Choosing the right hair salon in Walterboro, SC, is a little bit like finding the perfect outfit. The materials feel great on your skin, the fabric is flattering to your body type, and when you try it on, you just know – this is the outfit that you have been looking for.
With thousands of hair salons and stylists in South Carolina, choosing the right one can be difficult. You want a salon that is clean, comfortable, and chic. But, more importantly, you need a stylist that “gets” you. Someone who takes the time to understand your preferences, your style, and your personality. You need a stylist who listens, is honest, and has the technical skills to turn your vision into a reality.
An excellent stylist epitomizes all those traits and knows how to adapt to changing beauty trends. They aren’t afraid to take on a challenge.
where the most talented hair stylists in Walterboro help bring out the beauty in each of our clients. We strive to provide each of our customers with the highest levels of customer service in the beauty industry. At Chroma, we offer a relaxing environment, skillful professionals, and a variety of products with environmentally safe and good-for-you ingredients. Our goal is to make your salon experience special, from the moment you walk in to the second you leave. With a variety of professional hair and beauty services to choose from, we’re sure you will rediscover the “beauty of you” every time you visit our salon.
The key to a great haircut and salon experience is to understand the services we offer, so you can choose the best selection for your needs. What do our salon services entail? Keep reading below to find out.
Let’s be honest: DIY hair kits can be tricky to get right. They can be complicated to apply and usually have hard-to-understand instructions. Half the time, the color you’re left with looks nothing like it does on the front of the box. In a perfect world, you should be able to pop into Target, pick a boxed hair color, apply it at home, and emerge out of your bathroom with a new, beautiful hair color. For most people, this never happens.
That’s why ladies who want flawless color, professional application, and ease of convenience get their highlights at Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.
Whether you are changing your hair color completely, or just want a few highlights to switch things up, we are here to create the look and style that you’ve been dreaming about. At Chroma Hair Studio & Spa, we specialize in the latest hair coloring trends using cutting-edge technology. That way, our clients get the freshest looks, coolest colors, and longest-lasting highlights in Walterboro. When you get your highlights done at our professional hair salon in Walterboro, SC, we want you to leave excited and ready to share your new hair all over social media.
Don’t spend hours in the store trying to find the color you think will look great on you. Our team of professional stylists will consult with you about your vision and craft a custom highlight plan that fits you’re your unique style. There’s a reason why so many customers trust us with their highlights – we genuinely care about your hair and how it looks.
Our professional hair coloring services in Walterboro are a combination of art and science. The artistic results only last as long as the hair coloring products used, and we use the best. Our hairstylists and colorists are committed to helping you look and feel fabulous, whether you’re planning a special occasion or just want to impress that special someone.
Ever taken a chance on a new look or hair color, only to end up embarrassed and unsatisfied with the results? You’re not alone – we get calls every week from people just like you who need hair color correction in Walterboro. Sadly, sometimes even the professionals get a color procedure wrong. Other times, you change your mind about your hair color and simply don’t like it. Whatever the reason, your hair needs to be stripped and recolored quickly.
We’ve treated all sorts of hair problems that need correction – from multiple bands of different colors and tones to uneven re-growth and brassy highlights. Sometimes, our client’s entire hairstyle needs to be corrected. To do this, we stock multiple types of color, bleach, toning and corrective tools to ensure our results meet your color correcting needs. Our team always puts a priority on the health and integrity of your hair. We don’t want to ruin it further, so it may take more than one visit to get your hair looking fabulous again.
If you or your stylist made a mistake coloring your hair, we’re here to fix that problem and leave you looking even more stunning than before.Appointment Request
Whether it’s for a super special occasion or just a date night out, a professional makeup application is an easy way to look amazing. When it comes to professional makeup, there are many choices out there, but only one you need to know about: airbrush makeup.
Generally speaking, airbrushing uses compressed air, which mists your foundation lightly across your skin, using unique foundation cartridges and a pen-like applicator that sprays the makeup. If you’ve ever watched an awards show, you’ve probably seen makeup artists applying airbrush makeup on celebrities as they walk down the red carpet. With that said, airbrush makeup isn’t just for the rich and famous; it’s for you, too!
