Downtown Seattle Team
Aynsley, Master Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Aynsley has been an Aveda stylist for seven years. She graduated from the Gary Manuel Aveda Institute and has been using Aveda products ever since. She specializes in women's hair cuts.
Favorite Aveda product: Pure Abundance Style Prep. "It gives such great long-lasting volume throughout the day.”
EB, Massage Therapist, Alexis Hotel
EB graduated from Cortiva Institute of Massage in December 2010, and has been practicing massage full-time since. EB specializes in relaxation treatments, and uses integrated massage techniques to customize each session to her client's specific needs.
Shannon, Master Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Shannon's career started at Gene Juarez 10 years ago, where she trained as a Cosmetologist & specialized in color. She continued her advanced training at the Bumble & Bumble University in Manhattan. After moving home from San Diego in May of 2013, she had her first Aveda color service at Chroma and fell in love. Shannon has completed multiple men's & women's advanced cutting and coloring workshops and is accomplished in the Aveda rituals and technique. Shannon remains committed to fashion-forward style through education, advanced training, and a personal dedication towards excellence.
Favorite Aveda product: Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight
Tessa, Salon Manager, Master Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Tessa graduated from Gary Manuel Aveda Institute in 2006 and received advanced education at Salon 7. Tessa continues to further her education by taking classes specializing in the newest cuts, colors, and styling techniques. As a Master Stylist, Tessa gives each client an in-depth consultation to determine the best cut and color for one's face, shape, and skin tone. Her passion and love for hair is reflected in all of the work she does.
Favorite Aveda product: Men's Grooming Clay
Roxanne, Master Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Roxanne is a senior Aveda stylist with 12 years of experience. In addition to styling hair, Roxanne has a passion for education and has worked for Aveda training other stylists. “I love giving the knowledge I have learned over the years to others. I never feel like I've finished learning.” Her specialties are color and special-occasion styling.
Favorite Aveda product: Volumizing Tonic, not just because of the way it smells, but for the amazing volume it gives hair.
Andrew, Signature Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Andrew began his education with Aveda in 2012 and received advanced training in cut and color techniques at two Aveda salons. He is experienced working with all types of hair including coarse, curly, and overly curly textures. Andrew’s strengths include customized precision short cuts, and corrective color. Andrew has worked on several fashion shows and photo shoots including the Northwest Hairstyling Awards.
Favorite Aveda Product: Air Control
Rebekah, Spa Manager, Esthetician, Downtown
Rebekah is an Aveda-trained Esthetician who has been with Aveda for 4 years. She learned early that intention in your touch is as important as the ingredients in your products. From studying the precise movements of Aveda's Universal Lead Esthetician, Helga Hefner, she perfected her own facial technique. Rebekah's specialty lies in delicately clearing lymph from the skin using aroma functions and pinpointed accupressure. Every treatment is suited for each specific skin's needs.
Favorite Aveda product: Green Science Replenishing Toner
Cassandra, Master Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Cassandra graduated in 2009 from the Aveda Institute in St. Petersburg, FL. Cassandra continued taking Advanced Education with Aveda Guest Artists and started to explore her love of hair coloring while working at an Aveda Concept Salon.
In 2012, Cassandra moved to Washington, D.C., to teach at the Aveda Institute in Chinatown, where she obtained her Cosmetology Instructor license. While in D.C., she enjoyed educating and inspiring future hairdressers while honing in on her skills and the foundations of the craft. After three years of teaching, Cassandra left to join an Aveda Lifestyle Salon in a vibrant and hip part of D.C. Here she was able to get back into the creative side of being a hairdresser and start building relationships with guests. She continued taking advanced Aveda color classes and was eager to bring these new techniques to her clients.
Cassandra moved to Seattle the summer of 2016, excited to explore the Pacific Northwest and share her excitement of Aveda color with her guests here. She loves helping clients find their perfect look, whether that be hair painting with fashion colors, using balayage to create natural lived in colors and styles, precision chic bobs and everything in between. She looks forward to sharing tips and discussing current and future trends found on YouTube or Instagram, while creating a relaxing experience with Aveda rituals and aromas.
Favorite Aveda Product: Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil to keep balayaged ends shiny and healthy.
Vincent, Elite Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Vincent is a well-known stylist in the beauty and hair industry from the Seattle area. Since graduating from beauty school in '96, he has completed a series of advanced training through Gene Juarez technical division for hair color, Goldwell color, Bumble & Bumble cutting courses and Aveda design cut and color courses. Vincent is passionate about hair and beauty and is always finding time to take courses to refine his craft.
Vincent's specialty is color, and he is best known for his blondes. Vincent is very intuitive and is a great listener. If you are ever in need of a bayalage, foil, color correction, ombré, bleach and tone, or just looking for a new style, Vincent would be the perfect fit for you. Vincent enjoys pampering his guests and will provide for you the ultimate salon experience. Please be sure to book appointments in advance to ensure the time that works best for you is available.
Favorite Aveda product: Phomollient
Desiree, Massage Therapist, Alexis Hotel
Desiree relocated to Seattle from Eastern Montana in 2014, looking to begin a new chapter in her life. With her love of human connection, a 10 year background in the customer service industry, and being raised by a family of health care providers, she knew becoming a massage therapist was exactly what she needed to do.
Desiree's massage is described as rejuvenating and therapeutic. She loves sitting down with her guests and using her intuition to provide them with the best results for each session.
Favorite Aveda Product: Stress-Fix™ Body Creme
Olya, Master Stylist, Alexis Hotel
Olya became a Cosmetologist in 2007 to fulfill her passion for art and creativity. She has been working with Aveda since 2009 and fell in love with Aveda's color line and products.
Olya is best known for her natural-looking balayage and highlights. Through advanced education classes, Olya found great proficiency in short precision cuts for both men and women. Olya's talents for art and creativity translate beautifully into her cut and color services.
Favorite Aveda product: Hand Relief™ Moisturizing Creme. It will leave your hands feeling soft and moisturized for up to three washes.