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Our mission is to provide quality consistent services with consideration to our guests lifestyles in a clean, professional and safe environment.

With collaborative efforts and accountability towards  common goals, education and high standards, we encourage a friendly atmosphere with flexibility for families, fun and mental and physical health.

Our Story

A Boutique-Inspired Salon

Located in the heart of downtown White Oak for over 30 years, Bushwackers Salon has been a local favorite and a leader in community relations. Our salon is an ever growing community, with a family feel! Our mission is to deliver the latest trends, to protect the integrity of your hair with high-end products and innovative tools, and to educate guests on how to  recreate their look at home. We pride ourselves on education and extended training in servicing our guests with the newest color techniques, design and styling as well as men’s grooming.  We hope every visit is concluded with a reserved future appointment and a heart-felt smile!

Our Team

Meet Our Stylists

Here at Bushwackers, we strive to deliver a fresh look, a relaxed experience and an at-home regimen to recreate and extend your style as well as your haircolor. A Summit salon, as well as a Redken Elite Salon, we offer a level based system, from Level 4 Master stylists to our own apprentices, we’re sure you’ll find the best match for you!

Owner | Level 3 Stylist


Passion is what I give to you! Surround yourself with educated, positive, forward thinking people, and soon you become one! I want you to feel as awesome as I do every day! Listening and understanding your vision is paramount. I want to help you accomplish your goals. Allowing you to achieve your style at home is important to me. The attention you receive during your visit is a top priority. I take every opportunity to continue my education in order to stay current on the latest styles and color. I have been trained by the top educators in our industry, platform artists from all over the country. I have trained in Chicago, Orlando, Tampa, and Las Vegas. I have been to every Redken International Symposium to date. I am a Redken Certified Colorist. I have learned a lot as a seasoned stylist but nothing more important than “A bad hair day is a good hat day”, and a great day to make an appointment! I can’t wait until you come in and see what we can offer!

Level 4 Stylist


Redken Certified Colorist


Making you feel good, makes me feel good! It is so rewarding to have a guest feel satisfied with the way they look. I am motivated to continue to educate myself with the latest trends in this fashion-forward industry. I have attended extensive hands-on education with Redken since graduating from International Academy of Hair Design, where my training with Redken began. I have attended the Redken International Symposium in Las Vegas, the world’s largest single-manufacturer educational event! I was inspired to continue to keep up with the ever-changing pace of this profession. It “keeps me on my toes”! I love the challenge of corrective color and creating a look just for you! I am knowledgeable about what products will best complete your look while giving your style longevity to last throughout your busy day.

Level 5 Stylist


Redken Certified Colorist | Redken Artist


How lucky am I to turn my true passion into a career? I am so lucky to call myself a Redken Specialist, Redken color certified, and most recently a Redken Artist! I have had the pleasure of attending the world’s largest single manufacturer hair show in Las Vegas three times, called Redken Symposium. I also had the opportunity to attend a 4-day extensive training, “Cut and Know Why”, at the Redken Exchange in New York City. keeping up with education is so important to me. I believe educating myself gives my clients the best experience while in the chair. I never want to stop learning for you! I specialize in color but I love upstyles and formal finishing for special events the most! I have had the opportunity of prepping models for fashion shows and photoshoots! Working at Bushwackers Salon has been such a true blessing. The atmosphere here feels like home, you are family!

Level 4 Stylist


Redken Certified Colorist


I am fortunate to be a part of a team that values education so much! I feel so privileged to receive such high level training that we bring from “the Stage to the Salon”. In addition to the continuing education we receive locally, I have enjoyed the opportunity to train at the Redken Exchange in NYC and the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, as well as many cities surrounding ours. New clients are always welcome… you help keep me fresh! I love a challenge and have no fear, knowledge is power in my world and I can correct anything! The health and integrity of your hair is my primary concern. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of products to help you achieve that salon finished look everyday! I also specialize in precision, short haircuts and look forward to many more successful years at Bushwackers Salon helping you look your best!

Level 3 Stylist


Redken Certified Colorist


I take pride in getting to know my guests, their lifestyles, and giving them a realistic approach to achieving the look they desire. I am also able to give them options to “change it up” to the latest styles and colors. I have extensive training with Redken, Bioelements, and Mirabella make-up. I began my education with Redken at International Academy of Hair Design and continued with an abundance of hands-on training from cutting to coloring, and foiling. I have also participated in make-up classes showing the latest trends and colors each season. I enjoy sharing everything I learn with my co-workers and guests. I enjoy the flexibility my career gives me so I can focus on each element of my life individually. I love my family and I love this industry!

