Renee Borah, Owner
Renee is the Owner of Affinity Salon & Spa since 2003. She has been involved with hair design and color for over 20 years. Renee’s specialties include but are not limited to: Special Occasion Services including Bride Styles, Bridal Parties, Queen Contestants and Formal Affairs. Renee is certified in make-up applications and make-up lessons. Renee is a mother of four boys and enjoys: charity, the beach, being with her sons, her family, and competing in triathlons alongside her husband Jeff.
Jacqueline attended the Douglas J Aveda Institute for cosmetology in 2002. She has been part of the Affinity team for 9 years. She has had one of her Bride Styles published in Martha Stewart Wedding magazine. Her specialties include but are not limited to hair color, hair cuts & formal styles. When Jacqueline is not making her clients look and feel great she enjoys spending time with her two daughter and husband.
Jamie attended Douglas J. Aveda Institute in 2008 and graduated from Paul Mitchell. She specializes in hair, and nail art & design. Jamie enjoys spending time with her two girls. She loves what she does and enjoys seeing others happy and confident. Jamie has been with Affinity Salon & Spa for over two years.
Nechole started her career working for Gail and Rocco Ferrara. Gail formerly worked for Vidal Sassoon in London and New York. Rocco formerly opened Red Door salons for Elizabeth Arden. She assisted with them for a year and worked with them for four years. She has 15 years of experience as a stylist. She has worked for Aveda salons for six years and has been with Affinity Salon & Spa for over a year. Nechole specializes in hair color, hair cuts, formal up-do’s, make-up, waxing and nails.
A long time Aveda trained stylist, Brandi offers her expertise in cutting and coloring the very latest styles. She is especially fantastic with men’s hair cutting and has a deep love for her dog Ruby. You can find Brandi at Affinity on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Kelly is a Nationally Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Everest in 2008. She is trained in 12 different types of massage, including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Ashiatsu, Hot Stone, Sports, Pre-natal and more. Kelly has also been a cosmetologist since 2012 and loves working with Aveda color. Kelly enjoys both sides of this industry and loves to stay busy. One of Kelly’s passions is always learning more about her careers, she enjoys taking continuing education classes in both massage therapy and cosmetology. Kelly went back to learn a completely new and exciting massage in 2011, Ashiatsu Bar Massage, which is her favorite massage. When Kelly isn’t at work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, fitness and traveling!
Dot is a licensed esthetician who graduated from the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in East Lansing with honors and a service in Excellence Award. Dot recently moved back to St. Joseph after spending eleven years in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a counter manager, makeup artist and skin care specialist for several cosmetic lines at Macy’s, Dillard’s and Sax Fifth Avenue. Dot is trained in makeup, elemental facials, body treatments and eyebrow, lip, underarm, leg, bikini, and Brazilian waxing.
She is staffed on Thursday and Friday.
Nicole has been practicing Esthetics since 2010. Nicole offers in depth treatments for the on-going health and wellness of your skin. She is passionate in providing excellent client care and creating an atmosphere of rest and relaxation for all of her guests. Her facials leave you feeling deeply relaxed and restored with healthy glowing skin. Nicole specializes in professional facials, full body hair removal through the unique process of sugaring, make-up application and consultations, full body Swedish massage, body treatments and body waxing. She is constantly educating herself in progressive treatments and Aveda product knowledge to provide you with current knowledge and make sure you and your skin are always healthy and beautiful.
She is staffed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturdays.
Betty has worked for several big corporation in the area where she has perfected her customer service skills. She loves working with people and enjoys meeting new clients. She is continuing education classes through Aveda to stay current with products. In her spare time she enjoys watching funny movies with her family.