Our Team

Owners

Shelia Ferguson
Owner- Redken Artist - Level 4AA Stylist
Shelia Ferguson

Owner- Redken Artist - Level 4AA Stylist

BIO COMING SOON

Hollie Ferguson-Taylor
Owner & Level 4AA Stylist
Hollie Ferguson-Taylor

Owner & Level 4AA Stylist

License Date: 2002

As owner of Hair Benders Salon, Hollie Ferguson-Taylor is a certified REDKEN color expert. Hollie went to New York City to attend Redken's color certification class and passed with flying colors! On top of this, she has been given the title from Pureology as a certified Pureologist. Hollie received a bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with a concentration in Advertising and Minor in Marketing at ETSU before deciding to make cosmetology her career.

Hollie is here to make sure that everything about your visit is perfect. Your decision to visit us is a choice that we deeply appreciate. Hollie constantly strives to deliver the best services and products available in the Kingsport area. If there’s anything that Hair Benders Salon can do to improve your visit, just let Hollie know and it will be handled right away.

She loves to do fun colors and keep everyone up to date. Her favorite is dimensional hair color, brow sculpting and make up. She has done runway make up for Redken and loves the beauty industry with a passion. This multi-faceted person has learned first hand from her mother and growing up in the salon as a child makes being a skilled stylist natural to her.

Hollie has traveled to New York, LA and Las Vegas numerous times for symposiums and private training. She is a member of the National Cosmetology Association. Was honored to work as a make up artist to the redken symposium 2011 in Las Vegas. Hollie's passions are to help people and animals. She is a member of the Humane Society of the United States and ASPCA.

Hollie volunteers for all she can. She has been a part of the Stand Up for Cancer event in LA and is a fixture at animal shelters. She even donates monthly to help the animals have a chance at a better life. So her spectrum is very broad in helping!

She loves the industry and loves for the people around her to love it and want to learn from each other.

FAVORITE PRODUCTS
NANO SHAMPOO IS TRULY THE MOST AMAZING THING 50.00 A BOTTLE AND WORTH SO MUCH MORE!! NANO GLAZE, MODEL IN A BOTTLE, GERDA SPILMANN TOP-CHIC MAKE UP - SHE CANT LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT!!

Hollie was recently promoted to Lead Stylist, the highest designation for our salon, after earning her Redken Certification from the prestigious

Redken Exchange on 5th Avenue in New York City.

Hair Benders Salon brings world-class service and style to the Tri-Cities region. Our stylists regularly receive training and continuing education from world-class leaders in the beauty industry.

We can guarantee that at Hair Benders you are in the hands of accomplished professionals who invest themselves, heart and soul, into their craft. Hollie’s promotion to Lead Stylist is a well deserved mark of distinction and is our way of bringing the best and brightest to your local salon experience.

Guest Services

Becky Grant
Assistant Salon Coordinator - Social Media Manager
Becky Grant

Assistant Salon Coordinator - Social Media Manager

Bio Coming Soon!

Melissa Osborne
Salon Coordinator
Melissa Osborne

Salon Coordinator

Started at Hair Benders Salon: November 2011

Level 1 Stylist

Courtney Casey
Level 1 Stylist
Courtney Casey

Level 1 Stylist

Bio Coming Soon

Taylor Roberts
Level 1 Stylist
Taylor Roberts

Level 1 Stylist

Level 2 Stylist

Alethia Adkins
Level 2 Stylist
Alethia Adkins

Level 2 Stylist

Lyndy McCurry
Level 2 Stylist
Lyndy McCurry

Level 2 Stylist

Level 3 Stylist

Allison Jones
Level 3 Stylist
Allison Jones

Level 3 Stylist

Bio coming Soon

Lindsey La Count
Level 3 Stylist
Lindsey La Count

Level 3 Stylist

Meet Lindsey La Count!
Lindsey has been in the industry for 4 years as a cosmetologist and has loved every moment of it. She loves everything hair especially color, hand tied extensions, and Keratin treatments. The education and constant change involved in the industry is what drives her passion to be a better stylist. One of her biggest goals is to give back and helping anyway she can in this industry. Lindsey was teaching in a hair school but has chosen to go back behind the chair. We are so excited for Lindsey to take on all the education and goals she has as a stylist and she cant wait to have you in her chair!

Level 4 Stylist

Jamie Coates
Level 4 Stylist- Mini Chief
Jamie Coates

Level 4 Stylist- Mini Chief

License Date: April 2007

Started at Hair Benders Salon: November 2005

Jamie was recently promoted to Lead Stylist, the highest designation for our salon, after earning her Redken Certification from the prestigious Redken Exchange on 5th Avenue in New York City.

Hair Benders Salon brings world-class service and style to the Tri-Cities region. Our stylists regularly receive training and continuing education from world-class leaders in the beauty industry.

We can guarantee that at Hair Benders you are in the hands of accomplished professionals who invest themselves, heart and soul, into their craft. Jamie’s promotion to Lead Stylist is a well deserved mark of distinction and is our way of bringing the best and brightest to your local salon experience.

