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Lauren Bass

Lauren is a Nuevo Level Stylist who has been in the industry since 2015, and with Stella Nova since 2017.

She excels in dimensional color.

She likes to take her dog, Pig, out to the beaches for long walks and spending time with her family. She also loves trying out new restaurants that Charleston has to offer.

She can’t live without texturizing sprays of all brands, and Kerastase Oleo-Relax. She enjoys a fresh haircut to maintain the heath of her hair’s ends.

See more beautiful work on Instagram.

Danielle Bower

Danielle is a senior esthetician who has been with Stella Nova for over thirteen years, and an esthetician since 2002.

Danielle is known for her quick and precise speed waxing, brazilians, lash and brow tinting and relaxing facials. She is a skincare expert as well so if you have any skin concerns she is lovely to talk to for product recommendations.

She is a mother of three amazing children, she enjoys the outdoors- running, walking, hiking especially in the mountains.

Her product must haves include The Cure Pure Serum and Diamond Extreme Eye Cream both by Natura Bisse and the Eminence Stone Crop Mist.

Danielle enjoys having Natura Bisse Facials and Haircuts at Stella Nova.

See more of Danielle’s work on Instagram.

Jesalyn Ciupik

Jesalyn is a Master Level Stylist who graduated from the Aveda Institute with honors in 2000 and began working at Stella Nova in 2002.

“I love working one on one with my clients to create a look that compliments their hair type, face shape, personality and lifestyle. I specialize in soft, dimensional hair color in all shades; rich browns, grey coverage and especially blondes. I enjoy creating natural highlights through balayage or using customized foiling techniques for a brighter look. “

When she’s not at the salon you can find her exploring the lowcountry, throwing a cast net on the waterways or relaxing at the beach. She loves spending time with her family and she hosts a cooking show with her children.

Her product must haves include Oribe Royal Blowout, R+Co Television Shampoo and Conditioner, and Kerastase Nectar Thermique.

Visit her Instagram page for more work.

Adriana Cull

Adriana is a Nuevo Level Stylist who first came into the industry in 2013 and began with Stella Nova in 2016.. As a newer stylist she loves fantasy colors, balayage and edgy cuts.

Her interests include photography, stick and poke tattoos, art, fashion, her cat, and of course, experimenting with makeup and hair.

Adriana’s product favorites include Oribe Imperial Blowout, Oribe Dry Shampoo and Swept Up.

She loves having her hair done by her lovely coworkers.

See what Adriana is up to on Instagram.

Kasey Ely Trembath

Kasey is a Master Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova at the start of her career in 2007.

She specializes in Balayage/Foilayage, Haircutting, Highlights and Dimensional Color.

In her free time Kasey spends it with her husband and son, she loves vintage clothing, thrifting around town, art and gardening.

Her product must have at the moment is R+Co Waterfall and she loves having her hair done with fellow stylists at Stella Nova.

Megan Forbes

Megan is a Nuevo level stylist who has been with Stella Nova since the start of her career in 2016.

Her specialties include highlights, balayage, cutting, and extensions. Megan enjoys braids/updos and working with long hair. Megan loves the beachy look.

Megan is a Charleston native that enjoys the beach and the outdoors. Her hobbies are yoga and shopping.

Her must have products are Oribe Thick Dry Finishing Spray and R&Co Salt Spray. Megan loves to get highlights by fellow stylists at Stella Nova.

See more of Megan’s work on Instagram

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Madeline Gallagher

Madeline Gallagher has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 2001 who has been with Stella Nova since 2005.

Her specialties include Swedish, Pre-Natal, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue & Chronic Pain Relief massage therapies as well as full body exfoliation scrubs and wraps, cream tanning applications.

A little bit about Madeline, she loves minerals and gemstones, fossils & geology and collects these items. She also fosters animals through a local shelter (Pet Helpers) and occasionally pet sit as well.

Madeline has had a passport since she was 2 years old, and has been very lucky to travel. Next on her list is visiting the African Safari.

Her product must haves are LaLicious Sugar Scrubs - she loves ALL of them but especially the Sugar Reef and Lavender.

Tocca perfumes - Collette, Giulietta, Brigitte

For curls she loves R+Co Twister Curl Primer

Favorite service: getting my hair washed before a haircut and getting a facial.

Robin Harris

Robin is a Designer Level Stylist who has been in the industry for over 25 years and with Stella Nova since 2004. Her focus is in classic, timeless hair. Her product must have would be the Kerastase L’Incroyable Blowdry.

In her free time Robin enjoys running, home renovating, interior design, and she has a Jack Russel named Walt.

To unwind at Stella Nova she enjoys a relaxing Natura Bisse facial.

Zach Lee

Zach is a Designer Level Stylist and started his hair career in x. He has been with Stella Nova since 2016. He also owns Zach&Isabelle, his salon in Blackshear, Georgia which just celebrated its ten year anniversary.

He excels in all color services, especially blondes. Zach is great with extensions and fine hair as well and curly and textured hair. He is Great Lengths Extensions certified and also gives a fabulous blowout for your next event.

Zach also does a lot of editorial work with his talents and his work has been featured in x.

In his free time Zach loves to travel and spend time with his Golden Doodle, Presley. Together they enjoy Charleston events including Riverdogs Baseball Games.

