Originally from Iowa, Amanda has taken on Colorado by storm. She had humble beginnings starting out as a receptionist at an Aveda salon in high school. Since then, she has worked her way up, attending cosmetology school in Iowa, then working as an educator, and finally opening her very own Aveda Salon in Broomfield, CO. Amanda also ran a freelance on location wedding business for five years.
She loves the variety of clients she gets to work with on a daily basis. Amanda stays up to date on current and ever-changing hair trends, which she gets to practice on her clients and make them feel transformed. She specializes in color, wedding/special occasion hair, and razor cutting. Certified in Vomor extensions.
On the rare occasion that Amanda is not at the salon, she enjoys snowboarding, yoga, reading, and spending time with her two year old, Wilder, new born, Sam, her husband, friends, and favorite brother, Nick.
Abby Reed - Stylist
Abby moved to Colorado at the age of nine. She grew up practicing different hairstyles, cuts and even color on her friends in high school, which planted the seed for her career as a hairstylist. Once graduating high school, Abby attended the Arts & Education Hairdressing Academy in Broomfield, CO. She then trained under Wella Professionals, American and Toni & Guy Education, as well as Aveda instructors, and has even spent time training students at A&E. Although her work covers a range of services, Abby specializes in natural and soft colors, blondes, bright fashion colors, blowouts, and guardless and freehand clipper cuttings. Certified in Vomor extensions.
Abby loves connecting with her clients and truly making them feel great about themselves. She loves knowing that doing beautiful work can change someone’s perspective about themselves.
In her free time, Abby loves spending time with her friends, boyfriend, and family practicing traditions or just kicking back and watching a good tv show.
Becca Gentry - Stylist
Becca grew up loving hair and makeup. She always did her friends and family’s hair and makeup for events as far back as middle school. Since then, she decided to pursue a career as a cosmetologist. She is both Wella and Aveda trained.
Becca has a strong connection to her clients. She loves to enhance people’s natural beauty inside and out. She is inspired by soft melts and lived in colors. Her specialties include balayage, men’s cuts including freehand clipper cutting, and bridal hairstyles. Certified in Vomor extensions.
Her free time is typically made up of playing/watching sports, food, and spending time with her friends and family.
Bri Laffey - Stylist
Bri was first introduced to Aveda by a family member and has since been hooked. She loved the concept so much, she decided to attend the Aveda Institute in Des Moines, Iowa, and has continued her education with Aveda Educators.. Her warm personality opens the door to creating authentic and lasting connections with her clients. She loves making her guests feel beautiful and is inspired by the ability to transform someone’s day by doing what she is passionate about.
Her specialties include natural and blended colors, blondes, men’s cuts, and balayage. Bri has also done hair for various fashion shows. Certified in Vomor extensions.
In her free time, Bri loves exploring all that Colorado has to offer including hiking, checking out the music scene, and hanging out with friends and family.
Hannah Randall - Esthetician
Hannah is a native to beautiful Colorado. Her true passion is healthy skin and people! She has been practicing skin therapy for over 12 years. Spending most of those years working in the medical spa industry and having ongoing training.
Her true roots lie in getting your skin where it needs to be naturally through specialized beauty routines in the salon and building your beauty regiment at home. Hannah loves being a detective to understand your skin care goals from helping with dryness; acne; hyper pigmentation and nourishment. Her main goal is RESULTS!
Outside of the spa room, Hannah enjoys spending time with her family doing all of the wonderful things that Colorado has to offer, from camping to snowboarding. She also loves to explore!
Kaitlyn Mikko - Stylist, Esthetician, Lash Artist
Kaitlyn recently relocated to Colorado from Michigan! Growing up in the same small town, her husband and herself were eager to find change. Kaitlyn's start in the beauty world began as she grew up with a salon in her house where her mother did hair. She then dual enrolled during high school to receive her diploma and certification to be a licensed cosmetologist in Michigan. While working behind the chair and attending Central Michigan University for Business, she decided she wanted to dive a little deeper into the beauty world and became a licensed Esthetician. For the next two years, Kaitlyn taught Esthiology and Cosmetology for an Aveda Institute in Michigan, then returned to being behind the chair as a color specialist. Now, she has joined our team with a wide range of services in the spa and behind the chair.
Kaitlyn thrives on continuing to grow and learn what more there is to offer for her guests and keeping up with the latest trends. She has continued her education with classes that range from blonding techniques, balayage methods, skin care, eyelash extensions, styling tips and more!
In Kaitlyn's free time, she likes to explore what Colorado has to offer to her. Her husband and her love taking their new German Shepherd, Aspen, on long walks in the mountains after it cools down in the evening.
Page Willis - Stylist
Page is a Broken Arrow, OK native. After attending university in OK, she decided to change the direction in her life and enroll herself in cosmetology school at Artistic Beauty. Page loves being able to turn her guest’s day around by giving them a fantastic cut and color. She truly connects with her guest’s and creates long lasting friendships with anyone who sits in her chair.
Some of her specialties include balayage, natural colors, and haircuts. She always takes the time to listen to exactly what her guests want to deliver perfect results at each appointment. Certified in Vomor extensions.
In her limited spare time, Page enjoys the wonders of motherhood with her toddler, infant and husband.
Valerie Halick - Stylist
Valerie was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where she first started in the beauty industry. She has had a love of doing hair as long as she can remember. After graduating high school, she immediately dove into cosmetology school, where she attended Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, in Atlanta. She continued her education within the salon, taking classes with some of the most acclaimed stylists in the city. Valerie joined the Aveda team when she moved to Colorado in 2017 and has been loving every minute of it!
Valerie's main focus is making sure you are heard to establish great communication and educating her guests to be able to recreate styles at home. Above all to ensure you have a fantastic experience. She loves all things color including balayage, baby lights, fashion colors, natural colors, and using a combination to create a custom color for all of her guests. She is also certified in Vomor hair extensions.
Since Valerie has been in Colorado she has absolutely fallen in love with the state. When she's not in the salon, she loves to spend time with her boyfriend, hiking, camping and traveling anytime she has the chance!