After years of working at a high-pressure job, which often left her physically and emotionally drained, Fawn Cook knew she needed to get out. She wanted to keep her stress levels under control and help others do the same, so she decided to leave the corporate world to pursue massage therapy—a decision that eventually led her to open Serendipity Massage in 2010. Alongside her team of massage therapists, Fawn works to rejuvenate her clients through custom massages, reflexology, and detoxifying body treatments that employ mud, algae, and promises of treats to draw out impurities. The menu of add-ons enhances the already-decadent treatments with aromatherapy, a scalp and neck massage, or citrus body polish.
Southeast Cosmetic Rejuvenation Group at Ohana Salon & Spa?s team of beauticians pampers clients with hair, nail, spa, and massage services. Inside the salon, stylists revamp strands into artful looks and dispense advice on how to add flare to one's hair with accenting highlights or thought bubbles. The resident skin experts lend similar attention to the body, exfoliating faces with customized formulas and slimming waistlines with invigorating body wraps.
Karen Cimmino, an outgoing stylist at Sunbeam Salon and Spa, enjoys meeting new clients and taking on new hair challenges or requests. She can infuse life into locks with highlights or all-over color treatments, adding flair to a new haircut. For those looking to get rid of unwanted hair, Karen also performs facial waxes that sculpt the arches or render the upper lip or chin smooth and fuzz-free.
Initially founded in 1988 to bring Western medicine technology to Koreans, Migun has now spread to the United States, bringing Eastern medicine practices to Americans. Its health philosophy evolves around blending Eastern medicine and Western technology, which can be seen in the cornerstone of Migun's treatments—the thermal-massage system. These beds combine far-infrared heat and massage with acupressure to soothe bodies. Migun believes that by blending the two cultures, it can help people to achieve better overall health and wellness without resorting to using genie magic.
At Palmetto Tanning, three levels of tanning beds and airbrush spray-tanning sessions prep bodies for the summer months. The staff also helps boost confidence levels for successful streaking escapades with Fit body wraps, and turns dingy teeth into pearly whites with 20-minute teeth-whitening treatments.
Penny Wheeler always knew she was destined to be a hairstylist, and so she began taking classes while still in high school. Since then, she's built up a wall of credentials that includes a degree from the Charleston School of Beauty Culture, training from Redken, and cosmetology licenses in West Virginia, South Carolina, and New York. Her love of learning and passion for helping others reinvent themselves inspire her to seek out ongoing training in the latest techniques. Her specialties include expert cuts and coloring services, for which she favors the use of Redken Color Fusion products, as they conceal gray hairs and budding antlers.