Our Team

 

KATE WIRTH
owner | hair | skin | wax

  • Graduate of the Aveda Institute of Beauty and Wellness in Milwaukee, WI; April of 2003
  • Attends advanced classes regularly throughout the year in around the country; leads Lucette stylists through their 12 month apprenticeship and beyond
  • Passionate about art, fashion, music, and pop culture; works hard to stay informed of current trends and techniques
  • A down-to-earth, real-talk approach to educating and satisfying her guests, combined with meticulous attention to detail results in daring, yet wearable styles suited to lifestyle, hair type and bone structure
  • Enjoys problem solving, working with natural texture, dry cutting, clean razor cuts, and precision bobs. Highly skilled in color formulation and utilizing a number of color placement options to further enhance haircuts
  • Conceives and organizes photo shoots and workshops within the salon to further assist other staff in their continual advancement
  • Received certification in Reiki I in April of 2019 to provide greater meaning and healing in her services
  • Kate is also an expert in the art of eyebrow shaping, makeup and hair removal

Style Icon:  Queen Bey

Favorite Product / Tool:  Morning Creme, Daily Hair Repair and Texture Tonic with YS Park Diffuser

Favorite Technique:  I have loved using the straight edge razor and dry cutting for many years now to enhance or limit natural texture

Wellness Activity:  Meditation, yoga, jogging with my dog, swimming, gardening… and BATHS with NO PHONE :)

TV Show:  GOT / The Crown / One Strange Rock

Cats vs. Dogs:  Dogs dogs dogs

MEGAN SMITH
hair | nails | wax

  • Licensed through Educators of Beauty as of 2011
  • Very focused on always advancing her skill through education in NYC, Austin, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago in order to further show her artistic ability keeping up with the latest color and cut trends
  • Loves working with all textures of hair
  • Especially experienced and finds great enjoyment in men’s cuts, but also loves and is skilled in women’s cuts
  • Finds a lot of excitement in providing new fashion hair color and fun nail services
  • Loves helping people feel good about their appearance
  • Megan is also skilled in facial and body waxing, as well as makeup.  She loves helping people feel good about their appearance in any way possible

Style Icon:  Lady Gaga

Favorite Product, Tool, or Technique: Speed of Light, Shampure Dry Shampoo, Curling Wand

Wellness Activity: Long walks at flea markets and Body Pump

TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy and Grace & Frankie

Cats vs. Dogs: MEOW!!

ALI MCCUMBER
hair | nails | skin

  • Has always had a passion for the hair and beauty industry; became licensed through Tricoci University in 2014
  • Number one priority is to make people feel beautiful while providing a great experience
  • Very detail oriented and down to earth
  • Considers guests’ personality, facial structure and lifestyle to help create the best look for each and every guest with both cut and color
  • Takes advantage of every opportunity to attend classes and shows, including trips to New York and Minneapolis for the Arrojo Ambassador Summit and Aveda Congress to better her education and skill
  • Certified in Reiki I; April 2019
  • Finds herself extremely fortunate to have such a fun and rewarding career; loves to work with and meet new and amazing people every day

Style Icon:  Rihanna, but really anyone who’s not afraid to embrace their own beauty and style with confidence

Favorite Product, Tool, or Technique:  I love the Arrojo Curling Wand.  Easy to use and creates the perfect amount of effortless wave/bounce

Wellness Activity:  Love to swim!

TV Show:  Grey’s Anatomy – All about Mr. McDreamy 😉

Cats vs. Dogs:  Cats.  All the way.  My cat, Tim, would be pretty upset with me if I chose dogs. . .

ALYSSA BALCK
manager | guest relations

  • “I’m very passionate about all things beauty and fashion related, and I love to keep up with the trends. I thrive off of helping others and my goal is to make your experience at Lucette as memorable and comfortable as possible.”

Favorite Style Icon:  Harmony Nice

Favorite Product / Tool:  Shampure Dry Shampoo

Favorite Wellness Activity:  Thrifting and yoga

Favorite TV Show:  It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Cats vs Dogs:  Dogs

GRETCHEN STARK
guest relations

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  • “I am so happy to be a part of the Lucette Team! As a visual artist, it is so rewarding to be able to spend my time working along side other creatives. I love bringing joy to others, and I strive to help brighten the days of everyone that walks through Lucette’s door!”

Style Icon: Katherine Sabbath

Favorite Product, Tool, or Technique: Dry Remedy Oil and Botanical Kinetics All Sensitive Lotion

Wellness Activity: Ballet

TV Show: The Great British Baking Show

Cats vs. Dogs: Dogs

MARSHA WIRTH
guest relations | inventory oversight

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  • bio coming soon!

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Favorite Product, Tool, or Technique: Daily Hair Repair with Dry Remedy Oil

Wellness Activity: Walking, bike riding, prayer, time with all electronics off

TV Show: NCIS

Cats vs. Dogs: Dogs

KATIE YOUNG
apprenticing hair | nails

  • Graduate of Aveda Institute of Beauty and Wellness in Madison, WI; November of 2018
  • Currently advancing her craft and working through her apprenticeship working closely with our senior stylists, and owner, Kate
  • Participates in as much outside education as she can possibly find, and time will allow
  • Fashion-focused – always keeping up with new trends, and also loves working with timeless elements of style in any facet
  • Trained in Reiki I, Katie is also pursuing further training in Reiki to incorporate an energy based connection to aide in healing guests
  • Katie is detail oriented, and finds joy in boosting others’ confidence by not only helping them to look great, but feel great

Style Icon: Tilda Swinton

Favorite Product, Tool, or Technique: Razor cutting, and the ever-versatile Beautifying Composition

Wellness Activity: Meditation, yoga, gardening, walking the dog

TV Show: Twilight Zone

Cats vs. Dogs: Dogs!