The stunning intricate styles of Galyna Poczciwinski are just one of many reasons why she first caught the attention of MODERN editors. But it's Poczciwinski bubbly and sweet personality that have helped us get to know her even better. As part of the Ulta Beauty Design Team, MODERN editors have gotten to work with Poczciwinski on numerous occasions and seen her beauty as an artist and as a person. We frequently notice Poczciwinski commenting words of praise on the works of others, and her signature black background showcases the romantic styles she creates in an iconic way.
Ulta Beauty, Milford, CT
Most viral post: My viral post was an updo, elegant twisted bun with some pastel colors in it and at first I didn’t even want to post it; I didn’t think it was good enough
Favorite apps: Photoshop Fix, I use it to clean flyaways on my pictures so they look nice and clean
Favorite hashtags: #modernsalon #ultabeautydesignteam #salonatultabeauty
I follow: @nickstenson @ammoncarver @sonyadove @danielle.keasling @seangodard @carmodyhoman
Pro tips: I make sure that the background is clean, I always use a black backdrop, that’s my signature. Natural light is the best, but most of the time I use ring light and I take a million pictures from different angles, that way I will at least find one I like.
Hidden talent (beauty-related): I am great at doing nails and nail design
Hidden talent: One of my hidden talents is handmade cards, love making them, so relaxing!
How social media changed my life: Social media definitely changed my life! I got a lot of new clients because of it, I made a lot of new friends through Instagram, I also had some awesome opportunities.
The first time I was featured on MODERN’s Insta: The first time I was featured on Modern Salon Instagram in August 2017, it was one of my days off, I was scrolling through my Instagram feed, and I remember I was not getting any notifications for some reason at that time, so I keep on scrolling and then bam I see @modernsalon posted my style! I could not believe my eyes! I am pretty sure I had a mini heart attack as well. I told everyone about it, that was so awesome!
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