Dylan Keith Salon's Grand Opening Celebrates A Life Cut Short
Her whole life, hair stylist Kristin Best dreamed of opening her own salon. After 18 years of working in high-end, Beverly Hills salons and catering to the rich and famous, the 34-year-old single mother had always wanted a place that would primp and pamper everyday women like herself. With her life's savings in hand, Best was torn between spending it on a new home for her and her four children or taking the risk of opening her own business. And as a busy, working mom, the timing never seemed right, so the dream remained as one in the back of her mind.
But last March was a tragic turning point for Best. After her 7-year-old son, Dylan Keith Best, died after an accidental fall, the Burbank resident said she needed to turn her grief into good. Rather than allowing her depression to disable her, Best said she wanted to go after her goal in order to inspire other women like her.