The story behind us.

It begins…

Lori Duong Started 5th Avenue Color Company in October 1999. With a strong background in Color and 20 years experience she started this venture alone. In time a few stylists were added to the staff. Lori became one of 20 American Board Certified Haircolorists in MN. She began to compete in national hair coloring and styling contests, winning or placing in 14. Later to become a Color educator for Tigi Bedhead. In a ripple effect the stylists were highly trained in color,cuts,and styling. EDUCATION, QUALITY PRODUCTS, AND CUSTOMER SERVICE BECAME THE FOCUS OF THE SALON.Today the staff is extremely well trained in color. We pride ourselves on the large inventory of color that we carry to meet all needs.This is not the end We are evolving and changing on a daily basis. Our strong focus on teamwork helps give the client the best possible care when a challenging color walks in the salon. We have a fun and casual atmosphere , but when it comes to our work we are serious about what we are doing.

  • Matrix Logics Hair color winner

  • Helen of Troy Big Hair contest

  • Star Photo Contest winner

  • Wella Trend vision Midwest and West coast finalist

  • Redken Design your own Blonde winner

  • Joico make over contest finalist

  • Pravana vivids pick of the week

  • Redken runway reinvention Midwest winner

  • TIGI Creative Force Colour Educator

Artistic expression.

It is not just hair.
Creativity, education, and wide variety of products are the foundation of our salon.
It is more than just a color.
Years of experience, training and a solid background in color formulation
gives endless possibilities to your color experience.
It’s not just a haircut.
Balance, form, techniques, and endless training is what it takes for an amazing look.
It’s not just a haircut
It isn’t art. It is an experience