Ashley Bickford                                                           At Spectra since July, 2011                                              CND GRAND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN                                                                      Esthetician Ashley came to Spectra in 2011 as a licensed Esthetician. She graduated from the Institute of Skin Science in 2010. Shortly after working here, Ashley decided to expand her services and did an in-house apprenticeship in 2012 for nails. She specializes in lash and brow tinting, Shellac manicures and pedicures!    "I want my guests to feel pampered, beautiful and renewed at the end of their services. It's all about making them feel happy and confident!" 

                                                                    Ashley Bickford

                                                          At Spectra since July, 2011

                                             CND GRAND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN
                                                                     Esthetician

Ashley came to Spectra in 2011 as a licensed Esthetician. She graduated from the Institute of Skin Science in 2010. Shortly after working here, Ashley decided to expand her services and did an in-house apprenticeship in 2012 for nails. She specializes in lash and brow tinting, Shellac manicures and pedicures! 

 

"I want my guests to feel pampered, beautiful and renewed at the end of their services. It's all about making them feel happy and confident!" 

                                                                  Ami Edlund                                                At Spectra since September, 2005                                                 CND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN                                                     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

                                                CND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN

                                                    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.”

 

                                                                                           Nicole Wake                                                            At Spectra since July, 2012                                             CND  GRAND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN Nicole began working at Spectra, during high school, as a salon assistant. She soon realized that she wold like a career in this industry and became an apprentice to become a Nail Technician. Nicole completed her course in 2012 and received her license. Nicole has thrived in her department, always learning the newest, most current trend. She specializes in gel enhancements, shellac, acrylics, and awesome nail art! “ I am able to provide clients with a sense of relaxation and ‘me time’ when they come into the salon. I love giving them that escape from their busy and hectic lives.”

                                                                                           Nicole Wake

                                                           At Spectra since July, 2012

                                            CND  GRAND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN

Nicole began working at Spectra, during high school, as a salon assistant. She soon realized that she wold like a career in this industry and became an apprentice to become a Nail Technician. Nicole completed her course in 2012 and received her license. Nicole has thrived in her department, always learning the newest, most current trend. She specializes in gel enhancements, shellac, acrylics, and awesome nail art!


“ I am able to provide clients with a sense of relaxation and ‘me time’ when they come into the salon. I love giving them that escape from their busy and hectic lives.”

                                                                            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. "

                                                                                            Julie Lewis                                                            At Spectra since June, 2009                                               Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master Julie has been at Spectra since 2010 and is one of the best healers in the area. She graduated Fitchburg State University with a Bachelors in Psychology then continued her education through Dove Star Holistic Institute in Hooksett, NH. She has been a national and statewide licensed massage therapist as well as a Reiki Master for over 12 years. Julie specializes in Reiki and deep tissue massage. “I love helping people with their stress levels. Helping decrease stress levels then provides for a healthier life, which is incredibly important. I love being able to provide that option and ability to those I see.”

                                                                                            Julie Lewis

                                                           At Spectra since June, 2009

                                              Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master

Julie has been at Spectra since 2010 and is one of the best healers in the area. She graduated Fitchburg State University with a Bachelors in Psychology then continued her education through Dove Star Holistic Institute in Hooksett, NH. She has been a national and statewide licensed massage therapist as well as a Reiki Master for over 12 years. Julie specializes in Reiki and deep tissue massage.


“I love helping people with their stress levels. Helping decrease stress levels then provides for a healthier life, which is incredibly important. I love being able to provide that option and ability to those I see.”

                                                                                      Jennifer Knight                                                          At Spectra since July, 2013                                          CND GRAND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN Jennifer has been working as a nail technician since 2006. She graduated from Greenland School of Nail Design in 2006 and started her career in Stratham before joining us at Spectra in 2012. Jennifer loves to challenge herself creatively with nail art but also specializes in Shellac, Brisa hard gel and Brisa light. “ I love the clients that come in and the people I work with. We are always having a good time.“

                                                                                      Jennifer Knight

                                                         At Spectra since July, 2013

                                         CND GRAND MASTER NAIL TECHNICIAN

Jennifer has been working as a nail technician since 2006. She graduated from Greenland School of Nail Design in 2006 and started her career in Stratham before joining us at Spectra in 2012. Jennifer loves to challenge herself creatively with nail art but also specializes in Shellac, Brisa hard gel and Brisa light.


“ I love the clients that come in and the people I work with. We are always having a good time.“

                                                                                       Katie Lang                                                       At Spectra since June, 2009                                                              Licensed Esthetician Graduating from Concord Esthetic Institute in 2002 and the International Dermal Institute, Katie has been working as a licensed esthetician since her graduation. She came to Spectra in 2010, and is now the head of our Esthetics Department. She specializes in microdermabrasions, chemical peels, and waxing. “It’s important for people to feel good in their skin, so it’s my job to make a difference. In return, my clients are happy which is why I love my job.”

                                                                                       Katie Lang

                                                      At Spectra since June, 2009

                                                             Licensed Esthetician

Graduating from Concord Esthetic Institute in 2002 and the International Dermal Institute, Katie has been working as a licensed esthetician since her graduation. She came to Spectra in 2010, and is now the head of our Esthetics Department. She specializes in microdermabrasions, chemical peels, and waxing.


“It’s important for people to feel good in their skin, so it’s my job to make a difference. In return, my clients are happy which is why I love my job.”

                                                                                    Candace LaRoche                                                         At Spectra since June, 2008                                                                     Nail Technician Candace came to Spectra in 2008. She graduated from Portsmouth School of Hair Design in 1995, and started working as a nail technician at First Impressions Day Spa. Candace specializes in acrylics, shellac, manicures, and pedicures. “My favorite part of my job is making people happy. It makes everything worthwhile.”  

                                                                                    Candace LaRoche

                                                        At Spectra since June, 2008

                                                                    Nail Technician

Candace came to Spectra in 2008. She graduated from Portsmouth School of Hair Design in 1995, and started working as a nail technician at First Impressions Day Spa. Candace specializes in acrylics, shellac, manicures, and pedicures.

“My favorite part of my job is making people happy. It makes everything worthwhile.”