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Karen Pantzis

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Karen Pantzis

Aveda Hair Color Purefessional
Bhava Salon

Karen Pantzis is a dedicated Purefessional and widely considered a Master in the Art of Aveda Hair Color. With over 20 years of salon experience as a Hair Color Specialist, Karen’s passion for education has been a driving force throughout her career. Karen held the position of Artistic Director of Hair Color and Education at Aveda’s largest Lifestyle Salon in Chicago for over 10 years. This position allowed Karen to follow her passion creating beautiful color on her guests, and being a mentor to both experienced colorists and new talent. Watching her team grow into successful, confident hair colorists is Karen’s mission fulfilled. An unexpected move led her to Tampa, FL in 2016 where she currently resides. Karen co-founded Bhāva Salon in Trinity, FL in 2017 where she continues to share her knowledge and be an inspiring leader to her team. With her natural ability to share knowledge and be an inspiring mentor, Karen was invited to join Aveda’s Education Team. During her years as a trainer, first as a Certified Hair Color Trainer and then as a Hair color Purefessional, Karen has received impeccable reviews commending her relaxed and approachable teaching style. Her philosophy is that creating beautiful hair color requires excellent communication skills and a complete understanding of hair color theory. Karen currently travels to share her passion and extensive hair color knowledge with fellow Aveda Colorists across the US.