Ava Shockley, Salon Owner & Stylist

Ava has been doing hair in Seattle for 15 years. She completed her foundation in cosmetology at the Gene Juarez Academy. She has also completed advanced training courses at the Bumble and Bumble Academy in NY, HairPolice Academy in Minneapolis, Paul Mitchell Advanced Training in Los Angeles, and local classes with Schwartzkopf, Italy Color, Farouk/CHI, Matrix and L'Oreal Professional.

Her specialties include long layered cuts, multi-dimensional highlights and panels, and healthy, shiny high-lift blondes.


Rachel Hilliard, Master Barber & Stylist

Rachel has over 17 years of experience, including training with Aveda and Gene Juarez. She combines a dedication to precision and an eye for detail with the best of the relaxed Northwest attitude. 

Rachel has perfected the art of creating custom color formulations and is a licensed Master Barber.  She specializes in blondes and low-maintenance styles that grow out gracefully.