Lisa Bonitz graduated from Lake Erie Academy of Cosmetology in 1983. She is the owner of L’eau de Vie Salon/Spa. Lisa’s services include cut, style, and color.
Amanda is Lisa’s daughter. She grew up at L’eau de Vie and is a graduate of the AVEDA Institute at Charlotte. She especially loves working with long hair, curly hair, and highlighting. Amanda is currently taking AVEDA advanced education classes for hair and make-up so that she can continue to excel in her career. She is so happy to be living in her hometown and working at L’eau de Vie.
Natalie grew up in Illinois and graduated from Tricoci University of Beauty Culture in 2010. She loves the creativity in formal styles and has great attention to detail with nails & facial waxing. Her services also include hair designing, coloring and make-up. In her free time, Natalie enjoys baking, yoga, and getting lost in a good book.
Whitney graduated beauty school while attending high school in Petoskey, Michigan in 2010. Since then, she has gained most of her experience while living and working under master stylists in Northern Michigan and Southern Florida. Today, Whitney is proud to call Asheville her home. She enjoys precision haircuts, makeup, and making the world blonde!
Andrea is new to Asheville as of 2 years, and excited to settle in and call Asheville home for her and her family! Born and raised in Erie Pennsylvania and Graduated from Toni&Guy Hairdressing Academy in 2012. She's since worked with many different color lines but is most drawn to and is very passionate about AVEDA! Continuing AVEDA education is very important to her to keep up with the latest color/cutting styles and techniques to give you the best possible experience!
Kelly graduated from the Haywood Community College AVEDA Esthetics Program in 1997. Her services include skincare, waxing and formal makeup. She is known around Asheville as the waxing queen and has won Best Esthetician in the Best of WNC multiple times! Kelly also has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and a Masters of Fine Arts in Dance. She enjoys rock climbing and West African dance.
Crystal loves AVEDA skin care. After graduating from the AVEDA Institute of Charlotte in 2006, Crystal came to L’eau de Vie to share her passion for making people feel good about how they look. She is best known for her gentle touch, whether it’s AVEDA signature facials and body treatments or wax free hair removal with Nufree Soy based hair removal product. She enjoys cooking, spending time with family and her precious dog Benji.
Angela has been working in Aveda salons for 10 years. She is a graduate of the Qnity Q Program for salon management and has a great passion for the beauty industry. She loves Aveda for its sustainability and fair trade ethics used to source products.