Jenni’s passion for hair stems from growing up with her mother who was a bridal hair stylist. She says hair is the perfect creative outlet for her and continuing to further her education in hair keeps her stimulated, interested, and having fun. Jenni is truly happiest when she is making her clients happy and creating intimate relationships with them is of great importance to her. Jenni specializes in Keratin Complexes, Brazilian blowouts, and is certified in Great Lengths extensions and Borboleta eyelash extensions. She also enjoys creating special occasion looks including bridal hair and makeup. In her free time, she loves volunteering and has even volunteered with Laotian children teaching them English. She has a huge, close-knit family with nieces, nephews, and cousins that she adores spending time with outside of work.
check out her work on Instagram: @_beautybyjenni
Adam’s laugh brightens up any room and welcomes clients with his warm personality and positive attitude. With over ten years in the industry and formal training with Aveda and Redken, and as a network educator for Bumble and Bumble, Adam applies his hard work ethic and attention to detail with each of his clients. From mens to womens cuts, Adam is well versed in all things hair and is brilliant at creating balayages and bringing clients to their perfect shade of blonde. He takes pleasure in making clients feel great about themselves and his laughter brings a sense of comfort and ease to all that sit in his chair. In his free time, Adam enjoys cooking at home, spending quality time with family and close friends, and his cat and two dogs.
check out his work on Instagram: @thestylistadam
Laura has known she was meant to be a hair stylist since high school. In Michigan she was inspired by her coworkers when she worked as a shampoo girl and she’s now been in the industry for over ten years. Staying on top of trends and applying that knowledge to her clients needs make Laura an expert stylist and she specializes in color techniques such as balayaging and highlighting. Laura says she feels better when her hair is done and loves giving that same feeling to her clients. When they feel good, she feels good. In her free time she enjoys teaching yoga as a certified yoga teacher, trail running and hiking, crossfit, hanging with her pets, and eating good food! Her perfect day off would be spent at the beach.
Christy has been doing hair since 2005 but joined our team over a year ago. She is certified in Hair Talk extensions, Brazilian blowouts, and is an Aveda color specialist. Making her clients feel like the best version of themselves is where Christy finds contentment. A fun fact about Christy is that she also owns a dance studio, so outside of the salon she can be found there teaching ballet and jazz. She also directs the choreography for her daughter’s show choir and enjoys spending quality time with her daughter Chloe and her husband Joey outside of work.
Lauren started off as a receptionist in the world of cosmetology. There she fell in love with the art of hairstyling and how with a great cut, color, and style you can make a person’s inner beauty shine. Lauren graduated cosmetology school in 2005 and has continued her education since then with trips to New York City’s Bumble and Bumble University, The Aveda Institute, and more. Whether it’s that perfect apple red, that rich brown or beachy blonde, or that attention-demanding cut you saw in your latest fashion magazine, Lauren is the girl to take you there. Her wit will leave you laughing, her talent will leave you talking, and your new look will leave you glowing. In her spare time she loves cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and 2 Australian Shepherd pups.
check out her work on Instagram: @hairbylaurenaugustine
Charity moved to Nashville several years from Kansas City, Missouri. Her inspiration for becoming an esthetician came from doing makeup for all of her girlfriends starting in junior high school. Charity takes pride in getting to know her clients and forming close-knit relationships with them. Among her many other passions, Charity has a knack for cooking. She is a proud owner of a cat named Kitteh and a dog named Jim.
check out her work on Instagram: @beautygardener
Sarah’s fun-loving personality and passion for hair will brighten up anyone’s day. Not only does she specialize in blondes, but she also excels at styles such as beach curls and executes chic bobs and fun fringe haircuts with ease. Sarah says it brings her joy to make clients hair dreams come true and to leave her chair feeling their inner beauty is enhanced as well. She loves having the ability to create something for her clients that they couldn’t do themselves and gives them the tools to recreate it at home. Outside of work, Sarah finds happiness in cooking, have dinner with close friends, playing board games, and practicing saxophone. One of her goals this year is to become fluent in French and Spanish!
