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Although new to the industry she loves seeing others happy with their new hair and specifically enjoys doing big transformations from blondes, vivids and haircuts.
In her downtime Frida loves to experience the outdoors, shopping or spending time with her husband. She is very much a homebody, but enjoys going out with friends. She is a very humorist and loves to make others laugh.
Frida is ready to share her passion through all the challenges and wonderful transformations.
Odaliz is a recent graduate from the cosmetology program at Aveda Institute of NM. She never really knew what she wanted coming out of HS, but after a 3 year break she decided Cosmetology would be the path for her. Entering cosmetology school not even being able to do her own hair was a scary move for Odaliz, but throughout the program she conquered her fear and exceeded within.
Odaliz has found that she enjoys working on big transformative projects. Those include blonding, vivids, natural subtle colors as well as layered haircuts & more. Aside from enjoying the craft of hair, Odaliz’s favorite part is helping people feel great in their skin. Being able to bring a human being the comfort of rocking any look makes Odaliz happy.
When she’s not at the salon she’s most likely at home. She loves to binge watch on tv shows, cook, bake, or do any fun activities with her family. While she is more of an at homebody you can also catch her out having fun with friends and/or her boyfriend. She loves dancing with friends and family and is a very charismatic person & loves to make others laugh and smile.
Marissa is a 2022 Aveda Institute Graduate who recently moved to Albuquerque from Santa Fe, New Mexico to learn more and pursue her career in the salon industry. Marissa loves to see the happiness people get when they feel confident and happy with their hair and enjoys doing big transformations, blondes as well as vivids & head paints!
When Marissa’s not in the salon you can find her traveling with friends, exploring new restaurants, painting and spending time with family! She describes herself as a girly Pisces with a super empathetic nature. Music and spirituality are also a big part of Marissa’s life. She can’t wait to connect with her new clients, not just over hair but over life too!
Creative Team Leader
Pricing: $165 per hour
As an 11 year stylist Desirre’s experience comes from all areas of the industry. She has spent her time traveling internationally to work with celebrity stylists, teach those new to the industry & work on editorial sets. Her work has graced the cover of Modern Salon and has been seen in People Magazine after styling hair for personal friends, JD Scott & Annalee Belle.
While Desirre is grateful for the opportunities that have come her way, her favorite way to spend her time in the industry is intimately behind the chair & with her staff in class. Her goal with each person she meets is to not only provide good hair, but bring value to your life.
It is no shock that Desirre’s preferred clientele are those who are open-minded. She loves to share feedback on what she feels is suitable for your lifestyle while also encouraging you to go beyond your comfort zone. Her skill set in the salon is strictly dedicated to coloring & cutting but has no limits on the colors or shapes you enjoy.
When Desirre is not enjoying her Craft she is spending time with her husband & two young children. They enjoy traveling, snuggling their three dogs, a sunny day on a patio with a craft beer or any other outdoor activities. The simple life.
MJ is a 2020 graduate of the Aveda Institute of New Mexico and is in love with the cosmetology industry. She has always loved playing with hair, but what inspired her to make it a career is the fulfillment that comes from making people feel beautiful. MJ loves working at Lavish because of the amazing team and the salons dedication to continued education. Every week MJ is learning and practicing something new and can’t wait to use her newfound skills on all of her future clients. She strives to be a well rounded stylist, but MJ is currently most inspired by lived in blondes, reds/coppers, fashion colors, and multi-toned looks. She can’t wait to see you in her chair and work with you to achieve your hair goals.
MJ is a cat mama of two spooky fur babies, Mika and Paisley. She’s also a big sister to 5 amazing boys. She was born in New Mexico but has also lived in Colorado, Michigan, and Texas. She is obsessed with all things 80’s, with a Duckie Dale portrait on her arm to prove it. MJ loves to talk about music, true crime documentaries, and mystery novels. When she’s not in the salon, she’s probably at home snuggling with the kitties, spending quality time with her family, or somewhere listening to The Cure.
Creative Level 4
Pricing: $120 per hour
While Mariana has 10 years of experience her passion for the industry started as a young child. Her experience has been a key part of Lavish’s growth as she has been with us since the beginning of time.
When it comes to making big color, shape or length transformations, Mariana is your perfect match. She is well known for her blonding skills and has been featured on Behind the Chair, American Salon, Mermaidians, and many other notable Salon Publications. Mariana believes in detailed, perfected work and loves creating intricate, customized looks for everyone who sits in her chair.
While most of her career she has focused on coloring & cutting, Mariana has recently been certified in multiple extension methods including Dona Bella, Bello Haven, and Bellami with a goal to increase her extension clientele. Her most recent certification includes hand tied, beaded- row methods.
