Having been a stylist for 18 years, Stephanie brings her enthusiasm, passion, and drive for the hair industry to Soleil 7 Hair Salon. When asked by guests and students if she favors hair cutting or hair coloring her response is both. Stephanie feels that haircutting as well as coloring can forever change how a guest feels and how they view themselves. She holds close to her heart the motto ‘Beauty is as Beauty does’. What brings a smile to Stephanie’s face is bringing out the beauty in you. Aveda’s Pure Abundance Volumizing Tonic is Stephanie’s personal favorite.
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Kendra was born and raised in Quincy, FL. She has been doing hair for some time now and loves what she does. She is a 2017 graduate of Aveda Institute Tallahassee. Her favorite Aveda products are Smooth Infusion Nourishing Styling Cream and the Be Curly Co-Wash. Kendra enjoys making people feel beautiful from the inside out.
Corie is our Certified Full-Face Airbrush Makeup Artist and is on our Wedding Team. She received her Certification from the Airbrush Master Class in Hollywood, LA. Corie chose Temptu Airbrush to specialize in because of its long-lasting wear, soft finish, sensitivity to all skin types, and its amazing coverage. She also is experienced in Aveda Makeup Applications and offers that service as well. She loves all Aveda Makeup products, but her favorite is the new VEGAN Color Gloss in Hibiscus Dew.
Tiffany is a graduate from the Aveda Institute Tallahassee and has been doing hair for 6 years. Her specialty is Aveda Hair Color as well as VoMor Hair Extensions. She is our in-house Color Educator and is always up for a challenge! Tiffany also gives an amazing Blow-Out and enjoys working with curly hair.
Lori is from Tallahassee, Fl and graduated from Lively Technical Institute in December of 2016. She has always been passionate about hair, skincare and makeup and has a background in cosmetology, interior design and nursing. She loves haircolor transformations, highlights and foilyage blonding for a natural, flawless look. She enjoys working with all hair types, especially with fine and curly hair. She loves Aveda smooth infusion naturally straight to keep hair smooth and healthy day after day.
Angela has been in the hair industry for 7 years and graduated from the Aveda Institute. Her main passion is for blondes but she loves any other color transformation just as much. Her favorite Aveda Hair Care line is the Dry Remedy of course! She is great with curly and textured hair.
Theresa started her career making people beautiful in 1995 & has worked in salons in New York & Florida. Experienced in all areas of hair, Theresa’s passion lies in color. She enjoys connecting with her guests while creating the look they desire. Theresa has over 20 years of advanced training, specializing in color, highlights, textured hair, keratin treatments & certified in Vomor hair extensions. Her favorite Aveda products are Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair & Air Control.
Hannah has recently graduated from the Master’s Program at the AVEDA institute Tallahassee. She recently received her certification in VoMor Hair Extensions and loves big transformations. Hannah is a well rounded stylist in all aspects of hair; and her favorite product is volumizing tonic.
Rachel is from Tallahassee and graduated from the Aveda Institute in February 2018. She strives to specialize in Balayage and Blonding of any kind but she also loves color, Bridal Styling, and Makeup! Her favorite Aveda products are Air Control, Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener, and all of the Damage Remedy line!
Courtney is the Salon Manager for the Lafayette St. Location and loves working with our team and guests to ensure that each and every person experiences the Aveda Way while in our Salon. She wants every guest to feel like they are a part of our extended Soleil 7 family. Courtney is a Florida State Alumni with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology as well as Criminology. The study of people has always fascinated her and she loves what she does because she is surrounded by different types of people every day. Her favorite Aveda products include the BK Toning Mist and Dry Remedy Moisturizing Oil.
Isabella is a graduate of the Aveda Institute Tallahassee. She is a very good listener and is passionate about helping people look their best whether that’s with a Balayage Highlight, a fun Haircut, or a fresh new Makeup look. Her favorite Aveda products are everything dry remedy and the mineral tinted moisturizers.
With 32 years of experience specializing in color and current hair styles, Sam’s passion for her profession is never ending. Sam is recognized as a Senior Stylist at Soleil 7 Hair Salon, and enjoys creating a customized look for her guests. Sam says Aveda’s Defining Whip is a great finishing product for a textured look with weightless medium hold for all hair types.
