Our stylists specialize in working with you to solve your hair’s challenges and make the most of its natural tendencies. We will customize a style with you to address any issues and create a signature look that suits you. Creative collaboration is the key- between you, your stylist and the entire Blue Orchid team. We specialize in offering options that suit not just your hair, but your skin tone, face shape, schedule and lifestyle. Each of the stylists at Blue Orchid are trained to teach you how to recreate your style at home. Our mission is to explain which products will help you reach your styling goals and to help you preserve the health of your hair.

Erica Carr

Co-owner, Stylist &

Make-up Artist


10 years ago, Columbia welcomed this Arkansas girl, and she now calls this great city home. Constantly amazed at everything Columbia has brought her, she continues to fall in love with the area more and more each day. To top it off she is now living her dream as a salon owner.

known companies such as, Keune and M.A.C., which has given her expert color, cutting, and make-up skills. You could definitely say, she has always had a passion for all things beauty and fashion. Both of which drive her daily to grow in the beauty and style industry. In her off time she enjoys playing with her son Ben, shopping, reading fashion magazines and blogs, or having dinner with family and friends.

Jason Wright

Co-owner & Stylist


Living in Columbia for the past nineteen years, Jason Wright is calling it home. After graduating, he began training and learning from every stylists and educator in the industry he could find. While studying under some of the top color educators in the hair industry, Jason sharpened his skills as a colorist.

Feeling it was time for the next step in his career, Jason teamed up with friend Erica Carr. Together they decided the time was right to open Blue Orchid Salon. "I feel like I'm at home when I'm at Blue Orchid," he says, all potential and growth will never stop here. Focused on moving forward and evolving as a stylist and business owner, he strives to never stop learning.

In his free time he enjoys cooking, hanging out with his sweet puppy, watching classic and documentary movies or sharing a bottle of wine with good friends.

Brittany Sproat

Stylist & Colorist


Raised in South Carolina, Brittany is a Columbia native. Attending Paul Mitchell the School, she began her career six years ago, but has worked in the beauty industry for over ten years.

When not behind the chair, she loves spending time with her husband, four fur-babies, and entertains friends and family in her home.

Allison Bach

Stylist & Colorist


Originally from Lexington, SC. Allison has worked as a stylist in Columbia for several years now.

After attending college in Tennessee. She returned to Columbia to attend Paul Mitchell The School. After graduating, she has gained experience and honed her abilities in various color and highlighting techniques. In her spare time she enjoys concerts, traveling and having fun with her son Keller and little Althea.

Leia Richardson

Stylist & Color Educator


10 years ago, Leia moved to the city of Columbia from small town Sumter, SC to begin a career in the hair industry. She has been privately trained and certified by Framesi North America in color & cutting, and regularly leads regional educational training classes throughout the southeast. Outside of the salon, Leia enjoys spending time outdoors with her son, Keagan and her dog Chester.

Alyssa Torres-Miller

Brow Expert & MUA


Specializing in brow mapping, as well as traditional and airbrush makeup applications. Originally from Hawaii, and now calling Columbia home, She is making more than a name for herself as the #1 brow artist in all of SC. When she isn't perfecting brows she spends quality time with her son Adonis, bingeinig Netflix and living life to the fullest.