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About Us

What We Do

We are a full service Salon and Day Spa. our friendly and highly skilled staff is devoted to customer service in a relaxing and comforting environment. For your convenience, we offer gift cards of any amount.

Dora Holmes
Salon Owner
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Dora has owned La Bella Vita Spa and Salon since April 2003 and drives herself in every aspect of her personal and professional life to make this WORLD a better place. Inspired by icons from one of the fashion landmarks of the world Milan Italy, Dora seeks to bring style, innovation and a luxury spot for all of La Bella Vita’s spa and salon’s clients. Not only does she have a natural talent for creating a beautiful experience for the salon’s clients; she is a self proclaimed Betty Crocker of sorts. Cooking and creating life-time memories with her family and friends are such an integral part of Dora’s life that she has joked that she must be “The lovechild of Vidal Sassoon and Martha Stewart.” So, if you’re looking for that “one of a kind” salon experience, or have been searching for the stylist’s who can bring out your inner beauty and personality, you need to be sitting in La Bella Vita’s Spa and Salon.

Carmela Nixon
Professional Hair Designer & Colour Specialist
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Carmela is a native of Colorado and has always had a strong interest in the beauty industry. Her formal training began in 2001 when she graduated from beauty school. In 2003 she found a home at La Bella Vita Spa and Salon, where she honed in on her AMAZING skills. Through doing hair, Carmela has been able to get creative and meet many special people with whom she has developed lasting relationships. Renowned for her great shampoo and mind-blowing color, Carmela brings a warm personal approach to “you” the client and loves being a hairstylist. Her styles range from Classy to Edgy and her coloring techniques will add flair to finish your look. We love Carmela’s energy and personable manor and look forward to more great things in her future.

Victoria Holmes
Master Stylist / Makeup Artist
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Victoria graduated from the pristine Paul Mitchell beauty school and became passionate about creating beauty & transforming people into unique perfection, combining colors and textures, attention to the finer details and makeup skills that will leave you speechless. She was even sought out by a high-end makeup company to do top tier events! Her diverse skill in all areas of the beauty industry has this young talent in high demand! This rare talent is setting trends. Victoria’s extraordinary gift of identifying individual’s geometric structure allows for natural beauty to be enhanced by contouring and highlighting features. If you’re looking for a TRULY unbelievable experience that will leave you screaming with confidence, a great listener, and a real perfectionist who loves problem solving all while having a great attitude-you must visit the one and only Victoria! And For all you men out there that want that GQ look, Victoria is also a master in unique men’s haircuts and fades!

Sandy Harrison
Professional Hair Designer & Colour Specialist
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Sandy has been in the beauty business since 1979! She has always been an artist and enjoys dealing with people one on one; this passion allows her to create and make people feel extraordinary. Sandy has studied under the masterminds such as Jingles of New York, Tony – Guy – Yosh – Atoya to name a few. Not only has Sandy, studied under such creative people – her work has been published in national & international magazines! What separates Sandy, is her ability to visualize what her clients want; Not to mention being able to mix color’s like NO-ONE-ELSE!. When Sandy isn’t creating beauty dreams for her clients she enjoys spending time with her husband of 34 years and her six young grandchildren.

Sheryl Bradley
Professional Hair Stylist, Eyelash Extensionist & Airbrush Makeup Artist
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From a very young age, Sheryl enjoyed expressing her artistic and creative talents. Taking various career paths, her experiences have led her to a career she is passionate about…Beauty and Glamour! As a part of the La Bella Vita family, she provides excellent professional services to her clients. Sheryl creates natural looking color, highlights, color correction, creative colors and the perfect cut for your special look! Eyelash Extensions, gel polish manicures, pedicures, facial waxing and airbrush makeup are several other services she provides to make you feel pampered! She is also the salon education coordinator to keep current with styles, color techniques and the latest trends. Sheryl is certified with Natural Lash Eyelash Extensions to provide you with the safety and techniques you deserve. From natural to dramatic, her eye for balance and beauty gives her the ability to create high definition Eyelash Extensions that enhance your eyes! Her airbrush makeup artistry illuminates the faces of all women. There is always a reason to look glamourous… Weddings, Prom, Anniversaries, Girls Night Out, Special Occasion Parties, Beauty Pagents, Graduations, Vacations and “Just Because”! Her passion for beauty and making every woman feel fabulous ensures that you will gorgeous and living “La Bella Vita”!

Kelly Torres
Nail Tech
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Kelly Torres is a Nail Specialist & Artist with 8+ years of experience. Whether you’re a woman in search of a classic and elegant look or an eccentric, social butterfly, she’s your girl. Kelly’s passion and dedication is reflected in each service, and strives to provide a unique experience for each guest.

Madison Owens
Licensed Esthetician
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Madisons love for skin care and the beauty industry lead her to The College of International Esthetics in Arvada Colorado where she became a licensed esthetician known for her wonderful European facials, and Superb waxing services. She has spent the last 11 years working as a freelance makeup artist, and believes the only way to stay current in this industry is to always seek more knowledge, and that is why she went back to school to obtain her 132 hours of Permanent Makeup training. She is now able to offer a variety of Permanent Makeup services including Soft Tap, Microblading, and all machine modalities. Her other certifications include eyelash extensions, micro-needling, chemical peels microdermabrasion, and most recently lash lifting with Elleebana! Come see her today for any and all of your skin care needs!

Michelle Barwig
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Michelle Barwig, former platform stylist and educator for Don Bewley of Eudora moved to the grand valley over 7 years ago with her 3 beautiful children. Michelle’s unique and creative abilities in coloring (specifically foiling), formal event styling, Men’s and razor cuts over the last 20 years have shaped her into the visionary she is today. When she’s not working wonders on her valued clients you can catch her doing one of her many other passions – reading, hiking, movies and spending time with her 3 children. Call Michelle for your next visit!

Melissa Brewer
Massage Therapist
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I have been practicing massage for 19 years. I challenge myself to actively keep learning and currently offer a variety of techniques tailored to meet each individual’s needs. From sports injuries and rehab to active stretching, to pregnancy massage and just relaxation. I can work with your body to get you feeling like you should again.
Specialties include Swedish massage, Deep tissue (specific area’s in need of attention), Pregnancy massage, and massage with hot stones.
You will find me to be friendly, respectful and professional.
My massage room at La Bella Vita Salon and Spa is situated away from the busy hairstylists which provides a quiet, relaxing setting.