Alessandra Igleheart, Stylist

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Alessandra Igleheart, Stylist

Education and experience:
Graduated from Aveda institute Chapel Hill November 2009. Received awards including Beacon 2009, competing against cosmetology school students across the United States and she was one of the 100 students chosen. She attended NAHA (North American Hair Awards) in Las Vegas and also won makeup artist at the Aveda institute to compete for the Edwin Neil Full Potential Student Competition.

Specialties: Hair coloring and cutting.

Favorite Aveda product: Dry remedy oil

Fun fact: is Peruvian, Spaniard and Chinese.

Favorite hair trend: Balayage and textured bobs.

Alexis Sherrill, Stylist

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Alexis Sherrill, Stylist

Education & Experience:
2017 Aveda Institute Graduate
Licensed since 2018

Specialties: I specialize in braids & blowouts, but I am also skilled all over with hair care & hair texture.

Favorite Aveda Product: My favorite Aveda product I use every day is Smooth Infusion nourishing creme (controls frizz)

Fun Fact: I enjoy cooking & all things of beauty

Alisa McConnell, Stylist

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Alisa McConnell, Stylist


Education + Years of Experience:

  • Aveda Institute
  • Licensed since 2013

Color, highlights, bobs

Favorite Aveda Product: Shampure line of products, great aroma

Fun Fact: Love playing with my dog

Ashlei Bradway, Stylist

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Ashlei Bradway, Stylist

Education & Experience
Ashlei started her hair journey in 2001 and has been with Aveda since 2003. Certified Aveda color educator, certified in many types of hair extensions.

Specialties: hair color and hair extensions

Favorite Aveda Product:Speed of Light and Dry Shampoo (hard to choose just 1!)

Fun Fact: I LOVE Disney!!

Favorite Hair Trend: My favorite is whatever is most flattering to my client. Of course, I always love a pop of fun color!

Brenda Pelaez, Stylist

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Brenda Pelaez, Stylist

Education & Experience:

  • Paul Mitchell the school of Charlotte in 2011.
  • Pacinos the barber men’s cutting class 2015.
  • Georgiykot International Beauty Academy 2017.
  • Mustafas workshop 2016.
  • LaLa’s updos 2016.
  • Aveda Advanced courses 2013 – present.

Men’s cutting, women’s cutting (pixies, bobs, long layers), highlights, all colors, and special occasion hairstyles

Favorite Aveda Product:
Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair
Damage Remedy Masque
Dry Remedy Masque

Fun Fact: Avid fan of Marvel’s Avengers, attend many comicons/supercons
Franchise event & party planning, specifically children’s birthday parties

Favorite Hair Trend: Long bob

Briana Moore, Manager

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Briana Moore, Manager

My personal passion and focus are in medical esthetics.  I am dedicated to listening to my client’s needs, and I enjoy teaching them how to care for and love their skin.

My favorite Aveda product: Botanical Kinetics Hydrating Lotion

Fun Fact:  I am a Fort Mill Native and I am a ‘Dog Mom’ to a German Shorthaired Pointer!

Britt Dion, Stylist

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Britt Dion, Stylist

  • North American Artistic Director of Hairstyling
  • Aveda Hair Color Purefessional
  • Aveda Show Team Member
  • Director of Education, Lead Stylist Dolce Lusso Salon & Spa

Britt Dion, Director of Education and Lead Stylist, began her career in 1999. In the years that followed a two year training program, she has combined theory and practice with hours of continuing education in preparation to lead the education program and stylists at Dolce Lusso. She has trained with the likes of Lupe Voss, Allen Ruiz, Jon Reyman, Peter Gray, Ray Civello & Antoinette Benders to name a few.

As a well-respected Aveda Hair Color Purefessional and Aveda Show Team Member, Britt is a Lead Stylist for New York City & London Fashion Weeks. There she has styled hair for fashion design greats as, Elie Tahari, Betsey Johnson, Brandon Maxwell, Nautica, Badgley Miscka, Christian Siriano and Tibi, to name a few.

Britt has been fortunate to work as an educator for Aveda since 2009. Most recently she was named North American Artistic Director of Hairstyling. In her new role, she will develop in-person educational classes and educational video content, collaborate on regional trend forecasting, and more.

