meet the stylists

Schedule your next appointment with one of Exhale... A Salon's talented stylists.

Debby Sprankle, Owner of Exhale… A Salon in Southern Pines, NC

Owner/Master Artist

DEBBY SPRANKLE

Debby Sprankle has been in the hair care and color industry for 23 years – and counting. She is a three time Ironman Triathlete originally from Binghamton NY, competing over 12 years. Training brought her to North Carolina in 2008 and the need for a place to continue creating all things healthy and dimensional hair was the reason Exhale…A Salon came to be in 2009.

“Education is power; it’s my passion. I truly enjoy creating dimensional color and individualized haircuts to match your lifestyle!”

Debby started her career with Wella color. She then trained with Redken for many years, and made the switch to Keune; a luxury hair care and color company, family owned for 93 years. She is Deva Cut certified, was the first stylist to bring frizz taming Brazilian Blowouts to the area, and is her current area of focus is training to become an educator with Keune Hair Cosmetics.

Debby had the honor of being a part of The Beauty Underground team who participated in the 2017 North American Hairstylist Awards in Las Vegas, and joined them again in NY for fashion week. Debby has traveled all over the country learning and training to enhance her skills and techniques – and still does – in order to stay on top in the industry.

Debby continues to pursue her athletic goals. Crawling up the chronological ladder, she still wants to test her body’s limits, so she hired a bodybuilding coach. While she doesn't plan to compete, she likes pushing herself in order to see what her body can do. Debby also enjoys competing in local pickleball and tennis tournaments.

Specializes in: color, corrective color, multi-dimensional color, design cuts – including razor, deva cuts

Certified in: 
Brazilian Blowout, Deva Cut, and Hot Head Extensions, Keune Educator Training, Keune Advanced Color Training
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Samantha McBride

Sam’s resume includes some of the biggest names in the industry. She’s travelled the world to learn cutting-edge hair designing skills and unique coloring techniques. Sam prides herself on applying her special “Sam McBride” touch to her impressive technical skill, allowing her clients to look and feel their best.

So, exhale… your hair is in good hands. 

Certifications: Nationally Certified Keune Educator, Certified Keune Colorist.

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LORNA LASSITER

With more than thirty years of industry experience, Lorna’s specialty cuts include razor cuts on all hair types and textures. She also loves working with color and Brazilian Blowouts. 

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JESSICA LOPEZ

Jessica was born and raised in the Sandhills of North Carolina. With a passion for art, Jessica paved her way into this creative industry. She jumped into her career with the Exhale family by choosing to continue her education under our lead stylist Debby Sprankle. As a result, Jessica wields a color brush like a professional artist and painter. As an established stylist at the salon, Jessica's continuing education has resulted in her promotion as a stylist. She now uses her deep passion for art to express herself through her clients' hair!

Jessica welcomes you to her chair for a relaxing experience and will provide a professional solution to make you feel fabulous! 

Certifications:
Advanced Color Training at Keune Academy
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HALLIE KEISER

Born and raised in North Carolina, Hallie Keiser is a graduate of Sandhills Community College. She's always considered herself a girly-girl from head to toe. For Hallie, being a stylist is a way to best utilize her creativity and love of style. As a result, she's passionate about helping her clients feel confident and stylish. From color, cuts, and blowouts to the newest trends and techniques, Hallie continues to pursue her education as a stylist. Hallie's goal is to give her clients an amazing experience--from the moment they arrive the moment until they walk out the door with healthy hair that they can't wait to show off! 

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ARIEL THOMAS

Originally from the Florida panhandle, Ariel pursued her lifelong passion for hairstyling at Emerald Coast Technical College. She is passionate about continuing her education as a stylist including Brazilian Blowout certification and classes in coloring, cutting, and styling curly hair. Ariel loves all aspects of hair, whether that be blonding, lived-in looks, or a fresh cut. Creating meaningful relationships with her guests and helping them achieve their hair goals are her top priorities.

Certifications: Brazilian Blowout
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Becca Kenning

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Becca Kenning

Hailing from Illinois and a graduate of Tricoci University, Becca brings a wealth of expertise in blonding, extensions, and color correction. But don’t let that fool you—she loves all things hair!

Becca’s move to Southern Pines has been a refreshing change, and she’s eager to make her mark here at Exhale. Whether you’re looking for a sunny new blonde, a transformative extension, or a color correction miracle, Becca’s your girl.

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Danielle Haffke

Danielle Haffke is a passionate hairstylist hailing from sunny California. After embarking on a journey of career transformation, Danielle has found her true calling in the world of hair and makeup. With a background in a diverse range of industries, she brings a fresh perspective to her craft. Inspired by her Californian roots, Danielle infuses each cut and style with a touch of sun-soaked creativity. She loves special event up-do’s and makeup & creates enchanting looks that leave clients feeling confident and radiant for their special occasion. Danielle’s dedication to her newfound path shines through in her commitment to making every client feel their best, making her a standout in the world of beauty and style.

