The Premier Hair Salon of Apollo Beach


Step into the sun-kissed paradise of Apollo Beach, where Tangle Me Knot Hair Design awaits to sprinkle a little downtown glam into your uptown world, all while embracing that cozy small-town vibe. Led by the visionary Charlene Cooner, our salon is not just a place for haircuts and color; it’s a haven where each client is celebrated as the star they are.

Picture this: a handpicked team of stylists, makeup maestros, and color wizards, all dedicated to making your hair dreams a vibrant reality. From chic cuts to luxurious extensions, from Japanese Thermal Straightening to a rainbow of colors, we’ve got the expertise and flair to cater to every hair type and style preference.

But wait, there’s more! We exclusively use the divine Naomi Vee Professional line of hair products, coupled with Schwarzkopf Professional’s rich color pigments, ensuring not just fabulous results, but also the healthiest, happiest hair you’ve ever known. When you leave our salon, you won’t just look amazing; you’ll have the tools and knowledge to maintain that salon-fresh look every day.

Did we mention accolades? Oh yes, we’re proud recipients of multiple Best of the Bay and Best of Apollo Beach awards, solidifying our status as the crème de la crème of the South Shore and beyond. When only the best will do, Tangle Me Knot is your ultimate destination.

So, why settle for ordinary when you can experience the extraordinary? Step into Tangle Me Knot Hair Design, where every appointment is an opportunity to unleash your inner glam goddess. Because here, fabulous hair isn’t just a style statement; it’s a way of life.



Owner and Artistic Director

Charlene is the owner and Schwarzkopf Professional Certified Master Colorist/Stylist here at Tangle Me Knot. Charlene leads our team of professionals as the overall Artistic Director, providing an industry focused approach to our education, hair service and client experience which has garnered both her previous salon and TMK several awards! Prior to relocating here in Apollo Beach, Charlene began her 30 years in the industry in Palm Beach, FL. Charlene apprenticed with some of the top local stylist prior to opening her first successful salon. In her career, Charlene has been Master Certified in color (formulation, application, color-correction), styling, Japanese Thermal Straightening, Keratin Smoothing, and hair extensions (tape, I-Tip, and fusion applications). Charlene books by request only so call today for your hair transformation!




An edgy hairstylist and South Shore local, Mya graduated from East Bay HS and has been with TMK for over 7 years. Mya is both a manager here at TMK and the Director of Education. Her passion is art and being creative with her craft with a desire to further her growth and hunger for success. She is one of the most in demand stylists at TMK due to her vast expertise in SKP color as well as several advanced services offered; such as Japanese Thermal Straightening, Brazilian Blowout, Blonding, Extensions, K-18 and other in-salon treatments.





Master Colorist/Stylist

With over 25 years of experience with exceptional color, cutting and styling techniques. Jackie is a Master Colorist who provides amazing color-melting, Balayage, and custom color creations! Jackie’s attention to detail with both men’s and women’s cuts is impeccable. Ladies, from funky to functional, daring to dashing, Jackie will help you accentuate your beauty while keeping you fashion-forward. Jackie is sure to impress you from beginning to end as only a true colorist can! Schedule your appointment with Jackie today!



Master Colorist/Curl Specialist

Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, Paul has been actively working both behind the chair as well as in educational roles for the past 22 years. To quote “Experience is everything!” as Paul likes to shine with an abundance of knowledge with all hair types. Color is his passion but also excels in precision hair cutting/styling and is our curly hair specialist. Having apprenticed under several master stylists, Paul has called TMK his home for the past 6 years.



Master Colorist/Stylist

With over 30 years’ experience, Angelica brings extensive knowledge and application to TMK. Emigrating from the Dominican Republic, Angelica spent the majority of her career in NYC where she learned and honed her craft. Specializing in highlights and balayage, Angelica also has a wealth of experience in haircuts for both straight and curly hair as well as all of our specialized services offered here at TMK.




Colorist/Curl Specialist/Stylist

From Port Charlotte, FL, Kat brings southwest FL vibes to our South Shore area! Kat has been in the industry for over 14 years and is one of our curly hair specialist and a lived in color enthusiast. Staying up to date with current and latest trends, Kat is certified in all of our Keratin Smoothing, K-18 and Brazilian Blowout services. 



Balayage Specialist/Colorist

Specializing in Balayage and precision cutting, Carrie has honed her skills over the past 18 years with industry leaders and educators alike. Hailing from Washington, Carrie not only understands client’s hair concerns but also delivers the ultimate in customer expectations through both in salon and at home hair care. Carrie is certified in all of our Keratin Smoothing, K-18 and Brazilian Blowout services. Scheule your exceptional service with Carrie today!




Master Colorist/Stylist

Originally from NJ, Edwin has been a local favorite since visiting when he was 17. With an evident life long passion for hair, Edwin provides precision cutting, coloring and creativity when it comes to your crown. Certified in all of our Keratin Smoothing, K-18 and Brazilian Blowout services, Edwin is sure to become one of your favorite stylists here at TMK! 





Esthetician/Makeup Artist

Graduating with honors as well as being inducted into the 2024 National Honor Society, Emily is our resident Esthetician and Makeup Artist here at TMK! Emily has been here with us since our origins, working behind the desk and learning the industry. Her vast and growing knowledge of skin types, conditions and skin care ingredients combine to allow Emily to deliver you the recommended services and provide you personalized at-home care recommendations for your specific needs. 





Owner/Media Director

Behind the scenes, and sometimes in front of the camera, you’ve probably seen Scott. Coming from a distinguished career as a Fire Chief with the US government, Scott brings a decidedly customer front and center approach to our day-to-day operations. Believing “Client is King”, Scott has helped to brand Tangle Me Knot as the place to get your hair done with a customer service experience unparalleled in the beauty industry. Scott is also our ever present face on social media, highlighting the many styles we produce, trends we love, and camaraderie we share during our team building events. So if you see him out and about, in person or on line, feel free to say “hi”; just don’t ask him to do your hair!