A B O U T
Matsis Smith Salon is located in the heart of the Northeast neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.
Find this charming and intimate space down the unique open air market of Canyons Alley in the sustainably built Canyons building on the east side of Williams Avenue. Experience the private and calming atmosphere of the tucked away salon with the convenience of a plethora of restaurants, grocery stores, boutiques and coffee shops located in the immediate area.
Matsis Smith Salon is proud to partner with Aveda, one of the first companies to pioneer earth friendly practices in the beauty industry since 1978, using pure plant and flower essences, bragging 100% wind power energy, and using100% post-consumer recycled packaging. Both vegan and peta certified, Aveda color is also 97% certified organic. A beauty company with both an incredible soul and phenomenal results. Find Aveda retail here at Matsis Smith Salon for all of your hair needs. For more information about Aveda and additional reasons to love this company, click the Living Aveda button below!
Meet The Artist
Tessa Matsis Smith is a woman of passion when it comes to the world of hair. The human connection, the people, the education, and, you guessed it, the hair. With 17 years of experience as a stylist—and almost 22 in the industry—she’s a Master Stylist, an Aveda color artist, and a hair cutting expert with razor and shear. Tessa’s distinct eye and skill allow her to customize innovative cuts to the shape of your face, your lifestyle, and your fashion to fully reflect you.
She’s a color and blonde specialist who is dedicated to continuing her education (Aveda, Wella, TiGi, and Bumble and Bumble) so she can provide up-to-date techniques and knowledge on the latest on-trend looks. To round out her love of the industry, Tessa is also an editorial stylist for photoshoots, television, and fashion shows, having worked in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, and Sacramento.
-- Artist Bio by Rachel Lauren Smith