Kacie Pecora, owner of Lashes and Lace, is your point of contact from your first inquiry with us until your wedding day! Kacie is a licensed cosmetologist and certified in airbrush makeup, lash extensions, and spray tans. She studied at Paul Mitchell and continues to take advanced education courses to give you the best look on your wedding day! In 2015 Kacie successfully booked and completed over 500 weddings with the help of her talented team.
Along with weddings, Kacie has worked on numerous films, commercials, editorial spreads, and fashion shows including Charleston Fashion Week. She has worked on celebrities Gavin DeGraw and Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine for the Blake Lively/Ryan Reynolds wedding. Kacie's main love and passion is bridal hair and makeup which is why she created Lashes and Lace- as a new bride herself, Kacie understands the importance of looking your absolute best on your wedding day.
Blake joined the Lashes and Lace family in 2014 and has been a huge asset to our team ever since! Blake specializes in textured, romantic updos and flawless airbrush makeup!
Erica Wolfe Thomas grew up in the bridal business and has been on the Lashes and Lace team since its opening in 2012. With a father who owned a jewelry store, her love of everything bridal started early. Having now been in the bridal beauty industry for over ten years, that passion has only grown. Erica is a licensed esthetician specializing in bridal airbrush makeup. Erica's favorite moment is watching a bride's look come together on her wedding day. Creating the perfect bridal look is what she lives for.
Toni joined the Lashes and Lace team in 2014 and has quickly grown to be one of our top makeup artists. Toni is also our head esthetician at our Mt. Pleasant studio where she offers facials, full body waxing, and various spa services.
Meghan is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School Charleston, and has been a Licensed Cosmetologist for 4 years now. Her love for styling hair and doing makeup began at a very young age, and is the main reason she decided to go to cosmetology school after college. Meghan's passion for hair and makeup is apparent through her work in the industry, where she has been apart of the Charleston Fashion Week Hair and Makeup team, has been featured in Charleston Magazine, and has been the key makeup artist on several commercial shoots seen everyday by the Charleston community. Meghan loves working with new brides each week, and being such a big part of what makes their day so special is what makes her job the best job in the world!
A graduate of Paul Mitchell the School Charleston, Kelly has been a licensed cosmetologist for 4 years. She has worked on set with television productions and has been a stylist for nationally recognized news anchors. As a Charleston native, she has a great appreciation for the wedding culture the city encompasses. Kelly has a passion for the details of bridal hair and make up and truly loves helping brides feel beautiful on their big day!
A graduate of Paul Mitchell the school Ohio, Amber has been a licensed cosmetologist for five years. She has been around the industry and had a passion for hair and makeup since an early age growing up with a mom who was a national educator for Paul Mitchell. Amber continues to take advanced education classes to keep up with the latest trends and provide you with best style ! Along with weddings , Amber has has had the opportunity to work as a stylist for CNN, fashion shows and charity events. She loves being such an important part of your big day and making you feel your best!
Suryia has been a professional makeup artist for 7 years. She began her career working for Mac cosmetics where she received advanced training. As a professional makeup artist Suryia is able to create the look you want whether it's a natural "barley there" or a more classic sophisticated look, as well a glamorous bold or trendy look.
Deborah is an AVEDA trained hairstylist with over 10 years experience! Deborah is originally from Atlanta GA, and has lived in the local Charleston area with her family for the past 3 years. Bridal hair and makeup is her true passions in this industry. Whether it is something soft and elegant, or something more whimsical and detailed, she is trained and ready for anything to please her bridal party.
Rachael attended Bosso Intensive Makeup School in Los Angeles in January of 2013. She is certified in all facets of traditional beauty makeup as well as airbrush. During the course of her studies she assisted celebrity makeup artist Kimberly Bosso more than a few times on set. Prior to that, she attended FIDM- Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in LA and graduated in June of 2010 with a Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing degree.
Kristina has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 8 years. She received her education in North Carolina and advanced training at the Redken Exchange in New York. Kristina is certified in airbrush makeup and hot heads extensions. Kristina always listens to client's vision and creates it for them. She has a true passion for her craft and loves to make every feel her very best on her wedding day!
Lo is a Master stylist and three year educator for Paul Mitchell. She has been in the industry for 10 years and is a certified level 3 Khett airbrush makeup artist as well as Bumble and Bumble stylist. Lo began her bridal hair and makeup career in Atlanta and joined the Lashes and Lace family in 2015.
Jane is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School in Charleston and has been a wedding stylist and makeup artist with Lashes and Lace for the past year. She has had a passion for hair and makeup since high school, and practiced her craft throughout college.
Since entering the industry professionally, she has had a broad range of experience. She enjoys giving brides any look from polished and sophisticated to bohemian and eclectic! Jane also works in our salon offering cuts, colors, and spray tans.
Sarah has been a licensed hairstylist in Charleston for the past 5 years. Wedding hair is her passion and she specializes in soft, romantic updos.
Brittany Cortes has been a licensed cosmetologist for nine years and has mastered her practice in makeup at M.U.D. Makeup Designary in Soho N.Y. Brittany has had the opportunity to work with celebrity clientele as well as magazine photo shoots. Making a bride and her bridal party not only look beautiful but feel beautiful is one of her favorite events!
A graduate of the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, Maggie has been a licensed cosmetologist for 4 years. Bridal hair has always been her true passion in this industry. She enjoys styling and updos that range from extraordinary and dramatic to elegant and polished. Maggie strives to make brides feel like the best version of themselves on their big day!
Heather began her adventure with the makeup industry working as a freelance artist in the Charleston area for three years before becoming a licensed esthetician in early 2016. Her passion for skin care and makeup keeps her striving to provide the best experience for your special day, whether that means giving you a soft, natural look or taking you to full on glam. Heather also works as an esthetician in our salon, offering services ranging from lash extensions and spray tans, all the way to facial treatments.
Amanda is a graduate of the honors program at Paul Mitchell the School Charleston. While there, she received many awards and recognitions. She has extensively trained with L’Oreal Professionnel New York, Bumble and Bumble, Kerastase, Shu Uemura and Paul Mitchell.
Amanda continues to expand her education with ongoing classes in the styling industry, keeping up with cutting edge techniques, trends and fashions. She has traveled to New York, Atlanta, Florida and Charlotte for training. She brings this education and experience together to provide exceptional hair and makeup including Bridal, Fashion and Glamour. She is an innovator; full of inspiration and creativity.
Above all else, she will provide the highest level of customer service and will go to any length to ensure her clients look and feel extraordinary!