About Us

A Full-Service Salon

Salon Elite is a top of the line and beautiful full-service salon on California’s exquisite central coast. We combine talent with artistry to offer our clients the very best professional services and products for hair, skin, beauty and nails.

Our elite group of artists has combined their expertise to present the most complete and professional full-service salon experience to you in a tranquil and harmonious atmosphere.

For Your Next Appointment

We are committed to excellence and look forward to meeting all of your beauty needs. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to check in for your appointment and change into the gown provided for your comfort during your visit. Refreshments will be served in our relaxing and comfortable reception area.


Salon Elite is a charming and special setting for your next corporate or group event, baby shower, prom, graduation, bridal party, celebration, or any other private gathering. Please contact the salon to discuss a special group rate and to reserve your desired date.

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The Salon Elite Team


Rebecca Helliwell

Esthetician, Owner

Rebecca’s passion is doing eyebrows. Formally trained at LuRoss Academy as well as interning at Esthetic International. Rebecca is committed to shaping beautiful natural brows. She believes that eyebrows are the single most important feature on your face and should be treated as such. She believes that it should be a relaxing experience devoid of stress and the possibility of them being misshaped. Rebecca also has a passion for goal oriented skin care she has obtained a series of additional certificates in the following Physicians Choice in Chemical Peel, Professional Exfoliation, Skin Analysis, Extractions, Brow Threading and Techniques in body hair removal.

Christine Burkhart


Christin has 12 years experience in her profession. Formally trained at LuRoss Academy. Christine assisted for 1 year upon completion of her schooling. Christine loves creating cuts and colors for people who are on the go and want easy to maintain styles. She has done many backstage hair and makeup for shows such as Nutcracker and Cinderella. Christine enjoys doing up styles for proms, special occasion and bridesmaids.

Toni Hill


Toni dreams in color. Color is her favorite thing to do. She loves the challenge corrective color brings. She has traveled the globe teaching color and color techniques to others. Techniques that she utilizes make her colors unique for each client. Toni has been a platform colorist for Schwarzkopf, and Artease color companies. Cutting is the total package, Toni feels that they each go hand in hand to give clients their best look.

Stylist Team Members:

Hayley Garr


Long or short hair…beachy waves or flat ironed straight Hayley can do it. Hayley’s technical cutting skills take her talent from precise A-line bobs to long flowing layered hair. Hayley likes hair color that is shiny and natural. She likes to weave because of the natural sun effects she achieves with her techniques.Hayley enjoys doing up styles such as bridal, prom, and special occasion, and if you need longer hair for that “Up Style” she can add it.

Lori Harris


Lori has been doing hair longer than she wants anyone to know! Lori is a color and weave specialist. She transcends beautiful color with everyday looks. Only your family will know you color your hair.. Not even your best friend will know. Lori is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure her clients are happy.

Brittney McWethy

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Passionate, enthusiastic and artistic describes Brittney. She does beautiful bridal hair and makeup in salon service or on site. MAC trained in makeup application for skills that include corrective, photo shoots, and stage. “When you love what you do it doesn’t feel like work.” Brittney loves to create individual looks for each of her clients wither she is cutting, or coloring or makeup or special occasion styling.

Lindsey Endo


Lindsey has her pulse on the wants and needs of the “younger generation.” Lindsey is alternative just enough to be able to cut a Mohawk and color it with some fun punky colors and pieces. Lindsey is also talented and can do the classic cuts and colors, from a classic “bob” cut to long flowing layers with Au natural colors. She appreciates pretty feet and hands so she also does manicures and pedicures.

Annie Wibbleman


Sassy and Fun describe Annie, and this is the looks Annie creates for her clients. Short sassy cuts and colors for a bold statement, or long and soft and romantic, with shiny colors woven in. Annie has her master’s degree in education and during the day she may be teaching your child and by evening moonlighting at Salon Elite so her true creativity can be expressed.

Jenn Montoya


Jenn has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years and continues to advance her education.Jenn was a color educator for Wella, took advance education classes at Vidal Sassoon, and Toni and Guy, and is currently the color specialist for Paul Mitchell The School in Santa Barbara; Ca. Jenn’s work has appeared in music videos and print work, she has done classes and shows. She loves the fun positive attitude being around professionals and young professionals.Jenn’s approach to school and life is “to be grateful and positive about all experiences, and realize that everything is a learning experience.”

Cindy Parades


Sit down and relax with Cindy. Cindy is calm and relaxing and a true professional. Her professionalism is apparent from her attention to detail and her cleanliness. Cindy makes your hands and feet look “new” again. She also offers gel overlays which promote natural nail growth. Cindy offers services that are a quick lunchtime clean up to a relaxing hour.