Sumayah Yasmeen Collection

By Lauren Salapatek | 11/19/2013 2:07:00 PM

Salon: Aveda
Location: Royal Oak, Michigan
Photography: Andrew Fang

"My theme was sexy with an edge. A model is always labeled as she's this...she's that. I wanted people to see her as herself, no one else. My model inspired me by being so open for a change. I went outside her box and found her inner sexy edge." --Sumayah Wakely

Model: Alyssa Denzinski

Make-up Artist: Natalie Henry




ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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