Michelle graduated from the Aveda Institute in 1997. She has received advanced training with Toni & Guy and has been an Aveda Master Stylist since 2002. Her other specialties include certification in Keratin Smoothing Therapy, VOMOR hair extensions, Hairpolice Pinchbraid Extensions, synthetic dreadlocks, natural dreadlocks including dread perms and maintenance. Living and working for years in New Orleans her work has been featured in New Orleans Bride, Gambit Weekly, including a spot on the Ambush Makeover Show as a colorist. Outside of the salon Michelle is passionate about animal rescue and working in her arts and craft studio creating pretty things.