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MECHELE

Master Stylist / Owner

Mechele has been an industry leader since 1997. She is the owner of Rain Salon & Spa which was her dream from the beginning of her journey as a stylist. She is from a line of entrepreneurs in her family and in 2008 this dream came true. With much help from family, friends and many leaders in various areas she was able to open the doors to Rain Salon & Spa. She, with the assistance of a great team, in 2012 became an Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa, the highest level of salon in Aveda network and made Top 200 Salon in Salon Today! She loves Aveda and how their committed to her business and creating the best product for her guests. She has trained with many Aveda educators in her career. She has been to Aveda global education events many times and feels it strengthens her love of hair even more. She is passionate about keeping hairstyles for her guest fresh and new! Mechele has the ability to look at a guest and create for their face shape, which she feels has given her a loyal following of guests. Mechele is an expert in curly hair and balayage. She loves a challenge and mentored many stylists to become great at what they do. Mechele feels power is in sharing and she lives by this daily. Someone great once said,  “hair is the fabric you never take off.” It says notice me!! She takes great care to have hair be noticed and beautiful. In her free time she is a mom of two great kids and has wonderful husband who has supported her in so many ways! She enjoys snowmobiling, hiking, and home improvement.

STEPHANIE

Master Stylist / Manager

Stephanie has been a leader in the hair industry since 2002.  Her journey with Aveda has been on going since 2004, resulting in a great knowledge and understanding of the product and the hair color. This translates to her guests as a color specialist where she has trained with top Aveda educators throughout her career as a stylist. She has been a part of Rain Salon & Spa since its opening in 2008. She is one of the dedicated managers at the salon and spa and enjoys mentoring her staff with color ideas and formulations. She has assisted in the growth of the salon and the team she leads. She is a dedicated and passionate colorist. She enjoys creating beautiful blonds, rich browns and sassy reds for her guests. She is patient and has the skills to give you the cut and color you desire. When she is not creating great hair she is spending time with her beautiful kids, cooking and crafting!

BRIANNA

Master Stylist / Manager / Educator

Brianna has been in the industry since 2007, and joined Rain’s team in 2013. In 2015 she became a Certified Trainer for Aveda, teaching color classes to new Aveda stylists in the network. She loves color, anything from a bright blonde to a rich brunette, but dimensional colors are her favorite. She enjoys  customized blondes and color corrections.  She loves helping you achieve your hair goals, all while maintaining the integrity of your hair. She’s also an in salon trainer, helping prepare our new stylists to be out on the floor. When she’s not at work she loves to spend time with her husband, son, and daughter visiting family in Twin Falls and shopping at Target.

KEANNA

Master Stylist / Manager / Educator

Keanna is an Aveda Trained Stylist and whole heartily believes in their mission and brand. She moved from Portland, OR and has been at Rain since 2013. Keanna specializes in Dimensional color, Reds, Corrective Color and Vivid/Fantasy Colors. She is passionate and edgy! She loves being able to give her guests beautiful, shiny, naturally derived hair color and all types of haircuts! She believes that learning never ends and loves continued education with Aveda and being able to educate her guests on home care, hair color maintenance as well as daily beauty routines. She is an in-salon educator and continues to train and mentor stylists in the salon. When she is not working, which is not often, she enjoys spending time outside in the sunshine, at a pool, winery, coffee shop and with all her fur babies!

STEPHANIE

Spa Manager / Esthetician / Massage Therapist

Meet Stephanie, our Spa Manager and Lead Esthetician! Stephanie has been in the spa industry for 18+ years, as both a massage therapist and Esthetician and has called Rain her home for going on 11 years now! She thrives off of results driven treatments, specializes in hydrafacials, and corrective/reparative facial treatments that address skin concerns such as anti aging, acne, hyperpigmentation and sensitivities! Stephanie loves connecting with her guests and giving them a full spa experience using Aveda rituals in every treatment. From facials to lash lift and tints, to lash extensions- be prepared to leave the outside world behind!

 

Outside of Rain she loves traveling anywhere with sun and an ocean, trying new activities and restaurants, spending time with her family, boyfriend and dogs...all with a glass of wine in hand!

