Jen Thomas

Owner

Master Hairstylist

With 10 years in the hair industry, Jen followed her vision and created Quintessence Salon and Spa 4 years ago.

Standing behind the chair is where you will find her passion. Helping you to find your own signature cut and color personalized to your everyday routine. Taking with you the feeling of happiness and a little more beautiful! 

Jen invites you to come unwind in her chair!

Shane Lindholm

Master Hairstylist

A master in brewing up the perfect color creation, for you. His ideas and execution always leave you feeling like gold. 

Shane’s 5 years in the hair industry has opened his services to include: specialized cuts and colors, hair extensions, and facial waxing services. If you have been to Quintessence, you know Shane. 

Take a seat in his chair, you are in for a special treat.

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Amy Tierney

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Permanent Makeup Artist

Our certified Permanent Makeup Artist. 

Amy has been enhancing her clients beautiful features, and also adding convenience to their day, for 2 years! Part of our Quintessence crew almost as long!

Want to eliminate the process of applying eyeliner and/or eyebrows from your daily makeup routine? Then Amy is your girl! Having always loved other people’s eyebrows, it was the perfect fit.

Reach out to schedule your consultation today. Amy’s peaceful presence is sure to keep you relaxed the whole appointment.

“So many friends have been made right in my chair!”

Part of the Quintessence team since 2018, however, she has been meeting amazing clients and making them smile for 14 years in the hair world! 

Courtney offers a wide range of hair services, is our Spray Tan Technician, and is certified in Cryoskin. (A non-invasive treatment solution for slimming and toning.)

She is looking forward to your new friendship.

Courtney Whitman

Master Hairstylist

Cryoskin Technician

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“So many friends have been made right in my chair!”

Part of the Quintessence team since 2018, however, she has been meeting amazing clients and making them smile for 14 years in the hair world! 

Courtney offers a wide range of hair services, is our Spray Tan Technician, and is certified in Cryoskin. (A non-invasive treatment solution for slimming and toning.)

She is looking forward to your new friendship.

Mollie Scmidt

Master Hairstylist

Master Balayage Artist

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"Hi Everyone, my name is Mollie"

 

Mollie is a Master Balayage Artist who absolutely loves to create a more natural "here for the party look". 

 

She is continuously falling IN LOVE with her career!

 

She loves to make whoever sits in her chair feel empowered and beautiful!

 

You will not go without a laugh with her sense of humor and professionalism, it will keep all her clients coming back for more.

 

"All my life, I always thought air was free, then I bought a bag of chips"

Dr. Julie Nelson

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Doctor of Chiropractic and Functional Wellness

"I look forward to serving my community and providing the highest quality of natural healthcare possible."

 

Dr. Julie grew up in Custer, SD and is so excited to be back in the black hills. Dr. Julie graduated from  Northwestern Health Sciences and University in Minnesota as a Doctor of Chiropractic and then went on to study Functional Medicine. 

 

She loves research and is always working on continuing her education. She hold certifications in Nutrition and Functional Blood Health and has extensive experience in helping her patients get back to optimal health.

Come see Dr. Julie for all your health needs!

Katie Sutter

Master Stylist

Makeup Artist

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Having been obsessed with hair and makeup since childhood, Katie knew the salon is where she was meant to be...

 

With over 12 years experience Katie loves creating the perfect look for you whether it be a customized cut and color or getting you glammed up with makeup and hair on your special day.

Have a seat in my chair and lets get started"

Alex Rohde

Esthetician

Permanent Make Up Artist

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Bringing more great services to Quintessence, Alex is Certified in Microblading and Shading. Her technique is to create natural looking brows on all her guests. Alex has been an Esthetician for 3.5 years and understands the importance of creating a calm and relaxing environment. She takes her time to work with you to create the highest quality of eyebrows. You will leave feeling beautiful and confident, two very important things to Alex.

She also offers full body waxing. With her laid back spirit and gentle approach, she is sure to make you feel at ease with any service you receive. Keep your eye on this one, she has more unique services on their way!

If you are ready to enhance your natural beauty, come on up and take a seat with Alex!

    Jessica Wlaker

    Massage Therapist

    Jessica is our Licensed Massage Therapist! 

    Jessica has a talent for therapeutic massage with a touch of essential oils.  Although, don't let this fool you she has AMAZING techniques to help you unwind, relax and relieve pain caused by everyday stressors or injury.  

     

    Jessica specializes in deep tissue massage with trigger point therapy. Along with her therapeutic touch of a relaxing swedish massage, she offers prenatal massage, hot stone massage, back/body scrubs, foot scrubs and masks are just a few add-ons. 

    If you are looking for a talented, unique flow of massage, look no further, you found your girl!

      Shiela Mulvey

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      Esthetician

      Shiela has been an Esthetician since 2010! Having struggled with acne most of her life, she wanted to learn how to fix problematic skin. Learning the correct ways to heal the problem, what products to use, and which ones to avoid.

      Her passion for skin care runs as deep as her love for makeup. Watching her clients transform as she performs her art, creating unique and endless possibilities. Creating confident and beautiful clients is what brings Shiela joy!

      “If you are sad, add more lipstick and attack.” -Coco Chanel

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      Jess Dravland

      RN

      Esthetician

      “Do what you love, and you will never work another day in your life!”

      Esthetician and a Licensed Practical Nurse, her passion has led her to pursuing her BSN, RN. She is set to graduate this spring! She is about to shake things up at Quintessence!

      Jess has been involved with skincare for 17 years, customizing treatments for your specific skin. She has worked in Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, and the float pool for 3 years!

      She will be bringing the newest products and techniques to help elevate your aesthetic needs! Creating an unique experience that will not be recreated!

      Jess can not wait to meet you!