Tara - Salon Owner & Stylist
Tara’s fate in the beauty industry was sealed when she cut all of her Barbie dolls’ hair at the age of ten. In 2009, she founded Hazel Salon & Organics to share her passion for eco-conscious, natural, and organic beauty care. In the last decade, Hazel has grown to be a nationally-recognized, award-winning salon. As a salon owner, Tara strives to be at the forefront of the green beauty movement and offers the most innovative and sustainable options to her clients.
As a stylist and educator, Tara has trained and worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Vidal Sassoon, Toni and Guy, Redken NY, Andre Nitze and the American Board Of Certified Haircolorists, as well as Kim Vo, Beth Minardi, Guy Tang, and many more. She is currently the Northwest Regional Educator for Organic Color Systems and a Certified Organic Colorist.
Tara specializes in natural blended and soft multi-tonal color, low-maintenance color looks, and balayage. Tara's favorite services are pixie cuts, bangs, and shaggy razor cuts. Outside the salon, Tara spends time with her daughter and three dogs, as well as giving back to the community. Most recently, she volunteered with the Cambodian Children’s Fund, an organization working to provide lasting generational change for impoverished children and their families
Lindsay - Lead Stylist
Lindsay has been doing hair since 2003, when she graduated from Carsten Institute. She began her career working with Aveda and took advantage of the advanced education they offer. She continues to attend classes and shows some of the top names in the industry, including Kim Vo, Beth Minardi, Sam Villa, and many more. She loves the creative outlet and fashion focus the industry provides. Connecting with clients and their energy keeps her excited about coming to work every day. Lindsay's specialties are blonding, short haircuts, as well as face framing, and natural long and flowing layers. Lindsay is Hazel Salon & Organics Lead Stylist, as well as a certified organic colorist. Outside the salon Lindsay loves traveling, hiking, rock climbing, and best of all... spending time with her dogs.
Becca - Stylist
Becca has been a licensed stylist since 2006, originally attending the Toni & Guy Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. Before moving to Seattle, she was a color ambassador for Goldwell and a network educator for Bumble and Bumble, as well as working full time in the salon. She loves attending education classes and has trained with Sally Rodgerson, John Simpson, Nick Arroyo, and more. Her passion is blondes, lived-in balayage, curly hair and razor bobs. She strives not to just change a person’s hair but to change the way they see themselves. In her free time, Becca enjoys trying new restaurants around the city, taking weekend trips and spending time with her grumpy faced cat.
Shannon - Stylist
Shannon has been a licensed stylist since 2010. A long term Aveda veteran, she has attended a ton of education from some of the best, including Jon Reyman, Ricardo Dinis, and Ian Michael Black. Shannon identifies as a hairstylist, loves her job and the culture behind it. She is inspired by blonding of all kinds, taming curly hair and unruly hair, as well as creative mens cuts. Making people happy an changing their outlook in a positive way is her passion. Outside the salon, Shannon enjoys holding chickens, eating gluten, and thrift shopping.
Aubriel - Stylist
Aubriel has been a licensed stylist since 2003. Hailing from Pennsylvania via Phoenix, she is a recent Seattle transplant who is a confident and experienced stylist. She works efficiently and makes you feel comfortable in her hands. Starting her career at Aveda, she studied under Ian Michael Black, Jon Reyman, Lisa Vann, and Gerard Scarpacci. Aubriel is certified with Extensions, and she is an Organic Color Systems Certified Organic Colorist. Aubriel's specialties include Balayage, lightening, and long layers. Her favorite services are both short and longs mens haircuts, fading, and razor cuts. Outside the salon, Aubriel loves Sunday Funday, exploring her new home city of Seattle, and her french bulldog.
Katy - Esthetician
Katy has been a licensed esthetician since 2007 and studied at the Gary Manuel Aveda Institute. Skin care and working with people are both of interest to Katy, this lead her to a career in esthetics. Katy has certifications in advanced body sugaring, as well as chemical skin peels. She has attended classes by Aveda, Rhonda Allison, Image Skin Care, and the International Dermal Institute. She has taken MAC professional make-up courses for special events. Katy's specialties include speed sugaring, threading and customized skin care treatments. Her favorite services to perform are brazilian and brow sugaring, as well as treatment facials and peels. Katy likes to spend time traveling, exploring Seattle's restaurant and bar scene, as well as attending theater and Mariner's games.