Brad Van Dyke holds a license in massage and esthetics. I believe wellness is a fusion of many beautiful healing modalities and Aveda is a key component in personal and global wellness.
Embodying Aveda belief number 7, Brad encourages everyone to continue learning. The journey of constant education came full circle when he joined the Aveda Institute Denver/ Inspire Greatness team in 2005. During this time at the Institute has given me the opportunity to become an Aveda Spa Purefessional in 2007 and Purchase Three Cutters in 2011.
Beyond Aveda curriculum, Brad is also a Franklin Covey Trainer. I educate on classes that range from 7Habits of Highly Effective People, to Speed of Trust. Presentation Advantage and Principles of Education are my favorite courses; this lesson is educating others how to effectively present material to an audience.
Justin started his beauty industry career at the Aveda Experience Center in Cherry Creek 12 years ago. While still working at Aveda he decided to obtain his esthetics license to take his Aveda training a step further. In 2002 he received his license and began at Three Cutters on Pearl. In his ninth year at Three Cutters he walks through the door as happy and inspired as his first day.
Scott started his career in 2003 after graduating from the Toni and Guy Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. After graduation he worked for Toni and Guy as a Technical hair color specialist and as a L’oreal color educator.
Striving for more education he left his first salon to work at an Aveda salon where he developed a passion for Aveda, their education and mission. Moving to Denver three years ago opened doors to develop his passion for this industry even more. Currently he works not only at Three Cutters as a Hair Stylist but also shares his knowledge with Future Professionals at the Aveda Institute of Denver. Scott then became an Aveda hair color Purefessional so he could share his knowledge with the entire Aveda network.
Being able to educate his guests as well as deliver great customer service is his passion and goal. Combining honest and informed decisions for his guests helps deliver an experience that will leave them wanting to come back.
Sarah started her career with Aveda in 2007. She graduated from the Aveda Institute of Denver with an Aveda Certified Diploma. Sarah worked in the Highlands with an Aveda concept salon, VIDA, for almost three years. While at VIDA Sarah refined her technique while expanding her knowledge; taking classes from many Aveda Purefessional's such as, Hauns Korpela, Kevin Krauklis, David Gatt, Cynthia Gonzalez and more.
Sarah began focusing her experience towards education. She began educating at Aveda Institute Denver in 2010. While at the Institute Sarah became a certified cosmetology educator, teaching a wide variety of skills, thriving in haircutting and styling. Sarah continued her own education all the while and truly believes that learning never ends. In February 2012 Sarah became a haircutting and style Purefessional for Aveda, being able to travel and educate. Sarah strengths lie in cutting curly hair, men’s hair, and speciality styling.
Sarah is also passionate about the Aveda mission and vision. She believes in incorporating wellness into every beauty regimen. With her calm demeanor and extensive knowledge she is able to make you feel at ease and stylish all at the same time. She believes each experience at the salon is a chance to escape the stress of everyday life and to renew one’s sense of beauty.
Joey joined the beauty industry after working 10 years in Corporate Finance. He attended the Aveda Institute Denver and received high honors in academics upon graduating. He has been in the Cosmetology industry since January 2010 and he was previously the Salon Manager at Three Cutters. Looking for more advanced training he left Three Cutters temporarily to attend the Aveda Academy for more advanced cutting and coloring skills. Joey is currently working towards a degree in Wind Energy Technology. He is always looking to expand his knowledge in the beauty industry as well as becoming more environmentally conscious.
Nicole Higgins, a California native came to Denver fresh out of the Fashion Industry to find something more. She knew she loved the industry, but still felt like she hadn’t found her niche. She enrolled at the Aveda Institute Denver falling in love with all the various dynamics the Cosmetology side had to offer in the industry. Starting early in her career doing editorials along with being nominated as a student for the North American Hairstyling Awards, Nicole was hooked. She is continually advancing her education in various cutting and coloring techniques. She is active in North American Hairstyling Award photo shoots, along with other various editorials in Rocky Mountain Bridal, and other local publications. Her heart is in the industry through and through. She likes to share that passion daily throughout the week by educating and giving back at the local Aveda Institute in Denver
Meghan is a graduate of the Art Institute of Colorado with a bachelors degree in graphic design. She started her career with Aveda in 2006 working for the Aveda Experience Centers and the Aveda Institute of Denver. She has technical and educational advancement through Aveda workshops and classes. She is passionate about community involvement to raise awareness around environmental challenges. Meghan is honored to be part of the Three Cutters on Pearl team.
I have worked for the Aveda Institute Inspire Greatness Team for almost 5 years and love the bustling atmosphere and getting to meet so many new people on a daily basis. I have been apart of the beauty industry my entire life and my mother is too a cosmetologist who owns her salon in Littleton. I am a recent graduate of University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. I have a small jack russell named Russell and spend my free time with friends or at local coffee shops. I am so excited to be apart of the Three Cutters team and can't wait to grow along side them.