Meet Our Staff
Our experienced and creative team members will care for your unique needs. They are true professionals who will create the look you desire to enhance your personal style.
As a little girl, Brooke was always attracted to all things hair and make-up. Fresh out of school at the Salon Institute in Columbus, she possesses true artistic vision and shows impeccable attention to every detail. She says choosing to start her career at Studio 31 was important to her because she wanted to be in a salon where her co-workers were also her family and she could see herself being happy and immediately at ease. And this is what she wants for her guests as she starts to build a client base! Working with people to achieve their individualized style is her passion and she says she strives to showcase the beauty of her guests, both inward and outward. Being an artistic and creative person, she enjoys creating wearable art. Making people look great and feel phenomenal is what drives her. She feels that continuing education is not only fun and extremely motivating but also a priority when striving to be the greatest version of herself and continuing to perfect her craft. She has experience and passion for working with guests who have special needs. Her welcoming demeanor is only part of what makes her a great emerging hair stylist. Brooke is a great listener and makes sure that every client who sits in her chair knows that they are her number one priority. If you’re looking for a new style or a stylist who takes great pride in their work, then Brooke is the stylist for you!
As a kid, Paige was always eager to tag along with her mom to the salon. Loving the environment and the excitement she experienced there, she knew from that young age what she wanted for her future. Acting early on her passion, she decided to enroll in cosmetology school while still in high school. Fast –forward a year later, she’s excited to take what she’s learned and get busy behind the chair and launch her career with us at Studio 31. Learning the ropes from the 31 team, she is ready to take on guests of her own while still assisting Owner and Director, Gwen. Always eager to learn and develop her craft, her favorite thing about this industry is the ability to make her guests look great and feel more confident about themselves. She loves being able to interact with people, find new ways to enhance their style, and meet their needs. Paige merges stylish sophistication with youthful vitality to produce new and exciting looks, and regardless of the request, she will work hard to meet and exceed your expectations each and every time! Weddings, proms, and special occasions are excellent times to call for that elegant up-style, customized make-up, or for something a little funky and different to dazzle the crowd. merges stylish sophistication with youthful vitality to produce a trend-setting creation every time. goal is to give each client their dream hair while keeping it strong and healthy. has a very warm and welcoming personality which makes her clients feel comfortable every step of the way. Her product knowledge enables her to provide, recommend, and administer the finest hair treatments to create and preserve your new look.
Thinking back on her childhood, Nicki can remember wanting to be nothing other than a hair stylist. This dream has been her driving passion ever since she started her hair journey in 2011 and she says she still continues to fall in love with what she does every day. She would describe herself as an eclectic artist who strives to deliver the right look for each of her guests. Nicki prides herself in listening to each guest and approaching each head of hair differently, considering the natural hair type and personal style. She believes educating her guests is of utmost importance and wants to ensure she is sending the right tools, products and tips home so that her guests can easily re-create their look themselves. Having extreme passion for creative coloring and Razor Artistry for short hair, she is constantly staying ahead of the curve by receiving advanced training in these areas, even doing a short stint as a Donald Scott platform artist. Having 3 little ones of her own, she absolutely adores children and loves the opportunity to take care them! Guests will love her warm and outgoing personality and it’s clear that when you’re in her chair, she is only focused on you. You are sure to love your hair as well as feel completely taken care of by Nicki!
Min’s love of all things hair, beauty and fashion led her to pursue her passion, which became her career in 2005. A true people person, she loves getting to know her clients on a personal level and believes that building relationships and trust is key. Knowing the importance of an extensive consultation and being able to deliver results beyond expectations is what drives her behind the chair every day. Min is not only a specialist in both precision and long layered cutting and advanced coloring techniques, but she is one of our Bridal Specialists. She loves the opportunity to show off her skills with her soft updo’s and formal styling techniques and make-up application guaranteed to get you all the looks as you enter the room. “I want my guests to feel 100% satisfied and BEAUTIFUL when they leave my chair.” Always believing in constant education to stay ahead of the curve, Min is here to help you achieve your best look!
Fueled by her desire to elevate the experience each and every guest has when they sit in her chair keeps Dayna passionate about her craft. You are sure to love her warm and outgoing personality and when you’re sitting in her chair, it’s clear she is only focused on you. In a world of super connectivity, a real human interaction has become quite a commodity. Dayna says it’s her job to make guests feel like the world sees them as the stunning creatures they are, and she wants that feeling to last longer than the blow dry. Educating her guests to find solutions for their everyday challenges and coaching them on how to re-create their look at home is paramount to her. With education and drive being in her DNA, she makes continuing education her top priority and serves as Lead Educator at Studio 31. Dayna loves creating beautiful low maintenance “lived-in” looks when it comes to hair color. Keeping the integrity of the hair as healthy as possible is of utmost importance to her. If you want that coveted natural, “Born with it” look, Dayna is your girl! Nicknamed the “Texture Queen,” Dayna is amazing with all textures and thicknesses of hair. She is great at mapping out the perfect shape for your hair type and face structure. She LOVES the transformative power of a Brazilian Blowout and is a true specialist with this method to tame unruly hair. She is also a certified DevaCurl Cutting Specialist for curly hair and loves taking the time and attention to detail needed to give curly girls their best look. Skincare and Brow maintenance is also a specialty of hers. If you’ve never had our Studio Facial from her or tried our Brow Henna to add shape and color to your brows, you’re missing out! Ask for it with your next service! “I love the combination of art, science, and education and enjoy helping my guests achieve their beauty goals! Making women feel heard, nurtured, relaxed and beautiful is so important to me!” Dayna is currently taking new guests for Deva Curl Cuts, Brazilian Blowouts and those looking for that natural, “lived-in” color.
Knowing from a young age that she wanted to “make people feel beautiful,” Ellie has been living that passion for 4 years now. Clients will love her warm and outgoing personality. When you sit in her chair, it’s clear she is only focused on you and says she cherishes the connection with her guests! Whether you’re in for a trim or a completely new look, Ellie is always up for the task and gives great recommendations. Up to date on all the latest trends and styles, she really gravitates toward the opportunity to be creative and create one of a kind looks for her guests. With a flair for fun, funky fashion colors and creative color techniques, she also absolutely loves doing any kind of special occasion styling. “I love styling hair to the nines and love seeing what a great style can do for a person.” She aspires to never stop growing and learning when it comes to her craft and recognizes the importance of educating her clients as well. With her artistic vision and personable nature, you are sure to be pleased with the experience as well as the end result!
Kylee has been perfecting her craft since 2007 and has never looked back. To Kylee, being a stylist is more than just color and cuts. Being a true people person, she loves to learn about her guests and build relationships. Kylee feels her job as a stylist is to make each and every one of her guests feel as special as they are. She also believes that REALLY listening to what her guests are saying and understanding what they may not know how to say is key. Even the most discerning clients feel comfortable with Kylee. She finds inspiration in everything and has an eye to create an overall look and pays close attention to detail. She creates radiant reds, beautiful low-maintenance blondes and does amazing precision cuts. If you’re looking for a change, but need to talk it through first, Kylee is your girl. Seeking to “care for the whole person,” you’re guaranteed to feel relaxed and pampered and leave feeling more confident and beautiful!