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  Trendi Aveda

Meet Our Team

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.


Barb Esty Kelm Owner/Stylist/Colorist         

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. 


Emma Stylist/Colorist/Balayage Specialist/Hair Extension Expert

Emma is a very talented stylist who 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, Mpls. graduate and is a sweetheart.  She loves performing hair services to provide texture and layers, and is always learning the newest techniques.  Her passion is adding dimentional color, such as balayages, foils and taking clients to their blonde dreams.  She would love to see you in her chair to  transform your tired hair color into a shiny more vibrant you.



Adrianna Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Expert
Adrianna is a graduate of the Mn. School of Cosmetology. She has taken additional training to be a Hair Extension Expert and LOVES performing all services related to hair.



Tayllor Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Expert
Tayllor is eager to learn all of the newest trends and gives her clients hair that they love!!! Her balayages are simply STUNNING!!! She is a graduate from the Minnesota School of Cosmetology.



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.



Sarah Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Expert
Sarah has been in the hair industry for over 2 years and is a graduate from the Minnesota School of Cosmetology. She continues to learn the newest techniques to give her clients the hair they dream of.


Shayla Stylist/Colorist/Hair Extension Expert
Shayla graduated from the Minnesota School of Beauty and found her passion for all things in beauty and wellness. She is eager to learn all there is to know about being the best she can be.  She enjoys helping her guests achieve their desired hair goals and is passionate about staying up to date with all the latest trends. When she is not behind the chair she enjoys quality time with friends and family.


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.



Linda Esthetician
Linda is a graduate of the Mpls. Aveda Institute in Esthiology. She has over 20 years of experience in pampering her clients. Her philosophy and practice is to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit.


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

Sue   Tori   Alli   Madi
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.