Our Team

Meet the team who is dedicated to giving you the best experience possible at em.ebl.lish

In every aspect of our business, we are committed to holding ourselves to the highest level of attracting the best industry professionals. Our customers come back year after year and that’s what gives our salon that great feeling like its home. Our goal is to make every customer feel special and uplifted after every visit. Our team of professionals is dedicated to giving our customers the best experience at em.bel.lish possible, every time.

Nancy Weddle-Evans


Nancy has spent 34 years in transportation industry management retiring in 2012.  After being idle from the workforce for several years, she and her husband Terry decided to venture into owning a hair salon. Buying the salon from their daughter to keep it in the family, they opened em.bel.lish hair design & day spa. This has been an exciting adventure for them both as they love making people feel good and enjoy being in business in the Morton community.  For fun and relaxation they love to boat at Oak Run and travel.  Nancy and Terry have 5 children and 11 beautiful grandchildren.

Lindsay Hainline


Lindsay has spent 20 years of her life mastering hair styling. She got started at the Oehrlein School of Cosmetology, graduating in 1998. She soon found the cosmetics company Aveda, and has been loyal to Aveda ever since. Lindsay has also owned her own salon for 15 years. For the majority of that time she owned and operated Pure Essence Salon in the Morton community. A deep passion to do hair has guided Lindsay to become an exceptional hair stylist. 

Melissa Naas


Melissa is a good hearted person who loves making everyone laugh and smile, She enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs. She graduated Oehrlein School of Cosmetology in 2003 and has been with Aveda for over 13 years. She enjoys doing color, women's cuts, and updo's. She also specializes in easihair pro extensions. 

Michelle Roberts

Massage Therapist

Michelle has been practicing Massage Therapy in the Morton/ Peoria area since graduating from Illinois Central College in December 2006. After graduation, Michelle began working with clients dealing with chronic pain by using Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy blended with more soothing techniques. This holistic approach allows guest to relax their minds, as well their muscles.

Jenna Forbis


Jenna is a fun and outgoing individual, whose goal is to always have a client leave with a smile on their face. She graduated from Oehrlein School of Cosmetology in 2020. Jenna enjoys doing men’s haircuts, women’s cuts and styles, children’s cuts, color, and event updos. She is excited to be the newest member of our salon team and is always interested in meeting new people and taking on new clients!

Terry Evans


Terry has been in the transportation industry since he was 18 years old. Owning his own business for 15 years traveling cross-country & Canada, he sold his company and started a construction company which he operated successfully for 12 years.  When Terry & Nancy decided to buy em.bel.lish hair design it was time for him to consider retiring fully and devote his attention to this new adventure. Terry enjoys being in business in the Morton community and also loves being with people and helping them feel great! Terry & Nancy's fun include boating at Oak Run and traveling. Terry & Nancy have 5 children and 11 beautiful grandchildren.

Brittney Collins


Brittney is a 2006 graduate of Oehrlein School of Cosmetology. She has worked with Aveda from the start of her career and is very passionate about the product. Brittney is also a Certified Great Lengths Hair Specialist, trained in cold fusions band extensions.

Jailyn Waggoner


Jailyn has been fascinated with hair since her teenage years and quickly attended cosmetology school at Paul Mitchell in Indianapolis shortly after graduating high school.  Jailyn is a fun bubbly cosmetologist who is committed to helping her clients look and feel their very best. She specializes in hair color and easihair pro extensions.

Courtney Gideonsen


Courtney is a crazy cat lady who has been doing hair for six years! She graduated from Midwest College of Cosmetology in 2012.  Courtney has been with Aveda for the past five years.  She enjoys doing color, men's cuts, and updo's. 

Jasmine Reyes


Jasmine's beauty motto is "Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, pretty heart, and pretty soul." She is a Licensed Esthetician who graduated from Tricoci University in 2016. She enjoys making people feel good about themselves and helping them find their inner beauty. Jasmine specializes in facials, face/body waxing, airbrush makeup, and eyelash extensions. 


Our salon and day spa, located in Morton Illinois, provides modern hairstyles, cuts, treatments and services from Peoria to Bloomington and communities in between. 


Call or visit us to see what we have to offer, shop Aveda products or schedule your appointment today.

Contact Info

120 W Jefferson St. Suite 11
Morton, IL 61550
(309) 266-6463

Business hours:
Tues - Thur: 11 AM - 7 PM
Fri: 9 AM - 3 PM
Sat: 9 AM - 2 PM
Sun. & Monday Closed

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We want to provide the best service for our customers in the salon and spa.

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