Meet the Heart of Salon & Spa De Crist

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hair stylist lees summit owner Janel Schick

Janel S.
Owner, Master Hair Stylist & Skin Therapist

In 1995 Janel dove into this exciting world of beauty and fashion. Through the years as the trends come and go, Janel always strives to stay at the top of her game. She attends high fashion classes and big hair shows, which give fuel to her fire to keep her salon on the cutting edge! She personally teaches or heads up classes quarterly for her staff, to keep everyone up to date on any new trends or techniques coming down the pipeline. While hairdressing has been Janel’s passion for over 20 years, she is now serving her staff as if they are her most important clients. Through Janel’s eyes, this industry is one that is passionate, always changing and never stale! While Janel doesn’t take new clients, she is always assisting her staff with creative ideas for coloring and cutting, so all the clients who leave her salon will feel the quality that comes from the top. Salon & Spa De Crist is not your typical salon! We invite you to come and experience the difference. See Yourself in a Whole New Light!

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Kylie U.
Master Hair Stylist & Extension Specialist​

Feeling beautiful and confident every day is something that Kylie strives to give to each and every client.

Kylie can provide you with a trendy new haircut, a transformed color or simply refresh your current look.

As a seasoned ‘bridal stylist’ with confidence and creativity, she always creates the happiest wedding parties and THE MOST BEAUTIFUL brides!

Another talent she possesses is as an extension specialist who can provide clients with length, volume or a pop of color.

Kylie is a firm believer that your hair should look shiny, healthy and beautiful when you leave the salon, so she does everything possible to help you maintain the quality of your hair.

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Erica B.
Master Hair Stylist & Extensions Specialist

In the summer of 2011, Erica kicked off a new journey as Janel Schick’s apprentice. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in business/marketing in May of 2011, Erica realized that she was in the wrong place. It has been her dream since she was in high school to be a part of the fashion and beauty industry; Janel gave her the opportunity to live out that dream. After seeing this beautiful flower blossom before our eyes we all agree Erica is a huge asset to our Salon! Erica has the vision to change people’s lives by making them feel and look their absolute best. Beauty starts on the inside, but it is completed when one feels they look just as beautiful on the outside. Through Erica’s apprenticeship, she has become extremely proficient in all types of color, cutting and styling techniques, achieving her vision by enhancing the unique qualities of each client. Once you have sat in this beautiful, strong woman’s hair chair, you won’t go anywhere else. Excellence, precision, creativity, and genuine care…that’s our Erica!

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Bridal Coordinator, Master Hair Stylist, Extensions & Make-up Artist

“In the depths of the soul, everyone deserves to feel beautiful.”

Kiley could not agree more. She prides herself on working together with her clients to help create a custom look specific to them. At the end of your service with Kiley, you are guaranteed to feel refreshed, valued, and confident! Kiley has a passion for beautiful healthy hair, extensions, and all things bridal! She frequently works alongside one of Kansas City’s most elite photography companies and strives to not only create a hair and/or makeup look for you that looks amazing in person but one that also photographs beautifully. Looking for someone to help you create that custom color you’ve been dreaming of? Looking for someone to provide a beautiful and healthy extension service? Looking for a Bridal Specialist to assist you in looking your absolute best on your special day or for a formal event or photo shoot? If your answer was “Yes!” to any one of those questions then Kiley Cain is the stylist for you!t!

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Cassidy W.
Hair Stylist and Nails Experts

“Make every day a great hair day” is Cassidy’s motto.

Cassidy believes in healthy, beautiful hair. She vows not only to give you amazing hair, but also to have every client leave feeling fresh, confident, with no damage, and loads of shine!

Cassidy loves doing the newest color techniques including Balayage! She is hands down the BEST in town for this technique!

If you are looking for a positive stylist that will give you an amazing color, shine, and healthy hair, Cassidy is your girl!

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Hair Stylist

You may recognize this beauty from behind the front desk.

After the past year and a half Aubrey finished her apprenticeship under the owner Janel Schick, she is thrilled to be behind the chair as a licensed professional creating beauty full time.

