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Keeping It Glam

We are a family owned and operated Beauty and Lash Studio that strives to provide an environment that promotes growth and individuality within our team. Keeping It Glam is always looking to expand our team with professional and enthusiastic individuals who are looking for the next step in their beauty career. The atmosphere is upbeat and fun and we try to stray away from the normal boring corporate black and white culture. Please take a second to get to know the individuals who make it possible for us to serve you.

Taylor Keeping Smith

Taylor Keeping Smith is a licenced Esthetician who graduated from Aveda Chapel Hill in 2019. Starting her career, she developed a love for brows as she learned the art of brow mapping and waxing. Taylor was eager to keep growing and chased her passion for lashes as she entered the world of lash extensions. She is one of the owners of Keeping It Glam. Named after her maiden name “Keeping” and the idea that we should all feel glamorous. She is also a certified lash trainer, a 2x certified lash artist, and married to Julian Smith, our fearless and driven co-owner. It is her passion and mission  to make women feel beautiful and confident.

Julian Smith is one of the owners of Keeping It Glam. He is dedicated to ensuring that this company has the most creative content in the area. With skills in video production, photography, and marketing he has been able to help local and national brands increase their presence in the online world. Julian is passionate about building companies from the ground up and operates his personal business Brighter Light Media . If you happen to catch him on a slow day  he will tell you he is married to a real life princess.

Julian Smith

Samantha Thigpen

We are so excited to welcome Samantha Thigpen to our team. She is a licensed Esthetician that is skilled in customer service, waxing , and has the ability to make anyone feel beautiful. Samantha is also a makeup guru and assists Taylor in all things management related. Her passion lies right here with you and is one of the first team members to service you here at Keeping It Glam.

Taylor
Keeping
Smith

Owner

Taylor Keeping Smith is a licenced Esthetician who graduated from Aveda Chapel Hill in 2019. Starting her career, she developed a love for brows as she learned the art of brow mapping and waxing. Taylor was eager to keep growing and chased her passion for lashes as she entered the world of lash extensions. She is one of the owners of Keeping It Glam. Named after her maiden name “Keeping” and the idea that we should all feel glamorous. She is also a certified lash trainer, a 2x certified lash artist, and married to Julian Smith, our fearless and driven co-owner. It is her passion and mission  to make women feel beautiful and confident.

Samantha
Thigpen

Esthetician

We are so excited to welcome Samantha Thigpen to our team. She is a licensed Esthetician that is skilled in customer service, waxing , and has the ability to make anyone feel beautiful. Samantha is also a makeup guru and assists Taylor in all things management related. Her passion lies right here with you and is one of the first team members to service you here at Keeping It Glam.

Kadie
Giles

Waxing Specialist

Kadie has been a wax specialist for 6 years and thoroughly enjoys doing it. Creating a bond with her clients is what is most important to her. With her bubbly personality and quick wit you’ll never feel uncomfortable around her. 
When she’s not working, you’ll find her cuddled up with her dog daughter Athena or downtown enjoying live music.

Julian
Smith

Owner

Julian Smith is one of the owners of Keeping It Glam. He is dedicated to ensuring that this company has the most creative content in the area. With skills in video production, photography, and marketing he has been able to help local and national brands increase their presence in the online world. Julian is passionate about building companies from the ground up and operates his personal business Brighter Light Media . If you happen to catch him on a slow day  he will tell you he is married to a real life princess.

Per company policy we require a 50% deposit to make an appointment. We do apologize to our clients who have never missed an appointment that might find this inconvenient.