Gloria Fortune

Sylist | Nail Technician | Lash Extensionist Hi I’m Gloria Fortune. I went to Educators of Beauty in 2004 as a second chance career choice. It’s been something I’ve wanted to do most of my adult life. Now 13 years in I could not be happier. I love what I do! I’m currently not taking new…

Jessica Erickson

Front Desk Jessica is one of our front desk receptionists. When you call our salon or walk in for an appointment, she may likely be the one to greet you. She is originally from New Jersey but moved to the Rockford area upon graduating from college in California with her secretarial degree. When she began…

Elizabeth Bernier-Weber

Licensed Esthetician Elizabeth is a graduate from Tricoci University and has been a Licensed Esthetician since 2009. She specializes in advanced facial treatments such as microdermabrasion and custom peels. She treats each clients individual needs and caters to their skin concerns. When receiving a treatment from Elizabeth, you can expect that she will listen to…

Maria Schiro

Nail Technician Maria has been Nail Technician for 28+ years. She owned her own salon Salon Nico for 10 years. She specializes in No Chip manicures, Signature Pedicures, along with Brow waxing and tinting. She has a passion for what she does and loves making people feel good about themselves when they leave. Some of…

Marisa Gonzalez

Stylist Marisa Gonzalez has been a stylist for 3 years. After graduating from Paul Michell of Chicago in 2014, she came to B*Alms. She has gone as far as Las Vegas to further herself in learning new color lines and techniques. She has a real passion for balayage, men’s haircuts and Updo’s. Marisa is always…

Tracy Early

Stylist Tracy has been a stylist for 15 + years. She specializes in Schwarzkopf color. She loves to learn new techniques for color and haircuts, especially highlights or balayage. She will have you leaving the salon looking like a million bucks but still able to have workable hair at home. Tracy started out in the…

Kara Schiavo

Stylist Kara has been a stylist for 5+ years. She graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in 2012. She went to work at High Maintenance and stayed with the salon when it changed names and owners. She is trained in Aveda color but also has been learning and using the Kevin Murphy color line. She specializes…

Courtney Oslund

Stylist Bio coming.

Clare Schwartz

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Blair Bates

Blair has been a stylist for 5+ years. She graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in 2012. She moved to Rockford and became a salon assistant in 2016. Before moving to Rockford she managed a salon in Champaign for 2 years. She has since coming to the salon moved from assisting to becoming a full stylist…