Hair is something Valyn has always had a passion for. While in high school, she went to the School of Technology for Cosmetology, then immediately upon graduation started at Aveda Institute Birmingham. After only working in the salon for two and a half years, she purchased what was formerly ‘Salon Touche’, now known as Studio V. She loves the creativity and freedom that she has in her career, and feels blessed to come to work each day. While not at the salon, you can find Valyn spending time with her two precious boys, Dominic and Greyden. They are her whole world.
Born and raised in Birmingham, Karletta graduated from Aveda Institute Birmingham, where she is happy to say she learned a lot about the industry. She joined our team right away and we have loved her since! She truly enjoys cutting hair and loves how a good hair cut can transform someone’s day from good to great. When not creating her magic, she likes to spend time with her family camping, or watching Netflix.
Growing up moving a total of seven times, Dawn moved to Alabama at the age of twelve, and considers it home. She is an artist! Dawn is the one who creates our chalkboard and window designs throughout the year. We even have some of her work hanging in the salon. Graduating from Aveda Institute Birmingham in 2011, Dawn joined our team a few years later. She enjoys being in a forever changing industry and loves that she gets to grow and change with it. When she’s not at work, you will find her painting, woodworking, or really doing anything crafty. She also enjoys the outdoors and loves to paddle board.
Growing up in Oxford, AL, Amy has been doing hair for fifteen years. She enjoys the challenge in doing hair and loves that no day is the same. Amy loves getting to know her clients on a personal level and making them feel better than they did before they walked through the door. Amy's spare time is spent seeing her babies! You can find her either going to Tuscaloosa to visit her son, Blaine or cheer competitions with her daughter, Reilly.
Stylist - Joined in 2017
Born in California, Lisa moved to Alabama at the age of eleven. She started her cosmetology career in 2009 and has loved every minute of it since. Lisa specializes in blondes and personalized color services. Her favorite thing about doing hair is encouraging women and bringing out their natural beauty. She loves to help make women feel their most beautiful. Away from Studio V, you can find Lisa spending time with her growing family. In her home, right here in Helena, you will find her husband, David and three beautiful children, Natalia, Josiah and Victoria. She also enjoys visiting with her neighbors and crocheting when she can get the chance.
Born and raised in Alabama, Chrissy has always had a passion for hair and makeup. Working as a freelance hair and makeup artist until attending Aveda institute Birmingham in 2018. Chrissys favorite part about working in the hair industry is seeing the transformation of clients from beginning to end. In Chrissy's spare time you will find Her spending time with her 2 dachshunds Carlos and Loui.