Meet our Do Crew

Love + Roots is a remarkable team of stylists, artists and aesthetic professionals with a passion for bringing out your very best look. Located in Austin’s stylishly eclectic East Side, our beauty salon is the perfect oasis of relaxation and restoration — for your hair, skin, lashes, brows, and spirit alike. We have a passion for what we do. And you’ll see and feel it.

Owners

Jessica began her career at some of the most prestigious salons in Houston and Austin, and has built her talent at the L’Oreal Academy and Redkin Exchange, Wella Color classes, and many other Balayage and Color classes around the US. She is a GK Keratin specialist and recently certified in the American Wave. In 2012, she was voted Best in Austin for doing Hair Extensions by Austin Monthly Magazine.

Jessica Chapman (she/her)

Owner + Hairstylist

Specialties: Color, Haircuts, Hair Extensions, Balayage Highlights and GK Keratin Treatments

Jessica began her career at some of the most prestigious salons in Houston and Austin, and has built her talent at the L’Oreal Academy and Redkin Exchange, Wella Color classes, and many other Balayage and Color classes around the US. She is a GK Keratin specialist and recently certified in the American Wave. In 2012, she was voted Best in Austin for doing Hair Extensions by Austin Monthly Magazine.
Kali and Jessica, Love+Roots Owners
Skin and beauty have been Kali’s passion since she entered the business in 1998. She takes pride in helping every customer achieve their best self possible and uncover their own healthy, natural beauty. She focuses on balancing the skin to reveal brilliance and enhancing each unique features so you feel beautiful, radiate confidence, and age with grace.

Kali Rambo Sheffield (she/her)

Owner + Aesthetician

Specialties:  Corrective skincare treatments, fibroblast, eyebrow microblading, lash lifts + tints, gentle sugaring hair removal

Skin and beauty have been Kali’s passion since she entered the business in 1998. She takes pride in helping every customer achieve their best self possible and uncover their own healthy, natural beauty. She focuses on balancing the skin to reveal brilliance and enhancing each unique features so you feel beautiful, radiate confidence, and age with grace.

Stylists

Michelle is an Austin native who first found her passion for hair after experimenting with her own. She graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2014, and has worked as a stylist in Austin salons since then. She trained under a New York hairstylist and has continued to develop her skills to serve her clients’ needs. Whether you are looking for effortless color, enhancing your natural texture, or on-trend styles, her goal is to give you the best version of yourself.

Michelle Fishman (she/her)

Level 3 Hairstylist

Specialties: Curly Hair, Blondes, Haircuts

Michelle is an Austin native who first found her passion for hair after experimenting with her own. She graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2014, and has worked as a stylist in Austin salons since then. She trained under a New York hairstylist and has continued to develop her skills to serve her clients’ needs. Whether you are looking for effortless color, enhancing your natural texture, or on-trend styles, her goal is to give you the best version of yourself.
Originally from Austin, their interest in the beauty industry started in high school. Kiyita loved to experiment with different products for their face, hair and make up; that’s when they knew they’d found their calling. Their goal is to continue to learn from everyone in the industry, while perfecting their skills and beautifying Austin.

Kiyita Padilla (they/them)

Level 3 Hairstylist

Specialties: Color, Highlights, Haircuts, Blowouts, Lash Extensions

Originally from Austin, their interest in the beauty industry started in high school. Kiyita loved to experiment with different products for their face, hair and make up; that’s when they knew they’d found their calling. Their goal is to continue to learn from everyone in the industry, while perfecting their skills and beautifying Austin.

River is a hairstylist from Houston TX and has been in the beauty industry since 2014. They first found their passion for doing hair from watching movies like Edward Scissor Hands, Steel Magnolias, and Beauty Shop. River’s goal in this business is to not only make their clients look amazing, but feel good about themselves as well. They are very fun focused, and lives for anything creative or out of the ordinary.

River Johnston (they/them)

Level 1 Hairstylist

Specialties: Haircuts, Barbering, Keratin Treatments, Hair Extensions, Curly Hair, Creative Cuts, Blowouts, and Big Luxurious Hair.

River is a hairstylist from Houston TX and has been in the beauty industry since 2014. They first found their passion for doing hair from watching movies like Edward Scissor Hands, Steel Magnolias, and Beauty Shop. River’s goal in this business is to not only make their clients look amazing, but feel good about themselves as well. They are very fun focused, and lives for anything creative or out of the ordinary.

Originally from San Antonio, Paige made her way to Austin to start her career in the beauty industry. She has always been interested in cosmetology and has been practicing on friends’ hair, and her own, for as long as she can remember. Once she graduated high school, she couldn’t be held back from following her passion and enrolled immediately at TSPA Cosmetology School to kickstart her career. Paige’s favorite part about this industry is making women and men feel beautiful, and assisting in bringing out their best self.

Paige Long (she/her)

Level 2 Hairstylist

Specialties: Color and Highlights

Originally from San Antonio, Paige made her way to Austin to start her career in the beauty industry. She has always been interested in cosmetology and has been practicing on friends’ hair, and her own, for as long as she can remember. Once she graduated high school, she couldn’t be held back from following her passion and enrolled immediately at TSPA Cosmetology School to kickstart her career. Paige’s favorite part about this industry is making women and men feel beautiful, and assisting in bringing out their best self.

