salon decrist team

Meet the Heart of Salon & Spa De Crist

janel s owner master stylist skin therapist

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. Education is very important to fabric of our organization, with trends always changing its important for her staff to be abreast of what is current! We continue to have the privilege to have renowned artist join us for private education for both business and technical training.


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!

terri r nail technician

Nail Tech

Are you looking for a real pro in the nail biz? Salon & Spa De Crist is thrilled to welcome Terri to our nail department, we could not be happier about her joining our team! If you are ready for some great convo and a prefect 10 fingers and toes, we’ve got you covered! 


Terri is a mother to two grown kids, her son is serving in the Army currently stationed at Ft Carson, her daughter is also a cosmetologist like Terri, and she could not be prouder of all their hard work! For the last 30 years Terri has been living and serving her nail community in Overland Park, and now that she is living back in Lee’s Summit, she is ready to proudly serve our community with all her nail experience. Whether you are looking for a relaxing Mani/Pedi or a full set of nails Terri is efficient and perfect in her trade! 


Specializing in all things nails, you will find her attentions to detail and her perfectionism will leave you feeling great every time! So, what are you waiting for? Come in from the hustle of life, unwind, and enjoy some great conversation with her! Book some time for yourself with Terri and see what a 30+ pro can do for you!

Olivia S

Esthetician, Licensed Tattoo Artist, Makeup Artist, & Hair Stylist

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 today. After completing her tattoo apprenticeship, she is ready to take this tattoo game to the next level. She is now offering lip blushing, eyeliner, and gorgeous brows. She is a true artist and easy to spend time with, most importantly, you will be in love with what she can do for your look!


Olivia also loves the dramatic wow factor she gives her lash clients from adding lash extensions with Novalash extensions whether it’s a classic look or a dramatic look using the Volume lashes. Novalash extensions are a great way to help make people look and feel effortlessly beautiful.

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


If that wasn’t enough to be amazing at Olivia is also one of our talented makeup artists and hairdressers as well. She can basically do anything you are envisioning! Still developing her cutting and coloring techniques she has a natural talent for this field you don’t want to miss your time with her!

esthetician ssdc kelsey carl


Kelsey Carl is a licensed esthetician with 5 years’ experience. She is originally from Omaha, Nebraska but is now proud to call Lee’s Summit her home. She is a well-rounded esthetician specializing in corrective skin care, acne and all it entails is a real passion of Kelsey’s, helping men and women at all ages to conquer the frustration of acne is what Kelsey really stives to do.

She understands the acne journey from the inside out and wants to be known as the go to girl in our community to help correct this for all her clients!

Some of the other areas she excels in is lash lifts and tints, lash extensions, brow waxing, face waxing, body waxing, age management preventative skin care.

Kelsey strives to make every client feel comfortable and confident in their own skin, she is eager to start beautifying you at SSDC!

marissa a esthetician


Marissa is one of our beloved estheticians here at SSDC! She loves everything about this field, but some of her favorites include a HydraFacial, relaxing facial, dermaplaning, body waxing, and lash lifts and tints. Marissa feels that she can get real results with the relaxing facial customized to your needs while delivering some much-needed relaxation to you. She loves the wow factor you will get with the dermaplaning. BUT, if you are looking for real results, book a HydraFacial with Marissa and see a dramatic difference in your appearance!


Marissa also loves the benefits you will see with all types of body waxing. Don’t forget about the lash lifts and tints… they are a must if you love your natural lashes and want to have a quick getting ready time this service is for you!


As a busy wife and mom, Marissa knows just how hard it is to find time for self-care. She is passionate about making you feel 100% comfortable during each service and listens to all your concerns and needs. She also feels the importance that you always feel comfortable and confident in your own skin.


Come and see Marissa you will love the difference she will make in your life!

becky m esthetician


Becky began her professional journey into the beauty world in 2005. Her experience includes Esthetician, Spa Director, and Esthetics Instructor, but her true passion is practicing hands-on esthetics. She’s kept pace with rapid growth and changes in the industry and joyfully watched aesthetics grow into its rightful place as a necessary part of self-care.


Becky is skilled in body waxing, brow artistry, lash lifting and tinting, chemical peels, as well as dermaplaning and microneedling. Don’t forget to ask her about getting rid of those pesky age spots (and many other annoyances) with Skin Classic.


While Becky enjoys practicing all of the newest modalities, she never overlooks the physiology of the skin and how it plays into putting our best face forward.


