Meet the Team
“She was brave and strong and broken all at once.” –Anna Funder
Laura is the owner of Pure, but she considers herself a mentor and coach. She quit her corporate job at the age of 30 to go back to school and become a cosmetologist and open the salon. She loves all things “girl power,” and Oprah Winfrey is one of her role models. Laura’s spirit animal is a tiger, which gives her willpower, courage, and personal strength. Her go-to Aveda product is Shampure Dry Shampoo because it changed her life by giving her so much time back.
“When you get, give. When you learn, teach.” –Maya Angelou
Jennifer came on board with Pure ten years ago because she loves Aveda. Since that time, she has grown to love the Pure environment. Her favorite food is potatoes – made any way – and she still asks for the kids’ menu at restaurants so she can color. Her go-to product is lipstick from Aveda’s Feed My Lips line because, “Lips without lipstick are like cake without frosting.”
Massage Therapist & Staff Relations Manager
“Everything happens for a reason.” –unknown
Erin has been with Pure for nine years. She is a massage therapist and also the staff relations manager. Erin stays at Pure because she loves the culture and what Pure stands for—having team comradery while providing awesome services to guests. She loves all things Jamaica and can’t wait to go back. Her favorite line is Aveda’s Smooth Infusion.
Guest Services Manager
“Don’t waste your energy to change opinions. Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.” –Tina Fey
Leigh has been with Pure for five years as guest services manager. If she sends you a text it’s either an emoji or five paragraphs long—there is no in-between. Her spirit animal is a unicorn because, “Who wouldn’t want to be a unicorn?” Her favorite product is Air Control Light Hold Hair Spray because it is the only hairspray that holds curl and leaves hair soft.
“Imitation is the biggest form of flattery, you can imitate but never duplicate.” –unknown
Allison has been in the beauty business for 10 years. She took a long break to be a stay-at-home mom, but now she is back and ready for the challenge. Being a busy mom of two enables her to understand the needs of those with a busy schedule. She can give you that quick update so that you walk out feeling beautiful in no time! She loves Aveda and calls Pure her “forever home.” Her favorite product is Aveda’s Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair, and she loves doing fun cuts.
“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” –unknown
Amy loves using Aveda’s Pure Abundance Hair Potion because who doesn’t “love big hair?!?!” She also loves doing highlights. Her perfect date is dinner on the beach, and her spirit animal is a lion (she’s a Leo). Amy loves working at Pure because she loves her coworkers and what Aveda stands for.
“Be somebody that makes everybody feel like somebody.” –unknown
Tara has been working with Aveda for a while. Her favorite tools are Aveda’s Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil and the curling iron for the perfect beachy wave. Want highlights or hair paint? She’s your gal. Her perfect date night is simply time spent with her husband and son. She loves working at Pure because of all the strong women she gets to work with every day!
Stylist / Skin Care Specialist / Makeup Artist
“Breathe. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.” –unknown
Kim and her husband got married in 2017, and their favorite date night is pizza and a movie. She also loves dancing and watching YouTube videos. Kim says working at Pure is her dream job because she gets to do what she loves around amazing people. Kim loves all Aveda skin care products, but her favorite is their Botanical Kinetics Radiant Skin Refiner. Come in and see her for a facial.
“Don’t wait for the perfect moment…take the moment and make it perfect.” –unknown
Courtney has been with Aveda for three years. She is loving Pure so far because she gets to work with a group of strong and amazing ladies doing what she loves! She loves teamwork and feels like Pure takes it very seriously to make the most of their salon. She loves to laugh, and her favorite date night is doing just that with her boyfriend. Her absolute favorite product is Aveda’s Volumizing Tonic.
“Be yourself—not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” – Henry David Thoreau
Rachel calls herself a bookworm, and that’s why her spirit animal is an owl (love of knowledge and books). She loves Pure because she feels close with the team and enjoys learning about customer service. Her favorite product is Aveda’s Color Conserve Daily Color Protect.
“Be your own kind of beautiful.” – unknown
Shannon has been at Pure a little over a year and loves it! She feels lucky to spend each day enhancing people’s natural beauty while using products to help enhance the world’s beauty. Shannon’s spirit animal is a lion because it represents personal strength and courage to overcome difficulties, which we all face in this day and time. Shannon is a great addition to the Pure team!
Miranda has been with Pure for 6 months, and she is already loving the team approach! She says she loves working together to give guests the best possible experience. Her ideal night out is actually a night “in” making dinner and hanging with friends. Her spirit animal is a hippo because they are cute but vicious, so watch out! You can find her in the salon using her wet brush to leave her guests feeling great about themselves!
You’ll be lucky to be in the salon when Anna is working. She has a warm and welcoming smile that will make you feel right at home. She helps keep the store looking its best, which is what gives it that great feel when you walk in. Anna loves working for Pure and has been here for three years. When she’s not working, you might find her at one of her favorite Mexican restaurants in town.