Lauren Cooper

Lauren has been a hair stylist for over 13 years. During her tenure as a stylist, she’s been trained and certified in a multitude of color lines and techniques including Davines, Wella, Italy, Tigi, Redken, Paul Mitchell, Kevin Murphy, Kerantin Complex, Global Keratin, Sunlight’s Balayage, and others. She is constantly looking for the newest and latest trends to best meet her clients needs, all while keeping their hair beautiful and uncompromised. She knows what works and what doesn’t, and has implemented that knowledge into her skillset.

Lauren believes the most important aspect of the salon industry is continued education. She believes Alexander Graham Bell said it best when he stated, “There cannot be mental atrophy in any person who continues to observe, to remember what he observes, and to seek answers for his unceasing hows and whys about things.”

Her promise to her clients is to bring them the very best of the hair industry straight to her chair.

Sarah Gartrell

Sarah has over 10 years of experience as a stylist. 

She is balayage certified from @thebusinessofbalayage. She has trained under educators at Paul Mitchell, Kevin Murphy, Davines, and Redken. She is also certified in Keratin Complex Smoothing System.

She has continued her education to assist each guest in developing a personal and unique style and to transform their vision into reality. She will help you understand you specific hair care needs.

Sarah thrives in the dynamic industry of hair. She has a wide variety of clientele and while she enjoys BIG transformations and fashion colors, she specializes in creates a more organic balayage for her clients.

Her goal is to make every visit a positive experience for you. She will create a style that serves as both function and fashion to make you look and feel your best. There’s nothing more gratifying than making someone feel great about themselves. She looks forward to working with you.

Jesse Gallagher

Jesse has been a hairstylist for 17 years.

He has been trained under educators from Redken, Matrix, Logics, Socolor, and Paul Mitchell. He specializes in custom cuts for women and men; personalized coloring in all techniques. He has 9 years experience with Paul Mitchell color.

He considers himself lucky to have such a fun and creative job that serves both artistic and practical purposes. It is very important to him to make his clients feel confident and comfortable throughout their service; therefore, a thorough consultation is always part of the appointment. He can customize your cut, color, and style to suit your lifestyle.

Hannah Roland

Hannah has 3 and a half years in the hair industry, and almost 10 years in professional makeup artistry. She was once the Third Key Manager at MAC Cosmetic then chased her dream to be an aspiring freelance wedding makeup artist and hair stylist. She won Best of Jackson 2017 during her very first year of being behind the chair, and has also been nominated for Best Hairstylist and Makeup Artist since 2017 each year. Hannah specializes in lived in color as well as blondes.

She is a Paul Mitchell Alumni graduate and she is certified in Hot Head Tape in Extensions, Glossary Hand Tied Beaded Row Extensions, and Keratin Complex Treatments.

Hannah has learned under several educators and has increased her knowledge by taking educational classes from The Business of Balayage, Jacob Khan, Salt Society, Gina Bianca, and more.

Hannah believes that the most important aspect in the beauty industry is continuing education, as well as making you feel comfortable at home and in her chair. She is very passionate about what she does and dedicates each minute with you into making you look and feel your best once leaving!

Baylea Joanne

Baylea has only been a licensed stylist for a little over a year. After her 3 year stint in Houston, she made her way back home to Mississippi to start her career and to be back with family!

She is a Paul Mitchell of Houston, TX Alumni where she had the honor of receiving education and training from people in our industry such as Robert Cromeans, Winn Claybaugh, Matt Beck and James Vincent. She was part of the hair and makeup team for the Women’s Expo of Houston, Vietfest, World of Dance and has been featured on CW39 News.

She has also trained under educators for Tigi Professional, Matrix, Redken, Wella and EasiHair Pro hand tied extensions.

Baylea loves any and everything that is blonding but at the end of the day, she just wants her hands in hair! She believes that integrity is of utmost importance; in hair and in life. She takes pride in being someone her clients can trust and count on. People don’t buy goods and services. They buy relationships, stories and MAGIC!

Kaylyn Gartrell

Kaylyn has been in the creative arts industry for 10 1/2 years. She graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in General Theatre. Having a background in hair and makeup, she decided to further he career in cosmetology. Kaylyn studied at Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics, Nails, and Cosmetology.

She is in love with the hair industry, and is thankful for the opportunities that have come her way. She has experience working with Redken and Paul Mitchell color lines, and is looking forward to expanding her education in other lines. Kaylyn specialized in balayages, but also enjoys doing color and making the client feel and look great.

She is thrilled to be working at Refinery Salon and doing hair that embodies the client’s vision.