meet the team

Heather trout:

Sylist/ Owner

Heather started her career going to school at Gene Juarez Academy. Following the academy, she did advance training for another year at Brassfield's Salon and Spa. Once she completed Brassfield's training she worked there for seven and half years. While Heather was at Brassfield's she used and continued training in Gold well, Alpha Parf, Redken and L'Oreal color lines.


Heather specializes in extensions and is trained in Brazilian Blowouts. Although she specializes in extensions, she's highly skilled in color, haircuts and updos. She is very passionate about her work and takes a lot of pride on giving each client there individual care and attention.


To make an appointment with Heather call, text, email, or book with her online.


Phone: 360.280.2815


Sophia Vanslyke:

Sylist/ Makeup Artist

Sophia has a love affair with beauty and art her whole life. It started with crayons which then moved on to her mom's lipstick and rollers and never stopped. It has evolved  into a craft and passion that she loves sharing with others. Her goal is to bring out beauty in everyone, sometimes that means enhancing the natural and other times that means pushing into the imaginative.


She has been doing hair since 2006. Her strengths are in color (balayage, blonde, reds, and etc), creative placement, and womens short haircuts. Most of her guests let her have creative freedom, and let her do what she suggests or what she has in mind. She bases her decisions on each individual's personality, lifestyle, and career.  She is not afraid of change and doing something different each time whether it's drastic or subtle.


Sophia has been doing makeup since 2005 and she is Mac certified. She has had lot of experience with bridal/wedding makeup and has worked with local photographers doing fashion, many boudoir, engagement, wedding, and beauty shots. Costumes makeup lessons are now available and she has teamed up with ladies at Dolce doing combined hair/makeup lessons.


To schedule an appointment with Sophia call, text, email, or book with her online.


Phone: 253.906.3227


Kelly Christopherson:

hair stylist

After graduating from the Salon Professional Academy, Kelly began his career serving at Salon Miro located in the Hotel Murano. A year later he opened Christopherson Salon and made an impression in Tacoma as a standout artist working on photo shoots, local runway shows and styling for the Pantages Theater. Shortly after he found himself joining forces with Salon Swish, styling for benefit organizations such as YWCA’s Glam that Gives and working with local artists on creative projects.


Joining Dolce Salon and Spa in 2014, Kelly is dedicated on keeping up on his education and has advanced training and knowledge in Davines, Redken, Goldwell, Kevin Murphy, Pureology, Bumble and Bumble, Colorproof and Olaplex. He specializes in Color, Color Correction, Balayage, Ombre/Sombre, cutting and styling.


His passion is understanding beauty and its power. He creates looks inspired by the clients he is privileged to work with.


To schedule an appointment with Kelly call, text, email, or book with him online.


Phone: 253.722.7501


Jill Hogan:

hair stylist

I’m so lucky to do what I love for a living! Since a young age I’ve had a passion for hair and I’ve been very fortunate to have translated this into a rewarding career. It’s not only the creative aspects of my job that I enjoy, but the relationships I develop with my clients. There is nothing more rewarding than the look of joy on the faces of my clients when they love their hair. Most of my clients are regular, long-time customers and have become like family over the years. I’m flattered by the fact that even though some them have moved out of the area they continue to come to me, despite long drives or even plane flights!

Early in my career I was fortunate to be trained at Umberto Beverly Hills. Working there for four years, I started in their apprentice program and moved on to become a stylist. It provided me an amazing foundation of knowledge and technique on which I’ve built my career. Intensive training and weekly classes in cutting, styling and coloring taught me hair is a women’s most versatile accessory. A great haircut and beautiful color is transformational.  Now into the 25nd year as a professional stylist, I continue to refine my expertise and stay updated with the latest trends and products. My color of choice is Goldwell as I’ve found it consistently delivers the most vibrant results and I know my clients would agree.  Another amazing product that I’ve come to love is the Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatments, what a revolutionary product! The results are truly remarkable and clients have exclaimed that it’s “changed their life” (…well at least their hair!)

While it’s been a pleasure taking care of my Los Angeles clients, I decided to make the move back to my roots (no pun intended;) in the Pacific Northwest. I am thrilled at the opportunity to practice my craft and build my business at Dolce Salon & Spa in Tacoma, WA. I look forward to booking with you soon.

tamarah Pearson

hair stylist

Tamarah has been a stylist since 2010. She is loyal, passionate, and education driven. She constantly seeks learning new methods and trends, to ensure you receive the best service possible. The moment that anyone sit in her chair, they immediately become her priority. She takes exceptional care in delivering a custom, comfortable and personable experience for each client. They will be sure to leave loving her and their hair!

Phone: 253.202.5897


casey malone

hair stylist

Casey began her hair journey in 2013 when she started at Gene Juarez Academy. She fell more and more in love with school everyday. She finally found something she loved and was extremely good at. After Casey graduated in 2014 she spent 4 years at hairmasters and learned so much more. 


Casey specialize in blonding services (balayage/highlights) but she is also skilled in color and haircuts. She prides herself on creating a special bond with her clients and making them feel at home. She does everything she can to make sure her clients leave with a smile on their face. 

Phone: 253.272.0378


pearl pullman

makeup artist

Pearl began studying makeup artistry in 2013 and joined Dolce Salon and Spa in the spring of 2016. 


Although Pearl’s journey to embracing all things beauty started not that long ago. Her favorite subject as a child was Art and as one can expect, not much has changed! But now instead of drawing people with pencils and painting sunsets with pastels, she uses makeup as her medium. With a background in art, she uses color theory, shading and blending to achieve almost any look on anyone. 


So, whether reproducing a clients inspiration photo or getting to create something entirely new, doing makeup is always something she looks forward to.  


To make an appointment with Pearl call, text, email, or book with her online.


Phone: 360.742.0874




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