About Us

We welcome you to Mayapple Salon, and we assure you that you’re in good hands. When you come to us for hair services, you receive a full attentive consultation, during which we truly get to know your lifestyle, personality, hair type and facial structure. We take into consideration your hair concerns and your styling routine when we come up with the perfect cut and color to suit you. Here at Mayapple, we appreciate and celebrate differences, and we do our absolute best to bring out the gorgeous inner you, so you leave feeling fabulous and looking fabulous. We believe everyone deserves to feel beautiful. One of the biggest and best compliments Melissa Arens has received over the years about her salon is that it feels like you’re at home, she tries to create an ambiance of style and class while keeping the vibe low key and relaxing and appreciates sharing it with you!

Our Stylists

Melissa Arens

Senior Stylist

Melissa was born and raised in MI and then traveled the states with her family settling in the LA area. She has been in Fayetteville since high school but continues to have a deep Love for the West coast and visits a cpl Times a year.

She has been licensed in cosmetology since 2005 and has a history in Aveda concept salons. Melissa is owner at Mayapple Salon. She has over 15 years experience with editorial/runway work, including being the fashion director for the local non profit Artamiss (producing art related runway shows in the community) and helping start up NWAFW and The Black Apple Awards. She has written a fashion column for the local paper The Fayetteville Free Weekly as well as had featured works in The Idle Class local art magazine.

Although Melissa’s passion lies in Editorial and Runway hair and makeup, she still enjoys (more then ever, and is very grateful for) doing “every day hair” including full service cuts and colors on her loyal local down to earth clientele.


Senior Stylist

Born, raised, and trained in Seattle, Stylist Roxie Hunt been customizing hairdos for over 10 years. From young hipsters to old hippies and everyone in between, she specializes in hip, custom, low-maintainance ‘dos that totally suit one’s face, lifestyle and personality. After three years at Seattle’s most fabulous salon Vain, Roxie moved to Fayetteville and opened Mayapple Salon and Boutique with a mission to provide a comfortable, fun environment where anyone can feel at home. She founded Mayapple based on the concept of a place where getting one’s hair done is fun, exciting and relaxed—all at the same time.

Roxie is back at home in Seattle and has started the popular hair resource How To Hair Girl, but still comes back to visit Mayapple from time to time.