This revolutionary technique creates a flawless finish and a natural look for your skin. We can brush off skin imperfections using high-def makeup products, leaving you ready for your close up on any special occasion. With airbrush makeup at Chroma Hair Studio & Spa, you can wear your makeup all day and never have to powder your nose. This unique makeup foundation is even smudge-proof and waterproof, meaning you can perspire and even touch your face without worry.
A few benefits of airbrush makeup include:
If you’re looking for a cost-conscious way to stand out from the crowd, we recommend stopping by hair salon in Walterboro, SC. Our team will speak with you about your event, talk to you about your makeup preferences, and will work hard to give you the look that you’ve been craving.
Picking the perfect wedding dress is tough, but choosing your hairstyle can be even more difficult. On your wedding day, you want to be sure that your appearance is stunning and flawless. The biggest day of your life is not the day to take chances with your hair or makeup. If you’re looking for the highest quality wedding hair and makeup services in Walterboro, look no further than Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.
Our flexible, talented hair stylists can handle your entire bridal party’s pre-wedding beauty routine. We have the experience to create any style that you’re interested in, whether you’re looking to achieve a modern or vintage look. We’ll even give you advice on what kind of hair and makeup to use for the wedding dress that you will be wearing.
Your wedding day hair and makeup can be applied at our salon in Walterboro or at your wedding venue – whichever is easier for you. We offer a relaxing salon atmosphere, skillful stylists, and only the best in professional products, such as Keratin Complex, Scruples, and Schwarzkopf. We also offer a variety of haircare products with non-toxic ingredients. That way, you can rest easy knowing you’re not inhaling strange fumes while you’re walking down the aisle.
Shopping on a budget? We offer a wide range of pricing so that your wedding day makeup and hair are stellar, no matter how much you’re looking to spend.
Today, our bodies are constantly bombarded – by pollution, stress, and a host of other irritants. These problems often manifest on our faces, which can quickly become riddled with oil and other substances that leave you looking worn-out and tired. One of the most popular ways to refresh, rejuvenate, and reverse the signs of stress and pollutants is with a professional facial from Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.
Rehabilitate your skin’s wrinkled, aging, or exhausted appearance with this innovative, collagen-targeted treatment. After an invigorating exfoliation and Youth Renewal Massage, our facial technicians saturate your skin with a powerful treatment of amino acids to help support your skin’s youth. With this facial treatment, collagen and elastin fill in facial lines to make your skin look firmer, while also making your skin feel younger. After our collagen rehab facial, you’ll leave our salon with an improved line appearance and renewed skin.
If you have been fighting chronic acne or hormonally-induced breakouts, our acne cleaning facials might seem like a miracle to you. This power treatment begins with a personalized consultation to find out your goals with our treatment. Then, we perform a deep pore cleanse and exfoliation that helps prevent future breakouts. From there, we apply our Amino Mask, which is packed with enzymes, AHA’s, antioxidants, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory ingredients. With regular applications, this facial can help leave your face clean and acne-free.
There’s no facial more personalized to your needs than our custom blend facials. Each step is a fusion of science, aromatherapy oils, natural botanicals, and luxurious techniques combined with clinical-strength ingredients designed specifically to deliver results. The first step begins with a SkinReading® which we use to determine your concerns and goals. We follow that up with an invigorating cleansing, deep exfoliation, and relaxing skin sedation.
If you're looking to switch up your hair color but can’t decide between Balayage or Ombre because, well, you don't know the difference – don’t worry. You’re not alone!
Balayage is a French technique for highlighting the hair in which the dye is painted to create a natural-looking effect. The goal is to create soft, subtle highlights that make your hair look like it’s been kissed by the sun.
While Balayage is the technique of painting the hair, Ombre focuses on the style of the hair. It is the transition of a lighter shade to a darker shade. Typically, Ombres work best for brunettes, but the style can is suitable for blondes too. To achieve the effect of an Ombre, it is crucial to have a smooth transition between colors. While the Ombre is a beautiful look, you’ll need to work with a professional to get the best results.
Luckily, we offer both Ombre and Balayage hair coloring at Chroma Hair Studio. Short on time? Busy schedule? Only available on weekends? Chroma Hair Studio offers flexible appointment scheduling to accommodate even the busiest clients. You deserve a fresh new style, and we’re here to help when the time is right for you.
