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Please note: pricing varies for each stylist.

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@KarenDax on Instagram

Karen is the proud owner of The Nest a Hair Loft. She believes that getting your hair done in her salon should be more than walking out looking great, she truly believes in creating an experience.


Her ability to find the right look for her guests makes her a sought after hairstylist. She is known for her fun personality, but more importantly creating the perfect look for her clients face shape, coloring and lifestyle. Being behind the chair is what makes Karen passionate about what she does. Her approach to custom coloring, and designing the perfect cut keeps people coming back. 


“There is more than mixing color and doing a haircut to bring out the best look in anyone who sits in my chair.”


Some of her education includes Business of Baylage, Jamison Shaw French Haircutting, Goldwell Color training, Michael Cole, Kevin Murphy, Bumble and Bumble, Kevin Murphy, Davines, Redken, and more over her many years as a Hair Artist.


“I have the BEST job in the world, I get to make people look and feel beautiful, hang out with my friends who happen to be my clients!”

Karen is taking clients for haircuts and color consultations at this time.  Please book online,




.Haircut: $90+ 
 (depending on length and thick

-ADD ON Blow out on curly hair / hot tool styling:  $15

-Bang Trim: $20+

-Shampoo Style: $85+


-Partial Highlight /Blonding: $185+

-Full Highlight/ Blonding: $250.00 +

-Balayage $250.00 + 

-Root Refresh: $95.00 + 

-Toner and blowout: $85.00+

-Vivid Color: 125.00+  a hour   (consultation needed)

-Bleach and Tone on Virgin hair: $350.00+
consultation needed)

-Bleach retouch with Toner: $300.00+

-Olaplex Treatment: $75.00 +

-Color Correction:  needs a consumption

Karen Miles
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@Elys_Claire on Instagram

When I decided to become a cosmetologist, I was really into music, beauty & fashion, as well as hiking, backpacking and being out in nature. And I still am today! These days, you will most likely find me hanging out with our new kitty, Louie Boots Lopez, and cooking something delicious for my hubby & I to enjoy as well.


I have always had an affinity towards beauty, and especially to how our own inner beauty can be enhanced through natural products and results-driven guidance. As my career blossomed, I started using more eco-friendly products and began promoting self care to ignite my fire for following a more natural approach to hair and skincare. From precision cutting to natural free form techniques, I pride myself on the skills I have acquired over the years to guide you into your best hair, utilizing different tools to carve, petal and shape your hair to create the design that fits you most. 

My approach is minimalist & organic as to how you want to wear your hair every day. I work with all kinds of hair, from straight & fine to frizzy curls. In 25 years of my career, so far, I make sure that we have a thorough consultation as to what you are looking for to make sure everything is a good fit. I want you to be comfortable in my chair! As well, feel confident that when you get home, you can do it yourself, effortlessly. 

My awareness of sustainability started at a young age growing up here in the PNW. We were always going car camping, backpacking, hiking, and road tripping to the Columbia River Gorge, Forest Park and the mountains abound Oregon & Washington as much as possible. We recycled what we could at the time, attempting to keep the attention to our personal carbon footprint. 


I believe sustainable products and practices make way for beauty to take center stage, naturally. My passion for enhancing your natural beauty is supported by constantly growing knowledge in the industry to help guide your ever changing, beautiful self. 

Elys Claire
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@HairTerrarium on Instagram

With a knack for sourcing vintage décor for her '70s-themed St. Johns apartment and orchestrating intimate gatherings for her closest companions, Elle exudes style effortlessly. Mentored by her elder sister, a seasoned hairstylist, Elle honed her craft over fifteen years in salon environments, mastering precision cuts and vibrant color techniques. Originally hailing from Florida, Elle's clientele span a spectrum of desires, all met with meticulous attention and her infectious laughter.


From classic shags to Bardot-inspired styles, she welcomes clients of all hair types and lengths. However, it's the art of coloring that truly captivates this visually-driven professional, whether it's balayage, foiliage, or creating effortlessly lived-in hues. Beyond the salon, Elle indulges in whimsical adventures around town, crafting her own essential oil perfumes, and exploring the mysteries of tarot cards.


Nestled at home, you'll often find her in the company of her beloved apricot toy poodle, Keanu. 




Haircut: $100

Pixie Cut: $85

Transformation Haircut: $130

Bang Trim: $30

(Return Clients Only)

(Olaplex Now Included)

Full Balayage: $380

Partial Balayage: $250



Root Touch Up: $115

All-Over Color: $150



Regular: $95

Skip Blowdry: $85



Wash And Blowout: $80

Blowout Add-On For Curly Hair: $30

Olaplex Treatment: $70
(Blowdry Not Included) 

Elle McFadden
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@TracyPdxStylist on Instagram

Tracy loves the connection between doing a clients hair and making a person feel good. She is a real people person. She believes that doing that little act of self care can change a person’s perception of themself. She loves doing vivid colors and cuts from short cuts to long shags. Tracy is also a trained men’s barber and loves keeping up on men’s styles and beard trims. 


