Shawn –  Owner / Advanced Stylist

Shawn is the owner of Her Alibi Salon. She contributes sixteen years of
knowledge and experience as a licensed cosmetologist, and five years as a
manager at Her Alibi Salon.  She is committed to maintain the reputation for
providing quality services and consistency that this salon has provided to
Helena since 2007. She loves teaching her team to provide exceptional
services, to create long term relationships with their clients, and encourages
them to maintain current on products and fashion trends in the ever
changing beauty industry.

Shawn especially loves working with hair color and cutting techniques and
is certified in both Redken and Matrix hair color lines.  She also puts her
creativity to work on her perfect bridal creations with both hair and make-
up.  Shawn also enjoys pampering her clients with manicures, pedicures, gel
polish and facials.  Additionally, she has perfected the art of waxing
including the entire body from face to toe.  Shawn graduated from the R
Tech School of Cosmetology in 2004.

Denise – Salon Manager

Denise is the Salon Manager and master manicurist at Her Alibi Salon.  She specializes in creating amazing gel nails and offering exceptional pampering spa services like manicures,pedicures, detox, and gel polish.  She developed a customer appreciation package for her services that has kept her clients coming back each month throughout the year.  Denise loves to develop a relationship with all of her clients and enjoys having a rather large selection of polish colors (over 400!) and nail art options to keep them guessing at what is coming next.  Her management experience and appreciation for detail and fairness has made Her Alibi continue to flourish in the Helena market.   Denise graduated from R Tech Academy in Helena in 2007.


Tara graduated with honors in 2015 from Montana Academy of Salons.  She is certified in Redken color, and is professionally trained in Murad skincare and Pevonia skincare lines.  Tara is one of the most versatile cosmetologists  at Her Alibi. She provides services in all departments including hair (cutting/color), formal up-do’s, nails (pedicures/manicures), facial and body waxing, and facials (both relaxation and corrective). If you were to ask Tara which service was her favorite to provide to her clients, she would reply “I enjoy everything, I love all of it!”


Halle is another cosmetologist that is willing to provide services in all areas of the beauty business.  She loves everything about making people beautiful and feel good about themselves.  Her favorite services are providing hair color and cutting, facial and body waxing, pedicures and manicures, and ear piercing.  She is professionally trained in the Redken and Matrix hair color lines.  Halle graduated from the Montana Academy of Salons in Great Falls in 2016.


Darcy is a licensed nail technician at Her Alibi and has been providing amazing acrylic and gel nail services for seven years.  She is trained in OPI, Jealousy Gel, Signature Nail System, and China Glaze nail systems.  Darcy loves to create amazing nail art for her clientele and also enjoys pampering her customers by providing relaxing spa pedicures and manicures.  Darcy graduated from Pela Beauty Academy in 2013.


Cat is Her Alibi Salon’s esthetician and professional make-up artist. She has extended esthetics training and offers deluxe European facials as well as corrective facials. Her favorite services are the facial treatments because she believes beauty begins with a healthy canvas and loves being able to bring out the skin’s full potential in a relaxing environment. She has worked with Bioelements, Aveda, Clarins, and Pevonia skin care lines. In addition to facials, Cat provides facial and body waxing services, ear candling and ear-piercing services. Additionally, Cat is a professional make-up artist able to assist with any look from natural to bridal and offers air brush make-up.


Abbey graduated from the Montana Academy of Salons in Great Falls in July of 2019. Her favorite salon services to offer are all hair services including color, cut, styling and special occasion styles. She is also Her Alibi’s lash specialist and is a certified lash extension technician. Additionally, she provides pedicures, gel polish manicures, and facial waxing services. Abbey feels this industry gives her a chance to make people feel good and beautiful and that is why she loves it so much.


Kayla is Her Alibi’s massage therapist. She enjoys giving people a chance to completely relax from their hectic lifestyle. She offers Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal and hot stone massage styles to her clients. Kayla graduated from the Montana Academy of Salons in Great Falls in August 2019.


Beth has a passion for helping people of all ages feel more beautiful and thoroughly enjoys pampering her clients. She specializes in all hair services (cut, color, styling, and special occasions styles), pedicures, gel polish manicures and facial waxing. She graduated from the Academy of Beauty Culture in Butte in 2018.

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