As the owner of her own salon, Darla's impressive resume is filled with color workshops, makeup workshops, cutting technique classes, color comprehensive and correction classes, and symposiums from some of the industries top names of Aveda, Bumble and Bumble, Redken, Schwarzkopf, and GHD all ranging from 2001 to 2011, as well as working under national and international award winning color specialist and former L’Oreal educator.
This remarkable list also includes makeup and hair designs as such events as the Country Music Association Awards, David Rodriguez Spring fashion collection, Halston vintage fashion show, and Zang Toi fashion collection, among many other local fashion shows. Her work as a makeup artist and hair stylist has also been displayed in publications such as Nashville Style magazine, N Focus magazine, and various shoots in The Tennessean. As a result she emerged as one of the most sought after stylists in the area. After working as a salon coach, educator, educational director, and stylist to many top artists in the industry, in the spring of 2006, she fulfilled her life long dream of opening the Pink Mullet Salon.
Sarah Linares - Owner
As the co-owner of the Pink Mullet Salon, Sarah Linares shares in all the same aspirations as her partner Darla.
A Nashville resident since 2006, this Chicago native brings to the table an urban flavor and no-nonsense style of doing hair.
Over the course of her 11-year career, Sarah has been stylist for numerous photo shoots for charitable events and print, and she’s taken innumerable advanced technical and business classes with Bumble and bumble, Redken, Pureology, and others.
Sarah now splits her duties between being a stylist and working with Darla to foster and develop the careers of the “Mulleteers”.
Jessica Vargas - Stylist
Jessica's perspective on people is that everyone is family, and everything is a full circle. She is passionate about hair and believes in finding the best styles for her clients by getting to know their personalities. She is a great asset for Pink Mullet!
In 2014, Jill journeyed all the way from the ice planet Minnesota to be our newest Mulleteer. Although she was a successful hairdresser and salon owner up north for nearly 16 years, the temperate climate and country twang of Nashville eventually drew her to Middle Tennessee.
Jill is a national educator and platform artist for Redken, bringing an impressive set of credentials and skills to share with us - and YOU. For over ten years, she has taught and inspired hairdressers from coast to coast, including a two-year stint as one of Redken's elite Exchange Facilitators in NYC.
Specializing in haircolor (but skilled in all disciplines), Jill is ready to impress you. Jill's educational work sometimes takes her away from the salon, so reserve your spot with her today!
Erinne Agee Holland grew up in Franklin, Tennessee, where she was known for her creativity and her passion for all things fashion and design. She majored in fashion merchandising and business at Lipscomb University, and after graduation, worked as a manager at Redken’s Salon Professional Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. The creative and innovative environment of TSPA encouraged Erinne to enter the profession of hair styling, and as they say, the rest is history!
Erinne is currently working as a stylist at the Pink Mullet, and is one of the newest Mulleteers. Erinne is a very astute observer – she does her research and develops the best hairstyle, cut, and color for each of her clients. She has a knack for knowing just what her clients need, and her innovative vision is one that truly inspires. She loves what she does – because she gets to transform peoples’ looks and make them feel great about it!
Alex Pelerossi - Stylist
Alex attended cosmetology school in 2007 after discovering her love for styling family and friends for special events. After attending college, Alex joined the Pink Mullet team in 2012. During her time at the salon she became a certified Redken colorist and a Redken national educator. She maintains her own education by attending hair shows as well as cut, color, and styling workshops and has taken classes from New York to L.A.
Spend some time with Alex, and you will soon realize why her clients describe her as one who puts a lot of thought into her work. For those who may be nervous or unsure about what style they want, Alex is eager to talk through different options in finding what makes her clients feel the most beautiful; and she will take the time to teach you styling tips and what products to use.
Her biggest passion is braiding and updos which has earned her features in magazines, and put her in Modern Salon's 100 social media influencers, so be sure to check out her Instagram to get hair inspiration for your next event!
Mikinzi has been bringing her great energy and style to the business since 2010, bringing it to the Pink Mullet since August of 2012. Mikinzi has a passion for the beauty of hair and makeup....and CATS! ( yes she's our crazy cat lady)
Mikinzi is a third generation hairstylist in her family. During her time at Paul Mitchell she was in their honors program. Mikinzi has received extensive training in color, cutting, and styling including hands on classes in Las Vegas. She is also a certified Sephora makeup artist.
Originally from Ohio, Jenna has been a Nashvillian since 2010. Having also spent years between California and South Carolina, she brings a well-rounded style to the Pink Mullet team, with influences ranging from classic Hollywood, to hard rock, to coastal living.
Jenna has undergone specialized trainings and hands-on workshops with Redken, Pureology, and Bumble and Bumble national artists.
Jesse Linares - Stylist
Known for his meticulous work, specializing in all disciplines, Jesse is truly a bespoke hairdresser. All his services are customized, with education at the forefront of your time with him. Jesse wants you to understand your hair and how to wear it best, and he'll train you as if you were a hairdresser yourself.
If you haven't worked with Jesse before, definitely book a complimentary consultation prior to making an appointment.
Kayla is a second generation stylist from Kentucky, following in her mothers footsteps. She has grown up in this industry and truly has a passion for it. She believes in always improving and continuing her education, investing in extensive training with Redken, Pureology, and Donna Bella hair extensions. She has also taken the time to become a certified Redken Blonde Authority to perfect her skills at blonding and highlights. Her desire for always improving herself and making sure her clients leave feeling amazing lets you know that with Kayla, you're in great hands.
No matter what you need - from loud, explosive color and edgy cuts, to soft, blended color and everyday styles - Savannah Emens has you covered.
Like all the Mulleteers, Savannah is an education junkie, and - in addition to all the classes she takes - she recently completed a one-year apprenticeship under our own Jill Ehrich.
Additionally, Savannah is a talented make-up artist and can get you ready for your special occasion, or just an evening out.