NOW OPEN!

Artful Strands is excited to announce the opening of the biggest salon and spa in Lincoln County! With over 3,000sq ft. of two story space, we are now ready to bring you the ultimate salon and spa experience plus the best, professional beauty talent the Denver area has to offer. Meet our "family" and book your appointments online below!
STAY TUNED FOR MORE EXCITING UPDATES!

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Now Offering
Haircutting
Hair Coloring
Chemical Texture & Brazilian Blowouts
Hair Extensions, Lash Extensions & Lifts
Waxing
Makeup


Coming Soon
Nails
Tanning
Esthetics
Massage
Microblading
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OUR STORY

About us

Artful Strands, Inc. has been established since January, 2017. We began as a single stylist entity and have continued to grow. It has always been our mission to become a full service salon and spa. Our passion is to provide all beauty services available under one roof. This allows for optimal convenience to our clients instead of traveling to multiple locations to have their services performed. With our newly exapanded, 3,300 square foot location, nestled right in the heart of Denver, NC, Artful Strands Inc. will finally be able to provide this and more! Artful Strands, Inc. is not like other salons and spas. We are 100% a team atmosphere with tons of positive and uplifting energy to go around.

Owners

Rachel and Mark Parish are a husband and wife team that have the determination to achieve their goals and make this a reality. Their priority is to treat their team of hired beauty professionals and clients as family. They strive to provide their stylists with everything they need to succeed in this industry along with exceptional services for their clients.

Rachel Parish, VP

Our Services

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haiR Cutting

We offer an array of cutting styles and techniques for each individual client. We offer cutting for men, women and children. All of our stylists are trained in all basic hair cutting/texturizing techniques and some even specialize in advanced cutting techniques.

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makeup

We offer numerous makeup services/applications for brides, bridal parties, proms, homecomings, pageants, dance/cheer competitions, etc. We offer basic, full face and full face glam, which includes the application of false, strip lashes. Airbrush options will be coming soon!

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Hair Coloring

We offer hair coloring serivces that range from basic (all over color/color retouches), blonding (highlighting/foiling) and corrective color. We have many stylists that specialize in advance color and blonding/foiling techniques.

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chemical texture
&
brazilian blowouts

We offer chemical texture services which consist of perms, relaxers and keratin straightening/smoothing treatments. Our most popular treatment is the number one, asked for by name, Brazilian Blowout. It uses breakthrough bonding technologies that improve the condition of the hair by creating a protective protein layer around the hair shaft to eliminate 100% frizz, up to 75% curl and smooth the cuticle. It also prevents dry, brittle strands, cuts blow dry time by 50% and eliminates fly aways. It's time to protect your hair from the inside out. All stylists are trained and certified in Brazilian Blowouts.

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hair extensions, lash extensions & lifts

We offer an array of hair extensions including: clip-ins, tape-ins, I-tip, hand-tied/sew-in and fusion. Our lash techs offer lash extensions to enhance the length, curl, fullness and thickness of the natural eyelashes and lash lifts to shape, curl and volumize the natural lashes from base to tip with a chemical solution.

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waxing

Our waxing services consist of: eyebrows, lips, chin, full face, arms, underarms, legs and full body. Brazlilian waxing will be coming soon to our service menu!

Official Service Menu

Color Services

All Over Color (1 Color)
Color Retouch
Root Melt/Shadow Root
All Over Color & Highlights
Color Retouch & Highlights
Partial High/Lowlight
Half Head High/Lowlight
Full Head High/Lowlight
Balayage with Root Melt/Shadow Root
Ombre
Ombre with Root Melt/Shadow Root
Double Process Color
Platinum Card
Specialty Color
Corrective Color
(Consultation Required)
Toning

Cutting & Styling

Shampoo, Cut & Style
Dry Cut
Cut added to any color/chemical service
Men's Cut
Men's Shampoo, Cut & Style
Shampoo, Blowout & Style
Shampoo & Roller Set
Hot Iron Add On
Blow Out Add On
Special Occasion Style
Bridal & Bridal Party - On & Off Location (consultation, contract and non-refundable deposit required)

Chemical, Conditioning,
Waxing & Makeup

Brazilian Blowout
Basic Perm
Specialty Perm
Relaxer
Deep Conditioning Treatment
Protein Treatment
Bond Building Treatment (Olaplex)
Olaplex Add-On
Facial Waxing
Full Body Waxing
Brazilian Waxing
Basic & Full Glam Makeup
***Color correction pricing will be determined by the stylist(s) after a thorough consultation of what process(s) and action(s) need to be taken to achieved the desired results***
***Please be aware that prices are subject to change at any point and time. The prices given before consultation are base prices and do not include extra time for length and thickness of the hair and/or extra product that may be needed therefore, resulting in an extra charge***

You're unique

"Positive thoughts, generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences..."

Hours of Operation

Friday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday
8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 6:00pm
Monday
By Appointment Only

The Artful Strands Family

Rachel graduated from Paul Mitchell the School on Dean's list with honors in color, cutting, chemical texture and makeup. She also graduated from the University of North Carolina - Asheville with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Education. She began her career behind the chair in Denver, Westport area, where she called home until fulfilling her dream of opening her own full service salon and spa. She now specializes in blonding, color, special occasion hair & makeup, long hair and cutting. Her #1 passion has always been behind the chair making each and every one of her clients feel beautiful and confident.

Rachel Parish - OWNER/STYLIST

Amy graduated from Paul Mitchell the School. She then began her career behind the chair in Denver, Westport area, before attending and graduating from CVCC with her cosmetology instructor license. She is now a full time instructor for the CVCC Cosmetology Program and has been with Artful Strands since February 2020. She is now specialized in color, cutting, lash extensions & lifts and teaching continuing education classes. Her #1 passion in this industry is being an instructor and providing her talent and knowledge to her students and fellow stylists inside the salon.