She can’t wait to work together with you in creating the best plan to making your skin look and feel fabulous and overcome your unique challenges. Becky believes that anyone who doesn’t love their skin probably just needs a bit of help in learning how to care for it!

nick s massage therapist

Massage therapist

Nick is a husband, father and is fully dedicated to your wellness! When was the last time you had body work and left feeling like you were refreshed, healed, and ready to take on this crazy world we call life?


Have you ever had a massage where they talked the whole time? That is NOT our Nick, he is dedicated to your experience and your wellness, taking such great care of your needs protecting your time and making the whole experience all about you!


Every guest leaves his treatment room with a WOW factor and ready to rebook the next session with him. This man is safe, specific to your muscular needs and gets the job done guest after guest.


His specialty is deep relaxation while dealing with your problematic issues, his technique is unique, he is able to do deep work without the discomfort of a “deep tissue” massage, he is a true gift to our spa and to our clientele.


Nick prefers to take the therapeutic route in massage, and he is known for utilizing circular friction, heavy effleurage, and myofascial release techniques to reduce tension and pain. Some say, “Nick has healing in his hands”.


Nick 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.

jaci g massage therapist

Massage Therapist

Jaci (Jackie) is a wife, mom and licensed and Board-Certified Massage Therapist. Jaci loves to spoil her guests with a beautiful massage experience, pampering them with a gorgeous room fresh aromatherapy and a comfy table that will melt you and your issues. Using effleurage massage techniques and specific targeted knot detecting fingers she will help solve all your muscular needs on her table. Jaci has a passion for helping people feel their best, she has found that with massage therapy she can help her clients manage their daily stresses and promote a higher sense of overall well-being. Jaci strives to deliver a peacefully therapeutic experience to each client and attends to each person’s specific needs. She finishes all her massages with complementary hot towels with eucalyptus and spearmint. Talk about wonderful!

When clients leave Jaci’s treatment room they are relaxed and all smiles. She is a top notch massage therapist, and we are blessed to have her! What are you waiting for? Book now!

Melissa M

Master Hair Stylist, Nail Tech, NOVALASH And Extension Expert

Melissa started her journey with nails in 2000 and added hairdressing and lash & hair 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, lashes, and hair extensions. 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, she is Bellami Certified, and her men’s cutting is always on point, and loves to transform any look with some luxury hair extensions! 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.

erica b master hair stylist extension expert

Master Hair Stylist & Extension Expert

Erica is a wife and a momma to three beautiful kids. She is also a one-of-a-kind hairdresser, able to create the most gorgeous transformative cuts and colors you can dream up, we have witnessed her taking the mundane styles and creating beautiful dimension vibrant blondes and transformative length through extensions. She is consistent in her work and really shows up for the challenge!


Erica is Bellami Certified and loves creating that wow factor by adding length to create your dream hair through Bellami hair extensions. No matter what kind of extensions you have worn in the past she is able to provide an array of different types of extensions like; hand tied weft, keratin tps, I tips, tape in, the simplest of all the halo extensions. Salon & Spa De Crist uses a variety of brands so we can help you get the best fit for your lifestyle and budget.


Erica is very proficient in many areas such as balayage, baby lights, men & women cutting and breath-taking bridal styles, achieving her vision by enhancing the unique qualities of each client style. 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!

Allyson K

Master Hair Stylist, NovaLash & extension Expert

Allyson is a talented hair stylist 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 always has us saying wow at the work she can craft from her hair chair! From vibrant blondes to exceptional pastilles to adding a transformation with length or a pop of color with hair extensions. She is fast, creative, and gets the job done day after day, with her specialties such as lash extensions, hair extensions, men’s cutting, she answered the call in life and is thriving where she is planted. You will have an advantage in her hair chair 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 or lashes done so enjoyable, and her clientele defiantly speaks for that!

cassidy w master hair stylist wedding coordinator

Master Hair Stylist

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


But make your wedding day hair go down in history! That is the real deal!


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 specializes in smoothing out your frizz with the best Keratin treatments around, Balayage, Baby Lighting, Highlighting and vibrant blondes with gorgeous dimension! She is exceptional at covering grey hair and helping you enjoy your time away from the hustle and bustle of life! With her consistency and precision, you will hands down feel that you are in the BEST hair char in town! We don’t call her the Balillama for nothing!


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

taylor w hair stylist makeup artist

Master Hair Stylist, Extension Expert, Makeup Artistry & WEDDING COORDINATOR

Taylor has been thriving in the beauty industry for several years now! She is dedicated to creating precise men’s cuts, beautiful blended balayages and highlights, all over colors, keratin treatments, short, medium and long hair cuts. She is a hard worker and dedicated to making sure you leave feeling beautiful!


