of Saucon Valley


Lori Gough, Owner & Receptionist

I have been managing Trendz for the last 12 years and really enjoy my position.  Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority here at Trendz.  I take pride in being friendly and accommodating when scheduling appointments to meet our clients needs.  I feel a smile goes a long way in making folks feel welcome and appreciated.  Please feel free to call the salon with any questions you may have about services, pricing, etc... Call and schedule your appointment today!!


Natasha Malasnik, Level 3 Stylist

I am Natasha!  I have always felt inspired by the industry and after first attending school for fine arts I decided to put my artistic abilities into what I really wanted to do, cosmetology. In 2007 I enrolled in the Vision Academy: A Paul Mitchell Partner School. Since graduating in 2009 I have worked my way up always continuing my education. I am certified in hair extensions, keratin treatments, specializing in blonding services, lived in color and I am perfectionist with my haircuts. I take the time to listen to my clients needs and have extreme attention to detail. I am currently working on becoming the Aveda ambassador for the salon. Making my clients smile is my number one priority. Go check out my work on Instagram:


-Follow her on Instagram at natasha.m.hair 


Maria Diaz, Level 2 Stylist

I am a professional hairstylist in the Lehigh Valley area with over 25 years of experience. I graduated from Empire Beauty School with a Pivot Point certification. Along with precision cutting and mastering my craft in men’s barbering, I strive to stay at the forefront of the industry with knowledge of new products and services available to provide excellent service to my clients. I specialize in cutting edge coloring techniques, highlighting and low-lighting, toning and balancing, grey coverage, keratin treatments, and special occasion hair.

I highly value building relationships with my clients and understanding how to best meet their needs. My mission is to make every person who sits in my chair feel great about themselves. 


Nichole Lynn, Level 2 Stylist

Hello, my name is Nichole.  I have had an interest in hair at a very young age. I have worked in a hair salon since I was sixteen years old. Now with twenty years experience, i'm still keeping up with the latest styles and techniques. My expertise is customizing the perfect color, highlights and cut for my clients. Aside from the everyday cut and color, I also love doing formal styles such as bridal and prom up do's. The best part of my job is making my clients feel great about themselves! If your looking for a new stylist call Trendz of Saucon Valley and ask for Nichole!


Heather Smell, Level 2 Stylist

I have been a hairstylist in the Saucon Valley area for over 24 years. I graduated from Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School. I love finding the perfect haircut and style for my clients to fit them and their busy lifestyle. I am trained in hair services including cutting (men, woman and children), coloring, highlighting, blowouts, perming and facial waxing. I am also certified in Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatments. It is most rewarding to me that my clients leave the salon feeling beautiful and are feeling the best about themselves. 


Emily DeAngelo, Level 2 Stylist

My name is Emily ! I bring over 22 years of experience to behind the chair, but pride myself on keeping my skills and style fresh and current . I enjoy collaborating with guests to find a look that will enhance their natural beauty & elevate their confidence! From beginning to end, consultation to flawless blowout, I strive for guest satisfaction. Some of my specialties include color correction, advanced blonding techniques & custom color.

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Rachael Grimes, Level 2 Stylist

I have 20 years experience over 7 of which have been with Trendz of Saucon Valley where I continues to strive to provide the best on trend services. Through continuous education and certifications, I am able to provide a variety of services. Services such as Specialty colors, Keratin treatments, Facials, and of course haircuts on men, women, and children. I look forward to providing a relaxed enjoyable visit that will leave you looking and feeling your best.

-Follow me on Instagram at Rachaelmarie_hairstylist 

Paula Meyers, Level 2 Stylist

Creative, versatile, and very passionate about my craft, I have been able to establish myself as a successful Stylist over the past 20 years. For as long as I can remember,  I  have had an endless passion and talent for 3 things,  being an amazing and talented stylist, along with a heartfelt past time as a Dog Trainer, and spending endless hours in my kitchen baking. 

I have  a wide array of services that I  offers to  clients at TRENDZ. From all types of color services, creative hair cuts, perming, Keratin treatments, And so much more. I also have a certification in Cinderella Hair Extentions. 

I am very open minded to all things, and put my clients needs at the forefront of every person that sits in my chair.  

