Ashley Land

Owner of Epic Salon + Suites
Stylist / Hair Extensions & Custom Wig Specialist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Colorist
  • Ultratress Hair Extensions
  • Hot Heads Hair Extensions
  • Brazilian Blowout
  • BkT Keratin Treatments

About Ashley Land

Ashley is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to Fort Myers 19 years ago to follow her dream of living in the land of sunshine.  She began working at Vincent Salon and remained there moving through the salon ranks for 11 years.  She attended multiple educational classes helping her to achieve certification in everything from Redken Certified stylist to Wig Specialist.


Ashley says her favorite part of doing hair is that she alone can turn someones difficult day into a wonderful day!

 

Abby Rupar

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Specialist
  • Redken Color Authority
  • Redken Design Authority
  • Hotheads & Hairtalk Extensions
  • Brazilian Blowout

About Abby Rupar

Abby Rupar is originally from Pennsylvania and has lived in Southwest Florida for more than 10 years. She graduated from Cape Coral Technical College in Cosmetology.  

Abby specializes in Balayage, and blondes, and is a perfectionist with color and cuts. She believes in continued education in the hair and makeup industry and keeps on top of the latest trends.

Abby loves the beach and playing with her puppies, and has been known to be a bit of a Netflix junkie on the rainy days!

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Biljana McDonald

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Hair Color Fashion Supremacy
  • Brazilian Keratin Smoothing Treatment
  • Hot Heads Hair Extensions

About Biljana McDonald

Biljana is originally from Yugoslavia and has been in the hair industry for 33 years, fourteen of which, have been in Southwest Florida. In Yugoslavia she shadowed/assisted hairdressers after school, but once she came to the U.S. she went to cosmetology school in Wisconsin, barely able to speak English. Her skills were recognized by the teachers and she was recommended to work at a very high end specialized salon, where she grew as a Master Stylist.

 

Upon moving to Denver, she took a position as Color Specialist at an Aveda concept salon. Here Biljana became a member of International Intercoiffure, attending higher levels of education and participated in International Hair & Fashion shows raising funds for battered women charities.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
 

Chris Lewis

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Colorist
  • American Board Certified 
    in Hair Color

About Chris Lewis

Chris is a native of Fort Myers who started his first salon and spa, Angles, at the age of 21. Angles was one of the first day spas in southwest Florida and he owned it for 12 years.

 

His next venture was at Vincent Salon & Spa which he co-managed. It was then that he became the recipient of the inaugural Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by Redken and UCLA School of Business in London.


Chris is President of The Salon Professional Academy, the only Redken endorsed cosmetology school in southwest Florida for the past 10 years. Chris believes in education; 40 years behind the chair, in the classroom and on stage for leading hair companies.

Helping to inspire another person’s success is his passion. He enjoys paying it forward and growing future salon leaders.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Diana Ramos Nieves

Stylist / Make-up Artist
Certified in the following:
  • Ultratress Hair Extensions
  • Dinair Air Brush Makeup
  • Babe Hair Pieces

About Diana Ramos Nieves

Diana is originally from New York and has lived in southwest Florida for over 20 years.

 

Diana previously worked at Vincent Salon for more than 8 years. She then left to pursue another version of her career cutting men’s and boy’s hair and opened a small barbershop in Bonita Springs. She recently came to Epic Salon & Suites to be closer to home and now offers cuts for women as well as men and children.  She specializes in special events hair styling and airbrush makeup.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Men and Children

Barber Shop Style Hair cuts 

 

Edmund Ico

Stylist 

About Edmund Ico

Edmund is originally from the Philippines coming to the states when he was 14 years old.  

Living in New Jersey, he graduated from high school and attended John Luis Beauty School. He graduated with the highest honors at the top of his class. Edmund was self-taught and he was cutting hair for family and friends at the age of 12. He claims that those years started out as a fun, artistic hobby that became reality and ended up being his beloved career. This career started in New Jersey until moving to Southwest Florida in 2000.  

 

Inspired by his mentors, Edmund competed in many national hair competitions and has placed in the top for cutting and coloring. He has worked very hard to build a strong clientele here in Florida. He has traveled throughout the United States as a platform artist representing private label hair products.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Kari Myers

Stylist 
Certified in the following:
  • Graduated from The Redken Salon Professional Academy.

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
    for over 10 years.

  • Master certified in Hairtalk Extensions    

  • Specializing in bridal hair and bridal parties

About Kari Myers

KARI'S MOTTO: 
Life Isn’t Perfect, but Your Hair Can Be.

