Aveda: Connecting Beauty, Environment and Well-Being
“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.”
Our GLAM Squad — Know that you’re in Good Hands
All of our stylists are trained on Aveda’s products, techniques & business methodology. We strive to provide technical & business education for our staff on a consistent basis in order to provide exceptional service to our guests.
Owner, Stylist, Educator
Stylist & Co-Owner of Lux, Nikki Paley has enjoyed a successful career in the beauty industry for 20 years. Throughout that time, Nikki has had continuing education on technical, business & leadership skills with many beauty companies & specializes in razor cutting & custom color. Nikki ensures that each of her clients have an extremely detailed consultation before each service in order to ensure her work meets & exceeds her guests’ expectations. Not only does Nikki have sincere passion for her guests & her staff, she is driven to ensure Lux transcends all of our guests’ expectations by creating & maintaining a unique environment that focuses on providing an exceptional guest experience. Not only is Nikki in business to change the lives of her guests, she’s also in business to grow & develop her staff to be exceptional stylists.
Owner, Stylist, Educator
Stylist of more than 13 years & Co-Owner of Lux, Justin has a very simple philosophy when it comes to his work. “When I welcome a guest into my chair, I welcome them into my life.” This philosophy along with Justin’s extremely outgoing personality & sense of humor has helped him build personal relationships with many of his guests, while still delivering phenomenal service & building confidence in his guests by making them feel their most beautiful version of themselves.
Justin specializes in dry cutting, razor cutting & signature hair techniques. Recently, he has further developed his craft by traveling to California & studying alongside world famous Stylist, John Raymon. While serving his guests in a personal way is his passion, Justin also believes in the Aveda lifestyle – seeing the beauty in everything around us & giving back to the world in which we live. He strives to inspire & educate his staff to be the best they can be.
Level 4 Stylist
Morgan has more than 6 years in the beauty industry & has a knack for visualizing a new look for her guests. She always delivers a thorough consultation with each guest before the start of each color or cut to ensure that she delivers their exact desire. In addition to her education she received at Paul Mitchell Lexington, Morgan has also attended many educational classes with Bumble & Bumble & Aveda, including the Aveda Mid-America Show. Morgan’s passion for ensuring that her guests love their look is fueled by her interest in coloring techniques – specifically Balayage & customized color placement. She will always finish her service with a gorgeous style.
Level 1 Stylist
Samantha is a current Level 1 Stylist at Lux & began her salon career with us as a New Talent Stylist. Samantha has had a passion for hair most of her life & making her guests smile is her greatest achievement. She enjoys cutting & coloring, & has received training from Paul Mitchell the School in Lexington, as well as classes in Nashville, TN & Las Vegas, NV. Samantha is very personable, outgoing & will make sure you leave with a smile.
Level 3 Stylist
With more than 18 years in the beauty industry, Shannon considers herself to be a “classic” hairstylist with the ability to help her guests feel confident with their style. Shannon began her career at Kaufman Beauty School & has since been an educator for Scruples Hair Care & has attended many training sessions with Aveda & Bumble & Bumble.
In addition to her work, Shannon’s passions include family, her daughter Elise & her friendships. Her strengths include color & highlighting in addition to short hair cutting. Shannon loves helping her guests define their beauty from the inside out while providing an enjoyable experience.
Level 3 Stylist
Shauna is a graduate of Paul Mitchell Lexington. Her passion for people & her ambitious goals keep her focused on her career, fueling a passion for learning. In addition to all salon services, Shauna considers herself an expert on eyebrow & facial waxing & has been trained in Balayage. Shauna is committed to her guests & ensures her guests’ satisfaction by using thorough communication & methodical techniques.