Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist




Licensed Esthetician - Spraytan Artist - Makeup Artist

Abby is a Raleigh local who followed her calling as an Esthetician and has been practicing at the top of her license for over 6 years. Soon after obtaining her NC Esthetic license she became certified as a custom airbrush specialist performing airbrush tans from pageants to bodybuilders and everyone in between.
Abby excels in the spa world where she thrives helping others reach their skincare needs through advanced aesthetic procedures. She gets to the root of her clients' skin issues and works her magic!
Abby has also gotten into the cosmetic industry by doing makeup for several bridal parties and pageants.
Practicing yoga and learning about the chakras is what lead Abby to obtain her Reiki certification. She wishes to help clients on a different level of care through energy healing.
Salon Serenity Spa puts her 100% in her element where she can perfect all of her crafts. Abby is motivated by her passion to spread love and build confidence in her clients. She is a true artist who sees the beauty in all things and loves to bring that out in others.  


​Junior Stylist


Master Hair Artist / Wella color specialist

Heidi pursued her dream and her passion to become a hairstylist in 2002. She has learned a great deal in the industry over the last 16 years. She has worked with Wella most of her career which has brought her to excellence in Coloring, Highlighting, Balayage, and Correction. She has studied with Tony & Guy in Dallas, Micheal O' Rourke of Big Sexy Concepts as well other great educators from California to North Carolina to Master her hair cutting and styling techniques. Heidi's creativity led her to build an impressive portfolio. 
Heidi loves making women look and feel beautiful.

​Clay and Renee Daniels


When the Daniels' built Salon Serenity Spa, their vision was to create an environment that is warm and welcoming, a salon and spa filled with stylist and specialist of integrity, talent and confidence, a salon and spa environment that completely caters to a clients whole experience.  We are proud to be branded as a salon and spa that people love to come to.  With awards, client testimonials and an amazing team of hair stylist, estheticians, massage therapist, skin care specialist, makeup artist, spray tan specialist and nail technicians,  Salon Serenity Spa has developed a reputation as one of the best salon and spas in the area.
Our mission is to successfully meet and exceed the needs of our clients through the highest standard for quality, service, products and providers. Provide clients with the highest standard of service in an unpretentious environment.  We want our salon to be a place where clients are treated with genuine warmth, a place where they can relax and feel good about themselves.
Our team of five star service professionals look forward to servicing you.

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Licensed Esthetician

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Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9 am to 6 pm
Tuesday: 9 am to 8 pm
Wednesday: 9 am to 6 pm
Thursday 9 am to 8 pm
Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 4 pm

Making Wake Forest Beautiful One Person At A Time!
We look forward to your visit!

Salon Serenity Spa
1002 Durham Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587
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Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist

Karsten is a bright, energetic therapist with a true listening ear to her client's needs and goals. Her top priority is to ensure long term massage therapy plans with take-home ideas to provide the utmost in the clients well being.
Karsten's certifications/techniques include; Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Points, Vichy Shower, and Cupping. One of her favorite techniques is Trigger Point work, as one of her goals for her clients is to help reduce pain in everyday life.
When Karsten is not with her clients, she enjoys being at a local gym to coach cheerleading and spending time with her dog "Cho-Cho". Karsten's family is a big part of who she is as well as participating in the Wake Forest Community she has grown up in. She enjoys cooking with her mom, reading a good book, & having a talk with her dad to make her smile. 
Karsten looks forward to seeing you in the spa soon! Make sure to book with her today to secure a spot for amazing relaxation time for yourself! 

​Take your career to the next level with Salon Serenity Spa!  We are always looking for talented and hard working individuals. 

At Salon Serenity Spa, our concept for success focuses on teamwork. Here you will be part of a team that values artistic expertise, professional behavior, and good old-fashioned hard work. The goal is more than just being able to earn a living—the goal is to enjoy the excitement of personal and professional fulfillment along with financial rewards. The degree of effort you expend will determine how successful you will be. If you truly wish to make the most of this opportunity, you will enjoy financial rewards plus professional respect and a priceless sense of self-worth.

 If you would like to become part of our fun and exciting team please submit your cover letter and resume to info@salonserenityspa.com


Licensed Nail Technician/Artist - Spraytan Artist - Makeup Artist - Microblading - Semi-Permanent MUA, and Educator