Kari was born in Gainesville, FL and has lived in Southwest Florida since 1998. Kari has had a passion for hair since she was 13 volunteering at a local salon in Cape Coral.  During Kari's free time she began styling the mannequins hair in the back room, all the while reading books and watching videos on how to create updos. She then realized, along with the salons staff, that she had a talent for hair.  She landed her first job at Vincent Salon & Spa where she styled hair for almost 5 years.  Ashley Land was her mentor and someone she looked up to in the industry.  You could often find Kari sitting behind Ashley, watching her style hair and taking notes.   When asked her favorite thing about her career she says, “I genuinely love the challenge of a client showing/telling me what they would like their hair to look like and me coming up with a plan to make it happen. To see someones self esteem rise, confidence boosted and having the trust that I can achieve what they want is the reason for my passion in this career."

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Kelly Wayne

Stylist 
Certified in the following:
Keratin Complex
Lasio
Brazilian Blowout

About Kelly Wayne

KELLY’S MOTTO:
The best color in the world is the one that looks best on you. Kelly dreams only in COLOR!!
 

Kelly is originally from Massachusetts having moved here when she was age six. She has been doing hair for over 30 years in Fort Myers. Kelly started renting her own chair at a rental salon at the age 24. After 15 years at that salon she opened her own chair rental salon that she ran for six years. She has now found her home here at Epic.  Kelly has a passion for continuing her education. She attends many classes and has multiple color certifications.

Aside of her love for creating beauty, Kelly loves event planning, helping in the community and fundraising. She was a member of the Fort Myers Junior League for 10 years, served as a chairman on her favorite committee, Taste of the Town.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
 

Lois Rupar

Stylist
Certified in the following:
Redken Certified Hair Colorist
American Board Certified Haircolorist
Brazilian Blowout

About Lois Rupar

Lois has a passion for making people look good and feel good about themselves. Lois has had extensive training in both coloring and cutting. She loves the learning environment and is always pursuing her education.

 

Lois is a Redken Certified Hair Colorist and an American Board Certified Haircolorist. These are two very coveted certifications.

 

Lois is originally from Pennsylvania where she owned her own salon.  She has lived in Florida for 14 years. Lois is married and has three grown children, Chad and twins Blake and Abby, and two puppies that she adores!

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Lindsey Huelsenbeck

Colorist
Certified in the following:
Redken Colorist

About Lindsey Huelsenbeck

Lindsey started doing hair in 2009. She is originally from Iowa City, and often goes back to work at Studio 5 Salon. She has advanced training from the Redken Exchange, New York and takes classes regularly to stay current with today’s trends.  

 

She is inspired by people’s natural hair color and likes hair color that looks like it could happen in nature. She has spent a lot of time assisting Tracey Cunningham, at Mećhe Salon, in Los Angeles and has assisted her at many of her color classes.

 

Lindsey loves trying new products and finding the best thing for her client. Her favorite color lines are Kevin Murphy and Alter Ego and favorite hair care lines are Balmain and Kevin Murphy.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Nancy Scott

Master Stylist

About Nancy Scott

Nancy has been a stylist and licensed barber for 31 years. Previously she owned her own salon.
Nancy loves this line of work as it is always evolving, new techniques, new products, and new styles.  She says, "It is satisfying when I can make someone look and feel special". Nancy currently works part time but still with the passion for making a difference for her clients.

Certified in the following:
  • Redken Colorist
  • Master Stylist

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Tyler Lapatin

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Colorist
  • Master Stylist

About Tyler Lapatin

Tyler LaPatin, a native of New Jersey, moved to Fort Myers Florida in 1997. Tyler is not only a talented hair stylist she has been a dance major since she was 4 years old! If Tyler isn’t behind the chair making magic you can find her at FootNotes in Lehigh where she continues to teach and share her love of fancy footwork.

Tyler graduated cosmetology school in 2009. One of the most rewarding things for Tyler is helping others look good and feel good about themselves.

Tyler is committed to continuing education and being able to help her clients achieve any goals they may have.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
 
Stylist

Stacie Thompson

Certified in the following:
  • Redken
  • Color WOW      
  • Matrix SoColor      
  • American Crew
  • Brazilian Blowout

About Stacie Thompson

Stacie was raised on the beaches of Malibu, CA. She graduated from Simi Valley School of Cosmetology in 1989 but gained most of her styling skills through training with elite educators globally while traveling as a flight attendant for the prestigious MGM Grand Air.  Her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail lends her the satisfaction of desired results every time.  She enjoys working with her clients to create styles and colors that truly wow.  Owning a salon for fine men’s grooming in Southern CA allowed her to train and specialize in the art of precision cutting and styling specifically for men.  Her goal is to make you look and feel amazing.  

