Meet the team

Stephanie Perez, Master Stylist and Salon Manager

Stephanie started her career by attending Scot Lewis a Paul Mitchell Partner school in 2003 where she was a lead on the Design Team. After graduation, she was then recruited by Regis Hairstylists before becoming an independent contractor. Three years into independent contracting, she was ready to open a salon but was put on hold due to a diagnosis of Lymphoma. After successful treatment in 2017, she began actively pursuing her dream to open a salon that caters to people that want more than just a cut and color. She wanted a place where people can come to be pampered and socialize with one another.  

In Stephanie's 15+ years in the industry, she has prided herself on education and the ability to do all types and textures of hair. Stephanie holds certifications in Alphaparf Milano hair color, Keratin Complex, Wella Systems, Paul Mitchell color systems, O.P.I. Gel polish and nail care, Orly Gel FX and Satin Smooth waxing.

Stephanie has been proclaimed the Queen of Blonde -- her 3D Blonde technique will leave you feeling flawless!

Barb Greene, Master Stylist (currently out on leave)

Barb's love for beauty started in 1977 when she enrolled at T.V.I. Barb as an Aloxxi Master Colorist. Her claim to fame is that she is a look-good-feel-good, specialist. Barb is a Saint Paul native that has based her career in the Highland and MacGroveland Area.

Joelle Marchio, Master Stylist

Joelle's love for hair started in 1973. She started at Helene's French Flare for 10 short years before it became Joelle's. She uses Wella and Matrix color. She is a Saint Paul native and has always been in the Highland Park area.

Paula Merth, Master Stylist

Paula trained under Horst during the birth of Aveda. She was born into the world of hair as her mother was an independent hair designer. Paula has worked in Highland her whole career and loves to make the community look and feel their best.

Cherri Moen, Master Stylist

Cherri started her career when she graduated high school. She opened a salon in her home in the early 80's. She sat on the Fashion Committee in Saint Paul. Her love for beauty does not stop at hair, Cherri also offers facial waxing and natural nail services.    

Mary Palmer, Master Stylist

Mary has been in the industry for more than 30 years. She started her career by attending Trobridge Beauty Academy of Minneapolis. Mary is a certified Matrix colorist and has extensive knowledge in curl enhancements.    

Sherri Rosario-Arroyo, Nail Technician

Sherri prides herself on creating a relaxing atmosphere while maintaining a clean and sterilized workspace for her clients. She specializes in dipped nails, elderly foot and nail care., pink and white French manicures, relaxing manicures, and soothing pedicures. Sherri graduated from LA Beauty and Massage in Minnesota and took continuing education courses at America's Beauty Show for Orly products. In her free time, loves to cook Puerto Rican food for her family.

GiGi Tillis, Nail Technician

Suzy Yancura-Pinon, Nail Technician

Susan started her career in the medical field in early 2000 studying at the University of Maryland. After graduating and working in the field, she saw the older patients need for affordable, proper nail care. Susan then decided to use her passion of beauty [that she learned from her mother] and go to school for nail technology and makeup artistry in 2009. Since completing her education, Susan has been featured in 10 regional and national publications for her nail art, had nail art featured in the reality shows Jerseylicious and Chicagolicious and spoke at local beauty trade schools. Susan also worked as a makeup artist for the Minnesota Vikings, Prince and had her work featured in Season 3 of HBO's Tru Blood.

In her free time, she volunteers with the National Thyroid Awareness, Purple Light Sex Trafficking group, and the Look Good, Feel Better program with the American Cancer Association. Susan served as Mrs. Woodbury International in 2017 and in 2019. This year, she will compete for Mrs. Minnesota for her contributions to her community, poise in beauty and ability to balance work, family, and life.   

Yvette Iris, Skin Care professional

Yvette has 20 years of experience in the beauty Industry and loves what she does today more then ever -- makeup and great skin is her absolute passion. Yvette is a Master Artist and is trained in all styles of artistry from makeup for photography, video, film, and glam event makeup. Yvette specializes in custom airbrush tanning, airbrush makeup, and bridal/event makeup.

Yvette graduated in Aesthetics, from the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis and went on to Advanced Training at The International Dermal Institute. She has worked as a Pro Artist And Skin Consultant for MAC, L'Oreal, Sephora, and Nars. She is currently consulting for Murad Skincare and Smashbox Cosmetics. Her advanced training and years of master classes from Smashbox has taught her how to create beautiful touchable glowing skin along with great makeup for any occasion. Her passion is transforming clients and bringing out their beauty while working with their lifestyle, personality, and vision.