Meet Kristen

Business Among Friends Belfast Maine (25)

I am super excited to be a part of the Among Friends Salon’s style team!

I have been working within my industry for more than 12 years. I started my education at Empire Cosmetology School in Bangor, and my career started building from there.

My training includes several different color lines: Goldwell, Aveda, Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and my favorite…Redken.

This is an ever-changing line of work, new trends are always developing, and it is so much fun to sharpen and master new skills! I continue to keep up on new developments in the field by continuing to take classes when possible.

I love working with make-up as well. I have a passion for unveiling the natural beauty that lies within the canvas of my clients, whether it be with their hair or skincare.

I very much enjoy teaching my clients how to make the best of their features so that they can be confident to replicate their finished salon look at home.

I am married to my wonderful husband, Ely, and we have 2 little guys at home, Maverick and Forrest.

I absolutely love my family! But they keep me very busy outside of the salon!

Every morning, I start out with a good cup of coffee to shake off the sleepiness. Both of my boys are under the age of 4! I live off coffee even though Jamie tells me that I should drink some water, and perhaps get a bite or two in… hahaha!

My local favorite is from Dunkin’ Donuts, I can’t make it into work without a medium Iced Caramel Coconut coffee with cream! If you are ever in the drive-through when you are on your way over, don’t hesitate to think of me!

At the end of the day, I take time to decompress with some good ol’ online shopping! I love brand names, and I like them even better when I don’t have to pay full price for them! So I spend much of my time on Poshmark and an online boutique called LaurieBelle.

My family means everything to me, and this career has allowed me to have the best of both worlds. I get to have my cake and eat it too (and who wouldn’t love that!)

I am originally from Knox, Maine. I grew up locally, and have settled into the town of Belfast. I love my coastal town and its community. I enjoy being a part of the world around us and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

A few things I love include: creating gorgeous garden arrangements, appreciating the beauty that Maine has to offer, and watching the birds in my feeders that remind me of my loved ones who are no longer here.

I am blessed to be a part of an industry that values natural beauty. I get to have a hands-on experience both with my clients and as I raise my boys in the world around us.

I look for the beauty in all that I do. When I can poise my heart toward that appreciation, I am grateful.

Come in to relax,
Leave feeling beautiful

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Thank you for considering Among Friends as your bridal beauty team. First off, let us congratulate you on your engagement! As you embark on planning one of the biggest days of your life, we believe that it is very important to find the best fit team to make you and your bridal party look and feel beautiful.

As wedding day beauty specialists, it is our focus to bring out your natural beauty through hair and makeup.

We would be so honored to be a part of your big day. Please read through our pricing and beauty package offerings to give you an idea of our beauty services. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or custom needs you might have.

Bridal hair and full face make-up for both the day of wedding and includes a full 2.5 hour consultation where we create a special look for your wedding day.

Hair & full face make-up for up to 3 Bridesmaids on the day of the wedding.

Hair & full face make-up for the Mother of the Bride.

Flower Girl hair styled, cheeks & gloss on day of wedding included for free!

A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of 30% of the total booked services will be required to enter into contract with your stylist AND to reserve your custom appointment in the schedule

We have a $50 travel fee for on location wedding services. Each additional stylist is $20.

If your location exceed 25 miles outside of the salon location, there is an additional $20 per 25 miles.




*Hair damage due to blonding services is a common problem. So we use  Olaplex, a three part system that is used in hair coloring treatments to repair damage, enhance hair color, and make the hair more resistant to future damage. As of 2/1/21 All blonding services will have this service to ensure best results