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Moira attended college at Washingon State where she received her B.A. in Cultural Anthropology. After graduation and working for Starbucks Corporate, she soon realized she didn’t love the 9-5 lifestyle and wanted a career more focused on fashion and beauty. MOiRA had always loved doing hair whether it was on her friends for dance or sorority sisters, so she decided to attend Cosmetology school in Seattle  at Gene Juarez Academy. Following beauty school, she attended Gene Juarez Advanced Training Salon and then completed a year apprenticeship at Bocz Salon. Since then she had furthered her education by attending classes in New York (Bumble & Bumble), L.A. and Miami (R+Co.). She has styled hair for fashion shows [Eileen Fisher and Nordstrom] and helped with editorial work [Seattle Bride Magazine]. She was just recently featured in Apple Bride.
Moira is skilled in performing all types of color whether it be an all-over color, highlight, balayage or corrective color. She also enjoys classic bobs, long layers, razor cuts and up-do’s. Moira enjoys the culture of hairdressing, the ever-changing techniques and how each client is a new canvas keeps it fun.
Outside of the salon Moira keeps herself busy with her toddler, husband, volunteering locally for Junior Club, attending her Alma Mater for football games [Go Cougs!], downhill skiing, decorating, hosting parties and spending time with family and friends.
Anna started pursuing her passion for cosmetology at the BEEHiVE INSTiTUTE in March of 2015 and has been with the BEEHiVE ever since. ANNA has a fascination and love for the industry [hairdressing runs in the family]. She received advanced training from Tina Nelson—20 years experienced cutting stylist for Gene Juarez—and continues to stay current in trends and techniques with monthly in-salon classes and online education.
Her choice work is natural balayage, color application and trendy haircuts.
When Anna is not in the salon you can find her at the gym, rooting for the Green Bay Packers or adventuring outdoors.
[See her work on Instagram @anna_biddiscombe]
Audra has been a hairstylist for 15 years. She started her career at The Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, California. After school ended, she was hired with Vidal Sassoon Salon in Miami where she apprenticed, then became a stylist and eventually an educator. After 7 years with the company she left Vidal Sassoon to work as Head Stylist and Lead Educator at Sean Donaldson Hair in Miami. Audra also worked as a stylist in New York every few months. She has been featured in Allure magazine three times and has been written up in and had her work shown in two issues of Hello Magazine UK and Life & Style magazine. Before moving back to her hometown of Walla Walla in 2013, she taught workshops at the BEEHiVE and knew there wasn’t a better salon in town to continue her career.
Audra is an expert specialist in haircutting but also enjoys coloring blonde hair. She loves and has a lot of experience in editorial work and bridal styling.
Outside of the BEEHiVE, Audra has a husband and the sweetest baby in the world. She loves cooking, riding horses, rodeos and the Walla Walla Fair (or any fair)!
Teach people how to treat you.
Julie has been a stylist since 2011 and with the BEEHiVE ever since.
Julie has attended several classes from one-on-one training with Sema Marie in L.A.—former assistant to celebrity stylist Tracey Cunningham—to razor cutting classes with Howard McLaren in Miami.
Color is Julie’s specialty with emphasis in hair painting and natural looking color.
When she is not working, Julie loves to spend time with her friends and family and has a special talent for investigating.
[See her work on Instagram @hairbyjulieedward]
Kyle went to Cosmetology at Walla Walla Community College and has done hair for nearly 20 years! In 2001 Kyle opened the BEEHiVE with her Mother and personally owned and operated it from 2013–2017. She also started the BEEHiVE iNSTiTUTE (cosmetology school) from 2014–2017. Kyle has been to N.Y. for Bumble & Bumble University classes over 15 times, including all advanced classes in razor cutting, color and styling.
She loves the craft of hairdressing. The constant change in the fashion industry has maintained my love for it’s perfect counterpart…Hair! Kyle loves working with people, building relationships and being creative. There is never a day in the salon that feels like “work” to her and the evolution of hair is one that will always capture her heart. Hair is ART.
