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The Studio

Shine the Hair Studio opened in 2009. Stylist and owner Kristen Byrd was inspired to create a space that was comfortable and fun, and where clients could feel pampered and relaxed.


Kristen Brill

Kristen Brill launched her beauty career more than 10 years ago. Over the past decade, Kristen has taken cutting and coloring classes at Redken, Scruples, L’Oréal, Sojourn, Framesi as well as in-depth product courses sponsored by Keratin Complex, Framesi and IT&LY.

Kristen’s fun and quirky spirit is evident the minute the doors at Shine open. At the same time, she takes great care in listening to her clients and bringing their ideas to life so, they leave feeling confident and beautiful.

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“I want my clients to have fun and come out of Shine looking and feeling good. I like taking people out of their box and into a fresh look.”

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Ildiko Shedd

Ildi comes to Shine with years of experience at some of the area’s top salons. Formally educated at Paul Mitchell-San Francisco, she has expanded her skills to include Vidal Sassoon cutting techniques, INOA Color Certification, Redken Advanced Foil and Highlight Certification and L’Oreal Advanced Color Training.

Ildi is masterful at combining creative color and highlights with classic styling and precision cuts.

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“Finding the perfect look to make my clients shine is what makes me happiest.”

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