Meet our Team


lauren burdett | owner, rootology

Lauren chose to open root.ology to offer something unique to the community. The vision for root.ology was something organic, modern, and up-to-date on all the styles and latest fashion. Lauren attended school at Baldwin Beauty School in Austin. She has been doing hair since 2008. She loves doing color and transforming someone’s look to fit their daily needs and personal features.



cynthia kemp | owner, cryothrive

Cynthia is the owner of CryoThrive, whole body cryotherapy chamber within root.ology. Her focus is on creating healthy, organic alternatives for pain management. Cryotherapy reduces inflammation and can be used to treat arthritis, burn calories, improve mood, along with many other benefits. Check out for more information.


brandy pate | stylist, colorist, makeup artist

Professionalism and perfection are top values Brandy strives for with every guest. She has loved the beauty industry for 13 years and many more to come. Brandy has fulfilled many roles: Paul Mitchell The School Learning Leader, Color Specialist,  Airbrush Makeup Artist, Bridal and Events Stylist, however she loves all opportunities that come her way!


dana marie sherrod | eyelash and microblading specialist

With Dana’s experience in lashes and microblading, she allows women feel their best in their skin. She enjoys music, traveling, and spending time with friends. Anyone who meets her is warmly welcomed.


kayla rees | salon manager

Kayla has been with the company since the beginning. She enjoys fashion and taking care of her dog, Lacie. Come in and get the full tour of the salon, whole body cryotherapy chamber, infrared sauna, mystic kyss tanning booth, and oxygen bar.


MICHELLE FEUGE  | stylist, colorist

Michelle has been a hairstylist since 1997. She is a mother of two kids, Parker, and Katie, and has lived in Fredericksburg since 1990. Michelle enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and attending her children’s activities.


cory remschel  | stylist, makeup artist, arch expert

Hi! My name is Cory Remschel! I cut hair, and I love to style hair. Braiding and updo’s are my specialties! I color hair as well. I am specialized in brows, as well as other facial waxing. Makeup, and strip lash applications. Hope to help you enhance your own person beauty! See you soon!