Meet The Team
Hair Stylist & Eyelash Extension Specialist
Bethany is a san Diego native who’s been in the beauty industry for over 5 years and has enjoyed every minute of it. She’s worked in salons, managed a Blow Dry Bar, and did on-location weddings and services for several years. Bethany Specializes in beautiful balayages’ and formal up-do’s! As a cherry top, she is also our amazing eyelash extension specialist who knows how to create a dramatic transformation for your lashes. Bethany strives for a successful career in the beauty industry along side her husband, who has recently joined the barber industry. She treats each client as though she’s known them forever and they always leave her chair satisfied!
Hairstylist – Keratin Specialist and Eyebrow Specialist
Cristina is an Artist at Belle Avenue, with incredible attention to detail from beginning to end of your service. She provides precision cuts for both men and women, and is experienced with all textures and lengths. Cristina is a creative colorist specializing not only in natural looks but vivid jewel tones. Visit her chair to achieve rich brunettes, vibrant blondes, dimensional color-melting and ombre. Cristina also performs the Brazilian Keratin Treatment, a service that straightens curls & eliminates frizz. She welcomes change with a positive attitude, and is happy to provide a detailed game-plan for those bigger transformations.
Ashley’s beauty career started in San Francisco after graduating from the Cinta Aveda Institute. Ashley’s focus stems from wellness, creating beautiful looks while maintaining optimal integrity of her clients hair. Ashley signature color includes vibrant colors, beautiful reds and blended blondes. Her speciality in cutting ranges from funky pixies to more traditional glamorous looks. Ashley has been in the beauty industry for 8 years and has a passion for educating her clients on how to maintain their looks after leaving the salon to ensure they love their hair each and every day!
Kat is a San Diego native who is a REDKEN Certified Colorist. She Graduated from Paul Mitchell and believes that her strong core in education and a desire to constantly grow, coupled with the ability to adapt any style of the individual who is sitting in her chair is what makes her a strong stylist. She is always expanding her product knowledge, giving her guests a “wow” factor and an experience that keeps them coming back for more! Kat’s signature styles ranges broadly from retro or classic, to funky and edgy and is always looking for a challenge. Kat thrives off of having a strong connection with her clients and Her passion in the beauty industry has taken her journey to absolutely love what she does!
Yasmine is an Oceanside native and attended Oceanside College of Beauty. Yasmine knew early on that Cosmetology was the right fit for her. Growing up she often found herself styling friends and families hair. Her love for the beauty industry has brought her on this amazing journey. Yasmine loves meeting new people, and providing excellent customer service to all clients that sit in her chair!
Curly Hair Magician
Regan is an Oceanside native & local Artist at Belle Avenue, who has had 10 years of experience within the beauty industry. She attended and graduated from Oceanside College of Beauty in 2007. She prides herself on her attention to detail from the beginning to end of your service. She has years of experience in cuts for both men and women, as well as experience with all textures and lengths. She is also a creative colorist specializing not only in natural looks but vivid jewel tones. Visit her chair to achieve rich brunettes, vibrant blondes, dimensional color-melting and balayage. Regan also performs the Sweet Hair USA first shampoo Keratin Treatment, a service that straightens curls & eliminates frizz. To top off Regan’s versatility in the hair industry she also specializes in bringing curly hair back to life, as this was something she was unable to find for herself growing up. She welcomes change with a positive attitude, never stops embracing the chances to learn, and is happy to provide a detailed game-plan for those “WOW” transformations.
Desiree’ has been in the beauty industry since 2012. She thrives to make her guests feel as beautiful on the outside as much as they are in the inside. After receiving her cosmetology licence at Paul Mitchell, she continued to further her education with extra cutting, styling, and color classes.She enjoys making brides feel gorgeous for their special day, precision cut, doing natural to vibrant color. Desiree’ would love to connect with you and be apart of your hair journey!
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Hair Stylist – Balayage and Ombré Specialist
Maria is a North San Diego County native with a passion for making everyone who sits in her chair realize how beautiful they are. Maria attended the Toni and Guy School of Cosmetology in Orange County, where she was able to find her passion for hair and zone in on her cutting and coloring skills. Upon working in an Orange County salon, she realized her true knack for the art of balayage, hair painting, and ombré. Her skill set and creativity expands into the realm of fun and funky colors, precision cutting, as well as bridal and event updo/styles. She also continues her education through various styling, cutting, color, and chemical service classes to keep up with the forever changing trends in the beauty industry. Most importantly, she strives to keep the integrity of each clients hair with the use of Brazilian Bond Builder, and more importantly by educating her clients on proper hair care.
