Miles Higgins: Co-Owner/ Managing Partner/ Owner Stylist
Miles is a unique soul. He found his passion for this industry through avenues of watching his friends do hair, knowing it was ultimately what he wanted to do. He not only saw the glitz and glamour of the industry, but truly found an appreciation for the mechanics behind each and every aspect of the craft.
Having completed cosmetology school top of his class, Miles knew he needed extensive training to be the stylist he wanted to be. So, he went to a salon where he was able to learn the cutting techniques of such names as Toni & Guy along side other techniques by the Vidal Sassoon curriculum.
Miles not only looks at your hair and what he can do for it, but he breaks down the logistics of how your hair will compliment your face shape, skin tone, hair texture, and overall style. Being a salon owner he takes true pride in his work wanting every client who leaves his chair to be happy.
Not only does miles have extensive knowledge of cutting techniques accompanied by extensive training. But, Miles prides himself on having true integral opinions of what products he’s putting in your hair and why. Ask Miles anything hair related and he has an honest and true answer for you. Sit in his chair and you’ll know your hair better than you ever have before.
Nicole Higgins: Co-Owner/ Education Director/ Owner Stylist
Nicole started her career in hairstyling in quite the unconventional way. A girl who always thought cosmetology school was settling, set her sights on the fashion industry through fashion design. She apprenticed and designed for high end shops in Los Angeles eventually pushing her to move to Colorado.
Soon after deciding to move to Colorado with her husband Miles, Nicole realized that perhaps hair would be the best avenue for her in this industry. With her love for fashion heading the way in her career, Nicole quickly became enveloped in editorial hairstyling and runway styling. She has worked on fashion campaigns with the likes of Balmain & Motives Cosmetics. Along with working on many publications such as Vogue, V magazine, & The Edit just to name a few.
Not only does Nicole immerse herself in the editorial and fashion world in ways of hair, but she truly believes in giving back to her fellow hairstylists. Now, when Nicole is not in the salon she is either traveling for photoshoots, on set locally, or helping educate the younger generation of hairstylists, as the National Education Director for Balmain Hair Couture.
Nicole believes everyone deserves good hair, and she wants to give that to you. Her bubbly personality and know how will keep you in her chair. But, her expertise along with custom cuts & color will keep you coming back for more. Trust yourself on this one & dive head first into your new style with Nicole.
Taylor Houser: Stylist
Taylor is a down to earth, fun loving being who knew she wanted to go to cosmetology school at a young age. Hair and makeup have always been an artistic outlet for her. Which is why when she decided to finally go into cosmetology after college all the pieces just fit.
The only path that made sense to Taylor was the Aveda Institute in Denver. With the prestige of the "harvard style" learning, and the cutting edge of all things trend setting, Taylor knew she was in the right place. She pushed through and graduated moving into a high end salon in downtown Louisville; where she learned to hone in on her balayage and cutting techniques.
Taylor has come to love coloring and styling hair, especially editorial looks. She is always catching up on current trends, and taking classes to expand her knowledge in the beauty industry. She is a kind hearted, beautiful soul, with a wealth of knowledge on what is not only good for your hair, but what will suit your style. We can't wait to see what Taylor does in the near future as she is always learning and growing her craft.
Jordan Davis: Stylist
Originally from California, Jordan started her journey in Cosmetology 4 years ago. Using makeup as her way in, diving further into the trade she found her passion in hair. Being very hands on and wanting to learn more she knew it was exactly the career to follow. She continued to put in long hours as a receptionist and student, learning all sides of the business. Then graduating from the AVEDA Institute Denver with honors and completing a 6 month internship thereafter.
Loving the many different people she encounters in a day, she can definitely tell you she is in love with what she does. Putting a smile on her guests’ faces is the most important thing. Not only will she look at what she can do for your hair but what she can do to make you feel your best! Keeping up on hair and makeup trends, she can answer questions and help find what you need.
With her love of both worlds, Jordan enjoys doing color as well as weddings/special occasions. When she isn’t at the salon her hobbies include; spending time with her family and friends, going to the gym, baking, reading, playing in paints and crocheting.
Lauren Katherine: Stylist
Lauren has been a cosmetologist for over 4 years.Prior to her schooling she worked as a Salon Manager at an upscale salon in Boulder. (She’s well versed in the salon world and customer service to say the least :) ). During this time Lauren decided she wanted to attend Cosmetology school, graduating top of her class as a Master Stylist.
She comes to us from a prestige salon here in the Denver Metro Area. After a rigorous 15 month apprenticeship program Lauren worked her way onto the salon floor, becoming a balayage and blonde guru. Honing her skills in the areas of haircutting and color refinement.
Lauren believes connecting with people to bring out the best in them is the best part of her job. She feels she never has to work a day in her life because she has found a craft that she truly loves. You will never leave her chair with less than her best.
Let Lauren warm smile and positive energy rain on you while you sit in her chair.
Candice McGoveran: Senior Stylist
Candice comes to Roots from Boulder. Her training as a stylist began in 2001. She’s a seasoned hairstylist with 18 years under her belt, actually having mentored Miles & Nicole in the early years of their careers. We, know she doesn’t look like she has been doing hair that long.
Candice’s extensive training in color has given her the confidence to tackle any hair color task. She is an American Board Certified Hair Colorist, who knows the importance of analyzing all aspects of the hair. She goes in depth about your face shape, skin tone, and lifestyle to find the cut and color to suit you best.
Candice has traveled from Atlanta, Paris, LA and back to perfect her craft in the ways of haircutting, extensions, and color. For Candice training doesn't stop there she is always wanting and willing to learn new techniques in any portion of her industry.
As a well rounded stylist, she will not only make you feel comfortable with her expertise, but she’ll dazzle you with her warm smile and personality. She truly believes in creating a personal touch in all of her styles. Let Candice transform your hair and your day by sitting in her chair.