Meet The Team

We are an established salon that opened in the fall of 2014 in the small community of Kennebunk, Maine.
Our Team specializes in in Wedding Hair, Corrective Coloring, Highlighting, Balayage, Cutting, Eyelash Extensions & Brazilian Blowout. The team at Uptown Curl is growing quickly!
Uptown Curl, LLC is Maine's first Green Circle Salon!


Cherish - Owner & Stylist

Cherish has been a cosmetologist for 7 years. When she graduated from school she moved to Albuquerque, NM where she continued her education as an apprentice for a year. She then moved back to Maine and furthered her skills by becoming educated in S.O. CAP HAIR EXTENSIONS and is now a Master Hair Extentionist. Cherish is a mother to her beautiful son Isaiah as well as a passionate hairdresser and salon owner.


Nikki - Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

Focused on creating custom looks for each individual clients needs. Nikki is a Talented artistic natural when it comes to the beauty industry. Her true passion comes with perfecting her craft.


Brianne - Senior Hair Stylist

With 6 years of passion for this growing industry, she is well versed in mens cutting and women’s hair coloring. Bri enjoys helping people find styles that are easy to do at home so everyday is a good hair day.


Beckie - Wedding Specialist & Master Stylist

20 years of experience. Beckie is an amazing colorist and creative mind. Always a pleasure to be around and best eyebrow waxing skills around. She has limited availability so call ahead to book with Beckie.


Jade - Stylist

Joining our team with 8 years of experience from Portland ME. She has a true passion for Custom coloring & mens cutting. Call to book with Jade!


CHERISH – Level 3 Stylist

OWNER & STYLIST– Cherish Stewart has been a cosmetologist for 9 years. When she graduated from school she moved to Albuquerque, NM where she continued her education as an apprentice for a year. She then moved back to Maine and furthered her skills by becoming advanced educated in S.O. CAP HAIR EXTENSIONS and is now a Master Hair Extentionist. Certified in both Aqua and S.O. CAP., Cherish also became a Certified AVEDA Colorist mastering her mix. Educated in Balayage, Bridal Specialist, COLOR.ME Color educated stylist, and Brazilian Blowout Certified. Cherish Has a true passion for the environment and all things green, obvious by the abundance of plants in the salon. In the Summer and Fall most every weekend you can find her spending time with a Bride. Cherish truly enjoys event styling and traveling on location for the Big Day!
In 2018 She Partnered Uptown Curl, LLC with Green Circle Salons; making Uptown Curl the first Green Salon in Maine! When she is not fully involved in the evolution of this industry, her team, and clients; Cherish is a full time mother to her son Isaiah and loves spending time with him outdoors. Not currently accepting new clients until 2019 – as Cherish works on continuing her teams education and personally training each and every stylist.


NIKKI – Level 2 Stylist

MAKEUP ARTIST & HAIR STYLIST – With a focus on creating custom looks for each individual clients needs, Nikki is a talented and truly artistic natural when it comes to the beauty industry. Her true passion comes with perfecting her craft in Makeup Artistry she handles most of the brides in salon.
Nikki recently moved to Chicago and has left the team here at Uptown Curl detailed notes and formulas for each of her clients. Nikki will be missed greatly while she adventures out to a new city.


CHEYENNE – Level 3 Stylist

EYELASH SPECIALIST & HAIR STYLIST – Cheyenne has a passion for the industry and great attention to detail. After receiving her cosmetology license, she continued as an apprentice, where she became certified in JB Lash Extensions as well as So.Cap. Hair Extensions. In addition to gaining her certification in the Brazilian Blowout smoothing treatment, Cheyenne has also completed Kevin Murphy’s COLOR.ME 1.0 and 2.0 classes. Cheyenne has traveled across New England to further her education, bringing back new ways to improve the guest experience here at Uptown Curl. Book with her for all of your beauty needs!
Cheyenne has been very busy and filling in fast so don’t forget to always prebook!

TAYLOR – Level 2 Stylist

COLORIST & BRIDAL SPECIALIST- Taylor has been in the hair industry for 6 years. Along with her love for all things weddings and hair, Taylor is a passionate photographer. When Taylor isn’t behind the chair, you will find her behind a camera capturing moments of her brides and friends outside the salon on a summer weekend. Taylor began her career training at the Paul Mitchell Academy and through continued education she is now a Brazilian Blowout Certified Stylist, Kevin Murphy educated, and COLOR.ME educated 1.0 & 2.0 classes. Taylor has a true passion to create stunning dimensional blonde’s for her clients and specializes in gray coverage and custom coloring.


SHANNON – Level 1 Stylist

STYLIST & EYELASH TECH – With a passion for education, Shannon joined the team spring 2018. She has since completed our in-house 4 month training program supervised by Owner Cherish Stewart. Shannon has a passion for creative coloring and bridal hair design. Brazilian Blowout Certified Stylist, Kevin Murphy Educated colorist completing COLOR.ME education 1.0 & 2.0 Classes. Shannon recently relocated to Southern Maine, her passion and joy for all things hair radiates from the moment you meet her. We are very excited to have this young, motivated, trendy stylist on our team!





BROOKE – Level 1 Stylist

ASSISTANT & STYLIST –
Brooke joined us in July and has completed more than half of our in-salon apprenticeship program, provided by Owner, Cherish Stewart. She is exceeding all standards and as she continues to complete her testing she will begin to take on clients. We are very excited to have Brooke on our team, she is truly a natural and has a great sense of style! She looks forward to continuing her education and becoming a curly hair specialist. Brooke is a Brazilian Blowout Certified Stylist.

Are you interested in Joining the Team? Drop off a Resume in person for employment opportunities.