Since 2014 she has been doing a Live Hair segment monthly for WCCB’s New Rising. As well as being an On Air Contributor for their Live broadcast. Britt has been Lead Stylist for the Carolina Panthers Cheerleaders for 15 seasons, and a stylist to celebrities.

Aveda Courses

  • Hair Dream Extensions Certification – March 05′ Charlotte
  • Product Knowledge- Dec 05′ Charlotte
  • Seeds of preparation – Dec 05′
  • Learning Gardens – Dec 05′
  • Hair Color Systems – Jan 06′ Charlotte
  • Format Training – Mar 06′ Charlotte
  • Hair Color Collection Spring – 06′ Charlotte
  • Hair Care Performance – Apr 06′
  • Hair Color Solutions – May 06′ Charlotte
  • SkinCare / Makeup
  • Hair Color Collection Fall – 06′ Charlotte
  • Deep Dive – Oct 06′ Charlotte
  • Format Training – Jan 07′ Charlotte
  • Deep: Breaking The Rules – Jan 07′ Charlotte
  • Pure Foiling – March 07′ Charlotte
  • Hair Color Collection Spring – 07′ Charlotte
  • Head Mapping – Oct 07′ “Walter Claudio” Charlotte
  • Hair Color Collection Fall – 07′ Charlotte
  • Format Training – Jan 08′ Charlotte
  • Hair Spa – 08′ Charlotte
  • Head Mapping – March 08′ “Walter Claudio” Charlotte
  • Advanced Color – March 08′ “Jeffery Scott” Atlanta
  • Pureform – March 08′ ” Km Moore” Charlotte
  • Hair Color Collection Spring – 08′ Charlotte
  • 5X5 “The Stage” -June 08′ “Michael Baker” New Orleans
  • Hair Color Collection Fall – 08′ Charlotte
  • Hair Color Collection Spring – 09′ Charlotte
  • A Day with Ray – Aug 09′ “Ray Civello” Charlotte
  • Inspire. Create. Change. – Oct. 09′ “Jon Reyman & Gerard Scarpaci” NYC
  • Hair Cutting Collection Protfolio – Fall 09′ Charlotte
  • Core Cutting – Jan 10′ “Jon Reyman” – Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Advanced Color – Feb 10′ ” Ian Michael Black” – Charlotte
  • Color Wise 1 – March 10′ “Laurel Allen-Fisher” “Kerry Billit” Charlotte
  • Advanced Color – April 10′ ” Dawn Schenk” – Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Pureform – Jan 11′ ” Km Moore” Charlotte
  • Hair Color Magic Essentials – March 11′ “Jimmy Girgenti” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Train the Trainer (Cutting) – March 11′ “Allen Ruiz” Charlotte
  • Hair Color Magic – May 11′ “Lupe Voss” Charlotte
  • Color Wise 2 – June 11′ “Laurel Allen-Fisher” Charlotte
  • Hair Color Certification – Aug 11′ “Laurel Allen-Fisher, Amy , Wendy Prior” Charlotte
  • Jewels of the Earth Cutting Collection -Oct 11′ “Ricardo Dinis” Minneapolis
  • Jewels of the Earth Styling – Oct 11′ “Allen Ruiz” Minneapolis
  • Editorial Styling – Oct 11′ “Peter Gray, Randy Taylor, & Rudy Miles ” Minneapolis
  • Cherry Cordials – Oct 11′ “Jimmy Girgenti ” Charlotte
  • Deep Chocolate – Oct 11′ “Jimmy Girgenti ” Charlotte
  • Advanced Styling – Jan 12′ ” Jon Reyman ” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Innovative Cutting -March 12′ “Ricardo Dinis” Charlotte NC
  • Aveda Jam – May 12′ DC (assisted Jo McKay)
  • Scatagories – August 12′ “Jimmy Girgenti” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Neo Goth Collection -Oct 12′ Charlotte
  • Principles of Education – Nov 12′ “jimmy Girgenti” Alexandria
  • Razor Cutting Essentials – Nov 12′ “Tristan Morrison” Charlotte
  • Ageless Beauty – Jan13′ “Janelle Geason” Charlotte
  • Customized Bridal – Feb13′ “Janessa Pare” Myrtle Beach
  • Hair Cutting – March13′ “Daniel Holzberger” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Presentation Advantage – April13′ “Laurel Allen Fisher” Charlotte
  • Cultivate your Color – June13′ “Laurel Allen Fisher Charlotte
  • Six Figure Hairdresser – Sept 13′ “Harry Wood”
  • Advanced Cutting – Oct 13′ “Jon Reyman” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Aveda Business Forum – Feb14′ Charlotte
  • Fashion Week Rewind – March14′ “Geno Chapman” Charlotte
  • Hair Cutting – march 14′ ” Hauns Korpela” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Deep – March 14′ “Jimmy Girgenti Fort Mill
  • Principle of Design – April 14′ “Juan Perez” Myrtle Beach & Charlotte
  • Editorial Styling – May 14′ “Jon Reyman” LA
  • Advanced Editorial Styling – May 14′ ” Jon Reyman” LA
  • Men’s Modern Barbering – Aug 14′ “Timothy Howard” Charlotte
  • Texture 101 – Oct 14′ “Tippi Shorter” Atlanta
  • AAOR Core Cutting Essentials – Dec 14′ “Ricardo Dinis” Charlotte
  • Hair color – Jan 15′ “Jimmy Girgenti” Myrtle Beach
  • Aveda Business Forum – March 15′ Charlotte
  • Pure Blonding – July 15′ “Jimmy Girgenti” Charlotte
  • Celebrate Curl Charisma -May 15′ “Tippi Shorter” Charlotte
  • Aveda Business Forum – Aug 15′ Charlotte ( Presented Dry Shampoo)
  • Hair color – July 15′ “Jimmy Girgenti ” Charlotte
  • Grasping the Grey: Hair Color Magic – Sept 15′ “Lupe Voss” Charlotte
  • Balayage Techniques : Hair Color Magic – Sept 15′ “Lupe Voss” Charlotte
  • Texture, Taper -Feb 16′ “Dusty Rhodé” Charlotte
  • Women’s Short Cutting- March 16’ “Juan Perez” – Charlotte
  • Texture 101 – July 16’ Tippi Shorter – Charlotte
  • Beyond Texture- July 16’ “Tippi Shorter” -Charlotte
  • Best Year Ever- July 16’ “Jimmy Girgenti”- Charlotte
  • Beyond Balayage – Jan 17’ “Jimmy Girgenti” – Charlotte
  • Core Cutting – March 17’ “ Juan Perez” – Charlotte
  • Baseworks – May 17’ “Dusty Rhode” – Charlotte
  • Demi + – Sept. 17’ “Aveda Corporate” – Minneapolis
  • Color Mastery Series 2- March 18’ “Jimmy Girgenti” – Charlotte
  • Train the Trainer Dolce – May 18’ “Tom Smith” – Charlotte

