Meet Katy! (AKA Mom)
Owner, Master Stylist
A native of California, Katy is a master stylist and the owner of Rishi Salon ad Spa which she named after her husband Rishi. She spent a lot of time in Brazil learning Portuguese and falling in love with the culture. Katy believes that beauty transcends the physical form and because of this, she dreamed of opening a space with a welcoming and soothing atmosphere where men and women from all walks of life and from every different background could come and feel special. She provides all of her guests with an interactive, hands on experience, involving them as much as possible in the process of achieving their desired end result. Her favorite services are creative color melting and precision hair cutting, and enjoys every chance she gets to create her art.
Advanced Stylist, Nail Technician, Waxing Specialist
A native of South Carolina, Tiffany is jack of all trades. She is a multiple award winning body painter, makeup artist, skincare provider, waxing provider, nail tech, and hair stylist. Tiffany developed a passion for art and the beauty industry at a very young age and has since been taking over the world with her many skills. She has worked in New York Fashion Week, been named the top American body painter, is currently developing an exclusive line of body painting cosmetics, and has even appeared on television on season 3 of Skin Wars! Would you like a complete day of beauty? Tiffany can do it all for you!
A native of Wisconsin, Lisa is our senior nail technician and she has a passion for nail art. She takes her time to ensure that your service is as relaxing and enjoyable as possible and strives for your nails and toenails to look perfect and last for as long as possible.
A Chapel Hill Native, Elizabeth is an Esthetician with a passion for education, facial waxing, and medical skincare. Having suffered with cystic acne at a young age, she developed her passion for skincare to help anyone who suffers from skin conditions or irregularities by providing them with the best and most current treatments available on the market. Her results driven facials, peels, and body treatments will not only improve the quality of your skin, but will also leave you feeling completely relaxed. Be sure to ask her about her lash and brow tints and permanent lash lifting services as well.
A native of The Outer Banks she is one of our Master Stylists. She specializes in Balayage, color melting, fashion tones, razor cutting, free hand hair painting, and Brazilian Blowouts. One of the sassier members of our team, she strives to provide all her guests with a fun, energetic, yet relaxing experience.
Eddy is one of our Master Stylists. His passion for beauty began during his dance days in his mid teens where he had to learn the intricacies of makeup. After college he decided that beauty was his first and true passion and attended cosmetology school to make his dreams of making every person's inner beauty shine outwardly come true. He specializes in blondes, from balayage to foiling and color but he also enjoys every facet of hair design and makeup artistry. Eddy is also our certified Brazilian Blowout Master. His makeup work has been featured in local fashion and bridal magazines, as well as on top of local runway shows and the stages of beauty pageants. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is in the process of learning Portuguese, French, and will soon be attending his first class to learn American Sign Language.
A native of New York City, she specializes in natural hair services, hair extensions, and creative color in intense shades. She loves highlighting and balayage and strives to provide her guests with a superior experience. On her free time, Kerisha is an amazing singer and song writer and hosts karaoke events in Carrboro and Chapel Hill. .
A native of Southern California, Liz is one of our massage therapists. She has unbelievable strength in her gifted hands and she will relieve any pain causing knots. She specializes in therapeutic, sports, and prenatal massage. She strives to provide her guests with a relaxing experience and wants them to come out of their massage feeling pampered and relieved.
A native of San Francisco, California, Amanda is one of our massage therapists and she has been actively doing body work since her late teens. She specializes in a combination of Swedish, Ayurvedic, hot stone, reflexology, and gua sha massages. Her strength as a care provider is the customization of a service to meet the needs of the body beneath her hands.
A native of the tiny town of Winterville, NC. She is our salon apprentice and the backbone of our staff. Bubbly and full of energy, she is working with our master stylists to hone her craft and become one of the best cosmetologists in the area. We expect great things from her in the future and love what she's doing now!
A native of Pennsylvania, Janice is our Reiki Master. She has been studying and practicing Reiki Healing for over 15 years. Her first passion was in the culinary arts having studied at Cordon Bleu in London and soon thereafter working as an assistant chef for Jacques Pepin and later Julia Child. She founded her own cooking school in California, had her own radio cooking show, and developed the Natural Chef Program at Central Carolina Community College. Throughout her impressive career she developed a second passion for helping and healing people through the art of Reiki.
A native of Indiana, Lindsey has lived all over the country and has many years of experience in customer service. As well as booking your appointments and checking you out at the end of your service, she will be happy to assist you with any beverage or refreshments and answer general questions. Lindsey loves music and you will often see her singing and dancing around the salon!