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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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.
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.
Lillie is from Tallahassee and Graduated from Lively Technical College in 2016. She also is a Florida International University Alumni with Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. Lillie is passionate about art and making others feel as beautiful as they deserve to feel. Lillie has a kind spirit and enjoys being a Team Player. Her favorite Aveda products are the Nutriplenish Leave-In and Speed of Light BlowDry Accelerator.
Hannah is an Aveda Institute Tallahassee graduate and has been with Soleil 7 since 2015. She is certified in VoMor Hair Extensions and loves big color transformations. She is our Salon Coach and Team Leader of the Lafayette St. Location. Hannah is a well-rounded stylist in all aspects of hair and her favorite product is Cooling Oil for its healing and cooling purposes.
Kim graduated from Aveda Institue Tallahassee & became licensed in 2020! She also has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Middle Georgia State University. Kim Is a proud Latina, and hair to her is a symbol of beauty and empowerment to all women. Since she graduated AIT, she has had the great opportunity to be assistant to Soleil 7 Salon Owner, Stephanie Borras, and has learned so much very quickly! She has a passion for making people feel good and gets excited to see her clients love her work and feel good when they leave her chair! Kim hopes to continue gaining experience and specialize in the latest hair and color techniques to be able to offer array of services for different textures of hair and makeup trends. Kim also has experience doing beautiful, sleek blow-dries, on wavy/ curly textures & loves to use Nutriplenish on all hair types!
Hey everyone, meet Abbie! She is an Aveda Institute Graduate and enjoys building new connections with her clients. Her passion is fashion colors but she also enjoys funky cuts and bangs. if you’re feeling up to trying something new and different, don’t hesitate! Abbie’s favorite Aveda product line to use is Nutriplenish.
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.
Zackary is a recent graduate from Aveda Institute Tallahassee and is in our New Artist Training Program. He loves precision haircuts as well as Blonding and Balayage. When Zackary is not with guests of his own, he will be assisting under our fierce leader, Stephanie.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Collette is originally from Maryland and moved to Tallahassee to be closer to family. A graduate of the Aveda Institute of Tallahassee, she has been a Stylist for the past 5 years. She loves being creative and hair styling is her way of expressing herself. Collette has experience working in Barber Shops and is a Men’s Grooming Specialist. Her favorite Aveda Products are from the Smooth Infusion line and Sap Moss Shampoo & Conditioner. From curly to straight and fine to textured, her passion is hair.
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.
Kelsey Pruitt attended Lively Technical College for Cosmetology and Barbering, she’s been licensed since Nov 2019. Kelsey loves working with blondes, Aveda Vibrants color, and perms. Kelsey’s main objective is to have someone feel even more beautiful when they leave salon. Her favorite salon products are the Botanical Hair Repair and Sap Moss shampoos and conditioners.
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 2016. 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.
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.
Micah was born and raised in California. She graduated from the Aveda Institute here in Tallahassee, FL in June 2020. She is passionate about making others feel great, is easy to talk to, enjoys doing hair and makeup, and loves spending time with family and friends. Micah is working towards becoming a stylist here at Soleil 7. Aveda’s Nurtiplenish line is her one of her favorite line.
Meet Shay, she always dreamed of becoming a part of the beauty industry! Growing up in beauty pageants and cheer competitions opened her mind to all different kinds of beauty all over the world . In 2015 Shay moved to Tallahassee from Miami with two years of experience in hair at only 18. She quickly became the stylist everyone loved and wanted to do their hair. In 2019 Shay graduated from the Aveda Institute with the highest GPA ! Her favorite Aveda product is the Purifying Gel Cleanser!