Your Team of Designers
Creative Hair Design Salon and Spa has been part of the Omaha community since 1982. We have grown to become Omaha’s #1 destination for salon and spa services. With a hair and nail salon on the first floor, and an extensive spa on the second floor, when you walk in our doors you become part of the “CHD” family. We consider it our privilege to provide quality services whether you visit us for a simple cut and color, or a full day at the spa.
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John began his hair career 45 years ago working at Claude’s hair salon. In 1981, John made the decision to open his own business named Creative Hair Design Salon and Spa, containing 1,200 square feet with just 3 employees. Now, the salon has expanded to 12,000 square feet on the main level where hair and nail services are offered, and an additional 6,000 square feet on the second level where spa services are offered.
To this day John works 6 days a week and spends much of his time at the salon. He is very family oriented, which flows into the way he operates the business. John values taking care of his employees and that is a huge reason for Creative Hair Design’s success.
Lisa has been with Creative Hair Design since 1996. When she first started, she was hired as a part-time receptionist. Wanting to know more about the salon and earning more responsibility, her roles changed in the order of a full-time receptionist, spa manager, wedding coordinator, shift lead, salon manager, and now overseer of all operations.
Lisa knows the business front to back. She values her team, and wants each individual to feel important and appreciated. Lisa is always there for her people, and is truly the glue that holds everything together.
Abi has been doing hair since 2000. She specializes in all types of haircuts, especially those who have fine, thin hair. She is also known for her color corrections, helping her clients get the hair they have always wanted.
Alexis has been in the hair industry since 2005. If you have curly hair, she is the girl for you! Having curly hair herself, she understands how to properly care and maintain beautiful curls. In addition to this, Alexis specializes in highlighting, balayaging, and is certified to do airbrush makeup.
Alicia has been in the industry over 20 years. She specializes in short haircuts, knowing how to work her shears depending on the style of cut. Alicia also is great with round brushing and working on curly, thick hair textures.
Amber has been in the industry since 2011. She specializes in fine hair care, color, and highlights. Amber works on an array of people ranging from blonde, brunette, black, red, grey, you name it. She is also certified to do tape-in extensions!
Bridget has been in the industry since 2006. She specializes in hair cutting, coloring, major transformations and blonding, specifically the balayage technique. She is also certified to do tape-in extensions and airbrush makeup.
C.C. has been in the industry since 2009. She loves spending time at the lake with her family and their adorable puppies. C.C. loves meeting fascinating people and building a rapport with all of them. Her specialties include Dermaplanes and Hydra Facials and wants all of her clients to not just look good but feel good about themselves after receiving a service from her.
Carrie has been in the industry since 2007. She loves hanging out with friends and family, going to concerts, watching movies, and trying new restaurants. She is calm and easy going. She feels there is nothing better than loving wh.at you do everyday and helping people feel better. She loves that the industry is always changing and that there is always new modality to learn and try. Her specialty is Deep Tissue Massage and Trigger Point Therapy as well as addressing any problem areas while leaving the client relaxed and refreshed.
Chelsea has been in our industry since 2011. She loves being creative with everything from hair and make-up to Pinterest ideas! She also enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family. She likes meeting new people and being able to put a smile on her clients’ faces. Her specialty is highlighting and haircutting.
Connie has been in the esthetics industry since 2006. She specializes in anti-aging skin & skincare, lash lifting and brow shaping. Connie strives to create a personalized skincare regimen for each one of her clients. Connie also loves offering result oriented treatments including peels, microdermabrasions, and HydraFacials.
Courtney graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2005. Her favorite things are being with her 3 beautiful baby girls, singing, traveling and watching movies. Courtney loves doing a good Haircut and Color and wants to be sure all her clients get the Color and/or Haircut they’ve been dreaming about.
Dakotah has been in the business since 2017. She enjoys customizing facials for certain skin types and seeing the results that follow. Making people feel comfortable in their own skin is the most rewarding part of her career.
Dallas has been in the industry since 2008. She specializes in highlights and colors. Dallas loves to brighten up a client by popping in some highlights, or tone the hair down with some lowlights for the colder seasons. She also is extension certified, offering tape in and hand tied extensions!
