Fully licensed in 2005, Janna’s journey started in New Mexico and then relocated to the Great State of Texas two days after taking her state boards. The foundation of her career began there. Janna worked in a corporate salon hitting her goals and growing at a rapid pace until she realized she needed the guidance of a strong mentor, and creative freedom if she wanted longevity in the industry. She was taken under the wing of an incredibly talented woman, and groomed into a real professional during a very intense assistant program sponsored by Redken and the Michael Cole Step up program. She became part of a team at a 5th Avenue Salon. It was a remarkable journey, where Janna gained multi-line knowledge and she is always learning, creating, and still very much in love with the industry!
BERNARDO “Bernie” LOMAS
Bernie is an award winning hairstylist, platform artist and educator. Bernardo is always on top of the trends. His education allows him to create new, funky, and trendy looks. Along with the classic styles, he is a well-rounded stylist with cutting and color certifications. He also specializes in wedding, prom, and special event styling.
Shelly Fredericks obtained her aesthetic license in 2012 as well as her medical laser certification in 2013. Her passion for result-driven clinical skincare combined with a relaxing atmosphere has become her signature approach. Shelly believes investing in the health of your skin has benefits that can last a lifetime. Whether it be acne, hyper-pigmentation, or anti-aging, she attends to each individual’s needs. Along with skin treatments she also provides other services including face and body waxing, brow and eyelash tinting, and much more. She looks forward to meeting you and all of your beauty needs!
Tamie has been a hairstylist for over 30 years and considered a master stylist among her peers. Her passion is giving her clients an undeniable smile. She loves it all! Cuts, color, updos, braiding, hair extensions, and more! Tamie is dedicated to continuing her education and always learning new trends and techniques. You can often find Tamie at haircuts for the homeless and fashion shows for local charities. Your smile is guaranteed when you sit with Tamie.
Taylor was born in Arizona and went to Centennial High School. He graduated from Paul Mitchell school of cosmetology just over one year ago. Taylor specializes in trend work such a balayages, beach waves, and lobs. When hes not working on hair he enjoys skating and painting.
Nicole was born and raised in Arizona. She graduated from Arizona School of Massage Therapy in 2010. She worked in a chiropractor’s office for 1 year and then moved over to a physical therapy clinic for 3 years before she joined the Norterra team 7 years ago. Nicole is now the lead massage therapist at Norterra Salon and Spa. She specializes in both Swedish and Deep Tissue massage. Nicole has 2 beautiful children age 8 and 4 and loves being a mom and helping her clients feel like royalty.
Yanette has been a part of the Norterra team since 2015. With her careful and kind work she enjoys doing regular/gel manicures and pedicures for all ages! Her goal is to make all her clients feel their best, and accommodate to them in any way they may need.
RN-Med Spa Clinician/Esthetician
April began her career in the cosmetology industry in 1998 as a nail and makeup artist and continued her education to become a hair colorist. She worked as a colorist for many years while recognizing a need for less chemicals within the salon. This quest led her to creating an organic salon environment and an understanding of the importance of wellness. April entered the skin care realm shortly after and continued growing as an esthetician. She is now a registered nurse with a BSN degree from Grand Canyon University and a specialty certification in Aesthetics. April is AARA certified in laser equipment, injectables, and advanced skin care. She is passionate about Aesthetics and Wellness and strives to provide all services with privacy and professionalism. She looks forward to helping her clients become the best version of themselves.
Receptionist/Social Media Coordinator
Natasha grew up in Arizona and has a passion for the beauty industry, especially with make-up artistry. She has a fun upbeat personality, and always has a smile on her face! Her love for makeup artistry is unmatched. She loves to create new looks and thinks outside the box. Natasha’s goals are to rock the makeup artistry world in weddings, and special occasions, events and eventually get into the professional makeup world for movies, and modeling. She is excited to come out with her own line of makeup!
Mike grew up in Seattle, Washington and has been in Arizona for the past 12 years. He has been a hair stylist for 15 years and his favorite thing about being a hairstylist is the interaction with the clients. Mike specializes in highlights and trendwork. On his spare time he loves to go to the gym and hangout at the lake.
Danielle was born in Ohio…go Bucks! She moved in Arizona in 2013, and has been a hairstylist for 13 years. She specialties are highlights and color. Her aunts were her inspiration to become a hairstylist. She is an avid runner and loves her pups Boeso and Piper.
