OUR TEAM

We understand that hair is a very personal thing. Each of our artist has their own unique approach to designing hair, however we all share the same vision of creating a look that works best for your skin tone, eye color, face shape, and overall lifestyle.

HOW TO BOOK:

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Check out our stylists bios and instagram feed to get a feel for who you would most enjoy working with.

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Click their booking link to select your service and schedule your appointment. You will receive an email and text message confirmation.

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Not sure what to select? Send us a message with a pic of your current hair in natural daylight along with your inspo pics or schedule an in salon consultation.

KRISTEN

CEO/Colorist & Extension Artist

gffckristen@gmail.com

I'm MOST KNOWN FOR...

Creating timeless looks that result in a lifetime of healthy hair. Adding in one row of extensions is one of my favorite ways to create your dream hair as they are low maintenance, allow for easier styling at home, and can allow you to have highlights without altering your natural hair dramatically. I absolutely love creating all natural looking colors however, I love creating dimensional brunettes and reds most of all! I also specialize in razor cuts and dry haircutting. In the chair I love to educate you on the best hair maintenance practices based on your lifestyle. Instead of following trends I empower my clients to make changes to their hair that gives them the confidence to start their own trends.

I'm MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT...

Empowering you to chase your dreams, take action, and have the knowledge to look incredible while doing it! I love seeing my clients open their own business or request the promotion they deserve and make life changing decisions for a better work life balance. 

Kristen is nothing short of amazing! Every time I have come in, she does a thorough consultation with me beforehand. Even when I struggle to express what I want for my hair, Kristen delivers on exactly what I was envisioning. One of the most important things to me was having my hair look good so I didn’t need to come as often. Im at four months since Kristen did my hair and it still looks as good as the day I had it done. I receive compliments all the time on my hair and most of all, it is exactly what I asked for and she designed it to fit me and my lifestyle. Kristen is so talented, wonderful, thorough and such a kind soul. She’s truly the best! -Kelsey B

Had a great experience with Kristen! She really listens and takes the time to understand what you want for your hair and what sort of cut/color works with your lifestyle. I really felt like I was working with an expert, and I got so many compliments on my new hair! -Elizabeth S

I LOVE MY HAIR! I asked for a blended, lived-in look and that is exactly what Kristen delivered. My hair feels incredibly soft and the products she uses smell amazingggg. I’m also pretty sure I fell asleep during the scalp massage with a warm towel on my neck. -Shannon S


ALYSSA

Colorist & Extension Artist

alyssa.holcomb@outlook.com  

WHEN YOU SIT IN MY CHAIR...

I will not let you leave unless you are totally obsessed with your hair. I want you to leave feeling refreshed and confident with your new color and style. Daily in the salon, you will see me putting my touch on the little details like a warm cape and towel with a delightful scent of essential oils to give you the full experience of relaxation while you are with me. 

I'm MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT...

The world of beauty. As a colorist, I am driven to get your haircolor to the exact color you are looking for, in either one session or over the course of multiple sessions. If you come in one time wanting to highlight, but the next time wanting to add lowlights? Let’s do it! I am there for YOU and there to help you get to your end goal while feeling complete confidence. 

Alyssa is my go to girl at 13th and Washington. No matter what change I want in my color she hits it out of the park every time! I wanted to go from summer blonde tones to Richer golden tones for fall. Alyssa keeps my hair in excellent shape, using the best of products, feeling healthier and stronger every time I see her. I love spending time in her chair and needless to say I absolutely love the Loft salon. -Grace D

Alyssa did a fantastic job with my hair color and gave me some great hair trips and got me going with some good hair products. She’s also very personable, and I had a great time talking with her about various topics. I highly recommended her and this salon. It’s in a great spot, and bright and cheery. -Tish D

This is the only salon i’ll go to in St Louis. They treat you so well, and really care about your hair and satisfaction. i’ve recommended Alyssa to 2 people and they’ve both been really happy with their results. -Hannah B



RILEY

Colorist

rileyjhairstudio@gmail.com

I'm MOST KNOWN FOR...

Offering services that support your lifestyle. You determine your maintenance routine, your budget, and your daily care. My job is to create a beautiful style that you love and can maintain comfortably. In the chair I love to collaborate with my clients. Have an idea? Let’s chat about it, elevate it, discuss all the options to get you there. 

I'm MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT...

Offering knowledge about your hair, scalp, and style so you don’t have to go home with your new hair and be at a loss when trying to recreate your style.

I had such a great time with Riley! She is such an amazing stylist and truly takes care of her clients. She really goes out of her way to take care of me and makes sure I am happy with my outcome. I couldn’t ask for a better stylist. -Mollie L

Riley consistently does an amazing job with my hair and is always willing to collaborate with me when I’m not sure exactly what I want. She is also such a fun person to spend the time with! I always walk out of her chair feeling so happy -Suzzane P

I can’t say enough how great of a hairstylist Riley is! She is skilled, efficient, and so friendly which makes the process of getting your hair done much more enjoyable. She performed a color correction on me that turned a botched fire engine red color into a beautiful natural ginger and has maintained the color so well for me that everyone assumes I’m a natural redhead. She is the best choice for all of your hair needs! -Paige C


AMANDA

Colorist

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I'm MOST KNOWN FOR...

My creativeness and transformations. I nerd out and LOVE a good color correction but creating lived in color just gets better and better. I love blonding, creating high or soft contrast. Most of the time I’m mixing up several color bowls to create a flawless flow of dimension. My clients trust me enough to create a color and cut that is going to fit their face shape, skin tone, and lifestyle.

I'm MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT...

