I am not from Charlotte, but when I went looking for a salon in my area I read the reviews on naturallycurly.com for my area and found it to be a good resource. I looked at the ones in Charlotte and found you only had 3 in the city, but you could search for cities nearby. here is the link for charlotte salons good luck to you.

Very Thick dry 3b BSL.
Fine, medium porosity
Right now I am using GVP conditioning balm for cowash and RO,
my hair loves protein.
for styling my base is BRHG I can use it alone but prefer with Curl Keeper. I sulphate poo once a month or so as needed.