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Our staff continues to educate and grow over time to ensure you receive the best services for your needs. Our salon atmosphere will help you relax but also have fun while getting pampered. Come get acquainted with our team!

  Melissa Schuft, Salon Owner and Master Stylist   I bring 24 years of experience working behind the chair and almost 9 as a salon owner. 1995 Graduate of Horst Institute.   I love this industry and what it does for others. I love working with hair of all types- curly, straight, thin or textured, Bring it on! I specialize in curly hair as I have thick unruly curly hair myself. From cuts, colors to up-dos I just plain love it all. I strive to make my guests feel and look their very best every day.   • 1 MANCHILD + 5 FUR BABIES • Interior Designer was my first choice for a career ( Now I do it for fun) • Health and Wellness (Plexus) is my side gig (and it has rocked my health)

Melissa Schuft, Salon Owner and Master Stylist

I bring 24 years of experience working behind the chair and almost 9 as a salon owner. 1995 Graduate of Horst Institute. 

I love this industry and what it does for others. I love working with hair of all types- curly, straight, thin or textured, Bring it on! I specialize in curly hair as I have thick unruly curly hair myself. From cuts, colors to up-dos I just plain love it all. I strive to make my guests feel and look their very best every day. 

• 1 MANCHILD + 5 FUR BABIES
• Interior Designer was my first choice for a career ( Now I do it for fun)
• Health and Wellness (Plexus) is my side gig (and it has rocked my health)

  Alyssa Bauer, Stylist     Active in the Cosmetology industry since 2007, I have had some amazing experiences including opportunities in regular TV appearances, salon management, salon educating, participating in hands-on continued education classes in various places around the country to stay knowledgeable in the newest hair trends and technology, advanced training and Certified Great Lengths Hair Extension expert, experienced and love working with bridal parties hair and makeup and have been happily servicing my clients at Tangles and Company Salon since 2013.   The greatest aspect of my career in the beauty industry is being able to utilize my passion to make others feel great about themselves. I strongly believe this begins with a thorough consultation to really understand my clients needs and give them the best salon experience possible. All services are customized to enhance your natural features, match your at-home lifestyle and maintenance routine, all while keeping the integrity of your natural hair at its best. From corrective colors to makeovers, I love it all!  • I grew up on a lake and am all about that lake life and the outdoors • I am an avid Minnesota sports fan. SKOL VIKINGS!  • Passionate about animals. My German Shepherd Mix and old man cat are my life, there’s no hiding it on my Instagram

Alyssa Bauer, Stylist

Active in the Cosmetology industry since 2007, I have had some amazing experiences including opportunities in regular TV appearances, salon management, salon educating, participating in hands-on continued education classes in various places around the country to stay knowledgeable in the newest hair trends and technology, advanced training and Certified Great Lengths Hair Extension expert, experienced and love working with bridal parties hair and makeup and have been happily servicing my clients at Tangles and Company Salon since 2013. 

The greatest aspect of my career in the beauty industry is being able to utilize my passion to make others feel great about themselves. I strongly believe this begins with a thorough consultation to really understand my clients needs and give them the best salon experience possible. All services are customized to enhance your natural features, match your at-home lifestyle and maintenance routine, all while keeping the integrity of your natural hair at its best. From corrective colors to makeovers, I love it all!

• I grew up on a lake and am all about that lake life and the outdoors
• I am an avid Minnesota sports fan. SKOL VIKINGS! 
• Passionate about animals. My German Shepherd Mix and old man cat are my life, there’s no hiding it on my Instagram

  Ciara Flores Pierce, Stylist   I feel very fortunate that I get to do what I love and I think that my passion shows through in my work. I enjoy cutting, coloring and styling for your best everyday look or special occasion.  I joined Tangles & Company Salon with over ten years of experience after attending the Aveda Institute and Ficocello's advanced training academy. I have taught at Eufora International and Lis'n.  • I have identical twin daughters • Sometimes I can't stop laughing at my own jokes • I am an avid reader

Ciara Flores Pierce, Stylist

I feel very fortunate that I get to do what I love and I think that my passion shows through in my work. I enjoy cutting, coloring and styling for your best everyday look or special occasion.

I joined Tangles & Company Salon with over ten years of experience after attending the Aveda Institute and Ficocello's advanced training academy. I have taught at Eufora International and Lis'n.

• I have identical twin daughters
• Sometimes I can't stop laughing at my own jokes
• I am an avid reader

  Erin Stotesbery  , Stylist   I've been a hairstylist in the Twin Cities for 13 years after completing my education at the Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 2005.   I have loved both working and living in the St. Louis Park community for the last decade with my husband and fur baby, Luna. We love hiking on the nearby trails and visiting our local dog-friendly watering holes.   My specialties include hair coloring, up-dos, Balayage and tape-in extensions. I listen to my client's needs so they love their hair and feel beautiful every day. 

Erin Stotesbery, Stylist

I've been a hairstylist in the Twin Cities for 13 years after completing my education at the Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 2005. 

I have loved both working and living in the St. Louis Park community for the last decade with my husband and fur baby, Luna. We love hiking on the nearby trails and visiting our local dog-friendly watering holes. 

My specialties include hair coloring, up-dos, Balayage and tape-in extensions. I listen to my client's needs so they love their hair and feel beautiful every day. 