Aveda Advanced Academy Courses

  • Inspire. Create. Change. – Oct. 09′ “Jon Reyman & Gerard Scarpaci”
  • Runway Styling – Jan 10′ “Jon Reyman”
  • Advanced Runway Styling – July 10′ “Jon Reyman”
  • Hair Color Magic – Oct 10′ “Lupe Voss”
  • Shapes: Hair Color Magic – May 11′ “Lupe Voss”
  • Color Categories: Hair Color Magic – Nov 11′ ” Lupe Voss”
  • Balayage Basics – May 15′ “Ian Micheal Black”
  • Customized Cutting – May 15′ “Ricardo Dinis”

Industry Shows

  • Serious Business – New Orleans June 07′
  • Master Jam – Atlanta – March 08′
  • Serious Business – New Orleans June 08′
  • Master Jam – Miami Oct 08′
  • Unplugged – May 09′ Charlotte
  • Congress – Oct 11′
  • Aveda Jam -Atlanta – Oct 12′ (Supported Jon Reyman)
  • Aveda Jam – DC – May 12′ (Supported Jo McKay)
  • Serious Business – New Orleans Jan 14′
  • Congress – Oct 13′ (Supported Jon Reyman)
  • Serious Business – New Orleans Jan15′
  • Congress – Oct 15′ (Supported Antoinette Beenders)
  • Aveda Jam – Charlotte – March 18’ -Artist
  • Congress – Oct 18′ (Supported Antoinette Beenders)

Classes I have facilitated
At Dolce Lusso we have a several Educational Programs. Our Protégé Program is 30 weeks. Class is held every Monday. This
includes 12 cut, 12 color, and 6 styling classes. We also have a Continuing Education Program. These classes are held once a
month. These classes are in every domain and are more advanced. They are designed to keep our on the floor stylist up to date on
current trends as well as to sharpen their tools. As the Director of Education I am required to attend 80% of these and to facilitate 50% of them.

