When Rachael Kilgore was a little girl, she loved doing hair. Her mother and Co-owner of the newly rebranded Honey Comb Hair Studio, Kay Kilgore admitted that she was not a particularly good hair stylist when Rachael was young. She said her options were basically straight, curly or a pony tail. At a very young age, Rachael learned to braid and then even French braid her American Girl doll’s hair. In fact, her cousins would often ask her to do their hair because she was simply a natural.
Fast forward about 15 years, Rachael completed her schooling at Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School. She then worked in the industry for about 6 years and about a year ago she started working at a local hair salon that you may remember as North Ogden Family Haircuts. Within a short time, Rachael found out that Brett Hadley and Steve Lin who owned North Ogden Family Haircuts were open to selling the salon. After telling her parents, Dan and Kay Kilgore, having just sold their successful business of 35 years, were interested in owning a local business in the community. The three of them decided to purchase the salon with Rachael as the co-owner and artistic director. Their management team includes Sam Felix as the salon manager and Kylee Ibarra as assistant manager.
Their vision is to continue the family friendly atmosphere that North Ogden Family Haircuts was known for. Kid haircuts are always a great price and the salon has added more things for kids to do while mom gets her hair cut. Currently Honeycomb Hair Studio does all things hair but the Kilgores plan on expanding their offerings. They cut, style, perm, color, do weaves, camo, and highlight as well as remove unwanted hair. They do facial waxing and eyebrows along with a really cool nose and ear waxing device which makes it a breeze. Their stylists have over 25 years of combined experience and some of them are taking classes so they can offer eyelash extensions and hair extensions in the near future.
The salon has been made-over to offer a modern, stylish, fun atmosphere. The decor is simple yet elegant and very inviting. The team has a greater focus on helping clients find the right style and the best products to maintain their look.
One of their improvements has been to put a “before and after” photo booth in place. This allows clients to really see the transformation that happens and share it with the community on social media. It is a great way to highlight the stylist’s work and share it with the community.
The Honey Comb Hair Studio team’s goal is to be a family salon offering quality hair care and top notch service. Come meet the new owners and get a haircut for only $10 during their grand reopening and open house on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.