Laveau strives to stay current with the latest trends, techniques and processes and share our expertise. Kara Leette launched Laveau after discovering her deep passion for color and specializing in the complex craft. On her journey she met other amazing stylists and developed the unstoppable, hair-loving Laveau team.


Kara Leette

Owner | Color Specialist

Kara is committed to ongoing learning and stays current on new trends including pastels, balayage, baby lights and ombre! She has a real passion for beauty, and is looking forward to helping yours shine!

Specialties: Large transformations, color corrections, fashion colors, long hair, up-dos, makeup.

Training and Certifications: 2012 graduate of Paul Mitchell The School Memphis; first student to earn Dean’s List. Certified in Paul Mitchell & Pravana color, Keratin Complex treatments and DreamCatchers extensions. Trained with Heather Chapman and Nina Kovner, former Paul Mitchell VP of Marketing.

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Wallis has been creating hair magic for 11 years. Her expertise as a mother, a manager and practitioner helps her ensure every client feel at home sitting in her chair.

Specialities: Barber services, highlights

Training and Certifications: 2007 graduate of Paul Mitchell The School Memphis. Certified in Keratin Complex Treatments, Brazilian Blowouts, Paul Mitchell & Lanza Color. Voted Memphis Best hair stylists in 2017.

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Wallis Ashley

Manager | Barber


Alexis Lipford


Alexis is a native Memphian who comes from a long line of stylists. She’s a young, creative and innovative dreamer who truly enjoys helping everyone find their peak confidence. Her diverse talents always make her clients smile.

Specialties: Wigs, extensions, blonding, vivids, & make-up

Training and Certifications: 2017 graduate of Paul Mittchell the School Murfreesboro. Certified in Lanza Color, Keratherapy certified

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Erica trained in California so her blonding and balayage came from the source and are best in Memphis. Her attention to detail sets her apart, and she loves treating each client like her favorite client.

Specialties: Extensions, blonding, balayage, makeup

Training and Certifications: 2012 graduate from Paul Mitchell the School Hothead. Certified in Brazilian blowout, Hotheads Hair Extensions, Keratin Complex.

Follow on Instagram @ericamanshackhair


Erica Manshack