Meet Our Team

Rita Loveless - Owner

 Living the dream as owner of Eclipse Salon and Spa, Rita has 30+ years of experience and is a master stylist. She has won many awards for her work in "Total Look Makeovers" and "Evening Style".

She enjoyed training at the Redken Exchange on 5th Avenue, New York.  As a master stylist she takes pride in making her guest's visit an experience and not just an appointment. 

Fun facts about Rita:    She is the only girl with 5 brothers. She is a generational Cubs fan.  She loves to RV.  She had the most hideous wedding hair & shoes - EVER!  She is way more fun than these "Fun Facts" let on. 

Melissa Van Schaik - Owner

Melissa, owner & stylist, specializes in babylights, balayage, blended "lived-in" color techniques & all things makeup.  In addition to being trained in Redken, Pravana, & Chromastics color lines, she is a Special FX makeup artist, certified in Advanced Prosthetics and is a graduate of Joe Blasco Makeup Academy.

​Fun Facts about Melissa:  She has had an unhealthy obsession with high-heeled shoes & makeup since the age of 2.  She was involved in a several-year prank war with friends - and won.  She has heard every short joke ever told.  She has not only done theatrical makeup, but set & interior design as well.

Ashlee Van Schaik - Nail Tech

Pravana vivid haircolor. ombre color melt

 Ashlee, as a Full Specialist, performs waxing, makeup, eyelash extensions, but is most known for being our very own "nail guru." Her nail artistry is so insane, one has to see it to believe it!  Her pedicures are continually complimented as "being the best anywhere."  

Fun Facts about Ashlee:  Coffee is life. Her hair has been every color. She is an incredible artist & has a natural gift for photography.

Tiffany Gaulden - Stylist

Tiffany was born & raised in Land O' Lakes, & originally wanted to specialize in makeup, but after attending cosmetology school she realized her true passion was doing hair.  Her favorite techniques are highlighting, balayage, fashion colors, & doing hair extensions.  

Fun Facts about Tiffany:  She missed her calling as a Disney Princess. (Yes- she is THAT sweet). She lives primarily on Mountain Dew & BBQ chips.  She has an obsession with Demi Lovato.

Future Team Member

Bombshell blowout

We are called "hairapists" for a reason!

Future Team Member

Ever expanding our team, we always have room for more!

Guest Services Team

Megan Rutkin - Manager

 As the leader of our Guest Services team, Megan embodies the very heart of Eclipse Salon, & puts the "care" in Guest Care. Her genuine warmth & caring heart drives her to do whatever she can to ensure every guest is happy with their experience, & comfortable during their entire visit 

Danelle Wright

Danelle has a gift for caring for people, which makes her a perfect addition to our guest care team. Whether attending to guest's needs in house, helping guests on the phone, or helping her team make sure our environment is always clean & tidy, she is a true team player & is adored by her teammates!

Lahoma Morris

Lahoma, as a true "people-person" has an ability to instantly make people feel at home.  As both family & a client of one of our stylists, she truly cares about fulfilling the needs of both her team & our guests.  She has a unique gift for baking, and has been the creator of many of the gourmet baked goods served to our guests!

Aarin Rutkin

Balayage ombre color melt beach waves

Aarin, having been a client of our salon since childhood, has now joined our family as a member of our Guest Services team. Having also been a client gives her  unique insight into helping create exceptional & comfortable experiences for our guests.  

Join Our Team?

Salons are a fun, energetic, sometimes glamorous environment to work in.  If you would like to work as part of a team that is a close-knit yet dynamic family like we have here at Eclipse, click over to our "Career" page to apply.

Cassandra Perkins

Cassie, as she prefers to go by, is one of the youngest members of our team, working her way through high school in hopes of going to school for Architecture & Engineering. She likes Chevy trucks, mystery shows, drawing & painting, but most importantly, loves to make people feel like welcome guests!