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Mandi Kelloway is the owner of Once Upon A Stylist and has been beautifying

Jacksonville for over 20 years. She specializes in an array of hair services

including extensions cuts and color but is well known for being able to

single- handedly beautify large bridal parties with flair and precision.

Mandi’s keen attention to detail sets her above the mark. Mandi also is

the proud founder of a non-profit organization Just For Grins Foundation

which creates annual events to help encourage confidence in teens born

with cleft lip & palette, which Mandi was also born with.


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Meet the Tribe

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Amanda Vereen is a highly motivated woman that is passionate about what she does. Each style she crafts is unique to each person’s personality, hair type, and texture. At Once Upon A Stylist, we use specific prepping methods on each client that ensures your style will last the entire day. Achieving your vision is her goal and she works diligently to ensure that your style will be perfect for you! You will find that Amanda will strive to exceed your styling wishes in the same manner you’ve come to expect from the Once Upon a Stylist brand.


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Amanda B has been a stylist for the past 20 years at San Marco Strands. She has had one of the fastest growing and steady careers due to her versatility and her experience with all types of hair. She is a Keune color educator and a wedding and event style specialist. Her clients would say she always has a smile to share and will never hesitate to make you laugh.


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