Get to Know Our Team

Artists in Bloom


Hilaire Phillips

Owner and Stylist

After 20 years in the hair industry, Hilaire established Bloom Salon + Studio in 2016.  Her goal was to create an atmosphere that makes each and every guest feel welcomed and renewed. Trained in the latest techniques and trends as well as those time honored classics that never go out of style, she doesn't just want you to leave looking good, she wants you to feel good too. "Taking care of the whole person in our chair is what makes us special." That is the vision of Bloom Salon + Studio and the passion that drives owner and stylist, Hilaire Phillips.


Shaunte Metzdorf


Shaunte is a local product of Kansas City. An innovative stylist with 18 years experience, she has been with Bloom Salon since the beginning and has a passion for creating beautiful styles.

Her education includes graduating from both House of Heavilin with a cosmetology license and Adam & Eve with a nail technician license. She is a licensed instructor, meaning she has the ability to have an apprentice and educate them to become a stylist.

Shaunte has done many things in the beauty industry including being an educator for the hair taming system Global Keratin Hair.  She traveled to various salons teaching them how to use the GKHair systems as well as performing platform work for them.

Shaunte loves the art of hair. She enjoys working with texture, creating precision cuts and creative coloring techniques to enhance and individuals overall style. She periodically works on photo shoots doing hair extensions and formal styles.

She is also very active in may different philanthropic organizations, including Fashion Honors Autism and The Pierson Project, as well as walking the runway when given the opportunity.


Arianna Gillispie


Arianna came to Bloom Salon right out of Z Hair Academy in Lee’s Summit in 2017. Working closely with Hilaire and Shaunte, She has “bloomed” into an amazing stylist and colorist. 

When you have a special occasion, Arianna is the one to see. She does an amazing job with party hair, regardless of what look you are going for. Whether it be braids, a beautiful updo, or just amazing curls, She is the go-to girl! She is also great at short haircuts and balayage.

A proud new “dog mom”, she can be found out and about with her Labrador Retriever, walking and playing. When not working with her beloved dog, Arianna loves to be outside in the sun, at the lake and at the pool.