Passionate about Serving You

Joelle Leigh

Master Stylist & Owner

An Aveda trained Cosmetologist and former MAC makeup artist, Joelle is passionate about all things “beauty.”

Joelle is a specialist in the field of hair extensions and was formerly a national master class educator for a fusion hair extension line.  Joelle is also a skilled colorist,  known for vibrant, fantasy color looks. She is an internationally published editorial stylist with credits such as Inkspired Magazine and Inked Magazine. Formerly travel based, with clientele in New York, Miami and Los Angeles,  Joelle also has also worked on both runway and television shows. Although she will still be popping around the globe from time to time, she is now calling Denver home.

When she isn’t seeing clients, you can usually find Joelle at home on her farm with two little boys, four doggies, herd of goats and a flock of chickens. She enjoys gardening and working on restoration projects around the property.

Ray Rowley

Senior Stylist & Salon Director

Ray is a graduate of Aveda Institute Denver and had been working in the field for 9 years. She has a passion for education which has led her to doing education in salon as well as working behind the chair. She practices all fields of cosmetology but has a special interest in waxing, makeup and haircutting.

When she’s not behind the chair she enjoys spending time with her husband and her two year old son and can often be found having family days at the zoo.

Audrey Garcia

Senior Stylist & Salon Team Lead

Since Audrey was a young girl, she has always wanted to be a hairstylist. She believes if you have the passion for your career, it’s never really “work”. She has had the pleasure of making people feel beautiful and confident for the past 11 years.

Her clients tell her she is a great listener, caring, talented, and makes them feel that they are her number one priority. Among the many loyal clients Audrey has had over the years, she has had the opportunity to create 1950’s hairstyles, ombré, balayage, and vivid fashion colors. It’s important to Audrey to build great relationships with her clients because without her great clients she would not be able to continue doing the work she loves.

One of Audrey’s favorite things about the industry is that beauty and fashion will always have changing trends. Because of this she is always continuing her education in order to keep up on the latest techniques, trends, and styles.

On the occasions that Audrey isn’t taking care of her clients she loves to spend quality time with her family and her dog. Some of their hobbies include camping, movies, and fun days at the lake.

Kenzie Black

Junior Stylist

Kenzie is a Texas native who has a passion for all things beauty! While Kenzie was in school at the Aveda Institute Denver, she found a passion for men’s cuts & looks forward to continuing her education with Aveda to become a licensed barber. In addition to men’s cuts, she specializes in Aveda color & new approaches to beauty. During her time in school, she found Glam Salon & Spa & transitioned from guest services to service provider upon her graduation.

Aveda belief statement, we believe learning never ends, is something Kenzie is very passionate about & believes it specifically applies to the beauty industry. Her mission is to take her education & make her guests feel beautiful. When Kenzie is not at the salon, you can find her playing dress up with her daughter.

Sahara Grennan


Sahara is a Colorado native known for her kind heart and attention to her guests needs. Her passion for the beauty industry started at a young age with always finding new ways to contain her crazy curls. Throughout the years that passion has grown which  lead her to enroll in The Aveda Institute of Denver’s cosmetology program. Upon graduation she will continue her career as one our junior stylists. In her free time, Sahara loves to spend time with family, friends, her boyfriend Jorge and their precious dog Kodak.

Riley Sluman


As a Colorado native, Riley has learned the impact of Colorado’s Mile High climate on skincare.

Her dedication to skincare began at a very young age and compelled her to attend and complete her esthetician’s license program in 2016. She maintains a philosophical approach and has an appreciation for things of beauty, reverence and artistry. The practice of skin beautification in the health and wellness industry has become her passion.

She has a natural intuition for skin health and beauty requirements along with the guest’s personal goals and employs those skills in both a professional and personable manner. Riley offers a full menu of spa services in including lash lifts, tinting, and lash extensions.

Korbyn Skeens


Bio coming soon…

Kaydee Bolduc

Junior Stylist

Kaydee is a Colorado native who’s had a passion for beauty ever since she was a little girl. Kaydee gained her extensive knowledge for hair and makeup at the Aveda Institute of Denver where she graduated at the top of her class. Not only does Kaydee excel in hair and makeup transformations, she is also very skilled in eye lash extensions. When she’s not at the salon she is spending time with her fiancée and her two yorkies in the beautiful outdoors of Colorado.

“I always strive to make sure my clients feel beautiful when they leave the salon. I absolutely love what I do for a living and I am hoping to change the world one appointment at a time” -Kaydee


Spa Team Lead and Esthetician

Allison is an Aveda trained esthetician who has been involved in the beauty industry for the majority of her life.

She is extremely passionate about all things skin care – from waxing to facials & especially makeup! Allison has had the opportunity to work side by side with Aveda global director Janel Geason working backstage at NYFW & plans to continue working fashion week in the years to follow. Allison has also had the opportunity to become Aveda makeup certified & loves to make those around her feel beautiful.

Allison moved to Denver for school a few years back & fell in love with the culture! When she’s not in the treatment room, she loves yoga classes, spending time with her cat, & going hiking in Boulder!


Permanent Makeup Specialist (by appointment only)

Janell is a licensed esthetician, makeup artist, and permanent makeup artist. Her passion for skincare and makeup started at an early age when she would watch her mother get ready in the morning. Since then, she grew a huge interest and love for the beauty industry. Her first job at 18 was at Sephora in Hawaii as a makeup artist. She realized she wanted to stop covering up clients flaws and wanted to fix them! This led her to esthetician school ad brought her where she is today.
Janell has been trained by top professionals in the esthetician world and has developed a strong talent for her work. Microblading is one of her favorite services to preform because she loves seeing her clients smile and feel more confident in themselves. This is what makes her passion so fulfilling.

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do”.

When she’s not in the treatment room she enjoys the outdoors, the beach, trying new places to eat, and her guinea pigs.


Director of Operations

Valerie has been around the beauty industry for her entire life, and developed a passion for makeup very quickly. She loves how there are no limits and you can be as creative as you like. While attending the Aveda Institute for Esthetics she found herself gravitating toward guest service. She really enjoys making everyone happy, and building relationships with guests.

Outside of the Salon Valerie can be found enriching the lives of her 3 beautiful children, and spending time outdoors going on adventures!



I am more than honored to share with you an amazing individual who has inspired her peers, and strangers with her self driven passion, and love for the beauty industry. Ms. Amber Black, has had a burning desire to attend a professional beauty school ever since her youth.

She took a huge leap of faith, and moved to Colorado from San Francisco where she enrolled, and started attending Aveda Institute of Denver. She graduated top of her class as high honors, participated in many hair & makeup shows, such as London Fashion Week with Aveda’s top stylists, and was voted in by her peers as student council.

Her high achievements landed her a job at Glam Salon & Spa, as a Guest Relations, and now she is officially on the salon floor specializing in cuts, and hair coloring. Amber’s mission is to make your inner beauty, your reality, and when she is not pursuing her passion in hair, she is an active member of Harvest Church.



Bio coming soon…


Monday - Friday: 9AM to 8PM
Saturday - Sunday: 9AM to 4PM

Additional Availability my be available by Appointment Only


13758 Grant St. Suite 117,  Thornton, CO 80023