We create personalized looks for the modern man + woman + in a relaxing environment. Through education, innovation and evolution within our industries, we pride ourselves on building relationships and providing superior service to our diverse clientele. It is our mission to share knowledge and integrity while giving a tailored experience for each individual.

CLAIRE WESTLUND | owner

An Oklahoma native and founder of Revel Eight Salon and Spa, Claire has always dreamed of bringing a revolutionary element to Oklahoma’s metro salon/spa scene. She has been fascinated with hair since she was a little girl, which blossomed into the creation, design, and launch of her own exclusive salon and spa. Revel Eight currently thrives in the midst of the renaissance of the trendiest, most “happening” area of OKC—Midtown.

 

With the success of Revel Eight, Claire began to see a further need in OKC. Currently Claire has taken a step back from behind the chair to grow Revel Eight and its’ portfolio. Revel Eight Grooming & Shave Shop and Revel Eight Nail Studio will be opening in the Historic Main Street Arcade building located in the Film Row/Downtown Historic District in 2017.

 

A hair designer with over a decade of experience, Claire has studied under many of the top artistic and business educators in the world, she believes education is key and that transcends into every aspect of her business. Her personal priority is to her team, keeping her salon updated and inspired through in-house education—, by consistently providing unique educational opportunities for her staff and offering business tools to support and build her team. She always has an advanced training session on the horizon–either to teach in house, to attend at home or abroad!

 

Claire’s passion is sparked by her love for people and helping others, with her deep commitment, Claire and Revel Eight provide the greater OKC community with a refreshing experience of reveling in the luxury of being yourself and receiving stellar services that compliment.

 

In her free time, Claire enjoys traveling and spending time with her multi-talented husband Tony, an artist. The Westlund’s just welcomed their first babe in 2017!

 

Claire’s philosophy of life is evidenced in her Revel Eight mission: be creative, think innovatively, get comfortable being uncomfortable, be open, educate often, ask questions, fill up on the positive, don’t forget to be grateful in the present and excited for what’s to come…

GINA JONES | stylist

Gina is an Oklahoma native who has been a licensed cosmetologist for over a decade specializing in men’s hair and grooming. Her goal is to customize a tailored look for each individual. 

 

Her creative mindset allows her to constantly keep herself updated on the newest trends as well as stay refreshed in traditional cuts. Gina’s inspiration comes from the ability to make others feel confident in themselves because when you look good you feel good.

 

In her free time, Gina loves music, laughing, hiking, and being surrounded by her family.

JESSICA SAMARIA | barber

Jessica graduated from the Anthony David Platinum Hair Academy and is a Licensed Barber specializing in straight razor shaves, fades, traditional cutting, intricate coloring, and highlighting techniques.

 

While she was born in Monterrey, Mexico, Jessica has lived in OKC since she was 7 and is bilingual. Growing up, she enjoyed doing hair and makeup for her friends for prom, dances and date nights. She also worked with the Thunder girls for 4 seasons doing their hair and makeup and has worked with the anchors at News 9 as well.

 

In her free time, Jessica enjoys traveling and using her talents to give back to the community. She also serves as a Youth Leader at her church. 

JESSICA SEGLER | barber
LT | master barber
LUKE OSER | stylist/barber
RACHEL BRADDOCK | master stylist

Rachel Braddock is a Master stylist with more than 14 years of experience in the fashion industry and 12 behind the chair spent mainly focused on women’s cut and color. Rachel graduated as valedictorian of her class at the Aveda Institute of Chicago in 2006 and went on to attend the University of Oklahoma for International Security Studies with a focus on war and foreign policy as well as French. 

 

While in Chicago she was able to model and assist for celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo, formerly of TLC’s “What Not to Wear”, David Adams of Red Chocolate, and the late Jerry Gordon, former head of the International Coiffure Association. As a young stylist, Rachel also began working as a freelance stylist, even running a team for “Evolve” during Chicago Fashion Week. 

Later in her career, she set her sights on Los Angeles and was able to style hair for multiple fashion weeks working under the direction of renowned celebrity and editorial stylist Kristen Shaw for many clients, including Joyrich and Brian Lichtenberg. You can now find Rachel doing hair at Kristen’s private studio “Cabin” on the infamous Abbot Kenny Blvd. in Venice two weeks each month. 

 

Rachel has spent her 12+ years behind the chair forming and nurturing positive relationships with clients from all over the metro as well as southern Oklahoma and most recently Tulsa. She is a regular attendee of continuing education courses, most recently a masters only French Haircutting class with the world-renowned Claud Marcel. Known for cultivating and maintaining exceptionally healthy, natural looking hair, Rachel is obsessed with creating a beautiful and ever effortless-looking style that is suited to a clients wants and most importantly their lifestyle.

MAURI LEE | stylist, lash artist, massage therapist
NADIA SAMMAN | massage therapist

Nadia Samman is a licensed massage therapist specializing in muscle tension and balance. She has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2012 when she graduated from Central State Massage Academy. She enjoys customizing sessions for her clients.

 

It is her goal to help you with your pain and tension. Nadia recognizes that a well-balanced musculoskeletal system is paramount to that goal. Allow Nadia to help you optimize your wellness potential.

BRITTANY EASLEY | esthetician