Marie Negron (@glamhairbymarie) is the owner of Flawless Beauty Salon, Cleveland, Ohio. The balayage specialist has more than 13.4K followers on her Instagram page that features gorgeous finishes and MANY impressive makeovers. She once told MODERN: "The number one priority is the health and integrity of my guests' hair and of course, the smile on their faces after each transformation." We aren't surprised!
Flawless Beauty Salon, Fairview Park, Ohio
Specialty: Balayage and blonding
Most viral post: A post from 1/20/18 showing a before and after of a platinum touch up. I believe it went viral because of the detailed step by step information I shared on the process. It reached 17,766 IG users, had 1,815 likes, was saved 164 times and had 108 comments.
Favorite apps: PicArts and Splitpic because not only are they both user friendly, but I also feel like they help me showcase those beautiful transformations.
Favorite hashtags: #clevelandcolorist #olaplex #modernsalon
I follow: @lisalovebalayage @guy_tang @antony.barnhill @josievilay @glamiris
Pro tips: A great picture with a very detailed caption is the best combination to get best results and increase engagement with your followers.
Hidden talent (beauty): I think I have the ability to be very empathetic with my clients. I can connect with them and easily get on the same page and really understand what they’re looking for. I don’t take a step forward without being 100% sure about what they want. By doing so I can come up with the best plan of action to give them the look they’re looking for. I don’t personally consider it to be a hidden talent, but a lot of my clients tell me it is.
Hidden talent: Cooking. I’ve been told to be an excellent cook whenever I find the time to do it.
How social media changed my life: It helped me grow my clientele and gave me a platform to showcase my work. It also helped me tremendously on my growth as an artist by inspiring and making available a lot of education that I otherwise would not have been able to get.
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