Close
Expert Advice

"Boston Strong" Survivor Celeste Corcoran Performs First Haircut

Chandler Rollins | October 16, 2013 | 12:35 PM

"Boston Strong" Survivor Celeste Corcoran Performs First Haircut Congratulations to “Boston Strong” stylist and survivor Celeste Corcoran for performing her first female hair cut since the Boston Marathon bombing six months ago. Celeste and her daughter Sydney were featured on the TODAY SHOW this morning, and as part of the profile on their amazing progress, reporter Natalie Morales sat as her first official “client.”

"Boston Strong" Survivor Celeste Corcoran Performs First Haircut Corcoran, who lost both of her legs, is doing well with her prosthetics—even driving and working on getting a new license—and she is anxious to get back to the salon and do the work she loves. But standing all day is something she is still working toward.

She did tell Morales that she and Sydney intend to be at the 2014 Boston Marathon finish line next year, maybe even crossing arm-in-arm with her sister, who will run it. What an inspiration to beauty professionals—and everyone else, too. See the TODAY SHOW segment below and visit the Corcoran’s support page at facebook.com/CelesteandSydney:

Facebook Comments

More from Expert Advice

Your Little Guide for BIG Spring Promotions

April 5, 2017

Do you dread thinking of new ways to reinvent promotions and special occasions? How many times a year can you discount the same service, the same way, without your clients becoming accustomed to a “holiday promotion”? Fortunately, the abundance of springtime holidays and special occasions allows for a variety of fresh ways to delight your customers.

Expert Advice
Expert Advice

Why Professionals SHOULD Sell Retail Products

Maggie Mulhern | February 28, 2017

It has been a problem in our industry for years - retailing. Many salon pros have trouble seeing beyond the artistry and find it difficult to sell products to their clients. In this brief video Cody Fullerton of Living Proof confronts the situation and shares why salon pros should encourage their clients to buy products to maintain their hair between salon visits.

Load More