The six women who perform hair, makeup, and wardrobe styling for FashionShots are truly an elite team: among them, their work has been featured in Vogue, on E!, at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and in Modern Salon magazine. Their impressive skill enables them to work on a variety of projects, from senior photos and boudoir shoots to headshots for aspiring models and commercial work.
Whatever the project, the complete hair-makeup-and-wardrobe experience is designed to make each client feel like a model for a day. Subjects will prep for their shoot by reviewing a Mood Board, an email from the photographer with suggestions for outfits, hair styles, and makeup. The day of, clients bring in 3-5 complete outfits, and will then be coached through the shoot by a photographer who is also a former model. Afterward, subjects will go through the images with the photographer, selecting their favorites for complete retouching and printing.
At Bonnie Blue Walking Tours of Savannah, lifelong Savannah resident and licensed tour guide Bonnie leads tourists and curious residents through the streets and squares of her hometown on fully customized walking tours. The knowledgeable local employs her extensive knowledge of history, as well as her love for her home city, to entertain and inform patrons during historical walks and spooky ghost tours.
Savvy Savannah Tours founders Rebecca King and Cyndie Parmerter pinpointed a problem with local tours: guests’ lack of connection to the content. Determined to bridge the gap between guides’ narratives and visitors’ imaginations without connecting their brains via electrodes, they designed a new brand of walking tour that sometimes incorporates interactive technology. The Scenes of Savannah Past guides are outfitted with iPads that display retro pictures of Savannah as they pass the locales in modern day. But other tours, such as the culinary Eat it and Like it or beer-tasting Savannah Suds, let the southern flavor of the city speak for itself.
Licensed and board-certified acupuncturist, and a Georgia native, Isa Holloway, who accrued expertise under the tutelage of Southwest Acupuncture College's Doctors of Oriental Medicine, facilitates full-body holistic healing with the strategic application of tiny needles during acupuncture treatments. Sessions aim to alleviate health woes—including allergies and sleep dysfunctions caused by recurring nightmares of cookie monsters under the bed—and additional pampering, such as topical herbs, hot tea, foot acupressure, and guided meditation, further encourage overall wellbeing. Alternatively, cosmetic acupuncture treatments may encourage the production of collagen and elastin in the skin, and patients have the option to pair sessions with microcurrent or light energies to further vivify faces.
Mara Drew has been tending to tension and body aches with massage therapy for more than 20 years, specializing in pregnancy and medical massage. At Relax Therapeutic Massage, she offers these modalities and more to help clients suffering from all sorts of ailments. Her Swedish massages relax clients, and her medical massages help relieve chronic pain or address areas of injury. Mara also specializes in energetic shiatsu, a Japanese massage style that's used to balance and align the body.
Renee Cunningham began her journey as a massage therapist nearly a decade ago, and she has been soothing away stress ever since. Her nimble fingers readily adapt to the needs of her patients, whether they are suffering from chronic pain or simply pulled a muscle while screaming at their loved ones. Renee’s targeted kneads draw on techniques such as deep-tissue massage, which incorporates intense pressure, and craniosacral therapy, which restores balance and alleviates compression with light pressure.