LANEY MILLS SHEALY, Co-Owner & Stylist

Laney has 16 years of experience as a stylist and specializes in the arts of color and razor cutting. She has worked on-stage in with Tabatha Coffey in 2010 and has had models featured by L’anza Haircare, Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide, and numerous social media sites. She has taken classes with celebrity stylists including Nick Arrojo of What Not to Wear, Beth Minardi, Martin Parsons, Sam Villa, and Kim Vo of Shear Genius. Laney has trained with industry-leading companies including Davines, Unite, Bumble & bumble, Aveda, L'anza, Redken and Paul Mitchell. She is certified in Babe hair extensions (all forms).

Laney was recently voted Lexington Life's 2018 "Best Hairstylist". She enjoys traveling, performing arts, and being Mom to her 2 sons, Ethan & Luke. Laney grew up in rural Saluda County but now resides in Lexington.

LAUREN AMODIO, Hairstylist & Makeup Artist

Lauren has 7 years experience as a cosmetologist and specializes in curly hair, balayage, blondes, makeup, and hair cutting. She is extensively trained in Keune and enjoys going to hair shows and furthering her education, staying up to date on the latest trends and techniques of cutting and coloring. She frequently serves as a makeup artist for local photographers and formal events.

Lauren's vivacious, witty, and genuine personality will leave you feeling confident and ready to take on the world! She is a Lexington native and loves to spend time with her family and daughter, Harper, when she's not at the salon.

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Stephanie has been in the hair industry for 8 years! She has trained and studied under the best of the best including celebrity hair stylist Kim Vo, Nick Arrojo, and David Stanko. Her hair techniques are extremely current specializing in trendy haircuts, color, smudging, and balayage. Her consultations are pristine, direct, and sincere which enables her to establish trust with her guests. It is extremely important to her to design a look that will compliment her guests desires and lifestyle and then educate them on how to maintain that look until their next visit. She loves Men's cuts as well! She enjoys creating a stress free, relaxing environment for her guest and starts each visit with a relaxing head massage during the shampoo. Stephanie will work directly with you to make sure you leave her chair feeling happy and looking fabulous!

CANDICE WEST - Co-Owner & Stylist

Candice has 16 years of experience in the hair care industry. She is a graduate of Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Piedmont Technical College. She enjoys traveling to hair shows, classes and learning up to date styles. Some of her favorite hair shows have been Fashion Focus (Charlotte), Premier (Orlando), International Beauty Show (New York).  She has learned from celebrity hairstylists: Roy Peters, Nick Arrojo, Geno Stampora, Francisco Villa, and many more. Candice is certified in Babe hair extensions (all forms). 

Candice was a 2018 Top 3 finalist for "Best Hairstylist" in Lexington Life Magazine! She lives in Batesburg with her husband, Adam and 2 sons, Peyton and Preston. When she is not busy at the salon she is taking care of her boys and spending time with her family.