The Gelous Girls

 

 

 

At Gelous Nails, our staff members are more than just colleagues: they are also close family and friends with one another. It is

this family-like work dynamic that has helped make Gelous Nails a successful and welcoming business. 

 

Please find the below list of all of our staff members and the services that each of them provide.

For any inquiries, please call the salon at 780.569.5079, or, if they are a renter, please call them directly at their provided number.

Rhonda - Owner

Nail Therapist, nailbasics educator

Services: Gel nails

 

Rhonda is the Owner of Gelous Nails Esthetics and Hair. She has been in the industry since 1998 and is a two-time master nail technician and a nailbasics educator. Rhonda loves the great clients that come to Gelous Nails and the friendships that she has built through owning her own business. She is so proud of all of the Gelous Girls and all of the fantastic work that they do to contribute to the success of Gelous Nails. While not at work, Rhonda enjoys seeing live entertainment, going camping with her friends and family, reading, and going to the movies.

Claire
Master Hair Stylist

Claire has been a stylist and remained local for over 25yrs. She is Red sealed certified and has experience marketing govt hair stylist exams and has been a mentor for many stylists throughout the years. 

Claire has a passion for hair and loves what she does. She creates a relaxed environment for her clients and looks forward to making you look and feel your best!

When she is away from the salon you will find her doting on her three grand babies Aubree, Jake, and Braxton.

Nicola

Nail Technician, Hair stylist

Services: Sculptured gel nails, nail art, gel toes, Hair services.

Nicola began her career in the beauty industry over 15 years ago as a hair stylist. She then decided to change her path and become a nail technician. Nicola was the first staff member to join Gelous in 2009. After a short break she has returned to be a Gelous girl once again! Nicola loves her relationships with her clients and loves the salon atmosphere! 

In Nicola's spare time she enjoys yoga and quality time with her daughter.

Bonnie

Nail Therapist, nailbasics educator 

Services: Gel nails

 

It seems like talent runs in the family! Bonnie is not only one of our fabulous nail technicians, but is also the sister of our owner, Rhonda! Bonnie has been in the industry for five years and loves getting to work in a beautiful salon setting that is home to a great staff! Outside of work, Bonnie enjoys playing the bass guitar and being a pool shark in her pool league! Bonnie has a very flexible schedule, so it is easy to see her at any time! She can’t wait for you to visit us at the salon!

Hair by Serena

780.446.3030

Currently on maternity leave.

Serena - Renter

Hairstylist

Services: Hair cuts, hair colouring, highlights, styling

 

Serena has 15 years of experience in the hairstyling industry and still always loves seeing the finished product of her creations. From cuts to colours to extensions, she loves them all! She also loves the friendly and welcoming environment of Gelous Nails! The best time to book with Serena is during the daytime. For all booking and appointment inquiries, please call her directly at the number provided.

Shelby

Hairstylist

Services- cut, color, ombre, balayage

Shelby is a licensed red seal journeyman hairstylist with an eye for color. She loves doing a variety of things, including men’s and women’s cuts, colors and styles, as well as a specialization in blondes, balayage, and ombré. From going to the hair salon with her mom as a little girl, to styling her friend’s hair in high school, she always knew she had a passion for making people feel and look beautiful. What she loves most about her career is building relationships with clients and creating a personalized style that they can easily maintain at home. Shelby is constantly seeking inspiration, knowledge and growth in her skills. 

Kara

Esthetician

Services- pedicures, manicures, gel 

polish, waxing, facials, brow tinting, 

Henna design.

Kara has over 12 years in the esthetics industry. She has a love for facials and waxing, however excels in all areas of esthetics! Kara also specializes with Henna  tattoo designs!

Vesna's Hair Design

780.721.2384

Vesna - Renter

Hairstylist

Services: Hair cuts, hair colours, styling, highlights, perms

 

Vesna has been in the industry for 30 years and is still exceptionally passionate about the work she does. She enjoys doing all things hair and is the only hairstylist at Gelous Nails that does perms! Vesna believes that Rhonda is one of the best bosses out there and she loves all of the girls she gets to work with. Outside of work, Vesna loves to garden. The best time to see Vesna is during the daytime during the week and weekends. To book with her, please contact her directly at the phone number provided.

Currently on maternity leave.

Christina - Esthetician

Services: Gel nails, waxing, pedicures, microneedling,facials.

I graduated from Alberta Academy in 2010 , after a brief break from aesthetics, I met Rhonda and decided to take on Nails full time with a nail basics certification on May 2016. With a passion for art and helping people feel their best, I’m always striving to continue my education and grow as much as I can as an aesthetician. I love the bonds that I have formed with my clients, I get to hear the most interesting stories from the most interesting people and I love having the opportunity to learn from so many strong women. I want everyone I work on to leave feeling confident, regenerated and beautiful because we all need it and deserve it! 

Jenna-Esthetician

Services: Facials, pedicures, waxing, gel polish, manicures, nail art, chemical peels.

Jenna is a licenced esthetician and recent graduate from IAE. "I chose this profession because everyone loves to feel good and beautiful, and I get satisfaction out of helping people achieve this. During my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my son, family, friends, and working on art."

Monique- Clinical Esthetician and Nail Tech 

Services-Advanced skin care, dermaplaning, chemical peels, facials, pedicures, manicures, gel nails, micro-needling.

Currently on maternity leave.

Monique has been involved in the beauty industry for over a decade, from salon assistant to managing a mobile spa company.

Her journey started in high school with a scholarship in cosmetology. Monique's skillset covers a vast area of the industry from gel nails to advanced skin treatments!

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