REECIA MAXWELL, Owner / Master Stylist
Born and raised in New Hampshire, Nikki graduated from the Portsmouth Beauty School of Cosmetology in 2007. She then worked at a Salon in Portsmouth, NH for a year. In 2009 Nikki moved to Missoula and attended the University of Montana graduating with a B.S in Business Management. Upon graduation, she worked for several years in hospitality. Nikki started working at Reecia’s March of 2016 where she went through a 12-week Aveda training program and assisted Reecia for 6 months. Since becoming a part of Reecia’s Team, Nikki continues to further her education by taking frequent color, cutting, and technique classes.
JANICE LAMPARELLI, Lead Nail Technician
Since 1997, Janice has been providing beautiful, classic nail looks to Whitefish clientele. Her genuine personality and down-to-earth style make it easy for Janice to develop the perfect look. Involving clients in the process helps their personal style and taste shine through, finishing with a polished look that’s both individual and impressive.
“I am a perfectionist and a great listener too!”
Emary Lee is a local graduate from Pela Beauty Academy in Kalispell. After graduating in 2014 Emary moved to Tampa Florida where she was a stylist at one of highest-rated Kevin Murphy salons in Tampa Bay. There she was involved with published photoshoots, large runway shows, and many other exciting and challenging events including a Norma Kamali fashion show.
In early 2020 Emary moved back to Montana and joined our team where she is excited to be involved in Aveda and experience the continued education offered here at Reecia’s.
Emary specializes in balayage and short women’s cuts but enjoys anything challenging! Emary is our wedding coordinator here at Reecia’s as she loves all things weddings and working with brides to help make sure their day runs as smoothly as possible!
Born and raised in Arkansas, Maria obtained her B.S. in Organizational Leadership at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith in 2016. Upon graduation, Maria moved to North Carolina working in various sales roles and as a nanny. Following her love for creativity, she enrolled in the Cosmetology program and received her Cosmetology Certification from Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2020. Maria’s heart for adventure and skiing brought her here to Montana and has been a part of our team since August of 2020 where she went through a 12-week Aveda training program and assisted master stylist, Reecia. Maria continues to further her education in balayage, fashion color concepts, and technical cutting classes.
“My joy in this industry is learning new techniques and giving others a confidence boost by creating a look that compliments their natural beauty.”
Mallory Kroll is an Aveda Institute graduate of 2013 Esthetics and Nail tech. After I’ve gained years of experience waxing, skincare, and nail care in Tennessee. I specialize in skincare and balancing the whole body with massage techniques from head to toe. Customizing care for the face, body, hands, and feet. My facials incorporate goal-oriented results while also offering relaxation and pampering to any one of our Aveda facials. I’m passionate about esthetics and nail care, helping others to love the skin they are in, and having healthy nails!
“Your mind body and spirit need conscious nurturing- not just sometimes but every day”
Emily was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Growing up, she loved all things beauty related. She was always doing her own nails, makeup, and she even did her friends and family’s makeup for special events. After high school, she started working retail in the beauty department. All of that pushed her to attend Casal Aveda Institute in Youngstown, Ohio. She graduated from the advanced esthetician program in May of 2021. In June of 2021, she attended a classic eyelash extensions course through Lavish Lashes.
She joined our team in October of 2021 and has been enjoying growing more in Aveda and learning from fellow artists. She enjoys the customization/relaxation aspects of facials and lash extensions. Helping people feel confident in their skin drives her passion! She wants to keep growing and continuing her education. She is eager and excited for what the future holds!