A glimpse of what our amazing team has to offer
Maddison Bell Owner/Operator
Known for her impeccable blow dry’s, and perfect blondes Maddison has been creating beauty from behind the chair for over 11 years. After two years of assisting she was sent to New York to study at the Redkin Exchange Academy where her skills exploded with more complex coloring and placement techniques. She furthered her training under a top educator for Grund Hair Care and developed an art for cutting and on point razor techniques. Maddison has rigorous training in everything from the extreme to serene. In the last five years Maddison has served time as an educator, and received three “Best of Stylists” recognitions. She now spends time behind the chair as well as working as an artistic educator for Matrix Professional. As the owner of Minx, charities and organizations inspire Maddison to work closely with the community when opportunities arise.
Jessica Hooker Stylist / Team Coordinator
This breath of fresh air is quickly becoming a name stake at Minx Salon and Spa. As a stylist Jessica has trained with Minx for over a year and has taken in and used every ounce of her education. This charismatic stylist is known for her tranquil scalp massages, precise extension application and all things smooth. Jessica has blessed Minx with her ability to handle any situation and keep a smile on her face This little lady will not just help you feel great, she will make you look amazing.
Sarah McDonald Stylist/ Salon Manager
The mortar to this salon, Sarah McDonald has been styling behind the chair since 2008. After receiving a degree in business administration, Sarah knew she had more to offer the world. Her expressive personality and detail oriented business mind has created a unique approach to styling. This one of a kind stylist specializes in finite detail cutting, a methodical approach to smoothing treatments, and a sweet love for all hair with curl. Sarah is the salons smoothing guru and now proudly uses only the top of the line GK products.
Megan Pickinpaugh Stylist
Megan has been creating masterful looks for over 9 years now. Her love and passion for the industry has brought her to Minx where she has let her imagination reach all new heights. Megan is a well rounded stylist who's focus on education translates to her clientele daily. Her goal as a stylist is to make sure you know exactly how to maintain your latest look with ease and success. She educates herself as much and as often as she can, and it is reflected in her wide range of specialties and execution of flawless cuts and colors day in and day out.
From sophisticated chignons and bouncy blowouts to transformative cuts that take clients to a whole new level, Victoria House is a non-stop stylist Victoria’s calming presence soothes as she styles. Receiving extra education and assisting under owner Maddison Bell, Victoria has now become a devoted member of the Minx team. Her invigorating blowouts, passion for formal styling and smooth cutting skills has earned her full time spot at Minx Salon and Spa.
Jillian Treese, has been doing hair since 2006 and has thoroughly loved every second of it. Hair truly is her calling, as described by Jillian herself “it is the best feeling to touch someone’s life simply by making them feel beautiful.” She prides herself on customer service and taking care of each and every client. Jillian specialize in color for all hair types as well as color corrections. She is a strong believer in continuing her education and have attended several cut/color classes over the years as well as the Matrix Academy in New York and several major conventions.
Coming from a family of hairstylists & over a decade in this industry, Kabra has grown her natural talent into a true art-form. Her keen eye, free hand, & intuition for YOUR needs will bring you coming back for more! She's inspiring & encouraging & makes everyone that she works on feel & look better!
Kabra has been thoroughly trained through WELLA's Master Colorist Program & Bumble&Bumble University NYU in addition to many training's in SF and LA. She's been a Network Educator for Davines, Color Educator for WELLA, & a National Artistic Educator for PRIVE.
Her print credits include (but are certainly not limited to) Martha Stewart Wedding, TheKnot.com, & Lynn Lugo Bridal. She's styled live events such as Intercoiffure NYC and has many local (Sacramento & Co) and national (TLC) segments under her belt. Creativity + Intuition + Talent = A LOVELY YOU
Stylist Specializing in Mens Hair
Lilja has a passion for the precision and diversity of men's styles. From military fades to longer surfer styles, she takes pride in tending to every detail. After several years working in full service, Lilja took a position in a shop where 99% of the clientele were men. For four and a half years she sculpted amazing cuts to build a solid following of a regular clientele. Her dedication and passion for the sleek and clean style of men’s tailored cutting draws client from afar. Lilja is on of the only barbers in the area experienced in straight shaves. Her mens grooming packages are raved about.
As vibrant and bright as the dimensional blondes she designs from behind her chair, Jami Hart is a top-tier colorist at Minx Salon and Spa. Her talent has earned her a following among many including owner Maddison Bell. From cuts to colors Jami creates amazing versatility catering to her clients every hair need while earning them show-stopping attention. Her newfound love for smoothing treatments has upped the power of her styling capabilities. Jami has been licensed for over 9 years and has been a part of the Minx team from the very beginning.
Nicole Richardson Stylist/Makeup Artist
Bringing a bit of excitement and edginess to her craft and the salon Nicole is a versatile stylist here at Minx. Her creative personality reflects itself throughout her work and powers her through each day. With extra education, certification in professional Make up and formal styling, along side with working with stylist and educator Rodney Cutler Nicole has developed a passion for the beauty industry as a whole.
This 3rd generation Minx stylist has a tone to offer. With over 9 years of industry experience Britt has perfected her art in the hair color world and most of all extensions. After studying the beauty of hair in the UK at both Vidal Sassoon and Toni and Guy, Britt decided that her passion for amazing hair went deeper than just a simple color and cut. Britt has dedicated her career to helping each of her client work to maintaining an overall sense health and wellness to further their beauty success.
With a passion for commercial and editorial hair, Kelsey's work has been featured on billboards, print campaigns and fashion look books. Her skill sets include progressive men's fades, women's short hair, razor cuts, extensions and beautiful blowouts. From vibrant to natural, Kelsey has an accurate eye for color and will reproduce your desired results time and time again. Bridal hair and elegant up-do's are some of her most sought after services.
As a graduate of Federico Beauty Institute, Dara has spent the past 4 years perfecting her craft. During that time, she has successfully blended her passion for the visual arts plus numerous professional hair modeling and makeup application experiences into developing a client-centered, hair sculpting flair. Dara utilizes an in-depth initial client consultation that focuses on the specific desires of what the client wants to accomplish with their new hair[style]. She then recommends both products and creative styling services to fulfill client's requests. Dara has received additional education at the Wella Color Studio in San Francisco, Calif and specializes in creative color application as well as unique hair sculpting/design. Also, she is a registered hair extension installation technician with The Hair Shop of Los Angeles.
Paige is a licensed cosmetologist in California and Nevada. She graduated in 2002 from Federico Beauty Institute in Sacramento, California. Upon graduation she was invited to continue her career in Sacramento as an apprentice for Adam Federico and Marci Landgraf. They not only taught her advanced professional techniques, but also, to have a keen eye for detail and a passion for quality work. Over the past 12 years Paige has continued to gain quality professional education and experience in hair cutting and coloring for both women and men with well respected salons using Redken, Bumble and Bumble, and other high quality hair products. Paige always feels grateful for the opportunity to express her creative side while sharing her education, experience, and expertise with her clients in their quest--to look their very best.
This 2008 graduate had been making hair magic for over 7 years. Samantha started her career as a stylist with 2 years of rigorous assisting, where she was certified in cutting through tigi. She has honed her craft over the last few years with advanced education from stylist gurus like Rodney Cutler. Samantha is know for her dynamic blow out and ultra refined cutting skills, and had become well known at minx as a well rounded stylist.