Outside the salon Kyle is a busy mother of 3 amazing blonde headed girls. When she is not running them around, she can be found running on the country road, having wine with friends or attached to her laptop learning something new and setting a new goal for herself to strive for.
Launa has been a hairstylist for 18 years and has been with the BEEHiVE for 15 years.
She has attended many classes in New York at Bumble & Bumble University and is a Product Educator.
Her passion is cutting hair and she is highly trained in straight razor cuts and enjoys pairing a great cut with a natural color.
Launa enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. She loves to make meals from scratch, camp, knit, read and relax at home on her 3 acres.
Lijuana (aka Lu) has been a stylist for the past 20 years. She started her career in L.A. both working as a stylist behind the chair as well as behind the scenes as an editorial stylist for magazines and commercials. Lu has continued her education with training under celebrity stylist Neeko of L.A., advanced courses at Bumble & Bumble University in N.Y. and L.A., as well as courses with Vidal Sassoon® in Santa Monica and R&Co in L.A.
Her passion for the hair industry still thrives and she loves to serve the clients that sit in her chair. She is a balanced stylist and loves to do it all.
Lu enjoys spending time outside the salon surrounded by family, good friends, food and wine. She is a volunteer at Good Samaritan Ministries where she is currently studying to be a counselor and also officiates weddings.
Lilly fell in love with the hair industry while working as a receptionist at the BEEHiVE. She was inspired by all of the stylists being able to transform a client with a new and beautiful look. Soon after, she attended the BEEHiVE iNSTiTUTE and joined the salon following graduation.
Lilly prides herself in focusing her skills to enhance the best qualities of her clients through cut and color. She is a balanced hairdresser and believes a cut and color complement each other and help complete a look.
Outside of the salon, Lilly likes to spend her free time with family, her boyfriend and working out. She loves to be spontaneous and is always up for a road trip somewhere fun! If she could, she would be at a beach 24/7.
She is clothed with strength and dignity and can laugh without fear of the future.
[See her work on Instagram @styleby_lilly]
Lindsay began her career as a hairstylist in 2011 and was trained as an apprentice at BEEHiVE under Kyle, Launa and Tina, and has been at the BEEHiVE ever since. She has attended several Bumble & Bumble classes in Seattle, and L.A. razor cutting and styling.
Lindsay’s goal and passion is to help bring forth a client’s natural and inner beauty through a hairstyle that compliments their personality, lifestyle and overall personal look. This happens through a haircut or color that feels new, fresh and comfortable all at the same time.
When Lindsay is not working at the salon, she is working in her art studio, pursing her dream to create paintings with deep meaning for others homes and personal spaces that bring a sense of peace wherever they may reside.
We’re all just walking each other home. —Ram Dass
Rachel grew-up in Yakima and moved to Walla Walla in 2014. She has been with the BEEHiVE since October 2016. Rachel just received her G.E.D. this last December from Walla Walla Community College.
Rachel’s favorite products are Gold Lust from Oribe because it helps repair her hair and she also loves Death Valley from R+Co for second or third day hair.
Outside of the salon she likes to bake, hangout with her husband and friends. Rachel and her husband are also Youth Directors at New Joy Four Square church.
Tabitha started cosmetology in 2008 at Federico Beauty Institute in Sacramento, California. After graduating she continued to receive advanced training at AJF Salon in Sacramento. Since then, she has received education from the BEEHiVE with Bumble & Bumble in N.Y. and Seattle, R&Co in L.A., in-salon education and from Nick Berandi. [nickeducation.com]
Tabitha specializes in classic and time-less color that flatters face-shape and skin-tone, and cuts that fit clients lifestyle and personality. She is inspired by celebrity trends, Victoria’s Secret models and “rock-star” lifestyle, which is why she also loves to do extreme looks and changes on clients occasionally.
When Tabitha isn’t at the BEEHiVE, you can catch her singing front-and-center with her band SHANKS PONY [shanksponyxp.com] at one of their gigs, taking care of her beloved fur-baby Vivienne and daydreaming of life on the beach.
[See her work on Instagram @tabithashereen]