With all the hands-on training she has received Aubrey can create about any look on her guests, with late night hours available and a hunger to grow more all the time she is a real gem.

Aubrey prides herself in precision cutting, expert fades and gorgeous Balayage and Highlighting, Up-styling and flawless Makeup applications.

Being a natural active listener she can really get to the heart of what you are looking to achieve and deliver excellence every time.

So what is next? Just you and her in the hair chair creating your best you!

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Hair Stylist & Nails Artist

Everything beauty is this girl’s passion!!

Lizz loves the fulfillment in changing how people feel about themselves. Precision and detail are her mottoes, and this shows through the attention and care she puts into every client.

Lizz specializes in creating the perfect “Blonde.” With her keen eye, she strives to take your already blonde canvas and transform it into a shiny healthy blonde that you deserve to have!

“When was the last time someone complimented you on your blonde hair?” asks Lizz. Her blondes capture the attention of people on the streets all the time!

She strives to make sure that every client feels like a million bucks when they leave her hair chair. Lizz wants to be the person who brings you a quality service that is unforgettable! But now, enough about her!

Have a seat in Lizz’s chair and get spoiled!

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Allyson K.
Hair Stylist & NovaLash Extensionist

Allyson is a talented hairstylist. Her passion for hair started at a young age; she always knew that helping others look and feel fabulous was what she wanted to do.

She loves being a part of the Salon & Spa De Crist team, where she can show off her artistic talents by making everyone who sits in her chair feel beautiful.

This open-minded stylist is always ready to try something new, by staying abreast with the latest trends. She has the advantage to go beyond your expectations.

Being trendy has always been a major part of Allyson’s lifestyle; she loves to “WOW” her clients with new tricks to make their lives easier and their hair awesome! Allyson’s bubbly personality makes getting your hair done so enjoyable!!

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Melissa B.
Hair Stylist & Nail Stylist – Eyelash Expert

Melissa started her journey with nails in 2000. She adores everything about the beauty industry and is excited to start her apprenticeship with hair.

She loves the detailed work that comes with doing nails and eyelashes. Melissa is a seasoned nail tech. and stays current on all the new trends. She has a love and a passion for her clients.

As a busy mother of five, she knows the time restraints of life and wants her clients to feel pampered and relaxed while in her care.

She connects with her clients on both a professional and a personal level. Melissa truly loves and cares for each of her clients. She believes there is beauty in everyone and feels very blessed to be in an industry that allows her to empower people to see and feel their own beauty.

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Hair Stylist

Bailey is a young, passionate, second-generation hairdresser, ready to take Lee’s Summit by storm!

She believes building a relationship with her clients is incredibly important. This allows her to get a clear understanding of what her client’s ultimate goal is with their hair.

Bailey specializes in trendy blondes. She has recently begun to assist Master Stylist Kylie F; this privilege has allowed her to get an upper hand with specific techniques that have transformed her skill set!

Book an appointment with Bailey and begin your new hair journey today!

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Chelsey O.
Balayage and Updo Hair Stylist

“People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you are the beholder.” -Salma Hayek.

Chelsey’s motivation for hair stems from her passion to make every client she touches, feel their very best. She believes that beauty comes from within but feeling great about yourself can change your entire outlook on life, to her being a hairstylist is more about touching hearts than hair. Her cosmetology journey started in 2012, after working with children for over 14 years Chelsey realized that it was time for one of her other great passions in life to become a cosmetologist. After graduating in March of 2014 she worked in a salon in Illinois for a year and then decided to move to Kansas City to be closer to family and she feels it was the best decision she has ever made!

Chelsey continues to further her education and strives to be the best cosmetologist and artist she can be. She considers color and highlighting services to be one of her strengths. She also enjoys doing children’s hair and especially loves doing updos for special events including weddings! Chelsey feels extremely blessed to be a part of the Salon & Spa De Crist family and if you choose to become her client she will treat you like family too!

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Taylor W.
Hair Stylist

Taylor is a rising star at SSDC, she is a hard worker and dedicated to making sure you love your look! She specializes in precise men’s cuts, balayage, all over colors, keratin treatments, short, medium or long hair cutting she is all around a great stylist.

