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.
Anna joined the L’eau de Vie team in July 2018. She has been an Aveda stylist for 15 years and loves the culture and mission of LDV. “Working with long time guests as well as new, is fulfilling and rewarding for me. Being a hairstylist is part of my life’s calling. Making people feel confident and pampered brings me joy’”
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!
Nova enjoys bringing out the best in people. She finds great joy in discovering the style and color that does the best job of complimenting your features, your personality, and your lifestyle. She’s been a stylist for 19 years, and in her pursuit of excellence in her field she has completed advanced training with Vidal Sassoon and Aveda, among others. Nova approaches you as a unique individual - listening to you and understanding your needs
Kelly graduated from the Haywood Community College AVEDA Esthetics Program in 1997. Her services include skincare and waxing. 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.