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Belleza

Regina Zaouk

Owner | Educator

Certified Goldwell Master Colorist

Regina once had a dream, a place where she could express her artistic style and create the finest salon and spa experience for her clients and the community. Now she is fulfilling that dream and expanding locations, ideas and desires to become one of the best service providers in her industry.

MICHAEL LAYNE

Co-Owner | Educator

Michael has over two decades of experience in the industry, as both an educator and a stylist. He joined Belleza Salon and Spa in 2001, and shortly after, joined Graham Webb International as a regional educator and today is an artist for KMS California. Michael has extensive training with Toni and Guy, Vidal Sassoon, and Framesi. He is certified in the Global Keratin Juvexin hair taming system; a smoothing process for hair. Michael styles from an urban and club influence, mixed with a passion for geometry and classic shapes, moving them into a modern fashion format. He not only respects the classics, but predicts the trends. Michael is also a native of East Tennessee and was voted runner-up in “East Tennessee’s Best Hairstylist” in 2005 and 2010.

Educators

AMBER WILLIS

Educator

Amber has been at Belleza since 2000, and sees everyday as a chance to bring forth the spark that makes each person unique. Her love of fine arts and architecture has always influenced her approach to styling hair. Amber especially loves the challenge of giving curly hair a gorgeous new look. Most curly girls don’t realize what their hair is capable of doing and she loves sharing her knowledge with them.

BROOKE DAVIS

Educator

Brooke joined Belleza in 2005. She is an Educator for the company and was nominated for East Tennessee Hairdresser of the Year for the past five years. Specializing in formal hair, Brooke has studied under one the the world’s best hairdresser, Sharon Blain. Sharon has won Hair Expo Australia’s Educator of the Year three years in a row, and runner-up in the United States. Brooke has taken intensive training classes from Paris, France to New York and Los Angeles, training at Vidal Sassoon, TIGI, and Goldwell academies. For your new look, schedule your next appointment with internationally trained and experienced stylist, Brooke Davis.

GABRIELLE ROBERTS

Educator

Gabrielle joined Belleza in 2004. Gabrielle has been immersed in the beauty business since 1992, and has spent over 20 years educating herself through exploration of new techniques, thus finding her passion for curly hair. Gabrielle says she has “always been inspired by Ouidad,” and looks to outside art influences to inspire her passion for marketable styles with a creative edge.

JANA BURN

Educator

Jana joined the Belleza Family in 2005. She has cultivated her craft by attending academies in Washington D.C., New York, Nashville and Venezuela. Jana has extensive training in Framesi, Toni and Guy,L’Oreal Professional, Goldwell Hair Color Technology and KMS. Her talent has been showcased in the 2012 and 2019 Knoxville Fashion Week runway events. She is certified in the Global Keratin Juvexin hair taming system.

TONJA BEATTY

Educator

Tonja joined Belleza in 1993. In addition to training with Ouidad she has trained with Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy, Framesi, Aveda, and L’Oreal Professional. Tonja feels that the relationship you maintain with your clients is of upmost importance in achieving success as a hairdresser. It’s not all about the cut itself; it is the style, and understanding you provide the client. Her consultations are the most important step in developing a style that will work best for each individual. She loves working with curly hair to bring clients to a new and improved look.

Creative Directors

BETSY CARVER

Creative Director

Certified Goldwell Master Colorist

Betsy began her career with the Belleza family in 2007. She has furthered her education by attending the Toni and Guy Academy in New York, as well as having thorough training in Framesi, L’Oreal Professional, KMS and Goldwell Hair Color Technology. Betsy is certified in the Global Keratin Juvexin Hair Taming System. Her work has been showcased in the 2009 and 2010 Koi Fusion Fashion Show, and the 2011 Belleza Fashion Show.