Making you feel confident with your hair and not always doing what is “trending.” I want to create a look that represents YOU. You don’t blow-dry or curl? Ok then let’s get the right color and cut for that. You are someone that will be in the salon frequently and style your hair everyday? Awesome, I got you. A lot of times I have people come to me saying they left their stylist because they were doing what THEY wanted not what YOU wanted. I promise to never be that person!


Amanda is the best stylist in St. Louis! I have been going to her for 5 years and she has never disappointed. I've referred several friends to her and they are equally as pleased with her work. She is honest about what will/won't look good on you and is always up on the latest techniques. Beyond pleased with her service and salon! -Casey L

Amanda is amazing! She is great at what she does and fun to chat with in the process! Win win! -Megan H

Amanda is truly the best stylist I have ever had. She listens to your requests and sees the vision you have! -Janelle M


KELSEY

Colorist

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I'm MOST KNOWN FOR...

Creating an experience that feels luxurious all while enhancing your natural locks. I love creating natural dimension looks that can have high contrast or keep it subtle for soft dimension Whatever fits your lifestyle, makes you feel beautiful and confident because that’s what it’s all about! In the chair I like to pamper you and do anything I can to spoil you. Life is busy and it’s easy to neglect ourselves so I am here for YOU! Whether you need a glass of wine to unwind from your day, a good laugh or maybe you just want to enjoy the silence, I’m your girl! Anything goes when you sit in my chair.

I'm MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT...

How fabulous a hair appointment can make you feel. Having good hair brings so many positive feelings. I love the confidence it brings the ladies that sit in my chair. It’s a powerful experience and it’s not just about the “Hair” for me.  

I have been getting incredible haircuts, glazes, and Brazilian Blowouts from stylist Kelsey for years, and I cannot recommend her highly enough! She always listens and creates exactly what I want, but she also offers her expert opinion and guidance. I can honestly say I always walk out of the salon feeling incredible about my hair, and that feeling doesn't fade when I start styling it myself either. She's also so sweet and friendly, and time just flies by while I'm in her chair. I recommend her to my friends and family all the time. I truly can't say enough good things about Kelsey and the whole team at Thirteenth and Washington! -Amanda W

Kelsey did a fantastic job! She was very knowledgeable and helpfully guided me through the color change. Love it! -Carey K


MADISON

Colorist

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I'm MOST KNOWN FOR...

Being a great listener, not only for your hair but to be there to lean on at times. Consistency is big for me as a stylist. As a libra I like to weigh all sides with great communication to achieve the best look for my clients. I love serving people at a salon that feels like a home away from home, a place to feel comfortable, & build a relationship with their stylist.I have over 15 years of color, cutting and styling experience. I am trained in Davines color systems and enjoy using my knowledge to create exactly what my clients are envisioning when they sit down in the chair. I love having a good time with my clients and creating magic!

I'm MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT...

Establishing long-term relationships with clients. Relationships built by creating trust knowing I will preserve the integrity of your hair while making steps toward your dream hair! I love my job and personal life. If I’m not in the salon creating magic you’ll find me at home with my dogs, sweet boyfriend, and minding my business in my plant room.

I have had the pleasure of entrusting my hair to Madison DaCruz, and let me just say, she is an absolute gem! From the very first appointment, Madison consistently exceeded my expectations and left me feeling like a million bucks every time I left her salon. Her talent and expertise in hair coloring are unparalleled, and I have received endless compliments on my hair color, even weeks after my appointment. Madison's mastery of color is truly impressive. She takes the time to understand my preferences and matches my desired look flawlessly, ensuring the end result is precisely what I envision. What sets Madison apart from other hair stylists is not just her skill, but also her warm and friendly personality. Visiting her for a hair appointment feels like catching up with an old friend. She creates a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, making the entire experience enjoyable. Madison has an innate ability to put her clients at ease, and I always look forward to my appointments as they feel like a mini escape from the daily routine. Five stars simply don't do justice to her skills and personality. She is the epitome of a stellar hair stylist! -Kimberley B

Madison always does an excellent job on my hair---cut & color. I have thin hair & she makes the best of it! I trust her with my hair. -Cyndi B



NINA

ninalanasa@hotmail.com

Colorist

I'm MOST KNOWN FOR...

Believing one’s image is a symbol of self expression. My own style and esthetic has historically been heavily influenced by attention grabbing hues & design. As a stylist of over 10 years, my approach has evolved and matured as I continue to thrive in the industry. I truly love what I do.

IN MY CHAIR....

My objective is to simply motivate everyone who sits in my chair to love their hair. Whether that be correcting an obstacle in everyday hair care, maintenance on an already existing style or embarking on an entirely new look. By continuous education & the desire to try new things, I am able to educate the misunderstood and instill a new outlook and appreciation for one’s hair.

Nina is the consummate professional. She takes her time to talk through a plan and executes with perfection. She is the only stylist I have been to that serves one client at a time thus giving her total attention. She has helped me to refresh my color to a more flattering shade and her cuts work for my curly hair when I blow it out or let it do its thing. Nina’s service is exemplary. -Andrea

I have been going to Nina for I think about 5 years now, and I love having her as my hair stylist! She takes her job very seriously and has a lot of knowledge about all hair types, color theory, and keeping hair protected and healthy.  She never rushes through my appointments, even if it's just a haircut. I really appreciate being able to feel like I don't have to worry about the hands my hair is in while she is my stylist. I can't recommend her enough! -Kayla

Nina is wonderful and very talented! Very laid back and kind … super helpful in asking questions and making suggestions to get desired results. She takes her time with precision cuts and is more than worth her rate - which I find very reasonable given many past experiences in Chicago and Dallas. So happy to have found her! -Rose


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