 

KAYSHA

Manager / Director of Guest Relations

Kaysha has been part of the Rain Team since 2016, working closely with our Guest Relations Team and now Management Team. With a passion for all things in the beauty industry, Kaysha found a great love assisting on the business end of the salon and spa, continuing her mentoring skills to help grow both service provider care and guest relations care within Rain. Kaysha is also highly dedicated to making the displays and signage you see around the salon fresh, fun and top notch! On the off chance that she is not working, you will find her crafting, painting, enjoying a weekend road trip, and spending time with her family.

JULIE

Master Stylist

Julie is an experienced stylist who spent many years as a stylist and salon owner in Twin Falls before moving to Boise and joining the team at Rain. She has been employed at Rain since 2012. She specializes in custom hair color, especially corrective color, gray coverage and blending. She excels with classic cutting and is very adept with curly hair.

 

In her personal time Julie enjoys gardening and working on her home. She loves watching football with her boyfriend, Duane, and admits to indulging in computer games when time permits.

ANA

Master Stylist

Ana graduated from Tony & Guy in 2009. She enjoys all areas of cutting hair from long layers to dramatic pixies. She enjoys working with Aveda and Rain learning new creative color techniques to bring to her guests. One thing she has loved about working with hair is how her guest feel after she has given them a beautiful cut or color. Her love for hair shows through her work! In her free time she spends time with her to great kids and hiking in the outdoors.

MEGAN

Master Stylist / Educator

Meet Megan! She’s an Aveda Institute graduate  and a national 2015 Beacon competition winner for the state of Idaho as well as a 2015 North American Hair Awards Attendee. She comes to Rain as  a sociable, creative, and educated hairstylist with an eye for the newest trends. Aside from being a hairstylist, Megan is also a makeup artists who regularly works on local photo shoots in the treasure valley and all around Idaho.  She is great with Blondes and doing great cuts.  she is excited to be a part of Rain and Aveda! In her free time she enjoys time with her son and family.

SAVANNAH

Senior Stylist

Savannah has been with Rain since 2008 when they first opened their doors. She graduated hair school in 2006.  She finds the atmosphere has allowed her to grow her skills as a stylist and enjoys taking care of her guests and getting to know them. She loves sharing new techniques she has learned with her guest and educating them on how to recreate their hair at home with Aveda products. She is about giving consistent, quality work. She is happy to be part of such a great company and feels supported in her career as a stylist. When she is not at Rain, she enjoys time with her husband and being a mom. She loves the outdoors and being part of her church. She sees many more years at Rain Salon & Spa.

ANGELA

Senior Stylist

Angela has always had a passion for the beauty industry,she graduated from Oliver Finely in 2011. Angela came to Rain Salon & Spa directly after school & quickly graduated to master stylist. She has loved learning about Aveda and what they stand for. She takes great care of her guests and loves the creative process of hair color. In 2013 she attended Congress, Aveda’s global hair show, in Minneapolis featuring the entire Aveda major platform artist. She enjoys all areas of being a stylist and finds great support from her team and Rain Salon & Spa. She has attended many education classes with Aveda and is confident she can give her guests what they are looking for. Angela spends her free time with her two beautiful daughters and dogs!

JORDANNE

Senior Stylist

Jordanne graduated from the Aveda Institute Boise and has been working with Aveda since 2014. She joined the Rain family in March 2017. She enjoys updos, mens cutting, and making fun changes to her guests hair. Connecting and building relationships with her guests is one of her favorite things about being a hair stylist. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and two busy boys!

SYLVIA

Senior Stylist

Sylvia has been an active stylist since graduating cosmetology school in 2009. She enjoys every aspect of doing hair, and particularly loves doing haircuts as well as coloring blondes. The creativity and excitement of giving her clients the style they want is truly rewarding, and believes a new style or fresh cut always makes you feel great! In her free time she likes to go shopping or to do craft projects. In the summertime she enjoys anything that involves being in the sun or walking with her husband and their husky dog.

