​​​​Alexis Hancock- Junior Stylist

Alexis graduated from Cape Fear with a degree in cosmetology. She is outgoing and excited to begin her Aveda training through the Assistant program as a Junior Stylist. She loves working with hair color, hair styling and creating braided styles. Alexis is passionate about providing a stress-free environment for her guests while giving a personalized and comfortable experience. 

Monica Rivera – Licensed Esthetician/Makeup artist and certified in Lashes
Monica started in the beauty industry right after high school as a makeup artist. Later, while working in the medical field, she become interested in skin care and decided to attend Miller Motte College where she studied esthetics. She has been working in the skin care field for 7 years now. She decided to further her education and became certified in lash lifting as well as individual lash extensions. She goes above and beyond to meet the individual needs of each of her clients. Monica is committed to staying on top of the latest skin care and makeup trends to ensure that each service provided is the best possible.

Chandler Hnatko- Hair Stylist

Chandler is very excited to join the Lavish team! She began her career in a small town in northern Pennsylvania where she was born and raised. While Chandler enjoys providing all hair services, she specializes in balayage and hair painting techniques, formal styling, and curly haired clients. She prides herself in providing the most enjoyable experience for all clients from start to finish. You can expect to feel pampered and rejuvenated during your visit. Not only will Chandler provide you with a beautiful, modern look, but she will also educate you on style maintenance and product usage to upkeep your gorgeous new "do" outside of the salon.

Meggan Sides- Licensed Esthetician/ Makeup Artist

Meggan has been in the Skin Care business for 8 years. She graduated Esthetic school from Miller Motte College in Wilmington. She has grown up working in the Salon-Spa atmosphere which has developed her professionalism and dedication for the industry.  She is dedicated to  giving her clients the individual attention their skin needs no matter what service you are receiving; her focus is on making your skin the healthiest it can be from the inside out.
She has continued her education with advanced training in chemical peels, anti-aging and acne prone skin.  She loves doing specialty makeup applications for any occasion; as well as  brow shaping and facial and body waxing.
She has a passion for skincare and always aims to educate her clients with what treatments and products are the best for their individual skin type.

Caroline Miller-Hair Stylist

Caroline wants to thank you in advance for considering her for the opportunity to serve you and your family's hair care needs.  Added to the best shampoo in the East, she will guarantee you a 5 minute stress relieving scalp massage.  All of your cares will go down the drain.  Coloring is Caroline's strong suit and main passion.  Cutting hair is only part of her job.  Listening to what you want and the cutting your hair the way you want it is everything.  Along will cutting, styling and product knowledge you will have the added value of coloring the hair to compliment your haircut.  As a professional she is committed to consistently providing you with the excellent customer service.  She takes pride in offering you the most current, updated looks and the top of the line Aveda products and color system.  She will personally give you the education you deserve on proper product usage.  Last but not least, she is committed to continuing her education, so she can be the best she can be, this she knows is important to you.  At your scheduled time together, she will look forward to providing you with the best service you will ever experience!

Carol Schonleber-  Salon Coordinator

Kelly Hickey- Master Stylist/ Salon Owner

​Kelly started her cosmetology career in 1988 and obtained her cosmetology instructor license in 2004. While supporting her husband's military career for 26 years, Kelly worked in many prestigious salons, spas, cosmetic counters, and cosmetology schools from Washington , D.C., Arizona, Washington State, California, North Carolina, Germany, and Virginia. Finally settling in North Carolina, Kelly is excited to serve Hampstead and the surrounding areas. ​Kelly's passion for the industry lead her to open an Aveda Exclusive Salon. She enjoys coloring, highlighting, precision cutting, as well as styling hair!

Artist Bios

Jenny Boughn-  Licensed Massage Therapist

Jenny is a graduate of Miami Jacobs Massage Therapy and has a foundational belief that movement is life. She combines intuition and technical skill to provide a touch that allows guest to release and let go.  She brings a diverse skill set to her table.   She is an Aveda trained therapist who specializes in Hot Stone, Swedish, and Deep Tissue Massage.  Jenny is passionate about helping guests to feel physically and emotionally self-aware during the massage and even after you leave the table.