Kristi, Manager & Master Stylist
I have been a stylist for 12 years- I LOVE doing all types of colors and cuts! Big transformations and makeovers are one my favorite things to do! I have taken many advanced training in Redken color, Pureology and Redken product lines and have Mastered the Art of consultation to best understand what my guest is looking for! My favorite part about this career is that everyday is different and every guest is different. Hair is forever changing and I am so lucky to be apart of making people feel good about themselves. I love that I get to meet new people and be able to utilize my artistic passion. Outside of the salon my interests include traveling, spending time with my family and friends and playing with my dogs!
Hannah, Asst. Manager & Master Stylist
I have been a hairstylist for 12 years! I absolutely love doing anything with haircolor- highlights, all over colors and balayage are a few of my favorites. I enjoy doing both men’s and women’s haircuts and styles. I am one of 2 stylists currently at Salon Avalon that do both Facial and body waxing. I have taken classes in adavanced Redken color techniques, principles of hair color, haircutting design and style along with Body waxing and social media and marketing. I love that I get the opportunity to meet and talk to so many different people. It is an amazing feeling to be able to help someone feel great about themselves just by accenting their natural beauty with haircolor or a certain haircut. It’s so fun to see a transformation and how it effects a persons mood. When I am not doing hair I love doing anything and everything with my 2 kids Lucy and Henry and my husband Jamie. I also enjoy watching movies, cooking and reading.
Jessie, Master Stylist
I have been a stylist for already 12 years now! I love being in this industry because I get to transform colors and cuts from just an average look to absolutely amazing! Whether you’re looking for a whole new look or just a trim, I embrace each appointment as an opportunity not only to make someone look beautiful but have them feel completely pampered. My goal is to listen to my clients expectations, give my professional feedback and exceed those expectations every time. The connection I have made with my clients over the years has been so fulfilling and is one of the best things with this career. I have attended multiple classes throughout the years to stay up to date on all the latest techniques and trends. I love doing everything with hair from traditional haircuts and colors to ombre, balayage and fashion colors. There is so much change in this industry , with all the latest treads that makes my career so much fun! When I’m not doing hair I love spending time with my friends and family. My husband and our too amazing little boys love spending time up north at our family cabin. We also do a lot of camping and enjoying the outdoors together!
My favorite thing to do is men’s haircut and any and all types of color services. I love all the new people I encounter and keeping up with all the new fashion trends in the industry that are constantly changing. I am always getting to learn new exciting things. When not doing hair I show horses and spend time with my nieces and friends and family.
I have been a styist at Salon Avalon for 10 years. I am great at listening to what a guest’s goal is for their hair and love getting to help them reach that goal. I specialize in cutting , coloring and styling fine hair. I attend multiple classes throughout the year to stay up to date on all the latest techniques and trends. I think this industry is so fun and always changing and elvolving. There are always new trends to get to try or sometimes even just new techniques to enhance the traditional styles and colors. My hobbies outside of hair are spending time with family and going out with friends. I love all types of eating Cooking and going out to eat and also enjoy relaxing and watching movies, board games and sleeping when I get the chance.
I have in this career for 12 years. I really love everything- haircuts, traditional yet fun color techniques and facial waxing. I think ongoing education is so important in this industry so I take classes throughout the year to stay current on the latest trends. Its fun to learn something and then take it back to the salon and make it your own. I love getting to see people happy especially after doing something new or out of the ordinary that they thought they couldn’t do and getting to help someone feel beautiful. When I’m not doing hair I enjoy being with my family- I get to spend time with my boyfriend and our daughter Millie who both bring me so much joy! We also have to dogs that are a big part of our little family. Friends are very important to me as well and love getting together with them whenever I can to relax and have fun.
Mechelle, Master Stylist
I have been a stylist for 5 years. My favorite things to do are when clients give me the opportunity to showcase my passion and accentuate their natural beauty and features. I think “mommy make overs” are super fun- its great to give some one a boost in their self esteem when they feel stuck in the same style for years. I specialize in the newest trends such as Ombres, balayage, and fashion colors. I love getting to show clients how to love their grey and help them keep grey and have color at the same time to achieve a natural effect. I have take specialized training in color/ foils and chemical services. I also attend the yearly hair and trade shows. I think the best thing about this career is informing clients about their hair needs/wants in order to achieve their best look. It is so great to give people a new form of self confidence with just a hair change. I also love the relationships I get to form with my clients over time. My interests outside of the salon include spending time with family and friend, Loving and learning with my son Lincoln, Trying out Pinterest recipes and crafts and decorating.
Derek, Master Stylist
My love being able to enhance my clients natural beauty with everything from sew in extensions and creative color to tailored haircuts and facial waxing. Throughout my 16 years in this industry I have taken countless color, cut and extension classes. I have even been an educator at a cosmetology school. I really enjoy making my clients feel great about themselves by giving them amazing hair! My interests outside of doing hair include fitness, grilling, spending time with my family, friends and fur babies.
I have over 5 years of experience as a cosmetologist. I believe that it is extremely important to keep up with trends with ongoing education and never stop learning! I love working with finely textured hair, men’s clipper cuts, and dry haircuts. I love doing all color services especially foiling! I am Brazilian Blowout certified and specialize in this amazing smoothing treatment. I attended the Scruples color academy and I have accredited training in Babe seamless/tape in extensions and Redken color. I love this career because it is so much fun to work so closely with people and constantly learn new techniques and styles. When I’m not doing hair I enjoy cooking and trying new recipes, watching reality tv shows and playing with my adorable puppy Pip!
I have over 9 years of experience being a stylist and have found a strong passion for my career. One of my favorite services to do is hair styling- I love everything from a simple style to bridal formal updo’s. Along with hairstyling, I love everything about hair color. I love the creativity with color and being able to show off my artistic ability. It so amazing to be able to create something so beautiful and have someone look in the mirror and feel their absolute best. I have strongly believe in continuing education and take every opportunity to advance my skills. When I am not in the salon I enjoy going to the gym and spending time with my family and friends.