This hair stylist at Tres Jolie salon in Minneapolis, and Wella Trend Vision finalist for the Young Talent category, draws inspiration from the arts, nature, fashion and technology.
My hair right now: Completely natural, Mad Men-inspired.
The coolest look I ever created: Definitely my interpretation of Wella’s Trend Vision Midnight Stage. I drew inspiration from Edgar Allen Poe, fashion designers Gareth Pugh and Alexander McQueen, and Lady Gaga. The color choices were navy blue, cobalt, indigo and damson.
My favorite product: Wella Koleston Perfect.
The best thing about my job: The relationships I have with my clients, peers and mentors.
The toughest part of my job: There are only 24 hours in a day.
The best job I ever had as a hairdresser: Representing Wella as a training specialist.
If I hadn’t become a hairdresser I would have: Taught Spanish.
My perfect day involves: A long run followed by teaching an inspiring hair color class followed by dinner at Barbette with friends.
My secret weapon: Cellophanes by Sebastian.
I would love to meet: Annie Humphreys.
My cause: Human Rights Campaign.
My mentor: The brilliant stylists I work with every day, my Wella family and my first mentor—Judy Baccas.
I became a hairdresser because: I fell in love with the magic of hairdressing— in every way.