I am also Certified to teach are below as follows Aveda Classes. I have taught each class on various occasions.

  • Hair Color Systems
  • Hair Color Solutions
  • Full Spectrum Deep Systems
  • Full Spectrum Deep Fusion
  • Botanical Therapy
  • Color Talk
  • Balayage Basis
  • Beyond Balayage

Additional Professional Experience

New York Fashion Week S/S11- Sept ’10

  • Elie Tahari
  • Argentine Group
  • Marisol Henriques
  • AAU
  • Museum of Modern Art Oct ’10 NYC
  • Cynthia Rowley
  • Mark Jacobs

New York City Fashion Week F/W11- Feb ’11

  • Althea Harper
  • AAU

Fashion Democracy – May ’11– Lead Stylist

Fashions Night Out – Sept ’11 Charlotte

  • Metropolitan
  • Her Therapy – Lead

New York Fashion Week S/S12 – Sept ’11

  • Designers Collective
  • Argentine Group
  • Sherri Hill

Charlotte NC Fashion Week – Sept ’11 Charlotte – Lead Stylist

  • Alice Andrews
  • Bill Evens
  • Janie G.
  • Alana B.
  • Julkee Fashions
  • Tsevety
  • Cory Couture

New York Fashion Week F/W12 – Feb. ’12

  • Betsey Johnson
  • Colin Cowie Reality Show
  • AAU
  • Gulietta
  • Daphne Guinness

New York Fashion Week S/S13 – Sept ’12

    • Callula Lillibelle
    • Supima


  • Sherri Hill – Lead
  • Jackie Christie
  • NAHM
  • Richard Chai (Aveda Corp. Show)
  • FNO Braid Bar @ Madewell (Aveda corporate)
  • Mason Sylvester
  • Designers Collective
  • Anna Francesca
  • Negris Lebrum
  • Betsey Johnson
  • SuPima
  • Charlotte Ronson (Aveda Corporate)
  • Marimekko (Aveda Corporate)
  • AZ

New York Fashion Week F/W13 – Feb. 13

  • Althea Harper
  • Porsche -Co Lead (Allen Ruiz)
  • Designers Review
  • We Rep Premiere
  • Assembly New York
  • Boast
  • Titania Inglis
  • Nautica
  • Marlon Gobel – Lead
  • Designers Premiere
  • Creatures of Comfort
  • Christian Siriano ( Aveda Corporate)

New York Fashion Week S/S14 – Sept ’13

  • ViFiles
  • Supima
  • Ann Yee (Aveda Corporate)
  • Rodejar
  • Parke & Ronen
  • AAU
  • Leeanne Marshall – Lead
  • Designers Collective – Lead
  • Carlos Alberto – Lead
  • Designers Review -Lead
  • Designers Premier – Lead
  • Marlon Gobel -Lead
  • Concept Korea
  • Steven Alan
  • Anna Francesca
  • Osklen (Aveda Corporate)

New York Fashion Week F/W14 – Feb. ’14

  • Nicholas K
  • Araks
  • Rodejar
  • AAU
  • Scarred Heart Collections -Lead
  • Isabella Barrett -Lead
  • Michael Costello -Lead
  • Leeanne Marshall -Lead
  • Designers Premier – Lead
  • Designers Collective -Lead
  • Concept Korea
  • Skingraft
  • Steven Alan
  • B Michael
  • Novis (Aveda Corporate)

AAU Graduation Show – May ’14 San Francisco

New York Fashion Week S/S15- Sept 14

  • Richard Chai
  • Nicholas K
  • Steven Alan
  • Leeanne Marshall -Lead
  • Russell Simmons -Lead
  • AAU
  • B Michael
  • Novis
  • Marlon Gobel -Lead
  • Ann Yee
  • Parke & Ronen
  • Porsche
  • Anna Francesca -Lead
  • Osklen
  • Jay Godfrey -Lead
  • Grungy Gentlemen
  • Nicole Miller
  • Amir Taghi -Lead
  • Tibi
  • Angola Designers -Lead
  • Nike Kids Rock! – Lead
  • Concept Korea
  • Salute the Soldiers -Lead
  • A Moi
  • Designers Review -Lead
  • Designers Collective -Lead

