Located at Pavilion in the Park in Little Rock, Arkansas, Bristle + Balm is owned by Nikki and Jordan Irby. Our friendly team of professional stylists provide hair care services to men, women, and children of all ages.
When you’re here, you’re family. Make yourself at home with a drink at our beverage bar and access to our free wi-fi. Whether you’re enjoying a hot cup of coffee or a glass of wine, we hope you enjoy the unique and realaxing experience of Bristle + Balm.
Hometown: Dumas, Arkansas
Nikki received an undergrad degree in Fashion Merchandising from the U of A in Fayetteville, AR and graduted from Bee Jays Hair Academy in Little Rock with a cosmetology degree. Since then, Nikki has been practicing cosmetology in high end hair salons for the past 8 years.
"A girl who cuts her hair is about to change her life."
Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas
Jennifer Halliday brings 26 years of experience to Bristle + Balm. Specializing in color, cuts and more recently Global Keratin treatments, she enjoys collaborating with each client to determine the most flattering and low maintenance look for them. Jennifer has always valued continuing education, striving to stay inspired by attending classes to learn new techniques and trends.
Hometown: Sherwood, Arkansas
Master colorist Shelly Holmes has a unique and innovative vision of beauty. She has over sixteen years of experience and was voted first runner up for stylist of the year in Soiree magazine in 2009. Shelly is certified in SoCap hair extensions and the keratin complex systems. She also pursues continuing education to keep up to date with the changing trends and styles.
Bristle + Balm is always looking to hire talented stylists and colorists to join our team. Contact us if you're looking for a friendly and inviting high-end salon.