the studio stylists
adastudio stylist hair stylist since 2017 joined bijin in 2017 Ada earned her license from Paul Mitchell and joined bijin’s Guest Services team before pursuing her career in hair dressing. She is Eyes on Cancer certified, and has attended the following classes: Wella Color with Sonya Dove, Oribe’s 360 Customer Experience, R+Co’s Howard McLaren’s Look & Learn and multiple Kerastase, Oribe and R+Co. product knowledge sessions. Ada enjoys working with various color techniques, foil highlighting being her favorite because of the detail of the work. She also likes curly hair and thinks updos can be fun! Fun Fact: “I am a self-proclaimed coffee addict and even have a coffee mug tattoo!”
hair stylist since 2018
joined bijin in 2019
Candace graduated from Z Hair Academy where she was trained in Advanced Balayage and completed the American Crew cutting method course. She continued her education with classes such as: Wella Color with Sonya Dove, 360 Customer Experience with Oribe, R+Co. Look & Learn with Howard McLaren and Kerastase Salon Emotion with Laura Dyer, along with several other extensive product knowledge training and Wella color advanced classes. Being extremely detailed oriented allows Candace the freedom to serve and create the individual needs and looks of every client. She is a great listener.
Fun Fact: “I was named after Queen Candace of Ethiopia! I do my best to live up to that status daily!”
erikastudio stylist hair stylist since 2013 joined bijin in 2017 Erika earned her Cosmetology degree from the Paul Mitchell School. She attended Kerastase fringe and Parisian shag classes, Oribe Signature Cutting class and several American Crew workshops. Erika excels in men’s cutting and styling, bob haircuts and highlighting with balayage. “I enjoy doing natural looking, lived-in styles and colors as well as creative looks.” Fun fact: “I know every word to Fergalicious!”
haydenstudio stylist hair stylist since 2018 joined bijin in 2018 Hayden graduated from Paul Mitchell the School in Overland Park where she was trained in the fundamentals of hair dressing and beyond. She received advanced training through classes such as: Wella Color with Sonya Dove, 360 Customer Experience with Oribe, R+Co. Look & Learn with Howard McLaren and Kerastase French Bob class, along with several other extensive product knowledge workshops. Hayden likes to focus on cutting curly hair and educating clients on how to wear textured hair naturally. She also love big changes, especially blondes going brunette or vice-versa. Fun Fact: “I want to be on American Ninja Warrior when I grow up!”
studio stylist hair stylist since 2017 joined bijin in 2018
Jaclyn graduated from the Mitsu Sato Hair Academy where she was trained in Wella color and Sassoon cutting theory. She has participated in KC Fashion Week and continued her education with classes such as: Wella Color with Sonya Dove, R+Co. razor cutting with Zack Watson, 360 Customer Experience with Oribe, Look & Learn with Howard McLaren and Kerastase French bob workshop with Lauren Sill. Jaclyn wants her clients to have a fun, relaxing and lighthearted experience in her chair, where they can collaborate on cut, color and style. She wants to provide them with hair that makes them feel incredible inside and out!
Fun Fact: “I bought an elephant costume for the fun of it and will randomly break it out at social gatherings.”
studio stylist hair stylist since 2014 joined bijin in 2018Kaitlin graduated from Z Hair Academy and continued her education with Vidal Sassoon ABCs Cutting System, Balayage class with Erik John Hagen and American Crew Men’s Work Cutting Method classes. She is also trained in DevaCurl cutting and loves cutting curly hair. With her exposure to various color application techniques, Kaitlin enjoys balayage for a perfectly natural, sunkissed look. Fun Fact: “My cat won’t let me do anything after I get home from work until I’ve carried him around on his back like a baby.”
studio b stylist
with bijin since 2019
With two aunts in the business, Makenna naturally inherited a love of hair and helping people to look and feel their best! She earned her cosmetology degree as well as her cosmetology instructor’s certification from Vatterott College in her hometown Joplin, Missouri. While completing the bijin advanced education program she attended the Wella color bleach and tone workshop, an Oribe hands on class, and many product knowledge classes.
Makenna loves helping clients feel good about themselves and is not afraid to accept a challenge. She especially loves to help clients get to their natural color if desired even it is gray!
Fun Fact: “Thomas Jefferson is my 8th Greatest Grandfather!”