Sumetri Martin // Owner
Through her work in the most innovative salons, Sumetri has established herself as a sought-after stylist in Birmingham. She discovered her love for the industry more than a decade ago during a trained Aveda apprenticeship. Before working as a stylist, Sumetri graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. Her lifelong passion for learning has motivated her to continually hone and master the craft. Sumetri expertly uses a wide range of techniques and specializes in custom cuts and color for her clients. Guests always feel refreshed after a visit in her chair. Aside from owning the salon, her greatest pride and joy is her handsome son Alexander Fox.
Danya Lawson // Stylist
As the daughter of a military family, Danya has lived and traveled many places. Her extensive life experiences instilled in her passion, creativity and curiosity from a young age. Danya was born in Japan, raised in Hawaii and lived near Seattle for eight years before settling in Alabama in 2011. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Northwest University. Following her graduation, she pursued another degree at the Aveda Institute in Alabama where she developed a deep understanding of holistic beauty and wellness. Danya’s pursuit of knowledge has continued to thrive. In 2019, she received an Associate Degree in Nursing. Her diverse background and vibrant interests allow her to connect with clients from all walks of life. She is happily married to her husband Matt and is the proud mother of three boys.
An Aveda Concept Salon
At Sumetri and Company, we celebrate the beauty of the individual. We are inspired by the uniqueness of every texture, type and pattern of hair. Our team goes to great lengths to care for each person who visits our salon. We create a welcoming environment where guests feel comfortable, affirmed and encouraged to embrace a true and authentic style. We believe the transformative power of hair can help restore confidence and wellbeing in everyone, and we are grateful for the opportunity to impact our clients and community from our beloved location in downtown Homewood.
Our salon is guided by the founding principles of Aveda:
“Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.”