Elizabeth (Beth) has been a Licensed Hair Stylist and Salon owner for 20 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual and Performing Arts. She started her career as a Creative Portrait Photographer then transitioned into Cutting and Color. Her love is designing a cut for a Guest’s facial shape and Lifestyle along with creating customized color. She loves to use the latest color techniques taught by the AVEDA Global Artists. Elizabeth started the Nouveaux Talent (apprentice) program in 2007 to help newly licensed cosmetologist to further advance their knowledge of our creative industry.
Kristen attended the University of Colorado (Go Buffs!) and got her BA in Psychology. After school she moved to San Diego where she became a Certified Personal Coach. She moved back to Colorado in 2013 and wanted to help lead the family business with her background in Coaching. She loves working with teams and creating a space that empowers employees and is a welcoming space for guests.
When she’s not working, Kristen enjoys open water swimming, paddleboarding and the outdoors.
“Connection is why we’re here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives.” -Brené Brown
Desirae graduated in 2011 from the Aveda Institute Denver. She also received her Lash Extension certification and she is passionate about doing both Lashes and Color here at the Salon. Desirae also enjoys working with her guests in finding their desired look. Desirae loves that AVEDA is a Natural line and her favorite product is Texture Tonic.
When Desirae is not at the salon, you will find her running around with her 5 year old son. She also enjoys camping, fishing, and doing projects around their new house.
“Great things never came from comfort zones.” – Anonymous
Shaleena graduated from Regency in 2012. She has been on the 95th Street Team since 2015, first starting in guest services, then went through our apprentice program and has been working her way up ever since. She loves working with her clients and meeting their hair needs. Shaleena is most passionate about Hair Cuts and Balayage.
Shaleena loves that Aveda has a commitment to the environment and enjoys all of their products.
When she is not working, Shaleena is hanging out with her husband, daughter and their two cats. You can also find her in Nature on a Hiking trail.
“My mission in life is to not merely survive, but thrive; and to do so with some passion, compassion, humor, and some style.”
(photo credit: Desiree Photography)
Kelly Joy is excited to return back to her home here at 95th Street Salon & Spa. She has been a part of the Salon family since she was 16. In 2010, Beth encouraged her to pursue a career in Cosmetology so she decided to attend the Aveda Institute in Denver. Shortly after, she moved to Hawaii and set up her own single chair salon. Kelly Joy is excited to be back and looking forward to being a part of the busy team/salon environment again.
When she is not at work, you can find her enjoying time with her three beautiful kids.
Kelly Joy can’t wait to see you as a guest for your Waxing and Hair needs!
Lori is a Massage therapist, Personal Trainer and Physical Therapy Assistant with over 25 years of experience. Her primary focus with each client is to use an eclectic approach to help their body get back in total alignment and balance. She believes in working with the whole, mind, body & spirit!
Jimmie has been a licensed Nail Tech for over 20 years. She has been featured in Nail Pro Magazine and is passionate about creating stunning nail designs that her guests will enjoy. Her passion is working with her guests and giving them the nails they love. She strives to create hand painted nail art that will swoon your heart!
On her days off, Jimmie enjoys spending time with her kids. Her son Ashton is a senior in High School and her Daughter Kendyll is attending Beauty School in Colorado. When Jimmie is not in the salon, you can find her running on our amazing Colorado trails!
Bellas is the Lead Team Member in our Guest Services team. She has 6 years of experience in Guest Services in the Aveda network. She is passionate about making your experience here at the Salon one that you will want to come back for again. Bella enjoys being the face of the salon and welcoming our guests into a relaxing atmosphere.
Her favorite thing about Aveda is that the products are naturally derived and have helped her maintain her gorgeous hair.
When she is not at work, Bella enjoys baking, cooking and makeup. She also enjoys spending time with her 4 year old daughter and family.
“What you create for you, no one can take from you.” – Jhene Aiko