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Meet Our Team

  • Gayle

    Owner / Stylist

  • Shannon

    Stylist

  • Ashleigh Howard

    Stylist & Make-Up Artist

  • Raychel

    Stylist

  • Amanda

    Stylist

  • Alejandra

    Stylist

  • Victoria

    Stylist

  • Megan

    Stylist

  • Toni

    Stylist

  • Bethany

    Stylist

  • Brittni

    Stylist

  • Amber M.

    Stylist

  • Jacob

    Stylist

  • Autumn

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    Gayle | Owner / Stylist

    Gayle started out in the beauty industry in a Lafayette salon but quickly put her sights on the fashion industry in California. She moved to Los Angeles and began working as a stylist for television. While there, she also began modeling for Wilhelmina and gained connections in the advertising community of LA. She sharpened her skills for fashion and style in LA. and took her knowledge of advertising styling to the east coast. She moved to South Carolina and worked on a production set focusing on wardrobes, makeup, and hair. She learned even more about fashion personalities and hair styling while in show business.

    Gayle then was given the opportunity to work for Oschner in their Image Center. This is where she learned just how much she enjoyed giving back. While at Oschner she worked side by side with the plastic surgery, oncology, dermatology, and infectious disease departments. Gayle handled all the makeovers and was trained in San Fransisco on Camouflage Therapy for burn survivors and the transformative line of skin care-Obagi. Gayle then built a salon in her home so she she could be closer to her growing family. From there she was encouraged by her husband to open a salon and mentor young stylists.On a trip to California Gayle fell in love with the blow out concept and shortly thereafter Air opened as the first of its kind in Louisiana. The rest is history. Gayle currently specializes in cuts and color at Air however she spends majority of her time coaching other stylists.

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    Shannon | Stylist

    A native to Baton Rouge, Shannon brings a skillset like no other. She taught at the Aveda Institute for 3 years and then taught at Vanguard College of Cosmetology for 4 more years. As a mom and mentor to yougn stylists she is the definition of loyalty and dependability who spends her time away from the salon with her husband and their two children. Her work has made it to national television and many editiorials! One of her passions in Cosmetology is bridal hair and makeup. She truly enjoys making brides beautiful on their special day and has picked up quite a following in the industry. She is also known for her incredible transformations so follow her on social media to see her makeovers-some just may say it's MAGIC!

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    Ashleigh Howard | Stylist & Make-Up Artist

    Ashleigh's love for hair and beauty has always been a part of who she is. From visiting the salon weekly, as a little girl, to getting a degree in teaching, her  passion for doing hair never died. Ashleigh feels like the best part of her job is connecting with people and being a part of their special life events. She has been a part of New York fashion week, editorial shoots in magazines and has been a makeup artist for WEtv reality show. Her career goal is to build and own a beauty empire that caters to women of color!

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    Raychel | Stylist

    Raychel has always done hair and make up for friends and family. She eventually became a Lancome makeup artist and from there went on to get her Cosmetology license.  She graduated with honors in Haircutting and won a trip to Las Vegas to take classes from huge platform artists, such as: Angus Mitchel, Robert Cromeans, Takeishi Kitamuta and John Paul Dejoria. Raychel loves that this industry can provide her the ability to make her guest's look and feel beautiful. Raychel loves discovering and conquering new challenges. One of her career goals is to become an Educator in this industry and travel the world inspiring other stylists. 

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    Amanda | Stylist

    Amanda has been in the industry for several years and was a graduate of Paul Mitchell. She's known from a young age that she wanted to hair ever since she attempted to cut her own hair and it did not turn out the way she expected! Her goal and focus now, is to be as successful as she can while building long lasting relationships with her guests. As a stylist, Amanda strives to make each of her guest's day by making them feel and look beautiful.  She has attended classes with Vivienne Mackinder in New York, her work has been featured in a few local magazines including 225 and is constantly longing to improve and receive further education for herself and her guests. 

