The Premier Hair Salon of Apollo Beach


Nestled in the sun-filled area of Apollo Beach, Tangle Me Knot Hair Design provides downtown glam with uptown service right here with our own small town vibe. With a select group of hair stylists, make-up artists, and master colorist, owner Charlene Cooner has created a sanctuary where every client is a star. From color & cut, from extensions to Japanese Thermal Straightening, we cater to every hair type and provide technical expertise along with a vast editorial experience. Using the exclusive Naomi Vee Professional line of hair products along with Schwarzkopf Professional (the highest color pigmentation available anywhere), every client leaves with healthy hair and a product regimen that will maintain the look and health of their hair. An elite staff, deluxe treatments, and a feeling of calm compose the elements of this world-class salon.

Multiple award winners for Best of the Bay and Best of Apollo Beach, Tangle Me Knot is the top salon on the South Shore and one of the best in the Tampa / St. Pete region. Tangle Me Knot Hair Design caters to an elite clientele for whom only the best will do. Charlene and her staff draw on long experience to continually create new looks that simply cannot be found anywhere else. At Tangle Me Knot Hair Design, we are committed to helping you look and feel your best and we believe that healthy hair care is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.



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 23 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 5 years. Mys 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 5 years.




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.






Originally from CA, Christi brings over 25 years of hair industry experience to TMK! She has been here with us for over 2 years and has developed quite a following. Though specializing in perms and dimensional blondes, Christi is an avid learner and has attended several advanced hair courses to include Keratin Smoothing Systems, Brazilian Blowout and K-18 services.




From blunt bobs, to long layers; dark hair or light, Stormy is our newest stylist here at TMK with over 10 years in the industry. She recently relocated from Ohio and has quickly grown by creating looks clients love to show and are easily maintained. Stormy is certified in all of our Keratin and Brazilian smoothing techniques, priding herself in both finding and attending advanced training courses for continuing education.





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!