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304 Lake George St, Lake, MI 48632
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A Unicorn Company

The Mane

Hair & Nail Salon established in 2005 as a full-service salon in Lake George, MI

The Mane, formerly Expressions Hair Studio, was establish in 2005 as a full service salon. Positioned in the heart of Lake George, Michigan. The salon was owned and operated by Holly Abbott, of McBain, from June of 2005 to August of 2018. Hanna (Sprague) Unicorn of Farwell, Michigan acquired Expressions Hair Studio in the fall of 2018 then later rebranded to “The Mane” in 2021. The Mane remains a full-service salon.

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300 Lake George St, Lake George, MI 48633



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Instantly brighten someone’s day with our eGift Cards, or schedule a surprise for a special occasion. Tailor your gift with a heartfelt message, starting from just $10. It’s the perfect way to pamper someone special with our array of hair, nail, waxing, and eyelash services.

Meet our Staff

Owner & Stylist

Hanna Unicorn

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Discover the magic of beauty with Hanna Unicorn, the visionary Salon Owner and skilled Stylist at The Mane. Licensed in 2016 from MJ Murphy Beauty College in Clare, MI, Hanna brings a wealth of expertise to our team. Her career is marked by a commitment to meaningful client connections and an entrepreneurial spirit that led her to establish a successful beauty and nail business. Hanna’s passion goes beyond aesthetics; it’s about creating personalized experiences that resonate with each client, contributing not only to their external beauty but also to their overall well-being and confidence. Welcome to The Mane, where artistry and dedication to client satisfaction shine.

Nail Technician & Receptionist

Hannah "Eileen" Herd

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Introducing Hannah Herd, we call her Eileen, our dynamic Receptionist and skilled Nail Technician at The Mane. Licensed in 2023 from MJ Murphy Beauty College in Mt Pleasant, MI, Eileen combines her creativity and detail-oriented skills to provide nails that clients adore. Her professional journey started in a unique blend of roles, from detailing vehicles to crafting smoothies. Joining The Mane in 2022, she transitioned seamlessly from The Horn and expanded her horizons by becoming a licensed nail technician in October 2023. Eileen takes pride in using her creativity to build not just beautiful nails, but also meaningful connections with our community. Welcome to The Mane, where talent meets community spirit!


Katie McComber

Meet Katelynn McComber, our talented stylist at The Mane. Licensed in 2022 from Protege Academy in Mt. Pleasant, MI, Katelynn brings a fresh perspective to hairstyling. With a year of experience at A Cut Above, she found her true calling at The Mane. Katelynn’s passion lies in creating unique, personalized colors that leave her clients feeling like the best version of themselves. Her creativity, warm personality, and commitment to client satisfaction make her a valuable asset to our team. Welcome to The Mane, where creativity and style meet!


Andrea Young

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Meet Andrea Young, our seasoned Hair Stylist with over two decades of experience. Licensed in 1995 from MJ Murphy Beauty College in Mt. Pleasant, Andrea brings a wealth of expertise and creativity to The Mane. Her passion for enhancing natural beauty and creating unique hairstyles is reflected in a client-centric approach. Andrea’s dedication to open communication ensures a positive and enjoyable experience for every client, emphasizing both outward transformation and inner confidence. Welcome to The Mane, where imagination meets client expectation!


Roxanne Baird

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Meet Roxanne Baird, our skilled Stylist at The Mane. Licensed in 2002 from Transitions School of Cosmetology in Flint, MI, Roxanne views hair as an art form, loving the hands-on aspect of her work. She brings a unique blend of creativity and personal connection to The Mane, working at the salon during the camping off-season. Roxanne and her family own and operate the Lake George Family Campground, adding to her dynamic lifestyle. Welcome to the Mane, where experience meets conversation with Roxanne!

This Could Be You!

Hiring Stylist & Barber

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If you are a talented hair stylist or barber with a positive attitude and a desire to exceed our clients’ expectations, we would love to hear from you.

Please reach out to hanna@unicorn.love with applications or more information.




Experience the art of scissor cutting with our expert stylists. Our scissor-cut is perfect for anyone looking for a precision haircut that is tailored to their unique features and style.


This technique creates a clean, short hairstyle that is easy to maintain and style. The combination of clipper and scissor-cutting techniques creates a balanced and polished look that is both stylish and practical.


A short, low-maintenance haircut that involves cutting the hair very close to the scalp using electric clippers and various guards to cut all of the hair.

Beard Trim

A grooming service that involves trimming and shaping a man's beard to achieve a neat and well-groomed appearance.

Bang Trim

During a bang trim, the stylist will section off the bangs and carefully trim them to the desired length, typically using scissors or a razor.




A multi-step process can take several hours and may require multiple appointments to achieve the desired result.

Full High/Lowlights

Upgrade your hair with our highlight or lowlight service. Our skilled stylists use the latest techniques to add dimension and depth to your hair, giving you a beautiful and natural-looking result.


