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My love for the beauty industry began at age 8 when I did my younger cousin\'s hair for the first time. That day, I learned that something as simple as a new hairdo could drastically improve a person\'s mood. It later became clear that my calling is to help women enhance their natural beauty through hair styling, lash extension services and makeup artistry.
 

My career as a hair stylist officially began at the Aveda Institute in Atlanta, GA, and I got my start as a makeup artist with Mac Cosmetics.  I then became a certified lash extension stylist, and my love for lash extensions grew into an additional service to offer my clients. 

 

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In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different

- Coco Chanel

RECENT PROJECTS

Blowouts & Styling

Blowouts & Styling

Hair Color

Hair Color

Eyelash Extensions

Eyelash Extensions

Makeup Artistry

Makeup Artistry

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Wedding Work

Wedding Work

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Pair of sneakers

Rugged Boots

Rugged Boots

OUR SERVICES

 

Hair Offerings

We offer a full offering of hair care services. Specializing in prismatic color, precision cuts and modern styling and finishing.

 

Lash Extensions

We offer artfully customized eyelash extensions for special occasions or every-day glam.

 

Makeup Artistry

Makeup services are available for your special occasions. Let us create a complete look for you from head to toe.

Book Appointment

 

*New Color Clients: New color appointments require a consultation first.  Please book a consultation service first.

 

*Full Set Lash Clients: A non-refundable $25 deposit is required to book a full set. This will be applied to your balance at the time of your appointment.

 

Please review our FAQ/POLICIES section for information on cancellations and rescheduling appointments.

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FAQ/Policies

COLOR CLIENTS: NEW COLOR CLIENTS MUST BOOK A CONSULTATION PRIOR TO YOUR COLOR APPOINTMENT. Consultations are not performed the same day as a color service.

 

LASH CLIENTS: New Full Set clients must pay a $25 non-refundable deposit that will go towards their lash appointment prior to booking.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY
All services are taken by appointment only. Please arrive on time for your appointments!  If you are getting lash extensions, please make sure you are not late so we can have time to get the maximum amount of lashes applied within your time slot. If you arrive late to your appointment we will not exceed the original time slot and you may not get as many lashes on within that time frame.

 

New hair color client appointments require a consultatin prior to service. A non-refundable $25 consultation fee is charged at the consultation and this goes towards the cost of your service.

 

EYELASH EXTENSIONS

What are eyelash extensions?

Semi-permanent eyelash extensions are a year-round ‘must have’ for the fashion conscious! Eyelash extensions draw more attention to your eyes than mascara alone, and 24/7, so you’ll look great when you wake up, after your workout, in the office, on the beach…
Individually applied, we’ll frame your eyes with long, high quality silk lashes directly onto your natural lashes to enhance and extend. We will create a glamorous look, using a variety of extensions to build the right volume, length and curl for your unique style.
 
What’s the difference between ‘eyelash extensions’ and ‘cluster lashes’?

Lash extensions are individual strands, curled like natural lashes. Cluster lashes are made up of 3-4 strands fanning out from a “bulb” glued on to your natural lashes.  You’ll likely find cheaper rates for cluster lashes – and if you see them applied, you’ll know why... they are heavy, uncomfortable and do not last.
 
How long will my extensions last?

Each extension should last for the life the natural eyelash cycle.  As your natural lashes grow and shed, the extensions will grow and shed with them. Some clients have a faster growth cycle and need touchups within 2 weeks.  These clients are either rougher on their lashes or just prefer fuller lashes at all times.  We recommend coming in for touch ups when your extensions begin to look sparse.
 
Will eyelash extensions damage my own lashes?

No, regularly applying eyelash extensions and giving mascara and strip lashes a break will actually strengthen your own natural lashes.
 
Will it hurt?

No! When properly applied, eyelash extensions should NEVER hurt! Extensions are applied to your natural lashes, not touching the skin, so you shouldn’t feel a thing. With your eyes closed, you may even find the treatment so relaxing that you fall asleep.
 
How should I expect my extensions to feel?

Your lashes will be clean, separated, and perfect.  You should not feel any pain or discomfort in or around your eyes after the procedure. We’ve seen clients after previous dangerous or poorly applied lash applications performed elsewhere, and they have experienced clumping, pain, discomfort, or damage to their own natural lashes.
 
How should I prepare for my eyelash-extension appointment?

Arrive with no makeup or at least no mascara, and do not perm or curl your eyelashes before your appointment.
 
How long does it take?

You can expect a meticulous, concentrated and precise application. From consultation through application, the process will last approximately 2 hours.
 
I don’t have eyelashes, can I wear lash extensions?

Clients who have no eyelashes are not recommended to wear extensions, as they are applied only to the existing natural eyelashes.  If you have gone through, or are going through chemotherapy, please call or email us to chat about your lashes, so we can determine when it is appropriate for you start wearing eyelash extensions.
 
Help! I got eyelash extensions from another studio and I‘m in pain/they look terrible/I just need to get them removed.

Call us immediately so we can remove your old extensions. We’ve rectified work by other studios many times, often when a client is in pain or discomfort will happily remove your old lash extensions, and if you wish, apply a new set.
 
Can I still use mascara over my extensions?

Most clients don’t find it necessary to wear mascara with eyelash extensions. However, if you must wear mascara, we advise using a water-based formula. Do not use oil based mascara it will shorten the life of your lashes.
 
What's your appointment booking and cancellation policy?
 
Lash services are taken by appointment only.  Please arrive on time for your appointment so we can have time to get the maximum amount of lashes applied within your time slot.  If you arrive late to your appointment we will not exceed the original time slot and you may not get as many lashes on within that time frame.  Cancellations must give 24 hour advance notice.  Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance are subject to 50% of appointment fee.  No shows will be charged 100% of appointment fee.

 

All cancellations must give 24 hour advance notice. Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance are subject to 50% of appointment fee charged. No shows will be charged 100% of appointment fee.

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