Bek is a 25 year old Licensed Esthetician and lover of all things beauty! Originally from the Midwest, she moved from small town Missouri to Des Moines, IA to pursue her passion of beauty. Now a permanent DSM resident, she enjoys spending her free time with her two fur babies and expanding her skin, waxing and makeup skills!
Samantha acquired her cosmetology license in 2008 from Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences in Las Vegas NV. She promptly began her career as an assistant stylist in a popular Paul Mitchell focus salon. Realizing there was more to life than just Paul Mitchell’s way, she spread her wings and joined on as a stylist at a local small salon. There she learned her passion for bridal hair and makeup. After taking a few courses with MAC, she quickly decided if she was going to become a makeup artist, she needed more knowledge than just what MAC had to offer in their “Bridal Courses”. Samantha spent countless hours, hunting down the most in demand and desirable looks, studying what was trending, and gaining knowledge in long lasting quality products.
Almost 3 years after finding her work home, Samantha and her husband decided to step away from the fast paced Viva Las Vegas lifestyle and raise their son somewhere more wholesome. Moving back to Iowa was always a goal Samantha had set and it was the perfect time.
Realizing she wasn’t ready to give up her passion, she started up Hello Darlin’ Glam, serving Central Iowa with all the Glitz and Glam of Las Vegas.
Owner, Lead Hair & Makeup
Kelsey is boy mom and a licensed Cosmetologist in Des Moines, IA. When she's not slayin' hair behind the chair at Elan Salon, you can find her beautifying babes on location for their special milestone moments! Kelsey enjoys creating timeless styles with a touch of boho flair! She specializes in updos as well as airbrush makeup.
Hair & Makeup Artist
Morgan is a military spouse, mother, & small business owner. Originally from central Kansas, she grew up in the beauty industry. Upon High school graduation, Morgan attended Eric Fisher Academy. Over the last eleven years she has strived to excel as a licensed esthetician & makeup artist. Working with medical professionals & retail management in the cosmetic industry, she has been fortunate to work a variety of events, both in the United States and Europe. These include modeling, photoshoots, boudoir projects, weddings & even the personal makeup artist for the Battleground Fitness Team traveling throughout Europe! Her mission is to make her clientele see themselves as they have never imagined & allow their inner beauty to truly shine. Her ideal client are those who want to look flawless, fresh, empowered, & gorgeous!
During and after high school, Stephanie took on many interests including cosmetology school in Ames. After taking a break to pursue other degrees, she is now a paralegal at a law firm. To satisfy her creative side, she rekindled her relationship with hair and is now a part of HDG making people feel beautiful and confident for their special occasions. You can call her the curl queen and she is excited to expand her portfolio and become a master in all hair styles. If she’s not fighting for justice or behind the glam chair, you can most likely find her running around with her two toddlers.