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Lars has been in the triangle since 1972 and for the last 2 decades has been making his way in the beauty industry with great success. He made the move to Durham in 1996 and worked in a couple of the areas better salons working to perfect his artistry and soaking up as much as he could. Lars has trained with Nick Arrojo in New York and has attended educational events all over the state and around the U.S. Always working hard and looking for new challenges, he opened Lars-Oliver Salon at Erwin Square in 2015. Lars Oliver Salon has thrived and continues to grow as one of the areas best salons in the triangle.

Straight outta Durham, Kristen attended Aveda Institute Chapel Hill to turn her passion for beauty into a full-blown career. Having a desire to color the world, hair became the vessel to do just that. Balayage and other forms of dimensional color bring her the most joy. Whether you want a big change or just a splash, she creates a style that works with the client. Kristen can be found hopping around in Durham and enjoying the outdoors on her free time.

After graduating from UNC Greensboro, Erin knew she needed more to fulfill the creative side of her. With more than 10 years of experience, Erin’s ability to design the perfect hair for her client speaks for itself. Whether you are looking for a fresh new haircut or a pop of color, Erin can deliver. Not only is she an utmost professional, but her attentiveness to the clients also needs and wants to assure the perfect end result. When Erin isn’t at the salon, you can find her playing with her two boys at home as well as watching her NC State boys during the game.


 Chris Crabtree

Chris Crabtree


Christopher has seen a lot of change over his 25 years in the hair industry. Many styles and trends have come and gone. Chris has studied with many of the industries best technicians to develop solid technical skills to keep up with any hair challenge. He specializes in precision scissor, razor cuts, a variety of dimensional color techniques, wedding parties, and whole head fused extensions including crown and bang area. He strives to stay current on the products available on the market to untangle any hair issue. Chris bring years of experience to every consultation. Come by and let’s discuss how we can create an easy to care for a style that maximizes your natural features or let’s work together to solve any hair issue with all the resources available on the market today!