This story of transformation began when Nicole Gary choreographed the Aquage featured presentation at NAHA 2005. Since then she has worked for nine years as Aquage Show Production Manager, keeping models and hair artists working together fluidly. Her love of the salon industry inspired her to want to become a licensed cosmetologist. She completed her beauty school training the same day she discovered she had been nominated as a 2014 NAHA finalist for this stunning collection. And, Nicole was the winner in the NAHA Student Category! A great example of one of Aquage’s guiding principles–
WHAT INSPIRES YOU, CAN TRANSFORM YOU.
Crafted with copious amounts of Aquage Defining Gel (top) and Aquage Finishing Spray (bottom), Nicole’s liberated lace creations are reminiscent of Spanish mantillas.
Excerpted from MODERN SALON HOLIDAY 2014, an exclusive custom edition with CosmoProf and Armstrong McCall to help salon pros plan and grow holiday business. See the complete digital edition at modernsalon.com/holiday.
Photography: Luis Alvarez for Aquage
Hair: Nicole Gary for Aquage
Haircolor: Deena Nicely for Aquage
Makeup: Wanda Alvarez
Nails: Angi Wingle for CND
Fashion Stylist: Patric Chauvez
Production: Don Wismer