Hydrate Salon & Day Spa Staff
Melanie McDaniels and Lindsey Bersano – Owners/Stylists
Lindsey and Melanie are business partners, sisters, and best friends. They grew up in Albuquerque, NM, went to college at University of Kansas and now call Arizona home. They both worked in the industry prior to opening Hydrate Salon and Day Spa. They both currently work behind the chair, doing what they love. The girls grew up around a family owned and operated business. They had the drive to become successful business women at a young age. They feel very fortunate to have Hydrate Salon and Day Spa and be a part of the beauty industry.
Elizabeth (Gusty) Kelven – StylistElizabeth (Gusty) Kleven has been a top-ranked master stylist in her native city of Scottsdale, Arizona since 2000. She is certified in Redken Color, Global Keratin, and both Easihair Pro and Great Lengths extensions. Gusty prides herself on taking the time to deliver the focus, attention and the most innovative and advanced care her clients deserve. With each client, Gusty develops a personal roadmap and applies a collaborative process between her and her clients in order to communicate the idea that her clients’ feelings and perception of themselves become her own.
Hugh Quach – StylistHugh has been in the hair industry since 2000. Hugh first began his career with Toni & Guy Hairdressing. Wanting to further his education and experience, he began taking classes at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA. Hugh also attended Bumble & Bumble University in New York. Hugh specializes in precision and dry hair cutting.
Marina Rice – StylistMarina is a passionate stylist from Russia. She loves to be creative and try new things. She has trained under top stylists with education being a top priority. Her goal is to provide fashion forward looks while still being suitable for a daily basis. Marnia feels detailed consultations and communication is key when working with and pleasing her clients. She is a well rounded stylists providing color and cutting services as well as the Easihair Pro hair extensions and the Keratin Smoothing treatments.
Kelli Tracy – Color SpecialistKelli has been in the industry since 2002 with expanded training from Chicago specializing in color and color corrections. She prides herself on keeping your hair healthy as paying close attention to detail. Kelli is trained in Easihair Pro Extensions and Keratin Smoothing Treatments. She focuses on providing each and every customer with exceptional service based on their individual needs. Kelli strives to keep up to date with the latest trends in the industry, and makes sure her clients look and feel their very best.
Kimberly – StylistKimberly is a driven, creative stylist with over 10 years of salon experience, who prides herself on strong client communication. An Arizona native who is extremely passionate about hair, Kimberly is constantly pushing herself as an artist through ongoing education of theory, trends and styles. A master stylist of color corrections, blowouts and everything in between, she strives on making clients look and feel beautiful. Her personal signature is transforming color into new personal looks.
Natalie Stabb – EstheticianNatalie is originally from the Chicago area and has been in the valley since 2000. She is a graduate of Regis University, and has been in the aesthetic industry since 2007. She specializes in custom facials and chemical peels. She also assists in training for Eminence Organic Skin Care. Her biggest thrill is seeing the change to her clients skin and educating them on how to look and feel their best!
Lanora Landers – Nail TechnicianLanora has been in the salon and nail care business since 1998. While raising a family in New Mexico, Lanora started, owned and operated her full service salon while building a very loyal clientele. Lanora's business flourished as a high-end, full service salon which was sold in order to relocate her family to the Phoenix area. She is a highly motivated and dedicated nail technician who believes in continuing education and advanced training. She goes above and beyond State Sanitation standards while providing the highest quality nail care expertise with every client. Lanora has a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing, as well as having minored in Modeling from Bauder College in Arlington, Texas. She has received advanced training in nail care techniques from Tammy Taylor, Creative Nail Design and Young Nails, as well as attending trade shows. Lanora has 3 children including twins, and has been married since 1994. Her strong, unique background and skills enable her to offer the best customer service possible. She is very thorough and detail oriented, yet offers her clients flexibility in choosing their specific requests or desires.
Megan Santistevan – ReceptionistMegan Santistevan first got a taste of the salon industry in 2016 and has loved every bit of it! She loves to build meaningful relationships with every client, and go the extra mile to accommodate them in any way. Megan is currently attending Paradise Valley Community College and plans on using her nurturing personality to pursue a Bachelors of Science in Nursing at The University of Arizona in the future.
Priscilla Terry – ReceptionistPriscilla has been a part of the Hydrate team since October of 2015 and has loved every day of it. She is currently studying at Mesa Community College to get an Associates Degree in General Education. Priscilla will then continue her education at Arizona State University studying Visuals and Fashion Merchandising. Upon graduation in Spring of 2019, she plans to become a Visual Merchandiser for top retailers. At Hydrate Priscilla strives to make each and every client feel just as important as they truly are to us! She will do her best to ensure every client that walks through the door will have the best experience possible.
Cassey Romero – StylistCassey began her career in Albuquerque, New Mexico studying at the Toni and Guy hairdressing academy in 2012. After which she started her own business which she ran successfully for 7 years before deciding to move to Arizona to further her knowledge as a stylist. She seeks out continuing education yearly and is passionate about providing the best service possible while establishing lasting relationships with her clientele.
Lyric Thomas – ReceptionistLyric has been in the salon industry since 2017 and joined the Hydrate team in the summer of 2019. Along with working at Hydrate, Lyric also goes to school for teaching. Lyric has a passion to build a great rapport with all clients and strives to provide excellent customer service to each and every person that visits Hydrate Salon and Day Spa.
First Time Client SpecialReceive 20% off of any service for your first visit! *please mention specials to receive discount
I love the girls that work front desk! They always have a smile on their face! Not to mention, they always offer me something to drink and delicious popcorn
I’ve been going to this salon for 2 years and have never had a bad experience. The salon is beautiful, and the staff is always friendly and professional.