As an Aveda Concept Salon
, we use high-quality, naturally-derived products created by a company that is focused on the environment and supporting indigenous cultures around the world. Our commitment to exceptional service is evident through our professionalism and complimentary value added services.
Our team performs at the top of the beauty industry, creating timeless and trend-setting looks. Attending hair shows across the nation and overseas, we're constantly inspired to reinvent styles with skill and vision.
We strive to make your experience at Adeva a memorable one and look forward to catering to your needs.
Marissa Sliman Tesler
Owner, Master Stylist
Marissa has been in the beauty industry since 2001 and previously worked at two Aveda salons prior to opening Adeva Salon & Spa in April 2005. After graduating from Brown Aveda Institute, Marissa trained in multiple educational cities such as New York, Milan, and Minneapolis, where she studied at the Aveda Headquarters. Marissa has been given an excellence award from the Brown Aveda Institute and was inducted into their hall of fame. A free form cutter, Marissa enjoys creating shape in her cuts by removing not only length but weight. She says, "I truly enjoy the transformation, whether it is through color, cut or makeup. I like bringing out true beauty and style in my guests." Outside of work, Marissa channels her creative abilities still through her hobbies of yoga, fashion, and interior design. Marissa says of her business, "I enjoy creating positive experiences for my guests and making sure that they look and feel their best when leaving Adeva."
Alicia has been in the business of beauty since 2001. After graduating from Lorain County JVS, she spent 15 years in two Aveda salons before finding her home at Adeva Salon & Spa. Her career includes extensive training through Aveda and Bumble and Bumble, as well as 6 years as Color Coach for Aveda, where she learned the newest trends in hair color and in turn taught them to fellow stylists. She is an Aveda girl through and through, and is excited to add extension services to the list of top notch services offered at Adeva. "I love making people feel better about themselves, while at the same time working with a company like Aveda that is always striving to make the world around them better." In her spare time Alicia enjoys family time with her husband, daughter, and their parents. "My family is my rock and I'm extremely lucky to have them in my life." She also loves reading with a passion for Science Fiction, Comics, and all things Harry Potter.
Designer Stylist, Nail & Body Technician
Courtney graduated from Regency Beauty Institute and began her career in 2009. After graduation she began working with Aveda and has been with Adeva Salon & Spa since. She says, "I love what Aveda stands for and that they give back to both clients and the environment." After completing an Apprenticeship at Adeva, Courtney studied relaxation massage in order to become certified to perform various types of relaxing and stress-reducing massages. Courtney is constantly continuing her education through Aveda's advanced classes in skin, color, haircuts, and the top trends in the beauty industry. Her sunny personality shines through in her services as she; she says her favorite part of what she does is allowing people to feel relaxed, beautiful, and educated on the pampered services that they are receiving. Courtney explains, "It' my dream job."
Designer Stylist, Nail Technician
Miriam has been in the industry and with Aveda since 2011. Starting with Adeva Salon & Spa in the fall of 2012, she is constantly learning and taking classes to expand her education and experience level. In her work, Miriam enjoys solving styling issues for her clients and bringing out a more natural look in both color and cut. With a detail-oriented personality, she strives for perfection in all that she does. Miriam pulls from her creative background to motivate and inspire throughout her career; "Because of my background in art, I am well versed in color theory and form, which are the building blocks of color and cut." An avid reader, she enjoys picking up new books in her spare time, as well as listening to music of all varieties. Miriam says she loves the Aveda mission and all that the company represents; "Working for a company that cares about the environment and gives back to society is huge for me."
Design Stylist, Nail Technician
Emerald began her career in the beauty industry 2011 and has been with Adeva since 2012. After graduating from the Cosmetology program at the Lorain County JVS, she continued her education through advanced classes from Aveda's Education department. Emerald says she loves what she does because it allows her to be both creative and ambitious, "I enjoy working in an always changing industry... Every day is different, with a new challenge." Aside from hair, Emerald is also an experienced nail technician who gives a thorough and relaxing manicure and pedicure, as well as shellac nail polish for those looking for long-lasting color. She enjoys bringing her client's the ultimate relaxing service so they leave feeling pampered and refreshed.
Joan is an Aveda licensed esthetician and recent addition to Adeva Salon and Spa's team. Trained at the Brown Aveda Institute, she brings an empathic touch, a passion for helping others, and 25 years of experience as a registered nurse to her services. With extensive knowledge of the body and skin, she provides a truly unique spa experience. Joan is excited to connect with her clients through treatments that both balance and beautify.