I'm from Raleigh, North Carolina. From a young age she assisted her mother in her salon. She found her love for beauty and creativity there. Crystal graduated from the Art Institute of Charlotte where she earned a degree in Fashion Marketing.She also worked in NYC worked as a freelance makeup and nail artist. There she assisted some of the industry's best. After  leaving  NYC spent 6 years working in  5 Star Hotel Spa. While there she 

Her Story

About the Owner

Salon Experience:

Manicurist, The Umstead Hotel and Spa  2011-Present

Evo, Playing Fashion, Rolling Stone, Vibe, Vogue Russia, Vogue Turkey

Chado Ralph Rucci, Ecliptica, Coco and Breezy, and Farah Angsana

10 Spot, North Carolina Music Factory

Celebrity / Music
Solange Knowles, Dj Rashida, Cheri Dennis

Assisting Manicurist Michina Koide
Bennetton, Bergdorf Goodman, Nordstrom
Numero Japan, Vogue Espana

Assisting Manicurist Deborah Lippmann

Assisting Makeup Artist Cynthia Rose