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Jeanne Wagner Duren

Level 4 Stylist/ Owner

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Jeanne brings her passion for this art form of hair and salon needs. Having resided in locations such as Lincoln, Nebraska and Tulsa, Oklahoma, she brings years of being an educator and behind the chair experience along with her heartfelt passion. This is all to the benefit of you as you receive the ultimate in your hair care and salon needs. She is a single mother of a very active son, who is attending college.

Jeanne having been licensed for 40+ years also managed salons for 20 years, such as: Hair by Stewarts, Hair Express and REGIS Salons. She is licensed both in Nebraska and Oklahoma.

She spent seven years with REDKEN as a salon educator of their products and styling techniques. Her position for REDKEN is better known as Regional Performing Artist ( RPA ). These duties included being trained by the top professionals to then train hair stylists in the salon.  Jeanne trained fellow stylists in a variety of techniques, product knowledge, the theory of color and hair coloring, and styling. She also worked in the backroom of Spring and Fall Shows, prepping models for hair coloring, the newest haircuts, and for stage presentations. Many times, her work appeared on the stage with National Performing Artists.

Jeanne takes education to heart and believes this is a very important part of her career. Having attended various education events in her 40 years being in the cosmetology field, she has attended the REDKEN exchange on 5th Avenue NYC. This week long training included a variety of coloring techniques as well as advanced haircutting. Additionally, Jeanne has attended the REDKEN symposium in Las Vegas. 

Other valuable experience and qualifications of Jeanne's background are:

  • Trained with many world renowned educators such as Toni and Guy, and Phillip Wilson the Global Creative Director of FHI

  • Certified CHI hair straightening specialist

  • Attended many management and motivational skills workshops

  • Worked for one of the top Salon and Spas before becoming a business owner in Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Certified in Eyelash Extensions, another avenue for a full salon beauty; Jeanne is the only certified NOVALASH technician in Grand Island.

  • Licensed in Nebraska to apply permanent makeup and attending classes in Dallas, Texas, with Premier Pigments

In the fall of 2010, Jeanne became certified to teach the "Look Good Feel Better Classes" by the American Cancer Society, in which this helps women to learn how to apply makeup and care for their hair and skin and nails in times of chemo treatment when dealing with cancer.

Stop by and see how Jeanne can give you that look you're looking for. She will show you her heartfelt passion of this wonderful career she chose, and shares with those who experienced it in her chair. You will then see this is not just a career to her but her life's passion and dream!


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Sarah Kruse

Level 3 Stylist

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Sarah grew up in the small town of Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska. After graduating high school, she attended Southeast Community College, where she obtained an Associates Degree in Marketing.

However, as she found Marketing wasn't her true passion. Her passion was in hairstyling and helping people to look their very best. Sarah completed her cosmetology degree at College of Hair Design in Lincoln, NE in January 2011. Upon graduating, Sarah had resided in Lincoln where she worked in a full service salon for 4 1/2 years.

Her heart brought her to Grand Island, NE to be with her fiance and to continue to live out her passion of helping people look their best and most importantly feel their best!

Sarah has since continued to grow her family, having a baby boy in October of 2017.  She also has a dog named Penny who is an important addition to the family!

Sarah excels in Men's and Women's haircuts as well as other great talents such as haircoloring, perming, facial waxing, nail services and Lash Lifts.  She is certified in LOX Hair Extensions and Shellac nail services.  In January of 2018 Sarah completed the program and became a Mirabella Ambassador, where she specializes in all the Mirabella makeup line and is always up to date on new items and education.

Sarah has attended many styling and product classes that have given her the distinction in the industry that she portrays behind the chair. Sarah will give you the look you to have been dreaming of and teach you how to keep that great look at home.


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Keli Bauer

Level 1 Stylist

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Keli has always been around the Grand Island area her whole life and currently resides just outside of town with her husband and 4 children.  She is a fun loving person who enjoys spending time with her family.

Keli graduated from Joseph's College of Beauty and has now been in the beauty industry for 22 years.  She always keeps up to date on all the current beauty trends and strives to provide her guests with the best service possible.


Emma Bottolfson

Level 1 Stylist

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Emma is a Grand Island native. Graduated High School from Grand Island Senior High in 2015. She enjoys attending concerts and music festivals. She loves being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Emma has 1 year experience in the Hair industry. She graduated from Josephs College of Beauty here in Grand Island. She is always excited to learn new and upcoming hair techniques and styles. She has a great passion for hair and giving her guests the wonderful experience that they deserve.