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Our mission at Aveda
is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At AVEDA™, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.

At Mint Salon we promise . . .
to provide exemplary, customized services in an environment designed to replenish, renew and nurture the body and mind. We support AVEDA™ and it's mission to care for the world we live in by treating it with care and respect. We, as artists, are passionate about our craft and take tremendous pride in serving you.


Master Stylist
Assistant Manager, Mentor
Advanced Training Educator

SHELBYgrew up in Oroville, WA and in 2006, she moved to the Seattle area. She graduated from Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty for basic training in 2007, and moved on to Salon Seven in Bellevue, WA to complete her advanced and extended training.  Shelby has been here at Mint Salon & Spa since the beginning, when Erin opened the doors in 2010. She is passionate about creating an exclusive look for each of her guests and keeping up with current hairstyles and trends. Her training also includes advanced AVEDA™ Hair Color, AVEDA ™ Hair Cutting Systems. Shelby has taken the steps to become a certified Aveda™ Mentor.

Shelby enjoys coloring, corrective coloring, cutting hair of all textures and blowouts.

Favorite Food – Everything! But if she had to choose one it would be a really good burger and beer.
Favorite Vacation Destination – Savary Island, B.C.
Favorite Outdoor Activity
– Shelby enjoys hiking and when she lived in Eastern Washington her free time was spent riding her quad.

Master Stylist

AMANDA grew up here in the beautiful northwest. She graduated from Gene Juarez Academy’s cosmetology program in 2007 and has been cutting and coloring hair since. Upon completion of her program, she continued with Gene Juarez Salons for advanced training and employment. She has continued her education with creative cutting classes and bridal styling. Amanda is also certified in Kertian Smoothing Treatments and trained in AVEDA ™ color.

Amanda absolutely loves up-dos, curly hair, and men’s cuts.

Favorite Food – Coffee & chocolate
Favorite Vacation Destination – Huntington Beach, California
Favorite Outdoor Activities
– Snowboarding, hiking and sunbathing

Master Stylist

NATALIE was born in England and in 1995, her father’s job relocated them to Issaquah. In 2007, she graduated from Bellevue Beauty College and in 2008 completed advanced training at Salon Seven in Bellevue. Natalie worked with AVEDA ™ at a large salon in Seattle and has completed eight years of advanced training with L’Oréal Professional. She joins us from Bellevue where she worked at an Elite L’Oréal Professional salon. Since childhood, Natalie has loved doing hair. Her mother worked in salons in England which made Natalie want to become a cosmetologist since 5th grade. Her training also includes Intensive Training for Corrective Color by Joe Blackwell, Balayage by Nancy Braun of Beverly Hills, and certification in Marcia Teixeira Keratin Treatments.

Natalie loves balayage for sun kissed blondes and foiling for intense blondes. She loves styling, curls, up-dos and glamor hair.

Favorite Food – Thai
Favorite Vacation Destination – England and Mexico
Favorite Outdoor Activity
– walk with her two little dogs and soaking up the sun


Master Stylist

AUSTYN was born in Maple Valley, but moved to Denver with her family in 2003. She has been a girly girl since she was young, loving to do hair and makeup.  She attended the AVEDA™ Institute of Denver and graduated in 2009. While in school, Austyn worked with Benefit cosmetics giving makeup lessons and preforming bridal makeup services. She went on to do her advanced training at an AVEDA™ Concept Salon in Denver, CO and continued to work at the salon until she moved into a Sola Salon Studio. While at the studio, Austyn offered the full experience, highlighting, coloring, cutting and styling. Recently, Austyn moved back to the northwest to be closer to her family and is very excited to be back working with in AVEDA™ salon. In addition to her AVEDA™ education, Austyn is certified in Brazilian Blowouts, hair extension and has worked with Paul Mitchell hair color.

Austyn loves highlighting, blondes, styling and makeup applications.

Favorite Food – Wings
Favorite Vacation Destination – St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Favorite Outdoor Activities
– Hiking and Zumba

New Talent

SHANNON grew up in Snoqualmie and loves being close to her family. In 2015, she graduated from Evergreen Beauty School with her basic training knowledge. In January 2016, she started going through our advanced training program taught by our Master Stylist Shelby. Shannon is excited to learn more about all hair services, and is already exceling in hair coloring and blondes.

Shannon enjoys foiling, blondes, short haircuts and blowouts.

Favorite Food – Tacos with a beer
Favorite Vacation Destination – Disneyland
Favorite Outdoor Activity
– gardening & swimming at Rattlesnake Lake

Salon Owner

ERIN grew up in Spangle, WA and has always had a passion for hair (but never a stylist). Her dream was to someday own a hair salon. In September of 2009, she took over an existing salon in Issaquah. After an extensive remodel she opened her doors in March of 2010, as Mint Salon—an AVEDA™ Concept Salon.  Erin’s work background includes: Hills Resort in Priest Lake, ID, management for The Gap, Horizon Airlines,

Favorite Food – Steak & her mom’s potato salad
Favorite Vacation Destination
– Priest Lake, ID
Favorite Outdoor Activity
– Playing with my kids, Golf, Flying, Swimming, Skiing… anything outdoors!


Your services are personally reserved for you. Therefore, your punctuality is greatly appreciated.

We ask for at least 24 hours notice when canceling or rescheduling an appointment, 72 hours for parties of 5 or more. Cancellations must be done by phone. No email cancellations please.
This courtesy allows us to better serve all our guests.


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