Stephanie Lawrence – Creative Color, Balayage, Color Correction
Stephanie has been a stylist in the area for 13 years. She decided to open Blank Canvas Salon in 2014 to bring a space to the area for stylists to independently thrive while having the strength of a team behind them. Stephanie has experienced many aspects of the industry since starting her career 13 years ago. She has had extensive training in many aspects of the industry, including a trip to the Vidal Sassoon Academy with some of the top stylists in the industry. Stephanie is currently an international educator for Pulp Riot and spends part of her year teaching other stylists the ins and outs of color. Stephanie has been recognized for her color work and has been published in the top magazines in the industry, including Modern Salon, American Salon and Behind The Chair. Stephanie uses All Nutrient and Pulp Riot as her main color lines. She is currently taking new Balayage and Creative Color clients.
Check out her work on her Instagram Page!
Trisha Bodwell – Balayage, Extensions, Wedding Specialist
Trisha has been in the industry for 14 years! She has a passion for her guest, wanting them to feel special and great every time they leave the salon. She specializes in custom creative coloring/foiling as well as cutting and finishing. She is a Redken Certified Haircolorist, with extensive training with Redken and was a Pureology Educator. She has worked with many well known stylists in the industry, back stage at hair shows and also Fashion Week in New York City. Trisha is also certified in Keratn Complex, Bio-Ionic Retex, Advanced Glycolic Smoothing System, and Hair Talk Extensions. Trisha uses All Nutrient and Pulp Riot as her main color lines.
Trisha is our Bridal specialist! She loves working with Brides and their closest friends and family on such a special day. Trisha earned the “Couple’s Coice” award on Wedding Wire for three years in a row. The award which recognizes the top five percent of local wedding professionals! For more information, please check out her Wedding Wire page!
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/tmarie_hair
Kimberly Quirke – Balayage, Natural Color, Foil Work
Kimmy has worked at a variety of different salons in her 11 year career as a stylist. This has given her a wide array of different skills which makes her a very versatile stylist. Her focus on putting customers at ease and giving them a hairstyle that suits their lifestyle is one of her passions. Kimmy has extensive knowledge in color and and Balayage and has taken many advanced cutting courses. Kimmy also offers Cezanne Smoothing Treatments and Keratin Express. Kimmy uses All Nutrient as her main color line.
Stephanie Countey – Foil Work, Balayage, Color
Stephanie comes to us with 11 years of experience! She loves all aspects of this industry but her true passion lies in coloring. Stephanie loves to get creative and is constantly applying new techniques she has learned to her clients! She has attended a multitude of classes including Goldwell Academy’s Creative Blonding and Foundation, Goldwell Coloring 1 and 2, Eufora’s Up-Styling, Arrojo Advanced Razor Cutting, and Foundation Cutting. Stephanie is also certified in keratin treatments and hair extension application. Stephanie uses Goldwell as her main color line.
Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hair_wizahd/
Michelle Saunders – Blonding, Creative Color, Foil Work
Michelle comes to us with 16 years behind the chair. Since graduating from Michael’s School of Hair Design, she has attended numerous advanced classes with Label.M, Paul Mitchell, Goldwell, Redken and Kevin.Murphy. Although Michelle loves all aspects of the industry, color is what really inspires her. Getting her clients to their desired shade of blonde in the healthiest way possible is one of her specialties. Making her clients feel comfortable in her chair and gaining their trust to make them look their absolute best is extremely important to her. Michelle also offers Olaplex in all blonding and toning services, as well as stand-alone treatments, for added insurance to ensure optimal hair health. She also offers Keratin Express smoothing treatments and would love to incorporate more vivid hair clients into her repertoire! Michelle uses Redken and Pulp Riot as her main color lines.
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/blondiesaurusrex
Karyssa – Creative Color, Balayage, Cutting
Karyssa started her career in the industry in 2008 and enjoys all aspects of hair and makeup. She graduated from Michael’s School of Hair Design and has trained with some of the top educators in the area. Some of her advanced education includes Goldwell’s Foundation Coloring 1 & 2, Elumen Avant-Garde Color, Creative Blonding, Tape-In Extensions and multiple makeup and waxing certifications. Karyssa is also certified in Cezanne Keratin Treatments. What we love about Karyssa is she really takes time and listens to her clients so she can understand exactly what look they are going for. Karyssa uses Goldwell as her main color line.
To check out some of Karyssa’s work, visit her Instagram page!
Kelly Daoust – Natural Color, Creative Color, Foil Work
Kelly has been in the industry for 7 years. She has attended many advanced classes in those seven years including Advanced Goldwell Color with Derrick Zano and advanced All Nutrient Balayage. One of the things we love about Kelly is her gentle tone and thorough consultations to understand what her client wants and calm any nerves they might have. Kelly uses All Nutrient and Pulp Riot as her main color lines.
