My passion is beauty. As a professional hairstylist with many years of experience and continuing education, I understand that your most important beauty accessory is you hair. I take time at each visit to listen to your ideas, opinions and to share my expertise. I look forward to having you in my chair, I adore knowing that you will leave with a big smile, a splendid sense of self-confidence -- because I have given you the look of success!
Salon Essence is a private local business providing upscale professional hair care services. We are proud to partner with local community organizations like Chanhassen High School to offer exclusive deals to support our community! Get ready for the dance, the holidays or any occasion using our exclusive promotion.
Casey is a graduate from the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis in 2012. She enjoys all types of haircuts and colors, including balayage, foils, and ombré. Finding creative styles for her clients and making them leave feeling beautiful is a passion of hers! Understanding the importance of continuing education, she is always finding ways to keep up with new trends. When Casey is not behind the chair she loves to kayak, camp, attend concerts, travel, take walks with her dog Ivy and spend time with family and friends!
Lisa lives in Chanhassen and has been in the industry for over 20 years. She believes the key to excellent hair service starts with communication and takes pride in listening to her client's wants, needs and life style. She specializes in color, foiling, cutting and has her certificate in hair extensions through Easihair Pro. In her free time she enjoys shopping, working on home projects and spending time with family and friends.
Lori was born and raised in Glencoe, MN and currently lives in Chaska. She studied at Bemidji State and St. Cloud Beauty College. Lori really enjoys cutting long hair, coloring services, complete makeovers including short and funky cuts, designer perms, eyebrow waxing & tinting and men's haircuts! In her free time, you can find her in the kitchen, in the garden, at the cabin, fishing, mushroom hunting, riding her motorcycle, smoking meats, reading scripture or spending time with friends and family.
Tanya has traveled and lived all over the world before settling down in Waconia. She studied at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. Tanya was a stylist educator and recruiter before working at Salon Essence. She loves to cut new, creative hair styles and specializes in curly hair and extensions. In her free time she is usually working on a craft of some sort for weddings or spending time with her family.
Angela attended the Scot Lewis Beauty School. She specializes in cutting, coloring, facial waxing, extensions, keratin straightening and formal styles. When she's not behind the chair, she can be found cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Jenna grew up in Cologne and attended the Scot Lewis Cosmetology School in Bloomington, MN. She enjoys men's, women's and kids' haircuts and specializes in coloring, foiling and facial waxing. Jenna enjoys helping out on her family's dairy farm and spending a lot of time with her friends and family!
Kristine grew up in Chaska and now lives in Cologne, MN with her husband and two daughters. A graduate from the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, Kristine enjoys coloring, cutting and specializes in short styles! Kristine loves to spend time with family and friends when she's not behind the chair.
Tondi graduated from the Lake Area Technical Institute of Cosmetology and earned her Cosmetology Teaching Certificate from the University of Minnesota. She specializes in coloring, cutting, up styles, waxing, brow & lash tinting, extensions and ear piercing. In her free time, Tondi enjoys spending time with family, going to sporting events, gardening and traveling!
Kelly started her career with Horst/Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. After graduating, she was employed by Horst Salons in Edina, MN where she assisted Senior stylists and completed one year of advances training in all chemical services. She also specialized in color services for several years. She trained with Bumble and Bumble in New York City to stay current on all the latest color techniques. She designed, opened and owned Salon Essence for over 10 years. Kelly loves people and their hair. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends reading and exploring the outdoors.