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Sydni Goodrow

Sydni Goodrow, originally from Michigan, has called North Carolina home since the third grade. Inspire d by her grandmother's beauty shop, she pursued her passion at Paul Mitchell School.

Sydni specializes in foiling lived-in and bold blondes. She cherishes the connections and conversations she has with her clients. When she's not in the salon, she's a devoted cat mom.

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Celseah Markulics

Celseah moved to Pinehurst from the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. After graduating from acclaimed Metro Beauty Academy Celseah decided to relocate to be closer to her sister, brother-in-law and most of all her niece and nephews. Celseah brought with her the energy and motivation to perfect her passion in a vibrant environment. Her expertise in color application and hair styling allows Celseah to help her clients feel amazing when they leave the salon. Celseah’s dedication to her craft has her using her off time to hone her skills with the most current coursework.

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Faith Saunders

Born and raised in Star, NC, Faith Saunders grew up in a lively household with four siblings, where her creative spirit flourished. Originally starting her career in graphic design, Faith found her true calling in the world of cosmetology which led her to pursue her studies at Sandhills Community College.

Faith's approach to hairstyling is deeply rooted in her desire to make every client look and feel their absolute best. She is committed to creating a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for everyone who sits in her chair. Faith is excited to add her sparkle to the Exhale…A Salon family.

Outside the salon, Faith enjoys spending time with her best friend and husband, Andrew, at their home in Biscoe, NC. 

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Cancelling/rescheduling

Effective November 1, 2022, all clients must have a credit card on file in order to book an appointment. 

A 50% deposit is required for all services.

We realize that at times unexpected circumstances may require schedule adjustments. If you need to cancel an appointment we respectfully require at least 24 hour notice.

Refunds for cancellations and requests to reschedule are not automatically refunded by our online booking system. Please call the salon to reschedule and that amount will be credited toward your next appointment. 

No call or no show of appointment will not be refunded.

Thank you for viewing and supporting our cancellation terms and conditions. 

Our Prices

We work on a tiered system, our starting prices will vary depending on the stylist, experience, education, time and product.

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Consultations

We encourage new clients to book a complimentary consultation. Our goal is to give you healthy hair in a style that works for you, your hair, and your lifestyle. We offer a wide range of smoothing treatments and dimensional color using several treatments such as foils and balayage. A consultation is a great way for our stylists to learn more about your vision for your hair and help you decide which services would work best for you... and your hair.

Complimentary virtual consultations are available hereTo reach us directly, call (910) 246-5335 or email exhale.booking@gmail.com. We look forward to meeting with you soon.

Salon Services

Prioritize the health of your hair with our range of expert salon services. Not sure what’s right for you? A virtual consultation can help us create a personalized recommendation.

What We Offer:

  • Depth and Coverage: Ideal for those updating their look or refreshing long-standing color.
  • New Client Dimensions: This service is tailored for those new to color at Exhale or if it's been 6+ months since your last color treatment.
  • Dimension Refresh: Restore your color's vibrancy with techniques such as foiling, balayage, foilayage, and subtle touches. Tailored for our existing Exhale clients with up to 6 months of regrowth.
  • Custom Blonding: A blend of specialty techniques to craft the perfect blonde.
  • Extensions: Extensions offer an immediate transformation, adding length, volume, and color to your hair.
  • Specialty Color: Vivid colors, color corrections, and other less conventional color services including split dyes.

Ready to transform your look? Click here to explore our full range of services.

Book your appointment online today to start your journey toward healthier hair.

Booking an appointment

To book your appointment online, From the menu bar, click 'Book Now'.

Once you enter our online booking system, there's no need to enter a username or password. Simply choose the type of service you'd like to book.

Next, choose the stylist you'd like to book your appointment with. Prices vary by stylist.

Effective November 1, 2022, all clients must have a credit card on file in order to book an appointment. For more information, visit our policies here.

When you're happy with the list of services you'd like to schedule, you'll be prompted to choose a date and time based on our stylists' availability

Confirm your choice(s), and enter your name and contact information. You can also leave a note for our staff. 

You should receive a confirmation message via email or text.

And that's it... Appointment scheduled.

Becoming a stylist

Looking for a salon? We are hiring! Booth rentals available!

We are currently seeking creative stylists passionate about expanding their careers as stylists, learning the industry, continuing their education, and gaining experience. Booth rentals are also available. Keune Certified educators, Debby Sprankle and Sam McBride are committed to helping you expand your skills as a stylist with ongoing in-house education. Both Debby and Sam are highly experienced in color as well as maintaining and repairing damaged hair.

We offer flexible scheduling and work-life balance. Booth rentals are also available! We are team driven, provide growth strategy, and one-on-one coaching to help you build a long-term career and financial success. 

Are you ready to join our team? Send your resume to exhale.asalon@gmail.com.