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Sturt - Owner/Master Cut & Color
As a child, Lisa had the ability to look at
people and see ways to improve and enhance their
natural beauty. Besides formal training in New
Jersey, she has had schooling in New York City,
Paris, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
Lisa has had the honor of working in the top
salons in New York and Houston for the past 27
“Starting out as a colorist in New York City I
learned to be quick, because everyone in New
York is in a huge hurry. People will pay you for
being expedient.” says Lisa. And today in a
more laid back environment her clients still
appreciate her speed, where they can be
transformed with cut and color on their lunch
Lisa specializes in cuts and corrective color.
She loves for all of her clients to have cuts
and beautiful, natural looking color that
reflects their personalities. In addition
to salon work, Lisa has done hair and make-up
for film, theatre, print ads, pageants, and
runway. She has also traveled and taught cutting
techniques in salons and on stage throughout the
Midwest and East Coast.
Lisa now enjoys living with her family in
Navarre; however, she regularly travels to
larger cities to keep up on the latest styles
Lisa also takes pride in making Brava Hair
Studio & Day Spa a Wellness
She and her staff do their best to keep the
spa's environment carcinogen free!
Padgett - Salon & Spa Manager
Kay received her degree in Business Administration in 2005 from Tomsk State University, in Tomsk Russia. Her skill in dealing people is
unparalleled ~ after managing for large chain grocery stores, Kay wanted to be in a more personal atmosphere. Loving spa environments Kay is a natural at making our guests feel at home and relaxed. She can book large parties that run smoothly and excels in event planning. She has a passion for learning about all of the salon and spa products and can answer most of you questions about any beauty needs you have.
Kay's personal style also has a large influence in the buying trips for our
boutique ~ her eye for fashion and worldly travels helps bring the unique styles to Brava that our clients look forward to.
Receptionist / Apprentice
Jessica feels it is therapeutic for her to make others feel beautiful. She loves the evolution within the industry and the versatility of the art. She has traveled around the world and is inspired by different cultures and their idea of beauty and fashion. The pulse of the world trends keeps her on the cutting edge of style. Jessica is currently studying cosmetology while apprenticing at Brava, where she is always excited to help find your next favorite statement piece within our boutique.
Sturt - Master Stylist,
Colorist, & Makeup Artist
Having grown up in salons her whole life, Paris has deep rooted knowledge of products as well as services. She has attended classes, shows, and workshops since she was a small child- sometimes as a model, sometimes assisting her mom Lisa, and sometimes just watching. She has advanced certifications in Makeup Artistry and has done makeup for Fashion Shows, Album Covers, Runway Shows, and Weddings. Paris is a certified Pureologist ~ with advanced Pureology training in New York and Atlanta. She has recently been assistant to international "Lifetime Achievement Award" in hairdressing winner Martin Parsons. Paris loves to travel and attends large international shows as well as visiting multiple salons and spas in every city she visits (one of her favorite ways to get new ideas!).
Heather began her hairdressing career in Dallas,
Texas at a successful salon, where she quickly rose to become manager of the other stylists. Her creativeness is coupled with extraordinary education. Her knowledge of color allows her to create amazing combinations that add light and depth to hair.
Vanleeuwen - Hair Stylist
Tara has a passion for making women look and feel their best. “I love the precision of the hair cutting and coloring techniques we use at Brava - it allows me to be more creative” says Tara on her advanced education in this profession. Clients love Tara’s bubbly personality and the way she takes her time to consult with each client!
Myhre - Makeup Artist / Salon Assistant
Sequoias passion for makeup shows through in her work. She loves creating looks for our bridal parties, making everyone look beautiful for their special day and timeless in their photos. When not with makeup clients Sequoia excels in relaxing our guests with her magical massaging shampoos. Her customer service is unparalleled.
|Brigette Cannon – Esthetician / Nail Tech
Brigette is passionate about simplifying Skincare for clients, and believes in an equal balance of clinical and relaxation during treatments. "I take pride in providing the most beneficial facial and meeting each clients needs, when you leave the spa after a service you should feel phenomenal."
Brigette is certified in several Skincare lines, has a medical spa background, and also is certified in
MLD (Manual Lymph Drainage)...which benefits range from improving circulation, problematic sinuses, and pre-post surgery recovery.
She loves the intimate one-on-one client aspect of her industry, and always wants clients to feel open to ask any questions. “When you come into the spa for a treatment we will discuss goals and any concerns you have with your skin, and will provide a simplified regime to keep at home. The first steps of improving your skin are becoming more knowledgeable, incorporating habitual daily/nightly routines, and staying devoted to your skin".
Aesthetician & Eyelash Extensionalist
Dianna has a passion for making women look and feel good about themselves. She has an eye for detail and loves the process of making lashes instantly beautiful. She is a true believer that "your skin is the most important part of your wardrobe" and she is ready to take care of yours.
- Massage Therapist
Kate's massages are tailored to what the customer wants. If relaxation is the goal, a gentle Swedish massage will take away the stress of the day.
If the customer has some pain issues, Kate's 5 years experience as a chiropractor's therapist helps her ease away the tight muscles and spasms.
Kate has intensive studies with Brett Pace in
Massage. She uses incredible stretches learned in Thai Massage and foot pressure when called for, creating a very unique massage experience.
She has taken continuing education course in Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Neck, Back, and Hip pain with Dr. Erik Dalton, and Medical Massage for Sciatica with Brett Pace.
Some of the other continuing education classes she has taken include Thai Massage which uses some incredible stretches, and Lypossage, which is used to address cellulite on the body.
Kate is usually not available on a walk-in basis and must be booked in advance.
License Number: MM19213
Shidemantle - Massage Therapist
Stacy Shidemantle is a Licensed Massage Therapist/Esthetician and Certified Personal Trainer. She is also certified in holistic manual lymph drainage (vodder style) and a kinesio taping practitioner. She teaches massage and skin care locally and is a continuing education provider in sports and other areas for licensed massage therapist throughout the State of FL. She is currently the President of the Okaloosa/Walton Co chapter of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association and a member of their Sports Massage Team. Stacy has had additional training in sports, aquatic therapies, pregnancy, myofascial/connective tissue work, energy work, powerderm/microderm abrasion, and advance peels to name a few.
Whether or not you need a session for relaxation or more clinical/specific issues, Stacy is able to meet your goals. She has a passion for her clients to achieve optimum health and well being.
License Number: MA49802
Kalmer – Nail Tech / Junior
Our beautiful angel Katie lost her battle with cancer May 18, 2012. Such a bright light in our lives gone too soon. You will be missed by all of us. We do not have words to express our heartache.
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