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Get to Know Our Team

Professional Beauty Experts By Your Side

Serenity Salon is committed to providing clients with exceptional services. Whether you’re looking to get pampered or need to prepare for an upcoming event, our team of professionals is ready to highlight your best features and make you look stunning. Read on to meet our all-stars or say hi in person next time you are in the area!

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Cindy Folger

Cosmetologist/Owner

        Cindy started her career after graduating from Michael Taylor Institute of Hair Design in 1991.  She excelled as a hairstylist at Michael of the Carlyle. Her love for Cosmetology grew when furthering her education as a trainer/educator at Michael of the Carlyle.  She continued her journey as a master hair designer, nail technician, and educator. After having three beautiful children to raise, she needed a flexible schedule and transitioned her attention as a full cosmetologist at Salon Deroge in Littleton, Colorado for 20 years.  After meeting and learning from some of the most amazing hair designers and educators at Salon Deroge, she realized that there was something missing. The ultimate reward: owning her own salon! Thus, she opened Serenity Salon. As the growth of her new salon progressed, Cindy commuted down to Littleton as well.  Finally, she knew it was time to make the decision to solely concentrate on her priority: Serenity Salon in Bailey.  Cindy has resided in Bailey, Colorado for 28 years and could not be more proud of her hometown and community! The people of Bailey are her family, and she will immensely treasure her involvement with them!  Cindy has been the owner/founder of Serenity Salon for 11 years. As a successful thriving salon owner, Cindy continues to further her passion in the beauty industry working with the thing that makes her most happy: HER CLIENTS!

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Shaely Folger

Website Developer/Administrator 

        Hi all, my name is Shaely! I am a lash technician as well as Serenity's media manager and website developer/administrator. I am a Colorado native, and Bailey has been my home ever since I was a little girl. I am an immensely proud daughter of Serenity Salon’s owner, Cindy Folger. She has taught me everything I know, from kindness and compassion to the ins and outs of the beauty business. My ultimate goal is to become a Physician Assistant specializing in Dermatology. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a Pre-PA track. I will apply to PA school in April and hopefully start in January of 2023. Meanwhile, I love helping out and working at my momma’s salon. Family is everything to me, and I love supporting the small town that made me who I am. 

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Vanessa Sholes

Cosmetologist

      Hello, I am Vanessa Sholes. I have always had a passion for doing hair. I started my hair designing with Paul Mitchell Education in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  After a few years, I moved to Tampa Florida where I spent the last 12 years in the beauty industry, not only working in the salon creating beautiful hair for men, women, and children but also at special events and weddings.  In the summer of 2018, my family and I moved to Bailey, Colorado, and are excited to explore this beautiful area. Please come see me and see what kind of fun new look we can create for you!

Dru Folger

Hairstylist

        Dru is a Colorado native who enjoys bringing excitement, creativity, and style to his business and clients. He believes educational excellence and attention to detail are the finest ways to hone his technique and has completed multiple extensive training programs. Dru began his career organizing and managing an editorial team for fashion shows. In 2011 Dru came to work with Cindy Folger and together they established Serenity Salon, bringing his expertise to his hometown of Bailey, Colorado. Dru specializes in hair cuts, color, and styling, using his considerable skill set to help clients find the perfect hairstyle for their face shape and hair texture.  When he's not making the citizens of Bailey look and feel their best, Dru can be found hiking, camping, loving the sunshine, and enjoying the local attractions with his wife and two dogs.

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Jerri Rayburn

Esthetician

        I'm Jerri Rayburn, and have been a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Colorado since 1986. The skincare side of beauty has always interested me, so I decided to act on that passion. My focus is a natural approach. Beauty comes from within! I have received advanced training through Eminence Organic Skincare, and Hungarian facial massage. In addition to skincare, I am trained in eyelash extensions, and offer this service as well!

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Madison Carson

Cosmetologist

       Hi, my name is Madison. Ever since I was young, I have loved doing hair and makeup for my sisters and friends. I started my education in hair design at Aveda Institute in 2019. I love to design a style and formulate a color that complements not only your face shape and skin tone but your lifestyle as well. It is my goal to listen to my clients, understand their needs, and maintain their hair's integrity. I feel so blessed that I am able to be in a career doing something that I absolutely love. I specialize in precision haircutting, color, and updos. I believe in continued education and learning something new every day. Call Serenity Salon today and let's transform your hair!

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Gail Bartoletta

Cosmetologist

        Hiya, I'm Gail, formally trained hairdresser/barber since 1983 from Manchester, England. My mum said "I never had a dolly with hair for very long..." so it was the path I followed. In England I was the proud owner of 2 salons and I regulated hairdressers that were training students in-house for Start Training Adult Educational Programs. Then I moved to Colorado in 2000 and went to work for Antoine Du Chez .. within a year I was part of their Photographic Team and was lucky enough to cut and color the models chosen to be displayed in their salons. I went on to give classes in the techniques used. After owning my own school and many life changes I'm now offering my services now here in Bailey. I look forward to meeting you. 

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Jessie Nichols

Cosmetologist

        Hello, my name is Jessica. I have been a licensed cosmetologist for nearly 15 years. I'm native to Conifer and am happy to be living back home after spending six years working as a stylist in San Diego. I have two beautiful children who light up my world. We enjoy being creative and spending time outdoors. My favorite thing about doing hair is utilizing my artistic ability to help my clients express themselves and the joy it brings them. I love doing color and creating transformations. I'm so grateful for the community we live in and getting to be part of the Serenity team!

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Becky Ashmore

Nail Technician

        I'm Becky Ashmore, I've been a licensed Nail Technician for 26 years. I offer a variety of relaxing manicures and soothing pedicures. I'm trained with the Dazzle Dry Nail System, which is long-lasting, quick-drying, nontoxic and made from vegan ingredients. I like to make my clients time in the chair enjoyable, comfortable, and full of fun! I also specialize in SNS dip manicures!

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Erin Nelson

Cosmetologist/Makeup Artist

       Hello, my name is Erin Nelson. I was born and raised in Conifer and graduated from Paul Mitchell The School Denver. As an artist by nature, I grew up loving to paint and draw; I immediately gravitated to the beauty industry because I love the idea of expressing creativity and using that to help others look and feel their best. I have a true passion for color services, balayage, and makeup artistry. I'm thrilled to be joining Serenity Salon and am looking forward to meeting you in my chair!

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Judy Jeute

Nail Technician

        Hi, I’m Judy J.  I’ve been a licensed nail tech for almost 30 years & a proud member of the mountain community my entire life! I have continuing education in essential oils for health, Dazzle Dry (a vegan, fast drying, long lasting, polish system), and reflexology. My goal is to not only give you a beautiful nail service but for you to feel re-energized as well. Looking forward to meeting you any Monday or Tuesday.