Welcome to the Lakewood Ranch Salon
Fresh & Fabulous
We are awaiting your arrival at Ana Molinari’s Lakewood Ranch Salon Spa Boutique. Our glamourous location becomes your home to Professional Hairstylists, Colorists, Makeup Artists, Eyelash Artists, and Shiatsu Masseurs. Try our signature HYDRAFACIAL® for radiantly smooth skin.
“Alberto does an excellent job…the most relaxing and therapeutic massages I have ever had.”
Enjoy the ultimate spa experience at Ana Molinari Salon, Spa & Boutique in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
Frederique McCrary began her career as a hair artist 20 years ago in France. Being in the beauty industry from the day she was born, at six years old she knew what her career will be. She completed her required three year of apprenticeship at the salon her parents owned. As a result of receiving an honors award upon completion of her cosmetology degree she was asked to join the team at one of the most prestigious Jacques Dessange salons in Paris. The intensive education received during her seven years with Jacques Dessange made her the stylist she is today. Frederique is a certified Jacques Dessange stylist as well as a certified L’oreal colorist. She moved to New York in 2000 to further her career and passion for editorial hair styling. In 2002 she came to Sarasota and met Ana Molinari and from that meeting she relocated to become Director of Ana Molinari Salon & Spa. Her artistic expertise is now focused solely on Bridal and Event hair. Today, she is well known not only for her Bridal and Event hair but also can be found on-set styling for magazines such as Sarasota Magazine, SRQ magazine, Nuovo Brides and shooting ad campaigns and lookbooks such as Belks, David Donahue.
Sheila has joined Ana Molinari Salon coming to us from Wilton, CT where she worked as a hairstylist and colorist for 15 years. She has had extensive advanced training over the course of her career and is always looking for new ways to improve and learn new techniques and trends IN HAIR AND MAKEUP. Some (but not all!) of the classes Sheila has completed have been with: Frederic Fekkai, Paul Mitchell, SoCap Hair Extensions,U.S,A., L”Oreal, Devashan Cutting & Coloring technique, Framesi, MAC and Trucco.
Amy Darr’s vivacious creative energy and passion for working with people are the reasons she loves going to work everyday. Amy has formed many trusted client relationships built on a track record of beautiful hair cuts, colors and styles. From your first consult with her, her goal is to learn more about you and your hair goals. Her thorough understanding of hair types and conditions, superior cutting and styling techniques and her diversified work experience, give Amy Darr an outstanding edge in her industry.
Amy’s hair philosophy is this: hair should look good long after you leave the salon. She focuses on using the right techniques in the salon so that maintaining a beautiful style is easier and achievable for her clients at home. By asking the right questions and paying close attention to your needs she will work with your inspiration to craft the most beautiful look that is true to you.
Stylist Amy Darr has continuing education in Aveda, Pravana, Schwarzkopf, Paul Mitchell and Coppola Keratin Systems. She also celebrated for her unique Ombre technique.
Amy’s heart is to continue to grow as an artist, passing along her love of hair and makeup by helping you feel gorgeous, confident and radiant. Amy is also passionate about the other avenues that let your beauty shine through; health and wellness. When she is not in the salon Amy most likely can be found hanging upside down on her favorite aerial yoga silks or hanging out and finding balance in nature and in Sarasota’s beautiful beaches and waterways.
Amy looks forward to meeting you!
Jessica Arrigo Comes to us with 17 years experience behind the chair from Buffalo,NY. Being a second generation stylist, Jessica has been exposed to the industry and all it has to offer at a very young age. Having a 100% focus on her client, Jessica will be sure to meet your needs from the very first consultation, all the way to teaching YOU how to achieve the fresh salon look yourself at home. Jessica’s specialties include Color, Hair cutting, and formal/Bridal styling. Also specializing in Razor cutting, From short hair cutting to long.. She can bring added texture to your look. Jessica also specializes in a special bulk releasing technique… Great for Every style!
Training Includes: Kerastase, Paul Mitchell, Redken, L’Oreal, Gk Keratine, Cezanne Keratine and Aquage.
Tina Forristall joined the Ana Molinari team in 2018. She is a Bradenton native, so she is familiar with hair care for the salty water and sun. Tina received her cosmetology license from the Aveda Institute in 2012 and quickly jumped into the world of beauty. She spent 6 weeks in New York perfecting the art of hair colour while studying at the Advanced Academy of TIGI. For the past 5 years Tina has been a colour specialist for TIGI; traveling, working backstage, and behind the chair to educate other stylist on new trends for our clientele. She enjoys working with all hair types and textures!
Training Includes: TIGI, Deva Curl, Schwartzopf, Aveda, Peter Coppola, and Phyto of Paris, L’Oreal, Kerastase
Erika began her career in the salon industry over 16 years ago. She was confident at an early age that this was her passion. Experimenting on friends and family early on, she knew that using her creativity to invent different looks with styling and color was in her future. She gets great pleasure out of getting to use her creativity to help her clients feel and look their very best. She has trained under many of the industries renowned stylists and continues her education through interactive classes. She has training from Unite, L’Oreal Professionnel, Paul Mitchell, and Kerastase. She enjoys doing all aspects of hair from glamour to classic conservative for men and women. She also prides herself on giving the client what they want and need mixed with her professional opinion; also to teach them how to create their new look at home. She welcomes and looks forward to meeting and servicing new clients.
