meet our team

Brooke Becnel

Brooke Becnel

Owner-Esthetician

(360)319-4049

Katelyn Sherman

Katelyn Sherman

Stylist

Cosmetology has been Katelyns passion since she first stepped foot behind the chair in 2009. As a Bellingham native she feels lucky to be a part of such an amazing community.

Katelyn creates fun hair transformations on her guests, many of whom have turned to dear friends. She specializes in highlighting and foiling techniques as well as precision cuts for men and women.

She's created a solid clientele for herself and is super excited to take this step in her career of being her own boss!! If your looking for anything from healthy maintenance to a major chop she's your girl! Be sure to book in advance because she fills up quickly.

(360) 610-3234

Angelena Anderson

Angelena Anderson

Stylist


Coming as an Educator and Product Specialist from Gene Juarez, with over four years experience in the industry, Angelena couldn't be happier to be joining Spruced. She brings hair to life with colors and cuts that create effortless texture and dimension, and are specifically tailored to each individual guest.

Angelena has a passion for hair and is always seeking education, trends and new ideas. In this ever-changing industry, she is able to keep up on trends and introduce them to her guests in an easy and simple way. She is a no-fuss, less-is-more kind of person and believes that hair can be the same way.

(253) 370-8560

Samm Alex

Samm Alex

Stylist

With over five years of styling experience Samm is excited to join Spruced. She brings modern, natural, and polished hair coloring, cuts, and styling to each of her clients. Formally trained at Toni & Guy Academy here in Bellingham Samm also brings experience working alongside celebrity hairdressers as well as high profile clients at Juan Juan Salon in Beverly Hills, CA. Notably, Samm worked under Jose Figueroa—stylist to celebrities and creator of the L’Oreal color line—in La Jolla, CA.

Throughout her career, Samm has honed a particular interest and expertise in understanding the chemistry behind hair coloring. She consults with each client to develop a unique color profile that best enhances their cut and personal style. Samm is a Bumble & Bumble certified stylist, and always seeks to continue training opportunities in order to bring the best quality, latest products and techniques to her clients. Staying on top of the latest trends, taking a tailored approach to each client’s needs is essential to Samm’s work, and to ensuring all her clients look and feel beautiful.

(360) 631-1282

Amanda Munzanreder

Amanda Munzanreder

Lash Expert

Amanda has 6 1/2 years of experience doing eyelash extensions. She graduated from the Euro Institute of Skincare in 2010. During her schooling, she completed a course in eyelash extensions and this quickly became her passion. She loves the attention to detail that lashes take to apply and loves to help people feel more beautiful.

Amanda is a native of Whatcom County, graduating from Squalicum High School in 1999. She moved out of the area to Kirkland for 9 years before moving back in 2012. She loves spending her free time with her 5 year old son. They spend afternoons at the beach, going on adventures and making crafts. She also love to spend time with friends traveling and exploring new areas of the Northwest.

We are excited to have Amanda join the Spruced team

(425) 443-3716

Ashley Thomasson

Ashley Thomasson

Makeup Artist

If you are in need of makeup services, we are proud to partner with Ashley and her team at Love Beauty. For nearly 5 years, Ashley has owned Love Beauty with a desire and the skills to create a flawless look that reflects who you are. Her team specializes in weddings/bridal parties and makeup for photography or other special events. She also teaches classes and offers 1:1 lessons to help her clients improve their own makeup application skills.

To inquire about availability for your special event, please email info@lovebeautybellingham.com.

www.lovebeautybellingham.com

Julianne Kimmel

Julianne Kimmel

Stylist

Originally from Los Angeles, California Julianne moved to Bellingham in 2001. In 2012 she discovered that hair styling was her passion and art and attended Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy. After working in the salon environment cutting and coloring womens hair, she decided to take advance her skills by learning the art of barbering. A major highlight in her barbering career in 2016 was when she had the opportunity to meet and learn from Kendrick Lamar's personal barber, John Mosley.

Her specialties include: Mens cuts, womens cuts, childrens cuts, fades (inclusive of fashion,skin, bald and military), razor lineups, hard-parts,etching, beard trims, coarse multi ethnic hair and unruly/curly hair. Her motto has always been quality over quantity.

In 2012 Julianne completed an updo styling course with Darian Bishop, 2009 North American Hairstyling Award Winner for avant garde and has applied that knowledge in wedding and special event styling. If you are looking for a true artist to precisely sculpt your hair to your specification and liking, look no further!!

EZELL THOMPSON

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JOANN LATHAM

NAIL ARTIST

Joanne is a local mother born and raised in Bellingham. Straight out of high school she studied art at Whatcom Community College. She loved art of all kinds but as much as she enjoyed it she didn't see it being her career path. She tried a few different avenues before attending Bellingham Beauty School in 2005.  After completing both the cosmetology and nail tech program she realized that nails was her true passion. Nails are now her canvas. She specializes in natural nails, gel polish and nail art. All her work is freehand without the use of stickers or stencils and she loves a good challenge. She offers manicures, pedicures, gel polish, gel overlays on natural nails and freehand nail art design. 

http://m.facebook.com/PolishedByJoann/