Abigail is the owner and head stylist at Lucky Cat. She specializes in balayage, creative coloring, dimensional color, customized cuts and thoughtful makeovers. With her previous career in clinical social work, she has a unique approach to helping clients see the beauty she sees in them.
She's kind, warm and a little obsessed with hair. She delights in showing clients how beautiful they truly are through artful makeovers and kind encouragement.
When not behind the chair she teaches classes on balayage, holistic wellness and self care, and spends time at home in her
super cool mid century home with her husband and three fat happy rescue dogs.
Emily Jenkins is OG Lucky Cat. Emily was Lucky Cat's first employee and she has helped create the magical space we have today with Abby since day one. Over the years she has gone on to complete Cosmetology School at Daytona State and has trained with Kevin Murphy, Aqua Hair Extensions, Electric London and many individualized classes in cutting and color. Emily's specialities include vivids, blonding and making others feel appreciated and balanced. She is artistic, kind and we think hilarious. If you are looking for someone you'll instantly feel comfortable around and has some awesome artistic skills, check out Emily. She's got you.
Stephanie Castaldo is a well rounded talented, passionate and fun stylist. She has experience with all aspects of cutting, color and styling. Her specialties incudle: vivid and balayage, detailed artfully etched shaved designs, edgy cuts and adding sparkle to what you've already got. If you are looking for something new or want to polish what you have, Stephanie is your girl.
Stephanie began her journey into hair with her Art degree. She then soon realized she could combine her love of connecting with others with her love of art, and her path to Cosmetology became clear. She trained at the Paul Mitchell School. And then went on to polish her craft further working for Hair Cuttery, then on to a locally owned family salon where she grew and grew. Now she joins us here at Lucky Cat where we are so excited to see her grow into the holistic hairstylist she was meant to be and the educator she was destined to become.
Kaitie is a delightful, bubbly stylist. Her favorites are dimensional brunettes, long layers and romantic boho styling. Kaitie is a graduate of Daytona State College where she completed her training in Cosmetology. She has worked for corporate chains and locally owned salons and spas. When not at work Kaitie can be found geeking out over sci-fi and anime or tending to her chickens. We love our little tree hugging hair fairy.
Yvette has been serving lewks to the West Volusia community for over 15 years. She is experienced with color, glazing, highlighting, cutting and styling services. She loves dimensional color, detailed texturized short cuts, and styling. Details are her friend! And honestly, so is most anyone she meets. Yvette has a big heart and a dynamic, colorful personality. Her passion to connect and deliver makes her excellent at consultations and color corrections. She is a joyful upbeat stylist who prides herself on not only delivering excellent hair but a fun experience with every visit. We are so glad she joined Us. You will be too.
Katee is a seasoned hairstylist who has worked within the greater Orlando area for 13 years. She attended Paul Mitchell the School for her education. She derives inspiration from nature, sacred geometry and being in the moment with her clients is how she brings it all to life. From start to finish, her custom-tailored approach is uniquely built for each client. She is passionate about our Earth and does her part by using cruelty-free products and minimizing waste in this industry. When she isn’t working in the salon, you will find her either outside in nature, reading or practicing energy work. She looks forward to meeting and co-creating with you.
Jenell Fratacci brings over 14 years experience in the beauty industry to the chair and has traveled the world embracing the latest state of the art trends in hair, makeup, and fashion. She has worked in the Orlando area for the past 12 years specializing in hair coloring, precision and bespoke haircutting, texture treatments, styling, and makeup. Jenell believes that cosmetology is truly the science of hair; as chemistry is a crucial aspect of hair coloring and geometry is applied to hair cutting. When she’s not behind the chair, Jenell enjoys time with her family, making homemade pasta and bread, and exploring new adventures.
Jonquil is an eccentric, outgoing and caring stylist. She travels from Orlando every day because she loves her job so much! She knew she wanted to be a stylist right out of high school after doing her own hair for years. She enrolled in Paul Mitchell the school right after graduating. After working in both corporate and private salons she has found her home here at Lucky Cat. She loves cats and has 5 of her own (ask her about them!) She specializes in color retouches, dramatic block colors and clipper cuts. And if you want to relax and unwind, she gives the best shampoos and scalp scrubs. We love Jonquils caring heart, quirky humor and fun spirit. We know you will too.
Mya joins Lucky Cat‘s front desk crew after years of retail experience. She, Emilee & Gwen make Lucky Cat run smoothly. We love her can do spirit, love of fashion and infectious laugh.