Training Includes: TIGI, Deva Curl, Schwartzopf, Aveda, Peter Coppola, and Phyto of Paris, L’Oreal, Kerastase
Puli was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and moved to New York in 1989. She took her cosmetology exam in New York over 20 years ago.
She worked at Oasis Salon and Spa on Park Avenue in New York City for 10 years then, she opened her own salon in Long Island New York. Tired of the cold weather, she sold her salon and moved to Sarasota Florida in May 2016 with her husband and 2 kids.
Whether you like classic styles or you want to try something funky & fresh, Puli is your girl.
Her loyal clients absolutely love her and come from all over to have their hair wonderfully done. She is highly skilled with color, highlights and ombre, as well as haircuts and keratin treatments. Puli also excels at beautiful bridal hair and make-up for every girl’s special day, as well as men and kids cuts.
She prides herself on building a rapport with her clients, helping them find the perfect look to fit their lifestyle and personality.
Trained with L’Oreal, Redken, Wella, Paul Mitchell, Coppola and more.
Mark has 26 Years of experience and started hii career In Concord North Carolina, where he owned a salon for over 10 years. In 2008 he decided to move in Florida and bring his talent to us.
Mark has extensive trainings from Vidal Sassoon Academy, Razor cutting with Nick Arroja, scissor and razor cutting edge techniques for any texture hair with Jeffery Altenburg, Color and hilites techniques with L’Oreal Professional, Redken, Pravana,Schwarzkopf and took an advanced product knowledge class with Kerastase.
Mark has a great personality and His laugh will make you smile. Mark cannot wait to meet you and work his magic on your hair.
Kara Nally was born and raised on the South Shore of Massachusetts. She started working in a salon the age of 15 falling in love with the atmosphere and instant gratification cosmetology had to offer. Trained with L’Oreal, Redken, Paul Mitchell, Alfaparf color and also specializing in highlighting and cutting she moved to Sarasota for the beautiful sunshine and paradise.
Kara’s first passion is singing and performing, which she does locally several days a week. She often performs at weddings, events, fundraisers and more with her band or trio/quartet act! Follow her schedule at www.karanally.com
Kara also specializes in NeriumAD Anti-aging skin care and Juice Plus Nutrition.
Mirella Molder started her career In Hamburg Germany 25 years ago as a nail technician. She specialized In European pedicure using a waterspray machine for cuticle and callus.she has seen amazing advancements in the nail industry, but feels strongly that excellent people skills and exceptional guest services will always remain the same. She believes that the basics are still the key to exceptional service, and puts a focus on sanitation and proper technique. She is excited to be a part of the team, and looks forward to sharing her expertise with Ana Molinari’s clientele.
Jennifer has been a licensed nail technician and esthetician for 5 years,specializing in nail care needs that range from classic designs to the latest trends in technique and products. She specializes in Shellac, OPI gel color, Vinylux, Spa manicures and Luxury pedicures. Through the years, Jennifer has mastered the art of natural nail care by attending numerous workshops, classes and trade shows. She is a Skills USA National medalist in Nail Care and her work has been featured in several industry publications. Her dedication and strike to detail have helped to build a loyal clientele and reputation of excellence at Ana Molinari salon.
I have been a Massage Therapist for 12 years, and I would like to share with you what I have learned. Massage – Eliminates pain – Increases circulation – Reduces stress and anxiety – Cleanses the body of toxins – Strengthens the immune system – Relaxes tense muscles – Improves nerve function.
Here are a few of the different modalities that will help you increase your self-
awareness and well being; while revitalizing your mind, body and spirit.
Deep Tissue – Swedish Massage – Hot Stone – Prenatal Massage – Sports
Massage – Isolated Stretching and Reflexology.
Joan E. Costello
Joan E. Costello, LMT, is a Florida licensed massage therapist. Joan is a specialist in Swedish (light touch), Geriatric, and deep tissue massage. Joan has joined Ana Molinari salon, coming to us from Hyde Park, N.Y. where she worked as a New York State Licensed massage therapist for 13 years. She is licensed and accredited in Florida, New York and Texas. Joan has a great personality and will make you feel extremely comfortable, from the moment you enter the building. Her years of education and experience will put you right at ease, with any concerns or muscular issues will be fully addressed and catered to your liking. Each massage is tailored by Joan according to her client’s specific needs. She provides her clientele with excellent pain relief and stress reduction. Florida license ma#91093.
About the Artist
Allexa not only has an artistic touch with painting and design but also has had the knack for makeup since she was 14 years old. Allexa was born and raised in Maine, where most of her clientele resides. Due to better opportunities, she recently moved to Lakewood Ranch area with her family where she just set up a microblading studio at Ana Molinari Salon In Lakewood Ranch. Allexa received her certification at an academy in New York City from Julia Milan, a renowned microblade artist. Allexa continues to stay current with the latest styles and techniques.
Why Allexa Is the Right Microblading Specialist for You
Not only is Allexa a perfectionist, but she takes pride in her work and is very thorough, precise, and pays particular attention to detail. She is professional and is very meticulous about using sterile technique. She takes the extra step necessary to make sure you will walk out of her studio radiant. Not only does she build a relationship with her clients, but she listens, and accommodates to clients’ requests. She encourages you to call her personal phone number if there are further questions days after the procedure. Allexa thrives on feedback and will do the most to make sure her clients are comfortable, especially during the procedure. She is very dedicated to designing a brow that is unique and individual to you and strives for 100% client satisfaction.