Pam Farr

Owner, Founder since 1999
Hair Stylist
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                           Gretchen Cook                                                                     At Spectra since August, 2014                                                                     Hair Stylist, Nail Technician Gretchen has been working at Spectra as both a Hair Stylist and Nail Technician since 2014. She graduated from Empire Beauty School in Portsmouth and started working at a high end salon in Downtown Portsmouth for 2 years before coming to join the Spectra Team. Gretchen specializes in color, Brazilian Blowout, UpDos, and Shellac manicures.  "I love the Spectra family. I like my guests to feel good about themselves and to have them leave feeling happy. "

                                                                           Gretchen Cook       

                                                             At Spectra since August, 2014    

                                                                Hair Stylist, Nail Technician

Gretchen has been working at Spectra as both a Hair Stylist and Nail Technician since 2014. She graduated from Empire Beauty School in Portsmouth and started working at a high end salon in Downtown Portsmouth for 2 years before coming to join the Spectra Team. Gretchen specializes in color, Brazilian Blowout, UpDos, and Shellac manicures. 

"I love the Spectra family. I like my guests to feel good about themselves and to have them leave feeling happy. "

                                                                        Mary Rowe                                                        At Spectra since July, 2013                                                  Hair Stylist, Special Projects Coordinator Mary graduated from Empire Beauty in Portsmouth in 2008. Before coming to Spectra in 2013,  she was working at Super Cuts for 5 years. Mary specializes in foiling and men's haircuts, with the goal of obtaining her barbering license in the near future. " On top of working with a variety of clients, I love the chance to create a lasting relationship with them."     

                                                                        Mary Rowe

                                                       At Spectra since July, 2013   

                                              Hair Stylist, Special Projects Coordinator

Mary graduated from Empire Beauty in Portsmouth in 2008. Before coming to Spectra in 2013,  she was working at Super Cuts for 5 years. Mary specializes in foiling and men's haircuts, with the goal of obtaining her barbering license in the near future.

" On top of working with a variety of clients, I love the chance to create a lasting relationship with them." 

 

 

                                                                      Ami Edlund                                                    At Spectra since September, 2005                                                            Hair Stylist, Nail Technician Ami does nails, she does hair! She’s a one gal show. She graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2005 and has been with Spectra since 2005.  Amy specializes in shellac and gels for nails, and textured hair. “I like the variety of doing nails and hair, it switches things up each day! When a client leaves smiling, it makes me feel accomplished with what I do.”

                                                                      Ami Edlund

                                                   At Spectra since September, 2005    

                                                       Hair Stylist, Nail Technician

Ami does nails, she does hair! She’s a one gal show. She graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2005 and has been with Spectra since 2005.  Amy specializes in shellac and gels for nails, and textured hair.


“I like the variety of doing nails and hair, it switches things up each day! When a client leaves smiling, it makes me feel accomplished with what I do.”

                                                                    Cathie Mills                                                      At Spectra since August, 1999                                                                       Hair Stylist Cathie has been with Spectra since day one! She graduated from Portsmouth Beauty School in 1987 and worked alongside Pam when Pam owned TurnStyles in Hampton. When Pam decided to move and open up Spectra, Cathie came right along. Among many of her expertise, Cathie specializes in single strand hair extensions. “I come to work every day to make a change in peoples lives. I want people to discover their own inner beauty and leave the salon feeling great!”

                                                                    Cathie Mills

                                                     At Spectra since August, 1999  

                                                                    Hair Stylist

Cathie has been with Spectra since day one! She graduated from Portsmouth Beauty School in 1987 and worked alongside Pam when Pam owned TurnStyles in Hampton. When Pam decided to move and open up Spectra, Cathie came right along. Among many of her expertise, Cathie specializes in single strand hair extensions.


“I come to work every day to make a change in peoples lives. I want people to discover their own inner beauty and leave the salon feeling great!”

                                                                                    Kathy Bograd                                                     At Spectra since June, 2009                                                                        Hair Stylist Kathy has been her own boss since the start of her career. She has been with Spectra since 2010. She graduated the Essex Agricultural & Technical Institute in 1983 and started her own business, Bella Gente, shortly after. She specializes in Brazilian Blowout and coloring services. “The people, my clients, are the number one reason why I do what I do. I value the development of  individual and personal relationships with my clients.”

                                                                                    Kathy Bograd

                                                    At Spectra since June, 2009   

                                                                    Hair Stylist

Kathy has been her own boss since the start of her career. She has been with Spectra since 2010. She graduated the Essex Agricultural & Technical Institute in 1983 and started her own business, Bella Gente, shortly after. She specializes in Brazilian Blowout and coloring services.


“The people, my clients, are the number one reason why I do what I do. I value the development of  individual and personal relationships with my clients.”

