Lavish Hair Studio

Luxury... With a Conscience

Lavish Salon Team

Melissa Mast

Owner & Level 4 Stylist

Melissa is a native to the area, mom of 3, and wife to her precious husband, Kerry. In the free time the family loves to travel to Universal Orlando. Melissa was a stay at home mom till 2003 when she decided to go to cosmetology school. She worked at 2 other salons in the Pooler area before opening Lavish with Whitney in 2016! Melissa’s favorite service is color because she loves to see the drastic changes in her clients.

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Whitney Figueroa

Owner & Level 4 Stylist

Whitney grew up in Okatie, SC and graduated high school from Calvary Day School in Savannah in 2003. She then went on to Ogeechee Technical College to study cosmetology. In her free time she likes to workout, spend time with kids, go to the beach or NYC, and she loves dogs. Her favorite thing to do on hair is color. Whitney did hair for 9 years before opening Lavish with Melissa in May 2016.

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Kristie Kirkland

Salon Manager & Apprentice

Kristie is a low country native, a wife, and mom of 3 girls. Kristie loves the beauty and hair industry and finally decided it’s her time to jump all in and start her apprenticeship! She is rocking it! She’s not just our apprentice, she’s also our salon manager. She’s the one who makes sure we have everything we need and makes sure the salon is running like it should!

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Katie Sackewitz

Licensed Aesthetician

Meet our licensed aesthetician, Katie! Katie grew up in West Virginia and graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelors in Science in Health Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Katie attended Advanced Aesthetics Academy in 2020 and while in aesthetics school, she was trained in lash extensions, oncology aesthetics, and Skinny on Skin. After graduating she took courses in dermaplaning and is finishing a course in body sugaring. Katie offers many different types of facials and services!

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Jessica Edwards

Level 1 Stylist

Jessica grew up in Beaufort S.C and graduated college in December of 2019 from technical college of the Lowcountry in Cosmetology. After she finished school she got married and moved to Georgia, where I found Lavish Hair Studio. Jessica is a dog mom as well. Her favorite service is highlights and balayage! Jessica just celebrated her 1 year anniversary with us in December!

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Sarah Lanier

Level 1 Stylist

Sarah grew up in Savannah, Ga and graduated from Savannah Arts Academy in 2018. She went to Georgia Southern to get her degree in early childhood education but only one semester in, found her love for hair and makeup. She switched to Savannah Technical College and graduated with her Masters of Cosmetology degree in July of 2020. Finishing school during a pandemic can be tough, so after she graduated, she found Lavish and started our associate program. Sarah is our youngest associate stylist and is thriving at Lavish! Her favorite service is fashion colors!

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