Stylist, Tara Bland, is a veteran of the beauty industry. An Austin, Texas native, Tara began her career in Central California where she studied at the Redken Accredited Designs School of Cosmetology.

As a hair stylist and makeup artist, Tara is a trendsetter and style maven. Her continuing education keeps her up to date on all the current trends and techniques. Annually she attends extensive classes, from the Redken Exchange in NYC to Toni & Guy in Dallas, Texas.

In 2013, Tara and Erin McMahon opened and co-owned Head Shoppe, a full service salon representing South Austin.


In 2014 Tara partnered with Shannon Van Horn and formed Luxe Artistry Group; an award winning beauty agency in Austin, TX.  In May 2018, Tara will be launching a second location in Portland, Oregon. To read more about Luxe Artistry Group click here.

A staple backstage, Tara also has experience in the Fashion and Entertainment Industry. Some of her media and celebrity clients include:

reinVintaged Fashion Show 2010, 2011

Hairstylist for 2013 COTA Girls

Lead Hair & Makeup for Austin commercials 2013

SXSW 2014 Hair & Makeup for Christina Garibaldi -MTV Woodie Awards

Makeup Artist, Project Runway Fashion Show for Christopher Palu 2014

Personal Hairstylist for Hope Dworaczyk/Smith

Personal Hairstylist for Katye Hamlin

SXSW 2017 Hair & Makeup for Jessica Parker Kennedy, Tanisha Long, Rachael Holder

SXSW 2018 Hair Stylist for Where is the Hideout Event, Nikki Lane, Ruby Boots, Land of Distraction