When I was growing up, I wanted to… be old; now I want to be young.
On my days off, I… snowboard and surf.
I’m really inspired by… family and friends.
Debt …makes me cry.
Juanita …makes me laugh.

After-work destination: Chateau Le Trimble
Magazine: Transworld Snowboard, Surf, Skate
Website: Ski Tiger – Magic Seaweed
Food group: Olé

When I was growing up, I wanted to… be in the Olympics for gymnastics.
On my days off, I… snowboard, spend time with family, clean and party.
I’m really inspired by… people who want to learn.
Negativity …makes me cry.
Misunderstandings …make me laugh.

After-work destination: Pacific Inn
Guilty pleasure: Sleeping in
Magazine: Women’s Health
Website: Zappo’s

I love my job and my clients. I feel satisfied when others are. It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. Approach and execution are everything! GOOD HAIR GOOD SHOES!

When I was growing up, I wanted to… be a cop, a seamstress or a “beautician.”
If I’m going to treat myself to something great, I… shop or eat.
I’m really inspired by… my family.
Unfortunate kids …make me cry.
People with good humor …make me laugh.

Guilty pleasure: Cupcake
Magazine: Dwell, Sunset, anything related to fashion
Website: Facebook, Flickr, eBay
Food group: I’m not picky – I’ll try anything.

When I was growing up, I wanted to… make art and hang out with animals.
On my days off, I… usually do something outdoors with my daughter.
If I’m going to treat myself to something great, I… buy an expensive bottle of red wine.
Cruelty to animals and children …makes me cry.
Unintentionally unflattering portraits …make me laugh.

After-work destination: Live music shows
Guilty pleasure: Reality TV
Musical genre: Psychedelic, folk, hip hop, soul, rock, reggae.
Food group: Seafood
More: I have over 20 years experience as a hairstylist. I love to work with natural wave and curl and am comfortable with cuts from short to long. Color is one of my passions as well - from classic and natural to the avant guarde.

When I was growing up, I wanted to… be a solid gold dancer or a Nutritionist.
On my days off, I… spend time with friends and family. Cooking...trying new recipes. When the weather's good, I love to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest!
I’m really inspired by… Traveling, and people on the streets for hair and fashion ideas.
The less fortunate …make me cry.
Ridiculous, out of character behavior …makes me laugh.

After-work destination: In good weather Seattle park's. In bad weather...home to cozy up, or out with friends to unwind.
Magazine: I.D., National Geographic Travel, and Bon Appetit.

When I was growing up, I wanted to be… a hairstylist, horse trainer, a doctor, you name it!
On my days off, I… spend time with family and friends, practice yoga, and try out new places around the city.
After-work destination: Home to the pups.
Guilty Pleasure: French Fries
I'm really inspired by… People who help others

When I was growing up, I wanted to be… a pediatrician
On my days off, I… go running, kayaking, shopping, or even better - hang with my boys
I'm really inspired by… design, architecture, nature and music
Animal abuse …makes me cry.
Kingston …makes me laugh.
Guilty Pleasure: wine
After-work destination: Mi casa, cracking a bottle of wine & cooking up something yummy
Magazine: I.D., Seattle Met, Sunset, Magnet
Web: Amazon
Food: NW Cuisine, Asian Fusion

When I was growing up, I wanted to be…
a hairdresser; however, I thought there was NO WAY my mom and dad would let me do that. I was to be an at-home mom with two daughters and a college degree! Lucky for me, I got my wish (and the degree…but no daughters). Ha-ha, Mom and Dad!
On my days off, I… have fun, play with my chihuahua, and do NOTHING with my hair. Those are DAYS OFF.
Magazines: US and Star. Sad but true. They are candy for my brain!
Books: fiction, non-fiction, memoir, non-memoir, the OED, the phonebook, and much more. Anything with words in it and beautiful sentences.
TV and Movies: What's it called? Let's watch it!
Guilty Pleasures: Coca-Cola, travel, and Scandinavian pop music.
My Specialties Are… One of my biggest strengths is working with fine hair. I have this type of hair myself! I understand the special challenges it presents, and am constantly honing which techniques work best for both styling and cutting fine hair.
More: I have over fifteen years of experience as a hair stylist, and like to work with all types of hair and all types of people. I enjoy creating haircuts that are "wash-and-wear" and easy to manage. I'm also very experienced with implementing products and using varied styling techniques, too. Either way, I excel at giving haircuts which last a long time and grow out gracefully. I am well versed in mens' cuts, short and long cuts for women, and I love to work with kids…from littles to teens.

When I was growing up, I wanted to be…
a professional baseball player. I love being active and have a competitive side to me.
On my days off, I… enjoy spending time with friends and family. Let's go outside and play or stay inside to cook something great!!
I'm really inspired by… traveling and architecture. And sometimes they go hand in hand!!!
If I'm going to treat myself to something great, I buy… a plane ticket to a sunny beach.
A dry sense of humor …makes me laugh.
Magazines: Dwell, GQ, and Travel and Leisure
Music: Classic rock, 90's rap, and anything Radiohead
Food Group: Anything spicy!!! Mexican and Thai I love

My name is pronounced… Muh-RAY
When I was growing up, I wanted to be…
an archaeologist, an actress or a waitress.
I'm really inspired by… kindness and perserverence.
Physical humor …makes me laugh.
Websites: Apartment Therapy, Etsy, myballard, Dangerous Minds
On my days off I… hang with friends and relax with family. Someday I will have time to garden and work out again--I know it!
Food Group: Coffee
More: The best thing about coming to work everyday is the relationships I get to build with clients and coworkers. I love creating a fun and relaxed environment where people an be at ease while I make 'em purty! I have 13 years of experience as an esthetician—waxing, facials, and lash perming and tinting. I currently offer head-to-toe waxing, lash and brow tinting, custom facials for every budget, and lash lifts. I use Lycon hard wax for bikini, face and underarm; Lycon gold wax for other areas. I use Glotherapeutics for facials. I hope to see you soon!

When I was growing up, I wanted to be…
a synchronized swimmer.
On my days off I… post fun and exciting pics on fb, while taking naps and reading.
I'm really inspired by… people who persue their dreams.
Most movie sequels …make me cry.
My bff …makes me laugh.
After-work destination: Water
Guilty pleasure: Dark chocolate
Magazine: Mad magazine
Food group: SAKE & SUSHI!