Our Stories

Katie Matai  ||  253.350.1805

 

Katie, who is co-owner and esthetician at Vibe, opened the salon in November of 2014 after being in the industry over 8 years. After working in multiple salons and gaining experience and added passion, she wanted to expand her potential by opening up her own salon. Living in the Milton area for over 25 years she felt it was the perfect tight knit community to bring in a premiere salon. Some of her specialties include brazilian and brow waxes just to name a few. She also loves helping clients find their inner and outer beauty by educating and providing customized facials and treatments.

Brittany McPherson ||  253.778.0972

Brittany, who is co-owner and esthetician, as well as, the spray tan specialist at Vibe, has lived in Edgewood/Milton her entire life and loves the small town and its comradery. Having a degree in business, a background of entrepreneurship and a love for the beauty industry - helping orchestrate the ebb and flow of the inner workings of the salon is like a dream come true! Some of her areas of specialties are Brazilians, Dermaplaning and Chemical Peels.  

Chelsea Baratti  ||  253.312.7757

 

Chelsea knew that she wanted to do hair at a very young age. Always braiding and curling all the cheerleaders hair for competitions and creating updos for proms and homecoming. She graduated from Gene Juarez Academy in 2014 and started her career at Bangs Salon in downtown Sumner. After 3 years of continued education and training, she decided to venture into a new chapter and start her own business. She continues to further her hair education by attending classes on the latest techniques and trends to bring back to her clients! She loves doing fun fashion colors, balayage, and foiling. When Chelsea is not in the salon she enjoys spending time with her 11 year old son Wyland and her two cats Luna and Stella.

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Sam Haugh  ||  253.988.7668

 

Painting, drawing, sculpting and designing has always been Sam's passion. Her get away from reality. Her junior year of high school she had the opportunity to go to beauty school even though she knew it would take her away from her dreams of becoming an interior designer. Little did she know, she found an art in hair. From blending lightener to create a balayage to using intense fashion colors, she found herself never wanting to leave the salon. As she found her passion of art in hair, she also became selfless and discovered a heart for humanity. Transforming someone's hair can most definitely make them feel more confident, beautiful and refreshed! It's an indescribable feeling making someone feel this way. Coloring hair has become her dream career.

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Tracey Murrell  ||  253.508.7022

 

Tracey has worked in the beauty industry for over 35 years. She has lived in Washington for her whole life. She loves doing color, foils, perms, and both men and women's cuts. Her bright smile and happy personality lights up every room she walks in to!

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Kari Freer  ||  253.861.2927

 

Kari has been doing hair for 20 years and loves what she does. She graduated from Gene Juarez in 2000 and specializes in blondes. She loves all color but especially loves doing highlights or balayage. Hair is always changing and she has always continued to further her education by taking classes and getting certified in specialty areas. When she is not working, she enjoys any adventures she can take with her two daughters!

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Paige Davenport ||  253.686.0762

 

Paige has been a stylist since 2011 and discovered her passion at the young age of 6. She loves to make people look and feel beautiful. She is an extension specialist and is certified in seven different methods. She also tries to do her part in the community and has spent time in Cambodia as part of a hairstylist team that taught survivors of sex trafficking the art of hair to help support themselves and their families!

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Rebekah Coleman ||  253.298.1307

 

Rebekah has been in the hair industry for 17 years and still wakes up everyday with a passion for it. She absolutely loves making everyone feel and look amazing in their own skin just by adding a touch of self confidence. She specializes in Balayage and color but loves every bit of her career! The smile her clients give her after their service is why she does what she does so passionately! She loves making a connection and really listening to what her clients want for their hair DREAMS!

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Brenna Adkins ||  253.576.2274

Brenna started her passion for hair very young and had the opportunity to pursue her cosmetology license during her senior year of high school. Brenna has always found love and passion in anything creative and now she gets to work on her favorite canvas everyday for work! Brenna's absolute favorite services to provide for her clients is blonding and hand tied extensions. Being able to make others feel beautiful and growing connections with her clientele is what makes this career all feel worth it!

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Gaby Mendoza ||  253.221.9593

Gaby has been a stylist since 2019, her passion for hair started at a young age and has continued to grow. She loves anything that involves color but any blonding service is her favorite! She has learned to appreciate cutting as well because that is what makes the color come to life! Being able to do what she loves everyday makes her connection with her clients and her passion for hair even stronger. She comes from a Spanish speaking home which has also allowed her to reach a wider clientele.

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Ashly Jackson ||  253.778.3448

 

Ashly loves all things blonde and giving her clients the hair of their dreams. Continuing her education to learn and keep up with current trends is a top priority. Ashly is a certified Invisible Beaded Hand Tied Extension (IBE) stylist and certified in Great Length Extensions, as well. She will help you determine which method is best for your hair type, style goals and budget. Whether you're looking for brilliant blonde, amazing highlights, sassy lowlights, a gorgeous balayage, or want to gain length and volume with extensions - Ashly will help you make every day, a great hair day!  

Lexi Manickam ||  206.850.9876

 

Lexi loves doing lash extensions - so much that she's been doing them since 2012. She specializes in volume lash extensions. If you want a more natural look, don't worry she's got you! Lexi believes it's easier to achieve a more natural look with the volume method of doing lashes. And it must be true because every set turns out gorgeous!

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Victoria Dmytriv ||  206.293.0109

 

Victoria is a Master Esthetician specializing in eyelash extensions. She loves the art of customizing the shape and style based on every individuals needs and constantly continues her education to stay up on the latest trends. Her favorite part of being a lash artist is seeing the extra boost of confidence her clients leave with!

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Brandi Lettice ||  206.713.4002

 

Brandi is a Master Esthetician with a passion for all things beautiful which is why she has spent 24 years of her life in the beauty industry. She's been doing brow work for 14 years and specializes in permanent makeup for the brows. With her knowledge of the skin combined with many hours of advanced education she is able to safely and effectively perform permanent makeup for her clientele.