Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards 2021 Page 13 LUX 2021 Health Beauty and Wellness Awards Its clients also appreciate the dedication to creativity that this salon shows. By way of mixing traditional techniques and new, modern products, its guests are treated to a comprehensive healing experience that will leave them feeling renewed and refreshed. Its remedies are for the ‘mind, body and soul’, and it takes great pride in its ability to deliver this. Working with such a dedicated mindset to exemplary service in every element of its operational model, it is no wonder why Jessica & Co has become a local favourite; indeed, in the crucible of local competition, this salon has shone bright, and secured its position as a cut above. The reviews it receives through a multitude of online platforms reflects this, for instance, on Google it has accrued a stunning score of 4.8 across 91 different reviews. A relatively young company, this shows how quickly and effectively Jessica & Co has managed to generate buzz, attracting – and retaining – local customers that have become their regulars. Many reviews talk in depth about their experiences with the individual stylists as well as their time in the salon in general, as Jessica & Co prizes the individual rapport between stylist and client that is built up over the course of service. This rapport has secured it a masterful amount of good will amongst its clientele, and many of the reviews speak to both the professional attitude of the team and the brilliance of the services offered. Working on the specific areas of client’s hair, lashes, and brows, it uses only the best products to serve its local market segment. Furthermore, the services that it offers within these areas are highly variant and tailored to suit the individual, with each member of staff having an in-depth understanding of what makes specific styles work and what doesn’t. In addition, Jessica & Co keeps a finger on the pulse of the latest styles and trends, bringing only the best of these developments back to its clientele. It listens to each client’s wants and needs, offering women’s and children’s options for haircare such as shampoo, cut, and blow dry, extra styling, and specific young adults’ haircuts. Its barber shop offerings include cut and wash, trims, beard trims, and beard and moustache styling. Regarding its chemical based solutions, Jessica & Co gives a guide on the price points for various chemical treatments, advising that these fluctuate depending on the amount of product needed. The wide variety of treatments available here is also exemplary, from single process colour to full highlight, root colour, corrective color, perms, Brazilian blow outs, and keratin treatments. It even offers a luxurious Olaplex treatment and Olaplex treatment with colour, all handled in-house. Jessica & Co’s eyelash services are similarly broad and in-depth, as are it waxing options, and a la carte services. The latter handles makeup application, photo-shoot hair and makeup, and a DIY makeup class, as well as bridal services from hair and makeup to special occasion up-dos. Bridal packages are available upon request. Jessica & Co is also fully inclusive. It welcomes people of any gender to come on in to chat about its services and is sure that one of its stylists will be able to help, encouraging a prospective client to come on in and meet the team personally. Jessica N. Sauls, the owner and one of the four stylists that make up the staff at Jessica & Co, originally hails from Beaufort just across the Savannah River. Over the years, Jessica built up a wide depth and breadth of knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry. Jessica took a leap of faith with a career change, going back to school for five years to learn all she could before finally opening up Jessica & Co. Jessica took to the work like a duck to water and is a born stylist, her attention to detail and enthusiasm for the industry forming the backbone of the business. As shown in all the above, Jessica & Co is a progressive company with big ideas. It has developed its efficacy in its field through long years of professional dedication and is excited to continue offering this in service to its local community for many years to come. Furthermore, it has put in many safety measures to mitigate the risks presented by Covid-19 to its continued operation and reassures customers that they will be walking into a safe and clean environment. With expansion on the horizon and a solid foundation behind it, Jessica & Co will continue to grow from strength to strength. Company: By Jessica & Company Beauty Lounge Contact: Jessica Sauls Website: “This business was founded in 2016 with the mission of offering hair, lash, and brow stylings to a whole new standard of excellence, from the customer service to the products themselves, and this has brought it significant notoriety in its region.The list of capabilities and proficiencies found amongst its small but dedicated team are truly exemplary, and include a myriad of various hair treatments, hair extensions, brow tinting work, lash extensions, men’s stylings, and so much more.”