Rebecca Biggers

Rebecca Biggers

Owner/Stylist

Rebecca Biggers is an Asheville native that adores her beautiful city.  As a little girl, it was clear Rebecca already had a knack for hair and a love for products. Rebecca attended UNCA as well as culinary school in her early 20’s before acknowledging her true passion for the beauty industry. In the late 90’s she decided bring her dream to life and become a hairstylist. She trained extensively under Rusk designers, attended Rusk & Arojo academies and is a Wella Color specialist. After diving into hair design, she realized when you love your job… you never actually work. She opened the doors to her thriving business Lola Salon in August 2001. She adores all aspects of hair and has a particular knack for weddings and the art of listening to her client’s needs. In her spare time she loves teaching classes on aromatherapy and health. Rebecca has the unique ability to help your hair enhance your natural beauty and will take the time to teach you how to recreate the look at home.
Jennifer Thomas

Jennifer Thomas

Hair Stylist

Jennifer is originally from Charlotte and has been a hair stylist for 12 years. She and her comedian Husband decided to relocate to this beautiful city to raise their daughter and to be close to family.  Jennifer specializes in Balayage and Color Correction and her cutting techniques range from classic to edgy.  Jennifer prides herself in her ability to listen to her clients and understand what it is they really want.  She loves to be creative in her style as well as her ideas and always strives to make you look and feel your best.

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Karen Macioci

Karen Macioci

Make Up & Skin Care Artist

Karen was born and raised in Florida. She received her license in esthetics in 2001. Make up and skin care have been a life long passion. After an inspiring trip to Italy, Karen packed up her pickup and moved to Asheville. The people and the mountains drew her in and she is a true local now. Karen is an accomplished painter, which translates beautifully into her work as a make-up artist. Being the daughter of a model, Karen grew up in the fashion and beauty industry. As early as she can remember she was painting the faces of dolls or anyone that she could get her hands on. Karen began working at Lola in 2002 and continues to beautify Lola clients on a regular basis. Karen has a remarkable knack for shaping and contouring eyebrow shape. Her make up case is filled with all of the highest quality products ranging from Mac to Nars and the many high end brands in between. Karen has the uncanny ability to make you look as though you aren’t wearing any make-up, just that you look flawless! She can bring out cheekbones, make eyes pop, make lips luscious and skin tone dreamy. She also can bring the drama with a smokey eye, a sultry lip and dramatic false lashes. In her down time you can find Karen running marathons, skydiving, painting, tending bar and spending time with her boyfriend.
Jitra Post

Jitra Post

Salon Coordinator

Jitra grew up in England, Maryland, and Georgia but calls Asheville home after living here for 14 years.  She graduated from Valdosta State University with an Associates of Arts and Minor in Business and AB Tech with an Associates of Culinary Arts.  She owned and operated her own bakery and personal chefs in her spare time.

She loves spending time with her husband and daughter by hiking or cooking together. She is accustomed to the hustle and bustle of small business and is a whiz at organizing and keeping up with our booming salon!   Jitra’s calm demeanor and beautiful smile sets the pace for our front desk and behind the scenes operation.

Tracy Anders

Tracy Anders

Hair Stylist

Tracy Anders is an Asheville native who possesses a sweet Southern disposition and sophisticated sense of style that has kept her clients coming back to see her for seventeen years. Her favorite aspect of hairstyling is the rewarding relationships she has built with her clients and peers.
She got her start studying fashion design before making the switch to hair design and gets inspiration from all types of fabrics, jewelry, and accessories as well as the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She loves working with natural texture, but also thrives on juxtaposing forms, shapes, and tones in innovative ways that create soft, subtle, and individualized hair styles.
As a certified Wella Master Colorist who has trained with Schwartzkopf and Bumble&Bumble, educating her clients on proper hair care and suitable easy to wear styles is her top priority.
When Tracy is not doing hair she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and reading.
Destonie Shelton

Destonie Shelton

Hair Stylist

Destonie has worked as a stylist downtown Asheville since 2001. She has her masters in color from the Wella Institute NY, as well as several certificates in cutting from Bumble & Bumble NY. She is bohemian chic with a rock and roll edge and loves translating that look for her clients. Her vast clientele includes everything from bold, dimensional blondes to rich glossy brunettes. In addition to being a color specialist and stylist she also is a licensed Balmain extensions specialist with a focus on I-tip extensions and is certified with Perfectress Transformation Extensions. Destonie is a creative, energetic and confident stylist that has loved working in the creative environment of Lola Salon & Gallery since 2008.
Carolina Rios

Carolina Rios

Hair Stylist & Colorist

Carolina Rios recently moved to Asheville from Miami and has over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry as a hair stylist and colorist.  She gained her skills from working in one of the most prestigious salons in Miami where she acquired experience with a diverse clientele from all over the world. Carolina’s skills range from natural to waterfall layers with caramel highlights to contrasting trendy looks with rich vibrant colors.  She loves natural and personalized styles that make clients feel fabulous inside and out.
Carolina is a busy Mom of three boys!  In her downtime, she enjoys dancing and hiking with her family.
 

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