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Alis Mergenthaler

Alis Mergenthaler

You know the saying, “If you can’t do, teach?” That does not apply to Alis. She is an accomplished veteran stylist at Studio Branca who is known for her cuts and colors AND Alis leads the education of our apprentices as the Associates Program Educator. If you came into the salon wanting the latest style, Alis would definitely be in the know – one of her passions is keeping up with changes in industry trends, including one of her specialties, balayage! Cosmetology trends aren’t the only thing Alis has a passion for – she’s also a health and exercise enthusiast.

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Allyson Finkeldey

Allyson Finkeldey

From dolls to manikin heads to her loyal clientele, Allyson’s career in the hair industry started at a very young age. Experienced in cut and color, Allyson’s true passion is helping women with curly, thick hair find the best styles and color that works for them. She has a special way of making each client feel beautiful when they walk out of the salon. After working her magic at Studio Branca, Allyson loves to go on long runs and relax with a good cup of coffee.

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Andrea Hastings

Andrea Hastings

When you need a change – big or small – Andrea can help. With a stylist that specializes in color, highlight, Balayage and cutting, what more could you ask for? She believes that the key to her success is her extensive education – and boy, does she have some impressive education accolades! If you want to track Andrea down outside of the salon to ask her about it, you might want to lace up your boat shoes, because you’re likely to find this skipper on the water and behind the wheel!

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Anna Andrews

Anna Andrews

Asked if she had any particular specialties, Anna said “coloring blonds, resistant gray, cutting, styling and controlling texture, curly and fine hair.” Oh that’s all? Maybe all of Anna’s areas of expertise are because she has been in the cosmetology industry for more than 20 years? Or perhaps because she has had an immense amount of education in just the past five years? However she mastered these skills, her clients love the results! Not only is Anna amazing at all things beauty on the outside, she also has a passion for achieving beauty and health on a molecular level. Ask her about her own personal journey to health to find out more!

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