*Liz Howe has been a stylist for the past sixteen years and will serve as the Salon Manager at “the Salon in Ames”. Ms. Howe received her formal education at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a passion for education, and has enjoyed mentoring stylists for many years. Ms. Howe most recently has achieved becoming a network educator for Bumble & Bumble.
*Mr. Duchene, a seasoned veteran of the Ames Salon business, will serve as the Artistic Director at “the Salon in Ames”. As the Artistic Director and Educator his duties will include: hair styling and color, continuing education, and stylist evaluations.
*Allie Herrick is a graduate of The Salon Professional Academy in Ames, Iowa. She is also a lifelong resident of Ames and is looking forward to giving back to her community, what they have given to her. Allie enjoys being creative with colors as well as cuts by giving each client something they love, and something that works with their everyday lifestyle. Besides the basics of the hair industry, Allie enjoys body waxing, thermal styles, and makeup applications.
*Alan Randall had his formal education at Gilbert High School. He then had his higher education at The Aveda Institute in Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Randall is a lifelong resident of Ames, Iowa. In his capacity he will be a stylist, specializing in custom color, and looks.
*Kari Camenisch is a graduate of Buena Vista University in finance. She has held many rolls in the financial industry and later received her degree in Cosmetology from The Salon Professional Academy. Kari’s passion is to make people look and feel their best. Her professional commitment is to deliver a fresh and inspired style, along with maintaining a working knowledge of the ever-changing beauty industry.
*Karissa has been doing hair since 2011. She is very inspired by Hair and Fashion and stays highly educated, always pushing the limits. Karissa treats each guest as if they are her only client of the day. She loves doing colors, haircuts, and her specialty is in nails.Karissa has a loving husband and two beautiful little girls that keep her busy. She is a perfect fit for the Salon in Ames.
*Jeremie is an Ames resident - Having graduated Ames High in 1996, Jeremie attended Joe Blasco Makeup Academy in Hollywood, Ca in 1998, and has worked as a makeup artist on TV - Film commercials. He is well versed in, Glamour, everyday, runway, and prosthetic makeup application. Jeremie currently uses Smashbox for all his makeup applications. He loves music, makeup, and movies!