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About Us

Meet Our Team

At Carter • Barnes we look forward to meeting and exceeding all of your hair, skin and beauty needs. Our talented staff will cater to your specific requests and also offer their professional advice for that next great look.

Owners

Mitchell Barnes
Owner and Hair Artisan

Perrie Higbie
Owner and Color Specialist

Artisans

Jacklyn Ghali
Color Specialist

Jennifer Henriquez
Hair Artisan

Yolanda Rojas
Hair Artisan

Lisa Winn
Hair Artisan

Craig Weaver
Hair Artisan

Breana West
Hair Artisan

Tiffany Anderson
Hair Artisan

Jutta Blasé
Extensions Specialist

Ashley Bryan
Rising Star

Abby Partain
Rising Star

April Weeks
Esthetician and Make-Up Artist

Ashley Demi
Esthetician and Make-Up Artist

Artisan Assistants

Left to Right: Vanessa Landestoy, Ashley Bryan, Lindsey Walters, Stephanie Smith, Joshua Bettis, Rachel Harris, Abby Partain

Administrative Team

Kyla Edwards
Salon Manager

Ann Stokes
Corporate Director

Lib Taylor
Confirmations Specialist

Robert Simpson
Salon Maintenance Specialist

Sanko – Valet
Owner of KK Parking

Salon Coordinators

Left to Right: Lindsey Walters, Vanessa Landestoy, Kyla Edwards (Salon Manager), Hope Sessions, Leyla Nasser

Mitchell Barnes

Owner and Hair Artisan

With over 3 decades in the hair salon business, Mitchell’s name is synonymous with the highest level of sensible and sophisticated style. Mitchell is known for having an eye to create beautiful hair color and great looks for any occasion. His main focus is not only to highlight a client’s outer beauty, but give them the confidence to let their inner beauty shine through as well. Mitchell has worked with top fashion and beauty leaders representing L’Oreal in Europe and across the U.S. He has created styles for Vogue, Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, and television. Mitchell’s loyal following is proof of his dedication to his craft.

Perri Higbie

Owner and Color Specialist

Perri was born in Sydney, Australia and taught hair coloring techniques in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States for 19 years. In 1984, having taken note of her reputation as one of the top colorists in Australia, L’Oreal Paris brought her permanently to the US as Color Specialist in their Salon Professional Division. By 1987 her business acumen and talent as a colorist found her joining with Carey Carter and Mitchell Barnes to form Carter Barnes Hair Artisans as a co-owner.

Perri specializes in all areas of hair color, catering to each individual client’s needs, including corrective colors. Over the years, she has grown an extensive clientele and has performed color services for Hollywood elite whilst they were on location in Atlanta. Some of her clientele have included Kathy Bates, May Elizabeth Mastronantonia, Kevin Kline, and more. Perri’s personal motto and belief has always been, “A woman’s hair color is the primary accessory to her style and personality.” She invites you to allow her to create a color that is perfect for you.

Jacklyn Ghali

Color Specialist

Affectionately known by her clients as The Color Goddess, Jackie grew her extensive expertise 35 years ago with L’Oreal Paris. She was educated and trained by the very best colorists around the world. After joining the Carter Barnes family in 1995, Jackie has amassed and impressive and every growing clientele. She treats each and every client as though they were royalty and will never “color and tell”. Specializing in the full spectrum of color applications, there is usually levity and laughter surrounding Jackie’s station. She may often be heard saying, “hair color can whisper, talk, or scream.” Whether a client is receiving highlights with dimension, a full color correction, a single process color, or an extreme make-over, Jackie’s worth ethic is ‘based and rooted’ in integrity.

Jennifer Henriquez

Hair Artisan

Jennifer is an Atlanta native and grew up surrounded by hairstylists in her family. She began her journey into hair as an apprentice for 2 seasoned stylists at Vidal Sassoon. Jennifer then furthered her education at the renowned Aveda Institute. She is skilled in all areas of hair coloring, hair cutting, hair extension applications, and keratin smoothing treatments. Jennifer is also a certified member of the L’Oreal Expert Network. If you are looking for completely new style, Jennifer excels at a full hair make-over. With more than a decade of experience, she joined the Carter Barnes family in early 2019 and we are very excited and proud to have her as the newest member of our styling team.

