Micah Yarbrough Lipscomb
Level 6 Stylist
Salon Owner, Micah Yarbrough Lipscomb, started her career in 2005. It didn’t take long for her to have a following of clients that appreciate her attention to detail. Micah has always aspired to own a salon so that she could create the perfect experience. She feels that building a staff through apprenticeship is the best approach so that all of the stylists have the same core training and workmanship.She has trained under some of the nation’s best stylists and educators helping to make her one of the most sought after stylists in the Birmingham area.
Jana Lacey Thomas
Level 6 Stylist
Jana Lacey was Micah’s first apprentice and has a very similar creative style. Jana became an excellent source of knowledge for our clients with skin care needs after many years of prior experience working for dermatologists. She has traveled throughout the United States to train under some of the top educators and industry leaders. She feels that continuing education is not only fun and extremely motivating, but also a priority when striving to be the greatest version of yourself. Jana lives in Crestwood with her husband Grant, newborn daughter, Iris, and their two pit bulls, Jazz and Effie May. She’s an avid dog lover and promotes humane treatment for all breeds. Having two siblings who are also stylists, you might say Jana was born to be a stylist! Jana handles our social media and is always in the know of all things trending. When not at the salon, Jana is enjoying live music at our local venues, dining out, hiking and traveling.
Emily Walton Nava
Level 4 Stylist
Emily joined Muse in 2015. She earned her cosmetology license in 2013 and is a graduate of the Aveda Institute Birmingham, where she was voted Class President. Emily has won numerous hair and makeup competitions including the Aveda Edwin Neil Full Potential Award Finalist, NAHA Participant, and BEACON, where she was named one of the top 100 cosmetology students in America. From Birmingham to Nashville to Las Vegas, Emily has worked with and studied under some of top industry leaders. She continues to master her trade and stretch her skills everyday. Before joining Muse, Emily was a makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics and also worked as a freelance hair and makeup artist for various photo shoots, weddings and special events. Although she has always had one foot in the beauty industry, she has an eclectic background with a degree in Print Journalism and a Masters Degree in Education. Emily has a true love for her trade. She is thrilled to be able to take her passion and create a rewarding career in this industry surrounded by beautiful people and souls.
Level 3 Stylist
Tori Johnson is an Alabama graduate with her BA in art and minor in advertising. She has always aspired to pursue a career in cosmetology. Friends and family have always turned to her for advice when it comes to make up and hair. Prior to joining the Muse team Tori attended cosmetology school at Paul Mitchell where she learned the fundamentals in cosmetology. She lives with her husband Haden and their three dogs Lucy, Piper and Teddy. In her free time she loves to go to the gym, shopping at local boutiques, and spending time with close friends and family.
Level 3 Stylist
Kayla is a Birmingham native who has earned her education through an apprenticeship here at Muse Salon! Before entering the world of cosmetology, she worked in the automotive industry which aligns with her interests outside of work. Kayla enjoys trying new restaurants, spending time with her two dogs, attending car shows, spirited driving, and home renovations in her spare time. She changed fields to pursue her long-time dream of helping others express their personalities through beautification with cosmetology!
Level 1 Stylist
Stormy is not your typical Midwest, Kansas girl. For years, hair and makeup have been her passion. From playing with barbies, to a license in cosmetology was the only step. Her favorite thing about this industry is the ability to make people look and feel great about themselves. Upon moving to Alabama, she graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Birmingham, and then started her career at Muse. She is currently working on completing the apprenticeship program. She loves going to educational classes to learn and stay up to date with the latest trends. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, hanging out with friends and family, and exploring this new exciting city of Birmingham!
Level 2 Stylist
Tiffany is a 4th generation cosmetologist in her family. Her childhood was filled with knowledge gained from following the footsteps of other stylists in her family. She graduated from Paul Mitchell in Birmingham, and then started her career at Muse. Tiffany has always known hair and makeup were her passion. Keeping up with current trends in makeup and hair is a daily practice. She is a huge animal lover and has three dogs: Gucci, Gunnar, and Mia. When she isn’t in the salon she enjoys spending time with friends and family while hanging out by the water.