karden Hardee, Owner-Stylist
Karen is the owner of Totally Chic Salon & Spa and is passionate about hair and the integrity of exceptional service. With more than 30 years experience, Karen’s expertise in color has brought her the opportunity to be a color artist for Joico International where she traveled from the east to the west coast and educated other colorist and salon owners.
Now dedicated to her family and the success of Totally Chic Salon & Spa. Karen’s experiences in the salon industry and with her passion for color and exceptional haircuts brings her clientele from miles away to have her create an amazing color and cut for them.
“My love for color along with the talent God has given me has given me the opportunity to enhance ones own beauty and make them feel radiant.”
She strives to make Totally Chic Salon & Spa the local leader in the beauty trends by always educating herself and her staff.
Cindy Higgins, Stylist
Cindy has been with our team since 2005 as a licensed Cosmetologist. Cindy is originally from Connecticut, but has lived in beautiful South Carolina for nearly 17 years. She has been a hairstylist and colorist for 7 years and absolutely loves what she does. She has been trained by some of the most talented educators at various hair seminars and shows while trying to keep up with the latest trends and styles.
She loves to make her guests feel great and enhance their natural beauty with haircuts, color , makeup and waxing.” My promise is that I will carefully listen to what you want and give you my best every time.” I would be honored to have for you come in so I can create a look just for you.
Sherilyn Higgins, Hairstylist and Salon Manager
SheriLyn, a licensed cosmetologist and has been with our team for 6 years. She is an Aveda Institute of Charlotte graduate and underwent an extensive 20 week training program before she started working in the salon. In 2009 she furthered her education and has been our in-house color and style educator. As well as being our color educator she is also our salon manager. Sherilyn specializes in all the newest hair color techniques along with trendy haircuts.
Her goal is to listen to her clients wants and needs, and make them look and feel their absolute best with the talent God has blessed her with. She lives the beauty industry and is ready to give you the Aveda experience.
Bruce Anders, Stylist
Bruce, a licensed Cosmetologist comes to us from Elk Creek Va. Bruce has over 35 years of experience in the beauty industry where he has been able to travel extensively as an educator for major hair companies. He has maintained the belief that hair has to be wearable. The client needs to be able to recreate what the stylist creates. He is also a master Barber specializing in Men’s haircuts.He welcomes each guest to his chair and looks forward to creating a style just for you.
Haley Barnes, Stylist
Education and experience: Central Carolina college grad in 2013, Aveda training institute Charlotte 2014 , 5 years experienceSpecialist in: Bridal updos, formal styling, makeup, short hair, razor cuts, curly hair, smoothing treatments, and Aveda color and hi lites.
From Shallotte NC, after high school Hayley moved to the Raleigh area to pursue her dreams as being a stylist in the beauty industry. She has also done hair and makeup for modeling shoots, and well as some event shows. In 2013 won an award for the most creative artist in the state of North Carolina. Since then has moved back to the local area and continues to make her clients feel beautiful.
Cherubina Mullins, Stylist
Cherubina, a licensed cosmetologist graduated from Bristol Virginia at Exalt Academy of Cosmetology. She enjoys helping guests customize their individual looks with a sense of style and design. Need a beautiful updo for special events? Cherubina is your girl! She specializes in not only updos but her services also include make up, waxing, hair cuts and color which also includes ombré and Baylayage, and also manicures and pedicures.
Sue and Rhonda are our front desk coordinators. They are our first line of contact for all of our clients. Sue and Rhonda welcome every client into the salon with excitement and kindness. They specialize in booking all appointments for current clients and take into special consideration new clients needs and placing them with a stylist that will fit their needs. As our front desk coordinators they provide exceptional service for all product inquiries, price quotes, booking appointments, gift certificate purchases, and aiding our guests in anyway they can.
Sue and Rhonda are our front desk coordinators. They are our first line of contact for all of our clients. Rhonda and Sue welcome every client into the salon with excitement and kindness. They specialize in booking all appointments for current clients and take into special consideration new clients needs and placing them with a stylist that will fit their needs. As our front desk coordinators they provide exceptional service for all product inquiries, price quotes, booking appointments, gift certificate purchases, and aiding our guests in anyway they can.
Taylor is our salon assistant. She keeps the entire salon and staff running smoothly and on schedule. She specializes in scalp massages and is best known for her incredible shampoos.
Gloria has been a practicing NC Licensed Massage Therapist in the area since 2005. She has been here at Totally Chic Salon & Spa for the past eight years. Her professional ideology is that massage should be an integral part of a healthy life plan. It is a way to maintain overall well-being by engaging the body, mind and spirit and alleviating tension or pain.
Her bodywork is conducted by integrating Swedish massage, pressure points and tissue release. That combination helps provide a soothing & effective massage experience with relaxation a& comfort as the goal.
Several modalities offered are integrated Swedish massage, targeted Deep Tissue, grounding Hot Stone therapy and nurturing Pre-Natal for the mother-to-be.