A New Mexico native, Mariana carries pride in her city and her culture and loves to connect with others in her community. She welcomes people of all walks of life and wants to make everyone feel their best. When her hands aren’t creating art through hair she’s relaxing and exploring with her family & dogs, or tending to her plants with the same care and love she pours into all aspects of her life.
Creative Level 5
Pricing: $120 per hour
Spending a large portion of her career with Lavish, Andrea services our guests with over a decade of experience. She enjoys working with people who are open to trying new looks & share feedback in their desired goals. Andrea takes a lot of pride in continuing her education with an added bonus of traveling throughout the U.S. during the process.
When she is not perfecting her Craft you can assume Andrea is traveling with her husband or soaking up the New Mexico sunshine with her daughter. Her family is very laid back & takes each day as it comes.
Creative Level 3
Pricing: $90 per hour
While Anna wasn’t set on becoming a hairdresser her entire life it only made sense as she has always loved doing her own makeup, hair, nails or anything that involved the beauty world. At the age of 19 she decided to start her career and has been in love ever since. During her 5 years as a stylist Anna has been proactive in staying educated, up to date on trends & looks forward to giving her guests a great experience.
Anna is a natural blonde and LOVES to mess around with all things hair. Her favorite part about the industry is the intimate conversations she has with her guests & getting to see their reaction at the end of each service. It’s not just about your hair, but also the relationship.
In her off time Anna enjoys exploring with her two children & attending church on Sundays. Moving to New Mexico from Charleston, South Carolina has given Anna and her family time to reimagine the life they want. She is living with intent & goals in mind.
Creative Level 4
Pricing: $120 per hour
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With 8 years of experience Mariah loves helping her guests reach their hair goals. The technical aspects of hair cutting and coloring combined with the freedom to be expressive in her work bring so much satisfaction to her behind the chair. Having the ability to approach hair both technically & creatively gives each guest a unique experience. Mariah also enjoys sharing her knowledge within the industry either through teaching at local beauty schools or in class at Lavish with her teammates.
Mariah enjoys a clientele who is open-minded and can communicate their desires while having open conversations about the process. She believes having an open mind leads to better and happier results & is dedicated to achieving your dream hair. Mariah’s favorite services are big transformations, color corrections and custom colors.
Mariah is a fiery Aries: strong willed, fun, and loyal to the core. She enjoys spending her time outside of the salon with her husband, two cats, and their adorable toothless poodle!
Creative Level 2
Pricing: $75 per hour
In nearly 9 Years behind the chair Blue has a lot to be proud of. She has mentored hairstylists in cutting, participated in Austin Fashion Week, and had her work featured in Austin Women’s magazine. During all this, she consistently serviced her guests in the salon, working to give each person a unique look and customized experience.
Blue really enjoys those guests who want to be able to express themselves through their hair. She is very comfortable giving people looks which are a little off the beaten path and is definitely up for the challenge of doing something outside of the norm.
In her free time Blue enjoys being in the great outdoors. The smell of the mountains and call to adventure gives her a sense of purpose and fulfillment. She likes to set up shop with her two dogs in the woods, lay back, and live that Hammock Life! Blue is a gentle soul who wants to give back to her community in a variety of ways.
Creative Level 1
Pricing: $60 per hour
Olivia is a 2021 graduate of the Aveda Institute. While completing school in a Pandemic brought several challenges, Olivia overcame all obstacles to pursue her passion. Her position as New Talent at Lavish has really allowed her to grow. She really enjoys working with color, specifically colors that are bright, fun, and different. Working with hair allows her the opportunity to express herself creatively. Olivia is a very hard worker and passionate about her craft, and takes pride in the work she puts out.
She’s a sucker for a good movie or tv show reference and is always ready for a good laugh; a laugh so contagious you’ll find yourself laughing right along with her! She loves to jam out to good music: rock, 80’s jams, pop, emo, you name it. She spends most of her time with friends and family telling jokes and having a good time!
Creative Level 1
Pricing: $75 per hour
Sparrow is a 2020 graduate from the Aveda Institute of New Mexico. She has an extensive background in art, and even spent a couple of years pursuing it as a full time career. Hair has always been a passion for her, so getting into the industry was meant to be. She will always have a passion for drawing and painting, but she likes to say that doing hair is her “new art form”. Sparrow is also passionate about color and cutting and is always open to new ideas as well as learning & trying out new trends. Sparrow also truly loves working on hair styling for editorial photo shoots and has participated in doing hair for full bridal parties.