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Meet the...

Beauty Boss

PASSIONATE. DRIVEN. CHIC.

Sami's true passion for beauty started when she was a young girl going to the hair salon with her aunt. She loved every aspect of the salon and would make up excuses to return - so starting beauty school at age 15 was a no-brainer for her. Fast forward over 12 years later, her passion for this industry has only grown and flourished since. When she's not at VIVO with her #beautygang, you'll either find her traveling the country with AQUA Hair Extensions - sharing her knowledge with other industry professionals, playing ball with her diva pup Lucca (yes, you better bet she's a total diva), or burning some calories with her gym fam at Redemption Fitness.

Samantha Sharpless

Owner of VIVO Beauty Bar | Hair Stylist

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CREATIVE. ARTISTIC. MOMMA.

You can find Brandy at VIVO knocking out colors, cuts and styles one beauty at a time! She's eager to please, confident in her ability, and is always looking to learn new styles or treatments to better serve her clientele. As a Paul Mitchell graduate, she has gained 10 years of experience behind the chair and has attended countless beauty seminars, shows and classes. Her passion is for creative color but she is happy with her hands in hair doing any service! Her goal is to have you relaxed in her chair enjoying your time and leaving confident looking and feeling your best! When she's not working, Brandy enjoys spending time with her two children, family, friends and fur babies. Of course, her own diva mode is a must also! She loves getting pampered and dolled up, loves going shopping, working out, and enjoys a good girls night out dancing! She looks forward to seeing you Wednesday, Saturday or pre-scheduled, special requested date.

Hair Stylist

Brandy Fletcher

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ARTSY. IMAGINATIVE. FIERCE.

Whether you’re having “Manicures with Matthew” on his Instagram live, sculpting acrylic nails and designing your perfect set, or he’s behind the chair painting hair and styling your new do! Specializing in Deva Curl cuts, he loves to tame naturally curly manes! His passion for education has takin him from Dallas to NYC working with celebrity stylists to hone in his techniques. Your visit with Matthew will be unforgettable, leaving you full of life! After hours Matthew is out with his friends and family living every day to its fullest!

Matthew Lewis

Hair Stylist | Nail Stylist

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ARTISTIC. INNOVATIVE. KIND.

Kate loves to create and be challenged by her work; being in the beauty industry allows her to be creative, grow and make people happy. One of her favorite things about being a cosmetologist is that there are always new techniques to learn - the education is never ending! When she's not at VIVO, her and her husband love to chill at their apartment or find any activity or excuse to be outside.

Hair Stylist | Lash Expert

Kate Maddox

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BUBBLY. COURTEOUS. SMILEY.

At VIVO Beauty Bar, come to explore all the colors of the Nail Bar with Meg for any season or event. She is constantly working to perfect her nail art skills, discovering fun, new nail ideas to match her client's personalities. Although thus far, nails have been her go-to, she is excited to grow her hair portfolio and sharpen her skills behind the chair. Wanting to be a cosmetologist has been her passion since 7th grade (yes, somehow at age 13 she knew exactly what she wanted to do for the rest of her life). Even just doing a polish change to make a clients mood light up gives Meg so much joy! When she's not pampering clients at the salon, she is binge-watching Netflix, hiking/biking, or letting her boyfriend make her try new things!

Nail Stylist | Junior Hair Stylist

Meg Manocchio

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GENEROUS. AMBITIOUS. FASHIONISTA.

Shelby is here to make that storybook hair a reality. With over 12 years of precision hair care, it is her mission to deliver you the perfect piece! Yes, she is the other twin here at VIVO Beauty Bar and she loves to hang with Whitney, her hubby, and their cute dogs, Mia and Duke! You can also find her shopping at any store and you know she always finds good deal!

Shelby Pepin

Hair Stylist

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HARDWORKING. ADVENTUROUS. SUSHI LOVER.

Beauty inside and out. Here at VIVO Beauty Bar, Whitney has such an enormous passion for not only giving you a masterpiece but making it an unforgettable experience. Give her 1% of your confidence and she will earn the other 99%. She enjoys spontaneous fun with her family and friends. Sushi also has my heart (and yes, she is the other twin).

Whitney Sitko

Hair Stylist

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PASSIONATE. TRAVEL ENTHUSIAST. ANIMAL LOVER.

Michelle is the esthetics beautytender at VIVO! She has been exercising her skills as an artist since she has been able to hold a pencil or brush in her hand. While being a life-long artist, the last 5 years has been dedicated to the beauty industry. During her time in the industry, she studied at Brown Aveda in advanced esthetics and became a MAC trained and certified makeup artist. She has worked on everything from movie sets to fashion shoots to runways and weddings. Now you can find her here at the VIVO Beauty Bar! "Makeup, skin care and esthetics education are my passions. Let’s get ready together XOXO."

Michelle Zeit

Esthetician

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AWW-DORABLE. SOPHISTICATED. GLAMOROUS

As Co-Owner of VIVO, you will find this 2-year-old Shichon princess welcoming you to the Beauty Bar every time you step in! She enjoys cuddling on the spa bed and her favorite spot to lay is in the second wash bar chair. You can find her most days lounging in the sun when the garage door is open or taking a nap on her favorite rug under the table! She loves to play with her toys and she loves treats—but like most everyone nowadays, she has food allergies. So please don’t feed her too many treats or human food because she gets an upset belly. She is one classy mother-pupper and this su-PAW-star is here to brighten everyone’s day!

Lucca

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