Welcome back to another installment of Real Weddings Magazine’s Partner Profiles!
This week, we have the honor of profiling the talented Fay Linson, owner of Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa in Placerville. We got to work with Fay on our recent cover model finalist photo shoot — her team provided the hair and make-up for or cover model finalist, Kate (featured in the middle on our Spring 2010 cover below). Take it away Fay!
Fay (bottom row middle) with her team.
Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
What’s your specialty? Taking care of all your beauty needs pre-wedding (hair care, skin care, massage, nail care), then making your hair and makeup wedding day perfect.
When did you establish your business? We’ve been in business since 1976, and I purchased the business from my parents in 2000.
What sets you apart from your competition? Consistency, stellar customer service, compassion.
Where do you find inspiration? Big cities, kids in the streets, the runways, the Internet, trade journals.
When you opened shop, what was your promise to your customers? My promise is to do everything within my power to meet and exceed your expectations.
Do you have any hidden talents? I make fabulous chicken enchilladas and am a great softball mom.
What color gives you the most joy? Any shade of green.
What song is the soundtrack to your business day (or at least to how you feel right now)? OK, this is not really business but I just downloaded “Low Rider” for my cell phone ring because it makes me smile and my head starts to bob on it’s own accord whenever I hear it. And no, I do not have a low rider, I have a Caddy.
What is your favorite flower? Gerbera Daisy – happy flowers!
Do you regularly blog? No, but I need to.
Where is your favorite place to travel? Hawaii and New York.
What’s your favorite local restaurant? HeyDay Cafe for their HeyDay Salad with grilled Ahi, yum!
What’s your favorite local charity? The Women’s Shelter, which is no longer just for women.
If you weren’t in the wedding industry, what would you be doing? I can’t even imagine anything else.
What three things are you most grateful for in life? My family, our health, good friends.
If you were to plan your own wedding, or re-do your wedding, what element would be most important to you? Outside wedding with all my family there.
What is the best advice you can give to brides and grooms getting married today? Marriages are not 50/50, they are more like 30/70 – but who is the 30 and who is the 70 should go back and forth.
Anything else you’d like to share with Real Weddings Magazine’s brides? Your wedding day is a one shot deal. Make it fabulous, devote your time and energy before hand – but on the day of, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Find out more about Fay and her team at Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa’s Web site or call her at 530-622-5436.