Women of Beauty: Marcia TeixeiraFirst job in beauty: I’ve been passionate about hair and beauty since age 12, and worked in a few local salons before launching my namesake keratin treatment in 2006.

Licensed:  Atlantic Vocational Technical Center, Margate, FL, 1999

Three highlights of your career:

  1. Receiving my cosmetology license
  2. Opening the doors of my own salon/company
  3. Continuing to  provide a valued professional product line

Beauty legend you respect: My mother is my idol.

Choose beauty because: You help people feel good about themselves.

Your advice: Quote or mantra: Quality education is at the core of working safely, successfully and achieving excellence.