Milan Fashion Week S/S15- Sept 14

  • Nicholas K

New York Fashion Week F/W15 -Feb 15

  • VFiles – Lead
  • Nicholas K
  • Duckie Brown
  • Nike Kids Rock! – Lead
  • Concept Korea
  • Novis
  • NBA Fashion Gala – Lead
  • AAU
  • Primitive – Lead
  • Public School (Aveda Corporate)
  • Grungy Gentleman – Lead
  • Negris Lebrum – Lead
  • Ovadia & Sons
  • Haribson
  • Skingraft
  • Marlon Global -Lead
  • Leanne Marshall -Lead
  • Dorin Negrau

Carolina Harerra Bridal Show – April ’15 NYC

New York Fashion Week S/S 16 – Sept. ’15

  • Whit
  • Gen Art- Lead
  • VFiles
  • Leanne Marshall
  • Creatures of Comfort
  • Kids Rock Live! – Lead
  • WeDu
  • Idan Cohen
  • Kye
  • Primitv World – Lead
  • AAU
  • Skingraft
  • Tenby
  • Chari Boni

New York City Fashion week F/W 16 Feb ’16

  • Rubin Singer
  • Paul Andrew – Lead
  • Kids Rock Live – Lead
  • Fashion Hong Kong – Lead
  • Leanne Marshall (Aveda Corporate)
  • Novis
  • Francesca Libatore
  • Jenny Packham (Aveda Corporate)
  • Chari Boni
  • Kur Collection -Lead
  • I am Kreyol – Lead
  • Naeem Khan
  • Dan Lui
  • Nicopanda

New York City Fashion Week S/S 17 – Sept ’16

  • Charles Youssef
  • Hellessy
  • Tibi (Aveda Corporate)
  • Tome (Aveda Corporate)
  • Concept Korea
  • Greedilous
  • Nike Kids Rock- Lead
  • Leanne Marshall (Aveda Corporate)
  • Chromat
  • Paul Andrew – Lead
  • AAU
  • Pyer Moss
  • Storm – Lead
  • Lavanya –Lead
  • Chiara Boni
  • Assembly-Lead

New York City Fashion Week F/W17 – Feb 17

  • Nicholas K
  • Collina Strada
  • Christian Cowan
  • Tibi (Aveda Corporate)
  • Concept Korea
  • Tome (Aveda Corporate)
  • Storm-Lead
  • Badgley Mischka
  • CG
  • Leanne Marshall
  • Chiara Boni
  • Fashion Hong Kong
  • Vivianne Tam
  • Nike Kids Rock – Lead
  • Assembly -Lead
  • Nico Panda

London Fashion Week F/W17 – Feb 17

  • Teatum Jones
  • PPQ
  • Paula Knorr
  • Rein

New York City Fashion Week S/S 18 – Sept ’17

  • Badgley Mischka
  • Sachin & Babi
  • Assembly -Lead
  • Supima
  • Tibi (Aveda Corporate)
  • Sechs Element
  • Concept Korea
  • Area
  • Nico Panda
  • A Datcher
  • AAU
  • Vivianne Tam
  • Leeanne Marshall
  • Addition Elle
  • Maj Design – Lead
  • Chiara Boni
  • Klad Apparel- Lead
  • Zula Studio -Lead
  • Bradelis- Lead
  • Nicole Bell- Lead
  • Kate Atelier- Lead

London Fashion Week S/S18- Sept. ’17

  • Nico Panda
  • Teatum Jones
  • Steven Tai
  • Huishan Zhang

New York Fashion Week F/W 18- Feb ’18

    Fashion Hong Kong

  • Concept Korea
  • A Detacher
  • Yajun
  • Chiara Boni
  • Leeanne Marshall
  • KES
  • Tibi (Aveda Coporate)
  • Tome (Aveda Coporate)
  • Badgley Mischka
  • Linder
  • Esteban Cortzar

London Fashion Week F/W18 – Feb ’18

  • Osman
  • Steven Tai
  • Delpozo- Co Lead
  • Nico Panda
  • Xu Zhi
  • Judy Wu -Lead

New York City Fashion Week S/S 19 – Sept ’18

  • Supima
  • Indonesian Diversity
  • Fusha
  • AAU
  • Bevza – Lead
  • CFD – Lead
  • Yajun
  • Chiara Boni
  • LUI Youg

