• Curls/Natural texture
• Editorial styling
• Natural hair color techniques
A curly girl herself, Annie is often known as “the curl whisperer.” She specializes in all textured hair types and creates a personalized silhouette to enhance your facial features. Whether she’s behind the chair or behind the scenes, Annie is focused on making your hair dreams come true.
“To hit the reset button on your hair each month, detox your hair by using a clarifying shampoo followed by a deep moisturizing conditioner. Oh, and never try to do your own brows.” -Annie
• Dimensional color
• Custom cutting
• Color Specialist
Jen's artistic talents go beyond being behind the chair. As an educator, she prides herself on staying current and being an innovative stylist. Whether she’s creating dimensional color or tailoring a haircut, she’s dedicated to perfecting her craft and delivering it to you.
“A tailored, classic look will always be in style even when trends come and go” -Jen S.
• Lived-in Blondes
• Dimensional Color
• Short Haircuts
Whether this is your first visit or your 20th, Emily will make you feel like it's Christmas morning every time. Not only does she have a great personality, but she will give you the best organic lived-in blonde hair you ever had! As a pixie girl herself, Emily understands the dos and don'ts of pixie cuts and will make sure your hair looks and feels fabulous.
“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” -Pablo Picasso
Co-Owner / Hair Artist
• Balayage Artist
• Craft Cutting
Founder of Velvet Hair Studio. Keyana has a passion for all things hair. Whether she’s in her salon or traveling as a stylist, she is on a constant pursuit to create both desirable and innovative techniques through her craft. She has over a decade of experience in balayage, craft cutting and styling, both behind the chair and educating. At Velvet, Keyana carefully selected a diverse team with pure talent to assist you with all of your hair needs. At Velvet you will feel rich in who you are: rich in beauty and rich in HAIR.
“WEAR YOUR HAIR, DON’T LET IT WEAR YOU.” - Keyana C.
Alicia "Lish" McLaughling
Co-Owner / Hair Artist
• Fantasy Hair Color
• Editorial styling / Braids
• Pulp Riot Educator
After spending some time with our Velvet family, Lish decided to be part of Velvet permanently! She is a traveling educator for Pulp Riot and an Award Nominee. Lish is laser focused and her attention to detail sets her creativity apart! Wether she's in the salon or traveling around the US educating and nurturing other talents, she's constantly expanding her craft and artistry.
Salon Manager / Coordinator
As the main point of contact for the salon, Dalel is the voice on the line and the first face you see when you walk in the door. She is a licensed cosmetologist and has been in the beauty industry for the better part of a decade. She loves connecting with people to ensure they have a great experience. Dalel wears many hats to keep the salon running and is happy to help out in whatever way she can.
“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you're willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou Holtz
•Front Desk Coordinator
As many of you continue to choose our salon and our artists continue to stay busy, an extra pair of hands come in very handy! Jada is the person that makes a lot of services happen, without her help, it'd be very hard. She's on our Velvet Apprentice Program & Education (VAPE) which prepares her to move behind the chair when she gets her license. We all know she'll be a great stylist!
Join Our Team
If you are someone who:
-prides themselves on customer satisfaction
-pays attention to detail and delivers quality service with emphasis on the customer’s total look
-can build a client base through referrals and utilizing promotional materials available
-will follow all company policies and procedures
please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org (please include your social media handles for reference.)
•Resident Lap Sitter
As the hardest working member of the Velvet team, Millie specializes in creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere by providing kisses, cuddles, and general entertainment to all who walk through our door!
"Arff! Arff!" - Millie