                                                                 Elaine Scholtz                                                    At Spectra since March, 2013                                                  Hair Stylist, Special Event Coordinator Elaine has been part of the Spectra family since 2013. She graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2008 in Portsmouth and worked at Super Cuts for 5 years. She specializes in Brazilian Blowout, Keratin smoothing, Cezanne smoothing, and color. “I love working with my clients, getting to know them, and making them feel good about how they look. Every day brings something new.”

                                                                 Elaine Scholtz

                                                   At Spectra since March, 2013  

                                               Hair Stylist, Special Event Coordinator

Elaine has been part of the Spectra family since 2013. She graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2008 in Portsmouth and worked at Super Cuts for 5 years. She specializes in Brazilian Blowout, Keratin smoothing, Cezanne smoothing, and color.


“I love working with my clients, getting to know them, and making them feel good about how they look. Every day brings something new.”

                                                                         Carol Churchill                                                              At Spectra since March, 2012                                                                                Hair Stylist Carol graduated from Headhunter’s Hair Academy in Portland, ME in 1999. Before coming to Spectra in 2011, she owned her own salon, Soleil, in Amesbury and worked at a variety of places including Siren Salon in Portsmouth. Her specialty is color but loves everything! “What I love most about my job? I love meeting new people and doing something different every day. My coworkers are great to work with too! Spectra is such a great environment to be apart of.”

                                                                         Carol Churchill

                                                             At Spectra since March, 2012   

                                                                            Hair Stylist

Carol graduated from Headhunter’s Hair Academy in Portland, ME in 1999. Before coming to Spectra in 2011, she owned her own salon, Soleil, in Amesbury and worked at a variety of places including Siren Salon in Portsmouth. Her specialty is color but loves everything!
“What I love most about my job? I love meeting new people and doing something different every day. My coworkers are great to work with too! Spectra is such a great environment to be apart of.”

                                                                      Melissa Sisson                                                          At Spectra since April, 2011                                                                            Hair Stylist    Melissa came to Spectra in 2011. She graduated from Portsmouth Beauty School in 2000 and went to work for Hair Excitement at their Durham and Portsmouth location for 5 years before coming to us. Melissa is incredibly talented in what she does ... she specializes in curly hair, mens cuts and dry cutting.  "It's about having a good time with everyone! I can be a big part in someone's confidence and that realization is why I love what I do."

                                                                      Melissa Sisson

                                                         At Spectra since April, 2011   

                                                                        Hair Stylist

   Melissa came to Spectra in 2011. She graduated from Portsmouth Beauty School in 2000 and went to work for Hair Excitement at their Durham and Portsmouth location for 5 years before coming to us. Melissa is incredibly talented in what she does ... she specializes in curly hair, mens cuts and dry cutting. 

"It's about having a good time with everyone! I can be a big part in someone's confidence and that realization is why I love what I do."

Maggie Anderson

At Spectra since September, 2016

Hairstylist/Nail Technician

Maggie graduated from a Paul Mitchell School in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2014 and worked for an exclusive hair salon before moving north to New Hampshire..

            She does double duty doing both hair and nails but particularly                             loves cutting hair!

 

                                                                           Robin Hicks                                                              At Spectra since July, 2008                                                                            Hair Stylist                                                        Robin brings so much life to Spectra. She’s been our “big hair” madame since 2008. Before coming to Spectra she worked at Eccentric Hair for 20 years and Mane Tamers for 5 years. She received her license in 1981 after graduating from the Portsmouth Beauty School (now known as the Paul Mitchell School) and received further training through the Vidal Sassoon Academy in California. She specializes in coloring and absolutely enjoys the creativity of it. “The hair world never gets old. You’re always meeting new people. The business is constantly changing as well. I’m constantly having something new to learn or to try while always being creative.”

                                                                           Robin Hicks

                                                             At Spectra since July, 2008

                                                                           Hair Stylist                                                       

Robin brings so much life to Spectra. She’s been our “big hair” madame since 2008. Before coming to Spectra she worked at Eccentric Hair for 20 years and Mane Tamers for 5 years. She received her license in 1981 after graduating from the Portsmouth Beauty School (now known as the Paul Mitchell School) and received further training through the Vidal Sassoon Academy in California. She specializes in coloring and absolutely enjoys the creativity of it.


“The hair world never gets old. You’re always meeting new people. The business is constantly changing as well. I’m constantly having something new to learn or to try while always being creative.”

                                                                     Myung Kim                                                      At Spectra since April, 2006                                                                        Hair Stylist Kim is an all smiles kinda a girl. She graduated from Portsmouth Beauty school in 2000 and has been with Spectra since 2006. Although she can do it all, her specialty is color. “I love to meet new people and to transform their hair. I always have a good time getting to know my clients. We laugh, we talk, we have fun!”

                                                                     Myung Kim

                                                     At Spectra since April, 2006   

                                                                    Hair Stylist

Kim is an all smiles kinda a girl. She graduated from Portsmouth Beauty school in 2000 and has been with Spectra since 2006. Although she can do it all, her specialty is color.


“I love to meet new people and to transform their hair. I always have a good time getting to know my clients. We laugh, we talk, we have fun!”