Lauren Besser

Lauren Besser

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Lauren has worked in the beauty industry since she graduated the Regency Beauty Institute in 2015, and joined our team in 2017! She grew up in Duluth and enjoys being outdoors and in nature, or by one of our many lakes!

Entering the beauty industry was a way for Lauren to be creative and help prove that everyone is beautiful in their own way. She loves bringing out her guests natural beauty; foils and color services are a great way to enhance just that. She wants her guests to feel like themselves, but more beautiful than when they came in. With education courses in color under her belt, Lauren is your go to girl when wanting to make changes that will compliment your natural look, and current style. Specializing in highlight and color services, Lauren is an easy going person, and as long as you’re in her chair you will feel comfortable, taken care of, and relaxed.

“I like to prove that everyone is beautiful in their own way”


Service Prices: 

Cutting

 

Women's Haircut & Style $42  

Men's Haircut & Style $35

Children's Haircut & Style  $25
Children Under 6 $20 

COLOR

 

Balayage $115 
Bleach/Tone & Haircut $139
Face Framing & Shampoo Blowcomb $75
Highlight/Color & Haircut $184
Ombre & Haircut $130
Partial Highlight/Color & Haircut $169

Balayage & Haircut $140
Color $77
Highlight $87
Men's Grey Blending $35
Partial Highlight $82
Partial Lower Color $45

Bleach/Tone $99
Color & Haircut $107 
Highlight & Haircut $117
Ombre $110
Partial Highlight & Haircut $107

A LA CARTE

 

Makeup Application $50
Beard Trim $10
Updo $75
Brow & Lip Wax $35

Conditioning Treatment $35
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Brow Wax $20
Chin Wax  $15

Eyebrow Tinting $15
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)
Lip Wax $15

Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.

Taylor Crisp

Taylor Crisp

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Taylor graduated from Minnesota School of Cosmetology in 2017, and joined our team later that year. She comes from a family of artists, and gets to practice her passion when she’s behind the chair!


Taylor is enthusiastic about Aveda products, and one of her favorite is Control Paste! She likes its versatility to tame fly-aways, or add texture to “grunge” up a look! Similar to her love for Aveda product versatility; Taylor is a versatile stylist and gets excited about services that bring out her guests natural beauty, but still enjoys working with trend and vibrant colors. On the weekends you’ll catch Taylor listening to Rock N’ Roll, playing video games, or hanging out with family. Interested in a trendy look? Is Rock N’ Roll your style? Taylor is your girl.

"I'm an artist and come from a family of artists"


Service Prices: 

CUTTING

 

Women's Haircut & Style $35

Men's Haircut & Style $30

Children's Haircut & Style  $20

COLOR

 

Balayage $105
Bleach/Tone & Haircut $129
Face Frame & Blowcomb $70
Highlight/Color & Haircut $159
Partial Highlight $77

Balayage & Haircut $120
Color $72
Highlight $82
Ombre $105
Partial Highlight & Haircut $107

Bleach/Tone $94
Color & Haircut $97
Highlight & Haircut $115
Ombre & Haircut $120
Partial Highlight/Color/ & Haircut $152

A LA CARTE

 

Makeup Application $50
Perm $70
Brow Wax $20
Brow & Lip Wax $35
Lip Wax $15

Conditioning Treatment $35
Perm & Haircut $82
Updo $75
Chin Wax  $15

Eyebrow Tinting $15
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)

Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.

Mya Betts

Mya Betts

Microblading Specialist 

Samantha "Sammi" Bruns

Samantha "Sammi" Bruns

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Sammi grew up in small town Minnesota, but her passion for the beauty industry brought her to the cities to study at the Aveda institute in 2013. She graduated that year and joined our team right away! Her passion has led her all the way to New York to work with the Aveda team at New York Fashion Week. When she’s off work, you will find her eating the GF Veggie Burger at Washington Square downtown WBL!

Helping people has always inspired her, and being able to go to work each day and instill confidence in her clients is the dream job! Each guest is a new opportunity to create, and she won’t let you leave unhappy! Sammi loves working with formal styles, updos, and doing makeup applications! She specializes in balayages major haircuts, and current trends!

