Say it with me…aide/ree/ah-nah …;) With talent, dedication, and perseverance Adrianna has accomplished an entire careers worth of work in just a few short years. Her own one woman army- Adrianna has doubled as a stylist and makeup artist for countless photo shoots and commercials. She has collaborated on several issues of Pattern- indy’s own inspired fashion magazine.
Adrianna has also been trained in precision barbering, a tool most appreciated by fellows looking for a proper fade and trim.
Adrianna is also an educator for our beloved davines making her the go to guru for any and all tricky color queries and product recommendations. Because of this she is more than prepared for any color challenge you can throw at her.…Randomly, however, this native Arizonian (is that a word) is “grossed out” and terrified of butterflies. A mere mention the “b” word sends a shutter down her spine.
Receiving a BFA in photography and art history from Indiana University, owner Danny Cheshire’s artistry is evident in his craft. Each style he creates results in the ever elusive no-fuss ease, much like the bohemian rockstars from the 60’s and 70’s that most inspire him.
Danny first gained attention early in his career with crop cuts, pixies, and textured bobs. He was included in the popular, Indy Monthly hair issue, highlighting Indianapolis’ most talented stylists. Danny has found new love in creating popular modern shag’s using a straight razor. Mastering this tool has led him to creating fashion forward personalized fringe, bangs, and face framing- which he strongly believes every haircut should possess in some aspect.
Before owning the French Pharmacie Danny was an educator for the famous NYC based Bumble and bumble and has trained extensively at their New York headquarters. Earning the title “blonde wizard”, Danny’s talents in coloring include hand painted highlights, dimensional coloring, and tricky blonde bombshells. According to the tarot his strengths include an adventurous spirit, psychic insight, and an overactive imagination.
Inspired most by the sea and sun, owner Heather Price works hard to play hard (preferably on a beach).
Tenacious and fashion forward this mother of two has a long list of accomplishments including advanced classes with industry icons Vidal Sassoon and Vivienne Mackinder. Feeding her travel addiction, her quest for the best education has taken her across the globe.
Locally, Heather was nominated for the Indianapolis Monthly’s hair issue as one of indy’s premiere hair guru’s. With nearly 20 years experience she has her craft perfected which makes for quickie appointments designed for people on the move.
A fearless stylist, our boss lady is not afraid of bright fashion colors and creating styles outside of the proverbial box. Heather is also a certified great lengths extensions expert providing lush thick hair for our fine haired friends who have always longed to feel like Beyonce’.
A penchant for fantasy and creative color and cuts and a deep love for bigger than life avante garde statements, Sebastian can also reign his wild side in for more classic looks for the professional crowd.
Free hand scissor and clipper techniques have earned him the title of master of men’s grooming. whether it be for the high fashion dapper dude or men seeking classic barber fades- Sebastian is the one.
On the color front Sebastian excels at free form hand painted highlights and lowlights. His blonde work is exceptional and we pride him on his punctuality and ability to stay on target for the client who is on the go. Don’t let his hand tattoo fool you- he is an incredible softie with the most infectious laugh that will have you cry laughing within the first 20 minutes of meeting him. fun fact: Sebe was born in Nepal and in elementary school was a jump rope champion and even went on a jump rope tour… discuss…
A bubbly effervescent soul complete with smiley dimples, Sarah is our bohemian wild child. Sculpting curly and textured do’s is one of her favorite pastimes, a skill most treasured by those blessed with natural curl. Her chatty and positive energy is infectious. Perfect for not only creating great hair but for uplifting your mood. An interior design major and graduate, creativity and design fuel her passion in all aspects of life. Master of the artful balyage technique her color game is always stunning, dimensional, and illuminated. You will probably catch Sarah dancing in the corner because her body just starts moving any time music is playing, she just can’t fight the boogie.
Like many of us, from a young age James was afflicted with a case of wanderlust- the need to experience as much as possible.
After university he wound up living in Mexico for brief stint. Upon returning to the states James (lucky for us) followed his heart and fell into styling.
