Amanda Carmickle is the owner at Ooh La La & Friends Salon as well as a stylist and student instructor. She has been working in the industry for 18 years. She is passionate about motivating and inspiring all of the girls that work around her and they continue to motivate and inspire her as well! Working with such a great team keeps us all on our toes and doing our best work! Amanda specializes in color, blonding and extensions. She also enjoys cutting and styling! She is constantly working on her education for herself and the salon staff. Amanda has attended training at Bumble & Bumble University, Lanza headquarters, and The B.I.G. Event several times in the past few years as well as other continuing education close by. Her goal is to make you look and feel your best while you are in her chair and to give you the knowledge and products to achieve the same look for when you go home! She is currently training Alysaa Toler for hair design. She can be spotted behind the chair Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
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Shelli Graduated from Bon Losee Academy in Provo, Utah in 2004. She has been in the salon industry professionally for 15 years. She also practiced as an apprentice prior to her schooling in 2001. She strives to constantly add to her tool belt by attending frequent education classes and keeping up with what's current. Before becoming licensed in Cosmetology, Shelli had always worked in the customer service industry. She has a great passion for people and that includes all kinds-- kids, women, AND men (don't let those chandeliers fool ya, guys, we love you too!). She loves all her loyal clientele but has a special love for kids. Her favorite services to offer are personalized cuts, custom colors with an extra love for creating a natural look, and facial waxing. She chose this hobby and profession because of the ability and potential to make people see their own beauty by enhancing what they have, encouraging confidence, and loving the bodies they've got.
Shelli currently lives in Windsor, Colorado and travels to work with us for 4-5 days each month! @Shelli.portfolio on Instagram
Judy has spent the last 6 months specializing in advanced treatments for the hair. She offers a variety from Olaplex (bond building, strengthening and repair) to hard water and color removal. Judy offers scalp and deep conditions and loves Brazillian Blowouts (smoothing treatments). Feel like your hair's lacking shine, needs repair, or you want to prep it for a big change? Judy's your girl! She also loves balayage! Judy is available for new clients Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays.
Follow her on Instagram at @justjudy_beauty.
Kyndi was educated at Prime Cut Academy and has been practicing cosmetology and barbering since 2006. She has passion for refining her craft in order to better serve her valued clients. Kyndi's specialty is cut and color. Over the last decade she has attended numerous hair shows and continuing education courses in formal updo's, wedding styles and color trends. In addition to cutting hair, Kyndi has formal training in eyelash extensions (classic, hybrid and volume).
Kyndi re-entered the workforce after taking time away to raise her young family and will be available on Wednesday and Thursday each week. When she is not making her client's dreams come true, she enjoys spending time with her husband and five children at their family's cabin.
@hairandlashdesign_by_kyndi on Instagram
Amberly has been doing hair and helping people feel more confident and happy with themselves and their hair for many years. Amberly has been living in Texas, and Colorado, and is SUPER excited to be back doing what she loves! Doing hair has given her the opportunity to make connections and build amazing friendships! Amberly is looking forward to meeting new people and making connections with past clients as well! She is available for all hair services!
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Hair Stylist/ Lash Technician
Kelsee started working at Ooh La La in December. She has long awaited a career in hairdressing and has been styling other peoples hair since she was little. She has currently been assisting Amanda and the other stylists and is soaking up all kinds of new techniques and furthering her skill. Kelsee really enjoys color, and is very experienced with eyelash extensions. She is currently accepting new clients.
@beauty.by.kelsee on Instagram
Hailey graduated from Taylor Andrews Academy. She has been in the beauty industry for 5 years now and loves it so much she couldn't imagine doing anything else. She loves continuing her education and takes classes as often as she can. Her specialty is blonding and color! Hailey says the best thing about doing hair is helping people look and feel more beautiful!
Ashleah was raised in Vernal and completed 2,000 hours at Paul Mitchell the School in Provo to earn her license. She has been in the hair industry since 2012. Ashleah specializes in blonding and barbering, but loves every head of hair she can get her hands on. She is passionate about continued education and spends a lot of time furthering her skills to provide the best services possible for her guests. She loves the outdoors and spends her free time hiking, snow shoeing, paddle boarding and working on trail maintenance in the Uintahs.
Erin loves all things in the beauty industry! She is new to Ooh La La but she has been doing hair out in Salt Lake for the past 4 years. Erin loves doing all things hair. She loves blonding, fun colors, perms, hair cutting, and styling. Hair health is very important to Erin and she will always make that her number one priority. She would love to meet you and is so excited to do your hair!
Sami has been a stylist since 2004. She has had the opportunity to travel to the Matrix Academy in NYC as well as attend many other training classes. She has a passion for color and providing a creative and quality service for her clients. She believes in continued education and strives to expand her knowledge. She is excited to reconnect with past clients as well as meet new ones.
She loves meeting new people and creating the designs her clients are looking for. Raeven offers Acrylic, Gel, overlays, nail art, and Ombre’ nails.
You can follow her on IG @blackbird.nails
McKenlie Haslem, also known as Kenlie or Hope has been with Ooh La La for 6 years! McKenlie can create beautiful nails from acrylic or gel. She can create any design that you desire. McKenlie is fun, energetic, and loves fashion. She is always trying out the latest designs. McKenlie is available on Monday and Fridays. You can follow her at @Nailsbykenliehope on Instagram
Connie Freestone has lots of experience and is sure to offer you an amazing pedicure or foot detox.
Brinlee became a licensed nail technician after training at Paul Mitchell School of Logan, Utah. She started in the nail industry in the spring of 2019 and has enjoyed providing custom acrylic, poly gel, and hard gel for all of her clients. She also enjoys attending classes and trainings monthly so that she can maintain her skills and stay current with the latest nail trends. Brinlee's clients have always loved her new, exciting nail art that is always hand painted.
Brinlee is available Tuesdays through Saturdays to make your ideas and dreams come to life!
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Shannon L. Reyes is a Master Esthetician and Licensed Instructor. As a Dermalogica Specialist, she specializes in advanced skin care treatements, derma pen, chemical peels, and microdermabrasions. You can find her on facebook as Love Your Skin by Shan and on Instagram as @Shan_loves_skin.
Permanent Makeup Expert
Alexis Harrington offers everything from Microblading to permanent makeup services. She began her training with Image Artistry LLC in May 2016. She did Microblading for 9 months, but wanted more experience in shading techniques to compliment Microblading services. After a lot of research, she traveled to the Dominican Republic in September 2017 and trained under Rita Romo, world-renowned owner of Baltic Brows.
Alexis was born and raised in Vernal. She has two boys who are her world. She is a single mom and Microblading has given her the opportunity to earn an income while doing something she loves and still have time to spend with her boys. She is currently taking new clients, and is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Follow her at Image Enhancement LLC on Facebook and @imageenhancementllc on Instagram
Hair Design Apprentice
Alysaa started at Ooh La La as an assistant with her safety permit, and is now studying under Amanda to receive her licensing in Hair Design. She is catching on unbelievably quick and has so much natural talent! She is offering student services at 40% off regular pricing.
Nail Apprentice in training
Toni has spent the last two years working as our Front Desk specialist and was excited to further her career by working towards her nail license. She is currently apprenticing under Brinlee and offering nail services and pedicures at 40% off regular pricing!
Esthetician Apprentice in training
Marilyn is a busy boy mom with to kiddos. Her and her husband moved to the Basin seven years ago. She is very excited to start her Mast5er Esthetician apprenticeship. Her has always loved skin and making men and women feel and look their best.