The Hairloft Salon & Day Spa - Be your own kind of Beautiful!

Barb Mecomber
Barb has owned The Hairloft Salon for 20 years. With many years in the industry she has retired as a stylist and continues to support her staff with growing their career. She is the backbone of the the business and helps ensure the clients get the best service possible. Barb has three children, four grandchildren, and two great grand daughters.  She enjoys spending her time with her husband and grandchildren. She enjoys camping and being outdoors.

Favorite Quote: Dont ask anything of someone, that you yourself arent willing to do.

Sandy Joseph
Hair Designer / Wiggery and Toupees
Mon 9-6 Tues 9-1:30 Thurs 9-6 Fri 9-6 Sat (1st of month)

Sandy has lived and worked in the area for 23 years. With 38 years experience, 12 of them at The Hairloft, she has a lot of knowledge under her belt and always strives for further education. Sandy has been working with men's toupees for 15 years and was mentored by Chuck Hallad. Sandy also specializes in Wiggery. Sandy goes above and beyond for her clients  and cant wait to meet you! 
Sandy is a Level 4 Stylist.

Favorite Quote: If you love what you do, you never have to work a day in your life

Lea Demel
Hair Designer / Color Specialist / Certified Redken Specialist
Tues 9- 5  Thurs  12-8  Fri 9-5

Lea was raised in the area and decided to build her life here. She married her high school sweetheart in 2011, and together they have 2 children and 1 fur baby. With 15 years in the business she has a lot to offer. With a love for her career, she attends further education to provide top notch service to her clients. Lea attended advanced training in our color and product line, becoming a Certified REDKEN Specialist. She is certified in Balayage Highlighting Techniques by Pravana. Easy going and eager to please, she looks forward to meeting you! 
Lea is a Level 4A Stylist
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Favorite Quote: You can either run from it, or learn from it

Jamie Janco
Hair Designer / Manager / Certified Redken Specialist
Tues 9-6 Wed 9-2 Thurs 12-8 Fri 9-2

Jamie has grown up in the area. She is married with 2 children.. After attending college for another career, Jamie decided her love for hair was more of a fulfilling career.  Starting as a shampoo girl, she has worked her way up to management. She has 14 years experience in all aspects of the salon. Jamie gives 110% to her clients, making sure she is giving them everything she has to offer, and strives to be the best for her clients and herself!  Addicted to bettering herself every year, Jamie has been to hands on training for make-up, was a TIGI ambassador, and is a Certified REDKEN specialist. Jamie  is also Certified in Redken Haircolor Authority, an advanced training system through or color line Redken.
Jamie is a Level 4A Stylist/Educator / Salon Manager
 Jamie was voted Peoples Choice Hairdresser  in 2011, 2012 & 2014, 2015 & 2017

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Favorite Quote: You can learn something new with every person you come in contact with

Kelsey Bear
Hair Designer
Mon 9-6 Tues 9-6 Wed 9-4 Thurs 12-8 Sat 9-4

Kelsey was raised in the area and attended both Kirtland Community College and Grayling Hollywood School of Beauty. Kelsey is married and  has 2 dogs, Izzy and Diamond.  Kelsey decided to pursue her career with her mother as her inspiration. She enjoys making other people feel good about themselves and she finds that the most rewarding part of her career. Kelsey assisted a senior stylist for a year and gained valuable skills to help further her career. She has been with the salon for 4 years, with 6 years total experience, and continues her education by attending classes and shows year round.  She is certified in Balayage Highlighting Techniques by Pravana. Kelsey is also Certified in Redken Haircolor Authority, an advanced training system through or color line Redken. 
Kelsey is a Level 4 Stylist.

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Favorite Quote: Its a beautiful thing when a career and passion come together.

Debbie Morse
Hair Designer
Wed 9-4 Thurs 9-6 Sat 9-4 (every other)

Having a place in Houghton Lake the last 13 years, Debbie and her husband decided to move here permanently. Being a hair stylist downstate for the last 24 years, she is excited to join the Hairloft team and continue her career. Debbie has two married children and six grandchildren.  She enjoys gardening and golfing.

Favorite quote:  "Making the world a more beautiful place one person at a time"

Tina Borchers
Skincare/Body waxing/ Lashes/Brows
Tues 9-3 Thurs 12-8 Fri 9-3

Tina is an Esthetician with a keen eye for detail and a gentle touch. She is sure to deliver a professional and enjoyable experience with every service she offers including amazing luxurious facials and precise and quick full body waxing. Tina loves learning about the latest popular trends in the skin care world and is always excited to offer them to her clients!Along with being a proud wife of over 10 years, and a busy Mom of two amazing young and active boys, Tina enjoys all things nature, health and beauty related. Living in beautiful northern Michigan her entire life and having wonderful family and friends has played a big part in her success and happiness.

Favorite quote:  "I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful"

Laurie Ranney
Hours Tues 10-6 Thurs. 11-7 Friday 10-2 and Saturday 9-4

After working for several years caring for clients as a resident care aide and home health aide, Laurie decided to pursue her dream career as a massage therapist. She went to school at Bayshire Beauty Academy in Bay City. Laurie has worked at the Hairloft since September 2018, each massage session is unique to the client, to help alleviate any problems areas and relieve stress while helping people feel better with basic relaxation or deep tissue massage. She recently took an introductory class in Thai massage and takes continuing education classes online. She has lived in Houghton Lake since 2017 with her boyfriend and very active teenage daughter. They enjoy the outdoors, concerts and sporting events.

“Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better.” 

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