Kelly works Tuesday-Saturday and is currently taking new clients!
Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kelly_wan_kenobi/
Brittany Vining – Cutting, Balayage, Color
Brittany comes to us with 13 years experience behind the chair. Brittany has a passion for education and has taken a multitude of advanced courses throughout her career. This includes being a Redken Certified Colorist and former Redken Educator. Brittany specializes in color corrections, men’s design, short hair design and Balayage. Brittany uses Redken and Goldwell as her main color lines. Brittany is currently taking new clients!
Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blvining_colorcrazy/
Lindsey Alagna – Natural Color, Balayage, Foil Work
Lindsey comes to us with 7 years in the industry and a laundry list of advanced classes. Advanced Balayage with Min Kim, Color Correction with Jo Blackwell and Moroccan Oil Vintage Styling just to name a few. Lindsey is extremely thorough and loves connecting to the person in her chair to get a good understanding of their needs. Lindsey uses All Nutrient and Pulp Riot as her main color lines. Lindsey works Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. She is currently taking new clients.
Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hairbylindseyjane/
Chelsea Paquette – Balayage, Foil Work, Textured Cuts
Chelsea come to us with 10 years behind the chair. Chelsea has been in the industry for 10 years, she has advanced education in Kevin Murphy Color. Chelsea has been an Aveda mentor and helped with educate younger stylists on coloring and Balayage. Chelsea has an extreme passion for life, Balayage and anything that involves color! She loves to cut everything from a textured bob to the longest hair in the world!
Chelsea uses Kevin Murphy & Redken as her main color lines.
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/chelseadoes_hair
Katelynn Kwasniak – Foil Work, Creative Color, Balayage
Katelynn has been in the industry for 14 years and comes to us with extensive knowledge in her craft. On top of having mastered her color line, she has taken a long list of education in the last two years on creative color and Advanced Balayage! Kate has taken many cutting courses throughout her 14 year career a a confident she can customize a haircut for everyone who sits in her chair. She is also certified in PM Plastics smoothing system and Babe extensions. Kate uses Matrix and Pulp Riot as her main color lines.
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/she_runs_withscissors
Lorri Cosentino – Natural Color, Curly Hair, Foil Work
Lorri has been behind the chair for 25 years. Lorri’s knowledge not just in coloring and cutting, but in the industry as a whole is incredible. Lorri has taken a multitude of classes and has extensive training in coloring, cutting and foiling. She is a Ouidad certified stylist and truly understands the frustrations of curly hair. Lorri makes sure to connect with her clients on multiple levels so she can customize each color and cut to their lifestyle. Lorri uses Tutto as her main colorline.
Mel Gagnon – Natural Color, Balayage, Foil Work, Updos
Mel has been behind the chair for 8 years and absolutely loves what she does. Mel has extensive color training, using Aveda most of her career. Mel loves to do foil work or Balayage and can help you figure out which look is for you. She also specializes in updos for special occasions. Mel uses Goldwell as her main color line.
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/painted_bymel
Amber Kunitake – Blonding, Balayage, Extensions, Creative Color
Amber comes to us with 9 years behind the chair, serving the Manchester/Londonderry area! Amber is extremely versatile and loves creating new looks for each person who sits in her chair. Amber is extensively trained in Blonding, Balayage, Creative Color & Extensions. She is also another one of our wedding specialists! Amber is booked year round for hair and makeup for many special events! Amber uses Goldwell and Pulp Riot as her main color lines.
Amber is currently taking new clients on weekday mornings and afternoons.
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/amberjayce
Maggie Sabine – Apprentice
Maggie is our first apprentice! Maggie comes to us with extreme passion for the industry and a natural talent for hair. She will put you at ease with her calming energy and have you leave feeling like you’re leaving a spa. Maggie is quickly moving through her 3,000 hour program and is already taking clients. If you’re interested in our apprentice appointments and pricing, please call 603.818.4294!
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/maggiesabinehair
Danica Labrie – Associate
Danica is one of our eager assistants who can’t wait to get her career started. Danica currently goes to Michael’s School in Bedford, and works with us at night! Danica is one of the most passionate students we have met and we can’t wait till she is taking clients in November!
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/danicabananicuh
Claudia Dupont – Associate
Claudia is a recent graduate of the Toni & Guy Academy in Massachusetts! Claudia has an extreme passion for everything hair and fashion. We love Claudia’s calm presence and eagerness to help anyone at anytime. Claudia is taking some continuing education in New Hampshire, and will then be taking new clients!
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/creativebeauty_claudia
Brooke Rogers – Floor Manager/Reception/Barber Apprentice
Brooke wears many hats for us at Blank Canvas Salon! She started out as our receptionist and has quickly moved to a management position. You will see her buzzing around the salon making sure everyone has everything they need! Brooke is also our first Barber Apprentice! She has a passion for the barber industry and we can’t wait to see what she can do!
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/b.thebarber_