“Just know that I will spend as much time as I need to on your hair to make you feel your absolute best when you leave my chair. I'm here for you”


Service Prices: 

Cutting

 

Women's Haircut & Style $50

Men's Haircut & Style $40

Children's Haircut & Style  $30

COLOR

 

Balayage $130
Bleach/Tone & Haircut $150
Face Framing & Shampoo Blowcomb $82
Highlight/Color & Haircut $190
Ombre & Haircut $145
Partial Highlight/Color/ & Haircut $178

Balayage & Haircut $155
Color $100
Highlight $20
Men's Grey Blending $35
Partial Highlight $110
Partial Lower Color $50

Bleach/Tone $130
Color & Haircut $125
Highlight & Haircut $135
Ombre $130
Partial Highlight & Haircut $125

A LA CARTE

 

Brazilian Blowout $107 per hour
Conditioning Treatment $35
Beard Trim $10
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Updo $75
Brow & Lip Wax $35

Hand Tied Extensions upon consultation
Perm $120
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)
Brow Wax $20
Chin Wax  $15

Makeup Application $50
Eyebrow Tinting $15
Perm & Haircut $135
Split End Treatment $35
Lip Wax $15

Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.

 

Lori Arnold

Lori Arnold

Management team since 2003.

 

 

Angela Matteson

Angela Matteson


Angela grew up in Neenah, Wisconsin! (Go Pack Go!). She went to school at the Aveda institute in 2002 and joined our team later that year! She has over 15 years of experience in the industry and continues to be passionate about making her guests feel special.  Her work has been featured on various social media platforms as representative of Aveda’s brand.


Angela likes to guide her clients through dramatic changes in styles, especially with hair extensions or color services! Schedule an appointment with Angela and feel at ease! During her time behind the chair Angela has continued her education through advanced master’s courses in extensions, cutting, and color. She specializes in thin hair, extensions, and Brazilian blowouts.

“I am very passionate about making people feel special”


Service Prices: 


CUTTING

 

Women's Haircut & Style $66

Men's Haircut & Style $40

Children's Haircut & Style  $25
Children Under 6 $20

COLOR

 

Balayage $142
Bleach/Tone & Haircut $205
Face Framing & Shampoo Blowcomb $79
Highlight/Color & Haircut $234
Ombre & Haircut $172
Partial Highlight/Color/ & Haircut $198

Balayage & Haircut $176
Color $107
Highlight $122
Men's Grey Blending $35
Partial Highlight $112
Partial Lower Color $53

Bleach/Tone $155
Color & Haircut $139
Highlight & Haircut $155
Ombre $140
Partial Highlight & Haircut $142

A LA CARTE

 

Brazilian Blowout $107 per hour
Conditioning Treatment $35
Beard Trim $10
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Updo $75
Brow & Lip Wax $35

Extensions based on consultation
Perm $135
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)
Brow Wax $20
Chin Wax  $15

Makeup Application $50
Eyebrow Tinting $15
Perm & Haircut $164 
Split End Treatment $35
Lip Wax $15

Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.

Amanda "Will" Akerson

Amanda "Will" Akerson

 

In 2006, with a platinum blonde bob, Will graduated from the Aveda institute. She joined our team the following year! Cosmetology for her is more than just hair; it’s making people feel great about themselves every day! Working with the Aveda line is a highlight for her, there are so many great products for hair and skin; but she loves the damage remedy line for keeping hair healthy between color treatments!

On the weekends you’ll catch her chasing her husband, three kids, and puppy around town! Will excels at all color services, and Brazilian blowouts! Keeping things natural and healthy is her specialty, especially in those “going grey” transitional years! If you don’t know what you want, Will’s your girl! Bring in a picture, or other inspiration and she’ll help you get the look you’ve always wanted!

 

“I really enjoy creating a natural look with hair color while keeping it healthy in the process.”


Service Prices: 


CUTTING

 

Women's Haircut & Style $50

Men's Haircut & Style $45

Children's Haircut & Style  $35

COLOR

 

Balayage $155
Bleach/Tone & Haircut $180
Framing & Shampoo Blowcomb $85
Highlight/Color & Haircut $190
Ombre & Haircut $165
Partial Lower Color $60

Balayage & Haircut $165
Color $115
Highlight $125
Men's Grey Blending $35
Partial Highlight $120

Bleach/Tone $140
Color & Haircut $125
Highlight & Haircut $145
Ombre $145
Partial Highlight & Haircut $130

A LA CARTE

 

Brazilian Blowout $110 per hour
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Updo $75
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)

Conditioning Treatment $35
Brow & Lip Wax $35
Brow Wax $20
Chin Wax  $15

Eyebrow Tinting $15
Split End Treatment $35
Lip Wax $15


Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.

Kirsten Dey

Kirsten Dey


Kirsten, from Maplewood Minnesota, grew up with a creative eye! She loved playing dress up with friends, and making everyone around her feel beautiful. Her interests in the beauty industry lead her to study cosmetology at the Aveda Institute, where she graduated from in 2008. In 2011, she joined our team and has continued to let her creativity shine; especially with Updo’s, special event styles, BALAYAGE, and hand-tied extensions!

She loves any service that gives client’s hair a whole new look and feel. On her day’s off Kirsten is planning her next adventure abroad, listening to Beyonce, or spending time with family.

