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GiGi LaRue Salon & Aesthetics is a full service boutique salon, professional skin care and makeup up studio. It is our mission to offer our guests a personal, positive and productive experience each and every time they visit. GiGi LaRue is committed to our guests and the community in where we operate.

 

Great Things in Business are Never Done by One Person. They’re Done by A Team of People.
— Steve Jobs

Owner & Founder

My name is Staci Westcott. I am a Master Aesthetician, Instructor, Certified Massage Therapist and the founder of GiGi LaRue Salon & Aesthetics. I am inspired by the amazing, talented artists that work with me every day. I am driven by a passion for both education and state of the art procedures and products. I thrive on making my clients feel good about themselves!

My name is Staci Westcott. I am a Master Aesthetician, Instructor, Certified Massage Therapist and the founder of GiGi LaRue Salon & Aesthetics. I am inspired by the amazing, talented artists that work with me every day. I am driven by a passion for both education and state of the art procedures and products. I thrive on making my clients feel good about themselves!

Stylists

Andrea Kozel- Bawden: Stylist  I have been in the industry for 17 years! I am a Redken Artist, Tearsheet Artist and Hairdreams Certified Stylist. A few of my accomplishments in the industry include working on Fashion Week, Redken Symposium and working as a stylist for the shooting of a recent Hallmark movie. I look forward to meeting you! My focus is on all aspects of hair and hair extensions.

Andrea Kozel- Bawden: Stylist

I have been in the industry for 17 years! I am a Redken Artist, Tearsheet Artist and Hairdreams Certified Stylist. A few of my accomplishments in the industry include working on Fashion Week, Redken Symposium and working as a stylist for the shooting of a recent Hallmark movie. I look forward to meeting you! My focus is on all aspects of hair and hair extensions.

Lexi Shumaker: Stylist & Assistant  Introducing your future favorite stylist! I am 22 with a lifetime full of talent. I grew up in a home where style, fashion, and hair were always number one. I began my career at the Aveda Institute in Washington D.C. and am finishing my education apprentice at GigiLarue. I am newly married with a beautiful and busy two year old boy named Jackson. I am currently accepting clients for color and blowouts! Don’t miss your chance to contribute to my education!

Lexi Shumaker: Stylist & Assistant

Introducing your future favorite stylist! I am 22 with a lifetime full of talent. I grew up in a home where style, fashion, and hair were always number one. I began my career at the Aveda Institute in Washington D.C. and am finishing my education apprentice at GigiLarue. I am newly married with a beautiful and busy two year old boy named Jackson. I am currently accepting clients for color and blowouts! Don’t miss your chance to contribute to my education!

Traci Valentinetti: Stylist  I graduated from the International Beauty School in 1990. I have been in this industry for over 25 years! I inspire my clients through my sound education in Aveda products and technology. I strive to deliver superior customer service along with instinctual design technique for my clients. I have been a master stylist at GigiLarue since the salon opening in 2016. I live locally with my husband and two teenage daughters who attend Sherando High School. Come in and get inspired!

Traci Valentinetti: Stylist

I graduated from the International Beauty School in 1990. I have been in this industry for over 25 years! I inspire my clients through my sound education in Aveda products and technology. I strive to deliver superior customer service along with instinctual design technique for my clients. I have been a master stylist at GigiLarue since the salon opening in 2016. I live locally with my husband and two teenage daughters who attend Sherando High School. Come in and get inspired!

Abby McDonald: Stylist  My name is Abby McDonald, and I am what I would call a salon baby. As a third generation hairdresser, I grew up playing and organizing rollers underneath of stations while my mom worked. I knew from an early age; that this is where I wanted to be. I wanted to make people feel beautiful! I am a wife and a mother of two boys who have not only taught me to multitask in every situation but to also be patient. They are my world and they make me strive to work hard and be a better person every single day. I became a part of GiGi LaRue a year ago.I had no doubt my existing clients would love the quaint, boutique style salon. I have thrived being in such an uplifting positive environment where I can learn from my peers. I enjoy all aspects of doing hair, but my specialties are color corrections and vibrant reds.I love learning about and making deeper connections with my clients beyond just a hair appointment. After all, we are hair-apists!

Abby McDonald: Stylist

My name is Abby McDonald, and I am what I would call a salon baby. As a third generation hairdresser, I grew up playing and organizing rollers underneath of stations while my mom worked. I knew from an early age; that this is where I wanted to be. I wanted to make people feel beautiful! I am a wife and a mother of two boys who have not only taught me to multitask in every situation but to also be patient. They are my world and they make me strive to work hard and be a better person every single day. I became a part of GiGi LaRue a year ago.I had no doubt my existing clients would love the quaint, boutique style salon. I have thrived being in such an uplifting positive environment where I can learn from my peers. I enjoy all aspects of doing hair, but my specialties are color corrections and vibrant reds.I love learning about and making deeper connections with my clients beyond just a hair appointment. After all, we are hair-apists!

Sara Stadler: Stylist  My goal is to make your visit delightful so you leave feeling beautiful both inside and out! I love what I do with over 15 years of experience. I enjoy education and I never want to stop learning. Balayage, blondes, bobs and formal finishes are my heart! Follow me on Instagram @s_stadlerhair

Sara Stadler: Stylist

My goal is to make your visit delightful so you leave feeling beautiful both inside and out! I love what I do with over 15 years of experience. I enjoy education and I never want to stop learning. Balayage, blondes, bobs and formal finishes are my heart! Follow me on Instagram @s_stadlerhair

Roe Cooke: Stylist  Hair is my passion. I strive to stay current with both hair and fashion trends to give my clients the most cutting edge styles. I pride myself on making my clients feel renewed and refreshed after every salon experience. I am a mother of two beautiful girls. I have the best of both worlds with a career as a stylist and mom. As a stylist it has allowed me to focus on making my clients feel beautiful and time to be a hands on mom.

