AQUA Salon & Spa is intended to be a complete safe space for relaxation and pampering. We strive accommodate everyone's schedule.
In addition, our salon and spa are built on talent, experience, and community. You will find that AQUA Salon & Spa, kindness and familiarity are among our top priorities and qualities. It is a home to all of us with warm professionalism at every chair.
AQUA was opened by Brenda Dimon in 2016 with her daughter Torrie and, now manager, Lindsay List. It it with that sense of family that threads our salon together so seamlessly and makes our guests feel so comfortable, relaxed, and trusting.
In addition, we are tightly committed to the best service from the minute you enter the salon. We are 100% dedicated to the highest quality of service, product, and experience. At AQUA, guests come first. Always.
Owner of AQUA salon and spa, and master colorist with over 30 years experience in the industry, Brenda institutes an advanced training/apprenticeship program designed to teach next level of skills that help make stylists successful.
Before opening Aqua salon and spa, Brenda spent 14 years traveling the country for a European company teaching hair color. Brenda was also an instructor at the company's Atlanta based training academy facilitating classes such as, train the trainer, advanced color techniques, corrective color and color placement techniques
Brenda is a huge animal lover. She owns two horses, and an American Bulldog who she loves to pamper.
Brenda is a Level 6 Stylist.
"Hair color is my passion. The information I’ve learned along the way is not mine to keep but mine to share. Whether it be to my fellow stylist, or to my guest creating a look they can style at home and feel just as good as they did the day they left the salon."
Lindsay List is the Aqua Salon & Spa manager, as well as the lead esthetician. She has been in the industry for 11 years.
Lindsay has advanced training in menopausal skin, mature skin and adolescent acne. Together with her guests, Lindsay creates a skin care plan and regimen to address and improve target areas.
Waxing is another of Lindsay’s areas of expertise. Her guests are frequently, if not always, leaving the treatment room after having a Brazilian or Bikini wax speaking of how gentle and nearly pain free the experience was.
With a strong background in education, her passion is to educate her clients about their skin and enhance their natural beauty.
She has two beautiful girls, Charli and Nora and a cat named Hope..
Lindsay is a Level 3 Service Provider.
"Your beauty is my inspiration!
Susie Neve is our newest addition to the AQUA salon team! But in no way is she new to hair. For 25 years Susie has worked in the business of hair. The last 10 years Susie has been working in the South County area of Rhode Island.
She makes a point to stay current with the latest trends and qualifications including: Keratin treatments, and color certification in Redken, Goldwell and Davines brands. This only scratches the surface of what Susie has accomplished! With that said, her true passion is you; her guest. She is dedicated to providing you with most complimentary color and haircut combination.
In addition, during your time with Susie, the two of you will create a hair plan that is easy to maintain. Known for her dimensional and shiny color, that will always get you compliments, Susie has been a priceless addition to our team. Her specialties include but are not limited to: dimensional brunettes, platinum blondes, and balayage.
Susie is a Level 3 Stylist.
Torrie Dimon has been with AQUA since it first opened in 2016. As she loves all things hair, her favorite focuses are hair design and cutting, as well as creating the perfect blonde for any client. As many of our stylists and service providers, Torrie stays on the cutting edge of hair culture by continuing education. She has certifications in Brazilian blowouts and Keratin complex.
However, Torrie truly loves and is passionate about blonding. As a transformation blonde herself, she deeply understands the complexity of achieving and maintaining a stunner look. When she is able to sit down with her client, listen to what they want, and create a plan for new color; magic happens. Common to her approach to cutting hair, creating blondes is incredibly strategic for Torrie. In effect, she is dedicated to the creation, and more importantly maintenance of beautiful blonde coloring. Under her belt are a multitude of techniques for each client to achieve their desired hair.
Torrie has a "senior" chihuahua named Bubbles who loves to go for car rides and a quarter horse named Sunny.
Torrie is a Level 3 Stylist.
Ilona Kopacsi is an indispensable part of AQUA's team. Her passion, as many of our stylists, is color but more specifically to create an individualized hair color plan for each guest. In addition, Ilona stays current with the latest trends in hair styling, cutting, and color. She has several certifications, some of which include: Brazilian blowout, Keratin complex, Goldwell and Aveda color.
From subtle changes, such as face framing balayage with ammonia free color, or more drastic changes such as an entirely new hair color, Ilona's vast knowledge and understanding of these processes leads her in achieving your desired look without ever compromising the integrity of your hair.
Ilona also specializes in hair extensions. Her experience and creativity with extensions have made her capable of adding volume and/or length while infusing dimension to reach the most natural appearing results possible.
Ilona has two fur babies: a toy poodle named Melvin and a miniature poodle named Penelope.
Ilona is a Level 3 Stylist.
Kat Levin specializes in balayage, focusing on creating dimension within each color used to achieve the most natural and complimenting result. She uses a variety of techniques from baby lights, shadow rooting to traditional highlights while performing balayage to create what she describes as "brondes," the perfect blend of blonde and brunette.
Currently, Kat also specializes in our luxury blowout service. This service begins with a scalp and hair detox followed by a customized hair treatment. The blowout itself is an amalgam of products, brushes, and techniques, such as the French blow-dry. It always turns out beautifully, and tailored to your desires, and will last for days.
Kat is a passionate animal advocate, and has worked at a local animal shelter since she was a teen. She has a Great Pyrenees named Finn, a Corgi named Butters, and a Labrador named Boon.
Kat is a Level 1 Stylist.
Rachel Mainor is one of AQUA's newest and brightest nail technicians! Her skills as an artist are evident on her nails alone. Rachel's passion for nail care makes her go above and beyond the expectations of her job. Her affinity is in offering her guest the best service possible, and always maintaining a variety of the leading services for clients. Rachel will soon be offering Swarovski Crystal nail work, and is continuing her education by attaining certifications in E-filing, gel enhancements, Akzentz gel polish, and top massage techniques for hands and feet.
Rachel is proud aunt to her niece, and mother to her cat!
Rachel is a Level 2 Service Provider.
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