Our Team


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Mel

Mel is our stylist apprentice who has always been passionate about the beauty industry. Mel enjoys expressing herself with her hair and fashion, vivid colors and funky makeup is her go to. When she's not learning new hair techniques Mel works hard to show her boys that it’s ok to be different.
(Apprentice)
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Ash

Ash is one of our stylist apprentices, excited to find her voice in the ever-changing industry. She loves dramatic & avant-garde haircuts and vivid colors. When she’s not at the salon, Ash is a visual artist showcasing her artwork in markets and submerging herself in all things paranormal.  (Apprentice)
LBT Education Daze

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Betsi

Betsi is one of our junior stylists, having 1 year of behind the chair experience, she is excited to learn more and grow. She finds joy in creating custom colors, whether they are bold vivids or maintaining a favorite lived-in look. Outside of the shop, she is living her best life with her partner and cow cat, Tadashi, searching for treasures at local thrift stores, or playing Pokémon.  (Wednesday-Saturday)
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Maggie

Maggie is our junior stylist, eager to establish herself in the industry. She enjoys creating custom cuts and statement colors. Her favorite thing about being a stylist is making people feel confident and beautiful. When she’s not in the shop you can catch her seeing local shows, in neighborhood thrift stores, or bundled up with her kitten, Baby.
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Nelson

Nelson is a knowledgeable stylist with 12 years behind the chair. She enjoys doing all kinds of color, from bright vivid colors to sustainable lived in looks. She has substantial barbershop experience and excels at cutting hair of all lengths and texture. In her free time she likes spending time at the park with her dog Frankie or watching documentaries about cults and other odd subjects.  (Tue/Thu/Fri/Sun)
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Karmen

Karmen is a seasoned stylist with 9 years of experience. She enjoys working with curly textures, painting beautiful balayage and creating vivid colors in every shade of the rainbow. In her free time you can find Karmen living that family life with her husband, their two little boys, and three kittens.  (Tue/Wed/Fri/Sun)
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Allison

Allison has been a stylist for four years now. They find joy in alternative cuts, vivid colors, and curly patterns that are not defined by gender. Subtle seamless natural looks keep them grounded in between colorful vivids! In their free time they can be found laughing with friends, finding the best places to eat, and binging true crime documentaries. (Wed-Sat)
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Melissa

Melissa has been a stylist for over seven years. She enjoys the challenge of a transformative color correction. Her coloring skills range from creative color to natural subtle looks. During her free time you can find her in thrift shops and enjoying the hobby of upcycling clothing. (Tue/Wed/Thu/Sun)
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Chelsea

Chelsea has 10 years behind the chair experience with 4 1/2 years educating for Redken. She's a versatile hairstylist who excels at long and short haircuts, balayage and specializes in coarse and dense hair textures. When Chelsea isn't behind the chair she is at home being a "cool mom" of identical twin boys. (Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat)
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Cassie

Cassie is the owner of Little Broken Things. Her focus is on curating the LBT art galleries, training future hair stylists and staying involved in community events.  Cassie is married to her long-time partner Edward; they have a baby boy named Jack and a rescued pitbull named Reyna.

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Ranika

Ranika is our Manager and Front Desk Coordinator. She has a deep appreciation of various art forms, having a history in drawing, painting, dancing, songwriting, playwriting, poetry, and video editing. When she's not providing exceptional care to our clients, she's at home recording and engineering her own music.


2137 N Western Ave Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 799-8828

Email: info@littlebrokenthingschicago.com


2137 N Western Ave Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 799-8828

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