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About Solaris

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 Cadle-Foster

Under the leadership of co-owners and mother-daughter team Debbie Cadle-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 2005, Debbie and Amy were determined to create an environment full of positive energy and talented individuals dedicated to creating a great experience for guests.

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.

Our Level System

Customize your experience at Solaris with our in-salon level system. Our guests may choose an expertise level based on education level and experience.

New Talent

With a recent completion of an intensive 6 month training program, our new talent stylists are skilled in providing a balanced hair color and cut.

Artistic Director

Stylist who has developed cutting and color skills and has obtained additional training and certification.

Creative Director

Senior Creative Director

Advanced stylist who is a specialist in all 3 principles of cut, coloring and styling.

Master Stylist

Senior Master


Senior Expert


Senior Specialist

The true Solaris experts, these stylists hold training and leadership positions in the salon. They develop and implement our education initiatives, this being a great testament to their work. They are well known for having an eye for great detail and are extremely passionate about the results they deliver for the clients they serve.

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Senior Specialist
Industry Professional Since 2002

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
  • Advanced haircutting


Senior Expert
Industry Professional Since 2002

Abbey joined Solaris in 2007 as a cosmetologist and licensed massage therapist and quickly made herself a vital part of the team. Her holistic approach to beauty was the perfect match with Aveda, and her passion for education and devotion to client service saw her grow into the role of Director of Education for Solaris’ salon team. Her experiences in the hair and spa world helped her develop a diverse skill set and has her well-versed in massage, facials, and precision hair cutting  allowing her to provide customized services to each guest. Today she credits her wide range of knowledge and expertise – and her love of her clients – as keys to her success and longevity in the industry. Abbey spends her free time cooking and keeping her cats entertained. She’s committed to expanding her professional skill set, exploring avenues for personal growth, and sharing her knowledge and passion with beauty pros on a larger platform.

Specializes in:

  • Aveda Custom Color Creations
  • Luxury Facial Services
  • Expert Massage Techniques


Senior Master Stylist
Industry Professional Since 2014

Amy is a Senior Master Stylist who specializes in natural looking, blended hair colors and detailed blonding/foil work. Amy strives to be “The Calm in the Storm of Life” to her guests. She helps women feel truly “seen.” Her goal is to hold space for women to give themselves permission to truly relax and feel centered. She wants her guests to feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. Amy loves to use her knowledge and expertise to create unique, customized looks that her guests feel great in. She provides exclusively women’s massage with a focus on deep pressure work, and is certified in Hydrafacials (trademarked), dermaplaning, and specialized facials. Amy is also a product knowledge specialist. If you can’t take a vacay, you will feel like you‘ve had one when you leave Amy’s chair!

Specializes in:

  • Advanced foiling techniques that deliver on current trends while giving her guests effortless, natural looks.
  • Medical level Hydra Facial services in the spa that deliver instant results.
  • Massage services that focus on relaxation and stress reduction with a firm pressure technique.


Senior Master Stylist
Industry Professional Since 2013

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 Senior Master Stylist. She is a certified yoga instructor, 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
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With 7+ years of experience, she uses her expertise to pinpoint issues and make things better for her clients, as well as making them feel heard and valued. From specialized facials, dermaplaning, hydrafacials, to massage and waxing. She’s all things spa!! She considers her treatment room an “Oasis” from life. Leave your stress behind and feel relaxed and at peace. Her passions outside of work are: dancing, painting, puzzles, and pretty much anything creative.

Specializes in:

  •  Specialized Facials/Dermaplaning / Hydrafacials 
  • Intuitive Individualized Massage with Therapeutic Techniques 
  • Lash Lifts/Brow Laminations/Waxing


Creative Director

Bri is a graduate from The Salon Professional Academy. Bri’s passions include highlighting, balayage, formal styling and hair cutting. She’s dedicated to keeping up with all the latest trends and styles by making it a point to continue her education.

Bri is a calm creative with a side of dry humor. When she’s not in the salon you can find her hunting through antique stores, playing music, or spending time with family.

Specializes in:

  • Lived in color
  • Special occasion styles


Artistic Director

Emily has a passion for the beauty industry and is committed to continuing her education. She enjoys highlights and special occasion styles. In her free time, she loves to watch true crime and hang out with her friends.




Katie Graduated from The Salon Professional Academy and has thrived being an Esthetician and has enjoyed expanding her scope. She wants her clients to leave feeling relaxed and well cared for. In her free time she enjoys cuddling up with a fuzzy blanket and binge watching Netflix with her cats.



Bex is our Manager and loves making our guests feel at home and will greet you with a warm smile. She strives to ensure that your visit will surpass your expectations. Outside of work, she loves to paint and listen to music.



Courtney is our amazing 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.

Amy Carter


In 2002 Amy graduated from SIUC and moved to Evansville IN to purchase a salon. After just a few years the salon relocated at its current location on Burkhardt. 

Over the last 20 years I am proud to bring a fun and inviting salon experience to the Evansville area. My love and passion is to support other salon and spa owners in creating a business of their dreams, hang out with my sweet pup Leo and have fun with my friends and family. 

Debbie Cadle-Foster


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.