Shine, is a full-service salon focusing on cutting-edge hair design, hair color, and full-body waxing. We are also excited to be offer lash extension services as well! Shine also offers stand-up and lay down tanning as well as professional spray tanning services. What you will find when you come to Shine – for any service – is that we are different. You will not find our customer service, beautiful interior, and other special client-centered touches that set us apart anywhere else in the area. Shine is unique; book an appointment to experience the pampering for yourself.
MEET THE TEAM
“To see people leave the salon transformed is one of my favorite things. I love watching someone find a new confidence after a small or big makeover”
Dayna is a stylist/manager with 8 years of experience managing a busy salon in Schaumburg. A lifelong resident of Kane County, Dayna brings a friendly face and exemplary level of service to Shine. Salon & Dry Bar.
Dayna and her husband live in Gilberts with their dog, Charlie. While not focusing on Shine., Dayna assists her family every year in organizing a fundraiser to benefit St. Judes, and also coaches her nieces little league team. In the winter, if there is snow on the ground, you will find Dayna on a snowmobile, as this is her favorite hobby.
RYAN BROWN, Stylist
“A person’s hair style and styling techniques are an art that evolves with them as they grow and change.”
Ryan has been a stylist for 8 years and came to Shine. from a Schaumburg salon where he developed a loyal client base with his amazing talent. He is former resident of the Marengo/Union area and is excited to return to a salon closer to home. Ryan is a full-time stylist at Shine. and is available to perform all hair cutting, coloring and styling services. Ryan’s specializes in men, women and children’s hair cuts and blowouts.
Ryan’s work has been described by his clients as more than just an ordinary hair cut but rather a work of art, which is fitting for Ryan as he is also a talented artist. Ryan spends his time not at Shine. hosting local art shows and actively stays involved in the art community.
BRIANNA “BRE” HICKS, Stylist
“Being a stylist has never been “just work” for me. It is something I personally enjoy doing and I love seeing clients walk away from my chair feeling beautiful inside and out.”
Brianna “Bre” Hicks grew up just 5 minutes from Hampshire in the quiet little town of Burlington and attended Burlington schools. After graduating from Debutantes Cosmetology School in DeKalb, she completed a rigorous, 6 month apprenticeship at a salon in Geneva.
Bre wanted to be a stylist since she was a teen and her passion shows in her attention to detail and her precision. Her favorite thing to do is color and she loves continually learning about new color techniques. Bre is skilled in cutting and shaping, color, color correction, keratin, extensions and facial waxing. Bre is also skilled in updos and special occasion hairstyles, and her styles were featured by Geneva Bride in 2017.
Bre still lives in Burlington with her daughter. They enjoying hanging out together and sending silly Snapchats. Bre’s daughter loves that Bre can give her creative braids and looks forward to when her mom will let her color her hair crazy colors.
AMANDA STEPHENS, Stylist
“The truth is, you never know what is going on in someone else’s life when they sit in your chair. I always push myself to keep that in mind and give my guests the best experience every time.”
Amanda is a full-service stylist with a passion for the beauty industry. Amanda provides all color services, cutting services, extensions, keratin treatments, makeup, eyebrow waxing and eyebrow threading to clients. She loves to keep up on current trends, techniques and products. Amanda’s favorite services are styling and cutting-edge color techniques. She has a knack for special events and makeup and previously taught a styling class for brides at Jasmine Galleria in Lombard.
Amanda recently moved to the area with her family. Amanda has been in the industry for almost eight years having graduated from Paul Mitchell the School. Amanda previously participated in the Paul Mitchell FUNraising for St. Baldricks and Free Hugs (an organization that supports those with depression and brings awareness to suicide prevention).
DESIREE “DES” MONIQUE, Cosmetologist
“Making my clients smile and feel amazing is my goal!”
Des has been working in salons since 2003 having started cosmetology school as a senior in high school while working as a receptionist and assistant at a salon. Des has had her cosmetology license for 12 years.
Des lives in Huntley with her daughter and while not at Shine. she spends her time in the community socializing and meeting new people in the area, and is excited to finally be living and working locally.
Des has attended the Salon Centric conventions in Oakbrook and Lake Geneva since 2004 because she knows it is important as a stylist to stay on top of all of the cutting-edge techniques and trends in the industry. Through this research she is able to bring the latest trends to her clients. She also realizes it is important to understand each client’s individual lifestyle to give them their best style. Des performs all hair services including cuts and colors, and does facial waxing. She is also certified in hair extensions and keratin treatments.
SHEILA SANTORO, Cosmetologist
“My career has taken me on many different paths, always meeting new people. I’m so grateful to still be doing what I love.”
Sheila has been a cosmetologist for over 25 years. Her love for hair started early while observing her mom and stepmom at work as stylists. Sheila relies on her three daughters to keep her up to date on the current trends and looks. Sheila’s extensive experience coupled with her eagerness to stay current with trends and techniques makes her a skilled artist with hair as her medium.
Sheila enjoys doing on-location work for weddings and fashion shows. Sheila performs all hair services, including cuts and colors.
ABBY KOTTMEIER, Esthetician
“The thing I enjoy most about this industry is the people, I love making a person feel good about themselves inside and out.”
Abby is an up and comer in the industry with a drive to learn and succeed. She was born and raised in the Hampshire/Genoa community and has been involved in her community her entire life. Abby graduated 2016 from Tricoci University of Beauty Culture. She does full body waxing, eye lash extensions, and makeup services.
Although her career is young, she has taken every opportunity to learn and succeed. Abby is certified in lashes through Xtreme and Borboleta. She has taken makeup classes at Krylon in Chicago, James Ryder, Jane Iredale and she attended the Aveda training in Milwaukee.
115 W Oak Knoll Drive • Hampshire, IL 60140 • 847.683.0000