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6607 Menaul Boulevard Northeast
Albuquerque, NM, 87110
United States



Our Team

Our Team Can't Wait To Meet You


Carli Moore

Owner, Stylist, Makeup Artist

If there was one word to describe Carli as a person, it would absolutely be “passionate.” Her style in hair care is extremely versatile, allowing her to profit in a dynamic clientele. Carli graduated from Urban Academy and immediately began her mentorship under Christopher V. at Inspire Downtown. Her education continued to grow and eventually landed a position representing Bumble&Bumble as one of New Mexico’s session stylists. Her education comes out of Scottsdale, Arizona where she is challenged to find inspiration for her craft in every aspect of life. Now, Carli is the proud co-owner of Inspire Uptown, and continues her passion as a hairstylist, extension specialist, and makeup artist.


Aaron Beasley


Aaron Beasley has devoted his professional life to achieving excellence in hair design and colour. With a background in biology and chemistry, Aaron has a unique perspective and special insight into the physical and chemical properties of hair itself, hair color, and product knowledge.

Whether you are looking for an edgy style, everyday wear, or something special, Aaron knows what his client wants when it comes to hair—a great cut, great color and a great “look”. Aaron takes the time to thoroughly consult with each client to understand their individual needs and hair texture. Known for his work with “blondes” Aaron truly understands the effect of New Mexico’s weather conditions on blondes. Aaron’s expertise and training with colour also makes him the person to see for your colour correction needs.

If you’re looking for instant way to add length and volume to lackluster locks Aaron can help you navigate the world of hair extensions and hair additions and help you understand your options so that together you can find the option that fits your needs and lifestyle.


D'ette Tesso-Kellner


D’ette has had a passion for hair, make up, and fashion since her early childhood. Growing up in Las Vegas, Nevada, gave D’ette her first inspirations as an artist. D’ette has applied make up and styled hair for celebrities such as Shelby Chong (Tommy Chong’s wife), Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me TV series), Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson from the rock band “The B-52’s.” D’ette is also a certified make up artist for MAC make up as well as being a new member to the Inspire Uptown Salon team. D’ette specializes in theatrical, beauty and bridal makeup. She also specializes in bridal up dos, ombré patterns, highlights and hair extensions. D’ette has made a name for herself as a meticulous, and passionate artist while maintaining the highest standard in customer satisfaction.

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Amanda Page


Amanda has been doing hair since she was a child, but professionally since 2008 where she attended Urban Academy to obtain her cosmetology license. After graduating she started working at Inspire Downtown where she assisted under Lead stylist Christopher Valdez. She has been to many hair shows from Redkin to Matrix. She is always trying to master her craft by attending classes, and is always immersed in the industry by watching tutorials on styling, coloring, and cutting techniques. Amanda believes that she can never know too much about hair, and is passionate about learning more. Her favorite things include long classic hairstyles. She loves the femininity that a woman can have by having beautiful hair. She also loves blonde hair, and braids. If you are looking for a bohemian vibe she is your girl.

Vanessa Baca


"Beauty is not defined by what others may perceive as 'attractive', but is achieved when we genuinely feel confident in ourselves. That's where the true beauty is, and I've fallen in love with giving that back to every person that I cross paths with."

With this passion, Vanessa exerts herself to display expertise in her profession. Before graduating from Olympian Academy of Cosmetology she managed to obtain Certification both in Nail Technology and Aesthetics, all the while taking many Advanced Education classes that included Air Brush Make-Up, Nail Art and Design, Wella Professionals Advanced Color, and Wella Professionals Color Corrections. Shortly after graduating she began her mentor-ship under Carli Moore, and in becoming a Junior Stylist she takes every opportunity to expand her knowledge and take on every challenge that is presented to her with assurance. With the utmost positive attitude and thorough nature Vanessa will assist as much as possible in the journey to a new self confidence gained by her clients.




