Manager & Team Trainer
Meet Chelsea, a rare native Portlander. Her eclectic spirit and passion for knowledge helps to drive her to learn new trades, skills and arts. She adores trendy haircuts, anything out of the ordinary, or uncommon. She says these types of cuts keep her on her toes and that she enjoys a good challenge! Her vast amount of continued education includes, Label M, Paul Mitchell, Men’s Dept, and DS Labs and the 2 day American Crew Advanced course. When she isn’t rocking challenging haircuts, Chelsea attends many concerts, ranging from Blues to Hard Rock to Hip Hop. She has a Pomeranian dog/child named Hellion, they spend a lot of time together, exploring Portland’s great Vegan restaurants!
Tana is one of our most senior team members, recently celebrating her 10 year anniversary! Tana’s strongest skills are tailored mens cuts and scalp massages. She keeps informed of the latest hair trends and is an expert at the classics, nothing is too challenging for Tana. She brings an abundance of knowledge and advanced education and is happy to share. Most importantly, she loves the satisfaction of providing much needed relaxation for our busy clients.Tana is a food connoisseur who is also an amazing cook! She loves making something fantastic out of the most basic of foods. In her free time you can catch her cooking and hanging out with family, or maybe enjoying her favorite, Spicy Thai food!
Veronica spent several years as the Hair M educator, with responsibilities that included teaching multiple classes on the American Crew Method One program and Men’s Dept courses. Veronica has a passion for continued education classes and using the knowledge she learns to teach and educate her clients. She is great at teaching her clients how to use products, and makes recommendations for what style best suits their face shape. Veronica is strong at all types of men’s haircuts, including high and tights, ethnic hair line ups, razored haircuts and straight razor shaves. Being that she is from Oregon, Veronica likes hiking and anything outdoors. When she isn’t taking in Oregon’s beauty, she is trying her hand at cooking, baking, and taking on the challenge of spicy food!
Amanda is a fun and energetic stylist who is guaranteed to make you crack a smile! She is highly passionate about what she does and values each client’s individual lifestyle, combined with their hair needs. Her attention to detail and outstanding memory makes it easy for Amanda to deliver a custom, consistent haircut every time you sit in her chair. Also, through patience and smiles Amanda is able to deliver great cuts to our younger crowd, she loves father-son haircuts! When she’s not making masterpieces out of hair, you can find her being the maestro of the kitchen, cooking up a storm and trying to keep her loved one’s bellies full! Besides that, she’s into NFL, NBA and is a rookie snowboarder! Amanda is currently not accepting new clients.
Giselle hails locally from lovely Portland. When she’s not out enjoying the diverse activities of the city of Roses, Giselle loves to spend her time with her family. They might head out downtown to indulge to indulge in Giselle’s favorite restaurants that have Hispanic or Filipino cuisine. Giselle has spent time in a number of education classes including the American crew and Men’s Department cutting classes. If you are looking for a fun textured cut then she is the gal to see with her razor and point cutting skills. Giselle also does sharp looking clipper cuts as well. You will feel completely at ease, secure in the knowledge of her skills and ability to give the best style for her clients.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Lindsay has been a Massage Therapist with us for 8 years and counting! She has built up a great following because she is a great listener, and makes sure all of her clients specific needs are met....not to mention she gives an incredible massage. Lindsay has been trained in all types of massage including: Swedish, Myofascial release, deep tissue, sports, abdominal, cupping and hot stone. When she isn’t relieving tension in her clients, Lindsay relaxes by doing yoga, running and being active. She loves anything that her mom cooks, as well as simple and healthy meal choices. Lindsay is an eternal optimist that is always looking to change someones day for the better.
Bubbly Tamara strives to always stay positive and happy! You can also find her exploring new things and learning new tricks in the hair world. She is consistently keeping on track with current hair trends and will definitely make recommendations based on what is in style. Tamara has advanced her knowledge by taking styling courses and learning hot towel shaves! One of her favorite tricks is fine detailing the final draft of the haircut, ensuring that you walk out the door with a perfect cut. A few of Tamara’s favorite things include playing with her son, spending time with her family and can’t forget to mention her soft spot for all sweets and Thai food!
Front Desk Hostess
Erica came from a very small, one-stoplight town called Waldport, Oregon. She is our amazing, multi-tasking front desk receptionist whom has perfected the booking experience. Through this talent, she will ensure that booking an appointment here at Hair M will be a breeze. Erica is quick and attentive to all of our clients and also brings a great sense of humor to the workplace, she is great at making others laugh. Something interesting about Erica is that she is a licensed Esthetician and Nail Technician, as well as an avid Oregon Ducks fan!
Sarah is an expert therapist with over 15 years experience, including being a salon/spa owner in Chicago. As a mid westerner it is not surprising that Sarah is very approachable and people feel an ease around her. She excels at deep tissue ,myofascial and Thai massage. Sarah has an intuitive approach to massage and can quickly find the pain patterns in clients with chronic pain to get them on a path to a better well-being.
Level 3 Stylist
Wild Sarah is a true nature freak. She loves hiking, biking, rafting, swimming and pretty much anything outside. She has a great sense of humor and can make anybody laugh. She has been doing hair for over 7 years and is very well-versed in all types of hair cutting, but specializes in short haircuts such as bald fade and she loves to do euro-hawks. She's taken extra training classes with Paul Mitchell and Kevin Murphy, and enjoys learning new things about products. If you are looking for a hilarious conversation and a great haircut, then Sarah is your girl!