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 Master 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. She believes furthering her education on a continued basis is vital for this industry and that is why she became a certified member of the National Coalition of Estheticians Association (NCEA). This is one of the highest accredited association in the country and is exclusive to some of the best continuing educational courses. Some of her areas of specialties are Brazilians, Microneedling, Dermaplaning and Chemical Peels. She also loves Hydrodermabrasion facials and leaving her clients feeling refreshed and renewed. 


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.


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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.


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!  


Christopher McPherson ||  253.797.2401


Christopher is the Permanent Makeup Artist (PMU) at Vibe. He was highly trained at one of the best training academies on the West coast, where he continues to receive support from. Christopher has always been very artistic and very detail oriented. Merging the two together into this very particular trade has make his skills come alive. He loves mapping out the perfect shape for each clients individual face and matching the shade and style brow to best suite their needs. His high energy and light hearted personality brings a joyfulness to the salon atmosphere whenever he is there.  


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!


Lacey Smith || Receptionist 


Lacey thrives off of a fast paced and busy environment which makes working as Vibe's receptionist a perfect fit. She has lived and worked in the Puyallup area her whole life and can't see herself ever leaving. She loves being able to help and support all the girls at Vibe so they can completely focus on their clients. 


Myrissa Mitchell || Receptionist


Myrissa was born and raised in Washington State. Known as the social butterfly in school, she loves people and enjoys everyone she meets and works with in the salon. She's always had a passion for hair and makeup and loves the environment at Vibe. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her dogs, Ruby and Teddy. Last minute road trips to anywhere, especially to visit her family in Packwood, WA are her favorite!