Staff Bios

Megan Moore, Owner
Megan is a native of Salt Lake City and graduated number one in her class from Cameo College of Essential Beauty. She also attended the University of Utah and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Starting at an early age she loved fashion and beauty, and decided to take her interests and turn them in to a career. Megan specializes in dimensional color techniques and precision scissoring. She loves formal and bridal styling, extension work, and razor cutting. Megan is so proud of the team she has assembled at Moore Hair Design, and loves the business of making people look and feel their best. Outside of the salon Megan spends time with her three children, loves to golf and play tennis, and write her beauty blog -
Kimberly Bailey, Stylist
Kimberly is from California and brings lots of energy to Moore Hair Design. She has eight years in the business but has the natural talent of the most experienced of stylists. Kim became interested in hair as a young girl while watching her older sisters get ready for dates and dances. As a result she is one of MHD's best formal styling artists and specializes in wedding updos. Kim loves a major transformation and enjoys clients who aren't afraid of a change. A fan of fashion hair colors, like blues and purples... she is always up for trying something new! She admires people who donate hair for 'Locks of Love', and welcomes new clients who want a fun fresh start. Outside of work Kim spends time with her daughter and husband, loves to shop yard sales, and bakes pinterest-worthy treats!
Melinda Hughes, Stylist
Melinda has been at Moore Hair Design for ten years, and has a very loyal client base. She loves creating edgy and dynamic styles and colors for her clients. She is a great stylist to see if you have a haircut you've been tempted to try, but just can't make the leap! She also works with curly hair, and is an expert at textured cutting. Melinda also has her elementary education teaching license, but says she'll always do hair because it is something she is so passionate about. A graduate of Hairitage Academy, Melinda has years of experience and an understanding of the industry that her clients appreciate. Melinda loves camping, playing the bagpipes with her band- The Salt Lake Scotts, and visiting her family in Australia.
Jessica Barnes, Stylist
Jessica has been in the industry for 15 years and is extremely passionate about helping clients look their best. She enjoys attending beauty trade shows, and continuing to learn new skills. As a senior stylist, Jessica is a great listener and loves to brainstorm new ideas with her clients and mentor our junior stylists at the salon. She specializes in short hair cuts, texture styling, and advanced color techniques. Her experience and creativity helps her master new and exciting looks that her clients love. Outside the salon she loves to spend time with her three kids, host dinner parties with friends, and attend as many music concerts as she can.
Holly Olsen, Hair Replacement Specialist
Holly is MHD's hair replacement expert and has been styling hair for over 20 years. Her expertise and knowledge is apparent and her clients agree. She had an interest in hair at a young age and decided to enter the field with a strong desire to help people. Holly is a hair replacement guru and has worked for the best in the biz when it comes to this unique art. Her long resume includes Squire Natural, Apollo, and Lifelike hair replacement systems. She can customized a hair replacement option for anyone, and her loyal clientele are so happy to have her. She also specializes in hair extensions and Brazilian Blowout smoothing treatments. Holly loves to sing and travel in her spare time with her hubby, as well as take care of her house full of cute pets.
