About Us



Aldo Pimentel

Aldo Pimentel is the co-owner and stylist of AKA Salon. He has over a decade of experience in hair styling and make-up artistry. Aldo began his hair styling career in San Jose, CA. During his teenage years, he became interested in cutting hair. In 2007, Aldo moved to Orange County, CA to begin his professional career as a hair stylist at the Ikon Aveda Salon where he worked for 6 years. He continues to hone his skills in cutting, coloring, straightening, and make-up artistry.


Kelsey Clay

Kelsey is the co-owner and stylist of AKA Salon. She is proficient in several areas of hair and makeup artistry. She is a certified makeup artist with a portfolio of video and still editorial work and Kelsey is particularly popular during wedding season when she gets to execute her perfect updos and display her skill at wedding makeup design. Kelsey has a cosmetology license, is an experienced Great Lengths extensionist and NovaLash eyelash extensionist.


Linda Kim

Linda is a stylist at AKA Salon. Linda’s dedication to her craft showed when she selected to train at The Vidal Sassoon School of Hairdressing in London, one of the most renowned schools in the world. ‘I knew I wanted to attend ONLY the top notch school where I would be stretched to the best of my abilities.’ Upon her return from London, Linda received her license in California. In addition, Linda holds certifications in Great Lengths extensions and make-up artistry.


Paul Madahan

Biography to come.


Ruby Tan

Biography to come.