Pinup Girls

Everyone Loves a Pinup Girl!

Our Expert Stylists

We have a dedicated staff of 4 trained and certified professionals.

Christina Kirkey

Owner/Stylist/Lash Specialist

Christina is a Raleigh native, she believes in supporting local businesses and giving back to the community. If Christina wasn’t doing hair, she would be an interior decorator!

Inspired by: The color pink, making my clients feel their sassiest self!

Known for: Bright Blondes, Radiant Reds and Lashes! Brazilian Blowouts, Custom Color for every client

Education: NALA Award Nominee 2019, Educator at Paul Mitchell, Raleigh. Brazilian Blowout, Premier Orlando, Fashion Focus Charlotte,
Lash Certifications: NALA, Lavish, SEELash, Sugar Lash(extension+lift), AsiaK Beauty.

Adena Stowe

Stylist/Makeup Artist

Adena comes from Franklinton, NC. She has been licensed for the past three years and providing beautiful make up to clients for 5 years. 

Mother of one 3 year old girl.

She’s a lover of iced coffee, traveling and exploring the mountains. She has always been artistic so she loves to paint and draw as well. 

Inspired by: All works of art, beauty, transformations!

Known for: Unicorn hair, reds, balayage, icy blondes

Education:Graduated Vance Granville community college and attended Pulp riot, Pravana, Redkin

Alexis Icaza

Stylist/Makeup Artist

Alexis is so excited to be a stylist at Pin Up Studio! She loves Christina’s welcoming salon, team environment and involvement in the community!

Alexis grew up in Georgia where she received her Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. After moving to Raleigh she pursued her passion for hair and makeup and became licensed in 2015. Alexis is genuine, caring and knows the importance of feeling your best! She is a lover of dogs, make up and home decor.

Inspired by: Consultation and feeling your best! Alexis enjoys listening and tailoring someone’s needs based on their lifestyle, desires and budget. This may entail blending out gray for less frequent trips to the salon or getting those babylights perfectly placed on the hairline for ponytails. Alexis is a strong colorist and inspired by all of the beautiful low maintenance techniques. Adding dimension is her favorite! Alexis herself has thick, coarse hair that can be difficult to manage. She handles similar hair with tailored cuts and Brazilian Blowout smoothing treatments.

Known for:
•Dimensional hair! highlights, babylights, teasylights, balayage, foilyage, shadow root, root melt
•Brazilian Blowouts
•Men’s cuts
•Eyebrow waxing and tinting

•Brazilian Blowout certified
•Paint Bright Master Balayage- Miranda Camara
•Hair Stylist Bootcamp- Britt Seva
•Men & women’s cutting- Sean Foley, Soren Loffer, Britt Gyger, Yvette Cannas
•Building your brand- Ashley T Williams
•Assistant 1 year- Yvette Cannas
•Paul Mitchell the School- Raleigh

Kierra McDaniel

Stylist/Lash specialist

Kierra joins us from Fredericksburg Va, and is quickly falling in love with Raleigh.

She has been licensed for 11 years after  graduating from Spotsylvania career technical center.

This awesome mother of two girls one boy keeps up with her kids by also being a roll bounce skater and enjoys swimming with her kids and hiking.

Her children inspire her to work harder and she loves the creative freedom of being a hair dresser and make up artist.

The beauty industry runs in her family blood with them owning 2 salons and 3 barber shops in Virginia she followed in their footsteps. 

Inspired by: Unicorns, Rainbows, Shoes! 

Known for: Vivids, Formal/Updos, and Bridal Makeup

Education: Over 10 years experience, Certifications: Brazilian Blowout, Lash stuff, Pravana , Redken Colorist

Katie Green


I’m from cary, N.C. but currently live in garner. I’ve been licensed for 4 years.

I have a dog named Beau and two cats that occupy my time when I’m not working

Inspired by: I love making people’s hair dreams come true! I think it’s awesome that we as cosmetologists have the ability to customize someone’s hair based on their face shape, skin tone, and of course their desired result!

I love coffee and all things pink. Catch me on the beach with a margarita in my hand.

Known for: blondes, Brazilian blowouts, women and men’s cuts, and dimensional color

Education : graduated from Paul mitchell the school of raleigh

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