Shelby moved to Austin in 2017 after growing up and launching his career in Omaha, Nebraska. Shelby went to cosmetology school at the nationally recognized Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics. He has been a licensed cosmetologist for seven years.
Shelby loves that the beauty industry is ever changing and evolving, and that he is able to help people gain self- confidence. He takes great satisfaction in making his clients feel beautiful. Shelby specializes in balayage, corrective color and men’s cutting. He has trained extensively with TIGI Professional, Keune Hair Cosmetics and is also American Crew certified.
Shelby is the oldest of four siblings and is the proud owner of a four-year-old boxer. When he is not in the salon, you can find Shelby paddle boarding on Ladybird Lake, hiking with his dog or enjoying Happy Hour at Maiko Sushi.
Shelby's work can be seen on Instagram @bleachorexic.
Ellen grew up in Sioux Fall, SD, then moved Chicago to attend the Aveda Institute and launch her career as a hair stylist. Ellen has been a stylist for 4 years and loves the constant change in the beauty industry and the opportunity to make her clients look and feel their best every day.
Ellen moved to Austin in the summer of 2017 and is the newest member of the Bella team. She specializes in natural beauty including highlights, balayage, long hair, long layers and short bobs. Ellen is Keratin Complex certified and has taken many continuing education classes in color techniques.
In her free time, Ellen loves to try new restaurants and explore Austin. And how does she feel about Austin's dining scene? Ellen says: “I was a vegetarian for 9 years, then I moved to Texas……" :)