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Our Mission

“Solaris Aveda is all about making someone’s day. That’s why we’re here, to ensure each guest leaves happier than when they arrived.”

–Debbie Foster

Under the leadership of co-owners and mother-daughter team Debbie Foster and Amy Carter, Solaris Salon has grown into a welcoming space where guests and team members alike are excited to step in the Solaris doors. From the day Solaris Salon opened in 2004, Debbie and Amy were determined to create an environment full of positive energy and talented individuals dedicated to creating a great experience for guests.

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Meet Our Team

Our dynamic collective of highly trained, motivated and passionate staff are the heart of Solaris. Each stylist, spa technician and beauty professional brings a unique skill set and enthusiasm to Solaris to create a friendly, inviting and relaxed environment that make our customers feel like they are a part of the Solaris family.

Our work doesn’t stop at the salon chair. Under the mentorship of Debbie and visionary Amy, the Solaris team keeps techniques sharp and up-to-date. We are committed to bettering our work through the use of environmentally friendly products and by giving back to our community through projects like raising money for clean water in the Ohio Valley.

Amy and Debbie

Co-Owners

Amy radiates love for the beauty industry and her team of hardworking stylists and beauty experts. She envisions the salon as a place that people not only feel great, but want to spend time. When she’s not in the salon, she is getting massage, watching Netflix, enjoying a spin class or packing her bags for her next trip.

Debbie loves spending time with her family and beloved dog Mia. In her spare time, you’ll find her decorating, traveling, or just enjoying life.

Brittani

Expert

Brittani loves spending time with her family outside of work, as well as prioritizing self-care through spa sessions, exercise and shopping. She is passionate about providing each Solaris customer with a memorable experience.

Specializes in:

  • Custom color and creative highlighting techniques
  • Custom Keratin smoothing treatments
  • Perfecting custom blonding results

Brittani

 Expert

Brittani loves spending time with her family outside of work, as well as prioritizing self-care through spa sessions, exercise and shopping. She is passionate about providing each Solaris customer with a memorable experience.

Specializes in:

  • Custom color and creative highlighting techniques
  • Custom Keratin smoothing treatments
  • Perfecting custom blonding results

Krista

Master Stylist

Krista loves to make her clients feel beautiful when they are in her hands. She enjoys long road trips, boating and exploring the outdoors. You’ll find her laughing and dancing, always with her fur baby at her side.

Specializes in:

  • Advanced balayage and custom color design.
  •  Perfecting and designing men’s hair cut and colors.
  • Certified in keratin smoothing services.

Krista

Master Stylist

Krista loves to make her clients feel beautiful when they are in her hands. She enjoys long road trips, boating and exploring the outdoors. You’ll find her laughing and dancing, always with her fur baby at her side.

Specializes in:

  • Advanced balayage and custom color design.
  •  Perfecting and designing men’s hair cut and colors.
  • Certified in keratin smoothing services.

Cynthia

Master Stylist

Cynthia knows her craft. As a 5-year Aveda artist, a master stylist and with a certification in Keratin treatments in her back pocket, she is always learning and keeping up to date with new methods and the latest beauty and hair trends. Cynthia’s favorite part of her job is seeing her clients relaxed and pampered. In her spare time, she enjoys home projects, snuggling with her two toddlers, enjoying the outdoors and binging Netflix series.

Specializes in:

  • Keratin treatments
  • Curly hair
  • “Lived in” hair color
  • Low-maintenance cuts and colors suited to clients’ lifestyle

Cynthia

Master Stylist

Cynthia knows her craft. As a 5-year Aveda artist, a master stylist and with a certification in Keratin treatments in her back pocket, she is always learning and keeping up to date with new methods and the latest beauty and hair trends. Cynthia’s favorite part of her job is seeing her clients relaxed and pampered. In her spare time, she enjoys home projects, snuggling with her two toddlers, enjoying the outdoors and binging Netflix series.

