Staff Bios

  • Andrea

    Andrea has been in the hair industry for over 20 years and specializes in hair coloring and cutting. Andrea’s specialty is creating beautiful color tones and highlights with completing the look with a great cut! She enjoys attention to detail and works in an interactive way with her guests to create their style. A certified colorist with the American Board of Certified Haircolorists she leads the Blue Violet Salon color team to be tops in color formulation and guest consultations.

  • Ashley

    Ashley has been a stylist for 10+ years, she started her industry experience as a brow expert, and trained with Brow Shaping specialists who take into consideration the impact the shape the brows have on the face. This detail tied in with Ashley’s artist side with her love of watercolor painting. With the detail of using her artistic eye, Ashley see’s her guests whole appearance and styles you with the best tones and haircut shape for you. Ashley specializes in dimensional hair coloring, Balayage, Babylight foiling, and custom haircutting, whether it is for long or short hair, curly, fine or thick, she excels at any. Ashley’s textured short haircuts or her face framing techniques, long hair layering and her great blow-out finishes and flat iron work; you will have a great workable style. Ashley has a commitment of bringing her guests the best color service, styling, or brow shaping and formal UpDo’s to make you look and feel terrific.

  • Charlie

    I’m born and raised in Central Michigan and have lived all over. I recently moved back to Northern Illinois from Colorado. I graduated from Beauty College in 2006 and have been gracing Salons since. I have spent 10 years in this career managing various salons. My biggest motivation in the beauty industry is education. I’ve spent a lot of time on education all over the country. I’m very inspired by the beauty industries growing market of cleaner and more natural products.

  • Bobbi

    Bobbi has been a hairdresser for more than 35 years and she still loves it! Bobbi is a very creative stylist and also a former salon owner. She specializes in short hair with classic perming and cutting. Bobbi loves people and her goal is to take a personal interest in each of her guests. She stays current in her skills by attending yearly hair seminars. When Bobbi is not at work you will find her at home with her two dogs, doing some gourmet cooking or a sewing project. Bobbi is our team’s absolute favorite.

  • Lupe

    Lupe joined Blue Violet Salon in 2020 with 10 years of experience. Lupe is skilled in all areas of hairdressing; she loves it all! Haircutting for long and short hair, blonding services on dark hair, balayage/foilyage services, corrective coloring, keratin smoothing, eyebrow waxing, updos & styling.  Call to reserve your appointment time with stylist Lupe on Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays.

  • Theresa

    Hi there! My name is Theresa Bykowski, and thank you for your interest in Blue Violet Salon. When I was a young teenager I was inspired by a hairstylist that my mother and I went to. In 1994 I attended and graduated from Pivot Point Beauty Academy. I received certification in hair color, highlighting, perm, haircutting, designing, and facial waxing. I have been actively working as a hairstylist for 25 years. I am always staying current with my continuing education and trends especially in hair coloring whether it’s adding a fun bright color, or choosing the best shade of color for my guests. As a people person, I enjoy taking the time to listen to my guests about the needs for your hair. I simply enjoy making people feel their best! Reserve your time with stylist Theresa on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday!

  • Sandra
    Front Desk Team

    Sandra joined Blue Violet Salon in 2019, she has a background of administrative assistant and we are happy to have her on the BVS front desk team. You will find Sandra happy to chat with you about your day and set up your hair appointments.

  • Maddoxx
    Front Desk Team

    I have moved into the Lake County area from living in the South. I am currently studying for my Radiology degree. I have four furbabies I adore and spoil. Due to my husband’s career, we have enjoyed traveling and living in different areas of the world. I enjoy people and interacting with all the salon guests seeing the hair transformations! I am happy to help schedule any appointments and answer and inquiries about our lovely staff and salon.  

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