 

Whether you are looking for contemporary, classic, or far out and funky, you are sure to be delighted with your Epic experience when Stacie is behind the chair.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Bernadette "Bernie" Muisenga

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken, Wella, Goldwell, Pravanna, Aveda and
    Pulp Riot Color 
  • European Cutting Class
  • Keratin Treatments

About Bernie Muisenga

Bernie is originally from Chicago,Illinois.  She started her career in Colorado where she was a stylist in Crested Butte, for 10 years, then onto Grand Junction, for 18 years, continuing her love in the beauty industry.  She always dreamed of living by the water, so she left the beauty of the mountains for the beauty of the sea.  Bernie began working at Ulta in Fort Myers in April 2018, but after always having had her own business she moseyed away from the corporate world and found Epic Salon & Suites. She has trained in color and hair design from top stylists from all over the world that includes Sam Villa, Sam Bracato, and Phillip Wilson. Bernie loves creating a masterpiece on everyone who sits in her chair.  Your crown is her masterpiece!

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Roxanne Hess

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Specialist
  • Brazilian Blowout

About Roxanne Hess

Roxanne is from Denver, Colorado having moved to Fort Myers six years ago.  She is a graduate of Xenon Cosmetology School and has been doing hair for 25 years. Roxanne started at Epic Salon in 2018.  She also includes ear piercing, relaxing hair, all color services, waxing and updos in her line up of services.  She also will “Come to You” when necessary.

 

In her spare time Roxanne enjoys spending time with her husband and volunteering through her church.  You will often find her on the roof nailing shingles!! She likes to travel back to her home town in Denver and spend time with friends and family as often as she can.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Doug Rice

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Color
  • Redken Design
  • Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment

About Doug Rice

Doug is originally from Ohio, having moved to Southwest Florida in 2015.  Doug joined the Epic Salon family in July 2018 after spending almost 8 years working at Ulta Beauty. Doug has an impressive career climbing from a starting stylist in his hometown, then transferring to the Fort Myers location and climbing to a position as an Artist Educator.  

 

Doug has achieved the impressive Redken Certified Design Stylist and Redken Certified colorist during his nearly decade long career. Doug specializes in women’s cuts, color, highlights and Keratin treatments.  

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Emily Francouer

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Keratin Smoothing Treatment

  • Hairtalk USA Extensions

  • Redken Colorist

About Emily Francouer

Emily was raised in a small town in Western MA and relocated to Fort Myers Florida in 2015. She decided she wanted to change career paths from studying at FGCU and found an interest in cosmetology. She attended a local full time program at The Salon Professional Academy where artistic ability bloomed. Immediately following graduation of cosmetology school, she moved to Naples assisting and working with Redken artists learning from the best and most talented.

 

Coming to Epic Salon in 2018, Emily specializes in color, color corrections, highlighting, and Balayage techniques. In her free time she enjoys riding horses, boating with family, and spending time with her fur baby at the park.  

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Jessica Domoney

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Sexy Hair Artist

  • Modern Salon Artist Connective

  • Hair Talk Extensions

  • Pulp Riot Color

About Jessica Domoney

Jessica moved to Southwest Florida from New York City and has been here 10 years.  Jessica is a Balayage and Bridal Specialist and the founder of Glambox Artistry. Jessica is a Big Sexy Hair Artist and travels all over the country teaching and doing events like New York Fashion Week, Brides Lives and other notable events. In 2018 Jessica was chosen to join the Modern Salon Artist Connective Team.  She also specializes in makeup and hair extensions. Jessica has been published in Allure, Seventeen, The Knot, Modern Salon and Beauty Launchpad.  

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Megan Saftchick

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Redken Colorist

  • Hot Heads and Hairtalk Extensions

  • Marcia Texeria Keratin Treatment

About Megan Saftchick

Megan is originally from Queens, New York and moved to sunny Florida in 2011.  She graduated from The Paul Mitchell Hair School of Fort Myers. She began her career in Naples at a Redken Elite Salon.

 

Megan specializes in color corrections, blondes, Balayage, fashion/vivid colors and is always keeping up with the latest trends to keep her clients looking their best.

 

Her main goal is to make everyone look and feel beautiful! In her spare time, she enjoys taking her dog to the dog park, spending time with friends and family and traveling.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Andrew Charles

Stylist
Certified in the following:
  • Principal Based Design               Haircutting

  • Redken Colorist

  • Rusk Colorist

  • Hairtalk Extensions

About Andrew Charles

Andrew is from New York State and has worked as a professional hairstylist for 18 years.

 

He specializes in precision hair cutting for men, women and children.  His talents include hair color artistry, hair extensions and special occasion styles for weddings and formal events.

 

Andrew believes that the only way to do phenomenal work is to love what you do.  It is his goal in the beauty industry to exceed your expectations.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Brittany DiGiacomo

Stylist / Nail Technician
Certified in the following:
  • Gel Nails

  • Hard Gel

  • Acrylic Nails

  • Sculptured Nails

  • Glitter nails

  • Chrome finishes

About Brittany DiGiacomo

Brittany was born and raised in SW Florida. She completed Sunstate Academy for both her Hair and Nails license and quickly discovered Nails were her passion.

