Aubrie Battles - Creative Director

Aubrie is both owner and stylist here at The Cottage. She is excited to finally see her vision of ‘The Cottage Salon’ come to life. She was trained at the Aveda Institute in Chapel hill and has since gone to work “behind the chair” where her love for the industry deepened. After her work in the salon, Aubrie pursued her passion for education and went back to instruct at the Aveda Institute.  During Aubrie’s time as a stylist she has immersed herself in advanced education, studying at Aveda’s Advanced Academy in New York City, along with several other advanced classes offered by Aveda. Because of Aubrie’s energetic spirit and commitment to quality work, you are sure to leave her chair feeling good both inside and out! Check out Aubrie's work here!

Sara - Artistic

As a child Sara's answer to, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" suprisingly did not include working as a hairstylist. But after years of wedding and prom up-dos for friends and family, she decided to take a leap and enrolled in Cosmetology School and she never looked back. Sara is thankful she has found a career that blends hands-on creativity and her love of working with people. Sara has been at The Cottage Salon for the majority of her time in the industry. She has a passion for adding multi-demensional color through hand-painted balayage and foil work, as well as continuing to master precision cutting techniques in order to achieve each client's desired look. When Sara is not behind the chair at The Cottage Salon, she is spending time with her husband Scott, their little ginger Ava, and pup Miles. Check out Sara's work here!

Katie - Master

More info to come!

Dareece - Senior

Dareece has been a personable hairstylist for over 3 years, working with Aveda and now Organic Pure Care.  Her inviting personality allows her to work with people from all ethnicities and backgrounds.  Her skill palette includes all hair textures and styles.  Healthy hair is her first priority as well as maintaining the integrity of the hair.  Dareece is also known as the color whisperer for highlights, color corrections, and balayage, and she has a passion for special occasion styles, fashion shows, and editorial work.  Check out Dareece's work here!

Jennifer - Associate

More info to come!

Hannah - Designer

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The Cottage Salon

8128 Renaissance Pkwy

Ste 102

Durham, NC 27713

919.405.2445

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