Level 3 Stylist


Redken Certified Colorist


I LOVE CHANGE AND A CHALLENGE! I look forward to meeting new people and creating a lasting professional relationship with my guests! I feel so fortunate to have found my passion at such an early stage of my life. I am devoted to enhancing your natural beauty and creating that head-turning, confident look you want to project at any stage of your life! Although my training has given me the opportunity to provide multiple services, coloring and cutting are the most revered of them all. After my education at International Academy of Hair Design, I have continued my training with Redken and Pureology. It is my intent to create trendy looks and maintain cutting edge styles for every age. I look forward to assisting you to achieve your look by recommending proper services, products, and techniques. I can’t wait until we meet!

Level 3 Stylist


Redken Specialist


Hello, I am Jess! I am a hairstylist and nail tech at Bushwackers. I graduated from Aveda Fredrics Institute in 2018 and began assisting under Bushwackers owner, Lisa Tomes. I was able to attend the Redken Symposium to get extra education from leading artists in our industry. I then completed the Redken specialist and color authority program. I am working towards becoming a Redken Certified Haircolorist. I enjoy all aspects of hairstyling and furthering my education. I have a passion for specialty colors, including balayages and ombres. My life motto is “life isn’t perfect, but your hair can be.”

Level 2 Stylist


Hello, I have recently joined the Bushwackers team! I am very grateful to have been welcomed into this salon family. I have always had a passion for the beauty industry. I knew cosmetology was my calling, that’s why I wasted no time before starting Cosmetology school. I love blonding and detailing color services. i love meeting new people and getting to know the guest in my chair. I am eager to learn more through the wise and talented team here at Bushwackers. I look forward to what is to come in the future of this beautiful industry and our salon!

Level 2 Stylist


Hi I’m Mia, I am a graduate of Aveda Fredric’s Institute. I absolutely love doing hair, it has always been a passion of mine and I’m always looking to further my education. I love all aspects of the hair industry, including providing guests with education on self styling. I want you to feel confident! “Hair is a statement of style, and affirmation of beauty, and an expression of self-love”. This quote is a representation of why I became apart of the beauty community. Bushwackers is an amazing salon and I can’t wait to express myself and do something that I love, and for that I am beyond grateful!

Level 2 Stylist


Hey, it’s Sammie! I am thrilled to continue my career at Bushwackers Salon. Having graduated Paul Mitchel school in 2019, I am now getting started in the industry as a salon professional and could not be more excited. Coloring hair is one of my biggest passions! I have continued to build on that each day behind the chair! I look forward to growing with the Redken brand and expanding my knowledge in the ever-changing hair care world. I look forward to servicing friends and other familiar faces around my hometown! I am having so much fun in my career already, now I cannot wait to see where my passion takes me!

Front Desk Specialist


Guest Experience Expert


Hi I’m Candy! I am thrilled to have the opportunity to greet you when you visit our Salon or talk with you on the phone as a Guest Experience Specialist!  I am fortunate to be able to come to work each day for fun!  After 38 years in the Corporate World I hung up my badge for the exciting and fast paced Beauty Industry and I love it! I look forward to meeting our guests and assisting you with any opportunities we have available at Bushwackers!

Marketing Associate


Guest Experience Expert


I love going to work! Lucky me! Bushwackers Salon is such a fun and comfortable environment it hardly feels like work! I am happy to share any knowledge I have with you on any services, products, or promotions we are having. As a Guest Experience Specialist, I am well versed on all opportunities available to you at our Salon. I can assist you with the service that is the perfect gift or the shampoo that maintains your color best. I will let you know when treatments are on deal and waxes are on sale. I am here to help you achieve your beauty goals while maintaining your beauty budget. My product and service knowledge is extensive. While obtaining my Bachelors in Business Administration (marketing focus) I was able to keep my receptionist position at Bushwackers. With 6 years of this business in my blood and a four year degree from The University of Cincinnati, I am excited about the new role I have at the salon and the ability to use my creative skills to help grow our culture at Bushwackers. I hope during one of your visits, or a call to the salon, we have a chance to talk. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to make your visit more special.

Front Desk Support


My name is Vicki, I am a part of the Front Desk Support Team! I am ready to assist in giving you the best possible experience at our salon. After leaving the corporate world, coming to a salon environment has been nothing but fun, energetic and upbeat. I look forward to talking to our guests, meeting new people and watching the changing styles come and leave our salon door.