Dawn M. Bero~Owner & Master Stylist
Dawn has worked in the salon industry for over 19 years. She was originally trained and licensed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dawn made Hilton Head her home in 2009. Here she continues to hone her craft and quickly earned an extensive list of clientele.
The first year of her career was spent training under one of the areas top colorist and cutters from Redken. Dawn has continued her training with color specialists from Keune & Schwarzkopf. She continues to further her skills by attending numerous color, cutting and up-styling classes all over the East Coast. Dawn was certified as a Keratin and Brazilian Blowout specialist in 2011 and also became certified in Hotheads, Babe, and Cinderella extensions in 2011. In 2013 Dawn became certified in Perfectress Hair Extensions as well.
Aurora is Dawn's own personal product line that we carry in the salon. The products were created with our clients needs in mind. Being in the hot South, issues with frizz was a must, as well as needing UV protection from the hot sun. Seeing there was a need for a special products to cover all aspects, Dawn's creation began!
Lee Kovacs has been in the industry for 30 years. She has a bright smile that compliments her infectious laugh. Lee specializes in color and fun haircuts, tailoring them to you. She is a master in men and women’s cuts, gray coverage, coloring, and perms.
Kayla Sklarz~Makeup Artist
Kayla is a South Carolina based makeup artist. She completed her training at the International Spa Institute and is a licensed Esthetician. Like a true makeup addict, her interest in makeup artistry began long before her career did. Kayla is trained in airbrush makeup for special events as well as bridal makeup. She also has experience with color correction, lash application and acne coverage. She works with a wide range of products including but not limited to Temptu, Makeup Forever, Tarte, Becca, and Urban Decay as well as many other professional cosmetic brands. She constantly updates and adds to her makeup collection to ensure your bridal and special event expectations are exceeded. She is available to travel on location for weddings, special occasions, photography projects and commercial shoots!
Teresa has been licensed for 30 years and has a true passion for hair care. She specializes in precision. Teresa believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clientele. She specializes in coloring techniques, foil highlights and lowlights, men’s cuts, perms, and styling.
Robin Smucker~Events Coordinator
Robin is our salon events coordinator. She will assist you in booking your wedding or special event hair and makeup, at the salon or on location. If your wedding party choices to come to Aurora Beauty Salon, Robin and our team can help you enjoy the day in our modern clean salon. We will even order food to be delivered, or go right next door to The Purple Cow for a bite to eat or delicious cocktails to get the party started! Our team of stylists and make up artists will also travel to your location, all of which will be scheduled in detail by Robin. Whether you are a local or having a destination wedding, Robin can assist you to make your special day everything you have dreamed about!
Cutting hair is only a part of Dan’s job. He is an excellent listener and can meet all your hair needs. As a professional he is committed to consistently providing you with excellent customer service, and takes pride in building customer relationships. Dan is a 30 year licensed cosmetologist. He enjoys long hair, color, cuts, highlights and keratin treatments. “Dan the Man” will provide you with a one-of-a-kind look and is constantly staying up-to-date on the latest trends.
A native of Pittsburg, Diane Love brings her spunky personality each and everyday. She has 7 years experience which has lead to her loyal following here in Hilton Head. Diane is PCA chemical peel certified and specializes in razor cuts, color, foiling, balayage, and keratin smoothing treatments. She also provides cutting and styling services.
Dorian Fitzhugh~Front Desk Coordinator
Dorian is an island native with a passion for customer service. She loves interacting with people and
meeting their needs. She is an online college student that works in the salon full-time. Dorian is in charge of scheduling for all Dawn's clientele, as well as all day-to-day operations needed to keep the salon up and running. Her duties collectively include proactively providing information on services and products and ensuring that the salon is clean and tidy. If you contact us by phone (843-689-5600), this is whom you will most likely be speaking with!