Salon Owners

shawn and Lisa bioLisa DeSimone

Owner – Lead Esthetician and Makeup Artist

Education: Elizabeth Grady School of Advanced Esthetics / Advanced Aveda Education/ BA degree in Business / Over 15 years of practical and management experience in the Salon/Spa industry.

Lisa began her career in cosmetology working in Boston for many prominent spas as an advanced level esthetician. Specializing in medical esthetics and Aveda skin care, Lisa opened her first Aveda salon and day spa in the suburbs of Massachusetts, honing her craft as an industry leading skin care specialist. With a desire to open a salon and spa in the Boston area, Lisa with business partner Shawn David took their experience and knowledge of everything salon and spa and were chosen by Aveda and the highly sought after Assembly Row to open SoMA Salon and Spa. Lisa, Shawn, and staff have been humbled by the incredible reception to SoMA and make a promise to always keep service and the guest as priority No. 1. Said Lisa: ” I absolutely love meeting new people and building relationships with guests. Making others feel better about themselves is one of life’s most fulfilling aspects and I cherish bringing this energy to our SoMA guests.” Apart from being a salon owner, Lisa continues to see clients looking for the highest level of skin care and medical esthetics including IPL, Peels, and Microdermabrasion. Lisa is also an accomplished makeup artist with vast experience and training with MAC cosmetics and Aveda. 

Shawn David Fee

Owner – Master Stylist

Education: Advanced Aveda Education/20+ years of experience in the cosmetology industry.

Shawn David’s hair career has spanned  20+ years honing his technical and creative skills in Boston’s best salons. As an owner, Shawn with business partner Lisa DeSimone opened SoMA Salon and Spa in 2014 in hopes of delivering to the client the ultimate Aveda experience. Shawn’s level of customer service is unmatched in making his clients feel truly pampered which translates into a relaxing and rejuvenating hair service. Specializing in all aspects of Aveda hair technique, Shawn is a Master level stylist of the highest demand and books his schedule out monthly. Shawn is humbled by the continuing reception to his craft and encourages his clients to make their consultation/service appointments well in advance for a truly unique experience.