Founder Story: Katie Steller, Steller Hair Company
Katie Steller was a tomboy growing up, but you wouldn’t know it by her obsession with vintage-inspired dresses. While the hair stylist and owner of Steller Hair Company is incredibly passionate about fashion and hair today, she once cared more about sports and Star Wars and didn’t give much thought to her appearance. Everything changed when she was 10 years old and Katie was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The disease changed her life in many ways that she never expected.
“Being sick forced me to grow up really quickly,” Katie said. There was no time to be carefree or participate in activities other kids her age were enjoying. Over the next seven years Katie went through several medical procedures and was forced to drop out of school twice. Eventually, the only treatment option was to have her colon removed … Read more