Meet the Heart of Salon & Spa De Crist

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!

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.

Master Hair Stylist & Extension 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!

Master Hair Stylist

“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!

Master Hair Stylist & NovaLash Expert

Allyson is a talented hairstylist and lash extension expert. 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!!


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. Aubrey can create about any look on her guests, Aubrey prides herself in precision cutting, expert fades and gorgeous Balayage and Hi-lighting, 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!

Hair Stylist, Nail & NOVALASH Expert

Melissa started her journey with nails in 2000, and added hairdressing and lash extensions into her repertoire years later. She adores everything about the beauty industry and you can see it all over her! She loves the detailed work that comes with doing hair, 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 performs precise Hi-lighting and Balayage techniques, and her men’s cutting is always on point! Ready for any challenge, Melissa will deliver you results every time! 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.

Hair Stylist & Makeup Artistry

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 it!

Hair Stylist

This beautiful gem of a young woman loves helping clients find the service that will fit their lifestyle and desired look. She 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.


One of Macy’s favorite services is Keratin Treatment; this service will transform your textured hair and calm your frizz down into obedient tresses.


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.


Here is a familiar beautiful face you may recognize from behind the front desk! Abi has been patiently waiting to kick off her career as a cosmetologist since last summer. She is currently our resident hair and nail apprentice!

This fashion forward beauty icon has a real flare for this industry. Abi has known since she was a young girl that she was called to be a stylist.


One of Abi’s favorite services are keratin treatments, this service has so much instant gratification because of how silky smooth and healthy they make the hair!


Abi also specializes in event makeup. If you’re looking for a flawless look for your special day using airbrush makeup Abi does a beautiful finish every time!


You can also find her in our nail department, ‘tis the season for Mani’s & Pedi’s, Abi has been delivering a perfect 10 every time! With her attention to detail, you cannot go wrong! If you’re looking for a real treat, consider Abi! We look forward to seeing you in Abi’s chair.

hair stylist

As a local Lee’s Summit girl Katelyn loves this community and is so excited to be able to provide exceptional hair to all those who find her!


Katelyn has a been eye to see what you are missing and be able to deliver you the results you are craving! Katelyn loves up-styling as well as all kind of coloring techniques.


Fashion coloring with bright fun head turning colors is a secret love for this fun young talented gal! Come see her and find your new look!

Stylist & Bridal specialist

Cheyenna has been specializing in the Bridal industry for two years now and specializes in romantic boho styles. Capturing the vision of each client is very important to Cheyenna, making your prom, special event, or wedding day one of the most beautiful days in your life. 
Cheyenna loves making a meaningful connection with you every time you sit in her chair. Creating a look that is custom to each client is very important to her, with the way our trends are today creating that natural lived look is what she is striving for every time!come and sit in her chair and she will make sure you love the color you wear!
Another fun fact about her is that she has lived in various places around the world, she and her fiancé made the decision to settled down in Kansas City to make it their new home.  So don’t be afraid to fall in love with this girl and make her your stylist because she will stick around for many years to come!

Nail Tech

Grace is a second-generation nail artist, apprenticing under Master nail tech Melissa, also known to Grace as “Mom”. Since she is from a big family she is not afraid to work hard!


Grace is a young passionate artist and will WOW you with her precision and artistic flair. She has a serving heart and an eye for detail. She will give you a perfect 10 toes and fingers every time.


Grace specializes in adding length to your nails and will give you a trendy shape and design. Her pedicures are also a must as well.


Olivia has been a part of the beauty world since 2018 focusing on esthetics. While staying current with the trends Olivia found that microblading was a game changer for many women. She focused on learning everything she could in this area to become the expert she is in this field. Olivia also loves the dramatic wow factor she gives her lash clients from adding lash extensions with Novalash extensions. Making people look and feel effortlessly beautiful is her passion.

Olivia is also a well-rounded esthetician providing; facials, body waxing, micro-needling, dermaplaning, lash lifts and tints, brow shaping and tints, and body waxing. You name it and there is a good chance Olivia has you covered!


Next up to bat for Olivia, is her apprenticing for a cosmetology license here at Salon & Spa De Crist! Any beauty services you dream of, whether it be glowing skin or your new favorite hair color, Olivia can accomplish!


A session with Kaley may start out as just a simple appointment, but you will leave having made a new friend with a passion for helping you see your best self. Her goals are to enhance your natural beauty, provide education on proper home care and deliver superior results!


Aside from being a mamma of two, esthetics is Kaley’s second calling. She loves all things beauty but some of her favs here at the spa are microdermabrasion, synergie, chemical peels, facials, lash/brow tinting and professional waxing services.


Always making you feel right at home, Kaley is eager to work with you here at Salon & Spa De Crist


Marissa fell in love with all things beauty in 2011. She knew this was her calling, but devoted her time to being a mom. Now with all 3 boys in school it was time for her to take her passion and run with it.


Marissa is recently a graduate of Entourage Institute of Beauty & Esthetics. She loves everything about this field but a few favorites are relaxing facials, dermaplaning, all types of waxing, and most importantly making people feel beautiful in their own skin.


Marissa is so blessed to be able to start her esthetics journey here at SSDC.

Massage therapist

Salon & Spa De Crist is thrilled to have Nick on board full time in our Spa! 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 their 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.