Tara D, Level 5 Stylist

Team Member since 2006



Tuesday & Thursday 9-7. Friday 9-3. 


When and how did you get your start in the industry?

I started as a shampoo tech at a local in and out shop and I quickly realized that hair was my future.

Why did you choose the beauty industry?

I love the doing for others and making them smile. I also love to be creative.

What do you love about working at The Hair Company?

It has an amazing reputation and always stays up to date on the new trends!


Tell us about you…

My boyfriends name is Georgie, and we have a  daughter named Everly! I have 3 brothers 2 nieces and a nephew and I love being with all of my family.

What do you like to do on your days off?

I love crafting and making handmade signs. On my days off I love playing with my daughter and watching her learn new things and meeting up with my bestie Allee for lunch and shopping dates!

What are your favorite services to offer and why?

I love everything about doing hair, but I especially love coloring. Even a simple retouch can make someone hair beautiful again!

Products you can't live without and why?

Pureology Colour Fanatic- it is my go to for EVERY hair type. It’s has all the benefits in one and it’s smells so good!
I also love the Pureology Hydrate Shampoo & Conditioner. It is a great everyday shampoo & conditioner that leaves you feeling minty and refreshed.
And Redkens 32 triple take Hairspray. I love that it is a aerosole with amazing hold and that isn’t sticky. And it smells SO good!

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

Seeing my clients smile at the end of their visit.





If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be.........A daycare provider. I love kids!

Tell us three things most people don’t know about you…1. I don’t like chocolate. 2. I grew up in a town with a population of 1600. 3. I collect bath & body works candles.

How do you want people to remember you? As the person who never judged them and always has listening ears.


Who is someone you admire, and why? My older cousin Brandi. She is one of the most genuine people I have ever known. She always gives the best advice and always has listening ears.


Favorite quote: "Everything happens for a reason".


What advice would you give to recent new stylist? Listen, listen, listen. And always ask A LOT of questions.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a  teacher when I grew up.

If you could pick one theme for The Hair Company to turn into a book about the company, what would it be? Beautiful chaos


If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve........a lots of pasta!

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was .........I’m pretty sure I was a nurse!

If we went to happy hour, what would you order? Reds Apple Ale

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? Anywhere with clear water and beaches!

When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried? Two weeks ago during an unexpected late night laughing and hanging with friends.

Cats or Dogs....DOGS

What tv show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love? I love hallmark movies.

What places have you lived in? Missouri, and Maryland

What one food do you wish had zero calories? PASTA!!!!!

What music is on your phone? Country

What is your hidden talent? Catering with my dad.

What is your favorite sport or sports team? I like baseball, STL Cardinals

What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? I’m really picky

What is the one thing, you can’t live without? My daughter

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? A house!

What is on your bucket list? Sky diving

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us. I don’t like chocolate desserts.

If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it? All about a small town girl

If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring? 1. Phone. 2. Phone Charger. 3. Water/Food

If you were an animal what would you be? A bird. So I can fly around and be free.

Favorite travel spot? Missouri with my family

Before working at The Hair Company, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I’ve only ever been in the hair industry.