Meet the Team

Alycia Smith 
OWNER, MASTER STYLIST

@page.paints, @backwoodsbeautyny

Alycia prides herself on quality and service and has a unique passion for styling and a love for the salon industry. Alycia specializes in airbrush makeup application, loves to use creative color techniques, and enjoys the artistry of creating the perfect special occasion hair style.

Emmalee Bulluck
Cosmetologist

@coloremcrazy

Emmalee graduated in 2016 from the cosmetology program at Citi. She is certified in lash lifts and tape-in extensions along with her hair stylist expertise. Her favorite thing to do is vivid hair colors. Check out her instagram for some of her work. 

Ariel Gonzalez
Stylist

@thebasicbrunette

Emmalee graduated in 2016 from the cosmetology program at Citi. She is certified in lash lifts and tape-in extensions along with her hair stylist expertise. Her favorite thing to do is vivid hair colors. Check out her instagram for some of her work. 

Jessica Trump 
Nail Technician

@backwoodsbeautynails

Jess is a recent graduate of Continental School of Beauty's Nail Technician Program. Jess was born and raised in Pulaski, NY and has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a dual minor in communication and graphic design. She is a business owner, mother of two and a social justice advocate. She plans to donate 10% of sales from all nail services to fight against human trafficking. She's an extreme extrovert who loves meeting new people. She's creative, artistic, and obsessed with making costumes and throwing parties - which means there will never be a dull moment at Backwoods Beauty Nails.

Sarah Mack 
Nail Technician

@the_simple_fox_mack
@backwoodsbeautynails

Sarah is a recent graduate of Continental School of Beauty's Nail Technician Program. She prides herself on quality and service. Along with the basic mani and pedi, Sarah enjoys working with gel polish, dip systems and polygel enhancements. She is a resident of Pulaski with her husband and 2 kids.

Katelynn Myers
Esthetician

@lashlooksbykate

Bio coming soon!

Lauren Heaslip
Esthetician

@microbladingbylaurenh

Bio coming soon!

James Wilson, LMT
THE MUSCLE MECHANIC

@jameswilsonlmt

Jim is the Muscle Mechanic. He is a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of NY. He has taken over 1000 hours of training including Anatomy and Physiology, Pathology, Myology, and much much more. His area of specialty is in the Orthopedics of massage and body work. Whether it be low back pain, upper back, neck, shoulder or hips, he looks at what is causing the symptoms instead of focusing on the symptoms. This is all in an effort to relive pain, and improve functionality and performance. 

To Learn more, visit his website: jameswilsonlmt.com


Gabrielle Ripka
LITTLE FISH STUDIOS

@littlefishstudios

Gabrielle is BBP certified with a Bachelor's of Fine Art in Graphic Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology, began tattooing May 2014. Gabrielle's artwork is truly amazing and she will work with you to create that one of a kind piece that you will love for a lifetime.

Jen Thomas 
ECLIPSE ACUPUNCTURE

@eclipse.acu

Jen is a NYS Licensed Acupuncturist and owner of Eclipse Acupuncture. She is dedicated to providing her patients with treatments that combine ancient traditions and modern science to heal the body as a whole. Jen is passionate in treating many conditions including acute and chronic pain, women’s health and infertility, autoimmune diseases, and pyscho emotional conditions. Jen holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Certification in Clean Needle Technique, a Bachelors of Science in Alternative Medicine from Everglades University, and is currently finishing becoming a nationally certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine. 

To learn more, visit her website: eclipseacu.com

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