The owner of a new Hill Street North salon hopes her enterprise will provide additional organic hair care products and services to inhabitants from Pickerington and bordering communities.
Lauri Tucker-Davis held a grand opening March 27 for her Contact of Radiance Normal Attractiveness Bar at 1152 Hill Street North in Pickerington.
Tucker-Davis hopes the minority-owned shop will increase to the range of “pure beauty” services in the group she specializes in anything from braids to locs.
“I desired to be somewhere where by I am in superior demand,” Tucker-Davis said. “You will find a massive, high need in the Pickerington place. Men and women had been telling me they had to travel up to Columbus to get organic hair treatment and issues like organic hair braids, silk press, locs and microblading.”
Tucker-Davis, 54, life in north Columbus. She explained she’s become properly acquainted with Pickerington about the several years, in part mainly because she visits her grandson, Michael Scott, who is a freshman who performs soccer at Pickerington Superior University Central.
For the earlier 24 decades, Tucker-Davis has worked as a bus driver for Columbus Town Educational institutions, but she also graduated from the Ohio Faculty of Cosmetology in 2002 and ran a natural hair studio behind her dwelling in the evenings.
“I wished to strategy for retirement, and I needed to have a salon to do some thing when I retire,” she stated. “I’m not sure just but when I will retire from the faculty bus, but tomorrow’s not promised to you.
“I made the decision, ‘You bought to go ahead and are living.’ You only dwell at the time, and the option presented alone in terms of this locale.”
As Contact of Radiance’s owner and stylist, Tucker-Davis specializes in haircuts for all-natural hair, as properly as braiding, microblading, silk urgent, locs and eyelash extensions.
She also does make-up for particular functions these types of as weddings and proms.
Tucker-Davis designs to rent out place in her about 850-square-foot salon for other pure splendor providers. So considerably, she’s employed a whole-human body waxing professional.
“I have an all-all-around resume,” Tucker-Davis explained. “I will also have self-contractors performing right here because I opened up a salon and preferred to make certain I can do every little thing men and women want.
“Persons can occur and get a full tiny makeover. We deal with a ton of regions of natural beauty. That is why I contact it a ‘beauty bar.'”
In addition to devoting the entrance of the salon to a attractiveness bar, Tucker-Davis has yet another roughly 850 sq. feet of space at the rear of her store that will be out there for celebration rentals.
“I have the again location to hire for baby and bridal showers and assembly area,” she stated.
Pickerington Region Chamber of Commerce President Kim Barlag mentioned she’s thrilled to see the addition of Contact of Radiance since it will provide exclusive and specialized expert services to the group.
“Lauri Tucker(-Davis) is building Pickerington even a lot more glamorous with her new splendor salon, and we are glad she selected this region to open her company,” Barlag stated. “Her range of companies for a diverse clientele is much desired in our local community.”
A Contact of Radiance’s is open up from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
More information is readily available on the web at touchofradiancenaturalbeautybar.com/.
This short article initially appeared on ThisWeek: Contact of Radiance Purely natural Magnificence Bar to give numerous range of solutions in Pickerington