Co-Owner and Master Stylist
Ashley is fully engaged in living everyday through her passion as a salon owner, hair artist, Bumble&Bumble Network Educator, certified Pure hair extension specialist, and make up artist. Ambition, determination, and faith can take the credit for these amazing accomplishments. Immediately after receiving her formal training at Urban Academy in NM, she relocated to Las Vegas, NV where she worked under one of the most talented hairstylists/salon owners Las Vegas has to offer. Her love for Bumble&Bumble lead her to a B&B Network Educator position for Inspire Uptown. This allows her to teach her beloved craft to others and receive frequent trainings in New York at Bumble&Bumble headquarters. During every step in her career, Ashley has managed to originate her technique, inspiration, and education. Her extreme attention to detail, along with her extensive knowledge makes sitting in her chair a stress free experience. Whether she is behind the chair, working on-site for weddings and photo shoots, her energy and passion grows everyday for the craft of hair dressing.
“Being a hairdresser isn’t my job, it’s my passion, my love, my life.” -Ashley
Co-Owner and Master Stylist
If there was one word to describe Carli as a person, it would absolutely be “passionate.” Her style in hair care is extremely versatile, allowing her to profit in a dynamic clientele. Carli graduated from Urban Academy and immediately began her mentorship under Christopher V. at Inspire Downtown. Her education continued to grow and eventually landed a position representing Bumble&Bumble as one of New Mexico’s session stylists. Her education comes out of Scottsdale, Arizona where she is challenged to find inspiration for her craft in every aspect of life. Now, Carli is the proud co-owner of Inspire Uptown, and continues her passion as a hairstylist, extension specialist, and makeup artist.
Training: Bumble & Bumble Urban Academy
Specialties: Hair Colour, Colour Correction, Hair Extensions, Bridal Transformations, Specialty Makeup, Blondes
Aaron Beasley has devoted his professional life to achieving excellence in hair design and colour. With a background in biology and chemistry, Aaron has a unique perspective and special insight into the physical and chemical properties of hair itself, hair color, and product knowledge.
Whether you are looking for an edgy style, everyday wear, or something special, Aaron knows what his client wants when it comes to hair—a great cut, great color and a great “look”. Aaron takes the time to thoroughly consult with each client to understand their individual needs and hair texture. Known for his work with “blondes” Aaron truly understands the effect of New Mexico’s weather conditions on blondes. Aaron’s expertise and training with colour also makes him the person to see for your colour correction needs.
If you’re looking for instant way to add length and volume to lackluster locks Aaron can help you navigate the world of hair extensions and hair additions and help you understand your options so that together you can find the option that fits your needs and lifestyle.
Hair, Make Up and Master Style Expert
For as long as she can remember, Shirley has had a passion for hair, make up, and style. Her passion along with her love for the art motivated her to attend Tony and Guy Hairdressing Academy in Scottsdale, AZ. She excelled in reading her clients hair and physical features and developed a personalized style that both suits and compliments them. Shirley has a keen eye for style, in-depth color techniques, and an ever expanding portfolio of hair styles. Her genuine interest in each client is reflected in her strong work ethic, high integrity, and their satisfaction with the end result. She chose to work at Inspire Uptown Salon because they embrace similar artistic values and has an environment that allows her to grow and develop her talents further.
Tiffany is a master stylist who attended a private Paul Mitchell academy at Hair Fusion in Durango, Colorado. They taught her how to use her talents through charity in the community. She has grown as a young professional by attending advanced education courses for current trends. She is dedicated to helping others feel and look beautiful using her creativity and talents. She specializes in color, color corrections, extensions, make up, and men/women’s haircuts.
Kristen has rapidly grown in her talent since she graduated from Inspire’s mentor-ship program learning under Ashley Varela. Kristen understands the importance of customer service, and making sure the client feels beautiful leaving our salon. Whether it be brilliant blondes, or luscious brunettes, Kristen has you covered.
Stylist, Mac Certified Make-Up Artist
D’ette has had a passion for hair, make up, and fashion since her early childhood. Growing up in Las Vegas, Nevada, gave D’ette her first inspirations as an artist. D’ette has applied make up and styled hair for celebrities such as Shelby Chong (Tommy Chong’s wife), Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me TV series), Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson from the rock band “The B-52′s.” D’ette is also a certified make up artist for MAC make up as well as being a new member to the Inspire Uptown Salon team. D’ette specializes in theatrical, beauty and bridal makeup. She also specializes in bridal up dos, ombré patterns, highlights and hair extensions. D’ette has made a name for herself as a meticulous, and passionate artist while maintaining the highest standard in customer satisfaction.
Stylist/ Brazilian Blowout Educator/ MAC Certified Make-up Artist
Lucky enough to find her passion early in life, Suzie has been expanding her education working as a full time stylist since the age of eighteen. She graduated from Urban Academy with her License in Cosmetology and a MAC make-up certification. Suzie specializes in a variety of services, including: Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Cuts, Colors/Highlights, Color Corrections, Special Occasions/Weddings, Updos and Styles and Make-up applications. She is also certified as one of the only active Brazilian Blowout Educators in New Mexico. Suzie carefully consults, and designs an individual plan for each of her clients. She takes pride and thoughtful consideration in creating styles for every one of her guests, keeping in mind the integrity of the hair, upkeep/lifestyle and individuality. If you are in need of a Stylist who is creative, positive and easy to communicate with. Call Inspire Uptown to make your appointment today!