Meet the Team

Aynsley Wright

Jul 25

Aynsley's career in cosmetology started with education in the Goldwell and Wella lines before ultimately leading  to the pinnacle in hair care services with Aveda.  During her tenure with Aveda, Aynsley has taken many advanced education classes and has found being an Aveda stylist a rewarding experience both professionally and personally. Said Aynsley:  "Aveda has taught me that hair styling goes far deeper than a cut and color, it's an experience. An experience that creates balance and harmony and is able to reach beauty from not only the exterior but from within. I love what I do and am truly lucky to be able to help my clients create a style of their very own".

Talieh Rashidi

Jul 19

Senior Stylist Talieh Rashidi began her professional hair career in 2007 and has been working at a senior level since 2013. Talieh began her career honing her skills with the Redken and John Paul Mitchell color lines. As her talents thrived, Talieh joined the Aveda family in 2014 to great reception and rave reviews. Talieh's vast skill-set includes modern cutting technique, hairstyling, and expert coloring. Talieh also specializes in bridal hair, highlighting, and balayage. Talieh also works as an accomplished Aveda makeup artist.

Danielle King

Mar 24

Danielle King has always had a passion for beauty and fashion. Danielle started in the industry at 15 years old assisting in the field of cosmetology. Danielle completed her licensure from New England Hair Academy to pursue her passion for hair and attended D.N.I Cosmetics, working directly with the C.E.O., David Nicholas to hone her skill as a highly sought after makeup artist. For 6 years, Danielle served as Manager to 2 locations for makeup authority, M.A.C Cosmetics. In 2015 Danielle made the decision to refocus her career as an impassioned hair stylist, honing her color and cutting skill-set at upscale hair salons in the Lexington, MA area. Daniele's eye for color and creativity lead her to quickly ramp as a much sought after color specialist. Danielle believes education is the key to success and continues to attend many advanced education classes through Aveda and practices this knowledge abreast with the newest styling, cutting, and coloring technique as a junior stylist with Soma Aveda.

Ariel Croft

Nov 30

Over many years as a prominent hair stylist with Aveda, Ariel has completed an impressive 13 certified Aveda classes ranging from advanced training in color, product knowledge, cutting technique, and styling.  Through Aveda's education program, Empire Beauty School, and classes taught by world class renowned Aveda stylists, Ariel has honed her craft as one of the most sought after Senior Stylists in the Aveda network. Said Ariel: "At Aveda, I have put education as my top priority, a must in an ever changing beauty industry. Doing so, I trained under top stylists at the salon level, as well as participating in hair shows featuring internationally known artists. Staying abreast of the newest trends and techniques and always challenging myself has been key to my success and allows me to display my passion, strengths, and specialization as a Senior Stylist and Aveda color specialist. I am not only inspired by the great stylists from around the world, but the stylists around me daily at Soma. I have learned so much from my peers and feedback from my wonderful guests that have allowed me to bring their beauty out for everyone to

Miss Kari

Jun 11

Miss Kari comes to Soma Salon and Spa with 9 years of Aveda experience as a Senior Stylist. Kari has been a top stylist exclusively in the Aveda family and her knowledge of Aveda color, cutting, cutting, styling, and product knowledge is second to none. Kari's inspiration lies in creating new and inspiring looks, staying current with the newest color, cutting, and styling techniques which in return makes her a high demand stylist. Kari brings an upbeat, caring energy, to all her clients and takes pride in a portfolio of amazing guests and 5 star guest reviews.

Marinela Fani

Jun 11

Marinela is a senior stylist who brings more than 10 years of experience to Soma Salon and Spa and  5 years of Aveda specific training. Marinela relishes the challenge of exploring new trends and creating new looks, utilizing the most current Aveda color and cutting techniques. Marinela specializes in advanced color and color correction and is accomplished in advanced cutting technique.

Terry Mitchell

Nov 05

As 20+ year veteran with Aveda , Terry Mitchell has shared his love and talent for styling from the inception of Aveda. Working in Aveda's original founding salons, Terry's tenure as an Aveda stylist brings a wealth of experience and skill to Soma Salon and Spa. Terry has a natural talent for finding each and every guests ideal look, ensuring the client leaves feeling beautiful both inside and out. Terry's inspiration lies in both accentuating one's natural beauty and instilling his love for fashion to ultimately deliver to his guests a customized style and personal experience that only a master at his craft can provide.