Taylor has also been taking the bridal market by storm, traveling onsite all around the KC Metro area performing breathtaking airbrush makeup applications.

With an attentive ear, she has the ability to really listen to your needs to ask the right questions and deliver precisely what you are looking for!t!

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Hair Stylist

Macy is the newest member of Salon & Spa De Crist.

This beautiful gem of a young woman loves doing fun fantasy hair colors. She also delivers beautiful blondes using hi-lighting, baby-lighting, and popular balayage techniques. She is also very proficient in braiding as well as wedding up-styling.

Macy has the ability to listen to what you want and deliver exactly what you are looking for the first time and keep you coming back for more!

Macy’s goal is to be available to serve your entire family she is proficient in cutting all kinds of hair curly, straight, men and women. You will enjoy your “you time” in her hair chair.

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Born in Kansas City but raised in Wichita, Kansas, Becky is proud to call Kansas City her home.

Esthetics is her second career and her true calling. Her esthetics experience includes serving as a Spa Director, an Esthetician and an Esthetics Instructor, which has afforded her advanced training in multiple skin care lines. Becky is committed to continuing education and staying current with market trends.

Becky is passionate about being behind the table bringing skin joy.

She believes in the power of esthetics for both well-being and results. Competent at microdermabrasion and chemical peels as well as nourishing facials, she is eager to set you on the right course of treatment to let your radiance shine!

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Massage Therapist

Salon & Spa De Crist welcomes back Jeff, he and his wife have been on a 2.5-year journey around the world.

Now that he has returned to KC he’s excited to continue practicing massage therapy with us!

Jeff has been a massage therapy for 7 years. His style of MT is about increasing function and managing chronic pain management.

Jeff has been trained in myofascial release, trigger point therapy, neuromuscular techniques & deep tissue massage.

He likes to focus attention on problem areas so the client can feel a change from each session. He uses specific modalities to break up scar tissue, knots, and help increase the range of motion.

Jeff’s approach to massage therapy is about helping people experience freedom from immediate pain.

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Massage Therapist

Salon & Spa De Crist welcomes Nick as our newest Spa team member.
Nick has always been very interested in human biology, the anatomy of the body and how it works. After graduating from Pinnacle Career Institute he was ready to begin helping people feel they’re very best. That is when he chose to join our team of professionals at Salon & Spa De Crist.

Originally Nick attended school in order to study sports medicine and physical therapy, but ultimately felt as though natural healing such as massage therapy was his true calling. Nick strives to understand each client’s needs and then works with them to set goals for their wellness and recovery.

Nick prefers to take the therapeutic route in massage, and he is known for utilizing circular friction, heavy effleurage and myofascial release techniques in order to reduce tension and pain. Some say, “Nick has healing in his hands”.
He is a top notch professional; he will leave you feeling great and will restore hope to feeling like your old self again!
Allow him to jump-start your body into healing itself.

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Massage Therapist

Rachele became a Massage Therapist in 2011, and since then, she has traveled the world learning about and experiencing holistic living and wellness.

Her ambition is to support individuals in attaining their wellness goals through body awareness and personal care. She believes massage is a vital part in finding balance and healing in the body.

Rachele’s techniques range from relaxing therapeutic massage, sports massage, deep tissue massage, and Young Living Raindrop Therapy.

Rachele strives to understand each client’s needs and then works with them to set goals for their wellness and recovery.

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massage therapist Tess

Massage Therapist

Tess believes massage is essential to promoting an active & healthy lifestyle; her approach to massage focuses not only on relaxation, but incorporating deep tissue with full body-work. One of her specialties is prenatal massage; this type of bodywork focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be, as the body goes through the dramatic changes in pregnancy. It will help increase the function of your muscles and joints, by improving the circulation while relieving mental and physical fatigue.

Tess is also trained in Swedish massage, she uses a specific modality that stimulates the immune system, increases flexibility, helps you deal with pain management, and rehabilitates you from any muscle injuries.

With Tess’s wealth of knowledge, she is able to address a wide range of physical symptoms. Her goal is for ALL of her clients to walk out of their treatment feeling renewed and refreshed!

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