Owner | Master Stylist | Educator
Alea is a Hudson High graduate class of 2000. She obtained a cosmetology degree through the six districts vocational program at Kent Roosevelt. She is excited to come back to her home town to open a small business in the Hudson community and her salon is bringing a distinct flavor to their craft. Since opening The Shoppe Salon, Alea has now taken a position on the board of directors for the Hudson chamber of commerce.
Alea has been recognized for her skills in the professional beauty industry as one of the top national platform artists and educators for John Paul Mitchell Systems 2001-2012 and earned the coveted titles of Senior associate and Master Colorist and Master Cutter where she trained stylists all over the country in the latest techniques of hair design. Alea currently educates as a consultant and has joined a small independent shear company CLE SHEAR as a trainer as well. Her career has been dedicated to raising the level of professionalism of hairstylists nation wide and that is no exception in her own salon.
Level 3 Stylist
Being a cosmetologist has been Kaitlin’s dream career as far back as she can remember. After graduating from West Virginia University with a Sport and Exercise Psychology degree, she decided to chase after her dream and attend The Salon Professional Academy for Cosmetology while simultaneously working as a Preschool teacher. Being able to instill beauty and confidence in others is what sets her soul on fire and she’s blessed that she can call this her career! Kaitlin's hunger for knowledge and attention to detail are what set her apart. She has had extensive and ongoing education in long hair cutting, men’s cutting, new color techniques, hair extensions, facial waxing, and body waxing which allow her to stay fresh and revolutionary in the field. In her free time, Kaitlin loves watching Cleveland sports, especially the Browns, reading, and cuddling with her cat, Gato. Whether you’re looking for a subtle change or an extreme makeover, Kaitlin is great at listening to your wants and needs to make sure you are getting exactly what you’re looking for. Book an appointment with Kaitlin and you can be sure that you will leave knowing how to create that salon look at home!
Licensed Advanced Esthetician
Sarah is trained and certified in skin analysis, cosmetic ingredients, custom facials, acne treatment, dermaplane, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, hydro facial treatments, high frequency and ultrasonic modalities, facial and body waxing, lash lifting, lash extensions, and brow and lash tinting. Sarah is obsessed with all things skin and the techniques how how to make your skin GLOW🏼
Sarah absolutely loves what She does and it shows! What She enjoys most about being an esthetician is the fact that education is on going. There is always new information and new skills to bring to the treatment room. Sarah believes in helping you achieve your skin goals through personalized treatment plans and custom home care routines. Sarah makes your skin’s optimum health her utmost importance.
Level 1 Stylist
Kaity Kodzev is originally from Akron Ohio, but graduated from Hudson High School in 2015. She went on to the Paul Mitchell partner school in Twinsburg to obtain her Advanced Cosmetology license. Kaity’s favorite thing about hair is styling, cutting and making sure her clients feel beautiful inside and out! Kaity believes the fashion industry is forever changing and that there is always continuing education.
Kaity’s favorite activities outside of the salon include going to local breweries, visiting with friends and hanging out with her sweet cat Wendy.
Kristen is a 1999 graduate of Hudson High School and 2003 graduate of Herzing University. Kristen joined our team at the beginning. She excels in customer service and organization. Everyone loves her bubbly personality, whether greeting you at the door or taking your phone calls. She is happy to serve you!
In her time away from the salon, she enjoys spending time with her Husband, Daughter and rescue dogs.