Jolie Amie (Jol-e Ah-me) — French for "pretty friend"
Jolie Amie is an intimate hair boutique where artistry meets wearability. At this unique salon you will receive personalized attention from your stylist, resulting in a customized look — just for you.
Joanie Helget, Jolie Amie salon owner and stylist, has been in the beauty industry for more than 20 years. Helget styled under such professionals as Jim and Lin Ward, platform artists for Redken® Hair Products in Lawrence, Kansas for 11 years and Joseph Cartagena, educator and owner of Genacelli Salon in Chicago, Illinois for five years.
Helget's extensive training includes attending classes at the Redken Exchange in New York City, NY and color instruction from professional L'Oreal colorist, Jo Blackwell. A mentor and friend, Ruth Roche, of rare® NYC has provided invaluable inspiration and training to Helget throughout her career. Roche has styled for such celebrities as Lindsey Lohan, Mariah Carey and Kelly Rippa.
Helget is a licensed cosmetologist. She has received numerous certificates of training from top designers and has attended workshops nationwide.
"I am thrilled to have achieved the goal of having my own salon where I am able to work one-on-one with my guests, creating a look that best suits their style," said Helget. "I have had many wonderful mentors in my life who have helped me establish a professional foundation in the industry of hair design — they continue to inspire me. I love what I do!"