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.
Teri Claiborne – Beauty Queen
Chrissy Fouse – Style Director
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
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
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
Linsey Boyd: Design Diva
Heather Foster: Hair Wizard
Bryan: Creative Spirit