• Clarissa Lacy

    Clarissa Lacy

    Co-founded Theory in 2006

    Color is my passion… I love creating color that is natural looking and complements the beauty within each individual.

    I am a skilled listener and believe that getting to know the client is the first and most important step in obtaining the perfect cut and color. The second is educating them with the right products and techniques to be able to re-create the same style at home.

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    My passion for the beauty industry led me to an incredible opportunity as a national platform artist and color educator for nine years, allowing me to travel the country educating stylists on hair care products, haircuts and up-to-date color techniques.

    When I am not at the salon I am watching soccer with my family (go Liverpool!) or you may find me on the track playing roller derby as my alter ego, Lacy Lawless! I also enjoy being outside honing in on my photography skills.

  • Magan Frers

    Magan Frers

    Co-founded Theory in 2006

    I love my job! I have been so blessed to have found an occupation that is as rewarding as the beauty industry. Everyday I have the pleasure of giving someone else a more beautiful version of themselves. I love having the opportunity to create a color, cut and style that best suits a client’s skin and eyes. I love being able to see a face and know what will frame it best. I’ve got a talented eye when it comes to blonds, it’s my specialty.

    It’s been a privilege to be the co-owner of Theory Salon. I’ve put my heart and soul into creating an atmosphere that evokes beauty that best suits the individual.

  • Danielle Atkinson

    Danielle Atkinson

    Attitude, knowledge and skills are the best foundation of real beauty.”
    These are words Danielle chooses to live by every day. Danielle constantly strives to better herself in her knowledge and skill set, while staying up to date on the latest trends and techniques in the beauty industry. After graduating from the Aveda Institute in 2011, Danielle entered into an advanced assisting and training program at a high end salon in Charlotte for a year. Upon completion, she worked in that salon as a stylist for almost 5 years before starting at Theory, which she has been proud to call her home away from home for the past 3 years.

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    According to Danielle, “The warm and welcoming atmosphere, as well as the tremendous talent I’m surrounded by make Theory the perfect environment for me to continue growing as a stylist.” Although Danielle enjoys all aspects of what she does, color and styling are what she’s most passionate about. Danielle specializes in blondes, and balayage, and she is also known for her AMAZING blowouts. Danielle is Keratin certified, as well as available for all wedding/special occasion updo and styling needs. According to Danielle, “Something that sets me apart as a stylist, and that I pride myself in is the relationships I build with my clients. I am personable, honest, and I truly listen and care about the wants and needs of my clients. If you’re looking for someone who will make you look and feel beautiful, I’m your girl!”

  • Karie Duncan

    Karie Duncan

    Karie has always been drawn to the beauty industry so in 2009 she decided to start her journey at the Aveda Institute. After school, assisting, and advanced training and education, Karie has been behind the chair and loving every minute. Karie loves getting her hands into any cut or color, and making sure her client feels their best when they walk out the door! Karie loves continuing her education and keeping up with the trends, and being able to share that knowledge with her clients. When Karie is not working she surrounds herself with friends, family, music, and most importantly her dog.

  • Angelica Jones

    Angelica Jones

    My passion for the beauty industry stems from the empathy I have for others around me. I feel their want and need for consistency or for change. I want every client that I have the privilege of styling in my chair to feel beautiful and happy at the end of each service.

    A graduate of Paul Mitchell Charlotte, ‘Blonding’ in any form is my specialty.

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    Whether it be highlights, balayage, or an all over lightening process; I love to do it! I am always watching new videos and learning new techniques. The hair world is forever changing and my dream is to live in it and move with the times. In my free time I live and breathe music of any kind! I run a little coffee shop on my days off and my dog Tank is my road trip partner.

  • Kelly Bruce

    Kelly Bruce

    Kelly has been in the beauty industry since 2010 and loves nothing more than making her clients feel beautiful while having fun and cultivating relationships with them in the process. When she’s not working she is spending time with her husband, son and three cats.

“Karie has been my stylist for the better part of a decade. I trust her 100%. Every time I leave her chair I feel amazing. I have recommended her to everyone I know. I’m a fan for life.”

Christina Winter