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


She is also a Certified Bellami Extensionist. Extensions are a great way to transform you hair wether it be length or dimension. Book a consultation to see what’s best for you!


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!

Kylie U

Master Hair Stylist & Extension Expert

Kylie will not only help give you the hair of your dreams, but you will easily feel loved and valued by the time you leave her chair.


As a seasoned professional of over 12 years she has a knack for listening to your needs and intertwining them seamlessly with what is on trend and what will create the most ease in your life.
Natural looking, healthy hair is her sweet spot. She creates a radiant finish that brings out your beauty through soft highlights, dimensional blondes, blondes, brunettes and everything in between.


Her books fill up fast and you’ll often find her expertise complemented with the help of an assistant.

aubrey k hair stylist

Hair Stylist

Aubrey is a busy momma to a sweet little boy who is the love of her life! She dedicates working behind the chair Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays to her established clientele.


Are you dreaming of a stylist who can deliver the best balayage of your life? Well look no further! Aubrey loves this creative expression of beauty with a natural lived-in blonde technique. She is very proficient in all things balayage and HI-lighting. Whether you have grey hair that needs touching up every 3-4 weeks or can allow your hair to grow out with this balayage technique, Aubrey can help you achieve your desired look. She will create dimension and shine that will leave you checking yourself out in the mirror every time!


Aubrey is also on our bridal team traveling around the KC metro area creating breathtaking up-styles for the brides and all the maids!


Some of her other strengths are found in her men’s cutting, she is fast precise and on trend with each guest.


Aubrey has a tender heart and yet can cut up with anyone in front of her, this girl is a true gem! Come and see what Aubrey can create for you!  

macy m hair stylist extension expert


This beautiful gem of a young woman loves helping clients find a style that fits their lifestyle and desired look. She delivers beautiful blondes using Hi-Lighting, Baby-Lighting, and popular Balayage techniques. Macy is Bellami Certified and loves transforming your look by adding dimension and length with Bellami hair extensions, Hand tied wefts, tape in extensions, I Tip’s and Keratin tips and the simplest of all, Halo extensions.


She loves offering this service as it is the best way to overcome a bad haircut, add a pop of color, give you’re the dream length or thickness you are missing!  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. Having curly hair herself she totally gets it, she speaks curly hair language and can help shape your curls to perfection!


Macy listens to what you want and will deliver exactly what you are looking for the first time and keep you coming back for more!

abi c nail hair makeup artist

nail, hair, and makeup artist

This fashion forward beauty icon has a real flare for this industry. Abi has known since she was young girl that she was called to be a stylist. She answered that call in the summer of 2021 and has been impressing the staff and clients ever since. She was born for this work and had been enjoying herself every day. Listening to her clients crack up and feel the comfort of this young pro easing the stress of all their hair/nail needs is a real joy for the SSDC team!


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! She has continued to wow us with her famous money pieces lived in blondes and balayage’s we see leaving her hair chair.


Abi also specializes in event make up. If you’re looking for a flawless look for your special day using TEMPTU air brush, make up 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.

shannon m hair stylist

Hair Stylist

Shannon is our newest addition to SSDC! She has been in the industry for over 6 years and loves everything about it! Shannon is licensed cosmetologist. She has known all of her life that she wanted to be in the world of beauty. “There is nothing more gratifying than making someone feel good about themselves.”


Shannon loves doing it all! From blonding services such as babylighting, highlighting, and balayaging, to fun fashion colors, or just your normal routine maintenance, or a fun spunky cut! You can also find her getting you ready for your big day doing bridal makeup! She would love to do whatever you throw her way!


The thing Shannon loves about beauty, whether it’s hair, makeup or just a simple brow shape, those gratifying’s result make all of it worth it! You may ask Shannon what her favorite part about being in this industry is, and she would say, “when you hand your guest the mirror or spin them around in the chair and they say “Wow! Oh my goodness” or “My husband is going to love this!” nothing is more rewarding!”


Shannon is also always looking for ways to better herself for you, with continued education and extra courses to make sure she is the best she can be for all of your needs! You can’t go wrong booking with her!

grace m nail technician

Nail Tech

Grace is a second-generation nail artist, she specializes in “you time” taking great care of each guest she loves the pampering portion of this industry so much that she is about to complete her aesthetics degree this summer and then plans to continue her education journey onto a nursing degree so she can pursue medical aesthetics.


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. Come in and enjoy some “Grace time” you deserve it!