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    Alejandra | Stylist

    Allie is a creative, and outgoing stylist, that has been in the beauty industry since 2008.  She has recently moved back to Baton Rouge, her hometown.  She spent the last 4 years in Houston, furthering her love and education for doing hair, at some of the trendiest and reputable salons in the Houston area.  Allie has extensive experience in wedding hair, color, and further grew her styling skills while working in the film industry.  She was also selected by her peers in Houston, to showcase her talents and creativity in local hair shows.   Allie pays special attention to details, to customize her guest's style to their facial shape and fashion personality, creating the perfect look for each of her guests.

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    Victoria | Stylist

    Loud, creative and goofy is how you would describe this gal from Prarieville, Louisiana.  In High School, Victoria's friends would always ask her to do their hair and make-up for dances/school events and that's when she knew cosmetology school was for her. When she isn't at the salon she loves spending time with her dog Oliver, hanging out with friend and family and loves going shopping! Victoria loves what she does because she can express her creative side while bringing out the beauty in everyone. Her goal is to one day open up her own salon and be the best she can be and help others feel their best. One of Victoria's favorite guest experiences took place in cosmetology school when a guest came in and wasn't happy with the state of her hair. She had given up and didn't know what to do. Victoria told the guest what she recommended and performed a haircut and color service on her and the guests reaction was the best thing ever. The guest was so happy and thankful and loved her new look. 

    Victoria graduated cosmetology school with 102%. She helped style hair for Baton Rouge Fashion week in 2020 and was featured in 225 Magazine. 

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    Megan | Stylist

    Megan is an ambitious, compassionate and inventive person who, from the time of a toddler, knew she wanted to do hair. She feels her job expresses who she is. Megan is most passionate about her job because it gives her the opportunity to make women feel empowered and beautiful! Her goal is to never stop improving as a stylist to her guest's, and to one day own a successful business.

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    Toni | Stylist

    Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Toni is hard working, thoughtful and a good listener! Toni has always loved hair color and knew the Cosmetology industry was for her. Before the "how to" videos became popular on Youtube, Toni would practice hair color on her family members.. and after many failed attempts she decided to enroll at Aveda and graduated in 2006. Toni has changed career paths a few times and has always come back to what she loves, hair. She finds this industry so fulfilling to be able to help others with unleashing their inner beauty. Toni's free time outside of work is consumed with being a boy mom of 3 - if it's not soccer or baseball - it's LSU football! Toni loves her job because of the people. She enjoys watching the relationships evolve from prom dates to wedding bells! Toni's Career Goal/Dream are endless because of the opportunities and creative innovations this industry has to offer. 

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    Bethany | Stylist

    Bio coming soon!

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    Brittni | Stylist

    Outgoing, committed and adventurous describe Brittni perfectly! She knew cosmetology was for her ever since she was a little girl and would always ask her mom to buy the barbie heads so she could do their hair. When Brittni is away from the salon she loves laying around with her cats. Brittni lovers her job because of the personal connection she gets to make with her guests while creating their dream hair. She has a dream of owning her own salon one day! Brittni's favorite guest experiences are when the guest is in awe or herself after the appointment. She loves making them feel beautiful. 

    Brittni is Brazilian Blowout certified. 

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    Amber M. | Stylist

    After just one elective course in high school Amber knew right away that she was meant to be in the beauty industry. Her edgy and fashionable style allows her to create beautiful Airstyles that cater to the client’s events. She truly loves being a part of such a tight knit group of stylists and enjoys the bridal parties here the most. Amber strives to meet her clients' style needs while educating them on how to duplicate her work at home.

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    Jacob | Stylist

    Jacob is a considerate, humble and ambitious stylist who's passion for the industry started in the world of cosmetics. He now is a cosmetologist expanding his craft everyday. The thing he loves most about his job is the artistry, skill and the talent involved to serve his guest's and their hair dreams. The trust that he builds between him and the guest is imperative to him and he loves bringing their vision to reality. One of Jacob's many goals in the industry is to become an educator while maintaining himself as an artist. 

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    Autumn | Stylist

    Autumn's love for hair has existed in her for as long as she can remember. In high school is when she felt the Lord tell her to make it career. She has a passion for serving people and helping them discover their worth. One of Autumn's many passions is to touch people's lives and be there for them when they need someone. Tie that into her love and passion for hair and she is good to go! Her goal is to follow God's lead when it comes to this industry. 

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