Mac is our client relations manager, working behind the screens (pun intended) to make sure each client gets exactly the session and products they want, as well as managing other administrative responsibilities. They joined the team in September 2020 as the studio manager. Turning that over to Nickie enabled them to pursue some passion projects while still remaining a part of the team. Mac is a writer, comedian, wanna-be chef, and aspiring adult. They love music, Archer, and their holy terror of a cat, Chaos.
Anna Michael is an award-winning hair and makeup artist. She joined the team in September 2020, upon the opening of the studio. Inspired by watching her mother and grandmother, Anna Michael began practicing hair and makeup on her friends in middle school. In addition to being the key stylist for CLB, she is an independent contractor and manages a boutique! We haven't figured out yet when exactly she sleeps lol. Anna Michael loves traveling, old country music, line dancing, and serial killer documentaries.
Brianna is our associate hair and makeup artist who lights up the room with her smile and enthusiasm on session days. After over a decade as a hairstylist and makeup artist, Brianna remains passionate and committed to growing her skills and providing clients with the latest techniques and services. Her talents have been featured in local wedding magazines, as well. When she’s not working, she is at home with her 4 beautiful girls. She loves her family, traveling, and Christmas music.
Caryl has been a professional photographer for over 15 years but shifted her focus to boudoir in 2020 after her own session changed her life. She opened her studio and has helped over 150 clients learn to love the skin they’re in. Caryl battled an eating disorder until treatment in 2017. Since then, she has become a passionate diet recovery advocate and body acceptance coach. She has a private Facebook group for women and Queerfolx where she’s helping thousands of people unravel the lies of diet culture and come to appreciate their bodies just as they are. Caryl is mom to three great kids, two rescue pups, and a kitty she rescued from a highway.
Nickie is our studio manager. Starting out as a client, she loved the experience so much that she joined the team in January 2023! She's an amazing hype woman, not only for our clients, but Caryl as well! She helps on session days to make sure clients feel pampered and confident. Nickie works tirelessly behind the scenes, ensuring the studio is stocked and ready for sessions, planning special events, and keeping everything running smoothly in between. Nickie is an avid cook, passionate dog mom, and proud mom to two amazing young men.