Lynsee Pannell took an unconventional route to hair dressing as a career. A graduate of The Mississippi School of Math & Science, she was always fascinated by the science behind things. For her hair is about the transformation, the change and her work is the catalyst. Lynsee attended East Mississippi Community College gaining her 1,500 cosmetology hours. She started working as a licensed cosmetologist in July 2005 at The Strand in her hometown of Tupelo, MS. In 2009 she graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies concentrating on Business, Communication, and Technology. Unsure of what direction she wanted to go with her career, but hungry for more, she left The Strand in 2014 to pursue her next venture. After successfully managing a salon attached to a local hair loss clinic, she bought into a business partnership at a small local salon. Despite achieving her dream of salon ownership she still had one more dream to attain: to be on Main Street in historic downtown Tupelo. In spring of 2020, this dream started becoming a reality and on November 3rd Citizens Style was opened.
Lynsee specializes in extensions, custom color formulations and applications, as well as event and pageant styling. She is a local director with Miss Mississippi and Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen. She has worked with several current and former state titleholders. Follow Lynsee on her social media for hair inspiration!