Deanna has been in the industry since 2005. She is a big movie buff, loves hanging with her husband and 2 beautiful daughters, and any outdoor activities. Deanna is a great listener, super caring and loves to laugh and have fun with interesting conversations. Her favorite part of her job is when she gets to do dimensional, low maintenance color. She also loves blended blondes and effortless textured haircuts.
Emily joined the industry in 2019. She specializes in acneic skin, helping her clients eliminate breakouts and scarring so you can look and feel your best. She also excels at the art of brow shaping and body waxing.
Janae has been in the industry since 2005. From balayaging, grey blending, fashion coloring and more, Janae is well versed in all areas of hair. She is also certified to do tape-in, hand-tied, and keratin bonded extensions!
Jordan has been in the industry since 2007. She specializes in eyebrow design, body waxing, facials and microdermabrasions. She is known for her ability to offer a detailed, yet fast waxing service. She loves working with each client to find the best look to maximize their beauty.
Judy has been doing hair since 1977. She loves the relationships that she has developed through the years and likes that there is something new everyday in this industry. She likes all aspects of her career including hair cutting, perming and coloring.
Kari has been doing hair since 1996. Kari likes the fact that she can help people look and feel good about themselves. Kari’s specialty is working with curly hair.
Karly has been in the hair industry since 2017. Her favorite aspects of doing hair are haircutting and extensions. Karly loves her clients and the relationships she is able to build with them. She also appreciates that the industry is evolving and there’s always something new to learn.
Kathy has been in the nail industry since 1990. She does her best to make all of her clients happy. She works with natural nail manicures, pedicures, acrylic, glaze and gel nails. Her specialty is giving a relaxing pedicure with a great foot massage.
Katy has been a licensed esthetician since 2012. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two beautiful spunky daughters. She is a great listener and loves helping her clients relax during their service. Dermaplanes are her favorite service to provide for her clients. She feels they provide the most benefits by itself or as an add on to a facial or Hydra Facial. At the end of the day she wants all her clients to leave her room feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the day!
Kimberly has been doing hair since 1997. She loves the constant changing in the industry and has a passion to help people to feel good about themselves with the correct hair color and cut.
Lindsey has been doing hair at Creative Hair Design since 2006. Lindsey enjoys doing color, cuts, and waxing services. She specializes in blondes and color corrections. Lindsey loves all aspects of the cosmetology industry and helping clients achieve the look they want that best expresses their personality.
Mack has been in the industry since 2020. She specializes in all types of haircuts: women’s, men’s, everyday trims, drastic short cuts and everything more! She loves to do anything related to color and highlights. Mack also is certified to do airbrush makeup for any event or just a fun night out!
Madison has been doing hair since 2005. She specializes in blondes, knowing what highlight technique to choose depending on the goal of the client. From standard highlights to babylights, she knows how to transform a blonde!
Makayla has been in the industry since 2010. She likes being surrounded with people whether at concerts or Husker games. She is hard working, creative, and caring. She appreciates being able to make people feel beautiful. She specializes in color.
Mary Jane has been at Creative Hair Design since 1984. She is an extremely well rounded designer that specializes in women’s haircuts, highlighting, and coloring. Mary Jane also works great with curly, textured hair, doing many smoothing treatments on her clients.
Mitchell has been doing hair since 2001. She loves spending time with her husband and two active young boys boating at the lake or just hanging out in the water. She is a great listener and enjoys working with changing hair styles and meeting new people. Mitchell’s specialties include hair extensions and helping her blonde clients achieve the desired color they are looking for!
Monica has been in the industry since 2014. If you are looking for a blonde transformation, Monica is your person! She LOVES any type of blonding whether it is balayage, babylights, standard highlights, etc. Blending and adding dimension is her forte! In addition, Monica loves doing colors and enhancing her client’s natural tone.
Morgan has been at Creative Hair Design since 2019. She specializes in services related to adding dimension such as balayage and babylights. She works well with many different hair types including curly, textured hair.
Paige has been doing hair since 1998. She specializes in all types of blonding from standard highlights, babylights, balayage, and more. In addition, Paige is certified to do tape in extensions as well as airbrush makeup.
