65 Wolf Rd. Newbury Plaza,
Albany, NY, 12205


Peaceful. Modern. Luxury

Shapes & Colours Salon and Spa is an Aveda & Goldwell salon with over 20 years of experience in the Capital District. Our staff consists of an elite team of highly trained stylists and color specialists who have excelled in the industry. Their continuous training assures endless creative energy that is shared between the stylist and the client.

Shapes & Colours attracts a clientele that knows what they want and know they will receive nothing but perfection. The salons beautiful dýcor and moderate pace induce a serene salon experience, where our clients find themselves in a haven of calm indulgence. Shapes & Colours offers Avedas naturally based hair
care services that are environmentally friendly.


Kelly Paloski - Owner

A business is only as good as the promises they keep.
 At Shapes & Colours, we understand the importance of exceptional service and are continuously seeking to improve every aspect of your visit. We understand that we succeed only through our guest’s satisfaction and promise to always stand behind our product 100%. Our team consists of some of the most talented Hair Designers, Nail Technicians, Massage Therapists and Skin Care Professionals in the Capital District. Our team is committed to education and is dedicated to being the best in the industry.  There are many choices in the Capital District to receive beauty and spa services and we appreciate each and every guest for choosing Shapes & Colours as their home for exceptional service and expert results.

 I am committed to living by my values regardless of the challenges I may face. By staying true to that commitment, I believe that I will always give the best I have to give to my team, my clients, my family and the community.

Kelly Paloski


After graduating from the Orlo School of Hair Design in 2010, Jessica joined the Shapes & Colours team. During her apprenticeship, she has had the opportunity to train with the Aveda and Goldwell color lines while developing her cutting and styling skills. She has a real knack for styling hair and loves to work with wedding parties and prom updos. She also excels with waxing and makeup application. Jessica looks forward to the opportunity to meet new clients and helping them feel pampered and beautiful.


Lyndsay has been in the industry for almost 7 years and has been trained at a master level with Aveda.  Lyndsay’s extensive art background and love of painting has helped her incorporate all that she has learned into the beauty industry, she excels in hair color techniques from your basic retouch to a complete redesign. Lyndsay specializes in formal, bridal and Avant guard styling.  Lyndsay’s creative and artistic background has helped her acquired a large clientele of exciting and daring color clients.  Lyndsay continues her education with Aveda, Goldwell, KMS and Surface and is always up to date on the latest trends and techniques.


As a certified Aveda colorist and proficient scissor and razor haircutter, Robert excels at providing impeccable service while partnering color and style to make sure his clients feel spectacular. This talent earned him the award of Capital Region's Best Stylist in Metroland's 'Best Of' 2012 issue.  His passion for education regularly brings him to classes with Aveda, Goldwell and Arrojo to help him continue to elevate his craft. "I'm inspired daily by what I do. Creating beautiful hair and making people happy! What could be better?"


Licensed Nail Technician
After graduating from Europa School of Cosmetology, Shannon mentored under the area’s leading nail professionals. She has been a practicing nail specialist for over a decade, becoming expert in nail art, silk and fiberglass wraps, manicures, pedicures, gel polish, and permanent gel full sets. Clients quickly learn to expect the very best results from Shannon every time.
Shannon has an exceptional understanding of nail health and maintenance, and sharing this knowledge ensures longer lasting services.
Shannon strictly follows State protocol for safety, cleanliness, and sanitary practices.  She is focused on your wellbeing, so you can have a relaxing experience.


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