Jazzmin Diaz, Level 2 Stylist

Hi, my name is Jazz! I graduated from Metro Beauty Academy in 2014 and dove right into the industry. I love challenging myself and learning new techniques that I can share with you. Im Certified in tape in extensions, hair replacement, and Keratin smoothing treatments. My specialties are Vivid colors, removing boxed dye, balayage, highlights, babylights, ombre, double process blondes and corrective color.

I enjoy getting to know you and your hair goals. Each time your in my chair my goal is to make you feel comfortable and see the beauty with in you.


You can follow me on Instagram/tiktok


Brooke Kramer, 

Nail Tech/Waxing and Spray Tan Specialist

I have been in the beauty industry for 8 years and started my career at Bethlehem Vo-tech in the Cosmetology Program. Over the years I have found love for spa services in the salon and specialize in Nail Care, Skin Care, Waxing, Spray Tans and Eyelash Extensions. I have also graduated from Northampton Community College where I studied in the Massage Therapy Program. What I enjoy most about my job is giving my clients time to relax and escaping from every life.... and who doesn’t feel better after a beauty treatment?! You can also find me posting on Trendz social media accounts, Facebook and Instagram, where I posts all of our talented stylist work and give updates on the latest specials. 


You can view all of my work on my personal Instagram @cosmo_beauty_bybrooke 


I look forward to your next visit with me at Trendz! 

Alessandra Bernasconi Carisch , M.S. ,
Licensed Massage Therapist MSG000074, Reflexologist, Usui Reiki Master,
Nutrition and Herbal Supplement Consultant

Alessandra is a Therapist and Health Consultant with over 20 years of training and
practice both in Europe and the United States. (Medical School, University Hospital,
Zurich, Switzerland, Master of Science in Psychology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem,
PA, Diploma in Massage Therapy, Northampton Community College, and various
studies and degrees in Sports and Myo-fascial Massage, Orthopedic Massage,
Reflexology, Reiki, Aromatherapy, Homeopathy, Herbal Supplements and Nutrition).
She continues to study with some of the best teachers in the field to stay updated on
new insights.
Alessandra has seen the benefits that therapeutic massage can have on those
suffering from pain and injuries first hand while working on a wide variety of clients
with auto-accident- , workplace- or sport injuries as well as lifestyle or workplace
induced postural misalignments and overuse syndromes. Massage and other listed
techniques are excellent preventive and stress relieving tools, so don’t wait until you
experience pain, invest in your health, and call us to find out how we can support
your goals!

Lauren, Level 1 Stylist / Salon Assistant

Lauren is a new stylist who is eager to learn and master new techniques to give you a great hairstyle. She graduated from The Beauty Institute of Allentown, a Schwarzkopf partnered cosmetology school in October of 2020. She has been an employee of Trendz since June of 2020 and has been training under the expert advice of the stylists there. She is detail oriented and focused on the satisfaction of each client and is excited to serve you!

Tracy, Part Time Receptionist

I have lived in the Lehigh Valley for 6 years and started as a client at Trendz at that time. I started as receptionist in July of 2020 after the COVID shutdown. I’m a mother of 3, grandmother of 2, soon to be 4 with twins on the way later this summer. I look forward to greeting you at the salon soon!

Taylor, Shampoo Assistant

Hi my name is Taylor and I have been working as a shampoo assistant since March.   I am so excited to be a part of this fantastic team of professionals and am grateful for the opportunity.  I’ve always had a love for cosmetology so I am currently enrolled in Metro Beauty Academy with a planned graduation in July.  My goal is to obtain my cosmetology license and add to my education with make-up courses.

Angela Rader, Nail Tech

My name is Angela, and I have been with Trendz for 2 years, I am a very creative and talented nail stylist, who loves doing nail art and challenging myself with artistic requests. I offer an array of services to my clients, from gel/regular polish on manicures/pedicures, nail extensions with gel builder, gel builder on natural nails, nail extensions with acrygel, acrygel on natural nails, spa manicures or pedicures and of-course my favorite all types of nail art. I pride myself on making sure my client is my only priority when with them, and their service is pleasing to their need. I take the time to get to know my client personally and treat them like they are family. My goal is to always make sure my client is leaving with a smile.


As for me personally I am a wife and mother of 5 children, I love spending time with my family and creating memories. I have hobbies such as painting, doing crafts, and redoing furniture when I have the chance.