Kim comes to Soleil 7 with 13 years of industry experience and knowledge. Originally from Long Beach, California, Kim began her journey with Aveda in Orange County working for over 7 years as a Stylist, Creative Director and In-Salon Educator. Upon moving to Tallahassee, Kim spent 5 years as an Educator and Educator Coach at the Aveda Institute, sharing her passion. Kim was given the honor and privilege of styling hair with Aveda’s team at New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015. She was also awarded as first runner-up in a national Aveda Educator photoshoot in 2017. Kim believes in a holistic approach to hairstyling – she believes in treating the whole person and that beauty begins on the inside. She believes that beautiful hair begins with healthy hair and that to look good, you first have to feel good.
Wynona is a sweet georgia peach with alot of southern hospitality. She graduated from the Aveda Institute Tallahassee in May of 2018. She is very passionate & hungry for success! She believes in Aveda & Soleil 7, from the mission statement to the love of plants & animals. She is obsessed with curls. She plans to specialize in cut & color with curls & coils. Her absolute favorite product is the Aveda Dry Shampoo & Dry Conditioner.
Cari is the Manager of our Market Street location. She has been a Licensed Massage Therapist and Full Specialist since 2008. She is a certified Aveda Skin Care and Massage Educator. Cari spent 7 years teaching at the Aveda Institute in Tallahassee. Cari’s love for the business is deep rooted in giving her guest a moment of wellness.
Ashley Goodson is a Massage Therapist and Full Specialist who was trained at the Aveda Institute in 2013. She is passionate about the maintenance of one’s self and believes that massage therapy contributes to a person’s overall well being for the mind, body, and spirit. She works to slowly engage with the body to assess what it needs, working to alleviate any tension or pain. Her style combines a mixture of Swedish and Deep-Tissue techniques to provide a relaxing, yet effective massage. In addition to massage she enjoys providing body treatments such as the Rosemary Mint Body Scrub. She understands that regular exfoliation of the skin and detoxification of the body can aid in both a healthier appearance and immune system.
Rene is an Aveda trained stylist who has been working behind the chair for 2 years. She has received her VoMor hair extension certification and is obsessed with Aveda’s botanical hair treatments. She is passionate about blonding and loves creating fun braid styles for her guests. Her favorite products include the entire damage remedy line and Shampure dry shampoo.
Lauren is a Spa Therapist originally from Cairo, Georgia. She received her certifications in Massage Therapy and Esthetics from the Aveda Institute in Tallahassee, where she earned the Highest Retail Average award. She has been working as a Spa Therapist with Soleil 7 since October of 2018. Lauren enjoys spending her free time singing, experimenting with new food and drink recipes, and learning about new ways to achieve total-body wellness. She loves Aveda’s commitment to sustainably sourced ingredients, and her favorite products are the professional Cooling Masque and the Tulasara Calm serum. She looks forward to furthering her Spa experience with Soleil 7!
Steve is an Aveda trained stylist since 2008. He was an educator at the Aveda institute St. Petersburg. He specializes in men’s and women’s cut and hair color. He loves playing music, skateboarding and hanging out with my son in my spare time.
Katina is a graduate of the Aveda institute Tallahassee for 4 years now. She is passionate for babylighting, foiling and also low maintenance hair. She is also certified in Vomor Hair extensions. She stands behind all Aveda products, especially the entire Damage remedy line.
Jaylyn is a Lively College graduate, who specializes in hair, makeup, and skin. Jaylyn works at the Market Street location and enjoys being well rounded across the industry. Jaylyn was a Skin Therapist, prior to becoming a Cosmetologist. He loves being able to transform his Guests by giving them exactly what they desire or anything that could accentuate their features. His love for makeup has been long standing being he has been doing makeup of all types for numerous years. He loves doing Brush, Airbrush, and Special-Effect Applications.
