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The Story


We believe that appearance is a powerful form of communication, a language people speak. What we want to do is help people speak that language eloquently.


Every person is beautiful. Every person. During our daily lives, we forget how beautiful we are. Appearances is a place that reminds people of that-just how beautiful and important they are.


Without a doubt, what makes Appearances special is the staff. Each and every one of our staff members are dedicated professionals. They are special, talented individuals who are trained in giving our clients the style they're looking for and making sure they leave with a smile.


Every single service and every product we sell is 100% guaranteed. We do everything we can from the time a person walks through our front door until the time they leave to ensure they are happy and they feel important. To us, they are very important. We've geared our business towards making our clients feel beautiful and important. We want people to love the way they look and feel.


Meet Our Team

Bernie Koch

Years of service:  51

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Cutting.  I love to cut shape and lines to complement the shape and lines of the face.

Personal philosophy:
If it doesn’t look good wet…its not a good haircut


Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
I can see what would look good on a person and make it happen.

Cara Horn

Years of service: 17

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
I love creating new lines in the haircut to change the shape & lines in the face

Personal  philosophy :
Treat others how you want to be treated.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My knowledge & experience with hair, skin and nails.

Deb Alscott

Years of service: 30

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
I love haircutting. It’s our foundation.  I believe in very natural haircolor. If it’s not found in nature, I probably won’t use it!

Personal  philosophy :
I believe we should work with the head of hair we’ve been given.  Hair’s happiest when we don’t challenge its growth pattern or texture!  We need to bring out its best!  Happy, Healthy Hair!

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My love, commitment and loyalty to our industry and our clients.

Kara Fullington

Years of service: 4

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color- being able to make a small change, but a big impact to the client. Nails- being able to create beautiful work on such a small space.

Personal  philosophy :
Life isn’t about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My passion for continuously learning new things.

Maggie Becker

Years of service: 8

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Creating an all new look for someone hopefully allowing them to see themselves in a new light.

Personal  philosophy :
Helping others define and communicate their unique personal style and explore the power of Appearances in their everyday lives.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My passion for raising the level of professionalism and literacy in the hairstyling community by sharing ideas thruoug education, collaboration, and curiosity.

Kinzie Wilson

Years of service: 3

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
I enjoy doing nail art, blow-dry and special occasion hair styling.

Personal  philosophy :
Add a little confetti to each day.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My creativity, my unique style and always being able to think outside the box.

Erica Bertrand

Years of service: 4

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color- balayage.  Teaching my clients you can have beautiful color without the maintenance.  Updos- making hair creatively beautiful.

Personal  philosophy :
When nothing goes right……go left!!!

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Being able to keep up with the trends and knowing which ones will look good on the client.

Maureen “Moe” Duckworth

Years of service:   4

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color services, especially highlighting. Haircutting, special occasion styles, blow-drying and make up. I enjoy a variety.

Personal philosophy:
Sharing my passion of hair & makeup with my clients to help them to be more confident.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Being able to communicate and execute a service that makes a person feel better than when they came into the salon.

Courtney Beggs

Years of service: 10

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Dimensional color/ core cutting.  I get to express my creativity.

Personal  philosophy :
Never give up

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
I'm a great hairstylist!

Mzia Juozaponiene

Years of service:   17

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Skin care.  Each of us deserve to have a healthy beautiful skin.  I help people to make small daily improvements over time which leads to stunning results.

Personal philosophy:
Life is short.  Be of use.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Experience, knowledge and communication.

Hannah Kietzman

Years of service:   17

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
I enjoy color and cutting combos.

Personal philosophy:
“Listen” to what your client wants and works as a team with them.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Positive attitude.  Love to compliment and encourage.

Cynthia McEnary
Front Desk Manager

Years of service:   28

Favorite Services you like to have done:
Manicures, pedicures and facials.

Personal philosophy:
It's not high maintenance, it's just maintenance.

Your strongest asset to the Appearances:
Remembering the clients and the services they like to have done.

Brandi Hill
Front Desk

Years of service:   8

Favorite Services you like to have done:
Facials and Manicures

Personal philosophy:
You get back what you put in.

Your strongest asset to the Appearances:
Staying calm when things go crazy.

Myles Alexander

Years of service: 2

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?

My favorite service to do currently are mens haircuts. I really enjoy working with head shapes and creating a look that is tailored to them and their lifestyle.

Personal  philosophy :
Influence, impact and connect. To leave the world a better place then I found it!

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Being new to the industry, im not 100% sure what I add technically as there is a lot for me to learn.  However, I believe my greatest asset is my personality and who I am as a individual. The most I can offer at the moment is my true self.

Nicole Arvidson

Years of service:   2

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color. To be creative. I also love to change a person’s look and style thru their color.

Personal philosophy:
My focus is on really understanding the different shapes of the head and what a haircut will look good with that shape. Also improving my techniques and building up my clientele and focus on retail.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
I'm creative....I like to think outside the box and try new things. I have a great eye for hair. I know what styles will look flattering or non-flattering on a person.

Aldona Shafer

Years of service:   23

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Skin Care.  

Personal philosophy:
It is nice to make people beautiful.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My extensive knowledge in skin care.

Hannah Young

Years of service: 4

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Haircuts, color, and image profiles.

Personal  philosophy :
My goal is helping people look and feel good about themselves.  Finding a connection in all things creative.  It is there you will find love.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Being a professional behind the chair, but also remaining to be myself.

Kayla Washam

Years of service: 1 1/2

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color & cuts.

Personal  philosophy :
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Constantly wanting to learn more, you can never know enough about this industry. Every cut, color, etc can teach you something new.

Lisa Dunbar

Years of service: 17

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color & haircuts. I really love when a haircut shows off the beautify color technique

Personal  philosophy :
Enjoy the moment!

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Helping the younger generation learn the ins & outs of the industry. Also helping them build on the love of hair.

Vickie Broughton

Years of service:   32

Favorite Services you like to do: example: haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Haircutting and dimensional natural looking hair.

Personal philosophy:
A great reward to me is being able to bring joy into someone’s life by giving them a hairstyle or color that they love and makes them feel better.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My honesty, kindness and caring for people. Also passing along my knowledge to the younger hairstylists

Brooke Wallner

Years of service: 8 1/2

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color & Haircuts. I feel that even the smallest thing can make a huge difference

Personal  philosophy :
Its just hair!  I love change

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My dedication to assuring that my clients appreciate & feel good about their hair and overall look

Monica Hartry

Years of service:   12

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Haircutting / Coloring. It is a skill that you truly have to master. I have taken the time to really understand it. I love to create natural looking colors. That is true beauty in my eyes.

Personal philosophy:
Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you. Leave a little sparkle everywhere you go.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Mentoring the up and coming stylist in the industry. I love to help the new stylist soar and show them how great this industry is.

Wayne Stapleton

Years of service:   17

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Haircutting

Personal philosophy:
Sharing words of wisdom

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Mentoring the young stylist in barbering.  Correcting injustice before it happens.

Natalie Grider

Years of service:   10

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
The creativity of haircutting and color is what excites me.

Personal philosophy:
Passion makes the best careers.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
My ability to make people feel good about themselves the moment they sit in my chair till the time they leave.

Kay Helmerichs

Years of service:   26

Favorite Services you like to do: example:  haircuts, color, skin care, nails and why?
Color is my favorite.  It can have a small or big impact or someone’s look.

Personal philosophy:
When asking someone how was their day. Always ask what the positive things about their day.

Your strongest asset to the beauty industry?
Having years of experience helps with confidence and knowing you can achieve the right results.

Call us to book your appointment at Appearances today!