Caitlin Berger

Caitlin Berger

Caitlin Berger COLORIST “My desire for wanting to make people feel confident, beautiful and happy led me to the craft of coloring hair. I graduated from Spa Tech Institute in 2017, and joined the Akari team to expand my knowledge through our apprentice program. I...
Taylor Carley

Taylor Carley

Taylor Carley AESTHETICIAN “With over a decade of experience in the esthetics industry, I enjoy the creative side to my work!  I grew up in Southern New Hampshire and graduated from the Institute of Skin Science in 2008.  My passion for makeup led me to explore a...
Franki Moss

Franki Moss

Franki Moss SENIOR STYLIST One of the most highly sought after stylists in Portland, Franki has styled hair since 1999 here at Akari, and working as a haircutter for over 45 years. As a teenager in London, he was introduced to the legendary Vidal Sassoon by fashion...
Peter-John

Peter-John

Peter-John SENIOR STYLIST As a stylist, Peter-John has an innate knack for channeling his fashion-forward creativity into looks that work for everyday hair. He was raised in the Philippines, grew up in Los Angeles, and fell in love with Maine – where he has made Akari...
Kari Cowperthwaite

Kari Cowperthwaite

Kari Cowperthwaite COLORIST While in high school, Kari’s involvement with musical theater productions led to her interest in fashion and makeup. After attending cosmetology school, Kari worked in New York City, shampooing and sweeping hair before coming to train at...