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478 W Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, OH 44319-3449
Located in the heart of Portage Lakes for over 30 years!

Meet Our Team


Jackie

Jackie

Owner of Creative Designers, has been doing hair for 36 years. Started working in 1978 at Transformations for 2 years. Moving on in 1980 opening her own salon on Portage Lakes Drive, moved to Turkeyfoot Lake Road in 1984. I have had a lot of great people in the many years. Now I am so grateful to have my two daughters working with me & the best staff I could ask for. Madison runs my salon, Midge had all my awesome grandbabies & works 3 days a week. I am so blessed. I could talk about each one of my staff, but I don’t want to jinx it!! Each one brings something awesome to the table. They keep me young with new ideas & improvements to keep me challenged! You come into our salon & everyone is a team player. You will see it, experience it & feel it! Come see for yourself!!


Midge

Midge

Growing up in the salon Midge had a passion very early on. She attended Paul Mitchell Academy after high school & graduated in 2004 with some of the top stylist in the country. Her goal with every client is to provide a customized look that will enhance their natural beauty. Midge has also attended national hair shows to learn the latest and greatest techniques. With a busy clientele, she’s always looking to build new relationships & take that personal time with everyone who sits in her chair!


Madi

Madi

Madi was born and raised in the salon atmosphere being Jackie’s daughter. With 7 years of experience she still tests her abilities & talents to always bring fresh ideas to her clients. Madi is the manager of Creative Designers & specializes in Brazilian Blowouts, dimensional color, blonding & men’s cuts. She has traveled to California to learn from one of Paul Mitchells top barbers, John Mosley one of her favorite aspects of her profession is that it doesn’t get old or feel like work to her. Understanding her client’s personality & lifestyle helps her create the best look for each individual.  Madi considers all her clients family & enjoys the time she spends with each of them in her chair.


Carol

Carol

Carol has been a stylist with Creative Designers salon since 2011. She found her love for hair & nails at a young age. She studied cosmetology in high school & earned her license in 2006. She is a committed stylist who enjoys continuing education and takes pride in helping decorate the salon for every season!  Carol has a passion for hair cutting, dimensional color, up-dos & Brazilian Blowouts. She also loves shellac & nail art because a girl should have two things: Beautiful nails & Fabulous hair! She is available for new appointments today, schedule with her for a fresh new look!


Courtney

Courtney

Courtney is proud to say she has been a part of a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon for over 10 years. She believes in continuing education & always provides her guest with the best. She loves her job because she gets to make people feel beautiful & builds relationships with her clientele. She specializing in short haircutting & is highly educated in all the service we provide at Creative Designers.


Janel

Janel

Janel is an artist and has found a creative niche and focused her career platform around making people feel beautiful. Her professional career sprouted in 2009 when she took her first class at Regency Beauty Institute. After that she began a career at Creative Designers in 2011. She has been able to develop a diverse and committed clientele by devoting her skills to makeup, textured hairstyling (Brazilian Blowout) and creative color. She strives on continued education and team building. By using our staple products and being Brazilian Blowout certified, her guests are allowed less hassle, less frizz and more time for life outside the salon. The integrity of hair and spirit are extremely important to her and she would never want her guests to settle for less.


Allison

Allison

Allison had been in the beauty industry for 12 years now. She found her fit with Creative Designers & has been with us for 8 years. Allison specializes in creative color, dramatic cuts & special occasion up-dos. She loves to try new & innovative ways of creating different hair styles. She prides herself on making everyone feel beautiful with less work. If you want a new look she’s not afraid to do just that. Allison is available for new clients Wednesday thru Saturday.


Brittany

Brittany

Ever since Brittany can remember she has had a passion for the beauty industry. She studied cosmetology at the Paul Mitchell Academy, where she was in honors programs that expanded her education & products knowledge. Brittany has been with Creative Designers since 2014 and look forward to giving her guest a color & style that will make them look & feel beautiful.


Sandy

Sandy

Sandy has been a nail technician for 25 years & has been with Creative Designers for 16 years. She specializes in pink and white acrylics, sculptured acrylics, & shellac. She’s very creative & loves enhancing nails with free hand painting & nail art.