Close

Stylist Spotlight

2019 MODERN SALON 100: Jess Dworniczak @jessdeehair

by Alison Alhamed | August 1, 2019
Jess Dworniczak @jessdeehair
 -

Jess Dworniczak @jessdeehair

Jess Dworniczak is a stylist based in Philadelphia. She uses her @jessdeehair Instagram platform to showcase her balayage and color skills and also serve up "tell it like it is" advice for beauty professionals. MODERN SALON editors follow Dworniczak for more than her color skills and advice, we also love her writing skills and reached out about sharing her experiences.

Jess Dworniczak

@jessdeehair

Hatboro, PA

Love Salon, Southampton Pennsylvania

Specialty: Empowerment, business growth, balayage

Top-performing post: a video of a demo of “scrubbing the cuticle” to remove product buildup. It went viral because it was so controversial, but that was the post that grew my thick skin for internet haters.

Favorite apps: Facetune for photo touching skin, background imperfections; Snapseed for lighting editing

I follow: @garyvee, @iamginabianca, @ashleenormanhair, @itsmrjladner

 -
Pro tip: Post content that feels organic to you instead of what you think you should be posting, and let your personality show through to the fullest.

Hidden talent: My original passion was short cuts.

Fun fact: I’m an excellent writer.

My audience follows me because: Because I’m that bitchy friend that evidently everyone always wanted.

How social media changed my life: As much as I hate how social media consumed our collective soul as humans, I’d be lying if I said it hasn’t opened doors for me that wouldn’t have ever opened otherwise. There wouldn’t have even been doors otherwise, they’d have been nice crisp drywall and the contractor wouldn’t have even noticed a nice shiny door should go there.

My first @modernsalon feature: I posted a black and bright red ombré on my tattooed friend and it was my first post that got that big reshare! I walked around showing everyone like they had any idea what it meant. You would’ve thought I was showing them the presidential election results with me as the victor.

Click here to the see the full list of this year's MODERN SALON 100. 

TRENDING: The French Bob

Cut

TRENDING: The French Bob

by Anne Moratto

Leave it to the French to inspire a haircut so chic, it’s truly timeless. It’s a look that never goes away and when you see it, you know it. And lately, we’ve been seeing it everywhere.

Find out why over 400,000 subscribers love our newsletters

Valsamis used GL Tapes from Great Lengths to give this braid depth and thickness.

Style

Add Extensions to Give Braids Dimension

by Mary Kaleta

When looking to add fullness and volume to her braided styles, artist Alison Valsamis (@braidedandblonde) uses extensions. In this video tutorial, Valsamis incorporated Great Lengths' GL Tapes to give this 3D pull-through braid extra depth.

Salon Career Path: Coming Home

Salon Career Path: Coming Home

by Staff

Never did I think this country boy who made all the wrong choices early in my career and personal life would be able to impact so many other people’s careers.

Salon Career Path: Personal Makeover

Salon Career Path: Personal Makeover

by Staff

"I’m coming up on my five-year Ulta-versary and I’m celebrating some milestones: I am 100% debt free, have paid off two cars, received five promotions, joined the education team, earned Elite Salon Professional status, and I am house hunting for my very first home." - BAILEY RICHARDSON

Videos

In our video section, watch salon professionals in action, listen to the advice of salon business experts, and tour inside the world’s top salons.

Load More