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Nail Technician ~ Kimberly Smith

Kimberly has over 20 years experience in the nail industry both owning a salon and working at a day spa. She graduated from Academy of European Nail. She takes extreme pride in customer satisfaction! Her work is very neat and organized. She also has incredible timely consistent services.

Kimberly enjoys the salon atmosphere and meeting new clients. She is looking forward to growing with Nail Essentials and continuing her education! Which as we all know is so important to all of us.

Her personal life consists of creating lifelong and happy memories with her young daughter. She loves to spend time outdoors, traveling and surrounding herself with family, friends and animals!

Nail Technician, Nail Instructor~

Cindy Helman

As a graduate of the Nail program at Moraine Park Technical College in 2014, Cindy brings an incredible energy to our salon! She is incredibly creative and has a perfectionistic quality that shines though with her work!

She also owns Cindy's Salvage Boutique where she refurbishes furniture into unique pieces of art for your home. Most of the furniture in Nail Essentials she created. So she obviously loves being creative and that will definitely flow over into working on nails!

In her free time she love going to auctions and spending time with her 2 sons, Matthew and Joshua.

Owner, Nail Technician, Nail Instructor ~ Jeri Mallow

Jeri began her nail career in March 1992. She graduated from the Academy of European Nail. She is certified as a CND Grand Master Nail Technician, an OPI Expert Nail technician and a Toe Nail Reconstruction Specialist. She has been featured in 3 national magazines as a featured contributor. She is also a licensed Nail Instructor.

On a personal note, Jeri married her best friend Jeff in 1993. They have 2 children and 3 very spoiled Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. In her spare time, she loves to be at her lake house and spending time with family and friends. 

Nail Technician ~ Carly Hall

Carly is a 2016 graduate of Inspire Nail Academy nail program, under the instruction of Jeri Mallow. She is a CND Grand Master Nail Technician and a Toe Nail Reconstruction Specialist. .

She is eager to share her passion for beautiful and artistic nails while experiencing the privilege of adding her own unique flair to the relaxing and pampering atmosphere found at Nail Essentials.

With a passion for meeting new people, Carly enjoys working in a salon atmosphere full of creativity and abundant with learning!

Nail Technician ~ Stephanie Gresenz

Stephanie is a recent graduate of Inspire Nail Academy and was trained by Jeri, Cindy and Michelle. She also has her bachelors degree in Communications and is very artistic. She plays several musical instruments and loves her dear rescue dog, Alfred.

Stephanie loves helping clients feel beautiful inside and out. She's excited to express her creativity at Nail Essentials.

In her free time she enjoys numerous outdoor activities, quilting, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Nail Technician, Nail Instructor~ Michelle Mueller

Michelle graduated with a Nail Technician Certificate, under the instruction of Jeri Mallow, in 2013. She was recently ranked 10th in the nation for a nail art competition. Michelle is also a CND Grand Master Nail Technician and a Toe Nail Reconstruction Specialist.

Growing up in her mother's salon, she is not a stranger to the business. She also knows the importance of staying educated with the latest techniques and nail designs.

When she is not at the salon she enjoys painting in her art studio, which benefits her talent in nail art. 

She is passionate about customer service and goes out of her way to bring you perfect nails!

Nail Technician ~ Renee Weston

Renee graduated with a nail technician license from Inspire Nail Academy, under the instruction of Jeri Mallow. She is excited to be part of the Nail Essentials family and can't wait to pamper her customers. She is eager to expand her knowledge and skill while gaining the trust and loyalty of her clients.

Renee has lived in Hartford since 2007. She is married to her husband Bill and is the mother of one son as well as a menagerie of critters.

When she is not doing nails, she loves exercising and hanging out with her family and friends. She considers Door County her second home and spends as much time there as possible.

Nail Technician~ Kayli Pesch

Kayli is a recent graduate of Inspire Nail Academy and was trained by Jeri, Michelle, and Cindy. She has been teaching chemistry for 5 years and is excited to expand her creativity by also joining the team at Nail Essentials. Her favorite part about doing nails is helping people feel more beautiful and self-confident. 

Kayli is married to her best friend and together they have a full house with two young kids, their black lab Izzy, and their rescued cat Tiger.