STYLISTS

BIANCA

Curly Hair Specialist

BIANCA MOSES

Bianca has always been passionate about helping people feel like the best version of themselves. Bianca is our go-to curly girl, whether you have a loose wave or tight curls, she would love to have you in her chair! She loves a fashion colour project, blending, or any colour. If you want to chit chat all things music, pop culture, travel, or if you prefer a relaxing, silent appointment; B is your girl! You can count on her always having some kind of drink to sip on; her fave is a Peach Pomegranate Red Lotus! Outside of the salon, you can find her spending time with friends, family, animals, or traveling to new places.

@bthecosmo

KASSIDY

Stylist + Bridal Specialist

KASSIDY ERICKSON

Kassidy is our blonde lover and bridal artist! She has been in the industry for 3 years and continuously wowing us with her craft! If you get the opportunity to sit in her chair, you’ll probably also learn her love for reality TV, her cat, and the two little boys who call her mama. You can always find her with a coffee at work and ending your service with your fave beachy curls. If you want your hair Blonde AF or lived-in low maintenance, then she can’t wait to have you in her chair!

@kassidyerickson.hair

LEXI

Stylist

LEXI HETRICK

Lexi has been behind the chair for a little over a year and is currently loving reds, coppers, and taking people back to their natural beauty. She is eager to expand her skillset with fashion colour projects! She loves connecting with her guests and getting to know their hair desires!
Outside of the salon she can be found hiking with pup, floating the river, or listening to true crime podcasts. If you love talking about the beautiful PNW trails or true crime, Lexi is your gal!

@trekkingwaves

RANA

Stylist

RANA SHAHPUR

Rana loves meeting new people in the salon. She gets to be creative through cutting hair, blending, and colour. Blonding and cutting are her favorite services. When not in the salon, she loves to travel, go to concerts, spend time with family. She also loves to cook and try new foods and activities. If you have any recipes, restaurant recommendations, or if you need some she’s your girl!

@hairby_rana

DASHA

Stylist

DASHA SHINDYAPIN

Dasha got licensed in 2023, she is dedicated to keeping up with the trends such as lived-in blondes and expensive brunette, extensions and custom cuts are her favorite! Most importantly, she loves making you feel confident and looking your best! Something about Dasha is that she loves talking about everyday things like travel, food, fashion and health. She also enjoys sharing beauty tips and chatting about current events and personal growth as well as her personal growth in Christianity. She enjoys hitting the gym to stay active, taking leisurely walks to unwind, spending quality time with loved ones. Her fave drink is a pink Lotus with raspberry + lime! Dasha can’t wait to meet you!

@hairby_daryia

KAYLIE

Stylist

KAYLIE HOFFMAN

Kaylie’s favorite thing to do behind the chair is bright, beautiful blondes + finds the process to be so therapeutic and the end results so rewarding! She also loves lived-in blondes and colour. She loves taking pictures and videos as social media has become a big interest of hers! She was determined and knew hair was what she wanted to do so she started studying Cosmetology in running start and graduated high school halfway through the program.
Outside of the salon, she loves board games and being around the people she loves. If you love to talk you’ll get along with her great, she can talk about anything for hours!

@hair.by.kaylierae

KATIE

Stylist

KATIE KEARNS

Katie is your go to girl if you’re looking for a flattering haircut, luxurious extensions, beautiful blonding, or even just a dramatic blowout. Katie strives to make you feel at ease in her chair & confident when leaving! Katie has a passion for fashion and loves all things beauty. She loves to hear all about her clients and chat it up, but will also love to give you a quiet, relaxing appointment if that’s more of your vibe!
Outside of the salon you will find Katie spending time with friends and family, trying new foods, or soaking up the sun. Her fave drink is a strawberry pineapple coconut redbull. Katie is your gal if you want to leave the salon feeling like a baddie!

@katie_didmyhair

NIKKO

Barber

NIKKO MCDOWELL

Nikko is our Barber here in the studio and what we admire most about him is his work ethic and desire to master his craft! A recent graduate, he is working hard to learn all different hair types. From your proper taper to that perfect fade, he will show you exactly how to work with the natural texture of your hair. When Nikko isn’t working, his passion for basketball takes most of his time, whether he is playing a pick up game or coaching middle school kids on the fundamentals of the game.

@fadeaway_nikko

INDEPENDENT STYLISTS

BRANDI

Independent Stylist + Blonding Specialist

BRANDI WREN

Brandi loves to bring out your natural beauty, whether that is a lived-in look from blondes, brunettes, to redheads, or giving you those extensions you’ve always wanted for a big transformation! She is a true Spokanian growing up in Medical Lake, WA. She is a true nature lover; outside of the salon you can catch her hiking local spots with her cute little fam. Mamma to the sweetest little girl (her all-time bestie)
She’s a true starbies addict! Her go to sweet treat is a shaken oat milk latte with cold foam.

@brandiloveshair_

VANESSA

Independent Stylist

VANESSA LONGORIA

Vanessa has years of experience; being in the beauty industry since the year 2000. She has extensive training all over the U.S. including New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Arizona, and Dallas, Texas.
She is extremely passionate about making her guests look and feel their absolute best no matter the service! This is her passion and she feels blessed to be able to make her guests feel beautiful when they leave her chair!
Outside of the salon, you can find her traveling, spending time with my family (and especially her grand babies!)

@vanessaleighlongoria

LEADERSHIP

DANIELLE

Owner

DANIELLE NISHIYAMA

Danielle specializes in thick hair + loves to ‘give a good haircut’. With over 15 years of experience her portfolio expands from custom colour + treatments, to Bridal + Extensions. As our Salon Owner + Leader – she credits her passion to education for the longevity of her career. You’ll find her behind the chair mentoring with associate stylists Wednesdays + Thursdays!

@danielle.nishiyama

JESSICA

Studio Director

JESSICA KLEINE

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Craft Studio Spokane?
Our studio director, Jess, has been with us since 2020 and is both the forefront and foundation to our logistical and organizational successes at Craft. She is there as a welcoming face of our front desk and also the driving force behind our growth as a company.  She loves building connections with our guests, implementing new ways to enhance the salon experience, and help mentor, lead, and grow our team! Her sense of independence, adventure, and intellect radiates throughout her every move. She is a licensed Esthetician by trade but has always had a passion for business which is what led her to her solo move to Spokane in 2018. When she’s not in the salon, you can find her traveling to new places on the back of her boyfriend’s Harley, snuggling with her cats, or enjoying the outdoors of their home in Coeur D’Alene.

@jess.lynnne