Meet the Stylists


Megan (Thompson) Youngren

2 Dye 4 Salon is owned and operated by Megan. She is a graduate of Paul Mitchell The School, Costa Mesa, CA. She has been making clients hair beautiful since 2005. With her passion for the industry she decided to open 2 Dye 4 Salon in May of 2009, and in 2012 relocated to the Stone Ridge Shopping Center in Duluth. Megan is experienced in all areas, but especially enjoys cuts, dimensional color, and formal styling. 

Brianna Tinquist

Brianna graduated from Cosmetology Careers Unlimited in Duluth in 2006. She has experience in all areas, but has an extra interest in hair coloring and body waxing. She has a passion for the industry and enjoys that everyday brings something new!

Casey Manderfeld

In 2008, Casey graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in Duluth. She joined the 2 Dye 4 Salon team in February of 2012 and is now an independent contractor. Casey is always ready to try the next edgy trend. Casey is very passionate about what she does and it is reflected in her work. 

Mina Yee

Mina graduated from Regency Beauty Institute of Duluth in 2010. She joined the 2 DYE 4 Salon team in 2012. She loves to keep her skills at their sharpest by continuing education, working with new clients and experimenting with new techniques. Mina has extra interest in color and dimensional coloring.

Tammy Lueck

Tammy has been doing hair in the Duluth area for over 10 years. She studied cosmetology at WITC-Superior and became an independent stylist with 2 Dye 4 Salon in 2009. She loves what she does and excels in all areas of the industry.

Samantha Youngren

Samantha graduated from the Model College of Hair Design, of St. Cloud MN, in 2008. She has been working as an independent stylist with 2 Dye 4 Salon since they opened in 2009. Samantha enjoys all aspects of the hair industry, but has a special eye for achieving the most beautiful blondes.

Nikki Simone

Nikki graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in Duluth in 2011. She joined the 2 Dye 4 Salon team in 2013 and in 2016 decided to become an independent stylist here. Nikki has a special interest in bridal hair and Balayage. She loves new challenges to keep her skills at her best.

Alex Badavinac

Alex earned her cosmetology license in 2014 from Regency Beauty Institute. She enjoys all areas of cosmetology, but loves up-dos and big transformation haircuts. When Alex isn't doing hair, she enjoys spending time with her pup, Kaiser, friends and family.

Samantha DeArmond

Samantha studied cosmetology at WITC-Superior. She has been in the hair industry for over 10 years. A few years ago she decided to become her own boss and is now an independent stylist here at 2 Dye 4. She is experienced in all areas, but specializes in dimensional coloring. 

Val Honer

Salon manager/ front desk and bridal coordinator.

Kellie Sengthao and Kacee Nikunen

Bio's coming soon!