Meet the Team

"The best teams are made up of of a bunch of nobodies, who love everybody and serve anybody, they also don't care about becoming a somebody" - Phil Dooley

Our Stylist are passionate about what we do. We are dedicated to a relaxing experience for you and creating a customised service to fit your desired look.  We have varying levels of pricing and stylist based on experience and booking demands. New Talent Stylist are fully licensed and continuing to build their skill set. New Talent Stylist are fully capable to serve you however, please note that the timing for your service may take longer. If you are in a time constraint for your service we recommend booking with a Stylist or Master Stylist.

Meet The Team


Amber Lackey

Master Stylist/
Director of Education

  • @amberhaircolorist

Amber Lackey is a knowledgable Stylist who is driven by sharing her knowledge with her guests. Amber takes pride in giving you the most informative service with regards to haircare, service performed and maintenance. Her goal is to collaborate with you to make you feel most comfortable and most beautiful. Amber is passionate about haircolor, color corrections and vivid colors. Amber proudly calls herself a cat lady, enjoys cooking and a nice glass of vino.


Certifications: Bellami Certified Extension Specialist. Sunlights Certified Balayage Specialist. Keratin Complex Certified.


Brittany Holman

Master Stylist

  • @hairaffair_x_brittany

Brittany Holman is an experienced hairdresser who specialises in natural colours, balayage and haircuts. She takes pride in providing the best service possible and is blessed with a calming personality. As a stylist her goals include listening to your desired look while giving professional advice for the best possible outcome. Brittany also loves reading, spending time with her cats, chatting about new Netflix shows and loves fast cars.


Certifications:  Bellami Certified Extension Specialist. Keratin Complex Certified. Sunlights Certified Balayage Specialist.


Kaitlyn Erwin


  • @hairbykaitlynerwin

Kaitlyn Erwin is a skilled Stylist with a passion for people, She is a great listener. Kaitlyn takes pride in her mens haircuts, blonding with balayage and loves doing smoothing treatments with the precision and attention to detail customers crave when it comes to their hair. Her goal is to make you feel fantastic when you leave her chair. Kaitlyn loves spending time with her golden retriever Rowan, her cat Smokey, loves to travel and has a unique sense of style & design.

 Certifications: Keratin Complex Certified, Sunlights Balayage Certified Specialist.


Hallie  Sweeney

New Talent Stylist

  • @hairdonebyhallie

Hallie is a New Talent Stylist growing her skill set at Mane Habit Salon. Hallie is excellent with a set of clippers and loves doing blowouts. Her gentle touch makes for a relaxing experience- some folks even take a nap! Hallie has attended a 2 day intensive haircutting class with industry legend Sally Rogerson Education.She enjoys hiking and spending time with her cat

Certifications:  Sunlights Balayage Certified Specialist.

Meet The Team

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Abigail Manley

Master Stylist

  • @artistryby.abigail

Abigail is a Master Stylist who has recently relocated from Las Vegas, NV to the High Country. Ashe County raised, she is thrilled to be back in the High Country to enjoy a change in seasons and scenery. Her talents and passion lie in creating natural looks that are seamless and fit her clients lifestyle. Abigail enjoys hiking, exploring the area to find new restaurants and spending time with her cat. 


Bellami Certified Extensions Specialist, Keratin Complex Certified, Masters Of Balayage Certified Stylist, 

Lindsey Greene

Lindsey Greene

Salon Manager

Lindsey is our Salon Manager and wedding coordinator. Lindsey is a Blowing Rock native with 15+ years experience in customer service & Retail, she is an excellent listener and keeps things running smoothly at Mane Habit Salon.

Anne Greene

Anna Greene

Front Desk 

Anna is our front desk associate helping us serve our customers and coordinate schedules. She is a Blowing Rock native who enjoys spending time with her little girl.


Jezabel LeBatard

Salon Owner/Master Stylist

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Jezabel is a Master Stylist and the Owner of Mane Habit Salon. She is dedicated to serving her customers with an awesome experience and creating a thriving & supportive work environment for her team. Jezabel is passionate about growing the next generation of hairstylist after 13+ years in the industry. She loves straight razor haircutting & is an expert colorist. Jezabel enjoys spending time with her four children, husband and mother. She has lots of pets and sharing music is her love language.


Bellami Certified Extensions Specialist, Perfectress Extensions Certified, Bumble & Bumble Razor Cutting, Keratin Complex Certified, Sunlights Balayage Certified Specialist. American Board of Certified Haircolorists Summit Attendee

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New Talent Stylist/Lash Technician/Social Media Ambassador

  • @sarahbledsoehair

Sarah is a high country native who is a recent graduate of CCC&TI Cosmetology. She is growing her skill set at Mane Habit Salon. Sarah has an incredible talent for updos and is a certified Lash Artist. Sarah has also attended a 2 day intensive haircutting class with industry legend Sally Rogerson Education.When she is not in the salon she is taking care of her many animals, practicing photography and running her small business boutique.


Lash Technician Her Aura LLC. 

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New Talent Stylist

  • @alivya_hair_creations

Alivya is a Watauga native who is growing her skill set at Mane Habit Salon. Alivya loves creating vivid colors and curating curly haircuts and mens haircuts with precision. Alivya loves spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite scary movie is SCREAM and loves to talk about all things true crime. 

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Salon Apprentice/ New Talent

Galy was raised in Boone and has recently graduated from Artistic Academy in Wilkesboro. She is growing her skill set at Mane Habit Salon and is going through our in-salon training program to further her education past Cosmetology School. You may see her smiling face helping out around the salon, we are thrilled to have her on the team.