Yolanda Rojas

Hair Artisan

After 10 years with Four Season Hotel, Yolanda combined her invaluable knowledge in customer service with her passion for the hair industry. Following completing her formal education at the Aveda Institute, Yolanda joined the Carter Barnes Family in 2012. She began her career studying extensively under some of the master stylists of Carter Barnes and worked on further education including expanded color knowledge, Keratin certification, cutting & styling. By 2014, Yolanda had quickly earned her place on the floor as one of our talented Hair Artisans.

To Yolanda, beauty is the state of being at your best- both inside and out. Inner beauty is shaped by confidence, happiness, kindness, and passion, and it radiates from within a person. Outer beauty comes with time and attention to one’s appearance, feeling good about one’s personal style, and the image that he or she projects to the world. Yolanda would love to help you with all your beauty needs and style.

Lisa Winn

Hair Artisan

Lisa grew up in Michigan and arrived in Atlanta in the 1980s. She has always been an artist. Interests range from drawing and painting to sewing and metal smithing. Becoming a stylist and make-up artist in 1990 merged her love for art and fashion. Celebrity clients have included Vandella, Adrienne Vittadidni, and Nicky Hilton. However, every client is a star in Lisa’s chair. Lisa is also an artist in make-up applications and special event styling. She has created the most beautiful looks for weddings, prom, and all of your most important occasions. Not only is Lisa a talented hair artisan, but she is also a remarkable jewelry artist. Her creations can be seen at www.lisawinndesigns.com.

Craig Weaver

Hair Artisan

Craig has been a master of the craft of hairstyling since 1984. With a keen eye for details, he is known for his precision cuts and highlights. An added bonus is that he never makes his amazingly loyal clientele wait beyond their appointment time. Craig has been an integral part of the Carter Barnes family since 1987 as a Hair Artisan and is proud to call the salon his second home. He truly focuses on insuring all of his clients feel and look beautiful, not just fresh from the salon but every day. When not at the salon, Craig enjoys running and traveling all over the world.

Breana West

Hair Artisan

Breana’s personal motto is that the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work, and the only way to do great work is to love what you do. Being a hair stylist for the last 10 years is what Breana loves to do. Doing great work is what she will always strive to do for every client that sits in her chair. Breana graduated from the highly regarded Aveda Institute of Cosmetology. During her time studying at the Institute, she entered into Aveda’s annual hair stylist competition earning first place against students from all across the nation. After receiving her cosmetology license, Breana was mentored by some of the most revered hair stylists in Atlanta, and had the opportunity to master her skills in various fashion shows held around Georgia. Breana first started to cut and color hair in 2007, and now more than ever, she continually strives to provide the absolute best service possible and create her own great work.

Tiffany Anderson

Hair Artisan

~Tiffany has recently returned to the salon following a leave of absence for an unexpected health journey and recovery. Though she is not styling hair quite yet, Tiffany is working at the salon 3 days a week and would love for you to say “Hello” when you see her. WELCOME BACK TIFF! We sure did miss you.~

Since the age of three, Tiffany has been in the midst of hair. Her mother is her primary role model and has given her invaluable knowledge about caring for hair and clients. Needless to say, Tiffany chose to follow in her mother’s footsteps and attended Griffin Technical College to complete her cosmetology education. Her education taught her the art of cutting and styling, but most importantly, how to make and keep hair healthy. As a member of the Carter Barnes Family, Tiffany continued her educational journey as an assistant to our color specialist, Jackie Ghali, for 7 years and accumulated a wealth of color technique and theory knowledge from her mentor. Under Jackie’s guidance and much declared passion for color, Tiffany has been inspired to create her own flair for coloring hair. Having grown and honed her craft, Tiffany became an Artisan for Carter Barnes in 2017. She colors, cuts, and styles with each client’s individual needs in mind. She also specializes in silk pressing and relaxers.

Jutta Blasé

Extensions Specialist

Jutta was born, raised, and educated in Germany and is fluent in both German and English. Having extensive experience in the beauty business for many years, her career in the United States began in the modeling world as the Director of Education for the Barbizon School of Atlanta. She then continued her career as the Retail Manager, Make-up Artist, and Special Events Coordinator for a well-known cosmetic company. After completing her license to become a Master Cosmetologist, Jutta joined the Carter Barnes family in 2000. She has extensive training in human hair extensions, and this has become her highly sought after specialty.

