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SILVIA MINEVA
Owner / Master Stylist

Silviya is originally from Bulgaria. She came to the United States in 2005 with a dream to open an upscale salon and spa. She got her cosmetology license in 2004 from the Charleston Cosmetology Institute and passionately created Silvia Salon and Spa in 2011. To help build her dream salon and spa she attended Inspiring Champions business classes. Silviya has participated in various styling competitions and traveled to the Orlando, Atlanta and New York City international hair shows. She believes in the power of continued education and is always working to improve her techniques.

"I just got the best haircut that I have had in a very long time..."

ADDIE LILES
Salon Coordinator / Esthetician / Master Makeup Artist

Addie became a licensed Esthetician here in Charleston in 2010. After completing her certification she wanted to learn more about the industry. She received her Medical Aesthetician certification gaining her knowledge in Chemical Peels, Lasers and Microdermabrasion. She began her career working at a local beach resort where she became skilled in all aspects of the skincare field, including facials, waxing and Bridal makeup applications. Addie has a passion for working with clients of all skin types. She has continued her education throughout her years and is always eager to learn new techniques. She enjoys being able to express her creativity through makeup. Her goal is to make each client more confident and knowledgeable, while enhancing there natural features.

MICHELLE MACE
Senior Stylist

Growing up in New Jersey, Michelle always had a passion for hair design. She decided to pursue this passion while living in Myrtle Beach by attending Strand College of Hair Design earning her certificate in Cosmetology, as well as other awards for excelling in various hair and makeup competitions. After completing her certification, Michelle did an apprenticeship under a Paul Mitchell educator, helping expand her knowledge along with her skill set and providing her with a newfound love for the Paul Mitchell brand. She enjoys keeping up with the latest trends and techniques in the beauty industry by attending hair shows around the country. Michelle moved to the area in August of 2016 and is excited to be able to grow as an artist, share her knowledge, and create amazing hair alongside the fabulous team here at Silvia's!

AMY THOMAS
Senior Stylist

Amy first fell in love with the beauty industry while working as a salon assistant. She attended the Charleston Cosmetology Institute and became a licensed cosmetologist in 2011. Amy has attended various beauty conventions across the across the country and prides herself on being on the cutting edge of the latest hair trends. She came to Silvia’s in 2014 and has been enjoying sharing her passion for beauty with her clients.

MEGAN SWATT
Senior Stylist

Megan became a licensed cosmetologist in Ohio in 2002. She completed a two year apprenticeship at one of Cleveland’s top salons specializing in color and cutting. Megan moved to Charleston in 2007 where she worked at a local resort and became exceptionally skilled in bridal styling. She came to Silvia’s in 2014 and has enjoyed more opportunities to continue her education through in-salon education and traveling to international hair shows.

APRIL MIDDAUGH
Salon Assistant

April originally received her cosmetology license in Massachusetts in 2004 from the New England Hair Academy. She assisted at a well known salon for over a year before moving to Mount Pleasant. After spending some time away, April rediscovered her love for the beauty industry and decided to go back to school. She attended the Paul Mitchell School of Charleston and graduated in 2016. She has been working as an assistant at Silvia’s since 2015 and is looking forward to building her clientele.