About us

Our Story

Amber Massa and April Cose are co-owners of DanaeMarie’s Salon & Boutique. How did they come up with the name, you ask? Well, April’s middle name is Danae and Amber’s middle name is Marie!

They are both licensed cosmetologists and have a combined total of 16 years in the beauty industry. Both Amber and April are trained in Vidal Sassoon hair cutting, are Redken and Organic Salon Systems colorists and are extremely passionate about their business. They take their time with their clients, and do everything in their power to make their clients feel comfortable and happy with their services. Opening this salon has been a dream come true for both Amber and April, and the fulfillment of a major life goal for both of them!

Amber Massa

Aside from cosmetology, Amber has her BS degree from CSU East Bay in Hospitality Business Management. Amber also does DanaeMarie’s marketing, website design, updating, blogging and video editing. She loves cutting and really loves coloring hair. One of her future goals is to become a certified Redken colorist! Amber also teams up with Kendra Evans for special event hair and makeup. She is ultra-passionate about special occasion styling, and loves to work with brides! Check out some of her special occasion work under “Weddings.”

April Cose

April attended Chico State for Accounting before she made the decision to switch to the beauty industry. Her excellent organizational skills and accounting abilities, along with her sharp eye for color and design make her a valuable asset to the salon. April loves cutting and coloring hair, skin care, and nail care! In fact, she received the award for “Best Esthetician” in the 2010 Best of Nevada County reader’s poll.

Lisa Harter

Lisa Harter is a hairstylist and airbrush makeup artist here at DanaeMarie’s.  She has been a Licensed Cosmetologist since 2006.  Lisa’s passion is hair, makeup and making people look their best.  She loves doing cuts,color, special occasion styling, waxing, nail care, and airbrush makeup. In fact one of Lisa’s favorite things is to work with brides to help them look their best on their special day. Lisa does both hair and makeup for weddings and you can see some of her work under “weddings”. The beauty industry allows Lisa to meld her natural artistic ability with her attention to detail, resulting in a unique and distinctive look for every client. Lisa’s expertise and warm, energetic personality are what make her one of the best stylists in the area.

Jodi Carey

Jodi Carey is DanaeMarie’s esthetician. She specializes in medical-grade skincare, has a ton of experience and can teach you everything you need to know about caring for your skin! She is the best in town. She does waxing, and permanent makeup in the salon as well. She is available for appointments on Wednesdays and Thursdays only.