Meet the

Meche Salon

Meche Salon was founded in 2008 by Jule Agles, after her many years of experience in the beauty industry. All products that are used in retail and services are chosen out of respect for the personal health of our clients. Our clean, natural-based hair and skin care products provide high performance and are free of parabens, sulfates, gluten, DEA & TEA, phthalates, talc, GMO ingredients and cruelty-free.

We specialize in all things for you to achieve your beauty goals.

Owner, Educator, Senior Stylist

Julie has been in the beauty industry since 1989, and a salon owner since 1997.  Born and raised in Washington, MO, she feels humbled by her beginnings in the small town she grew up in, believing in family and a strong work ethic, has contributed to her success.

Julie loves to continue her education. She is certified in many hair extension services that include Hairdreams Hair Extensions, and Invisible Bead Extensions (IBE), a new, patent pending method that implements a hybrid of technology for hair extensions. It is the #1 most requested hand-tied extension method available in the industry.

Meche Salon is her happy place because she loves what she does – making people look and feel great! She is married to her husband Steve Agles, and together they have a son, Blaine. They all love fun in the sun, leading Julie to expanded her services to Naples, Florida.

Interested in learning more about how to get started with hair extension? What makes Invisible Bead Extensions (IBE) to best? Call Julie at 314-409-2396 to find out.

instagram: @mechesalonstl

Educator, Junior Stylist
Amy Shell began her hair career in 2017, and has loved every moment. Her background as a professional dancer provides a unique sense of creativity to how she approaches hair and makeup, and loves seeing the joy in her clients faces after receiving hair or cosmetic service.
Amy is certified in IBE (Invisible Bead Extensions), as well as a certified makeup artist with the Jane Iredale cosmetics line. When she’s not doing hair, you can usually bet she is out hiking, or catching a concert.
Interested in hair extensions? Trying a new hairstyle? She’s got you! Book now!
Instagram: @a.s.beautystl
Manager, Apprentice Stylist

Alyson Higginbtham was born and raised in Webster Groves, MO. She currently lives in Kirkwood, MO, with her husband Neal, of 29 years. Alyson attended the University of Cincinnati, where she played Division I soccer and graduated with a Fine Arts Degree. She has a 25 year old son, Ryan, that she feels blessed to have raised while owning a cafe with her business partner.  As life changes, she made a career move.

Alyson joined the Meche team 2.5 years ago, as a receptionist. She is currently working on her apprenticeship through Meche, earning her hairdressers license. This change has been the best move for her, for she is 100% loving the industry. Her love for dogs is quite evident as well — she claims to have the greatest dog ever.  Shout out to her pit mix rescue of 13 years, Lily! Alyson’s other hobbies include drawing, lettering, interior design, and anything creative.

Instagram: @hairbyalyson21


Kristen Holmes began her hair career in 2014 when she began at Grabber School of Hair Design. She started with men’s cuts at SportClips, and is excited to be starting the next part of her hair career at Meche Salon! She loves blonding, vivids, and haircuts of all kinds. Book with her today!

Instagram: @krismechestl
Manager, Associate

Jenn Renner is an animal, nature, and art enthusiast, as well as being an upandcoming stylist who loves all things color. Enjoys blonding, vivids and everything in between. She aspires to use her creativity and knowledge to make your hair vision come to life.

Instagram: @jennrennbeauty

Camille began her journey into esthetics in 2023. She is passionate about helping clients look and feel their very best. She specializes in lash lift and tints and dermaplaning. Camille loves to create a relaxing environment for her guests to help them escape the stress of daily life. In her free time she loves to listen to music, be outdoors, and spend time with her family.

Instagram: @glowbycamille

Arthur Hemen has been behind the chair for many years; he has a way in making hair look like a work of art. He loves all techniques of color. Married to his husband Jeff, together they have an adorable dog, Bella, whom they love dearly. In his free time, he enjoys being crafty with his home décor.

Call Arthur at 314-284-6294 to book your appointment.


Farris is our receptionist and has been with Meche for over a year. She grew up in Webster Groves, MOand went to Nerinx Hall. She loves her cat.