London Fashion Week S/S19- Sept. ’18

  • Nicopanda
  • Delpozo – Lead
  • Xiao Li
  • Marta Jakubowski
  • Steven Tai

New York Fashion Week F/W 19- Feb ’19

  • Brandon Maxwell – Aveda Lead
  • Chiara Boni
  • Badgley Mischka
  • Lawerence and Chico – Lead
  • Yuna Yang- Lead
  • Phillip Lim
  • Studio 189
  • Yajun

London Fashion Week F/W19 – Feb ’19

  • Marta Jakubowski

Christelle Barrett, Stylist

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Christelle Barrett, Stylist

Education & Experience:
Graduated from the Aveda Institute Charlotte. Worked at Carmen Carmen Salon for three years

Specialties: I love doing blondes, bobs, men’s cuts, and updos and styling.

Favorite Aveda Product: Light Elements Smoothing Fluid

Fun Fact: I love to cook and bake!!

Hannah Binene, Stylist

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Hannah Binene, Stylist

Education + Years of Experience

I attended the Aveda Institute Charlotte for 1 year and received 1 year in salon training through Dolce Lusso. I have been licensed cosmetologist since 2014. I continue my education to stay up-to-date with current styles.


I specialize in Color, Cuts, Extensions, Keratin treatments, & Special occasion styles.
Favorite Aveda Product: My favorite Aveda Product has to be the Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair. It adds a daily dose of protein to damaged hair while also protecting the hair from future heat damage.
Fun Fact: I was born and raised in Charlotte. I am married with a baby due in January and a cat named Saoirse.

Hannah DeSio, Stylist

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Hannah DeSio, Stylist

Education & experience:
I graduated from the Aveda Institute Charlotte in 2016, and then completed an Eight month training program through Dolce Lusso. I have also been apart of Dolce Lusso’s hair and makeup team for the Carolina Panthers TopCat cheerleaders for 2 seasons. My work has also been featured on Charlotte’s very own WCCB News.

Specialties: I specialize in Aveda makeup, but also enjoy Updos and styling as well as balayage!

Certified Bellami Hair Extension Professional

Favorite Aveda Product: My favorite Aveda product(s) is a solid tie between the Be Curly Curl Enhancer, because it provides moisture and controls frizz while adding shine without weighing the hair down whether you’re wearing your natural curl or rocking a sleek blowout, and the Nourish-Mint Rehydrating Lip Glaze in the shade Raspberry Tea. It is the perfect Neutral for any hair color, eye color, and skin tone.

Fun fact: Aside from being an artist in the salon, I love to draw, paint, and play with clay!

Favorite makeup trend: My favorite makeup trend is a glow from within!!! I love a dewy look to keep the skin looking young and healthy!

Holly Zostant, Stylist

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Holly Zostant, Stylist

I received my cosmetology license at CPCC.
My favorite product line is Smooth Infusion.
I love everything about hair but my favorites are braids, updos, haircuts, and balayage.
I love to spend time with my pup Pinkey at the park!

Jasmin Salley, Stylist

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Jasmin Salley, Stylist

Senior Stylist
Textured Hair Educator
Haircutting Educator

Jasmin Salley began her career in 2010. Her passion for working with all textures of hair has led her to teaching the textured hair and hair cutting courses for Dolce Lusso’s education program. Jasmin is a Senior Stylist that provides a complete list of services to clients including Advanced Hair Color, Advanced Haircutting, Relaxers, Natural Hair Care, Extensions, and Keratin Treatments. Jasmin has attended classes taught by Aveda educators such Lupe Voss, Jon Reyman, Tippi Shorter, and Jimmy Girgenti.

Interests and About Me
I was born in Florida and have lived in Charlotte for 12 years. I am a wife and mom of 3! I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends, shopping, and traveling. As an educator and hair stylist, my goal is to make you feel comfortable, relaxed, educate you about your hair, and make sure you leave with a smile on your face!