EMILY QUINTON

Creative Director

Certified Goldwell Master Colorist

Emily began her career with the Belleza family in 2006, after graduating from Tennessee School of Beauty. She has received further education and training with C&C Llongueras Academy in Barcelona, Alexandre de Paris Academy, the Toni and Guy Academy in New York and Dallas. Recently, she has traveled to the Goldwell academies in Berlin, Rome and Amsterdam as well as the KMS Academy in Vancouver to continue her education. Emily is certified in DevaCurl, a Ouidad specialist and acquired certification in the Global Keratin Juvexin hair taming system. Emily looks forward to growing with the industry in education and experience. She craves any opportunity that allows her to express her passion for style; fashion shows, hair shows, photo shoots and clients open these opportunities for that expression. Her work has been showcased in the 2009 and 2010 Koi Fusion Fashion Show and in the major runway events of the 2012 Knoxville Fashion Week. 

Senior Stylists

RACHEL MAYES

Senior Stylist

Rachel has been doing hair for over 30 years and has been with Belleza since 1993. She has trained internationally in Barcelona and Paris, as well as domestically in Los Angeles and New York furthering her education with Vidal Sassoon, Framesi, Toni and Guy, Graham Webb, L’Oreal Professional and Goldwell. She is certified with Global Keratin Juvexin Hair Taming System. Rachel keeps updated with the latest in fashion and hair design.

Stylists

Anessa Owens

Stylist

Anessa began her career with the Belleza family in 2017, after graduating from Tennessee College of Applied Technology. She has attended the Goldwell Academy in New York. Her inspiration comes from television, movies and red carpet events. She loves working with long hair and enjoys creating movement using layers of texture.  

David Morrisette

Stylist

Joined Belleza in 2014.

Cosmetology at Tennessee School of Beauty – Knoxville

Hunter Bunch

Stylist

Joined Belleza in 2016. 

IQ Cutting 101 at Goldwell and KMS California Academy
Cosmetology at Tennessee School of Beauty – Knoxville
MUD Make-Up Designory School

Jessica Nord

Stylist

Jessica began her career with the Belleza family in 2016 after attending the Tennessee School of Beauty and MUD Make-up Designory School. She is a certified make-up artist, but focuses on hair at Belleza. Jessica finds inspiration in different types of artwork, creative expression and helping people discover styles they didn’t realize they could have. She enjoys different types of color and long flowy styles with lots of movement. Balayage is one of her favorite styles! 


Kedric Carrath

Stylist

Joined Belleza in 2016. 

Cosmetology at Paul Mitchell the School – Knoxville

KIMMIE LOCKHART

Stylist

Certified Goldwell Master Colorist

Kimmie Lockhart joined the Belleza family in 2002.  She loves razor cutting, creating a beautiful red and orchestrating a fabulous up-do.  Kimmie has furthered her education by attending the Graham Webb Academy in Washington D.C., Toni and Guy Academy in California, L’Oreal SOHO Academy in New York and the C&C Llongueras Academy in Barcelona. She is certified in Global Keratin Juvexin hair taming system. She is moved by the avant-garde and working with her client to create styles uniquely yours.

KIRA MYERS

Stylist

Certified Goldwell Master Colorist

Kira began her career in the beauty industry in 2004 and joined Belleza in 2007.  She has attended many educational forums to further her growth as a stylist.  She attended the TIGI Academy in New York and Alexandre de Paris academies, is a Ouidad specialist and Global Keratin Juvexin certified. She has enjoyed participating in numerous photo shoots and fashion shows; walking away as the winner of the Koi Fusion Fashion Show in 2009. She is very passionate about designing hair to suit each client individually.  She has a flair for the avant-garde, yet a simple ease for the classics.  She also has a special interest in the art of make-up application.

McKENZIE VISCARDIS

Stylist

Joined Belleza in 2016.

Mikayla Helton

Stylist

Mikayla joined the Belleza family in 2017 after graduating from Paul Mitchell the School of Knoxville. She has continued her education with Goldwell in New York City. Her inspiration comes from Pinterest and Hollywood. Everything around her inspires her to be more creative. Belleza is her home and always will be. 

Nichole Thompson

Stylist

Nichole began her career with the Belleza family in 2014 after attending Tennessee School of Beauty. She has studied in New York, Amsterdam with Rodica Hristu, and Rome. The outdoor beauty inspires her. She loves doing short hairstyles and using voluminous products. She really enjoys the relationship she builds with her clients.  

Salon Techs

Brittany Baldwin

Chloe Heschong

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Miracle Orick

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