Stephanie's passion and love for her craft started many years ago. After graduating from Toni and Guy Hairdressing Academy, she began working at Inspire Uptown Salon. She specializes in balayage techniques, highlights, and women's haircuts. Stephanie is eager to continue her education and grow in her position.


Suzie Roberson


Lucky enough to find her passion early in life, Suzie has been expanding her education working as a full time stylist since the age of eighteen. She graduated from Urban Academy with her License in Cosmetology and a MAC make-up certification. Suzie specializes in a variety of services, including: Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Cuts, Colors/Highlights, Color Corrections, Special Occasions/Weddings, Updos and Styles and Make-up applications. She is also certified as one of the only active Brazilian Blowout Educators in New Mexico. Suzie carefully consults, and designs an individual plan for each of her clients. She takes pride and thoughtful consideration in creating styles for every one of her guests, keeping in mind the integrity of the hair, upkeep/lifestyle and individuality. If you are in need of a Stylist who is creative, positive and easy to communicate with. Call Inspire Uptown to make your appointment today!




Daniel Hernandez was born and raised in Roswell, and at a young age, knew he wanted to pursue all aspects of Beauty. Graduating from Olympian College, he soon became a very popular stylist in his home town. But he couldn't resist the calling of the Big City. Moving to Albuquerque, he quickly became a Certified Cosmetology Instructor, and found his home at Inspire Uptown Salon. Daniel specializes in a variety of services, including: Men's and Women's haircutting, Color/Highlights, Color corrections, Hairstyling/Updos, and Makeup applications. Daniel is a talented and driven cosmetologist who is focused on providing targeted beauty solutions to his clients, while continuing to improve his abilities and technical skills to further his career in the beauty industry. If you are in the need for a talented stylist who is patient, understanding, and professional, Daniel is your guy. Call Inspire Uptown Salon to make your appointment.



Mikayla has always had a passion for the hair and beauty industry. After completing training at the Aveda Institute, she mastered a wide range of hair cutting and coloring techniques. Mikayla believes in continual education and trains in Arizona and New York, she strives to expand her knowledge for her clientele. Specializing in cutting edge coloring techniques, color corrections, vibrant color, blowouts, as well as, special occasion hair and makeup. She stays updated on all the latest trends and places high value on listening and understanding her clients needs. She loves to step outside the box with her unlimited creativity.




Jess has always had the talent and passion for everything fashion. Before she graduated cosmetology school, she had already received both her eyelash extension certification as well as her Brazilian Blowout Certification. Her creativity truly drives her to continually excel in her career. She loves to learn and continues to expand her education by going to hair shows as well as varies technique classes. She uses her skills and passion to achieve the look that each client wants. Jess also has great customer service and makes sure that each client’s beauty is brought out to shine! Her growing talent and passion are definitely something you need to see and experience for yourself. Book an appointment with Jess for any of your hair needs!




After graduating from the Aveda Institute of New Mexico, Kimberly was offered the opportunity to assist Carli Moore. Kimberly is excited to expand her knowledge and advance in her career while being part of the Inspire Uptown family. Making people feel wonderful about themselves is Kimberly’s greatest joy.


Taliha Tito


Hi guys! My name is Taliha! I am a graduate of Olympian University of Cosmetology, where I studied all aspects of the beauty industry. I've been doing hair professionally for two years now and loving every second. Come see me for all your hair needs!




Zack has been greeting you and answering your calls from the front desk of Inspire Uptown Salon since its inception. His goal is to make your experience as smooth and positive as possible. When he's not helping clients, he's building things or going on adventures in the mountains. He's an expert doodler and his art is almost as great as his beard. Almost.




Being at the salon since 2014, Brenan has been passionate about expressing the beauty that each of us has to offer and is always excited to see our greatest features exposed within the salon’s work and through our individual personalities. Her appreciation for beauty continues with her unique and profound skills as a makeup artist.