Owner & Stylist | Nik Rae Falco

Nik Rae Falco, Owner & Stylist

Nik Rae Falco, Owner & Stylist at Venice trim. on Rose AvenuePosition: Owner/Stylist
Star sign: Sagittarius
Time at trim.: 15 years
Favorite movies: Cool Hand Luke, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Favorite restaurants: Mercedes Grille, Hu's Chinese, Paco's, Scopa on Washington
Passes the time: On Harley Davidson, in culinary school, snowboarding, cooking, camping...

Nik is an L.A. native, born at Santa Monica Hospital. Loves to work hard, play hard, and spend time laughing with friends. Collecting art and tattoos is another way she passes the time.
Nik is the founder of trim. and takes great pride in providing an open, artistic environment for stylists like herself. 21 years in the hair business, she specializes in color, but is also very well known for her no-nonsense approach to cutting. Her passion for business has shown her continued success. So much so that, in 2005, Nik took Jaimee Bush to be her partner. Nik and Jaimee are proud to have such a strong family at trim.
With two locations, Nik is a busy little bee and can be found cutting, coloring, styling 4 days a week at trim. on Rose.

Schedule an appointment with Nik at trim. on Rose Avenue


Stylist | Alyssa Hovey

Alyssa Hovey, Stylist

Alyssa Hovey, stylist at Venice trim. on Rose Ave.

Position: Stylist
Star sign: Cancer
Time at trim.: 3 years
Favorite movies: Crybaby, Ace Ventura 2, Superbad, too many to name.
Favorite restaurants: Cafe Brasil, Cafe Buna, I like all food.
Passes the time: Hanging out with friends or staying in with my dogs.

Alyssa’s talent is creating natural looking color and highlights, and completing the look with fabulous haircuts. She specializes in men’s cuts, long layers, pixies, bobs, and blonde highlights. Her attention to detail is impeccable. She enjoys working with clients to create individual styles, based on their needs. A master of her craft, this Los Angeles native had an early start in the beauty industry and is in tune with current trends. She was trained in the cutting techniques of Vidal Sassoon, and and has expanded her knowledge by developing her own, innovative techniques. Alyssa loves helping her clients feel beautiful, and she gets a rush when the clients are happy.

Schedule an appointment with Alyssa at trim. on Rose Avenue


Hairstylist | Danny Bailey

Danny Bailey, Hairstylist

Danny Bailey, Hairstylist at Venice trim. on Rose Ave.

Position: Hairstylist
Star sign: Taurus
Time at trim.: 3 years
Favorite restaurant: Tender Greens
Passes the time: Going down to the beach or playing with the cats.

Danny was born and raised in Ohio, where he started his career at a Paul Mitchell Academy. After several years working behind the chair, he decided to move to West Los Angeles to experience a new and exciting life. He specializes in styling, cutting, and color services. Danny is an easy-going, down-to-earth guy who loves getting to know people while making them feel beautiful!

Schedule an appointment with Danny at trim. on Rose Avenue


Hairstylist | Melissa Flynn

Melissa Flynn, Hairstylist & Master Colorist

Melissa Flynn, Hairstylist & Master Colorist at Venice trim. on Rose Ave.

Position: Hairstylist & Master Colorist
Star sign: Gemini
Time at trim.: 14+ years
Favorite movies: Desperately Seeking Susan, Django Unchained, Hugo, Pretty in Pink, and Better Off Dead.
Favorite restaurants: Gilbert’s El Indio, Salt Air, Gjelina, Milo & Olive, and Son of a Gun.
Passes the time: You can find her trail-running the Santa Monica Mountains, searching for adventure with her two little boys, or creating art in many mediums.

Melissa was born and raised in Detroit. She attended cosmetology school and high school simultaneously, and was licensed by age 18. She was given a scholarship to attend one of the top fine arts colleges in the United States, and moved to Los Angeles upon receiving her degree in 1999. She assisted a well-known stylist in Los Angeles (with an impressive celebrity clientele) and elevated her skills to LA standards. She marries her love and education for art with her career as a stylist. She worked in Santa Monica and then in Venice on Abbot Kinney for 10+ years before joining the team and welcoming her local Venice clientele at trim. on Rose Ave.
She is infatuated with color. She takes from her art education in color theory and experience in the business, and specializes in hair color and styles of the west-side. Those styles typically include long-haired natural-looking blondes and dimensional brunettes. She also has special skill and passion for making fine hair look thicker, thick hair cascade softly, and helping hair compliment eye color, skin tones and face shapes.
She is a loyal Davines (regular and amonia-free) hair-colorist. Her education includes Bumble and Bumble, Vidal Sassoon, Wella, Davines, etc.

Schedule an appointment with Melissa at trim. on Rose Avenue


Stylist | Summer Hubbard

Summer Hubbard, Stylist

Summer Hubbard, Stylist at Venice trim. on Rose Ave.

Position: Stylist
Star sign: Cancer
Time at trim.: 8 years
Favorite movies: Big Lebowski, Dead Man, Treasure of the Sierra Madres, & The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Favorite restaurants: Laras, La Fiesta Bravo, Kifune, Canal Club, Nikel, and Cerveteca.
Passes the time: Chillin’ at home or hiking with my two dogs, Mac and Poshy; baking all kinds of sweets, taking day trips as often as possible, and Skyping with my nieces and nephew.

Summer is originally from Austin, Texas, and has spent the better part of the past 13 years in Los Angeles and Venice. Thoughtful and compassionate to her clients’ needs, she focuses on the individual. Likewise, Summer’s equal passion for the environment leads her to use (and specialize) in ammonia-free color and non-formaldehyde and aldehyde keratin treatments. Some of her many skills include: razor cutting, creating a perfect bang, long layers, precision bobs, and men’s clipper cutting. Other specialties include: balayagé, ombré, fashion colors, grey coverage, and traditional highlighting techniques. Summer’s warm energy and cool demeanor make it easy to feel comfortable in her chair.

Schedule an appointment with Summer at trim. on Rose Avenue