We are technicians, creators, artists. At times, even mad scientists.
Bethany opened Laboratorie in November of 2010 realizing a goal set forth at the beginning of her career ten years earlier. She was a stylist at Balance the Salon for eight years and, over the course of her career, has continually sought advanced education to refine her craft. In constant pursuit of technical excellence and inspiration, Bethany has most recently studied at Arrojo NYC and the Sassoon Academy in Chicago. She has also participated in education with Davines, the Redken Exchange in NYC, Toni & Guy, Wella, Modern Organic Products and American Crew, as well as attending many other local and regional classes. With a lifelong background and education in art, Bethany is passionate about color, composition and innovation. She enjoys utilizing her extensive knowledge of color theory to solve even the most perplexing color challenges and uses her eye for design to purposefully place dimensional color and create bespoke looks that accentuate the unique beauty and personal style of each of her clients.
Bethany is a Master Stylist and is available by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Rebecca's creative spirit first led her to study fine art photography. Ultimately choosing to use her knowledge of color theory and the fundamentals of design to pursue a career in hairstyling, she completed an apprenticeship at Lola Jones Inc. Rebecca then moved on to Balance the Salon where she spent nearly eleven years-- ten of them as the educator for all new talent hired by the salon. Rebecca has always been committed to her own education participating in advanced training at the Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, Chicago and Miami, Toni & Guy and the Redken Exchange in New York City, as well as classes with Davines, Modern Organic Products, American Crew, and many, many others. Rebecca believes each individual presents a fresh canvas where she may utilize her years of experience, technical skill and creativity to compose a personalized work of art. Her dynamic approach to hairstyling has garnered Rebecca many accolades throughout her career including Baltimore City Paper's Best Hairstylist.
Rebecca is a Master Stylist and is available by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Natalie is a 2006 graduate of Xcell Academy, A Paul Mitchell Partner School in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. After graduating, she spent the next several years working in top salons in the Birmingham area while continuing to hone her skills through pursuing advanced education. Natalie has twice attended the Paul Mitchell Signature Gathering and had the honor of participating in one on one training with Paul Mitchell World Artistic Director Robert Cromeans. She has also studied at the Sassoon Academy in Chicago, the Loreal Advanced Academy in Soho, NYC and benefited from many classes with Aveda and Davines. Natalie's dedication to her own education has made her the well rounded, talented stylist she is today. She enjoys working with hair of all textures, including extremely curly and coarse hair. Natalie strongly believes in educating clients about properly caring for their hair and creates highly personalized cuts and color that allow individuals to fully embrace their natural hair texture.
Natalie is an Advanced Stylist and is available by appointment on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Kristyn joined Laboratorie after working for more than five years in an award winning Howard County salon. She has advanced her technical skills through intensive training at Sassoon Academy, in both Santa Monica and Chicago, the Redken Exchange in NYC, and the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, NV. Kristyn's love of all things fashion-related has led her to pursue not only the cutting and coloring aspects of the beauty industry, but also editorial styling and makeup artistry. As an accomplished, MAC and Smashbox trained makeup artist, her work has been featured in Sessions Magazine and Editorial Magazine, among others. Kristyn's editorial experience has allowed her to become a member of NYC's Tearsheet Artistic Team. She has also provided hair and makeup for on-air talent at WBAL-TV Baltimore. In addition to using her up-to-the-moment knowledge of fashion trends to elevate each client's total look with personalized cuts and color, Kristyn is Laboratorie's Event Styling Specialist and is available for makeup application, bridal and occasion hairstyling, both in salon and at the site of your event.
Kristyn is a Stylist & Makeup Artist and is available by appointment on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and select Saturdays.