As a therapist for five years, Nichole graduated from the Aveda Institute Tallahassee, with a license in esthetics and massage. She specializes in deep tissue and Swedish massage techniques. Nichole’s desire to see people enjoy life drives her to give her very best, and learn from every massage and facial guest she serves. Aveda’s Stress Fix Soaking Salts is Nichole’s favorite product.
Since 9th grade Jaclyn, has had a passion for hair and makeup. After two years of college she decided to attend the Aveda Institute where she graduated in 2006. It was the best decision she has made! She really enjoys blonding, short cuts and men’s cuts. She is on the Soleil 7 wedding team for makeup, as well. Jaclyn is certified in VoMor and Kerasilk Smoothing Treatments. She loves to pamper her guests when they come in to see her.
Tara is a Tallahassee native. She has been with Aveda since 2007. She loves cutting, coloring and formal styles.
Adrienne has found that career where she doesn’t have to work a day in her life! Every person that sits in her chair is a new exciting challenge and no two heads are alike! Every person is a learning experience and new chance to treat every guest to a fabulous experience! Educated at the Aveda Institute, she has been a stylist for 8 1/2 years and looking forward to many more! Adrienne’s favorite Aveda Hair Care product is Speed of Light Blow Dry Accelerator because of the numerous purposes it serves and how it acts kind of like a primer to other products.
Laurie is a Licensed Cosmetologist and Certified Lash Extension Artist. She graduated from Esthetic World Beauty near Chicago in 2014, formed her own business, and has been a highly sought after Lash Artist in the Chicago Area. Laurie recently moved to Tallahassee and is excited to join the Team at Soleil 7, offering Lash Services exclusively. Laurie is very passionate about her Industry and making every Guest feel beautiful.
Tammy has always had a love for being creative. She started her career as a hairstylist 26 years ago and has worked in salons from the east coast to the west coast. She most recently returned from 18 years in Portland, OR where she helped open the first holistic day spa at Nature’s, a subsidiary of Wild Oats. She enjoys connecting with her guests on many different levels while giving them a sophisticated and unique salon experience. She has advanced training in hair cutting, balayage, highlighting and is certified in Vomor extensions.
Born and raised in Panama City, FL, AshElli has found her passion in all things beauty. Inspired by her grandmother’s cosmetology career, she strives to bring inner beauty outward and mesh her creative mind with her entrepreneurial spirit. She is currently a Master Student at the Aveda Institute of Tallahassee and specializes in hair cutting and design. During her time as a student she received the Edwin Neill Full Potential Award and represented the institute in cut and style. She also loves formal styling, hand-painted blonding, and curly hair design. Her favorite products include Be Curly Curl Enhancer and Aveda Men’s Grooming Cream.
Jessica is a graduate of North Florida Cosmetology Institute. She has been a Cosmetologist since 2011. She has a passion for helping others realize their hair’s true potential. She enjoys smoothing services, long layers, skincare, body waxing, and fun hair color. When she isn’t at the salon she is enjoying life with her son and husband. Her favorite Aveda products are Air Control, Aveda Botanical Kinetics Hydrating Lotion, and the Smooth Infusion line.
Kaylee is from Crestview FL and graduated from Aveda Institute Tallahassee in August of 2019. She inspired her self into the beauty field and is beyond eager to learn and promote happiness to each and every guest whether it’s a cool blonding, trendy cut, or a fresh makeover. Her favorite products are the Aveda Dry Shampoo and Blue Malva Shampoo.
Alex is one of our amazing Salon Assistants. She is from Fort Lauderdale, FL & has always loved everything hair & makeup. She is currently attending Aveda Institute Tallahassee graduating April 2020. She enjoys working with color & styling and anticipates specializing in extensions & blonding. Her favorite Aveda products are Brilliant Emollient Finishing Gloss & everything Smooth Infusion.
Kelsey is one of our fabulous Salon Assistants and is attending Lively Technical College. She graduates in December 2019 and loves Bridal Styling as well as bright Fantasy Colors and Makeup. Kelsey loves everything beauty and making people feel beautiful is her biggest goal. She wants everyone that sits in her chair to leave feeling better about themselves. Her favorite Aveda product is Sap Moss Shampoo and Conditioner.