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Life on a Sandbar

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AHOY!!! 5 stars or more ! Great customer service and relaxing atmosphere. The owner took time to... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Matey2018
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Springfield, Virginia
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Wonderful place, wonderful staff - Henna,Jagua and Braids

We were greeted promptly by the super friendly staff. They knew exactly what they were doing... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Lynn S
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Life on a Sandbar specializes in braids, hair wraps, henna, temporary tattoos, and making sand art creations. New this year is mermaid and pirate makeovers. We also carry Del Sol color-changing nail polish, t-shirts, hats, and more. Plus, we carry...more
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3933 S Croatan Hwy, Jockey's Ridge crossing, Nags Head, NC 27959-9796
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

AHOY!!! 5 stars or more ! Great customer service and relaxing atmosphere. The owner took time to draw my henna tattoo from a picture off my phone. Turned out perfectly! Will be back for our next visit. Thanks so much! ๐Ÿ˜

Thank Matey2018
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Glad you are happy with your henna tattoo! See you next year.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were greeted promptly by the super friendly staff. They knew exactly what they were doing - explained details and costs of everything and promptly set to work - braids, henna,and jagua (darker henna) -- all came out great - my only recommendation is do...More

Thank Lynn S
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

You are too sweet. Glad you had a great experience and we'll see you next summer.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

So many fun things for kids and adults. Fun beach clothes and fun beach things for your hair. Wraps, feathers, henna, they have it all! Best way to start your week.

Thank Hbizar
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks so much for including us in your beach vacation.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Went and did some tye dye on kids day and it was awesome! They were so nice and even had aprons for us to wear when we did it! The tye Dyes turned out amazing and we had so much fun!!!

Thank Nina h
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Awesome. See you next summer.

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Five stars! Very attentive and friendly staff, they did great with our daughter (6 years old), who they had sit still for about 30 minutes while she had braids and a Princess wrap put in. Lots of things for young ones to do, boys and...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great staff and great service - we come at the end of each vacation to take something with us! Fun to have a henna to remind us of the island and the friendly people who cap off our trip!

Thank Msebridges
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome and friendly service. Janina did a great job on my daughterโ€™s tattoo. Lots of other activities for kids. Gave us great advice for other things to do.

Thank Deb C
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Glad your daughter enjoyed her tattoo. Enjoy the many things to do in the Outer Banks. Hope to see you next summer.

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Annual visit! A must! Love it! Gifts, fun, entertainment. The tattoos are awesome, sand art, braids, they have it all!

Thank Tammi C
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

I'm so glad you found our new location downstairs. Always good to see my regulars. Kids grow up so fast. Bob was excited that is locally made sailboat went to a good home. See you again next year.

Reviewed 28 September 2017

This experience was like a grown up creative spa day for me. Life on a sandbar has all the things I love to do under one roof. Judy the owner became like a sister while she was doing my hair. Her husband also an owner...More

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Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

So glad you had your grown up spa day with us. It was a pleasure to help you create memories in the Outer Banks. Your cross turned out lovely. Hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Life on a Sandbar is the greatest little shop and Judy, the owner is so personable and friendly. The shop has a little bit of everything, including sand art projects, cool hair wraps/braids and beautiful jewelry. Definitely worth a visit when you're in the OBX!

Thank NikkiD0416
Marc P, Owner at Life on a Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for the sweet review and I'm glad you liked our shop. Hope to see you next year.

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