Michelle, Bozeman native, graduated from Montana State University with a bachelor degree in Accounting.  After working thirteen years behind a desk she decided to follow her true passion for the beauty industry in 2011 and attended the Academy of Cosmetology.  A short ten months after graduating she combined her business background with her love for hair and people.  She opened Vixen Salon and operated the business for four years before passing ownership onto Liv Lively Salon and Boutique in 2017.  She stayed on in this amazing space where her number one priority is making her clients look and feel their best.  Michelle focuses on every detail from color placement, cutting techniques, product recommendation and keeping the hair in it's healthiest condition to enhance each persons personalty, lifestyle and natural beauty.  She strives to have a strong background in education and product knowledge with the latest trends and techniques.  Michelle passionately uses Kevin Murphy Color Me and the full line of Kevin Murphy styling products to pamper and customize to each clients needs.  


Continuing Education: Chemistry behind hair color, Kevin Murphy Cut Me, Kevin Murphy Free Style Balayage, Ira Pope Sage Cutting class, in-salon Kevin Murphy product and styling training, as well as attending numerous hair shows to expand her knowledge in this constantly evolving industry.