Medi Spa Marketing, Salon Nail Technician, Aesthetician
Meet Stacie. Stacie has been with Chasing Vanity since 2015. She enjoys getting to personally know each of her clients while sharing stories about her passions for her children and pets. When she is not at work, she looks forward to the spending time with her family and friends outdoors. Chasing Vanity allows her to express my creativity to give the best experience possible. It is truly a wonderful place to work and full of amazing talent.
Follow her: @stacie_chasingvanity
Originally from GR. Crystal spent 20 years in Traverse City area. Returning because of her love for the city and more opportunities. Finding her passion for skincare, she enrolled in Douglas J Aveda 2 months later. She knew she needed to be a part of something special…and wasn’t settling for just being anywhere…. Chasing Vanity…. She loves helping her clients forget about their busy lives and helps them enjoy their selfcare time spent in her spa room. In her spare time Crystal loves spending time with friends and family and seeking out old furniture to restore it to its former glory.
Dawn Borreson R.N.
Medi Spa, Master Injector, RN
Meet our Master Injector, Dawn Borreson, R.N. Dawn graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy and has achieved numerous nursing certifications and awards including her Masters Degree. Dawn is a Registered Nurse for the past 40 years and specifically in the last 7 years of her experience, Dawn specialized in aesthetics and cosmetic injectables in Grand Rapids, MI. She has extensive training in injecting Dermal Fillers, Sculptra, Neurotoxins, Prf, Microneedling SkinPen, and Lasers.
Dawn’s professionalism and attention to detail help her patients to look and feel their best. Her greatest joy is enhancing the natural beauty of her patients by customizing their treatments to achieve their aesthetic goals. Dawn is a member of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetics Nurses and continues to improve her skills with ongoing aesthetic education.
Follow her: @dawnrnchasingvanity
Salon Stylist, Extension specialist
Meet Jailyn! Originally from the UP, where she studied cosmetology at Northern Michigan University. Jailyn moved to Grand Rapids to launch her career, and has been a full-time hair stylist since 2018. She was inspired by my family, filled with amazing cosmetologists. Her grandma has taught her some of the first techniques she ever learned; you could say it’s in her blood.
Her passion for cosmetology led her to her love of fashion and expressing herself! Her whole heart belongs to her girl, Mocha Jean, the most perfect pup! Jailyn thrives on big hair transformations, color applications, blonding and color corrections. Being part of the team at Chasing Vanity has allowed her to find a passion for all things extensions! She has been able to gain extensive training on various hair extensions, to help find the perfect match for everyone. Jailyn is on the education team and is passionate about helping incoming team members thrive at CV by helping with the assistant program. Her end goal is to always make you feel absolutely beautiful and in love with yourself! Jailyn can’t wait to meet you and make you feel your very best!
Follow her on Instagram: @jailyngilleshair
Stylist, extension specialist
With over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry Lani is one the top stylists at CV and one of the O.G. members of the Chasing Vanity team. Lani excels in coloring, extensions, and connecting with her loyal clients. When not working you can find her hanging with family and friends, trying the newest restaurant in town, and taking care of her family.
Follow on instagram @Lanihairdesigner
Meet Lindsy! Lindsy has been with Chasing Vanity since 2017 & have over 15 year of experience in the industry.
She has a passion for color & love natural looks! Whether that be the perfect dimensional brunette or seamless blonde, she strives for perfection in every color. Lindsy is certified in Brazilian Blowouts. If you’re looking to smooth your hair for more manageability, this service would be perfect for you! Education has always been important to her since she started her career. This industry is constantly changing, so each year she makes it a priority to seek out new classes to refine her skills on the latest trends & techniques. When she is not at work she loves spending time with her husband, 2 dogs & friends. She enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking & getting out to the lakeshore as much as possible in the summer!
