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  Trendi Aveda

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Meet Our Team

Get to know the staff at Trendi Salon and Spa. We have experienced professionals on staff who stay up to date on popular trends and employ the latest techniques in order to give you exactly what you want. Read on to learn more about each staff member.

Team Members:


Barb Esty Kelm   Owner/Stylist/Colorist/Fine Hair Specialist

Barb discovered her passion for hair styling at a very early age.  After "practicing" on many of her elementary school friends she knew she found her calling.  After successfully graduating from cosmetology school, Barb won her very first hair competition that she entered, and a career was launched.  Besides her 20+ years behind the chair Barb made the successful transition to salon ownership in 2009.  Barb has worked with Aveda for most of her career and loves the results her clients receive from the all-natural/cruelty free product line.   While she enjoys every aspect of running a business, Barb is a passionate stylist with a large faithful following.  Barb prides herself on tailoring a person's look to their lifestyle. She has been called "the master of fine hair," and has worked with clients all over the metro area. 



Jordan  Stylist/Colorist/Makeup Artist/Balayage Specialist
Jordan is a very talented stylist. She has an eye for color and loves to do balayages and ombres. Give her a color challenge, and she will be happy to help. She is also a trained makeup artist who loves to do hair and makeup for wedding parties.



Emma Stylist/Colorist

Emma graduated from the Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 2015. She loves to perform hair color, especially balayages and ombres. You will love her friendly personality!



Kirstin   Stylist/Colorist
Kirstin is an Aveda Institute graduate and will be joining our team in late July. We are excited for her to join our family!



Bubs   Stylist/Colorist
Bubs has been a master stylist for 40 years, which speaks to her dedication to her profession. Bubs says, "I love my job," and she still continues to learn the newest techniques and trends in the hair industry.



Hailey Stylist/Colorist
Hailey graduated from the Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 2013. She loves keeping up with all the new techniques and helping people feel as confident as they should! Updos and color are her favorite things to do. She takes pride in making her clients beautiful.



Kayla Stylist/Colorist

Kayla is a graduate from the Minnesota School of Cosmetology and graduated in 2017.  She has also taken additional training at the Mpls. Aveda Institute.  She enjoys foiling and performing balayage services. Her favorite thing is meeting new people to beautify!



Susan  Salon Manager/Stylist/Colorist

Susan has over 30 years of experience in the hair industry.  She specializes in mens hair and fashion colors.  If you need a crisp fade, she is your stylist.  Susan has a background in everything from theatical hair/makeup, fashion coloring, instructing at a cosmetology school and even working as a doll hairstylist. If you are looking for someone to think outside the box for your style, she is happy to help.



Christy Massage Therapist/Esthetician
Christy is our dual licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician. Christy has over 16 years of experience in the spa industry. Christy offers all aspects of massage therapy, including Swedish, hot stone, prenatal and deep tissue. As a skilled and knowledgeable Esthetician, she is well versed with Aveda skin care, facials, chemical peels, full-body waxing, and body treatments. Her areas of specialty are; the Aveda Dual Exfoliation and microdermabrasion facials, specific issue massage, Brazilian waxing, and massage/facial combination services.
Christy uses her passion for healing to give her clients the absolute best care.



Bridget Massage Therapist

Bridget is a licensed massage therapist and graduate from the Aveda Institute, Mn.  Clients love her ability to give deep tissue massages that result in a spa experience that is both relaxing and therapeutic.  Her bubbly personality will leave you wanting to come back!



Salon Manager and Sales and Service Coordinators
Sue, Tori and Alli and Ellie

Sue   Tori   Alli   Ellie
Whether it is a cheerful grin when you walk in, serving you a refreshing beverage during your visit, or verifying your appointment 48 hours prior, our customer service team will make your experience with us a warm and relaxing one.