Deep River Hair Salon - Leah's Bella Vita - About
Leah's Bella Vita Salon in Deep River, CT is a full service hair salon offering hair cuts, hair styling, hair color treatments from Goldwell and other professional hair care services. We carry Goldwell, KMS California and Moroccanoil haircare products. Please visit our salon or make an appointment for your new hair style today.
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Our Salon

Leah’s Bella Vita is a full service hair salon, offering the latest in chemical and color services, using only the highest quality Goldwell Professionals Products. We provide precision hair cutting and styling for both male and female clientele. Leah’s Bella Vita is committed to providing a comfortable and high quality experience for each and every client, each and every visit.

You will feel at home discussing your new style or color, knowing the attention and advice you receive is from a friendly and educated professional. Customer satisfaction is our highest priority, and we have many satisfied customers to prove it.

I love seeing the transformation of my clients, inside and out, throughout their appointment. The 'finished' client walking out is simply a more vibrant, confident, and beautiful version of themselves walking in. I consider myself very lucky to help make that magic happen.

Leah Kisselbrack, Owner

Our Team

Bella Vita Hair Salon Leah Kisselbrack



Leah chose a career path in cosmetology after completing her degree in Music Education at Keene State. A Chester native, Leah’s love of the arts and teaching, paired with her natural abilities as a stylist, made for an easy transition into the industry. Taking on management roles early in her career lead to her current position as proud owner.


Bella Vita Hair Salon Kathy



Kathy has made a very successful career out of her abilities in the salon industry. Having owned her own business, she’s knowledgeable, experienced in the field, and has a very loyal and dedicated following. Her great energy and attitude are positively contagious. You will not only leave her chair looking great, but feeling great too.

Bella Vita Hair Salon - Hair Stylist - Morgan



Morgan is a fun and talented stylist who graduated from the European Academy of Cosmetology & Hairdressing. Her creative eye and passion for the industry, paired with her confidence behind the chair, is the perfect combination for a refreshing and skillful experience. She’ll leave you at ease knowing you’re in good hands, but also excited at each and every visit.




I’ve continued coming to this salon even after my move to NYC three years ago. Leah’s highlights are worth every mile!

Sarah M. ~ New York, NY

Having spent most of my life battling my hair, Leah’s Bella Vita showed me how to embrace and support the body and shine that was hidden inside. Now I love my hair and feel confident in the styling process with amazing products and techniques perfectly suited to me!

Sarah S. ~ Old Lyme, CT

Whenever I leave the salon I am amazed at how many people notice my hair! They all want to know who does my fabulous highlights.

Maura C. ~ Deep River, CT

There’s a reason I drive up from Manhattan to get my hair cut at Leah’s Bella Vita! I don’t trust anyone as much as I trust her!

Emily P. ~ Manhattan, NY

I love this salon! They always have fresh flowers, great music, and smiling faces. And, I get complements on my color all the time! There’s no one I trust more with my hair.

Kate H. ~ Deep River, CT

I’ve been going to Leah for over 5 yrs. now and could not be happier. The salon is relaxing, and the service is exceptional. You’re never rushed in and out. I’m always pleased when I leave and receive many compliments on my color and cut. It’s a great salon… I recommend it to everyone.

Julie P. ~ Middletown, CT

My hair has never looked so healthy and beautiful! I trust Leah completely with my hair. In fact… everyone in my family has made the switch and couldn’t be happier!

Rachel S. ~ Haddam, CT

I always feel like I’m getting the best attention at Leah’s and it’s always a relaxing experience (as pampering oneself should be). She does my cut, highlights, and even did my wedding hair. I am 100% satisfied every time!

Kelly M. ~ Higganum, CT

After every haircut, I am always complimented on how great it looks, and I owe it all to Leah! She always knows just what to do for my hair; she has one of the most creative minds I know.

Dina B. ~ Essex, CT

I get compliments on my hair at least once a week… and have been since Leah started doing my hair 6 years ago! She uses the best products, it’s relaxing and fun, and she’s always on schedule. What more could you ask for? I’m a lifer!

Kim B. ~ Deep River, CT

Leah is amazing! My husband and I both go to her regularly. She is so talented, and her salon is warm, welcoming, and fun-just like her.

Niki W. ~ Deep River, CT

I haven’t had too many hair stylist in my life because once I find someone I trust, I am loyal through and through. Leah is amazing – she has an eye for color, gives fantastic hair cuts and pays attention to detail.

Sarah W. ~ Essex, CT

The salon is always warm and welcoming, and Leah always knows which color combination and cut is best for my hair. I have complete trust in her talents and ability.

Bonnie R. ~ Haddam, CT

I always had more bad hair days than good and hated my curls. Now I have an amazing cut and color that’s helped me to embrace my curls, AND I am regularly enjoying my ‘great’ hair days!

Janet K. ~ Deep River, CT