Amy Brown - STYLIST

Emily graduated from Paul Mitchell the School with honors in cutting. She began her career behind the chair in Denver, Westport area, after graduating. She now specializes in short hair, mens cutting, texture (natural & chemical) and color. She prides herself on being naturally talented with curly/textured hair as she has dealt with it personally with her own hair her entire life. She is very family oriented and that carries over to each and every one of her clients and fellow stylists.

Emily Pollock - STYLIST

Charleah graduated from Gaston College Cosmetology program. She was on Dean's List and graduated with honors. She began her career behind the chair at Smart Styles where she then became their salon manager. Once she moved, she found her home in Denver, Westport area. She now specializes in color, cutting (men's & women's), waxing and special occasion hair. She has also been taking additional continuing education and practicing her natural talent of doing nails. Charleah is a very outgoing and has an amazing personality. Her clients absolutely love her and she strives to make each and every one of them walk out feeling beautiful.

Charleah Griggs - STYLIST

Jordan graduated from Gaston College School of Cosmetology program. She is a mom of four with the most recent being born in July! Her favorite things to offer in the industry are: vivid hair coloring, blonding and men's cutting. She has experience cutting hair for kids with disabilities and sensory issues. She looks forward to working with and making all of her future clients look and feel as beautiful as possible and being a part of the Artful Strands family.

Jordan Dickerson - STYLIST

Lauren graduated from the Cosmetic Arts Academy in Hickory, NC. She began her career behind the chair at Lifestyle's Salon. She has most recently found her salon home at Salon Reign over the past 3 years but is ready for a change in her journey. She has two daughters who are her motivation to be successful in the salon. Making people feel beautiful is what she lives for. Lauren specializes in balayage, vivid hair coloring and blonding.

Lauren Parlier - STYLIST

Jessica graduated from CVCC Cosmetology program where she was the Secretary for the Cutting Edge Club. She began her career behind the chair at Salon Reign in Claremont. Her passions in this industry include vivid hair coloring, makeup and graphic design. Her goal as a cosmetologist is to make the world a more colorful place and helping her clients feel free and be able to express their true selves.

Jessica Shook - STYLIST

Natalie graduated from the Gaston College Cosmetology Program. She began her career behind the chair in Denver, Westport area. She specializes in color and chemical services such as perms and roller sets. Her Grandma inspired her when she was a little girl to follow her dreams and that’s what she plans to do at Artful Stands Inc.

Natalie Burgess - STYLIST

Artful Strands Salon and Spa will soon be seeking a part time, possibly full time, stylist to join our family. Stay tuned for updates on when this will be happening. Feel free to come fill out an application, drop off a resume and/or meet our team of talented hair artists. We would love to meet you!

COMING SOON - STYLIST

Book an appointment

Give us a call today to book an appointment in one of our salons.

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Your reservations are extremely important to the team members of Artful Strands, Inc and are reserved especially for you. We understand that sometimes schedule adjustments are necessary; therefore, we respectfully request a 48 hour notice for all cancellations. We also enforce a late policy. You are given 15 minutes past your scheduled time to be present. If you are not present within the 15 minute allowance, your appointment may have to be rescheduled or pushed back to a later time that day, if available.
Please understand that if you forget and/or cancel your reservation without giving adequate notice, we miss the opportunity to fill that reservation time and guests on our waiting list miss the opportunity to receive services. Our reservations are confirmed 7 days in advance and reminders are sent out 48 hours before the scheduled reservation date/time. Since the service(s) are reserved for you personally, a cancellation fee may be charged or applied to future reservations should you fail to meet our policy.

Less than 48 hour notice will result in a charge of 50% of the reserved service amount unless we can fill your reservation and/or you reschedule immediately.

No shows will be charged 100% of the reserved service amount.

Reservations made within a 24 hour period that may need an adjustment or cancellation, require a 4 hour notice prior to the scheduled reservation time or it may result in a charge of 50% of the reserved service amount or 100% of the reserved service amount if resulted as a no show.

All of the above require a valid credit or debit card to make and hold any future reservations out of respect to the Artful Strands, Inc. team and other guests seeking to reserve time.

As a courtesy to all of our guests, you will receive a text, email or phone call to confirm your reservation 7 days prior to your reservation date and receive a reminder 48 hours prior. However, if we are unable to reach you, and can only leave a message, please understand that it is your personal responsibility to remember the day and time of your scheduled reservation in order to avoid late arrivals, missed reservations and the cancellation/no show fees.

This cancellation policy allows us the time to inform our guests that are on standby of any change in availability, as well as keeping our Artful Strands, Inc. team schedules filled, thus better serving everyone. Thank you for your cooperation and continued business, love and support.  

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"...always professional and my hair looks great."

- Trina
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"Rachel and Amy are amazing!! I have never had anything done to my hair except cuts...went in for highlights and a cut...I was a little nervous, but Amy really took her time with me and explained each step of the process. She really put me at ease. My hair looks and feels Great!! All the while I watched Rachel work with other clients with beautiful results as well. I would trust either one with my hair. WILL BE RETURNING!!"

- Ruby
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"Rachel is an absolute hair color ARTIST! Truly masterful!! After many unsuccessful attempts by others to achieve the results I wanted, Rachel nailed it the first time."

- RuthAnn

Denver, NC

  • 3535 N NC-16 Business Hwy, Denver, NC 28037
  • (980) 222-7513
  • RachelParish@artfulstrands.com