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Lavish Hair Studio

Hair and Aest​hetics

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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Get to know Kristie a little more with her 31 questions video here!

Jessica Edwards

Level 2 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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Get to know Jessica a little more with her 31 questions video here!

Sarah Cochran

Level 2 Stylist & Makeup Artist

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 stylist and is thriving at Lavish! Her favorite service is fashion colors!

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Morgan Martin

Front Desk Coordinator & Assistant

Morgan is a Savannah native. She graduated from New Hampstead High School in 2018. She is pursing Cosmetology at Ogeechee Tech in the fall of 2021. Morgan loves to draw and paint in her free time as well as spending time outside. Bob's Burgers and The Office are Morgans favorite shows. Family and friends are also a big part of Morgans life. Morgan is looking forward to learning all about different hair types in school. One thing Morgan is looking forward to working at Lavish, is getting to know each client.

Chancey Pritcher

Front Desk Coordinator

Chancey grew up in Okatie with her sister Whitney and graduated from Effingham County in 2014 after moving there with her family. Since graduating high school Chancey has worked in education in some sort of way (either daycare or Effingham County School System) till 2021 when she decided to change career paths and go into the beauty industry specifically esthetics. Chancey has 2 dogs, a boxer named Lady & a mix named Gracie. In her free time, Chancey and her boyfriend love to travel out west.

Sophie Cuevas


Sophie is local to the Savannah area and graduated from Advanced Aesthetics Academy in Hardeeville, SC in 2021. After high school, Sophie spent 4 years traveling the globe before deciding to pursue a career in Aesthetics. She has been all over the US and to six continents, with Egypt being her favorite destination of them all. When at home, Sophie fosters kittens and endlessly watches “FRIENDS.” She loves exceeding guest expectations and is so excited to be your skin therapist!