Ashlee Burris – One of the newest members of the Elements team, Ashlee began her career in 2013 after finishing her education as a stylist at Harrold Beauty Academy. She has also taken classes through Wella to become an accomplished color expert, and looks forward to learning further skills from her colleagues at Elements and through continued educational efforts.
Amanda Cramer – An industry veteran, Amanda is one of Elements’ Assistant Managers and a graduate of Harrold Beauty Academy. In addition to her formal education, she has received further training at salons and industry shows in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Indianapolis. A creative force in the salon, Amanda has considerable expertise in providing color services and creative hair sculpting. She also has certification in body waxing and excels in providing spa manicures and spa pedicures, including the gel lacquer system.
Danielle Funk – Elements’ Nail Technician and one of its award-winning Massage Therapists, Danielle received her education at Long’s School of Cosmetology and IUPUI Therapeutic Massage School. Since bringing her previous experience from the chiropractic industry and Indianapolis’ Massage Envy to Terre Haute, she has provided expert message therapy services to Elements’ clients. Danielle’s nail specialties include gel, shellac, and deluxe spa pedicures. She is also the salon’s spray tan expert, utilizing over five years of experience and Novell tanning products to help clients receive a warm tan without resorting to harmful UV exposure. Danielle is nationally certified by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards and possesses additional certification in reflexology.
Denise Funk – A member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals and a holder of national certification from the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, Denise is one of Elements’ award-winning Massage Therapists. Since receiving her education from the Therapeutic Massage School at IUPUI, she has been working tirelessly to bring peace and tranquility to her clients here in the Wabash Valley. In addition to traditional Swedish massage, Denise specializes in providing hot stone, contrast stone, and Thai herbal massage, as well as a variety of body wrap treatments that complement her therapies. She has also been a pioneer in bringing Medicupping Therapy, a smoothing deep-tissue therapy perfect for removing scars, stretch marks, and wrinkles, to Terre Haute.
Ashly Wetnight – Since launching her career in 2008, Ashly brings a range of skills to her work as one of Elements’ Stylists. An expert in multi-dimensional hair coloring, color correction, Brazilian Blowouts, and updos for special occasions, she has gained a multitude of skills through her training with Wella, Aveda, Sebastian, and OPI, as well as continuing education classes in Chicago. In addition to hair styling, Ashly is a dermatological facial specialist, body waxing expert, manicure and pedicure technician, and airbrush make-up artist.
Molly Kile – The Salon and Spa Director and owner of Elements, Molly brings a background in retail management and customer service to her work in the beauty industry. Committed to her vision of a comprehensive salon and spa designed to offer a pampering, upscale experience, she has dedicated herself and her staff to providing the finest, most luxurious services to the Wabash Valley region.
Allyson Melloh – Possessing more than seven years of experience, several of which were spent serving clients at a four-star resort on Mackinac Island, Allyson is an accomplished and multifaceted stylist. Through her education at Regency Beauty Institute and continued classes with OPI, Redkin, Sebastion, and Wella, she has developed a number of skills, including ombre and balayage hair coloring, Brazillian Blowout, and Hot Heads hair extensions. Allyson specializes in styling hair for special occasions ranging from weddings to runway shows, though she has also become a skilled nail technician, with particular skill in luxury pedicures and nail art.
Kristin McLeish – Since her graduation from Long’s School of Cosmetology, Kristin has been dedicated to furthering her career through continued education, garnering experience through classes with Redkin, Big Sexy Hair, Master Craft, and Michael Cole. A specialist in natural highlights, she is an expert in hair health, helping clients find treatments and products that will bring out hair’s inherent beauty and luster. In addition to her work as a hair stylist, Kristin is one of Elements’ waxing professionals and has been Satin Smooth Certified for full-body treatments. She is also one of the salon’s experts in men’s hair as a alumnus of Wahl barbering classes.
Heather Nees – After getting her start in the beauty industry as an assistant and receptionist in 2004, Heather quickly attained her stylist license and began her career as a color expert. A passionate colorist, she has attended a number of classes on creative and corrective coloring, gaining a wealth of experience helping clients tint their hair to any color under the sun. Whether one desires a natural shade, a touch of color to banish gray hairs, or something more unusual, Heather is eager to assist.
Brooke Smith – A third-generation hair stylist who has worked in the industry since 1996, Brooke utilizes the full range of her considerable experience as one of Elements’ Assistant Managers. Her creativity and style comes from years spent training everywhere from New York and Nevada to Florida and Kentucky, and she possesses a number of specialties, including hair extensions and eyelash extensions, the latter of which she learned from Los Angeles’ Lavish Lashes. A creative dynamo in the salon, Brooke is the perfect stylist to turn to for a complete makeover, a task she can accomplish with her excellent placement and cutting work.