Meet Our Team
Michelle C - Master Stylist, Colorist
Michelle Cao’s career spans nearly two decades and two continents. She was born and raised in Vietnam, studied cosmetology in Hong Kong and trained with one of the best stylists in Japan before getting a secondary cosmetology license from the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology.
Michelle’s passion for this industry is driven by helping people look and feel beautiful, inside and out. Her vision and philosophy aligns with AVEDA’s: connecting beauty, environment and well-being. She is committed to caring for the world we live in by first and foremost caring for and supporting the community she is a part of. This is the reason she opened Blossom Salon & Spa in 2014.
As owner and master stylist, Michelle deeply values continuing education. To her, it is important to remain current not only on the hottest trends in fashion, but also on new techniques and the best products for her clients. She regularly attends AVEDA classes to learn the latest and most cutting edge cut, color and facial techniques, all of which she brings back to the Blossom team to cultivate the highest level of talent. She is an Aveda Master Stylist/ Colorist as well as an Aveda certified esthetician. These technical skills, coupled with her creativity allows Michelle to continually hone her craft and provide the best possible experience for each and every client that walks through the Blossom doors.
Aveda Colorist- Master I Full Spectrum I Deep
Aveda Hair Color Magic 1 I Beyond Balayage I Rock Your Red I Bombshell Blondes
Aveda Color Trend with Ian Michael Black I Power Paint with Lupe Voss I Bobs and Blade with Dusty Rhode
Aveda Master: Curly Hair Cutting with Ron Reyman I Razor Cutting
Aveda Inspired Coaching
Aveda Colorwise 1 with Coutney Kane
Aveda Educator Certified
Skin Wise I Facial Massage
Vidal Sassoon ABC Cut Level 1&2
Vidal Sassoon Creative Cut & Color
Hot Heads Hair Extensions
Lavish Lash Extenstions I Brazillian Blowout I PETERCOPPOLA certified
Internation Derma Institute- Master Skin Care Specialist
Sasha - Senior Stylist, Makeup Artist
Sasha was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Connecticut. She has been with Aveda ever since she was little, and the Aveda salon environment nurtured her passion for beauty. At the age of seventeen, she was already a licensed cosmetologist. Through the years, she continued to advance her knowledge and skills in hair cutting and color. Sasha is also a self-taught make up artist. Her passion for the beauty industry motivates her to continue her education and staying current on the newest trends. She strives to exceed expectations and perform the best service for any client who sits in her chair.
Aveda Color: Full Spectrum Deep I Color Solution I Color Magic-Master Level I Rock your Red
Aveda Core Cutting
Aveda Beyond Balayage
Bridal Hair & Makeup
Hot Heads Hair Extensions
Mino Nguyen-Senior Stylist, Cut Specialist
Mino grew up in San Jose, California and has known since young that he loves and enjoy making people feel beautiful. He has been cutting hair for more than 10 years, and loves precision cutting and design. Mino appreciate life and is always looking forward to meeting new people and learning new things.
Isabel Jackson-Senior Stylist,Make up Artist
Isabel was born in Austin, Texas, and raised in the Bay Area. She has been working as an Aveda designer for upward of five years, and have been a certified makeup artist for almost 9 years, specializing in airbrush makeup. She loves staying current by keeping up with today's trends and staying dedicated to the newest offered education in our industry. Isabel is positive, energetic, and uplifting; she is committed to doing her best to help the guest feel and look beautiful.
Men Core Cutting I Systems I Solution I My Aveda I Deep Infusions
TempTu Pro Artist Advanced Airbrush
Academy of Cosmetic Arts-Makeup Certified
Bleach at Tone with Diva International
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Tristar - Senior Stylist
Lorénz - Stylist
A San Francisco native, Lorénz has an ardent desire to enhance and inspire the beauty in others. He'll achieve the best you by combining classical training, practical knowledge gained through industry experience, and a sharp eye for trends. A self-proclaimed beauty enthusiast, Lorénz is continually augmenting his skill set with advanced education courses to provide for the Modern man and woman.
Aveda Hair Color Systems
Aveda Color Solutions I My Aveda I Deep Infusions
Selena - Esthetician
Selena joined the Blossom team in March of 2016, bringing with her a passion for not only skin care itself, but for helping her clients look and feel their best.
Selena understands the importance of ongoing education - for herself and her clients as well! She graduated from Skyline College's Esthetician program in 2014, and earned her esthetician license and Skyline College Esthetician Certificate that same year. She also earned certification for Cirepil Waxing from Alexander's Aesthetic Inc.
Selena understands that no two clients are the same, and carefully consults with them to nourish and treat a variety of skin concerns and provide an enjoyable, relaxing experience during every visit.
Amber S - Esthetician
Mai-Blossom Shift Manager
The majority of the time, you can find Mai at school having fun with cows, chickens and squirrels. You can also often find her at Blossom supporting the staff.
Currently attending Hillsdale High School and being in the front desk part-time. Loves food and sport.