HONEST BEAUTY —

This shoot was inspired by and created for the real clients of Studio Be Salon.

We picked models based on the culture of Fort Collins and the true culture of our salons. Every model has been a guest our salon for years, and we wanted to celebrate that!

“We really wanted to capture the natural aspect of the clientele that we get to work with every day, and to show everyone’s beauty—not just professional models, who we usually work with for these types of shoots,” said Artistic Director Laurie Kus.

Our first model, Renee, is a client of stylist Ellen Albertz.

Ellen gave Renee undulating waves to accentuate her lightly textured cut and red color. For product, we used Refuge Rejuv, Paul Mitchell Invisiblewear and Volumewhip. Renee is the owner of Plato’s Closet in Fort Collins, so she styled herself from her own ample wardrobe.

For our second model, Tarryn Farrell, we wanted a polished, bright look.

We went bright and natural with her blonde color, and added Easi Hair Pro extensions for volume and length. For product, we used Refuge Rehab, Marula Oil Primer and Dry Oil. Lemons and Lace provided her adorable outfit!

For our last model, Abbey Boeding, we wanted to play up her fun natural texture, so we used a smoothing iron for a playful and undone texture. For product, we used Refuge Reamp, Awapuhi Wild Ginger Hydro Oil and Sea Spray. J.B. Elliott provided her cozy-cute get-up.

We’re so grateful to have such talented, creative individuals at Studio Be Salon.

Photography by —

Joanna Babb (@intercollected on IG)

Artistic Direction by —

Laurie Kus (@studiobesalon_lauriek on IG)

Hair Styling by —

Ellen Albertz (@studiobesalon_ellena on IG)

Beth Weber (@bethweber.official on IG)

Amanda Bartlett (@studiobesalon_amandab  on IG)

Assisting by —

Allie Murray (@studiobesalon_alliem on IG)

Nikee Swango (@studiobesalon_nikees on IG)

Marianna Pfiffner (@studiobesalon_mariannap on IG)

Makeup by —

Stephanie Lathrop (@studiobesalon_stephl on IG)

Clothing provided by —

Lemons And Lace

Plato’s Closet Fort Collins

J.B. Elliot

@shoplemonsandlace • @platosclosetftcollins • @shopjbelliot

Models —

Renee Jelinek (@reneejel on IG)

Abbey Boeding (@abbeyboeding on IG)

Tarryn Farrell (@tarrynthompsonfarrell on IG)

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