check out her work on Instagram: @sarahzeehair
After working in Chicago for years, Rachel returned to her roots in Nashville and found her home here at Style Kitchen. With over ten years in the industry combined with a love for growing relationships with her clients, Rachel provides a sense of comfort and ease to clients in her chair. She is certified in several keratin treatments including Keratin complex. Part of her career has involved teaching and training as a Bumble and Bumble network educator and she even developed an assistant training program at her former salon. Rachel values connecting with her clients on a deep level and giving each of them a personal experience where she teaches them how to recreate their new looks at home. She says it’s of great importance to give her clients the tools to achieve their desired style at home. When not creating beautiful looks in the salon, Rachel loves getting in quality time with family, reading, traveling, and hanging with her two rescue dogs, Tanner and Joey.
check out her work on Instagram: @rachelyenniestylist
Toni’s second career is hair and she says wouldn’t have it any other way. She discovered the grass is actually greener on the other side when she found her love for hair and hasn’t looked back since. Hailing from Los Angeles, California Toni’s zest for life and and distinctive style are magnetic. By nature, she’s a conversationalist and has an awesome ability to listen to her clients needs and to make their hair dreams come true. Her continued education includes attending Vidal Sasson in Miami Beach and she is Keratin Complex certified. She specializes in not only precision bobs but also modern, cropped bobs where she concentrates on getting the perfect angle with the shape of the head. She’s a perfectionist when it comes to color and leaves her clients with seamless blends.
Mary finds her inspiration in all things beauty, from curling hair for the church as a child to life now as a seasoned stylist with years in the industry under her belt. Continuing her education is key to her success in hair and her latest certification is in Pura Luxe, which is a protein treatment that’s non-toxic and repairs damage, leaving hair permanently smooth and straight. Other higher education experience includes learning from Goldwell, Bumble and Bumble, and Aveda. She’s attended classes in Europe at “Not Another Salon” including classes such as bleach specialty, balayage, and the perfect bleed color melting. She’s also formally trained in Aveda Color. Blondes, balayages, and smoothing treatments are Mary’s thing. She’s a natural when it comes to helping her clients feel confident in their skin. When not behind the chair, she’s obsessively watching crime documentaries, listening to crime podcasts, reading, and traveling the world.
check out her work on Instagram: @maryrstanley
Mark’s laid back demeanor make clients feel totally comfortable and at ease in his chair. With more than fifteen years in the industry, his success lends itself to his expertise in all things hair, specifically womens short haircuts and mens hair. He finds his passion in making clients feel comfortable in their own hair and provides the tools and education for them to do it themselves and feel good about it. When not inside the salon, Mark can be found reading, hanging with friends, and tending to his many plants as he is a self-professed plant hoarder.
Trained throughout the United States and across the pond, Glory brings Style Kitchen a wealth of hair knowledge. She has perfected the art of styling for every hair type. Apart from her exceptional talent, guests experience her fun-loving personality while feeling welcome and invited. Outside of the salon, Glory enjoys creating art and spending time in her garden.
Before Cari found her calling behind the front desk, she spent years in the industry as a stylist. Bringing knowledge learned from behind the chair to the front desk gives her true insight into the hair world and a great ability to insure each guest is taken care of to the fullest. The business side of the salon is the place she thrives and it’s evident in her hard work, close attention to detail, and thoughtfulness towards each guest. When not taking care of business, Cari is happy hanging with friends, enjoying a game of bowling, and spending time with her dogs, Prince Winston, Lakeysha, and Norma Jean.
Meg can be found lending a helping hand by assisting stylists throughout the salon and at the shampoo bowl. She graduated from the Aveda Institute Nashville in 2017 and joined the team after. She loves being apart of the Style Kitchen team and making clients feel amazing and giving them a boost of confidence. When not at the salon, Meg spends quality time painting and writing music with her hubby, Finnigen, and their amazing pets - a German Shepard named Mika and a rescue mutt named Izzi.