Team

Teri Claiborne – Beauty Queen

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Our fearless leader, Teri Claiborne, was born into the salon business and has spent 30+ years perfecting her craft. Her extensive resume, which includes stage work, teaching, print, television, and runway, proves how much she loves the business and the business loves her back. Teri’s opinions and beauty advice are continually sought after due to her creative expertise and experience. She credits her success to her firm belief in building relationships with her clients. “The key to perfect color and style is in understanding who your client is and how she lives,“ says Teri. “Every person has something beautiful about them that can be brought out.” Her mother and mentor, Rita Claiborne (now retired), taught her that ”Beauty can always be created” – and Teri continually proves that by helping transform her clients looks into the very best they can be.

Chrissy Fouse – Style Director

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Some like to call her a crisis manager since she’s the “in-house” expert at color correction, but you don’t need to be have a hair emergency to benefit from her great color, precision cuts, and image consultation. A 25-year salon veteran, Chrissy stays on top of the trends by continually producing cutting-edge work for both American and European hair magazines, Her knowledge, confidence and focused vision paired with an approachable, friendly attitude have earned her long list of grateful clients that come to her again and again for world-class care, service, and results.

Chandler Thomas – Color Specialist

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Since joining the Claiborne’s Team, Chandler has achieved one milestone after another. She is an educator as well as the in-salon expert for various color lines. She loves a challenge at any level and excels under pressure. Besides being a color expert, she loves precision cuts and up-dos. When a bride comes in, her creative juices just take over to create amazing results. Her intricate, beautiful party styles have been featured in more than a few hair and beauty publications. When she is not busy with clients, she enjoys a good book, baking, and cruising around town in her Mustang.

Julie West – Bliss Boss

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If it’s relaxation you’re after, Julie has it down to a science. This licensed massage therapist, certified foot reflexologist, licensed nail technician, aesthetician, waxing and body treatment specialist knows how to make clients look and feel their best from head to toe. “It’s not just about making people look and feel good, it’s an expression of creativity for me,” she says. This commitment to comfort has secured her as a mainstay at Claiborne’s for most of her adult life and will for many years to come.

Michele Riedel: Image Maker

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Michele has over 20 years experience at bringing out the very best in every client that sits in her chair. She creates flawless images for each person by doing one very important thing. . .LISTENING! She considers herself a beauty consultant because she sees the whole picture. She looks at your strong and weak features, combines it with the things you like and dislike, reads your personality to create the perfect image designed especially for you! She excels at precision cuts and loves nothing better than creating a customized color! She is also a makeup artist and loves up-dos. She came to Georgia from Florida and has worked in Atlanta for 10 years. We are excited that Michele has joined us here at Claiborne’s.

Linsey Boyd: Design Diva

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Linsey has been an official Cosmetologist since 2007. But if you ask Linsey, she will tell you she has been doing hair for over 20 years. That’s because hair has been her passion since she was a little girl and she always knew she would be a stylist! She loves to smile and loves to make her clients smile. Nothing excites her more than a when she creates the perfect look for a client with color or a haircut design that makes her client feel like a million dollars! Linsey is an enthusiastic stylist with a friendly disposition and her laughter is contagious. But don’t let that fool you, this girl is serious about hair!

Heather Foster: Hair Wizard

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Heather comes to Claiborne’s with a decade of experience. She moved to Georgia from Miami and since that time, she has honed her hairdressing techniques. She loves to texturize dry hair to make her haircuts “pop”. She creates special color formulations that result in unique images for her clients. As Heather puts it, “Hairdressing is my passion and my clients are my heart and soul. I love nothing better than to see their smiling face when I have finished!” She is excited to bring her creativity and personality to the Claiborne’s team. She is fun and playful with a witty sense of humor. She loves work, but when not here she loves to entertain, swim, and spend time with her dog, Leilani.

Bryan: Creative Spirit

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With a creative eye for alternative, modern hair, Bryan is our lead Color Technician. His vast experience, along with his fresh take on style, paired with an unwavering commitment to perfection, has made him a trusted member of the Claiborne’s team. Besides, he has magic hands! Our clients love him!