ELI

Stylist

Eli has been in the beauty industry for a 5 years now and she love every bit of it! She is very passionate about hair coloring, such as balayage, highlights, and fashion colors. She also loves men and women hair cuts alike, and  a great round brush blow out ! She is skilled in full-glam makeup and specialty up-dos for events. When not in the salon, she enjoys going to restaurants and gathering with friends and family!

KINDRA

Senior Stylist

Kindra has always had a passion for the beauty industry connecting with each guest giving them that unique Aveda experience! Kindra graduated from Paul Mitchell at the top of her class and has called Rain home for the past 3 years! Specializing in wedding/prom up-dos and special event makeup, lived in to bold blondes and any red hair makeover Kindra is willing to take on any hair challenge and goal!

 

When she is not working behind the chair Kindra enjoys time with her family, camping/ hiking with her husband and two floppy ear hound dogs and loves having her hands busy with anything creative from quilting to drawing! She is always up for a great adventure or listening to a good story!

 

 

KORTNEY

Stylist

Kortney graduated from Aveda Institute Boise. She enjoys working with Aveda products and color. She especially loves the art that comes with being a stylist. She enjoys all areas of hair and loves building relationships with her guests. Outside of the salon, she enjoys going camping and target shooting with her husband.

CAM

Stylist

Cam is a graduate of Aveda Institute Boise, enjoying all Aveda products and services. She specializes in balayage and fashion color, but loves to make all hair dreams come true no matter the request. Her passion bloomed from a young age, forming from the love of learning how to braid her sisters hair and grew from there. When not in the chair, you'll find Cam on the water skiing, wakeboarding and surfing, or attending a concert!

ALY

Stylist

Aly loves continuing her education, from a Bachelors Degree in Dance & Psychology to a Cosmetology License. She carries on with this by attending multiple classes throughout the year and keeping up with the latest trends. Aly especially enjoys the art of haircuts, balayages, and bridal/ special occasion hair. She’s a big believer in cruelty free products and has only sold such products throughout her career!

 

When she’s not working, she is filling her time with her son, husband and pets. She enjoys camping, hiking, being in the garden and visiting loved ones. She’s an Idaho Native, with a welcoming heart.

KYLIE

Stylist

JEN

Massage Therapist / Spa Technician

Kylie is excited to begin her hair journey at her newest home here at Rain! Kylie loves blondes, brunettes, and anything to do with beachwaves! From that lived-in style for the adventurous guest, to cornrows and braids for that fun and festival lifestyle, Kylie is your go to stylist! In addition to providing that Aveda hair experience, Kylie loves event makeup for unique experiences such as SFX Halloween, concerts, performances, and parties! You can find Kylie traveling with loved ones, snowboarding, painting, or enjoying as much music as possible in her free time!

Jen has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for 7 years. Before she attended massage therapy school she went to cosmetology school and is a registered Cosmetologist giving her the ability to perform some aesthetics. She loves having a mix of appointments through out her day! This gives her the ability to help people heal through various massage modalities and attain beautiful skin through facials and hydrafacials. Jen is always learning and developing her talents in both massage and aesthetics. She is passionate about helping people; giving each guest customized treatments, creating an atmosphere where they can feel comfortable on the treatment table, and she does her best for each and every guest.

KRISTEN

Massage Therapist

Kristen came to Rain all the way from Honolulu Hawaii in 2020! Kristen has been a massage therapist since 2007 & has developed her skills in Lomilomi, hot stones & deep tissue. Kristen is passionate about pampering her guests and making everyone feel like a celebrity. In her free time she enjoys exploring with her husband and 3 children!

SABRINA

Esthetician

Sabrina has been in the beauty industry for over 7 years and every year, falls more in love with what she does. Sabrina is very passionate about helping other people, especially for their beauty needs. As an Esthetician she specializes in custom lash extensions, lash lifts & tints, as well as 3+ years of advanced facial training, including hyperpigmentation, aging and acne skincare concerns. When she's not in the treatment room, you will find her helping educate other estheticians, up at Bogus snowboarding during the winter, and up near Grimes Creek camping, hiking and kayaking with her two dogs and husband during the summer.

