stylist for 4 years

book an appointment with Sam Austin


meet Sam!

specialties: short hair, bobs, shags, mullets, lived in hair, creative/custom color, transformations.

I'm a native Ashevillian. The magic of the mountains has inspired the creativity that helps invigorate my passion for hair. I have had the opportunity to be a part of davines’ world wide hair competition, talent greenhouse, qualifying in the top 100 in both 2022 and 2023. I am most proud to have been awarded davines’ first International Color Genius award in 2024!  I am continually refining techniques and learning in order to provide the highest quality service I can. 

what makes your hair brain sing? sharing a creative experience, creating connection that brings to life individual beauty. 

go-to davines product: relaxing moisturizing fluid, dede, oi oil, and texturizing dust.

what you love about ananda: the acceptance to be authentically individual. everyone’s willingness to teach, listen and inspire.

fun fact about me: i was born on a leap day!

Sam Austin’s bookable skills

  • Bangs
  • Bobs
  • Curly
  • Lived-In
  • Long Hair
  • Mullets
  • Pixies
  • Precision
  • Razor
  • Shags
  • Short Hair
  • Textured
  • Transformational
  • Balayage
  • Blonding
  • Dimensional
  • Foiling
  • Gray Coverage
  • Highlights
  • Lived-In
  • Reds
  • Root Coverage
  • Silver/Gray Transformation
  • Transformational
  • Vivids
  • Blow outs
  • Braids
  • Bridal
  • Gender Affirming
  • Hot Tools
  • Silent Appointments
  • Updos

make an appointment for hair cut, color, or styling at asheville’s favorite hair salon

booking with ananda hair salons supports fair living wages and sustainable, eco-friendly hair care. book directly with Sam Austin below.
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