laura pardo

laura pardo

owner & master stylist

As founder of Kai Salon, Laura’s passion for the industry and love for Aveda established the foundation for Kai Salon. Since opening in 2008 Laura has taken her vision to create a unique environment which combines beauty and humanity, building a team which inspires her daily. She uses that inspiration behind the chair and outside of the salon.
Kim Pardo

Kim Pardo

salon manager & master stylist

Kim has been with Kai since 2008. She began as a stylist and has grown into her new role as salon manager for our Champlin and Minneapolis locations. She has a strong commitment to making your experience at Kai the best.
nath van

nath van

stylist and nail technician

Nath (pronounced “Nate”), is excited to bring her talents to the Kai team. Doing hair and makeup is her passion. Nath was born in Thailand and is a funny, friendly addition to Kai.
Amy Hagen

Amy Hagen

stylist

Amy brings 9 years of experience to Kai. She loves the interacting and creativity of being a hairstylist. She takes pride in her work and educates guest on how to manage and style their hair at home to create the same look. Passionate about continuing education and using new techniques along the way.

 

sada estrada

sada estrada

mens specialist

Sada is a stylist and educator comfortable with all types of men’s styles. She has the ability to find the perfect haircut for your head shape and hair type.
caitlin bernards

caitlin bernards

stylist & nail technician

Caitlin has been in the beauty industry for six years. She loves all things hair – color, cuts, styles and updos as well as nails.
Holly Gilbertson

Holly Gilbertson

stylist

Holly brings her passion for hair and nails to Kai. She has a passion for doing fun hair color and educating her guests on styling.
Javier Juarez

Javier Juarez

stylist

Javier has recently returned to Minneapolis, from specialized haircutting-training in New York City, as well as Hair-color specialization in Sarasota, Florida. His ultimate passion is creating custom styles for both men and women. He has an artist’s approach to every project. Javier draws his inspiration from fashion, local culture and nature.
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