Over the course of Josie's 20 years of experience, and as part of the Bella Vita family for over eighteen years, Josie has completed dozens of cutting and color classes. Josie specializes in precision cutting and has an artistic vision along with an impeccable attention to detail. She enjoys working with her clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. As a master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends. She is currently continuing to improve her skills through training with Aveda educators.
Josie enjoys making people feel good about themselves and loves the feeling of accomplishment that comes in knowing her clients completely trust her. Everyday brings something new and different for her, and she enjoys meeting new people. Whether her clients desire a contemporary classic cut or a funky style, she will always make sure that they are pleased with their experience as well as the result. .
Ashley is a graduate of HFM Boces Cosmetology Program in Johnstown, NY and has been a part of the Bella Vita family for over ten years.
Ashley believes in staying current and up to date and taking an innovative approach with her guests that sit in her chair.
Ashley has taken the entire Aveda Color Series that includes, Master Your Mix, Pure Foiling, Full Spectrum Deep Color, Hair Color Solutions, Hair Color Systems, Beyond Balayage, and Balayage Basics. She is currently in the process of completing classes to become an Aveda Educator.
Amanda has been a part of the Bella Vita family since 1999 after graduating from Amsterdam High School's Cosmetology Program.
Amanda loves learning new techniques, and she has taken a number of color, cutting, and styling classes to further her education throughout the years from Aveda, Goldwell, Baco, Paul Mitchell, Framesi, and Kevin Murphy, among others.
With 20 years of experience, Amanda makes building comfortable and trusting client relationships her number one focus. She loves coloring and trying new, trendy styles, and has an expert eye for suggesting flattering cuts for clients that want a change.
Carmen is a graduate of HFM Boces Cosmetology program in Johnstown, NY. She has been a part of the Bella Vita family since 2009.
Carmen specializes in many haircuts from fades for men to stylish short or long haircuts for women to all children's cuts which she has a great passion for.
Carmen is an experienced Aveda colorist and specializes in highlights, lowlights and all types of color. Her skills also include relaxers and perms, as well as facial waxing.
For special events, Carmen loves to do updo's, blow-dry styling, and makeup where her artistic ability shines
Mason has been a part of the Bella Vita family since 2013. He is an experienced Aveda Colorist and specializes in blonde highlighting, ombres, balayage, but is fantastic with all colors.
He especially enjoys working with long hair, and his specialty lies in blow dry styling to create the perfect finish to your service.
When it comes to updo's, no matter what the occasion, Mason's talent really comes through. He loves making you feel beautiful for your special day.