Welcome

Kenleigh Register Li, along with the entire staff at Joseph Zell and Company, welcome you to a new experience at our boutique salon.  We like to say that we are perfecting the fine art of beauty.

Our Team

Kenleigh has over a decade of experience working in the beauty industry and it shows.  Her sense of style and dedication to the art of hair coloring and styling are reflected in everything she does.  She is color certified with multiple professional brands, her more recent being Pulp Riot and Fachon and has had thorough hands on training with L’anzas’ own creative directors.  She specializes in L’anza’s healing hair color, including highlights, balayage and dimensional and traditional color.  Kenleigh also attends multiple educational classes every year to keep her skills sharp and stay on top of trends.  In addition to providing exceptional hair color and cuts, she is confident in and has years of experience with Great Lengths Keratin bonded hair extensions as well as the Peter Coppola Keratin treatment.  She is also a dedicated wife and mother to two beautiful children.

Nicole has been a licensed esthetician for over a decade and has been certified in Xtreme lashes for 8 years.  She is well-known for her incredible speed and accuracy, doing full sets in an hour, leaving her clients thrilled with custom lashes that last.  Xtreme lashes are known for their longevity and durability and Nicole has created lasting relationships with clients who have happily transitioned to her from artists who use different brands.  Nicole can customize lash sets for varying curvatures, lengths and thicknesses.  In addition to doing exceptional lash work, she also offers custom organic facials with Eminence skin care, which she has been thoroughly trained in and has been providing for her clients for 8 years.

Katie’s journey in the beauty industry began with a love of makeup.  She fell in love with waxing during her esthetics training and it quickly became her passion.  She is a self-proclaimed perfectionist and takes extra time with each of her clients to give them the best results possible.  She is consistently recognized for her comforting presence, friendly face and sense of humor.  She is an expert with hard wax, makeup and brow work.  Rest assured that you are in good hands with any waxing, makeup, lash lifting or brow lamination services with Katie.

Paige has always had a passion for hair and beauty.  She truly believes that beautiful hair starts with a great personal connection.  She always takes the time to give a thorough consultation and understand what end goal the client is trying to achieve.  Paige has traveled the country to stay up to date on current haircuts, colors, and styles.  Her specialties include dimensional color, balayage, trendy cuts and keratin bonded extensions.  Paige is a firm believer that your hair is your crown and it should always shine.  Come have a seat in her chair and enjoy an amazing salon experience.

Conner is the part-time face you see at the front desk. Her attention to detail recently landed her with this position at J Z & Co. Though Conner is also a real estate agent here in Wilmington, NC, she expresses her desire to be around and help people which utilizes and maintains her position in the salon. When not at the salon and/or working with real estate, she loves spending time with her son.

Boba our “ferocious” guard dog and personal assistant.