Drena fell in love with the art of beauty at the tender age of 16. From then on she practiced daily and eventually obtained her licensing! She has been a Licensed Nail Technician/Artist since 2016. Drena is also a Semi-Permanent MUA, and Educator. Drena is always learning and using the latest techniques, products, and services. Drena’s certifications and licenses include; Nail Technician, Microblading, Microshading, Ombre Powder Brows, Lip Blushing, Classic & Volume Lash Extensions, Airbrush Spray Tanning, Nail Artistry, and Vichy Shower Treatments. She has a deep admiration for the before and after aspect of beauty. Drena loves giving her clients a sense of self-love and heightened confidence in themselves. She makes sure to provide not only an amazing before and after at each appointment, but she also takes extreme pride in each individual relationship she develops with her clients on a more personal level. She believes that the most precious gift that her career has given her is simply making others feel good, which is why she provides the most relaxed environment possible for each client. Drena believes that the confidence that her clients leave with after their appointments is what keeps her going in the beauty industry. Drena’s strong connection to deeper levels of relaxation stems from her Native-American cultural background. Drena is an enrolled member of the Occaneechi band of the Saponi Nation here in NC. She aims to help each client reach a deeper understanding of what causes tension/negative energy and how to effectively release and reform those areas through different spa treatments, music, meditation, and spiritual work to reach a higher level of understanding. All of this paired with her services can give the ambiance of peace, creating a safe, sacred space, reducing stress and anxiety while promoting a peaceful relaxation and emotional well being. To book an appointment/consultation with Drena, please give us a call. You are guaranteed to leave our spa relaxed, full of positivity and confidence! Book with Drena today!  



​Brooklyn has been an artist her whole life, her passion for taking a blank canvas and making it beautiful shines through in all that she does as a stylist.  She is very detail orientated and you will appreciate her dedication to making sure you leave the salon with the exact look you are dreaming of. 

Brooklyn specializes in color, balayage, high/lowlights, haircuts, updos, make-up, manicures and more.  She is also very talented in men’s cuts.  Brooklyn continues to further her education in the industry that she is so passionate about to continue to make every client a happy one.

If you are looking for a stylist that will listen to you, offer ideas and turn your look into a work of art, Brooklyn is the stylist for you.  Please call today and book your appointment at our amazing salon with Brooklyn.  


Front Desk Coordinator​

Jamie's passion is guest service.  Her background consists of years in the hospitality industry with Hyatt and Hilton Hotels where exceeding each guest's expectations was her goal.  She joined the team at Salon Serenity and Spa in an effort to continue providing guest service and to make each and every guest feel welcomed and comfortable.Jamie has lived in Wake Forest for five years and enjoys spending time with her nieces, nephew and her daughter that recently retired from the Air Force.  She also enjoys traveling and meeting new people.  
She looks forward to being of assistance and of meeting you on your next visit! 


Junior Stylist

Krysten has always had a passion for the beauty industry. While growing up she enjoyed spending time at her family’s salon. As the years went by that passion only grew stronger. Following her dreams, she recently completed cosmetology school in May of 2017. Krysten has been behind the chair for a year as an apprentice and is thrilled to be the newest team member at Salon Serenity Spa gaining experience and advanced education that is abundantly available. Krysten is a dedicated junior stylist who is eager to learn and grow, she will go above and beyond to make you feel and look beautiful. Her goal for each guest is to put a smile on their face and for them to truly enjoy their appointment. If you’re looking for a stylist to help you feel positive about your appearance Krysten is the stylist for you. Call today to book an appointment with this talented passionate cosmetologist.

​Voted Best Hair Salon in Wake Forest NC


 Front Desk Coordinator

Rebecca is delighted to work with you over the phone, and welcome you as you enter the door at Salon Serenity Spa. She enjoys creating relationships with new clients and building relationships with existing ones. Her goal is to make your spa experience a delight-filled one.


Day Spa Manager / ​Licensed Nail Technician 

​Lisa is the heartbeat of Salon Serenity Spa filling the air with her jersey smile and witty sense of humor. Lisa is a licensed nail technician and the salon and spa manager with years of experience as an executive administrative assistant for a VIP in Corporate America. You can be assured that your private party at Salon Serenity Spa will be handled with the utmost care and attention that it deserves. She is an excellent cook and enjoys time with her husband, four children, and beloved pets. She excels at making the beauty of your natural nail shine and values her personal time with her guest as well.
Lisa looks forward to assisting you and can’t wait to meet you.


Cosmetologist - Senior Hairstylist - Hair Extension Expert

Lauralee has always been passionate about beauty, often unrealized, in all people. She believes that when you help someone feel better about themselves, the joy you give them is infectious. It was truly heartfelt when she decided to go to cosmetology school at Mitchell's, where she graduated in 2013. Her enthusiasm shows itself every day, as Lauralee is right at home bringing out the best in every client she sees at Salon Serenity and Spa.
Lauralee has been working hard to learn more and to grow as a stylist since the day she graduated school. Devoting herself to classes and constantly practicing new techniques keeps her on top of her game as a hairstylist. She is certified in Brazilian Blowout as well as Babe tape-in and bead in extensions. Her talent for hairstyle and up-dos is especially remarkable, but she won't hesitate to tell you that her forte is hair color. Lauralee has a love for balayage, from matching existing and natural colors to adding new tones, she works with each color client to ensure they leave feeling like a million bucks!
Schedule your appointment with Lauralee today - see for yourself the difference it makes when you book with someone who LOVES doing hair! ​​


Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist

Katie has been practicing massage therapy since 2011. She specializes in deep tissue and trigger point therapy but is experienced in other modalities as well. Over her years of practicing massage therapy, she has become a Medical Massage Practitioner and a Certified Cupping Therapist. 
Katie is extremely professional and blissfully quiet while combining her skillful craft with her amazing intuitive technique; together, her qualities work to compound her massage skills beyond the scope of other therapists. Katie is in a class of her own. Her hands and fingers are very strong and so is her sense of needed pressure. She has the talent to relieve the body of a well-trained athlete or a tension-riddled being. She has a passion for understanding human anatomy and listens to her clients to identify their needs. As a highly qualified therapeutic massage and bodywork therapist, she has been managing people's pain and improving lives for over 8 years and counting. 

​Voted Best Day Spa in Wake Forest NC

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Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist

Dawn has a passion for the art and science of balance. She believes that massage is a holistic way to restore balance. She loves creating aesthetically pleasing relaxation experiences using an integrative approach to wellness by incorporating sight, sound, aroma, and touch to lift the spirit, calm the mind and rejuvenate the body.

Her wellness journey started with the love of aromatherapy and led her to the intriguing world of massage therapy. Dawn is certified in AromaTouch, Hot Stones and Mu-Xing therapy. Massage modalities include Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Lomi Lomi. She loves creating her own massage oils using various essential oils and incorporating them into her massages.

Book your next spa appointment with Dawn for an unforgettable relaxation experience.


Senior Cosmetologist 

​Specializing in Hair - Nails - Skin Care 

Jazlyn has been a licensed Cosmetologist since 2014. 
Jazlyn’s family saw her talent at a very young age and encouraged her to pursue her interest. Shortly after she graduated high school, she enrolled into Trend Setters School of Beauty in Anchorage, Alaska (2013).  3 years later she moved to North Carolina.  Jazlyn is very humbled and ecstatic to work with clients in Wake Forest. 
Jazlyn stays updated on current trends and loves a challenge. Color corrections, balayage, foiling techniques, and haircuts are some of her many passions in the hair industry.
Jazlyn’s main focus is to create and customize a look for each and every client - whether it be a modern/classic look or a bold/trendy look. She will listen to each and every individual to make sure her guests leave feeling happy and confident. 
Come see Jazlyn at Salon Serenity Spa! 


Make Up Artist​ - Spray Tan Artist - Receptionist​​

​Ashley-Brooke is a communications major at Highpoint University studying broadcast journalism. She is also a part-time employee with Salon Serenity Spa. Her specialties include Make-up artistry, Spray tanning specialist and Event/wedding scheduling coordinator.
Ashley-Brooke‘s experience in the world of stage make up began at an early age, studying the art of color placement with serval local, state and national industry specialists. Spray tanning is a passion for her as well. On-site wedding parties, bridal make-up and pageantry stage applications are something that she loves.
Her true beauty shines when working with young ladies that are experimenting make-up for the first time. She enjoys teaches them the proper care for maintaining a healthy face before and after your application. Selecting colors that work best in foundations, powder, eye shadow, blush, lipstick and mascara for your unique beauty brings her joy. Finalizing with a one-on-one lessons of how to apply.
Scheduling an appointment with Ashley-Brooke is easy with the front desk staff. She is available on weekends, during the summer and holidays breaks from college.
She looks forward to servicing you soon.

​Renee Daniels

Spa/Salon Owner - Master Stylist - Master Color Expert - Makeup Artist - Educator

Over 25 Years of Experience

Renée's confidence shines as a Hair colorist, style creator, and salon owner.  Renee has been a hairstylist in Wake Forest, Raleigh area for over 25 years. She specializes in creating the perfect shades of blonde,  the science of hair coloring and the art of cutting & styling hair.  Her talent,  attention to detail and ability to make people feel comfortable are the keys to her success.   She is always happy to share her extensive knowledge of styling products and directing clients towards the perfect product for their hair.
Renée certifications include Salon & Spa Management, Global Wella Elite Salon status, Wella Master Color Expert of the world Masters certification in New York City.  Sebastian product knowledge and cutting education certified, Nioxin Advanced treatment for thinning hair, Moroccanoil loyalty provider of treatment and product knowledge,  Master Certified Brazilian Blowout Stylist. Renee' is also proud to be certified as an Image Skincare Expert.
After 25 years of experience,  She is truly proud to lead this team of the most talented stylist ever having the pleasure to work within the industry!  We are proud that Salon Serenity can share their creativity and expertise with each other, we provide in house education monthly,  giving the very best,  up to date,  trend vision to our clients and guest.
I can't wait to meet you and introduce you to this amazing staff. "

The Amazing Team of our Estheticians, Massage Therapist, Nail Technicians, Skin Care Specialist, Makeup Artist, Spray Tan Artist, Hair Colorist, and Hair Stylist in Heritage, Hasentree, Youngsville, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wakefield, Raleigh NC