Visitors find Salon EDDA to be a sanctuary where they shed the outside world. We greet you with a welcoming embrace, always remembering what you love. Here we treat everyone with mutuality, meeting their eye with true recognition. We see you as royalty and commit to tapping your essential beauty. Trained for excellence at all times, we strive to educate everyone to be their best. And in the end we make sure everyone walks out the door photo ready.
First-generation American (her family from Iceland). She is a Master Color Artist and Precision Cutter. Owner and Educator. Lead Stylist. Edda is a woman pioneer in the industry, with 19 years as an Award-Winning Stylist. She is a champion stylist in America, she has traveled the world for her craft. Selected for Team USA for 2021. She’s trained with the best in the industry and asks the same of her staff. She is an expert in hair extensions and hair loss. Her work has been featured in all of the top Chicago magazines. She delivers elegant style with ease. She also is open for booking for commercials, photoshoots, and runway work.
Edda’s clients look forward to spending time in her chair; for both her beautiful work as well as her highly attentive approach. Edda leads with feminine values that she brings from decades of studying the art of feminine leadership. She also serves on Mayoral appointed board for Lincoln Park (9 years), supporting the chamber and the alderman in how to make Lincoln Park a better neighborhood for businesses and residents alike.
Angie has been doing hair since 2008. Her passion for creating beautiful hair is met with seeing the look of joy and confidence her guests show as they leave her chair. She enjoys getting creative with fashion colors and also loves balayage. Angie is very attentive to her guests and believes that a good line of communication plus her attention to detail is key to a successful visit. You will love being in her chair.
Janette is both a kind and capable senior stylist. She started doing hair in 2006 and has taken her craft seriously. She has studied with very talented stylists and now brings her art to Salon EDDA. Her love of color and foilayage is met by her beautiful cutting skills. You will be delighted in sitting in her chair and having her tend to you.
Sylvia has a great ability to create beautiful precision cutting. She has been coloring and blonding her whole hair career as well, and is a welcome addition to our team of blonding and coloring specialists.
Martha’s love for hair and beauty has been instilled in her since she was very young. The thing that makes her job so fulfilling is the smile of appreciation she gets from clients once she’s created a beautiful work of style and art that truly fits them. She loves balayage, highlighting, color work, and creating soft beautiful haircuts.
Erin is a Chicago native who has been doing hair since 2016. She enjoys catering to the full needs of her clients from color to cut. She also loves learning new hairstyles and braiding techniques, expanding the variety in her immaculate skillset. She is also certified in Cezanne and Keratin complex.
Let Grant take care of your hair needs. He loves working with clients; creating beautiful looks for each person. He loves when the color, haircut and blowout all come together to make you feel so… beautiful. If that doesn’t excite you… then maybe his shampoos will. They are well worth the price of admission!
Ori is so excited to be a part of the Salon EDDA hairdressing team. A transplant from Texas, she is loving getting to know the Windy City. When she is not styling, coloring and cutting your hair, she is exploring the many neighborhoods of Chicago with her fiancee and dog. You will feel very tended to as she takes care of all of your hair needs.
Assel’s phenomenal eye for make up is only matched by her lovely touch and lovely personality. Before moving to Chicago she did makeup in Kuala Lumpur and New York City (where among other clients, was a make up artist for New York Fashion
Week). We are lucky to have such a talent with such an amazing heart. Whether you want to level up your daily make up look with a make up lesson or just knock it out of the park with her make up application; you will not be disappointed.
Pam brings great care and thoughtfulness to all that she does, for everyone she is with. Whether with her specialty facials, body and face waxing, you will love the results. Moreover, you will love how she invests in beautiful outcomes.
Prajedes — our Lead Nail Tech — is an Indianapolis native that has been working in the nail industry since 2017. She has a passion for nail art, she will happily design anything for you! Her love for the industry has also grown in ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable client experience. Her thoughtfulness and attention to detail are her top priority. She is excited to see what the Chicago beauty world will bring!
We are so happy to have Gricel join our nail team! She has been a nail artist since 2018 and is very passionate about her nail art. She loves inspiring clients to feel confident with their nails; anything from a classic manicure/pedicure to extravagant nail design; and always learning the latest trends. She is a joy to sit with and talk to; leaving you with beautiful nails and a happy heart.
Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Nick joined our team at the end of 2021. He loves spending time at Lake Michigan and biking in his free time. You can meet him behind the desk or over the phone working hard to book your next appointment that fits your schedule. Nick will make sure that your time in Salon EDDA is one of love, warmth, and relaxation.
As soon as you enter our salon, Kar’s goal is to make you feel at home. He loves to provide hospitality services throughout the salon to both guests and staff. He takes pleasure in genuine connections and interactions, from answering the phone and scheduling appointments to ringing people out and every interaction in-between. You can catch him on Saturday’s (his day off from his Social Work Job.)
Born and raised in Chicago, Leeloo can answer all your windy city questions. She is a student at Columbia College and can chat with you all day about your favorite TV show. You will meet her as she brings you a fresh cup of tea or assists the stylists with your shampoo. She works toward creating a fun and uplifting environment for your time in Salon EDDA.