The Artistik Image family is dedicated to providing excellent service in a fun, loving and uplifting atmosphere. You won't find a TEAM more passionate about making you look and feel good both inside and out.


Debbie Beaton

Debbie has loved "playing with hair" as long as she can remember,  teaching herself how to braid hair on Barbies at age 5. She entered her cosmetology program at age 16. She quickly excelled and earned her license and began working professionally on weekends before graduating high school.

Nearly 30 years later, she is as passionate as ever ànd always eager to learn and grow both professionally and personally. She holds multiple certifications including Hotheads Hair Extensions and Brazilian Blowout.

While skilled in all aspects of hair styling, she is especially fond of razor cutting,  dimensional color, icy blondes, the occasional body wave, and making hair dance by adding lots of texture!

She loves to travel and spend time with her husband, family, friends and her two baby dogs: Mini Ature and Hoffmeister General. Her hobbies include decorating, chalk painting old furniture and exploring her creative side.


Hayley Barker

 Originally from Longhorne, PA, Hayley has now lived in Myrtle Beach for 11 years. 

She began her career in cosmetology in 2013. Her passion and drive for the hair industry is contagious! She is adamant about keeping up with all the latest styles and trends. While experienced in all aspects of hair styling, she specializes in balayage, highlighting, and color corrections, as well as both men’s and women’s cuts.

Hayley always goes above and beyond in her efforts to exceed her client’s expectations. One of her favorite sayings is, “come in as a stranger and leave as a friend.” 

When she is not in the salon practicing her craft, you can find her at the beach or playing with her pup!


Katie Davis

Katie’s passion for hair sparked from her interest in Fine Arts. After studying Studio Arts at Coastal Carolina University, she decided to merge her creative studies with cosmetology and began her career in the beauty industry. 

After completing formal training, she gained several years of experience working in North Myrtle Beach before finding her home at Artistik Image. She loves being a part of a salon that allows her to continually grow her knowledge and skill level. 

Katie is a perfectionist when it comes to her work and likes to make sure that whoever is in her chair is completely happy. Weddings are one of her favorite opportunities to work with clients because she adores being a part of their special moment. 

She loves to discover and perfect the newest trends and techniques. She strongly believes that education in the beauty industry never stops. She most recently completed training at the Keune Advanced Academy in Atlanta obtaining certification in foundational design. She is eager to continue growing and advancing both personally and professionally.


Courtney Hamilton

Courtney is originally from Newtown, CT, where she graduated from Ricci’s Academy of Cosmetology in 2003. She worked in several upscale salons in Fairfield County, CT, before moving to Myrtle Beach in 2011. 

She spent seven years honing her craft in Surfside Beach before joining the Artistik Image family. Courtney specializes in highlights, natural grey coverage, short cuts, Brazilian Blowouts, as well as men and kids’ cuts.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and indulging in her hobbies: decorating, preppy coastal fashion, and arts & craf


Danielle Light

Danielle comes from a family of hair stylists and has been involved in the salon and spa industry all ofher adult life. After completing her certification at Piedmont College in Virginia, she spent nearly 10 years working as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT). 

Today she is the best shampoo specialist on the Grand Strand. Her training and experience as a LMT makes her shampoo and scalp massage a real treat in itself. You owe it to yourself to try her deep conditioning treatment and hand massage.

She enjoys music, traveling, spending time with her pets and  getting together with friends & family.


Jackie Paris

Jackie has been a hairstylist since 1994. Her passion began with her dolls as a young child and has continued to grow through experience and education. She believes you can never stop learning in our industry and continually seeks advanced education in new techniques and styles. 

Jackie loves working in a team-oriented environment where she is surrounded by passionate, creative stylists who empower and inspire her. Known for giving exceptionally thorough consultations, Jackie prides herself in paying attention to details and building long lasting client relationships. 

Her specialties include dimensional color, gray reduction, foil highlights and lowlights, fashion color, color correction, men's and women's precision haircuts, razor and texturized cuts, wig styling and smoothing treatments. 

Away from work, Jackie enjoys traveling, watching movies and spending time with her grandkids, family and friends.


Kristen Rowe

 A native of Georgetown County, Kristen began her career as a hairstylist 10 years ago after completing her formal training at The Paul Mitchell School.

Her specialties include HotHeads Hair Extensions, Balayage and Formal Hair Styling. 

Always passionate about continuing her education, she stays on top of the industries ever-changing trends and techniques! 

Kristen prides herself in giving her full attention to each client and providing a comfortable, relaxing, and uplifting experience!


Kirsten Strickland

Hair has been Kirsten’s passion since she dabbled in up-do’s at bridal parties as a teenager! With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, she loves edgy, new trends! 

In addition to her formal training, her certifications include Brazilian Blowout smoothing treatments and Hot Head Hair Extensions. 

She loves transformations, especially the big ones! Anything from short, icy-blonde haircuts to long-hair balayage and everything in between. If you’re looking for touch up, or a total transformation, you’re in very talented hands with Kirsten!

Family and faith are Kirsten’s highest priorities, and both shine through in her work and personality!


Ryan Oakley

Ryan Oakley brings not only talent and passion, but also positive vibes to each client experience. A seasoned cosmotologist with nearly 13 years in the industry, Ryan has worked in this area her entire career and prides herself in developing and maintaining close relationships and trust within her strong and loyal following. 

A graduate of Aveda Institute in Charlotte N.C., she is well-versed in many forms of coloring and cutting, thriving in highlights, babylights, baylage, ombre', gray coverage and is certified in HotHead Extensions. 

This home schooling, mother of three has a down-to-earth and upbeat energy, keeping conversation interesting, real, uplifting and fun. She believes that your outside is a direct reflection of your inside and strives to make all clients feel and look their best from the inside out!

Spa Staff


Alexis Lamb

 Alexis Lamb, our fearless spa manager was born in Alexandria VA and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2014 with her husband Harold.

With a passion for massage and a desire to help others, she graduated from Miller-Motte Technical College as a licensed massage therapist in 2016 after an extensive training program, she has been working in the spa industry ever since.

She is a Certified Integrative Reflexologist®. She has extensive training and experience in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Prenatal, Sports Massage & Stretching, as well as body scrubs and wraps.

When she isn’t helping her clients feel their best, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, visiting new places and trying new things! She has a huge love for animals and spends lots of time loving on her two dogs, Harley & Chance.  


Nicole Gryszkin

 Originally from NJ, Nicole moved to Myrtle Beach with her husband and children in 2013. Her long-time interest in massage developed into a passion and soon after moving to her new home, she also began her new career in massage therapy. 

She is a graduate of Horry-Georgetown Technical College specializing in hot stone, deep tissue, prenatal, reflexology and cupping.

It brings her tremendous joy knowing she is now working in a career she loves, while also helping clients feel their best.

When she isn’t busy at Artistik Image, she enjoys bowling and spending time with her family.


MaryLee Ward

Originally from New Jersey, MaryLee moved to Myrtle Beach in 2012 and joined the Artistik Image team soon aferwards.

In addition to being a licensed cosmetologist, she is a Face Reality Acne Specialist and holds certifications in Airbrush Makeup, Skin Script RX and NovaLash Eyelash Extensions.

She loves helping clients look and feel their best!

In her spare time, she enjoys shopping and spending time with her family, friends and fur babies.