Nichole Swain

Owner / Head Stylist

Meet the brains and beauty behind Show Salons; Nichole is a Master Stylist, and the owner and operator of Show Salons. Nichole graduated from the Empire Beauty School in 2005, and has an absolute passion for style, fashion, and most of all – HAIR! Nichole knows the importance of keeping up with current technology & styles, this is why she has attends and participates in the New York Hair Show, along with the Las Vegas Hair Shows. In addition, Nichole attends on going classes in Boston, always learning new and staying on top of color & cutting techniques.

Nichole loves to make people feel beautiful, and finds it very rewarding to work with her clients in an effort to achieve their ultimate hair & beauty goals. Nichole is an extreamly talented color specialist, to Nichole, it’s important to be “on point” with the latest in hair & beauty fashion trends! Nichole uses the Goldwell & Joico color lines, at Show Salons, and feels this provides the most consistent cover, and rich tones for all hair types. She is excited to be carrying Kevin Murphy products at Show Salons and feels this will provide her clientele with the best in quality and hair performance.

Kristen Ford


Kristen Ford is a Master Stylist with almost 20 years of experience. Kristen graduated from Portsmouth Beauty School and then began her career training and apprenticing throughout Boston.Kristen specializes in precision haircuts and all things color related; including balayage, color balancing, and different highlighting techniques. She also enjoys beautiful blowouts and formal styling. She is rewarded by the satisfaction and confidence she gives to her clients by making their hair look and feels amazing. Clients greatly appreciated her explanations and tools so they too can achieve the same results at home. Check out her hair designs and a peek into her life @kristenford.hair

“I’m passionate about the creativity this field offers and I enjoy connecting with people.  I pride myself on my dedication, professionalism and efficiency within my work. I regularly attend classes for education, inspiration, and to keep up with this ever evolving field.”,

says Kristen, about her love for being a licensed cosmetologist.

Arthur Nirgianakis


With almost 20 years of experience, Arthur is a Master Stylist who brings an abundance of knowledge and talent to our team. As a proud graduate of Paul Mitchell Schools, he has worked with Global Artistic Teams in fashion shows, runways, and creating editorial looks for magazines. After extensive training and industry experience, Arthur became a licensed National Educator for the beauty industry. Helping stylists perfect their craft and grow as professionals is how he loves to pay it forward. He strongly believes that continuing education is paramount in order to bring the latest trends and styles to his clients. With a passion for beautiful hair, Arthur is also certified in Keratin Smoothing Treatments and specializes in Hand-Tied Hair Extensions. His attention to detail in color formulation, foil techniques, balayage work, and men’s cuts are no exception! As Arthur always says, “you are never fully dressed without great hair

Continuing to educate myself is absolutely paramount to bring my clients the newest trends and styles! The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn is a skill, the willingness to learn is always a choice! I truly feel that you are never fully dressed without great hair!

Stacy Sprague


Stacy comes to us with over 10 years of experience and joined our team after she moved back from Nashville where she and her Husband welcomed their first child, Nash. Stacy has a passion for making you feel and look your best. Some of her specialties include formal hair styling, hair cutting, and extension work. Education is very important to Stacy and she attends classes regularly in all facets of hair to update her skillset. When Stacy isn’t behind the chair she enjoys spending time with her family, catching up with friends and being creative.