Meet the Team

Brittany McKnight

Owner/Stylist

Brittany McKnight is a West Virginia native that moved to Charlotte in 1997. A Garinger High School graduate, she went on to receive an Associates of Business in Fashion Merchandising with an concentration in Retail Marketing Management from Johnson & Wales University.

Her love of style and fashion led to a love of hair. She enrolled in the inaugural class for Central Piedmont Community College's Cosmetology program and earned an Associates of Science in Cosmetology and became licensed in 2015. Starting as a commissioned stylist, she worked her way through booth rent, management, suite rental, and, now, salon ownership.

Brittany specializes in loc maintenance and styling, color, protective styling, and treatments of the hair and scalp.

Gloria Haggins

Natural Hair Stylist

     Gloria Haggins is a Charlotte native. From an early age, she showed an interest in hair. While she has been working in customer service for over 20 years, she decided to start pursuing her passion by enrolling in the Natural Hair Care Program at Central Piedmont Community College and became a licensed Natural Hair Care Specialist.

     To deepen her connection with the natural hair community, and her clients, she made the decision to transition her own hair from relaxed to natural in late 2019.

     Gloria specializes in natural styles like braids, Bantu knots, twists, and other protective styles.

Terica Gaines

Natural Hair Stylist

     Terica was born and raised in Wilmington, NC but relocated to Charlotte in her early adulthood. As a child she was always intrigued by hair. After sitting in the hair salon and watching the stylists transform people, she would go home and try to replicate what she saw. 

     After almost 20 years of working in the medical field, she decided to go back to her true passion and enrolled in cosmetology school in the evenings while still working full time in the day. 

     Terica specializes in silk wraps and protective styles; such as braids, bantu knots, twists, and sew-ins; and treatments for the hair and scalp that promote growth and manageability.

Ashley Smith

Natural Hair Stylist

     Ashley Smith is a native North Carolinian. She transitioned to natural hair in 2014, and not too long after decided to become a licensed natural hair care specialist. She enrolled in the Natural Hair Program and Central Piedmont Community College.

     Ashley specializes in blowouts and various braiding techniques.

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