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Leading Edge Salon prides itself on a collaborative spirit and an unwavering dedication to providing an elevated, eco-conscious salon experience, with a team of skilled artists that are focused on bringing your hair aspirations to life.

Whether it’s a timeless haircut or the latest trending styles and color transformations, Leading Edge is here to ensure you express your unique sense of style.

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Paula Lindsay

Salon Owner

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Katie Gillotte

Salon Manager

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Tamara G.

Premier Stylist

Tamara is a talented stylist who launched her career in 2008 and has been an integral part of Leading Edge since 2011.Her expertise encompasses a wide range of styles, making her a well-rounded professional in the industry. Fuelled by a profound love for her career and a genuine passion for the craft, Tamara has discovered her true calling lies in shorter cuts and styling. Tamara’s ultimate goal is to assist her guests in creating a personalized style they can easily recreate at home while nurturing the overall health of their hair. Additionally, she finds joy in helping guests during their transition from hair color to embracing their naturally grey-ing hair, celebrating their unique beauty.
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Natalie Inman

Premier Colorist

Natalie is an accomplished hairstylist with over a decade of experience in the industry. Her passion lies in the art of hair color, making her a specialist in this field. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of various techniques, Natalie excels in corrective color and highlighting services. She takes immense pride in helping her clients find solutions tailored to their specific hair needs, ensuring they leave her chair feeling confident and satisfied. Natalies expertise, coupled with her professional and friendly demeanor, create an inviting and personalized salon experience for all who seek her skills.

Kathleen G.

Premier Stylist

Kathleen is a highly skilled hairstylist specializing in modern haircuts, precision cuts, and bobs. With a well-rounded expertise in hair color and haircuts, she brings a creative and contemporary approach to her craft. Kathleen’s passion lies in building trust with her clients, as she thrives on the freedom to showcase her immense talent. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, she takes pride in transforming her clients’ visions into stunning realities. Whether it’s a fresh, edgy look or a classic style, Kathleen’s exceptional skill set and innate artistry make her the go-to stylist for those who value innovation and want to embrace their individuality. 
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Teresa Rivas

Premier Stylist

Teresa is an extraordinary hairstylist with a passion for crafting amazing haircuts, particularly for thick, coarse, and curly hair. She’s a true creative, devoted to the art of effortless pretty hair. As a master in Balayage/Foilayage and a Blonding Specialist, she creates mesmerizing color transformations. With over 16 years of industry experience, Teresa’s expertise also shines in color corrections, delivering flawless results. Her dedication to learning is evident through attending specialty color classes led by acclaimed artists in the industry. Beyond her talent, Teresa’s kindness radiates, making every client feel valued and appreciated.
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Rebecca Lanaras


Meet Rebecca, a dynamic hairstylist with a fresh outlook on the industry. She thrives in crafting long-lasting, natural hairstyles and cuts, excelling in men’s cuts as well. Rebecca’s passion lies in the art of hair coloring, and she loves creating all-over color and lived-in, blonde looks. Her expertise extends to low-maintenance blended blondes and vibrant, bright shades, along with dimensional blended brunettes. With a keen understanding of diverse hair types, from straight and fine to curly and thick textures, she tailors her cutting and coloring techniques accordingly. Clients adore her personalized approach, as she skillfully solves hair-related struggles and delivers exceptional, tailored solutions.
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Alexa Ingles


Alexa is a hairstylist with an impressive nine-year journey in the industry. Her expertise shines through special classes taught by renowned hairstylists from around the country. A true advocate for learning, Alexa’s passion lies in staying up-to-date with the latest trends through continuing education. She adores working with long, thick, and curly hair, effortlessly creating stunning looks. Men’s cuts are her forte, while fashion colors and highlights fuel her artistic flair. Clients are drawn to Alexa’s easy-going nature, making every visit a comfortable and enjoyable experience. With her talent and dedication, she brings a touch of brilliance to each hair session.

Hours of Operation

9:00am – 5:00pm

9:00am – 3:00pm


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Leading Edge Salon
1235 N Dutton Ave Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 575.5551

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