Jeanell Johnson and her fellow stylists at Kings & Queens Barber Shop trim tresses for both men and women. While pruning male coifs, the team creates smooth fades and tidy beards. They can also etch 'dos with designs ranging from zig-zag patterns to maps of the interstate highway system. In addition to creating on-trend styles for women, the crew also performs pampering treatments such as facials and brow shaping.
Having begun as a single tanning shop in Greenville during the autumn of 1990, Ultratan has since blossomed into more than 70 locations throughout the Carolinas and Georgia due to its popularity and commitment to quality service. Over the years, the collection of spas has accumulated numerous awards such as Best Tanning Salon from the Daily Gamecock for providing the best equipment in both tanning beds and spray-tan technology. As a member of the International Smart Tan Network, its commitment to safe tans also encompasses a passion for keeping their customers educated about responsible tanning routines and never tanning without a helmet.
Massage Express?s founder, Alicia Tolliver, recognized a need for what she calls ?me? time, especially for those too busy to make it into the spa. She now brings the spa to the comfort of her clients? homes or the silence of their favorite library aisles as part of her business?s traveling branch. The recently renovated Fayetteville studio also welcomes clients into a private treatment room, where Alicia employs pain-relieving deep-tissue strokes or the relaxation of her signature massage, which unites stress-busting Swedish kneading with the rhythm of lomilomi massage.
A Paul Mitchell-trained stylist herself, Donnia Hobbs keeps her skills sharp with a substitute-teacher gig at the Paul Mitchell School. Her clients reap the benefits of this well-honed expertise at Shear Illusions by Amber Goins, a boutique salon housed in a quaint cottage in historic downtown Fayetteville. In addition to supplying flattering cuts and coloring services, Hobbs administers Paul Mitchell deep-conditioning and smoothing treatments designed to reduce frizz and repair damage caused by heat, over-processing, and attempts to stuff a 12-gallon head into a 10-gallon hat.
Behind Mane Issue Spa-Lon's regal Bragg Boulevard façade, hair wizardry is complemented by the neighboring spa and beauty practices of Belissima Esthetics by Amber. Joining the salon in January 2012, licensed aesthetician and makeup artist Amber engages clientele in a fully partitioned and relaxing private treatment area where medical-grade skin products power facials. Amber introduces unwanted body fur to advanced waxing techniques within the pink-walled treatment room, which quickly lulls customers into tranquil spa reveries and freestyle raps about exfoliation.:m]]
As soon as clients enter the deep-purple treatment room at Armonia Body Therapy, they begin to relax with aromatherapy and steamy towels, which are included with all services. In this calming environment, owner and licensed massage therapist Darlena Raspino then soothes sore muscles with various techniques, including Swedish massage and heat therapy. She can focus on specific areas, such as the upper body or face, or provide full-body relief with a custom massage that integrates stretching and deep-tissue techniques.