Payton has been doing hair since 2001. She values the importance of haircuts, specializing in both women’s and men’s cuts. She also specializes in blondes where she lets her highlight and balayage skills shine. Payton also has a passion for brunettes and for natural grey blending.
Rachel has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She specializes in combining different relaxing elements to enhance one’s overall spa service. Specifically, Rachel combines modalities in addition to implementing cups, oils, stones, and a massage gun into one session for the ultimate massage experience.
Rachel’s specialties include special styles, colors, and haircuts. Her favorite part about the industry is getting the opportunity to help people achieve their hair goals and having fun while doing it.
Rae joined the industry in 2021. Rae specializes in a variety of things including drastic cuts, curly hair, highlights, all over colors, textured hair, grey blending and more. She also offers to do airbrush makeup and nails, which includes shellac manicures, natural nail manicures, and pedicures.
Raven has been in the hair industry since 2008 and at Creative Hair Design since 2010. With textured hair herself, she is well acquainted with all types of hair from straight, textured, fine, curly, wavy, the list goes on! Raven also specializes in rich colors and dimensional blondes.
Sabrina has been in the hair industry since 2015. Her specialty is working on blondes, especially using the technique of balayage. What she loves most about the industry is catching up with her clients and meeting new people.
Samantha has been a licensed massage therapist since 2000. Samantha specializes in pregnancy massages and body exfoliating treatments. She is very much a people person and loves to make people feel good.
Santana has been in the hair industry since 2015. She transforms blonde hair with her skills in highlighting and balayage. She loves helping clients achieve that “lived in” look so there’s less maintenance but still plenty of dimension. Santana is also certified in hand-tied extensions!
Sara started doing hair in 2006. She not only does hair, but she also does nails and receptions from time to time. Sara specializes in all types of hair; curly, straight, textured, you name it. She also does a lot of highlighting, knowing what type of technique to use depending on the client’s end goal. Lastly, Sara offers to do tape in extensions for her clients who are looking to add length and/or volume!
Sarah B. has been in the industry since 2016. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys cooking, crafting and watching movies. What Sarah likes most about the industry is meeting new people and hearing their stories. She likes to stay up to date on the latest trends and making her clients feel their best! Her specialty is working with her clients to achieve their skin care goals and give them an amazing glow with her facials.
Sarah R. has been in the industry since 2010. She loves spending time with family outside whether that be camping, riding ATV’s or both! Her favorite part of her job is helping people feel better, usually with her specialty deep tissue massages. She is certified in Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, trigger point, cupping, and even myofascial release!
Shanda has been doing hair since 1997. Shanda likes working with highlights and color as well as any special styles. She also works very well with curly hair.
Shelli has been in the nail industry since 1991. She has a great ability to listen to her clients and to make them feel good about themselves. Shelli does natural nail manicures, pedicures and shellac.
Sloan has been doing hair since 2006. Sloan enjoys learning all the latest fashion and hair techniques to educate her clients with. Her specialty is hair coloring and highlighting.
Stacy has been been doing hair since 2003. She loves meeting different people and making them feel good about themselves and the way they look. Stacy’s specialties are special styles, haircuts and colors.
Tamara has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She also is a licensed physical therapist and uses her knowledge to help people to feel better and can teach many stretching techniques.
Tammy has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She loves the ability to make people feel better and works hard to be sure her clients take time out of their busy schedule to pamper themselves. Her specialties include pressure point massage, reflexology and also has a degree in exercise science.
Taryn joined the hair industry in 2009. She loves to cook, spend time with family and travel when she can. She understands the impact that a quality haircut and color can have. She always takes her time to ensure her clients achieve their best look and leave the salon looking and feeling their best! Taryn’s specialties include blondes and creating “lived in” textured haircuts.
Tess has been in the nail industry since 1988. She enjoys making and meeting new friends and clients. Tess does natural nail manicures, shellac manicures, and pedicures.
Zoe has been a licensed esthetician since 2021. She enjoys reading, live music and spoiling her weenie dog Veda! Zoe’s favorite part of her job is having the opportunity to help her clients look and feel their best by offering result driven treatments such as Chemical Peels, Microdermabrsions and Hydra Facials! If you need to have any waxing done then look no further, Zoe’s most preferred service she offers is body waxing!