Our team is from different and seasoned backgrounds that combine their talent and skills to offer the best hair and beauty services. Our vision is to make you beautiful and confident by discovering your unique style.
Kevin started hair school at age 18 and fell in love with coloring, cutting, and styling hair but found he excelled at and most loved blonding. During his time as a student, he would attend competitive hair shows in California to hone his skills in the hair industry and won 1st place in most of the challenges. After graduating from school, he continued his studies and worked at The Paul Mitchell Salon in California. Kevin opened his first salon in Olympia, WA while still traveling back and forth to Paul Mitchell in CA for 10 years. Kevin took part of 2011 off to open Salon Nouveau Yelm with co-owner and salon manager Gregory Platt. Kevin continues to grow his knowledge base with continuing education and successfully completed the Schwarzkopf Professional Seminar Royal Master Academy taught by Ian Mayer-Marszalek. This prestigious certificate is only offered to select industry professionals. Salon Nouveau is currently the only salon in Washington to have multiple stylists with this training.
Gregory Platt has a passion for hair and loves to transform hair, making everyone leaving his chair feel great with their fantastic new look. He loves to do and excels in everything from color corrections to platinum blonde to hip men's cuts. Gregory continues to grow his knowledge base with continuing education and successfully completed the Schwarzkopf Professional Seminar Royal Master Academy taught by Ian Mayer-Marszalek. This prestigious certificate is only offered to select industry professionals. Gregory has an 18 year background in design and retail management. He has decorated homes, as well as decorated for weddings, parties, corporate events, retail shops and style shows. Gregory has a keen eye for style and easily incorporates that into each clients' individual look.
Yelm is Ambers home town. She started beauty school at age 16, as a graduate of Yelm High School. Amber has been doing hair in Yelm for 14 plus years. In 2007, 3 years after graduating she was voted Best Hair Stylist in Nisqually. Since then, Amber has been a leading figure in the industry. She has a very strong passion for hair and loves working with people. With a keen eye on the latest trends, Amber keeps her work up to date with the always changing industry. When she is not at the salon making hair perfection, she loves spending time with her family and friends, camping, and working in and around her home .Being a hair stylist isn’t just a job it’s her passion, her love, and her drive at perfection!
Karli was born and raised in western Washington. She graduated from Quality Beauty College in Olympia in 2010. After graduating she immediately started pursuing her passion for hair at a local salon. Along with hair she also enjoys doing brow waxing, and makeup and has done many wedding events for friends and clients. Karli also has 8 years of retail and management experience to go along with the 8 years of doing hair.
In 2015 Karli got married to her high school sweetheart and shortly after they welcomed a baby girl to the family. Karli and her family enjoy playing disc golf, going on Disney vacations, and spending time with friends.
Petra is the owner of Naturally Beautiful, a European skin care business located inside Salon Nouveau. Before relocating to Yelm WA in 1993 she served a one year apprenticeship and two years as an esthetician in Munster Germany at one of the oldest and most respected places in Germany for skin care. She offers custom facials, body wraps, scrubs, waxing, lash and brow tint, and make up. Petra is proud to use Pevonia Botanica as her skincare line. Pevonia is an elite natural brand that is available at the most prestigious destination resorts, hotel spas and salons like Salon Nouveau around the world. Petra offers skincare treatments for teens, women and men of all ages and ethnicity. Petra's treatments are peaceful and are great for a time out in our busy lives while healing your skin and feeling refreshed.
As a courtesy to our stylist and clients please inform us 24 hours or more to reschedule or cancel an appointment. This allows us to fill the appointment time and ensure great customer service.
For the safety of children we ask that you make prior child care arrangements for the time of your appointment.
Price includes a full trial updo
All color services are performed with Schwarzkopf Professional, Surface hair care products, or Pulp Riot Professional Color.
Single color applied on the whole head from roots to ends.
The balayage technique seamlessly blends a natural root color to brighter ends and some dark pieces are left at the ends to create dimension and a more natural look. The transition is soft and less maintenance than a foil.
First time bleach and tone and new salon clients. Price includes Opaplex 3 step system for optimal at home care. A consultation and 50% deposit are required to schedule.
Smooth unmanageable texture and frizz for up to 12 weeks with Brazilian Blowout Professional Salon Treatment.
50% deposit is required to schedule.
Smooth unmanageable frizz and texture for 4-6 Weeks.
Hot Heads tape in extensions are real human hair and can be used to add volume, length, or both. A deposit of 50% of quoted price is required to schedule.
All prices are a starting quote and subject to change at the discretion of each stylist. Senior designer prices may be higher. A consultation is suggested for all color services and a deposit may be required for some services.