If you’re looking for a hair salon that offers high-end styling without expensive pricing, you’re in the right place. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and leave you feeling beautiful, whether you need a touch-up or a total makeover. We offer a relaxing salon atmosphere, skillful stylists, and only the best in professional brands. When it’s time for your next haircut, highlight session, or facial, look no further than Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.Appointment Request
New language changes to an existing Colleton County ordinance could mean that hunting dogs could be considered running at large even during an active dog hunt.Colleton County already has an animal ordinance in place. This existing ordinance says that animals are deemed to be “running at large” if the animal is off of its owners’ property and is not under immediate and direct supervision of the owner, including a restraining device. Traditionally in Colleton County, however, hunting dogs have been exempted from this o...
New language changes to an existing Colleton County ordinance could mean that hunting dogs could be considered running at large even during an active dog hunt.
Colleton County already has an animal ordinance in place. This existing ordinance says that animals are deemed to be “running at large” if the animal is off of its owners’ property and is not under immediate and direct supervision of the owner, including a restraining device. Traditionally in Colleton County, however, hunting dogs have been exempted from this ordinance, as long as the dog owner was actively looking for the animal.
If the new changes are approved by county council, hunting dogs in an active hunt would no longer be exempt and that hunting dog would be considered an animal that is running at large.
Colleton County Council gave first reading to the proposed new changes on Dec. 7th, 2021.
A second reading was scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 4th. Then, a public hearing and subsequent third and final reading was scheduled for this topic on Feb. 1st. However, on Monday, Colleton County Council At-Large Member Gene Whetsell said he was going to ask that the issue be tabled until council got more information on the pending changes. As an at-large representative on Colleton County Council, Whetsell represents all Colleton residents, no matter the district lines.
According to Whetsell, he had received “multiple calls” over the New Year’s Eve holiday from upset and concerned hunters, saying their dogs don’t know how to read property lines.
Whetsell also said these dog owners told him they want to be able to continue to search for their hunting dogs. “I need more information on this,” Whetsell said, on Monday. “I know this ordinance wasn’t sponsored by me.”
The scheduled Jan. 4th Colleton County Council meeting came after this newspaper’s print deadline. However, more information on this topic will be available on our social media sites and in future print issues of this newspaper.
Meanwhile, on social media, dog hunters have taken a very loud stance against any changes being made to the existing ordinance. Comments include hunters asking for an in-person public hearing on the issue, and not a virtual one; asking for dog hunters to contact their councilmen on the issue; and discussion on how GPS isn’t always the best means to track and recoup a roaming hunting dog.
Civil Air Patrol members in 52 wings and in overseas squadrons are celebrating CAP’s commitment to serving America's communities, saving lives, and shaping futures. The South Carolina Wing of Civil Air Patrol is also marking this birthday with virtual birthday celebrations, outreach opportunities throughout 2022, and with a proclamation from Gov. Henry McMaster declaring 1 December 2021 “Civil Air Patrol Day in South Carolina.Dec. 1 marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of the organization, which became part of the U....
Civil Air Patrol members in 52 wings and in overseas squadrons are celebrating CAP’s commitment to serving America's communities, saving lives, and shaping futures. The South Carolina Wing of Civil Air Patrol is also marking this birthday with virtual birthday celebrations, outreach opportunities throughout 2022, and with a proclamation from Gov. Henry McMaster declaring 1 December 2021 “Civil Air Patrol Day in South Carolina.
Dec. 1 marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of the organization, which became part of the U.S. Air Force “Total Force” in 2015. Over 56,000 members embody the organization’s core values of integrity, volunteer service, excellence, and respect as they serve—strengthening their communities and the nation with over $280 million worth of volunteer hours in fiscal year 2020 alone.
In South Carolina, sixteen squadrons with around 850 members serve local communities in three groups—the Upstate, the Midlands, and the Lowcountry. Community-based squadrons like Charleston, Aiken, Greenwood, Greenville, Sumter, Marion, Myrtle Beach, Cottageville, Beaufort, Lexington, Rock Hill, Spartanburg and Columbia are all part of the Civil Air Patrol organization. Civil Air Patrol members serve their communities in disaster relief—responding locally after Tropical Storm Joaquin (2015), Hurricane Matthew (2016), Hurricane Irma (2017), Hurricane Florence (2018), Hurricane Dorian (2019), and Hurricane Isaias (2020). Additionally, members respond to this emergency services mission after floods (Joaquin) and tornadoes (April 2020, Walterboro), as well as aviation disasters (recently, Colleton County plane crash).