Em Bailey, Stylist
Emily is a senior stylist with 15 years of experience and great all-around talent. She loves the artistic side of hair styling, and has been featured in Utah Bride Magazine for her special occasion styling. She loves balayage and hand painting color techniques, and also specializes in precision haircuts such as the A-line BOB and asymmetrical short cuts. Emily has a bubbly personality and her clients love her energy and excitement about her work. Outside of the salon Emily loves to paint and draw, do anything athletic, hit the gym (her biceps speak for themselves) and spend time with her handsome son and husband. @CroppedandPainted
Ashlen Duke, Stylist
Ashlen always had fun cutting her dolls' hair growing up, but really fell in love with hairstyling after watching celebrity stylist, Nick Arojo on TLC's 'What Not to Wear'. She was so inspired by his successful career that she decided to enroll in cosmetology school. Ashlen's talent is apparent in her portfolio of work, and she excels in bridal styling, avante garde editorial looks, and vintage inspired updos. Ashlen has spent many hours in post-graduate workshops in New York, San Francisco, and Las Vegas- and her passion for her craft is very apparent. Her clients rave about her artistic approach to color and balayage as well, and she is also well known for her layered haircutting techniques. Outside of the salon, Ashlen spends her time being a 'health-nut', and a momma to her two kiddos, all while finishing her bachelors degree. @Smashlen
Chelsea Bagozzi, Stylist/ Makeup Artist
Chelsea loves the beauty industry for its' ability to transform the way you feel on the outside, but more importantly on the inside. She has been doing hair for more than a decade and has worked for several of Utah's best salons. Moore Hair Design is happy to have her on our team for exceptional makeup artistry and hair coloring skills. She is a MAC certified makeup artist and works with our bridal clients to help them shine on their big day. She has had advanced training with Bumble & bumble as well as Paul Mitchell, and uses those extra skills at the salon with each of her clients. Outside of work Chelsea is remodeling her home, loves to hula-hoop, and play with her crazy dog and kids! Book Online Now
Britnie Harmon, Stylist
Britnie is a well rounded stylist who loves a little bit of everything, but her extensive training in hair extensions is one of her signature offerings. She decided to pursue her career in hair design while still in high school, because she knew she had a knack for it- and had been doing her friends hair for years. She is certified in Brazilian Blowout and Keratin straightening services, as well as being a licensed Master Esthetician. When she's not styling hair, she's usually skiing- but her latest joy is training for and competing in triathlons. Fun!
Jen Orellana, Stylist
Jen loves a good blonde- and her highlighting skills can attest! Her clients love her advanced knowledge of color, and the training & skill that she has acquired over her 17 year career. She has traveled to New York to take classes at the esteemed Bumble & bumble University, and she loves razor cutting as a result. In her free time she spends time being a wife and mamma to her two beautiful girls.
Bree Thompson, Stylist/ Permanent Makeup Specialist
Bree is super passionate about the beauty industry, just ask her and she will tell you 'she has the best job in the world!' She loves the adrenaline rush that comes with a client who is looking for a major change. Bree is a color expert and enjoys creating the perfect redhead as well as more natural looks with subtle color enhancement. She is also our in-house Permanent Makeup specialist and offers both certified Soft Tap and Microblade techniques. When Bree isn't at the salon she loves to eat lots of tasty treats and try new restaurants and travel. She also loves to workout and stay fit (so she can eat those treats of course!). @BeautyBy_Bree
Jessica Griffeth, Stylist
Jessica is a native of California and has been part of our MHD family for over 6 years. She began her career with a love of the makeup industry, and now focuses on hair design. Jessica has a big personality, and her clients love her energy (we do too!). She is great with dimensional color and creates beautiful ombres and dip-dye colors. Jessica also offers excellent mens cutting & styling services and is a licensed cosmetology instructor. Outside of work, she is a busy mama of two boys, and loves to travel back to California to visit friends and family.
Alicia Poppinga, Stylist
Alicia aka 'Poppy' is fun and vibrant, and feels like a friend the second you meet her. Alicia is well known for her long layered cuts as well as her detailed and edgy mens cuts. And she uses advanced color placement to enhance the clients features, as well as the haircut itself. Alicia is also one of our updo specialists, and loves working with brides on their special day. Alicia has been in the industry over a decade, and her clients appreciate her expertise and attention to detail. Outside of work, Alicia is a new mom who enjoys travel and to be outdoors with her new husband and big extended family. @AliciaPoppy_Hair
Melissa Faber, Stylist
Melissa is best known for creating amazing blondes, and highlights. She is thorough and detailed oriented, and because of that her clients all appreciate her artistry. Melissa also specializes in ombre and balayge color techniques and long layered cuts. She is a graduate of Hairitage Academy and has been working in the industry for 10 years, with a strong love of her clients and the great friendships that the salon can create. When she is not at the salon, Melissa is a busy momma to three kids, and goes boating as much as possible with friends and family!
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