Roe Cooke: Stylist

Hair is my passion. I strive to stay current with both hair and fashion trends to give my clients the most cutting edge styles. I pride myself on making my clients feel renewed and refreshed after every salon experience. I am a mother of two beautiful girls. I have the best of both worlds with a career as a stylist and mom. As a stylist it has allowed me to focus on making my clients feel beautiful and time to be a hands on mom.

Nails

Brandy Lovelace: Certified Nail Technician  My name is Brandy Lovelace. I graduated from Blackthorn Nail Academy in 2005. I have studied and mastered the art of nails with their disorders. I have been doing nails for 27 years! I have mastered the art of acrylics, silks and gels. I have also had the pleasure of learning makeup and waxing at the Aveda Institute in 2008. In continuing education I have learned nails art, dip powder and hair/beach wraps. I am currently studying the art of cornrowing and extensions. I believe in being versatile! You can always learn something new and there is always room to grow. It is my pleasure to meet and educate you on how when artificial nails are done correctly they can be worn without destroying natural nails.

Brandy Lovelace: Certified Nail Technician

My name is Brandy Lovelace. I graduated from Blackthorn Nail Academy in 2005. I have studied and mastered the art of nails with their disorders. I have been doing nails for 27 years! I have mastered the art of acrylics, silks and gels. I have also had the pleasure of learning makeup and waxing at the Aveda Institute in 2008. In continuing education I have learned nails art, dip powder and hair/beach wraps. I am currently studying the art of cornrowing and extensions. I believe in being versatile! You can always learn something new and there is always room to grow. It is my pleasure to meet and educate you on how when artificial nails are done correctly they can be worn without destroying natural nails.

Spa

Katie Moore: Esthetician  I have been in the beauty industry for 9 years. I am a licensed Cosmetologist and Esthetic Apprentice. I started out in the industry with the intention of being a stylist but fell in love with the spa. My services include makeup, waxing, facials, brow and lash lifting and tinting. I have had the privilege of working to help with hair and makeup for a movie filmed locally. Learning ways to provide new and great services to my guests brings me joy.

Katie Moore: Esthetician

I have been in the beauty industry for 9 years. I am a licensed Cosmetologist and Esthetic Apprentice. I started out in the industry with the intention of being a stylist but fell in love with the spa. My services include makeup, waxing, facials, brow and lash lifting and tinting. I have had the privilege of working to help with hair and makeup for a movie filmed locally. Learning ways to provide new and great services to my guests brings me joy.

Makenzie Miller: Esthetician & Eyelash Extension Specialist  I am a dual-licensed Esthetician,. My career goal is to help clients look better and feel better. I graduated from the International Beauty School in Martinsburg, WV in May of 2019. I became interested in Esthetics when working as a receptionist at a local spa. I noticed how relaxed and positive clients felt after their services and how empowered and confident the Esthetician’s made them feel. I am also a Certified Lash Specialist and specialize in waxing services and eye lash extensions. Let me welcome you into the world of skin care and self preservation, and make you feel beautiful!

Makenzie Miller: Esthetician & Eyelash Extension Specialist

I am a dual-licensed Esthetician,. My career goal is to help clients look better and feel better. I graduated from the International Beauty School in Martinsburg, WV in May of 2019. I became interested in Esthetics when working as a receptionist at a local spa. I noticed how relaxed and positive clients felt after their services and how empowered and confident the Esthetician’s made them feel. I am also a Certified Lash Specialist and specialize in waxing services and eye lash extensions. Let me welcome you into the world of skin care and self preservation, and make you feel beautiful!

Guest Services

Carmella Valentinetti: Guest Services Coordinator & Assistant  I am an assistant on the floor and work the front desk. My favorite part of working at GigiLarue are the people that I get to work with everyday.

Carmella Valentinetti: Guest Services Coordinator & Assistant

I am an assistant on the floor and work the front desk. My favorite part of working at GigiLarue are the people that I get to work with everyday.

Margie Kline: Guest Services Coordinator  I came to GigiLarue in July after retiring from my own salon which I owned for 40 years! I still enjoy helping people and helping them to achieve being the the best version of themselves.

Margie Kline: Guest Services Coordinator

I came to GigiLarue in July after retiring from my own salon which I owned for 40 years! I still enjoy helping people and helping them to achieve being the the best version of themselves.

Kacie Strother: Guest Services Coordinator  My name is Kacie Strother! Your Future Stylist and Certified Lash Specialist! I’ve wanted to work in this industry for as long as I can remember. I grew up always putting others first and making sure they feel confident in themselves. The Beauty Industry is something I’m very passionate about and looking forward to grow and learn from my amazing co-workers!

Kacie Strother: Guest Services Coordinator

My name is Kacie Strother! Your Future Stylist and Certified Lash Specialist! I’ve wanted to work in this industry for as long as I can remember. I grew up always putting others first and making sure they feel confident in themselves. The Beauty Industry is something I’m very passionate about and looking forward to grow and learn from my amazing co-workers!