We are extremely proud and grateful to have these stylists shape and define our Willow's Dream family. Each stylist is unique, creative, and talented. No matter what specific color or cut you are looking for, Willow's Dream can help match you with your perfect stylist.
Marcy Lanier is the proud owner of Willow's Dream Salon and Gift Shop. Marcy's daily goal is to help people feel and look their best. She finds inspiration from her husband, Hunter, and her children, Willow and Wolfe. They are so grateful to have been living and loving in Asheville for the past fifteen years.
Anne attended both Cosmetology and Barber college, where she trained in the Roffler method of razor cutting. With over twenty years of experience, Anne has learned that she loves doing men's and women's cuts, whether it be tweaking previous cuts or doing fades, tapering, or beard trims. She prides herself for being easy going, bonding with her clients, and truly listening to provide exactly what her clients want! In addition, she enjoys working with clients recovering from chemo by creating a manageable style with the new growth of their hair.
Brenda has been in the hair industry for the past 28 years while specializing in low maintenance haircuts, natural color and highlights. She attends hair shows regularly in Los Angeles and New York to ensure her knowledge of the latest trends and techniques. Brenda is a good listener and looks forward to seeing you for a consultation soon.
I’ve had my hands in hair as long as I can remember! Hair is my life. I went to The Paul Mitchell School of Charleston, South Carolina. I enjoy using Deva cutting techniques for curly hair, in addition to cutting curls the way that best suits the client. I love curls! Any kind of curls you got!
Coty studied cosmetology at the Paul Mitchell School in Memphis. She is trained in Paul Mitchell’s cutting and coloring systems, and utilizes Paul Mitchell color everyday, in addition to Joico and Schwarzkopf. Coty specializes in cutting, coloring, and styling all textures of hair and lengths. Coty employs Deva cutting techniques for curly haired clients. She loves vivid hues as well as natural coloring.
Danielle is an artist with a passion for people. Behind the chair, her creative vision is best expressed by enhancing ones natural beauty. No length or texture of hair is off limits. Her training in hair cutting is extensive and she believes that the cut and color play together. Whether its a soft and subtle or bold and edgy, low maintenance doesn't have to be boring!
Donna Bates is an industry veteran hailing from Chicago with 15+ years of experience. Inspired by her client's ideas she puts great value in education ultimately allowing her to stay current and achieve her clients desired looks. Motivated by variety and the ever ebb and flow of the industry she will intently listen to your ideas and execute them with great care and skill. Donna's main color medium is Redken but will gladly include other lines into her palette upon request. Balayage, fashion colors, low maintenance curls, precision bobs, or razored pixies. Donna is excited to facilitate your vision. Get the look and book with Donna today!
Drew has a lifetime of achievements as a stylist. He managed the #1 hair salon in Salt Lake City for 5 years. After that, Drew moved to Asheville to work as a hair stylist on the "Last of the Mohicans" set and hasn’t left since. We’re very glad to add Drew to our list of incredible staff!
Erica is an NC native as well as a Charlotte Aveda Institute graduate. She is an industry veteran with over twelve years of experience. Kenra and Matrix are her color platforms of choice, along with having a broad knowledge of all color lines. Continuing education is a must for her constant quest for industry knowledge, allowing her the ability to capture cutting edge looks in both hair sculpting and colors alike. Erica is very passionate about her clients' wants & needs. She will always listen to what her clients request, while educating along the way. Outside the salon, Erica enjoys hiking, boogying at concerts, and enjoying good food. If your locks need some love, visit Erica to see why she is a cut above the rest.
I'm a Visual Artist and Hairdresser from Greensboro, NC. I am passionate about hair care that enhances the clients natural essence and beauty.
Passion precision and a meticulous nature are hallmarks of Greg’s work. He comes to Asheville via London and NYC Training and working at Vidal Sassoon and bumble and bumble. Specializing in low maintenance manageable haircuts and color to suit you and your lifestyle.
Laurie has been a stylist for over thirty years. She has attended the KMS Global Hair-cutting Academy in L.A. and has had advanced education in Goldwell hair color. She thrives on her conversation and friendships with her clients. In addition to women's cuts, she enjoys doing haircuts for men and children. At the end of her day, when her clients are happy, she’s happy! You will never leave with style that you can’t duplicate at home! Laurie is only accepting referrals as new clients at this time.
Leah is a twenty year veteran of the salon and spa industry, and holds a degree in Advanced Cosmetic Sciences. As an Asheville native, she is an avid supporter of the artistic culture that graces her hometown, and believes the nails can be an extension of that creative spirit. "Beautiful nails start with healthy nails, and from there the sky is the limit! Your nails are little canvases that you carry with you everywhere you go, so be bold and express yourself!" Cure Nail Studio is open Wednesday through Sunday at Willow's Dream. Give us a call to book with Leah: (828)225-5922.
Art and creativity have deep roots in Lily’s life, which is apparent in her work. She spends more time listening than she does talking, giving clients her full attention in order to give them the very best haircut, color or style they want. While specializing in natural highlights and easy-to-wear cuts, her main priority is having clients who feel great about their hair. Book your next appointment with her today, she can’t wait to enhance your natural beauty!
Sarah found her passion and talent in the hair profession. She believes in using learned technique alongside artistry to create color and cutting masterpieces. Among her hair services, you’ll also find hair extensions, eyelash, and eyebrow tinting.
Shelby has had a passion for art and creativity from a young age. She also has a passion for making others feel good about themselves. Two years ago she was able to blend the two passions and found her career as a hairstylist. She loves doing color, balayage, haircuts, and everything in between! Her goal is for each client that comes to Willow’s Dream to feel their inner beauty through recreating their outer image to match exactly what they are envisioning.
Steve is a 20+ year veteran in the hair industry. His early years in cosmetology were spent competing on both State and National levels. He won a National title in Men's Hair Design and Salon of the Year, S. Carolina, in the Team event where he designed and styled the hair portion of the competition. He has continued to advance his skills by attending classes at the Redken Exchange, New York City and the Men's Dept. in Minneapolis.
Totsy will brighten your day with her smile and friendly, positive attitude. She loves to do color, highlights, and short hair cuts. She also offers the Chi Enviro Smoothing Treatment. Totsy's professionalism and extensive knowledge of hair are apparent in her work.
Hi, I’m Zoe! Hair has been my passion my whole life. I’m always excited to meet new clients. My goal is to make sure you feel well taken care of. We want you to feel a part of our family here at Willow’s Dream! I love cuts, colors, waxing and even perms. I love cutting curly hair using Deva cutting techniques, too! You name it, I can do it.