Follow on Instagram! @lbhair_gr
Aesthetician & Laser tech
Meet Terri Bowyer and a medical aesthetician and laser technician! Her passion for the beauty industry and achieving beautiful skin began in high school, although it took her years to recognize this passion! In 2018 she decided to change her career path and pursue aesthetics. Terri graduated from Douglas J Aveda Institute, while there deciding medical aesthetics was the niche for her! Terri received her laser certification from National Laser Institute in 2020 and took off running. Working for Chasing Vanity is where she found her professional home and where she has taken her knowledge to new heights. Terri is also a mother to the most adorable little boy and she has a doggo named Leo. In their spare time you can find them at the beach and taking long walks (aka shopping).
Give her a follow @youresti_terri
Salon Guest coordinator Manager extraordinaire
Abby is one of the O.G. members of the Chasing Vanity team, having been with the company since day one. Her role as Salon Team Leader gives her an opportunity to provide guest service, as well as guiding the team towards excellence. Chances are if you’ve called the salon you’ve had a change to chat with her! She’s an avid lover of talking, sweet treats, changing her hair color, and a nice glass of scotch. When she’s not at Chasing Vanity, Abby loves spending time with and going on adventures with her husband Tony, being under the stars, and snuggling with her cats.
Stylist, Kevin Murphy session stylist
Meet Becca a.k.a. Becks. Becks graduated from Aveda in 2016 and has been with CV since. Becks excels in cut and color services and has a firm belief that they go hand in hand. Becks is adamant that the looks she creates with her guests should check off the three F’s Flexible, Functional, and FABULOUS. Becca is a session stylist with Kevin Murphy and is involved in the assistant training program at CV! When she is not behind the chair you can usually find her with some sort of animal, usually with my dog Reagan, but occasionally with an Alpaca or two.
Beck’s can’t wait to meet you in her chair, to make you look and feel your very best.
Permanent Makeup artist, Makeup artist, guest coordinator
Meet Madeline, but feel free to call her Maddie. You may have recently seen her working at the front desk of both the Salon and in the spa rooms preforming microblading or nano brows, where she has found another perfect fit for me at CV! She have been a part of the Chasing Vanity family since 2015 years as a Makeup Artist; her passion is helping clients feel their most confident. While she enjoy doing all makeup from dramatic to clean and everything in between her heart belongs to microblading. With that eye for detail in hand, she began studying the techniques of microblading and is dedicated to perfecting her craft while adding the latest and greatest in permanent makeup to her skill set. While Maddie is not at CV she enjoys camping, paint pouring, spending time with her partner David and their fur baby Oscar, and performing on stage, which actually lead to her passion for makeup.
Stylist, Extension specialist
Meet Tristen! Tristen has been a stylist since 2017 and is originally from the Lansing area. She moved to Grand Rapids in 2018 and not so shortly after that joined the CV family! She has a passion for extensions and is certified in many different techniques, ensuring she can find the perfect fit for her client’s lifestyle! She also loves working with color! Her main goal and priority in the salon is creating a connection with her clients while making their hair goals come to life! Tristen is part of the education team at CV and helps cultivate new talent. Outside of the salon Tristen is still about as right-brain as humanly possible. She loves music, painting, traveling, fashion, interior design and spending quality time with friends and family. Tristen is a mother to a beautiful kitty, whose name is about the funniest thing you’ll ever hear! If you can guess it, your service is on her 😉
Medi Spa Manager extraordinaire
When Abigail started with Chasing Vanity in 2020 she was a total skin care novice! It took very little time for her to understand and witness the transformative power of medical grade products and results-driven aesthetic treatments…now she is a forever a fan and client! Abigail loves that she is able to work in a business that focuses on helping clients look and feel their best in a compassionate and uplifting environment. She comes to CV with a background that includes work in fashion and textile design, retail management as well as interior design. Her passion in all her work has been to meaningfully connect with clients and provide an outcome that exceeds their expectations. “At CV I am so fortunate to be able to do what I love with such a supportive and dedicated team. I also get to look forward to interacting and developing relationships with our tremendous clientele every day! Hope to see you soon!!” We couldn’t be more happy to have Abigail on our CV team.