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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.


Senior 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


Senior Creative Director

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.


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


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 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


New Talent

Lauren loves to enhance her clients through beautiful hair color influenced by the most popular fashions.  When not at work Lauren is often spending time with her cat or attending art and music festivals.


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


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


Senior Master

With over a decade of experience, Jess believes that the key to a style 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


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 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.

Amy and Debbie


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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