A Little More About Me : Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. I’m a Texas girl through and through. Family is extremely important to me. I’ve been married for three years to my wonderful husband Jeremy and we are expecting our first child in September.
Zodiak sign : Libra
How I Found My Way to Koi : Casey and I had worked together for many years and the time was right to start something new with her!
Style Icons : My icons span many eras - Some favorites are Elizabeth Taylor & Rita Hayworth and Kate Beckinsale & Blake Lively
Source of Inspiration : I use many things for inspiration but I love movies, especially the classics. There was so much care taken from head to toe. I also constantly look at images either in magazines or on instagram. Always looking for things and images to inspire.
Dream Celebrity Client : Blake Lively
Styling Tip : When blow-drying your hair, make sure all the moisture is gone. Your style will stay for days.
Career Highlight : I have loved working with so many brides. I was published in The Knot Texas and Style Me Pretty. I love that I get to be involved with these special ladies on their most “special” day.
Product I Can’t Live Without : R+Co Park Ave Blowdry Balm
What Do You Like Most About Your Job : The people! I love making connections with all of my clients and having them becomes friends and family. Also, the creativity of my job. I never knew I could go to work every day and be inspired by everything - just create.
My #1 Beauty Rule : Always take off your make-up before bedtime and use good quality face products.
Salon Etiquette Tip : Be aware of others and always be considerate.
What I Bring to the Salon Floor: I feel I bring a strong knowledge of current and past trends, the ability to achieve most things that are brought my way and the ambition to learn new things daily. I strive to inspire those around me and I continue to learn from my peers and seek education when available.
My Favorite Beauty Product : At the moment, I’m in love with Tata Harpers Revitalizing Body Oil.
A Good Day Means : Everything just falls into place and there is no humidity to ruin my beautiful blowout.
Favorite Designer : Valentino
The Aesthetic of My Work as a Hairstylist : Effortless and Natural. I want hair to look and feel like hair. To have movement and dimension.
Most Valued Quality in a Koi Salon Guest : Compassion
What Do You Enjoy Doing On Your Free Time : I enjoy spending time with my husband, family and friends. I love taking day trips to areas around Texas and seeing what our beautiful state has to offer. I enjoy doing arts and crafts and creating things for my house.
Kim Mackey - Lash Specialist, Aesthetician
Kim Mackey- Lash Specialist, Aesthetician
A little bit about me : I moved to San Antonio in 2008. I have been an esthetician since 2003 and a lash stylist since 2006. I attend Texas College of Cosmetology and trained with XtremeLashes.
Hometown: San Angelo, TX
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
How I found my way to Koi Salon: I met Casey several years ago over a set of lash extensions! I began to see her dedication and passion for her work and I'm so excited for this opportunity to team up with her!
Dream celebrity client : Lisa Vanderpump
Styling tip : (Lash Tip:) Always remember to brush your lashes during your morning routine! This really helps with twisting and turning of the lash extensions!!
The one hair product I cant live with out : Oribe & R+co. Badlands Dry Shampoo Paste
What do you like best about your job : I love that I get to meet so many amazing people and I do something that I'm truly passionate about!
My #1 beauty rule is : Always remember to apply your skincare products to your I Zone! This is your jawline, neck, and collar area.
Salon etiquette tip: Always be punctual for your appointment!
Most valued quality in a Koi salon guest : I believe the most valued quality is communication.
What do you enjoy doing on your free time : Spending time with my husband and our pets, and working out!