Chicagoan Annette Waligora (@annette_updo_artist) has long been a favorite of MODERN SALON editors for her trend-forward, thoughtful upstyles and braids. As part of MODERN SALON's Artist Collective, you've probably seen her at the MODERN offices doing live tutorials and giving styling tips and tricks.
Name: Annette Waligora
Salon: Freelance hair artist in Chicagoland
Best known for: Bridal and event hair
Favorite apps: Instagram, Facetune, Videoshop
Favorite hashtags: #bridal #updo #upstyle #weddinghair #bridalhair #bohohair #artistssupportingartists #weddingwire #theknot
I follow: @jenatkin
Pro tip: Describe what you used in your style (products and tools), and make sure to tag those companies. Hashtag #modernsalon, of course! Also, short video tutorials are great!
Favorite products: All Kenra products, Aquage, Moraccanoil
How social media changed my life: Social media has completely changed my life and has brought me many amazing opportunities. I am so blessed to have met some incredible people on social that have amazing talent! I am inspired daily and have made great friends connecting with other influencers and companies.
The first time I was featured on MODERN SALON: I entered in a braid contest and won!
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