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Meet Our Carmel Team
Meet our expert stylists at KKBB! With decades of experience and a passion for artistry, our team is dedicated to creating personalized, unforgettable experiences. Trained through our Apprenticeship and Advanced Education Programs, they stay ahead of cutting-edge trends. From master colorists to extensions gurus, each stylist brings a unique skill and approach to their craft. Get to know the faces behind KKBB!
Meet Tanya – the powerhouse behind KKBB Salon! With over 30 years in the industry, she's a music lover, determined educator, and ultimate cheerleader. As an owner and master stylist, her extensive experience as an educator, consultant, and international platform artist shines through. Specializing in technical color expertise and embracing all chemical services, her passion, energy, and love for her team define KKBB at its very core.
Meet Stephanie – fearless leader, badass extraordinaire, and co-owner of KKBB! As a driving force behind our salon family, she's not just a Master Stylist; she runs the apprenticeship program, heads the hiring committee, and champions continued education. Stephanie's joy comes from seeing new stylists flourish under her guidance. Specializing in dimensional color, she thrives on making guests feel beautiful and confident.
Meet Lauren – a Master Curly Stylist with a drive for perfection and an eclectic flair! Part of the KKBB family since 2012, Lauren is a natural curl and texture expert with a devoted clientele. She excels in reviving and coloring curls, dry-cutting and creating natural blondes. Outside the salon, she enjoys music festivals, outdoor adventures and spending time with family.
Meet Danielle, a Master Stylist at KKBB with 13 years of experience. Described as a bit goofy, she pays meticulous attention to detail and is an attentive listener. Danielle's hair loves include dimensional color and cutting; she also excels in smoothing hair and creating volume. Beyond the chair, where she works her magic, Danielle enjoys quality time with her daughter Luna.
Meet Heather – with over 13 years of experience, she's your easygoing, optimistic stylist at KKBB. While Heather excels in all services, her true specialty is working with naturally curly hair. Before finding her passion behind the chair, she showcased her talents in competitive cheerleading, gymnastics, tumbling, and dance.
Meet Bailey – a stylist at KKBB since 2017, known for their honest, hardworking, and goofy nature. With a passion for creating customized haircuts that suit each individual, Bailey excels in crafting pixie cuts, men's cuts, and color services tailored to enhance personal style. Bailey enjoys spending time outdoors.
Meet Astraea – a funny, empathetic, and compassionate stylist with a passion for gaming! Astraea is a resident curly-haired specialist with a talent for textured services, blonding and vivid color services. Beyond the chair, you can find Astraea slaying onstage as drag queen Lylyth Faire, singing karaoke, or baking in the kitchen at home.
Meet Hannah – who's been with the salon since 2020. Specializing in dimensional, lived-in color, and hand-tied extensions, Hannah loves diving into the details. Her passion lies in providing a personalized experience tailored to each client's needs, helping them achieve their hair goals and maintain their healthiest locks.
Meet Claire – a traveler at heart with a passion for reading (averaging about 30 books a year) and a love for theater. Behind the chair, Claire specializes in dimensional and transformational hair – she thrives on projects! Her goal is simple yet powerful: to ensure you leave with the best hair and a smile that lasts for weeks.
Meet Alissa, our vivid color virtuoso and extension extraordinaire with 2 years of hair magic under her belt. She's not just about locks, she's got a soft spot for mythology, complete with a kitty sidekick named Thor, the purring god of thunder. Ready to unleash your hair's potential and swap furry friend stories? Alissa's chair is the place to be!
Meet Lilia – a true KKBB legacy! From client at 4 years old, to KKBB employee for the past 3 years, she's a beauty school grad (May 2023) and a proud Apprentice. Lilia's expertise shines in dimensional blonding and enhancing natural hues. At KKBB, she not only brings experience but a lifelong connection to the salon.
Meet Kayla – rocking the industry for a year and a half with a flair for vivid color services and precision men's cuts! Beyond the salon chair, Kayla is a gamer and insect enthusiast. Ready to add a splash of color to your hair and share some cool insect facts? Kayla's your go-to stylist for a unique and vibrant experience!
Meet Sierra, our energetic Guest Services Coordinator at KKBB! With six months of awesome service, she adds her nerdy, eclectic, and passionate vibe to our creative team. Sierra loves art, music, and creating a welcoming atmosphere for our guests.