At Bristle and Strand, we strive to give you your best hair day, everyday. With our family friendly atmosphere, we promote a welcoming and inclusive environment for all to enjoy. Our mission is to make you feel beautiful in your own skin and love your hair...
Laura has been in the beauty industry for 11 years. After completing her bachelor’s degree and working in the corporate world, she decided to pursue her passion and enroll in the Northwest Hair Academy in Everett. Laura has spent many years working as a bridal artist – and is rated among the Top Ten Bridal Hair/Makeup Artists in Seattle according to Wedding Rule. Her work has been featured in various publications – she’s even done hair and makeup for a movie filmed on Whidbey Island. Bristle and Strand is the second successful salon that Laura has owned. Laura enjoys reading, taking classes and snuggling with her dog, Woodrow Wilson. “I love working with guests to help them discover just how beautiful they are!” – Laura
Megan has been in the beauty industry since she was 15 years old. She started as a receptionist at a small salon in Mill Creek, WA and then attended Gene Juarez Academy in Seattle right after graduating high school. After 15 years of managing and working in several salons, she now co-owns and works at Bristle & Strand Salon and Drybar. Megan lives in Marysville with her husband, Tracy and their miniature dachshund, Remy. She enjoys horseback trail riding, reading Stephen King novels, and spending time with her large family.
“I love working in the salon and am very excited for what Bristle and Strand has in store for Bothell!” -Megan
Victoria graduated in 2018 from Gary Manuel Institute. She has been working in salons for 3 years with a strong passion for cuts, colors, and blow outs. She enjoys working with a diverse set of clients to find and create what best suits their desires and needs. Ranging from dark blunt bobs to sun kissed balayage all the way to vibrant bold colors with under cuts – she’s your girl. She spends most of her time outside of the salon snuggled up with her fur babies watching movies or on the trails in the forest.
Amanda graduated from Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School 12 years ago, where she fell in love with making clients feel beautiful, playing with colors and styling, especially. She has professionally styled hair for dance competitions, fashion shows, and photoshoots. After a recent move from Las Vegas, she is laying down roots in Bothell, and at Bristle and Strand. When she's not behind the chair, you can find her with her husband looking for the next best trail or restaurant- be sure to let her know your favorites! She has a passion for fashion and loves expressing it with her hair and personal style.
Monica draws upon her passion in skin care for decades as her guiding principle in her professional career. In 2018, after having her fourth child, Monica decided to go to school. Even as a young girl, she knew she wanted to work in the beauty industry. During her time in school she found a new passion for lash enhancement. Upon graduating with her Esthetician license, Monica jumped into owning her own lash business and hasn’t looked back. Monica loves her large family and loves to see her clients smile.