Samantha recently moved to North Carolina from New York, loving to travel she always wanted to experience the "southern lifestyle" and decided at this point in her life it was the time to make the leap! Growing up in New York she stays current on all the ever changing styles and trends!

Passions - Hair, spending time with family and friends, shopping, going to the beach, and vacationing​
Areas of Expertise: Creative Cutting and Color Techniques  * Blow Out Bar Techniques * Balayage *Blonding Techniques * Curling * Styling * Extensions* Braids* Color Correction Specialist
Academies & Accomplishments -  L’Oreal Expert Professional Program, Brittany beauty school of Long Island, joule salon training, BMU hair extensions certified, Babe Weft Certified ,keratin certified, high definition color class and dimensional color and foil class- Beth Minardi​, Farmingdale State College - Bachelors in Business. L'Oreal Expert Network. Summit salon Business Center
What I love about Joule Salon - Being completely new to the area I was nervous about finding the right salon to call home, here at joule all the girls were so welcoming and friendly, we all are very supportive and helpful to one another!

919.297.0152   |   4242 NW Cary Parkway  |  Cary, NC 27513


Our vision is to be a market leader in the hair salon industry. We will create an environment that earns a reputation for excellence in client service, product and highly sought after and educated staff. We will create strong and lasting relationships with our clients. We will create a work environment that draws talented stylists who hold themselves and one another accountable for excellence and professionalism.


Our mission is to assist each client to reach their potential in their personal appearance. We will build lasting relationships by making clients feel comfortable, welcome and build trust as industry leaders with a friendly, highly educated staff that put the client’s needs first.


CREATIVE DIRECTOR / EDUCATOR   |   From Southside, Virginia

A southern girl influenced by the momentum of the city, Kelly made her way to North Carolina from Virginia in 2005, to pursue her dreams of styling hair. With a strong educational background, Kelly's diverse style has been influenced by her love of travel, education, fashion and meeting new people.

Passions - Hair, Education, Working Out, Running, Traveling, Art, Painting, Shopping
Area of Expertise - Creating Short Modern Haircuts for Women * Dramatic Changes * Foil Techniques * Corrective Color * Balayage * All Hair Color Techniques * Keratin Straightening Treatment
Academies / Accomplishments - L’Oreal Expert Academy * Vidal Sassoon Academy, Miami * Balayage With Nancy Braun, Washington, DC * INOA Certified Colorist * Keratin Treatment * L’Oreal Color Keys 1 & 2* L’Oreal
Product Knowledge - Ted Gibson Academy, Fort Lauderdale Florida, *Advanced Cutting with Makeover Master Ted Gibson * Ted Gibson Academy, Fort Lauderdale Florida, Advanced Color Techniques with Jason Backe 
What I love about Joule Salon - Everyone at Joule Salon has a friendly and positive attitude. Everyone is willing to support each other to help the team and the salon to be successful

      Photos coming soon; Mer Bolt- Designer Stylist

Teressa Paris -Designer Stylist 

Madison Powers Designer, Meredith White- Designer Stylist

Lauren Nurrito


Lauren is  from a large Italian family. Originally from New York, they relocated to NC in 2004. Her family owns New York Bagel & Deli. Growing up in a family business she has a natural entrepreneurship and leadership ability. Inspired by her mother’s career as a stylist, she knew hair and all things beauty were her passion at a young age.

Passions - Hair,Blondes, Travel, spending time with family, friends Lauren enjoys all things luxury and the finer things in life. 
Areas of expertise - Women's & Mens cuts,  Color Correction Specialist, Balayage & Foil Expert, all hair color techniques
Academic Accomplishments - AVEDA Institute of Chapel Hill, L'Oreal Professional Expert program, Blonding W/ 901 Academy, Newport Beach CA, Babe weft Certified, Summit Salon Business center, 

What I love about Joule Salon - I love how supportive everyone is with each other. You do not only work individually, but together as a team to give our guest the best salon experience.

Alex Phillips

Master Stylist  |  New Providence, N

Alex relocated from NJ with her family in 2008. Being ½ Italian & Puerto Rican has influenced her to appreciate & work with all hair types. Alex and her two older sisters are very close and often flock to her for advice on hair and fashion. From a young age Alex was exposed to the hair industry. Having hairdresser grandparents helped cultivate artistic creativity. With the support of her family she graduated at the Aveda institute of Chapel Hill and has continued her training and education at Joule Salon and L’Oreal professional artists.​

Passions - Hair, Balayage, Travel, the beach, spending time with friends & family​
Areas of expertise - Balayage & foil technique, blondes & brunettes, all hair color techniques, color correction, 
Academic Accomplishments - L’Oreal Expert program, business class/L’Oreal professional artist/scott smith, balayage w/ L’Oreal professional artist Sophia Avera. L'Oreal Expert Network.

What I love about Joule Salon - The environment is upbeat and positive, everyone shares their knowledge and works as a team, we are always learning new techniques & trends.

Larissa Perrington

CREATIVE DIRECTOR / EDUCATOR   |   From Buffalo, New York

Larissa relocated to North Carolina in Spring of 2016, looking for new experiences as a stylist and to be closer to her family. Being in the industry for seven years, she was ready to move on with her career and really start growing and learning more as a stylist. She is fun, kind, and truly cares about each unique individual client and what will bring them the confidence they deserve.

Passions - Hair, spending time with friends and family, animals, and redecorating
Areas of expertise - Balayage, Up Styles, Wedding Hair, All Creative Color and Cutting Techniques, Foiling Techniques, & Styling Techniques
Academic Accomplishments - L’Oreal Professional Education Class with Medo Bajramoski on Pixie Cuts, L’Oreal Professional Education Class with Chelsea James on Master Cutting, Design, and Product Knowledge, Joule Salon Training, & Associates in Business Administration

Giulia Maldonado


Giulia has been in the industry since 2008. She has received most of her education and experience in trend setting in NY/NJ.  Working and studying in such a fast pace, high standard environment has helped her to create exceptional interpersonal skills and strong technical skills. She stays  passionate about hair by continuing to get educated on the latest fashions, products  and styles.

Passions - Making people feel and look amazing
Areas of expertise - Precision cutting of all hair types-specializing in curly, wavy and fine hair texture, color and color correction, balayage, classic and trendy foiling techniques, classic and modern updo's, blow drying, styling,extensions and  makeovers-(working with your hair texture and utilizing your facial structure and complexion to create a one of a kind personal design)
Academic Accomplishments -
Certified graduate of Goldwell Master colorist course in NYC, Trained in classes by celebrity Goldwell Master Colorist John Simpson, Worked closely with Beauty Entertainment (BE) Magazine editor and headed the Artistic Team, which was featured several times in publication. Model Coordinator for a top NJ Distributor Show to celebrate and honor Vidal Sassoon. Worked along side Industry Favorites and top clothing designers. Worked and trained closely with Paul Mitchell International Master Trainer,  platform artist and founder of The Long Hair Academy-Carla D'Amico Ford. Attended private Advanced Haircutting classes with Paul Mitchell International Master Associates Tom Harris and Donald Scott (Inventor of the carving comb). L'Oreal Expert Network. Associate Training Program & Educator 2017.

Product Knowledge - Paul Mitchell, Goldwell, KMS, L'Oreal Professional

What I love about Joule Salon - We cultivate a passionate and professional

environment that gives our clients the best experience