Owner & Hairstylist

For over 20 years, Matt's passion for hair, fashion and music has left a noticeable impression in the Kailua landscape. Since opening The Fix in 2007, Matt is an experienced and versatile stylist, with an well trained eye for precision cuts and color, from simple styles to avant-garde looks. Throughout his career, he has continued to stay at the forefront of hair education with training from industry leaders, including Vidal Sassoon, Toni and Guy, Bumble & Bumble, Sally Rogerson, and Goldwell.

Matt Gallagher

The Fix Salon prides itself on the talent and diverse, yet extensive training of our stylists. Each of our stylists provide consistent, high-level service to every client. With each stylist's unique skill set and personality, clients have the ability to customize their salon experience by choosing the stylist that best fits their needs.

Co-owner/Manager & Hairstylist 

Gizell Ancheta

Gizell has been in the industry for over 16 years. Certified in multiple states learning hair textures across the board. Her style is very versatile. Giving timeless, chic, and lived-in sexy hair. Easy for clients to self replicate. She’s been trained by some of the most influential stylist in the industry. Mastering the foundation of cutting and science of hair color.  She is currently educating for 2 hair companies, Formula 18 and Hattori Hanzo Shears

Criss-crossing the Nation for endless education and is consistently evolving. Hair has power. It can make you feel happy, sad, or confident. Hair matters! She will listen to make sure you have a look and experience customized just for you.

Jesa Simpkins

Hairstylist & Make Up Artist

As both a makeup artists and a hair stylists, Jesa naturally gravitates and excels in color. With 15 years of experience in the beauty industry, and specialized training from both  Paul Mitchel and Vidal Sasoon, her love for vivid colors and precision, fashion cuts represents just one layer of her expertise. No matter the style or occasion, Jesa will work with you to find a suitable, flattering look in both makeup and hair


Kylie Doka

Kylie has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 8 years. Kylie attended beauty school in Portland, Oregon and was involved in many school fashion shows for theatrical makeup and hair. Kylie developed her professional experience in the Pacific Northwest beauty industry and loves everything about doing hair from cutting, to coloring, updos, & smoothing treatments and most of all connecting with her clients on their hair needs. Since before she could remember she has always wanted to do hair, it’s her absolute passion. Born and raised in Kailua; Kylie came home and started working at the fix as part of her life long dream. Kylie is not just a hair stylist; she is a girl with many talents and has a big heart. She loves the feeling it brings when helping people feel beautiful.


Tiare Halemanu

Tiari, also known as “Tee”, has just finished our Hybrid Apprentice Program. Our Hawaiian Born island girl, grew up knowing she loved the fashion industry.  She traveled afar to Las Vegas and came back knowing hair was her calling. She’s been in the industry since 2016. Graduating from Honolulu’s Paul Mitchell Academy. She continuously takes cutting and color classes always working on her craft. She has an eye for fun vivid colors and balayages to beautiful seamless layers. She takes her time and gives you a polished experience.

Danielle Rogers


Danielle was born and raised in Arizona and attended cosmetology school while still in high school. Danielle feels extremely grateful that she can use her talent to transform peoples lives by helping them create the best version of themselves. Her priority is to make clients feel comfortable & confident and provides a style that compliments each unique and individual personality. She loves working alongside other passionate stylists, dedicated to creating a genuine and relaxing environment.  She believes having the right stylist and the right hair color/style that best suites you, can CHANGE your LIFE! She also believes that keeping the integrity of the hair is most important. Her passions of the ART are blonde, balayage, natural sun-kissed color, long layers with movement, and short textured hair cuts. She loves using extensions to add length, fulness and confidence. She can offer clients the option of self-applied, damage free immediate transformation of the Halo Couture extensions. 

Hairstylist Apprentice

Jess Hefner

Jess is a stylist, currently in The Fix Hybrid Apprentice Program assisting Gizell. She grew up in the greater Washington DC area and has worked in salons since high school. Jess attended a technical high school and graduated with her cosmetology license. First, out of high school, she worked as a stylist at DryBar throughout Maryland and DC. Jess was soon offered an amazing opportunity at a salon in DC and worked there as a junior stylist/assistant until moving to Hawai’i. 

She loves to do bright, bold fashion colors and is currently fine-tuning her cutting skills! Jess’ ultimate goal is to independently work with clients to help them feel and look beautiful.