JILL

Esthetician

Graduating at the top of her class at Oliver Finley, Jill has found a home at Rain to dive into esthetics and her passion for skin! Focusing on customized facials, Jill is always furthering her education to create maximum results and give each guest the Aveda experience from the moment they walk in the door! Along with facials, Jill offers waxing, lash/brow tinting, and lash lift and tints! Every service with Jill allows for the best skincare education, a perfect at-home regimen for your specific skin needs, and products you will love!

 

 

When not in the treatment room, Jill loves any extra time to be with her family and dog Rosie! Music and concerts are always a favorite, and anything outdoors!!

MAKAYLA

Nail technician

Makayla graduated from Oliver Finley in 2020. She loves making people feel relaxed and at home as soon as they step foot in the door. Makayla specializes in gel manicures and pedicures! Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family members and her soon to be husband. She also loves playing games and laughing!

CAMILLE

Nail technician

Meet Camille, one of our newest Nail Techs! She has a passion for all nail types, but specializes in full sets and nail art! She loves to create anything and everything, giving her guests 100% satisfaction and relaxation during their service. When she's not in the salon, she is patiently waiting for fall (her favorite time of the year) where she can dress cozy and sip hot cocoa with her fur babies.

KAITLYN

Nail Technician

Kaitlyn started her nail career after moving to Idaho from Louisiana. She is the newest addition to the Nail Tech Team here at Rain Salon and Spa! She specializes in hand painted nail art and structured manicures. She loves creating nails you love and is excited to be doing this at Rain.  In her free time she loves spending time outside or staying in with her husband and cooking her favorite Cajun dishes to remind them of home back in South Louisiana.

TRINITY

Guest Relations

Meet Trinity! She joined the guest relations team in 2021, but has actually been a part of the Rain team for many years prior. Trinity is a cancer survivor and met us through a lovely organization called Camp Rainbow Gold, where Rain spends every year pampering campers for a summer spa day! She just couldn’t get enough of us! She loves being in guest relations because she gets to build meaningful connections with guests and pamper them as she was pampered before. Just seeing their smiles and their happiness fills her with joy! Outside of Rain you can find Trinity enjoying the great outdoors with her husband and family.

HANNAH

Guest Relations

Hannah has been part of the guest relations team at Rain for only a few months, but has been part of Aveda and Rain since the beginning. Mechele Duke, the owner, is Hannah's mother and has taught her so much about this amazing industry that she is so proud to be a part of. Hannah loves building new relationships and interacting with our amazing customers. Outside of work, Hannah is a junior at BSU, studying communications! She loves the outdoors, animals and spending time with her family and dogs.

ROSE

Guest Relations

Rose has a combined 20 years in the Salon and Spa Industry. After completing Cosmetology school she became an Esthetician and continued to work in various Salons and Spas for many years. She has joined the Guest Relations Team with a great passion of continuing to serve guests and grow relationships with the Rain Family. On her time off she loves meditating, continued online education, cycling and spending time with her family.

KIM

Guest Relations

I am an Oregon native who moved to the Treasure Valley in 2007 and had begun my career with Aveda that same year. The philosophy behind our product line and personal connection resounded deeply with me form the beginning. I feel lucky to have experienced so much personal growth, changes within in the Aveda culture and supporting other staff on their own journeys over the years. For me, working in guest relations feels like a success any moment I can help out guests book a perfect experience or go home with ideal products.

EMMA

Guest Relations

Emma has been part of our Guest relations team since May 2022. She really enjoys getting to interact with clients that come in and brighten their day. Emma loves going to the gym in her off time and hanging out with her friends and family whenever she gets the chance. She has one cat named Bella that she loves to spoil with affection and enjoys a nice coconut berry redbull!

MEGAN

Guest Relations

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Megan is part of our guest relations team here at Rain. She’s currently studying at CWI for her Associates degree in natural sciences and hoping to get a degree in marine and environmental sciences to help make the necessary change this world needs. She’s passionate about the natural world being restored to her former glory and promoting alternative/green forms of energy. She loves nature and all the life it creates and holds. Megan enjoys loud music, computer gaming, and painting in her free time as well as collecting cool stickers, beautiful rocks and crystals. She also loves jokes so feel free to tell her your best ones!