Highly educated and dedicated artists.

Committed to a level of service unsurpassed in our area.


Mary Verlander

Owner of Salon Eden. She has been in the industry since 1990 and opened Salon Eden in 2006. She has been actively involved in salon training for over 17 years. Her ultimate goal is to grow the businesses of her stylists and the salon and see them reach their goals.


Sonja Stewart Chamblee

Has been in the industry since 1997 and has been a team member since 2006. She enjoys creating customized colors and application methods.


Julianne Collier

Has been in the industry since 2003 and joined our team in 2006. She specializes in formulating colors and also enjoys blonding and men's grooming.


Alexis Savant

Has been in the industry since 2004 and joined our team in 2006. Alexis enjoys using fashion forward looks for everyday style.


Melanie Strickland

Has been in the industry since 2008 when she joined Salon Eden. She specializes in blonding and highlighting.


Lauren Cockerham

She has been a team member since 2008 and is the first graduate of our apprenticeship program. She enjoys continuing her education with classes and workshops here at Salon Eden. Her passion lies in hair cutting and special event styling.

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Matthew Matthews

Matt has been in the industry since 2009, and continues to build his credentials by attending education whenever he can. He specializes in organic highlighting, men's grooming, and creating customized blowouts for his guests.

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Emily Acampora

She has been with Salon Eden since 2013. Her passion lies in making people feel beautiful through the art of makeup and airbrush tanning. As manager of Salon Eden, she gets to interact with all of the clients, who truly are like a second family to her.

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Tamara Shows

Tamara has been in the beauty industry since 2013. She joined the Salon Eden team in 2014. Her specialties include balayage and blonding; she uses the latest techniques to create customized looks for each of her guests. Her other passion lies in makeup and hair styling for special events, proms and weddings.

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Erin Young

Erin graduated from cosmetology school in 2011 and started her career near her hometown in Springfield, Missouri. She re-located to Baton Rouge and joined our team at the end of 2016. In 2017, she was certified as our Lash Extension Specialist and she also specializes in highlighting and men's cuts. She enjoys doing a wide variety of hair services and loves a busy day behind the chair.

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Brittany Taylor

Brittany has been in the salon industry since 2006. She joined the Salon Eden team in 2018. Her passions include high lighting, men and women's cuts, and styling. Putting a smile on her clients faces is what she sets out to do.

Gillian Webb

Gillian Webb

Gillian has been in the industry since 2008. She recently moved to Louisiana from the West Coast and is excited to be a part of the Salon Eden team (and southern living)! Gillian specializes in all things color, and is passionate about continuing to advance her skills through education. Her most recent class was advanced cutting at Vidal Sassoon in Los Angeles. Her motto is to live passionately, creating as she goes, to make life more beautiful to those around her.

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