The highly experienced and creative stylists at Salon Bella Vita are regarded as some of the best wedding beauty artists in the Lake Tahoe area. See their work in the vendor profile gallery above and individual stylist bios below.
Sarina Bruno – Stylist
Sarina has been working in the beauty industry for over ten years, first focusing on skincare and makeup. Sarina trained in New Hampshire at the Institute of Skin Science and continued to pursue makeup artistry taking classes with MAC Cosmetics as well as education in airbrush makeup. Her experience ranges from bridal makeup to makeup and hairstyling for major ad campaigns. Sarina expanded her expertise by pursuing hairstyling at the Portland and Reno Paul Mitchell Academies where she was accepted into their Phase Two advanced styling course. After graduation, she further honed her craft by assisting in a salon in Nevada for 9 months before going to work at Salon Bella Vita. Sarina continues to pursue educational experiences in both hair and makeup and loves creating organic, sun-kissed highlights as well as more avant-garde colors and cuts.
Danielle Carrette – Stylist
Danielle is a second-generation hairdresser who has traveled internationally for almost 20 years working on the cutting edge of the hair, make-up, and fashion industry, specializing in everything from cut, color, bridal styles, keratin treatments, and make-up. She assisted the artistic global director of Paul Mitchell for 9 years, during which time she was responsible for stage shows, workshops, and demos all over the world. Danielle has also worked on national TV and print ad campaigns and continues her artistic creativity to this day. She is now based in Lake Tahoe, California, at Salon Bella Vita where she has developed a very loyal clientele, some of which make special trips to Tahoe for her expertise. Danielle is also one of the top wedding hair and make-up specialists in the Lake Tahoe area and abroad. She travels to Positano Italy every year for special wedding requests. You can visit her portfolio at DanielleCarreteHair.com. Danielle takes pride in her passion and love for her career. She provides exceptional service and pays full attention to detail for every client who sits in her chair. When reliability and satisfaction are paramount, Danielle delivers with beautiful results in beautiful places!
Nicole Oxandaboure – Stylist
Nicole Oxandaboure was raised in Tahoe City and graduated from cosmetology school in 2008. She attended Bumble and Bumble in New York City for razor and scissor cutting techniques, completed advanced Goldwell color training, certified in the Brazilian Blowout treatment and enjoys doing wedding hair for the bride’s special day. She is constantly going to classes and staying up to date with all the new styles. Her goal is to have each and every one of her clients leave the salon completely satisfied with their new look!