"I love how creative I get to be in this job, every service is different from the last"


SERVICE PRICES

CUTTING

 

Women's Haircut & Style $55

Men's Haircut & Style $45

Children's Haircut & Style  $35

COLOR

 

Balayage $135
Bleach/Tone & Haircut $155   
Face Framing & Shampoo Blowcomb $82 
Highlight/Color & Haircut $190     
Ombre $135    
Partial Highlight & Haircut $135 

Balayage & Haircut $155 
Color $105 
Highlight $125
Men's Grey Blending $35 
Ombre & Haircut $155   
Partial Highlight/Color/ & Haircut $178

Bleach/Tone $135  
Color & Haircut $135 
Highlight & Haircut $145
Partial Highlight $115      
Partial Lower Color $47

A LA CARTE

 

Bang Trim $10
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Updo $75
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)

Makeup Application $50
Hand Tied Extensions upon consultation
Brow & Lip Wax $35
Brow Wax $20
Chin Wax  $15

Conditioning Treatment $35
Eyebrow Tinting $15
Split End Treatment $35
Lip Wax $15

Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.

Renate Powell

Renate Powell

Renate graduated from the aveda institute school of esthetics in 1999 and joined our team later that year. in 2003 she returned to school and graduated from the institute's school of cosmetology.

She specializes in makeup and all hair services. Renate enjoys creating updated looks and customizing facial and waxing services to her client's need!

Holly Adams

Holly Adams

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Holly graduated from st.paul college of cosmetology in 2005 and joined our team in 2012.

she specializes in short hair and eyelash extensions. holly likes performing dramatic and creative changes!

 

Julie Dachtera

Julie Dachtera

Julie graduated from 916 Technical College in 1976 and joined our hair team in 2000. 

When Julie is not working at the salon, she is the Manager of The Sensory Research Salon at Aveda Corporate. 

*New clients by referral only

Sonny Purdy

Sonny Purdy

Sonny graduated from Robinson's school of cosmetology in 1981. She is The Artistic Director of our hair team.

sonny enjoys all aspects of creating customized looks for her clients. Her passion has led her to educate other Stylist all over the country including styling hair at the NY Fashion Week!

 

 

Joel Dittberner

Joel Dittberner

Joel graduated from St Paul Barber College in 1983 with a Master Barber License. He is the Men’s Artistic Director and educator. 

Joel Specializes in men’s and women’s cutting and styling, wig and hair pieces. he is committed to enhancing his client's individual style while keeping their look up to date.

 

Chris Dittberner

Chris Dittberner

Chris graduated from Northeast Metro Technical College in 1981 and pursued her dream of opening a salon in 1990! Working with the Aveda Brand is an important aspect of her vision for our Salon. The brand STRIVES to give back to the local and global community, as does Chris. She continuously supports local charities and businesses, especially in White Bear Lake!

In her free time chris enjoys making jewelry, spending time with family, or grabbing dinner at Acqua. Helping guests look and feel better just scratches the surface of Chris’s expertise! As a previous educator with the Minnesota Hairdressers Association, education has always been important to her. She’s traveled all over the world to keep up to date with industry trends including; London for master courses in cutting and coloring, Florida for Microblading and Eyeliner tattooing training, and Las Vegas for Hand-Tied Extension training. While enjoying a variety of services, Chris specializes in extensions, microblading and eyeliner tattooing. Hair cutting and formal event styles.

“MY ultimate goal is to assist my guests in creating a look that is current, but also fits in with their lifestyle”.

Service Prices

CUTTING

 

Women’s Haircut $86

Men’s Haircut $55

Children’s Haircut $36

Color

 

Bleach/Tone & Haircut $236   
Face Framing
$44
Highlight/Color & Haircut $279     
Ombre $143
 

Color $116
Highlight $143
Gloss $37
Partial Highlight & Haircut $158

Color & Haircut $168
Highlight & Haircut
$193
Men's Grey Blending $35
Partial Highlight $111

A LA CARTE

 

Cosmetic Eyeliner $200
Eyelash Tinting $35
Extensions $200+
Spiral Perm $207
Shampoo Blowcomb $45
Brow Wax $20
Brow & Lip Wax $35
Lip Wax $15

Makeup $50
Upper & Lower Cosmetic Eyeliner $400
Eyelash Lift $75
Hand Tied Extensions upon consultation
Perm $135
Formal Style $60
(no bobby pins)
Chin & Upper Lip Wax $30

Conditioning Treatment $35
Brazilian Blowout $107+
Eyelash Lift & Tint $110
Microblading $299
Perm & Haircut $185
Updo $75
Chin Wax $15

Prices are subject to change depending on hair type and time needed. 
Generally prices listed are starting points.