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Meet the Team


Kelsey Womack

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Specialties: Balayage Specialist . Natural Looking Color . Blondes . French Hair Cutting . Blowouts Styling

Kelsey has 12+ years in the industry behind the chair and behind the desk. Kelsey started her career at Jamison Shaw hairdressers in Buckhead. There she was a styling educator as well as an educator in balayage. She then left Jamison Shaw to further her career in New York City, where she worked alongside some of the best French talents in the business.


After working in New York at Alessandro Mangerini salon, she missed her southern roots back home in Atlanta. She obtained her management experience from Adore Hair Studios located in the heart of Inman Park. Kelsey has received vast training in french cutting and balayage, bumble and bumble cutting, styling, and razor cutting classes in their New York studio. As well as Wella color classes right here in Atlanta.


She built her brand and salon based on wanting the salon experience to be calm and unique for both clients and stylists. Always wanting to keep the creative juices flowing. Kelsey only hires talent who have remained up to date in the ever-changing hair world. No matter who you choose to see at our salon, you will not be disappointed.


Ashley Thacker

TEXT: (404)-922-9114
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Specialties: Education Director. Custom haircuts and color. Textured & precision cuts. Balayage. Blondes & Brondes.

Ashley’s passion for hair began at a young age, forcing her dad to let her put rollers and clips in his hair, then as a teenager destroying her moms bathroom while cutting and coloring hair for all of her high school friends. At 18 she was introduced to the world of high end salons and fashion photography during her time in Chicago. She moved back to Atlanta in 2010 and began her education at the Aveda Institute of Atlanta. In 2011 she began her career at Van Michael Salon as a cut specialist, absorbing as much knowledge and skill as she could before setting out on her own. Through the years she’s explored education, and innovated styling techniques. She has a passion for editorial work, some of which has been published. Now she returns to Kelsey Erin Salon as our Education Director to share her knowledge and methods. She dedicates her spare time to browsing high end fashion editorials for inspiration, continuing education, and teaching her daughter about her industry. It is her belief that “Fashion does not exist without exceptional hair”.


Brooke Vanetten

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Specialties: Mens Cuts . Color . Balayage . Corrective Color . Keratin Treatments

Brooke grew up in a small town before getting her training in Buckhead under David Barron. Since her start in the industry 10 years ago, she’s been internationally published for color. She has also trained with some of the biggest names in the industry all over the country: Aquage, Oribe and Balmain. A former educator for Eufora international, she considers herself a MacGyver of cutting and color. Her specialties include corrective color, blonding and taking great consideration of the integrity of you hair. Brooke is also trained in both beaded and taped in extensions. Her biggest success is being able to make people feel good inside and out! If she’s not behind the chair you’ll probably find her at Disney World or a Braves game!


Megan Nicole Wood

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Specialties: Balayage . Lived in Cuts and Styling . Mens Cuts . Color . Blondes . Keratin Treatments

Megan started her career as an apprentice at City Salon in Athens, Ga.  With 14 years behind the chair, Megan has worked with numerous names within the industry, including being an ambassador for Davines. She has also been an in-salon educator within the salons she has worked at throughout her career. She loves the idea of teaching people what she loves about hair and watching people new to the industry grow.  She believes that the hair industry is ever changing and that is why she always strives to further her knowledge and continue her education by taking classes to stay up to date with the latest trends in hair. Natural lived in cuts, color and all things blonde hair is where you will find Megan most in her element behind the chair.


Summer Wages 

TEXT: (770) 940-1488
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Specialties: Color Corrections . Natural Lived-in Color . Haircuts for Everyone


I believe life is more beautiful when you meet the right hairdresser! I’ve been doing hair professionally since 2008. I graduated from the Aveda Institute in Atlanta and have had training from some of the stop stylists in the industry including Bumble & Bumble University in New York and the American Board of Certified Hair colorists. I have a passion for hair color and the science behind how it works, and also for providing excellent service and a comfortable environment. 


Melissa Yeager 

TEXT: (404) 401-4092
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Specialties: Balayage . Blondes .

Lived in hair color . Mens and Women’s haircuts

Melissa is an Atlanta native that got her degree from Georgia State in psychology. She then soared to Denver to pursue her dreams of becoming a hair stylist. That is where she attended the Aveda Institute of Denver in 2017. Working alongside some of the greatest mentors in the industry. Melissa has helped per cure styles in fashion shows and has extended education as a L’oreal professional. She has now returned back to Atlanta, her hometown, to display her techniques upon her clientele. Melissa specializes in lived in color and blondes. She takes pride in making sure the integrity of the hair is the main priority.  Melissa can’t wait to have you in her chair!


Vivian Stiles

TEXT: (470)259-4435
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Specialties: Hand Tied Extensions . Color Corrections . Balayage . Keratin Treatments . Bleach and Tones

Vivian is a breath of fresh air to the beauty industry. Young, motivated, hard working and career driven. She brings forth new innovative ways to hairdressing. Having been in the industry for 6 years, Vivian is always staying up to date with the latest trends within the beauty business. Vivian has taken cutting classes with Jakob Kahn and is certified in hand tied hair extensions, as well as Lazio Keratin Treatments. While not in the salon Vivian enjoys spending time with her beautiful little girl and doing photography on the weekends.


Kailey Baucom

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Specialties: Creative Color . Creative Precision Cutting . Color Corrections . Mens Cuts . Pixies

Kailey started her journey at the Keune Academy in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She worked her way from a small town to the bustling city streets of Atlanta. Over the years she has been evolving her talent and seeking further education to bring back to the chair, especially expanding her knowledge of creative colors and cuts. Transforming people’s hair has always been a creative outlet for her. Whether it's bold colors /cuts or lived in locks, shes truly passionate about turning hair fantasies into a reality.

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