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EILEEN | OWNER + MASTER STYLIST

Kantor & Company owner and master stylist Eileen Kantor has been working in a salon for long as she can remember. Literally. Eileen's mother ran a salon out of her childhood home. "It was just like the salon in the movie Steel Magnolias,"  she says. And despite an education in interior design, Kantor found her way back to what she feels is her true calling: styling.

 

Since 2003, Eileen has developed her skills, studying the art of cutting at the esteemed Vidal Sassoon salon in both Los Angeles and San Francisco, and color with Aveda and Wella. She also worked at two of Boulder's top-rated salons, Pompadours and Twig, before opening Kantor & Company in 2017. 

Eileen’s business model focuses on detailed consultations with every client so she can understand their specific hair type, maintenance goals, and desired look. While the cut is the foundation from which she builds each client's look, color is the complement. Eileen works with each of her clients to find the hair cut and color that will best empower her client's expression of their personal style. She matches color to skin tone and eye color with precision, which helps her achieve the exact result she is after. 

 

In addition to  Vidal Sassoon, Aveda, and Wella, Eileen has studied with experts at American Crew, Redken, Schwartzkopf, Tony and Guy, Pravana. For more than ten years, she has been an educator, training junior stylists and helping them perfect their craft. Whether you're looking for a classic cut and natural color, an edgy, off the runway look, or something in between, Eileen can't wait to see you in her chair for a consult, and to ultimately help you walk out of Kantor & Company with the hair of your dreams. 

 

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ANNIKA | STYLIST


Annika has been in the beauty industry since 2015, graduating  with an esthetician certificate from the esthetics program at her high school. A year later she obtained her Colorado esthetician license and began working at facial bars and waxing studios in the Boulder area specializing in makeup. 

 

Annika has been a featured makeup artist  on a Veneno Magazine Cover as well as for music videos, burlesque dancers and photo shoots. She dreams of being a makeup artist and hairstylist creating monsters for movies and fantasy shoots. 

 

In 2017, Annika returned to school to complete her cosmetology license and began working as an assistant at local salons. Annika is passionate about advanced education in the industry and is excited to be working with Kantor & Company to expand her knowledge of the industry.

 

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MERYL | RESIDENT STYLIST
 
Meryl Hansen is a Boulder native who has been in the industry for 10+ years and began her hairstyling career in high school with a degree from Vo-tech. After college, she continued her education earning degrees as a cosmetologist and as a barber. Creating a relationship and co-creating goals with her clients is Meryl’s favorite part of her job. She especially loves highlighting and creating easy, low maintenance hair cuts for feminine, masculine, and everyone in between.

 

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TYLER | RESIDENT STYLIST

It is rare to come across such a genuine soul as Tyler Bolen and he exudes the southern charm to back it up. Hailing from the port city of Mobile, AL, Tyler and his partner had aspirations of new adventures and fresh perspectives when they decided to make Colorado their home. 

Tyler embraces the opportunities for creativity and client satisfaction the cosmetology industry has to offer. His past training and years of experience afford him an elevated level of knowledge of all things blonde and beyond and for that perfect cut that will leave you smiling. Whether you are seeking a natural sun-kissed highlight, a lived-in look, or platinum results, Tyler is ready to deliver the best version of your hair. Tyler is also heavily experienced with the techniques and possibilities that a well-executed Balayage has to offer. Should your locks prove to be unruly and in need of a little discipline, book Tyler for your next and best blowout that will deliver your desired outcome in an extremely proficient manner. Don't have enough strands to be unruly? Book your next consultation to talk about how Bellami extensions can take you to the lengths you're ready to achieve. 

While tenaciously optimistic, Tyler may not always be all smiles and doesn't hesitate to be as transparent as possible. Should you seek anything that may not be a perfect fit, Tyler will initiate the dialogue as to why it's not the best idea and always with the best motives to preserve and protect the health of your hair. He values honest consultations and realistic outcomes with real-world timelines that will never waste your valuable time and resources. 
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SYDNEY | AUXILIARY STYLIST

Sydney is originally from Dallas Texas but is excited to now be in beautiful Colorado! She is a fully licensed Cosmetologist as of February 2022 and is passionate about making others feel their most authentic beautiful selves! Sydney enjoys expressing her creativity through cutting, styling, coloring, and makeup abilities. In her spare time, she enjoys an extra-large iced coffee at local coffee shops along with listening to her favorite podcasts.
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PAIGE | AUXILIARY STYLIST

Paige is a Colorado native, freshly graduated from Elevate Salon Institute July 2022 with her hairstylist certification and is ready to get her hands in some hair. She has always loved playing with hair ever since she was a little girl. Paige is passionate about her career and loves to get artistic. She welcomes anyone and everyone to come let her play with their hair!


 
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KAYA | ESTHETICIAN

Kaya was born and raised in the beautiful state of Colorado. After graduating high school, she decided to pursue her esthetician license from the Denver School of Botanical and Medical Esthetics. She specializes in anything and everything lashes and brows! Kaya believes everyone is beautiful and unique in their own way and wishes to help people feel comfortable in their own skin. She loves the tedious aspect of doing eyelashes and hopes to grow and prosper in the industry!'