Aveda Education Courses

  • Product Knowledge
  • Pure Form
  • Hair Color Magic Essentials Mar
  • Hair Color Magic
  • Cherry Cordials
  • Deep Chocolate
  • Advanced Styling
  • Principles of Design
  • Texture 101
  • Grasping the Grey: Hair Color Magic
  • Women’s Short Cutting
  • Core Cutting
  • Beyond Texture
  • Train the Trainer

Other Education Courses

  • Keratin Complex Certification
  • Mizani Relaxer Training
  • Sew-in Extension Training
  • Hot Heads Extension Certification

Lisa Whitehead, Esthetician

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Lisa Whitehead, Esthetician

Education & Experience
In 1990 completed my Esthetics training from Catherine Hinds Institute in Boston, Ma. I worked at a Day Spa for over twenty years before relocating to Charlotte.

I have many years of advanced training. Received Xtreme lash certification in 2009.

Favorite Aveda product: Radiant Skin Refiner and Hydrating Treatment Lotion

Madelyn Miller, Stylist

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Madelyn Miller, Stylist

I graduated from the Aveda Institute, Charlotte, in 2016 and have been with Dolce Lusso since.

I specialize in blondes, balayage, and hair extensions.

I am certified in Bellami Hair Extensions including wefts, tape in’s, individual I-tips, Keratin bonds and clip ins.

I love to make my clients feel comfortable and confident in and out of my chair with creating something that is able to look great leaving the salon but also with their day to day routine.

Blondes are one of my favorites because of the versatility of transformation or just a low maintenance lived in color.

When my clients sit in my chair, my goal is to create something personalized for each and every one of them while keeping their hair happy and healthy.

I look forward to meeting you!


Mitchell Stone, Stylist

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Mitchell Stone, Stylist

Education & Experience
Aveda Institute 2013, continued education
5 years at Dolce Lusso

Specialties: Male cuts, curly hair, undercuts, asymmetrical

Favorite Aveda Product: Confixor

Olivia Pope, Stylist

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Olivia Pope, Stylist

I graduated from the Aveda Institute in Charlotte at the top of my class, and from Dolce’s protégé program. I am certified in extensions and keratin treatments. I love both color and cutting, and using both to create a look customized for each guest in my chair. I do have a special love for highlighting. Hair is a science and an art, and I truly appreciate both aspects fully. I love giving people a good experience, creating a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere, and taking care of each person in my chair all while using my creativity and skill.

Before I went to cosmetology school, I graduated from UNCC with a degree in Organizational Communication and a minor in Russian. I am a detail oriented person, and it is my personal mission to do the best job that I can in everything that I do.

Rebecca Warner, Stylist

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Rebecca Warner, Stylist

Education and Experience
I grew up with a passion for hair, which led me to cosmetology school. I have been in the hair industry since 2001.

Specialties: I specialize in women and men’s cutting, styling, color and highlights. Above all I love the ability to help someone’s hair vision come to life.

Favorite Aveda Product: My favorite Aveda product is the Smooth Infusion Nourishing Styling Creme. It keeps hair moisturized and prevents frizz to keep your style looking amazing all day.

Fun Fact: I am married and have four awesome children. We love to watch the Panthers play and our game time superstition is that we all clap together right as the ball is getting kicked off.

Stefany Shannon, Stylist

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Stefany Shannon, Stylist

Education & Experience:
Miller Motte Technical College, licensed since 2009
taught Cosmetology at the Aveda Institute in Charlotte for 3 years.

Specialties: Cutting and color (all over, highlights, balayage, corrections)

Favorite Aveda Product: Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair

Fun Fact: I have a love for teaching, taught horseback riding lessons for 10 years

Toni Kintzel, Stylist

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Toni Kintzel, Stylist

Toni Kintzel is a multi-faceted Hair Stylist, who is sought after for her impeccable skills and her awesome conversation. She is from the Chicago, Illinois and represents it proudly. At a very young age her passion with hair, paved the way for a Cosmetology career. Kintzel has 2 years of experience and has been with Dolce Lusso for 3 years. Her experience and great attitude lead her to opportunities to support the Carolina Panthers Cheerleaders/Dancers as they prepared for season events in 2018/2019. Kintzel is an experienced stylist who will make sure you leave feeling even more beautiful than you already are!

Tyqi Neslon, Stylist

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Tyqi Neslon, Stylist

I attended Empire beauty school in 2017 and received me license in 2018
My specialties are balayage natural hair blow outs and fashion colors.
My favorite product is the Nutriplenish Oil because it smells great and leaves the hair soft and shiny!
Fun fact about me is that I love too cook!