Our Staff

Our Vision


With over 30 years’ experience, Innovations Salon and Day Spa strives to give each guest the ultimate salon and spa experience. We hold our professional staff to the utmost standards to combine knowledge, education, experience, and creativity. We offer premier services that are designed to fit the individual clients’ needs.

About Us

Innovations Salon & Day Spa invites you to experience our premier salon and spa. We are conveniently located on Hethwood Blvd in Blacksburg, VA. Our talented designers and receptionists proudly serve the NRV and surrounding areas. Innovations provides our staff with continuous education through in-salon workshops, hands-on training, and advanced color classes including Paul Mitchell, Redken, Brazilian Blowout, and more. Our designers take that extra step in their career development to ensure that our clients receive the latest cutting techniques and coloring trends.

Designers

Rhonda Ackerman (Owner)

34 years experience

Rhonda works behind the scenes at Innovations; however, she is available to take clients upon request.

Training

30+ years of education and product knowledge at Annual Beauty Shows featuring Paul Mitchell, Matrix, Redken, and Tressa
In Salon education hands on with Paul Mitchell Educators for color and cuts
Paul Mitchell Gathering Las Vegas 2012

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
Color
Highlights
Customized Foiling for highlights and lowlights
Facial Waxing

Availability

By Appointment Only

Tammy Booth (Owner)

33 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell In-Salon Advanced Color Training
Paul Mitchell Block Color
Roy Peters Redken Color
Renbow Color
Helix Hair Academy
Annual Beauty Shows featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken
Grund Razor Cutting Techniques Class
IBS New York (International Beauty Show, NYC)
Paul Mitchell Gathering Las Vegas 2012
Kasho hands on Cutting Class

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
Helix Designer Cuts
Grund Razor Hair Design
Customized Dimensional Foils, Hi/Lo-lights
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Block Color
Permanent Waving
Sets / Styles

Specialty Services

Dimensional Color
Foiling
Corrective Color
Designer Razor cuts

Availability

Tuesday / Thursday 10am – 7pm
Friday 10am – 5pm

Sandy Reed

42 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell In-Salon Advanced Color Training
Paul Mitchell Block Color
Roy Peters Advanced Color Academy
Helix Design Academy, “PHD”
Cleveland Symposium
Annual Beauty Shows featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken
Grund Razor Cutting Techniques Class
International Hair Show, Las Vegas
Paul Mazada
Dixie Academy
Kasho hands on Cutting Class

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
Helix Design Cuts
Grund Razor Hair Design
Customized Dimensional Foils, Hi/Lo-lights
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Block Color
Permanent Waving
Special Occasion Hair Styling
Sets / Styles
Specialty Braiding
Ear Piercing
Facial Waxing

Specialty Service

Haircuts and color to Compliment Face Shape
Special Occasion Hair Styling

Availability

Tuesday / Thursday 11am – 7pm
Friday 10am – 5 pm

Kalyn Ratcliff

21 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell In-Salon Advanced Color Training
Roy Peters Redken Color
Helix Design Academy
Roy Peters Advanced Color Academy
Annual Beauty Shows featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken
Grund Razor Cutting Techniques Class
Repechage Facial & Bodywrap Seminar
Redken Symposium, Las Vegas
Kasho hands on Cutting Class

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
Helix Design Cuts
Grund Razor Hair Design
Customized Dimensional Foiling, Hi/Lo-lighting
Ombre`
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Block Color
Permanent Waving
Special Occasion Hair Styling
Pedicures
Facials
Full Body Waxing

Specialty Service

Special Occasion Hair Styling
Wedding Formal Styling
Highlighting with Foils
Intimate Waxing

Availability

Tues / Thurs 10am – 7pm
Wednesday 10am – 2:30pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Alternating Saturdays 9am -3pm

Cindy Youngman

20 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell In-Salon Advanced Color Training
Annual Beauty Shows featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken
Grund Razor Cutting Techniques Class
Repechage Master class, New York City
Creative Spa Pedicure and Manicure Certification
Redken Symposium, Las Vegas
Helix Design Academy
Paul Mitchell Gathering, Las Vegas 2012

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
Grund Razor Hair Design
Customized Dimensional Foiling, Hi/Lo-lighting
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Block Color
Permanent Waving
Special Occasion Hair Styling
Sets / Styles
Manicures
Pedicures
Facial Waxing
Facials

Specialty Service

Facials

Availability

Tues / Thurs 10am – 7pm
Wednesday 12:30pm – 5pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Alternating Saturdays 9am – 3pm

Dawn Hale

35 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell In-Salon Advanced Color Training
Annual Beauty Shows featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken
Grund Razor Cutting Techniques Class
Roy Peters Color Classes
Matrix Design Cutting Class
Merle Norman Cosmetics Academy, Los Angeles, CA

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
GRUND Razor Hair Design
Customized Dimensional Foils, Hi/Lo-lights
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Block Color
Permanent Waving
Facial Waxing

Specialty Service

Bold under-coloring
Hi-lighting
Corrective Color
Razor Designs

Availability

Tues / Thurs 10am – 7pm
Wednesday 12:30pm – 5pm
Friday 10am – 2pm
Saturday 9am – 3pm

Ann Moore

38 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell In-Salon Advanced Color Training
Helix Design Academy
Annual Beauty Shows featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken
Grund Razor Cutting Techniques Class
Roy Peters Advanced Color Academy
Matrix Design Cutting Class
Kasho hands on Cutting Class

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
Grund Razor Hair Design
Customized Dimensional Foils, Hi/Lo-lights
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Block Color
Sets / Styles
Pedicures
Permanent Waving
Facial Waxing

Specialty Service

Permanent Waving (Perms)
Razor cuts

Availability

Monday / Friday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday / Thursday 9am – 7pm
Alternating Saturdays 8am – 2pm

Tracy Burlingame

36 years experience

Training

Helix Academy Graduate
Roy Peters Color Design
Creative Nail Masters Class
Redkin Symposium Las Vegas
Redken Exchange
NY International Show
Matrix Color and Finish Class
Yearly Education / Spring and Fall
In Salon Hands on Workshops

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
All-over Color
Corrective Color
Customized Dimensional Foils
Special Occasion Hair Styling
Facial waxing
Manicures
Pedicures
Sets / Styles

Specialty Service

Dimensional Foiling
Pedicures
Manicures

Availability

Tues / Thurs 9am -7pm
Wed / Fri 9am – 2pm
Alternating Saturdays 8am – 2pm

Abbie Sanders

Nail Technician
30 years experience

Training

CND Shellac certified
OPI Gel certified

Services

Gel Manicures
Basic Manicures
Spa Pedicures
Express Pedicures
Nail Design
Facial Waxing

Availability

Wed / Fri 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 6pm
Alternating Saturdays 9am – 3pm

Justine Malo

10 years experience

Training

Paul Mitchell School Birmingham
Mac Makeup Artist School
Kelly Kardenas Advanced Acadamy
Debora Dietrich Muse Makeup Academy

Services

Makeup Application
Men, Women and Children’s Cuts
All-over Color
Designer Color
Corrective Color
Special Occasion Hair Styling
Permanent Waving
Full Body Waxing
Balayage
Ombre`

Specialty

Formal Makeup
Theatrical and Dramatic Makeup
Dramatic Color

Availability

Mon / Wed 9:15am – 3pm
Saturdays 9am – 3pm
Or By Appointment

Receptionists

Desirae Booth

Radford University | Sociology B.S. & Sports Administration Minor

Brooke Linkous

New River Community College | General Studies Associates Degree