Born and raised in Baltimore, Md, Joshua learned his trade at the Robert Paul School of Cosmetology. He went on to hone his craft by completing the Master Color Expert program with Wella, the Vidal Sassoon cutting class and the Kevin Murphy cutting and styling classes. His decision to move to Portland to be closer to nature meant we were fortunate to have him join the team, where demonstrates his passion of creating with his hands and bringing joy through people’s hair. Joshua loves the art of hair color and the way it brings delight into clients lives. Joshua loves to hike and camp, cultivating his house plants and garden, playing the piano and going to shows.
Lacey was born in here Portland, and returned to the city after growing up in Michigan. Graduating from the Aveda Institute, Lacey loves the creativity of hair and the ever-changing and evolving techniques available for her to learn and master.
Lacey loves to travel and to read, and enjoys shopping for plants, spending time with her adorable puppies and friends and family. She loves to watch true crime shows and documentaries, going kayaking and listening to music, mostly to Frank Ocean and Tom Petty.
Bridget was born and raised here in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Since becoming a licensed hairstylist 4 years ago, she has taken advanced classes at the Vidal Sassoon Academies in Santa Monica and Chicago, attended advanced training in color from Pravana, L'Oréal Professionnel and Goldwell and learned curly cutting techniques from DevaCurl. In Fall 2018 Bridget will begin a series of classes at the LA Wella Studio, with the intent to enter their master colorist certification program in 2019.
Prior to becoming a hairstylist, Bridget received a bachelor's degree in art history from the University of Illinois Chicago and worked as a freelance graphic designer in Los Angeles, bringing her artistic sensibility to hair. Whether you want classic or highly creative (or a mix of both), Bridget is here to listen and help you find the most suitable look for your lifestyle and the health of your hair.
From the Bay Area, CA, Katherine found her way to studying cosmetology at Miss Marty’s San Francisco, receiving additional training from the likes of Vidal Sassoon (San Fran., CA), and Toni & Guy (Dallas,TX). Katherine moved to Portland with her husband to experience life away from their hometown, but keeping it to the west coast. She loves to help people feel beautiful and put together through the medium of hair.
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Heidi has worked in salons for over 10 years, beginning her career in Orange County, CA and multiple L.A locations, overseeing the front desk of the salon. Heidi quickly rose to management positions both in SoCal and here in Portland, finally moving to Gold + Arrow in 2017.
Heidi’s passion for client satisfaction is matched only by the excitement she feels in furthering the growth and development of the Gold + Arrow team, taking pride supporting with the education and training of this talented team.
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Natalina comes to us from her home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan, moving to Portland to experience a different way of life here in the Pacific Northwest. Driven, passionate & thoughtful, Natalina takes pride in driving for every service to be considered and personalised to each client.
Outside of the salon, she loves to hike in the PNW with a true crime podcast, always with a pocket full of See's hard candies.
Born and raised in the Northwest, Lana started her career by moving to Los Angeles to attend the world-renowned Vidal Sassoon Academy. Because her true passion lay in color, Lana chose to become a color specialist to master the craft. She went on to work as a color specialist in Sassoon Salon San Francisco and then as a full-time color educator and platform artist for Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles.
Missing the Northwest, the one-on-one connection with clients and the ability to wear sweaters and jackets year-round, Lana now resides in Portland. She's ecstatic to be at Gold + Arrow where she can focus her talents on providing each client the perfect tailored, effortless and individualized haircolor.
Always striving to perfect her craft, Lana regularly takes advanced color education classes as well as continues to teach as a balayage educator.
Megan moved from Vancouver CA in 2006, leaving behind her background in fashion. After completing an apprenticeship in California, Megan worked at a top salon in Marina Del Rey, before moving to to Luxe lab salon. In 2015, Megan found her way north to Portland and to Gold+Arrow.
Megan thrives on travel and adventure and her active lifestyle requires her own hair to be low maintenance but still fashionable. Naturally, she aims to give the same to her clients by creating beautiful easy shapes and brilliant natural color. Whether your hair is long and layered, soft and curly, or short and textured, Megan will find the optimal look and teach you how to recreate the same at home.
As a L’Oreal Professionel educator Megan continues to explore her knowledge and she prides herself in keeping up with current trends in hair, fashion and beauty.
Raised in San Jose CA, Michelle studied cosmetology at Santa Barbara City College. Her unique style and skills were honed by working in some of the top salons in Santa Monica. After 8 years, she moved to Portland to be closer to family. With her meticulous attention to detail, she creates the best cut and color for your specific lifestyle, aiming to bring that little bit of lived-in, California sun-kissed hair to her Portland clients. Michelle is Hotheads Hair Extension certified, abc Cut certified at Vidal Sassoon, Brazilian Blowout certified and has also studied under a ‘dry cut’ mentor.
When not doing hair, she enjoys hiking in the PNW with her dog Odin, spending time with family, and exploring all the culinary diversity Portland has to offer.
Lorre is true Oregonian with a love for the outdoors, calling Bend her home for the past 16 yrs. She enjoys snowboarding and skate skiing in the winter and camping, fishing, hiking and swimming in the Summer.
Getting to know her clients and being able to customize a treatment plan that best suits them is key for Lorre, and being able to transform a clients skin into beautiful, healthy glowing skin is most rewarding. Lorre believes investing in your skin is a benefit that lasts a lifetime .
Lorre graduated from Premiere Aesthetics Institute in Bend, specializing in sugaring, microdermabrasion and dermaplaning and is always looking to increase her knowledge and training through the latest technology, products and services.
After leaving her home region of sunny Orange County, CA, Kaity has truly felt at home relocating to Bend, OR. Longing for all of the four seasons & an active lifestyle for her daughter & husband, she decided Bend was the perfect place. Kaity spent 7 years of her career building & serving her clientele in Newport Beach, CA, while traveling across the U.S specializing in wedding color & styling. She has been featured in many Bridal magazines such as The Knot and Wedding Wire. She’s overjoyed to be a part of the team at Gold+Arrow where she can continue the education of her craft, her passion for styling & love for blonding. Kaity truly takes pride in creating a relaxing ambience & building a genuine relationship with her clients, to understand what style most fits their lifestyle. Whether creating the summer sun-kissed blonde, or the rich fall brunette, she loves to create a timeless look for people to feel their best.
Malie was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming, graduating from the Basics School of Beauty in high school, before working in 2 cities in Wyoming as a cosmetologist for 4 years. At 20, she moved to Stirling, Scotland for school, allowing her to travel around Europe to become well acquainted with different types of fashion and styles.
Malie moved to Bend for graduate school to become a school counselor. Malie is passionate about building clients’ self-esteem and confidence, being able to construct stable foundations for relationships with clients in the community. Outside of traveling, Malie is an avid ice hockey fan, former university lacrosse athlete, watersport enthusiast, painter, and musician.
Breyanna was born and raised in Portland, OR, graduating from the Aveda Institte in July 2016. She realised her dream of moving to Bend in 2017, finding her way to us at Gold + Arrow. Breyanna loves being able to help people feel better about themselves through hair, supporting people in reaching their hair goals and always aiming to connect with every client.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and loves the outdoors.