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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Lo Wheeler @lo_wheelerdavis

by Jamie Newman | August 3, 2017

Known for her beachy blonde color looks, Lo Wheeler is not only a colorist, but she's a salon owner and social-media maven. What catches our eye about her page is how she makes her clients a character in her color story, putting boho, sun-drenched beach waves in a scene you would imagine them in—on a wicker chair, in the midst of tropical greenery, or next to a cactus—all kissed by natural lighting. 

BEAUTY BIO:
@Lo_wheelerdavis and @wheelerdavis_salon
Location: Orange County, CA
Salon: Wheeler Davis Salon, San Clemente, CA 
Best known for: Beachy blonde
Age: 32

Favorite app: CosmoProf, Facetune

Favorite hashtags: #Licensedtocreate 

Who I’m following: @christinakreitel, @heyelizabethfaye, @gina.devine, @shelleygregoryhair

Tip to get best results on a post: Engage with those that comment. Thank them and ask questions. Be social!

Favorite professional beauty products: All things Kenra, Blondeme, Wella freelights 

How social media changed your life: It's enabled be to build such an amazing salon team. All my stylist found me on social media.  I was able to be very selective with who I brought on and now have a dream team. 

SEE THE FULL 2017 MODERN SALON 100 LIST HERE!

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