“This industry is truly my passion and to make someone look and feel great about themselves is one of the most gratifying feeling I can have!”
Abby is a Michigan native who has been perfecting her skill since 2007, while working under senior stylists. In 2011 Abby moved to Scottsdale, AZ and brought with her all the trending styles California creates. There she built a tremendous clientele while excelling in Dream Catchers extensions and the Ombre trend. In 2014 Abby moved to San Diego, joined the elite team at Salon Elle and is performing at the top of her game. Abby always goes above and beyond to make each client feel like they’re a friend and that they will be completely comfortable with the her thorough consultation. She establishes strong relationships with each client, which helps her to perfect the cut, color, and style to each individual’s specific needs/wants.
“Abby Barlow keeps my hair curly and crimson. I’m always thrilled about her professionalism, the quality, and consistency of the services I receive, so much that I will follow her anywhere. Thanks girlie!” – Heather
"Abby not only did a beautiful ombre colour on me, she managed to keep most of the length of my hair. I am so happy with my hair, I absolutely love it. I would highly recommend Abby and and Salon Elle!" – Kat C
Andrea is pursuing her passion as a lash artist after a successful career as an Interior Designer. Her meticulous attention to detail and her care for her clients is what makes Andrea a great artist. Andrea fell in love with lashes after her first set back in 2013. She went home that night and researched how to become a lash artist. Her goal was to make other women feel as beautiful and confident as she felt. While working a full M-F 9-5 job, Andrea attended night school in order to become a board certified licensed Esthetician and certified Lash Artist. She highly believes in further education and is always looking for the next class to take to further her technique and skills as an artist for her clients.
Bianca knows all of the ins and outs about Salon Elle and is here to accommodate our clients’ needs in any way possible. “I want to create an escape for our clients that is stress free, always positive, and like a second home. They are coming in to take care of themselves and I think they should be rewarded for that.” Born and raised a true California girl, she is always beaming with light while taking care of your booking needs, product questions, or just to chat and snap a quick picture of your beautiful hair.
Carly is a Master Stylist and color and cut specialist who has a strong passion for what she does. She truly sees each and every client as a new, exciting opportunity to create something beautiful. She loves seeing her clients leave happy, and feeling better than they did when they sat down in her chair.
Your vision, combined with Carly’s skills and knowledge, is sure to create a masterpiece!
Carly is a Bay Area native who moved to San Diego to attend the well-respected Paul Mitchell The School. After graduating, she went on to live out her dream job. She prides herself on really listening to the needs and wants of her clients. Whether it be color, cut, style, or extensions, your ideas and vision inspire Carly to create something that is unique to your hair, complementing its natural texture, while keeping the health and integrity of your hair the first priority. She strives to provide the absolute best customer service, creating not just a hairstyle but a total experience from start to finish!
“I Love Carly! She is great with color and cut. Best of all she is a stylist that actually listens to what you want. To top it off, she is so sweet! I highly recommend her!” –A.M.
“Not only is she BRILLIANT with color (especially blonde, but she’s carried me through my “dark” days as well), but it’s also guaranteed that you will walk out of the salon with exactly the cut and style you wanted.” – M.M.
Salon Elle’s mission is to have an A-list team of stylists who believe in perfecting the art of hair, are free to express themselves and grow with no reservations, and for the salon to experience this growth through profits and giving back to those who help build it.
A leading hair artist in the San Diego area, Erin Doumert is a passionate entrepreneur, educator, award-winning stylist and owner of Salon Elle. Stylist to models, newscasters, athletes, and clients from across the U.S., as a passionate educator, Erin is the owner of Salon Elle and leads and educates her team, believing that education is crucial for each team member to stay up on the latest trends and techniques, and clients appreciate that she teaches them how to create and maintain their look at home. Clients routinely praise her ability to “finally” create the look and feel they had been seeking. Even with her loyal following and success at such a young age, Erin remains approachable, warm, and humble.
Erin placed 3rd in the Scottsdale Hair Wars- 2011, received 1st place in the Toni & Guy Fusion (Beauty School Hair Wars); Master Stylist and Salon Educator, 2006; had works published in SoScottsdale and Keel Magazines; and placed 11th on a popular reality hair show competition.
Erin also consistently supports events that involve hair styling for philanthropic causes, including cut-a-thons to help children with cancer and contributing to The Trade Foundation and Wigs For Kids. Her salon also supports Earth Month, donating a portion of its proceeds each April. A hiker, yoga devotee, international traveler, and runner, Erin has completed two half-marathons. She lives in San Diego with her cat, William.
"She listens intently to what I want and follows through as an honest artist, turning my hair into one of her many masterpieces." – Meg P.
"My hair color and cut were a little bit of a mess from the last person who did it. Erin took that mess and turned it into the best color and haircut I've ever had." – Shea B.
Jenna’s passion is to make her clients feel beautiful, happy, and carry a greater confidence. “I love sending a client out the door with a big smile on their face loving their hair!” With her constantly positive attitude, Jenna plays a key role of what keeps clients coming back to Salon Elle. She enjoys all that the hair industry has to offer, such as color, highlights, extensions and especially her favorite: creating amazing bridal styles. Jenna started her hair career in 2006 and has had a passion for the industry since a very early age, completing her training the same year she graduated high school.
"Jenna is unbelievable! ... my hair goddess ... The girl knows color, and is a natural at her craft. I've referred friends to her and all have walked away happy as well! Feel confident knowing that you won't be disappointed in giving this salon or Jenna a try! – Tamin C
"Like most women, I am very particular about my hair. I highly recommend Jenna at Salon Elle. She really listens to what I want done and is an excellent stylist. Jenna is very talented and experienced. Since I have been going to Jenna, my hair has never looked better and I have received a lot of compliments on my hair. – Nancy S
"Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself"
Originally from Los Angeles, Melanie has been educated in all the latest and most trendy styles to make you feel unique, original and beautiful. With over six years of experience she pays close attention to detail and listens to her clients needs and wants! She loves all that this industry has to offer such as, coloring to create a beautiful blonde bombshell or a vibrant cherry red and all that's in between. Not only that, she loves to do creative cuts, turn your short hair into long locks with extensions, smooth your hair with a Brazilian blowout or even create a classy, evening updo! Being a stylist of the Drybar for 5 years, you are guaranteed to walk out of the salon feeling sexy.
Melanie has a Paul Mitchell education background as well as learning from platform artists and outside classes. She believes to be always growing and learning is the greatest key to be successful in the world of beauty. Not only does she have a passion for hair but also for makeup. Completing courses at the top school, MUD, she is a certified makeup artist and can provide a beautiful look for any occasion! Through building her knowledge in both hair and makeup, Melanie has a desire to build a strong relationship with each client making them always feel comfortable and excited to return!
"Was looking for a last minute appointment and very happy to find a new stylist in La Jolla. Melanie was awesome love my cut and she did a gloss treatment that I've never heard of before instead of color. Will be back soon!" – Joy B.
Roselle brings life to Salon Elle and an extra sparkle to each person she meets. As a junior stylist she is constantly learning the latest styles and is becoming the go-to individual at Salon Elle for what’s hot. With her strong desire to climb to the top, there is no doubt Roselle has a bright future ahead. She loves styling wedding hair and make-up as well as haircuts and color. Roselle graduated from Bellus Academy in 2014. Early on in life she discovered her skill and passion for the beauty industry. When asked how she got started she said, “It was a hobby that quickly turned into a dedicated, unwavering, passion.”