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Kari Rainey


Specializing in blondes, redheads, and extensions since 2006, Kari masterfully enhances natural colors to elevate her clients’ looks. As a seasoned blonding specialist, her expertise lies in creating an array of stunning blonde styles, each uniquely tailored to reflect the individual preferences and styles of her clients. From the sun-kissed subtlety of beachy balayage to the rich depth of honeyed tones and the striking boldness of platinum, Kari’s meticulous approach in color application ensures each look not only enhances her clients’ features but also seamlessly complements their personal style.

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In addition to her blonding expertise, Kari is a devoted colorist for natural redheads. She understands the magic and complexity of red hues, infusing passion and precision into every stroke. Kari specializes in creating and enhancing natural red hair, meticulously blending shades from copper to auburn to strawberry blonde. Her bespoke reds are tailored to resonate with each client’s vision and personality, ensuring a unique and personalized hair experience.

Kari’s journey as a hairstylist is supported by extensive training from Paul Mitchell, including platform work, and experiences with L’Oreal Professional. Her passion has led her to participate in fashion week and editorial work alongside Bashar, continually refining her skills in the latest hair trends.

At the heart of her work, Kari loves making her clients look and feel their best, cultivating relationships that turn appointments into meetings with friends. Her chair is not just a place for a hair transformation; it’s a space for friendship and self-discovery.

Kari balances her professional expertise with a vibrant personal life. She adores her dog Moose and stays active with regular workouts. Her travels often lead to warm, beachy destinations, inspiring her creativity. In the kitchen, she enjoys experimenting with spicy recipes. Social at heart, Kari values quality time with friends and family. This blend of interests enhances her approach to hairstyling, adding depth to her client interactions and professional dedication.