MEET THE TEAM

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Shawna C.

Senior Stylist and Salon Educator

Hometown/ Places I’ve lived: I grew up in a small town called Larabee, CA but I now consider Eureka my home.

Education: Right after I graduated from high school I started beauty school at Fredrick and Charles. I have also attended many of Aveda’s advanced education classes.

When did you start at Juniper Salon? July 2010

My favorite thing about my work is: Getting to make my clients feel good about themselves and see them walk out the door with a smile on their face.

What is your specialty? I love enhancing my client’s hair color. Whether it’s a touch up, subtle change, or something dramatic Aveda’s color line is completely customizable which allows me to be artistic and creative with my formulas.

What quote or mantra do you strive to live by? “The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not the job.” Zig Ziglar

What is the most daring thing you’ve ever done? Probably jumping off a high bridge into the river at a local swimming hole. I don’t think I’m a very daring person.

My guiltiest pleasure: NETFLIX!

What makes you awesome? I think that always striving to learn more and better my skills makes me awesome.

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Beth S.

Senior Stylist

Hometown/Places I’ve lived: Northern California

When did you start at Juniper Salon? Spring of 2009

My favorite thing about my work: My work is an amazing creative outlet and I love the people I work with!

Who is your dream client? Gotta love my Baby Boomer clients!

What is your specialty? I communicate well with my clients and I make sure to stay realistic with their requests so that upkeep is reasonable and they still look amazing.

What is your favorite quote or mantra? “Gray hair is God’s graffiti!”

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Kim P.

Senior Stylist

Hometown/Places I’ve lived: Eureka and Southern California

Education: Frederick and Charles School of Beauty

When did you start at Juniper Salon? September of 2012

My favorite thing about my work is: Having my clients leave my chair feeling great!

What quote or mantra do you strive to live by? “Be the best version of you!”

My guiltiest pleasure: Chocolate

What makes you awesome? My ability to connect with each client in some way.

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Bekah B.

Senior Stylist

Hometown/Places I’ve lived: My hometown is Eureka, CA but I’ve also lived in San Luis Obispo, Chico and the Bay Area.

Education: Some college, then Frederick and Charles School of Beauty. I also did an internship at Salon Lux for 1 and a half years in San Luis Obispo.

When did you start at Juniper Salon? I worked at Juniper in 2010 and 2011 until I moved out of the area. Now I’m back in 2016!

My favorite thing about my work is: Having a technical skill that I can make people happy with! Also meeting all of the different types of people that end up in my chair.

What is your specialty? I really enjoy all of it, but short haircuts and men’s cuts are some of my favorite. Also blondes!

My guiltiest pleasure: Reality T.V.

What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done? White water rafting class 5 rapids in the springtime! Also repelling down a mountain at night!

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Kendall H.

Stylist

Hometown/Places I’ve lived: Born and raised in Eureka!

Education: Fredrick and Charles Beauty School. I am now attending HSU as well.

When did you start at Juniper Salon? October of 2015

My favorite thing about my work is: Every day is different, and every client is different- it keeps things new and exciting!

What is your specialty? Highlights- I enjoy doing any and all types of highlights.

My guiltiest pleasure: Ice cream!

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Emily R.

Salon Coordinator

Hometown/ Places I’ve Lived: Born in Connecticut, but I’ve lived in New Jersey, Vermont, and now Eureka, California

Education: B.S. from the University of Vermont

My favorite thing about my work is: The social aspect of my job is very fulfilling. I love meeting new people!

What quote or mantra do you strive to live by: “Two things to remember: take care of your thoughts when you are alone, and take care of your words when you are with others.”

What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done? I took a month long road trip to move to California in 2010 without ever having even been west of the Mississippi!

My guiltiest pleasure: Baking! I try to give away the goodies I make, but my family and I definitely end up eating most of them.

What makes you awesome? Every morning I wake up happy, and I’m enthusiastic about pretty much anything I do. I view every experience as an opportunity to learn and have a good time!

What’s your spirit animal? A hawk!

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Kayla P.

Junior Stylist

Hometown:  I was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio

When did you start at Juniper? August of 2016

Education: Graduated from Casal Aveda Institute in 2015

My favorite thing about my work is: My coworkers are so helpful and friendly, and I love my clients too!

What is your specialty? Coloring and Dreadlocks

What quote or mantra do you strive to live by: “Treat others how you want to be treated.”

Who is your dream client? Anyone who wanted brand new dreads and wanted them in fun colors!

My guiltiest pleasure:  I love zombies! The Walking Dead is my all-time favorite show.

What makes you awesome?  I am dedicated and loyal to people. Also, though I may not start a conversation, I love to listen and engage.

What’s your spirit animal? A fox!

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Rachel

Senior Stylist

Hometown:  Born in: Alliance, NE “Home of Carhenge”

When did you start at Juniper? January 2017

Education: School of Designing Arts in Battle Creek, MI

My favorite thing about my work is: Everyday is a little bit different, and it’s fun to make people feel good and to work with such nice people!!

What is your specialty? I really like everything about doing hair, but i do get excited about “transformation” cuts and finding the perfect hair color

What quote or mantra do you strive to live by: Do unto others as you would have done to you.

My guiltiest pleasure:  Disco Music!!

Whats the most daring thing you’ve ever done? Moved to Arcata after high school, not knowing anyone or having any plan

What’s your spirit animal? Koala