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Llamas are magical!

Who else is obsessed with Llamas??? Well this Llama Mamma right here is! When we put the idea out there on Facebook that we wanted llamas for a wedding shoot, we couldn’t believe the response. Let me assure you, they’re more magical in person and we instantly fell in loWe couldn’t have asked for a… Read more »

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Meet Alicia!

I am originally from kansas I’ve been in Iowa 8 years now. I attended Iowa school of beauty in urbandale. I love all things beauty!!! Always have!!! I especially love making blondes blonder and doing fun short hair cuts!!!! If im not working and making people feel more beautiful you can find me at home… Read more »

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Summer got your hair in a knot?

Jacob Zauche, Trixies Salon We’ve heard it a lot lately, and we know the struggle! All of the time spent in the pool, at the lake, or basking in the sun means our hair and scalp could use a little TLC. With all the info on the internet and “magical” at home remedies, it can… Read more »

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Meet Shannon!

Meet Shannon! She is an new Image Consultant at our Altoona location! She wil be taking guests in a couple short weeks.. stop in to meet her today- you will love her warm, welcoming smile! My name is Shannon Baarda. I grew up in a small town NW of Altoona. I graduated from Colfax-Mingo High… Read more »

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Jacob visits Malta

Jacob Zauche, Trixies Salon All aspects of our life revolve around storytelling, from reading children’s books to poems from Shakespeare. For editorial stylists, the story behind the photo is just as important as the hair, makeup, and wardrobe. I’m gonna tell a story about my experience of traveling to Malta with an amazing group of… Read more »

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Our shoot with Breastfeeding World

What an honor it was to be asked to do hair and makeup with Raelyn for the breastfeeding world shoot. The day was filled with love, honesty, pitter patter of little feet, and all these gorgeous Mommies coming together for one beautiful shoot. This experience was an embodiment of the statement, “it takes a village,”… Read more »

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Myrtle Mae Smiles!

Tricia Rivas, Owner of Trixies (and Myrtle Mae!) When you’re obsessed with camping, and especially vintage campers, it only makes sense that you would buy one and redo it! We had been searching on Craig’s List for many months to find the perfect gem. We finally did in Atlanta, Iowa. So here she is… Myrtle… Read more »

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Only Lovers Left Alive…

Have you ever heard of the movie “Only Lovers Left Alive?” I hadn’t either but when Raelyn asked Trixies to be part of this shoot and help with planning, of course we jumped on board, and I rented the movie ASAP. I was instantly intrigued and drawn into the movies textures, colors, sounds, and how… Read more »

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Meet Angelina!

MEET ANGELINA! I love the winter, snow makes me happy, and the crisp cold air is refreshing. Besides doing hair, photography is my creative outlet. I’m a burrito connoisseur. I have never been on a plane or left the country. Reading and writing has gotten me through some difficult times, words allow me to process… Read more »

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