ABOUT VENUE

Whether you are here for the first time or a returning guest, we want to hear all about you and your beauty goals. We promise to listen and communicate with you. We will take the time to look at your inspirational images & share some of ours. Our number one priority is that you walk out of our salon loving your look!

Escape to your beauty retreat

We recognize that you are placing trust in our hands and we take that trust seriously. VENUE is your bestie in the beauty industry and we want to deliver on your expectations. When you shine, we shine.

Individualized style, Tailored to your expectations

Great hair and skin begin with an honest conversation. Whether we’re getting reacquainted or meeting for the first time, we’ll have a conversation that will get you to the color of your dreams and the healthiest skin of your life. We want you to experience that phenomenal feeling when your hair and skin are at their very best.

ABOUT OUR TEAM

Our dedication to excellence is reflected in our status as an Aveda Concept Salon. We align ourselves with the culture of Aveda through eco-friendly products, cutting-edge techniques and sustainability standards. Our focus is on continually raising the bar. Our stylist pursue advanced education and wake up each day with one single mission—to help our guests look and feel their absolute best!

Peyton

Peyton

Stylist

Peyton loves creating her guests’ perfect look by combining cut, color and creative vision. “I love Aveda products because they are cruelty free, that’s important to me.” Peyton specializes in color and loves edgy haircuts. Peyton’s hairstyles has been on the cover of the Lakelander Magazine.

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Crystal

Stylist

Crystal believes in spreading joy through her love of beauty. She loves Aveda’s advanced color education and believes Venue Salon raises the bar in service standards. “I love people and helping them to feel confident.” Crystal specializes in hair cuts and her editorial styling work can be seen in Lakeland’s Yacht Club advertisements and the Lakelander Magazine.

Jessica

Jessica

Stylist

Stylist and color expert, Jessica, has an extensive background with Aveda as a graduate and educator. Jessica is an expert in achieving the blonde hair color of your dreams. She’s also a whiz at working with hair extensions.

Greg

Greg

Stylist

Greg is not only a cornerstone of our team, but an accomplished Aveda educator and master stylist. Greg has a passion for cooking up mentorship programs for our new talent– as well  delicious food. 

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Giselle

Stylist

Giselle is a newer talent and a proud Clearwater Aveda Institute graduate. Giselle is tremendously skilled in special event hairstyles and braids. “I love working with a brand (Aveda) that cares for the environment. It’s in our mission statement and that shows how important that is to us.” Giselle’s editorial work has been featured on Aveda’s social media platforms, and is a rising star at Venue Salon.

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Naime

Stylist

We are proud to have such a skilled stylist as Naime join our Venue tribe. Naime specializes in women’s short hair cuts and transformative color. She’s a graduate from the Orlando Aveda Institute and has over 7 years of experience behind the chair. Naime’s editorial hair & makeup work has been recently featured in The Lakelander. Naime is also fluent in Spanish.

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Judy

Stylist

Judy Graduated from Empire Beauty School in Lakeland, where she graduated with honors for academics and attendance. Judy excels at her blow dry styles and event hair. Judy’s bridal up-do’s were featured in WH Magazine. She has a natural talent for cuts and transformative color. Judy is excited about being part of the Venue tribe. Judy loves the continued education core belief of Aveda.

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Jason

Stylist

Jason is a graduate of Empire Beauty School in West Palm Beach Florida. Jason spending several years as an apprentice at a Redken Salon in Atlanta Ga. Jason was an educator for advanced cosmetology students preparing them for their licensing & career at Empire Beauty School Lakeland. Jason loves cutting and coloring hair of all types and textures. Jason has a passion to help make a difference in people’s lives both in and out of the salon. Jason shares the philanthropic mission with Aveda.

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Amy

Stylist

I have been involved in the hair world since 2009. I graduated from the Aveda Institute in St. Petersburg, FL. I am passionate about education; both for my clients and myself. I attend several continuing education classes every year for both techniques and business.

When I am not in the salon, chances are you can find me with my little family trying to explore our sunny state of Florida. (or maybe I am binging some Netflix to relax, ya never know.) We also like to try out some local places to eat and hang out; so if you need any recommendations just ask.

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Hope

Stylist

Senior hairdresser with over 7.5 years experience around the world in both media with high profile clientele and behind the chair with clients. Hope started her hair journey at Paul Mitchell the school in 2011 and is a deans list graduate. As a full rounded stylist, her specialities are: colour, blonding, styling, and blow outs. Hope has worked for some of the most influential hairdressers in the world, and brings a fresh perspective to Lakeland. Hope is passionate about creating an beautiful guest experience. Hope is also a massive animal lover, and passionate about eco conservation and holistic health.

About our estheticians

Our skincare providers offer your skin the most pure and elegant professional products in the industry. 

Our highly skilled estheticians offer result-driven facials and all waxing services. Venue estheticians are dedicated to transforming your day through the power of a refreshing treatment or service.

Kayla

Kayla

Guest Coordinator and Creative Director

Guest Coordinator and Certified Make-Up Artist, Kayla, is an amazing asset to the team. Kayla’s desire is to allow every guest to experience our Aveda way by offering experiences that really make your day. She creatively directs our marketing and is an integral part of our team. Kayla is full of love and light and she is here to ensure you love your service.

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Patricia

Stylist

Patricia is the proud owner of Venue Salon and a licensed Esthetician. “The art we create, our guests wear.” She is a Master Esthetician specializing in transformative facials and and expert waxing services. “We strive to create a 5-Star experience with superior products and guest service.”

Dawn

Dawn

Stylist

Dawn is a graduate of the Aveda Institute of Tampa Bay where she graduated at the top of her class. Dawn’s holistic approach using Elemental Nature in determining the balance of your skin, inspires her. Along with her new career in skincare, she is also a floral designer.

The VENUE promise

Our number one priority is that you love your service. We will ask questions and listen to you about your individual style. We offer detailed consultations because we want to get to know you so we can deliver on your beauty goals. Together we will create a plan and make it reality. We will also offer you information and options on how long you can expect to be in the salon, the cost of services, as well as what is attainable this visit and in the future.

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