We create Artistic Hair!

We are a hair salon that cares about you. Come in and relax as we make you look good. Whether you're looking for a cut, color, or a new style entirely, we can make art out of your hair. We only use products that are enviromentally friendly and have never been tested on animals. This includes the products we sell: Redken, Pureology, and our new makeup line, Glo Minerals. We look forward to making your day and having you walk out of our salon with a smile and a great head of hair.


Artistic Hair Salon, LLC
58 Main Street
Windsor Locks, CT 06096


Salon Hours

Tues-Thurs: 11am - 7pm
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: By Appointment Only

We are a certified Redken salon


About Our Salon


Welcome to Artistic Hair Salon, LLC. Thank you for taking the time to read about our culture and staff.

Artistic Hair Salon, LLC is owned by Leah Rookey. Her vision and passion for running an independent salon has led to her success today. Artistic Hair Salon, LLC has a relationship with Summit Salons, whose mission is "to keep the independent salon alive by providing services to all facets of the beauty industry; including salons & day spas to promote growth and prosperity." Artistic Hair Salon, LLC is a level salon which means the pricing structure of the salon is determined by the level of experience and education of our staff.

Leah Rookey has an expansive education that spans 2 continents, 3 countries and over a dozen American cities. She has been educated in London, Paris and a host of American cities, including San Diego, New York City, Dallas, Phoenix, Miami and many more. She has also been trained in Aveda cutting, coloring and makeup, as well as Sasoon's cutting, Tony & Guy cutting, and Redken color. Next time you are at the salon take a look at the back wall that is highly decorated with awards and certifications to see for yourself. There is comfort in knowing that you are receiving first class service when stepping through the doors of the Artistic Hair Salon.

Crista Rookey Growing up in a salon environment, Crista always knew that she wanted to follow in the footsteps of her Aunt Leah, owner of Artistic Hair Salon, and pursue a career in the hair salon industry. Before attending cosmetology school she graduated from Keene State College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. Immediately following, Crista graduated from Brio Academy of Cosmetology, passed the state licensing exam, and now works full time at Artistic Hair Salon. Eager to learn, grow, and create relationships, Crista continues to enroll in industry programs such as The Summit Salon Business Seminar, The Redken Exchange in New York City, Men's Precision Cutting by Oster, Pure Finish Blow Dry, and Up-Styling Techniques by Pureology. As her career grows, Crista continues to raise the bar for expert hair and beauty work at Artistic Hair Salon.

Kerry Crowley as a teenager worked at JC Penney's cosmetics department. Doing make up was her passion, but she was interested in doing hair so she decided to come a certified medical biller and pursued a career in that field. She worked for a small practice as the medical biller, and office manager for two years, but ultimately left to become a stay-at-home mother. Through the years Kerry developed an interest in hair, and decided to enroll at Marinello for the cosmetology program in the spring of 2013. Kerry took the state board exam early in Match of 2014 and successfully completed the program in July of 2014. As a Marinello graduate, Kerry has joined the team at Artistic Hair Salon as a salon associate to further her education and training as an experienced stylist.




We are a level system salon. Our prices are determined on the experience of the stylist. Gift Certificates are available in any denomination.

Hair Care
**Cuts include shampoo/conditioner & blow dry**
Women's Cut
Children (under 12)
Men's Cut
Blow Dry
Flat or Curling Iron
Keretin Treatment
Coloring Services
Single Process
Partial Foils
Full Foils
Corrective Color Upon Consulation
Salon Services
Brow Wax
Lip Wax
Make-up Application
Make-up Lesson
Spray Tanning Services
Full Body
Glo Therapeutics Facials
Mini Backbar Blueberry Lactic Peel
Blueberry Lactic Peel
Mini Backbar GloEnzyme Facial
GloEnzyme Facial
Mini Backbar Calming Pumpkin Facial
Calming Pumpkin Enzyme Facial

*We are a level system salon, our pricing goes by the experience of the stylist. All consultations are complimentary. Call to schedule your appointment today.

24 hour notice is required for cancellation or you will be charged ½ the price of your service at your next appointment.

For special occasion packages please come in and see us for a consultation.



Leah Rookey Sharpens Skills as The Redken Exchange in New York City

Leah Rookey sharpened her professional edge and took her hair styling and coloring talent to the next level at the award-winning Redken Exchange in New York City. Leah was one of the dedicated salon professionals who attended classes, and now brings you fresh and exciting salon services. Along with stylists from around the globe, Leah has learned advanced techniques in hair design and hair color from leading experts in the salon industry, bringing you the latest in wearable, fashion hair trends.

The Redken Exchange is the award-winning, leading resource for higher learning in the professional salon industry. It allowed Leah to experience interactive, hands-on classes, ranging from color basics to editorial photo shoots, and dressing the bride, among others. Thousands of salon professionals attend The Redken Exchange from all corners of the globe, making it a great venue for exchanging tips, ideas, and techniques with other stylists - as well as for getting the latest information on Redken hair care, hair color, and styling products.

Consumers interested in fresh, modern, innovative style or color can call Artistic Hair Salon in Windsor Locks at 860-623-5801 to make an appointment with Leah Rookey.

Artistic Hair Salon, LLC now offers GloMinerals Makeup. Glo Minerals is a skin nurturing mineral makeup for beauty with a higher purpose. It's advanced formulations combine pharmaceutical-grade ingredients, natural high-pigment minerals and the power of antioxidants. The result is clinically advanced makeup that covers, corrects and protects with a combination of vitamins A, C, E and K, along with Tea Tree Oil. GloMinerals cosmetics deliver unsurpassed coverage with broad spectrum UV protection that helps combat free radical damage. This clinical mineral makeup line is preferred by dermatologists and leading skincare professionals worldwide. Perfect skin isn't a matter of luck, it's a matter of science. GloMinerals makes science beautiful.


Norvell Premium Sunless Solution spray tanning has come to Artistic Hair Salon, LLC. Norvell Premium Sunless Solutions has a micro-nutrient technology that delivers a potent blend of vitamins and antioxidant. Norvell spray tanning provides Anti-Aging and Skin Firming Benefits, boosting the skins inherent glow while developing a rich natural bronze. Norvell Premium Sunless Solution is formulated to work across a wide spectrum of skin tones. The solution works with your skin's pigment to create a customized shade just for you. Call in now to book an appointment to make sure you're ready for bathing suit season.


Artistic Hair Salon, LLC is an up-scale salon that has an opening for a stylist with a clientele, hungry for education, and a passion for growth! Artistic Hair Salon, LLC has a unique pay system that includes the potential for becoming a partner.

If you are interested please email a resume or contact information to Leah Rookey


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