Apricot Lounge Salon


Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Apricot Lounge Salon is co-owned by Kim Allison and Vanessa Jasper. After refining their technical and creative skills at Toni and Guy Hairdressing the two decided to pursue a business of their own and have been working together for over 10 years. While Kim specializes in hair cutting and Vanessa in creating the perfect hair color, both share an affinity for fashion and provide a body of services which cater to a diverse collection of clients.



Kim is recognized as one of the top hair professionals in Scottsdale. With an experienced eye for detail, she specializes in hair cutting, styling and hair extensions for all hair types. Utilizing diverse techniques and unique dexterity, she produces amazing styles with scissors and creates additional texture with precision. Because she listens and understands what her clients want intuitively, you can trust that her instincts will reflect your own vision.

Celebrity and television credits include R&B artist Keisha Cole, the Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Grammys, local news program appearances and makeover shows.

Kim´s entrepreneurial drive, strong work ethic, and natural talent since teenage years provided the foundation to years of salon ownership — a lifelong dream. As a role model to her sons, she has exemplified that hard work and consistent focus are rewarding!


With years of experience, Vanessa received her extensive knowledge of color and training at Toni & Guy Hairdressing — an international icon in salons and academies.

Vanessa specializes in hair color and other chemical services including color corrections and relaxers. Seeing transformations are what she loves most! She has successfully performed color applications on all hair types.

If you're looking for classic or avant-garde... look no further! She can and will give you a hair color that works for your lifestyle. As a hair-color expert, she has a strong belief in continually expanding and building upon knowledge, therefore providing a fresh and contemporary hair experience. As the consummate expert in color creation, correction, enhancement and highlights, Vanessa consistently brings creativity to each hair design. Although color is her passion, family is her heart. As an organ transplant survivor she understands the value of life and spends her free time enjoying her husband and two beautiful children.