The Inspire team takes pride in our service, our industry & our planet.​

ellicott city, maryland



Rest assured that when you visit Inspire, not only will you receive outstanding services, you are supporting a sustainable environment. We have carefully selected the latest environmentally conscious tools and techniques to ensure the health and beauty of your hair - and our planet. As a Green circle salon, we recycle everything - from shampoo bottles and foils, to each strand of hair that falls on the floor during your haircut. The Inspire team strives to continue our education in the latest trends and techniques to provide you with the highest standard of services. 


SENIOR stylist

meet KOLBY

Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Senior

As one of Inspire’s curly specialists, Kolby loves transforming curls! Her passion and knowledge for curly hair allows her to create beautiful shapes, and her clients always leave educated on how to care for and maintain their curls at home. She is also Inspire’s WBR hair extension specialist; able to create fullness and length with seamless color matching. A social butterfly in and out of the salon!

Master stylist

meet LAURA

Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Master

Inspire's in-salon color educator and a mentor to our junior stylists, Laura specializes in color corrections, balayage, and advanced foiling techniques that create gorgeous, low-maintenance color. Busy in and out of the salon, Laura is currently working towards degrees in graphic design and web design while being a mom to her two dogs and three cats at home!



Kathleen's passion to explore eco-conscious, sustainable alternatives in the beauty industry allowed her to open the doors of Howard County’s first organic salon in 2013. Behind the chair for over 10 years, she quickly found another passion: educating and empowering other stylists while creating a team-based, supportive environment for them to grow. As the driving force behind Inspire, she focuses on growing her stylists and continues to push boundaries in the beauty industry.



SENIOR stylist


Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Senior

Lia joined our team in 2021 after completing extensive training under platform hair artists. She loves creating blended, lived-in color for her guests, and is also one of Inspire’s extension specialists. If you’re looking for balayage or vivid colors, Lia is your girl! Outside of the salon, you’ll find Lia at the gym or listening to music with friends.

Master/SENIOR stylist


Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Master

 As one of Inspire’s short hair specialists, no matter if you are looking for a clipper cut, a pixie, or a bob, you are in great hands with Christine! She loves creating low-maintenance styles for her clients, encouraging them to embrace their natural texture and cutting to enhance or control it. Outside of the salon, her creativity shows itself in jewelry making, baking, and other crafty hobbies!


meet JENNI

Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Master

Jenni loves creating vibrant red-heads, sun-kissed brunettes, and low maintenance blondes. Specializing in thick & curly hair, Jenni thrives with transformative cuts, helping you learn to embrace your hair’s natural texture, or creating color placement to enhance the way your hair moves and lays. When not at home, this vegan mom of two can be found in her garden or on a long hike with her rescue pup, Clay. 

JUNIOR stylist


Cutting Level- Junior Color Level - Junior

Yarline has been assisting at Inspire since she graduated cosmetology school! Working with curls and creating balayaged, lived-in color for her clients have quickly become Yarline’s passion as she continues to learn and hone her skills. If you want low-maintenance color, healthy hair, or to learn how to easily style your natural texture, book with Yarline! She also loves to travel, visit family, and eat good food.

SENIOR stylist


Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Senior

One of Inspire’s balayage specialists, Angela loves working with dark hair and thicker, coarse textures. Healthy hair is her top priority! Her highlighting and cutting skills allow her to create texture and movement in her clients hair. Angela also loves animals, and loves snuggling at home with her kitty on her days off! 



Cutting Level- Senior Color Level - Senior

In Elizabeth’s book, blonder is better! She specializes in creating beautiful, natural looking highlights and always finishes a service with a voluminous a blow out that will keep your hair bouncy for days. When the weather permits, Elizabeth loves spending time in the sun at the beach and is a huge advocate of reducing, reusing and recycling!

salon coordinator

meet REGAN

From greeting clients, to making appointments, to taking care of all our plants, Regan helps keep the salon running smooth! When not at work, Regan loves rock climbing, roller skating, and snowboarding!


meet kara

Cutting Level- Junior Color Level - Junior

While furthering her education as a color specialist, Kara has found a love for lived in balayage looks and vivid, bright colors! She loves enhancing her client's color in ways that are low maintenance, and giving them fun pops of color. At home, Kara can usually be found with her nose in a book, crafting, or playing video games!

Wanting to


After completing a 12-month training program under Master Stylists, they are now working behind the chair to gain the experience they need to build their careers. They continue to work directly with Master Stylists while in this level and one may even pop over during your appointment! 

junior level


Committed to advancing education and delivering amazing results, our senior stylists have completed all required training and are increasing in demand. They are honing their specialties with remarkable determination. You will not be disappointed in your service with one of our seniors!

At this point in their careers, our master stylists are focusing on their specialties in services and are in very high demand. They have completed trainings with top leaders in the industry and continue to advance their education regularly. To be the best, they train with the best. You will often find them leading/coaching junior stylists. 


our level system