Susan Chilcoat Owner
Cell: 704-902-7559
Susan Chilcoat started in the beauty industry approximately 22 years ago. Spending most of her adult life training in Southern California she has had the opportunity to work and practice her art amongst a variety of professionals in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and the San Diego area. Throughout her career she has specialized in and mastered color techniques custom fit to each client and holds a license in three states. Evolution Salon and Day Spa is a unique experience that Susan has dedicated her time, energy, vision and passion into and the professionals that she surrounds herself with, she calls "family." Join Susan and her staff in an experience that they will not allow you to forget.
April Kircher
April Kircher has a genuine passion for the hair industry. As an award winning stylist, she thrives on cutting edge techniques and designing hair. Education and an artistic approach have always been the foundation of her career which led her to become an American Board Certified Master Colorist as well as an international platform artist for Colorproof Evolved Color Care. Along with her education, she has been pictured in Instyle Magazine, American Salon Magazine and other various publications. She specializes in razor cutting, hair color, and working with multi- cultural hair textures. Call today to schedule your next customized hair experience.

Lacee Tuttle
Master Stylist/Colorist/ Specializes in Hot Heads Extensions 
Cell: 336-416-2692
I grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As a little girl, I had a passion for hair styling. I started in the beauty industry eight years ago. This strong passion and motivation led me to Charlotte, where I was accepted into The Aveda Institute. Since graduation, I have worked in some of the top Aveda Lifestyle salons in the area, which allowed me to further my education. I have been blessed enough to branch out on my own, and continue to sharpen my skills by attending hair shows and various education classes. I look forward to meeting you! "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence."
Vicki Small
I grew up in Rowan County wanting to be a hair stylist most of my life. I have been doing hair for over fifteen years in the Huntersville and the Mooresville area. I am always striving to sharpen my skills, and have had many opportunities through working in the top salons in the area. I am highly skilled at cutting all types and textures of hair to fit your individual style and face. I am skilled with color techniques to fit any hair style and personality. I love to create perfect hairstyles for that special occasion. I love every aspect of my job from meeting new people to catching up with friends. There’s nothing more fun than playing with hair all day! Call me to schedule your next visit!

Ashton Locklear
Master Stylist/Color Specialist/Extension Certified
Cell: 704-677-5042
Ashton is a Mooresville native and a graduate of Lake Norman High School. After graduating cosmetology school she was given the opportunity to study at one of the top salons in South Charlotte where she received over two years of extensive training. Also, she was able to study under one of the world’s greatest hair stylists and educators, Tim Hartley. As her passion for the industry grew, she wanted to be closer to her family and friends in the Lake Norman area. She feels blessed to work at Evolution, and is very dedicated to mastering her education in this industry. Ashton is very excited to use her skills and knowledge to provide a unique experience for each of her clients' face shape, bone structure, and skin tone.
Mara Shaw
Senior Stylist & Color Specialist
Cell: 704-929-1916
Mara has been in the beauty industry for over fifteen years. She is originally from Northern Virginia, but most recently relocated from Long Island, New York. While in New York she worked with Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon and Spa. Mara has been in the Mooresville, North Carolina area since 2006. She keeps herself updated on the newest trends by attending classes and hair shows like the "Wella Academy of Hair" in New York City. Mara is an experienced hair stylist and specializes in color. Let your next visit with Mara be the escape to tranquillity you deserve.

Ewa Miller
Medical Esthetician
Cell: 704-771-8113
I started my career in medical esthetics, completing my education in Poland. Specializing in Medical Esthetics for over twenty years gave me the opportunity to own a salon and day spa for fifteen years. Two of the products that I specialize in are "iS Clinical" a medical, dermatological line and "Oxygen Botanical". My passion for esthetics and skin care continues to flourish as does my continuing education. I provide free consultations to all clients and ensure that each facial is custom fit for your specific needs. I have a strong love for my work and believe in the importance of having healthy skin. I look forward to assisting you on your journey to healthy, beautiful skin!

Stephanie Palumbo

For as long as I can remember, I have always had a passion for the beauty industry. Starting my career behind the front desk as a receptionist, I was able to perfect my customer service skills while also learning many things from our team here. After Cosmetology school i had the privilege of training under two stylists here at Evolution who have extensive knowledge in the industry. Throughout this apprenticeship I was able to sharpen my skills, build consistency and continue my education. I look forward to meeting you and creating your next wonderful experience!

