Our Team

Transformations Hair & Body is committed to exceeding your expectations and to always be focused on our relationship to create a sublime experience for you. With passion and education, we are here to help you look and feel your best.

Below you can read the bios of our Team. We’d love to get to know you personally, too, so stop by!?

  • Debbie Doolittle

    Owner, Master Stylist, Master Colorist

    “I opened Transformations Hair and Body in 1993 with a goal to serve our guests by creating a sublime experience that would exceed their expectations and to create a team that shared my dream. I believe I’ve achieved that goal.”

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  • Melanie Baker

    Master Stylist

    “I always enjoyed art and found hair to be my best medium to work with Including coloring, cutting, styling and formal styling.”

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  • Lisa Hubbard

    Master Stylist

    “I decided to become a licensed Cosmetologist because it allows me to make people look and feel good about themselves while being creative.”

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  • Tasha Snyder

    Master Stylist, Color Specialist

    “While attending cosmetology school, I realized how much I enjoyed cutting, coloring, doing facials, manicures and pedicures. That it is my passion – to be able to use my skills in helping others feel better about themselves. What better way to live life than to live your passion!”

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  • Robby Brown

    Senior Stylist

    “I have always been drawn to and fascinated by the beauty industry. Fun edgy chic cuts and styles along with the latest makeup trends that enhance and bring out your best features is my passion.”

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  • Helen Hayworth

    Salon Coordinator

    “I graduated from Mansfield University in May of 2014 and moved to Ithaca almost immediately after. I’ve always wanted to live in Ithaca, and I’m glad it’s finally my reality. I’m so blessed to work in a salon with so many talented, unique people in such a beautiful city. I love helping make people feel fabulous and confident when they walk out the door.”

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  • Jennifer Shoemaker

    Master Stylist

    “I have been in the Cosmetology industry for about 9 years. I enjoy doing color, cutting, razor cuts and full body waxing, however I most enjoy seeing a smile and knowing that my client looks and feels great when they leave my chair and until they come back!”

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  • Madison Scott


    “Growing up in Africa as a little girl, we used to do each other’s hair for fun! Never would I have thought about doing something that I care about so passionately as a career! Coming up with creative ways to make people happy is my motivation. I Love everything about this industry, Hair, Manicure and Pedicures included.”

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  • Jessica Cresswell

    Master Stylist

    “Ever since I was a little girl, I loved playing with hair! Being able to make people feel amazing about themselves is a passion for me! Educating you about your hair is what is important to me! Teaching each person while they are in my chair is what I strive for! I couldn’t imagine being anything other than a hairdresser!”

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  • Christen Blyler

    Junior Stylist/ Nail Specialist

    “Cosmetology has always been a huge passion of mine, ever since I was a little girl. My dream is finally my reality! I love making people feel great about themselves, whether with a little refreshing trim, a whole new hairstyle, or a fun new set of nails. The most rewarding part of being a stylist is knowing my clients are satisfied with my work and want to keep coming back because I’ve made them feel special.”

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Tuesday - 9am - 8pm
Wednesday - 9am - 5pm
Thursday - 9am - 8pm
Friday - 9am - 5pm
Saturday - 9am - 5pm
Close Sunday and Monday


Transformations Hair & Body
Ithaca Shopping Plaza
222 Elmira Road, Suite 200
Ithaca, New York 14850


(607) 277-3943