Aestheticians

Since 2003, Marie’s professional journey has taken her to Phoenix, Seattle, and back to Austin, where she has worked at award-winning salons and with industry leaders. She’s here to serve a healthy glow with a side of dreamy eyebrows so you’ll feel beautiful in your skin and give it the love + respect it deserves.

Marie Pak Camacho (she/her)

Level 5 Aesthetician

Specialties: Corrective Skincare Treatments, Brow Makeovers, Lash Lifts + Tints, Fast Waxing Hair Removal and more

Erika is a born and raised Austinite, with a rich background in the spa industry. She has been a licensed Esthetician for 5 years and specializes in brow makeovers, as well as custom facials for acne prone and mature skin. She always creates a safe space for every person and every body!

Erika Crumbley (she/her)

Level 3 Aesthetician

Specialties:  Brow Makeovers, Facials, Lash Tinting, Brazilians, Hydrafacial/Dermasweep, and more

Erika is a born and raised Austinite, with a rich background in the spa industry. She has been a licensed Esthetician for 5 years and specializes in brow makeovers, as well as custom facials for acne prone and mature skin. She always creates a safe space for every person and every body!

Originally from Denver, Kate finally made it to Austin by way of Chicago. Her interest in skincare grew as she noticed more signs of aging in her family, friends, and herself. She is passionate about the science of skincare treatments and skincare ingredients, and is driven to create change for her clients. In addition to holding advanced certifications in the treatment of acne, chemical peels, and ingredients; Kate also has her laser license and certifications in tattoo removal and Intensed Pulsed Light therapies (we hope to take advantage of these extra skills sometime in the future!). Kate is personable, genuine, fun, and a great addition to our team. We can't wait to watch her career grow and see all the beautiful results she will create for her clients!

Kate Greene (she/her)

Level 1 Aesthetician
Originally from Denver, Kate finally made it to Austin by way of Chicago. Her interest in skincare grew as she noticed more signs of aging in her family, friends, and herself. She is passionate about the science of skincare treatments and skincare ingredients, and is driven to create change for her clients. In addition to holding advanced certifications in the treatment of acne, chemical peels, and ingredients; Kate also has her laser license and certifications in tattoo removal and Intensed Pulsed Light therapies (we hope to take advantage of these extra skills sometime in the future!). Kate is personable, genuine, fun, and a great addition to our team. We can't wait to watch her career grow and see all the beautiful results she will create for her clients!

Gabby is a licensed aesthetician and has been practicing 4+ years – she is truly passionate about making people feel great & confident within their skin. She has personally dealt with acne, and found a love + fascination in studying the background w/ acne, & help her clients! Gabby makes sure she creates a safe space for anyone & everyone (LGBTQ+ friendly), & allowing people to freely escape.
She is a local Austinite, born & raised, and has the cutest black cat named Beans (he’s 3 years old & the best son ever)! For all the zodiac lovers, Gabby is an Aquarius sun, Cancer rising & Virgo moon!

Gabby Huff (she/her)

Level 2 Aesthetician
Specialties: Derma-planing, Microneedling, DermaSweep (for all the hydra facial lovers), Custom Facials, Lash/Brow Services

Gabby is a licensed aesthetician and has been practicing 4+ years – she is truly passionate about making people feel great & confident within their skin. She has personally dealt with acne, and found a love + fascination in studying the background w/ acne, & help her clients! Gabby makes sure she creates a safe space for anyone & everyone (LGBTQ+ friendly), & allowing people to freely escape.
She is a local Austinite, born & raised, and has the cutest black cat named Beans (he’s 3 years old & the best son ever)! For all the zodiac lovers, Gabby is an Aquarius sun, Cancer rising & Virgo moon!

Support Staff

Honor joined Love + Roots to flourish as a Salon Manager while she completes her Aesthetic license to become an aesthetician. She views skincare as a very special, unique journey for everyone; and entered this field because she is inspired by the inner joy + beauty that people radiate after receiving a treatment. Personal connection is very important to Honor in all that she does; and you’ll feel it when she greets you for your appointment at the Front Desk!

Honor Baker (she/her)

Salon Manager + Associate Aesthetician

Honor joined Love + Roots to flourish as a Salon Manager while she completes her Aesthetic license to become an aesthetician. She views skincare as a very special, unique journey for everyone; and entered this field because she is inspired by the inner joy + beauty that people radiate after receiving a treatment. Personal connection is very important to Honor in all that she does; and you’ll feel it when she greets you for your appointment at the Front Desk!

Mandi loves all things beauty: but her favorite hair projects are updos, blonding, and hair extensions! Outside of the beauty world, she loves to hike and spend time with her family.

Mandi Rickman (she/her)

Receptionist + Level 2 Associate Hairstylist
Mandi loves all things beauty: but her favorite hair projects are updos, blonding, and hair extensions! Outside of the beauty world, she loves to hike and spend time with her family.
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