Liam Carey - Master Stylist / Owner
Liam Carey began his career in San Francisco. In 2005, he moved to New York and began working for and with celebrity stylists Ted Gibson and Serge Normant for editorials, fashion shows, bridal and as an on-site stylist. This opportunity allowed for Liam’s talent to be showcased in Elle, Marie Claire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Oprah, The Today Show and much more. Currently, Liam owns and works out of his private salon in Soho/Manhattan, Broome and Beauty. It is here where he has set out to accomplish a longterm goal of giving independent stylists a space to grow, develop and expand business through their artistic talents and gifts. Since establishing his salon, Liam has ventured into the education sector as the Co-Founder of LMC Academy.
Steven Strauss - Guest Artist
With an extensive fine arts background and 15 years behind the chair, Steven Strauss offers a detail-oriented eye for all that goes into creating a signature, functional, beautiful style. His life-long love of hair, fashion, and the creative process led him to found Spring Atelier in 2018 as a place for hairstylists, makeup artists, photographers and stylists to collaborate , educate, and hone their craft and artistry.
Alexis James - Master Stylist / Colorist
A New York City native, Alexis has spent the past 17 years of her impressive career working in top salons in Las Vegas, Beverly Hills and NYC. Alexis specializes in Vivid and Fantasy Color, Balayage and Short Bob haircuts.
Lauren Palatini (Byrne) - Stylist / Colorist
Lauren is best described as a "hair lifer” and brings more than a decade of experience in the industry to Liberty & Beauty. Her passion for hair started early, styling friends in junior high, which ultimately led her to NYC’s Carsten Institute of Manhattan. Lauren refined her skills under professionals trained in Wella, Paul Mitchell and Vidal Sassoon. With a background in Fine Art studying at SUNY New Paltz, Lauren treats hair as a sculpture, delivering creative cuts and color and specializing in Balayage highlighting techniques.