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Artists - Farmington


Olivia graduated from Douglas J Institute in 2019 and has loved Aveda products ever since. She has a particular passion for helping guests embrace their natural hair pattern, whatever that may be. She takes pride in the relationships she builds with her guests and always strives to make her guests feel as comfortable and taken care of as possible. Olivia loves to tackle big challenges with transformative colors or haircuts! With her love for education, she is constantly learning new techniques and skills to make sure that her guests leave with a style they love.



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Liz graduated from Douglas J Aveda in Grand Rapids in 2022, and completed our advanced training curriculum shortly after. Her sweet and kind nature, along with her attentiveness and thoroughness, will make you feel special and cared for throughout your entire visit. Liz believes that the key to healthy and beautiful hair is a great at-home hair care routine & she loves to share her knowledge with her guests to help them achieve their hair goals. With her expertise and creativity, she can create a look that's perfect for your unique personality, and can work with all hair types and textures.



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An Aveda professional since 2013, Emily loves vibrant customized color, foiling & balayage, and creative cutting. She's been with Aveda her entire career because of her confidence in her ability to create any look with the Aveda color and product lines. She has taken countless advanced academy courses, has served as our in-house color educator, is classically trained in Vidal Sassoon, and is certified in I-Tip, K-Tip, Tape-In, and Volume Weft Extension methods with Bellami. Emily is sure to create a gorgeous look for you while teaching you how to create the same effect at home!




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Behind the chair since 2000, Melissa has a great sense of humor and loves to express herself through her creativity. Melissa guides her clients on how to achieve simple and effortless beauty in their hair, with an at home regimen tailored to their lifestyles. Being a stylist in NYC in the past and styling celebrities such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Keri Russell, Melissa truly learned to design a perfect look for any client, regardless of profession.





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Rachel has been behind the chair cutting & coloring since 2005 & is with us at Legato for one week each month, spending the rest of her month in New York. From classic to funky, she can do it all, while making you feel at home in her chair. Some of her many talents here include special event styling, along with color and cutting services. A cancer survivor, Rachel has been active in her community serving on the DDA Board. 




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A professional since 2017, Sam graduated from Douglas J Aveda Institute and Legato's advanced training program. She brings an organic approach behind the chair, specializing in creating multi-dimensional hair colors, blonding techniques, and precision razor cuts. Sam's commitment goes beyond merely styling hair; she strives to empower her clients to embrace and enhance their unique features. Whether it's a transformative change or a subtle enhancement, Sam's goal is to make you feel like the most confident and authentic version of yourself.





Caroline has always had a passion for beauty and skin care in particular! She graduated from Douglas J. Aveda Institute, earning her esthetics license in 2021. She strongly aligns with Aveda’s commitment to helping guests feel beautiful while remaining environmentally conscious. Caroline prides herself on creating a welcoming and educational environment for everyone who walks into her treatment room and is looking forward to meeting you!    



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Licensed in 2013, Abbie graduated from the Douglas J Aveda institute & has worked with Aveda her entire career. Her love for the fashion & beauty industry truly shines through in her work. She will make you feel right at home with her bright personality & warm smile. Whether you're seeing her for color, highlights, permanent waves/curls, or just a haircut, Abbie is sure to wow you.





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Hanna is currently in our advanced training program, learning from our lead esthetician Caroline, to provide skin care & waxing services at Legato. In the meantime, you'll see Hanna at our front desk!



skin care & waxing (in training)

Hannah bio

Hannah is a dedicated new talent stylist who has been working through our advanced training curriculum since 2021. She has a passion for all aspects of hair styling, including haircuts, special event styling, custom color formulation, detailed foil work, and lived-in balayage. Hannah is known for her warm personality and patient nature. Whether you're looking for a simple trim or a dramatic transformation, Hannah's attention to detail and commitment to providing exceptional service will bring your vision to life!



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A professional since 2017, Andrea is a graduate of both Dougals J & Legato's training programs. She is passionate about creating bold & beautiful hair using natural and cruelty-free products. She specializes in dimensional blonding and vibrant color. Andrea's goal is to have each guest leave feeling relaxed, refreshed, and beautiful.








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Melinda’s main focus behind the chair is the relationship she has with her clients and their hair. A stylist since 2013, she places high value on the excellence of her chosen craft; believing that a beautiful, finished look for all hair types starts out with a very thorough consultation that impresses each client that sits in her chair. Whether it be a color, cut, or even special event styling; Melinda is dedicated to delivering what looks and feels best for each client.



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Licensed in 2002, Dayna’s amazing work is inspired by music, art, and her strong passion for the fashion industry. She uses her highly trained eye to choose a look that is both flattering and contemporary to her clients. In addition to training with Aveda, Redken, and Vidal Sassoon, Dayna continues her education at several advanced academies across the Midwest.





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