Designers

Chris Pierce

As owner and stylist at Locks Myth Salon, Chris has conquered many goals set in his career. Beginning his journey as a native of Neptune Beach, Chris has traveled to several of the southern metropolitan cities gaining education and experience to further his career and life. To obtain the knowledge to better understand and execute the skills necessary to successfully manage a business, Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida with a major in Hospitality Management. Soon following this accomplishment, he moved to Atlanta and attended The Paul Mitchell School where he received extensive training from top-industry leaders and educators.
Along with his degree and top-ranked education, Chris has attended several classes offered by the industry’s leading companies to learn and maintain his knowledge of the latest trends in style and color technique. Now, with over ten years experience in the cosmetology industry, Chris has combined his love, passion, and creative mindset for art, style, and hospitality to focus his talents and skills and develop Locks Myth Salon- a salon experience offering a comfortable, but trendy and high-end, environment combined with Jacksonville’s top stylists and creative color designers.
Color and product line education: Paul Mitchell, Wella, Matrix, Swarzkopf, L’oreal Professional, and Redkin.

Lindsey Varner

As owner and stylist at Locks Myth Salon, Lindsey has had a passion for the hair and beauty industry most of her life. She has been licensed since 2004 and in that time she has mastered a wide range of all hair techniques. Lindsey uses a wide range of Redken color products and Kevin Murphy styling products. Lindsey believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clientele. She specializes in cutting edge coloring techniques, foil highlights and lowlights, color correction, gray reduction, fashion cuts, modern cuts, razor cuts, men’s cuts, special occasion styling, waxing, and make-up. She stays updated on all the latest trends so that she can give you the look you want. Lindsey places high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs, and respecting their hair while striving for unlimited creativity!

Kirstin (Kiki) Rizzi

Known for creating effortlessly chic, naturally beautiful styles that bring out the best in her clients, Kiki Rizzi is a hair stylist who knows how to enhance someone’s look to the fullest. While earning her degree in Communication Studies from Northeastern University in Boston, Kiki worked at Gretchen “Gretta” Monahan’s Back Bay salon, GrettaCole. Upon completion of her degree, she moved to New York City, where she briefly worked at a Beauty PR firm. Her salon experience then landed her the position of Executive Assistant to famed hair stylist, Sally Hershberger. She attended cosmetology school and completed apprenticeships with Sally Hershberger and Bumble, perfecting her skills in cutting and styling and working with numerous celebrities.
Ready for a change of pace after 7 years in New York City, Kiki brought her expertise and energy to Jacksonville Beach, Florida in 2014. She often travels back to the big city for gigs like working backstage at Fashion Week shows, such as BCBG Max Azria. Drawing inspiration in everything from street style to global runways, Kiki is continuously abreast of the newest trends and techniques in hair styling and coloring and translates these into the unique needs of each client. In addition to her training as a master stylist with Bumble and bumble, Kiki has completed Master Colorist 1 training at the Goldwell Academy in New York City. She has also taken master classes with leading educators at Kerestase and Oribe.

Meaghan Farleigh

Meaghan has loved the world of hair and makeup ever since she was a little girl! Being apart of the drama and arts program in her high school career only inspired her more to pursue her dream of beauty. After graduating high school, she enrolled in Aveda Institute of Jacksonville. There she honored her craft. Meaghan is a very well rounded stylist and has a passion for color- especially balayages and fashion colors. Meaghan genuinely loves making each of her clients feel and look amazing. She is so excited to join to Locks Myth family and continue her career with us.

Nicole Charron

Nicole is a hairstylist that has been in the business for 13 years. She was trained by Palm Beaches elite stylists and thrives on building her business. She thrives to give her clients a modern and maintainable hairstyle. Nicole has styled fashion shows in Palm Beach and Miami and continues to get inspiration from culture and art. She has trained with top brands such as Loreal, Kerastase, and bumble and bumble. She specializes in haircuts, haircolor, styling, extensions, keratins and updos for special occasions. Nicole is ready to give you a perfect look.

Sami Andrews

Sami’s love for hair and makeup had its beginnings in her love for Tim burton’s work and Hollywood special effects makeup. Her career as a makeup artist began in 2013 specializing in beauty makeup and special effects. She shortly followed that passion to include hairdressing, where she attended Toni&Guy Hairdressing Academy, and graduated in 2015. She started her own studio in 2016, and has been featured in several publications including PUMP Fashion Magazine and Modern Salon. Her work has brought her as far as California, where’s she’s done hair and makeup for models and artists alike. She’s now partnered with Pulp Riot’s Education Team “Riot Squad”, where she helps educate others on brand products and various coloring techniques. Sami’s talent is broad, but she specializes in vivid and rainbow hair coloring as well as Balayage. She loves what she does every day and helping clients bring a little bit of fantasy into their reality.

Amber Buttrill

Amber always dreamed of being a stylist. Setting up a little shop in her mom’s kitchen and doing her little sister Jordan’s hair sparked her dream and creativity. She started her hair journey in 2016 at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy and graduated in the Spring of 2017. Immediately after graduation, Amber joined the Locks Myth Salon family. She started here as an associate to owners, Chris Pierce and Lindsey Varner. Not long after, Amber became a stylist on the floor. She specialized in balayages and vivid hair. She loves doing hair and helping clients achieve all their mermaid and unicorn hair dreams.

Ashtyn Gibson

Ashtyn’s love for hair started out when she was little. She always loved doing art and photography, witch pushed her to enroll in cosmetology school. She graduated from Toni and guy academy and has been licensed since 2016. Ashtyn is a well rounded stylist. She loves doing color, especially highlights, balayage, and vivid! Ashtyn strives for amazing customer service and making sure the client leaves loving their new hair!

Erin Casey

Erin has been in the hair industry since 2016 and is known for her balayage and redheads. Last year, she attended the Redken Exchange in New York City to perfect her balayage skills. She loves doing total transformations and undercuts on her clients. Erin also enjoys doing unique braids to add flair to the final look. She is passionate about what she does and loves making her clients happy.

Chanel Hernandez

Chanel Hernandez has been in the beauty industry since 2014 and is extremely passionate about balayages, trending fashion colors, makeup, and men’s grooming. Life is just too short to have boring hair! Book with Chanel today and let her make your hair dreams come true.

Zoltana

Zoltana is an up and coming stylist, known for always bringing something unique to the table. Zoltana merges stylish sophistication with youthful vitality to produce a trendsetting and timeless creation every time. She specializes in wedding makeup and hair, men’s cutting, corrective color, and hair extensions which can spice up special occasions or enhance your individual style. Her hair color is anything but cookie cutter and brings out the best look for every individual. Her attention to detail shows through on her client’s radiant smiles leaving the salon.

Emily LaGatta

Emily’s love for creating art in hair has been in her heart since she was little, always keeping her mind open and creative to whatever magic will happen in her hands. Emily’s bubbly personality and bold smile are a few of the things her clients adore about her. Emily grew up training to become a College Gymnast expressing her creativity through her skills , and shared that as she coached gymnastics all the way from St. Augustine to NYC. After ending her career, she knew that she had to keep her creative outlet open and attended the Aveda Institute graduating top in her class. Emily loves nothing more than to make her clients feel beautiful and fall in love with themselves!