About Us

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.

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 and Permanent Waving Sets / Styles.

Specialty Services

Dimensional Color Foiling, Corrective Color and 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 and 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 and Permanent Waving. Special Occasion Hair Styling Sets / Styles,
Specialty Braiding, Ear Piercing and 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 and Annual Beauty Shows
featuring classes by Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Redken. Grund Razor Cutting
Techniques Class, Repechage Facial & Bodywrap Seminar, Redken Symposium and
Las Vegas Kasho hands on Cutting Class.

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts. Helix Design Cuts. Grund Razor Hair Design.
Customized Dimensional Foiling and Hi/Lo-lighting Ombre. All-over Color,
Corrective Color, Block Color Permanent Waving, Special Occasion Hair Styling,
Pedicures, Facials and 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 and Las Vegas Helix Design Academy Paul
Mitchell Gathering in 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 and Block
Color. Permanent Waving, Special Occasion Hair Styling Sets / Styles. Manicures,
Pedicures and 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 and 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 and Facial Waxing.

Specialty Service

Bold under-coloring. Hi-lighting and 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 and Facial Waxing.

Specialty Service

Permanent Waving (Perms) and 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.
Redken 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 and 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

Seneca Bower

3 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Training

Certification – Christiansburg Cosmetology. Premier Philadelphia Hair Show,
Redken Symposium, Henna Brow Certified Redken Specialist, Babe Hand-Tied &
Tape-In Extensions. Internship (under two stylists – 6 months).

Services

Men, Women and Children’s Cuts. Blondage. Corrective Color, Gray Blending,
Extensions, Formal Styling, Makeup Application, Henna Brows and Facial Waxing.

Specialty Service

Gray Blending. Corrective Color. Henna Brows. Babe Hand-Tied & Tape-In
Extensions.

Availability

Tues / Thurs 9am -7pm Wed / Fri 9am – 5pm 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 and
Facial Waxing.

Availability

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

Front Desk Coordinators

Desirae Booth

5 Years Experience, Radford University | B.S. Criminal Justice

Hannah Flinchum

New River Community College | Early Childcare Education