A L E X M A Y
CITRUS FOUNDER | MASTER STYLIST
Alex May has always dreamed of opening her own Aveda salon. After obtaining her Cosmetology and Esthetics licenses from the Aveda Institute in 2011, she dedicated herself to learning every aspect of the beauty industry. Alex furthered her education by apprenticing with Sarah Taylor, the owner of a Salon Today Top 200 salon. Since then, she has done extensive training through Aveda and specializes in Aveda color customization and correction.
When not at the salon, Alex enjoys traveling with her wife Jenna. They love to practice yoga and live a vegan lifestyle.
Specializes in: Custom Color & Extensions
C O U R T N E Y P E T E R S O N
CO-OWNER | MASTER STYLIST
Courtney Wight has spent the last 11 years perfecting her craft and expanding her passion for the beauty industry. She has always dreamed of creating a space where guests would be able to come enjoy the luxury of being pampered and experience high end haircare. Specializing in blonde hair and event styling, she takes every opportunity to advance her education and stay inspired.
She is certified in Bellami Professional K-tip, I-tip, Tape-in, Clip-in, and hand tied weft extensions. When she’s not doing hair, she loves spending time outside. She enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and going for long runs on the weekend.
Specializes in: Blonde Hair & Event Styling
C A R R I E
Carrie is a stylist with 8 years of experience. She has been with Aveda for the entirety of her career. Carrie enjoys using natural placement with hair color. In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time with her kids or watching creepy documentaries with her husband.
Specializes in: Short Haircuts & Red Hair Color
N A N C Y
Nancy started her career in 2001 in Los Angeles, CA where she grew up. She moved to New York in 2003 where she worked in Manhattan for the next 15 years. When she’s not in the salon, Nancy loves biking to the beach and enjoying a great meal with friends.
Specializes in: Gray Coverage & Balayage
C H E L S E A
Chelsea has been doing hair for 7 years and started her career in Charlotte, NC. Chelsea is also a makeup artist and enjoys formal updos whether it’s for prom or a wedding. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys going to concerts with her friends.
Specializes in: Fashion Colors & Balayage
T A I A
Taia has had a passion for doing hair since she was a child. While in school, she trained under talented stylists, giving her the opportunity to practice before ever getting her license. In her free time, she loves cooking with her girlfriend, reading and playing with her cats!
Specializes in: Blonde Hair & Curly Hair
M O N I C A
Monica moved to Wilmington in 2021 from Milwaukee, WI. She graduated from Vici Aveda Institute in 2016 and continued her training at an Aveda salon in Milwaukee. She is also our Aveda Ambassador! When not at the salon, Monica enjoys traveling and spending time at the beach.
Specializes in: Curly Hair & Bob Haircuts
M A R I S S A
Marissa began her journey with Aveda in 2017 in Atlanta Georgia. After a few years of being away she was excited to return back to the state of North Carolina where she grew up. When she is not in the salon, Marissa is enjoying as many outdoor activities as possible such as hiking and kayaking with her dogs.
Specializes in: Short Haircuts & Updo Styles
C A S S I D Y
Cassidy is from upstate New York and has been doing hair for four years. She has worked exclusively with Aveda for over two of them! When not at work, you’ll find Cass hanging out with her two rescue pups and her boyfriend adventuring around Wilmington.
Specializes in: Dimensional Blondes & Balayage
M O R G A N
Morgan is an assistant at Citrus while in cosmetology school. She has wanted to be a hair stylist for as long as she can remember, and loves all things hair! Morgan plans to be a stylist at Citrus specializing in making you blonde!
In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her dog, friends, and boyfriend.
Specializes in: Blonde & Lived-in Color
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262 N Water St. Wilmington, NC 28401
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