At Epic Hair Salon they offer more than just a haircut – it’s a pampering experience. I stepped out of the heat of the Kapaa day and into the cool air-conditioned comfort of Epic and was greeted with warm smiles from the staff. My bedraggled hair was in desperate need of an upgrade, but I didn’t realize how much I also needed the relaxation time – an hour and a half away from work and family obligations – time just for me.
The girls indeed went out of their way to make me feel special. Darci Furtado, the owner of Epic who has been operating the business for over four years, beckoned me to sit in one of the comfortable salon chairs whilst Taryn offered me a hot tea and a magazine. And so the pampering began.
Darci is a highly skilled hairdresser, having completed her extensive training at the Paul Mitchell School in Costa Mesa, Los Angeles. All of the staff at Epic are trained and certified Aveda stylists, who believe in using products that are good for you as well as the environment. Born and bred on Kauai, Darci understands local people and the place but is also very skilled at catering for visitors – especially for weddings. Kauai is a popular wedding destination and the Epic girls specialize in offering unique and fresh bridal styles to cater for all tastes.