OUR TALENTED STAFF

Meet our talented, caring, creative and downright amazing staff here at earthBound. Of course we're biased, but we haven't been in business since 2008 due to good luck. We hire incredible people who are dedicated to making each client's visit exceptional. 

Meet the beauty guru with a corporate escape plan that turned into a 20+ year glam journey! As a licensed esthetician and PMU artist, she's the wizard of Nano brows, eyeliner, and all things lashes and brows. Beyond the artistry, she thrives on client connections and their stories. This beauty hunter sees the pretty in everything, living by the motto "Don't Cry Because It's Over, Smile Because It Happened." Her secret to a radiant life? Not taking things too seriously – after all, the universe is always listening! 


LOAN

Loan Thai | Esthetician + Permanent Make-Up




Esthetcian
Permanent Makeup Artist


Meet the beauty guru with a corporate escape plan that turned into a 20+ year glam journey! As a licensed esthetician and PMU artist, she's the wizard of Nano brows, eyeliner, and all things lashes and brows. Beyond the artistry, she thrives on client connections and their stories. This beauty hunter sees the pretty in everything, living by the motto "Don't Cry Because It's Over, Smile Because It Happened." Her secret to a radiant life? Not taking things too seriously – after all, the universe is always listening! 

Meet the ultimate multitasker: human mom, animal mom, spa mom, and yoga extraordinaire! Always overdressed and loving it, she's a glamour enthusiast. With a heart that beats for all things ethereal and otherworldly, she's basically a cosmic explorer in chic attire. While firmly believing Ross and Rachel were on a break, she's not shy about calling Ross a bit of a jerk. When not unraveling sitcom mysteries, she's a creative force, expressing herself through movement, voice, and the lens of her camera. Life is her canvas, and she's painting it with style, flair, and a touch of intergalactic charm!

Marisa

Spa MANAGER

Marisa Osis | Spa Manager

Meet the hair maestro with over 20 years of chair charm! Born and raised in Wilmington, she's a true local gem. Specializing in curly hair and chic short cuts, she's your go-to for fabulous locks. Beyond the salon, she's a travel enthusiast and adventure seeker—living life to the fullest with a YOLO attitude! But her proudest roles? Mama to the coolest kid and craziest kitten. Hair magic, hometown pride, and a dash of wild – that's her story! 

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Hair Stylist

Brooke Tulipani | Hair Stylist




Meet the momma extraordinaire and hair enchantress! With two beautiful girls in tow, she's not just a mom but a wizard with hair – specializing in high-impact blonding for those chasing the light or crafting a low-maintenance glow. When she's not transforming locks, she's a creative force, dabbling in art, painting, and pottery. And did we mention her secret talent? A pizza connoisseur in disguise. But when it's time to unwind, you'll find her soaking up the sun and sea at the beach. Mom, artist, hair enchantress, and pizza aficionado – that's the bio in a nutshell! 

Sara

Hair Stylist 

Sarah Meaker | Hair Stylist




Lily is a talented merging stylist in the making, and one of our front desk team rockstars! She obtained her Apprentice license early this year. With a passion for hair and a desire to master hair cutting techniques, Lily aims to bring creativity and fun colors to her clients' hairstyles. She has a deep appreciation for all things beautiful, whether through make up or hair! In her free time, Lily enjoys traveling and exploring new places, as well as indulging in delicious food. Her biggest joy comes from witnessing the transformative power of hair, and the impact it can have on her client's confidence! 


Lily

Salon/Spa
 Concierge

Lily Mena- Collins | Spa/Salon Concierge + Salon Apprentice




Lily is a talented merging stylist in the making, and one of our front desk team rockstars! She obtained her cosmetology license early this year. With a passion for hair and a desire to master hair cutting techniques, Lily aims to bring creativity and fun colors to her clients' hairstyles. She has a deep appreciation for all things beautiful, whether through make up or hair! In her free time, Lily enjoys traveling and exploring new places, as well as indulging in delicious food. Her biggest joy comes from witnessing the transformative power of hair, and the impact it can have on her client's confidence! 


