Meet the Artists


Owner/Stylist, Advanced Certified

Described by clients as “the best stylist in Pooler”, Jessica combines talent, exciting new trends, and Southern flair to create authentic, beautiful looks you won’t get anywhere else. While proficient in all aspects of her craft, she specializes in balayage, eyelash extensions, brow tinting, and men’s cuts and styles.

Jessica’s passion for haircare and the beauty industry runs deep. She thrives on challenges and loves that every day she’s forced to step outside of the box and stretch her creativity. Jessica firmly believes that communication between client and stylist is the key to getting that perfect, flawless look. And bonus! She makes a point to teach her clients how to recreate their signature style at home. Come sit in Jessica’s chair, and let her work her magic!

Also, Jessica released her first book; You Have to Feel to Deal. In it, she takes a candid approach highlighting her struggling journey through pain and how she fought against all odds to realize her strength. It’s all about perseverance and a strong belief in one’s ability to overcome unrelenting hardships while realizing self-worth. “We are in it together.” – Jessica Sauls



Sought after for her ability to create flawless, custom haircuts, intricate updos, and color style, Karen’s more than 30 years of experience in the hair industry is apparent throughout all aspects of her work.

Babylights, highlights, lowlights, ombre, or the intricate art of balayage — Karen specializes in traditional and trendy color techniques for all hair types. Her combination of a client-friendly approach, precision craft, and top-of-the-line products produces incredible results every time.

Since becoming a Master Cosmetologist, Karen has continued to develop her talents and remain trend-conscious by attending regional and national hair shows and educational conferences. In addition, she uses her knowledge to create exactly what her clients envision when they sit down in her chair.

Karen is a graduate of the prestigious Joel & Company Cosmetology School in Savannah.

Diana Kharitonov


As a stylist to movie stars, athletes, and celebrities in Ukraine and Germany, Diana is excited to bring her extraordinary skills to Georgia, where clients can expect nothing less than A-list treatment.

Diana is a master cosmetologist specializing in color and barbering. Anyone who sits in her chair can be confident in knowing they will love their look, whether it’s a dusting or a dramatic change.

While overseas, Diana owned a salon in Kiev and, in 2011, placed 2nd for Best Men’s Haircut and Style from the Society of Hairstylists of Ukraine.

Trys McAteer



For as long as Trys can remember, makeup, beauty, and skincare have been her greatest passions. Bringing out the best in others and helping them relax has always brought her joy.

Although originally from Idaho, her journey has taken her to various places thanks to her military background. However, Savannah, Georgia, has captured her heart, and it’s where she and her two children planted their roots.

Trys completed her education at The Advanced Aesthetics Academy in O’Katie, South Carolina, and she is a licensed professional in both South Carolina and Georgia.

She is excited to provide services to her clients!

Riley Terrell



Meet Riley, a vibrant and talented hairstylist whose passion for hair ignited at the young age of 14. Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Riley’s journey in the beauty world began with a spark that would eventually lead to a fulfilling career. After years of honing her craft and mastering various techniques, Riley embarked on a transformative educational journey at Aveda Institute, Atlanta, where she delved deeper into the artistry and science of hairstyling.

In August 2023, Riley proudly graduated from Aveda, equipped with a wealth of new knowledge and expertise, ready to leave a lasting impression in the industry. Her commitment to the craft is steadfast, and her passion for hairdressing intensifies daily.

Now, Riley is thrilled to embark on a new chapter at Jessica and Co Beauty Lounge, where they bring their unique flair and creativity to the forefront. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to providing top-notch service, Riley’s clients can trust that they’re in good hands. Whether it’s a bold new color, a sleek haircut, or a stunning updo for a special occasion, Riley’s passion for hair shines through in every style she creates.

Makala Burns



Makala is a vibrant and talented individual from the charming city of Savannah. She is a beacon of passion and creativity in the realm of beauty. With an innate love for hairstyling and makeup artistry, Makala’s journey in the world of cosmetology began long before she even realized it.

From a young age, Makala was fascinated by the transformative power of cosmetics and the ability to express oneself through various hair and makeup techniques. This fascination only grew stronger as she honed her skills over the years, experimenting with different looks and styles, constantly seeking to push the boundaries of her creativity.

After graduating from Savannah Technical College, Makala embarked on her professional journey with unwavering determination and enthusiasm.