Ashley Bryan

Rising Star

Throughout Ashley’s life, she knew she had a passion for art- and styling hair and make-up easily fall into this category. She graduated from the Paul Mitchell School in Atlanta and shortly after began her career at Carter Barnes in 2018. While she continues to further her education by assisting all of our stylists, she is excited to offer make-up and special styling for events, weddings, engagement parties and any special occasion you may have. Her goal is to build her business and become a hair and make-up artist for well-known celebrities, fashion shows and events, editorial work, and the movie industry.

Abby Partain

Rising Star

Hair and design has always sparked Abby’s interest. While in high school, Abby worked at a hair salon and learned communication, customer service, and booking skills, all the while soaking in the inner workings of the hair industry. Her experience gave her insight into what a career in the hair business entails, and she loved every aspect of it. Following high school, Abby attended the Georgia Institute of Cosmetology and graduated with a Master Cosmetology License. From there, she was excited to begin her career with Carter Barnes as the associate for our color specialists. She is currently working to build her own repertoire in a wide variety of hair care services.

April Weeks

Esthetician and Make-up Artist

April has more than 20 years of experience in skin and body care, honed while working under two renowned Atlanta plastic surgeons. April has worked extensively with Aveda, Dermalogica, Institute Dermed, PCA, and Glo Beauty product lines. Her main focus for your customized treatment includes education on products and ingredients, while providing luxurious results oriented skin care as you relax in our calm and private spa room. Along with her passion for facial treatments, April offers customized body treatments, brow sculpting and tinting, and a full variety of waxing services. Outside of work, April is recently married, a mother and step-mother, and a passionate animal advocate.

April’s signature facial treatment is a traditional European facial with advanced skin analysis for each client’s unique skin needs. Her facial begins with a relaxing steam cleanse and upper body massage. Your treatment continues with a custom exfoliating process, ranging from natural enzymes for the skin’s surface, natural acids, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels that penetrate the skin. Following exfoliation, focus moves to deep pore cleansing with extractions, finishing with a customized corrective mask and a lavish hand treatment. Your facial experience concludes with hydrating serums and protective cream and an eye and lip treatment. You will leave April’s room feeling pampered and looking forward to a return visit.

Ashleigh Demi

Esthetician and Make-up Artist

Ashleigh has been an esthetician and make-up artist since 2013. Though she did not begin her career in esthetics, a bout with adult acne led her on a journey to focus on skincare and make-up as a profession. She now helps clients achieve their best skin results through advanced treatment including chemical peels (her favorite!) and customized regimens. She has enjoyed the art of skincare so much that she became and educator for PCA Skin and has trained more than 100 estheticians throughout greater Atlanta and Alabama. Beyond skincare, her love for make-up has led to training with masters like Sam Fine, Gregory Arlt, and Patti Dubroff. Ashleigh is proud to have facilitated numerous brides achieve flawless beauty on their special day. Carter Barnes was excited to have her join our family in June of 2019. When not working with clients, you can find Ashleigh at a non-chain restaurant. She is an absolute foodie and will try almost anything once!

Kyla Edwards

Salon Manager

We could not keep the salon running smoothly without Kyla. From managing daily operations to ensuring every client has a top-notch experience in the salon; Kyla has been going above and beyond for the Carter Barnes family since 1999.

Ann Stokes

Corporate Director

Ann has been with Carter Barnes since 2001. She makes sure any and all aspects of the business side of the salon are attended to. From book keeping to payroll and HR to financial management, Ann manages all our business needs.

Lib Taylor

Confirmations Specialist

Lib is the most beloved voice in the business. She reminds all our clients of their upcoming appointment. Lib often spends extra time chit-chatting with the friends she’s made over the years! Lib has been calling Carter Barnes clients since 2001 and will make sure everything is perfect for your appointment before you even set foot in the salon.

Stay in Touch

Location

3220 Paces Ferry Place
Atlanta, GA 30305

Contact

404-848-0047
info@carterbarnes.com

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Hours

Mon: 9am – 5pm
Tues: 8am – 5pm
Wed & Thurs: 8am – 7pm
Fri & Sat: 8am – 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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