Meet the holistic powerhouse! NCLMBT-certified since 2015, she is not just a massage therapist but also a certified Sound Healer and Reiki Master. From singing bowls to crystal pyramids, she orchestrates healing vibes. A meditation guide and reflexology expert, she's on a mission to bring balance to mind and body. Beyond healing, she dreams of creating music, especially for meditation. But it's not all about serenity—this bio reveals a love for food as deep as her passion for wellness. And here's a fun fact: grey hair has been her signature since just 10 months old. A unique blend of tranquility, creativity, and a love for life's simple pleasures! 

What is your favorite quote? "Not all those who wander are lost." -J.R.R. Tolkien




DEMETRICE

Massage
Therapist

Demetrice Irizarry- Massage Therapist




Meet your hair guru! Bellami certified in all 5 extension methods and soon adding invisible weft to the list. Long hair is her playground, and she's all about those effortlessly chic, low-maintenance vibes in color and cuts. Beyond the salon, catch her belting opera tunes and hitting the high notes in musical theatre. And what fuels this fabulous stylist? A never-ending love for white mochas with cinnamon dolce. She's here to make you look amazing, feel fantastic, and maybe hum a show tune while doing it! 


NOelle

STylist

Noelle Price | Hair Stylist




Meet a Richmond, VA veteran, who's been soaking up the sun for the past 35 years! With a regular beach fix from her second home in Wilmington for the past 7 years, she's practically a beach connoisseur. After selling her nail/salon business last fall, she's still making waves in the salon/spa world – she's all about that glam life! Obsessed with sandy shores and crafting magic with furniture refinishing, she's also the proud mom of two furry, high-maintenance pups. When she's not sweating it out in the gym or whipping up healthy meals, you'll find her plotting her next fabulous 'girl's trip!' Cable and social media? Nah, she's too busy living her best life!

BEcky

Nail      
 Technician

Becky Beard | Nail Technician




Introducing Lexi, the ultimate lash and skincare magician! As a certified lash extension specialist, she has mastered the art of creating captivating looks in classic, hybrid, and volume sets. Lexi's true passion lies in skincare. With her caring touch, she works to transform her clients skin, witnessing their confidence soar to  new heights! Her unwavering goal is to make everyone feel comfortable and beautiful. Beyond her professional life, Lexi indulges in the simple joys in life. Whether it's basking in the sun-kissed shores with her dogs, or embarking on hikes with her boyfriend, she knows how to savor every moment! 

Lexi

Esthetician

Introducing Lexi, the ultimate lash and skincare magician! As a certified lash extension specialist, she has mastered the art of creating captivating looks in classic, hybrid, and volume sets. Lexi's true passion lies in skincare. With her caring touch, she works to transform her clients skin, witnessing their confidence soar to  new heights! Her unwavering goal is to make everyone feel comfortable and beautiful. Beyond her professional life, Lexi indulges in the simple joys in life. Whether it's basking in the sun-kissed shores with her dogs, or embarking on hikes with her boyfriend, she knows how to savor every moment! 

Lexi Perez | Esthetician




Meet the style maven and art aficionado! Specializing in short cuts, fashion colors, and creative event styles, she's the go-to guru for a bold look. From childhood doodles to now, she's dabbled in every art form, always experimenting and embracing new things. With dreams as vibrant as her colors, her ultimate life goal is to own a salon/coffee shop blend. A relentless passion for cosmetology drives her to master every aspect of the craft. And when she's not transforming hair, she's diving into the realms of fantasy, the occult, and mysteries. She's not just a stylist; she's a creative force with dreams as colorful as her fashion hues!

Chanel

Stylist

Meet the style maven and art aficionado! Specializing in short cuts, fashion colors, and creative event styles, she's the go-to guru for a bold look. From childhood doodles to now, she's dabbled in every art form, always experimenting and embracing new things. With dreams as vibrant as her colors, her ultimate life goal is to own a salon/coffee shop blend. A relentless passion for cosmetology drives her to master every aspect of the craft. And when she's not transforming hair, she's diving into the realms of fantasy, the occult, and mysteries. She's not just a stylist; she's a creative force with dreams as colorful as her fashion hues!

Chanel Krafftl | Hair stylist 



4833 Carolina Beach Rd #103, Wilmington, NC 28412