EVOLVE Hair and Art’s stylist are Organic Color Systems certified stylists

working collectively to create a healthy, mindful space

for their clients in the Roosevelt neighborhood of North Seattle.


IMG_3033Tova enjoys her work and clients now more than ever.  For over 20 years she has worked as a hairstylist in top salons in San Francisco, New York City, and Seattle. She is a certified Organic Color Systems colorist and has advanced training in cutting with Aveda and Vidal Sasoon.

From 1980-1990, Tova worked at one of New York City’s top ten salons (Pierre Michel) then located in Trump Tower and enjoyed working on some editorials for Cosmo Magazine and some runway fashion shows for assorted designers. After moving to Seattle in 1990, she returned to hairstyling at one of the first Aveda Salons in Seattle, which at the time was a leading company in natural haircare.

Driven by her passion for holistic living and truly organic products, in March 2010 Tova opened EVOLVE Hair and Art, An Organic Salon. A passionate host, Tova enjoys working with her colleagues to bring the most pure, high quality organic hair products, local and fair trade retail and art to EVOLVE. Tova also enjoys treating her clients to healing scalp or shoulder massages and collaborating with them to embrace their essence and give them individualized colors and cuts that suit their lifestyle, needs and vision. She has also been referred to as a Hairapist, Hair Shaiman or Hair Whisperer by some grateful and adoring clients. When not working, Tova also enjoys making music, drawing, nature walks and yoga.

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jessicanewmanJeska is a Seattle based hairstylist specializing in organic haircolor and hair extensions. She graduated from the Gary Manuel Aveda Institute in 2009 and worked as a fashion photo stylist her first year out of school. She  joined EVOLVE in June of 2010 after realizing she was ready to work regularly in a great salon with clients to offer her talents.

She became a certified master colorist and trainer with Organic Color Systems in 2014 and she was nominated for Newcomer of the Year from the Northwest Hairstyling Awards. Her work has also appeared in the Seattle DList magazine. Her studies have taken her to London, Las Vegas, California and all over the Northwest.

Her bright and friendly attitude are a great compliment to her talents and skills.  Jeska says, “I believe in natural beauty. When I see hair I ask, Is this realistic? Who would wear that? And, is it reasonable with their lifestyle?” She encourages her clients to challenge themselves and try new things. She loves creative color and giving people haircuts that work for their face, hair and lifestyle. In her free time she enjoys paddle boarding, traveling and music.

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Katelynn is our newest talent at EVOLVE.  She graduated from the Gary Manuel Aveda Institute in Spring of 2016 and joined our team in January 2017 as an intern for the first nine months.  Starting in September she is ready to take new clients. 

Prior to taking the leap to the beauty industry, Katelynn worked at the Olympia Food Co-op for almost a decade and is passionate about combining health and beauty. A nurturing soul, Katelynn really enjoys providing a moment of relaxation at the shampoo bowl, and also loves getting to know her clients.

Inspired by everything from nature to classic Hollywood glamour, to 80s pop culture and beyond. Her favorite thing about doing hair is getting to help people express their truest selves. In her free time Katelynn can be found hiking with her true love, a 10 year old pup named Zena, or exploring the city with friends.

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Karen is thrilled to join Evolve Organic Salon and to continue on her path of offering clients superior hair color, styling products, wellness and warmth.

Karen graduated from the Gene Juarez Academy in 1996 and furthered her education with Aveda, Toni and Guy, Bumble and Bumble and Redken. She earned her Redken color certification in 2010 and went on to become the Artistic Educator for WA with Redken from 2011-2014. 

Karen has grown into a down-to-earth hairstylist with a passion for enhancing natural beauty. Through her consultations and unique cutting and coloring skills, Karen delivers what is realistic for your hair type and your lifestyle.

She is delighted to get to know the clientele at Evolve, welcomes her loyal clients and is also available to assist any newcomers.

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