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About Us

Originally from Minneapolis, MN,

Kelly started her cosmetology training in 2009. Since being licensed, she has been making hundreds of women look and feel beautiful from the Midwest to the South.

Throughout the years, Kelly has spent her time working for luxury makeup brands, exclusive salons, TV, film and commercial sets, and now for Hair and Makeup by Kelly.

Kelly has gained extensive knowledge and experience with all skin types and tones and also hair textures. She knows makeup and hairstyling well and works with women young and mature each day. Kelly understands each individual client has their own needs. She has a professional, luxury kit full of prestigious products to meet the lightest of light, darkest of dark skin tones and any kind of hair type.

In the event that Kelly is unavailable, she will book you with one of her trusted and handpicked artists. You’re in great hands knowing you’ve booked Hair and Makeup by Kelly for your beauty needs! 




I'm passionate about my endeavors… at home and work. My heart is in everything I do.


I'm in the business of celebration and joy, so my business focuses on my clients.


I celebrate the uniqueness in others and help them to discover their own natural beauty.

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I love Kelly – she’s an amazing artist and such a wonderful person! Her location is clean and fabulous…Kim Avvy, Client

It’s always a good idea to feel great at any important event you have. When you look good you feel good! It’s also important to alleviate any extra stress whenever possible.

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Kelly Peterson

Owner & Stylist
As my passion for hair and makeup grew, I decided to branch out on my own. I started using my artistry to enhance the beauty of women. Once I realized I could make a difference in the lives of the women I work with, I knew I would never get enough.




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