Civil Air Patrol members, especially those who learn leadership through the Cadet Program, go on to serve their communities. Former South Carolina Wing cadets now serve their communities through their local school systems (Col. Jay Lindler), through the United States Air Force (1st Lt Josh Fugle), and as the current Regimental Commander of the Corps of Cadets at The Citadel (Cadet Col. Kathryn Christmas, former Cadet 1st Lt. in Civil Air Patrol).
The origins of Civil Air Patrol’s story began in 1936, when Gill Robb Wilson, World War I aviator and New Jersey director of aeronautics, returned from Germany convinced of impending war. Wilson envisioned mobilizing America’s civilian aviators for national defense. The proposal for a Civil Air Patrol was approved by the Commerce, Navy and War departments, and CAP was founded Dec. 1.
In January 1942, Germany U-boats started attacking U.S. shipping lanes along the East Coast. By June, enemy attacks had destroyed nearly 400 merchant vessels and oil tankers off the Atlantic coastline, often within sight of its shores. Civil Air Patrol was called into action by a short-handed military.
Using privately owned airplanes armed with light bombs, civilian volunteers became the eyes of the home skies, flying a total of 244,600 hours patrolling and safeguarding the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines and aiding the safe movement of war materiel to the battlefields of Europe and the Pacific.
Since World War II, Civil Air Patrol has continued making a difference in communities by training civilians to serve in three primary mission areas—aerospace education, emergency services and cadet programs.
CAP’s aerospace education mission has helped inspire youth and adult members alike to reach for new heights. Some notable members include Lt. Col. Nicole Malachowski, the first female Air Force Thunderbird pilot; Space shuttle pilot Col. Eric Boe; and SpaceX Crew Dragon pilot Dr. Sian Proctor.
The Emergency Services mission has given members of all ages the opportunity to respond after tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters. Additionally, CAP members actively supported the responses to the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Finally, Civil Air Patrol is training cadets to be leaders in many professional arenas through its aviation opportunities, cyber defense training and character development training.
Today’s Civil Air Patrol may look different than it did 80 years ago, but at its core the organization remains the same. It continues to support America’s communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development and promotion of air, space and cyber power.
To learn more about CAP visit, gocivilairpatrol.com.
The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), and the Rural Broadband Association, today announced the recipients of 20 grants totaling over $89,000 to support projects in rural communities. One was Walterboro.PRTC announced that Walterboro was one of the grant recipients on December 7. The City of Walterboro received $5,000 to purchase, network, and program two digital touchscreen kiosks to launch an interactive education platform in the Walterboro Wildlife Center.“We are extremely thankful for PRTC’s continued support o...
The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), and the Rural Broadband Association, today announced the recipients of 20 grants totaling over $89,000 to support projects in rural communities. One was Walterboro.
PRTC announced that Walterboro was one of the grant recipients on December 7. The City of Walterboro received $5,000 to purchase, network, and program two digital touchscreen kiosks to launch an interactive education platform in the Walterboro Wildlife Center.
“We are extremely thankful for PRTC’s continued support of local initiatives. We are excited to grow our educational and interactive offerings for the entertainment of tourists and guests and education of our local youth. The sanctuary is a rich, unique environment and the more ways that we can allow people to experience it and appreciate it the better our park and community will be,” said Assistant City Manager Hank Amundson.
“PRTC is delighted to assist in the development of the Walterboro Wildlife Center, such a truly innovative addition to our community,” said PRTC Chief Executive Office Jason Dandridge. “To have a project chosen from the PRTC service area reinforces our mission, providing access to the absolute best fiber network, fostering growth and development in the region.”
“FRS is proud to support these projects throughout the country to promote health, safety, education and growth in rural communities,” said FRS Executive Director Pam Becker. “The pandemic has shown us how important access to these vital services is, and these organizations have done tremendous work in their communities. Thank you to the NTCA members who partnered with FRS to fund these projects. I also want to thank former FRS Board Chair Carri Bennet for her generosity and vision to create the Carri Bennet Rural Economic Development Grant Fund to support rural economic development as part of the FRS Community Grant Program.”