Tracy attended the European Institute of Cosmetology here in Portland. Tracy is a Portland native and has loved watching her city grow and change. She grew up going to punk shows and owned and worked at her own piercing/tattoo studio in North Portland. She transitioned out of doing piercing full time and into doing hair 15 years ago. “Hair is a way for me to continue to be creative and connect with my not just my neighborhood but my community.”


Tracy has been involved with fashion shows, hair and fashion photo shoots. She has worked with small independent businesses to create advertisements using her eye in both fashion and hair and makeup. She regularly attends color technique classes and cutting classes in both men’s and women’s hair cuts and styles.


When Tracy is not working she is traveling abroad, camping, hiking or hanging with her beautiful teenage daughter and their dog Finn. She loves having backyard BBQ”s with friends and enjoys a good laugh and often is a bit of a jokester.

Tracy has been a piercer for decades as well, not to mention making needle piercing legal in the the state of Oregon. A true legend for piercing in the Northwest!! Tracy is an expert in her crafts and makes everyone feel comfortable because, well she is a Master! You can find her at Robot piercing


Haircut: $85+

Haircut Short hair: $75

Clipper cut: $65

Beard trims: $20

Bang/Neck trim: $20

Childrens cuts:  $25-45
  (depending on age and hair texture)


Full highlight with toner: $285+

Full highlight and haircut: $310+

Full Head balayage and toner: $310

Partial highlight and toner: $175+

Partial highlight and haircut: $225

Partial Balayage and toner: $200

Half Head highlight and toner: $225

Half Head highlight with haircut: $285

All over color: $140+

All over color and haircut: $200

Root retouch: $90

Platinum retouch and toner: $235+

Platinum root to end: $450+

Vivid color and bleach: $390

Vivid Color panels: $175

Full Head Balayage: $335+

Toner only: $85

Color correction: $100/hour
  (consultation required)


Olaplex treatment with color service: $60

Shampoo/Blow out / style: $85

Olapex treatment: $80

Hair extensions: $100 per hour
  (consultation required)


Tracy Faraca
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@Rizo.Snips on Instagram

Hey there! I'm Cat, a hair enthusiast and stylist based in Portland. My passion for hair led me to attend the Aveda Institute, and in the years since graduating I’ve really honed my skills in creating beautiful, bespoke looks that make my clients smile when they look in the mirror.


I have a special love for vivid color services, which allow me to unleash my creativity and turn your hair into a one-of-a-kind work of art. I also specialize in gentle blonding techniques that keep hair feeling healthy and looking fabulous, and I'm an enthusiastic curly hair specialist who loves educating clients on how to get maximum joy from their natural texture.

Throwing yourself at the mercy of a new stylist can feel really vulnerable. I don’t take that trust lightly— my top priority is to nurture a welcoming and comfortable environment where you can relax and feel heard. My goal is always to collaborate with you to create a beautiful, custom look that fits your lifestyle and preferred maintenance schedule.

When I'm not behind the chair, you can find me with my nose buried in a book, painting, drawing, sculpting, enjoying nature, or scaring my friends with horror movies. 

I'm currently accepting new clients for vivid, blonding, and curl services, and I can't wait to work with you to create a look that makes you feel amazing.




Color Consultation (FREE)

(consultation required for color)


Extended Vivid: $450+

Vivid: $350+

Vivid Refresh $200+



Partial-Head Dimensional: $165+

Full-Head Dimensional: $270+

Platinum: $350+

Toner Refresh: $100+


Haircut: $80

Bang Trim: $16


Olaplex: $65

Cat Good
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@myhairchick on Instagram

Melissa was born and raised in Portland, attending PSU and graduating with a degree in Science and Social Science.  Unhappy with her 9-5, she followed her love of all things beauty to Phagans NE Cosmetology School.  Melissa began her career at a small salon and built her clientele through her reputation of being well educated, open and naturally talented.  Melissa has been an educator for a few different product lines and received an incredible amount of education from some of the most talented stylists and creative directors in the business.

Melissa's strengths include hair design, color, texture and styling. She specializes in all hair types and textures, including multi-cultural and ethnic hair.

Melissa requires a consultation for all new color clients.  Please contact her directly to schedule..




Coming soon

Melissa Andreotti
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