Heather has been a stylist for 7 years and absolutely loves it! Customer service is her #1 priority. She works with a lot of fine-haired and long hair clients. She enjoys doing color and highlighting services as well as cutting and styling. Heather offers special occasion hair, fashion colors, and Brazilian Blowouts. When she’s not making her clients’ look and feel fabulous, she hits the hiking trails with her dogs and husband. If it’s too hot to venture outside they often enjoy eating at their favorite Mexican restaurant. Heather would love to help you realize your hair goals and aspirations!
Bre is a native of Arizona. She went to Barry Goldwater High School. Bre is a mother of 3 including boy & girl twins and has a twin brother as well. Being a mother is the greatest joy in her life. She is a receptionist at Norterra Salon & Spa. Bre loves working with people and has a warm, inviting personality waiting to greet you.
Audrey is originally from Connecticut and moved to Arizona via Hawaii in 2006. Audrey has spent most of her career in the arts industry and owned and operated the Artisan Markets for 10 years. She believes that the salon and spa industry is very much in line with her experience in the arts and absolutely loves helping people achieve their goals. The best part of her day is when a stylist, artist, therapist exceeds their own expectations, breaks out of their comfort zone and soars to new levels of professionalism. Her passion for small business and marketing is undeniable and she’s excited to grow Norterra Salon and Spa into THE place you come for all your beauty and relaxation needs.
Nail Technician/Hair Stylist
From the young age of 15 years old Joseph became a self-taught nail artist while living in Mexico. His creative and detail oriented nature allowed him to master his craft in a very short time. At age 22 Joseph moved to Phoenix,AZ where he attended Avalon School of Cosmetology and graduated with a full cosmetology degree. His love for the beauty industry grew into something he never thought possible. His passion for hair developed and became part of his dream, to do hair and bring out those beautiful features we love to admire. Helping people feel more confident in themselves gives him immense joy.
Esthetician/Lash Extension Specialist
Andrea has been an Esthetician since 2006, and absolutely LOVEs her field! She is trained in many different techniques which include facial services, lashes, full face and all over body waxing. Andrea takes time and enjoys getting to know all of her clients. She is here to help you achieve your best skin results, from in spa treatments to proper home care. The best part of her day is watching everyone leave with a smile and gorgeous skin. Andrea is excited to announce that micro blading will be added to her services very soon. Stay tuned!
Maria is 1 out of four sisters. She has always been the girly one out of the group and always wanted to do hair. She always knew her love for hair and how pretty she felt after styling her hair growing up. Maria started helping out in a salon at the age of 13 on the weekends. Even when she was just sweeping up hair, she enjoyed every minute of it. Being in the salon and watching clients leave and feeling beautiful and confidant is what transformed her into the hair stylist she is today. Maria has been doing hair for 8 years and couldn’t be happier to give her clients an exceptional experience. She specializes in balayage, and updo’s. Maria has a fun, outgoing personality and loves engaging with her clients.
Receptionist/Special Events Coordinator
Patricia comes to us from beautiful Honduras, Central America. Raised in New York City and moved to Az in 2006 with her husband, a retired NYC fireman and son who is currently attending colorado state university, recruited on a full athletic scholarship to play football. Patricia has over 10 years of experience in special events and brings her expertise to the salon in creating monthly events. She enjoys cooking, running and has completed 4 half marathons.
Jennifer graduated in 1991 from Carlos Valenzuela Academy in Phoenix Arizona. Growing up in the beauty industry, Jennifer was surrounded by professionals, which ignited her interest in the beauty field. She is licensed in cosmetology and has over 28 years of professional experience. Jennifer specializes in pink and white acrylics, acrylic manicures, pedicures, and gel polish. Jennifer has a passion for people, a positive attitude, great sense of humor, and genuine passion for her work. She takes great pride in making clients feel beautiful, special, and pampered.
Sherri has been a hairstylist for over 23 years and she loves to create! Bring her your vision and it would be her please to recreate it for you. If a lack of inspiration has you lost, she’d be happy to share her vision for your new look. Sherri specializes in traditional french foiling techniques she learned with Toni & Guy, as well as holds a brazilian blowout certification. On her off time she enjoys giving back to her community and cutting hair for the homeless. She’s a very upbeat and personable stylist.