Welcome to Blake Rose Salon & Spa! Located in the heart of Grandview, our upscale boutique salon offers world-class hair and spa services offered by the industry's most creative and highly talented professionals. Our services include award-winning hair styling and coloring to soothing massages, nail treatments, facials and on-trend makeup applications. We are the perfect place to reinvent or rejuvenate yourself, and always look forward to having you as our guest!
Bryan is more than simply a skilled artisan whose technique and ability have earned him the respect and admiration of colleagues and clients. It is Bryan's unique ability to listen closely to his clients, to carefully consider their needs, personalities, and lifestyles that elevates Bryan from the rest of the crowd. He uses this knowledge to create a look that will best compliment and enhance each client's inner and outward beauty.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Ariana attended BGSU and obtained her bachelor's degree in Apparel Merchandising & Product Development with a minor in Marketing. After college, she wanted to pursue her passion for hair which brought her to The Aveda Institute of Columbus. After obtaining her cosmetology license she began working as Bryan's apprentice here at Blake Rose Salon + Spa. After spending 1 1/2 years with Bryan she had the confidence and skill needed to graduate to her own chair. Ariana prides herself in communicating with her clients and understanding their desires to achieve the perfect look.
Audrey's background in psychology and in-depth knowledge of the body provides her a deeper insight into her client’s needs and allows her to manipulate the muscles not only for relaxation, but also to relieve pains, headaches and other physical ailments.
Betsy works full-time as a psychologist with students who have behavioral and learning difficulties. She enjoys the customer service industry so decided to work at the salon part-time. She has been with us since opening in May, 2012. Betsy's superior customer service skills make her an excellent fit for our front desk staff. She is always willing to go the extra mile to make each client feel right at home.
Brittany has been a committed member of the Blake Rose team since before the salon opened. After leaving a corporate career as an accountant to pursue her dream of becoming a hairstylist, Brittany attended The Aveda Institute and then worked for the Institute for two years.
Katrina Rutherford is a freelance traveling makeup artist and licensed Esthetician, experienced in editorial, commercial shoot, film, teaching classes, retail guest artist appearances, and applications for brides and private clients.
Kristy's career as a hair stylist started 9 years ago. She is now ready to take her career and her love & passion for the industry to the next level. We are so excited to have her fun, funky, & trendy color, cuts & styles as part of our team! She has a true passion for blondes and short hair
As an industry presence of over ten years, Lindsey has spent her professional career training and working in some of the leading salons in Columbus. Through her extensive training, Lindsey has become an expert in French haircutting and a master colorist.
Lori attended the University of Kentucky and moved to Columbus over 15 years ago. After staying home to raise her 3 children, she felt pulled to return to work full-time. She has been with the salon since opening and has enjoyed learning the ins and outs of the salon industry. Her favorite part of being the salon manager is getting to know the clients and doing her best to make sure each client feels welcome and appreciated.
Quinn Armstrong has been a creative force in the hair industry for over ten years. Quinn is the product of the top mentors from the Aveda network and the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica. To further her techniques in color, cutting, and styling, and to discover new trends, she is committed to continuing her education.
With 13 years in the industry, Bari Task has extensive training in the art of hair, including advanced training in french cutting & color technique. She loves to stay up to date on current fashion trends and is always excited about learning new techniques. With her outgoing, high energy personality, she is able to help clients feel comfortable in her chair. Bari prides herself on helping each client find a style that fits perfectly with their lifestyle and personality, whether it's a wash & wear style or something fun and trendy.
After obtaining a degree in Early Childhood Development from The Ohio State University, Abby felt a passion for the nail industry and decided to obtain her nail technician license. She loves the creative outlet that doing nails fulfills and the opportunity to create something new and fresh for each client. She enjoys engaging with her clients and connecting with them on a personal level. Attention to detail and pampering each client that sits in her chair is Abby's main focus!
In 2013, friends Abby Feeney & Brandy Gambill recognized their mutual love of a good spray tan and the need of a quality service in Columbus. With months of research and planning behind them, they opened Bliss Airbrush Tanning. They created both a mobile and studio spray tanning service located exclusively inside Blake Rose Salon + Spa that is not only convenient but something of an affordable luxury. Their objective is that of sophistication and fun, with a focus solely on the knowledge and art of custom airbrush tanning. Bliss Airbrush Tanning applications will leave you feeling refreshed and confident!
Danielle has a passion for all things art related and it shows. Her creativity and individuality along with her meticulous attention to detail make her an excellent nail technician. Danielle has an appreciation for maintaining healthy, natural nails as well as a true interest in her client's needs.
Lesley graduated from The Aveda Institute Columbus and earned her cosmetology license. She began her career as the Guest Care Assistant Manager at The Aveda Institute while also working as Bryan's apprentice here at Blake Rose Salon + Spa. After mastering color and hair cutting techniques, Lesley proved ready to move behind the chair. She has a passion for current hair trends, creating beautiful colors, and inspiring her guests to feel beautiful inside and out.
Elizabeth has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years and has worked with the very best. She has completed numerous advanced educational courses and has received extensive training in cutting and styling from the extremely talented Vivienne Mackinder in New York City. This has allowed her to advance her knowledge as a certified Master Wella Colorist and Master Hair Designer. She specializes in classic coloring techniques and french haircutting which incorporates face and head shape to create personalized style with a soft, uniform finish. Elizabeth loves to connect with people on a personal level. She builds trusting relationships based on respect. She is sensitive to others and their feelings. Elizabeth has a very positive approach to life and it is contagious. She loves making people feel and look their best!