Laura Gant Eslick – Owner & Platinum Stylist
Laura graduated the Cosmetology program at Isothermal in 1998, and has been helping beautify the men and women of the Carolinas ever since! In 2001 she move to Charleston, SC and worked at Chovine Salon on East Bay Street in downtown Charleston. While working there, she learned from some great stylists, all while developing her own artistic niche. In 2005, after getting married, she and her husband, Donald, moved to Charlotte. There, she continued her career at Halo Salon in Lake Norman. In 2008, they decided to move back to her hometown of Shelby. Laura worked in Uptown Shelby for several years building her clientele and in 2011, Halcyon Salon was born. Laura’s vision for Halcyon is for it to be a place that is upscale without being intimidating. Where, “everyone is welcome and you leave feeling like the best version of you.”
Cassandra Anthony – Reception Manager
Cassandra has been with Halcyon Salon as the receptionist and salon manager since 2015, and has played a vital role in the growth of the salon. Her outgoing and sweet personality are the first thing to greet you and the last thing you get to experience as you leave. She enjoys her job and it shows through her attention to detail and her strive for excellence everyday.
Ed Jesse – Gold Stylist
Ed Comes to us from Pennsylvania. He has been a licensed Cosmetologist for 21 years, and loves doing everything from the latest color techniques, to mens cutting, to perms. We are honored to have him as part of the Halcyon family. Come experience this amazing stylist’s abilities!
Maegan Webb – Silver Stylist
Maegan is a native to Cleveland County. She graduated from Burns High School and then went on to further her education at Cleveland County Community College where she graduated from their Cosmetology program.
Maegan brings a sweet, calming presence to Halcyon. She enjoys men’s cuts, color techniques,and hair extensions. In her spare time she enjoys attending church and spending time with her beautiful daughter!
Come sit in her chair and see all that she can offer for your hair needs!
Carla Hoyle – Silver Stylist
Carla is a native of Cleveland County and graduate of Crest High School. She Married her high school sweetheart and moved with him through the Air Force to Oklahoma City where she attended cosmetology school at the Academy of Hair Design. Carla approaches hair with a fun, modern, upbeat attitude. She is eager to learn all the latest techniques and has a passion for education.
Andrea Andrade Aguilera – Silver Stylist
Andrea moved here with her family from Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico when she was 9. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. From a very young age she knew that Cosmetology would be the path she would take, and is excited to be living out that dream. She is a graduate of West Lincoln High School with her associates degree in Cosmetology from Gaston College. She loves cutting hair and particularly enjoys special occasion styles, specialty braiding and finger waves.
Outside of the salon she enjoys spending time with her family, working out and going to the mountains.
Come let Andrea pamper you and help you look your best!