Meet Our Staff

Master

JoeAnn

- Master II Stylist

Education: Northwest College of Hair Design, Graduated with Honors, 5+ years of continued AVEDA Education.  

Specialties: Thick, curly and textured hair  

Hobbies: Adventures with my three kids 

Fun Fact: Fueled by caffeine and sarcasm 

From: Oregonian for 24 years

Desiree

- Master II Stylist / Facial Waxing

Education: Northwest College of Hair Design Top in Class / Beyond Balayage / Hair Color Systems and Solutions / Product Knowledge / Deep / Ongoing education with Aveda, I'm always looknig for innovative techniques for my guests.

Specialties: Curly texture cuts / Fine cuts / Creative colors . . .balayage / Re-texturizing hair . . .i.e. straightening services and perms.

Hobbies: Kayaking, hiking and playing with my grandkids 
 
Fun Fact: I have 7 grandkids and 2 dogs 

From: I grew up in the hollywood district of Portland and have lived in Oregon for all of my life and raised my daughters here! 

Senior

Sami

- Senior Stylist

Education: Phagans School Of Hair Design / Educator with Aveda and Redken 

Specialties: Fine hair and Short hair design are my specialties along with natural looking color and highlights.  

Hobbies: Cooking / Outdoors / Travel 
 
Fun Fact: I'm a huge true crime fan 
 
From: Portland Native

Marisa

- Senior Stylist 

Education: Aveda Institute in Ann Arbor, MI

Specialties:   Balayage / short cuts / men's cuts  (I like everything though!)

Hobbies:  Hiking / Dancing / Watching Movies
 
Fun Fact: I have an identical twin sister
 
From: Canton, MI

Junior

Katherine

- Junior Stylist

Education: Aveda / Redken / Sebastian / Jingles of London 

Specialties: Cutting / Styling 

Hobbies: Cooking / Acrylic Paint / Making Jewelry 
 
Fun Fact: Not good with computers:) 
 
From: Scottsdale, Arizona

Spa

Natalie

- Esthetician / Nail Specialist

Education:  Phagans' School of Beauty / Esthetician & Nail Technician / University of Oregon, BA in Philosophy with a Minor in Business Administration

Specialties: Sensitive feet / In-grown nails / Extractions / Massage / Eye Brow Shaping

Hobbies: Sewing, baking and crafting with my daughter.

Fun Fact: Both sets of my grandparents had 12 children each, which resulted in me having 68 first cousins!

From: PNW Native (BIG LOVE for all things Oregon!)

Karyn

- Massage Therapist

Education: East West College of Healing Arts / Stress-Fix Massage / AVEDA Body Wraps / Hot Stone / Aromatherapy / Reflexology / 
 
Specialties: Relaxing and therapeutic massage / Swedish / Deep Tissue / Pre-Natal 
 
Hobbies: Painting, quilting and cosplay 
 
Fun Fact: A deep and abiding love for all things geeky!!! 

From: Born in Fargo, ND and raised in Hillsboro, OR

Guest Relations

Kai

- Guest Relations

Education: Aveda Institute Austin, TX / People to People International Student

Specialties: Communication and task work 

Hobbies: Writing, binge watching and hiking

Fun Fact: My name means "The Sea" but I'm terrified to swim in it.

From: Austin, Texas

Zayne

- Guest Relations

Education: Aveda Institute of Portland 
 
Specialties: Color / Love Aveda / Guest Relations 
 
Hobbies: Love working in my yard / camping / traveling 
 
Fun Fact: I have two mini Dachshunds, Lola and Portia 

From: Junction City, Oregon

Alesia

- Guest Relations

Education: My Aveda / Elemental Nature Skincare / Various College Degrees 

Specialties: Front desk extraordinaire, mini facials 

Hobbies: Reading, baking and singing 
 
Fun Fact: I know at least 1 quote from every movie I've seen. 

From: Wisconsin, Rhinelander / Tigerton

Bailey

 - Guest Relations

Education: Aveda Institute of Phoenix

Specialties: Wellness, skin care, guest relations

Hobbies: Exploring, music shows, reading

Fun Fact: I still have a baby tooth:)

From: The Southern Oregon Coast