Owner / Hair Stylist
Debbie has been a hairdresser since 1988 and has trained in all aspects of hair. In 2012 she decided to further her passion and open a salon of her own. She has hand-picked the most well trained and experienced staff who help create a friendly and fun environment while providing the best services possible. Debbie and her team are excited and ready to provide you with a customized day at the salon.
Alayna graduated from Brighton Institute of Cosmetology in March of 2016. Since then, she has continued her education in both color and cutting techniques. She loves to use social media to keep up on the latest trends and share her own creations. As a young stylist, Alayna enjoys bringing new and fresh ideas to the table for your hair; Highlights and balayage are amongst some of her favorite projects to take on. She also enjoys taking the time to style your hair and will teach you how to achieve the same look at home. Her passion for beauty truly shines and she looks forward to helping you define your best self!
Amy is a Douglas J Aveda Institute graduate. Since 2010 she has been working to perfect her craft. After completing an intensive color training program in Chicago she realized the passion she has for color and specializes in the subject. She believes in the importance of the perfect cut, color and makeup application to make a woman feel confident and like her best self.
Brandi's repertoire is rather broad, ranging from geometric, precision cuts to long, loose, natural hair with a talent and passion for color. Whether you are seeking sun-kissed highlights, natural reds or rich browns, Brandi will create a personalized color to compliment you and your cut.
The key to any good cut, color or style is a thorough consultation and that is what you get with Brandi. She will listen to your wants and needs and work closely with you to achieve the right look while maintaining the integrity of your hair. Beautiful hair is healthy hair!
Cassy is a fun-loving, free spirit, who graduated from Douglas J Aveda Institute in 2010. She loves to do trendy and unique hairstyles, she even sports color panels in her hair most of the time. Although she is younger, she has taken several continuing education courses in hair and make-up techniques as well attending hair and make-up shows. She won’t stop there either, she plans to keep expanding her education to stay up to date on all of the latest and greatest techniques and trends. Cassy is passionate about making people look and feel great.
Erica graduated from Cosmetology school in 2003 and has a passion for hair.
She has taken many classes to keep up to date on current color and styles. And is also a certified color educator.
Erica loves to do highlights, color, and full transformation to make every client happy and look beautiful.
Jane’s fifteen years in the beauty industry include a multitude of classes ranging from color, foils, men’s cutting, up styles, women’s cutting, and product. Not to mention guidance from her master stylist co-workers. She is patient and thorough and is awaiting your appointment.
Katie has been a hairdresser in the area for over 30 years. She has a refreshing, upbeat, positive attitude and truly loves what she does. Katie prides herself on her precision cutting and continued education on the newest, trendiest, hairstyles and color combinations; including classes in Chicago and New York City. She also has advanced training with Tutto color. She strives to give her clients the best and easiest hairstyle that can be maintained at home with ease.
Kelly loves the creativity that comes with being a hair stylist, especially working with color. She is always continuing her education; through classes and workshops. Doing hair has been her profession for over 30 years and she continues to look forward to it every day.
Kim has been part of the Brighton stylist community since 1993 and could not imagine doing anything else! She continues to attend numerous extended education classes to stay on top of the latest and greatest, while also specializing in precision cuts and up-do’s. Kim’s goal is to be attentive to your needs so she can continue to satisfy her long-term client base while making new clients feel right at home.
Leyla has been doing hair for 35 years and has trained with Tutto color, Redken Exchange in New York and Chicago, and also belonged to Americoif. She finds being a hairdresser to be very rewarding and enjoys working with all hair types. Every client brings a new experience!
Michelle is a stylist at Breathe Salon with a very artistic vision, who enjoys working with clients to help them with their individual needs. She keeps up with the latest techniques and loves fashion. She has been doing hair since 1984 and continues to improve her skills. Michelle could not imagine doing anything else as a career. She feels blessed because she gets to enjoy coming into work every day and gets to help make people happy.
