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Staff at Salon El-Khouri

Rita El-Khouri

Hairstylist, Color Specialist

Education & Biography

  • Trained with Don Shaw Hairdressers at Park Place, Atlanta, Georgia. Joined their team as a member of the Intercoiffure International Organization of High- Quality Hairdressing. Competed with them on stage in New York City
  • Classic Precision Course, Toni & Guy Creative Academy, London, England
  • Attends Continuing Aveda Education Courses with the industry's top talent and educators
  • Yearly attends courses with the Sassoon Academy Team, Nick Arrojo and Martin Parsons, at the International Beauty Show in New York City

Cortny Vaughan

Hairstylist, Esthetician, Colorist, Make-Up and Waxing

Education & Biography

  • Tri-County Community College, Associates Degree in Cosmetic Arts
  • Started assistant job with Salon El-Khouri during college
  • Attends Continuing Education courses with the Aveda Institute including Product Knowledge; Salon Styling Essentials, Core Cutting, Hair Color Systems, and Hair Color Solutions
  • Hairstylist and Makeup Artist for Documentary "Small Town USA"
  • Award-winning Cut & Color in hair competition
  • Attends yearly Continuing Education courses in New York, Orlando and New Orleans for cut, color and up-do's
  • Attended Behind the Chair Color Show in New Orleans
  • Certified in Cinderella Human Hair Extensions
  • CND: Shellac Brand Certified Pro
  • North Carolina Certified Esthetician
  • Skin analysis specialist

Debbie Gray

Licensed Massage Therapist

Education & Biography

  • Graduate of Touch for Healing; Jasper, Georgia
  • Swedish / Relaxation / Deep Tissue / Sports / Hot Stone Massage
  • Herbal Foot Soaks / Hand and Food Reflexology
  • Reiki and Intergrative Massage
  • Continuing Education courses through the Aveda Institute, Reiki and Esalen.

 

Cara Jones

Licensed Massage Therapist

Education & Biography

  • Graduate of Center for Massage & Natural Wellness in Asheville, NC
  • Swedish/Relaxation and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Specializes in Trigger Point Therapy
  • Offers Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, and Pregnancy Massage
  • On-Location Chair Massage
  • Attends Continuing Education courses with Aveda International including Points of Connection
  • Influenced by Esalen, an integrative massage technique

Brittany Tussey

Nail Technician, Waxing, Hair Stylist, Updos, Makeup

Education & Biography

  • Attended Tri-County Community College, Associates degree in Cosmetic Arts
  • Licensed Cosmetologist in the state of North Carolina
  • Attends Continuing Education Classes at the Aveda Institute including product Knowledge; Salon Styling Essentials, Core Cutting, Hair Color Systems, My Aveda: Skin Care and Makeup, and My Aveda: Hair Care, Body Care, and Aroma.
  • CND: Shellac Brand Certified Pro
  • Performs Air Brush Makeup and Weekend Lashes

Savannah Roberts

Assistant, Front Desk Services, Wedding Coordinator

Education & Biography

  • Attending Tri-County Community College majoring in Cosmetic Arts
  • Attends Continuing Education courses at the Aveda Institute including Product Knowledge; My Aveda: Skin Care and Makeup and My Aveda: Hair Care, Body Care, and Aroma

 

Cory Cheeks

Front Desk and Guest Services

Education & Biography

  • Attended Aveda Courses for Product knowledge at Aveda Institute
  • Attended UNC-Asheville for Theatrical Arts