We had no idea when we opened our doors nearly 5 years ago what Copper Willow would become. Our team is a lot like a willow tree. Each of our team members is a branch, and we all work together to make it through whatever weather we may face. We allow each other space to bloom, and we are rooted in love.
Please note that each stylist offers different services, and pricing. Please visit each stylist's profile on the Crew page, or their respective social media accounts if you are unsure who to book with. We invite you to view the our instagram page to select an artist you'd prefer to book with. You can find each stylist's availability on our Booking page.
For further questions, please view our FAQ or text us at 980-288-4275
Co-Owner, Balayage Specialist, Stylist
Growing up, she always knew she wanted to be a business owner, the freedom and drive inspired her, she just never knew her passion. Brooke started doing hair 8 years ago and fell in love with the industry. The ability to be creative while making someone feel beautiful empowers her. Brooke has mastered a wide range of services from precision hair cuts, to natural coloring techniques. Brooke perfects her artistry by staying up to date on all of the latest trends and education. She has been certified with the business of balayage and masters of balayage, making her a balayage specialist. Brooke has a wide knowledge of coloring techniques including, foil highlights, lowlights, grey coverage, painted highlights, root retouch, and balayage, so she can give a personalized service specifically formulated for YOU.
Our little jailbird set free, Stevie hails from the halls of Gaston County Animal Shelter. She was saved by a rescue, then adopted by the Fish Family. Stevie has been a manager here at Copper Willow since December 2016, and she continues to impress us with her genuine smile and warm spirit. She loves to help out with all salon duties, and will always be there when you need a good cuddle.
ANYA WALLACE, PA-C
Xeomin Injection Specialist
Anya graduated from Physician Assistant school in 2014 and worked in Primary Care for 4.5 years before deciding she wanted something different. She was trained in advanced neurotoxin and filler injection techniques in 2016 and hasn’t looked back. A “what if?” conversation with Jenny and Taylor turned into a reality, and here we are! Anya is bringing neurotoxin (Xeomin) injections to Copper Willow Salon. Anya is also Mom to three rescue fur-babies. In her free time, Anya practices mixed martial arts and teaches several fitness classes at a local gym.
Stylist, Blonding Specialist
After an unfortunate hair-cutting experience, Christina was inspired to bring additional creativity, variety and precision to the beauty industry. Her career began in 2010 after graduating from Empire Cosmetology in Pennsylvania, where Christina trained under Goldwell Platform artists. She was given the opportunity to explore color theory and application in depth and grew passionate about color corrections and blonding techniques. Christina feels the most rewarded when clients leave feeling more confident after a session in her chair.
Kirstin has had a passion for the hair a beauty industry most of her adult life. She has been licensed for more than six years in three different states. In that time she has mastered a wide range of hair techniques including cutting, makeup, and color, but her passion and specialty is balayage. Kirstin believes in continuous education and striving to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services to provide an excellent experience for everyone who sits in her chair. She places high value on listening to her clients to better understand their needs, and respecting their hair.
Stylist, Balayage Specialist
Born with a passion for doing hair, Kathryn is a stylist with over 8 years under her belt. She has been trained in creative coloring, Sassoon cutting and advanced balayage techniques. Clients fall in love with her effortless cuts and color that she customizes for each and every hair type. With a philosophy of "there is no such thing as too blonde" she strives to give her clients whatever hair will make them feel fabulous. When she isn't behind the chair you can find her chasing her daughter, Layla, watching a movie with her husband or drinking a glass of good Cabernet.
Lizzy's dream growing up was always to be a hair stylist and travel the world. With 11 years experience, shes been through extensive training in cutting with Bumble and Bumble University in NYC. She has also trained thoroughly in color and balayage. Her inspiration comes from instagram superstars @lisalovesbalayage and @lalasupdos. Lizzy specializes in bridal hair- she owns her own brdial company and she offers freelances services as well. You can find her work being featured in magazines such as Carolina Bride, Elevate Magazine, Bustled, Carats & Cake, and several more. Lizzy has also worked as a fashion design intern, giving her the opportunity to be the lead stylist for many fashion shows. She loves to listen to your hair goals, while giving you her professional opinion to help you look and feel your best!
Co-Owner, Balayage Specialist, Stylist
Jenny fell in love with hair the second she stepped into a beauty school and has continued to fall more in love every day since 2012. All the products, and all the color that comes with being in the industry, drew her in immediately. It's hard not to fall in love with a career that helps you make other people feel better about themselves. Jenny has extensively studied the art of balayage and lived in hair color. As a salon owner, the most important things to her are making her clients happy, creating a healthy work space for ambitious women, helping the environment, and giving back to the community.
Taylor's journey as an Aesthetician began with her passion for makeup and aesthetics in 2009. Makeup was her first love and step into the community of beauty. After gaining experience as an artist, it was time to decide on a suitable career path that expanded her talents. Taylor graduated from Aveda South in February of 2016 and has advanced her skill set and service selection since. She is certified in varying services for eyelashes, eyebrows, and most importantly, the skin. Over the years, she has had the opportunity to provide her services to top celebrities and is grateful for all clients' trust and support. She joined Brooke and Jenny's team March of 2018 and hopes to create a positive and memorable experience in the spa in addition to the fun and spunky salon. If you're ready to enhance your aesthetic, Taylor is ready to pamper you!
Extension and Hair Botox Specialist
With over 10 years of styling focused experience, Crystle Monero has built a solid reputation as a top Hair Extension and Airbrush Makeup specialist. Growing up in New York, She was constantly inspired by the city's ever changing beauty trends and understands the importance of individuality and customization. Her focus is to help women look and feel their absolute best everyday while delivering unmatched customer service. Crystle has traveled the world as a Lead Stylist and Educator for amika hair care, sharing her love for hair and makeup with both her peers and clients alike. Crystle's work has appeared on TV shows such as Good Morning America, HSN and MTV and BET. She has also styled some of the industry's top Bloggers, Beauty Editors, Celebrities and Fashion Models.
Kelsey’s always been the go-to girl for beauty. Growing up as a dancer, she constantly found herself prepping everyone’s hair and makeup before a show. In 2012 she attended a prestigious beauty school in San Diego, CA to study Vidal Sassoon precision hair techniques and professional makeup artistry. Kelsey’s work has been published in VOGUE Italia 7 times and spotted on several Fashion Week runways. Some of her more notable clients have included Jason Mraz, “apl.de.ap” from the Black Eyed Peas, Miss USA, Miss Philippines, Betsy Johnson, Dance Mom’s Stars, America’s Next Top Models, Playboy Playmates, Food Network Starts, Olympic Team members, and more. When she’s not beautifying people’s bodies, she helping heal their minds and souls with her self-empowerment books, blog (kelseyaida.com), podcast, coaching, and international retreats!
Krista's passion is building relationships with people from all walks of life while healing them heal emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She has always loved the beauty industry and making women feel empowered in their own skin. Her love for beauty started when you graduated from high school and flew out to Hollywood to attend a film makeup school in 2008. After working in cosmetics for over 10 years, she decided she wanted to further her career, and became an esthetician in 2015. Her fun-loving personality immediately puts clients at ease. Her ultimate goal is to help her clients feel like the best versions of themselves while enhancing their own natural beauty. She specialized in brow shaping, sugaring, lash lifts, and facials. Outside of the spa, she enjoys spending time with her pup, Harley, studying astrology, listening to music, or being out in nature!
Esthetician, Sugaring Specialist