Jamie began her career at Hair Benders Salon in 2004. In her successful stint at our Salon she has built up a tremendous reputation for her fantastic styles and demeanor. She's a pleasure to be around and is truly one of the kindest people you will meet.

Her clients love coming to her and always look forward to their time in Jamie's chair. Jamie's favorite styles are short hair and her hair is one of the styles that our clients love to have done themselves.

She loves to foil and color with new and exciting techniques and is always one to attend classes to stay abreast with the lastest ideas.

Jamie is:
- Redken Color Certified
- Pureology Certified

She attends hair shows in Myrtle Beach every year. As well, Jamie has attended the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas and the Centricity Hair Show in Orlando.

Jamie has attended numerous in-salon classes from Redken/Pureology artists and attended make up classes in Knoxville.

Her specialties include:
- Dimensional Color and Foiling Techniques
- Cutting
- Casual and Dress Design
- Natural Nail Manicures and Pedicures
- Facial Waxing

Allison Wolff
Level 4 Stylist
Allison Wolff

Level 4 Stylist

Allison's career in the beauty industry began in the Fall of 2013. She is inspired by fashion and strives to incorporate trendy looks into her clients everyday style. Allison specializes in enhancing each clients personal style through color, cut, and styling. Continuing education has always been a vital importance to Allison's career. Allison continues to take classes with well known artists from Redken and Pureology.

Stacy Weiberg
Stylist
Stacy Weiberg

Stylist

License Date: 1993
Started at Hair Benders Salon: October 1994

Stacy is a great Redken colorist and is wonderful with curly hair. Having thick curly hair herself, she can appreciate the needs you may have with natural curl.

Level 4A Stylist

Nicole Dalton
Level 4 Stylist
Nicole Dalton

Level 4 Stylist

Bio Coming Soon

Bethany Hamilton
Level 4A Stylist
Bethany Hamilton

Level 4A Stylist

License Date: February 2006
Started at Hair Benders Salon: May 2009

Meet Bethany!
With Bethany as your stylist, the transformation that takes place is always about you! ​If you’re looking for someone who can offer an in depth consultation that is all about you and your needs, she is the stylist for you! Always considerate of your needs, Bethany is there to advise and encourage you toward your goals. Bethany is an artist who loves nothing more than helping the timid first-timer experience the transformation of great hair color.

Color and Design
​Bethany’s expertise in color technique and cutting comes from her extensive work and study with industry celebrities such as Sam Villa and Ryan Morgan. She keeps up her leading edge skills by attending high profile events, such as the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, and attending classes in New York City at the Redken Exchange and Myrtle Beach. In her first year of her salon career, she was the only stylist chosen from our region to attend the exclusive Matrix Academy.

Mens Styling
Not only is Bethany wonderful at color and cuts for women, she also stays up to date with the latest trends and hottest styles for men! Whether it be a fade, classic, or longer hairstyle, you will always leave feeling fresh!

You’re in Charge!
​Bethany will ensure the best results for your lifestyle preferences, whether you’re the casual, no-fuss type or the fashion forward diva. She knows how to optimize your best features and will send you home feeling and looking your best in a way that works with your lifestyle. Bethany’s first priority is your satisfaction. If you want to explore more options in transforming beauty, Bethany also offers top-notch makeup artistry as well. With Bethany as your stylist, the transformation that takes place is always about you!

Lelia Alyea
Level 4A Stylist
Lelia Alyea

Level 4A Stylist

License Date: September 2011
Started at Hair Benders Salon: November 2011

Lelia's bright, shining smile is sure to welcome you to The Hair Benders Salon! Lelia has a sweet personality and is very fun to be with! She loves doing hair because she likes helping people feel beautiful inside and out. Her favorite aspects of doing hair include special occasion styles and color. Next time you book an appointment, Lelia would love to take care of you and help you become gorgeous!

Level 4AA Stylist

Shelia Ferguson
Owner- Redken Artist - Level 4AA Stylist
Shelia Ferguson

Owner- Redken Artist - Level 4AA Stylist

Hollie Ferguson-Taylor
Owner & Level 4AA Stylist
Hollie Ferguson-Taylor

Owner & Level 4AA Stylist

Danielle Neeley
Level 4AA Stylist- Pure Certified
Danielle Neeley

Level 4AA Stylist- Pure Certified

Level 5AA Stylist

Sabrina Hartgrove
Level 5AA Stylist- Redken Design Certified
Sabrina Hartgrove

Level 5AA Stylist- Redken Design Certified

Aestheticians

Ashlyn Goins
Aesthetician
Ashlyn Goins

Aesthetician

Nail Technicians

Angie Thorpe
Nail Tech
Angie Thorpe

Nail Tech

Molly Thorpe
Nail Tech
Molly Thorpe

Nail Tech

New Talent Stylist

Melody Hope
New Talent Stylist
Melody Hope

New Talent Stylist

Amanda O’Hanlon
New Talent Stylist
Amanda O’Hanlon

New Talent Stylist

Bio Coming Soon!

Haley Keene
New Talent Stylist
Haley Keene

New Talent Stylist

Bio coming soon.