sara taggartLevel 5 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist | Makeup Artist
Monday 10-9 Wednesday 9-9 Friday 9-6Sara has been a stylist since 2010 and has completed Stem's Associate Program. Showing clients the full range of services Stem offers is part of her daily routine. She loves to go over product knowledge and the latest styles with her clientele. Sara's expertise is in highlights and blondes. Her style is modern but trendy. Hairstyling isn't Sara's only passion, she loves to work with brides on their special day and offers makeup designs as well. As a certified Aveda makeup artist, and a spray tan specialist, Sara is available for all of your beauty needs. She is constantly staying up to date with education and always willing to learn more. Sara is very close with her family, enjoys venturing around Kansas City on the weekends, and is a movie enthusiast!
Specializes in: Long Hair | Blondes | Balayage | Hothead Extensions
amanda meyerLevel 4 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist | Hair Extensions | Vintage Styling
Monday 10-9 Tuesday 10-9 Wednesday 9-3A stylist since 2008, Amanda offers a full range of hair design services, Socap Extension application, and is certified to offer spray tanning. Looking to go red? Amanda is our resident expert for red heads, possibly because she is one herself, or maybe because she keeps up to date as a colorist through Redken's workshops. She enjoys working with her clients and turning their vision into reality. Amanda offers a warm and comfortable environment from consultation to the finished product. When Amanda isn't at Stem, she enjoys reading, her animals, and finding that just-right vintage item for her home.
Specializes in: SO CAP Extensions | Reds | Special Occasion Hair
lindsay solomonLevel 4 Stylist | Kuene Certified Colorist
Monday 12-9 Tuesday 9-3 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 9-3A stylist since 2011 and a graduate of Stem's Associate Program, Lindsay is fueled by her love of pop culture and what's happening in Kansas City. Barber shops are no competition when it comes to Lindsay's mens cuts. She enjoys taking risks and doesn't shy away from making dramatic changes for her clients. Detailed and focused, she is quickly becoming known for her creative color and design. When not at Stem, Lindsay is an avid movie watcher and enjoys listening to live music whenever she can.
Specializes in: Short Haircuts | Fashion Colors | Overall Transformations | Razor Cuts
lisa lambLevel 4 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist | Hair Extensions
Tuesday 10-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-5A stylist since 2008, Lisa graduated from Johnson County Community College's Cosmetology School, as well as Stem's Associate Program. Her passion is color because she feels it has the power to transform a person's entire look. It's her chance to be artistic and find the perfect balance between what a client wants and making them look their absolute best. Lisa has an eight year old daughter and spends as much of her free time with her as she can. As well, Lisa and her husband are avid antique hunters and are always looking for treasures. They recently opened an antique booth in Shawnee which also keeps them busy. Lisa's favorite thing about Stem is the people. She's found a place where the staff cares about each other and the growth of the salon as a whole. She loves coming to work!
Specializes in: Long Hair | Blondes | Balayage | Hothead Extensions | Reds | Natural Dimensional Color
Brenna KaufmanLevel 4 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist | Hair Extensions
Tuesday 9-3 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-5Brenna graduated from B Street Design in 2012 and has worked in salons ever since. She is very driven by the desire to ensure that all of her clients leave feeling beautiful and happy and is always ready to figure out the next best color formula. When Brenna isn't at Stem she loves to spend time with those she loves finding new adventures, listening to music, and tending to her house plants and garden. Brenna chose to make Stem her new home because of our reputation for being one of the best up and coming salons in the area and our environmental focus on providing a greener future. We are so happy to have Brenna as part of our team.
Specializes in: Blondes | Hothead Extensions | Balayage | Reds | Brazilian Blowouts
jordan robertsonLevel 3 Stylist
Monday 12-9 Tuesday 9-3 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Saturday 9-5Jordan, a recent graduate from Paul Mitchell, was attracted to Stem's energy immediately. She loves that everyone here is unique in their own way and how passionate all the stylists are. Speaking of passionate, Jordan finds her passion in making people feel and look beautiful and making them happy. She is driven by her friends, family, and coworkers who always want the best for her and help her to be the best that she can be. When Jordan isn't at Stem she can usually be found with her friends or family traveling, shopping, going to concerts, or attending other local events.
