Jodi's been a stylist for over 15 years. She specializes in modern lobs and shag cuts for all hair lengths. She loves color, especially blondes. When she's not behind the chair, she's learning new techniques or spending time with her lovely family.
Meredith has been a stylist in the cosmetology industry since 2002. She loves working on all hair types and textures and trying out fun, creative techniques in cutting, styling and color services. She has been certified at the Dermalogica Institute in Minneapolis for waxing and has taken advanced training in hair shaping and balayage color application through Ed Wyse Salon Services in Seattle, WA. Outside of the salon, Meredith is a photographer and a fire dance performance artist.
Lisa lives in Chanhassen and has been in the industry for over 20 years. She believes the key to excellent hair service starts with communication and takes pride in listening to her client's wants, needs and life style. She specializes in color, foiling, cutting and has her certificate in hair extensions through Easihair Pro. In her free time she enjoys shopping, working on home projects and spending time with family and friends.
Lori was born and raised in Glencoe, MN and currently lives in Chaska. She studied at Bemidji State and St. Cloud Beauty College. Lori really enjoys cutting long hair, coloring services, complete makeovers including short and funky cuts, designer perms, eyebrow waxing & tinting and men's haircuts! In her free time, you can find her in the kitchen, in the garden, at the cabin, fishing, mushroom hunting, riding her motorcycle, smoking meats, reading scripture or spending time with friends and family.
Tanya has traveled and lived all over the world before settling down in Waconia. She studied at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. Tanya was a stylist educator and recruiter before working at Salon Essence. She loves to cut new, creative hair styles and specializes in curly hair and extensions. In her free time she is usually working on a craft of some sort for weddings or spending time with her family.
Kelly started her career with Horst/Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. After graduating, she was employed by Horst Salons in Edina, MN where she assisted Senior stylists and completed one year of advances training in all chemical services. She also specialized in color services for several years. She trained with Bumble and Bumble in New York City to stay current on all the latest color techniques. She designed, opened and owned Salon Essence for over 10 years. Kelly loves people and their hair. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends reading and exploring the outdoors.
Angela attended the Scot Lewis Beauty School. She specializes in cutting, coloring, facial waxing, extensions, keratin straightening and formal styles. When she's not behind the chair, she can be found cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Casey is a graduate from the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis in 2012. She enjoys all types of haircuts and colors, including balayage, foils, and ombré. Finding creative styles for her clients and making them leave feeling beautiful is a passion of hers! Understanding the importance of continuing education, she is always finding ways to keep up with new trends. When Casey is not behind the chair she loves to kayak, camp, attend concerts, travel, take walks with her dog Ivy and spend time with family and friends!
Jenna grew up in Cologne and attended the Scot Lewis Cosmetology School in Bloomington, MN. She enjoys men's, women's and kids' haircuts and specializes in coloring, foiling and facial waxing. Jenna enjoys helping out on her family's dairy farm and spending a lot of time with her friends and family!
Tondi graduated from the Lake Area Technical Institute of Cosmetology and earned her Cosmetology Teaching Certificate from the University of Minnesota. She specializes in coloring, cutting, up styles, waxing, brow & lash tinting, extensions and ear piercing. In her free time, Tondi enjoys spending time with family, going to sporting events, gardening and traveling!