what drives us
making business ownership more accessible by providing a coworking space for creatives in the beauty, grooming and wellness industries.
what inspires us
creating opportunities for upward mobility by removing barriers to ownership for beauty, grooming and wellness professionals in the heart of the city.
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meet the owners
born and raised in kc
we are very proud of our kansas city roots
Lauren has dreamed of creating a safe space for stylists of all walks of life to celebrate life in the industry through financial stability, friendship and networking. As CEO, Lauren’s leadership and experience as a stylist and salon owner, brings home her equitable and collaborative sensibilities to the MOSS Salon Studios concept. Lauren led the design process of the space, working closely with the internationally acclaimed HOK Architects.
Though mostly known for precision straight razor cuts and grey blending, Lauren possesses an interdisciplinary skillset that also includes mastery in [waxing, make-up and spa services]. She is the founder of owner of MOSS Salon Studios and MOSS Beauty.
COO, vibe maker
As COO of MOSS Salon Studios, Kemet focuses on fostering a “vibe” that inspires MOSS professionals to tap into their artistic roots as well as their entrepreneurial senses. Finding balance with the interplay of urban culture, production, marketing, and operations strategy, Kemet aims to keep the creative juices flowing throughout the facility by overseeing the lion share of internal affairs within the company.
Kemet considers himself a vibe maker and an urbanist — one who designs culture to create a sense of place. Largely known for his musical endeavors as Kemet the Phantom, front-man to The Phantastics as well as Brass & Boujee, Kemet’s passion for the arts and burning enthusiasm for Kansas City define his many titles.