Kimberly Bradley


My Regular Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sunday: Closed

Cosmetologist (Master Stylist)

            For as long as I can remember I’ve been making art. I won art contests as a child and then studied graphic arts as a young adult. I love hairdressing because it’s yet another art form to explore. I tell people all the time that I’m an artist who works with hair.
 
            I was born in Dallas and spent the better part of my childhood in Olathe, Kansas. I moved to Louisiana when I was a teen and attended East St. John High School in LaPlace. I enjoyed competing in beauty pageants and I took home several crowns, Miss St. John the Parish Sugar Queen among them.
 
            After high school I modeled for print advertisements and convention shows while also taking night classes at Tulane University. I considered a career in graphic design but always dreamed of working in the beauty industry.
 
            I studied with the great John Jay at John Jay Beauty College and then later worked for him at his salons in New Orleans. After Hurricane Katrina I was forced to relocate and briefly worked in Lafayette at Dore Dore. I moved to Mandeville 12 years ago and joined D’Novo Salon.
 

 
            I’m a master hairdresser who specializes in hair extensions. One of my clients comes all the way from South Carolina to see me. I enjoy helping pageant girls—young women who compete in area beauty pageants. One of my hair-extension girls won Miss LSU two years ago. Another was Miss New Orleans.
 
            I love our beautiful salon, owned by Sandra Dufour, my mentor and friend. We’re a close-knit group always striving to do superior work and to make our clients happy.  
 
            My husband is the author John Ed Bradley, and we have an twelve  year-old daughter, Hannah Elisabeth. We live by the marina in Beau Chene, and just down the street and around the corner from D'Novo. I like to cook and to sew and I’m a big Saints fan. But my greatest passion is hair.