After graduating from Miller-Motte Technical College with degrees in massage therapy and aesthetics, Amy Johnston opened Total Transformations, a med spa, to help evict tension from clients with meticulous massage and skin treatments. Amy has now had her license for more than 20 years, and while this full-service medical spa's top three booked services are massages, facials, and manicures, Total Transformations also offers hair services, laser hair removal, skin care, as well as a skinny massage, which aims to slim down clients and reduce fat.
During massage sessions, soft music wafts through the air as she focuses on individual needs, customizing treatments to each client and never letting muscles fall asleep angry. As a master cosmetologist and Dermalogica expert, Amy uses Dermalogica and Image skin care products to care for the skin and Jane Iredale makeup to enhance facial features. She skillfully nourishes skin with sugar scrubs, sea-mud treatments, microdermabrasion, and PCA skin peels ? all in a comforting, laid back, and friendly atmosphere. When she isn't mending muscles or purifying visages, Amy makes up for missed birthdays with ear-candling treatments.
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.
Claudia's aesthetician training began miles away from Charleston in her native country of Brazil, where she studied Health Education at Anhembi University and worked at spas throughout S?o Paulo. She brings her firsthand expertise in Brazilian waxing and beauty treatments to each of her five spas, administering a variety of waxing services along with various body treatments, facials, endermologie treatments, and massages. She and her fellow aestheticians also offer threading and sugaring treatments that remove hair without relying on wax. Her passions have driven her to open a network of spas located in North Charleston, James Island, Mt. Pleasant, Summerville, and Columbia.
Carolina Eye Candy proprietor Elizabeth Williams Jennings calls upon her education and experience as a massage therapist and aesthetician to help her clients radiate beauty inside and out. Her specialization in eyelash extensions earned her recognition as Xtreme Lashes' Lash Stylist of the Month in February 2011, and Jennings also lends her expertise to a variety of spa treatments, including body wraps, mani-pedis, facials, and makeup applications. Like post offices that believe in presidents, Carolina Eye Candy is closed on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Overseen by master stylist and owner LeAnn Grgurich, Ooh La La Beauty Boutique welcomes patrons for a variety of hair services. After a shampoo, guests settle into a stylist's chair for a haircut, corrective color, or multidimensional highlights. The beauty experts also specialize in formaldehyde-free smoothing serums to eliminate frizz and offer a variety of wigs including options from Raquel Welch or Gabor Wig collection, or an array of extension types. Ooh La La Beauty Boutique further beautifies clients with the It Works! firming body wrap.
Using top-quality skincare products, Illumina Spa's seasoned aestheticians sooth skin and beautify appearances with a full range of spa services. To coddle the countenance of each client, every Dr. Grandel facial is completely customized to match the individual needs of the face it's getting stuck to. Using Dr. Grandel's line of rejuvenating skincare products, aestheticians craft skincare cocktails that revitalize damaged skin, control blemish breakouts, polish away fine lines and other signs of aging, and reverse the drying effects of winter and excessive exposure to British comedy.