Overlooking Woods Lake, Continental has been serving the Oakwood Neighborhood for over thirty years. Enjoy one of Kalamazoo's most beautiful and relaxing views, and maybe a visit from the swans!
Amanda was previously a part of the CSS team from 2001 until 2009, when she left to stay home with her children full time. She rejoined us in July 2019. Her education includes Chic University of Cosmetology, many various continuing education classes through Redken, Bioelements and SalonCentric, including attending the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas and two trips to the Redken Exchange on 5th Ave in New York. Her passion as a stylist comes from her desire to serve people, and she enjoys the variety of offering many different hair and nail services. "I have always worked in the service industry in some capacity, but I love how this career allows me to really serve people on many different levels. I want my guests to leave the salon feeling well cared for and looking their best!"
Brittany joined Continental in 2013 and is a graduate from Wright Beauty Academy. "My passion comes from the happiness on my guest’s faces. I believe we not only provide hair and makeup services, but we create from an inspiration. I have found a lot of inspiration when traveling to hair shows, particularly the Chicago Show in 2012 and Redken's Symposium in Vegas 2015. Seeing everyone enjoying the same things as I do inspires me to achieve a successful career in the beauty industry, making people feel amazing about themselves and the way they look."
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Jessica joined Continental in June 2015. Her education includes a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from Grand Valley State University (2012). She graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2014. She continues to take Redken and Pureology classes and has become a Certified Redken Haircolorist, Certified Redken Specialist and Certified Pureologist. "I love being able to bring a guest's inward beauty out and allowing them to express it through their hair. Allowing a guest to leave having a new found confidence in their hair and giving them the tools to be able to do it at home is my goal for every guest." Click Here to Like Jessica at Continental on Facebook
Sandy has been a leader here at Continental for many years. "I am a color and cutting specialist and my education includes National Beauty College, classes in psychology and business from Western Michigan University, the Redken Exchange in New York, Salon Mastery with Peter Mahoney, the Summit Salon Business Program, and numerous Redken and Pureology cutting, color and leadership classes around the nation. "My goal for Continental is for us to live our values, love one another, laugh together, learn all we can and promote quality of life for all."
Sara joined Continental Styling Salon in July 2019, and is a graduate of Empire Beauty School in 2018. She looks to Heather Chapman for formal styling inspiration, and is excited to pursue Redken Specialist and Redken Design & Color Certification. “I love being able to give a guest self confidence through their hair. My motivation comes from their happiness! Though I love doing all things hair, my favorites are formal styling, cutting and balayage!”
Savannah joined Continental Styling Salon in October 2019. She was inspired to be a hairstylist by a close family friend and platform artist with decades of experience in the hair industry. "I believe in being a lifelong learner. I love to study the chemistry behind the products and the technical aspects of cuts, color, and styles. The more I know about my craft, the more equipped I'll be to advise clients and send them home happy and confident in their hair."