Specializes in:

  • Keratin treatments
  • Curly hair
  • “Lived in” hair color
  • Low-maintenance cuts and colors suited to clients’ lifestyle

Jillian

Master Stylist

Jillian is a lover of animals, crime documentaries, family, adventures, learning, live music and all things Halloween. Oh – she’s also great at styling hair.

Specializes in:

  • Advanced Balayage techniques
  • Custom cuts to accentuate color
  • Cutting edge color and highlighting techniques

Jillian

Master Stylist

Jillian is a lover of animals, crime documentaries, family, adventures, learning, live music and all things Halloween. Oh – she’s also great at styling hair.

Specializes in:

  • Advanced Balayage techniques
  • Custom cuts to accentuate color
  • Cutting edge color and highlighting techniques

Amy

Master Stylist

Amy is our Aveda product specialist. Her favorite part of the job is seeing her guest feeling relaxed and special. In her free time, she loves to box & shop.

Specializes in:

  • Balayage
  • Spa and hair services
  • Expert knowledge of Aveda products

Amy

Master Stylist

Amy is our Aveda product specialist. Her favorite part of the job is seeing her guest feeling relaxed and special. In her free time, she loves to box & shop.

Specializes in:

  • Balayage
  • Spa and hair services
  • Expert knowledge of Aveda products

Abbey

Senior Master

As our Director of Education, Abbey is constantly learning and sharing her newfound knowledge with the rest of the team. Her passions? Education, wellness, Moscow Mules, her family and her cats. She loves to integrate herself in a community and enjoy a nice beer outdoors.

Specializes in:

  • Lomi-lomi massages
  • Cutting curly hair
  • Aveda color

Abbey

Senior Master

As our Director of Education, Abbey is constantly learning and sharing her newfound knowledge with the rest of the team. Her passions? Education, wellness, Moscow Mules, her family and her cats. She loves to integrate herself in a community and enjoy a nice beer outdoors.

Specializes in:

  • Lomi-lomi massages
  • Cutting curly hair
  • Aveda color

Melanie

Esthetician

Melanie has been an esthetician for 10 years specializing in skin care, massages, waxing, body wraps, makeup, and pedicures. Melanie focuses on each clients needs in order to create a rejuvenating, relaxing atmosphere. When not working, Melanie enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially her husband and 2 small children, traveling, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Specializes in:

  • Skin care (she’s a certified Master Aveda specialist)
  • Brazilian waxing
  • Customized pedicures

Melanie

Esthetician

Melanie has been an esthetician for 10 years specializing in skin care, massages, waxing, body wraps, makeup, and pedicures. Melanie focuses on each clients needs in order to create a rejuvenating, relaxing atmosphere. When not working, Melanie enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially her husband and 2 small children, traveling, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Specializes in:

  • Skin care (she’s a certified Master Aveda specialist)
  • Brazilian waxing
  • Customized pedicures

Kiyla

Creative Director

A key part of our brand image, Kiyla is a free-spirit and creative force. She’s always on the go & enjoying spending time with her family and puppy on camping trips or at home.

Specializes in:

  • Color
  • Cuts
  • Extensions
  • Facial waxing services

Kiyla

Creative Director

A key part of our brand image, Kiyla is a free-spirit and creative force. She’s always on the go & enjoying spending time with her family and puppy on camping trips or at home.

Specializes in:

  • Color
  • Cuts
  • Extensions
  • Facial waxing services

Lauren

Front Desk Coordinator/Assistant

Lauren loves to see people embrace their best self through hair and fashion. She is passionate about arts, music, traveling and loves to play with her cats.

Lauren

Front Desk Coordinator/Assistant

Lauren loves to see people embrace their best self through hair and fashion. She is passionate about arts, music, traveling and loves to play with her cats.

Andrea

Senior Expert

Andrea has dedicated her career to advancing her education and expertise to attain the highest level of experience at Solaris. Her creativity, passion and attention to detail are why clients know and love her.