  Lori Hicks  , Stylist   I’ve been a stylist for over 30 years. Trained in Toronto Canada at Martin parsons. I attend continued education to stay current in trends to create looks that fit each person.  • Love cutting and coloring • Enjoy spending time with family, friends • Enjoy staying active and travel

Lori Hicks, Stylist

I’ve been a stylist for over 30 years. Trained in Toronto Canada at Martin parsons. I attend continued education to stay current in trends to create looks that fit each person.

• Love cutting and coloring
• Enjoy spending time with family, friends
• Enjoy staying active and travel

  Nina Giovanelli, Stylist    After 30 years of doing hair in St. Louis Park, I still love my job! I feel fortunate to have great clients and a fun and positive group of women to share ideas with! I enjoy cutting, coloring and styling hair. My clients are very important to me.  • Love to spend time with family and friends • I enjoy staying active • I love to travel

Nina Giovanelli, Stylist

After 30 years of doing hair in St. Louis Park, I still love my job! I feel fortunate to have great clients and a fun and positive group of women to share ideas with! I enjoy cutting, coloring and styling hair. My clients are very important to me.

• Love to spend time with family and friends
• I enjoy staying active
• I love to travel

  Patti Hall, Nail Technician   My passion for doing nails comes along with 25 years of experience. I strive to provide a high quality and personal service on each and every guest in my chair.   My specialties include natural and gel manicures, acrylic nails along with natural and gel pedicures.I also cater to busy guests who are short on time with the express manicure and pedicures.  Paying careful attention to the cleanliness and state board requirements, with every service is a top priority for me.   • Always welcome new clients • I enjoy entertaining my friends and family • Love to travel and enjoy sports

Patti Hall, Nail Technician

My passion for doing nails comes along with 25 years of experience. I strive to provide a high quality and personal service on each and every guest in my chair. 

My specialties include natural and gel manicures, acrylic nails along with natural and gel pedicures.I also cater to busy guests who are short on time with the express manicure and pedicures.

Paying careful attention to the cleanliness and state board requirements, with every service is a top priority for me. 

• Always welcome new clients
• I enjoy entertaining my friends and family
• Love to travel and enjoy sports

   Rochelle Alberti, Stylist   I received my degree from the famed Horst Institute (now Aveda Institute) in Minneapolis. My 23 years behind the chair comes along with some extensive training at some of the top hair education centers in the country:  - Vidal Sassoon in Miami - Toni and Guy in NY and Dallas - Eufora in Minneapolis - Schwartzkopf Color Styling  My commitment  to each of my guests is to make them look and feel their best by giving them special individual care during their visit. My specialties include haircuts for men, women and children. I love doing colors and foils along with up-dos for special occasions.   • Started out wanting to be an Art  Elementary Teacher • Ive done 2 Tuff Mudders - going on 3! • Pre Kids - I bungy-jumped!!!

Rochelle Alberti, Stylist

I received my degree from the famed Horst Institute (now Aveda Institute) in Minneapolis. My 23 years behind the chair comes along with some extensive training at some of the top hair education centers in the country:

- Vidal Sassoon in Miami
- Toni and Guy in NY and Dallas
- Eufora in Minneapolis
- Schwartzkopf Color Styling

My commitment  to each of my guests is to make them look and feel their best by giving them special individual care during their visit. My specialties include haircuts for men, women and children. I love doing colors and foils along with up-dos for special occasions. 

• Started out wanting to be an Art  Elementary Teacher
• Ive done 2 Tuff Mudders - going on 3!
• Pre Kids - I bungy-jumped!!!

   Rochelle Nichols, Stylist   I have been helping St. Louis Park residents feel fabulous for over 8 years. I specialize in hair cutting and chemical services which include color, Balayage, traditional foil techniques and Keratin Express treatments.   I enjoy working with all types of hair – long or short, straight or curly. Whether you prefer something soft and natural or bold and funky, let me help you create a look that is uniquely yours!  • Long-time St. Louis Park resident • Love hitting the bike trails around the Twin Cities • Enjoy traveling with my husband and three kids

Rochelle Nichols, Stylist

I have been helping St. Louis Park residents feel fabulous for over 8 years. I specialize in hair cutting and chemical services which include color, Balayage, traditional foil techniques and Keratin Express treatments. 

I enjoy working with all types of hair – long or short, straight or curly. Whether you prefer something soft and natural or bold and funky, let me help you create a look that is uniquely yours!

• Long-time St. Louis Park resident
• Love hitting the bike trails around the Twin Cities
• Enjoy traveling with my husband and three kids

 

Salon Coordinators

  Kelly Lopez, Front Desk Manager     I have been in the beauty industry since 2005 working in various Spa and Salons.  In 2007 I received my esthiology license  from St. Paul College and my massage therapy license in 2011 from the Aveda Institute. I love working with our guests and staff in helping coordinate a smooth and comfortable guest experience. I joined the Tangles & Company Salon team in March of 2017.  • I Love living in Northeast Minneapolis (city girl) • Enjoying Newlywed life with my new(ish) husband, Dicky and our 4 year old daughter, Nalani • Love making others laugh and smile (salon cheerleader)

Kelly Lopez, Front Desk Manager

 I have been in the beauty industry since 2005 working in various Spa and Salons.

In 2007 I received my esthiology license  from St. Paul College and my massage therapy license in 2011 from the Aveda Institute. I love working with our guests and staff in helping coordinate a smooth and comfortable guest experience. I joined the Tangles & Company Salon team in March of 2017.

• I Love living in Northeast Minneapolis (city girl)
• Enjoying Newlywed life with my new(ish) husband, Dicky and our 4 year old daughter, Nalani
• Love making others laugh and smile (salon cheerleader)