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We love following Danielle Hess' @brushedtoblonde Instagram page because she posts such stunning, glossy, healthy blonde hair. Bonus? She also includes processing photos! See why else she earned a spot on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100.

Handle: @brushedtoblonde

Name: Danielle Hess

Location: Taffy Salon Spa, Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Specialty: Blonding and balayage

Followers: 13.6K

Age: 32

Favorite apps: WordSwag for watermarking. Facetune to blur my background when using my phone instead of my DSLR. Diptic and Pic Collage for side-by-sides.

Favorite hashtags: #hairtransformation #beforeandafter #blondegoals #hairenvy #hotd #hairofig #hairgoals

I follow: Hair artists, photographers, makeup artists and bakers

Pro tip: Show processing photos. Don’t be afraid to have your client move, turn, pose, lean, bend. Hair can change with even slight movements. Go outside and take photos when possible.

Favorite products: Pravana Perfect Blonde Seal & Protect, Aveda Thermal Dry Conditioner, Biosilk Therapy, Paul Mitchell Forever Blonde Dramatic Repair, Pravana Perfect Blonde

How social media has changed my life: Social media is the new word- of-mouth. Clients need to be able to see the work of the stylist and social media easily allows us to put that work into a digital album.

The first time I was featured on MODERN SALON: Was during a #playingwithplatinum contest!

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