OUR SALON STAFF
of Saucon Valley
Lori Gough, Owner & Receptionist
I have been managing Trendz for the last 9 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!!
Kara Young, Senior Stylist
With more than 25 years behind the chair, Kara has worked at perfecting her skills as a stylist. She looks to please her clients, and does a thorough consultation, to ensure customer satisfaction. She stays on top of the latest “Trendz”, specializing in custom color, highlights, and creative cuts, from traditional to trendy, she's ready to give you that new style you desire! Kara also has a great knowledge of our Aveda haircare line, and will evaluate your hairstyling needs, and make the recommendation best suited for you!
On a more personal note, Kara loves to cook and bake, she loves the beach, and spending time with her husband Scott, and their family, taking camping trips in their RV!!
You can follow Kara on Instagram at stylzbykara
Nichole Mahon, Senior Stylist
Nichole has always had a strong interest in becoming a hair stylist. Now with 15 years of experience, she continues to keep up with the latest styles and techniques. Nichole is a great listener and continues to make her clients happy. Nichole is in high demand in the saucon valley area as she can customize the perfect color, cut, and highlights just for you!
Natasha Malasnik, Senior Stylist
Natasha has always felt inspired by the industry and after first attending school for fine arts she decided to put her artistic abilities into what she really wanted to do, cosmetology. In 2007 she enrolled in the Vision Academy: A Paul Mitchell Partner School. Since graduating in 2009 she has worked her way up in her field while also attending classes, seminars and shows. She is a certified expert in keratin treatments, specializes in balayage, cutting and color techniques. She takes the time to listen to her clients needs and has an extreme attention to detail. Go give her work a look and
-Follow her on Instagram at natasha.m.hair
Maria Diaz, Senior Stylist
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Maria and I’m a stylist with over 20 years experience. I’ve mastered my skill and experience primarily in the Saucon Valley Area. I’m a graduate of Pivot Point Education from Empire Beauty School. I have experience with color, cuts, and am certified in keratin treatments. I specialize in styles including asymmetrical cuts, with bold colorful highlights or natural soft color in long and short hair. I also have a lot of experience in different men’s cuts and styles. I believe in continual education to keep up with current trends and look forward to whatever’s next.
Heather Smell, Senior Stylist
Heather has been a hair stylist working in the Saucon Valley area for over 18 years. She is great at listening to her clients wishes and providing the styles they are searching for. She takes pride in keeping up with the latest trends and participating in continuous education courses.
Emily DeAngelo, Senior Stylist
Emily has spent the last 18 years as a stylist perfecting her craft through continuing education classes in cutting and creative color. She also enjoys up-do's for proms and weddings. Her favorite aspect of being a stylist is having a chance to develop personal relationships with her clients as well as providing them with excellent customer service.
Paula Meyers, Stylist/NailTechnician
Paula has had a passion for the hair and beauty industry most of her life. She has been licensed for more than 20 years. In that time she has mastered a wide range of hair techniques including, cutting, all forms of color, up-do's, perming and much more. Paula is also trained and certified in Hair extension and has a strong passion for nails and pedicures. Paula believes in continual education and strives to stay on the forefront of her field with her knowledge of products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clientele.
Rachael Grimes, Stylist
I have been a stylist for 18 years. You can find me at Trendz providing many different services including Facials, Manicures, Pedicures, Balyage, Keratin Treatments, and of course Haircuts on men, women, and children. When not at Trendz you can usually find me in the garden or on some adventure in the woods.
-Follow me on Instagram at Rachaelmarie_hairstylist
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
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
Mary Bradford, Massage Therapist
Mary has been a massage therapist for over 25 years and was trained and licensed at the Wescoville Healing Arts Center. For many years she worked for the Lehigh Valley Fitness Centers providing massages. Her specialty is deep tissue massage and working with athletes. She also gives seated chair massages at numerous businesses in the area. Mary's expertise with fitness and stress related injuries makes her a valuable part of our team. Added to that is her easy-going, professional nature!