When at work behind the chair, James truly comes alive and you can sense the passion and magic that is transpiring. During his time as a dedicated apprentice James quickly mastered and sharpened his skill set. He quickly found his focus on what inspires him most – the transformative power of hair coloring. Thoughtful color formulas mixed with intentional application techniques such as balyage and artful hand painting comes easy to James. In the cutting and styling arena James excels at bringing forth his guest’s natural beauty by embracing existing texture and fall patterns….working with strengths not against. He is a lover of wave and curl pattern and truly flattering his clientele. A former art education major, teaching has come full circle to James as he has become an educator recently for the progressive and wonderfully sustainable beauty brand, Davines. Easy to talk to, kind, and professional you are in good hands with James.
Positive, up beat and uber friendly, Megan’s call to the beauty industry came early in life unlike many of us. Organized and clean, you can spot Megan bebopping around the salon straightening up things as she moves through whistling, humming and sometimes a little dance step pops out. Her tenacity, determination, and drive for perfection has shattered any misconceptions of millennial apathy. During cosmetology school Megan took the extra step and worked for a blow out bar in addition to going to school to perfect her finishing skills. She excels at the perfect blowout or curling iron finish resulting in that unattainable casual lived- in perfect hair day (just tell people you woke up like this…we won’t tell). This skill has led her to becoming of the the French Pharmacie’s own special occasion/ updo bosses. With meticulous and unswerving grit Megan has perfected the technically intricate art of one length bob’s which is one of the most challenging engineered cuts existing. Staying current on color trends Megan has an almost innate knowledge on where to perfectly place hilites for optimum brightness and dimension. Being immersed in balyage and hand painting from the jump has given her the edge in color placement and theory. Megan is a natural caregiver and will always strive to knock it out of the park. Her experience as a nanny has obviously rubbed off on her chair side demeanor.
Trained extensively in classic massage techniques such as swedish and deep tissue, Amanda’s speciality in massage and body healing is best suited for alternative holistic approaches.
Passionate in providing a luxurious pampered experience- improving health and well-being is equally as important to Amanda. Her repertoire includes ancient thai massage that improves flexibility, relieves muscle and joint tension and also improves circulation.
Amanda’s love for essential oils and their beneficial effects has led her to the aroma touch technique that incorporates 8 different essential oils and completely restores your body back to balance. This ground breaking technique has multiple positive impacts on the body including immunity boosts, pain loss, full body detoxification, even weight loss!!
If you suffer from chronic pain or intend to maintain a healthy lifestyle we highly recommend you pop in to let our caretaker Amanda’s healing hands help you along the way.
A major doer and shaker in the midwest fashion scene, esthetician and makeup artist Danelle got her start as a fashion model. inspired to help people put their best foot forward she has become one of Indy’s most talented facialists.
With background and training in the medical spa field, her approach is one part glowing results to one part pamper. Danelle is also certified in the precise and popular dermaplane technique that gently removes dead skin cells leaving your face visibly brighter.
A wizard with the newest anti aging treatments and peels, Danelle can personalize the perfect skin regime for any lifestyle leaving your skin looking more youthful than ever.
When she is not turning dead skin cells over at the French Pharmacie you will find her painting faces for brides, editorial photoshoots, and music videos which has landed her handiwork into the pages of the holy bible of fashion- Italian Vogue!
Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional caregiving is what it takes to be a pro manicurist and that is what Katie embodies. The supreme “no chip” manicure and luxe pedicures have earned Katie a very lovely and loyal following.
The spa at the French Pharmacie serves as a sanctuary for Katie from a hectic household. We are so happy she shares her quick wit and magic fingers with us. You will be too.
Margaret has been manicuring the finest hands in Indy for 15 years and counting. The perfect pedicure provider, Magaret magically turns overused and abused hooves into silky smooth french tipped works of art.
Queen of her very own dog army, Margaret has a sweet side and a giant heart but we prefer her sarcastic and wickedly funny side any day.
Annie is part of the french pharmacie og club. we refuse to let her retire nor does she have any desire to do so. Annie is a classic manicurist and has a very loyal following. She is equally quick to a joke as she is to tell it how it is. Our fairy god mother at the french pharm, we all lean on Annie for great advice and a laugh.
When not at the pharmacie, Annie spends a lot of time with her adorable grandson (pictured here). If you ever need gift ideas for Annie may we suggest a bottle of Jack Daniels Honey….she is a fan. Trust.