His product must haves include Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray and R+Co Viscous Hold Hairspray, Park Avenue Blow Out Balm.

Keep up with Zach and Presley on Instagram.

Johnna Schmanski

Johnna is a Creative Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova when she began her career in 2013.

She is a talented stylist with specialties including makeup services, blondes and blowouts. Johnna is fabulous with all haircuts, especially short hair and curly locks. Her product must have includes Kerastase Discipline Line to tame and smooth curls.

Johnna, who moved here in 2010 from New Jersey, loves to ride horses and read in her free time. She has a sweet pup named Remy and they love exploring Charleston together.

For more lovely work visit Johnna’s Instagram.

Kelly Setters

Kelly is a Designer Level Stylist who began her career in 2000 has been with Stella Nova since 2001.

With 18 years of experience she is a well rounded stylist who excels in textured cuts with lots of movement, foils, color, and balayage.

Kelly likes to go on runs, read a good book, shop and hang out with her kids in her free time. She also loves catching up with friends over a cocktail or two.

She likes to have her color refreshed at Stella Nova. Kelly’s favorite products include R+Co Shampoos and Conditioners because they are paraben and sulfate free.

Keep up wth Kelly on Instagram.

Malory Starr

Malory is a Master Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova since 2007 and she says her career first began in pre-school when her first haircut was performed in 1991.

She loves glamorous looks. Hair that is beautiful and effortless. Makeup the same- chic, beautiful and timeless. She tries to use an artistic approach when addressing both hair and makeup.

“What I’m into right now is hair that has seamless color- like it has grown naturally from the scalp. Tons of volume, movement and brightness. Balayage is what I’m known for,and looks that can be worn effortlessly, and replicated by my clients at home”

Malory loves to be in nature and loves to continue her artistic abilities outside of work. She is often found painting, decorating, paddle boarding, boating and loving on her Shiu-Tzu named Cora. She enjoys photography as well.

Her favorite lines are Oribe and Keyvn Aucoin and is a sucker for products that smell like the beach and coconut.

Malory likes to have her hair color done at Stella Nova.

For great hair and makeup inspiration, follow her on Instagram.

Debbie Stokes

Debbie Stokes has been an esthetician for over twenty years. She first began with Stella Nova in 2002.

She is a brow expert and takes great care in shaping and tinting in addition to waxing services. She gives a lovely facial an is skilled in addressing skin concerns and recommending a new custom skincare regimen for clients.

Debbie’s product must haves include Kevyn Aucoin Lipstick, Kerastase Chroma Captive Shampoo and Conditioner, Contents Co Bath Salts, and Eminence Red Currant Exfoliating Cleanser.

In her free time Debbie loves to go to the Farmer’s Market and the beach. She likes to go out to dinner and enjoys long walks downtown. She has a quirky and fun personality and is very easy to talk to.

Noelle Ward

Noelle is a Nuevo Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova since 2012.

Her specialties include curly hair and highlights.

She loves a good book and to travel on her free time.

Noelle adores from Bumble and Bumble Sumoclay and Surf Foam Mousse.

She unwinds by having a facial at Stella Nova.

Learn more about Noelle on Instagram.

Jenny Ward

Jenny is a Master Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova since 2002 when she started her career.

She is great with all hair textures, she loves cutting curly hair and also enjoys straightening hair. She excels in fixing bad haircuts as well.

In her free time, Jenny enjoys DIY Projects, Tarot Readings, communicating with nature, and cooking.

Jenny can’t live without Oribe Dry Texture Spray, Oribe Anti-Humidity Spray, Kerastase Initialiste Scalp Serum.

Jenny’s favorite services to have done at Stella Nova are massages, facials and a great shampoo blow-dry.

Follow Jenny Ward on Instagram.

Courtney Williams

Courtney is a Senior Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova since 2012, and in the industry since 2008.

Her specialties include Natural blondes, shiny brunettes, precision cutting.

In her free time she likes to try new restaurants, visit the beach and play with her puppies. She enjoys relaxing with a Stella Nova Signature Facial.

Her product must haves include Oribe’s Royal Blowout, Impermeable, Dry Texturizing Spray, and R+Co Dallas Thickening Spray.

Keep up with Courtney on Instagram.

Becca Wimsatt

Becca is a Master Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova since 2005, a year after she started her career.

She is talented in Balayage, Foilyage and Blondes; from rooted low maintenance blondes to bright and shiny. Becca is a great listener and thinks about how well the hair will wear everyday for each client.

She loves trying new foods, running and listening to her eclectic mix of music. She enjoys traveling and next on her wish list is Vietnam.

Becca can’t live without Oribe Dry Texture Spray.

Becca loves to be a client in the chair once in a while instead of behind it. She likes to relax an have her hair colored and a fresh haircut.

Find out more about Becca on Instagram.

Nichole Young

Nichole Young is a Designer Level Stylist who has been with Stella Nova in 2001, and began in the industry the year prior.

Her specialties are highlights, color, short hair, especially pixies. She also is great with curly hair.

Nichole is a very dedicated mother and loves being present for every football game and cheer tournament.

Her product must haves include Oribe’s Royal Blowout Spray, R+Co Waterfall, and Impermeable from Oribe to protect from Charleston humidity.

Nichole’s favorite services to have done include brow shaping, brow tint, and lash tints.

Keep up with Nichole on Instagram.