Whether it’s pampering you desire or a bit of glamour you require, to prepare for this season of celebrations, you’ll want to surround yourself with professionals who will make you feel sensational. We’ve rounded up the best to help you shine.

Illustration by Katie Sutton


River Falls Spa Festive body indulgences worth seeking out at this downtown mainstay include the hydrating, anti-aging chocolate truffle body treatment, the espresso limón slimming body wrap, the nourishing and toning honey herbal body treatment, and the exfoliating body polish. On the massage menu are hot stone, deep tissue, sports, or relaxation modalities in this serene spa. Your body will thank you. 130 S Main St, Greenville. (864) 240-2136, riverfallsspa.com


Hanna Nails Spotless and friendly, Hanna Nails delivers an array of services. Go for classic manicures and pedicures, plus the healthier-than-acrylic NextGenNails or Signature Nail Systems (commonly called SNS or “powder dip”), which use no UV light and last flawlessly for well over two weeks. Dozens of color choices are available, from subtle hues to glittering sparkle. 409 Mills Ave, Ste 202, Greenville. (864) 520-1702

Hair Extensions/Spray Tanning

The Beautiful Co. If you want to turn heads, head over to The Beautiful Co. This sophisticated salon specializes in 100 percent human hair extensions to add volume and length, which are the secret weapon for thick, magnificent manes, either wavy or straight. Pop into the customizable spray tan booth, and you’ll have a South Beach glow in five minutes. 100 Green Ave, Greenville. (864) 501 2678, beautifulsalon.co


Tausend-Schoen Beauty Flawless skin is the foundation for any holiday beauty look. It starts in this private salon where European owner Silvia Fischbach determines a custom facial from her menu, suited to your skin type and utilizing high-quality, imported creams and masks. Thanks to an annual European trip, she remains current on cutting-edge technology such as healing light therapy and exfoliation techniques. 905 E Washington St (upstairs in the Waterstone Dentistry Building), Greenville. (864) 201-9633


Venice Lash Lounge Venice Lash Lounge makes absolutely sure that the focus will be on your peepers. In an hour or two, the team will have you amazed at the difference that lash extensions, a lash lift, brow shaping, or a brow tint will make to your visage. 404 River St, Greenville. (864) 567-5654, venicelashlounge.com


Cotton Rouge Having your makeup professionally applied will up your confidence and make you feel like a VIP. From a natural look to a dramatic difference, the pros at Cotton Rouge can show you how it’s done. Hire them for a makeup application or a lesson at their studio—or they’ll come right to your door. 250 Mill St, Taylors. (864) 416-1254, cottonrougeandcompany.com


Robbie Randolph No time to shop and no idea of what to wear? Robbie Randolph is a personal shopper and wardrobe stylist with great taste who can pull selections from local boutiques, assess and work with what’s already in your closet, or accompany you on a shopping trip to buy new shoes, accessories, and clothing. (864) 567-6805


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