Caiti Lee’s life long love for painting and all things art led her into hairdressing. More than a licensed Cosmetologist, she is a Redken Specialist, with focused training in balayage, blonding, and highlighting. Waxing, bridal styling, makeup, and facials are also in her repertoire. After growing up in Virginia and studying art and beauty, Caiti Lee travelled around the States, maintaining her craft by offering haircuts to other road-trippers along the way. In 2017, she found magical Breckenridge, and now calls it home. Caiti Lee enjoys making people feel naturally beautiful. Her education with Redken, Pureology, Brazilian Blowout, and Wella, along with 4 years of experience, provides her the ability to transform a hopeless mop into an effortlessly beautiful look.
Michelle Worth, Advanced Stylist
Michelle has always been passionate and intrigued with the art of hairstyling. Even after being a stylist for 19 years, she still loves to learn new techniques and get inspiration that helps her evolve professionally. Throughout her career, Michelle has worked and trained at some of Chicago’s top hair salons, growing her career and her zest for the industry along the way. She first moved to Evergreen, Colorado 8 years ago and we have only recently had the pleasure of calling her one of our own. Michelle has fallen in love with Summit County and is looking forward to many more years as a Summit local at BCB Salon.
Cara Loux, Massage Therapist
Cara's qualifications are extensive. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training, and is internationally known for massage therapy within the music industry. During the growth of her practice, she realized the importance of athletic training knowledge and the critical role it plays in clinical massage therapy. Her clientele consists of high profile golfers, ironman participants, tennis players, dancers and gymnasts. Cara’s strengths are in deep tissue, injury/condition specific, trigger point, sports massage, and active release techniques.
Reilly Cierna, Esthetician
Reilly is a Medical Esthetician, licensed through the College of the International Esthetics. She provide all facial services, dermaplaning, tinting, waxing , lash lifts, and classic eyelash extensions, but her specialty is speedy, high-quality brazilian waxes. Working with clients and figuring out their specific skin care needs is what she loves. Reilly has a reputation for being readily available for her clients’ needs and maintaining a personal relationship with each and every one of them.
Vanessa Charles, Massage Therapist
Vanessa Charles joins BCB from the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
She completed her 650 hour massage training in Hawaii in 2010 where she focused on Hawaiian, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Trigger Point, Polarity, and Shiatsu massage.
After a 2-year stint with the Back Care Clinic, helping people heal from injuries, she started her own practice in Washington State in 2012. Her focus was on emotional wellness and helping people feel their best. After 5 years in Washington, the Rocky Mountains were calling. Vanessa moved to Breckenridge in 2018, working with Simply Massage before joining us here at BCB.
Bethany Vargas, Stylist
Bethany moved to Breckenridge from Orlando, Florida in 2016. After receiving her Florida cosmetology license, she continued her professional growth with advanced education in precision cutting, coloring, and sleek styling. Bethany left her career (and her Disney Princess role!) in Orlando, and moved to Colorado in order to follow her mountain dreams. You can now find her exploring the mountains of Summit County and keeping both residents and visitors beautiful at BCB. Bethany is most experienced with styling thick, long hair, grey coverage color, and precision short haircuts. Bethany has worked with Redken, Schwartzkopf, Wella, Paul Mitchell, DevaCurl, Brazilian Blowout, and Kevin Murphy products.
Natalie Norris, Stylist
Natalie has been a stylist in Colorado for four years, working with BCB since 2017. A "girly-girl" who also enjoys the great outdoors, Natalie loves to provide hair extensions and makeup for special occasions. She is also trained in Wella hair color, and loves the science behind hair color and cutting. As a perfectionist, Natalie makes absolutely sure her clients always love their hair and makeup. Natalie has worked with products from Wella, Paul Mitchell, Redken, Kevin Murphy, DevaCurl, Brazilian Blowout, and more.
Ashley Saltalamacchia, Session Artist
Ashley has known she wanted to be a hair stylist ever since she was four years old. Growing up, her passion for hair and makeup never wavered and she has devoted herself to the art and science of beauty. At each salon in her career, through countless hours of hard work and research, Ashley has become a top session artist and stylist. She maintains a mastery of current trends in hair, make-up and fashion, but also goes to great lengths to creatively expand on what is trending in the industry. Finding inspiration in her world travels, Ashley loves to create new and extraordinary looks, and reinterpret and perfect looks created by her peers. With a commitment to respect her clients' natural beauty, Ashley allows her passion and talent to enhance what nature has already given them. Ashley is a certified “DevaCurl Inspired” curly hair stylist.
Ashley specializes in editorial hair and makeup, ensuring that the camera loves it’s subjects and the models reflect the brand. To book Ashley for your next business, advertising, or personal photo shoot, please call the salon.
Melanie Dunn, Advanced Stylist, Owner
Melanie purchased the Breckenridge Chopping Block in January 2018, after relocating to Breckenridge from Richmond, Virginia four years prior. Melanie has over a decade of experience in hair and beauty. Her interest in the field was piqued at age 15, after two years of high school cosmetology training and three trips to New York City for hair and fashion education. Officially launching her career in 2005, Melanie has grown her talents through regular, hands-on training from the hair color and style experts at Wella Studios in New York City. Melanie styles for fashion events and photo shoots, and constantly seeks to advanced her skills and knowledge. Melanie is a "DevaCurl Inspired," curly hair specialist and has worked with products by Redken, Paul Mitchell, Matrix, Kevin Murphy, Davines, Rene Furterer, Sebastian, and many others. She is also specially trained in balayage blonding, event styling, airbrush makeup, CND Shellac Gel Polish, reflexology massage, and waxing.
Ireland King, Advanced Stylist
The former owner of BCB, Ireland King is a ten year veteran of the salon industry. She has worked in salons in Boise, Idaho; Manly, Australia; Westchester, New York; and Breckenridge, Colorado. Ireland is a certified "DevaCurl Inspired" curly hair specialist. Since her professional career began, it has been Ireland's goal to establish a salon that represents her high-end and uncompromising commitment to world-class hairdressing; a philosophy she seamlessly marries with her down-to-earth approach to working with clients. Ireland designed the interior of Breckenridge Chopping Block, which embodies her vision of a beautiful and inviting environment, in which clients have access to the best stylists in the industry.
Joni Uhelsky, Advanced Stylist
Joni has always had a passion for the hair and beauty industry. She has been licensed for over 20 years in three different states. Originally hailing from New York, Joni has now called Summit County her home for over 10 years. In her long career, she has mastered a wide range of techniques, including long hair, cutting, updos, and her true passion, hair color. Joni strongly believes in regular continuing education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field by expanding her knowledge of new products and services. She specializes in specialty foiling and coloring techniques, highlights, color correction, razor cuts, men's cuts, and special occasion hairdressing. Joni has her certification as a "DevaCurl Inspired," stylist, and her curly clients know to expect great style every time.
Colleen is a freelancer whose experience began as a sales associate for high-end boutiques and quickly blossomed into a career as a makeup artist with a focus on natural fibers. She is passionate about creatively expanding ideas relating to the imagination, beauty and bridal marketplace. Her background includes years of experience designing looks for many brides across the nation. From airbrush applications to HD and natural bridal design, Colleen enjoys the beautiful canvas that every face provides.