Sharon Parent has been in the salon industry since 1994. She first studied to be a nail technician and opened her first salon in 1996, which she operated successfully for a decade, then decided it was time to get back behind the chair as a stylist. Having had a number of influential and notable mentors, Sharon studied with Nancy Braun — a “stylist to the stars” in LA & NY — including training in balayage and business. She has also trained with a chief stylist for Privé, and is a Ouidad certified stylist (specialized training in cutting & styling curly hair). With a passion to keep up with the latest trends & styles — Sharon continues to expand horizons with ongoing training and education.
Cheryl is a 2011 graduate of New Hampshire Institute of Therapeutic Arts & Massage Therapy. Licensed in MA and NH, as well as a member of AMTA, she practices a system of healing arts grounded in restoring and maintaining healthful balance by working with the body’s own tendency to correct imbalances and heal itself. This comprehensive system includes massage therapies & techniques such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Orthopedic, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release, Pre/Perinatal & Postpartum Massage, Ear Candling as well as Reiki. Cheryl utilizes a holistic approach, layering several modalities into each session as appropriate and unique to the individual. Certifications include Aromatouch Therapy w/ doTERRA oils; Prenatal, Perinatal & Postpartum Massage by Carol Osborne (2012); Reiki 1 & 2 by Sheryl Benson (1999); Interior Alignment/ Space Clearing – Feng Shui consultant by Denise Linn (2001). She looks forward to working with and maintaining a healthy balanced you!
A graduate of Regis College in Weston MA, Gina received a B.A. in Business Management with a concentration in communications. Her career began in retail, and then she found her way over to a more traditional 8-5 position in a Fortune 50 company. After 25 years in sales operations, Gina now finds herself with time to follow her passions full time. Her journey with energy therapy began in 2006 when she experienced Reiki as both a client herself and watching her mother as a Reiki client during an illness. She became fascinated with the energy and how it helps not only the mind, but the body. Following that interest, she received her Reiki Master certification in December 2017 and her Master Instructor certification in February 2018. Through her Reiki practice, Gina was also drawn to a second energy therapy, Integrated Energy Therapy (or I.E.T.), completing her Master Instructor certification in April of 2019. She is additionally in the process of pursuing further training in massage therapy.
Selena is a 2020 Empire beauty school graduate. She is licensed in aesthetics, and is passionate about the nature and importance of the skin… She offers facials, lash and brow tints with lifts, lash extensions, chemical peels, electrotherapy, makeup application, and body hair removal. Selena is continually interested in growing her knowledge of skin care in order to bring new rejuvenating techniques to her customers. She wants you to love your skin and gain extreme confidence!
As front desk coordinator, Nora has a unique advantage of having been a nail technician… which offers extra insight into the beauty industry. Nora has 30+ years in customer service and a certification as a computer office specialist. She is also a talented henna artist.
Kristen started working in the salon industry in 1998, becoming a licensed nail technician. In 2012, she made the decision to become a certified airbrush tan consultant; She was working at a salon & also traveling to people’s home’s to make them glowing beauties in the comfort of their home. Realizing how much she missed the salon atmosphere, she graciously took the position to be a part of Salon Aria’s team. So you can find her here doing what she loves — making you feel an amazing glow all year long, and also working the front desk.