Meet The Team

Jackie Rivera Brown

Jackie is a licensed cosmetologist with the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology and specializes in corrective color, haircuts (men and women’s), and is known to whip out one killer “updo!” Jackie’s knowledge of hair types and texture, color treatments, processes and specialty products is a great plus that allows her to guide clients to selecting the best option for their hair. She enjoys knowing her clients leave the Salon “beautiful” with a hairstyle and color that compliments their personality.

Jackie is newly married and spends her free time with her husband (both are students as well), playing with her pup, hiking and reading.

Jackie is a very talented and genuine member of our stylist team.

Megan Maloy

Megan Maloy has taken her organic and holistic approach to life to a new
level with the launching of Primrose Wellness and Beauty in January of 2016. Megan’s passion for a
healthier more natural approach to life has made her an exceptional educator and coach on the
wellness and beauty achieved through organic living, food and chemical-free products. As a holistic integrative health coach and licensed cosmetologist, she helps transform every aspect of your life from food to beauty to and everything in between. Born and raised in Gilbert, Arizona, Megan has a passion for animals and boasts a household of five dogs and a desert tortoise named, Thelma. She loves music and teaches piano to students in the first grade through high school.

Kellie Shinker

Kelly Schinker is a holistic wellness practitioner who supports others to create new beginnings when experiencing life’s transitions. She has created a step-by-step guide to building and creating your dream life and believes it is never too late to live your happily ever after.

Kelly uses her experience as a self-empowerment coach, clinical hypnotherapist and energy worker to assist individuals facing major life changes and challenges to create the life of their choice. This is done with the understanding that some endings and transitions are the beginning of amazing things.

Kelly utilizes her skills on a daily basis as an instructor at Gateway Community College and observes powerful transformations while working with her students and clients alike. She is a graduate of the award-winning Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, Arizona, Mind Body Wellness Program

Cassandra Akin

Cassandra was born and raised in Chandler, Arizona. She is the proud doggy mama of two pups. She has been an esthetician for over ten years. She is currently the master formulator for a new organic and natural skincare line that Primrose is launching, called Leaf and Thistle. Because of her deep love for estethics, she decided to become an esthetics instructor and has been teaching for over 8 years. Her specialty is in total brow transformation, brazilian waxing, and Individually customized skin treatments for real results, all while vowing to help her clients achieve the results they are looking for without filling their skin with harmful ingredients. . She has a deep love for making you feel like a new person when you walk out the door.

Acacia Barnett

Acacia was born and raised in Sierra Vista, Arizona. She currently resides in Phoenix & Sierra Vista, Arizona. She has been doing makeup for over 10 years, and received her aesthetic license from Penrose Academy (formerly known as Kohler Academy) in 2010. She got her first break in 2010 with Benefit Cosmetics as an arch expert. She soon moved her way to the top, becoming one of the best eyebrow experts in Chandler. She is an up and coming entrepreneur who recently graduated from Arizona State University, and is very excited to have started a business of her own. She is an independent stylist at The Pampered Pinkie. Book appointments directly at acaciabarnett.com.

Jenn O’Neill

Jenn, our nail artist extraordinaire, specializes in acrylic and gel 3D art. Jenn’s talent and skill as an award-winning artist in the state of Arizona allows her to create or recreate any design free hand. Design options are endless and she touts over 100 in-salon designs for your choosing. Good luck with that – you’ll want them all!

Born and raised in California, Jenn is a mother of a beautiful little boy who keeps her running at full throttle. She became interested in nails in the 3rd grade and started a summer job doing nail art for the locals in her community.

Jenn’s artistic talent and technique allows her clients to creatively express themselves with beautiful one-of-a-kind nails like only Jenn can do. Step aside Michael Angelo!