No phones are ringing incessantly. No one is trying to be louder than anyone else. No has a pre-set imposing agenda.
This is a place for you.
All of the titles you hold and the roles you play melt away in the white noise of the shampoo bowl. Here, with our relaxing scalp massage we want you to see your needs are paramount. This service is for you. Your preferences matter. Confide in us about your hair, your challenges and your desires. This experience is yours.
We want you to be happy.
Al-che-my: a power or process that changes or transforms something in a mysterious or impressive way.
Someone who transforms things for the better
All our alchemists are experienced and trained to provide top-notch service with a considerable side of hospitality.
Meet our Alchemists
Mande HorneOwner, Stylist, Artistic Director
“Is this how I would want my mom to be treated.”
This is the question Mande always asks herself when she thinks about her salon. Family breeds a more intimate kind of hospitality. Connection
makes people feel secure and at home. It was her aim when she opened Alchemy in 2013 to foster that kind of unconditional kind of love and support. The moment you step through her door, you know you are family.
She received her Cosmetology license in Dallas, TX in 1994 and has worked in all aspects of the beauty industry including hair, skin, nails &
Mande is a believer in Karma, #Gryffindor, has two dogs, a cat, and a “bad boyfriend cat” she just can’t seem to quit.
Freshly moved to Greenville in 2019, Holly joined the team at Alchemy to invigorate her passion for the beauty industry and modern hair design.
She works everyday to ensure client happiness and wellbeing, all while enhancing their unique, natural beauty with personalized color techniques and precision cuts.
Christa has been a professional stylist since 2006. She uses hair as her canvas, bringing a distinctive and fresh approach to draw out each clients unique beauty. “Hair is my art and Iove the process of transforming someone from start to finish.”
Christa has a personal goal to grow and excel in her craft by continuing her education and building her arsenal of skills. She has taken numerous styling, coloring and cutting classes including Bumble and Bumble workshops in New York, private instruction at Sassoon Academy in South Beach, and many locally held workshops.
Amber Nicole is a Michigan native and has had a passion for the beauty industry since her early teenage years. Greatly inspired by her Aunt Debrah Craig , Amber Nicole moved to South Carolina in 2009 to attend and graduate from Academy of Hair Technology.
She has immersed herself into every field her license covers. However, hair artistry is where her heart is most happy. Amber Nicole strongly believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide her clients with the most luxurious experiences. In her spare time she loves painting, traveling, and cuddling with her pets. Find and follow her on Instagram! @yeah.that.hairstylist
Alchemy Fine Hair is proud to be partnered with Sara Smith. Sara moved to Greenville 4 years ago from the Atlanta area. She is a wife and a mother to 2 young boys, Oliver and Aden. Sara loves outdoors, travel, working out and cooking.
We are lucky to have Sara as part of our team because she offers diversified point of view built over 15 years of training across the country. Her aptitude in the industry earned her many educational travel experiences New York, Chicago and Las Vegas, to name a few. Her honor to date was being chosen as a stylist for IBC HAIRCARE at the 2014 Mercedes Benz Fashion Show in New York.
Sara is inspired by natural beauty and uses soft and natural colors paired with precision cuts to create classic and modern looks.
Amber Callahan SpaceStylist
Amber has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2003. She began her career doing both salon and spa services. She loves to bring her relaxation techniques into her craft.
Amber specializes in color and cut artistry. She has extensively trained over the years with L’Oréal and Aveda. She joined the Alchemy family in 2017 after completing a 10 month apprenticeship focusing on balayage and the French hair cutting technique.
Amber is a Greenville native and loves giving back to her community. She is a single mom who’s favorite thing is spending time with her son and their dog. She loves music and all things art. Amber welcomes you to her chair for the opportunity to make you look and feel amazing.