The Canvas Team
Marie Lorentz, Owner and Stylist
A veteran to the salon industry, Marie Lorentz has pursued advanced training in color and hair shaping with Redken, L'Oreal Professional and Paul Mitchell, with further hair shaping instruction at Toni&Guy. Her passion for embracing natural tones in combination with the current trends in hair color creates a high demand for her work. She excels at creating beautiful blondes and natural brunettes using color melting and balayage techniques. Believing strongly that all hair texture is beautiful and healthy hair is beautiful hair, Marie can help you enhance your natural texture while maintaining the integrity of the hair.
Melissa Greenaway, Wedding and Events Specialist
Melissa Greenaway's vast experience in the salon industry includes a strong background and focus on wedding and event hair, as well as styling for photo shoots. Having well over a decade of practice in the field her expert color training includes work with Redken and L'Oreal Professional. She has undergone advanced training in haircutting and shaping with L'Oreal Professional and Toni&Guy. Melissa’s work has been featured in national wedding magazines and famous annual events in Charleston throughout the years, continuing to stand out in America’s wedding hotspot.
Alison Moakler, Stylist
Alison Moakler has been in the cosmetology industry for over 7 years, graduating from Paul Mitchell the School in 2009. After graduation Alison continued her education by becoming a L’oreal master colorist and she loves to take on challenging color corrections. Alison also has advanced haircutting training with Vidal Sassoon and the Ales Group. She is a certified dreamcatchers extension specialist and loves giving people the hair they always wished they could have. Her creativity comes to life with elegant up-dos and makeup for special events.
Christen White, Stylist
Christen has been classically trained with the Aveda Institute of Charlotte, NC. Her fashion background and attention to detail provide her with the tools necessary to create beautiful hair. Christen has extensive training in keratin treatments and precision cutting. She has mentored under Toni&Guy hair educators learning advanced techniques. Her knowledge has been furthered through L’Oreal Professional and Redken courses. Christen strives to customize each and every look while maintaining the integrity of the hair.
Karen Horn, Stylist
Karen graduated from the Headhunters Institute of Maine in 2002 and continued her education by attending the 2 day Redken Exchange cutting course with Sam Villa in New York City. Feeling inspired, she went on to attend a 3 day color symposium with Redken in Las Vegas lead by some of the top educators in cosmetology. Staying up to date on developing trends and techniques is important to Karen in order to best help clients who want to change their look as well as those looking to maintain their current style. Karen's bridal hair has been featured in several wedding blogs as well as famous Charleston, Maine, and Texas wedding venues.
Kearsen Etheridge, Stylist
Kearsen is an honors graduate of Charleston Cosmetology Institute (June 2014). Her love for color and cuts brought her to Canvas Salon mentoring under Charleston’s most experienced and talented master stylists. Her nine years of hospitality experience combined with a passion for styling hair is a guarantee that your salon experience will be like no other. She has a strong interest in working artistically with color and cuts based on facial bone structure. Kearsen is a firm believer in continuing education and staying on top of new techniques and trends developing in the world of cosmetology.
Janie Van Slembrouck, Stylist
Detroit native Janie brings her hometown's unparalleled work ethic with her to the Low Country. From a flawless eyebrow wax to a complete style makeover, this girl is ready to roll up her sleeves to create perfection.
After graduating from Maly's Excel Academies of Cosmetology in 2006, Janie has been refining her skills -- coloring, styling and cutting techniques.
Paying attention to each and every detail isn't just what Janie does -- it's what she loves to do. Interacting with clients, and collaborating with their ideas, allows her to create a modern, unique style for everyone. Whether customers want to maintain their current style or go through a stunning transformation, Janie is here to work some of her magic.
Lindsay Schooler, Manager
Lindsay is a Charleston native with a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of South Carolina. Lindsay worked as a salon coordinator during her 6 years at USC and fell in love with small business, the salon industry, and creating close relationships with clients through exceptional customer service. Understanding the importance of multi-channel communication, Lindsay has transformed Canvas into a salon where you can book an appointment by calling, texting, or emailing for customer convenience. As our manager, Lindsay will go above and beyond to make sure you leave Canvas with an unforgettable experience that you will be excited to come back for again and again.