The Dani Tye Team

Ashley Starnes

Hairstylist and Owner / Curly Hair Specialist / Grey Blending Specialist

My name is Ashley Starnes. I am the owner and a hairstylist of what is on point to be the best hair salon and spa in Granbury. I started my career in Southlake, Texas where I worked under one of the best hairstylists and salon owner in the industry. It was there where I was able to learn about the industry and extend my education by working with some of the top brands like Aveda, Bumble and Bumble Eufora and SEVEN. Being in the industry for over 20 years now healthy hair is my number one focus. Eufora, Aveda and REF Color has given me the opportunity to create amazing colors and still leave the hair healthy and shiny. While on my quest for finding a niche I was given the opportunity to learn a special skill of Grey Blending while attending a hair show in Vegas. Its a true blessing to encourage women to embrace the natural process of aging. I specialize in cutting curly hair, balayage, color corrections, blending grey and some of the most natural of highlighting skills around.

Shelby Kertok

Salon And Guest Coordinator


Cary Botsford

Esthetician / Waxing Specialist

Brandi Riley

Massage Therapist / Body Wellness Advisor

Brandi Riley is a native Texan growing up in the nearby community of Comanche. Inspired by her family’s chiropractic background, it lead to her career as a Licensed Massage Therapist. She graduated from Texas Massage Academy // 7 years ago and then moved to Granbury. Brandi is trained and skilled in several massage modalities, and continued education in acupressure, essential oils and nutrition.  Her passion for wellness led her to concentrate on a medical massage specialty, but still creates a relaxing massage for those that just need a little bit of quiet time. She has a true passion for the natural healing, and a strong belief of the number of benefits massage therapy and true body wellness creates.  When Brandi found out that The Dani Tye Salon is a place that believes in wellness and healing she knew she had found her home salon. //

Misha Branham

Hairstylist/Men’s Haircutting Specialist/ Lead Stylist

Misha Branham graduated at the Top of her Cosmetology class from Hill College in 2008. She loves to learn new techniques and challenge herself.  Continuous education is Misha’s top priority. She keeps all up to date on all the latest hair trends. Misha believes in the power of transforming oneself into a better future and has now extended her education through Eufora, the Aveda Institute and SEVEN and she wont stop there.  Her future with these brands is looking very bright as she continues on her journey. Misha specializes in Men‘s and Women’s haircuts.

Mackenzie Barnes

Hairstylist / Balayage Specialist / Extensions Specialist/ Long Layers Specialist

Mackenzie moved from Midland to Granbury in 2017 and has now brought her talents to our salon. “Its always scary moving to a new place” she says, “but The Dani Tye Salon made me feel right at home.” We welcome her with open arms as she finds her niche with us. She is a young and very talented stylist who specializes in Hair Extensions, Balayage and long layered hair. Mackenzie has a dream to learn all sides of this amazing industry, including esthetics someday.  Her smile is contagious, her balayage is indescribably perfection and her talents are the hottest thing at the Dani Tye Salon.

Misti Knight

Hairstylist/Haircutting Specialist/Salon Educator 

Misti Knight is a Veteran at her craft. She has a long history of the industry, 26 years to be exact. Misti grew up in Granbury, graduated from Granbury High School and went straight to Ogle School of Hair Design in Fort Worth. She knew her passion for hair ran deep from the beginning. After graduating with expert training she brought her talents right back to Granbury, where she worked with some great mentors on her favorite skills. She believes that education of her craft and her strong faith is what makes her love for hair continue to grow daily and has even decided to return to school and get her instructor license in the fall of 2021. We are so excited Misti has chosen the Dani Tye Salon as her forever home and we are excited to learn from her long time experience. Misti specializes in Men and Women’s Precision Haircutting, Facial Waxing and All Hair Coloring Services.

Holly Jackson

Hairstylist / Extensions Specialist / Vivid Color Artist

Holly Jackson is the Dani Tye’s newest and upcoming stylist to watch. She graduated from Hill College Cosmetology Program in 2018 where she received several certifications from CHI which put her on the map to a bright future. So bright, that she received these very prestigious awards from the “CHI Student NAHA Artists Awards

2018 Regis Rising Star Finalist, Texture Category

2018 CosomoProf LTC Awards Finalist, UpDo Category

2018 Professional Beauty Association Honorable Mention Beacon Student

After graduating from her cosmetology program she stepped off the platform and became certified in the beautiful world of “BABE” and “DREAMCATCHERS” Hair Extensions. Holly is very down to earth and takes Picasso’s advice of “Learn The Rules Like A Pro, So You Can Break Them Like An Artist.” and that’s exactly what she does everyday as the skies become her limits. Holly specializes in Extensions, Vivid Hair Coloring and some of the most beautiful blondes Granbury has ever seen. We are very excited to have Holly as a part of our family where she can grow into the perfect stylist she wants to be.

Linda Mathis

Hairstylist/ Wig Customization Specialist/ Color Melting Specialist

At a young age Linda fell in love with the beauty industry and she knew she wanted to be a hairstylist. As adulthood does, her life took her on many journeys that didn’t allow her to pursue her love until later in life.  When Linda attended Cosmetology school here in Granbury, her instructors could immediately see her natural talents which quickly turned her into the Star student. She began learning more advanced skills of color and hair cutting techniques, and even went under an apprenticeship with a local salon. After graduation, she began working in the salon she apprenticed for but felt she was missing more training that she desired. Linda came to the Dani Tye Salon and immediately knew her desire for education would be upheld here. After almost a year in the salon she has found her niche as a Wig consultant and inspires the salon and guests through her own hair journey.  We are so excited to have her as a part of our family as she is ready to grow with you Granbury.

Grace Harrison

Hairstylist / Natural Highlighting Specialist

Grace Harrison was born and raised in California where she grew up on the performance arts side of her life. While doing musical theater Grace fell in love with hair and makeup. She took her skills to friends and began her journey of hair in special events. When Grace moved to Granbury 2018 she knew it was time to make a career out of her natural talent. After graduating from Fort Worth Beauty College in 2019 she found a great salon in Stephenville and got to work. Grace knew there was more she needed from her career and wanted to be closer to home, so she she made her new home at the Dani Tye Salon. Grace’s name is a perfect example of who she is. She has a heart of gold and and when she creates her magical hair she moves with Grace. We are blessed to have her as a part of our team and can’t wait to see where her young artistry takes her and the Dani Tye Salon.

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