“We plan to have the kiosks up and running by April of 2022,” said Madison Terry, director of tourism. “As of now we do not wish to disclose what they look like as they are still in the design process.”
The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), The Rural Broadband Association and its members, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in rural America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. Through scholarships, grants, and a variety of educational programs, FRS focuses on educating rural youth, encouraging community development and introducing policymakers to challenges unique to rural communities.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It’s been five years since Kamiyah Mobley was reunited with her parents.Kamiyah was found safe in South Carolina in early 2017 when she was 18 years old, after b...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It’s been five years since Kamiyah Mobley was reunited with her parents.
Kamiyah was found safe in South Carolina in early 2017 when she was 18 years old, after being kidnapped from a Jacksonville hospital as a newborn in 1998.
More than 2,500 tips were given to officials that led to the arrest of then-51-year-old Gloria Williams.
Pretending to be a nurse, Williams kidnapped Kamiyah just hours after the little girl’s birth at University Hospital, which is now known as UF Health Jacksonville.
The only picture of Kamiyah was a composite because she was abducted just hours after being born. Police were able to compile a few sketches of Williams.
On Jan. 13, 2017, police tracked down Kamiyah, who was going under the name Alexis Manigo, in Walterboro, South Carolina.
Police in Walterboro matched up the birthday of the missing girl with a different name and fraudulent documents. DNA tests confirmed that the girl was the missing newborn.
The fake birth certificate listed that Kamiyah was born at Trident Medical Center in Charleston.
Kamiyah was reunited with her mother and father, Shanara Mobley and Craig Aiken, just a day after being found.
Williams was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the first charge of kidnapping and five years for the second charge of interfering with custody. The sentences run concurrently and Williams received credit for 511 days of time served.
In 2019, Kamiyah’s father Craig Aiken said that Kamiyah was moving with him in Jacksonville.
The story got national coverage and was made into a Lifetime movie, “Stolen by My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story.” The family told Action News Jax that they did not have a big part in helping with the film. The movie premiered in January 2020.
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More than $1.9 million investment will create 50 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc., a mattress manufacturing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Colleton County. The more than $1.9 million investment will create 50 new jobs.Established in 2021, APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. produces mattresses for retail stores and e-commerce businesses.Located at 304 Thunderbolt Drive in Walterboro, APEX Mattress Manufact...
COLUMBIA, S.C. – APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc., a mattress manufacturing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Colleton County. The more than $1.9 million investment will create 50 new jobs.
Established in 2021, APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. produces mattresses for retail stores and e-commerce businesses.
Located at 304 Thunderbolt Drive in Walterboro, APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc.’s new facility is the company’s first manufacturing operation.
The new facility is expected to be operational by January 2022. Individuals interested in joining the APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. team should email [email protected].
“APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. is delighted to announce the presence of our first U.S. mattress manufacturing facility in Walterboro, South Carolina. Through our comprehensive strategic planning and study, South Carolina offers the best climate for new business, and Colleton County offers the best location for being close to both the Charleston and Savannah ports. Thank you, South Carolina, for offering the business-friendly environment and warm welcome!” -APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. President Jack Hung
“South Carolina continues to drive in economic growth across our state and specifically in our rural communities. I congratulate APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. on their new facility in Colleton County, and I look forward to watching them grow in the Palmetto State.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“We are excited that APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. has chosen South Carolina for their new operating facility. Today’s announcement is another indication that companies recognize the benefits of doing business in the Palmetto State. We are thankful to this company’s investment and the 50 jobs it will create.” -Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III
“This is another win for Colleton County! We are excited that APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. has decided to locate in Walterboro and look forward to forming a partnership with their management team to ensure that they have what is needed to be successful. I am excited to see the finished product they are manufacturing. Thank you for bringing jobs to our region.” -Colleton County Council Chair Steve Murdaugh
“Congratulations to Colleton County and APEX Mattress Manufacturing, Inc. on this important job-creating announcement in Walterboro. Every job created provides a better opportunity for a family in our region, and we are pleased to assist Colleton County and APEX in any way that we can.” -SouthernCarolina Alliance Chair Marty Sauls