Our Approach

Our Story

Established in the same location at 33rd & Pioneers for over 40 years, The Hair Lounge, LLC., began its vision in 2010 by owners Kendra and Lyle Trumbley.  It was their dream to have a salon where team members could go to work and have fun.  To be a part of something they could call their own.  Kendra guides the team behind the scenes, working with over 28 years of experience.  Our salon has provided hair care for the entire family as well as serving many generations.  Doing so has made our salon a staple in the Lincoln, NE community.  We are now proud to have expanded to include Executive Directors who can reap the rewards of salon ownership all while enjoying their careers.  And Company Educators who can train our staff where and when we need it.  The Hair Lounge truly is an experience in itself.  We know you will enjoy our atmosphere as our stylists all share the same passion.  Having fun and creating beautiful people!


We always want you to be 100% satisfied with your services.  If you are not 100% satisfied, we ask that you contact us within 5 days of your appointment so that we may schedule you to have your service(s) corrected free of charge (same service) at your convenience.  Any issues reported longer than 5 days from the original appointment date will not immediately be considered a redo, but will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Meet the Team

At The Hair Lounge, we look for people who are outgoing, fun, and most importantly, have a passion for doing hair! Our team is here to serve you in any way they can. Take a moment to get to know our employees!



Founder & President

If you're visiting The Hair Lounge on Jamie Lane, chances are you'll run into our owner, Kendra Trumbley.  Growing people for a living is her passion, so with opening a new store, this is first and foremost a dream come true.  Working in the hair industry for over 30 years, 23 of which she co-owned a multi-location company, it is important to her to give back to the staff and community who have supported her over all the years.  Providing the opportunity for members of the salon family to become Executive Members with profit sharing, or Independent Stylists, coaching them on their continued path to success.  Paying it forward each and every day, both to staff and guests.



Executive Director

Mandy has been a part of our salon team for over 18 years, and is the Executive Director at our 33rd & Pioneers location.  She not only has a passion for family haircare, but she has been the salon manager since 2010.  She is well educated on grey color coverage, children's first haircuts and men's haircutting.  Mandy is an avid outdoors person and enjoys time with her husband and two girls.  When she's not in the salon, you'll find her enjoying the outdoors. Being an Executive Director allows her to benefit from salon ownership and taking care of general salon operations.  She has great time management, good conversations, a big heart and a small town personality.



Level Two Stylist & Manager - South

Kirsten has over 15 years of experience behind the chair.  Kirsten enjoys doing men's cuts and military cuts and pays attention to detail.  She truly excels in hair coloring and has the ability to come up with new ideas for complementary tones for each skin type!  She is from Colorado, but wears Husker red along with her two children.  In her spare time she enjoys working on her new house and is known for her sidewalk chalk art.



Level One Stylist - South

Emery (also known as "Emmy") joined our family in the Spring of 2021.  She is a graduate of Joseph's College and is from the Grand Island area.  Emery has previous salon experience and excels with Men's cutting and has a true talent for creating beautiful blondes!  We look forward to her growing her base here in Lincoln.

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Level Two Stylist - South

With over 13 years of experience Tina has a true passion for hair!  She is loves to educate her guests on hair and how you can look your best every day!  She is well educated on retail (our lead retailer in salon) and likewise can manage any hair challenge that is brought her way.  If you want something new, she can make any recommendation as well!  Tina enjoys working out in her spare time and keeps busy with constant education in hair.


AVEDA Professional

Level One Stylist - South

This location is currently looking for a professional who would love to specialize in AVEDA!  We offer AVEDA retail and color for our guests and having a team member who wants to grow with our salon and this incredible company is a plus!  We are willing to train, but experience would be preferred.


Part Time Position

Level One Stylist - South

Our South location is looking for a part time professional!  Schedule must be flexible and available evenings and Saturdays.  Applicant must be motivated, positive and willing to be part of a team.  Experience is preferred.  Contact Kirsten at 402.975.2021 to schedule a confidential interview!



Level One Stylist - 33rd St

Chelsea has returned to The Hair Lounge family after settling in to becoming a new Mom!  We are thrilled to have her back working on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the salon.  She is a huge AVEDA fan, and thoroughly enjoys doing colors and creating new styles on her guests.  In Chelsea's spare time, she enjoys her time with her daughter.  She is an avid artist painting beautiful creations and a definite DIYer.  When you need a professional to create something new for you, choose Chelsea when you book!



Level One Stylist - 33rd St.

Sky is a very talented Stylist!  She is a color specialist, enjoys working with fashion colors and is a master at Undercutting and designs.  Sky is an experienced professional, and strives to always be in touch with the most up to date looks and how to achieve them.  In her spare time, she is not only a Mom and wife, but cares for some amazing ducklings too!  She is a perfectionist and will leave no details undone.  If you're looking for something new and edgy, Sky is your professional!



Level One Stylist - 33rd St.

If you want a new haircut or would love to experiment in color, then meet Aloni!  She comes to us with a ton of experience in cutting and looks forward to broadening her horizons in the world of color!  With her contagious smile and positive personality, Aloni is sure to make your day better, all while leaving with an amazing hairstyle!  In her spare time, you can find her with a DIY project of all kinds or spending her day outside.

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Full Time Stylist  - 33rd St.

Busy and established location at 33rd and Pioneers is looking to hire a full time professional.  Salon experience is not required, as we have a great training partnership program with AVEDA.


Experienced Stylist

Level One Stylist - 33rd St.

We are looking for an experienced Stylist to join our team!  Our salon is busy, so having some experience is a must to be self driven and motivated with passion to create beautiful hair and be a part of a growing environment.  Apply online under our "CAREERS" tab!

Now that you know us, we'd like to know you!

Make an appointment at either location with anyone of our stylists! Each one has great skills and talent and would love to help you look your best with our expertise. We look forward to seeing you!