Why did you choose hair as your career path? It chose me, I started cutting hair as a teen for friends and family in the 80’s. My dad bought me some wahl clippers and wicked 7’ sheers. After high school I attended school for makeup. Shortly after graduating I was offered an apprenticeship in a salon. I never looked back :)
What inspires you? Music, art, science, nature, people and culture.
Who is your biggest influence? Vidal Sassoon! I love creating shapes that grow out beautifully.
When you are not doing hair, what do you like to do? I like to work on my businesses, be a mom, write songs and paint.
How long have you been doing hair? 15 years.
Why did you choose hair as your career path? I have always been visually driven and artistic. I also love making people feel good. It was a natural path for me.
What inspires you? Fashion magazines, people watching, making art and music.
Who is your biggest influence? Alexa Chung.
When you are not doing hair, what do you like to do? Paint, weave and play drums.
How long have you been doing hair? 11 years.
Why did you choose hair as your career path? It seemed fun interesting and social… And it is
What inspires you? Nature (colours found in nature), people and their stories.
Who is your biggest influence? 70’s punk scene, Debbie Harry, Patty Smith, etc.
When you are not doing hair, what do you like to do? Go see live music, vegan cooking, volunteering and staying politically involved.
How long have you been doing hair? 5 years.
Why did you choose hair as your career path? I had a natural attraction, cutting came easily to me. I started my career in high school, we had a program. I’ve always been interested in psychology, i enjoy the relationships that you gain from doing hair.
What inspires you? Music, self discovery/expresson through style.
Who is your biggest influence? 70’s rockstars with their natural textured hair. Androgynous performers/models, anyone willing to go short!
When you are not doing hair, what do you like to do? Cooking, antiquing, going to shows, playing drums and relaxing with my cats.
How long have you been doing hair? I graduated from the Hair art Program at John Casablancas Institute in January 2019.
Why did you choose hair as your career path? Ever since I was a little girl I loved being in the salon and getting my hair done. My mom and grandma would bring me along every time they would get their hair done. To me it was the most magical experience, I loved seeing people leave with the biggest smiles on their faces! As I got older I would style all my friends hair whether that be day to day, dance competition/shows or for a special event. I have always been a very creative person but never could pin point the perfect outlet for my creativity. Hair is now my outlet and I’m beyond happy to have found the perfect career for myself.
What inspires you? Music, cultures, Fashion and Hair in the 60s & 70s, Abstract Art.
Who is your biggest influence? My Grandma, she has been a business owner for many years. She is a hard working, strong, confident and beautiful women inside and out. She never stops encouraging me and pushing me to go beyond my comfort zone. She will forever be my role model in business and in life.
When you’re not doing hair what are you doing? Singing, dancing, playing Mario Party with friends, writing poetry, photography, enjoying nature, chasing sunsets.
How long have you been doing hair? I went to school in 2016 for special effects makeup and started working with hair ever since finishing my schooling in 2018.
Why did you choose hair as your career path? I did everything you can image to my hair and friends hair growing up, dreads, colours, shaving, you name it. Its always been a passion of mine, even in my year book it’s says “Weakness: hair dye”
What inspires you? Everything, old architecture, chipped paint exposing passed, beach sand, morning coffees, the textures & colours, I picture creating something out of all things that can be transformed and can apply that to hair.
Who is your biggest influence? My grandfather, he opened the first barber shop in my area I grew up but ended up going out of business because of the Beatles everyone started to grow the hair out, so he did house calls. I love that story. He still straight razors his face every morning till this day.
When you are not doing hair, what do you like to do? I like to be cooking for my friends and family, hiking with my dog, and creating art.
How long have you been doing hair? 5 years
Why did you choose hair as your career path? I’ve always considered myself to be a creative person. I started doing hair in high school to fund my career as an actor. I fell in love with the industry when I realized how much of my artistic energy could be channeled through hair!
What inspires you? Fashion, architecture, interior design, music, art, and cool people on the street.
Who is your biggest influence? The Sassoon creative team!
When you are not doing hair, what are you doing? Skiing, hiking, trampolining, riding horses, or watching bad reality tv!