Courtnie Brown
Licensed Cosmetologist/ Makeup Artist/ Licensed Lash Specialist

Courtnie graduated high school in 2008 and immediately pursued Cosmetology.While at Kemon Hairstyling Institute, she received an offer to go to Italy to be trained with the most leading stylist of Milano. While there, she earned a certification in Advanced Pivot Point Cutting and in Italy Hair Fashions Color Class 2009. Upon graduating she went to work for a few different salons, earning new knowledge. By 2010 she started working for Benefit Cosmetics as a brow specialist and is now one of their freelance artists. She also works with AHAVA, Bliss, St.Tropez and Smashbox as a freelance artist and educator. She is a published makeup artist with work in print, runway and advertising. Courtnie started with Evolution in early 2014 where she then became a certified lash artist with NaturaLash. You can look at her work on Instagram @blushbrushesandbalayage.


Darryan Prestin
Licensed Barber

Darryan moved from Lansing, Michigan in 2002 and started doing hair in 2003 at the Hair Styling Institute of Charlotte. She specializes in showing her creativity in color through funky colors, hand painting and balayage, along with personalized updos and Roffler razor sculpture. She strives to continue growing her education to provide clients with up-to-date trends. Darryan has a passion to make clients feel like their hair is personalized and created just for them. Giving clients an amazing experience is what she does best. Follow Darryan on Instagram @hair_by_darryan_at_evolution

Denise Shannon

With over 27 years of experience, Denise has a unique perspective and vast knowledge of the beauty industry. Her resume includes salon manager, educator, director of education and trainer for Toni & Guy. She mostly enjoys creating new looks for her clients of all hair types. In creating these new looks, Denise uses her refined skills and modern techniques that recognize growth patterns and hair movement. She welcomes you to make an appointment!


Mary Margaret Milligan
Nail Goddess Extraordinaire

Mary Margaret has been doing nails for 23 years. She loves making every one of her clients feel special. Her artistry is one-of-a-kind, along with your experience. Mary Margaret truly enjoys people and doing nails.

Amanda Dowell

Amanda started out with dreams of hair dressing in high school. She was able to get a head start on her Cosmetology License in the 11th grade, letting her graduate as soon as she was out of high school. She the expanded her training under a well know Senior Stylist in Cornelius. For the next 6 years she learned the latest techniques from him, all while getting her fine arts associates degree. She began her journey at a few salons in the area, finally finding her home at Evolution; where she loves. She specializes in women's cut and colors, and loves getting to know her clients. She would love for you to check out her Instagram @hairbyamandadowell


Donnie Costea
Massage Therapist

I grew up in the beautiful country of Romania. In 2007, I decided to leave my country to start a new life in the United States. I proudly joined the US military and actively served in the Army four years. I currently serve in the Army Reserves. After completion of active duty, I pursued my passion for helping others through improving health and began my training as a massage therapist at North Carolina Massage School in Cornelius, NC. Although my focus is in Neuromuscular Therapy I also can provide my clients with hot stone therapy massage and Swedish. I have enjoyed a full-time civilian career working for Rock Barn Golf and Spa, Ahlara International, and Zen Massage. My goal is to improve my clients’ quality of life through massage by relieving muscle tension and pain, improved functionality, and relaxation.

Jason Kircher
Stylist / Color Specialist
Jason has always had an eye for up and coming trends in hair and clothing. With his advanced training from industry leading companies, including private training with Schwarzkopf master educators and a ColorProof platform artist, he continues to perfect his craft. His constant pursuit of knowledge helps him exceed his guests expectations, leaving them feeling empowered and beautiful. Jason's vast knowledge includes customized haircuts for both men and women and a variety of advanced coloring techniques. Treat yourself to the salon experience you deserve by scheduling your next appointment with Jason.


Paige Futrell
Hair and Xtreme Lash Stylist
Cell: 704-677-8829
I grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a child I would visit my grandmother’s salon and always had the dream of one day becoming a hair stylist. After high school I attended College in Texas where I received my Associates of Science Degree. After College I decided to pursue a career in Cosmetology, and then attended Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology in Mooresville, North Carolina. Following graduation, I began working at a salon in the Mooresville area where I was able to learn and grow as a stylist. I was also offered the opportunity to train as an Xtreme Lash Stylist, and later gained my certification through Xtreme Lashes. I specialize in Women’s cut, color, Hot Heads extensions, and Xtreme lash extensions. I continue to improve my skills by attending countless hours of continuing education as well as learning from my fellow stylist. I look forward to meeting you, and creating the look you’ve been wanting!



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