Natalie is a San Diego County native and licensed cosmetologist with 6+ years of experience who loves her career choice and can’t imagine doing anything else. Her journey towards becoming a hairstylist actually began at the age of 13 when she started to experiment with haircuts and color on herself and friends. She feels strongly about doing very thorough, honest, and detailed consultations in order to ensure her clients’ desired looks are achieved. Her experience has made her well rounded in cuts, color, and styling for the whole family, and she enjoys it all!
Marquis L Brown Sr.
Hair Stylist and Barber
Marquis is a multi talented licensed barber and licensed Cosmetologist. He has styled hair for Dave Chapelle, Olly Woodson of The Temptations, Derrick Brown, and Tyrone Hughes of New Orleans Saints, Morris Day and Roland Mitchell and rapper The Game. Marquis was an honor student graduating from the College of Hair Design Graduate in Lincoln NE. where he advanced in the Pivot Point technique. He has also been recognized for his outstanding compassion by the city of Palm Springs City Hall and received the 2008 Jefferson Award for his dedication and volunteer time working with those in poverty. Marquis styles hair for men and women go from short and snazzy to bone straight flatirons, texturizers, presses and relaxers; come in and have a set with Marquis!
Hair Stylist and Barber
Ahsante started as a Barber from Detroit who then found himself exploring other opportunities in Oceanside, Ca at Belle Ave Salon. He attended Oceanside beauty school and with over 20 years under his belt as a Stylist/Barber, Ahsante prides himself in providing the best experience for his clients. He continues to educate himself and stay ahead of the current hairstyles, cuts, and trends. He specializes in Men and Women Haircuts, color, color correction, blowouts, updos, and extensions…you name it, he can create it. Ahsante’s natural gift of hair is second to none and will amaze you from blow to cut and color to style!
Master Esthetician – Skin Care Professional
Katherine provides corrective skin care services. She specializes in customized treatments including microdermabrasion, chemical peels and tailored facials for all skin types. After receiving her esthetics license at Bellus Academy in Poway, CA, Katherine furthered her education certifying her a Master Esthetician. She loves teaching her clients about their skin type and takes a complete customized approach to her facials ensuring the absolute best results. Her clients aren’t just leaving with clearer, healthier, more vibrant skin, but also the knowledge to keep it that way!
Lash and Wax Specialist
Chanel is a licensed Esthetician, Make up Artist and Eyelash Specialist. She is motivated to share her experience and knowledge in the beauty industry using unique Eyelash extension applicant, advanced make up and skincare techniques. With her advanced training, she is passionate to inspire others and be inspired to grow with the constant evolving industry. Chanel loves making people feel as beautiful on the outside as they are in the inside!
Born and raised in Turkey, Yildiz’s passion for makeup and fashion took her to London where she trained with some of the most respected names in the industry. She has worked all over Europe including Berlin, Paris and Istanbul giving her a unique edge on the always changing trends in makeup! Working with MAC cosmetics for over Eleven years has kept her up to date with the latest trends and fashion. Yildiz’s works with only the best and most up to date products and tools for any makeup requirement. She is experienced in all areas of makeup, including Beauty, Fashion, Bridal, Fantasy, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Styling, Men’s Grooming, and much more. Yildiz has developed a trademark look that defines her art; She is best known for her “flawless skin” and “perfectly groomed eyebrows”. Whether looking for a clean, natural look or dramatic, high fashion rendition, Yildiz is the make-up artist for you!
As a San Diego based Makeup Artist, Monique has been professionally painting faces since 2008. Weddings, Maternity and Special Occasion “beauty” makeup are her forte. She also loves fantasy and anything that pushes her creatively. Halloween makeup is among her favorite to do! Monique spent the last 6 years with Prestige brand MAC Cosmetics where she had perfected her craft. Through MAC, she had the opportunity to work with the San Diego Charger Cheerleaders. Monique is passionate about highlighting the beauty of each individual; making you not only look, but FEEL your best.
San Diego native Vanessa Nicole is a professionally trained and certified makeup artist. She has been personally trained by Loli Romo at Makeup City and has been working in the makeup industry since 2012. Vanessa has experience working as an artist with prestige cosmetic brands such as Urban Decay, Benefit, Smashbox, Stila, and Lancôme. She specializes in Bridal, Fashion, Print, and Film makeup. Vanessa Nicole is passionate about using makeup to enhance natural beauty; in any makeup application you can expect her signature flawless and glowing skin!
Ashley has been a makeup artist for 18 years. She started out by working at MAC for the first 5 years of her career; she then began freelancing and specialized in wedding makeup. She was hired by over 1,500 brides during my freelancing career and absolutely loved the wedding industry. Ashley loves working at Belle Avenue Salon and her makeup artistry has expanded beyond weddings to all special occasion makeup applications. She was raised in San Diego County and currently lives in Oceanside, CA with her husband and beautiful son. In her free time you’all find her at the beach, hiking, fishing, or on a spontaneous road trip.