While she was born in Seattle, Linzie’s heart is truly in Charleston. She finds comfort in her deeply-planted Southern roots, which is why she brought her lifelong passion for beauty to The Holy City. Linzie started this journey by creating Lordis Loft Salon & Spa just over 14 years ago and it has been a clear vision of success that she has set for this industry. With 20 years of experience, Linzie’s mission for her team and commitment to every client is that you are taken care of from the moment you call to book your appointment by our fabulous concierge until you walk out the door looking and feeling glam & fabulous. This is the brand of creating an incredible experience.
As the team leader Linzie elevates her hairstyling by cultivating a strong vision to optimize for her color line to create limitless looks simplicity & efficiency. Always by using dimensional hair color that inspires and motivates all of her clients with the latest trends, techniques, and insights in this world of beauty. As mastered her craft as a full Colorist, Director is certified in multiple AVEDA color systems creating wonderful and up-to-date color corrections. She also specializes in unique highlighting techniques, such as balayage, Lived in Color, and “babylights.” and enjoys using her knowledge to create exactly what her clients are envisioning when they sit down in her chair. She uses the best and healthiest techniques.
Her artistic talents include all aspects of hair, with precise hair-cutting techniques, that are one-of-a-kind including many various forms of extensions Clip-ins, Tape-ins, Sew-ins, and Microbeads.
She will also help you get the perfect brow shape leading up to her wedding clients who have nominated her as one of the best bridal stylists, and a makeup artist in this industry. She is good at making the best out of any situation.
Her brand has been honored and humbled to have won, Salon Today 2019 – 2023 Awards. It’s an awards competition that recognizes and celebrates the best and brightest salon owners/teams for their managerial and leadership skills. Only 200 salons nationwide are picked. It’s a barometer revealing important statistical data that salons of all sizes can use to measure their growth. It’s a forum that encourages salon and spa owners to share their success strategies and inspire other owners. It is NOT an easy award to win. It is earned with pure dedication. It looks for global economic trends, who survived the 2020 pandemic, growth, the best business practices they used, the roadmap to mental wellness, staff retention, and how to weather economic insecurity. Linzie & her team have earned this for the past 5 years. Linzie was captivated by receiving her awards at the Data-Driven Salon Summit in Nashville Tennessee on April 22nd, 2023 a true Salon Icon.
Both salons have won many wedding and hair & makeup awards. She has appeared in Charleston’s wedding Magazine and worked with Charleston Fashion Week. In this wedding industry, she & her husband are well-established and sought after. You can also find these two workings often. Her husband Michel Berda who owns King Street Photo Weddings is a well-recognized published wedding photographer with over 21 years of capturing more than 550 weddings in our Holy City. He also just launched a new brand for all corporate events Charleston Corporate Photographers .
When not at Salon, which is not often, you can find her spending quality time with her family and her cat named George Cloney.
Sarah is celebrating her first year and two months as part of the Aveda team. She is an original Charleston native who was taught by Paul Mitchell in Columbia. She is a fully licensed and certified cosmetologist with 8 years of experience.
Sarah is a perfectionist and shares the same passion and protocol for performing services with Linzie (the owner). She believes that doing it right and perfectly is the only way to do it. She has built a solid and dedicated clientele in Charleston who love the seamless and perfect experience she provides. Sarah loves creating balanced styles and is very talented and passionate about serving people. She believes that a successful beauty experience requires high skill and the best finishing touches. Her southern personality, attention to detail, and positive attitude are infectious.
Sarah is an Aveda Ambassador and has gained valuable experience working with the entire Aveda salon color line. She is well-versed in creating natural canvases and her color glazes are known to be spectacular. She offers a wide range of services, including blonding highlights, color techniques, and precision hair styling for both men and women, all perfectly tailored to her clients.
Sarah is also highly sought-after in the wedding industry, particularly by local high-end hotels with celebrities and VIPs who require in-room salon services. Her expertise in creating some of the best updos and one-of-a-kind talent for giving clients amazing WOW makeup looks from every client inspiration board has made her very popular.
When not at the salon, Sarah enjoys biking or kayaking and taking in the beautiful Charleston beach life.
Sarah, originally from Crawford Indiana, graduated from the Aveda Fredric’s Institute Indianapolis of Cosmetology.
She is thrilled to be a part of the Aveda team and specializes in creating a natural look for hair color, baby lights, balayage, cutting, coloring, keratin treatments, and textured hair, which enhances one’s natural beauty. She can create highlights based on your inspirational photos, whether you’re a blonde, brunette, or redhead. She is also skilled in cuts and trims and can make your hair look thicker in all the right places.