"You can never be too rich, too curvy or have too much bling!" Brittany has attended several continuing education classes for the last six years and is sure to leave you with a WOW experience.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Kelly Motely

Nail Technician

About Kelly Motely

Kelly has been fully licensed cosmetologist and nail technician for 14 years. Working in various salons in Fort Myers. She had a salon home for 10 years, until moving to Epic Salon in 2018.

She loves to compete in her craft entering and placing second and third in two different International Nail Competitions.

 

Kelly specializes in flawless sculpted nails, beautiful smile lines and crisp clean finishes.  She enjoys doing everything from solid colors, rhinestones, tortoise shell, water color, free hand art, glitter and matte finish to name a few. With an assortment of glitters, mylar, gel polishes and colored acrylics, she is able to create the look you desire.  

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
 

Lisa Neal

Nail Technician

About Lisa Neal

Lisa is originally from Chicago, IL, having moved to Florida in 1984.  She attended LaBaron Academy beauty school in Fort Myers earning her degree in Full Specialist allowing her to do nails, waxing, facials and eyebrow tinting. She has worked doing nails for over 30 years specializing in natural nails and pedicures. Lisa worked for many years at Vincent’s Salon before coming to Epic Salon in 2018.  

 

Lisa enjoys decorating for all the holidays both in her home and in her work space.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with friends and loving on her cats!

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
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Amy Ingle

BSN, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C
Owner, Sweet Spot Medi Spa
Certified in the following:
Advanced Registered Nurse
     Practitioner with the Florida
     Board of Nursing

 Board Certified as Family Nurse
      Practitioner with the American
      Association of Nurse
      Practitioners

 Certified Provider in Toxins &   
     Dermal Filler Procedures

About Amy Ingle

Amy is originally from Southwest Missouri and moved to Fort Myers in 2002. She is a 2005 graduate of the University of Missouri and a 2016 MSN graduate of South University. She has been in nursing for over 20 years. She fell in love with the art of facial rejuvenation."Its absolutely amazing what a few vials of filler can do! Right before your eyes you can transport people back to a more youthful version of themselves!"

 

Amy Ingle , Jennifer Moss, Wendy Pfeiffer make up the Sweet Spot team.

 

They offer services including Botox and Dermal Filler Injections,PRP, Sexual Rejuvenation shots, Medical Weight loss programs and  Medical Grade Peels to name a few. Check out the Sweet Spot website to get a full overview of what the Sweet Spot Medi Spa team can do for you! 

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Monet Bechtold

Licensed in:

903-hour Paramedical Advance

Aesthetics Program

Body Wrapping Course

Micro Pigment Specialist

Skin Sheek Treatment Specialist

Certified in the following:
  • Paramedical Micropigmentation Scar Removal and Correction
  • Paramedical Tattoo Removal
  • Eyelash Extension, Brow/Lash Tinting
  • Dermaplaning
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Micro-needling
  • Telangenasia Techniques
  • Basic & Advanced Hair Removal
  • Basic & Advanced Makeup
  • Basic & Advanced Chemical Peels, LED Therapy, Ultrasonic, Microcurrent
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage (Head and Neck)
  • GM Collins Paris Level 1 Dermaceutical Academy

About Monet Bechtold

Monet has always had a passion for good health and aspired to work in a field where she could influence healthy living through one’s beauty. A few years ago, she returned to school to complete Paramedical Aesthetician. Her goal is to provide services that improve one’s skin quality through therapeutic facials and educating her customers on their home skin care regimen.

 

Her future goal is to work with Cancer Survivors by helping them achieve their confidence back by providing Permanent Cosmetics Tattoo and Areola Reconstruction to bring out the inner beauty of each and every client.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
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Seada Nasrollah

Threader
Certified in the following:
Facial Threading Specialist

About Seada Nasrollah

Originally born and raised in Iran, Seada moved to Florida in early 2000. Seada is a talented Facial Threading Specialist who has mastered the art of threading. She learned threading at the young age of 19 and has perfected her technique through the years.

 

Seada achieved her Florida license in 2009 and has been touching lives ever since. With her years of experience and passion to make people happy with their appearance. Seada strives to exceed expectations and satisfy her clients everyday.


In her spare time, Seada enjoys reading, gardening, and spending quality time with her two daughters.

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 
 

Carol Nordland

Salon Coordinator

About Carol Nordland

Carol is originally from Jamestown, New York. 

 

In her spare time Carol enjoys decorating her home, shopping and spending time with her  grandchildren.


Coming to work at Epic in July 2017 now gives her an opportunity to spend her day helping both the clients and the stylists.  “I love the opportunity to meet the clients of Epic and make their experience smooth and memorable.  She is a “people person” and does that so well!

If your stylist does not return your call within 24 hours please contact Ashley Land at 239-931-9991.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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