Hello, my name is Mackenzie!

I was born and raised here in beautiful Santa Cruz, CA. Since a young age, I have had a passion for braiding, curling, and styling hair. I grew up watching my Grandmother as a hairstylist herself. She had her own salon in her backyard. I remember setting up a stool and watching her through the window, so fascinated by what she did to the client's hair. I even tried re-creating these looks on my sisters' and cousins' hair!

Some of my favorite things about being a hairstylist is that I get to be creative, I'm always learning something new, and I love making people feel good about themselves.

I attended Paul Mitchell San Diego for cosmetology school. I graduated in June of 2018 and then decided to come back to my home town to be closer to my family. Receiving the amazing opportunity to be a part of L'Atelier Salon was just the cherry on top and the perfect way to start my career here in Santa Cruz. For now, you'll see me floating around the salon, assisting the other stylists and Robyn, our Salon Manager.

When I am not working, I enjoy being active, whether it be outdoors, at the gym or in a yoga class. I also love spending quality time with my family & friends!

I look forward to meeting you!