Sarah constantly improves her knowledge using Aveda techniques to create a unique look for each client, making them feel like the best version of themselves. Being a professional stylist is her passion, and she enjoys every aspect of it.
If you are getting married or you’re attending a wedding in our Holy City, of Charleston, SC you should know that Sarah has an additional skill besides being a an innovative stylist. She is also an excellent makeup artist she is a member of MYD as a certified Makeup Artist, and can create exceptional looks for weddings or other special events. Whether you prefer a more natural or formal look, Sarah has the ability and passion to accentuate your natural beauty and make you feel confident.
If you book with Sarah, she will inspire you by providing the beautiful you. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling around the world.
Kali is originally from Michigan, where she attended Empire Beauty School of Cosmetology. She moved to Charleston to pursue her dreams and become the best she could be. She believes that big dreams can’t be achieved in a small town.
Kali has always known that she was good at making people feel beautiful. Her grandma was a cosmetologist, and she was always the one to cut and style her hair. Kali has a lot of depth behind her passion for styling. She prides herself on executing services perfectly and providing clients with an unforgettable experience.
Kali spent the last two years as an apprentice with top stylists and salon owners in a few different salons before moving to Charleston. After seeing the amazing transformations produced by Linzie, Kali made the wise decision to join the Lordis Loft Salon team. She loves providing highlights, the blonde babe technique, coloring hair, and balayages are her favorite. For haircuts, she enjoys performing layered and blunt cuts as she’s pretty savvy with her sheers. One of her favorite things about being a stylist is styling! She loves a good textured messy beach wave or big bouncy curls. She is also skilled at shampoos and blow-drying, and her scalp massages leave clients feeling rejuvenated.
For your bestie’s brides or bridal party or attendees attending a wedding in our Holy City, she also possesses another amazing talent by providing Makeup. Kali is also a skilled makeup artist and can provide exceptional makeup looks for weddings or other special events. Her abilities and passions include exceptional makeup looks whether you’re going for a more natural or formal vibe. She is determined to give clients a look that accentuates their natural beauty and makes them feel confident.
She is valued for her attention to detail and treating clients exactly how she would want to be treated. Her goal is to make the world a more beautiful place, one client at a time.
When she’s not behind the chair Kali enjoys either spending time outside, appreciating nature, going for walks around downtown, or diving into a good book series.
Come in and book this gem.
Harmony is originally from Columbia, SC, and graduated from the Paul Mitchell School of Cosmetology, where she learned the trade and discovered her passion. She has joined our Aveda team on King street to pursue her career as a stylist. She is an ideal fit for our downtown college students, as she connects perfectly with them with that young vibe.
She was quickly hired by an Aveda salon where she learned and adapted to the Aveda technique. According to her, it was a whole other world with the natural brand of Aveda, the beautiful color palettes that can be created from this well-known brand, and the amazing clientele that lives for Aveda hair glam and its amazing hair products.
Harmony is a sought-after colorist for her attention to detail, nailing any color her clients come in for with a very positive attitude and goal for that perfect hairstyle and satisfied client. She always follows and adapts to the new trends in fashion and hair. Harmony is skilled in haircutting for men and women with precise Aveda hair painting color techniques, highlights, and extraordinary Balayage skills (the French word “balayer,” meaning to sweep).
She enjoys a challenge, including color correction, and loves creating the perfect look for her clients, anything from redheads to blondes and brunettes. Shortcuts have always been a favorite of hers which is hard to find.
She is well known for being very proactive in applying any color and highlights lived in color and you in WOW over how you will not have to be in the chair for a very long time. This is a great quality she possesses her timing is impeccable. Clients always say 10 stars the best experience with her.
When she’s not at the salon, you can find her spending time with her husband daughter, and son.
She is a recent addition to our Aveda team. Originally from Charleston, she pursued her passion for cosmetology and received her training from the Paul Mitchell School located in Charleston.
Alexis will play an important role in our rapidly expanding Aveda team, particularly in our bridal hair and makeup services. Her talent and ability to keep up with current trends make her a highly in-demand artist for clients seeking unique and inspired looks.
In addition to her growing skills, she is proficient in clip-in and tape-in extensions and has been taught the Aveda color palettes to create perfect results. Her cutting techniques for both men and women are precise, and she is incredibly efficient with her time. We can’t wait for her to make your hair beautiful!
When it comes to shampooing and blow-drying, she was the top stylist at her previous salon. Her technique, attention to detail, and time management skills are sure to impress you.
