We use Matrix and Pureology to ensure we will always have the product that best fits your haircare needs. It also allows us to educate our team of stylists with the latest trends and techniques to learn, earn, and live better! Which, in turn, inspires us to exceed your expectations with every visit.

Salon 209 applies a level system to our stylists. Each stylist is in a level based on their demand of time and customer service objectives that they have met. *Prices may vary depending on the stylist providing the service, length/thickness of hair, desired goal, and product usage required. Please ask for details when reserving your appointment. 


 Artistic Director/Level 4A

Owner/Salon Educator/Hair Artist 

Shelly is a hair artist with over 22 years experience, specializing in precision haircutting dimensional haircolor and grey blending. Her drive and excitement for the hair industry has kept her behind the chair creating beautiful hair on a daily basis. In depth consultations with each appointment are a standard for Shelly.  She believes communication is key to achieving success with every guests hair. Continuing education is a priority for her to keep current on latest trends and styles. Shelly’s newest passion is growing her team and training new talent.  As an in salon educator, she has the opportunity to do that on a daily basis.  Passing on her skills and training is just as exciting to her as performing the skills herself.  Shelly has the drive and ambition to lead her team and her business to success.



Artistic Director/Level 4A

Hair & Makeup Artist/Salon Educator/Wedding Consultant

Hello beauties! I'm Julia! I have been in the industry for about four years. I love keeping up with the newest trends and exploring new techniques in the salon. Balayage is probably one of my favorite and most requested service that I offer, but I also have a love for all other colors including fashion shades. When wedding season is in full swing is when I am thriving. Bridal hair and makeup is such a beautiful experience to have with my guests and knowing I can be there to help them feel their best selves is one of the reasons I do what I do.  On top of being a hair and makeup artist, I also have a large focus on education and social media. At Salon 209, I am an associate and salon educator, which means I help train in any new talent as well as the other artists in the salon. Becoming a Summit Social Media Jedi was such a fun goal for me to achieve, with this I am able to help other stylists from all over enhance their social media presence so that our guests are able to see us in every light possible. I can't wait to elevate your experience at Salon 209!


 Artistic Director/Level 4A

Hair Artist 

Hi everyone, I'm Heidi! I’m a level 4A Stylist at Salon 209. I’ve been in the industry for nineteen years, and I absolutely love it. My passion is making my clients hair look healthy and beautiful. My favorite part is the creativity and all my wonderful clients! I enjoy keeping up with new techniques and trends, and love to put my own stamp on it. When not working you’ll usually catch me with a baseball cap on. I love spending time outside. We have a small hobby farm, I love gardening, cooking, and most of all spending time with my wonderful husband and two boys!


Lead Artist/Level 4

Hair Artist

Ashley has been a cosmetologist for seven years, all at Salon 209! She graduated from the Professional Salon Academy in Bemidji, MN. Ashley is passionate about helping people find their unique color and her favorite services to perform are foiling and coloring. She loves to help guests feel their best and loves getting to know their story. She puts a lot of value into having good communication with her guests. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys reading, being outside, and raising her family and animals on her hobby farm!


 Artist/Level 3

Hair Artist/Nail Specialist 

Stacy has been licensed in the industry for 30 years.  She continues with her education to stay current with new trending styles, products and techniques. She performs all hair services, manicures, pedicures, eyebrow tint and waxing.  She loves to do all types of hair and likes to be challenged.  Her goal is to customize your service to your needs to guarantee you leave feeling amazing!


Artist/Level 3 

Hair Artist

Hi, Mary here! I’ve been in the beauty industry for 50 years. Through the years I’ve attended continuous education in Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Fargo, Grand Forks, Bemidji and here in Thief River Falls. As a stylist, I value my guests with respect and listen to their wants and needs, while offering suggestions in this ever changing business. I pride myself in shorter hair styling, cuts, perms, colors, waxing and brow tinting. When I’m not working I like sewing, crafting and going for walks with my husband. We have 2 married children and 7 grandchildren, in which we enjoy spending time with as much as possible.


Rising Star/Level 1

Hair & Makeup Artist/Wedding Specialist 

Hi I’m Mariah! I’ve been in the industry for over a year and graduated from Josef's School of Hair Skin & Body. I’ve always had this passion for hair and makeup. Before I became a cosmetologist I would spend many hours on YouTube learning and trying to better myself at both. It was always my favorite part of the day! I love being able to make people feel beautiful and happy! Some of my favorite services to do in the salon are highlights, balayage, color melts and any kind of styling! Wedding days are always my favorite. Whether it’s in the salon or on site, I’m always excited to do wedding hair or makeup! I love to go to as much educational classes as possible, many in Fargo. I even got the chance to go to Matrix Destination in Florida and get education from some of the top best hair stylists! I also like getting on the creative side and make big avant-garde hair pieces. It’s something you don’t see very often and it gets me thinking outside of the box! Going to educational classes and making crazy hair pieces is what makes me excited and confident enough to do what I do in the salon. I bring back what I have learned and I put all of my creativeness into each and every client!


Front Desk Coordinator

Hey everyone, I’m Caiah! I am the receptionist here at Salon 209. I graduated here in Thief River and will be attending my second year at Northland this fall. Outside of work I always have my toddler attached to my hip causing trouble! We live in town along with my fiancé and pets. My schooling is geared towards elementary education and hope to become a 3rd grade teacher! I’m excited to be a part of this wonderful team and get to know all of you!





Hello! My name is Barb Bohm and I am an IIR certified, State Board licensed Reflexologist. By practicing the Ingham Method of Reflexology, I am able to help my clients relieve stress & tension, improve blood/nerve supply and create homeostasis(balance) within the body systems. Many health issues can also be relieved with Reflexology. I love what I do! Whether you are looking to address a particular health problem or just wish to enjoy the relaxation that Reflexology provides, please call for an appointment. 
I look forward to seeing you at Salon 209.


Massage Therapist

Hi! I am Cindy Chambers, certified massage therapist at Salon 209. I started my massage career here and  have loved every minute of it. For over 12 years now, I have enjoyed assisting the lovely people in our neighborhood and a few from afar through their journey in health and well-being. It has always been a dream of mine to encourage happiness in people. It is true... Dreams do come true! I love when clients leave with dazed eyes and a smile on their face. I am living the dream!


(218) 681-5330

209 2nd St E, Thief River Falls, MN 56701, USA

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:30 - 8:00
Wednesday: 8:30 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:30 - 8:00
Friday: 7:00 - 5:00
Saturday: 9:00 - 1:00

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