Salon Alexandria's team in Mount Pleasant

Our Team

Mount Pleasant’s Salon Alexandria started in 2006 as a mother-daughter team and has since expanded to an incredible team of stylists specializing in balayage, extensions, cuts and lived-in color.

We’re committed to perfecting the latest techniques, using state-of-the-art equipment, and maintaining the friendliest and most relaxing environment.

Scroll on to meet our amazing team.

Alex Watson

Alexandria Watson, the owner and operator of Salon Alexandria, received her training with Vidal Sassoon in London, England. She graduated with distinction in 2000 and remained in London to work with Toni and Guy.

Alex developed a special interest in color and received many accolades for her innovative style and performance. She returned to the States in 2004 settling in the Miami area where she continued her education and developed a high level of expertise.

In 2006 Alex opened her own salon in Mt Pleasant, SC. Her creative vision integrates the harmony of cut and color to create a customized look that brings out the best in her clients. 

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Melissa Furman

Melissa - Salon Alexandria

Melissa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Salon Alexandria. She trained and worked in the New York and Metro area for 6 years before moving to South Carolina in 2014.

Melissa is unquestionably one of the best cutting stylists in this area. She is always focused on incorporating today’s trends and styles into a complete salon experience for her valued customers. Come in and test her for yourself!

Leanne Gearhart

Meet Leanne! She’s a born and raised local of the Charleston area. She specializes in all unique blonding services, as well as dimensional coloring and grey blending highlights. Her cutting style ranges from natural, loose styles to more edgy, textured bobs. She has been certified in the Harlow Handtied Extensions method for over a year and a half and truly loves bringing these transformations to life with her clients.

When she’s not creating custom looks here at the salon, you can find her soaking up some sunshine at the beach, or playing with her new Havanese pup Gus! She’d love to have you in her chair and have you feeling comfortable and confident in your hair!

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Hunter Hendricks

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Hunter is a graduate of Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School, Charleston and has over 3 years of styling experience. She loves to show her creative side and says she does that best from behind the chair.

Hunter is such a people person and prefers to be in a fun and energetic space surrounded by people full of good energy! She strives to make her clients feel happy and more beautiful with every visit to her chair. We know you will love Hunter as much as we do!

Hunter is certified in Harlow Hair Extensions and Tape-In Extensions.

Ava Capogrosso

Ava was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. She moved here six years ago but still has that Northern spunk. When she’s not at the salon you can find her on the boat or at the beach.

​She loves incorporating her love for the outdoors into her hair creations; including balayage, highlights, and sun-kissed colors.

Ava also enjoys creating trendy social media content with her clients to make their salon experience fun and entertaining.

If you are looking for a talented easy going stylist, book with Ava!

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Lorren Parks

Lorren - Salon Alexandria
Lorren recently joined Salon Alexandria in 2022. A Charleston local, she has spent most of her career in Johns Island, close to where she grew up. Aside from being a hairdresser she is a portrait artist, painting celebrities and doggos, but more often her canvas is your beautiful hair.

She enjoys all things in the beauty industry, from mens haircuts to makeup, with a specialty in blonding services.

Lorren looks forward to meeting you soon!

Jordan Spears

After completing her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, Jordan served in law enforcement for a few years before ultimately pursuing her passion for cosmetology. While her talents are well rounded, her specialties include lightening services, multi dimensional colors, and precision cutting. Jordan takes the time to really listen to each client’s request in order to bring their hair goals to life.

When she’s not creating beautiful hair, you can find her outdoors and listening to music.

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Hunt & Mady

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Hunt and Mady are the newest talent to join Salon Alexandria. They both started their apprenticeship at our salon after graduating from Paul Mitchell in 2022. They are a huge part of keeping the salon humming and our stylists couldn’t do what they do without them. We look forward to watching them learn and grow in their new environment roles!

Lola LaVecchia

Hi! I’m Lola, the face behind the phone! I was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. I followed my family to Charleston because I fell in love with the lowcountry. When I’m not in the salon you can find me on the beach, with friends, or playing with my dogs. I love helping clients schedule their appointments and meet all their needs. I really look forward to seeing you in the salon!

Lola - Salon Alexandria