Mon. Mar 27th, 2023

Wink tends to make its move

I reported on Dec. 11, 2022 that Cydney Langford’s Wink Skincare Studio was going to be moving from its property at 107 N. Spring St. about the corner to a new place at 228 E. Morford St. That move has come to fruition with Wink’s opening final Tuesday in its new space. 

With a great deal help from house owner and interior designer Raven Young, Cydney’s vision of revitalizing the old, vacant constructing behind Begonia’s has come to fruition and brought an added burst of life to Major Street Center.

The new constructing supplies a great deal far more space for therapy rooms, enables for superior separation of consumer spaces and employees spaces to superior make certain a calm, soothing atmosphere. Wink now has 4 rooms for treatment options as compared to the 3 at her final place. And Cydney has added a zen space for customers to loosen up in when involving treatment options or when waiting to offer even far more of a total spa practical experience. 

“With the expanded space, we’re going to start off providing classes. The added region enables us to superior aesthetically match the feeling we strive to give customers soon after a therapy. We want this to be far more than a spot exactly where you come to get a massage or brow wax or what ever service you pick. We want this to be a accurate practical experience and a location,” Cydney stated. 

The bigger lobby/showroom region has permitted Cydney to add new goods to her shop, and she plans to continue expanding her offerings in the future. Wink now provides more than 30 item lines of bath and physique and beauty goods, most of them exceptional to the region, and she’s excited to announce Wink is now the property to a nicely-identified exclusive organic skincare line. 

“We have partnered with Laurel  Skincare, which provides entire plant organic goods. The business is incredibly selective about who is permitted to carry its goods so we had to pass a screening method so Laurel was assured Wink is as very good of a match for the business as the goods are for us,” Cydney stated.

With the larger space Wink has added further employees. Ashley Barnes, Rachel Dobbs, Cheryl Jones and Anna Wanamaker all produced the move along with Cydney. In addition, two spa attendants have been added, Emma Young and Charles Langford, bringing the total quantity of employees to seven. 

Cydney summarized her vision for Wink this way: “Wink is not just a organization or a constructing. Wink is a neighborhood and a feeling. We just want to take care of our folks and we believe this new space will support us do that superior.” 

Wink’s hours stay the exact same – Tuesday from 9 a.m. – six p.m. Wednesday from 11 a.m. – six p.m. Thursday from noon – six p.m. Friday from 9 a.m. – five p.m. and Saturday from ten a.m. – three p.m. Appointments can be scheduled at or by calling (931) 507-WINK. 

Treats that appear as very good as they taste

As quite a few fantastic companies are, Georgia’s Sweet Shoppe was born out of a want to make a living from a beloved hobby. For Georgia Madison Smartt, that really like was baking and decorating. 

Madison, as she’s far more normally identified locally, stated, “I’ve generally baked with my mom. I grew up in the kitchen with her and in higher college I began playing about far more with decorating. I continued on by means of college and my mom and my boyfriend actually pushed me to attempt to sell Mother’s Day cakes 3 years ago. From there, it just went crazy. For pretty much two years it really is been my complete-time organization.”

When asked what sort of response her organization has garnered, Madison stated, “I cannot quit. It actually is just non-quit.  Holidays are enormous. Most of the time about the holidays, I am up all evening functioning on orders. But birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and other issues keeps me going year-round,” Madison stated. 

That sounds like sufficient to hold any person busy and, for the most element, Madison is handling the workload on her personal. “It is fairly a great deal just me. I have assistance from my family members and my boyfriend but I am the most important baker, decorator, social media, advertising and marketing, all of that,” she stated.

When Georgia’s Sweet Shoppe provides all types of baked goods, a handful of things are most regularly requested. “On a weekly basis, I push out a lot of decorated sugar cookies and cakes. Other than that, I do cupcakes, drop cookies, brownies, blondies and I am beginning to do chocolate covered pretzels and Oreos,” Madison stated.

In addition to baking scrumptious goodies, Madison requires unique pride in her experience at decorating her treats. I was in particular delighted that she brought a specially customized St. Patrick’s Day cookie to our interview. I can attest it was as tasty as it was fairly. “I attempt to do something any person throws at me when it comes to decorating and I figure it out as I go,” Madison stated. 

Georgia’s Sweet Shoppe can be identified on Facebook, exactly where clients can locate a custom order request kind, and can be contacted at

By Editor

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