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Owner & Master Stylist

A dynamic stylist with an eye for detail. A 15 year, certified glam and special FX makeup artist. He has been behind the chair specializing in balayage, color melting, modern cuts and colors, and beautiful lived in styles for over a decade.
"It's all in the details!" He likes to provide not just another hair appointment, but a hair experience. Paying close attention to clients needs and hair goals, and providing professional, and exceptional service. His goal is for every client to leave feeling refreshed and satisfied. He proudly uses Paul Mitchell color and styling products, which are eco-friendly, not tested on animals, and vegan.



Senior Stylist

Joining us all the way from the great city of Boston, Marnie has worked in an upscale salon in the city's North End for over 3 years under a world-traveled stylists, learning numerous techniques along the way!
Marnie specializes in precision and corrective cutting, is Babe sew-in extension certified, as well as Keratin certified to keep your hair smooth and healthy. She has extensive experience with dark/brunette hair, but enjoys crafting both natural and bold blondes as well. According to Marnie, the first order of business is always getting to know the client:

"I believe your day-to-day routine shouldn't be altered to fit your hair needs, so I create a look that best suits your lifestyle. I enjoy educating my clients and helping them understand what their hair has, lacks, and/or needs - and will customize both a style and maintenance plan that works best for them."

A few fun facts about Marnie:

  • I have two college degrees.

  • I have a metal elbow.

  • I will always geek out over coffee or your pup!

  • I was a certified personal trainer through college and hair school!




Senior Stylist + Extension Specialist

Michelle is currently on maternity leave after welcoming her sweet baby boy, Warrick, into the world! Please check back on when she will be returning. 

Not Currently Accepting Clients


Senior Stylist

Raised in Charleston, West Virginia, I have always loved everything in the beauty industry. I specialize in balayage and blonding, and I am also certified in Donna Bella hand-tied extensions. My goal in this industry is to give my clients confidence that they may not have had before by giving them hair that they love. I pride myself in providing great services and creating friendships with all of my clients!



Master Stylist

If you're looking for a local stylist that can rock out some super blended, lived in hair, then Haley Kassell is your girl! She specializes in all blonding services, including balayage and babylights, craft hair coloring like sultry brunettes and fiery redheads, and haircutting. Haley also uses Olaplex in all of her coloring formulas to ensure your hair is as healthy as it can possibly be when leaving the salon. She also offers Keratin Complex smoothing treatments to give your hair a frizz-free look for these humid summer days in NC. 
Haley strives to make all of her clients look and feel their very best. She knows that when you look good, you feel good; and EVERYONE deserves to look and feel amazing!



Master Stylist

Joshua is no longer taking new clients at Koi Hair Salon. He now works in Wilmington at Mirror Mirror Hair Studio. 225 S Water St , Suite C Wilmington NC.
Joshua, has been styling hair since 2008. A local to Eastern Carolina, Joshua was born and raised in Jacksonville. His love of a carefree, shoreside lifestyle is reflected in his work. He enjoys working with and enhancing the natural texture and color of hair, but also likes more avant-garde cutting and coloring. Corrective color and ombre hilighting are some of his favorite services to perform, but he also excels in straightening treatments, and other texturizing services. His repertoire ranges from young, trendy looks to more polished and professional styles.

Currently Not Accepting New Clients


Master Stylist

Sarah a.k.a. Ministylist, has been a hair stylist since 2007 while living the military life, earning 3 cosmetology state licenses along the way. Throughout her career, she has invested in classes with some of the biggest names in the industry (Sam Villa, Lacie Wehrle, Sarai Speer, Maria Booth) making her education a priority so she can provide the highest quality to her clients. Since her journey began here at KOI, she’s become a brand advocate for Olaplex and Trionics Hair Care, traveling for hair shows to educate other stylists. She’s also taught live educational videos for both Trionics Hair Care and Olaplex. Sarah specializes in dimensional color and low maintenance blondes, using the latest techniques and keeping the health of the hair her number one priority. Her work has been featured on @trionicshaircare, @carolina.stylists, @reshave_undercut and @cosmoprofbeauty where she won hair of the day for one of her platinum makeovers. Whether you’re looking for a complete hair makeover or just a little enhancing, Sarah has got you covered!



Master Barber

A Jacksonville native, Steven brings designer style and passion to the world of barbering. With 3 years of experience, going on forever, Steven's mission is to raise the standards for barbers by providing a tailored experience to each of his clientele. Steven specializes in symmetrical cuts and highly-contrasted fades which will leave you feeling fresh and your absolute BEST!



Senior Stylist

Brittany is a passionate hairstylist that you’ll want to spend all day talking to. She’s a great listener and will have you leaving the salon with a boost of confidence and a new friend. Originally from Columbus, OH and trained with the top rated salon in the area. She’s had extra education with Lanza, Schwarzkopf, Davines & Olaplex to benefit your hair needs. She is ready to take on any challenge big or small, and will always keep the hair healthy while doing so. Brittany’s specialities are dimensional coloring, texturized haircuts, and beautiful blowouts. Though Brittany is a young stylist, she is always keeping up with new trends and making sure her clients get her best. You’ll not only fall in love with your hair, but with your stylist as well when booking with Brittany!



Senior Stylist + Extension Specialist

Alyssa was born and raised in Jacksonville, Fl. She has recently moved to Jacksonville, NC. She is certified in Babe tape-in, sew-ins, and fusion extensions, as well as Keratin Complex smoothing treatments. Her love for blondes, lived in highlights and color has become her specialty. She is an Aveda trained stylist and is passionate about making people feel beautiful. She keeps up to date with the newest trends and techniques to provide the best service possible. Alyssa listens to her clients and gives them the best personalized experience. Hair is her passion and serving her clients is her priority.



Senior Stylist

Joining the Koi Squad in February 2023!
Bio coming soon!!



Senior Stylist

Joining the Koi Squad in February 2023!
Bio coming soon!!



Senior Stylist

Bio coming soon!!


Senior Stylist

Bio coming soon!!


Senior Stylist

Bio coming soon!!


Senior Stylist

Bio coming soon!!

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