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UGA alumnae open Athens’s first blow dry bar

“No scissors here-just luxurious hairstyling that will blow you away.”

In August, Amy Culbertson (BSED '09) and Alyssa House (BSED '09, AB '09) opened Tease, Athens’s first blow dry bar, on North Hull Street. Tease exclusively specializes in styling and pampering.

When you walk into the new establishment, you won't find scissors or hair dye. Instead, you'll enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne while your hair is professionally washed, dried and styled.

Tease customers can select a styling option from six different optinos ranging from a bridal up-do for $85 to a quick style for $20. Culbertson touts that Tease offers customers more than just a service - it offers a relaxing experience.

The two alumnae met at UGA while pledging a sorority. Upon graduation, both moved to Atlanta. Culbertson was a speech pathologist and House taught Spanish. The two UGA grads just couldn't stay away from Athens, though! During a visit back to their alma mater, the women determined that Athens was missing a blow dry bar resembling those in Atlanta.

“We love everything about Athens. You have UGA, a great music scene, a great food scene, great small-town feel and super local businesses,said House.

Welcome back to Athens, ladies, and best of luck!

Sourced from the Athens Banner-Herald.

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