Once upon 15 years ago, Ashley graduated from the Aveda Instute. She then enjoyed early success at FIVETWOSIX Salon in St. Paul, where she became a Network Educator with Bumble and Bumble and began to realize how life changing education can be towards a stylists work. Ashely pursued certification as a Schwarzkoph colorist while packing her schedule full of color, razor cutting, and photo shoot workshops with Michael Gordon, Beth Minardi and Brad Johns. In the summer of 2010, she moved to join the Uptown Hair District than and this is where Ashley's love for hair, people and the industry began to overflow with energy and possibility.
Being in the industry since 2000, Kelly brings a humbled confidence to her craft of hair coloring and cutting. Through the use of an organic color-line, Kelly specializes in natural, low-maintenance, eye-catching color while demonstrating great professional precision in her cutting style. She keeps an eye on current trends, pairing this with inspiration from traveling and an appreciation for the classics. Kelly's detail-oriented philosophy has earned her a very loyal following.
Brianna received her cosmetology education from Salon Professional Academy and has advanced training in both Redken and Aveda. She has been in the hair industry since 2004 and with a decade of experience behind the chair, Brianna has developed mastery in the world of color. She excels in blondes, dimensional color, and rich browns. Always suggesting new ideas, Brianna consistently delivers excellent color to keep your hair on trend through all seasons. She will always give you a services that leaves your hair looking its best Whether your looking for a textured pixie, precision bob, soft waves or a wedding updo, Brianna will always deliver amazing work.
Erin has been in the hair industry since 2012. She graduated from the Vici-Aveda Institute in Madison, Wisconsin and received specialty training from Deva Curl while working in the Madison area. After living and working in Madison for a time, Erin decided to move back towards her hometown of Stillwater. With Erin’s training with Deva Curl came a passion for curly hair and natural texture. She sculpts the hair according to your individual curl patterns to give a haircut that will highlight your natural texture and keep your curl in great condition. Erin loves doing natural and dimensional color and has a found a niche in balayage and blondes. She prioritizes protecting the integrity of your hair and keeping it healthy through color transitions. She would love to take your color seamlessly through the seasons, always suggesting something fresh and trendy. Erin’s true love for hair started with updos and wedding styling, and she still finds that to be one of her passions. She loves the artistry in an updo, and the wonderful energy that comes with each wedding. During her time at BANGbang Erin has acquired clients that come from New York, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Arizona to be in her chair and she would love to meet you there too!
With over ten years of salon experience and ongoing education, Gretchen has a great respect for keeping an open mind within an ever-evolving industry defined by constant change.She specializes in balayage and dimensional color that is increasingly low-maintenance but consistently fresh. She is a advocate for styles that work with the natural texture and movement of your hair and focuses on individualizing each cut to work best for you and your daily routine. Each service you experience with Gretchen will come with your own in-the-chair, personalized styling class to help you get the most out of your look. After all, recreating your look at home is as much about the tools as it is about the cut. She aims to be current, bold and honest when it comes to her craft and kittens.
After graduating from the Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 2013, Alyssa was fortunate enough to land her dream job with the team at BANGbang Salon. Since then, she has come to develop a deep love and appreciation for low-maintenance and seamless dimensional color, as well as the art of Balayage. Whether she's bringing out a client's natural texture with a razor bob, or spending the day onsite with a bridal party, Alyssa's passion and creativity drive her to make each client feel like his or her best self.
Amy has over a decade of experience behind the chair; her passion for the hair industry continues to grow with each passing year. After graduating from the Aveda Institute, she spent seven years at an Aveda salon in historic St. Paul. There she became part of their education team training new stylists. Amy was a Color Coach for Aveda, with training in New York City, teaching advanced color classes at the Aveda Advanced Education Center in Minneapolis. Craving a new challenge she left the comforts of a commission salon in 2010. She enjoys the freedom of being her own boss and creating a nurturing experience for her clients.
Amy finds solace in creating a unique style all befitting her clients. She is full of experience and loves nothing more than to give you the skills and tools you need to successfully recreate your look at home!
After graduating from the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis, McCall worked at other Minneapolis salons until she eventually found her way to the Kingfield Neighborhood and has been at BANGbang salon & creative space ever since!
McCall possesses a deep respect for each individual's head of hair. To McCall, each client's hair is a canvas that she's been entrusted with to create, style and transform to only further reflect the unique client sitting in her chair. Whether it's an ombre-dimensional color from an organic color line, a special occasion updo, textured razor cut, life-changing bangs or a stylish men's cut; McCall believes in fostering versatile skills as a stylist.
Amanda has been licensed since 2004 and has worked in Michigan, New York and now Minnesota. Balayage, precision bobs and styling hair up are a few of her favorite things. Amanda has trained at the Sassoon Academy in San Francisco and continues to attend advanced education regularly.