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I started my first job as a shampoo tech at the age 15 and worked her way to becoming a Licensed Cosmetologist and Natural hair care specailist.

Highlights, Haircuts, Natural Hair Blowouts are my specialization. I have been in the salon atmosphere for over 10 years as a diversed Cosmetologist who Graduated from Aveda Insititute Chapelhill. I have pleasing clientele throughout the Triangle since 2012.

Book your appointment today and be Restored by Shontelle!!!


Fabiola Plata

I have been a licensed cosmetologist since 2001. Previous experience includes salon manager and area supervisor for a corporate salon. Previous owner of hair salon before moving to the area.
Continuing education includes Advanced Hair Cutting Technique, Razor Cutting, Color, Balayage, and Keratin Smoothing Certification.
I enjoy learning new techniques and keeping up with the current trends. I am passionate about “playing” with hair, and spending time with family.


Wendy Petty

Wendy has had a passion for the beauty and hair industry since she was a little girl. While her barbie doll hair cuts have since evolved, she has over 10 years of experience as a hairstylist specializing in coloring and balayge highlighting.
While spending the last 5 years in the St Petersburg, Florida area she is back in North Carolina and back at Hair Studio168 where she was for 3 years before moving in 2011.
After you leave Wendy’s chair, you will be sure to have gorgeous hair and lots of laughs! Book your appointment today!


Jay Jones

Jay is a talented young color specialist that dreams of one day styling for the stars! Jay is an accomplished Aveda graduate with advanced training from Redken, Matrix, Pravana, Wella & Sebastian. With his passion for fashion and natural eye for color Jay excelles in high-fashion hair colors and styles, he’s the perfect choice to give you a trendy chic look with an edge. From vibrant ombres to beautiful balayages his work can range anywhere from stunning blondes and rich browns to fantasy fuchsias and teals! Come in today and ask Jay how to make your wildest hair dreams come true!


Laddi Bhullar

Doing hair is my passion I’m in love with every aspect of it. I take the time to customize a style to each individual’s needs as well as teaching you to recreate the look at home.
My talent will shine through in your new look. Highlights Bayalage,color hair cuts and blowouts are among my specialties.
Born in India and bringing this heritage experience and inspiration to our clients in the form of up dos,Braids eyebrow threading and waxing.
Graduate and obtain my NC cosmology license through Aveda institute ,yet still passionate to learn new techniques and attend advance seminars.


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