The ‘Household Pleasant’ Salon Provides a Number of Providers

The crew at Platinum Magnificence Bar does all of it. Haircuts, nail remedies and facials are all a part of a day job for Timberly Barton and her staff.

“We’ve all kinds,” Barton stated. “We have tried the whole lot.”

Barton opened the salon on East Idaho Road final yr after working seven years within the business. In these seven years, she did not shrink back from a problem.

In magnificence faculty, Barton stated, she was extremely inspired to specialise in a particular space, however she wished to maintain her choices open by making herself a multi-dimensional skilled.

She additionally felt strain to remain in a longtime salon as a substitute of branching out on her personal.

“I’ve at all times wished to have my very own salon. That was my most important purpose,” she recalled. “But it surely appeared so out of attain.”

However Barton has a knack for rising to the event. She was impressed to pursue her profession after coming into the world of magnificence when she was 15 years outdated. Whereas working as a photographer’s assistant, an emergency at a marriage prompted Barton to do the bride’s hair and make-up for a second. Despite the fact that Barton felt intimidated by the tall order, he stated the bride was thrilled with the outcomes.

“I’ve beloved it ever since,” she stated.

Her subsequent large problem got here years later when she opened the Platinum Magnificence Bar on Maternity Go away.

It was a number of work to undergo a being pregnant, a rework, and beginning a brand new enterprise, however Barton stated she’s proud of the best way it really works.

“It was a giant profession change, however I am actually joyful,” she stated.

The Platinum Magnificence Bar changed Kidz Kutz in Kalispell, so Barton needed to renovate the playful environment within the salon right into a extra upscale atmosphere. She considers her fashion to be “shabby stylish,” with a black-and-white coloration scheme and accents like shimmering fur rugs and leather-based chairs. Barton sourced many of the substances in his salon at 4th and from native distributors like ZURI and Clementine Dwelling.

“I maintain it native,” stated Barton, who was born and raised in Kalispell.

In truth, his father was a stylist who had a salon within the metropolis. Barton needs to observe her personal path, however she additionally acknowledges that legacy. “It is a bit of bit within the household,” she stated.

In making the salon his personal, Barton envisions Platinum Magnificence Bar as a full-service salon with loads of choices for a various clientele. Platinum Magnificence Bar gives all hair providers together with coloration and lower, in addition to facials, nail, lash and forehead remedies. Weddings account for a large portion of the clientele, however Barton insists the salon is open to anybody, together with youngsters.

“It is a family-friendly salon,” she defined. “We wish to make folks really feel at residence after they come.”

Platinum Magnificence Bar is situated at 130 E Idaho St, Kalispell, MT 59901. Hours are by appointment solely. Name 406-309-0494.

Reporter Brett Anne Serbin may be contacted at 406-758-4459 or

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