Specializes in:

  • Creative blonding & highlighting techniques
  • Color correction/li>
  • Hair extensions
  • Advanced haircutting

Andrea

Senior Expert

Andrea has dedicated her career to advancing her education and expertise to attain the highest level of experience at Solaris. Her creativity, passion and attention to detail are why clients know and love her.

Specializes in:

  • Creative blonding & highlighting techniques
  • Color correction/li>
  • Hair extensions
  • Advanced haircutting

Nicole

Master Stylist

The other half of our creative image, Nicole is passionate about her career and forwarding the Solaris brand image. Nicole holds many titles: In-Salon Spa Educator, Aveda Salon Ambassador and Creative Director. She loves being outside as much as possible, spending time with family friends, and enjoying great food.

Specializes in:

  • Advanced color techniques
  • Cutting edge haircutting services
  • Specialized facial services
  • Lash lifting

Nicole

Master Stylist

The other half of our creative image, Nicole is passionate about her career and forwarding the Solaris brand image. Nicole holds many titles: In-Salon Spa Educator, Aveda Salon Ambassador and Creative Director. She loves being outside as much as possible, spending time with family friends, and enjoying great food.

Specializes in:

  • Advanced color techniques
  • Cutting edge haircutting services
  • Specialized facial services
  • Lash lifting

Jess

Senior Master

With over a decade of experience, Jess believes that the key to a styling and cut that will make you leave happy, sexy and confident is communication. Through an honest, thorough and meticulous approach, Jess brings color to life and ensures that your hair looks its healthiest. In her free time, you’ll find Jess spending time with her family, traveling and indulging in a girl’s night here and there.

Specializes in:

  • Expert Natural Blonding for all hair types
  • Customized healthy hair color
  • Expert color placement technique

Jess

Senior Master

With over a decade of experience, Jess believes that the key to a styling and cut that will make you leave happy, sexy and confident is communication. Through an honest, thorough and meticulous approach, Jess brings color to life and ensures that your hair looks its healthiest. In her free time, you’ll find Jess spending time with her family, traveling and indulging in a girl’s night here and there.

Specializes in:

  • Expert Natural Blonding for all hair types
  • Customized healthy hair color
  • Expert color placement technique

Courtney

Assistant Manager

Courtney is our supportive assistant manager. She loves to spend quality time with friends and family and be of service to others. You’ll find her spending time in nature, hiking, traveling or listening to live music.

Courtney

Assistant Manager

Courtney is our supportive assistant manager. She loves to spend quality time with friends and family and be of service to others. You’ll find her spending time in nature, hiking, traveling or listening to live music.

Cole

Manager

Cole is our problem-solver extraordinaire. When a client has a skin or hair challenge, Cole is passionate about finding a solution! He loves the industry and Aveda’s product line and philosophy. His creativity outside of work manifests into landscape design and decoration.

Cole

Manager

Cole is our problem-solver extraordinaire. When a client has a skin or hair challenge, Cole is passionate about finding a solution! He loves the industry and Aveda’s product line and philosophy. His creativity outside of work manifests into landscape design and decoration.

Jaymi

Front Desk Manager

A salon is only as successful as its management. Jaymi is our rock & keeps services and appointments flowing smoothly. She is passionate about helping people, trying new things, dogs, dancing, reading, sports and enjoying life!

Jaymi

Front Desk Manager

A salon is only as successful as its management. Jaymi is our rock & keeps services and appointments flowing smoothly. She is passionate about helping people, trying new things, dogs, dancing, reading, sports and enjoying life!

Amy and Debbie

Co-Owners

Amy radiates love for the beauty industry and her team of hardworking stylists and beauty experts. She envisions the salon as a place that people not only feel great, but want to spend time. When she’s not in the salon, she is getting massage, watching Netflix, enjoying a spin class or packing her bags for her next trip.

Debbie loves spending time with her family and beloved dog Mia. In her spare time, you’ll find her decorating, traveling, or just enjoying life.

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