Meet The Team
Stylist, Owner, Trainer, Stage Artist
Ashley has been a passionate hairstylist for over 17 years, and her motivation for the industry continues to grow. She is a highly trained colorist and most recently became a Blonde Ambassador. Aside from being a stylist and owner of Pura Salon, Ashley has also been a platform artist, educator, and consultant for many years at professional hair care product companies such as Scruples, Schwarzkopf, and Pravana.
Ashley strives to improve upon her skills every day to stay up on the latest techniques and trends to best serve her clients’ needs. Her goal is to always provide her guest at the salon the absolute best hair color, hair cuts, event hair styles, and makeup that will individualize their beauty as a whole package.
Stylist, Stylist Manager
Nicki has been helping her clients achieve fabulous hair for 20 years. She specializes in hair color/ highlights and especially blondes! Her styling philosophy is to be a great listener and pay extra attention to the details that make her guests leave feeling great about their new look. Nicki is motivated by helping her clients look and feel their very best with creative yet functional hairstyles. She uses Wella and Scruples hair color to create your perfect look.
Beth is a talented stylist with 12+ years in the beauty industry. She is certified and trained in multiple color lines, such as Redken, Scruples and Pravana. She is also certified in all methods of Babe hair extensions, Brazillian blowout and KeratinComplex. Beth specializes in custom colors, razor cuts, brow shaping and airbrush makeup. She strongly believes in ongoing education on the latest products, trends and techniques to inspire her and grow as a professional. Beth considers each client’s lifestyle and maintenance desires when creating any look
Emily is a new talent stylist graduating at the top of her class from the Aveda Institute Minneapolis. With her passion for the beauty industry, she loves trying new trends, start-to-finish transformations, and making people feel beautiful inside and out. With the beauty world changing daily, she loves to educate her clients on products, styling tips, and much more. You can check out her latest work and inspirations by following her on her stylist page “Emily Carey Stylist Page” on Facebook.
Nicky is a dynamic hair stylist and skin care specialist and has been for many years. She has a strong desire to always provide the perfect cut and color for her clients through a consultative approach by making suggestions based on their hair texture and face shape. She is devoted to her ongoing education to increase and fine-tune her skill set as well as to keep up with current trends. This allows her to give her guests an exciting, new, youthful look for their hair and skin every visit.
Brandy has been a stylist for 9+ years, and is very motivated to meet any of her clients’ needs. She is very experienced with TIGI products, but is open to working with any hair color product. Brandy is intent on not stopping until she delivers a result that her clients are satisfied with.
Melissa is a passionate hairstylist, who has been doing hair since she graduated top of her class from Aveda in 2004. She stays up to date on all the trends and skills by consistently taking education classes. Her favorite thing to do behind the chair is customized colors and precision cuts that are unique to each client. She uses Affiange color, B3 and Moroccan Oil Chromo Tech in her colors to ensure best color and the healthiest of hair
Jodi has been a stylist for 9+ years, and is specialized in TIGI products. Jodi also is very knowledgeable in products used for curly hair, but is experienced in all fields of hair service and products. She is excited and motivated to work with any clients who wish for her service!
Holly has been a stylist for 19+ years, she specializes in color cuts & extensions, and has a vast variety in hair talents. She uses Wella hair products, and is very educated on its use.
Ashley has been a stylist for 8+ years, specializes in foil techniques of all hair colors. She uses Wella hair color on all of her clients.
Marissa is a stylist driven to empower her clients and enhance their confidence through her work. She has been in the industry for over 9 years. Marissa is especially passionate for special occasion styling, blonding and balayage. It is important to her that each client receives a custom experience. Continued education is considered a non-negotiable and she continues to stay current on the most recent trends and techniques.
Rae is passionate about bringing versatility to her clients of all hair types, lengths, and customized color. Helping clients achieve their goals while maintaining the integrity of their hair is a priority of Rae’s. A graduate of Aveda Institute in Minneapolis and educated in Kevin Murphy color and styling products. Rae is also a certified Kevin Murphy Session Salon Stylist. She believes in informing her clients with her acquired knowledge to provide them with the latest trends. Keeping up with continuing education to best serve her clients with the latest styles and techniques is something she takes pride in. The ability to make her clients day and have them feel amazing about themselves is an everyday must.
Lauren enjoys working with all hair types, lengths, extensions, and colors; she loves inspiring and educating her guests on how to achieve that “feel good” confidence after every visit without sacrificing the health or integrity of their hair. She is a passionate stylist that truly believes ongoing education is just as important to her craft as keeping up on new trends for her guests. Take a seat in Lauren’s chair and see her passion come to life!
Brittany has been a Master Stylist for over 14 years. She has experience in all color techniques, using Wella Color, and latest cutting trends by continuing her education. Brittany is your passionate, friendly, neighborhood stylist!
Katie is a stylist with extreme passion in the beauty industry. She graduated from Aveda Institute but her education didn’t stop there; she loves to keep up on new color and cut trends. Katie’s main goal is to make her clients feel good inside and out. You can check out Katie’s latest work on her stylist page “hair.by.katief” on Facebook and Instagram.