Allison Lowry- Salon Manager
Allison is uniquely qualified to serve as manager for Refresh Me! Salon and Spa and as receptionist for Refresh Me Dental Center. She graduated as a Master Cosmetologist from West Georgia Technical College in 2008 and also earned her certification as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant in 2010 also from West Georgia Technical College, with honors level academic performance in both programs. After working in both fields for 8 years she joined Refresh Me! Center in February 2016. Allison says, “She enjoys working with such a professional and caring team. Here at Refresh Me! we offer a variety of unique services that will refresh your body and renew your spirit.” During her free time she enjoys outdoor activities with her fiancé and spending time with family and friends.
Ralph Murphy – Cosmetologist & Redken Certified Haircolorist
Ralph Murphy, master cosmetologist and Redken Certified Haircolorist is passionate about his profession. He and his wife Cynthia, also a licensed cosmetologist form a dynamic duo as they provide quality color technique and cutting-edge haircut and styling services for their clientele. Ralph became a Redken Color Specialist in 1992 and in 2007 became one of the first Redken Certified Haircolorist. He has over 25 years of service in the field, including serving as color educator for Nexus of the Southeast during the launch of Aloxxi Chroma hair color, teaching in salon workshops, coloring model’s hair for international beauty show appearances, and fielding “color hotline” calls.
He and Cynthia continue to study with the worlds top colorists including Roy Peters, Tom Dispenza, Beth Minardi, David Stanko, and Patrick McIvor among others, garnering such positive responses to their work as “Superior” and “Perfect”. The continuing education trail has led to training in Los Angeles, Manhattan, New Orleans and Miami. Cynthia has been with him every step of the journey from cosmetology school, through multiple classes and certifications, to salon ownership and now to their association with the Refresh Me! Center.
Renee Campbell – Cosmetologist
Renee has spent ten years making people feel great about their appearance. Educated at West Georgia Tech, she received advanced training from the Adam Broderick Salon in Connecticut and now she is working her cut/color/highlight magic at Refresh Me!
“Working at Refresh Me! is wonderful – we offer a comprehensive range of services; the environment is fun, stylish, and professional; and there are always opportunities to grow relationships with our clients,” says Renee. “Listening to them, not only when they talk to me about their hairstyle needs, but also to their issues and accomplishments, is such a great part of my job. I love getting to know people and helping them feel more confident.”
She and her husband, Adam, love spending their free time with family and friends.
Lisa Stephens-Licensed Neuromuscular Massage Therapist
LISA STEPHENS, has been a Massage Therapist for over 13 years and is AMAZING!!!!! As her many clients will attest, Lisa genuinely provides relief as a result of her expert ability to identify the true source of their discomfort. Lisa takes great pride in this and conveys that this is the most gratifying aspect of her profession. She absolutely thrives on achieving success in alleviating pain as a result of careful and thoughtful assessment and implementation of an optimal treatment plan. Lisa practices deep tissue massage techniques, but is also certified in Ashiatsu massage. Ashiatsu is a type of massage therapy in which the therapist walks on the client’s back, using bars and other props for support to vary pressure and weight. Lisa is the only practitioner of massage in LaGrange offering this highly specialized massage modality in her repertoire. Lisa, originally from Heard County, lives in LaGrange with her husband, John, and their two children.
Brittany Lester – Licensed Esthetician and Cosmetology Apprentice
Brittany is a Licensed Esthetician providing facial and skincare services at Refresh Me! Brittany is passionate about skin and loves to make her clients glow, while providing education and home care consultations. Brittany also performs hair removal, facials, hairstyling, manicures, and pedicures.
“I really enjoy working with this friendly and welcoming staff. Their expertise is astonishing and the range of services we offer is terrific. I am so excited about my future in esthetics and cosmetology, especially here at Refresh Me!”
In her free time, Brittany loves wakeboarding, fitness, and spending time with friends.
Shana Drake, Cosmetologist/RN
Shana received her RN degree from Chattahoochee Valley Community College and her cosmetology degree from West Georgia Technical College. She has worked in the cosmetology industry since 2004 – but in spite of her skill and experience, she still loves learning new techniques.
When you visit Refresh Me!, you could find Shana happily accomplishing anything from refreshing someone with a facial to updating a look with an exciting cut and color. Says Shana, “I really like all the different things I keep busy doing here, the great team dynamics, and meeting new people. But most of all, I truly love making people feel better.” And she does make people feel better – her warm personality and her skill leave everyone feeling radiant.
Shana lives in Hoagansville with her children. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends.