Jared Oldre

Jared Oldre


Jared is a native to the Asheville area and has grown up similarly to this city.
His skill set with hair has grown in diversity and in elegance as well as his love for the trade. He has continued to seek out education and training to hone and improve his mastery of hair and to be able to keep his clients looking their best.
His energy is only surpassed by his desire to give his clients an enjoyable experience and a beautiful style.
Jared loves spending his time outside the salon with his wife and 4 children, riding BMX bikes, or plowing down a snowy mountain on a snowboard.

Jeremy Leifheit

Coming from Atlanta with over 27 years of salon experience, Jeremy brings an array of technical influences and creativity to the chair.  His roots in the hair industry began with strong fundamentals taught by some of the original Vidal Sassoon team members.  Jeremy’s education spans several different techniques of color, cut, and up hair designs, which he blends together to create his own unique style that he enjoys sharing with others.  He spent ten years as an educator for L’Oreal Professional and is bringing those experiences, travel, influences, and training back to where he feels at home.  Designing a shape and color that suits your look and lifestyle is always a priority.  Outside the salon, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family outdoors and can be found on the local mountain bike trails.

Christie Fortado

Christie Fortado

Christie is from San Diego, CA and brings 24 years of experience and expertise to work everyday. Obtaining her training in Boston and San Francisco, she enjoys doing color transformations; using her knowledge to create exactly what her clients are envisioning when they sit in her chair. Christie continues to further her education behind the chair to keep up with the latest trends in the art of hair. When she’s not working you can be sure she’s fishing her favorite honey hole or enjoying a BBQ and bonfire with friends.

Cheryl Chamberlain

Cheryl moved to this area from South Florida 16 years ago. She has been licensed and actively in the hair industry for 33 years. In those 33 years, she has attended dozens of hair shows and educational classes to always stay highly skilled and ready for current trends. Her preferred and most attended hair show is the Beauty Premier Show in Orlando which she has attended most years. With this extensive knowledge, she will help you understand which hair color and color-placement will look best with your eyes and complexion throughout the seasons and which haircut styles will most flatter you. She knows it is all about you as an individual.
Cheryl has spent many hours studying Nick Arrojo’s razor cutting talents at hair shows and classes and has continued to hone those skills to the highest level. Many of her clients searched long and hard for a razor cutting specialist before finding her. She is especially proud of this skill because it lends limitless capabilities to her world of creativity! So, whether your style requires razoring, slicing, tipping, or no texturing at all for a more precision cut, she is excited to work with you to give you your best look! When Cheryl is not working, she enjoys her home in Mills River with her husband and her frisbee-loving, ball-obsessed border collie. Cheryl is also the proud mother of two grown sons!

Liz Pignato

Originally from Palm Beach with 15 years of experience, Liz specializes in color correction, extensions, and haircuts for all. She is Bellami & Donna Bella certified. Liz owned a salon in South Florida for 3 years until relocating to Asheville. Her mission is for every person who leaves her chair to be the best and most beautiful version of themselves. Liz has a fierce passion for the beauty industry. She prides herself on forming strong relationships with her clients and providing them a style, cut and color that is as unique as they are. Outside of the salon, Liz enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family, friends and her golden retriever, Cooper.
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Melissa Crooms

Melissa apprenticed intensely with our master stylists and we are so lucky to have her on board!  She has wonderful talent and eye for perfection.  Melissa excelled in cosmetology school and graduated in 2012 at a school in Southern California.  She is an Asheville native and was excited to return home.  She has been working in the hair industry the past four years.  Hair care is her passion, and she finds satisfaction in making each client feel great when they leave her chair.  Melissa served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and was able to travel all over the world.  She carries that same work ethic and drive now.  In her downtime, she enjoys walking at local parks and enjoying live music with her husband Chris.
Megan Brow

Megan Brow

As an Asheville native herself, Megan is very in tune with the variety of hairstyles amongst all types of people. No matter what age or ethnicity she can style it all. Megan is very meticulous when it comes to cutting and/or styling hair. She will do whatever it takes to make sure every client walks out with a smile. Megan is an aspiring young stylist who enjoys learning new trends, as well as growing her abilities in both hair and makeup. When she is not at the salon, Megan enjoys spending time with family and friends- especially at a ball field or spending time outdoors laughing around a campfire.

Lizette Green

Originally from St. Croix, Virgin Islands, Lizette built her career and family in southeast Florida. With over 25 years  and previous salon owner experience, she is highly skilled, creative, and deeply passionate about her profession; making sure to keep up with the latest color techniques, styles and fashion.
When she is not at work, Lizette loves to travel, have new experiences and on off days she spends time with her dog, family and friends.

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