The Glam Squad
Coworkers. Friends. Family.
Owner | Blonding Specialist | Lash Artist | Certified Extensionist
Heather, born and raised in Bono, Arkansas, received her business degree in Kansas City, Missouri and found her passion in Lakeland as the owner of Glam. She has been in the salon industry for over 10 years. Heather specializes in blonding, hair extensions and lash extensions. She is responsible for some of your favorite looks around Lakeland, especially those blondes. A few of her certifications include Invisible Bead Extensions®, Great Lengths and Habit extension methods. Heather is passionate about leading her team to greatness and empowering young women. She is a mom of 2 boys and a bonus daughter, and married to her biggest supporter. When Heather isn’t at the salon she is spending time making memories with her family or finding new projects around the house.
The mastermind behind the salon, Lindsay is Glam's backbone as the salon manager. Previously helping manage her family's bridal boutique, Lindsay easily transitioned to running our salon at top speeds. Whenever a situation occurs, she is always there to lend a helping hand or an ear to listen to assist in ensuring not only employee satisfaction, but clients as well. A manager's job is never done, but when Lindsay has time away, she fills her days with her high school sweetheart husband. They can be found enjoying a sporting event, fishing on the water or jamming to their favorite artists live in concert.
Social Media Marketing Manager | Lash Artist
New to the salon world, Samantha thrives in such a creative and fun environment that she is immersed in daily at the salon. With her career as a freelance photographer, her business and art background made it easy for her to transition over to the crazy world of social media. Samantha is a super social and outgoing person, you'll often see her at the front greeting the regulars when she's not behind a camera documenting the incredible work that our stylists do. Enthralled with creating, the salon environment finally won her over and Samantha started her career as a lash artist at Glam in 2022, focusing in on the natural beauty that Classic lashes bring. Out of the salon, she can be found spending time with her husband and son, adventuring and creating memories.
Client Experience Coordinator
Ms. Charlie is that joyous voice you hear in the evenings at our salon. As one of the original members of the Glam Squad, Charlie is a staple in the salon. A mother herself, she can be found hightailing it around the salon, taking care of business and keeping us all in check as our "den mother". Charlie exudes Glam's motto of "Kindness is Free" and will be the first to offer you a refreshment upon arriving or assisting in finding you the perfect appointment for your busy calendar.
Client Experience Coordinator | Stylist Assistant
An energetic ball of fire, Stormie is a breath of fresh air in the salon. Her young spirit and compassion for others are coveted qualities that we admire and continue to appreciate daily. Constantly bouncing around to assist both clients and stylists, Stormie aspires to continue her career in the beauty field, attending cosmetology school in the fall. In her days outside the salon, Stormie enjoys toting her puppy around to as many places she can.
Stylist | Makeup Artist | Lash Artist |
Permanent Makeup Technician
Bailey specializes in balayage behind the chair and tackles all things lashes and permanent makeup in her salon space; a true renaissance woman in the industry. Born and raised in Lakeland, Bailey embraces all that comes with Florida living. This being said, she understands the struggle that is Florida hair and dedicates her time with clients to helping them fall in love with their hair again. A lover of all things beauty, Bailey is also one of our leading members of the Bridal Squad. When she's not in the salon, Bailey is found spending quality time with her husband and their young son enjoying the Florida lifestyle.
Stylist | Makeup Artist | Lash Artist
Since she was young, Traile had her sights set on the beauty world with no plan B necessary. After earning her cosmetology license, she slowly became more and more obsessed with the everyday blonde, eventually making it one of her main specialties. Being a very family oriented person, Traile enjoys making connections with each client and gets satisfaction with giving them a safe space to relax, unwind and trust that their hair is in impeccable hands. As her passion for her work grew, so did her talents. Traile is one half of Glam's Bridal team as well as one of our amazing lash technicians. Outside of the salon, Traile enjoys the newlywed life with her husband and family, living up the Florida life out on the water.
After making the move to Florida from her home state of North Carolina, Ashley shows no signs of slowing down. She became a member of Glam straight out of school and has shown to be one of our most promising new hires yet. Choosing cosmetology was an easy choice for Ashley, a creative people person with a knack for hair. As a stylist, she has an affinity for balayage and lived in color. One of Ashley's favorite things to do with clients is a surprise reveal at the end of their service because she thoroughly enjoys seeing their reactions, making her job that much more worth wild. In her home life, Ashley spends a lot of time taking her family on beach trips in her very recognizable Jeep.
Stylist | Blonding Specialist
A veteran in the hair world, Kara has been tackling your favorite blondes and vivid colors for over a decade. Knowing that every client that sits in her hair has a unique head of hair, Kara takes specific approaches to achieve phenomenal color time and time again, earning her a very trusting and loyal clientele. As a mom of 4, she ensures to make you feel special, understanding that your time is just as valuable as hers. On days off, Kara and her family are constantly making new memories while adventuring around the magical World of Disney.
Constantly enamored by the ever-changing trends, Lorena began her career as a hairstylist 5 years ago and hasn't stopped since. Lorena is inspired daily by the fact that her job is something that can help someone look and feel great about themselves. When asked to choose, Lorena loves creating custom looks with highlights for clients because they are so unique to each person and can be done so many ways. She digs deep with her clients, asking questions to ensure what she is doing, is exactly what they want. Lorena has a passion for discovering new places, so when she happens to not be working, she can be found traveling with her husband and camping under the stars.
Stylist | Certified Extensionist
Originally from Puerto Rico, Marivie made the move with her family to Lakeland where she has continued to flourish as a stylist for over a decade. A strong believer that everyone should have their dream hair, Marivie is constantly furthering her expertise through continued education. This dedication to her craft led her to fall in love with the art of hair extensions, becoming fully certified in all methods of extensions. Marivie takes pride in helping every client in her chair leave feeling more confident and beautiful than when they arrived. When she's not singing behind your head of hair, Marivie enjoys being a homebody with her husband, daughter and fur baby, Lily.
Taking a brief hiatus to have her son after spending 10 years in the industry, Whitney came back in full force and joined the Glam squad. She is a born and raised Lakelander, having graduated from cosmetology school and grew her loyal clientele right in her hometown. Whitney is a big blonde fan, and tends to specialize in blonding services as well as smoothing treatments. Outside of her craft, Whitney makes it a priority to spend time with her toddler and enjoys showing him around the town that built her.
Tucked away in the serene spa side of Glam, Patrice is our resident nail tech. Specializing in shellac manicures and pedicures, Patrice has a certificate in Barefoot that allows her to give her clients the best in nail care. It's easy to say her services far surpass just picking a color. Previously a teacher, Patrice's patience and kindness has earned her a loyal clientele who she gladly treats like family. Out of the nail world, Patrice loves spending time as a "Lolly" to her first grandchild and lounging by the pool with her family.