100k POST WINNERS: I love being a hairdresser because: ___

By Alison Shipley Alhamed | 12/04/2012 1:30:00 PM

 

fromm giveaway modern facebook To celebrate MODERN's 100,000 Facebook LIKES and to thank our fans for helping us get there, get ready for exciting giveaways!!

Throughout this celebration, we're going to post a fill-in-the-blank question for you to answer once per day. If we choose your answer as one of our favorites, you win that day's giveaway! We're talking free shears, shampoos, stylers, nail polishes and more as we celebrate this huge milestone! Each day brings a new post and a new opportunity to win something cool, so make sure you "LIKE" MODERN's Facebook page!

Tuesday, December 4th's question was: I love being a hairdresser because: ________.

If we picked your answer as one of the best 10, we're going to direct message you on Facebook to get your address to send you a FREE pair of Fromm Premium 90 Elite Shears (check those inboxes)! The most popular Fromm Premium German made shears are ergonomically correct, offset with an elongated handle. Hand-honed, hollow-ground, and beveled blades, the shears also include the adjustable Perfect screw, are sterling finish and feature a detachable finger rest.

The 10 MODERN Facebook fans who will be receiving the shears are below! Congratulations to the winners—keep an eye on those Facebook inboxes!

I love being a hairdresser because: ________

1...as a former nurse, I feel like I am still nursing--not only making people look and feel good on the outside, but also making them feel good on the inside!Annie Byton Was Racey 

2...because having a job I love to do AND get paid for it just isn't enough! I also get to empower women with the snip of my shears and the stroke of my color brush. Making the world a more beautiful place is an honor, and I cherish every moment!Teddi Walker 

3...I can change someone's day or life even just by spending a short amount of time with them. Being a hairdresser is about growing a relationship with your client by listening and catering to their needs or wants, being sincere and truly caring about them. It's about using art and talent to achieve a look that gives someone not only outer beauty but helps grow inner confidence to help them achieve their goals while helping you reach yours. Being a hairdresser means truly loving people by giving them a bit of positivity for today and leaving them with a gleaming ray of hope for tomorrow.Leah Leon

4...I love listening to people's story. Everyone has a story and its truly made me feel like a more empathic person to know that everyone is living a life with a past, present and future. It's a great way to connect, and while I listen, I make them beautiful. For a portion of the same visit, I teach them how to make themselves look beautiful at home. What's better than that? Brianne McCoy- Prince

5...the smile and expression on my guest's face when I turn them toward the mirror to look at their finished look, gives me the warmest feeling of happiness. The feeling of excitement I get awaiting their response is like unwrapping a present! It brings a smile to my face each and every time!Andrea McVicker

6...I love being a hairdresser because it has brought me so many great opportunities. I have had the chance to compete in territorial and national competitions and the chance to express my creativity and talent. I feel I set a good example for other youth because I do what I love, and I love what I do. Danita Frost-Arey 

7...I love being able to help my client feel more polished and chic. I want my clients to leave feeling fierce and ready to rule the world. I look at my client as a canvas; I think cosmetology is an art form, I love being able to express myself artistically through the day I dress and style my own hair. This industry does not discriminate and that is what I love the most!Samantha Lehigh

8...I love being a hairdresser because no other career on earth allows me to connect with a stranger in such a physical and emotional way that we both walk away changed for life. Every client I have has changed my life in one way or another, I only hope that I have done the same for them.Jennifer McNamee 

9...I have literally watched families grow up and have children of their own. I love the feeling I get when someone comes in after a bad day, close to tears, and when they leave they hug me and smile because they look so amazing. We have the best profession ever; no one can do what we do on a daily basis. Kathy Lynn Short

10...I love being a hairdresser not only for the artistic aspect of my career, but more so for the clients--for the stay home moms who only have that hour for themselves, for the teen girl who gets picked on for not living up to society's standard on beauty, for the wife whose husband doesn't look at her the same anymore, for the business woman always on the go--I find great joy having these amazing women sitting in my chair. I'm given the chance to make them feel beautiful on the inside and enhance the beauty on the outside. I am given the ability to help them find their confidence.Jillian Masterson


REMEMBER.... Each day brings a new post and a new opportunity to win something cool, so make sure you, and your collegues, "LIKE" MODERN's Facebook page!

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Shipley Alhamed

Alison Shipley Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

You can find Alison on Google+ or e-mail her at ashipley@modernsalon.com.

 


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Brianne    
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Monroe, Ohio  |  December, 07, 2012 at 07:50 PM

Hi I am listed as one of the winners but didn't get a message in my inbox. For whatever reason I don't always get them on Facebook. Can I email my information?

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