A dynamic team of 15 stylists, two aestheticians, and two massage therapists powers a diverse slate of services at Trilogy Salon and Spa. Besides basic cuts and color, stylists dole out treatments for a wide range of hair textures, from smoothing treatments for frizz to relaxers for Slinky hair. Stylist Brandy Ray sculpts, colors, and retextures strands, informed by five years of hair-beautifying experience. In private treatment rooms, other staff provide mani-pedis, facials, and reflexology, as well as ear candling and seaweed body wraps.
Catherine Martin of European Esthetics packs 30 years of experience and ample know-how gleaned while attaining a degree in nutrition into each treatment performed. Studying in France, Catherine learned how to unite pure medical-grade ingredients with USDA-certified organic products when pampering clients with facials. All services are designed to eschew inflammation and accommodate even the most sensitive epidermises. Microdermabrasion facials and light therapy are the star players on European Esthetics' treatment roster.
A full-length window casts a slanted rectangle of light across the salon's exposed brick and a decorative print of the Eiffel Tower. Amid these cozy accents, skilled stylist Erika Krauze manufactures sleek new hairstyles with products by Keune and J Beverly Hills. Erika's consultations revolve around communication, so a new cut and color may be tailored to the client's unique face shape, personality, and lifestyle. Waxing services are also available.
A Greenville hairstylist for more than six years, Morgan Blackwell Williams of Hair Creations by Morgan prides herself on creating enduring associations with each of her clients. Morgan ensures her clippers are up-to-date by participating in yearly continuing-education classes, augmenting her list of classic services—such as cuts, highlights, and color treatments—with the latest in tress trends, including feather extensions and Pop Rocks hairnets. Aided by her licensed assistant, Ashleigh Blackwell, the skilled stylist metamorphoses straight locks with permanent and semipermanent texture waves and unwinds corkscrews with formaldehyde-free keratin treatments. In addition to grownup coiffures, Morgan tends to kids' ’dos and infant's first cuts, giving tots the chance to weigh in on part placement and how sporting a mohawk puts them at a great disadvantage during games of duck, duck, goose.
Equilibrium Zen Gym's holistic healers continually study traditional Chinese medicine to get the knowledge required to strengthen physiques, not just by treating clients' symptoms, but by healing the root of their problems. Equilibrium's staff of soothers includes George Gantt, who became a Tai Chi enthusiast after a knee injury during his college years, and Ingrid Harris, who left a lengthy career in the business world to become a licensed massage therapist
During the center's reflexology treatment, Harris manipulates specific points on the feet to increase the energy flow in the rest of the body, while acutapping balances out chi. Vacuum suction teams with carefully placed cups during the massage cupping, which can increase circulation and prime soft tissue for the absorption of liniments and essential oils.