Employee Spotlight: Sharon Easter


We are thrilled to have Sharon Easter on our hair team. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our salon, and her clients agree! Read all about Sharon below:

Hairstylist Sharon Easter has been a pillar in the stylist community for more than 20 years! She considers herself an artist, whose chosen medium is hair. She specializes in color, highlights, lowlights, balayage, ombre, color melts, and perms. Sharon also prides herself on her razor cuts, men’s cuts, pixie cuts, and her ability to find what works best with your face shape. She also understands the complexities of cutting curly hair. To say she is a jack of all (hair) trades is an understatement. However, the backbone of Sharon’s work is her continuing education, in order to stay current with upcoming trends. Additionally, it’s very important to Sharon to take her time during your consultation. That’s followed up with product education and styling advice, so that you can recreate your new look at home. Needless to say, Sharon is brimming with passion for hair, and she looks forward to working with you soon.

Are you interested in working with Sharon? Call us at 423-979-6403 to schedule an appointment.

Help Us Congratulate Toody Tolley!


We are so excited to share that our Nail Tech Toody is a 2015 NAHA Finalist for Nail Professional of the Year. Read more about Toody’s background, and take a look at some of the beautiful work that garnered her this prestigious nomination.

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Nail Technician Toody Tolley earned her cosmetology license from Tri-City Beauty College. Recently, she decided to further her education and is working toward her Instructor’s License through the same institute. Beyond having a dual-license in both hair and nails, she is also certified to instruct Look Good Feel Better classes. LGFB is a public service program that teaches beauty techniques to cancer patients, to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Toody is a great asset to our nail team and enjoys getting to know all of our guests. She especially loves working with clients on their gel manicures, and she specializes in nail art. So much so, it was recently announced that Toody is 2015 Nail Professional of the Year NAHA finalist. The NAHA Awards are considered to be the Oscars of the beauty world, so we are incredibly proud of her accomplishment!

(nail photos courtesy of Nicole Godsey)


Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

We have a menagerie of retail items to fit any mom’s personality. From practical to pampering, you are sure to find something that’s perfect for her!

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From top to bottom: 1. A Barefoot Dreams gown that’s perfect for a lazy Sunday. 2. A Barefoot Dreams throw to make her feel cozy. 3. We now carry Kevin Murphy hair products. These products are made from the highest natural quality ingredients and are weightlessly designed to deliver performance, strength and longevity. 4. Does your mom love our gel manicures, but doesn’t always have the time to stop in for a removal? CND Shellac removal is perfect for ladies with a busy schedule! 5. We have been nothing short of thrilled to carry Eminence Organics products. Featured here are two Stone Crop products, which are good for any skin type, but there are several lines to choose from. Our spa attendants are more than happy to suggest what will work for her skin type.  5 and 6. Whether Mom is a lady with a signature scent, or she’s still on the hunt for one, Tocca offers several distinct fragrances sure to fit every woman. If you can’t narrow it down, there’s always a sampler to try out at home! 7. We carry several of Thymes scents which feature products for bath use, candles, and scrubs. There’s no way mom won’t be relaxed after trying out Thymes.

We also have signature candles made only for Austin Springs Spa and Bourbon & Boweties bracelets and rings!

Would she prefer to visit us at the spa? You can purchase gift cards in store or online as well! If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 423-979-6403 or stop by.

We look forward to helping you create the perfect day for the mom in your life.

Employee Spotlight: Melissa Eggleton

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Licensed Massage Therapist Melissa Eggleton earned her certification from Daniels Institute of Massage. There she honed her skills, in preparation for her work at Primland, a four diamond resort in Roanoke, Va. She excels in body wraps, relaxation, deep tissue, hot stone, and maternity massage. The combination of her gentle demeanor and expertise make Melissa a great addition to our massage team. She looks forward to working with our guests at Austin Springs Spa.

Are you interested in scheduling one of our relaxing body services with Melissa? Call us at 423-979-6403!

Employee Spotlight: Alisa Cochran

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Hairstylist Alisa Cochran is a Michigan native that has been studying the art of hair since childhood. Just like several of her family members, Alisa followed her inclination for styling. She received her license from New Dimensions Cosmetology School in Joplin, Missouri, where she also participated in hair shows beyond her required education. She is passionate about making her clients look and feel beautiful. She channels her creative energy in every aspect of her career, and strives every day to learn and grow as a stylist. Also, Alisa loves getting to know everyone that sits down in her chair. When not at Austin Springs, she works with organizations that help survivors of sex trafficking overseas. She utilizes her cosmetology knowledge to teach women hair styling as a trade. Her work is varied, and we are so happy she is a part of our hair team. Alisa looks forward to customizing the perfect color and cut for you!

Are you interested in book an appointment with Alisa? Call us at 423-979-6403 to schedule.