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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Lena Piccininni @lena_piccininni

by Anne Moratto | August 2, 2017
Lena Piccininni
Lena Piccininni

Lena Piccininni is a woman in a traditionally male-dominated field, barbering.  But she is showing that a woman's touch goes a long way.  Her talents have taken her as far afield from her New Jersey home as the slums of Brazil, where she gave free haircuts. "No better feeling than being able to give back in the city of God, using God's given-talent." 

Name: Lena Piccininni

Handle: @Lena_Piccininni

Hometown: Jackson, NJ

Salon: Salon 202 in  Howell, NJ

Best known for:  Men's Cutting/Styling

Age: 27

Followers on Instagram: 124K

Most Viral Post:  Picture cutting children in the Favelas in Brazil.

Lena Piccininni in the Favelas of Brazil.

Favorite App:  Split pic pro

Favorite Hashtags:  #ModernSalon #Menshairstyle #Menshair

Who I am following: Major hair pages along with amazing artists (hairstylists and barbers).

 Tips to get best results on a post:  Using the right hashtags and posting at the right time of day that engages most of your followers.

Favorite professional beauty products: Pacinos Men’s Products and I use mostly Redken for my women's products.

How social media changed my life: Social Media has changed my life and helped me in my career. Not only helping me build a variety of clientele from out of state, but helped me network with other stylists and business associates globally.

The first time I was featured on Modern Salon: It was a couple years ago for a men's haircut and beard, and I believe another time last year for a transformation balayage.


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