Any hair coloring service that uses two or more colors to achieve a dimensional look. We can create a customized hair color that is tailored to your unique style and preferences.

Partial High/Lowlights

This service focuses on the crown area and hairline, creating subtle high/lowlights that seamlessly blend with your natural hair color.

All-Over Color

Hair coloring technique where a single hair color is applied to the entire head of hair, from the roots to the ends.

Root Touch

Our stylists will carefully match the color of your roots to the rest of your hair, ensuring a seamless and natural-looking result.



Specialty Perm

We offer a range of specialty perm techniques, including piggyback, spiral, candlestick perms, and custom wraps. Our stylists will work with you to determine the best technique for you.


With our perm service, you can achieve a beautiful, voluminous curl that enhances your natural features and complements your personal style.


Whether you're attending a wedding, prom, or other special event, our up-do service will help you achieve a glamorous and sophisticated look.

Shampoo & Style

With our shampoo and style service, you can enjoy a low-maintenance hairstyle that looks and feels amazing for until your next shampoo.



Gloss Glaze

Enjoy a long-lasting, beautiful shine that will leave you feeling confident and radiant and will stay on your hair for approximately 4-6 weeks.

Rosemary Peppermint Scalp Massage

Indulge in the ultimate relaxation experience with our scalp massage featuring the powerful blend of All-Nutrient's Pure Oil, Rosemary, Peppermint, and Coconut oil.

Deep Conditioning

We use All Nutrients Pure Oil, Protein Complex & Hair Proteinizer as a nourishing and restorative hair treatment that can help promote healthy, beautiful hair.


A hair care service that helps remove buildup, impurities, and excess oils from the hair and scalp. This treatment is designed to deeply cleanse and detoxify the hair.




Perfect for anyone looking to refresh their hair color, neutralize unwanted tones, or add a subtle hint of color to their hair.


Our style with cut add-on service includes a blowout and styling, so you can leave our salon feeling confident and ready to show off your hairstyle.

Repair Mask

I.N.O Instant Hair Repair, a plant-derived formula mask using cutting-edge bond-building technology. Add to any service to repair hair damage caused by color, heat or chemicals.



Eyebrow Waxing

A beauty treatment that involves removing unwanted hair from the eyebrow area using hot wax.

Lip/Chin Waxing

A beauty treatment that involves removing unwanted hair from the upper lip and chin area using hot wax.

+ Notes: services may be more due to the length or thickness of hair.

We use organic high quality brands of hair products ensuring you the best results on your color and perming services.

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Acrylic Extensions

Acrylic application with a tip to add length. Includes painting the nail enhancement with polish.

Acrylic Overlay

Acrylic application over the natural nail. Includes painting the nail enhancement with polish.

Acrylic Fill

Previous polish is removed and new growth is filled with acrylic. Nails are reshaped and polished. 

Acrylic Removal

Removal of acrylic with filing and soaking in acetone. Includes shaping and buffing the nails after removal.


Hard Gel

Hard Gel Extensions

Hard gel application with tip to add length. Includes painting the nail enhancement with a gel polish and finishing the look with moisturizing cuticle oil.

Hard Gel Overlay

Hard gel application over the natural nail. Includes painting the nail enhancement with a gel polish and finishing the look with moisturizing cuticle oil.

Hard Gel Fill

Previous polish is removed and new growth is filled with hard gel. Nails are reshaped and painted with gel polish. Pricing varies with add ons.

Hard Gel Removal

Removal of the gel with filing, leaving only a thin layer of gel to grow out. Includes shaping and buffing the nails after removal.

Acrylic vs Hard Gel Nails


Basic Manicure

Nails are trimmed, shaped and buffed. Cuticles are pushed back and trimmed as needed. Lotion is applied to the hands and, if desired, the nails are painted with polish.

Structured Manicure

Nails are buffed and filed. Cuticles are pushed back and trimmed as needed. A builder gel is applied to help your natural nails grow strong. The manicure will finish with a cuticle oil. Polish is optional.

Spa Manicure

Nails are trimmed, shaped and buffed. Cuticles are pushed back and trimmed as needed. Includes a relaxing hand massage and application of lotion and a scrub. If desired, the nails are painted with polish.



Basic Pedicures

Toenails are trimmed, shaped and buffed. Cuticles are pushed back and trimmed as needed. Lotion is applied to the feet and, if desired, the toenails are painted with polish.

Spa Pedicure

Feet are soaked in soothing warm water to soften the skin. Toenails are trimmed, shaped, and buffed. The feet are exfoliated and gently filed to help reduce roughness. Includes a relaxing massage, foot masque, and painting the toenails with polish, if desired.



Gel Polish


Custom Color

Nail Length

Nail Art (One Nail)

Nail Art (Multiple Nail)


+ Notes: pricing varies based on difficulty, time, and add-ons.

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