We know that Alexis will attract many visitors and Charleston locals alike and we are excited to see her flourish as she delivers on our promise to make every client feel beautiful.
I cannot wait to meet everyone and share my passion and talent.
Introducing Andrea DesLauriers, a true gem in the world of esthetics. With over a decade of experience and a license acquired from San Diego, CA, I started my career by managing an Aveda Experience center.
Providing exceptional facial treatments to clients has been my forte, and my passion for skincare and the Aveda brand is unmatched. Feeling confident and good about oneself is crucial, and I take great pride in helping others achieve their beauty goals. The results of my work are a testimony to my excellence.
Apart from being a master esthetician, I have 20 years of professional horse training under my belt, and I’ve been showing horses for just as long. Being a part of the Lordis Loft team is an honor, and I am thrilled to serve you with the same level of passion and excellence that defines my career.
When I’m not working my magic in the spa, I love spending my time relaxing on the beach with my husband and dogs.
Book your next facial service with me, and experience the beauty of Aveda confidence.
Meet Venessa Broin. Over the recent decade, she has discovered her true passion for the beauty industry, this so talented true makeup artist, with a very impressive resume who is also an esthetician, she will also be helping the team grow with her proficiency and experience in the salon industry with marketing and looks forward to sharing that same passion with you the lovely Aveda clients.
She just relocated to the beautiful city of Charleston South Carolina in May of 2021. Before that, she was a freelance makeup artist for 15 years in Los Angeles where she was born and raised. Her ultimate goal has been to make my clients look and feel beautiful for their special occasions!
Her work ranges from bridal looks to high-end fashion shoots. With a well-rounded portfolio, she has worked in television, print, and commercials. She loves to mix things up! Bring your inspirational look and get ready to say WOW.
Vanessa specializes in facials and waxing. She enjoys helping others to relax and loves to see the confidence that comes with healthy skincare. Her collaborative approach allows clients to have a better understanding of their skin and find an at-home regime that is right for them. Vanessa is very passionate about not only her career but about the products she uses. All services are paired with AVEDA products which are formulated from all-natural ingredients to give results without irritation.
Her clients come first and she has been described as poised, someone with a peaceful demeanor, and fun.
When not working Vanessa, enjoys spending time outside or being with friends. She loves this beautiful Holy City of Charleston.
Book your next, weddings, destination weddings, photoshoots, fashion shows, special events, or facial services with this sweet girl.
Meet Reid Simpson. After growing up in Pawleys Island she moved to Charleston where she attended the College of Charleston and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. In 2021 she graduated from Southeastern College with her Massage Therapy license and has been practicing full-time ever since. She is continuing her commitment to practicing her gentle healing touch.
With certifications in lymphatic drainage and cupping her specializations range from sports/deep tissue to Swedish massage. She has described her style as both intuitive and caring, with her main focus being on the client’s happiness. Massage therapy is her true passion and she loves what she does!
Outside of work, Reid enjoys spending time with her too cute kitties and at the beach, visiting local friends, and enjoying the Charleston paradise life.
Meet Maurice Simpson, a super-talented professional who holds multiple licenses in the beauty industry. He received his Bachelor’s license in 2000, Cosmetologist license in 2001, Esthetician license in 2018, and Massage Therapist license in 2020.
Maurice is highly sought after due to being multi-licensed, and we are honored to have him join our Aveda team. He specializes in chronic pain, sports therapy, massage cupping, Gua Sha, and lymphatic drainage. He is dedicated to staying up-to-date with product ingredients and the latest trends to provide the best service for his clients.
Maurice believes that beauty is truly within and enjoys making his clients look and feel good about themselves. He believes that when you feel and look good, you shine to your full potential.
When he’s not working, Maurice enjoys spending time with his family. He looks forward to serving you all with his kindness and warm smile.
Callie Pearl moved to Charleston, SC from Memphis, TN in 2008. She has a thriving interest in helping people reach their health and healing goals. Callie graduated from the Charleston School of Massage in 2010 and has a combined 15 years of experience.
She is extremely knowledgeable in Neuromuscular, Deep Tissue, Sports, Swedish, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Prenatal, Cupping, and Trigger Point massage. Callie has a collaborative and holistic approach to her work, aimed at reaching the specific goals of her clients. She is fully attentive to each client’s needs, beautifully interweaving clear presence with practiced skill. Massage therapy is her passion, and she enjoys building relationships with clients by helping them achieve their short-term goals. All massages are tailored to the comfort level of each client.
When not working you can find her being the great mom she is taking care and having fun with her family.