the beauty that they are. I love working with people because it allows me to interact with so many different personalities and you never know when you will make someone’s day.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Kerastase Ambassador(2018-2021), Balayage Specialist, Redken Colorist, Bellami Extension Certified, Attended Salt Society, ManeIvy, Melted by Mish, Daniel Mason Jones, and Daniel Mora workshops, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

Level 3 Stylist

Alex

Hair Expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2021)

 

I love doing hair because I’ve always had a passion for art and making others feel good. This industry is perfect because it allows me to combine both. I specialize in color and highlights.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Associate Program, Cutting with Presley Poe, In-salon training with Linda Macchi, Redken Color, Know Why, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 3 Stylist

Jessica

Paul Mitchell School, Tysons Corner (2012)

 

Since a young age, I knew I wanted to be in beauty industry. I was the go-to person for friends and family for events, special occasions, or just for fun. Enhancing someone’s beauty and having them feel beautiful is something I really enjoy.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Redken Cut & Know Why, Lisa Loves Balayage, Gina Bianca’s Melting into Fall, Keratin Complex Certified, Laara Rayniers All About the Bob, Cutting with Sam Villa, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 2 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Marea

The Temple, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2021)

 

I’ve been in the service industry for over 10 years and I ultimately realized working with people was my passion. I got into the hair industry in 2019, and not only do I love being creative, but my favorite part is being able to connect with my guests on a special level to help them look and feel their best. My specialties include Lived in color, dimensional brunettes, long layered cuts, lived in textured cuts and smoothing treatments

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Bethesda Associate Program, In-Salon training with Linda Macchi, Pureology Cutting with Jayson Morgan, Redken Color and Know Why, Keratin Complex Certified, Effortless real life cutting with Jacob Khan, Bridging the gap between barbering and cosmetology with Trevel Moots, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 2 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Julia

Paul Mitchell Hair Expressions (2021)

 

I’ve always had a passion for making people feel and look their best, whether that be through hair or makeup. I am so glad I got to make my passion my career by working as a hair stylist and as part of the Bridal team! My specialties include blonding, grey-blending, lived-in color, long layered cuts, and keratin smoothing treatments. I look forward to seeing you in my chair!

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Paul Mitchell Hair Expressions, QC Makeup Academy, Pureology Cutting Class with Jayson Morgan, Keratin Complex Certified, Redken Color and Know Why, Color with Jerric Fruits, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Freedom Project with Peter Mahoney, Cut And Know Why at the Redken Exchange, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Kal

Hair expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partnering School ( 2022)

 

I’ve always loved the beauty industry. My passion for hair and makeup is the way I like to express my artistic gift. My goal behind the chair is to elevate and empower my guests to feel and look their best through contemporary styles. My specialties include highlights, medium/long face framing layers, and curly cuts.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Bethesda Associate Program, Pureology Cutting Class with Jayson Morgan, Color with Jerric Fruits, Keratin Complex Certified, Cut And Know Why at the Redken Exchange, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist

Consuelo

Hair Expressions, A Paul Mitchell Partnering School (2023)

 

I love the experience of working with hair and making others not only look their best but feel their best. I specialize in coloring and highlighting.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Associate Program, Keratin Certified, Color with Jerric Fruits, Pureology Cutting with Jayson Morgan, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist, Bella Bridal Team Member

Beca

The Temple, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2022)

 

Discovering and learning the art of hair and makeup has given me the confidence to conquer many important moments in my life and has given me the privilege to help others. Being able to see someone’s face light up with excitement after creating a makeup look or a new hair makeover is the reason I live for what I do. I specialize in reds/coppers, fashion colors, curly cuts, keratin treatments and bridal makeup.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

The Temple, A Paul Mitchell Partner School (2022), Bella Bethesda Associate Program, Pureology Cutting with Jayson Morgan, Keratin Complex Certified, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist

Kara

The Aveda Institute (2014)

 

I have been part of the hair industry for over 8 years and have spent my career here in Bethesda. After taking some time off being a mom, I am excited to get back behind the chair and reconnecting with guests. I specialize in cutting and lived in styles. I love to work with my guests to help create an attainable style that they can recreate at home. I also enjoy short hair styles, men’s cuts, color.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Bethesda’s Associate Program, Vidal Sassoon, Hanzo Cutting, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist

May

Paul Mitchell School, Tyson’s Corner (2023)

 

The beauty industry can be so empowering, which is what lead me into being a hairstylist. Helping others in feeling good and in bringing out their best selves is a passion unrivaled by anything else I take interest in. My specialties include dimensional color, lived-in looks, textured cuts, and enhancing your natural beauty.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Bethesda Associate Program, Redken Cutting with April Arnold, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist

Roger

Hair Expressions, Paul Mitchell Partner School (2018)

 

I found my passion for hair while doing a degree in Economics. Ever since I have been fascinated by the environment and industry as a whole. Doing hair has allowed me to approach it using my analytical background as well as creativity. I specialize in short women’s hair, men’s hair, precision cutting, and dimensional color.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Bella Bethesda’s Associate Program, Redken Cut and Know Why, Color with Tara Abramowicz

Level 1 Stylist

Sunnie

The Aveda Institute (2023)

 
I’ve always known that I loved working with people and, ultimately, that if I was able to help another person look or feel good, in return, I also was able to share in their joy and those good feelings. I have found the beauty industry to be an amazing place for me to let my creativity flourish while also providing my guests with an amazing experience. I moved to the DMV to pursue my career in this industry to be able to cater to all kinds of guests! EVERYONE is welcome in my chair, and I can’t wait to help you feel gorgeous. My specialties include blonding/dimensional color, fashion color, medium to long on-trend cuts, blow-dry styling, and tinsel hair enhancements.
 

Industry-Related Education

 
Bella’s Associate Program, Redken Cutting with April Arnold, Redken Color with Tara Abramowicz, Better Business with Johnny Stellato, Principles of Consultation with Lana Capria, Pureology Bridal Updo
 

Meet Our Associates
Noemi
Salon Assistant

Noemi

Erick
Associate

Erick

Salon Assistant

Noemi

 

Year’s of experience: 15

 

Bella Bethesda Salon’s associates, or future stylists, work in tandem with our senior stylists. They receive training in the areas of technical skills, guest services and business building to ensure unparalleled quality and consistency. Every associate seamlessly transitions onto the floor as a stylist having the skills and confidence necessary for success in our industry.

 

Industry-Related Education

 

Associate

Erick

Guest Services Team
Amanda
General Manager, Makeup Artist

Amanda

Zuzana
Guest Services, Front Desk Manager

Zuzana

General Manager, Makeup Artist

Amanda

Years of Experience : 11

 

Industry Related Education

 

Millennium Experience, Retail Beyond It’s in the Bag, Front Desk Doctor, Peter Mahoney Take Command, Montgomery College Makeup Artistry, Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby, Freedom Project with Peter Mahoney

Guest Services, Front Desk Manager

Zuzana

Industry-Related Education

 

Mindful Leadership with Heather Bagby and Dave Kirby

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