Full-service salon and spa proudly and exclusively using: Goldwell • KMS • Amika • DevaCurl • Surface • Etc. 

        
Albany Street • Herkimer, NY
315-866-9113
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LGBTQ+ Affirming Salon
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Hot Spot Salon and Spa - Est. 2002

Full service salon and spa offering luxury services for CNY
Friendly team of professional stylists who attend education trainings once a month and team-building events quarterly.
Proud to be a Goldwell/KMS/DevaCurl/Amika salon
Goldwell NY Color Specialists and Master Colorists on staff
Your bridal beauty experts
We keep you looking HOT at HOT SPOT SALON & SPA!
Meet our team:

AMY

Position: Owner/Stylist/Technician
Education:
Graduated Orlo School of Hair Design & Cosmetology - 2001
Industry Training:
Certified Goldwell Color Specialist and Master Colorist. Former Goldwell and KMS educator. Has had advanced training in Baltimore, Santa Monica, Albany & Rochester.
Attends monthly various Goldwell, KMS, Amika classes.
Specialties:
Hair color; including creative and corrective color precision haircuts.
Beauty Must-Haves: KMS style boost & Goldwell ultra volume dry shampoo.
Favorite Hobby:
Traveling to my favorite place: the sandy beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica!
Unique Fact About me: I am a proud "crazy cat lady". I have 3 Persian kitties!

CLAIR
Position:
 
Manager/Stylist/Technician/KMS Educator
Education:
 Herkimer BOCES Cosmetology 2006
Industry Training:
 Certified Goldwell Color Specialist and Master Colorist. Current Goldwell NY/KMS educator. Advanced training in Baltimore, Nashville, Las Vegas, NYC, Rochester & Albany. Worked alongside many guest artists backstage and on stage gaining invaluable techniques. Former Simply Smooth Keratin educator. Attends monthly various Goldwell, KMS, Amika and Makeup classes.
Specialties:
All things hair color; creative, corrective and editorial. Special occasion hair and makeup application.

Beauty Must-Haves: My makeup kit, Amika dry shampoo & KMS playable texture
Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, binge watching Netflix, watching beauty tutorials on Youtube, Providing hair and makeup for editorial photo shoots and participating in hair color competitions (In 2016, Clair was awarded Guest Artist's Choice for her entry at the Goldwell TrendZoom Hair show. See her entry in our gallery!). 
Unique Fact About Me: I ran the 2014 Boilermaker 15K for the first time and I am still here to talk about it. LOL!
Facebook/Instagram:
Clair Does Hair
@clairdoeshair

JESSICA
Position:
Stylist/Technician
Education: Phillips Hairstyling Institute 2009
Industry Training: Attends monthly various Goldwell, KMS, Amika classes.
Specialties: Blonde hair coloring, Corrective color, Spa services.
Beauty Must-Haves: Violet shampoo & Simply Smooth dry shampoo
Favorite Hobby: Watching my son Carson play with my pug, Igi.
Unique Fact About Me: Hairstylists may seem like girly-girls but I love cars, snowmobiling and boating!

SARAH

Position: Stylist/Technician
Education: Phillips Hairstyling Institute 2011
Industry Training: Attends monthly various Goldwell, KMS, Amika and makeup classes.
Specialties: Men's haircuts, nail services, blowout styles
Beauty Must-Haves: KMS revival cream, mascara & my wet brush
Favorite Hobby: Family outings and date night!
Unique Fact About Me: I have never traveled out of the USA!

LEEANN

Position: Stylist/Technician
Education: Herkimer BOCES 2011 
Industry Training: Attends monthly various Goldwell, KMS, Amika and makeup classes.
Specialties:

Specialties: Gel polish, pedicures and textured haircuts
Beauty Must- Haves: Goldwell 
sleek perfection, Simply smooth magic potion and KMS 2&1 styling and finishing spray.

Favorite Hobby: Game night with my husband Kenny and friends!
Unique Fact About Me: I have an uncanny knack for small talk!
Instagram: @choosebeauty_byleeann

KAYLEIGH

Position: Stylist/Technician
Education: Herkimer BOCES 2016 
Industry Training: Attends monthly various Goldwell, KMS, Amika and makeup classes.
Specialties: Starting my career at Hot Spot where we offer so many different services, it has proved to be fun as well as educational and I can't wait to find my specialty!
Beauty Must-Haves: Surface push powder & KMS makeover spray
Favorite Hobby: When I'm not watching barber and hairstyling videos on YouTube, you can find me in the kitchen baking yummy treats! 
Unique Fact About Me: For 2 years in a row during our cosmetology classroom competition, I was chosen to compete amongst other juniors and seniors at the regional level! In 2017 I was able to judge the same competition. Being on the other side of the competition has shown me how far I have come in such a short amount of time!
Instagram: @hairbykayleighlynn

 

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