Specializes in: Blondes | Balayage | Long Hair
Kortney BrownLevel 3 Stylist
Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 9-3 Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-5Kortney graduated Cosmetology school in 2005 from Z Hair Academy and joined the Stem tribe in 2017. Being a hairstylist has given Kortney the opportunity to share and express her creativity in so many ways. She loves helping others feel good about themselves. Having guests leave her chair feeling rejuvenated, confident, and smiling is the ultimate goal for her. Her daughter has given her the passion to be the best she can be and has helped her to appreciate the relationships and trust she has established with her guests over the years. She specializes in color correction services, haircuts, and Hothead Extensions and adores the art and chemistry behind hairstyling and the fascinating people she gets to meet. When Kortney is not doing hair she can be found somewhere on a lake either wake boarding or water skiing, enjoying some live music, or at a game rooting on the Chiefs or the Royals.
Specializes in: Hothead Extensions | Balayage | Blondes | Reds | Brunettes
lauren estradaLevel 2 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist | Hair Extensions
Saturday 9-5A 2012 graduate of Johnson County Community College, Lauren prides herself not only in cuts and colors, but customer service. She pays close attention to what her clients want and spends time listening and translating their wants into reality. She loves to add dimension and movement to her client's hair and draws energy from watching how she can sculpt hair and change appearances! She chose Stem because of the welcoming atmosphere. Success is important to her and our close knit team helped convince her that this was the place to be. Lauren is a family person and a home body. A self-professed Netflix junkie, she spends a lot of time watching all the latest flicks. She's a world traveler having been to Greece, Italy and France.
jade brownLevel 2 Stylist | Nail Technician | Makeup Artist
Monday 10-9 Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 9-3 Saturday 9-4Jade graduated from Johnson County Community College's Cosmetology Program in 2014 and is a graduate of Stem's Associate Program. Hair is definitely Jade's passion and she is always excited when seeing her client's reactions to her work and making them feel better about themselves. She was attracted to Stem because of the opportunity of working as an apprentice to learn more and perfect her craft while working alongside other talented stylists who are always willing to lend a hand and strive for the best. Jade is very family oriented and spends a lot of time with her family and dogs. One thing you might not know about Jade is that she is a very talented artist outside of hair as well. She loves to draw, paint and decorate and is exceptional at it. Jade is also interested in special effects makeup and loves to do Halloween makeovers.
Specializes in: Short Hair | Pixie Cuts | Blondes | Balayage
Ashlee LemosLevel 2 Stylist
Monday 2-9 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 9-3 Friday 9-3 Saturday 9-5Ashlee joined our team in 2017 after graduating from B-Street Design in 2011. She takes pleasure in being able to help people feel better in just a short amount of time and especially enjoys wedding hair and being a part of a lasting memory. She appreciates the fact that hair is always changing and that keeps her days at the salon interesting and fun. Ashlee is continually driven by her sons and her husband and makes every effort to keep them happy and proud. When she is not at Stem, she can be found riding her Harley with her husband or doing any sort of outdoor activity with her kids.
Specializes in: Vivid Colors | Fashion Colors | Balayage | Wedding Hair
Annette DrakeLevel 1 Stylist
Monday 12-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Saturday 9-5Annette graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2017 and adores creating something beautiful and making her guests feel welcome. She loves to make people smile and can almost always be found with a smile on her face herself. She considers herself a “jack of all trades, but master of none.” She enjoys every aspect of hairstyling and is at a point where if she feels weak in a specific area, she will strive for improvement in order to maintain balance in her craft. Annette is motivated by her daughter Crystal-Rose and can often be found cooking, watching videos on YouTube, or engaged in any and all DIY activities.
asia williamsLevel 1 Stylist
Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-5Asia graduated from Z Hair Academy in 2015. She specializes in all hair colors but particularly enjoys balayage. When Asia is not at Stem she enjoys singing, cooking, and being a mother to her wonderful son. She is inspired by her son and her family and works hard every day to make people smile. Whether she is doing a red, brunette, or blonde color, Asia loves the opportunity to be creative with each guest and help each person who sits in her chair feel beautiful.
Tabitha BruneauLevel 1 Stylist | Nail Technician
Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-5Tabitha specializes in balayage, hot head extensions, long hair, and blondes and brunettes. As a graduate from Fort Scott Community College’s Cosmetology Program, Tabitha’s favorite part about being a cosmetologist is making someone feel as beautiful as they really are. She enjoys the complexity of taking X and turning it into Y. She is driven every day by the opportunity to better herself and was drawn to Stem because of their opportunities for continuing education and the family-like support and love. When she is not at Stem, Tabitha enjoys traveling and running.