3865 Gallagher Dr,
Edina MN 55435
Whatever location you choose, our expert staff will provide uncompromising quality and exceptional service. GENT is dedicated to men’s grooming, and our staff receives regular continuing education to ensure you have the best experience possible.
Carter studied at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, and has long had a passion for men's cutting and styling. His fondness for both classic and progressive styles provides unique vision and instruction for each cut. Carter's ability to fabricate a style that fits each of his guests' specificities is just one of the many reasons that make him a perfect fit in the Gent lineup.
Kate graduated in 2005 from Hastings Beauty School. Kate learned she had a passion for men's hair. Kate is always willing to try new things and advance her skills with the trends. She has an eye for detail and focuses on the needs of the client. Kate is thankful and appreciates every guest that comes in to see her.
Allison studied at Nova Academy of cosmetology in Rochester Minnesota. Raised in rural Minnesota, she is here chasing her big city dreams. She loves creating new styles. Her passion lies in short taper fades, with high technical details. Most of all she loves doing hair and getting to know her clients.
Heidi is a senior stylist and manager of Gent Edina. Heidi graduated from the Aveda Institute in ’99 and has been in love with the industry since. She is “one of us” (Dan Barreiro reference anyone?) Heidi is an avid listener and easy conversationalist. “If you have a vision for your hair, I would love to help get you there, if you just want to look good, I can get you there too.”
Robert graduated from barber school and hit the ground running. He is now a Master Barber and prides himself on proper consultations and great cuts based on head shape and hair type. Roberts objective is to give each client the bet cut that works for them while making it possible for the client to recreate the style on their own. Robert has an expert eye for all cuts from long to razor fades. If all your previous hair cuts have been a nightmare - see Robert for the cut you've been looking for.
With a decade in the industry and a strong background in design, Rachel uses current trends and employs artistic elements to create a look for each guest that suits their needs and lifestyle. When looking for a change or simply maintaining a current style, she guides the guest with tips and reasoning for her vision, in attempt to make the styling process easier.
Brittany grew up in the lake Minnetonka area. She graduated from Regency in 2006. She has been in the hair industry for 10 years now. Brittany spent 6 years in Seattle, where she began to specialize in men's cuts. She is experienced in fades and scissor cuts. Brittany has an eye for detail and will provide the client with a tailored look each time.
Rachel studied at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. There she found her passion for men's hair through the precision and detail each cut undergoes. She loves getting to know her client's vibe and working to find a look best suited for their lifestyle. "I want everyone to be excited about their hair. Look good, feel better"
Page is a 2010 graduate of Aveda Institute and has ample experience in both cutting and styling. Her experience shows in her ability to provide versatile trendy offerings or a solid classic trim. Page’s attention to detail and eye for style make her a great reference for anyone needing a recommendation on what to do with their hair style. When time allows, Page is an avid world-traveler, and has a knack for baking a mean chocolate chip cookie!
Kristen has been a hairstylist for 8 years. She began doing men’s hair cutting right out of cosmetology school. After 2 years she went on to try a little bit of everything and decided her real gift and love is men’s hair cuts. Kristen is not afraid of challenge. She is easy going and enjoys making everyone feel and look their very best.
Laura started beauty school in 2009. She has a passion for making people feel good about the way they look. Laura started focusing solely on short haircuts 4 years ago. She takes pride in her attention to detail and her ability to listen to her clients needs. From classic business cuts to rock-star textures, she will be able to help you achieve the look you want!
Ever since Ande gave his first soldier a hair cut in the Army, he knew he loved to cut hair. Ande left an IT job in pursuit of the art of hair styling. In 2015 he graduated from the Minnesota School of Cosmetology. In addition, he studied at the Aveda Institute, and Minnesota School of Barbering. He has received certifications in: coloring, cutting, styling and waxing. Education is important to me I want to be on the forefront of trends and styles. I specialize in working with short hair and creating styles that can be worn every day.
In 2011, at the age of 25, Melanie decided to change career paths on a whim and signed up for the cosmetology program at Empire Beauty School. Since then, she has never looked back! Melanie loves continuing education and is always eager to learn and implement new styles and techniques in her cuts. She values great customer service and strives to find the best style for each client based on their individual features and personality. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, Latin dancing, movies, and trying to keep her house plants alive.
Jack graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2015. He grew up in the fast-paced salon world, helping out his mother at her shop from a young age. Jack lives for creating a strong look or heading into a new aesthetic direction with your hair. He has an affinity for sharp lines and upcoming hair style trends. Jack prides himself on making you feel perfectly at home in his chair. "If your hair isn't becoming to you, you should be coming to me!"