Characters of Carmel: Meet Tiffany Glassburn 


Compiled by Shelly Gattlieb

While majoring in psychology and elementary education at IU Kokomo, Tiffany Glassburn made a decision that would change her career path forever. She decided to follow her passion for the beauty industry and making women feel their best and enrolled at The Salon Professional Academy. 

As someone who has worn hair extensions since high school, Tiffany knew that she would eventually love to specialize in that area, and she is now certified in seven methods. Together with her best friend and business partner, Gabrielle McDougle, she took a leap from working as a traditional stylist and progressed to business ownership. 

Redefined Extension and Color Studio was born, focusing on natural beaded rows and invisible bead extensions. Its location on Adams Street is experiencing great success, and the two women plan on expanding within the next year. Tiffany is also a trained ballerina and loves many different forms of art, including tattoos. 

Best part of job: making clients feel more confident

Terrified of: butterflies

Dogs: Ajax (chiweenie) and Timber (chocolate lab)

Recent project: tiling her bathroom floor

Favorite restaurant in Carmel: Divvy

Collects: coffee mugs and dish towels

Hidden talent: reciting the alphabet backwards

Favorite food: macaroni & cheese

Celebrity crush: Charlie Hunnam 

Most important cause: ending all forms of human trafficking 

Do you know an interesting character who lives, works or worships in Carmel? Send suggestions to [email protected]


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