Nora Dababneh is the owner of Color Me New in Oak Forest, Illinois—and if you check out her Instagram page @noradababneh, it's no wonder some of her clients will drive for hours for an appointment with her. Best known for her balayage and color corrections, she definitely earned her spot as a MODERN SALON 100.
Name: Nora Dababneh
Salon: Color Me New, Oak Forest, Illinois
Specialty: Balayage, color-correction
Favorite apps: Instagram, PhotoGrid, SplitPic, Snapseed
Favorite hashtags: #chicagocolorist #licensedtocreate #balayageartist #hairdressermagic
I follow: @thegooniesofficial @paintedhair @frances_hairartist @kenraprofessional @mustafaavci
Pro tip: Turn your Instagram profile into a business page and follow the tips Instagram provides; they will show you the best time to post.
Favorite products: Kenra Professional Blow Dry Spray, Joico Intensities, Framar tools and Olaplex
How social media changed my life: With the help of social media, I was able to open my own salon at the age of 24, build my clientele by the time I graduated beauty school and travel the world with my favorite companies!