Morgan graduated from the Douglas J Aveda institute in 2011. From beautiful balayage looks to heavenly color and highlights, Morgan has all of your bases covered. She keeps up to date on the latest trends by attending workshops and specialized training classes. Interested and detailed, she will listen to your wants and needs to achieve a personalized look that will compliment you completely!
Nikki is a graduate from Douglas J Aveda. She has had a passion for cutting, coloring, and styling hair since she can remember. Nikki enjoys spending time with clients to thoroughly understand their wants and needs so she can deliver an excellent end result.
Melissa graduated from the Douglas J Aveda Institute in 2011. She enjoys creating the right haircut and color to transform clients and help them look and feel their best. She is committed to pushing the limits of her skills, pursuing opportunities to hone her craft through continuing education, and staying up-to-date with style trends, color placement, and cutting techniques. She is thrilled to be part of the team at Breathe and is looking forward to building a relationship with you and your hair!
Lena looks forward to taking care of all of your esthetic needs, including expert skin analysis, full facials, chemical peels, waxing (for men and women), and more…
She is a graduate of Douglas J Institute as an esthetician and has had additional training and a diploma in the use of chemical peels in Dermaplane.
Lena is a positive, upbeat person who would love for her clients to experience the beautiful look of healthy skin. She will work with clients to find personalized products for their unique skin type, and help them with selecting a regimen for home use. Her approach is always to help each person achieve a skin care regimen that is easy to use, cost effective, and makes them look great.
She would love to see you as a new client at Breathe Salon!!
Olivia is a passionate young woman who believes that beauty comes from the inside. Olivia is a graduate from The Brighton School of Cosmetology where she obtained her Esthetician License. She loves working alongside her clients to create a beauty regime that is not only unique to them, but also one that fits their lifestyle. She prides herself on being an excellent listener and encourages her clients to think outside the box when it comes to beauty. She truly believes that working from the inside out and uncovering the beautiful and individual traits of each client, can be life changing. She invites you to stop in and experience a relaxing facial, a Lash Lift & Tint, or indulge in one of her many waxing services.
Patti has been a licensed cosmetologist for a long time. She came to Livingston County seven years ago from Troy, where she owned her own business for several years. She wishes she would have come sooner, as she loves the people here! She loves the creativity of being a nail tech. You see your hands all day and when they look nice it can change your mood.
Esthetician / Nail Tech
Sonja earned her nail technician license in 2002, esthetician license in 2004, and has been part of our team for over 3 years. She enjoys the benefits a deluxe pedicure or manicure provides for her clients, leaving them feeling revived and refreshed. Her goal is to make you feel pampered and relaxed while meeting all of your needs!
Jen loves to provide an amazing and relaxing experience while pampering the hands and feet of her guests. She has been a cosmetologist for more than 25 years and has allowed her passion to take her on a journey from being a make-up artist, to personalizing the perfect eyebrow arch for her clients, to finally settling into her true love of being a nail tech (while still keeping up with the brows). Jen has a love for people and looks forward to building amazing relationships at Breathe Salon.
Director of First Impressions
Sherri’s passion for skincare began after receiving her first facial, where she became hooked. She then took steps to obtain her esthetician license in 2004 and has worked with an extensive line of products such as Carita, Phytomer, Bioelements, and Dermalogica.
Sherri loves the relaxing affect facials have on her clients, and believes they are essential for beautiful skin. Facials, along with a simple home care routine, can create huge improvements in all skin types.
Sherri’s second passion is nutrition, believing that nutrition, and a healthy life style, contribute to beautiful skin at any age.
Sherri also performs waxing services on men and women, always striving for a thorough yet gentle experience.
Director of First Impressions
Stacy is retired from hair after 20 years and just loves the salon atmosphere. Her goal is to make sure every client has the best experience from the shampoo to check-out.
Director of First Impressions
Kayla is one of our friendly faces at the front desk ready to greet you with a smile! Having graduated from Sharp’s Hair Academy in 2009, she is well-equipped to answer your questions and book the appointment that best suits your needs. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and watching movies!